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Jun 17, 2019

Going deep on defense in this Cowboys' roster projection
From the defensive line to the secondary, Dallas is loaded on talent and depth on that side of the ball. Here's a prediction at an early 53-man roster.

ESPN NFL
Jun 17, 2019

With Nick Caserio off the table, will Texans table their GM search?
If Bill O'Brien gains control over player personnel, it could make his seat quite a bit hotter heading into a crucial sixth season as head coach.

ESPN NFL
Jun 17, 2019

Broncos need to heed the words of the late Pat Bowlen
With the passing of the former Broncos owner, it's time for the current leadership to follow his winning example.

ESPN NFL
Jun 17, 2019

Le'Veon Bell effect: How the Jets' star can impact everyone around him
The appreciation for the 27-year-old RB goes beyond blocking schemes, formation versatility and route running. Here's what the Jets are saying.

ESPN NFL
Jun 17, 2019

State of Tenn. honors Peyton, Cutcliffe, Lawson
Peyton Manning, David Cutcliffe and Kara Lawson were among a slate of accomplished individuals inducted into the Tennessee Sports Hall of Fame on Saturday night.

ESPN NFL
Jun 16, 2019

Ravens DT Pierce: Exit from minicamp my fault
Ravens defensive tackle Michael Pierce says a mistake in his offseason strength and conditioning routine led to him reporting to mandatory minicamp in less-than-ideal shape.

ESPN NFL
Jun 16, 2019

Jets' tumultuous offseason ends with positive vibes and Sam Darnold love
New coach. New GM. New running back. Second-year franchise QB. There's a buzz around One Jets Drive that will only grow as the 2019 season nears.

ESPN NFL
Jun 16, 2019

Finding Justin Tucker: How Ravens landed 'best in history of the game'
The discovery of the NFL's best kicker is a story about pre-draft subterfuge, a gutsy snub of a rival and the best veto of John Harbaugh's career.

ESPN NFL
Jun 16, 2019

Jaguars fine LB Smith $88K for missing camp
Telvin Smith, who announced last month that he's stepping away from football to "get my world in order," says the Jacksonville Jaguars fined him $88,650 for missing the team's mandatory, three-day minicamp this week.

ESPN NFL
Jun 16, 2019

Benjamin Watson from 'The New Dad's Playbook': Love is everything
The veteran tight end reflects on his book about fatherhood and the challenges of balancing relationships at home with the demands of an NFL career.

ESPN NFL
Jun 15, 2019

O.J. joins Twitter: 'I got a little gettin' even to do'
O.J. Simpson, who has generally kept a low profile since his release from prison in October 2017, confirmed that he's created a Twitter account and is ready to reveal his opinions on "just about everything."

ESPN NFL
Jun 15, 2019

Inside the contract that two Steelers won't sign
Mike Hilton is the latest Steeler to refuse to sign his exclusive rights free agent tender, hoping it works out for him like it did Al Villanueva.

ESPN NFL
Jun 15, 2019

Social media detox: Chargers' Isaac Rochell implores us to take notice
In a letter to ESPN, the Chargers defensive end writes about the "unhealthy relationship" he had with his phone and what he decided to do about it.

ESPN NFL
Jun 14, 2019

Sources: Pats drop grievance as Texans move on
The Houston Texans will no longer pursue New England Patriots director of player personnel Nick Caserio for their general manager position, the team announced Friday.

ESPN NFL
Jun 14, 2019

Sources: Pats drop tampering; Texans move on
The Houston Texans will no longer pursue New England Patriots director of player personnel Nick Caserio for their general manager position, the team announced Friday.

ESPN NFL
Jun 14, 2019

NFL suspends Cowboys' Gathers for one game
The one-game suspension for Cowboys TE Rico Gathers stems from his arrest for marijuana possession last season. If he makes the 53-man roster, he will miss the team's opener against the Giants.

