| Mar 8, 2014
| 3:51 PM
Down, set… shop!
NFL free agency opens this week, and with the salary cap set at $133 million per team, each club has $10 million more in buying power than it did last season.
Although the signing period doesn't begin until Tuesday at 1 p.m....
| Apr 26, 2014
| 3:23 PM
As the NFL draft nears — it takes place May 8-10 — we're taking an 11-day, position-by-position look at what's out there and what the Bears need.
The offseason's revolving door at defensive end sent Julius Peppers to Green...
| Mar 19, 2014
| 6:06 AM
UCF hosts its Pro Day today, with scouts from all 32 NFL teams possibly in attendance and perhaps a half dozen or more NFL head coaches and general managers taking in the workout.
The main attraction: Blake Bortles, the former Knights' quarterback who...
| Feb 24, 2014
| 11:15 AM
The biggest question I’ve heard from readers coming out of the NFL Scouting Combine is this: Did former UCF quarterback Blake Bortles help his stock?
It’s an easy answer: yes. The reason, why, though, has nothing to do with his performance...
| Mar 9, 2014
| 1:47 PM
The New York Jets released cornerback Antonio Cromartie on Sunday, a decision that saves the team millions of dollars under its salary cap.
Cromartie was entering the final year of his four-year deal and was scheduled to cost the Jets' cap $14.98...
| Mar 15, 2014
| 6:25 PM
Eight-time Pro Bowl defensive end Julius Peppers signed a three-year deal with the Green Bay Packers on Saturday, bringing one of the NFL’s best pass rushers to a team that has historically avoided major free-agent splashes.
| Feb 1, 2014
| 6:43 PM
New York, NY (SportsNetwork.com) - On the eve of his third Super Bowl appearance, Peyton Manning was honored with two major NFL awards, including being named the league's Most Valuable Player for an unprecedented fifth time.
The 37-year-old Manning, who...
| Mar 20, 2014
| 10:08 AM
Johnny Manziel threw for 7,820 yards with 63 touchdowns and 22 interceptions and rushed for 2,169 yards with 30 more touchdowns in two seasons as the starting quarterback at Texas A&M.
He also won the Heisman Trophy as a redshirt freshman and was a...
| Mar 26, 2014
| 12:40 PM
If Dennis Rodman can become a beloved figure in Chicago, you can learn to love Jared Allen.
Reaction to the Bears signing one of the best pass rushers in the NFL on Wednesday ranged from euphoria to "Oh man, now I have to root for Jared Allen?"...
| Mar 26, 2014
| 6:18 PM
In the beginning: Jared Allen will turn 32 on April 3. He was born in Dallas, raised near San Jose, Calif., and went to college at Idaho State, where he was an All-Big Sky defensive lineman and long snapper.
Surprise, surprise: He was a fourth-round...
| Mar 27, 2014
| 10:20 AM
Well, this is going to take some getting used to.
Jared Allen, longtime Minnesota Viking, is now ours. Take that, Julius Peppers. We basically traded a banged up rusty Buick for a shinier, less rusty Cadillac.
Those are terrible analogies, given...