PISCATAWAY, N.J. (AP) — Rutgers alumni Devin McCourty and his twin brother Jason urged graduates of the university to overcome their own fears and those of their loved ones to pursue their...
PHILADELPHIA (AP) — Eagles defensive lineman Chris Long announced his retirement from football Saturday night, ending an 11-year NFL playing career that included winning two Super Bowl titles and...
Tom Brady will soon slip on his sixth Super Bowl ring, and Herb Adderley is the only other player on the planet who can relate to that level of success in the National Football League, which...
Super Bowl to cost Miami-Dade over $10M _ so far
MIAMI (AP) — The Miami area fought hard to land its 11th Super Bowl early next year, but the big NFL game comes at a price.
The Miami Herald reports that county officials estimate they will...
EAST RUTHERFORD, N.J. (AP) — It's not uncommon for NFL players to be optimistic heading into training camp.
It happens every year as teams gear up in the summer and start thinking about...
INDIANAPOLIS (AP) — Former Indianapolis Colts defensive end Dwight Freeney will be inducted into the team's Ring of Honor later this year.
A date for the ceremony has not yet been chosen....
NFL extends partnership with Twitter
NEW YORK (AP) — The NFL and Twitter have announced a multiyear extension, including six new live shows for the league's 100th season.
The deal will feature live programming built around some...
NFL players surprise Nashville school during draft
Eagles sign defensive tackle Tim Jernigan
PHILADELPHIA (AP) — The Philadelphia Eagles have signed defensive tackle Tim Jernigan to a one-year contract.
Jernigan started 18 games in 2017 when the Eagles won the Super Bowl but he only...
Analysis: The best NFL draft picks 1-32 and by round
Mention the NFL draft, and the debate begins immediately. Who's the best player ever taken at No. 1 overall or the top player ever taken in a late round?
NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — Bert Bell had been burned and sought a way to get even.
His creation, the NFL draft, has become an industry unto itself and the league's third-most popular annual...
CLEVELAND (AP) — John Dorsey's patience is about to be tested as if never before.
After having the No. 1 overall pick in each of the past two NFL drafts, the Browns — and their industrious...
NEW YORK (AP) — The NFL's 100th season will begin with its most classic rivalry and feature the Super Bowl champion Patriots hosting Pittsburgh in the first Sunday night game.
THOUSAND OAKS, Calif. (AP) — Sean McVay led the Los Angeles Rams from the NFL's depths to the Super Bowl in just two seasons, and he did it without a first-round pick in the first two draft...
Giants have 2 first rounders: expect beef and maybe a QB
EAST RUTHERFORD, N.J. (AP) — After trading offensive catalyst Odell Beckham Jr. and sacks leader Olivier Vernon to Cleveland and losing perennial leading tackler Landon Collins to free agency, the...
Hall of Famer Forrest Gregg remembered as gentle giant
COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo. (AP) — Forrest Gregg was remembered Wednesday as a gentle giant who was as comfortable playing Barbie dolls with his daughter as he was playing football for Vince...
INGLEWOOD, Calif. (AP) — The stadium that will house Los Angeles' NFL teams has reached another milestone with its opening less than 16 months away.
- Wisconsin State JournalFormer Packers GM Ted Thompson reveals ‘autonomic disorder,’ explains why he stepped downMay 8, 2019
- Wisconsin State Journal‘I would like for the Packer fans to think the Packers are in good hands’ — As GM, underappreciated Ted Thompson delivered on that hopeMay 5, 2019
- Connecticut Postviewpoint Gettleman turning Giants into a laughingstockApril 26, 2019
- Wisconsin State JournalFor Aaron Rodgers, offseason of change brings one familiar feeling — departures of longtime friends, teammatesApril 7, 2019
THOUSAND OAKS, Calif. (AP) — Todd Gurley still isn't shedding much light on the injured knee that limited him down the stretch with the Los Angeles Rams.
EAST RUTHERFORD, N.J. (AP) — The New York Giants kept two-time Super Bowl MVP Eli Manning in the dark until recently about his future with the team, and didn't give him a warning about the trade...
COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo. (AP) — Forrest Gregg, the great Hall of Fame lineman for the mighty Green Bay Packers of the 1960s that Vince Lombardi called the "finest player I ever coached," died...
NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — Five-time NFL most valuable player and two-time Super Bowl champion quarterback Peyton Manning headlines the Tennessee Sports Hall of Fame's latest induction...
PISCATAWAY, N.J. (AP) — Devin and Jason McCourty, the first twins to play on the same team in a Super Bowl, will give the commencement speech to Rutgers University graduates next month.
Basketball fans have lined up early for the first entry into U.S. Bank Stadium, as the Final Four teams hold open-to-the-public workouts.
Auburn takes the court first, followed by Virginia,...
FOXBOROUGH, Mass. (AP) — Don't. Even. Joke.
New England Patriots fans who forgot that Monday is April Fools' Day might have been panicking when quarterback Tom Brady tweeted that he had...
PHOENIX (AP) — As part of the celebration of its 100th season, the NFL will break from tradition and feature the Packers vs. the Bears in its season opener Sept. 5.
Patriots tight end Rob Gronkowski announces retirement
BOSTON (AP) — The party's over for Rob Gronkowski. Then again, it might just be getting started.
The New England Patriots' fun-loving, touchdown-spiking tight end announced Sunday that he is...
Review of penalty calls on table when NFL owners meet
Reviewing penalty calls, including pass interference, will be among proposals NFL owners will hear to expand replay when they meet next week in Phoenix.
