Wednesday, March 25, 2015

Big changes likely ahead for extra points

The NFL's dullest play, the extra point, appears to be headed for some changes, perhaps significant ones, for the 2015 season.

Tuesday, March 24, 2015

Falcons already thinking about re-signing Jones

ATLANTA - The Atlanta Falcons' conservative approach to this year's free-agent signings may have been influenced by hopes of keeping star wide receiver Julio Jones from leaving.
By Charles Odum

Browns expect Manziel to be back for camp

Cleveland Browns coach Mike Pettine expects quarterback Johnny Manziel to take part in the team's practices next month after leaving rehab.

Peterson, Vikings at impasse on future

Adrian Peterson's agent makes clear return to Vikings not in 'best interest' of running back
By Dave Campbell

Monday, March 23, 2015

NFL suspending TV blackouts for 2015 season

PHOENIX - The NFL said Monday that team owners voted for a one-year suspension of the long-standing television blackout policy for the preseason and regular season.
By Barry Wilner

Sunday, March 22, 2015

Sam among veterans considering spot in NFL during combine

TEMPE, Ariz. - The strain and sweat on their faces showed just how much one more chance in the NFL means to Michael Sam and 104 others.
By Barry Wilner

Saturday, March 21, 2015

Ex-Eagle Bednarik dies

Chuck Bednarik, a Pro Football Hall of Famer and one of the last great two-way NFL players, died early Saturday, the Philadelphia Eagles said. He was 89.

Friday, March 20, 2015

Sharper reaches plea agreement

Five years after reaching the NFL pinnacle by earning a Super Bowl ring with the New Orleans Saints in an All-Pro season, Darren Sharper is looking at a long stretch in prison.

Thursday, March 19, 2015

Falcons sign former Broncos tight end

Jacob Tamme found the bigger offensive role he was looking for in Atlanta, where the Falcons were seeking a veteran tight end a year after the retirement of Tony Gonzalez.

Wednesday, March 18, 2015

Former Panther Hardy is signed by Cowboys

The Dallas Cowboys have made their big play in free agency with defensive end Greg Hardy.

Tuesday, March 17, 2015

Clinic for moms puts accent on proper tackling

A group of 87 area moms learned footwork and other techniques in five different drills teaching proper tackling Tuesday night.
By Chris Gay

49ers linebacker retiring at age 24

Wary of head trauma, San Francisco 49ers linebacker Chris Borland is leaving football at age 24.

Monday, March 16, 2015

DeMaurice Smith re-elected NFLPA executive director

DeMaurice Smith retained his position as executive director of the NFL players' union in voting Sunday by 32 player representatives.

Saturday, March 14, 2015

Free agency's first week was full of surprises

NEW YORK - Maybe everyone should have known from the way the Super Bowl ended that the beginning of the NFL's business season would be wild.
By Barry Wilner

Ex-Red Devil, Bulldog comes to terms with Bills

The Buffalo Bills have agreed to terms with defensive end Jarius Wynn, a former Lincoln County and Georgia standout.

Friday, March 13, 2015

Ex-Tiger agrees to deal with Saints

The New Orleans Saints and free agent running back C.J. Spiller agreed to a four-year contract on Friday.

Thursday, March 12, 2015

Cowboys' Murray signs with Eagles

Look who's running to paydirt as free agents: DeMarco Murray, Justin Forsett and Ryan Mathews.
By Barry Wilner

Wednesday, March 11, 2015

Colts sign former Texans star receiver

Long-time star receiver Andre Johnson has signed with the Indianapolis Colts.

Falcons sign receiver Hankerson

ATLANTA - The Atlanta Falcons added depth at wide receiver Wednesday by signing free agent Leonard Hankerson, who fought two serious injuries in his four seasons with the Washington Redskins.
By Charles Odum

Bears will stay with Cutler at QB

Twenty-one days after the Chicago Bears were noncommittal about the future of Jay Cutler, they announced they're moving forward with him as the starting quarterback.

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