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Mar 02, 2021

Brady: Trophy toss at parade felt like right read
Tom Brady told James Corden that he doesn't remember much about his notable Lombardi Trophy toss at the Bucs' Super Bowl parade, but Brady did credit his daughter, Vivi, for being the voice of reason when she said, "Daddy no!" before the heave.

ESPN NFL
Mar 02, 2021

Jets release Anderson, save $8.2M ahead of FA
By cutting DE Henry Anderson, the Jets now have more than $75 million in cap space as they prepare for free agency.

ESPN NFL
Mar 02, 2021

QB Lawrence: Rehab going better than expected
Trevor Lawrence told ESPN's Stephania Bell that he's doing great as he continues to recover from left shoulder surgery in California. His current rehab plan is to remain in a brace through mid-March and to begin throwing in about six to eight weeks.

ESPN NFL
Mar 02, 2021

TE Rudolph released by Vikings after 10 seasons
Minnesota Vikings tight end Kyle Rudolph, the team's second-round pick in 2011, was released Tuesday in a move that will save them $5.1 million against the cap in 2021.

ESPN NFL
Mar 02, 2021

Watt: All signs kept pointing toward Cardinals
J.J. Watt said Tuesday that all signs kept pointing back to the Cardinals during his recruitment process and he believes in quarterback Kyler Murray.

ESPN NFL
Mar 02, 2021

Source: David Johnson reworks deal with Texans
David Johnson will remain with the Texans for the 2021 season after agreeing to restructure his contract, a source told ESPN.

ESPN NFL
Mar 02, 2021

Free-agency breakdown: Comings, goings and ideal fits for all 32 NFL teams
Who is under contract, who could hit the market and who might be a good free-agent fit for each team? ESPN's NFL reporters break it down.

ESPN NFL
Mar 02, 2021

Van Noy 'surprised' as Dolphins plan to cut him
Kyle Van Noy said Tuesday he was "surprised and disappointed" after being informed by the Dolphins that they plan to cut him after just one season with the team.

ESPN NFL
Mar 02, 2021

Draft's 'different flavors' of QBs intrigue Lions GM
Lions general manager Brad Holmes said Tuesday he likes what he sees from the quarterbacks in the 2021 draft class.

ESPN NFL
Mar 02, 2021

Lawyer wants 'serious' charges against Britt Reid
A lawyer for the family of a 5-year-old girl critically injured in a crash involving former Kansas City Chiefs assistant coach Britt Reid is seeking the "most serious charges and the most serious sentence that Britt could ever receive."

ESPN NFL
Mar 02, 2021

All signs point to Jaguars switching to a 3-4 base defense
DC Joe Cullen hasn't committed to a switch from the 4-3 the team has employed since 2013, but the roster and coaching staff makeup hints at a change.

ESPN NFL
Mar 02, 2021

Free-agency game plans for all 32 NFL teams: Who's coming back, available and could be added
Who is under contract, who could hit the market and who might be a good free-agent fit for each team? ESPN's NFL reporters break it down.

ESPN NFL
Mar 02, 2021

Jukes, spins, TD passes: Lamar Jackson's top moments stiff-arm his combine critics
Switch to running back? "No sir, I'm a quarterback," and the Ravens star has proven pre-draft skeptics wrong time and again.

ESPN NFL
Mar 01, 2021

Pearl, ex-ABC Sports/ESPN producer, dies at 77
Mike Pearl, a 17-time Sports Emmy Award winner who spent years at ABC Sports, ESPN and other networks producing high-profile events across multiple sports, has died. He was 77.

ESPN NFL
Mar 01, 2021

Alvin Kamara is living his best life in Montana
Kamara says he bought a house in Montana, and he's been spending much of his time learning to snowboard.

ESPN NFL
Mar 01, 2021

How J.J. Watt can get better by pairing with Cardinals' Chandler Jones
Last season Watt was double-teamed 30% of the time, the highest rate in the league and something fewer teams can do while also accounting for Jones.

