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Jan 22, 2020

Rarin' Rams ready 'to be great' in new stadium
With a $10 billion facility set to open in the summer, COO Kevin Demoff and the Los Angeles Rams are readying themselves to bounce back from a ho-hum 2019 season.

ESPN NFL
Jan 22, 2020

Carr anticipates 'first snap' in Raiders' new home
Raiders quarterback Derek Carr, on hand for Wednesday's ceremony to officially rename the franchise the "Las Vegas Raiders," was unbothered by the shot of Mark Davis chatting with Tom Brady last weekend in Las Vegas, telling ESPN, "I'm used to it now."

ESPN NFL
Jan 22, 2020

Warrant issued for arrest of AB in battery case
An arrest warrant has been issued for Antonio Brown by Hollywood, Florida police on a felony charge of burglary and battery, ESPN has confirmed.

ESPN NFL
Jan 22, 2020

Eli Manning's best: The moments that made him a Giants legend
Incredible Super Bowl throws to David Tyree and Mario Manningham were among the plays that cemented Eli Manning's legacy.

ESPN NFL
Jan 22, 2020

Saints will be patient as QB Brees mulls future
Though New Orleans general manager Mickey Loomis and coach Sean Payton are mulling their offense for next season, the Saints will be patient as quarterback Drew Brees, 41, considers his future as well.

ESPN NFL
Jan 22, 2020

OLB Barrett 'confident' of new deal with Bucs
Buccaneers outside linebacker Shaq Barrett, who finished with a league-leading and franchise-record 19.5 sacks this season, isn't sure when a new contract will get done but is confident that "it's going to be where I should be -- which is Tampa."

ESPN NFL
Jan 22, 2020

Slater to play in 2020, hopes it's still for Patriots
Longtime Patriots captain Matthew Slater said he has decided he'll continue to play in 2020 and that he hopes he's able to continue to do so for New England.

ESPN NFL
Jan 22, 2020

Eli Manning retiring after 16 seasons in NFL
Giants quarterback Eli Manning announced his retirement on Wednesday after 16 NFL seasons and two Super Bowl MVP awards.

ESPN NFL
Jan 22, 2020

Jaguars feel Gruden as OC is 'best for this staff'
Jaguars coach Doug Marrone went "looking for someone with experience, someone with conviction with what they believe in" as his new offensive coordinator, and found it in Jay Gruden.

ESPN NFL
Jan 22, 2020

Redskins' Snyder talks gambling at new stadium
Redskins owner Daniel Snyder met with Maryland lawmakers to discuss allowing sports betting at a new stadium in the state.

ESPN NFL
Jan 22, 2020

Texans' Reid played season with torn labrum
Houston Texans safety Justin Reid said he played the 2019 season despite having a torn labrum and will have surgery.

ESPN NFL
Jan 22, 2020

Likely MVP Jackson looks to improve as passer
Lamar Jackson is the favorite to become the NFL's MVP this season, but after his first Pro Bowl practice he said he needs to improve on "everything" as a passer for next season.

ESPN NFL
Jan 22, 2020

LaFleur bothered by Packers' lack of fire vs. 49ers
Packers coach Matt LaFleur is bothered that his team, especially the defense, didn't play "with their hair on fire" against the 49ers with an opportunity to go to the Super Bowl.

ESPN NFL
Jan 22, 2020

Packers' lack of fire irks LaFleur; Pettine to stay
Coach Matt LaFleur is bothered that the Packers, especially the defense, didn't play "with their hair on fire" with an opportunity to go to the Super Bowl. Defensive coordinator Mike Pettine, however, will return to LaFleur's staff, sources told ESPN.

ESPN NFL
Jan 22, 2020

Five moves that propelled the Chiefs from 2-14 to the Super Bowl
When the Chiefs hired Andy Reid in 2013, it started a series of events that took them from dreadful to their first Super Bowl in 50 years.

ESPN NFL
Jan 22, 2020

49ers' run to Super Bowl means a little more to Joe Staley
Staley overcame a trying season on the field to get back to a place he wasn't sure he'd ever go with the 49ers again.

