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Jul 05, 2020

Report: Redskins' minority owners looking to sell
The Redskins' three minority owners have hired a search firm to sell their shares in the team amid discontent with owner Daniel Snyder, The Washington Post reported.

ESPN NFL
Jul 05, 2020

Sam Darnold's numbers through two seasons are horrid. Is his talent salvageable?
Dig into the numbers, and the odds are stacked against Darnold. But considering his age and skill set, there's reason for optimism.

ESPN NFL
Jul 05, 2020

Cam Newton joining Patriots has similarities to Randy Moss in '07
As with the Hall of Fame WR, New England has again used a modest contract to land a superstar motivated to get his career back on track.

ESPN NFL
Jul 04, 2020

Rivera, Redskins owner work on new nicknames
Washington coach Ron Rivera told The Washington Post "it would be awesome" if the team could change its nickname by the time the season starts.

ESPN NFL
Jul 04, 2020

Steelers' Conner surprises mom with new house
Pittsburgh Steelers running back James Conner surprised his mom, Kelly Bibbs, with a new house on Saturday, posting video of the moment on Instagram.

ESPN NFL
Jul 04, 2020

Washington Redskins' nickname has been under scrutiny for decades
This isn't the first time the Redskins' nickname has been debated. Owner Dan Snyder has been adamant about keeping it but might yet change his stance.

ESPN NFL
Jul 03, 2020

Washington Redskins' nickname has been under fire for decades
This isn't the first time the Redskins' nickname has been debated. Owner Dan Snyder has been adamant about keeping it but might yet change his stance.

ESPN NFL
Jul 03, 2020

CFL's Edmonton Eskimos keeping team name
The Edmonton Eskimos are keeping their team name, citing "an extensive year-long formal research and engagement program with Inuit leaders and community members across Canada."

ESPN NFL
Jul 03, 2020

Browns TE Njoku asks for trade, agent says
David Njoku has asked the Browns to be traded before training camp, the tight end's agent, Drew Rosenhaus, told ESPN's Adam Schefter on Friday.

ESPN NFL
Jul 03, 2020

Source: NFLPA board wants no preseason games
The NFL shortened its preseason from four weeks to two to account for the coronavirus pandemic, but the league's players don't think that move went far enough.

ESPN NFL
Jul 03, 2020

Ex-Bucs exec Culverhouse, player advocate, dies
Former Bucs president Gay Culverhouse, an advocate for players' health and safety, died at the age of 73.

ESPN NFL
Jul 03, 2020

Packers optimistic but wary for fans at Lambeau
The Packers are optimistic they will have fans at Lambeau Field this season, but they note that seating capacity would be cut significantly and spectators must wear face coverings.

ESPN NFL
Jul 03, 2020

Source: Change likely as Redskins review name
The Redskins on Friday said they were to "undergo a thorough review" of the team's nickname amid renewed pressure, especially from sponsors. A source told ESPN that a change is now considered likely.

ESPN NFL
Jul 03, 2020

Burnett named Giants' 1st full-time female scout
The Giants have hired Hannah Burnett as their Midlands scout, the franchise's first ever full-time female scout.

ESPN NFL
Jul 03, 2020

Barnwell: Is this Sam Darnold's last chance? How the Jets have failed him
Dig into the numbers, and the odds are stacked against Darnold. But considering his age and skill set, there's reason for optimism.

ESPN NFL
Jul 03, 2020

Measuring Tom Brady's fantasy impact on his Buccaneers teammates
Should fantasy players pick WRs Mike Evans and Chris Godwin earlier? Will Rob Gronkowski take over the TE targets? Let's break down the Bucs.

ESPN NFL
Jul 03, 2020

'Something's got to change': How the Vikings are pushing for social justice
The Vikings' social justice committee wants to be a part of the solution. The big question is how. For many, it starts with the most basic element when seeking change: starting a dialogue.

