When Alabama coach Nick Saban revealed that Broncos quarterback Peyton Manning and Broncos offensive coordinator Adam Gase had visited the Crimson Tide, it raised eyebrows as a potential violation of the NFL rules preventing players and coaches from mee…Upvote Share Tweet
SI Now: Why Adrian Peterson is happy to be aliveCNNSI.com 7 hours agoAdrian Peterson discusses his battle with anaphylaxis, plus his thoughts on Minnesota's new coaching staff.Upvote Share Tweet
Peyton gets paid $105,000 to speak at Oklahoma Stateprofootballtalk.com 8 hours agoAlabama coach Nick Saban got Peyton Manning’s time for free. Oklahoma State had to pay a bit more. According to the Tulsa World, Manning received $105,000 for a 30-minute speech and a 30-minute question-and-answer session in Stillwater. The money was pa…Upvote Share Tweet
Newton in a boot, still recovering from ankle surgeryprofootballtalk.com 8 hours agoIt’s been a month since the surprise announcement that Panthers quarterback Cam Newton needs ankle surgery. So how’s he doing four-plus weeks after having the procedure? Darin Gantt of PFT, who covered the Panthers 14 years before joining this establish…Upvote Share TweetTwo seasons after battling in the Super Bowl, the Baltimore Ravens and San Francisco 49ers will hold four joint practices after their preseason opener on Aug. 7 in Baltimore, John Harbaugh said Friday night.Upvote Share TweetTeddy Bridgewater isn’t the only 2014 quarterback prospect who received a dire prognosis from former Buccaneers G.M. Mark Dominik on Friday. Via Rotowold, Dominik also had some bad news for Johnny Manziel. Dominik, who now works for ESPN, said on the ai…Upvote Share Tweet
Reggie Wayne: If you say I’m over the hill, I’ll prove you wrongprofootballtalk.com 12 hours agoAs Colts receiver Reggie Wayne recovers from last season’s torn ACL, one thing is motivating him to work harder than ever: Knowing that people doubt he can do it. Wayne told Mike Chappell of the Indianapolis Star that “naysayers” in the media are pushin…Upvote Share Tweet
Colts sign two fullbacks from Super Regional Combineprofootballtalk.com 13 hours agoThe Colts have added a pair of fullbacks who took part in last week’s NFL Super Regional Combine in Detroit. The club said Thursday it had signed Stephen Campbell and Cameron White, each of whom was not in the NFL in 2013. Campbell (6-1, 245) played for…Upvote Share Tweet
Report: League installing real-time fiber optics for replay reviewprofootballtalk.com 14 hours agoOne of the key ingredients for a centralized replay function is the latest in real-time fiber optic technology. The NHL has it. According to John Kryk of the Toronto Sun, the NFL will soon have it, too. Per Kryk, the league will have the ability this ye…Upvote Share Tweet
Ex-Jag Richard Collier is “on cloud nine” nearly six years after being paralyzedprofootballtalk.com 14 hours agoIt’s a slow Friday in the football world, which gives us a bit of time to catch up on some stories that don’t have to do with the draft or the coming season. Vito Stellino wrote one of them in the Florida Times Union about former Jaguars offensive tackl…Upvote Share TweetFormer Louisville quarterback Teddy Bridgewater’s draft stock has appeared to decline dramatically in recent weeks, as a disappointing Pro Day has led to talk that he’s not the potential No. 1 overall pick that he was proclaimed to be during the 2013 se…Upvote Share Tweet
Report: Rams to pick up fifth-year option on Robert QuinnThe Rams will reportedly add a fifth year to defensive end Robert Quinn’s contract. According to Jim Thomas of the St. Louis Post-Dispatch, the club will pick up the 2015 option on Quinn, their 2011 first-round pick and one of the NFL’s top pass rushers…Upvote Share Tweet
Carr believes there’s a “very good chance” he’ll go in round oneToday’s Pro Football Talk on NBCSN includes a visit from former Fresno State quarterback Derek Carr. The younger brother of 2002 first overall pick David Carr, some think Derek could be a first-rounder, too. Derek believes it could happen, based on ever…Upvote Share Tweet
Dolphins thinking about shaking up linebackersThe Dolphins spent a lot of money on free agent linebackers last year, and they appear to be set to shuffle some of those guys around. According to Andrew Abramson of the Palm Beach Post, the Dolphins are planning to move outside linebacker Koa Misi to …Upvote Share Tweet
