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37ec91099450fc2fc637c77e78953759 Anderson @Anderson - over 3 years ago
Broncos hope their poor QB play ends with Flacco
12:29 AM ETENGLEWOOD, Colo. -- As the Denver Broncos became the first full team to report for training camp Wednesday, president of football operations/general manager John Elway made it clear that he hopes Joe Flacco can break the team's disappointing run at quarterback....continued
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10f64d8d0be1cc890068d55fc752e9ee Alexandro @Alexandro - over 3 years ago
Falcons, LB Jones reach $57M deal through '23
9:12 AM ETThe Atlanta Falcons have reached a four-year, $57 million extension with star linebacker Deion Jones through the 2023 season, agent Drew Rosenhaus told ESPN's Adam Schefter on Wednesday.The length of the deal was announced by the team. Rosenhaus told ESPN that t...continued
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6b970372434ca9c9def5abb121107916 Rex @Rex - over 3 years ago
Gordon: Teammates 'got my back' in deal dispute
10:53 AM ETAs Melvin Gordon's contract impasse reaches a week, the Los Angeles Chargers running back says that teammates and running backs around the league support him.Gordon said he gave some teammates a heads-up that he would threaten to hold out if he didn't get a new...continued
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B4a2c9b63fd68a080a47d2a35293e167 Webster @Webster - over 3 years ago
Former NFL players strive to break into coaching on ground floor
12:50 AM ETALLEN PARK, Mich. -- Steve Gregory walks down the hall on the second floor of the Detroit Lions' practice facility and sees one of his colleagues coming toward him. Hank Fraley is a former NFL offensive lineman. He's about twice the size of Gregory, a former sa...continued
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E156d09edb938373e3543d1b385a51d4 Felicita @Felicita - over 3 years ago
How cutting hair, stacking plates and teaching fit in Dan Quinn's career start
3:57 AM ETFLOWERY BRANCH, Ga. -- There Dan Quinn was, ready to go, pen and pad in hand.The then-23-year-old Quinn had just completed his collegiate career as a two-sport athlete at Division III Salisbury State (Maryland), where he played defensive line and threw the hamme...continued
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A59a299a48e660a4cad891f05afdefa8 Geovany @Geovany - over 3 years ago
How it started: First jobs in football for all 32 NFL head coaches
8:00 AM ETNFL NationThe path to NFL head coach is a unique story for all 32 men in those jobs. But almost all of them started at the bottom, where no task is too menial -- fetch coffee, cut up videotape, paint the end zones, even wash the head coach's car. And all of thos...continued
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0cefff9aac729a36835c46e07795e1e7 Mariano @Mariano - over 3 years ago
Baker Mayfield isn't afraid of the hype
7:00 AM ETA dozen or so kids line up to catch a pass from Baker Mayfield, and one of them is so gut-wrenchingly adorable, I briefly wonder if he's a plant. It's an absurd thought, but the whole scenario carries a whiff of predetermined charm. The visual of Mayfield playin...continued
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0cefff9aac729a36835c46e07795e1e7 Mariano @Mariano - over 3 years ago
From Super Bowl to World Cup, Julie and Zach Ertz stay connected
Jul 16, 2019PHILADELPHIA -- Julie Ertz said she was scared to do the math.Sitting next to her husband, Zach Ertz, on Thursday at the Philadelphia International Airport, about to head off on the next leg of their whirlwind tour, she was asked how often the couple is togeth...continued
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F8a6248ab1c5ce893cb03b8d7e3ab08b Cyril @Cyril - over 3 years ago
John Elway, at a crossroads, needs answers for Broncos' future
2:15 AM ETENGLEWOOD, Colo. -- For many, John Elway is the Denver Broncos.His No. 7 is a familiar sight each day in the Rocky Mountain region, adorning both those who saw him play and those who wear a onesie a decade after he started his last game. With the Broncos opening...continued
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25dc49998970e9ad413d98493dfe5d6c Teagan @Teagan - over 3 years ago
Boycotts, bruised egos: How players reacted to 'Madden NFL 20' ratings
Jul 14, 2019NFL players will report to training camp in mere days, but some of their minds aren't on the practice field just yet. Right now, they are reacting to how EA Sports employees rated them in the upcoming video game "Madden NFL 20," which will be released Aug. 2.T...continued
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7caeec7c88c24f5d4f9a4c169eb9f70c Maureen @Maureen - over 3 years ago
Gould happy with deal after 'weird offseason'
3:19 PM ETRobbie Gould says that he's happy to put negotiations with the 49ers behind him after a "weird offseason," and that although Chicago will always be home for him, he's excited to return to San Francisco to play football for at least the next two seasons.The veter...continued
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A2a551348d8c100384339e6c21255e06 Abbie @Abbie - over 3 years ago
Giants suspend safety Moore following arrest
Jul 15, 2019The New York Giants suspended safety Kamrin Moore on Monday after he was arrested this past weekend on assault charges.The Giants said Moore was "suspended by the team pending further investigation."NJ Advance Media, citing the criminal complaint and affidavit...continued
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C32976707dcb28036c1f4ea777f1875b Kraig @Kraig - over 3 years ago
DE Ayers announces his retirement from NFL
