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  • NFL to Discuss Future of Kickoff at May 1st Summit

    NFL to Discuss Future of Kickoff at May 1st Summit

    Mike Aglialoro, NFL April 22, 2018 at 11:32 pm 0 comments

    The NFL is finalizing plans for a summit to continue an unprecedented offseason discussion about player safety, a league spokesman confirmed. The meeting, planned for May 1-2 at NFL headquarters in New York, will include a focus on the future of the kickoff. There is no indication that the kickoff […]

     
  • New York Giants Release Brandon Marshall

    New York Giants Release Brandon Marshall

    Mike Aglialoro, NFL April 19, 2018 at 11:15 pm 0 comments

    The New York Giants released Brandon Marshall after just one season Thursday, with general manager Dave Gettleman saying the veteran wide receiver had failed a physical. The five-time Pro Bowl receiver, whom the Giants signed last offseason to a two-year, $11 million deal, never seemed to get comfortable and was […]

     
  • Matt Forte, Devin Hester Sign One-Day Contracts to Retire as Bears

    Matt Forte, Devin Hester Sign One-Day Contracts to Retire as Bears

    Mike Aglialoro, NFL April 18, 2018 at 11:09 pm 0 comments

    Former Chicago Bears greats Matt Forte and Devin Hester will both sign a one-day ceremonial contract on Monday, April 23 in order to retire as members of the organization, the team announced Wednesday. Forte and Hester each spent their first eight NFL seasons with the Bears. The greatest return man […]

     
  • NFL and NFL Ban Certain Helmets for First Time

    NFL and NFL Ban Certain Helmets for First Time

    Mike Aglialoro, NFL April 16, 2018 at 11:58 pm 0 comments

    The NFL and NFL Players Association for the first time have banned specific helmets for use, saying those models performed poorly in its annual testing procedures or are no longer supported by their manufacturers. Ten helmet models from Rawlings, Schutt, SG Helmets and Riddell have been targeted for phaseout, six […]

     
  • Dez Bryant Released by Dallas Cowboys

    Dez Bryant Released by Dallas Cowboys

    Mike Aglialoro, NFL April 13, 2018 at 11:37 pm 0 comments

    After much speculation, and a 20 minute late-morning meeting, the Dallas Cowboys surprised everyone by informing Dez Bryant that he would be released on Friday. The Cowboys did not offer Bryant a pay cut and did not designate him a post-June 1 cut. He was set to make $12.5 million […]

     
  • New England Patriots Trade Brandin Cooks to Los Angeles Rams

    New England Patriots Trade Brandin Cooks to Los Angeles Rams

    Mike Aglialoro, NFL April 4, 2018 at 11:41 pm 0 comments

    The New England Patriots have traded receiver Brandin Cooks to the Los Angeles Rams for the 23rd overall pick in this year’s draft. As part of the deal, which was officially announced by the Rams on Tuesday night, New England also sent a fourth-round pick (No. 136 overall) to Los […]

     
  • Baltimore Ravens Sign Robert Griffin III

    Baltimore Ravens Sign Robert Griffin III

    Mike Aglialoro, NFL April 3, 2018 at 11:34 pm 0 comments

    The Baltimore Ravens have reached a one-year agreement with former Redskins and Browns quarterback Robert Griffin III, providing an experienced backup to starter Joe Flacco. The Ravens initially brought in Griffin to throw to free-agent receivers during a tryout last week and were impressed with his workout. After Griffin took […]

     
  • Brice Butler Leaves Cowboys to Sign With Cardinals

    Brice Butler Leaves Cowboys to Sign With Cardinals

    Mike Aglialoro, NFL April 2, 2018 at 11:25 pm 0 comments

    The Arizona Cardinals have signed free-agent wide receiver Brice Butler to a two-year contract. Monday’s move addresses one of the team’s biggest needs, depth at the receiver position, following the departures of John Brown and Jaron Brown to free agency. Butler, entering his sixth NFL season, played the past three […]

     
  • NFL Approves New Catch Rule, Bans Lowering Head to Initiate Contact

    NFL Approves New Catch Rule, Bans Lowering Head to Initiate Contact

    Mike Aglialoro, NFL March 27, 2018 at 11:23 pm 0 comments

    NFL owners unanimously approved a new catch rule Tuesday, a change designed specifically to avoid a handful of controversies that have vexed the league for most of this decade. Owners also approved three other rule changes, granting authority to senior vice president of officiating Al Riveron to eject players for […]

     
  • Ndamukong Suh Signs One-Year Deal With Los Angeles Rams

    Ndamukong Suh Signs One-Year Deal With Los Angeles Rams

    Mike Aglialoro, NFL March 26, 2018 at 11:14 pm 0 comments

    The Los Angeles Rams have secured what might be the greatest pairing of interior linemen in NFL history, adding five-time Pro Bowler Ndamukong Suh to the same unit as Aaron Donald, the reigning Defensive Player of the Year. The Rams reached agreement with Suh on a one-year contract, the team […]