ESPN NFL
Mar 01, 2021

J.J. Watt agrees to 2-year deal with Cardinals
Star defensive end J.J. Watt has agreed to a two-year contract with the Cardinals after being released by the Texans last month.

ESPN NFL
Mar 01, 2021

Rodgers helps small businesses with $1M gift
Packers quarterback Aaron Rodgers has made a $1 million donation to help 80 struggling small businesses in and around his hometown of Chico, California.

ESPN NFL
Mar 01, 2021

Chiefs hope Mahomes (toe) ready for minicamp
The Chiefs are hopeful quarterback Patrick Mahomes will have recovered from recent toe surgery to participate in the team's June minicamp. The expectation is that he will be ready to go by the start of training camp later in the summer.

ESPN NFL
Mar 01, 2021

Inside pre-NFL draft prospect interviews: What teams ask and why
Combine interviews will look a little different this year, but the value of those prospect-team meetings remains the same. What actually happens during them?

ESPN NFL
Mar 01, 2021

'Pretty unusual': Why a left tackle such as 49ers' Trent Williams going on the open market is rare
The 49ers' offseason hinges on what happens with Williams, who will rightly earn a major payday wherever he lands.

ESPN NFL
Mar 01, 2021

After signing fan-made portrait, Tennessee Titans' A.J. Brown commissioned one for himself
Brown was thrilled with the painting a local middle school teacher did of him. Now she's doing a portrait of the wideout with his daughter.

ESPN NFL
Mar 01, 2021

Jodie Foster thanked Aaron Rodgers in her Golden Globes acceptance speech
The MVP quarterback got a shout-out from the legendary actress and director during the Golden Globes.

ESPN NFL
Feb 28, 2021

Cross, pioneering Black sports analyst, dies at 81
Irv Cross, the former Pro Bowl cornerback for the Eagles and pioneering sports analyst for CBS, died Sunday.

ESPN NFL
Feb 28, 2021

'Personable' Bill Belichick, Mac Jones-Tom Brady comps and more NFL nuggets
New England's boss helped lead a virtual session for aspiring coaches, stressing the importance of finding ways to keep learning and improving.

ESPN NFL
Feb 28, 2021

Study: NFL's minority hiring rate nearly doubled
The number of minority hires for open positions in the NFL nearly doubled to 34.6% in 2021.

ESPN NFL
Feb 28, 2021

'Personable' Bill Belichick impresses at NFL Women's Careers in Football Forum
New England's boss helped lead a virtual session for aspiring coaches, stressing the importance of finding ways to keep learning and improving.

ESPN NFL
Feb 28, 2021

From jumbo Jet to Andre the Giant: Matthew Willig's wild path to Hollywood
The 6-foot-8, 315-pound former lineman dishes on acting, Dwayne "The Rock" Johnson and more.

ESPN NFL
Feb 27, 2021

Ex-Irish DT Nix found dead after reported missing
Former Notre Dame star Louis Nix, a third-round draft pick of the Houston Texans in 2014, was found dead Saturday after he was reported missing earlier this week, his family confirmed with local television stations.

ESPN NFL
Feb 27, 2021

Son of ex-Packer loses dad's Super Bowl II ring
The son of former Green Bay Packers defensive tackle Ron Kostelnik says he is heartbroken after losing his father's Super Bowl II ring and is offering a $5,000 reward for its return.

ESPN NFL
Feb 27, 2021

Gordon joins Manziel in new league, owner says
The new Fan Controlled Football league, which began play this month, has added former NFL receiver Josh Gordon, who will play on a team with one of his former teammates on the Browns, Johnny Manziel, club owner Bob Menery told ESPN on Saturday.

ESPN NFL
Feb 27, 2021

Cut Carlos Dunlap? Restructure Bobby Wagner? How Seahawks can create cap room
With their cap space currently limited, here are some theoretical cuts, restructures and extensions that can free some cash for the Seahawks.

ESPN NFL
Feb 27, 2021

From jumbo New York Jet to Andre the Giant: Matthew Willig's wild path to Hollywood
The former O-lineman, who is often cast as the intimidating muscle guy at 6-foot-8 and 315 pounds, dishes on acting, Dwayne "The Rock" Johnson and more.

