The Bills announced Monday they wouldn't match the Patriots' offer sheet to running back Mike Gillislee, which probably means LeGarrette Blount will be moving on from New England.
Ryan Leaf was the second pick of the 1998 NFL draft. It’s fairly amazing how self-aware Ryan Leaf has become given that he’s known for being anything but. Leaf is known as one of the NFL draft’s big busts after being selected second overall by the San Diego Chargers in 1998.
Michigan defensive back Jabrill Peppers was one of the toughest draft prospects to figure out, and that was before Monday's news that he tested positive at the c
Jake Long announced his retirement from the NFL. Jake Long will always be a part of NFL history, as all No. 1 overall picks are. Long didn’t have the long, productive NFL career expected of him when the Miami Dolphins made him the top pick in 2008, but that wasn’t necessarily his fault.
How Johnny Manziel came to be a Cleveland Browns draft pick has always been a bit of a mystery, and it’s even stranger now that former CEO Joe Banner said Manziel wasn’t even on the teams’ draft board in early February that year.
When the New England Patriots visited President Donald Trump in the White House this week, quarterback Jacoby Brissett had another president on his mind. Brissett wrote a long thank-you note to Barack Obama and posted it to his social media profiles after the Patriots’ visit. Honestly, I don't
Jose Baez, the attorney for Aaron Hernandez, said Hernandez's family wants his brain donated to Boston University for a study on the degenerative brain disease chronic traumatic encephalopathy, more commonly known as CTE.
Ryan Leaf, in his own way, is a part of NFL lore just like Peyton Manning. Not every failed draft pick ends up with a sad post-football story, but Charles Rogers’ tale is a rough one. The Lansing State Journal did an excellent feature on Rogers, the Michigan State receiver who was the second pick of
Phil Simms will remain a part of our NFL Sundays, after all. Simms, supplanted by Tony Romo as the lead analyst on CBS’ NFL broadcasts, will stick with CBS but move to “The NFL Today,” the network’s studio show. Tony Gonzalez recently said he’d be leaving “The NFL Today” to spend more time with his
It’s not like Denver Broncos linebacker Von Miller was leading the international crusade to get his Super Bowl 50 helmet back. “Honestly, I didn’t even know my helmet was missing,” Miller said on April 11.
The New England Patriots are the professional sports team most closely associated with President Donald Trump, so it was fitting that they were the first championship team to visit Trump in the White House.
From WrestleMania to “stealing” Tom Brady’s jersey at Fenway Park to the White House press briefing, New England Patriots tight end Rob Gronkowski is showing up everywhere this offseason.
Aaron Hernandez was convicted of the 2013 murder of Odin Lloyd, but the conviction might be vacated based on an old legal rule because Hernandez has died in an apparent suicide. Hernandez, the former New England Patriots tight end, was found dead from an apparent hanging in his single prison cell on
Among the questions that will be asked in the wake of Aaron Hernandez’s suicide inside his prison cell Wednesday morning is how authorities could have let it happen. A spokesman for Massachusetts prisons said Hernandez’s suicide was a surprise to them. Assistant deputy commissioner of communications
You'd think that after last season's contract fiasco, Joey Bosa wouldn't create any waves. Then Bosa didn't show up for the start of "voluntary" workouts this week.
Signing Bills restricted free agent Chris Hogan worked out so well for New England last season, the Patriots are trying it again with Bills running back Mike Gillislee.
Doug Martin, who was suspended for four games late last season for violating the NFL's drug policy, was at Tampa's facilities for the first day of the team's offseason program.
The family of former NFL tight end Todd Heap suffered a horrific tragedy, as Heap accidentally hit and killed his 3-year-old daughter while moving his truck in the driveway of the family home on Friday afternoon, according to ESPN and the Arizona Republic. Officials said Heap showed no signs of impairment
Marshawn Lynch is apparently getting closer to a contract agreement with the Oakland Raiders, though reports said the two sides haven’t gotten a deal done yet. NFL Media’s Michael Silver said on Friday afternoon Lynch and the Raiders had agreed to a deal. Later Friday afternoon NFL Network’s Michael
At the NFL’s owners meetings in March, one of the big news items was that the league agreed to centralize its replay reviews. The final say on all calls would come from NFL vice president of officiating Dean Blandino in New York. According to NFL Network’s Aditi Kinkhabwala, Blandino is leaving his
One of the more interesting aspects of Dan Rooney's full life was how, as a lifelong Republican before 2008, he became a devoted supporter of Democrat Barack Obama.