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Flacco, Ravens good to go with 3-year contract extension

Mar 3, 2016

Flacco, Ravens good to go with 3-year contract extension

Joe Flacco pocketed several million dollars and the Baltimore Ravens saved valuable salary cap space after the quarterback signed a three-year extension Wednesday. Flacco received an NFL-record $40 million signing bonus to extend the six-year, $120.6 million contract he received in 2013 after earning ...

Miller, Cousins given franchise tags

Mar 2, 2016

Miller, Cousins given franchise tags

Where are the NFL All-Pros without contracts going? Nowhere, it appears. Super Bowl most valuable player Von Miller and fellow All-Pro players Josh Norman and Eric Berry were given franchise tags Tuesday, the league’s deadline to do so. Tags govern players’ ability to negotiate ...

Mar 1, 2016

Patriots QB Brady OKs two-year contract extension

Tom Brady reportedly has agreed to a two-year contract extension with the New England Patriots. The deal will significantly lessen Brady’s salary cap hit for 2016, which would have been about $15 million. He was due to make $9 million next season, plus a ...

Feb 26, 2016

Manziel case going to grand jury: police

Dallas police said Thursday they have referred their domestic violence case against Johnny Manziel to a grand jury, which will consider whether to charge the troubled Cleveland Browns quarterback on allegations that he attacked his ex-girlfriend. Police released a statement saying they have asked ...

Feb 25, 2016

Giants' Pierre-Paul sues ESPN, reporter Schefter

New York Giants defensive end Jason Pierre-Paul has filed a lawsuit seeking in more than $15,000 in damages against ESPN and reporter Adam Schefter for posting his medical records. The lawsuit, filed Wednesday in Miami Dade County in Florida, alleges that Pierre-Paul’s privacy was ...

Feb 24, 2016

Allen says Griffin done with Redskins

Redskins president Bruce Allen has voiced what everyone has assumed for quite some time: Robert Griffin III is done in Washington. In an interview Tuesday with the “Dan Sileo Show” on 1090 AM in San Diego, Allen replied “well, no” when asked whether he ...

Feb 20, 2016

Steelers tight end Miller says he's retiring

Pittsburgh Steelers tight end Heath Miller retired in typically understated fashion Friday. It ended an 11-year career featuring a pair of NFL championships while winning over his teammates and an ardent fan base with his work ethic and reliability. No news conference. Just a ...

Feb 19, 2016

Sack master Allen retires after 12 NFL seasons

Carolina Panthers defensive end Jared Allen decided to ride off into the sunset — well, sort of. Allen, a four-time All-Pro who played 12 seasons in the NFL and twice led the league in sacks, announced his retirement from football on Thursday in his ...

Feb 18, 2016

Football Hall of Fame gets $2.5 million grant

The Pro Football Hall of Fame has a received a $2.5 million grant from the foundation established by late Buffalo Bills owner Ralph Wilson. The money will go toward funding a variety of programs and projects, including a holographic theater experience. Also, $1 million ...

Hall of Famer Brown to get statue

Feb 18, 2016

Hall of Famer Brown to get statue

The greatest Cleveland Brown of them all is being immortalized. Hall of Fame running back Jim Brown, one of the most dominant players in NFL history who left the game at the prime of his career, will be honored with a statue outside FirstEnergy ...

Lawyer says Manning isn't focus of Tennessee case

Feb 17, 2016

Lawyer says Manning isn't focus of Tennessee case

The lawyer for six women suing the University of Tennessee over its handling of sexual assault complaints by student-athletes is focused on what he considers the school’s systemic problems and is surprised at the attention the complaint’s brief mention of Peyton Manning generated. “It’s ...

Feb 17, 2016

Goodell's 2014 earnings revealed

NFL commissioner Roger Goodell earned just over $34 million for 2014, according to the league’s tax filing released Tuesday. That total is actually down a bit from 2013 ($35 million) and 2012, when Goodell collected $44.2 million, including $9 million in bonuses and deferred ...