Baltimore Ravens cornerback Jimmy Smith became the fifth player on the team to be arrested during the offseason after he received a criminal citation Saturday night for failing to follow an officer's orders.

Ndamukong Suh believes the Detroit Lions have championship DNA. He told the NFL Network recently that the team possesses a core entering its prime.

The lower three floors of the Westin Hotel in Newark, N.J., swelled with revelers the night of the Super Bowl. The Seahawks had just finished bludgeoning the Denver Broncos, 43-8, to win Super Bowl XLVIII, and the party was on.

MIAMI BEACH, Fla. � Police are investigating battery claims made from a South Florida man who alleges twin brothers and NFL Pro Bowl centers, Mike and Maurkice Pouncey, assaulted him during their annual birthday party.

NFL twin brothers Mike and Maurkice Pouncey are reportedly being investigated in an alleged assault of a man in a Miami Beach nightclub that took place early Saturday morning.

As Carolina Panthers quarterback Cam Newton stood on the 50-yard line at Nation Ford High's football field, providing commentary on a throwing competition in his foundation's 7-on-7 tournament, a young man with strikingly similar features took his turn.

Minnesota Vikings defensive end Spencer Nealy will have the start of his 2014 season cut short.

The Indianapolis Colts announced Friday that they have waived wide receiver LaVon and Brazill signed wide receiver Aaron Burks.

The NFL has suspended Minnesota Vikings defensive lineman Spencer Nealy for the first four games of next season for violating rules against performance-enhancing drugs.

The Indianapolis Colts have waived backup wide receiver LaVon Brazill, one week after he was suspended for the 2014 season by the NFL for violating its substance-abuse policy.

Gone are the days when Bruce Ellington would rush from a basketball workout with South Carolina teammates to a football meeting room to learn the complex schemes of coach Steve Spurrier. Ellington's only focus is the San Francisco 49ers and making an impact on the NFL.

A state-commissioned report that had been anticipated Friday identifying potential sites for a new Buffalo Bills stadium is now expected at the end of the month.

When it comes to football, Andre Johnson is closer to the end than the beginning.

Brian Urlacher can only laugh when some of his buddies joke about him joining the Dallas Cowboys. The eight-time Pro Bowl middle linebacker turned 36 in May and hasn't played since 2012.

Pittsburgh Steelers head coach Mike Tomlin is heading home to Virginia, followed by an all-star roster of NFL players with Hampton Roads roots.

Charlotte Hornets rookie P.J. Hairston said he met Cleveland Browns wide receiver Josh Gordon at a Chapel Hill grocery store, which eventually led to Gordon driving Hairston's Cadillac when he was arrested on a DWI charge in Raleigh.

The Green Bay Packers had another year of record revenues, yet income fell after making some high-priced player moves.

Former Minnesota Vikings and Baltimore Ravens center Matt Birk was hired Thursday by the NFL as director of football development.

The Green Bay Packers had another year of record revenues, yet income fell after making some high-priced player moves.

The Green Bay Packers had another year of record revenues, yet income fell after making some high-priced player moves.

Charlotte Hornets rookie P.J. Hairston claims a random encounter with Browns All-Pro wide receiver Josh Gordon at a grocery store in Chapel Hill, N.C., led to the two pro athletes swapping vehicles on the eve of Gordon being arrested and charged with driving while impaired in nearby Raleigh.

They say it's more of a concept than a concrete plan, but the Houston Texans and Houston Livestock Show and Rodeo have developed a $66 million idea that involves demolishing the historic Astrodome.

None of the four eligible players were taken in the NFL's supplemental draft Thursday.

Green Bay Packers Hall of Famer Bob Harlan has been honored with the re-dedication of a new plaza in his name.

Four players will be available during the NFL's supplemental draft Thursday.

Arizona Cardinals safety Tyrann Mathieu realizes plenty of people have advice for embattled Browns wide receiver Josh Gordon. But Mathieu also knows what it's like to battle addiction, so he's convinced that words of wisdom won't help Gordon unless he wants to make significant changes.

The National Football League has suspended Washington Redskins safety Tanard Jackson for a substance abuse violation for the fourth time in his career.

Washington Redskins safety Tanard Jackson has been suspended for a fourth time for violating the NFL's substance abuse policy.

It's the atmosphere more than the style of punting that will be different for Dallas Cowboys undrafted rookie free agent Cody Mandell.

It's the atmosphere more than the style of punting that will be different for Dallas Cowboys undrafted rookie free agent Cody Mandell.

DETROIT - Calvin Johnson grabs a chair, turns it around and sits. His mother, Dr. Arica Johnson, has just finished giving a world-class presentation to five young men who have been awarded thousands of dollars in scholarships through her son's foundation.

A blogger hired by the Washington Redskins to defend the team's name has quit after two weeks.

Peyton for President?

Cleveland Browns Pro Bowl player Jordan Cameron will no longer be pigeonholed based on his Twitter bio, because he made a notable change to it recently.

Say this for the Indianapolis Colts, they don't go quietly.

Browns Hall of Fame running back Jim Brown says his 1964 NFL championship ring being auctioned online was stolen from him.

Cleveland Browns hall of fame running back Jim Brown says a 1964 NFL championship ring listed for sale in an online auction was stolen from him more than 40 years ago.

The National Football League is one step closer to closing the books on a landmark concussion lawsuit.

Calling it a "significant improvement" over an earlier proposal, a federal judge in Philadelphia granted preliminary approval Monday to the National Football League's second settlement offer to former players who sued the league over concussion-related health problems.

Hall of famer Cris Carter believes the Cleveland Browns should give All-Pro wide receiver Josh Gordon a life-changing wake-up call by cutting him, but former NFL coach Herm Edwards disagrees.

A federal judge has granted preliminary approval of a revised settlement agreement between the NFL and former players who sued the league over concussions.

A federal judge in Philadelphia granted preliminary approval Monday to the National Football League's $765 million settlement offer for former players seeking damages for concussion-related injuries.

Recovery is for those who want it, not those who need it.

Before he walked away from the football team at Brown, before he bailed on a job as a fashion buyer and before he rose through the Minnesota Vikings front office, Jamaal Stephenson had no plans for a career in football, and he certainly had no idea he would one day play a role in the Vikings drafting college stars such as Teddy Bridgewater and Xavier Rhodes.

The Carolina Panthers lost more than their longtime left tackle and all-time receiving leader when Jordan Gross retired and Steve Smith was released during the offseason.

From the smooth, almost laid-back approaches of Lovie Smith and Jim Caldwell to the fiery passion of Mike Zimmer, new NFL coaches are reshaping the environments of their teams.

Shortly after Andrew Luck returned from the Manning Passing Academy in Louisiana in the summer of 2010, Stanford coach Jim Harbaugh had a few questions for his highly coveted quarterback.

Cleveland Browns wide receiver Josh Gordon is in trouble again.

Cleveland Browns wide receiver Josh Gordon was arrested and charged with driving while intoxicated after speeding down a street in Raleigh on Saturday, bringing the troubled Pro Bowler's already cloudy future into more doubt.

He might be a Chicago Bears fan, but Austin Scheutz proudly displays a Packers foam cheesehead at least once a year.

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