ESPN NFL
Feb 27, 2021

Jake Fromm, Matt Barkley or both? Bills have decision to make at backup QB
Barkley has spent three seasons as Josh Allen's backup, but Buffalo could turn to Fromm if the 2020 fifth-round pick is ready for the role.

ESPN NFL
Feb 26, 2021

Texans release RB Duke Johnson, center Martin
Duke Johnson, who rushed for 235 yards and had a career-low 28 receptions while backing up David Johnson in 2020, has been released by the Texans along with center Nick Martin.

ESPN NFL
Feb 26, 2021

Franchise tag candidates and predictions: 21 teams could use it
Dak Prescott, Aaron Jones and Hunter Henry are among the players who could be tagged. NFL Nation reporters make their predictions.

ESPN NFL
Feb 26, 2021

Now what for Wilson? Four potential trade scenarios, plus what the Seahawks would want
Wilson doesn't want out of the Pacific Northwest quite yet, but he has four teams he's open to in case it gets to that point.

ESPN NFL
Feb 26, 2021

Source: Texans release RB Duke Johnson
Duke Johnson, who rushed for 235 yards and had a career-low 28 receptions while backing up David Johnson in 2020, has been released by the Texans, a source told ESPN.

ESPN NFL
Feb 26, 2021

NFL's minority hiring rate nearly doubled
The number of minority hires for open positions in the NFL nearly doubled to 34.6% in 2021.

ESPN NFL
Feb 26, 2021

Giants' Solder intends to play in '21 after opt-out
Nate Solder, who opted out of the 2020 season because of concerns for his family with COVID-19, has yet to discuss his future with the Giants, but said he intends to return in '21 if the situation is right. He is scheduled to make $10 million in '21.

ESPN NFL
Feb 26, 2021

Why drafting a quarterback in the first round might not be Panthers' preferred plan
Many teams try to solve QB issues by taking one in the first round. The data doesn't necessarily support that approach in terms of finding a playoff-winning QB.

ESPN NFL
Feb 26, 2021

From Curtis Samuel to draft, Washington has options to add speed at WR
All eyes are on the quarterback situation, but adding a deep threat on offense is a priority and there are several playmakers available.

ESPN NFL
Feb 26, 2021

How the Denver Broncos can win their offseason
Retaining players such as Justin Simmons, Tim Patrick, Alexander Johnson and Phillip Lindsay is a start, as is adding to the quarterback position.

ESPN NFL
Feb 25, 2021

Kyler donates 60K meals to Texas food bank
Kyler Murray, who is from the Dallas area, donated 60,000 meals to the North Texas Food Bank in the wake of last week's crippling winter storm.

ESPN NFL
Feb 25, 2021

Source: Ravens' Brown explores trade possibility
The Ravens' Orlando Brown, who made the Pro Bowl after moving from right tackle to left tackle after the injury to Ronnie Stanley last season, wants to stay on the left side and is exploring trade possibilities, a source told ESPN.

ESPN NFL
Feb 25, 2021

Rams' McVay reflects on good times with Goff
Rather than focus on what wrong with Jared Goff, Rams coach Sean McVay wanted to reflect on the good times with his former quarterback on Thursday.

ESPN NFL
Feb 25, 2021

Now what for Russell Wilson? Four potential trade scenarios, plus what the Seahawks would want
Wilson doesn't want out of the Pacific Northwest quite yet, but he has four teams he's open to in case it gets to that point.

ESPN NFL
Feb 25, 2021

Titans release Humphries, save $4.47M vs. cap
Adam Humphries, who had 23 receptions for 228 yards in seven games last season, has been released by the Titans. He miss four games last season after suffering a concussion.

ESPN NFL
Feb 25, 2021

Sources: NFLPA tells agents to 'collude' on offers
NFLPA head DeMaurice Smith told player agents Thursday that they should work together during the upcoming free-agency period to ensure that teams aren't taking advantage of the reduced 2021 salary cap to limit player salaries, a source told ESPN.