4th-grader builds Tom Brady mosaic out of Rubik’s Cubes
WESTWOOD, Mass. (AP) — A Massachusetts fourth-grader has built a mosaic tribute to New England Patriots quarterback Tom Brady entirely out of Rubik's Cubes.
DENVER (AP) — In no sport but the NFL do players, fans, coaches and general managers annually debate the rules of the game, advocating ways to make pro football better, safer,...
EAST RUTHERFORD, N.J. (AP) — After a week of being beaten up in the media over the trade of popular star receiver Odell Beckham Jr., general manager Dave Gettleman went on the offensive, saying...
Top 10 NFL free agents of all time.
A look at the most impactful football free agents of all time:
1. DE Reggie White, 1993 Green Bay Packers.
White stunned the NFL by choosing Green Bay after a whirlwind tour in the...
LOS ANGELES (AP) — Linebacker Dante Fowler has re-signed with the Los Angeles Rams, passing up a shot at unrestricted free agency to stay with the NFC champions.
NFL Films is no stranger to producing films commemorating a Super Bowl title for the New England Patriots. When it came time to tell the story of the Patriots' sixth championship, they found that...
GREEN BAY, Wis. (AP) — Former Green Bay Packers fullback John Kuhn has announced his retirement.
Packers general manager Brian Gutekunst made the announcement Wednesday.
Jason Witten rejoining Cowboys after year as broadcaster
FRISCO, Texas (AP) — Jason Witten said the hardest thing about deciding to retire nine months ago was leaving football without winning a Super Bowl with the Dallas Cowboys.
State: School’s ‘football flu’ policy can be challenged
BURLINGTON CITY, N.J. (AP) — A southern New Jersey school employee has won a round in a dispute over using a sick day during last year's Philadelphia Eagles Super Bowl victory parade.
Goodell has wide-ranging powers to fine or suspend Kraft
NFL Commissioner Roger Goodell has wide-ranging powers to discipline teams, coaches, players, and, yes, owners.
Pending the completion of police investigations in Florida — and likely a...
Patriots owner Kraft denies charges of soliciting prostitute
JUPITER, Fla. (AP) — Robert Kraft, the billionaire owner of the New England Patriots, faces charges of soliciting a prostitute after he was twice videotaped in a sex act at a shopping-center...
Kubiak missed coaching too much to resist job with Vikings
EAGAN, Minn. (AP) — The allure of the gameday atmosphere was simply too strong for Gary Kubiak to ignore, having spent the past two years in a non-coaching role for Denver following another health...
Panthers longtime running backs coach Jim Skipper retires
CHARLOTTE, N.C. (AP) — Panthers running backs coach Jim Skipper has retired from coaching after 32 years in the NFL, including 15 with Carolina.
Joe Gibbs dedicates Daytona 500 victory to late son
DAYTONA BEACH, Fla. (AP) — Joe Gibbs closed his eyes during a tribute lap for his late son, while crew members raised a banner to honor the co-founder of Joe Gibbs Racing.
Super Bowl MVP Edelman to wave green flag at Daytona 500
DAYTONA BEACH, Fla. (AP) — New England Patriots receiver and Super Bowl MVP Julian Edelman has been named the honorary starter for Sunday's Daytona 500.
The honor caps a whirlwind two weeks for Edelman, who since winning his third Super Bowl on Feb. 3 has visited Disney World with Patriots quarterback Tom Brady and served as a presenter at the Grammy Awards.
New Jersey saw $385M in sport bets in Super Bowl run-up
ATLANTIC CITY, N.J. (AP) — Gamblers betting on the NFL playoffs online or over their phones during the January run-up to the Super Bowl helped make more than $385 million in sports bets in New Jersey.
It was the highest monthly total yet for the state whose U.S. Supreme Court victory cleared the way for legal sports betting across the country.
Figures released Wednesday by the state Division of Gaming Enforcement show nearly $305 million of that was made by gamblers online or on mobile devices.
AP Source: Broncos to acquire Joe Flacco from Ravens
ENGLEWOOD, Colo. (AP) — Joe Flacco has gone from Denver Broncos tormentor to savior.
The Baltimore Ravens have agreed to trade the veteran quarterback to the Broncos in exchange for a fourth-round pick in this year's NFL draft, a person with knowledge of the agreement told The Associated Press.
Chiefs assistant Thomas retires after 5 decades in NFL
KANSAS CITY, Mo. (AP) — Emmitt Thomas announced his retirement Tuesday as the defensive backs coach of the Kansas City Chiefs, ending an NFL career that began as a Hall of Fame player and wound up spanning five decades.
Governor releases NFL head’s response about missed penalty
BATON ROUGE, La. (AP) — NFL Commissioner Roger Goodell has told Louisiana's governor there was an error in the officiating that helped the Los Angeles Rams go to the Super Bowl instead of the New Orleans Saints, but there's nothing he can do about it.
Patriots fans can get a picture with Lombardi trophy
FOXBOROUGH, Mass. (AP) — New England Patriots fans still reveling in the team's sixth Super Bowl championship can get their picture taken with the Vince Lombardi Trophy.
The Super Bowl 53 trophy will be on display for fan photos on Saturday and Sunday at the Patriots Hall of Fame next to Gillette Stadium.
Fans can visit from 10 a.m. until 8:30 p.m. Saturday and from 10 a.m. until 6:30 p.m. Sunday.
Wyoming Black 14 members receive award from university
LARAMIE, Wyo. (AP) — Seven of 14 black players summarily dismissed from the Wyoming football team nearly 50 years ago returned to the university Friday to dispel myths about their experience and show other black athletes that they can successfully overcome major obstacles.