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Jul 15, 2020

Source: NFLPA fights against NFI status for virus
A major sticking point for the NFLPA on coronavirus-related reopening protocols is the NFL's current proposal would classify COVID-19 as a non-football injury, which means players would not get paid if they contract the virus and are put on the NFI list.

ESPN NFL
Jul 15, 2020

Donald again in the 99 club, but what other pass-rushers are above 95?
Here are the 10 pass-rushers with the highest ratings, including four-time 99-rated Aaron Donald.

ESPN NFL
Jul 15, 2020

Judge will not unseal files on Saints owner
A judge has denied a request by news organizations including The Associated Press to unseal court records involving the mental competency of the late billionaire Tom Benson.

ESPN NFL
Jul 15, 2020

Browns begin to fortify promising future by extending Myles Garrett
Garrett figures to be the first of several extensions that could finally elevate the Browns from perpetual punching bag to perennial playoff contender.

ESPN NFL
Jul 15, 2020

Franchise tag tracker: 13 players who could get long-term contracts
The deadline for teams to sign franchise-tagged players to extensions is today at 4 p.m. ET. Here are the players who could get new deals.

ESPN NFL
Jul 15, 2020

Texans WR Stills arrested at Louisville protest
Texans wide receiver Kenny Stills was arrested at a protest outside the home of the Kentucky attorney general.

ESPN NFL
Jul 15, 2020

Franchise tag tracker: 14 players who could get long-term contracts
The deadline for teams to sign franchise-tagged players to extensions is today at 4 p.m. ET. Here are the players who could get new deals.

ESPN NFL
Jul 15, 2020

Neither Jaguars nor Yannick Ngakoue appear to be blinking at deadline
Both the Jaguars and their franchise-tagged defensive end have a lot to lose without a long-term deal in place.

ESPN NFL
Jul 14, 2020

Source: NFLPA seeking opt-out clauses, stipends
In its recent proposal to the league, the NFL Players Association has requested opt-out clauses securing salaries for at-risk players or those with at-risk families, and conditional stipends if camps shut down due to COVID-19 concerns, a source told ESPN.

ESPN NFL
Jul 14, 2020

After 87 years, Washington's NFL team changed in two months
Social justice reforms, sponsor intervention and Native American advocates pushed Washington owner Dan Snyder to make a monumental decision.

ESPN NFL
Jul 14, 2020

No fans at Eagles, Phillies games, per city officials
Philadelphia city officials cite safety concerns amid the coronavirus pandemic.

ESPN NFL
Jul 14, 2020

Testing, face shields, fan-less games and more: Here's the NFL's plan for 2020
The clock is ticking for the NFL to pull off an on-time start to training camp, much less a season. There are big questions left to be answered.

ESPN NFL
Jul 14, 2020

Chris Jones' deal with Chiefs the latest move toward a dynasty
The Super Bowl champions continue to invest heavily in a core of players who are just hitting the primes of their careers.

ESPN NFL
Jul 14, 2020

Madden NFL 21 ratings and rankings: Where do running backs rank?
Here are the 10 running backs with the highest ratings, including Panthers star Christian McCaffrey.

ESPN NFL
Jul 14, 2020

How the events of 2020 forced the Washington NFL team's name change
Social justice reforms, sponsor intervention and Native American advocates pushed Washington owner Dan Snyder to make a monumental decision.

ESPN NFL
Jul 14, 2020

Sources: Dak extension unlikely before deadline
The Cowboys and quarterback Dak Prescott are not expected to agree to a long-term contract before Wednesday's deadline, sources tell ESPN's Jeremy Fowler.

ESPN NFL
Jul 14, 2020

Source: Browns, DE Garrett finalizing $125M deal
The Browns are on the verge of signing Myles Garrett to a five-year extension worth $125 million, a league source has confirmed to ESPN.

ESPN NFL
Jul 14, 2020

Sources: Chiefs, DT Jones agree to massive deal
The Chiefs and defensive tackle Chris Jones have reached agreement on a four-year, $80 million contract before Wednesday's deadline to sign franchised players to long-term extensions, sources told ESPN.

