| Sep 1, 2014
| 1:36 PM
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EditorsNote: Update 2: Adds Marrone quotes, Watkins update Manuel not among Bills' captains; Watkins day to day
The Buffalo Bills named their team captains Monday, but starting quarterback EJ Manuel was not one of the six players....
| Sep 1, 2014
| 3:46 PM
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NFL roundup: Sam a man without a team
The St. Louis Rams announced the signing of 10 players to their practice squad on Monday, and defensive end Michael Sam was not among them.
The absence of Sam, the first openly gay player in...
| Jul 21, 2014
| 4:41 AM
DAVIE – There are some good linebackers in the AFC East – New England’s Dont’a Hightower and Buffalo’s Brandon Spikes come immediately to mind – but the linebacker units leave something to be desired.
The big loss...
| Mar 6, 2014
| 6:42 AM
Free agent inside linebacker D'Qwell Jackson has reportedly decided make the Indianapolis Colts his next team.
According to Fox Sports the contract he's agreed to will pay the eight-year veteran $22 million over four years, and features $11 million in...
| May 3, 2014
| 6:16 PM
The draft will be held Thursday, Friday and Saturday in New York. Times NFL writer Sam Farmer examines team needs by division. Today, the East divisions:
The Buffalo Bills are looking to fortify the supporting cast around second-year...
| 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.
| Mar 10, 2014
| 6:03 PM
Here's a breakdown of all the things I THINK I know heading into Tuesday's 4 p.m. start to the 2014 NFL season, which kicks off with the start of free agency.
1. All the big name players haven't been released YET. The Steelers, Panthers and Cowboys...
| Dec 12, 2013
| 7:15 AM
The New England Patriots have been the NFL's best team during this era of football.
Considering how many AFC Conference Championships, and Super Bowls Bill Belichick's team has won and appeared in since 2001, this can not be debated.
| Jul 17, 2013
| 7:56 AM
Tim Tebow and Tom Brady worried about Aaron Hernandez's behavior as early as 2011, with Hernandez being described as "a lot to handle," a newly surfaced video shows. Brady: “And I’m trying to watch over Aaron and Brandon.” Tebow: “...
| Jun 26, 2013
| 8:32 PM
As he walked out of the front door of his $1.3 million McMansion on Wednesday morning, handcuffed under his white T-shirt, it struck me that Aaron Hernandez looked like he had alligator arms.
For an NFL receiver, there can be no harsher assessment....
| Sep 18, 2012
| 4:40 PM
Percy Harvin's first touch as a Florida Gator was a 3-yard hook-up with quarterback Chris Leak for a forgettable first down on the initial series of a 34-7 win against Southern Miss to open the 2006 season. But Harvin's next five touches – for 11,...
| Oct 13, 2012
| 10:14 PM
The Seahawks’ No. 1-ranked defense vs. the Patriots’ No. 1-ranked offense: Does it get any better than this? The Seahawks’ defense is allowing averages of 10.8 points and 258.6 yards – and has yielded 19...