8:02 PM ETDefensive end Robert Ayers announced his retirement from the NFL on Tuesday.In a Facebook post, he wrote: "THATS ALL FOLKS • SO THANKFUL... Was a helluva run @NFL but the time has come.. On to the next chapter of life.... #Retired #Blessed."Ayers, 33, didn't pla...continued
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29d678841773a96cd144675798d50e70 Maida @Maida - over 3 years ago
Source: WR Bryant applies for reinstatement
8:38 AM ETSuspended former Pittsburgh Steelers and Oakland Raiders wide receiver Martavis Bryant has formally applied to the NFL for reinstatement, a source told ESPN on Monday.Bryant sent an email to league officials on Saturday, requesting reinstatement from an indefini...continued
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5f2a5d252075b249ec8e8890761ce609 Arvid @Arvid - over 3 years ago
Vikings RB Thomas gets 3-game suspension
4:37 PM ETMinnesota Vikings running back Roc Thomas will be suspended for the first three games of the 2019 season without pay for violating the NFL's policy and program on substances of abuse, the league announced Tuesday.Thomas, 23, was arrested on Jan. 16 and charged w...continued
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1f7b605070774dac8bb3c859143de9d2 Jeffrey @Jeffrey - over 3 years ago
Cards release Harrison after arrest warrant issued
11:31 AM ETThe Arizona Cardinals have released offensive tackle Desmond Harrison after a warrant was issued for his arrest on felony charges of assault in North Carolina.A Greensboro police spokesman told multiple news outlets that an incident report was filed Tuesday. Th...continued
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C83c832ac4865208bba7331dd2976162 Izaiah @Izaiah - over 3 years ago
Romo ups lead to 9 points in celebrity golf event
7:46 PM ETAssociated Press STATELINE, Nev. -- Defending champion Tony Romo increased his lead to nine points Saturday in the American Century Championship at Edgewood Tahoe Golf Course.The former Dallas Cowboys quarterback-turned-NFL analyst shot his second straight 2-und...continued
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C32976707dcb28036c1f4ea777f1875b Kraig @Kraig - over 3 years ago
Lawyers: Elliott 'target of extortion' in complaint
11:45 AM ETEzekiel Elliott is the "target of extortion," attorneys for the Dallas Cowboys running back said Saturday, after a security guard filed a complaint claiming assault during a May altercation in Las Vegas."Over the course of the past several weeks, Mr. Elliott ha...continued
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F83221f06565aed5272a3e729d6efe18 Alexander @Alexander - over 3 years ago
Gordon: Chargers 'home,' but 'want to get paid'
4:52 PM ETDespite threats of a trade demand if he doesn't get a new contract, running back Melvin Gordon on Saturday said he wants to remain with the Los Angeles Chargers."I want to end up with the Chargers," Gordon said Saturday at SportsCon in Dallas. "That's my home. I...continued
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725ac8c62bcc32f06195cf20b372a31a Muriel @Muriel - over 3 years ago
Fantasy football sleepers, busts, breakouts for 2019
With the fantasy football preseason nearly upon us, our ESPN Fantasy Football experts are here with their top sleepers, busts and breakout players for the 2019 campaign, as defined here:Sleeper: A player who will far surpass his average draft position (ADP) in standard ES...continued
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3fb9059c39d0a39c0a9f0cf17b7858fc Priscilla @Priscilla - over 3 years ago
Pack's profit drops 98% due to losing, big deals
3:19 AM ETAssociated Press GREEN BAY, Wis. -- The Green Bay Packers reported a profit of just $724,000 in their latest fiscal year, which included their second consecutive season without a playoff appearance, a large contract extension for quarterback Aaron Rodgers and a ...continued
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C1e15b7459468dc79542fc656b7a9fa2 Madalyn @Madalyn - over 3 years ago
Rams assistant found not guilty of sexual battery
12:35 AM ETLindsey ThiryESPN Close Covered Rams for two years for Los Angeles Times Previously covered the Falcons Has covered the NBA and college football and basketballA jury on Friday found Los Angeles Rams strength and conditioning coach Ted Rath not guilty on thre...continued
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70753e5e348bf454161ee0bcc63fed8d Juliet @Juliet - over 3 years ago
Charges filed in shooting of Giants CB Ballentine
12:27 AM ETCharges were filed Friday against a teenager in the shooting of New York Giants cornerback Corey Ballentine and the murder of his friend Dwane Simmons.Francisco Alejandro Mendez, 18, faces seven felony counts, including murder in the first degree. He was also c...continued
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3c59b35923f7f5e6a11c533088a15138 Jessika @Jessika - over 3 years ago
Raiders' Incognito docked 2 games for conduct
10:06 AM ETOakland Raiders guard Richie Incognito has been suspended two games for violating the NFL's personal conduct policy.The discipline was not unexpected, given Incognito's spate of off-the-field issues before the Raiders signed him to a one-year, "prove it" deal o...continued
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29d678841773a96cd144675798d50e70 Maida @Maida - over 3 years ago
Smith: 18 NFL games not in players' best interest
2:40 AM ETMIAMI BEACH, Fla. -- Don't hold your breath waiting for an 18-game NFL regular season unless the players' association has a major change of heart.NFLPA executive director DeMaurice Smith spoke with ESPN on Friday at a union-led gathering of former players to dis...continued
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