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Panthers announce hire of Seahawks exec Scott Fitterer as general manager
Jan 14, 2021
After a lengthy search, Carolina Panthers owner David Tepper has made his first major front-office hire. Carolina announced the hiring of Seattle Seahawks VP of football operations Scott Fitterer as its new GM Thursday night.
Washington DE Chase Young suffered mild ankle sprain in loss to Buccaneers
Jan 10, 2021
Chase Young, Washington's No. 2 pick and star pass rusher, left the Football Team's wild-card loss to the Buccaneers late in the proceedings with a lower leg injury. Young suffered only a mild ankle sprain.
Titans clinch AFC South with win; Browns, Colts, Ravens also earn playoff spots
Jan 03, 2021
The AFC playoff picture is set after the conclusion of Sunday's Week 17 games within the conference. Cleveland and Baltimore are in the dance after winning on Sunday, while Tennessee won the AFC South, but Indy is in, too.
Patriots eliminated from postseason contention for first time since 2008
Dec 20, 2020
For the first time since 2008, the Patriots will not be participating in the postseason. New England's fate was sealed with Sunday's 22-12 loss to the Dolphins, a defeat that dropped Bill Belichick's Pats to 6-8.
Aaron Rodgers, Packers have 'sour taste' from disappointing win over Panthers
Dec 20, 2020
The Packers moved to 11-3, increased their lead atop the NFC and moved ever closer to clinching homefield advantage for the first time since 2011. But from the sound of Aaron Rodgers' postgame musings, you wouldn't know it.
Chiefs guard Laurent Duvernay-Tardif named co-winner of Canada's Lou Marsh Award
Dec 08, 2020
Laurent Duvernay-Tardif was named a co-winner of the 2020 Lou Marsh Award, which is given out annually to Canada's top athlete. LDT shared this year's honor with soccer player Alphonso Davies, who stars for Bayern Munich in Germany's Bundesliga.
Kyle Shanahan: 49ers' multi-week stay in Arizona not a 'bonding' opportunity
Dec 01, 2020
The 49ers are expected to depart for Arizona on Wednesday, four days after learning that Santa Clara County, home to their stadium and team facility, had issued new COVID-related restrictions prohibiting contact sports for three weeks.
Saints fined $500K, docked draft pick, Patriots fined $350K for COVID-19 protocol violations
Nov 29, 2020
The NFL continued this week to issue out financial and competitive discipline to teams violating its COVID-19 protocols. New England and New Orleans were each fined, while the Saints lost a seventh-round pick.
Mike McCarthy defends fake punt call in fourth quarter of Cowboys' loss to Washington
Nov 26, 2020
With the Cowboys trailing their rivals from Washington by just four points early in the fourth quarter on Thanksgiving, coach Mike McCarthy made what could be the consequential call of the 2020 NFC East race.
Sean Payton retweets ex-Falcons WR Roddy White's Taysom Hill barb after Saints' win
Nov 22, 2020
After Taysom Hill led the Saints to a win over the Falcons in place of Drew Bress, coach Sean Payton retweeted a critical tweet of Hill from former Falcons WR Roddy White. The coach's Twitter move went viral.
Raiders, Saints report no new positive COVID-19 cases ahead of Sunday's games
Oct 25, 2020
For the Las Vegas Raiders and New Orleans Saints, both of whom experienced COVID-19 scares this week, it's game on. Neither club reported new positive tests ahead of Sunday's games, and the Raiders' close-contact offensive lineman have been cleared.
Buccaneers RB Leonard Fournette (ankle) inactive ahead of game vs. Packers
Oct 18, 2020
Leonard Fournette is not able to go against the Packers. The Buccaneers running back, listed as questionable with an ankle injury and expected to play Sunday, was among the team's inactives ahead of its clash with Green Bay.
NFL announces multiple schedule changes, moves Broncos-Patriots to Week 6
Oct 11, 2020
The NFL is reshuffling its schedule following Sunday's announcement that the Denver Broncos-New England Patriots game, scheduled for Monday night, was being postponed after another Patriots player tested positive for COVID-19.
Chargers' Justin Herbert starts at QB over injured Tyrod Taylor vs. Chiefs
Sep 20, 2020
The Los Angeles Chargers started their 2020 first-round pick at quarterback against the Kansas City Chiefs. Last week's starting QB Tyrod Taylor suffered a chest injury before the game and was later ruled out for the day.
Washington will go by 'Washington Football Team' until further notice
Jul 23, 2020
The Washington NFL franchise will go by a new name until further notice: the Washington Football Team. Washington's name change, announced by the team on Thursday, is only temporary as the franchise attempts to rebrand its image.
AFC East training camp preview: Bills rising; Patriots are in flux
Jul 14, 2020
Do the Bills have any weaknesses? Are the Dolphins coalescing? Can Cam Newton reset with the Patriots? Will the Jets smooth things out with Jamal Adams? Jeremy Bergman provides the lowdown on every AFC East team ahead of training camp.
Trent Williams signs restructured deal with 49ers, passes physical
Jun 20, 2020
Trent Williams has a new deal in San Francisco. Well, new-ish. Williams is due $12.5 million this season, the final year of a five-year extension signed with Washington in 2015. He'll receive around half of it from the 49ers guaranteed in advance.
Antonio Brown pleads no contest in battery case, gets probation
Jun 12, 2020
Antonio Brown was ordered to serve two years of probation and 100 hours of community service, attend a 13-week anger management program and undergo psychological/psychiatric evaluation and treatment if necessary, per a Broward County Court disposition order.
AFC East roster reset: Patriots vulnerable after Tom Brady's exit?
Apr 07, 2020
The New England Patriots have reigned over the AFC East for two decades, but with Tom Brady gone, are we about to witness a changing of the guard. Jeremy Bergman explores where each team in this division stands heading into the 2020 NFL Draft.
Patrick Mahomes is Super Bowl MVP after comeback
Apr 02, 2020
The Kansas City Chiefs quarterback took home Super Bowl LIV MVP honors after leading K.C. back from a 10-point fourth-quarter deficit and to its second-ever Lombardi Trophy and its first in 50 years in a 31-20 win over the San Francisco 49ers.