National Football League News and Rumors

  • Luke Kuechly: Defense has plenty of “attitude, enthusiasm” with…

    Luke Kuechly: Defense has plenty of “attitude, enthusiasm” without Josh Norman

    profootballtalk.com Updated 24 minutes ago
    Panthers linebacker Luke Kuechly said last week that the Panthers need to bring the same mindset to the 2016 season that they had heading into last season, but they won’t be bringing back the same group of players. The biggest departure is cornerback Jo…
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  • Networks escape Sunday Ticket class action

    Networks escape Sunday Ticket class action

    profootballtalk.com 46 minutes ago
    The networks that broadcast NFL games will no longer be required to answer for the way those broadcasts are bundled and sold by the NFL and DirecTV. Via the Hollywood Reporter, NBC, CBS, FOX, and ESPN no longer appear as defendants in a class action tha…
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  • Leonard Williams “more comfortable overall” in second year

    Leonard Williams “more comfortable overall” in second year

    profootballtalk.com 1 hour ago
    Among the reasons cited for the lack of a serious push from the Jets to sign defensive end Muhammad Wilkerson to a long-term contract this offseason is the presence of Sheldon Richardson and 2015 first-round pick Leonard Williams. With Williams and Rich…
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  • Julius Thomas could be poised to have a huge year

    Julius Thomas could be poised to have a huge year

    profootballtalk.com 1 hour ago
    Three years ago, former Broncos quarterback Peyton Manning provided during a preseason DirecTV-sponsored media tour a tip for anyone who was paying attention: Pay attention to tight end Julius Thomas. As Thomas prepares for his second season with the Ja…
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  • Greenbrier taking in flood victims

    Greenbrier taking in flood victims

    profootballtalk.com 2 hours ago
    The resort where the Saints have held training camp the last few years has closed its doors indefinitely after record flooding devastated the region. Although it’s not open for business, the Greenbrier is making some of its rooms available to those who …
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  • Texans sign first-round pick Will Fuller

    Texans sign first-round pick Will Fuller

    profootballtalk.com 3 hours ago
    It took some time for WR Will Fuller and the Texans to work out the details of Fuller’s first professional contract, but they’ve finally come to an agreement. According to multiple reports, Fuller has agreed to his rookie deal with Houston. It’s a four-…
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  • Sunday morning one-liners

    Sunday morning one-liners

    profootballtalk.com 3 hours ago
    Bills S Corey Graham has remained close to his high school coach. CB Ifo Ekpre-Olomu had to remain patient during Dolphins offseason work. S Jordan Richards is bidding for a bigger role with the Patriots. Which Jets players are on the roster bubble? The…
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  • Nate Robinson continues to train for possible return to footbal…

    Nate Robinson continues to train for possible return to football

    ESPN.com 4 hours ago
    Nate Robinson continues to train for possible return to football
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  • Jim Irsay buys a Prince guitar for $137,500

    Jim Irsay buys a Prince guitar for $137,500

    profootballtalk.com 5 hours ago
    Colts owner Jim Irsay isn’t saving all his money for Andrew Luck’s next contract. Irsay spent $137,500 on the “Yellow Cloud” guitar that Prince used in the 1990s, the Associated Press reports. Irsay made the purchase at an auction in Beverly Hills on Sa…
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  • Sanders will “keep playing ball” while agents talk new deal wit…

    Sanders will “keep playing ball” while agents talk new deal with Broncos

    profootballtalk.com 17 hours ago
    Broncos wide receiver Emmanuel Sanders is entering the final season on his current contract, and it makes sense that the Broncos would want to keep Sanders with the team. In the meantime, Sanders is saying the right things as his representatives talk wi…
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  • Herschel Walker, king of the hollow offseason boast

    Herschel Walker, king of the hollow offseason boast

    profootballtalk.com 18 hours ago
    Maybe Herschel Walker doesn’t want to be known as the subject of the worst trade in NFL history. Alternatively, Walker could be angling to become known as the king of the hollow offseason boast. He’s done it again this year. Not once, but twice. Making …
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  • A Training Football Is Helping Cut Down on Fumbles One Beep at …

    A Training Football Is Helping Cut Down on Fumbles One Beep at a Time

    nytimes.com 19 hours ago
    A handful of N.F.L. and N.C.A.A. teams have adopted the ball, which emits sound when a player is holding it using the fundamental five points of pressure.
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  • PGA event at site of Saints training camp canceled due to flood…

    PGA event at site of Saints training camp canceled due to flooding

    profootballtalk.com 19 hours ago
    The heavy flooding that closed The Greenbrier resort in West Virginia has canceled the PGA Tour stop there set for the second weekend in July. The Saints hold their training camp at The Greenbrier, located in White Sulphur Springs. With the Saints set t…
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  • Falcons have sold $172.3 million in PSLs