ESPN NFL
Jul 02, 2020

Source: NFL may fine players for virus violations
The NFLPA laid out some of the coronavirus-related restrictions on and off the field in a conference call with player reps on Thursday.

ESPN NFL
Jul 02, 2020

Sources: NFL camps likely to have fewer players
NFL teams will likely bring fewer than the customary 90 players to camp this year due to the coronavirus, sources told ESPN.

ESPN NFL
Jul 02, 2020

FedEx's request of Redskins: Change team name
FedEx, which has naming rights to the stadium in which the Redskins play, has "communicated to the team in Washington our request that they change the team name."

ESPN NFL
Jul 02, 2020

Current N.Y. rules prohibits fans from stadiums
Current New York guidelines would prohibit fans from attending professional sporting events or even congregating outside stadiums.

ESPN NFL
Jul 02, 2020

Source: NFL plans to play Black anthem Week 1
The NFL is considering a variety of measures during the upcoming season to recognize victims of recent police brutality, a source familiar with the league's discussions told The Undefeated on Thursday.

ESPN NFL
Jul 02, 2020

Current N.Y. rules would not allow fans at Bills
Current New York guidelines would prohibit fans from attending Bills games or even congregating outside New Era Field.

ESPN NFL
Jul 02, 2020

Cam on contract: It's about respect, not money
Cam Newton's contract with the New England Patriots guarantees him only $550,000 this season, a source confirmed to ESPN, but the quarterback on Thursday indicated he's not out for money, just respect.

ESPN NFL
Jul 02, 2020

Colts counting on second-rounders to boost second-rate offense
The Colts have big plans for their two second-round picks, WR Michael Pittman Jr. and RB Jonathan Taylor.

ESPN NFL
Jul 02, 2020

Bengals spent big on defense, but is there a cornerstone player?
Even with all the additions, it remains to be seen whether the Bengals have a player to build their defense around as the Joe Burrow era begins.

ESPN NFL
Jul 02, 2020

Big nickel? Strong safety? Marquise Blair's possible fit on Seahawks' defense
The Seahawks went heavy base defense last year, but Blair could have them thinking about playing more nickel.

ESPN NFL
Jul 02, 2020

Barnwell: What went wrong for Baker Mayfield, and can he be fixed?
The 2018 Rookie of the Year took a step backward last season. Here's how he could get back on track.

ESPN NFL
Jul 02, 2020

For July Fourth, NFL linemen and their barbecue hobbies come in handy
NFL linemen such as Ryan Jensen and former players including Joe Thomas and Nick Mangold have found hobbies and second careers with their culinary skills. For the holiday weekend, they'll be at the grills and smokers.

ESPN NFL
Jul 02, 2020

Report: Investors press sponsors on Redskins ties
Investors and shareholders are calling on Nike, FedEx and PepsiCo to sever ties with the Washington Redskins unless the team changes its name, according to a report by Adweek.

ESPN NFL
Jul 01, 2020

Source: NFL to shorten preseason to two weeks
As the NFL continues to plot its 2020 season amid the coronavirus pandemic, it has elected to shorten the preseason to just two weeks.

ESPN NFL
Jul 01, 2020

Source: NFL won't hold supplemental draft in '20
The NFL informed its clubs on Wednesday it will not conduct a supplemental draft in 2020, a source told ESPN's Dianna Russini.

ESPN NFL
Jul 01, 2020

NFL all-decade: Best player on each NFC South team, every position
The NFC South all-decade team boasts the NFL's career passing leader, a seven-time Pro Bowl receiver, and one of the most dominant linebackers of the 2010s.

ESPN NFL
Jul 01, 2020

AFC South all-decade honors: Best player on each team, every position
A pair of relentless pass-rushers, a prolific tight end and a franchise QB who stepped away surprisingly early.

ESPN NFL
Jul 01, 2020

AFC West all-decade honors: Best player on each team, every position
The Broncos ruled the front half of the decade, while the Chiefs took it home in the second half. A look back.