ESPN NFL
Jun 14, 2019

Roberts waived after Lions-Pats trade rescinded
Another attempt by the Patriots to shore up their tight-end position ends after their trade with the Lions for Michael Roberts is rescinded due to a failed physical, a source told Adam Schefter.

ESPN NFL
Jun 14, 2019

Winslow II will face new rape trial in Sept.
Kellen Winslow II will go on trail Sept. 30 on eight charges a previous jury was deadlocked on including two counts of rape.

ESPN NFL
Jun 14, 2019

Winslow II will face new rape trial in September
Kellen Winslow II will go on trial Sept. 30 on eight charges a previous jury was deadlocked, on including two counts of rape.

ESPN NFL
Jun 14, 2019

Jay Gruden: Dwayne Haskins' talent obvious, 'deserves a shot' to start
In just a few workouts, the rookie QB has shown the ability to start in the NFL -- and also that he needs more work on the nuances of the pro game.

ESPN NFL
Jun 14, 2019

Gurley remains biggest unknown during Rams offseason
The Rams star has the most touches in the league over the past three seasons, but the workload has caught up to him and injury questions will hang over the entire offseason.

ESPN NFL
Jun 14, 2019

Bowlen, longtime Broncos owner, dies at age 75
Pat Bowlen, the longtime owner of the Denver Broncos who will be inducted into the Pro Football Hall of Fame in August, died late Thursday night at age 75.

ESPN NFL
Jun 13, 2019

Carroll: Strong side 'good spot' for LB Griffin
Seahawks linebacker Shaquem Griffin said he's "having so much fun again" since the team moved him back to the strong side, where he played at Central Florida.

ESPN NFL
Jun 13, 2019

Seahawks LB Griffin welcomes move back to edge
Seahawks linebacker Shaquem Griffin said he's "having so much fun again" since the team moved him back to the strong side, where he played at Central Florida.

ESPN NFL
Jun 13, 2019

Eagles promote Weidl to replace Douglas
Andy Weidl was promoted to VP of player personnel, succeeding Joe Douglas, who left the Eagles to become Jets general manager.

ESPN NFL
Jun 13, 2019

Cardinals release CB Amerson in surprise move
Cornerback David Amerson was released by Arizona on Thursday as the team concluded its offseason workouts. Amerson signed with the team last November and appeared in six games, including five starts.

ESPN NFL
Jun 13, 2019

Source: Chiefs, PK Butker reach $20M extension
Chiefs kicker Harrison Butker, who will turn 24 in July, has agreed to a five-year extension worth about $20 million, a source confirmed to ESPN.

ESPN NFL
Jun 13, 2019

NFL expects refs to call late reviews, including PI
According to an update sent to teams, the NFL said it expects to have the replay official initiate all potential reviews -- including pass interference -- in the final two minutes of each half and overtime.

ESPN NFL
Jun 13, 2019

Bears kickers convert under high stakes for team
Bears coach Matt Nagy called on kickers Elliott Fry and Eddy Pineiro to each attempt a 40-yard field goal Thursday. If either missed, the entire roster would have to endure a team conditioning test. Both nailed their kicks.

ESPN NFL
Jun 13, 2019

Years after rift, Williams, Vitt say they're friends
Gregg Williams and Joe Vitt, who were adversaries in the Saints' BountyGate scandal, insist they are "friends" now that they're coaching together with the Jets.

ESPN NFL
Jun 13, 2019

Players on new teams and their outlooks for 2019
Ranking the most impactful player movement and detailing the changes in opportunity around the league.

ESPN NFL
Jun 13, 2019

Ex-security official sues Texans for discrimination
Jeff Pope, a former security coordinator for the Houston Texans, says he was fired by the team on the basis of his "race and color."

ESPN NFL
Jun 13, 2019

Source: Colts make Moore highest-paid slot CB
Kenny Moore, whose three INTs for the Colts while lined up in the slot were tied for first in the NFL last season, will become the league's highest-paid slot cornerback, a source told ESPN.

