Being the third overall pick of the NFL draft carries a measure of expectation; being the third overall pick as a pass-rusher immediately fills fans’ heads with visions of that player standing over another helpless quarterback, brought down by the young player. That’s not exactly how things have worked out for Dion Jordan. The Miami […]
This offseason, Shutdown Corner will travel down memory lane with a series of stories presenting some interesting and sometimes forgotten stories from the NFL’s past. Join us as we relive some of the greatest and craziest moments in the sport’s history. Jim Kelly played in four Super Bowls and made the Pro Football Hall of […]
WASHINGTON (AP) — Carolina Panthers quarterback Cam Newton has scored big for his new Nickelodeon series that launches Friday.
The NFL is moving the Pro Bowl from Honolulu to Orlando this season, three people with knowledge of the negotiations told The Associated Press on Tuesday. The NFL and ESPN have scheduled a news conference for Wednesday at ESPN Wide World of Sports at the Disney complex, during which the league will announce the move, […]
Ryan Fitzpatrick is reportedly so incensed by the New York Jets‘ refusal to meet his contract expectations, that he’s willing to give up money on what will likely be his last big pay day. Fitzpatrick is prepared to rebuff the Jets' offer on principle, even if it means taking a lesser contract to play elsewhere, […]
Aaron Rodgers exudes natural charm in numerous television spots, but he may take a role behind the camera when his football career is over. Rodgers, who is still in the prime of his career with the Green Bay Packers, pondered life after football on A.J. Hawk’s podcast last week. Hawk and Rodgers were teammates with […]
Despite the loss of wide receiver Martavis Bryant to a year-long suspension for violating the NFL's substance abuse policy, the Pittsburgh Steelers' offense has the potential to be the league's best. With arguably the best QB-WR-RB combo in the league in Ben Roethlisberger, Antonio Brown, and Le'Veon Bell, the Steelers should be a nightmare for […]
Former Philadelphia Eagles and Seattle Seahawks defensive back Walter Thurmond will retire from the NFL at 28, following six seasons in the league, according to ESPN's Adam Schefter. Thurmond spent the first four seasons of his career with the Seahawks, featuring in the team's vaunted secondary nicknamed the "Legion of Boom." In 2013, Thurmond helped […]
Packers' Aaron Rodgers has another reason to dislike on-field microphones
Malcom Brown steps into leadership role among Patriots DTs
New Raiders LB Bruce Irvin: We're ready to capture the AFC West
ORCHARD PARK, N.Y. (AP) The Buffalo Bills continue to increase their depth at linebacker by signing free agent Jamari Lattimore.