Newsday's Bob Glauber goes the extra yard for the inside scoop on the NFL.
The Bucs took a calculated gamble that Darrelle Revis would be sufficiently healed from season-ending knee surgery and be ready for the start of the regular season, and it appears that bet is paying off.
Revis has been medically cleared to practice with the Buccaneers, who have their first training camp workout on Wednesday in Tampa. But Revis won't be doing everything. In fact, he...Read more »
Nick Folk will be getting some competition in training camp after all.
The Jets signed the well-traveled Billy Cundiff to a one-year deal today to compete with Folk when the team reports to training camp on Thursday. Folk had his best statistical season last year, converting 77.8 percent of his field goal attempts. But they still want to provide some competition.
To make...Read more »
Eagles second-year quarterback Nick Foles, who replaced an injured Michael Vick last season, said he believes he’s capable of remaining the Eagles’ No. 1 quarterback under rookie head coach Chip Kelly.
“I have all the respect in the world for Mike,” Foles said, via Phillymag.com. “I’m going to go out there every day and prove myself and work hard. I’m just going to approach it like I’ve done...Read more »
Redskins owner Daniel Snyder said he’ll never consider changing the team’s nickname despite growing pressure from outside the organization because the name has racist connotations.
But two Hall of Fame players who played during the team’s heyday in the 1980’s say it may be time for a change. Former wide receiver Art Monk and former cornerback Darrell Green suggested during a radio interview...Read more »
49ers quarterback Colin Kaepernick created quite a stir last month when he was photographed wearing a Miami Dolphins cap. But Niners coach Jim Harbaugh, who once ripped a sportswriter in San Diego for wearing a 49ers' sweatshirt in the locker room, said he's not worried about any fallout from Kaepernick's interesting choice of attire.
"I know Kap and I know where his allegiances...Read more »
Well, that was quick.
Just minutes after the 49ers announced that cornerback Eric Wright, who had been traded from Tampa over the weekend, failed his physical and would not added to San Francisco's roster, the Bucs have decided to release Wright.
Per Rick Stroud of the Tampa Times, the team will place Wright on waivers on Monday.
The Bucs were planning on releasing...Read more »
A trade that would have sent cornerback Eric Wright from the Buccaneers to the 49ers has been voided after it was announced he had failed the 49ers' physical.
"He didn't pass the physical. He's not with the team," 49ers coach Jim Harbaugh said.
Wright was traded for a conditional choice in the 2014 draft, but because he didn't pass his physical, he now reverts to the...Read more »
The news that Redskins fans will be delighted to read: Second-year quarterback Robert Griffin III, who underwent reconstructive knee surgery after being injury in the Redskins' playoff loss to the Seahawks in January, is ready to play football again.
RGIII announced on his Twitter feed that he has been cleared to resume practice.
"Doctors cleared me to practice,"...Read more »
The NFL and NFL Players Association still haven't reached agreement on the implementation of HGH testing. But according to an email sent to all NFL players on July 12, a blood test for HGH will be taken when they undergo their training camp physicals.
The contents of the email were reported by USA Today.
According to the report, results of the test will not result in any...Read more »
Broncos third-year linebacker Von Miller faces a potential four-game suspension, according to ESPN's Adam Schefter. It is uncertain whether the suspension, if upheld upon appeal, would be for violating the league's performance enhancing drug policy or for a violation of the NFL's substance abuse policy.
Schefter reports the case is currently under appeal. The NFL is not commenting on...Read more »