ESPN NFL
Jul 14, 2020

Washington WR Harmon tears ACL, out for 2020
Washington wide receiver Kelvin Harmon will miss the 2020 season after tearing his ACL in June, another blow to the team's depth at the position.

ESPN NFL
Jul 14, 2020

10 simple rules for fantasy football draft success
New to fantasy football? Played before but want to do better? Field Yates breaks down the basics to put you on top of your 2020 drafts.

ESPN NFL
Jul 14, 2020

What John Elway said and what he did -- the story of the Broncos' offseason
A look at how well Elway followed through on questions about Drew Lock, Garett Bolles, Phillip Lindsay, Justin Simmons, free agency and the draft.

ESPN NFL
Jul 14, 2020

OBJ: 'The blond is back' and new attitude, too
Odell Beckham's blond hair is back. The Cleveland Browns wide receiver said a different attitude is coming with it.

ESPN NFL
Jul 14, 2020

NFL veterans on the bubble for all 32 teams
Running back Jamaal Williams, quarterback Brian Hoyer and a host of other veterans could find themselves on the chopping block before the 2020 season begins.

ESPN NFL
Jul 14, 2020

Cam: Replacing Brady is 'elephant in the room'
Quarterback Cam Newton has shared how motivated he is to prove doubters wrong through social media posts and addressed his unique spot of possibly replacing six-time Super Bowl champion Tom Brady with the Patriots.

ESPN NFL
Jul 14, 2020

Eagles re-sign Pro Bowler Peters to play guard
The Philadelphia Eagles have re-signed offensive lineman Jason Peters to a one-year contract to play guard, not tackle, the team announced Tuesday.

ESPN NFL
Jul 14, 2020

Source: Titans, Henry won't reach deal by Wed.
Titans running back Derrick Henry and the team are not expected to reach a long-term deal by Wednesday's deadline for franchise players, a source told ESPN's Adam Schefter.

ESPN NFL
Jul 13, 2020

NFL, NFLPA still mulling training camp protocols
With training camp for most teams scheduled to start in two weeks, there's a sense from both the NFL and the NFLPA that coronavirus-related reopening protocols have to be settled within the next day or two.

ESPN NFL
Jul 13, 2020

Sources: Cowboys want Gregory involved in team
While Randy Gregory's return from an indefinite suspension remains in limbo, the Cowboys hope to have him involved with the team in some fashion.

ESPN NFL
Jul 13, 2020

TE Olsen to join Fox as analyst after retirement
Seattle Seahawks tight end Greg Olsen has signed a deal to be the No. 2 NFL television analyst for Fox Sports after he retires, he confirmed to ESPN.

ESPN NFL
Jul 13, 2020

Source: TE Olsen signs future deal as TV analyst
Seattle Seahawks tight end Greg Olsen has signed a deal to be the No. 2 NFL television analyst for Fox Sports after he retires, a league source confirmed to ESPN.com on Monday.

ESPN NFL
Jul 13, 2020

Chargers safety Teamer suspended four games
Chargers safety Roderic Teamer has been suspended four games for violating the NFL's substance abuse policy.

ESPN NFL
Jul 13, 2020

Washington's NFL alumni: Name change doesn't erase history
From Doug Williams to Darrell Green to Jeff Bostic, reactions on the name change vary, but players agree the franchise's accomplishments remain.

ESPN NFL
Jul 13, 2020

Madden NFL 21 ratings, rankings: Mahomes, Wilson lead quarterback list
Patrick Mahomes joins the 99 club and is the top-rated QB. Here are the 10 with the highest ratings.

ESPN NFL
Jul 13, 2020

NFL stars join A-Rod, J-Lo bid to purchase Mets
Brian Urlacher, Travis Kelce and DeMarco Murray are part of a group of investors who have joined couple Jennifer Lopez and Alex Rodriguez in a bid to buy the New York Mets.

