- Shutdown Corner via Yahoo! SportsJul 22 02:40 PM
Things may get quite interesting between the NFL and three of its better-known names in the coming days. ESPN’s Adam Schefter reports that the league has rejected written affidavits from the Pittsburgh Steelers’ James Harrison and the Green Bay Packers’ Clay Matthews and Julius Peppers, and free agent Mike Neal, four of the players (along with now-retired Peyton Manning) named in January’s Al ...
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- Shutdown Corner via Yahoo! SportsJul 23 07:35 AM
Shutdown Corner is previewing all 32 teams as we get ready for the NFL season, counting down the teams one per day in reverse order of our initial 2016 power rankings. If the Oakland Raiders break out this season, we can point to last Dec. 13 as one of the turning points. Against the Denver Broncos, defensive star Khalil Mack had five sacks.
- The Associated Press via Yahoo! SportsJul 20 01:24 PM
The NFL will be hiring a full-time chief medical officer to work with team medical staffs, the players' union and league committees. The new hire will replace Dr. Elliot Pellman, who is retiring after 30 years in the league, and will have expanded duties. Pellman mostly played an administrative role that included communication with NFL clubs regarding health and safety protocols.
- The Associated Press via Yahoo! SportsJul 21 05:48 PM
The Green Bay Packers would like to host the NFL draft. The Packers have applied to host the draft in 2019, 2020 or 2021, team president Mark Murphy said. Green Bay is the league's only publicly owned franchise, and reports to shareholders each year.
- Reuters via Yahoo! NewsJul 21 04:38 PM
Suspended Cleveland Browns wide receiver Josh Gordon and NFL commissioner Roger Goodell met this week regarding Gordon's reinstatement from his indefinite drug ban. The meeting was first reported by the NFL Network and confirmed by ESPN, which also said a decision is unlikely before the season starts. Gordon is eligible to apply again for reinstatement on Aug. 1.
- Shutdown Corner via Yahoo! SportsJul 22 06:55 AM
Shutdown Corner is previewing all 32 teams as we get ready for the NFL season, counting down the teams one per day in reverse order of our initial 2016 power rankings. The Baltimore Ravens are one. The Ravens have not had back-to-back losing seasons this century.
- The Associated Press via Yahoo! SportsJul 22 01:15 PM
The NFL says it is reviewing domestic violence allegations against Dallas Cowboys rookie Ezekiel Elliott. A police report says Elliott denied allegations that he assaulted his girlfriend early Friday in Columbus, Ohio, causing bruises and abrasions. Three witnesses told police they didn't see Elliott assault the 20-year-old woman.
- The Associated Press via Yahoo! SportsJul 21 11:27 PM
NEW YORK (AP) -- They were once big names with huge contracts. Now, several former NFL stars are unsigned and unemployed, anxiously awaiting another - and, maybe, final - opportunity to get back on the football field.
- ABC NewsJul 20 10:38 AM
The NFL will replace longtime and controversial medical adviser Elliot Pellman with a new full-time chief medical officer, commissioner Roger Goodell wrote Wednesday in a letter to club executives. Pellman will retire, Goodell wrote, but the commissioner made the decision that prompted Pellman's retirement, sources told ESPN's Adam Schefter. Goodell understands that the NFL must demonstrate ...
- The Associated Press via Yahoo! SportsJul 20 02:54 PM
A former NFL player who suffered what the league deemed a career-ending concussion has sued insurer Lloyd's of London for denying a $1 million insurance policy for professional athletes. The lawsuit, filed this week in North Carolina, could become a test case for insurers dealing with the emerging fallout from sports concussions and head trauma claims. The NFL declared former Carolina Panthers ...
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