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E77c53a55e474cb5ad875ffdba0be8e5 Leda @Leda - about 9 hours ago
Source: Lions tell CB Trufant he'll be released
1:14 PM ETThe Detroit Lions have told cornerback Desmond Trufant that he will be released at the start of the league year, which begins on March 17, a source told ESPN's Adam Schefter.Trufant signed a two-year, $20 million deal with the Lions before the 2020 season to be ...continued
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7bcb1d07c0ef7a8d3ef21a145cb66a5c Giovanni @Giovanni - about 9 hours ago
GM says Broncos want Von Miller back in 2021
3:50 PM ETENGLEWOOD, Colo. -- With a decision about Von Miller's future looming, Denver Broncos general manager George Paton said Thursday that the team wants the linebacker back for 2021 but is waiting to hear more on potential legal issues Miller might have and did not ...continued
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70753e5e348bf454161ee0bcc63fed8d Juliet @Juliet - about 9 hours ago
Big Ben's back: Roethlisberger signs with Steelers
1:13 PM ETPITTSBURGH -- Ben Roethlisberger is officially back with the Pittsburgh Steelers for the 2021 NFL season, the team announced Thursday.The Steelers did not disclose the terms, but a source told ESPN's Adam Schefter that Roethlisberger willingly reduced his pay to...continued
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C00261b321f2a17e788496ab5cfcebed Jaydon @Jaydon - about 9 hours ago
Source: WFT releases QB Smith after comeback
9:59 AM ETQuarterback Alex Smith, who won the 2020 NFL Comeback Player of the Year award in helping the Washington Football Team win the NFC East title, is being released by the franchise, a source told ESPN's Adam Schefter on Friday.Washington, which went 7-9 in 2020, wa...continued
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3917a54ef2e71f0b2d57dd0d63e0f2fb Cameron @Cameron - about 9 hours ago
NFL hires Chaka as first Black woman official
10:43 AM ETThe NFL has hired Maia Chaka as a game official for the 2021 season, making her the first Black woman to join the league's on-field officiating staff.Chaka will join Sarah Thomas as the only women to officiate an NFL game. Thomas was hired in 2015 and was part ...continued
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2cb2f1cf49e001b23749fba977acd24a Casper @Casper - 1 day ago
Source: Lions, ex-Raiders WR Williams get deal
3:42 PM ETFormer Las Vegas Raiders wide receiver Tyrell Williams has reached agreement on a one-year deal worth up to $6.2 million with the Detroit Lions, a source told ESPN's Adam Schefter on Wednesday.The Lions might have a revamped wide receiver corps in 2021, as Kenny...continued
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517b70d8d6fde87cc5b8e754959e4212 Ezequiel @Ezequiel - 1 day ago
Raiders GM hails Carr as one of NFL's best QBs
4:26 PM ETHENDERSON, Nev. -- Las Vegas Raiders general manager Mike Mayock gave quarterback Derek Carr, the subject of so many offseason trade rumors, a ringing endorsement on Wednesday."I think Derek Carr had his best year yet, under Jon Gruden," Mayock said in a Zoom me...continued
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24490084fc6f12363038e6f513dd8ace Myles @Myles - 1 day ago
Veteran wide receiver Tate released by Giants
7:03 PM ETEAST RUTHERFORD, N.J. -- Wide receiver Golden Tate has been released by the New York Giants in a cost-cutting move."I appreciate the conversations and professionalism the Giants management showed me earlier today," Tate wrote Wednesday on social media. "Always a...continued
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517b70d8d6fde87cc5b8e754959e4212 Ezequiel @Ezequiel - 1 day ago
Jets GM open to Darnold offers, not trade for star
3:03 PM ETFLORHAM PARK, N.J. -- The New York Jets, who once considered quarterback Sam Darnold an untouchable asset, are open to listening to trade offers."I will answer the call if it's made," general manager Joe Douglas said Wednesday in a videoconference with reporters...continued
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0a3d7829480267a63997ae3c91bb2ebe Adelia @Adelia - 13 days ago
Wentz to Philly: Farewell after 'amazing journey'
8:26 PM ETCalling his five years with the team "an amazing journey," quarterback Carson Wentz bid farewell to the Eagles, his former teammates and the city of Philadelphia on Friday.Wentz published a lengthy post on his Instagram account one day after league sources told ...continued
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725ac8c62bcc32f06195cf20b372a31a Muriel @Muriel - 2 days ago
TE Rudolph released by Vikings after 10 seasons
6:34 PM ETMINNEAPOLIS -- The Minnesota Vikings have released veteran tight end Kyle Rudolph after 10 seasons, the team announced on Tuesday.The move saves Minnesota $5.1 million against the salary cap for 2021. Rudolph, 31, will become a free agent for the first time in h...continued
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F4e69330da03b74c81cc5fa3f895fb24 Nelson @Nelson - 2 days ago
Brady: Trophy toss at parade felt like right read
11:10 PM ETTAMPA, Fla. -- In his first interview since the memorable Lombardi Trophy toss at the Tampa Bay Buccaneers' Super Bowl boat parade last month, quarterback Tom Brady said on "The Late Late Show with James Corden" that he "doesn't remember that quite as well" as ...continued
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3830cba028d7333d81fee686fab573c8 Kari @Kari - 2 days ago
Watt: All signs kept pointing toward Cardinals