ESPN NFL
Jun 13, 2019

Source: Colts sign CB Moore to 4-year extension
Kenny Moore, whose three interceptions while lined up in the slot were tied for first in the NFL last season, has reached a four-year extension with the Colts, a source told ESPN.

ESPN NFL
Jun 13, 2019

Source: Pats acquire TE Roberts from Lions
The Patriots are acquiring third-year tight end Michael Roberts from the Lions for a conditional 7th-round pick in 2020, a league source confirmed to ESPN's Adam Schefter. The Patriots are thin at tight end as they transition without Rob Gronkowski.

ESPN NFL
Jun 13, 2019

Pats pick up another tight end in trade with Lions
The Patriots have acquired third-year tight end Michael Roberts from the Lions for a conditional seventh-round pick in 2020, a league source told ESPN. The Patriots are thin at tight end as they transition without Rob Gronkowski.

ESPN NFL
Jun 13, 2019

More confident Mitchell Trubisky showing 'drastic' improvement
The Bears quarterback took a big step in Year 2, but teammate Taylor Gabriel also has seen substantial improvement in Trubisky this offseason.

ESPN NFL
Jun 13, 2019

Can XFL 2.0 succeed where the AAF couldn't? Why it already has a jump start
How will the XFL be any different? A $500 million investment, innovative ideas, high-end college players and a "complete sensory" experience.

ESPN NFL
Jun 13, 2019

The NFL minicamp absences that actually matter, and what's next
Jadeveon Clowney, Trent Williams and Chris Jones skipped mandatory minicamps. Don't call them holdouts ... yet.

ESPN NFL
Jun 12, 2019

Source: Pats' Michel sidelined after knee scope
Patriots running back Sony Michel had an arthroscopic procedure on his knee earlier in the offseason, which is why he wasn't at the team's mandatory minicamp last month, a source confirmed to ESPN's Mike Reiss. The Athletic first reported the procedure.

ESPN NFL
Jun 12, 2019

Ryan Switzer cools down Steelers minicamp with ice cream truck
After catching passes during Steelers minicamp, Ryan Switzer beat soft-serve coverage in the parking lot of the team facility.

ESPN NFL
Jun 12, 2019

Sources: Pats file tampering charges vs. Texans
The New England Patriots filed tampering charges Wednesday against the Houston Texans for the attempted general manager hire of Nick Caserio, league sources told ESPN.

ESPN NFL
Jun 12, 2019

Cowboys' Cooper focused on football, not contract
Wide receiver Amari Cooper said Wednesday that he's focused on football and not when his agents will work out a long-term contract with the Dallas Cowboys.

ESPN NFL
Jun 12, 2019

Titans retiring numbers of George and McNair
The Titans will retire the numbers of franchise stalwarts Eddie George and Steve McNair prior to the team's home opener in September, it was announced Wednesday.

ESPN NFL
Jun 12, 2019

Cousins: I'm .500 QB, need wins for 'next level'
Kirk Cousins on Wednesday acknowledged that he's a .500 quarterback for his career and needs to lead the Vikings to victories to get to the next level.

ESPN NFL
Jun 12, 2019

Inside the short, unhappy life of the Alliance of American Football
Interviews with more than 40 senior AAF executives, lawyers, consultants, team presidents, coaches, players and other sources show the league began imploding even before the first game kicked off.

ESPN NFL
Jun 12, 2019

The top moments from 13 seasons of 'Hard Knocks'
From crushing injuries to brawls to dinosaur talk, the "Hard Knocks" spotlight is an unpredictable experience, as the Raiders will soon find out.

ESPN NFL
Jun 12, 2019

JuJu says he has 'no hard feelings' toward AB
JuJu Smith-Schuster said Wednesday he's disappointed with how things ended with former Steelers teammate Antonio Brown, calling him a "role model."

ESPN NFL
Jun 12, 2019

Chiefs, All-Pro Schwartz reach 1-year extension
The Chiefs and All-Pro offensive tackle Mitchell Schwartz agreed to a one-year extension on Wednesday, his agent announced.

