National Football League News and Rumors

  • Doug Baldwin says he’s received death threats

    Doug Baldwin says he’s received death threats

    profootballtalk.com Updated 48 minutes ago
    The efforts to use the national anthem as a vehicle for shedding light on serious societal issues entails various types of risk. One specific type of risk is fairly significant. In an interview with 60 Minutes Sports, Seahawks receiver Doug Baldwin says…
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  • Colts' Irsay: Luck's shoulder 'not a serious issue'

    Colts' Irsay: Luck's shoulder 'not a serious issue'

    ESPN.com 59 minutes ago
    Colts' Irsay: Luck's shoulder 'not a serious issue'
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  • NFL rules prevent effort by Tom Benson to resolve ownership fig…

    NFL rules prevent effort by Tom Benson to resolve ownership fight

    profootballtalk.com 1 hour ago
    A new front has emerged in the Benson Family Feud. As Saints owner Tom Benson tries to resolve a fight with estranged heirs arising from his decision to prevent them from acquiring ownership of his NFL and NBA teams, the NFL will not allow Benson to fol…
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  • Giants might want to reduce JPP and Olivier Vernon's workloads

    Giants might want to reduce JPP and Olivier Vernon's workloads

    ESPN.com 1 hour ago
    Giants might want to reduce JPP and Olivier Vernon's workloads
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  • Jim Irsay wants to find the right owner for a team in London

    Jim Irsay wants to find the right owner for a team in London

    profootballtalk.com 2 hours ago
    If there are any London-based billionaires with an interest in American football reading this, please give Jim Irsay a call. Irsay, the Colts owner whose team plays in London tomorrow, said at an appearance there today that he’s hoping the NFL will have…
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  • Report: Jimmy Garoppolo will start Sunday

    Report: Jimmy Garoppolo will start Sunday

    profootballtalk.com 4 hours ago
    As Tom Brady concludes his four-game suspension on Sunday, Jimmy Garoppolo will return to the helm of the Patriots’ offense. Garoppolo will start Sunday against the Bills, WEEI reports. After playing very well in the first game and a half of the season,…
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  • Donte Whitner to work out for the Giants

    Donte Whitner to work out for the Giants

    profootballtalk.com 5 hours ago
    Donte Whitner has rapidly fallen from perennial Pro Bowl safety to a guy looking for a job. He’s hoping to find that job with the Giants. Whitner will work out for the Giants this weekend, Ian Rapoport of NFL Network reports. The Giants are ailing at sa…
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  • Status of Jets Receiver Eric Decker Is Week to Week

    Status of Jets Receiver Eric Decker Is Week to Week

    nytimes.com ESPN.com 16 hours ago
    After sustaining a partially torn rotator cuff in a Week 2 victory over the Buffalo Bills, Decker aggravated the injury the next week against the Kansas City Chiefs.
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  • Texans Coach O'Brien Confirms Watt Is Out for the Year

    Texans Coach O'Brien Confirms Watt Is Out for the Year

    nytimes.com 16 hours ago
    Houston Texans coach Bill O'Brien confirmed Friday that star defensive end J.J. Watt will miss the rest of the season after back surgery.
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  • Eli Harold was flagged, fined for tackle that injured Russell W…

    Eli Harold was flagged, fined for tackle that injured Russell Wilson

    profootballtalk.com 17 hours ago
    The sack that resulted in an MCL sprain for Seahawks quarterback Russell Wilson didn’t amount to a classic horse-collar tackle. But it fell within the scope of the recently-expanded definition of the rule. As a result, 49ers linebacker Eli Harold was fl…
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  • Week Four injury report roundup

    Week Four injury report roundup

    profootballtalk.com 17 hours ago
    Week Four kicked off on Thursday night with a Bengals win and it continues with 13 more games on Sunday, which means that the 26 teams in those games submitted their final injury reports of the week on Friday. Questionable players are uncertain to play,…
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  • Greg Cosell's Film Study: What's different with Panthers and Ca…

    Greg Cosell's Film Study: What's different with Panthers and Cam Newton

    yahoo.com 17 hours ago
    Cam Newton is off to a bit of a slow start (AP) The Carolina Panthers haven’t had an easy start to their season. A lot of that is due to the schedule: They have played the Denver Broncos and Minnesota Vikings, two of the best defenses in the NFL. But wh…
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  • Bills passing game takes a huge hit with Sammy Watkins to IR

    Bills passing game takes a huge hit with Sammy Watkins to IR

    Sammy Watkins is headed to injured reserve, the Bills said (AP) Apparently, Rex Ryan wasn’t exaggerating when he said the Buffalo Bills had “major concerns” about Watkins’ foot injury. Watkins was placed on injured reserve, according to the team. That m…
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  • Redskins' Norman Fined $48,620 for Hit vs. Giants Receiver

    Redskins' Norman Fined $48,620 for Hit vs. Giants Receiver

    Washington Redskins cornerback Josh Norman was fined $48,620 by the NFL on Friday for his unnecessary roughness foul on New York Giants wide receiver Sterling Shepard last week.
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  • Marvin Jones, Eric Ebron questionable for Lions

