NFL
NFL hires Dr. Allen Sills as full-time chief medical officer
CLOSESkip in Skipx Embed x Share Roger Goodell says the league will hire some officials on a full-time basis this season, the NFL Commissioner told MMQB's Peter King. Time_Sports A general view of the NFL shield logo during NFL commissioner Roger Goodell (not pictured) press conference in preparation for... Read more
GM: Jets unlikely to add another vet QB after McCown signing
FILE – In this Jan. 14, 2016, file photo, New York Jets general manager Mike Maccagnan speaks to reporters at the team’s NFL football training center in Florham Park, N.J. Maccagnan says it is “highly unlikely” New York will add another veteran quarterback after signing Josh McCown earlier this... Read more
Report: Adrian Peterson seeking $8 million to play in 2017
CLOSESkip in Skipx Embed x Share NFL Commissioner Roger Goodell spoke to USA TODAY Sports' Tom Pelissero about how the league will implement changes in 2017 to speed up the game. USA TODAY Sports RB Adrian Peterson’s 10-year run with the Minnesota Vikings ended earlier this month. Read more
NFL free agents end up opting for 1-year ‘prove it’ deals
FILE – In this Sept. 19, 2016, file photo, then-Chicago Bears receiver Alshon Jeffery (17) runs off the field during the second half of an NFL football game against the Philadelphia Eagles, in Chicago. Several players in their 20s wound up with one-year contracts during NFL free agency. That group... Read more
Panthers sign Jonathan Stewart to extension through 2018 season
CLOSESkip in Skipx Embed x Share NFL Commissioner Roger Goodell spoke to USA TODAY Sports' Tom Pelissero about how the league will implement changes in 2017 to speed up the game. USA TODAY Sports RB Jonathan Stewart was a first-round pick of the Panthers in 2008. Read more
Mark Sanchez signs one-year, $2 million deal with Chicago Bears
CLOSESkip in Skipx Embed x Share NFL Commissioner Roger Goodell spoke to USA TODAY Sports' Tom Pelissero about how the league will implement changes in 2017 to speed up the game. USA TODAY Sports The Bears will be Mark Sanchez’s fourth NFL team in little more than a year’s... Read more
Redskins add free agent Brian Quick to receiver corps
CLOSESkip in Skipx Embed x Share NFL Commissioner Roger Goodell spoke to USA TODAY Sports' Tom Pelissero about how the league will implement changes in 2017 to speed up the game. USA TODAY Sports WR Brian Quick caught 41 passes for the Rams in 2016. Read more
Brady’s Super Bowl jerseys returned to New England Patriots
In this photo released by the Federal Bureau of Investigation, Harold H. Shaw, left, Special Agent in Charge of the FBI Boston Division and Colonel Richard D. McKeon, right, of the Massachusetts State Police, hold two recovered Super Bowl jerseys worn by New England Patriots quarterback Tom Brady, beside... Read more
NFL owners mull cut of regular-season overtime to 10 minutes
FILE – In this Feb. 5, 2017, file photo, New England Patriots’ Shea McClellin (58) leaps over the line of scrimmage in an attempt to block a kick during the first half of the NFL Super Bowl 51 football game in Houston. NFL owners will consider proposals next week... Read more
NFL competition committee announces rule proposals to enhance safety
CLOSESkip in Skipx Embed x Share NFL Commissioner Roger Goodell spoke to USA TODAY Sports' Tom Pelissero about how the league will implement changes in 2017 to speed up the game. USA TODAY Sports A new rule proposal would prevent NFL players from vaulting over the line of scrimmage... Read more