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04/16 Broncos WR Cody Latimer gets a 'headstart' from extra reps with Peyton Manning
The Broncos' sophomore wideout Cody Latimer spent time this offseason taking extra reps with Peyton Manning at Duke University. Latimer was excited for the opportunity and believes it will have a major impact on his 2015 season. "He (Manning) texted me, and I asked if I could go down there. It meant a lot," Latimer said. "It really helped give me a headstart."... [Read More]
04/16 Eagles LB DeMeco Ryans says he'll 'definitely be back' for training camp
Eagles ILB DeMeco Ryans (Achilles) says his rehab is 'going great'. He went on to add that he'd "definitely be back for the start of training camp". Ryans recently got a one-year extension after totaling 45 tackles in eight games last season. The Eagles also acquired Kiko Alonso in the LeSean McCoy trade. A third starting caliber ILB, to go with Ryans and Mychal Kendricks.... [Read More]
04/16 Raiders WR Michael Crabtree will have to produce like a WR1 to reach incentives
As recently reported, Michael Crabtree signed a $3 million deal with the Raiders. However, he can also make more than $2 million in incentivized bonuses. He will get an extra $400,000 if he totals either 70 receptions or 900 yards. Crabtree can get another $1.4 million if he reaches 100 catches or 1,400 yards. Also, he'll tack on another $400,000 if he makes the Pro Bowl. In his best season (2012)... [Read More]
04/16 Free agent RB Chris Johnson back to work after being shot in the shoulder
Former 2,000-yard rusher Chris Johnson is back training with Jay Glazer after taking a bullet to the shoulder last month in a drive-by shooting. CJ2K has reportedly been 'in talks' with multiple teams. TMZ reports that at least a few teams have expressed interest per source. Johnson failed to hit the 1,000-yard mark for the first time in his career last season, however, he did still average 4.3 ya... [Read More]
04/16 Vikings RB Adrian Peterson to be reinstated on Friday
Vikings star running back Adrian Peterson will come off the commissioner's/exempt list on Friday. This will officially make Peterson an 'active NFL player'. He will still have to 'continue counseling and treatment'. The only thing other thing still up in the air, in regards to his status with the league, is how many game checks he has to pay as a result of his suspension. His status with the Vikin... [Read More]
04/16 Patriots LB Dont'a Hightower 'on track' after shoulder surgery
Patriots ILB Dont'a Hightower says he is feeling good after post-Super Bowl surgery on a torn labrum in his right shoulder. He does not know how much he'll participate this offseason but is still right on schedule. 'Right now, I'm doing well. The doc likes everything he's seen. I just had my checkup. I'm right on track, if not better,' he said. 'I'm not sure what I'm going to be able to do as far ... [Read More]
04/16 Chargers TE Antonio Gates wants his snaps reduced in 2015
Chargers' veteran tight end Antonio Gates went into a deep discussion about his final years as an NFL football player with SI.com's Peter King. He spoke on how he did not want to see such a heavy snap count this season. 'With injuries and whatnot, I played a little bit more than they expected me to play last season,' Gates said. 'I was playing the whole game. How I feel next year, it depends on ho... [Read More]
04/15 Bills RB Fred Jackson on LeSean McCoy ''I'm not going to just hand him the job'
LeSean McCoy is assumed to be the feature back in Buffalo this season, which is a reasonable assumption. However, long-time Bills RB Fred Jackson doesn't necessarily see it that way. "They say (McCoy) is going to be the bell cow, but I'm not going to make it easy for him," Jackson declared. "I'm not going to just hand him the job."... [Read More]
04/15 Browns LB Barkevious Mingo (shoulder) is “Just waiting on the final word from the trainers'
Barkevious Mingo says his right shoulder is feeling after surgery on his labrum in his right shoulder. 'I'll be pretty close to all-go,' Mingo said. 'Just waiting on the final word from the trainers and going from there.' After a disappointing start to his career, Mingo vows, 'Next year's going to be a different story.' ... [Read More]
04/15 Rex Ryan expects Bills WR Sammy Watkins (hip) to be a 'full go' at training camp
New Bills' head coach Rex Ryan says that Sammy Watkins, who had a procedure on his hip this offseason, should be ready to go come training camp. 'My understanding is Sammy is doing really well,' said Ryan. 'We're not going to see him out there until training camp. But he should be full go when we get to training camp.' Watkins himself also added, ''I'm feeling pretty good. I'm just getting back t... [Read More]
04/15 UPDATE: Report: Highly touted Arizona State WR Jaelen Strong has a fractured bone in his wrist
Arizona State's star wideout Jaelen Strong reportedly has a fractured bone in his wrist. The injury will likely require surgery. He will be evaluated this weekend during NFL Combine medical re-checks. He's currently projected to go in the late-first to second round. Update: Strong sent out a tweet refuting this report, 'Old news. That happened Nov 1st. I'm fine. Played 5 games with it and I'm s... [Read More]
04/15 Broncos LB Von Miller is 'pretty excited' about playing in a 3-4 defense
Von Miller says he's 'pretty excited' about making the move to a 3-4 defense. He says he worked with new Broncos' defensive coordinator at the 2011 Pro-Bowl and is looking forward to the new defensive scheme. Miller racked up 59 tackles and 14 sacks in 2014.... [Read More]
04/15 Report: The Giants are not sure if WR Victor Cruz (knee) will make a full recovery
The Giants do not know if Victor Cruz will make a full recovery from his catastrophic patellar tendon injury. Even if he does, it may not be this year. Cruz will likely be limited at best throughout training camp and there is a decent chance he will not be ready Week 1. If he is ready to go, there are concerns around the organization whether or not he'll still be the same player.... [Read More]
04/15 Former Patriots TE Aaron Hernandez found guilty of first-degree murder
Former Patriots TE Aaron Hernandez has been found guilty of first-degree murder. The victim was 27-year-old semipro football player Odin Lloyd. Hernandez was sentenced to life in prison without parole. He had just received a contract worth about $40 million when he was arrested in 2013. Now he is a convicted murderer spending the rest of his life in prison and has been linked to another murder cas... [Read More]
04/15 Vikings RB Adrian Peterson officially eligible for reinstatement
Today is the first day that Vikings' RB Adrian Peterson is officially eligible for reinstatement. Nonetheless, nothing is expected to formally happen today. Peterson missed all but one game in 2014 after being charged with abuse of his four-year-old child. He found himself on the commissioner's exempt list. ... [Read More]
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