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Osweiler leaves Broncos to sign deal with Texans

Mar 10, 2016

Osweiler leaves Broncos to sign deal with Texans

The Houston Texans have filled their biggest need, starting free agency with a splash by snagging Brock Osweiler from Denver. The quarterback arrived in Houston on Wednesday night after agreeing to a four-year contract reportedly worth $72 million and will be introduced in Houston ...

Mar 9, 2016

Patriots pick up option for tight end Gronkowski

A person with knowledge of the negotiations says the Patriots have picked up the option that will keep Pro Bowl tight end Rob Gronkowski in New England through 2019. The person spoke to AP on the condition of anonymity because the Patriots had not ...

Lions superstar Johnson announces retirement

Mar 9, 2016

Lions superstar Johnson announces retirement

Calvin Johnson, one the most spectacular receivers in NFL history, retired from the Detroit Lions on Tuesday, rekindling memories of the way superstar running back Barry Sanders quietly stepped away from football. The 30-year-old Johnson called it a career after nine seasons filled with ...

Mar 8, 2016

Titans to acquire Murray: source

The Tennessee Titans have agreed to acquire DeMarco Murray in a trade with Philadelphia in looking for the running back threat they’ve lacked since releasing Chris Johnson, according to a person familiar with the deal. Murray also agreed to rework the five-year, $40 million ...

Emotional Manning bids farewell to NFL

Mar 8, 2016

Emotional Manning bids farewell to NFL

His voice cracking with emotion, Peyton Manning said good bye to the game he loved at a news conference packed with friends, family and laughter. He threw in some Scripture, some fond memories and even a dig at Super Bowl 50 MVP Von Miller, ...

Mar 7, 2016

Rams' Tre Mason subdued by stun gun during arrest

Los Angeles Rams running back Tre Mason was subdued with a stun gun twice when he refused to cooperate with officers who were arresting him in South Florida for reckless driving and marijuana possession, police in Hollywood, Florida, said Sunday. Mason refused orders to ...

Manning to retire after 18 NFL seasons

Mar 7, 2016

Manning to retire after 18 NFL seasons

Peyton Manning surveyed the landscape of his brilliant career and called one last audible. He’s retiring a champion. A month after Denver’s triumph in Super Bowl 50, Manning informed John Elway he’s going to follow his lead and ride off into that orange sunset ...

Rams set up shop in L.A.

Mar 5, 2016

Rams set up shop in L.A.

Although the Los Angeles Rams are in a hurry to get established in their new home, linebacker Alec Ogletree has an even more pressing deadline. Ogletree’s wife is pregnant, and her Aug. 2 due date falls early in the Rams’ first training camp back ...

Brady ban back on table in Deflategate appeal

Mar 4, 2016

Brady ban back on table in Deflategate appeal

New England Patriots quarterback Tom Brady could again be facing a four-game suspension for the scandal known as Deflategate after federal appeals court judges spent time Thursday shredding some of his union’s favorite arguments for dismissal. The 2nd U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals in ...

Mar 3, 2016

Sharper makes new plea deal with federal prosecutors

Two weeks after a federal judge rejected a plea deal that included a nine-year prison sentence, former NFL star Darren Sharper has made a new plea deal with federal prosecutors in a drug and sexual assault case. The new deal was acknowledged in a ...

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 ...