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Former NFL coach Green dead at 67

Dennis Green, the trailblazing coach who led a Minnesota Vikings renaissance in the 1990s before a less successful run with the Arizona Cardinals, has died. He was 67. Green’s family posted a message on the Cardinals website on Friday announcing the death. “His family was by his side and he ...

Jul 19, 2016

Bears' Tillman decides to retire after 13-season career

Longtime Chicago Bears cornerback Charles Tillman is retiring from the NFL after 13 seasons. The 35-year-old Tillman, known for his “peanut punch” after forcing 44 career fumbles, spent his first 12 seasons with the Bears and went to two Pro Bowls. He started 12 ...

Jul 19, 2016

Former NFL coach Campbell dies at 87

Former Eagles coach Marion Campbell, who played on Philadelphia’s last NFL championship team in 1960, has died. He was 87. The team announced late Sunday that Campbell died Wednesday in Plano, Texas. Campbell, a two-way player and two-time Pro Bowl pick, played for the ...

Dolphins sign ex-Pro Bowler Foster to contract

Jul 19, 2016

Dolphins sign ex-Pro Bowler Foster to contract

Four-time Pro Bowl running back Arian Foster took a big step Monday in his comeback from a torn Achilles tendon, signing a $1.5 million, one-year contract with the Miami Dolphins. “I still feel like I’m a Pro Bowl-caliber player, and I intend to show ...

Jul 16, 2016

49ers' Lynch gets four-game ban

San Francisco 49ers linebacker Aaron Lynch has been suspended for the first four regular-season games for violating the NFL Policy and Program for Substances of Abuse. The NFL announced the suspension Friday. Lynch is eligible to participate in all offseason and preseason practices and ...

Brady ends 'Deflategate'

Jul 16, 2016

Brady ends 'Deflategate'

Tom Brady says he will not ask the U.S. Supreme Court to block his four-game “Deflategate” suspension, ending his fight on Friday in a scandal that tested the power of the NFL commissioner and tarnished the reputation of one of the league’s greatest players. ...

Broncos offer Miller $70 million guarantee

Jul 15, 2016

Broncos offer Miller $70 million guarantee

The Denver Broncos have upped their offer to Von Miller by offering to guarantee the Super Bowl MVP a record $70 million of the six-year deal, a person with knowledge of the negotiations told AP. The person spoke to AP on condition of anonymity ...

Brady's 'Deflategate' appeal for new hearing gets rejected

Jul 14, 2016

Brady's 'Deflategate' appeal for new hearing gets rejected

Quarterback Tom Brady’s last best chance to avoid serving a four-game “Deflategate” suspension to start the new season was flatly rejected Wednesday by an appeals court. The 2nd U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals in Manhattan issued a one-sentence rejection of requests by the National ...

Jul 10, 2016

Broadcaster James Brown wins Pete Rozelle Radio-Television Award

CBS broadcaster James Brown has won the Pete Rozelle Radio-Television Award presented by the Pro Football Hall of Fame. The award recognizes long-time exceptional contributions to radio and television in professional football.” Brown will be presented with the award at the hall’s enshrinement ceremony ...

Jul 1, 2016

NFL suspends Cowboys LB McClain again

Dallas Cowboys linebacker Rolando McClain has been suspended for the first 10 games this coming season for again violating the NFL’s substance-abuse policy, and defensive end DeMarcus Lawrence will get a four-game ban for his first violation. McClain was suspended the first four games ...

Colts reward Luck with $140 million, six-year contract

Jun 30, 2016

Colts reward Luck with $140 million, six-year contract

Andrew Luck has signed the richest contract in NFL history, a deal worth up to $140 million with the Indianapolis Colts that covers the next six seasons through 2021. Colts owner Jim Irsay revealed the contract’s maximum value on Wednesday for Luck, the No. ...

NFL defensive guru Buddy Ryan, 82, passes away

Jun 28, 2016

NFL defensive guru Buddy Ryan, 82, passes away

Buddy Ryan, who coached two defenses that won Super Bowl titles and whose twin sons Rex and Rob have been successful NFL coaches, died Tuesday. He was 82. His death was confirmed by the Buffalo Bills, who are coached by son Rex Ryan. James ...