As if the New York Giants and Victor Cruz weren't involved in enough of a stare down, fellow wide receiver Hakeem Nicks sent the team a little message by not showing up for practice Wednesday.
Pay day is coming soon for Nicks, too.
That was the unstated goal of Nicks' not attending the Giants' org
Jimmy Haslam, whose purchase of the Browns was unanimously approved in October, apologized to fellow NFL owners for the negative attention an ongoing federal investigation targeting his family business, Pilot Flying J, has brought upon the league, Jarrett Bell of USA Today reported.
Since the FBI
Cutting two games off the preseason -- either by expanding the playoffs or moving to an 18-game schedule -- is still being discussed, commissioner Roger Goodell said Tuesday at the NFL's spring owners meetings in Boston.
He said all "[options] are on the table."
"As I have said before, I think
The once-distant relationship between Brett Favre and the Green Bay Packers has seen significant progress over the last three months.
In February, Favre and his predecessor, Aaron Rodgers, handed out the NFL comeback player of the year award together during the NFL honors ceremony.
Nobody expected Victor Cruz to show up for the Giants' OTA workout on Wednesday. That Hakeem Nicks also didn't show up, however, was a much larger surprise.
Nicks, who was in Manhattan just a night earlier, was nowhere to be found at the Giants facility on Wednesday, a concerning absence. Cruz i
Seattle Seahawks running back Marshawn Lynch had a court date this morning for a motion to suppress evidence in Alameda County District Court, stemming from charges filed against him for driving under the influence of alcohol in July of last year.
According to Teresa Drenick, assistant district a
Move over Bill Belichick. New Orleans Saints coach Sean Payton is now the highest paid coach in America, according to a Forbes article.
Payton, who recently negotiated a new contract with the Saints, will make about $8 million per year. The details were reworked after the NFL voided his existi
New York Jets rookie quarterback Geno Smith announced after Wednesday's organized team activities practice he has hired Jay-Z's newly formed Roc Nation Sports as his representation, choosing a relative unknown in Kimberly Miale as his contract agent.
Jay-Z is not certified by the NFL Players Asso
San Francisco 49ers wide receiver Michael Crabtree suffered a torn Achilles tendon during organized team activities Tuesday and will soon undergo what could be season-ending surgery, a person informed of the injury told USA TODAY Sports.
The person spoke on condition of anonymity because the 49er
A worker was temporarily trapped Tuesday afternoon when a retaining wall collapsed at the Gwinnett County home of an Atlanta Falcons player.
The man, whose name was not released, was working in a ditch when the wall collapsed around noon, pinning him face down against a concrete wall at the Bufor
Former Chicago Bears linebacker Brian Urlacher announced his retirement from the NFL via Twitter on Wednesday, three days shy of his 35th birthday.
“After spending a lot of time this spring thinking about my NFL future, I have made a decision to retire,” Urlacher wrote in a statement. “Alth
Joe Namath calls Gang Green’s prized rookie QB Geno Smith a “sensational athlete” with “good size.” And Namath also thinks drafting Smith was unnecessary. “No, I don’t think they needed a quarterback,” Namath said at the United Way’s 20th annual Gridiron Gala at the Waldorf-Astoria
Jets running back Mike Goodson will enter a plea of not guilty to all charges at his arraignment this morning, according to his lawyer.
Goodson, 25, will appear in court in Morristown, N.J., to answer to weapons and drug charges. Goodson was arrested Friday after police found him intoxicated in a
The NFL draft provides football fans with a peek into the exhilaration that comes with entering the league. Far less publicized is a player's exit from the game, which carries its own emotional weight.
NFL Commissioner Roger Goodell said at the NFL Spring Meeting in Boston that he had met with le
Defensive back Charles Woodson signed a one-year deal with the Raiders Tuesday night.
And while the fan support surely played a factor so did $4.3 million, which is what Woodson can earn including incentives. That includes a $700,000 signing bonus for a 36-year-old player who had very little inte
The wisdom of Tampa Bay’s trade for cornerback Darrelle Revis ultimately will be determined by the player’s performance in 2013 and beyond. His performance in 2013 hinges on the performance of his surgically-repaired knee.
The good news for Revis and the Bucs (and the bad news for everyone t
One offensive tackle was out the door Tuesday, and another announced he was coming in.
The Chargers waived Kevin Haslam, a three-game starter at left tackle in 2012. On the same day, free agent Max Starks donned a Chargers avatar on his verified Twitter account and announced he was joining the te
Melvin Ingram's road to recovery begins Tuesday.
The possibility it could lead to him playing in 2013, while unlikely, has not been ruled out.
The Chargers outside linebacker is set to have knee surgery in Florida to reconstruct an anterior cruciate ligament torn in practice a week ago. Dr. Ja
The Super Bowl is headed back to the Bay Area for the first time since 1985. Houston didn't have to wait so long.
NFL owners voted Tuesday at the NFL Spring Meeting to award Super Bowl L in 2016 to San Francisco. The game will be played in the 49ers' new Levi's Stadium in Santa Clara, California.
With a number of Seahawks players in trouble the past few seasons for failed positive PED tests, the team reportedly has released the backup quarterback who was arrested this month on suspicion of DUI.
That would be Josh Portis, who was arrested May 5 and is scheduled to be arraigned May 28.
Mario Williams emitted a sigh when he stepped to the lectern at One Bills Drive this afternoon and then answered every question asked about an unbecoming feud with his ex-fiancee.
Williams didn't deny he sent texts her lawyer made public Friday, but insisted he never has had suicidal thoughts and
NFL owners this morning voted to provide the Falcons with $200 million in league funding toward the new retractable-roof stadium slated to open in Atlanta in 2017.
The money will come from the league’s “G-4” program, which supports stadium construction and renovation around the league. Most
The votes for Super Bowl L and LI will be awarded at the league meeting in Boston, and San Francisco, Miami and Houston are the front-runners.
With the South Florida bid experiencing stadium fundings issues, and the San Francisco bid gaining momentum with its new stadium on the horizon, league so
Reshad Jones was back at work Tuesday. Defensive tackle Randy Starks was still nowhere to be seen.
A day after sitting out the team’s first Organized Team Activities in protest of his contract, Jones was back in his familiar spot Tuesday: with the Miami Dolphins’ first-team defense.
For the first time in voluntary offseason workouts, Buffalo Bills receiver Stevie Johnson was on the field. He had been forced to watch previous practices because of a lower back injury.
"It definitely feels good to just be out there on the field, even through the little pains I have," Johnson sa