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  • Statement released by Tom Brady

    As a member of a union, I was under no obligation to set a new precedent going forward, nor was I made aware at any time during Mr. Wells investigation, that failing to subject my cell phone to investigation would result in ANY discipline. Most importantly, I have never written, texted, emailed to…

    The Associated Press
  • Aaron Hernandez's lawyer asks to question anonymous tipster

    A lawyer for former New England Patriots player Aaron Hernandez is asking a judge to let him question under oath a woman who called him anonymously and raised questions about a member of the jury that convicted his client of murder. James Sultan told the judge Monday that he had identified the…

    The Associated Press
  • NFL asks police to watch Goodell's Maine house

    In the wake of NFL commissioner Roger Goodell's decision to uphold a four-game suspension of New England Patriots star Tom Brady, the league has asked police to watch Goodell's home in the region. Police in Scarborough, Maine, said they were contacted by the NFL over security concerns for Goodell's…

    AFP
  • Freeman re-signs with Miami 4 days after they released him

    DAVIE, Fla. (AP) -- Quarterback Josh Freeman has re-signed with the Miami Dolphins four days after they released him.

    The Associated Press
  • 49ers place Carlos Hyde on active/non-football injury list

    SANTA CLARA, Calif. (AP) -- Second-year running back Carlos Hyde, who will be counted upon to carry the load following Frank Gore's departure, has been placed on the active/non-football injury list four days ahead of the start of training camp for the San Francisco 49ers.

    The Associated Press
  • McCarthy eager to get started in 10th season leading Packers

    Mike McCarthy marched quickly to the podium and spoke with the enthusiasm of a teacher greeting students on the first day of school. With players reporting to Packers training camp on Wednesday, McCarthy seemed as energized as ever going into his 10th season as the coach in Green Bay. Having a…

    The Associated Press
  • All over now? Bolts open possibly last camp in San Diego

    The San Diego Chargers resemble a circus as they prepare to open what could be their final training camp in San Diego. Ownership has stomped away from negotiations with the city for a replacement for aging Qualcomm Stadium, eager to keep its options open in the Los Angeles market and in the process…

    The Associated Press
  • Chiefs Pro Bowl DT Dontari Poe out after back surgery

    The Kansas City Chiefs are facing a potentially devastating loss on defense, even though training camp doesn't begin for veterans until this weekend. Pro Bowl defensive tackle Dontari Poe will miss camp and likely part of the season after undergoing surgery last week on a herniated disc. The injury…

    The Associated Press
  • Coach Jack Del Rio aims for new version of Raiders

    Whenever a player would make a mistake this offseason, first-year Oakland coach Jack Del Rio would make a point that this was a new version of the Raiders and those errors were no longer acceptable. In that 12-year span, the Raiders have lost more games and allowed more points than any team in the…

    The Associated Press
  • Hoyer and Mallett compete to start at QB for Texans

    Coach Bill O'Brien has a big decision to make as he enters his second year with the Houston Texans. The Texans improved seven games last season to finish 9-7, but missed the postseason again in large part after using four players at quarterback because of injuries and inconsistent play. Mallett…

    The Associated Press
  • Patriots back banned Brady

    The New England Patriots accused the NFL of "attempting to destroy" the reputation of Tom Brady on Tuesday after league commissioner Roger Goodell upheld the superstar quarterback's four-game "Deflate-gate" ban. "We are extremely disappointed in today's ruling by Commissioner Goodell," the Patriots…

    AFP
  • Browns still searching for long-term answer at quarterback

    Things haven't changed much for the Browns. Cleveland's deep defense enters 2015 with a chance to be one of the NFL's top units. Josh McCown, who went just 1-10 as a starter for Tampa Bay last season, will open camp as the starter and barring an injury or unforeseen catastrophe, he'll keep his job…

    The Associated Press
  • Bears enter 1st camp under Fox looking to put losing in past

    The Chicago Bears had just wrapped up a five-win nightmare season when chairman George McCaskey announced sweeping changes the following day. ''She's (ticked) off,'' George McCaskey said after about a 10-second pause. There were all sorts of reasons for the McCaskey family to be ticked off - a…

    The Associated Press
  • Brady blasts NFL 'Deflategate' suspension, denies wrongdoing

    (Adds federal court's ruling) By Steve Ginsburg July 29 (Reuters) - New England Patriots football star Tom Brady denied on Wednesday he had destroyed his cell phone to avoid giving it to NFL investigators, saying the flap was "manufactured" to distract from "zero evidence" against him in the…

    Reuters
  • Hopes are high for Vikings, and they're happy to have them

    The strategy and style of Minnesota's coaching staff under Mike Zimmer is no longer new. Neither is the starting quarterback, Teddy Bridgewater. The sideshow that overshadowed last season has been dismantled, following Adrian Peterson's reinstatement from NFL suspension and the star running back's…

    The Associated Press
  • Play

    New England Patriots fans shocked by quarterback Tom Brady's upheld suspension

    Callers to the Dale and Holley show of WEEI react to the news of New England Patriots quarterback Tom Brady's upheld four-game suspension.

    NFL Highlights
  • Contracts hanging over Seahawks more than Super Bowl loss

    Forget about the Seattle Seahawks suffering from a ''Super Hangover'' after what happened in February. The events of the closing seconds in the Super Bowl became a secondary story line for the Seahawks this offseason, replaced by the ongoing questions about quarterback Russell Wilson's long-term…

    The Associated Press
  • RG3, Gruden, things to know about Redskins training camp

    It will be fascinating to see how Year 2 of life together for Robert Griffin III and Jay Gruden plays out with the Washington Redskins, starting at training camp. The player known as RG3 has gone from Heisman Trophy winner and No. 2 overall draft pick to apparent change-the-game sensation and NFL…

    The Associated Press