According to Terez A. Paylor of the Kansas City Star, the Chiefs signed second-year defensive lineman Risean Broussard to a reserve-futures contract on Wednesday.
The Oakland Raiders point to a tired defense that led to the unit’s late-season decline. The defense wilted down the stretch, giving up 30-plus points in four of the last five weeks. Raiders struggled with the fundamentals, shoddy tackling, and the pass rush wasn't effective.
The Dallas Cowboys always find a way to make the offseason as interesting as when they are actually playing games. The recent hiring of Scott Linehan to 'call plays' and new defensive coordinator Rod Marinelli are the latest in curious moves by owner Jerry Jones. One year removed from taking the playcalling away from head coach Jason Garrett and giving the responsibility to offensive...
Denver Broncos QB Peyton Manning makes it look easy getting the football out his hand fast and making quick reads, however, he still needs his offensive line to hold their end of the deal. The unheralded group that lost LT Ryan Clady and C Dan Koppen didn't miss a beat in protecting for the most prolific passer in NFL history to do his thing.
The Milwaukee Journal-Sentinel reports that Green Bay Packers quarterbackAaron Rodgers will account for 13.46 percent of the proposed 2014 salary cap.
Rodgers signed a five-year, $110 million contract last April.
He was sorely missed after fracturing his collarbone in 2013, missing nearly eight games while he recovered. The Packers went 2-5-1 without him. In 2014, it's safe to...
When we first heard this headline, we were a little miffed. Why would the Seattle Seahawks be preparing for a cold-weather Super Bowl, which is forecast to be around 36 degrees at kickoff, inside the Giants' indoor practice facility? Shouldn't they be outside?
Not so fast. The Seahawks are apparently smarter than we think. Outside on Wednesday, it was about 22 degrees. Inside,...
Chicago Bears running back Matt Forte has 367 touches in 2013 - 289 carries and 74 receptions to be exact, quite a workload for the six-year back.
But he's not complaining, and welcomes the same and perhaps more in 2014.
"That's what I expect," Forte told Dan Hanzus of NFL.com at 'Radio Row' on Wednesdsay. "It wasn't like I was worn out at the end of the season or anything...
Eight-year NFL coaching veteran Brendan Daly will come aboard as a defensive assistant with the New England Patriots, reports Zuri Berry of the Boston Globe.
Daly spent the past two years with the Minnesota Vikings as defensive line coach, and peviously with the St. Louis Rams in the same capacity.
Per the Vikings' website:
'Brendan Daly enters his 8th season in the NFL in 2013...
'Riverboat' Ron Rivera took some gambles last season, resulting in a playoff-earning 12 win regular season record, not bad for a man many considered to be as good as gone when the team went 1-3 to begint the season.
For that turnaround, Rivera is being rewarded to the tune of a 3-year extension.
"I have been very clear about how much I have enjoyed living in Charlotte and working...
Foerm Pittsburgh Steelers linebacker and current defensicve assistant Jerry Olsavsky will reportedly interview with the Buffalo Bills about becoming their linebackers coach, according to Gerry Dulac of the Pittsburgh Post-Gazette.
Olsavsky spent nine years as a player with the team and four as a defensive assistant.
The possible move comes on the heels of the Steelers losing...
One thing is for sure, the Denver Broncos are fully aware of how good the Seattle Seahawks defense is, and they also know the will have to throw the kitchen sink at them to win. RB coach Eric Studesville said as much at Tuesday's media day stating the Broncos offense has to be firing on all cylinders.
According to Ian Rapoport of NFL.com, Denver Broncos RB Knowshon Moreno is not expected to return to the team next season. Moreno will be a free agent in March, and the team believes they will not be able to sign the running back.
According to Chris Mortensen of ESPN, the Rams will hire Gregg Williams as their new defensive coordinator. Williams was in line to win the job two years ago before his NFL suspension, however, upon his return from the suspension worked for a year with the Titans as a defensive consultant.
According to Field Yates of ESPN, the New England Patriots have announced that Brendan Daly has been hired as a defensive assistant coach.
According to Adam Caplan of ESPN, Saskatchewan Roughriders running back Kory Sheets worked out for the Oakland Raiders on Tuesday. Sheets was the second leading rusher in the CFL this past season with 1,598 yards. He also had 12 touchdowns and helped the Roughriders win their fourth Grey Cup in team history.
According to Jim Thomas of the St. Louis Post-Dispatch, the Rams have made the decision not to re-sign defensive coordinator Tim Walton for a second season.
Dallas Cowboys QB Tony Romo met with new playcaller Scott Linehan for the first time on Tuesday. Linehan will be the passing game coordinator, the offensive playcaller and he has led a top-10 offense in seven of his 11 seasons as an offensive coordinator or head coach.
Pittsburgh Steelers LB Jarvis Jones came into the NFL with high expectations and he became the first rookie to start at outside linebacker since the Steelers switched to a 3-4 defense in 1982. However, Jones struggled in the pass rush department against tackles who were more physical than the ones he faced at the University of Georgia. The mental aspect also hampered Jones, but...
Chicago Bears QB Josh McCown is an impending free agent, however, he wants to remain with the Bears. McCown has said he won't bolt to leave Chicago for any starting job.
San Francisco QB Colin Kaepernick has one year left on his contract, but the quarterback is the top domino who will affect the other 49ers' pending free agents. If Kaepernick and the team work a deal this offseason, it will obviously affect team's ability to re-sign players set test the open market.
NFL Network analyst Michael Irvin is a big supporter of the Minnesota Vikings hiring of offensive coordinator Norv Turner and feel he's be very successful in getting the team's offense on track. Irvin played for Turner in the early 90's on those dominant Cowboys team's that racked up three Super Bowls, and he says having a RB like Adrian Peterson will help Turner turn loose the passing game.
Green Bay Packers LB Clay Matthews broke his right thumb twice during this past season and both times he had surgery to have stabilizing pins placed in his hand. According to Ross Jones FoxSports.com, Matthews had the second set of pins taken out last Friday.
On Tuesday at media day, Denver Broncos offensive coordinator Adam Gase answered questions about his decision to turn the Browns.
Gase said he made his decision in advance and didn’t even talked to co-workers who had been through the interview process, including head coach John Fox and defensive coordinator Jack Del Rio.
“It just wasn’t the right time, as far as the timing...
According to Larry Hartstein of CBS Sports, Oakland Raiders general manager Reggie McKenzie said he intends on re-signing RB Rashad Jennings and that he expects RB Darren McFadden to test the free-agency.
Seattle Seahawks FB Michael Robinson said the team's rise to be one of the best in the NFL would not have happened without QB Russell Wilson. The second year quarterback won the starting position in 2012 as a rookie, and led the club to the NFC Division playoffs, and now has the Seahawks in the Super Bowl.