    Falcons have sold $172.3 million in PSLs

    profootballtalk.com 20 hours ago
    Most people would like to receive money for nothing. Some sports fans still pay plenty of money for literally nothing. It’s called the Personal Seat License: a private tax on the ability to buy season tickets with a catchy name that literally means you …
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  • Elway on Von Miller photo crop: “You know, that’s too bad”

    Elway on Von Miller photo crop: “You know, that’s too bad”

    profootballtalk.com 22 hours ago
    The contract impasse between the Broncos and linebacker Von Miller recently spread to social media, with Miller cropping Broncos G.M. John Elway out of a photo taken at the team’s visit to the White House. Elway has responded to the gesture, at the urgi…
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  • Megatron: I’m content with what I did, not coming back

    Megatron: I’m content with what I did, not coming back

    profootballtalk.com 22 hours ago
    Former Lions receiver Calvin Johnson says anyone who thinks he might come out of retirement can think again. “I’m not coming back. You don’t have to worry about that,” Johnson told the Detroit Free Press. Johnson said the wear and tear on his body from …
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  • Peterson thinks Mathieu deal will get done “pretty soon”

    Peterson thinks Mathieu deal will get done “pretty soon”

    profootballtalk.com 23 hours ago
    Cardinals cornerback Patrick Peterson received his second contract after three years in the NFL. Teammate and close friend Tyrann Mathieu is currently negotiating his own second deal after three seasons. Peterson recently told PFT Live that he believes …
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  • Luck’s admission of poor play doesn’t affect his leverage

    Luck’s admission of poor play doesn’t affect his leverage

    profootballtalk.com 24 hours ago
    When hearing that Colts quarterback Andrew Luck admitted he didn’t play well last year even when he was healthy, it would have been reasonable to say something like, “Don’t say things like that when you’re trying to land the biggest contract in league h…
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  • Browns drilling RG3 in throwing mechanics, avoiding hits

    Browns drilling RG3 in throwing mechanics, avoiding hits

    profootballtalk.com Jun 25 (yesterday)
    As Browns quarterback Robert Griffin III enters his fifth NFL season, he still needs to be reminded of some of the basics. Specifically, the Cleveland Plain Dealer reports, the Browns have three major lessons they’re drilling into Griffin in his first f…
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  • Tarvaris Jackson free on $2,500 bond after threatening to kill …

    Tarvaris Jackson free on $2,500 bond after threatening to kill wife

    profootballtalk.com Jun 25 (yesterday)
    Former Seahawks quarterback Tarvaris Jackson has been released from jail on a $2,500 bond, after allegedly pointing a gun at and threatening to kill his wife. According to Chris Hush of WESH, the 33-year-old Jackson was released from jail Friday. Jackso…
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  • Wisconsin kid Tony Romo still looks up to Brett Favre

    Wisconsin kid Tony Romo still looks up to Brett Favre

    profootballtalk.com Jun 25 (yesterday)
    Cowboys quarterback Tony Romo grew up in Burlington, Wisconsin, and when he was 12 years old his favorite team traded for Brett Favre. A quarter century later, Romo still considers Favre his hero. “I still look up to him,” Romo told ESPN. “Anybody who g…
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  • Rams have sold 63,000 season tickets

    Rams have sold 63,000 season tickets

    profootballtalk.com Jun 25 (yesterday)
    Los Angeles is ready to support the Rams. Rams COO Kevin Demoff told the Ventura County Star that the Rams have already sold 63,000 season tickets. The team’s goal is to sell 70,000 season tickets and leave the remaining seats for single-game sales. The…
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  • Video - Brunell: Russell Wilson 'everything you look for' in a QB 00:53

    Brunell: Russell Wilson 'everything you look for' in a QB

    Jun 25
    Mark Brunell raves about the play of Seahawks quarterback Russell Wilson and says last season changed his view of Wilson's ability to lead Seattle.
  • Video - Brunell not anticipating Brees to decline this season 00:50

    Brunell not anticipating Brees to decline this season

    Jun 25
    Mark Brunell points to Drew Brees' work ethic and drive as the biggest reasons why he doesn't expect Brees to take a step backward in 2016.
  • Video - How will return of Benjamin impact Panthers? 00:39

    How will return of Benjamin impact Panthers?

    Jun 25
    Mark Brunell analyzes how having wide receiver Kelvin Benjamin back in the fold will benefit Panthers quarterback Cam Newton.
  • Video - Do the Vikings have a shot at the Super Bowl? 00:49

    Do the Vikings have a shot at the Super Bowl?

    Jun 25
    Mark Brunell isn't calling Vikings running back Adrian Peterson crazy for saying Minnesota has a good chance to win the Super Bowl this season.