5:57 PM ETTEMPE, Ariz. -- As teams continued to court J.J. Watt during his 16-day stint as a free agent, the three-time All-Pro pass-rusher said all signs kept pointing him to the Arizona Cardinals, with whom he signed a two-year deal on Tuesday.He picked the Cardinals on...continued
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B9fae85d63d3cf084c4f15cdbd0ccaba Giles @Giles - 2 days ago
WFT replaces cheerleaders with coed dance team
10:28 AM ETASHBURN, Va., -- The Washington Football Team has discontinued its cheerleader program after more than 50 years, replacing it with a coed dance squad as part of its rebranding effort.The team had announced last month that the cheerleader program was paused whil...continued
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Eac8a1ccc60323b8c8f2660965836fef Immanuel @Immanuel - 2 days ago
Lesser-known stories of J.J. Watt's impact on Houston off the field
6:00 AM ETJ.J. Watt has touched the lives of many people in the Houston area -- including the Martinez Family -- and will continue to do so as he begins the next chapter of his career in Arizona. Courtesy Houston TexansJ.J. Watt had been living in Houston for less than a ...continued
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E156d09edb938373e3543d1b385a51d4 Felicita @Felicita - 3 days ago
Chiefs hope Mahomes (toe) ready for minicamp
12:27 PM ETKANSAS CITY, Mo. -- The Kansas City Chiefs are hopeful quarterback Patrick Mahomes will have recovered from recent toe surgery to participate in the team's June minicamp. The expectation is that he will be ready to go by the start of training camp later in the ...continued
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517b70d8d6fde87cc5b8e754959e4212 Ezequiel @Ezequiel - 3 days ago
J.J. Watt agrees to 2-year deal with Cardinals
12:57 PM ETTEMPE, Ariz. -- Free-agent pass-rusher J.J. Watt has agreed to a two-year contract with the Arizona Cardinals, the team announced Monday.Terms were not disclosed, but a source told ESPN's Adam Schefter the deal is worth $31 million and includes $23 million guar...continued
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62b830bbc5092803336a4f6bb9370281 Manley @Manley - 3 days ago
Draft's 'different flavors' of QBs intrigue Lions GM
10:32 AM ETThe Detroit Lions might be switching quarterbacks for 2021, going from Matthew Stafford to Jared Goff, but it won't necessarily preclude them from taking a signal-caller early in this year's draft.General manager Brad Holmes, who is not yet allowed to discuss t...continued
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A59a299a48e660a4cad891f05afdefa8 Geovany @Geovany - 3 days ago
Lawyer wants 'serious' charges against Britt Reid
10:49 AM ETAssociated Press KANSAS CITY, Mo. -- - An attorney for the family of a 5-year-old girl critically injured in a crash involving former Kansas City Chiefs assistant coach Britt Reid says the girl suffered a devastating brain injury that has left her unable to spe...continued
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C32976707dcb28036c1f4ea777f1875b Kraig @Kraig - 3 days ago
Free-agency game plans for all 32 NFL teams: Who's coming back, available and could be added
6:50 AM ETNFL NationESPN The 2021 NFL free-agency period officially begins at 4 p.m. ET on March 17, but speculation about which players might be switching teams this offseason began months ago.With more than half of the league's 32 teams rumored to be considering a chang...continued
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367ec04c80b95de4cfdf036599b35350 Garnet @Garnet - 4 days ago
Cross, pioneering Black sports analyst, dies at 81
10:46 PM ETESPN News Services PHILADELPHIA -- Irv Cross, the former Pro Bowl defensive back who became the first Black man to work full time as a sports analyst on national television with CBS, died Sunday. He was 81.The Philadelphia Eagles, with whom Cross spent six of h...continued
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C00261b321f2a17e788496ab5cfcebed Jaydon @Jaydon - 5 days ago
Son of ex-Packer loses dad's Super Bowl II ring
4:51 PM ETAssociated Press GREEN BAY, Wis. -- The son of a former Green Bay Packer says he is heartbroken after losing his father's Super Bowl II ring, and he is offering a $5,000 reward for its return.Mike Kostelnik told the Green Bay Press-Gazette that he believes he lo...continued
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C00261b321f2a17e788496ab5cfcebed Jaydon @Jaydon - 5 days ago
Ex-Irish DT Nix found dead after reported missing
10:08 PM ETJACKSONVILLE, Fla. -- Former Notre Dame and NFL football player Louis Nix, who had been reported missing earlier this week, was found dead on Saturday. He was 29.Nix's family reported him missing on Wednesday to police. After several days of searching, the Jack...continued
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498be12662c1d913d0cbee6108a66520 Torey @Torey - 5 days ago
Gordon joins Manziel in new league, owner says
4:08 PM ETFormer NFL wide receiver Josh Gordon will return to the sport in the startup Fan Controlled Football league as a member of the FCF Zappers, team owner Bob Menery told ESPN's Adam Schefter on Saturday.Gordon will join former NFL quarterback Johnny Manziel -- who ...continued
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F83221f06565aed5272a3e729d6efe18 Alexander @Alexander - 13 days ago
Eagles release Jackson after injury-filled seasons
4:28 PM ETPHILADELPHIA -- Receiver DeSean Jackson has been released by the Philadelphia Eagles, the team announced Friday."Looking forward to my next chapter," Jackson posted on his Instagram story before the announcement was made official. "Philadelphia it's always Love....continued
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