NFL

  • Trump, on NFL, suggests players who kneel ‘shouldn’t be in the country’

    President Donald Trump praised the NFL this week for its new rule requiring players on the field to stand for the national anthem, adding that those who protest during the anthem, “maybe you shouldn’t be in the country.” “I think that’s good. I don’t think people should be staying...
  • Sources: NFL likely to pass new anthem policy

    ATLANTA – NFL owners are on the verge of approving a new national anthem policy that requires players to stand if they are on the field during the performance but gives them the option to remain in the locker room if they prefer, sources told ESPN the Magazine’s Seth...
  • A look at how Matt Ryan’s historic $150 million deal got done

    FLOWERY BRANCH, Ga. – Shortly after last season, the Falcons pronounced that signing quarterback Matt Ryan to a long-term contract extension was the franchise’s No. 1 priority. The quarterback market was shifting and there was one major surprise bombshell when the 49ers signed unproven quarterback Jimmy Garropolo to a...
  • NFL open to talks with cheerleaders to improve working conditions

    The National Football League has indicated it is open to having discussions with cheerleaders to improve their working conditions, an attorney representing two former cheerleaders in gender-discrimination claims told The New York Times. The NFL confirmed to the newspaper that a letter was sent to attorney Sara Blackwell, who...
  • Matt Ryan Extension Will Be A Financial Boon For Aaron Rodgers and Tom Brady

    In what can’t be considered shocking news, the Atlanta Falcons signed Matt Ryan on Thursday to the largest contract in NFL history. The extension is said to be worth $150 million over five seasons with $100 million guaranteed. The contract’s total value of $150 million is a new league...
  • Former Packers player found shot to death

    PINSON, Ala. — Authorities say a former Green Bay Packers player has been found shot to death in his home in Alabama. The Jefferson County Coroner’s Office says former Packers defensive lineman Carlos Gray was found shortly before 10 p.m. Monday near Birmingham, Ala. The 25-year-old was a native...
  • Cops, prosecutors review Dec. 2 arrest of Desmond Marrow

    ATLANTA – Police and prosecutors in Georgia say they’re reviewing the arrest of a former football player whose lawyers say officers used excessive force. Video circulated online last week of the Dec. 2 arrest of Desmond Marrow in a shopping center parking lot in McDonough, just south of Atlanta....
  • Mayfield was prank called before Browns drafted him

    In hindsight and because this all worked out, this draft day prank on Baker Mayfield is hysterical. But in the moment, it’s still funny but also pretty mean. Before the Cleveland Browns drafted the former Oklahoma quarterback at No. 1, Mayfield was at his house surrounded by dozens of...
  • Seahawks select one-handed linebacker Shaquem Griffin

    RENTON, Wash. (AP) – The Seattle Seahawks have selected Central Florida linebacker Shaquem Griffin in the fifth round of the NFL draft on Saturday. #AgainstAllOdds, @ShaquemGriffin is headed to the @Seahawks to be reunited with @ShaquillG!! 😁#ShaquemGriffin#BuiltByUCFpic.twitter.com/mpaoYby3fq</p> – UCF Football (@UCF_Football) April 28, 2018</p> Griffin lost his left hand...