ESPN NFL
Jul 01, 2020

Will limited offseason reduce fireworks from Lamar Jackson and Ravens?
An unorthodox offseason will force the Ravens to be choosier with play selection but still expect an uber-productive offense.

ESPN NFL
Jul 01, 2020

Ex-Steelers coach Cowher positive for virus
Former Steelers coach Bill Cowher says that he and his wife had the coronavirus.

ESPN NFL
Jul 01, 2020

Chiefs DL Jones hints at holdout if no new deal
Chiefs defensive lineman Chris Jones tweeted Tuesday night that not playing in 2020 was an option, bringing up running back Le'Veon Bell's 2018 holdout with the Steelers.

ESPN NFL
Jul 01, 2020

The Cam Newton-Bill Belichick marriage will come down to one thing -- winning
Can Cam Newton handle the Patriot Way? In truth, when it comes to what matters -- winning at all costs -- Newton and Bill Belichick have more in common than it might seem.

ESPN NFL
Jul 01, 2020

Barnwell: Josh Allen needs to evolve for the Bills to take the next step. Can he?
Few quarterbacks are more entertaining to watch, but is Allen actually valuable? This is a crucial season for the 24-year-old.

ESPN NFL
Jun 30, 2020

Texans' Kenny Stills reveals elaborate Black Lives Matter tattoo
The Texans receiver makes statement on his right leg with images from the civil rights movement and Black Lives Matter.

ESPN NFL
Jun 30, 2020

Judges question search warrants in Kraft case
Florida appellate judges on Tuesday questioned the legality of search warrants that let police secretly video record New England Patriots owner Robert Kraft and others paying for massage parlor sex.

ESPN NFL
Jun 30, 2020

NFL awards 4 grants in helmet safety program
Four organizations have been awarded grants as part of the NFL's Helmet Challenge. The goal is to help develop a new helmet that based on laboratory testing outperforms all helmets currently worn by NFL players.

ESPN NFL
Jun 30, 2020

Ron Rivera: Don't bet against Cam with Patriots
Ron Rivera said Monday on 670 The Score in Chicago that he believes Cam Newton is "ready to bust out" with the Patriots.

ESPN NFL
Jun 30, 2020

MVP, but 0-2 in the playoffs -- is there reason to worry about Lamar Jackson?
The 23-year-old Ravens quarterback is coming off an MVP season -- and home playoff loss. Did the Titans figure him out?

ESPN NFL
Jun 30, 2020

What Patriots' filming punishment means to franchise, NFL, legacies
Here are some takeaways from the league's ruling, which didn't come with the same aftershocks as Spygate in 2007 or Deflategate in 2015-16.

ESPN NFL
Jun 30, 2020

Barnwell's progress report for Lamar Jackson: Is there reason to worry about the MVP?
The 23-year-old Ravens quarterback is coming off an MVP season -- and home playoff loss. Did the Titans figure him out?

ESPN NFL
Jun 29, 2020

NFLPA tells agents to inform players of virus risks
In a letter sent Monday, the NFL Players Association instructed player agents to talk to all of their clients about risk factors that could make them more susceptible to severe illness as a result of the coronavirus.

ESPN NFL
Jun 29, 2020

Barnwell: Grading the Cam signing, and how the Patriots' offense could thrive
The idea that Cam Newton hasn't been valuable since his 2015 MVP campaign is a product of selective memory.

ESPN NFL
Jun 29, 2020

Netflix to produce 6-part series on Kaepernick
Colin Kaepernick will be the subject of a six-part series produced by acclaimed director Ava DuVernay, Netflix announced Monday.

ESPN NFL
Jun 29, 2020

Manziel describes football career as 'in the past'
Johnny Manziel told the Lubbock Avalanche-Journal that his football career is probably "in the past" and he is at the point where he is "trying to achieve happiness in life, not happiness on the football field."

ESPN NFL
Jun 29, 2020

Cam's fantasy outlook and projection as a Patriot
Cam Newton's deal with New England makes him a low-risk, high-reward speculative fantasy pick for the 2020 season.

