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Wednesday, March 11, 2015

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.

Coach says Eagles aren't trading up for Mariota

Eagles coach Chip Kelly shot down months of speculation about the Philadelphia Eagles trading up to draft Heisman Trophy winner Marcus Mariota on Wednesday.
By Rob Maaddi

Tuesday, March 10, 2015

Blockbuster trades steal thunder from first day of NFL free agency

Monster deals sending Jimmy Graham to Seattle and Sam Bradford to Philadelphia stole the spotlight from free-agent signings.
By Barry Wilner

Emotional Willis leaves game on own terms

His eyes swollen from crying and reciting scripture as he spoke, five-time All-Pro linebacker Patrick Willis bid farewell to football and called it one of his happiest days yet because he is ...

Monday, March 9, 2015

Texans release Andre Johnson, sign Ryan Mallett

Andre Johnson was released by the Houston Texans, and quarterback Ryan Mallett agreed to return to the team Monday.

Sunday, March 8, 2015

Suh set to cash in big

The Miami Dolphins are expected to sign star defensive tackle Ndamukong Suh, the four-time Pro Bowl selection from the Detroit Lions, the (South Florida) Sun Sentinel has confirmed through NFL ...

Saturday, March 7, 2015

Big-name players on NFL market

Ndamukong Suh, DeMarco Murray among top players available in NFL free agency.

Who is going to cash in during NFL free agency?

NFL teams and their fans have been waiting for free agency since last season ended. Salary cap space has been counted and rechecked, ready for splurging on that star capable of turning franchises ...

Friday, March 6, 2015

Jets to aquire Marshall; Lynch to return to Seahawks

Brandon Marshall is on the move, heading from the Chicago Bears to the New York Jets, while Marshawn Lynch will be back in Seattle.

Thursday, March 5, 2015

Jones-Drew announces his retirement

Oakland running back Maurice Jones-Drew announced his retirement Thursday after nine seasons and defensive end LaMarr Woodley was released by the Raiders.

Wednesday, March 4, 2015

Manning to return, takes pay cut

A person with knowledge of the situation tells The Associated Press that Peyton Manning will return for a fourth season in Denver and 18th in the NFL. Manning will reduce his salary from $19 ...

Tuesday, March 3, 2015

Bills acquire McCoy from Eagles

A person familiar with the deal told The Associated Press that the Philadelphia Eagles have agreed to trade LeSean McCoy to the Bills for linebacker Kiko Alonso.

Australian rugby star reaches deal with 49ers

SAN FRANCISCO - Australian rugby star Jarryd Hayne agreed to a contract with the San Francisco 49ers, a person with knowledge of the deal said.
By Janie McCauley

Monday, March 2, 2015

Rulings leave Peterson, other players in limbo

BOSTON — There is a defensive end heading for free agency who had 15 sacks in his last full season. Greg Hardy’s current team, the Carolina Panthers, isn’t expected to make him an offer.
By Jimmy Golen

NFL salary cap increases by $10 million

NFL's salary cap is going up $10 million to $143.28 million for the 2015 season.

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.

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