Cincinnati Bengals cornerback Adam ”Pacman” Jones faces three misdemeanor charges, including assault, but no longer is being charged with a felony for a January confrontation with hotel security guards, police and a nurse. A felony charge of harassment with a bodily substance, for allegedly spitting at a nurse, was dismissed at the prosecuting attorney’s request, […]
The on-again, off-again move of the Oakland Raiders to Las Vegas appears to be very much on again, if recent reports on several fronts are accurate. The NFL has apparently established the relocation fee the Raiders must pay, and owners could be voting to approve the move as soon as next Monday. The NFL’s league […]
Shutdown Corner is counting down the top 50 prospects in the 2017 NFL draft with a scouting report, quotes from NFL evaluators and a projection where they might be drafted. 37. Florida LB Jarrad Davis 6-foot-1, 238 pounds Key stat: Over his final 23 games as a starting linebacker, Davis totaled 154 tackles (17 for […]
For all those NFL fans longing for more action, fewer interruptions and a better flow to games, Commissioner Roger Goodell is with you. The NFL is making plans to speed up the pace of games, including changing how video replays are handled and using a time clock for extra points. The league also is discussing […]
New Minnesota Vikings running back Latavius Murray underwent ankle surgery Wednesday, the team announced. The Vikings knew of the required surgery before signing the then-free-agent to a reported three-year deal on March 16. Murray is expected to be recovered in time for training camp. Playing with the Oakland Raiders last season, Murray was listed on […]
The NFL might be listening so offer up your suggestions. After years of fans complaining about the commercial breaks they have to endure every time someone scores a touchdown, the league announced Wednesday they will eliminate the "double-up" advertising stoppages. With the NFL looking for ways to speed up the game, here are a few […]
If you think it's strange the NFL is dedicating so much time to teaching players what to do after a touchdown, rather than tackling more pressing issues, you're not alone. After the league announced Wednesday it will attempt to educate players on how to celebrate with a training video, Green Bay Packers tight end Martellus […]
The All-Star forward could re-sign in Atlanta, but wants to test the market
Kansas seems like the ‘safest’ pick to make the Final Four
WACO, Texas (AP) A former Baylor football player has been arrested after a grand jury indicted him on three second-degree felony sexual assault counts arising from a 2013 incident while he was with the Bears.
Rivera spent the first four years of his NFL career in Oakland.