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Ex-Patriots nose tackle Lester Williams dies at 58

/ Aug 18, 2017

Ex-Patriots nose tackle Lester Williams dies at 58

The New England Patriots said former nose tackle Lester Williams, who started in the franchise's first Super Bowl appearance during the 1985 season, has died. He was 58. The team said Williams died at home on Wednesday in Birmingham, Alabama. It did not give other ...

Texans, Patriots tune up with joint practice

/ Aug 16, 2017

Texans, Patriots tune up with joint practice

After missing 13 games last season following back surgery, J.J. Watt relishes any chance to compete. So Houston's star defensive end was positively giddy on Tuesday after he and the Texans had the first of two joint practices with Tom Brady and the New England ...

Legendary Arkansas coach Broyles passes away at 92

/ Aug 15, 2017

Legendary Arkansas coach Broyles passes away at 92

Frank Broyles, who guided the University of Arkansas to its lone national football championship and later molded the overall program as its athletic director, died Monday at the age of 92. Broyles died from complications of Alzheimer's disease, according to a statement from his family. ...

Cowboys' Elliott gets six-game ban

/ Aug 12, 2017

Cowboys' Elliott gets six-game ban

The NFL suspended star Dallas Cowboys running back Ezekiel Elliott for six games Friday, concluding after a yearlong investigation that the league's leading rusher injured his former girlfriend in three separate incidents last summer. According to the letter Elliott received informing him of the suspension, ...

Redskins QB Cousins handling expectations

/ Aug 9, 2017

Redskins QB Cousins handling expectations

Kirk Cousins knows this season will determine his future in the NFL, and possibly whether it is with Washington or elsewhere. It's a familiar situation for him, and Cousins said he's learned how to handle expectations. This season will mark the third straight year Cousins will ...

/ Aug 8, 2017

Bills sign Boldin

The Buffalo Bills signed free agent Anquan Boldin on Monday in a move that adds an established veteran presence to a mostly young and untested group of receivers. Boldin arrived at the Bills training camp facility in suburban Rochester, New York, to sign the contract, ...

/ Aug 7, 2017

Dolphins add veteran Cutler

Jay Cutler has decided to postpone retirement for the chance to be Ryan Tannehill's replacement. Cutler agreed to terms Sunday on a contract with the Miami Dolphins, a person familiar with the situation said. The person confirmed the agreement to The Associated Press on condition ...