ESPN NFL
Jun 12, 2019

Bears boot Blewitt, cut number of kickers to 2
The Chicago Bears waived Chris Blewitt on Wednesday, reducing the number of kickers on their roster to two as the team tries to solve its kicking dilemma by the start of the season.

ESPN NFL
Jun 12, 2019

Cameron Jordan extension a win-win for Saints; Michael Thomas next?
Several Saints are in line for long-term deals soon, and locking up Jordan until 2023 was a team-friendly move that carries little risk.

ESPN NFL
Jun 12, 2019

2019 NFL training camp dates
NFL training camps will open across the league in July. Here's a list of dates and locations for teams, with more updates to come.

ESPN NFL
Jun 11, 2019

The seven biggest mistakes of the NFL offseason
A better return for Josh Rosen? Adam Humphries in the slot for the Pats? Here are the biggest missed opportunities of the offseason.

ESPN NFL
Jun 11, 2019

Carroll expects Hendricks on the field this season
Seahawks coach Pete Carroll said Tuesday the team believes linebacker Mychal Kendricks will be available this season despite awaiting sentencing in his insider trading case.

ESPN NFL
Jun 11, 2019

Carroll expects Kendricks on the field this season
Seahawks coach Pete Carroll said Tuesday the team believes linebacker Mychal Kendricks will be available this season despite awaiting sentencing in his insider trading case.

ESPN NFL
Jun 11, 2019

Gurley 'feeling good,' on track for training camp
Todd Gurley did not participate in mandatory minicamp Tuesday, but head coach Sean McVay said Gurley's offseason plan is going exactly as scheduled, and he is expected to participate in on-field drills at training camp in late July.

ESPN NFL
Jun 11, 2019

New-look Raiders to be featured on 'Hard Knocks'
The other candidates for "Hard Knocks" were the 49ers, Giants, Lions and Redskins.

ESPN NFL
Jun 11, 2019

Oakland Raiders to be featured on 'Hard Knocks'
The other candidates for the show were the 49ers, Giants, Lions and Redskins.

ESPN NFL
Jun 11, 2019

Eagles' Jenkins wants new contract at market rate
Eagles safety Malcolm Jenkins is looking for a new contract that will pay him the current market value, but that didn't stop him from attending the mandatory minicamp that opened Tuesday.

ESPN NFL
Jun 11, 2019

O'Brien says he needs better communication skills
While Texans head coach Bill O'Brien wouldn't shed any light on the team's firing of general manager Brian Gaine, he did say that he needs to do a better job communicating with people face to face.

ESPN NFL
Jun 11, 2019

RB Gordon wants deal: If it happens, it happens
Chargers RB Melvin Gordon, who is scheduled to make $5.6 million in 2019, wants a new deal, but he said "if it's going to happen, it'll happen."

ESPN NFL
Jun 11, 2019

Falcons' Jones not worried about his contract
Julio Jones says he's confident a new deal with the Falcons will get done because owner Arthur Black says it will get done.

ESPN NFL
Jun 11, 2019

49ers' Goodwin fully committed to Tokyo bid
Marquise Goodwin said that preparing for the long jump offers similar training to playing football and that his pursuit of another Olympic appearance will not affect his offseason preparation.

ESPN NFL
Jun 11, 2019

Packers weighing options with safety Josh Jones
The Packers are keeping their options open regarding safety Josh Jones, despite his reported desire to be traded or let go.

ESPN NFL
Jun 11, 2019

Cowboys' Hurns runs routes, says he'll be ready
Allen Hurns, who suffered a dislocated ankle and broken fibula during the Cowboys' wild-card game in January, is about "90 percent" and expects to be ready for training camp.

ESPN NFL
Jun 11, 2019

New Jets GM cites 'urgency' to win with Darnold
New Jets GM Joe Douglas, whose relationship with coach Adam Gase was a factor in taking the job, said QB Sam Darnold is an "exciting piece" and creates a "sense of urgency" to win.