Patriots, Browns, Steelers and Jets reportedly showing interest in Andre Williamsprofootballtalk.com 16 hours agoRunning backs might not be a first round staple anymore, but teams are still going to be selecting the top collegiate runners from 2013 at some point over the three day draft process. One that should be off the board near the top of the list is Boston C…Upvote Share Tweetprofootballtalk.com 16 hours agoDolphins receiver Brandon Gibson had his season ended by a torn patellar tendon last year, the kind of knee injury that often prevents a receiver from being ready to return for the start of the following season. But Gibson has no doubts that he’ll be re…Upvote Share Tweet
Cleaner Air, Smart Thermostats, Smarter Cars, No More Cable Billsdeadspin.com 17 hours agoToday in Deadspin Deals: save money on your electric bill and your allergist bill, and stop paying your cable bill altogether. We've also got a 25% off coupon for one item at Sports Authority that you can apply to that expensive and/or rarely discounted…Upvote Share Tweet
Henry Melton settles lawsuit regarding alleged bite of bar ownerprofootballtalk.com 17 hours agoJust before defensive tackle Henry Melton signed with the Cowboys, he was sued by a Texas bar owner for more than $1 million for allegedly biting the man in the back during an incident December of last year. Melton, who countersued with a claim that he …Upvote Share Tweet
The SI 64, No. 14: CB Justin GilbertCNNSI.com 17 hours agoHe thinks he's the best CB in the draft. We don't agree, but Justin Gilbert still ranks No. 14 on our Big Board.Upvote Share Tweet
Isaiah Crowell just hoping an NFL team gives him a chanceIn 2011, although South Carolina defensive end Jadeveon Clowney immediately made his presence known in college football, the reporters who covered the SEC voted Georgia running back Isaiah Crowell as the conference’s freshman of the year. Three years la…Upvote Share Tweet
NFL draft: Q&A with UCLA LB Jordan Zumwaltyahoo.com 18 hours agoJordan Zumwalt seemed destined to play football at Arizona State, considering his father was a scrappy, undersized pass rusher there and his mom also attended the school. Jordan, his parents and his brother and two sisters often would load up the family…Upvote Share TweetOn Sunday, we reported that the 49ers haven’t decided whether to pick up the 2015 option on linebacker Aldon Smith’s contract. Since then, more pessimistic accounts have emerged. Tim Kawakami of the San Jose Mercury News reported that it’s “very unlikel…Upvote Share TweetRolando McClain’s comeback attempt didn’t get off to such a hot start, but the Ravens are apparently letting him continue to attempt it. According to Aaron Wilson of the Baltimore Sun, the plan is for McClain to join the Ravens “as soon as Monday” for t…Upvote Share Tweet
Andrew Luck had to get away from football for a fewSome quarterbacks decompress over the offseason by burying themselves in football (and possibly violating the CBA). Others take a difference approach. Colts quarterback Andrew Luck spent a few months traveling the world, getting away from football befor…Upvote Share TweetThe New Orleans Saints announced Friday that they have re-signed veteran receiver Robert Meachem to a one-year deal. Terms were not disclosed.Upvote Share Tweet
Making sense of Peyton Manning-Nick Saban meetingApr 18Why did Denver Broncos quarterback Peyton Manning meet with Alabama coach Nick Saban earlier this week? The "NFL Total Access" crew shares their thoughts.
Meachem Staying With SaintsApr 18ESPN Saints team reporter Mike Triplett discusses what the Saints gain by re-signing wide receiver Robert Meachem to a one-year deal.
With enhanced receiving corps, can the Indianapolis Colts contend?Apr 18The Indianapolis Colts retooled this offseason, most notably in the receiving department. With wideouts like Hakeem Nicks and Reggie Wayne on the roster, can Indy contend for the AFC title?
Predicting a perfect St. Louis Rams scheduleApr 18The St. Louis Rams are offering $100,000 to a fan who can predict the season schedule, but what are the odds? Heath Evans and Jamie Dukes take a shot at predicting the Rams' schedule.
Ndamukong Suh's absence bad sign for Detroit LionsApr 17Ndamukong Suh's absence from voluntary workouts is a bigger deal than the Lions are making it out to be, writes Jeffri Chadiha.
Don Banks: Examining the Jadeveon Clowney fallout; more notes ahead of the…Apr 15As mid-April arrives, and we start to really feel the drag of those two extra weeks added to draft season, here are five current stories in the NFL I just don't get ...
‘You’ve Got to Take One’Apr 15RENTON, Wash. — Mike Holmgren has been where so many coaches and team architects are, 23 mornings before the 2014 NFL Draft. He has been wondering where his starting quarterback would come from. So it seemed logical to ask him Monday: Approaching a draf…
Eagles coach Chip Kelly could have rude awakeningApr 14Thriving without DeSean Jackson will be a lot tougher than Eagles coach Chip Kelly seems to realize, writes Jeffri Chadiha.