ESPN NFL
Jun 29, 2020

Patriots can't lose with incentive-laden deal for Cam
The former MVP lands in New England with a chance to compete with Jarrett Stidham.

ESPN NFL
Jun 29, 2020

Are long field goals the next frontier for Chiefs' Harrison Butker?
Harrison Butker has proved to be accurate in his three seasons with the Chiefs, but now he wants to show off his distance and range more.

ESPN NFL
Jun 29, 2020

NFL fines Pats $1.1M, takes pick for sideline film
The NFL handed down the penalties to the New England Patriots for their television crew's filming the field and sideline during a Dec. 8 game between the Cincinnati Bengals and Cleveland Browns, league sources told ESPN.

ESPN NFL
Jun 29, 2020

Barnwell: Grading the Cam Newton signing, and how the Patriots' offense could thrive
The idea that Newton hasn't been valuable since his 2015 MVP campaign is a product of selective memory. Here's what Pats fans can expect.

ESPN NFL
Jun 29, 2020

Barnwell's grade: The move of the offseason? Why I'm optimistic about Cam Newton
The idea that Newton hasn't been valuable since his 2015 MVP campaign is a product of selective memory. Here's what Pats fans can expect.

ESPN NFL
Jun 29, 2020

Patriots can't lose with incentive-laden deal for Newton
The former MVP lands in New England with a chance to compete with Jarrett Stidham.

ESPN NFL
Jun 29, 2020

NFL players react on social media to Cam signing with Pats
The former NFL MVP is headed to New England after spending the offseason recovering from foot surgery.

ESPN NFL
Jun 28, 2020

Patriots can't lose with incentive-laden deal for Cam Newton
The former NFL MVP lands in New England with a chance to compete with Jarrett Stidham for Tom Brady's former job at starter.

ESPN NFL
Jun 28, 2020

Sources: QB Newton joins Patriots on 1-year deal
Former NFL MVP Cam Newton reached an agreement on a one-year, incentive-laden deal with the Patriots, league sources told ESPN's Chris Mortensen and Adam Schefter. ?

ESPN NFL
Jun 28, 2020

Cam Newton signing with Patriots: NFL players react on social media
The former NFL MVP is headed to New England after spending the offseason recovering from foot surgery.

ESPN NFL
Jun 28, 2020

NFL fines Patriots $1.1M, take pick over TV crew
The NFL handed down the penalties to the New England Patriots for their television crew's filming the field and sideline during a Dec. 8 game between the Cincinnati Bengals and Cleveland Browns, league sources told ESPN.

ESPN NFL
Jun 28, 2020

Sources: Pats fined $1.1M, lose pick over TV crew
The NFL handed down the penalties to the New England Patriots for their television crew's filming the field and sideline during a Dec. 8 game between the Cincinnati Bengals and Cleveland Browns, league sources tell ESPN.

ESPN NFL
Jun 28, 2020

Bugel, architect of the famed Hogs, dies at 80
Former Washington Redskins offensive line coach Joe Bugel, architect of the famed Hogs in the 1980s, has died, the team announced in a statement. He was 80.

ESPN NFL
Jun 28, 2020

How Bucs' Byron Leftwich can capitalize on Tom Brady's brief window
With Brady turning 43 soon, there's no telling how much longer he'll play. Here's how the Bucs' offensive coordinator can get the most from his new QB.

ESPN NFL
Jun 28, 2020

NFLPA's Smith: Workouts go against player safety
NFLPA executive director DeMaurice Smith isn't happy to see NFL players continuing to work out together despite a union advisory sent out last weekend saying they should stop doing so.

ESPN NFL
Jun 28, 2020

How Bucs' Byron Leftwich can capitalize on Tom Brady's short window
With Brady turning 43 soon, there's no telling how much longer he'll play. Here's how the Bucs' offensive coordinator can get the most from his new QB.