ESPN NFL
Jun 11, 2019

Mistrial declared on 8 counts in Winslow Jr. trial
Kellen Winslow Jr. was convicted Monday of raping a woman. A judge declared a mistrial on eight other counts Tuesday.

ESPN NFL
Jun 11, 2019

Winslow Jr. trial: Mistrial on other rape charges
Kellen Winslow Jr. was convicted Monday of raping a woman. A judge declared a mistrial on eight other counts Tuesday.

ESPN NFL
Jun 11, 2019

DE Smith again arrested for suspicion of DUI
Aldon Smith, who has had several run-ins with the law, including multiple DUI charges, was arrested Monday on suspicion of driving under the influence.

ESPN NFL
Jun 11, 2019

Big Ben: Steelers still confident despite changes
Asked about the Steelers' perceived underdog status, Ben Roethlisberger stood on track record, saying Tuesday: "We're still the Pittsburgh Steelers."

ESPN NFL
Jun 11, 2019

Mandatory NFL minicamps preview: 23 more things to watch this week
Are the L.A. running backs healthy? Which receivers will emerge as trustworthy targets? Mandatory minicamps continue this week.

ESPN NFL
Jun 11, 2019

Minicamp live: Best of rookies, veterans from teams in action
The NFL's second week of mandatory practices is underway as the summer break approaches. Here's what's happening.

ESPN NFL
Jun 11, 2019

Shurmur: Eli our QB but Jones getting ready
Eli Manning said he's "fine" with the Giants having drafted quarterback Daniel Jones with the sixth overall pick in this year's draft.

ESPN NFL
Jun 11, 2019

Luck to miss Colts minicamp with strained calf
Colts quarterback Andrew Luck will miss the team's three-day minicamp due to a strained calf.

ESPN NFL
Jun 11, 2019

Ramsey told Jags won't extend in '19, has laugh
Jalen Ramsey, after being told he won't get an extension from the Jaguars in 2019, said he's going to "ask for so much money, they have to put me on lay-away."

ESPN NFL
Jun 11, 2019

Sources: Saints, DE Jordan reach $52.5M deal
The Saints and defensive end Cameron Jordan have agreed on a three-year, $52.5 million extension, sources tell ESPN.

ESPN NFL
Jun 11, 2019

Ravens' Pierce sent off field for poor conditioning
Defensive tackle Michael Pierce was sent off the field at mandatory minicamp for a lack of conditioning.

ESPN NFL
Jun 11, 2019

Panthers pleased as Newton throws at practice
Panthers QB Cam Newton, coming off surgery this offseason, was throwing passes to stationary targets, none further than 15 yards, during minicamp Tuesday.

ESPN NFL
Jun 11, 2019

Jones, seeking new deal, absent from K.C. camp
Chiefs defensive lineman Chris Jones, who was third in the NFL with a team-leading 15.5 sacks last season, is subject to a fine after skipping the first day of a mandatory three-day minicamp.

ESPN NFL
Jun 11, 2019

2019 NFL minicamp live: Best of rookies, veterans from teams in action
The NFL has another round of mandatory practices underway as the summer break approaches. Here's what's happening.

ESPN NFL
Jun 11, 2019

Giants-Redskins rivalry about to get heated: 'It's going to be crazy'
Between Landon Collins switching teams and the Daniel Jones vs. Dwayne Haskins debate from the draft, this division rivalry now has some extra juice.

ESPN NFL
Jun 11, 2019

Tyrann Mathieu wasted no time in becoming face of Chiefs' defense
A revamped Chiefs defense will follow seventh-year safety Tyrann Mathieu, who has filled the leadership void left by Eric Berry and Justin Houston.

ESPN NFL
Jun 11, 2019

Source: Vikes extend Rudolph for 4 years, $36M
Veteran tight end Kyle Rudolph has agreed to terms on a four-year, $36 million contract extension with the Vikings, a source told ESPN's Adam Schefter.

ESPN NFL
Jun 10, 2019

Ex-NFL player Winslow Jr. found guilty of rape
Former NFL star Kellen Winslow Jr. has been convicted of raping a 58-year-old homeless woman last year in San Diego County.