ESPN NFL
Jan 22, 2020

Encore? Packers' Aaron Jones wants to top 23 TDs in 18 games
The third-year back answered a lot of questions with a breakout season. Two new ones are ahead in 2020.

ESPN NFL
Jan 22, 2020

What is Cowboys receiver Amari Cooper's worth for a new deal?
The veteran's productivity drop brought up what was unthinkable at the start of 2019. Could the Cowboys' offseason spending strategy change?

ESPN NFL
Jan 22, 2020

Cards receiver Fitzgerald buys share of Suns
Cardinals wide receiver Larry Fitzgerald has bought a share of the Suns.

ESPN NFL
Jan 21, 2020

Jaguars hire ex-Redskins coach Gruden as OC
The Jaguars have hired former Redskins coach Jay Gruden as their offensive coordinator.

ESPN NFL
Jan 21, 2020

Sources: Jags, ex-Skins HC Gruden near OC deal
The Jaguars are close to hiring former Redskins head coach Jay Gruden as their offensive coordinator, league sources told ESPN.

ESPN NFL
Jan 21, 2020

Source: Bielema joining Judge's staff with Giants
Bret Bielema, who has spent the past two seasons as an assistant under Patriots coach Bill Belichick following head coaching stints at Arkansas and Wisconsin, is joining the Giants staff under Joe Judge, a source told ESPN.

ESPN NFL
Jan 21, 2020

How does regional home-team bias impact sportsbooks?
From Oregon to Pennsylvania, handling the home-team bias has been part of the learning curve for new sportsbooks in states that now offer sports betting. How have they dealt with it?

ESPN NFL
Jan 21, 2020

Texans' Watt set to host 'Saturday Night Live'
J.J. Watt will host "Saturday Night Live" the day before Super Bowl LIV. He'll be the first NFL player to host the show since Eli Manning in 2012.

ESPN NFL
Jan 21, 2020

Police: Antonio Brown suspect in battery probe
A police spokesman told ESPN that Antonio Brown is a suspect in a possible battery at his home, but has not been arrested or charged.

ESPN NFL
Jan 21, 2020

AB, trainer allegedly battered driver, police say
Police say Antonio Brown is a suspect but he has not been arrested or charged, and attempts to make contact with him were unsuccessful.

ESPN NFL
Jan 21, 2020

Herbert hopes Senior Bowl helps him like Wentz
Justin Herbert hopes a good performance at the Senior Bowl will propel him into a top-six overall draft pick like it did with Carson Wentz, Baker Mayfield and Daniel Jones.

ESPN NFL
Jan 21, 2020

Bills DT Liuget settles lawsuit vs. former trainer
Bills defensive tackle has settled a lawsuit he filed against his former trainer, who he alleged injected him with a substance banned by the NFL.

ESPN NFL
Jan 21, 2020

NFL details glitzy draft plans for Las Vegas Strip
The NFL detailed its draft plans for April 23-25 in Las Vegas, with efforts centered around Caesars Palace and the Bellagio hotels on the famed Las Vegas Strip.

ESPN NFL
Jan 21, 2020

Sources: Edelman had surgery to repair shoulder
Julian Edelman underwent shoulder surgery and is expected to be ready for the start of the Patriots' offseason program, sources told ESPN's Adam Schefter.

ESPN NFL
Jan 21, 2020

From 0-9 to Top Gun to a Super Bowl: How Kyle Shanahan and John Lynch found a way
After years of discord between 49ers head coaches and GMs, the success behind this year's team might be the true bond between Kyle Shanahan and John Lynch -- whether they're winning or losing.

ESPN NFL
Jan 21, 2020

Sources: Chad Johnson skips XFL kicking tryout
After announcing he'd try out for the XFL as a kicker, Chad Johnson told the league he had decided against it, sources said.

ESPN NFL
Jan 21, 2020

Browns WR Beckham undergoes core surgery
Cleveland Browns wideout Odell Beckham Jr. had core surgery on Tuesday to address a hip and groin injury.

