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Jaguars firm in belief Nick Foles will buck free-agent QB trend – Jacksonville Jaguars...

JACKSONVILLE, Fla. -- For executive vice president of football operations Tom Coughlin, there’s a pretty simple reason why the Jacksonville Jaguars absolutely had to sign free-agent quarterback Nick Foles.His perseverance is impressive: Foles nearly gave up football at...

Devin and Jason McCourty’s message: How do you redefine success? – New England Patriots...

FOXBOROUGH, Mass. -- Quick-hit thoughts and notes on the New England Patriots and the NFL:1. McCourty twins continue to redefine success: Devin McCourty and Jason McCourty were chosen to deliver the 2019 commencement address at their alma mater,...

Packers’ Rashan Gary: First-round pick, aspiring sports business mogul – Green Bay Packers Blog

GREEN BAY, Wis. -- There are two sides to the NFL: there’s the football, and then there’s the business.Rashan Gary doesn’t see why they should be mutually exclusive.The 12th overall pick in last month’s NFL draft plans to...

Will Jets stars Le’Veon Bell, Leonard Williams remain part of Adam’s family? – New...

A look at what's happening around the New York Jets:1. New sheriff in town: The front-office shakeup will have a significant impact on the roster, now and in the future, because that's how it goes in the NFL....

Eagles’ Long says he’s retiring after 11 seasons

PHILADELPHIA -- Eagles defensive end Chris Long, the reigning Walter Payton NFL Man of the Year, is calling it a career after 11 seasons.Long made the announcement Saturday night on social media, along with a photo of a...

Power of ‘why’: Dolphins encourage QB Josh Rosen to ask more questions – Miami...

DAVIE, Fla. -- Josh Rosen's favorite question is "why?" and he won't apologize for it.The new Miami Dolphins quarterback is trying to rewrite his narrative after a tumultuous 2018 season with the Arizona Cardinals. Yet Rosen believes his...

Gas station burritos and one stoplight: Seahawks rookie rises from tiny hometown – Seattle...

11:34 AM ETBrady HendersonESPN L.J. Collier, the Seattle Seahawks' first-round draft pick, comes from a West Texas town that's so small he could guide a tour over the phone.Start at Allsup's, the convenience store just off the intersection...

Doctor restrictions set in concussion settlement

PHILADELPHIA -- Retired NFL players seeking testing as part of a $1 billion concussion settlement must see a doctor close to home to prevent fraud and "doctor shopping," the federal judge overseeing the case ruled Friday.Lawyers for thousands...

Florida prosecutors appeal Kraft video decision

Florida prosecutors are appealing a judge's decision to suppress the video evidence in Robert Kraft's solicitation of prostitution case, according to a notice filed in state court Friday afternoon.Judge Leonard Hanser ruled earlier this week that Jupiter, Florida,...

Texans release TE Griffin after April arrest

The Houston Texans have released veteran tight end Ryan Griffin, a source tells ESPN's Field Yates.Griffin is facing charges of vandalism and public intoxication for allegedly punching out a front window in a hotel last month in Nashville,...

Ravens sign WR Floyd; agree to terms with Ray

OWINGS MILLS, Md. -- The Baltimore Ravens continued a busy second wave of free agency, striking deals Friday with two former first-round picks in pass-rusher Shane Ray and wide receiver Michael Floyd.Floyd signed with the team Friday, it...

Signs point to a megadeal between Eagles, Carson Wentz – Philadelphia Eagles Blog

PHILADELPHIA -- The Philadelphia Eagles have been expressing their commitment to signing Carson Wentz to a long-term deal all offseason, and by the sounds of it, they could have their franchise quarterback locked up before the 2019 season...

Jets’ turbulence: One big job opening, so many questions – New York Jets Blog

The New York Jets' bombshell decision to fire general manager Mike Maccagnan has cast the franchise in an unflattering light, to put it kindly. A dynamic offseason, complete with big-name additions, a coaching change and a new uniform...

Free-agent LB McPhee returns to Ravens

OWINGS MILLS, Md. -- Pernell McPhee's NFL career has come full circle.McPhee, who was selected by the Baltimore Ravens in the fifth round of the 2011 draft, is returning to the team on a one-year deal, a league...

Scott Pioli resigns as Falcons’ assistant GM

Atlanta Falcons assistant general manager Scott Pioli has resigned, the team announced Thursday."After careful consideration and ongoing dialogue with Thomas over the past year, I have decided to step away from my position as the assistant general...

Jets ship LB Lee to Chiefs after GM shake-up

It didn't take long for New York Jets interim general manager Adam Gase to make his first trade.The team on Wednesday night agreed to send linebacker Darron Lee to the Kansas City Chiefs for a 2020 sixth-round pick....

Dak on deal talks – ‘Want to be a Cowboy forever’

FRISCO, Texas -- Dak Prescott has made his intentions known, not that they are surprising."I mean, I want to be a Cowboy forever," Prescott said Wednesday night at Dr Pepper Ballpark, where the quarterback and his teammates were...

Jets ship Lee to Chiefs after GM shake-up

It didn't take long for New York Jets interim general manager Adam Gase to make his first trade.The team on Wednesday night agreed to send linebacker Darron Lee to the Kansas City Chiefs for a 2020 sixth-round pick,...

Source — Free-agent LB Collins returns to Patriots

The New England Patriots have agreed to terms with free-agent linebacker Jamie Collins, a source confirmed to ESPN on Wednesday.This is a reunion for the Patriots and Collins, as the club had selected him in the second round...

QB McCoy should be ready for camp

Quarterback Colt McCoy is back with the Washington Redskins for organized team activities, his recovery from his fractured fibula is going well, and he is expected to participate to some extent by minicamp and be fully ready by...

WR Brown resolves speeding case in Pittsburgh

PITTSBURGH -- Antonio Brown has resolved his speeding case in Pittsburgh.The former Pittsburgh Steelers receiver accepted a guilty plea of driving at an unsafe speed, which includes a fine and points off his driver's license, according to multiple...

Ravens sign rookie WR Joe Horn Jr. after tryout

OWINGS MILLS, Md. -- Could a cellphone be hiding under the Baltimore Ravens' goalposts at offseason practices?That's certainly a possibility after the Ravens signed wide receiver Joe Horn Jr. to their 90-man roster on Tuesday after an impressive...

Charges against Redskins’ Nicholson dropped

Washington Redskins safety Montae Nicholson had all charges dropped against him Tuesday stemming from a December altercation in Ashburn, Virginia, according to Loudoun County court records.Nicholson had been charged with public swearing and intoxication as well as misdemeanor...

Cowboys’ Crawford faces charge in bar incident

Dallas Cowboys defensive lineman Tyrone Crawford was charged with a misdemeanor count of unlawful assembly stemming from an incident in March at a bar in Panama City Beach, Florida.According to online records, Crawford was charged via summons on...

2013 1st-round pick EJ Manuel retires

Kansas City Chiefs quarterback EJ Manuel has retired from the NFL, a source told ESPN's Field Yates.Manuel, a first-round pick by the Buffalo Bills in 2013, was signed in the offseason to compete for the Chiefs' backup job.Manuel,...

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