Friday, Feb. 27, 2015

Falcons release three more players

The Atlanta Falcons released wide receiver Harry Douglas, starting offensive guard Justin Blalock and defensive end Jonathan Massaquoi on Friday, a day after cutting running back Steven Jackson.

Thursday, Feb. 26, 2015

Falcons release Jackson

The Atlanta Falcons released running back Steven Jackson, who in two seasons with the team couldn't recapture his 1,000-yard form that made him one of the league's top backs with the Rams.

Judge's ruling paves way for Peterson's reinstatement

A federal judge has cleared the way for Minnesota Vikings running back Adrian Peterson to be reinstated, ruling that an NFL arbitrator "failed to meet his duty" in a child abuse case that shook ...
By Dave Campbell and Jon Krawczynski

Wednesday, Feb. 25, 2015

Shell casings in Hernandez's car were fired from same gun

FALL RIVER, Mass. - A shell casing found in a car rented by ex-New England Patriots player Aaron Hernandez and at the scene of a killing near his home were fired from the same weapon, a state ...

Falcons kicker gets contract extension

The Atlanta Falcons signed kicker Matt Bryant to a contract extension Wednesday.

California city celebrates stadium deal, awaits NFL

INGLEWOOD, Calif. - The Inglewood City Council unanimously approved a $2 billion stadium plan backed by St. Louis Rams owner Stan Kroenke that clears a path for the NFL to return to the Los ...
By Robert Jablon

Tuesday, Feb. 24, 2015

Falcons resign fullback DiMarco, Matthews

ATLANTA - The Atlanta Falcons have re-signed fullback Patrick DiMarco and defensive end Cliff Matthews to contract extensions.

2014 was 'worst year' says Ravens owner

OWINGS MILLS, Md. - Steve Bisciotti sums up 2014 simply as his "worst year." The team was engulfed in off-the-field problems - most notably Ray Rice.
By David Ginsburg

Members of Congress ask Goodell to take strong stance on domestic violence

WASHINGTON - Two members of Congress have asked NFL Commissioner Roger Goodell to clarify whether teams can lose draft picks if they do not properly address domestic violence.
By Howard Fendrich

Monday, Feb. 23, 2015

NFL teams use combine to judge more than ability

Because of the domestic violence scandals involving Ray Rice, Adrian Peterson and others that came to light last season, the scrutiny for wide receiver Dorial Green-Beckham and others focus on ...
By Eddie Pells

Sunday, Feb. 22, 2015

Ex-Tiger, Trojan have impressive day at combine

INDIANAPOLIS - Clemson linebacker Vic Beasley and Southern California defensive lineman Leonard Williams came up big winners Sunday in Indianapolis. Florida State defensive lineman Mario Edwards ...

Saturday, Feb. 21, 2015

Georgia receiver puts on a show at combine

Georgia wide receiver Chris Conley had the type of showing Saturday at the NFL scouting combine in Indianapolis that should jump his stock in this spring's draft.

Gurley is ahead of schedule

Dr. James Andrews, who repaired the ACL on Georgia running back Todd Gurley, was adamant Saturday that any reports that reflect uncertainty about Gurley's progress from Nov. 25th surgery are ...

Friday, Feb. 20, 2015

Winston isn't concerned about shoulder

INDIANAPOLIS - Florida State quarterback Jameis Winston says there is nothing to worry about with his throwing shoulder or his past and he's eager to start winning Super Bowls.

Thursday, Feb. 19, 2015

Chargers, Raiders propose shared stadium in Carson, Calif.

The San Diego Chargers and Oakland Raiders are moving forward together on a plan to build a $1.7-billion NFL stadium in Carson, Calif., that they will share.

Oregon's Mariota impresses at combine

INDIANAPOLIS - Marcus Mariota looked awfully comfortable on center stage Thursday.
By Michael Marot

Wednesday, Feb. 18, 2015

Cleveland coach visits Manziel in treatment

Despite an open acknowledgment that the Cleveland Browns are searching for quarterback help with or without Johnny Manziel, coach Mike Pettine said the organization is proud of the former Heisman ...

Tuesday, Feb. 17, 2015

Gordon fights one-game suspension

Banished wide receiver Josh Gordon is fighting the one-game suspension he received from the Cleveland Browns at the end of last season because it would delay his free agency.

Friday, Feb. 13, 2015

Manning says he's prepared to play in 2015

Peyton Manning reassured Denver Broncos officials, including general manager John Elway, that he is physically and mentally prepared to play at a significant level in 2015, according to an ESPN ...

Tuesday, Feb. 10, 2015

New coordinator eager to get started with Falcons

FLOWERY BRANCH, Ga. -- The Falcons' new offensive coordinator can't wait to get started with Matt Ryan.
By Paul Newberry

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