ESPN NFL
Jan 21, 2020

NFL to try out onside kick alternative at Pro Bowl
The NFL will try out an onside kick alternative at the Pro Bowl, giving teams the option to run an additional play after scoring.

ESPN NFL
Jan 21, 2020

Broncos' Von Miller already 'back to basics' after down season
Miller skipped seeing "Hell's Trainer" last year, and he finished with just eight sacks. This offseason, he already has made the trip to San Francisco.

ESPN NFL
Jan 20, 2020

Bengals refute ESPN's report about No. 1 pick
Bengals director of player personnel Duke Tobin on Monday refuted ESPN's report that Cincinnati would not trade the No. 1 pick in the NFL draft, saying that the team hasn't had "any meetings to determine that."

ESPN NFL
Jan 20, 2020

After LI loss, Shanahan 'glad' for another SB shot
In heading back to the Super Bowl for the first time as the 49ers coach, Kyle Shanahan is determined to apply the memories and lessons learned from his role as Atlanta offensive coordinator in the Falcons' heartbreaking Super Bowl LI loss to the Patriots.

ESPN NFL
Jan 20, 2020

Caldwell leaves Dolphins having never coached
Jim Caldwell never coached a game for the Dolphins. He took an indefinite leave in July due to an undisclosed health issue and did not return to his on-field role.

ESPN NFL
Jan 20, 2020

Hey, it's the mayor!: Watching the Chiefs at Arrowhead with their biggest fan
Quinton Lucas is a Chiefs season-ticket holder, lifelong fan -- and Kansas City's mayor. We spent Sunday's championship game with him to see how he celebrates a potential Super Bowl run.

ESPN NFL
Jan 20, 2020

49ers RB Coleman has dislocated right shoulder
The Niners are awaiting more imaging on the shoulder, but coach Kyle Shanahan "expects him to have a good chance to play" in Super Bowl LIV.

ESPN NFL
Jan 20, 2020

Source: Browns plan to hire Callahan as OL coach
Cleveland is planning to hire Bill Callahan, most recently the interim head coach for Washington, to coach its offensive line, a source confirmed to ESPN.

ESPN NFL
Jan 20, 2020

Titans D-coordinator Pees retires for 2nd time
Titans defensive coordinator Dean Pees announced his retirement on Monday, a day after the Titans' playoff run ended in the AFC Championship Game.

ESPN NFL
Jan 20, 2020

Titans DB coach to be Ohio State D-coordinator
Titans defensive backs coach Kerry Coombs is returning to his roots to be the defensive coordinator at Ohio State.

ESPN NFL
Jan 20, 2020

Aaron Rodgers confident Packers will 'add to this squad' to close gap in NFC
This NFC title game loss might feel like more of a beginning than an end for the Packers, but Rodgers needs offensive help to make a Super Bowl run.

ESPN NFL
Jan 20, 2020

49ers' suffocating defense back to form in time for Super Bowl test
A rested, healthy 49ers defense has found its early-season form, allowing San Francisco to cruise to its seventh Super Bowl appearance.

ESPN NFL
Jan 20, 2020

Chiefs signed Sammy Watkins to deliver in moments like AFC title game
Watkins had seven catches for 114 yards, including a 60-yard touchdown that sealed the Chiefs' trip to Super Bowl LIV.

ESPN NFL
Jan 20, 2020

Sources: Weaver replaces Crennel as Texans DC
The Texans promoted defensive line coach Anthony Weaver to be their defensive coordinator, league sources told ESPN's Adam Schefter. He takes over the job from Romeo Crennel.

ESPN NFL
Jan 20, 2020

NFL Rookie Rankings: Bosa beats out four offensive first-year stars for the top spot
Our analysts voted on the best NFL rookies during the regular season. Nick Bosa held off the rest of a talented class for No. 1, but who else made the list?

ESPN NFL
Jan 20, 2020

K.J. Wright shows he's 'a hell of a football player' for Seahawks in prove-it year
K.J. Wright made a strong claim for playing out the remainder of his Seahawks contract.

ESPN NFL
Jan 20, 2020

As Jason Garrett heads to the Giants, let's close out his Cowboys era
There were plenty of disappointing losses and missed playoffs, but the 53-year-old remained true to who he was as a person and as the Dallas coach.

