Peyton Manning's never-ending quest to hone his game and Nick Saban's desire to decipher fast-paced offenses led to a recent meeting that the Crimson Tide coach called mutually beneficial.

Former Bears defensive tackle Henry Melton and a Texas bar owner have dropped their lawsuits against each other, according to a Dallas Morning News report quoting Melton's attorney.

Miami police do not believe NFL star Colin Kaepernick was present when they responded to a pair of 911 calls about an upset naked woman refusing to leave a downtown Miami hotel room.

Donovan McNabb spent Wednesday night in a Maricopa, Ariz., jail. But, unlike Charles Barkley, he didn't get to meet Joe Arpaio, who bills himself as "America's Toughest Sheriff."

Carson Tinker is no longer that no-name guy who delivers the ball on punts and kicks.

Reggie Wayne spent the offseason working out.

There are plenty of boom-or-bust types in every draft, but perhaps none in the 2014 version poses a more interesting dilemma for NFL teams than former Florida defensive tackle Dominique Easley.

New Orleans Saints general manager Mickey Loomis says the club has re-signed veteran free-agent wide receiver Robert Meachem to a one-year contract.

The New Orleans Saints re-signed wide receiver Robert Meachem to a one-year contract on Friday.

The workers manning the McDonald's drive-through window in Ashland were enough to make your jaw drop.

Offensive lineman Joe Reitz has signed his qualifying offer with the Colts.

Former NFL quarterback Donovan McNabb was released Thursday from an Arizona jail after serving a one-day sentence for a DUI arrest late last year.

The Jacksonville Jaguars released linebacker Russell Allen on Thursday.

The Jacksonville Jaguars have released veteran linebacker Russell Allen after he failed a physical.

Indianapolis police have arrested Jacksonville Jaguars wide receiver Tandon Doss on a disorderly conduct charge, but he will not be prosecuted.

The Maricopa County (AZ) Sheriff's Office released a mugshot of former NFL star quarterback Donovan McNabb Thursday, though details of the arrest were not immediately made public.

Chris Johnson knows what a lot of people are saying about him.

The Minnesota Vikings have signed former Philadelphia Eagles safety Kurt Coleman.

In a story April 16, The Associated Press reported that a judge had again denied preliminary approval of a $765 million NFL concussion settlement. U.S. District Judge Anita Brody clarified Thursday that the ruling was not new but was a clerical move to add her January denial to all pending cases.

The Minnesota Vikings signed safety Kurt Coleman on Thursday.

At this very moment, the 49ers are preparing for next month's college draft. So let's pretend we are in one of those pre-draft meetings.

Former NFL All-Pro safety Darren Sharper lost his bid Thursday to be released on bail in a sexual assault case after an Arizona judge found there's enough evidence to move forward with charges against him in that state.

Wide receiver Sidney Rice agreed to terms Wednesday on a one-year deal to return to the Seattle Seahawks.

The Seattle Seahawks and wide receiver Sidney Rice have agreed to terms on a deal.

An arbitrator ruled that DeSean Jackson owes former agent Drew Rosenhaus $516,415 in back loans and fees, sources close to the situation told The Philadelphia Inquirer.

Kansas City Chiefs receiver Dwayne Bowe has pleaded guilty to amended charges of defective equipment and littering in connection with his November arrest for possessing marijuana.

Hall of Fame quarterback Jim Kelly is planning to spend this weekend celebrating Easter at home in suburban Buffalo with his family, before returning to New York City to resume treatments for sinus cancer.

A person familiar with the deal says quarterback Josh Freeman has agreed to terms with the New York Giants.

The Bengals signed punter T.J. Conley on Wednesday, though Kevin Huber is expected to make a full recovery from a neck injury and a broken jaw.

Always fast on the field, Chris Johnson is looking to quickly prove his critics wrong.

The New York Jets and running back Chris Johnson have reportedly agreed to terms.

If you were thinking the Denver Broncos' 43-8 thumping at the hands of the Seattle Seahawks in Super Bowl XLVIII would cause Peyton Manning to ponder his football mortality, think again.

The Packers have reached a deal to bring back backup quarterback Matt Flynn, who stabilized the position after starter Aaron Rodgers went down with a collarbone injury last season.

Broncos fans may want to move on from Denver's Super Bowl debacle. Not Peyton Manning. He's holding on to the heartache to stoke his competitive fire.

We've crunched the numbers and come up with 570 reasons the Vikings will take a running back as high as the third round in next month's NFL draft.

SANTA CLARA, Calif. - To help launch their 2012 season's Super Bowl run, the 49ers lured a veteran wide receiver out of a one-year hiatus. Can Brandon Lloyd be this year's version of Randy Moss, with all due respect to their differing talents, personalities and accomplishments?

Former NFL All-Pro safety Darren Sharper's DNA was found in an examination of one of two women who accuse him of drugging and sexually assaulting them at a Tempe apartment, a detective said Wednesday.

According to an NFL source, Chris Culliver was with Aldon Smith in the Southwest terminal on Sunday, same flight, but was not involved in any of the trouble. Culliver is not presumed to have been spending time with Smith in LA. It's possible Culliver just happened to be there and was flying back on same flight.

Chad Johnson made a sharp cut to free himself from a defender, and then hauled in a pass at the 53-yard line.

Shaun Phillips has seen a lot of change in his 10 years in the NFL. The linebacker believes that Tennessee's switch to a hybrid 3-4 defensive scheme helps the Titans keep up with the rest of the league.

The Houston Texans signed nose tackle Ricardo Mathews to an undisclosed contract on Tuesday.

The Pittsburgh Steelers have signed punter Adam Podlesh to a one-year contract.

The Minnesota Vikings clearly have the energy, excitement and enthusiasm of a team with a new coaching staff.

The Pittsburgh Steelers announced the signing of punter Adam Podlesh to a one-year contract on Tuesday.

Former Tennessee Titans running back Chris Johnson visited the New York Jets on Tuesday, a person familiar with the situation told The Associated Press.

The San Francisco 49ers signed veteran wide receiver Brandon Lloyd to a one-year contract on Tuesday.

The San Francisco 49ers have signed wide receiver Brandon Lloyd to a one-year contract.

When talking about the NFL Draft, "can't miss" can turn into "never was" in a matter of months.

A judge in Los Angeles has postponed a hearing on rape charges against former NFL All-Pro safety Darren Sharper to await the results of an upcoming bail hearing in Arizona.

The football coach fired from Minnesota State, Mankato announced Tuesday that he will return to the job after an arbitrator ruled he was wrongfully terminated, saying the decision wasn't easy but that it would help him and his family heal.

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