Jun 5, 2019 Kevin SeifertNFL Nation Close ESPN.com national NFL writer ESPN.com NFC North reporter, 2008-2013 Covered Vikings for Minneapolis Star Tribune, 1999-2008 NFL teams and players spend most of the offseason touting improvement. Not every move works out, of course, and sometimes the missed opportunities are obvious to the naked eye. Here are seven
11:06 PM ET Brady HendersonESPN RENTON, Wash. — Seattle Seahawks coach Pete Carroll said the team believes linebacker Mychal Kendricks will be available this season despite his ongoing insider trading case. The 28-year-old Kendricks pleaded guilty last September to insider trading, then signed a one-year deal with the Seahawks a week later while Bobby Wagner
FRISCO, Texas — For the first time since suffering a gruesome ankle injury in January, Dallas Cowboys wide receiver Allen Hurns ran routes and said he expects to be full go for the start of training camp. Hurns, who said he is about “90 percent” after suffering a dislocated ankle and broken fibula, said he
POMONA, N.Y. — Washington Redskins safety Landon Collins already has it circled on his calendar: Sunday, Sept. 29 (1 p.m. ET) at MetLife Stadium vs. the New York Giants. He reiterated this on Saturday at his farewell to New York event when he hosted the Landon Collins Celebrity Softball Game. The same goes for Sunday,
MINNEAPOLIS — After months of uncertainty surrounding the status of his contract for the upcoming season, veteran tight end Kyle Rudolph gained some clarity on Monday evening. A league source told ESPN that Rudolph agreed to terms of a contract extension with the Minnesota Vikings and will sign his new deal on Tuesday morning, the
JACKSONVILLE, Fla. — Jaguars defensive end Yannick Ngakoue will not attend the team’s mandatory minicamp this week because he wants a new contract. “I will not be attending minicamp as my contract has not been resolved,” Ngakoue said in a statement to ESPN’s Adam Schefter. “I remain committed to Jacksonville, the fans and my teammates.
8:00 AM ET Kevin SeifertNFL Nation Close ESPN.com national NFL writer ESPN.com NFC North reporter, 2008-2013 Covered Vikings for Minneapolis Star Tribune, 1999-2008 As spring turns into summer, a fierce debate is raging among NFL decision-makers: Who should stop the game to review a potential pass interference penalty, and when? The question might seem minor,
ASHBURN, Va. — The spring adventures ended late last month with Josh Norman losing consciousness in a flight with the Blue Angels. Norman tried to fight it, but it played out just like the pilot had predicted. Here’s what the Washington Redskins cornerback recalls: boasting to the pilot he wouldn’t vomit; reaching a G-force of
Free-agent quarterback Johnny Manziel has expressed interest in the XFL’s new Houston team, saying he would relish the chance to play in his home state and be reunited with coach June Jones. While appearing at the TriStar collectors show in Houston on Saturday, Manziel discussed his XFL possibilities with multiple reporters. He told the Houston
CHARLOTTE, N.C. — Carolina Panthers quarterback Cam Newton told ESPN last month that he hoped there would be a time before the start of training camp in late July when he could throw following his rehabilitation from shoulder surgery. That time is now. Newton is scheduled to throw during all quarterback drills when the Panthers
The Montreal Alouettes have parted ways with coach Mike Sherman after just one season, the CFL team announced Saturday. “We would like to thank Mike Sherman for his hard work and dedication with our team,” Alouettes general manager Kavis Reed said in a statement. “We would have preferred a different turn of events, but we
ENGLEWOOD, Colo. — There is a researcher in Japan who believes science supports the theory that dog owners actually look like the dogs they acquire. Science could also, after a scan of the Denver Broncos players’ parking lot, support the notion that the high-end cars in the parking spaces match the positions the drivers play.
ROSEMONT, Ill. — Gale Sayers drew one more thunderous ovation from the Chicago crowd. Six Hall of Famers and 230 past and present players and coaches were on hand as the Chicago Bears kicked off their 100th anniversary celebration weekend on Friday. When Sayers was wheeled onto the stage, the roar from the crowd could
PHILADELPHIA — In March 2017, just before the Philadelphia Eagles embarked on their first Super Bowl run in franchise history, chairman and CEO Jeffrey Lurie called the hiring of Joe Douglas “the pivotal moment of the last year.” Carson Wentz was coming off a promising rookie season, flashing traits of a franchise quarterback, but Lurie
Prosecutors in Johnson County, Kansas, are not actively working a criminal investigation into possible child abuse involving Kansas City Chiefs wide receiver Tyreek Hill. “It is not an active investigation,” District Attorney Steve Howe told the Kansas City Star on Friday. “As in any case, if we receive additional evidence we reevaluate.” While the criminal
You’re the general manager of an NFL franchise and have been presented with a choice. You can have the best pass-blocking offensive line in the league, or the best pass-rushing defensive line. What would you choose? Conventional wisdom would probably make you lean toward the pass-rushers. When it comes to the trenches, that’s where the
New England Patriots players, coaches, team executives and football staff received their Super Bowl LIII championship rings on Thursday night at a private party at owner Robert Kraft’s residence — an event that brought former players and coaches back together for one final celebration. The greatest ring of all-time. pic.twitter.com/Vv5AHmVGhS — New England Patriots (@Patriots)
The Arizona Cardinals claimed offensive tackle Desmond Harrison off waivers from the Cleveland Browns on Thursday. The Browns had waived Harrison on Wednesday. He was not at the team’s mandatory minicamp on Tuesday, and coach Freddie Kitchens said when asked about Harrison’s absence that the player had missed his flight and gotten to camp late.