ESPN NFL
Jan 20, 2020

Phillip Rivers 'permanently' moves out of San Diego
Philip Rivers has moved "permanently" from San Diego to Florida to be closer to his family, the free-agent quarterback texted to ESPN on Sunday morning.

ESPN NFL
Jan 20, 2020

Packers' title window still open, Rodgers says
Aaron Rodgers, while clearly disappointed after a 37-20 NFC Championship loss to the 49ers, projected optimism after the gap between his first and potential second Super Bowl widened by yet another year.

ESPN NFL
Jan 19, 2020

A haunted Super Bowl matchup: Can Andy Reid and Kyle Shanahan rewrite their legacies?
Andy Reid failed in his only other Super Bowl as head coach. Kyle Shanahan gave up a 28-3 lead in his first shot.

ESPN NFL
Jan 19, 2020

Chiefs slight favorites over 49ers in Super Bowl
The consensus opening line at sportsbooks around the nation was pick 'em, but the spread grew to Kansas City -1.5 late Sunday.

ESPN NFL
Jan 19, 2020

49ers' Mostert bullies Pack with 220 yards, 4 TDs
With Raheem Mostert, the journeyman running back/accomplished surfer, putting together one of the most dynamic rushing performances in playoff history, the Niners throttled the Packers for the second time this season for a berth in the Super Bowl.

ESPN NFL
Jan 19, 2020

What to know for 49ers-Chiefs: Early picks, nuggets and big questions
The Niners and Chiefs will go head-to-head for the Vince Lombardi Trophy in two weeks. We have early predictions, looming questions and more for the big game.

ESPN NFL
Jan 19, 2020

Henry after Titans' exit: 'Could have done more'
After failing to stick to the same formula against the Chiefs on Sunday that propelled the Titans to playoff wins in Baltimore and New England, star back Derrick Henry voiced disappointment in the outcome and said "he could have done more for the team."

ESPN NFL
Jan 19, 2020

49ers' Coleman carted off after injuring shoulder
Tevin Coleman injured his right shoulder during a 4-yard run in the second quarter and was listed out for the remainder of the game.

ESPN NFL
Jan 19, 2020

Inside Andy Reid's life of tall tales: Tighty-whities, 40-ounce steaks and more
"Who's got a résumé like Andy? The wins and the coaching tree? No one." The Chiefs coach, on the brink of his second Super Bowl appearance, has also accumulated a treasure trove of stories from across the football landscape.

ESPN NFL
Jan 19, 2020

Boldin in PSA sharing inspiration for social justice
Former NFL star receiver and Players Coalition co-founder Anquan Boldin is sharing a poignant personal tragedy in a public service announcement by the NFL.

ESPN NFL
Jan 19, 2020

Raheem Mostert's four rushing TDs give 49ers commanding lead
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ESPN NFL
Jan 19, 2020

2020 NFL draft order: Top 29 picks set, with Bengals and Redskins at the top
The Bengals are on the clock for April's draft, followed by the Redskins and Lions. Here is the final order for picks 1-29.

ESPN NFL
Jan 19, 2020

2020 NFL draft order: Top 30 picks set, with Bengals and Redskins at the top
The Bengals are on the clock for April's draft, followed by the Redskins and Lions. Here is the final order for picks 1-30.

ESPN NFL
Jan 19, 2020

Barnwell: 10 players and coaches who took a step toward Super Bowl redemption
Some are back in the title game after failures. Others are just happy to be playing (or coaching) football. Meet the Super Bowl Redeem Team.

ESPN NFL
Jan 19, 2020

Chiefs' win means first Super Bowl in 50 years
The Chiefs' victory over the Titans means they make their first Super Bowl since 1970, when Kansas City beat the Vikings in Super Bowl IV.

ESPN NFL
Jan 19, 2020

Mahomes lifts Chiefs to 1st Super Bowl since '70
The Chiefs' victory over the Titans means they make their first Super Bowl since 1970, when Kansas City beat the Vikings in Super Bowl IV.

