Baylor University has moved to dismiss the Title IX lawsuit that alleges 52 rapes were committed by 31 football players from 2011 to 2014, according to the Waco Tribune.
NFL Commissioner Roger Goodell has plans for Thursday night, Sept. 7. Goodell said Tuesday at the NFL owners meetings that he expects to be at the season kickoff in Foxborough when the Patriots play host to an undetermined opponent
Colin Kaepernick is atop the list of remaining free-agent quarterbacks and that has sparked a fierce debate about whether or not he's being blackballed. Kyle Shanahan, the new coach of the 49ers, explained why he didn't want Kaepernick. "Colin has a certain skill-set that you can put a specific offense to it that he can be very successful in," he said. "The type of offense I wanted to run was somewhat different." The Niners have not offered contracts to any of their top four QBs of last season. Instead they signed Brian Hoyer and Matt Barkley, who played on a 3-13 Bears team in 2016. The Niners also have the No. 2 pick in the draft.
Chicago Bears head coach John Fox is taking a glass-half-full approach regarding his team's outlook for 2017. Fox told reporters that the Bears are in “striking distance a season after going 3-13. “Going back to a lot of the changes, we’ve had a lot of change,” Fox said. “I think we’re better for it.” “I understand you have to win. And I finally feel like we’re in striking distance.” Of the QBs currently on its roster, Mark Sanchez threw the most passes last season – 18 attempts as the Cowboys backup.
Will the Cowboys trade Tony Romo or release him? It’s been an ongoing question this offseason. But Cowboys owner Jerry Jones made it clear Tuesday that he has a deadline in mind regarding the ongoing saga. When asked when the team will have to make a decision on Romo, Jones said “before training camp.” Romo has played in just five games the past two seasons due to a number of injuries. When asked by NFL Network's Albert Breer
It's reset time for the Falcons. That's the term coach Dan Quinn is using less than two months after one of the worst collapses in NFL history and certainly the worst in a Super Bowl
With NFL free agency in the books, let's look at some of the best and worst moves. Best: Texans trading Brock Osweiler to gain $16 million in cap space Worst: Bears giving Mike Glennon $45 million for three years Best: Packers signing former Patriots TE Martellus Bennett Worst: Panthers signing Matt Kalil to a $55.5 million deal Best: Eagles adding weapons for Carson Wentz Worst: Rams paying Robert Woods like a No. 1 receiver Best: Falcons signing Dontari Poe for $8 million Worst: Redskins losing DeSean Jackson and Pierre Garcon Best: Giants pairing Brandon Marshall with Odell Beckham Jr. Worst: Chargers paying Russell Okung $53 million
New England Patriots owner Robert Kraft did a Q&A on Monday with reporters nearly two months out from his fifth Super Bowl victory. Kraft said that Tom Brady, already considered ageless while playing at an MVP level at 39 last season told Kraft last week that he wants to play another six or seven years. When asked whether he expects Belichick to coach into his 70s, he told reporters "I hope he coaches into his 80s." Well, George Blanda threw three passes at age 48 back in 1975 but no NFL quarterback has had an effective season as a full-time starter past age 42.
A city famous for its over-the-top persona is eagerly welcoming an NFL franchise that boasts an equally outsized reputation and the promise of big league legitimacy for the desert gambling oasis
Dallas tight end Jason Witten has signed a four-year contract extension that virtually guarantees the 14-year veteran will spend his entire career with the Cowboys