The San Francisco 49ers have signed defensive lineman Dion Jordan to a one-year contract. The Niners announced the deal Friday to add another former first-round pick to their talented line. Jordan was the No. 3 overall pick by Miami in 2013 but has never lived up to his billing because of injuries and substance abuse problems.
Rams wide receiver Cooper Kupp hasn't let the COVID-19 pandemic slow down his preparations for what will be an important season for his NFL future.
The Washington Football Team released running back Derrius Guice on Friday after he was charged in multiple domestic violence incidents. The Loudoun County Sheriff's Department told The Associated Press that Guice was arrested on one count of strangulation, three counts of assault and battery and one count of destruction of property. The team said in a statement it learned of a potential domestic violence situation Thursday, immediately notified the NFL and met with Guice to excuse him from football activities pending a review.
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Robert Woods is looking for a new contract from the Rams, saying Thursday he hopes to stay in Los Angeles long term. A day later, Cooper Kupp repeated the sentiment. Kupp is entering the final season of his rookie deal, scheduled to make $2.133 million in base salary in 2020. "We haven't had any conversations [more]
Tyrod Taylor understands why many may compare his opportunity with the Los Angeles Chargers to the one he had in Cleveland two years ago. The only thing that hasn't changed is how Taylor views his job. ''I've been a firm believer in just controlling what you can,'' Taylor said Friday.
Panthers tackle Russell Okung didn't opt out, but he may eventually retire. It's a smart way to manage an opt-out deadline that arrived way too early for NFL players to make an informed decision about whether to be all in or all out of the 2020 season five weeks before the first game is played. If [more]
NEW ORLEANS (AP) -- The New Orleans Saints have signed linebacker Nigel Bradham and activated linebacker Kaden Elliss from the club's Reserve/Covid-19 list, general manager Mickey Loomis said Friday.
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NFL Network Insider Ian Rapoport reports Washington Football Team releases running back Derrius Guice after arrest for domestic violence charges. This game is streaming live on the Yahoo Sports mobile app, or on NFL Network
New York Giants cornerback DeAndre Baker was formally charged with four counts of robbery with a firearm in connection with a fight at a cookout in May, a prosecutor said Friday. Seattle Seahawks cornerback Quinton Dunbar, who also was arrested, won't be prosecuted because of insufficient evidence, Broward County State Attorney Mike Satz said. Baker is accused of stealing cash and watches from four men.
The Matthew Stafford situation forced the NFL and NFL Players Association to revisit its COVID-19 testing protocols to address the dynamic of false positives. Per multiple reports, the NFL and NFLPA have unveiled a revised protocol aimed at addressing, and rectifying, the possibility of false positives. Although the memo doesn't use the term "false positive," [more]
Chris Herndon was all set for a big breakout season a year ago with the New York Jets. ''My body's feeling good,'' the 24-year-old Herndon said during a video conference call. As a rookie in 2018, Herndon flashed glimpses of tantalizing playmaking ability.
Before signing with the Patriots, Cam Newton openly wondered how he'd mesh with head coach Bill Belichick. So how have things gone since the two started working together?
The NFL announced on Friday that it will waive the guideline that prevents an official from working a game involving the same team more than twice this season, allowing officials to work games closer to home. Whether that persuades officials to working at all in 2020 remains to be seen. Per a source with knowledge [more]
The Texans placed receiver Kenny Stills on the non-football illness list, according to Friday's transactions wire. Stills, 28, has an unspecified illness unrelated to COVID-19. COVID-19 is a separate reserve list. He reported to training camp this week for a physical and COVID-19 testing. The Texans traded with the Dolphins for Stills last season. He [more]
The Bears don't have a true nose tackle to replace Goldman, but they do have experienced depth on the defensive line.
The Smiths, who aren't related, combined for 25+ sacks last year in their debut seasons for Green Bay. Now that they've had a year of experience as teammates, the Smiths are eager to build on a season that ended with the Packers one game shy of the Super Bowl. ''We learned (about) each other pretty fast,'' Preston Smith said ''We played, we meshed well together out there on the field.
Rodger Saffold compares what the Tennessee Titans face on the offensive line to riding a bike. The Titans spent the 2019 training camp preparing to play the first four games without left tackle Taylor Lewan due to a suspension, while left guard Saffold was getting used to being with a new team and offense. Now the Titans have everyone available, and the offensive linemen wants to start this season the way they finished 2019 by blowing open big holes for NFL rushing leader Derrick Henry.
Giants cornerback Deandre Baker has been formally charged with four counts of robbery with a firearm and that's led him to take a different approach to his placement on the Commissioner Exempt list. Baker was placed on that list before camp opened in July and appealed the decision. Ralph Vacchiano of SNY reports that his [more]
Linebacker Vic Beasley reported to the Tennessee Titans on Friday, and he has been activated off the Reserve/DidNot Report list. The Titans also put defensive lineman Jack Crawford on the Reserve/COVID-19 list, meaning he had either tested positive for COVID-19 or has been quarnatined after coming in close contact with someone who's infected. Beasley was the Titans' top free agent signee in March with a one-year deal for $9.5 million.