ESPN NFL
Feb 25, 2021

Sources: Watson met with coach, still wants out
Deshaun Watson still wants to be traded by the Houston Texans after meeting with new coach David Culley last Friday, sources told ESPN's Dan Graziano.

ESPN NFL
Feb 25, 2021

Agent: Wilson OK in Seattle, but has 4-team list
QB Russell Wilson has told the Seahawks that he wants to play in Seattle, but if a trade were considered, the only teams he'd go to are the Cowboys, Saints, Raiders and Bears, his agent told ESPN's Adam Schefter.

ESPN NFL
Feb 25, 2021

Broncos release veteran DT Casey after 1 season
The Denver Broncos have released defensive tackle Jurrell Casey, the team announced Thursday.

ESPN NFL
Feb 25, 2021

Cam hopes young players learn from apology
Cam Newton hopes that young players learn from the interaction with and apology from a teen.

ESPN NFL
Feb 25, 2021

Sources: J.J. Watt has offers from multiple teams
Free-agent defensive lineman J.J. Watt has received contract offers from multiple teams, league sources told ESPN's Dianna Russini.

ESPN NFL
Feb 25, 2021

Defending Baker Mayfield: Why wouldn't the Browns give him an extension?
Given the Browns' track record with quarterbacks, paucity of options and Mayfield's 2020 campaign, an extension seems obvious.

ESPN NFL
Feb 24, 2021

Bucs would be 'elated' to extend Brady's contract
The Tampa Bay Buccaneers are open to giving Tom Brady a contract extension and would like to keep him in the team's uniform for as long as he wants to play.

ESPN NFL
Feb 24, 2021

Bucs would be 'elated' to extend Brady's deal
The Tampa Bay Buccaneers are open to giving Tom Brady a contract extension, and would like to keep him in the team's uniform for as long as he wants to play.

ESPN NFL
Feb 24, 2021

KC's Schwartz has back surgery, eyes healthy '21
Chiefs offensive tackle Mitchell Schwartz posted on Instagram that he has undergone surgery for a back injury that ended his 2020 season in Week 6.

ESPN NFL
Feb 24, 2021

Texans' rivals donate to aid Houston recovery
The Texans' AFC South rivals -- the Jaguars, Colts and Titans -- donated $100,000 on Wednesday to help Houston in its recovery effort from winter weather that led to power outages.

ESPN NFL
Feb 24, 2021

What another season of Ben Roethlisberger means for Steelers in '21 and beyond
Big Ben isn't done yet with the Steelers, who have work to do now and down the road to make their commitment to the QB work.

ESPN NFL
Feb 24, 2021

Winfield turns SB fine into positive with donation
Buccaneers safety Antoine Winfield Jr. is donating $7,815, the amount he was fined for taunting the Kansas City Chiefs' Tyreek Hill in Super Bowl LV, to a Tampa middle school.

ESPN NFL
Feb 24, 2021

Bucs' Pierre-Paul having surgery on left knee
Tampa Bay Bucs linebacker Jason Pierre-Paul is having surgery on his left knee -- the same knee on which he had surgery in July to clean up cartilage that was causing discomfort.

ESPN NFL
Feb 24, 2021

Steelers president: We want Ben back in 2021
The Pittsburgh Steelers want Ben Roethlisberger to return as their quarterback next season, according to team president Art Rooney II.

ESPN NFL
Feb 24, 2021

Newton? Mariota? Garoppolo? Patriots must move soon at QB
New England has been patient in its search, but having a veteran in place could be crucial if it hopes to lure pass-catchers in free agency.

ESPN NFL
Feb 23, 2021

It's on me: Harbaugh pays entire restaurant tab
Giving credit to his wife, Ingrid, for the idea, Ravens coach John Harbaugh paid the bill for all restaurant customers in a Baltimore seafood eatery Tuesday night during a fundraiser.

ESPN NFL
Feb 23, 2021

Two more seasons for Dez, just not with Ravens
Eager and willing to play two more years, Dez Bryant, who had just six catches in six games with the Ravens last year, won't be returning to Baltimore, the outspoken receiver said Tuesday night on social media.