ESPN NFL
Jun 27, 2020

Former NFL, college coach Krueger dies at 90
Phil Krueger, who played a key role as an assistant when USC won the 1967 national championship, died this week at 90. Krueger also had head-coaching stints with Fresno State and Utah State before joining the Tampa Bay Buccaneers.

ESPN NFL
Jun 27, 2020

A 6-year-old stock photo from Italy? The backstory of Drew Brees' viral apology image
The photographer who took the picture that has more than 90,000 comments doesn't know anything about Drew Brees or the NFL.

ESPN NFL
Jun 27, 2020

Even virtually, Ravens must pass "pure death" conditioning test
For years Ravens players have been filled with dread knowing 900 yards of pain awaited them at training camp.

ESPN NFL
Jun 27, 2020

Source: Bucs DT Vea has minor hand procedure
Buccaneers defensive tackle Vita Vea underwent a minor procedure for a hand injury but should be ready for the regular season, a source told ESPN's Adam Schefter on Saturday.

ESPN NFL
Jun 27, 2020

Better, worse or the same: Stacking up NFL teams' progress in 2020
Did the Browns' overhaul improve their offense? Will the Eagles' additions on defense fix their problems? NFL Nation examines both sides of the ball.

ESPN NFL
Jun 26, 2020

Bucs LB Pierre-Paul undergoes 'tune-up' to knee
Buccaneers outside linebacker Jason Pierre-Paul said he had arthroscopic surgery on his left knee before vowing to break the sack record this season.

ESPN NFL
Jun 26, 2020

Gase on disgruntled Adams: 'Yes, I want Jamal'
Jets head coach Adam Gase, commenting for the first time on Jamal Adams' contract dispute and trade request, heaped praise on the All-Pro safety and made it seem as if a trade is out of the question.

ESPN NFL
Jun 26, 2020

Gase on Adams: 'Yes, I want Jamal on our team'
Jets head coach Adam Gase, commenting for the first time on Jamal Adams' contract dispute and trade request, heaped praise on the All-Pro safety and made it seem as if a trade is out of the question.

ESPN NFL
Jun 26, 2020

Colts' Leonard addresses altercation at Chipotle
Colts linebacker Darius Leonard said it was "scary" to be told a manager would call the police after a white customer claimed he and his party were being verbally abusive while dining at a Chipotle in South Carolina.

ESPN NFL
Jun 26, 2020

Saints' Benson to drop 'Dixie' from brewery name
Gayle Benson, the owner of the NFL's Saints and NBA's Pelicans, will change the name of her New Orleans-based Dixie Brewing Company, along with all Dixie-branded products.

ESPN NFL
Jun 26, 2020

O'Connor: Tom Brady's personal workouts are a bad example
Rather than defying the medical opinion of his union to practice alongside his new teammates, the superstar QB should be modeling safe social distancing practices for his legions of fans.

ESPN NFL
Jun 26, 2020

Dolphins owner Ross commits $13M to RISE
Miami Dolphins owner Stephen Ross is committing $13 million over the next four years to fighting systemic racism through RISE, the nonprofit foundation he started in 2015.

ESPN NFL
Jun 26, 2020

How the 2020 draft's biggest first-round surprise made it to the NFL
Brooks was a surprise pick by the Seahawks in April, but he landed in a great spot. Here's how he got there.

ESPN NFL
Jun 26, 2020

Against NFLPA advice, Lions' Matthew Stafford holds group workouts
The quarterback worked out at a school with receiver Jamal Agnew, tight end Jesse James and fullback Nick Bawden.

ESPN NFL
Jun 26, 2020

Packers gave Aaron Rodgers active role in virtual planning
Coach Matt LaFleur and his coordinators continued to develop productive rapport with a more engaged-than-ever Rodgers.

ESPN NFL
Jun 26, 2020

How did a Texas Tech linebacker become a first-round pick? Inside Jordyn Brooks' journey
Brooks was a surprise pick by the Seahawks in April, but he landed in a great spot. Here's how he got there.