ESPN NFL
Jul 13, 2020

Sources: No talks slated between Dak, Cowboys
Despite Wednesday's deadline to sign Dak Prescott to a long-term deal, there are no scheduled talks between the Dallas Cowboys and the quarterback's agent, Todd France, according to multiple sources.

ESPN NFL
Jul 13, 2020

Dwayne Haskins, social media react to Washington NFL team name change
The Washington quarterback says it's all about "the future" as the franchise will adopt a new team name and logo.

ESPN NFL
Jul 13, 2020

Washington NFL team retiring nickname, logo
The Redskins announced Monday that they are retiring their name and logo and owner Dan Snyder and coach Ron Rivera are working on a new name and logo design that will "inspire our sponsors, fans and community for the next 100 years."

ESPN NFL
Jul 13, 2020

Renaming the Washington's team: Inside the process, hurdles and possible fallout
Rebranding an iconic franchise with permanent changes to signage, trademarks and logos can take years.

ESPN NFL
Jul 13, 2020

Seahawks' Dunbar changes lawyers after report
The Seahawks' Quinton Dunbar has changed his legal representation after a report alleged a payoff took place in the office of his former attorney.

ESPN NFL
Jul 13, 2020

NFL unveils Oakley Mouth Shield to combat virus
The Oakley Mouth Shield -- a product designed by doctors and engineers from the NFL and NFL Players Association to mitigate the spread of COVID-19 on the field of play -- is expected to be distributed to all 32 teams over the next week.

ESPN NFL
Jul 13, 2020

DeSean Jackson accepts invite to visit Auschwitz
Eagles wide receiver DeSean Jackson accepted an invitation to visit Auschwitz during a Zoom call with a Holocaust survivor on Friday.

ESPN NFL
Jul 13, 2020

Redskins say they are retiring nickname, logo
The Redskins announced Monday that they are retiring their name and logo and owner Dan Snyder and coach Ron Rivera are working on a new name and logo design that will "inspire our sponsors, fans and community for the next 100 years."

ESPN NFL
Jul 13, 2020

Better, worse or the same? A look at the Rams' changes on offense
A stacked tight ends room could play an increased role on the Rams' offense with the departure of wide receiver Brandin Cooks.

ESPN NFL
Jul 13, 2020

NFL franchise tag tracker: 14 players who could get long-term contracts this week
The deadline for teams to sign franchise-tagged players to extensions is Wednesday. Here are the players who could get new deals.

ESPN NFL
Jul 13, 2020

Ranking offensive weapons for every NFL team: Barnwell goes 32-1
Which teams have the league's best (and worst) arsenals? Only receivers, backs and tight ends are allowed. We ranked all 32.

ESPN NFL
Jul 13, 2020

Source: Redskins to officially change nickname
The Washington Redskins will officially announce Monday they will change their nickname, though no new name will be revealed just yet, a source confirmed.

ESPN NFL
Jul 12, 2020

Cardinals owner Bidwill out of hospital after virus
Cardinals owner Michael Bidwill issued a statement Sunday after his release from a Rhode Island hospital where he was treated for COVID-19. Bidwill said he learned first-hand how serious the virus is.

ESPN NFL
Jul 12, 2020

Patriots players balance uncertainty in planning return to town
New England players await more clarity on pandemic protocols as they brace for an unprecedented season with a July 28 reporting date for camp.

ESPN NFL
Jul 11, 2020

Sources: Patriots settle with AB, Hernandez
The Patriots have settled compensation grievances with Antonio Brown and Aaron Hernandez over the past week, which creates notable salary-cap space for the team, league sources told ESPN.

ESPN NFL
Jul 11, 2020

Sources: NFL, union expected to talk terms Mon.
The NFL and NFLPA management councils are expected to meet Monday in hopes of agreeing to terms on a return to work, sources told ESPN.

ESPN NFL
Jul 11, 2020

16-0? Analytics and oddsmakers say Ravens on path to perfection
Baltimore has the best path to perfection because of the combination of the NFL's easiest schedule, the fewest travel miles ... and Lamar Jackson.