ESPN NFL
Feb 23, 2021

Alex Smith: Return put 'wrench' into WFT plans
Alex Smith told GQ Magazine that his comeback put a "wrench" into Washington's plans at quarterback and he had to convince the team not to end his season before it began.

ESPN NFL
Feb 23, 2021

Cam Newton calls Patriots coach Bill Belichick 'most misunderstood person' in sports
The pending free agent dishes on New England's coach and whether he would make a return to the team for 2021.

ESPN NFL
Feb 23, 2021

Jamal Adams' extension leads Seattle Seahawks' offseason questions
Adams wants to be the top-paid safety in the game, but his contract negotiations are one of many questions the Seahawks need to address.

ESPN NFL
Feb 23, 2021

Saints face critical choices now with trio of 2022 free agents
Marshon Lattimore, Terron Armstead and Ryan Ramczyk could cost $20 million per year in their next deals.

ESPN NFL
Feb 23, 2021

Ravens face potential turnover at pass-rusher
Matthew Judon, Yannick Ngakoue and other OLB might tap the Ravens' cap room and hamper their pass rush.

ESPN NFL
Feb 23, 2021

NFL franchise tag candidates and predictions: 21 teams could use it
Dak Prescott, Aaron Jones and Hunter Henry are among the players who could be tagged. NFL Nation reporters make their predictions.

ESPN NFL
Feb 23, 2021

For franchise quarterbacks like Matthew Stafford, breakups with teams are hard to do
Often the face of a franchise is its quarterback. But what happens when it's time for him and the team to move on?

ESPN NFL
Feb 23, 2021

Inside the dual legacies of the NFL's union boss
Last year's CBA should have been a defining moment for DeMaurice Smith and the labor force of America's most popular sport. Instead, some players -- and some owners -- have come to see Smith as an asset to management.

ESPN NFL
Feb 23, 2021

Nick Sirianni's first coaching staff with Eagles has boom or bust potential
Philadelphia clearly went after up-and-coming coaches who could grow on the job. Will innovative ideas make up for what they lack in experience?

ESPN NFL
Feb 23, 2021

Texans' roster dominoes waiting to fall: J.J. Watt's departure just the beginning
The team says it won't entertain trade offers for Deshaun Watson, but it still has decisions to make on other stars.

ESPN NFL
Feb 23, 2021

Shailene Woodley confirms Rodgers engagement
Actress Shailene Woodley confirmed her engagement to Green Bay Packers quarterback Aaron Rodgers during an appearance on The Tonight Show Starring Jimmy Fallon that aired Monday night.

ESPN NFL
Feb 22, 2021

Texans donate $500,000 to help recovery efforts
The Houston Texans have donated $500,000 to help with recovery from the winter storm that hit Houston last week.

ESPN NFL
Feb 22, 2021

Wilson says he's 'done' as a Titan in deleted tweet
Nearly a week after being put on notice by the team's general manager, Titans 2020 first-round pick Isaiah Wilson wrote on Twitter Monday night that he is "done with football as a Titan," before deleting the tweet soon after.

ESPN NFL
Feb 22, 2021

Wright: Do 'too much' to give Seahawks discount
As much as longtime Seahawks linebacker K.J. Wright wants to finish his career with the team that drafted him, he doesn't want to do so on anything other than a market-value contract, he told CBS Sports Radio in an interview that aired Monday.

ESPN NFL
Feb 22, 2021

Raiders CB arrested after street racing incident
Raiders cornerback Kemah Siverand was arrested early Saturday after a street racing incident in Houston.

ESPN NFL
Feb 22, 2021

N.J. to allow Giants, Jets, Devils to have fans
Fans will be allowed to attend sports and entertainment events at New Jersey's largest facilities in limited numbers starting next week, Gov. Phil Murphy said Monday.

