San Francisco 49ers Pro Bowl linebacker Aldon Smith has been suspended nine games under the NFL's personal-conduct policy. The NFL's Director of NFC Football Communications, Randall Liu, had the news: Smith has a history of off-field issues, which had to factor into him receiving this type of discipline. Show More Summary
NASHVILLE, Tenn. -- Marc Mariani was a likable underdog, and understandably so. He went to the Pro Bowl as a seventh-round rookie out of Montana as a returner, suffered a gruesome broken leg in the preseason two years ago, and landed...Show More Summary
ARLINGTON, Texas -- Dallas Cowboys owner and general manager Jerry Jones has had a pair of one-on-one meetings with Dez Bryant to discuss the Pro Bowl receiver’s potential contract extension, but no deal is imminent. The parties areShow More Summary
Carolina Panthers Pro Bowl defensive end Greg Hardy faces a six-game suspension by the NFL if his guilty verdict for domestic violence isn't overturned on appeal. The NFL is immediately implementing a six-game suspension for a first offense on domestic violence and a lifetime ban for a second. Show More Summary
INDIANAPOLIS -- The Indianapolis Colts already have an inexperienced interior offensive line. And to make things even worse, those same inexperienced players are also dealing with injuries. Former Pro Bowl guard Richie Incognito is available,...Show More Summary
The big losers in the Josh Gordon suspension, other than Gordon, are the Browns. But Browns tight end Jordan Cameron could benefit handsomely from this, on the field and at the teller’s window. The Pro Bowl pass-catcher is now clearly the Browns’ most capable receiving target, and should have the opportunity to put up monster numbers…
IRVING, Texas -– As ESPN continues its #NFLRank countdown, Jason Witten has made his appearance in the offense’s top 100. The nine-time Pro Bowl tight end checked in at No. 25, down four spots from 2013 after he caught 110 passes, an NFL record for tight ends. Show More Summary
49ers linebacker Ahmad Brooks made the Pro Bowl and second-team All Pro last season, but the team isn’t worried that his personal success has gone to his head. If anything, they’re worried that it has gone to his belly. Defensive coordinator Vic Fangio said Tuesday that he hopes Brooks can turn in a repeat of…
The Tampa Bay Buccaneers upgraded their struggling offensive line, trading for six-time Pro Bowl guard Logan Mankins instead of offering a contract to free agent Richie Incognito.
The Tampa Bay Buccaneers addressed a need to upgrade their struggling offensive line by obtaining six-time Pro Bowl guard Logan Mankins from the New England Patriots for tight end Tim Wright and a draft pick.
The Patriots have agreed to the parameters of a trade that would send Pro Bowl guard Logan Mankins to the Buccaneers for a draft pick and tight end Tim Wright.
The Tampa Bay Buccaneers are reportedly set to acquire six-time Pro Bowl offensive lineman Logan Mankins from the New England Patriots in exchange for tight end Tim Wright and a draft pick. Jay Glazer of Fox Sports broke the news: Michael...Show More Summary
Tuesday's trade between the Tampa Bay Buccaneers and New England Patriots probably sent folks scurrying to see if there's anything wrong with guard Logan Mankins. Or, perhaps, worry there's something wrong with Rob Gronkowski. The Patriots...Show More Summary
Bill Belichick continues to pull the strings.
Alex Boone, the 49ers’ starting guard, is holding out in San Francisco and reportedly may be on the trading block. Richie Incognito, the man in the middle of the BullyGate scandal but a former Pro Bowl guard, is a free agent and available, too.
The Tampa Bay Buccaneers desperately need help at guard, and there's a former Pro Bowl guard who has been out of work all offseason. So, it looks like it might be time for the NFL to forgive and forget with Richie Incognito. The Buccaneers will bring Incognito in for a visit and sign him if it goes well, Fox Sports' Jay Glazer reported. Show More Summary
The Chicago Bears on Sunday announced nine cuts, continuing a process that began Saturday with the release of five-time Pro Bowl safety Adrian Wilson, among others.
The Atlanta Falcons sorely missed Julio Jones last season, but it appears the young wide receiver will return to his Pro Bowl form after his first-half performance against the Tennessee Titans on Saturday. Jones caught a quick slant,...Show More Summary
After quarterback Colin Kaepernick, tight end Vernon Davis is probably the most recognizable member of the San Francisco 49ers—if not for his Pro Bowl ability and eight-year tenure with the team, then at least for his incredible 6’3? 250-pound physique. However, the human brain, with all its amazing power to reason and deduce, is usually pretty easy to […]
CINCINNATI -- A couple weeks ago, while walking out to one of the Cincinnati Bengals' open training-camp practices, I was asked about how Vontaze Burfict has looked coming off his Pro Bowl season. "Like he's in Week 18," I replied. The third-year player seemingly hadn't lost a step during the offseason. Show More Summary