ESPN NFL
Jul 11, 2020

Lawyers for Dunbar, Baker deny report of cover-up
Lawyers for Seahawks cornerback Quinton Dunbar and Giants cornerback DeAndre Baker are denying a report of a cover-up in the alleged robbery involving the two NFL players in May.

ESPN NFL
Jul 10, 2020

Cardinals owner Bidwill in hospital with COVID-19
Arizona Cardinals owner Michael Bidwill went to the hospital at the recommendation of his doctor after testing positive for COVID-19. His condition has improved, and he is expected to be released this weekend.

ESPN NFL
Jul 10, 2020

Bucs' D. Smith: Not worth playing amid virus
Buccaneers starting left tackle Donovan Smith says, "Risking my health, as well as my family's health, does not seem like a risk worth taking" by playing during the coronavirus pandemic.

ESPN NFL
Jul 10, 2020

Cardinals owner Bidwill tests positive for virus
Arizona Cardinals owner Michael Bidwill went to the hospital at the recommendation of his doctor after testing positive for COVID-19. His condition has improved and he's expected to be released this weekend.

ESPN NFL
Jul 10, 2020

Source: Steelers' Dupree files position grievance
Bud Dupree, who signed his franchise tender with the Steelers less than three months ago, has filed a grievance to be classified as a defensive end rather than a linebacker.

ESPN NFL
Jul 10, 2020

Eagles penalize Jackson for detrimental conduct
The Eagles penalized DeSean Jackson for conduct detrimental to the team in what a source said included a fine.

ESPN NFL
Jul 10, 2020

Seifert: DeSean Jackson's anti-Semitic posts are a critical teaching moment -- for everyone
As athletes drive further into public advocacy, the Eagles wide receiver has shown that the path forward isn't as obvious as it might have seemed.

ESPN NFL
Jul 10, 2020

Bucs' Barrett OKs franchise tender, files grievance
Buccaneers pass rusher Shaq Barrett has officially accepted his franchise tender, but he filed a grievance with the NFL Players Association to be tagged as a defensive end, not a linebacker, agent Drew Rosenhaus tells ESPN's Adam Schefter.

ESPN NFL
Jul 10, 2020

Jets' Bell backs Adams; doesn't expect a trade
Jets running back Le'Veon Bell said on New York's Hot 97 radio that after talking with safety Jamal Adams that he believes Adams wants to remain with the team -- if he gets a new contract. Bell said he supports Adams' stance.

ESPN NFL
Jul 10, 2020

Will the NFL season start on time? Here's what we know -- and what's up in the air
The clock is ticking for the NFL to pull off an on-time start to training camp, much less a season. There are big questions left to be answered.

ESPN NFL
Jul 10, 2020

Ex-MVP Cunningham joins Raiders as chaplain
Former NFL MVP Randall Cunningham has joined the rebranded Las Vegas Raiders as the team's new chaplain.

ESPN NFL
Jul 10, 2020

Jags plan for 25% capacity, masks in 2020
The Jacksonville Jaguars announced plans Friday to play home games in front of a significantly reduced capacity this fall and require fans to wear face coverings.

ESPN NFL
Jul 10, 2020

Bucs' D. Smith: Not worth playing midst virus
Buccaneers starting left tackle Donovan Smith says, "Risking my health, as well as my family's health, does not seem like a risk worth taking" by playing during the coronavirus pandemic.

ESPN NFL
Jul 10, 2020

Sources: Broncos' Simmons OKs franchise tender
Broncos safety Justin Simmons, who was tied for second on the team with 93 tackles and had a team-leading four interceptions last season, has accepted his franchise tender, sources told ESPN.

ESPN NFL
Jul 10, 2020

Broncos rookie Jerry Jeudy a summer blockbuster without official workouts
The first-round pick has shown quick feet and route-running prowess in online clips and informal workouts.

