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Cards extend stars Palmer, Fitzgerald

Aug 6, 2016

Cards extend stars Palmer, Fitzgerald

Wide receiver Larry Fitzgerald and quarterback Carson Palmer have signed one-year contract extensions with the Arizona Cardinals. The deals put Fitzgerald under contract through the 2017 season and Palmer through 2018. Fitzgerald, holder of virtually all the franchise receiving records with statistics among the ...

Aug 6, 2016

Rooney Rule not working: Dungy

Tony Dungy would like to see the NFL’s Rooney Rule used in the manner it was intended. The new Pro Football Hall of Fame member said Friday that he doesn’t believe teams are “following the spirit of the rule now.” The rule, designed by ...

Aug 4, 2016

NFL analyst Tom Jackson leaves ESPN after 29 years

Hall of Fame broadcaster Tom Jackson is calling it quits after a 29-year career. ESPN announced Wednesday that the 65-year-old NFL analyst is retiring from broadcasting. Jackson’s final assignment will be this weekend at the Pro Football Hall of Fame in Canton, Ohio. Jackson ...

Cardinals, Mathieu agree to extension

Aug 3, 2016

Cardinals, Mathieu agree to extension

The Arizona Cardinals and All-Pro defensive back Tyrann Mathieu have agreed to a five-year contract extension, a rich reward for a player once considered a high-risk draftee. A person with knowledge of the agreement says the contract totals $62.5 million, with $40 million guaranteed. ...

Bush hoping to extend career after signing with Bills

Aug 2, 2016

Bush hoping to extend career after signing with Bills

Running back Reggie Bush wasn’t going to let a freak accident on the concrete surface ringing the Edward Jones Dome field in St. Louis end his career. Declaring his surgically repaired left knee 100 percent, Bush eagerly looked forward to the opportunity of playing ...

Jul 30, 2016

Dolphins' stadium work nearly done

The Miami Dolphins say their $500 million stadium renovation will be completed as scheduled and in time for the team’s final exhibition game on Sept. 1. Work continues 24 hours a day on upgrades that include a canopy. Dolphins owner Stephen Ross said Friday ...

Ex-Wolverines set for Japan debut

Jul 30, 2016

Ex-Wolverines set for Japan debut

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Like most other American players, quarterback Devin Gardner and wide receiver Jeremy Gallon had no idea that football was even played there. Now, the two former University of Michigan players will open up a new chapter of their football career “there” — in Japan. ...

Jul 29, 2016

Stabler memorabilia now available in online auction

Items belonging to Ken Stabler are being auctioned online even as the former Raiders quarterback is set to be posthumously inducted into the Pro Football Hall of Fame. Pristine Auction has listed a total of 458 items, including the Hickok Belt for the Professional ...

Jul 28, 2016

Legendary QB Favre hired as SiriusXM NFL Radio host

Brett Favre is getting into satellite radio, joining SiriusXM NFL Radio as a host. One day before Favre is inducted into the Pro Football Hall of Fame on Aug. 6, he will debut on SiriusXM with a special town-hall style show from Canton, Ohio. ...

Jul 28, 2016

Warren Sapp bitten by shark while catching lobster

Pro Football Hall of Famer Warren Sapp is OK after being bitten on the arm by a shark while catching lobster off the Florida Keys. A photo posted by a fishing charter boat’s account on Instagram Wednesday appears to show Sapp’s arm with a ...

Jul 28, 2016

Coughlin lands NFL operations job: source

Tom Coughlin will be joining the NFL’s football operations staff, a person with knowledge of the agreement told The Associated Press. The two-time Super Bowl-winning coach will work closely with Troy Vincent and with the NFL’s game-related committees in an advisory role. The person ...

Jul 27, 2016

Wide receiver Boldin joining Lions

Anquan Boldin is joining the Detroit Lions, according to messages on the free-agent receiver’s Twitter account Tuesday. “This coming season, I am excited to announce that I have chosen to play for the Lions and reunite with Coach Caldwell for another run,” Boldin tweeted. ...