NFL

Earl Thomas among six Seahawks on PUP/NFI lists

NBCSports.com: ProFootballTalk (Curtis Crabtree) — The Seattle Seahawks are currently without both of their All-Pro safeties for the start of training camp. While Kam Chancellor is holding out in hopes of leveraging a new contract, free safety Earl Thomas was among six players placed on the physically unable to perform and non-football injury/illness lists by the Seahawks on Friday. Thomas…
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Pete Carroll still hopeful for deal with Bobby Wagner

NBCSports.com: ProFootballTalk (Curtis Crabtree) — Russell Wilson received a shining new contract from the Seattle Seahawks on Friday. Meanwhile, fellow 2012 draft pick Bobby Wagner continues to wait for one of his own. While Wilson’s contract eats up a sizable portion of Seattle’s remaining salary cap for this season, head coach Pete Carroll was adamant that it doesn’t preclude the…
  • New: 6 hr 5 min ago

Odell Beckham autograph session nearly leads to injuries

NBCSports.com: ProFootballTalk (Curtis Crabtree) — New York Giants fans eager to seek the autograph of budding superstar receiver Odell Beckham Jr. on Friday almost led to potentially dangerous situation arising after practice. According to Tom Rock of Newsday, the large crowd seeking Beckham’s signature led to chaos with several children “brought to tears” while being pinned to the barricades keeping…
  • New: 6 hr 37 min ago

N.F.L. Roundup: N.F.L. and, in Surprise, Union Ask Judge for Preseason Decision on Brady

NY Times: The Fifth Down (REUTERS) — The union had been expected to ask Judge Richard Berman of United States District Court in Manhattan to delay any suspension until he could rule on its merits.
  • New: 7 hr 3 min ago

Giants Sign James Jones to Shore Up Receivers

NY Times: The Fifth Down (BILL PENNINGTON) — Jones, who had a career-high 73 receptions last season for Oakland, was considering multiple free-agent offers in the N.F.L.
  • New: 7 hr 15 min ago

Jets’ Devin Smith hospitalized with broken ribs

NBCSports.com: ProFootballTalk (Michael David Smith) — Jets rookie receiver Devin Smith suffered broken ribs today at training camp, and the injury was serious enough that he needed to be hospitalized. The Jets announced that Smith will stay at a local hospital overnight and is expected to miss most if not all of the rest of training camp. He suffered the broken…
  • New: 8 hr 6 min ago

Concern Mixes With Trust Issues for Sheldon Richardson

NY Times: The Fifth Down (BEN SHPIGEL) — For the third consecutive day, the Jets were forced to discuss the questionable decision-making of one of their best players, defensive lineman Sheldon Richardson.
  • New: 8 hr 7 min ago

Patriots release damning emails from NFL on leaks of false deflate-gate data

Yahoo.com: Shutdown Corner (Eric Edholm) — The New England Patriots played a trump card on Friday, releasing a string of emails ( on their wellsreportcontext.com site ) between club counsel Robyn Glaser and NFL general counsel Jeff Pash that appears to implicate the league of failing to correct blatant misinformation that helped shape the public narrative in the deflate-gate case. Pash oversaw the investigation by Ted Wells, whose...
  • New: 10 hr 24 min ago

Patriots release emails to NFL on leaks of false information

NBCSports.com: ProFootballTalk (Mike Florio) — Judge Richard M. Berman has told the NFL and the NFLPA to tone it down regarding the Tom Brady case. That directive apparently doesn’t apply to the Patriots. The website created by the team in response to the 243-pages-and-nearly-as-many-flaws Ted Wells report has added a new story. It’s dubbed, “League failure to correct misinformation.” The…
  • New: 11 hr 2 min ago

Peyton Manning looks just fine as Denver Broncos camp opens

Yahoo.com: Shutdown Corner (Frank Schwab) — ENGLEWOOD, Colo. — Peyton Manning dropped back, the pass rush got in his face in a hurry, but he still got the ball out. Without any time or space to set up, he still got enough on the pass to get it to receiver Cody Latimer right after Latimer turned on his out route. There wasn't a ton of velocity on it, but Manning knew exactly where and when to go with the ball. It wasn't a play made...
  • New: 11 hr 11 min ago

Charges against Aaron Kromer and son dropped

NBCSports.com: ProFootballTalk (Josh Alper) — On Thursday, Bills offensive line coach Aaron Kromer and his son pleaded not guilty to misdemeanor battery charges stemming from an incident in which both Kromers were accused of hitting minors during a dispute over beach chairs in Florida earlier this month. There was another court date set for both Kromers in September, but it…
  • New: 11 hr 30 min ago

Judge asks for settlement talks in Brady case before August 12

NBCSports.com: ProFootballTalk (Josh Alper) — On Friday, the NFL and NFLPA requested an expedited schedule for the resolution of the case involving Patriots quarterback Tom Brady’s suspension with the goal of having the matter wrapped up by September 4. Judge Richard Berman has offered a reply that suggests he’s amenable to that timeline. Berman told the two sides Friday, via…
  • New: 11 hr 43 min ago

What does Russell Wilson's new deal mean for Eli Manning's negotiations with Giants?

Yahoo.com: Charles Robinson (Charles Robinson) — At the very least, the Giants have been put on notice that a Big Ben-type deal is where the Manning talks are going.
  • New: 11 hr 53 min ago

Russell Wilson contract details begin to emerge

NBCSports.com: ProFootballTalk (Mike Florio) — “New money” has become one of the great fictions in the assessment of NFL contracts. But, you know, when in Rome. For Seahawks quarterback Russell Wilson, the headline is that he signed a four-year, $87.6 million extension, with a new-money average of $21.9 million. The truth is that the last year of his current contract,…
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Photos show Jason Pierre-Paul’s hand heavily wrapped, arm in sling

Yahoo.com: Shutdown Corner (Eric Edholm) — Even if you’re in the a-guy-with-nine-fingers-can-still-play-football camp, you might want to reconsider the idea when you see the latest pictures of Jason Pierre-Paul. The New York Daily News landed the photo scoop of JPP’s damaged right hand, the result of a July 4 fireworks accident, and it certainly doesn’t give you the warm fuzzies about his ability to play anytime soon, much less...
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