ESPN NFL
Feb 22, 2021

Colts WR Pittman won't give up No. 11 for Wentz
Colts WR Michael Pittman Jr. told TMZ Sports that he's not giving up his No. 11 to Carson Wentz and has spoken with his new quarterback about his plans.

ESPN NFL
Feb 22, 2021

4-time Pro Bowler Iupati retiring after 11 seasons
Four-time Pro Bowl guard Mike Iupati, who spent the past two years with the Seattle Seahawks, is retiring after 11 seasons in the NFL.

ESPN NFL
Feb 22, 2021

Sources: Steelers' Tomlin positive for COVID-19
Steelers coach Mike Tomlin has tested positive for COVID-19, but is in good health, sources told ESPN's Brooke Pryor.

ESPN NFL
Feb 22, 2021

Sports Betting's best of the week: Golden tickets, props, trends and more
From NBA to college hoops, NHL and UFC, there is plenty going on in the sports world post-football. Doug Kezirian and David Purdum take a weekly look at the sports betting landscape.

ESPN NFL
Feb 22, 2021

Teen apologizes for trash-talking Cam on video
A high school football player who was seen on video trash-talking Cam Newton has apologized to the 2015 NFL Most Valuable Player after the exchange between them went viral.

ESPN NFL
Feb 22, 2021

To keep or let go? Colts must decide on T.Y. Hilton, other key free agents
Chris Ballard has some tough decisions to make this offseason. We provide reasons to keep or let go of each of the Colts' unrestricted free agents.

ESPN NFL
Feb 22, 2021

What Jets' 2021 draft might look like, with and without Darnold
New York has the No. 2 pick, but what will it do with its QB? Rich Cimini runs through the scenarios.

ESPN NFL
Feb 22, 2021

Which QB domino is next to fall? The latest on the Bears, Texans, 49ers and more
How are these 10 NFL teams doing in their search for a new starting quarterback? NFL Nation has it covered.

ESPN NFL
Feb 22, 2021

Kiper on 2021 draft QBs: Go (real) early, or good luck
Mel Kiper and Jeff Legwold discuss a top-heavy class that sees a big falloff after the top five on the board.

ESPN NFL
Feb 21, 2021

Mahomes, fiancee announce birth of first child
Patrick Mahomes and fiancee Brittany Matthews announced the birth of their first child, Sterling Skye Mahomes.

ESPN NFL
Feb 21, 2021

Charlie Weis raves about Mac Jones as potential Patriots QB of future
The former New England offensive coordinator says of Jones, "All he does is win and throw completions."

ESPN NFL
Feb 21, 2021

What Jets' 2021 NFL draft might look like, with and without Sam Darnold
This is what we know: New York has the No. 2 pick. This is what we don't know: What the team will do with their quarterback. Rich Cimini has scenarios.

ESPN NFL
Feb 20, 2021

With Carson Wentz gone, will Eagles hand the keys to Jalen Hurts?
The 2020 second-round pick is the most logical choice to take over as QB1, but Philadelphia has options, including the No. 6 overall draft choice.

ESPN NFL
Feb 20, 2021

Expect Buffalo Bills' tight end room to feature new faces in 2021
Tyler Kroft, Dawson Knox and Lee Smith made the position a prime candidate for an offseason upgrade.

ESPN NFL
Feb 20, 2021

Even with additional cap room, Dallas Cowboys face a space crunch
The NFL moved the salary-cap floor to $180 million, which means Dallas still has some restructuring to do in order to keep Dak Prescott.

ESPN NFL
Feb 19, 2021

Ex-TE Winslow II agrees to new prison sentence
Kellen Winslow II agreed on Friday to changes to a previous guilty plea in order to avoid a potential 18-year sentence.

ESPN NFL
Feb 19, 2021

Wentz to Philly: Farewell after 'amazing journey'
Carson Wentz bid farewell to the city of Philadelphia and the Eagles on Friday, writing in part, "As one chapter closes, another one begins."

ESPN NFL
Feb 19, 2021

Packers release veterans Wagner, Kirksey
The Green Bay Packers have released veterans Rick Wagner and Christian Kirksey, clearing $10.25 million in salary cap space.

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