ESPN NFL
Jun 10, 2019

Wentz: Jumped at $128M deal: 'Was a win-win'
Eagles quarterback Carson Wentz called his recent contract extension a fair opportunity "just because I love this place and I want to be here for a while, so I felt it was a good time."

ESPN NFL
Jun 10, 2019

Wentz: Jumped at $128M deal; 'was a win-win'
Eagles quarterback Carson Wentz called his recent contract extension a fair opportunity "just because I love this place and I want to be here for a while, so I felt it was a good time."

ESPN NFL
Jun 10, 2019

The surprise offseason standout for all 32 teams
Randall Cobb and a 312-pound tight end lead a list of eye-opening performances from under-the-radar players this offseason.

ESPN NFL
Jun 10, 2019

In quest for deal, Jags' Ngakoue skips minicamp
After initially planning on attending every offseason workout, defensive end Yannick Ngakoue now says he won't be at the Jaguars' mandatory minicamp this week.

ESPN NFL
Jun 10, 2019

Source: Eagles' Jenkins reports for minicamp
Safety Malcolm Jenkins has reported for his physical and will be in attendance when the Eagles open their mandatory minicamp on Tuesday. Jenkins had been a no-show for voluntary activities.

ESPN NFL
Jun 10, 2019

Veterans who could be cut by each of the NFL's 32 teams
Could a former first-round selection be done with the Pittsburgh Steelers? NFL Nation picks a player on each team who might not make the opening day roster.

ESPN NFL
Jun 10, 2019

What's next for 2018's rookie QBs: How Darnold, Mayfield, Allen could take off
Sam Darnold has impressed this offseason, and Baker Mayfield is already the face of his franchise. Let's check in on the sophomore quarterbacks.

ESPN NFL
Jun 10, 2019

Why Dallas Cowboys' Kellen Moore is constantly in Dak Prescott's ear
Kellen Moore has called plays in one game: the Pro Bowl. The former QB is using this offseason to hone the skill as the Cowboys' new O-coordinator.

ESPN NFL
Jun 10, 2019

Ryan Fitzpatrick leading Josh Rosen in Dolphins' QB battle -- for now
FitzMagic is back. The 36-year-old gunslinger had a standout minicamp all while his much younger competition absorbed his new environment in Miami.

ESPN NFL
Jun 09, 2019

Who can trigger a review on pass interference? Why NFL coaches are worried
Should coaches or replay officials be responsible for review calls in the final two minutes? The NFL's reverse engineering of the rule change hits a snag.

ESPN NFL
Jun 09, 2019

What's next for the 2018 QBs: How Darnold, Mayfield, Allen could take off
Sam Darnold has impressed this offseason, while Baker Mayfield is already the face of his franchise. Let's check in on the sophomore quarterbacks.

ESPN NFL
Jun 09, 2019

Julian Edelman, mentor: Super Bowl MVP helps N'Keal Harry
The Patriots' veteran wide receiver has been anything but shy when it comes to providing pointers for the first-round pick out of Arizona State.

ESPN NFL
Jun 09, 2019

Josh Norman's offseason: Blue Angels, Rio Grande, helping others
The outspoken cornerback revels in his wide-ranging adventures and serving others, and scoffs at the idea that he's just "a controversial guy."

ESPN NFL
Jun 08, 2019

Manziel interested in playing for Houston in XFL
Former NFL first-round pick Johnny Manziel says he'd be interested in playing in the XFL for either Houston or Dallas.

ESPN NFL
Jun 08, 2019

Cam to throw when Panthers open up minicamp
On Tuesday, Panthers quarterback Cam Newton will throw in drills for the first time since undergoing shoulder surgery in January

ESPN NFL
Jun 08, 2019

Sherman, CFL's Alouettes part after 1 season
Mike Sherman, whose only season with the CFL's Alouettes resulted in a 5-13 mark and the release of embattled QB Johnny Manziel, has parted ways with the team.

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