    Marvin Jones, Eric Ebron questionable for Lions

    profootballtalk.com 18 hours ago
    As the Lions try to move to 2-2 on the year, they’ll definitely not have two key players. They possibly won’t have two others. As expected, defensive end Ziggy Ansah and linebacker DeAndre Levy are out for Sunday’s game, with ankle and quad injuries, re…
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  • Evan Mathis, Michael Floyd set to play this Sunday

    Evan Mathis, Michael Floyd set to play this Sunday

    profootballtalk.com 18 hours ago
    The Cardinals missed right guard Evan Mathis in the lineup in Buffalo last Sunday, but they’ll have him back as they try to improve their record to 2-2 against the Rams this weekend. Mathis missed last Sunday with a toe injury, but got in a full practic…
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  • Emmanuel Sanders not fined for Antonio Brown-style move

    Emmanuel Sanders not fined for Antonio Brown-style move

    profootballtalk.com 18 hours ago
    Key & Peele got it right; two pumps are allowed. Two weeks after Steelers receiver Antonio Brown drew a flag and a fine for a pelvic-thrust celebration that included three (maybe four) pumps, Broncos receiver Emmanuel Sanders escaped both by stoppin…
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  • Thursday Night Football draws eight million

    Thursday Night Football draws eight million

    profootballtalk.com 19 hours ago
    There was no press release touting the record-low eight-million-person audience generated by Monday night’s Falcons-Saints game on ESPN, which did battle with the first presidential debate. Thursday night’s Dolphins-Bengals game drew a similar audience,…
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  • Jimmy Graham questionable, Russell Wilson not on injury report

    Jimmy Graham questionable, Russell Wilson not on injury report

    profootballtalk.com 19 hours ago
    In the old days, Russell Wilson might have been listed as probable on the injury report. But with that designation gone, he’s not on the report at all. The Seahawks have ruled running back Thomas Rawls out and declared five players questionable, but non…
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  • Ware, Stephenson, Green out for Broncos

    Ware, Stephenson, Green out for Broncos

    profootballtalk.com 19 hours ago
    As the Broncos head to Tampa Bay for a battle with the Buccaneers, the Broncos will be missing three key players: linebacker DeMarcus Ware (forearm), guard Donald Stephenson (calf), and tight end Virgil Green (calf). Based on comments from coach Gary Ku…
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  • The Dolphins Do Everything Wrong

    The Dolphins Do Everything Wrong

    deadspin.com 20 hours ago
    Let’s check in on the Dolphins after last night’s walk through a field of banana peels, shall we?Read more...
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  • Young students in Haiti get a new school thanks to Seahawks' Cl…

    Young students in Haiti get a new school thanks to Seahawks' Cliff Avril

    yahoo.com 20 hours ago
    The new schoolhouse in La Chanm, Haiti (Avril Family Foundation) Every summer when he was growing up, Seattle Seahawks defensive end Cliff Avril traveled to Haiti, the birthplace of his parents. The trips ended around the time he was 15, after his grand…
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  • Duane Brown remains out for Texans

    Duane Brown remains out for Texans

    profootballtalk.com 20 hours ago
    The Texans have had left tackle Duane Brown on the practice field in recent days, but he’s not ready to make his regular season debut. Brown has been out since having offseason quad surgery and was ruled out for Sunday’s game against the Titans on Frida…
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  • Dez Bryant not ruled out, but “we want to be safe”

    Dez Bryant not ruled out, but “we want to be safe”

    profootballtalk.com 20 hours ago
    The Cowboys aren’t ruling wide receiver Dez Bryant out for Sunday’s game against the 49ers, but it sounds like chances are good that he will miss the game. Bryant suffered a hairline fracture in his right knee against the Bears last Sunday and his statu…
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  • Antonio Brown planning to wear Arnold Palmer’s image on his cle…

    Antonio Brown planning to wear Arnold Palmer’s image on his cleats

    profootballtalk.com 20 hours ago
    Steelers wide receiver Antonio Brown was fined after Week One for wearing blue cleats, which is a violation of the league’s uniform rules, and he changed cleats at halftime last weekend after an official told him he wouldn’t be allowed to return to the …
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  • Video - Bills looking to add Bush to bolster backfield 01:17

    Bills looking to add Bush to bolster backfield

    Aug 1
    Mike Rodak reports Reggie Bush is visiting with the Bills on Monday and believes a deal could be in place by the end of the day.
  • Video - OBJ's injury in practice 'superficial' 01:16

    OBJ's injury in practice 'superficial'

    Jul 31
    ESPN Giants reporter Jordan Raanan says the Giants are not concerned about Odell Beckham Jr.'s leaving practice after his foot was cut.
  • Video - Beckham gets tangled up with Jenkins 00:44

    Beckham gets tangled up with Jenkins

    Jul 31
    During Giants training camp, wide receiver Odell Beckham Jr. gets tangled with cornerback Janoris Jenkins while running a route and hits the ground. Beckham gets to his feet but then is checked by the training staff.
  • Video - Could riled up OBJ be good thing for Giants? 01:22

    Could riled up OBJ be good thing for Giants?

    Jul 31
    Darren Woodson outlines a scenario where a riled up Odell Beckham Jr. could benefit the Giants.