ESPN NFL
Jan 19, 2020

Brady 'open-minded' about playing elsewhere
"I'm open-minded about the process," Tom Brady said of his upcoming free agency. "...Whatever the future may bring, I'll embrace it with open arms."

ESPN NFL
Jan 19, 2020

Chiefs' Hill latest receiver to mimic dog on field
Reminiscent of Ole Miss' Elijah Moore, and Odell Beckham Jr., who did it as a member of the Giants, Kansas City receiver Tyreek Hill dropped to his knees and pretended to urinate like a dog on the field before catching two first-half touchdowns Sunday.

ESPN NFL
Jan 19, 2020

Titans get TD catch from 320-pound offensive lineman Dennis Kelly
Kelly became only the third player over 300 pounds with a receiving TD in a conference title game since 2001.

ESPN NFL
Jan 19, 2020

Tyreek Hill scores two first-half touchdowns for Chiefs
Patrick Mahomes gets his first two playoff passing touchdowns to a wide receiver -- both to Hill.

ESPN NFL
Jan 19, 2020

Celebrity fans Paul Rudd, Eric Stone Street celebrate with the Chiefs
Some big-time fans came out today to support the Chiefs, Packers, Niners and Titans.

ESPN NFL
Jan 19, 2020

Celebrity fans Paul Rudd, Eric Stonestreet celebrate with the Chiefs
Some big-time fans came out today to support the Chiefs, Packers, Niners and Titans.

ESPN NFL
Jan 19, 2020

Celebrity fans Paul Rudd, Lil Wayne ready for NFL Championship Sunday
All the big-time fans are coming out today to support the Chiefs, Packers, Niners and Titans.

ESPN NFL
Jan 19, 2020

Star Chiefs DT Jones active for AFC title game
The Chiefs have Pro Bowl defensive tackle Chris Jones active for the AFC Championship Game against the Titans on Sunday after he missed their divisional round win over the Texans with a calf injury.

ESPN NFL
Jan 19, 2020

NFL teams ask Orlovsky about coaching interest
ESPN football analyst Dan Orlovsky has confirmed receiving calls from NFL teams to gauge his interest in leaving the network for an offensive coaching job.

ESPN NFL
Jan 19, 2020

Sources: Niners' Woods on track to be Browns DC
Niners assistant coach Joe Woods is on track to become the Browns' new defensive coordinator if the sides can agree to a deal, sources tell ESPN.

ESPN NFL
Jan 19, 2020

Sources: Retired Kuechly eyes role with Panthers
Luke Kuechly is interested in having a role with the Panthers, a league source tells ESPN, potentially as an adviser, coach or executive.

ESPN NFL
Jan 19, 2020

Rivers 'permanently' moves out of San Diego
Philip Rivers has moved "permanently" from San Diego to Florida to be closer to his family, the free-agent quarterback texted to ESPN on Sunday morning.

ESPN NFL
Jan 19, 2020

Sources: Bengals don't intend to trade No. 1 pick
The Bengals have no intention of trading the No. 1 overall draft pick, sources familiar with the situation tell ESPN.

ESPN NFL
Jan 19, 2020

NFL playoff fashion files: Best looks from Championship Sunday
Got to look your best, because two teams will go to the Super Bowl today. Maybe it's a fur coat like Derrick Henry's or pulling up to the house like the Fresh Prince. Here are the best looks of the day.

ESPN NFL
Jan 19, 2020

Chiefs DE Clark: 'No difficulty in tackling' Henry
Chiefs defensive end Frank Clark says Titans running back Derrick Henry is "not one of the best guys at breaking tackles" ahead of AFC Championship Game.

ESPN NFL
Jan 19, 2020

Follow live: Packers and 49ers battle for spot in the Super Bowl
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ESPN NFL
Jan 18, 2020

Titans DL Simmons not fined in spitting inquiry
Tennessee Titans defensive lineman Jeffery Simmons dodged a $14,037 fine for unsportsmanlike conduct when the NFL found no visual evidence of him spitting on Baltimore Ravens guard Marshal Yanda.

