First, it was reported that the New England Patriots were planning on releasing their third-year center, who started in their Super Bowl XLIX win as a rookie in the 2014 season. Then word arose that the Washington Redskins, seeking an upgrade, had sent a conditional draft pick to the Patriots for Stork. Then came another odd turn: Was the concussion-plagued Stork, 25, considering retiring instead of joining his new team?
Ralph Vacchiano, NFL Insider | Facebook | Twitter | Archive EAST RUTHERFORD, N.J. - One week after the NFL suspended Josh Brown, and 15 months after the Giants first learned of his domestic violence arrest and a history of allegations from his ex-wife, John Mara finally defended his decision to re-sign the embattled kicker, saying he was "comfortable" with the move even though domestic violence is an issue "we take very seriously here." Speaking after days of pressure from the media to explain the presence of Brown on his team and complaints from fans after a police report revealed the kicker's ex-wife had accused him of "more than 20" instances of domestic violence, the Giants co-owner insisted
After Arizona lineman Zach Hemmila died earlier this month, the Texas football program reached out to the Wildcats to offer support. Wildcats tight end Josh Kern shared a photo of a handwritten letter and notes from the Longhorns. Arizona spokesman Blair Willis told the Austin American-Statesman that Texas is one of 50 football programs across the country (from high school to the NFL) to send a card to the Wildcats to offer condolences.