ESPN NFL
Jun 25, 2020

Panthers coach Rhule considering taking a knee
Carolina Panthers coach Matt Rhule said he's considering kneeling alongside his players during the national anthem this season in support of the movement against racial injustice.

ESPN NFL
Jun 25, 2020

NFL expects on-time start for training camps
While the NFL expects an on-time start to training camps in July, it's possible the four-week preseason could be shortened as team focus on staying healthy prior to the start of the regular season on Sept. 10.

ESPN NFL
Jun 25, 2020

Browns GM Andrew Berry challenges team, fans on social justice
The message delivered by the NFL's youngest GM includes a pledge to donate in George Floyd's honor and be agents of change.

ESPN NFL
Jun 25, 2020

Brees family to sponsor black college HOF event
Drew Brees and his wife, Brittany, will be the presenting sponsors of a Black College Football Hall of Fame event next month, as the quarterback continues his efforts to act as an ally following comments about kneeling during the national anthem.

ESPN NFL
Jun 25, 2020

Jets DC Williams: I have Jamal Adams' back
Jets defensive coordinator Gregg Williams on safety Jamal Adams' contract impasse with the team: "You never, ever mess with a guy's contract, but I've got his back on those types of things."

ESPN NFL
Jun 25, 2020

Jenkins on virus risk: Football 'nonessential'
Saints safety Malcolm Jenkins thinks that risk from the coronavirus has to be eliminated before football can take place.

ESPN NFL
Jun 25, 2020

Cowboys-Steelers Hall of Fame Game canceled
The Cowboys-Steelers Hall of Fame Game on Aug. 6 has been canceled and the Hall's Aug. 8 enshrinement ceremony has been postponed because of the coronavirus pandemic.

ESPN NFL
Jun 25, 2020

OBJ 'free, clear' from impact of hip, groin surgery
Browns receiver Odell Beckham is fully recovered from offseason surgery for injuries to his hip and groin, coach Kevin Stefanski says.

ESPN NFL
Jun 25, 2020

Berry: 100 facts for the 2020 fantasy football season
Matthew Berry uses facts to paint the picture he wants you to see as it relates to player values for the upcoming season.

ESPN NFL
Jun 25, 2020

How much better will a healthy Alvin Kamara be for Saints in 2020?
Kamara played on "one leg" for much of last season because of knee and ankle injuries. What can we expect from him at 100% in a contract year?

ESPN NFL
Jun 25, 2020

Sources: Cowboys-Steelers HOF Game canceled
The Cowboys-Steelers Hall of Fame Game on Aug. 6 has been canceled and the Hall's Aug. 8 enshrinement ceremony has been postponed because of the coronavirus pandemic, league sources told ESPN.

ESPN NFL
Jun 24, 2020

Skins taking ex-owner Marshall off Ring of Fame
The Redskins are removing former owner George Preston Marshall's name from their Ring of Fame at FedEx Field, according to a team spokesperson, less than a week after his statue was removed from their former home.

ESPN NFL
Jun 24, 2020

Lions owner Ford steps down; daughter takes over
Martha Firestone Ford, 94, is stepping down as the principal owner of the Detroit Lions and will be replaced by her daughter Sheila Ford Hamp.

ESPN NFL
Jun 24, 2020

Cowboys' Elliott 'normal,' concerned with safety
Feeling "good" after a positive coronavirus test, Cowboys running back Ezekiel Elliott said he's concerned about the safety of players as the NFL prepares to return to work in July. "You gotta put the health of the players first," Elliott said.

ESPN NFL
Jun 24, 2020

Five big coronavirus concerns for the NFL season, and how to navigate them
What are the biggest COVID-19 challenges for the NFL in preparing for the upcoming season? We explore five important issues that need to be addressed.

ESPN NFL
Jun 24, 2020

Fantasy football draft kit: Rankings, cheat sheets, mock drafts, sleepers and analysis
Get everything you need to prepare for your fantasy football drafts here, including rankings and analysis from ESPN's team of experts.

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