Young Buccaneers fan Kacey Reynolds, whose wish was granted, dies

TAMPA, Fla. — Kacey Reynolds, the 19-year-old Tampa Bay Buccaneers fan from Maysville, Georgia, whose wish was granted last year when he got to announce the Bucs’ 2019 first-round draft pick, has died after a three-year battle with Hodgkin lymphoma, the team announced Sunday. “We’re saddened by the passing of Buccaneers fan Kacey Reynolds. Our […]

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After Ramsey tweets trade ideas, Lions CB Darius Slay says, “If it happens, it happens” – Detroit Lions Blog

Detroit Lions cornerback Darius Slay said he doesn’t feel any different about possibly being traded — sticking with his stance he took back in October, when the Pro Bowler’s name was first floated for a possible trade. On Sunday, he told ESPN “whatever happens, happens. I’m here to play ball,” when asked about the latest […]

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NFL player leadership remains divided over 17-game season

NFL player leadership is still divided over the thought of a 17-game season. Player reps fell into three categories when discussing the proposed new Collective Bargaining Agreement, sources told ESPN — those who never want 17 games, those who will accept it with tweaks to the deal, and those who accept it as is. Those […]

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Retiring Patriots TE Ben Watson shares players’ view of critical CBA talks – New England Patriots Blog

FOXBOROUGH, Mass. — Quick-hit thoughts and notes from around the NFL and the New England Patriots: 1. Watson hopes for agreement with owners in which players are true “partners”: As a vice president on the 11-member NFL Players Association executive committee, retiring Patriots tight end Ben Watson has been at the heart of the most […]

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Retiring Patriots TE Ben Watson shares players’ view of critical CBA talks – NFL Nation

FOXBOROUGH, Mass. — Quick-hit thoughts and notes from around the NFL and the New England Patriots: 1. Watson hopes for agreement with owners in which players are true “partners”: As a vice president on the 11-member NFL Players Association executive committee, retiring Patriots tight end Ben Watson has been at the heart of the most […]

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Kicker Mason Crosby, Packers reach 3-year deal, agent says

Kicker Mason Crosby has agreed to a three-year contact with the Green Bay Packers, his agent Mike McCartney announced on social media Saturday. The 2007 sixth-round pick has spent his entire career with the Packers and is coming off a season in which he had a career-best 91.7% success rate on field goals, tying the […]

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Colorado hiring Karl Dorrell from Dolphins as next head coach

Miami Dolphins assistant head coach Karl Dorrell will become the new head coach at the University of Colorado, a source told ESPN, confirming multiple reports. Dorrell, who coached the Dolphins’ receivers, will succeed Mel Tucker, who left the Buffaloes to become the head coach at Michigan State. Dorrell was the head coach at UCLA from […]

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Steelers QB Ben Roethlisberger resumes throwing footballs

PITTSBURGH — A little more than five months after sustaining a season-ending elbow injury, Ben Roethlisberger is throwing footballs again. The Steelers quarterback, who had surgery on his elbow in late September, was seen throwing a football in a gym in a video posted on Twitter by the team on Saturday afternoon. 👀 pic.twitter.com/aH3IAbTEnr — […]

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Ravens make Don ‘Wink’ Martindale highest-paid defensive coordinator

OWINGS MILLS, Md. — The Baltimore Ravens signed Don “Wink” Martindale to a new three-year contract this week, making him the highest-paid defensive coordinator in the NFL, a source said Saturday. The Ravens expect Martindale to be a top head coaching candidate next offseason. Last month, he interviewed for the head coaching job with the […]

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WR Danny Amendola re-signs with Lions, agent says

Danny Amendola, who is coming off one of the best seasons of his 11-year career, is re-signing with the Detroit Lions, his agent said Saturday. Agent Erik Burkhardt congratulated Amendola on social media Saturday for the “well-earned deal,” which is for one season, according to a Fox Sports report. The signing means the Lions’ top […]

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