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Benson’s former heirs want him to undergo psychological tests

The bizarre family feud that has clouded the future of the Saints has taken another strange turn, which for this story is saying something. According to Andy Grimm of the New Orleans Times-Picayune, the daugher and grandchildren of Saints owner Tom Benson have asked a judge to order a psychological evaluation of the 87-year-old. The…

Russell Wilson will try to accomplish what Tom Brady did at age 26

PHOENIX – Seattle Seahawks quarterback Russell Wilson just turned 26 years old in November and will play in his second Super Bowl on Sunday with a chance to win his second. In Sunday’s game, Wilson's counterpart is a player who has already walked that path in Patriots quarterback Tom Brady. Show More Summary

5 Mistakes the Packers Can't Afford to Make This Offseason

The Green Bay Packers just suffered one of the most painful losses in the history of the franchise. That's saying a lot, since the Packers have been in the NFL for almost a century. Yes, the 28-22 overtime loss to the Seattle Seahawks...Show More Summary

Washington hires Matt Cavanaugh as QBs coach

Washington has added a former offensive coordinator for a Super Bowl winner to its coaching staff. The club announced Wednesday it had hired Matt Cavanaugh as quarterbacks coach. Cavanaugh had served in the same position for Chicago the last two seasons. The 58-year-old Cavanaugh also has NFL coaching experience with the Jets (offensive coordinator/quarterbacks coach,…

Richard Sherman said Compton made him a survivor

PHOENIX – Seattle Seahawks cornerback Richard Sherman, an honors graduate of Stanford and soon to be a dad for the first time, said he is a better man today because of growing up in the sometimes dangerous Los Angeles neighborhood of...Show More Summary

Super Bowl 2015 Doppelgangers

"Get your Deflategate! Hot deflated balls here! A nickel a dozen! Limp as a pita!" Nope. We're all full up on crazy, thank you. We'll take a Super Bowl and a large Farva—hold the ball-truthering, please. Indeed, anything but actual football has dominated NFL headlines over the last week and a half. Show More Summary

Ike Taylor open to switching positions, changing teams

When the Steelers season came to an end, cornerback Ike Taylor said he was “cool” if 2014 was his final season as a player and that he wanted to remain with the team whether he was in an on-field or off-field role. It’s been a few weeks since the Ravens bounced them out of the…

Could this be Marshawn Lynch's final game in Seattle? Seahawks hope not

PHOENIX — Forget a moment about Marshawn Lynch talking or not talking. What about him walking? The very real possibility exists that Sunday could be Lynch's final game with the Seattle Seahawks if the team opts not to bring him back. There...Show More Summary

Report: Tom Benson still actively involved in daily operations of Saints

Turns out that Tom Benson has been involved in day-to-day operations of the Saints and Pelicans.

Vince Wilfork: Bill Belichick has turned into a big softy

Apparently, it’s not just adorable children and monkey puppets which can bring out the softer side of Bill Belichick. Veteran defensive tackle Vince Wilfork said he’s seen the generally gruff Belichick change over the years. “Yeah, I’ve seen the difference in Bill in the 11 years that I have been here, and I tell him he…

Here's why Rob Gronkowski is the best tight end in NFL history

CHANDLER, Ariz. – First, a numbers comparison. Tight end A: 76 catches, 1,078 yards, 13 TDs, 14.2 yards per catch Tight end B: 78 catches, 896 yards, 7 TDs, 11.4 yards per catch The first set of numbers are Rob Gronkowski’s season averages,...Show More Summary

PFT Live: Ike Taylor would change positions, teams to continue playing

Though he says he’s fortunate and blessed to remain with one team for his entire career, Steelers defensive back Ike Taylor says he would consider following defensive coordinator Dick Labeau to whichever team he’ll ends up on.

Bortles and Jaguars’ receivers plan on an offseason of hard work

There have been questions raised recently about the work ethic of the second quarterback chosen in last year’s NFL draft, Cleveland’s Johnny Manziel. But the first quarterback chosen in last year’s draft says he has an offseason of hard work ahead of him. Jaguars quarterback Blake Bortles knows he and his teammates need to be…

Texas vs. Texas A&M: Which Rival Will Finish with Better 2015 Recruiting Class?

Texas and Texas A&M may have cancelled their rivalry on the gridiron, but the battle between the two Lone Star State powers is still raging on the recruiting trail. The arrival of Charlie Strong in Austin has brought the Longhorns some much-need momentum, as the ‘Horns have 24 commitments and a class currently ranked No. Show More Summary

Mike McCarthy: Next year's Packers won't 'bear the burden' of collaspse

GREEN BAY, Wis. -- The biggest task for Mike McCarthy -- after he decides whether or not to fire special teams coach Shawn Slocum -- might be to figure out how to keep the Green Bay Packers' overtime loss to the Seattle Seahawks in the...Show More Summary

Alabama's 2015 National Signing Day Wish List

It’s a problem most schools would love to have. Because of the allure of playing for Alabama, Nick Saban and his staff’s recruiting prowess and the national nature of recruiting, the Crimson Tide’s recruiting classes are nearly finished...Show More Summary

Forget 2, SEC Should Worry About 1 Team in 2015 College Football Playoff

Perception is reality in college football, and right now, the reality of the SEC is a far cry from the perception that existed when the conference reeled off seven straight BCS National Championships from 2006-2012. The SEC went 7-5Show More Summary

Super Bowl 2015: Latest MVP Predictions After Patriots vs. Seahawks Media Day

There are so many things that can be learned about the Super Bowl on media day. Most of the answers aren't serious—hell, even some of the "reporters" aren't—but some good points can be drawn from the interactions. Not that media dayShow More Summary

PFT Live: Blake Bortles says Jags’ ‘stress-free’ environment unparallelled

Blake Bortles doesn’t concern himself with the physical condition of a game day football, but does admit the environment created by coach Gus Bradley and GM Dave Caldwell in Jacksonville is a main reason why the Jaguars are hopeful heading into 2015.

Duron Carter a Solid Gamble for Depleted Indianapolis Receiver Corps

If you have any serious interest in the NFL, you haven't been able to go a day over the past couple months without hearing some sort of rumor about former Montreal Alouettes receiver Duron Carter. Carter, the son of Hall of Fame receiver Cris Carter, has traversed the NFL landscape as a coveted CFL free agent. Show More Summary

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