Jabrill Peppers is expected to be a first-round pick in the NFL draft, which starts Thursday. At least, Peppers was thought to go that early, but Monday brought a double-shot of bad news that may result in some NFL teams passing on the Michigan star. First, ESPN’s Adam Schefter reported that Peppers was flagged for a […]
Michigan defensive back Jabrill Peppers was one of the toughest draft prospects to figure out, and that was before Monday’s news that he tested positive at the NFL scouting combine. ESPN’s Adam Schefter said Peppers tested positive for a diluted sample at the combine. Show More Summary
An NFL team in search of immediate secondary help through this week’s NFL draft will find good news in the first round. And the second round. Third and fourth rounds, also. Suffice to say, it’s a good year for cornerbacks and safeties – particularly those from Ohio State – and a good chance for both […]
From the Fox News host's firing to former NFL star Aaron Hernandez's prison suicide, take a look back at the week that was on "CBS This Morning."
Aaron Hernandez's brain is being turned over to his family after his lawyer accused authorities in Massachusetts of "illegally" keeping it from them, NBC News reports. According to Reuters, the former NFL player's family plans to donate his brain to the CTE center at Boston University, where it will be...
Stay up to date on the latest news and rumors ahead of Thursday night's schedule release
The NFL schedule will be released on Thursday night, which leaves a little less than 12 hours for news of the league’s 256-game slate to leak to the public. One such leak reportedly involves the Thanksgiving night game. Master Tesfatsion of the Washington Post reports that the Redskins will host the Giants while Americans around…
The news of Aaron Hernandez’s suicide in prison is shocking, and it is the sad end to a career and a life that held nothing but the promise of success in the future. But how did it come to this? How did a talented, hard working young...Show More Summary
Shocked at the news of Aaron Hernandez‘s sudden death, the former athlete’s agent Brian Murphy publicly insisted that he would never commit suicide. “Absolutely no chance he took… READ ON
One of the strangest, saddest sagas in NFL history came to an end on Wednesday morning, as the Massachusetts Department of Corrections says Aaron Hernandez killed himself in his prison cell. The news comes just days after Hernandez was acquitted of a double murder. Show More Summary
After news broke Wednesday morning that former New England Patriots tight end and convicted murderer Aaron Hernandez had killed himself in a Massachusetts prison cell, people from around the NFL reacted in stunned disbelief. The Miami Dolphins’ Mike Pouncey, who played with Hernandez at the University of Florida, said he had talked to his former […]
Former and current NFL players reacted to news of Aaron Hernandez's prison suicide on Wednesday, expressing remorse in the wake of the former New England Patriots player's death. Read more Comments
NFL players, fans react to the news of Aaron Hernandez being found hanged in his prison cell.
The sports world awoke to news that Aaron Hernandez committed suicide in his Massachusetts prison cell early Wednesday morning.
Startling news out of a Massachusetts prison: Former NFL star Aaron Hernandez hanged himself in his cell overnight, say authorities at the Souza Baranowski Correctional Center in Shirley. Hernandez, serving a life term for murder, used a bed sheet attached to the window in his cell, say the prison officials,...
Aqib Talib won’t be punished by the NFL for shooting himself last June. (Getty Images) Good news for Aqib Talib and the Denver Broncos: USA Today’s Tom Pelissero and others reported on Tuesday that the NFL will not punish the cornerback for a shooting incident last year. Show More Summary
The NFL season is still many months away, but Cincinnati Bengals cornerback Adam “Pacman” Jones is already back in the news. Speaking to the media for the first time since a January arrest, Jones berated a reporter for several minutes after being asked about his offseason legal troubles, according to reports. “There were a lot of people upset with […]
Nobody does 24/7/365 news quite like the NFL, where even scheduling details earn headline news stories. You have to hand it to the league because they’ve been able to make every game seem like a major event, which might be easier when you play just 16 regular season games instead of 82 or 162. Show More Summary
Mt. Coughlin could soon be erupting. The new Jaguars executive V.P. of football operations faces the first player-related test of his tenure with the team following the news, via Ian Rapoport of NFL Media, that left tackle Branden Albert has opted not to show up for the start of offseason workouts, because he wants a…
Steelers receiver Martavis Bryant is still working on getting back on the field after a year-long suspension in 2016. Bryant was at the league office on Thursday as part of his reinstatement process, Alex Marvez of Sporting News reports. Bryant, who has had multiple violations of the league’s substance-abuse policy, will need to demonstrate to…