ESPN NFL
Jul 10, 2020

Bucs' offense looks better, but no offseason program is a hurdle
On paper, the Bucs upgraded at almost every position group. But not having OTAs or minicamps could hurt an offense that needs to develop chemistry.

ESPN NFL
Jul 10, 2020

Renaming the Redskins: Inside the process, hurdles and possible fallout
Rebranding an iconic sports franchise with permanent changes to signage, trademarks and logos is an endeavor that can take years.

ESPN NFL
Jul 09, 2020

Edelman invites D. Jackson to Holocaust museum
Patriots wide receiver Julian Edelman, who is Jewish, says he'd like to take DeSean Jackson to the Holocaust museum.

ESPN NFL
Jul 09, 2020

Burrow joins pantry to create hunger relief fund
Cincinnati Bengals rookie quarterback Joe Burrow has partnered with local organizations in southeast Ohio to create a hunger relief fund named in his honor.

ESPN NFL
Jul 09, 2020

Lurie's film company finishes Hitler documentary
Eagles owner Jeffrey Lurie's documentary film company announced Thursday the completion of its inaugural project, "The Meaning of Hitler." Lurie is an executive producer on the film.

ESPN NFL
Jul 09, 2020

No more jersey swaps? NFL players react to new game-day protocols
The NFL distributed new game-day protocols -- including a ban on jersey swaps -- and players had opinions. Here's what they had to say.

ESPN NFL
Jul 09, 2020

Goodbye, goal-line fade! Mina Kimes won't miss you
Only five goal-line fade routes were caught for touchdowns in 2019. Here's why one of the least effective routes inside the 5-yard line is on its way out.

ESPN NFL
Jul 09, 2020

NFL bans jersey exchanges due to coronavirus
The NFL has banned jersey exchanges as part of the protocols to deal with the coronavirus pandemic.

ESPN NFL
Jul 09, 2020

Edelman invites Jackson to Holocaust museum
Patriots wide receiver Julian Edelman, who is Jewish, says he'd like to take DeSean Jackson to the Holocaust museum.

ESPN NFL
Jul 09, 2020

Measuring Tom Brady's fantasy impact on his Buccaneers teammates
Should fantasy players pick WRs Mike Evans and Chris Godwin earlier? Let's break down the Bucs.

ESPN NFL
Jul 09, 2020

Raiders QB Derek Carr has few excuses with rebuilt receiver corps
A year after Antonio Brown's mayhem and Tyrell Williams' "fried feet," Carr's biggest problem should be figuring out which receiver to throw to.

ESPN NFL
Jul 09, 2020

Better, worse or the same? Defense's continuity gives Steelers high hopes for 2020
The defense can be better thanks to newer starters having more time in the system.

ESPN NFL
Jul 09, 2020

So long, goal-line fade: Why one of the NFL's least efficient plays is disappearing
Only five goal-line fade routes were caught for touchdowns in 2019. Here's why one of the least effective routes inside the 5-yard line is on its way out.

ESPN NFL
Jul 09, 2020

Jackson: Used 'wrong words' in DeSean defense
Stephen Jackson said he could have been clearer in his defense of DeSean Jackson but told CNN that his comments had nothing to do with defending anti-Semitism.

ESPN NFL
Jul 09, 2020

Steelers' Banner: 'Let's all uplift each other'
The Steelers' Zach Banner shared an emotional video on social media Wednesday, reacting to anti-Semitic messages Eagles receiver DeSean Jackson posted recently.

ESPN NFL
Jul 08, 2020

If Steelers host fans, face masks will be required
If fans are allowed to attend Steelers games at Heinz Field this fall, they'll do so wearing face masks, the team said.

ESPN NFL
Jul 08, 2020

J.J. Watt: Still too early to make call on playing
J.J. Watt said Wednesday it's too early to make a call on whether to play this season given the uncertainty of the coronavirus pandemic. "As of right now, we really don't have enough information to make a decision like that."