ESPN NFL
Jan 18, 2020

Source: Slapped cop not seeking charges for OBJ
The officer whose butt was slapped by Odell Beckham Jr. no longer wants to pursue charges against the Browns receiver, and the New Orleans Police Department may withdraw the warrant for OBJ, a source told ESPN's Mike Triplett.

ESPN NFL
Jan 18, 2020

OBJ cop slap case won't be pursued by DA office
The case against Odell Beckham Jr. for slapping a cop's butt won't be pursued by the Orleans Parish District Attorney's office.

ESPN NFL
Jan 18, 2020

OBJ cop-slap case won't be pursued by DA office
The case against Odell Beckham Jr. for slapping a cop's butt won't be pursued by the Orleans Parish District Attorney's office and the New Orleans Police Department said the officer in question won't pursue charges.

ESPN NFL
Jan 18, 2020

Touchdown maker Antonio Gates set standard for pass-catching tight ends
After 16 years with the Chargers, Gates' destiny could take him to the Hall.

ESPN NFL
Jan 18, 2020

Chiefs, Patrick Mahomes learned a few lessons in last year's AFC title game
Since falling short of the Super Bowl last season with an OT loss to the Patriots, Mahomes has figured out "how to win when things aren't perfect."

ESPN NFL
Jan 18, 2020

When Andy Reid coached his first conference title game, where was his competition?
Andy Reid is coaching his sixth conference championship game, while the other three coaches are in their first.

ESPN NFL
Jan 18, 2020

Sean McVay gives up a piece of Rams' offense, grows as a head coach
Kevin O'Connell will be the first OC for McVay since Matt LaFleur left before the 2018 season.

ESPN NFL
Jan 17, 2020

Pats QB Stidham not focused on Brady's future
Despite being the player likely most affected by Tom Brady's upcoming decision in free agency, backup Jarrett Stidham said he's just focused on getting better.

ESPN NFL
Jan 17, 2020

Pats CB McCourty recovering from groin surgery
Patriots cornerback Jason McCourty, who played eight snaps in the final seven games due to a groin injury, said Friday that he had offseason surgery on the groin.

ESPN NFL
Jan 17, 2020

Garrett stays in NFC East, named OC of Giants
Jason Garrett is sticking in the NFC East, with the former Cowboys head coach reaching a deal Friday to take over the Giants' offense.

ESPN NFL
Jan 17, 2020

Source: Garrett lands in N.Y. as Giants' new OC
Jason Garrett is sticking in the NFC East, with the former Cowboys head coach reaching a deal Friday to take over the Giants' offense, a source told ESPN's Ed Werder.

ESPN NFL
Jan 17, 2020

Cowboys' McCarthy close to finalizing coach hires
With Mike McCarthy's addition of Adam Henry as wide receivers coach, the Cowboys' staff will have a lead coach at each on-field position.

ESPN NFL
Jan 17, 2020

Harbaugh defends Jackson's playoff failure
Ravens coach John Harbaugh defended quarterback Lamar Jackson following the team's 28-12 divisional playoff loss to the Titans, noting he's younger than Heisman winner Joe Burrow.

ESPN NFL
Jan 17, 2020

What really happened during Deflategate? Five years later, the NFL's 'scandal' aged poorly
Five years ago, the Deflategate allegations against the Patriots spun out of control. Did the NFL actually learn anything from it?

ESPN NFL
Jan 17, 2020

Guide to Titans-Chiefs, Packers-49ers: Picks, bold predictions, key matchups, more
What to watch for in both games. Matchup breakdowns. Stats to know. And, of course, score predictions. It's all here for the NFL conference championships.

ESPN NFL
Jan 17, 2020

How Mike McCarthy can make sense of the 8-8 Cowboys he's inheriting
The coach will take over a star-studded team that finished No. 1 in offense in yards, yet went 1-6 in one-score games and failed to make the playoffs.

ESPN NFL
Jan 17, 2020

Nickelback stigma holding back Ronde Barber in Hall vote
Champ Bailey and Ty Law are in the Hall of Fame but Barber isn't -- despite better numbers. The reason likely involves how his position is perceived.

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