ESPN NFL
Jul 08, 2020

Agent: RB Mostert requests trade from 49ers
Running back Raheem Mostert requested a trade from the 49ers, his agent said Wednesday, citing unproductive contract talks with the team.

ESPN NFL
Jul 08, 2020

Amazon to pull Redskins merchandise from site
Amazon will pull Redskins merchandise for sale while the team reviews its nickname, becoming the latest company to make such a move.

ESPN NFL
Jul 08, 2020

Stephen Jackson: DeSean 'speaking the truth'
Stephen Jackson came to DeSean Jackson's defense on Tuesday night, saying in an Instagram video that the Eagles wide receiver was "speaking the truth" with controversial social media posts that included anti-Semitic messages.

ESPN NFL
Jul 08, 2020

Will Dak Prescott be with Cowboys for the long haul? Answer is near
By next week, the QB will either sign a long-term deal or play the 2020 season on the franchise tag, clouding his future in Dallas.

ESPN NFL
Jul 08, 2020

What shareholders looking to sell means for Dan Snyder, Redskins
It's been a turbulent year for the franchise, and the potential departure of longtime investors represents more losses for its embattled owner.

ESPN NFL
Jul 08, 2020

'Most hated' tweet helps Cardinals' Eno Benjamin become an entrepreneur
The rookie running back already has a line of shirts before he has played in his first pro game.

ESPN NFL
Jul 07, 2020

Mahomes: Deal gives Chiefs ability to stay great
Patrick Mahomes said his landmark deal with the Chiefs gave him security and allowed the team the flexibility to remain a contender.

ESPN NFL
Jul 07, 2020

Ravens' Jackson cancels planned Florida event
Ravens QB Lamar Jackson has canceled his annual "Funday with LJ" event on Saturday and Sunday in his hometown of Pompano Beach.

ESPN NFL
Jul 07, 2020

Eagles appalled with posts; Jackson apologizes
Eagles receiver DeSean Jackson posted an anti-Semitic quote on his social media feed that he attributed to Adolf Hitler. Jackson later said, "I have no hatred in my heart toward no one."

ESPN NFL
Jul 07, 2020

Broncos to add Shanahan to Ring of Honor in '21
The Denver Broncos will add two-time Super Bowl champion Mike Shanahan to their Ring of Honor in 2021, the team announced on Tuesday.

ESPN NFL
Jul 07, 2020

Barnwell: Making sense of the Mahomes megadeal, and why it's not quite as it seems
The chances are low that the Chiefs quarterback plays out this contract through 2031. Here's why, plus what it means for other QBs.

ESPN NFL
Jul 07, 2020

Cowboys' Poe wants Jones to support players
The Cowboys' Dontari Poe told Bleacher Report that he is leaning toward kneeling during the national anthem this season, and he hopes Jerry Jones will end his silence on racial injustice.

ESPN NFL
Jul 07, 2020

Ravens' Jackson plans Fla. event despite virus
Ravens QB Lamar Jackson will hold his annual "Funday with LJ" event on Saturday and Sunday in his hometown of Pompano Beach, where social gatherings in groups of more than 10 people are currently not allowed during the pandemic.

ESPN NFL
Jul 07, 2020

NFLPA prez at odds with league over virus plan
NFL Players Association president J.C. Tretter does not feel that the league has put the right protocols in place to deal with coronavirus.

ESPN NFL
Jul 07, 2020

Source: Browns rework DE Vernon's contract
Defensive end Olivier Vernon agreed to a restructured contract that ensures he will be paid $11 million in 2020, a source told ESPN's Field Yates.

ESPN NFL
Jul 07, 2020

Eagles' Jackson after posts: I don't hate Jews
Eagles receiver DeSean Jackson featured an anti-Semitic quote on his social media feed that he attributed to Adolf Hitler and later said, "I have no hatred in my heart toward no one."

ESPN NFL
Jul 07, 2020

Broncos turning to 2011 lockout offseason for direction
With training camp scheduled for just weeks from now, the Broncos are looking back at 2011 for cues on how to proceed.

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