Former NFL All-Pro safety Darren Sharper returns to court Thursday for a hearing that will determine whether he's released on bail amid new charges that he drugged and sexually assaulted two women last year in Arizona.
ST. LOUIS-If the guard situation gets any crazier in St. Louis, it will have the makings of a must-see reality series. Roughly 30 hours after Rodger Saffold officially agreed to terms with the Oakland Raiders, he's now headed back to the Rams.
According to Peter King of Sports Illustrated, NFL teams spent more than $1 billion dishing contracts in the first 24 hours of unfettered free agency. General managers and owners frantically made deals, burned piles of cash and presumably headed for the fainting couch for a quick timeout before rising to hurl themselves into the uncontrollable madness.
Safety Antoine Bethea knows what it likes to both win and lose a Super Bowl, and his pressing goal is to get back on that winning side with the 49ers.
Offensive lineman Rodger Saffold, who agreed to a five-year contract worth a maximum of $42.5 million, failed his physical and won't be joining the Oakland Raiders, the club announced Wednesday night.
Mike McCarthy wants to get more creative on defense. The Green Bay Packers' coach wants players who can juggle multiple tasks. That was lacking in 2013.
The New York Jets agreed to terms with wide receiver Eric Decker on Wednesday.
From triple-teaming Alabama's Pro Day to setting up visits with two intriguing defenders to introducing their next-generation nose tackle, the Vikings spent Day 2 of NFL free agency multi-tasking their way toward what they hope will be a better roster than the one that went 5-10-1 in 2013.
Before discussing what the Dolphins gained this week, let's talk about what they lost. Which is this sentence: "Jonathan Martin returned." And that's an important loss.
The Arizona Cardinals have signed two free agents and re-signed linebacker Marcus Benard to a one-year contract.
The Ravens have had success in the first two phases of rebuilding their offense, but there is still a major concern about the third.
There's a price tag for toughness, and the Falcons were willing to pay.
The New York Jets have quickly filled a hole on the right side of their offensive line, agreeing to terms with former Seattle Seahawks tackle Breno Giacomini on Wednesday.
In about 35 minutes, the Cleveland Browns reminded everyone, not once, but twice, why they've struggled so much since 1999.
KANSAS CITY, MO. - A day after losing five key players, the Chiefs signed two free agents Wednesday - linebacker Joe Mays and guard Jeff Linkenbach.
Several receiving options remain available on the free-agent market and one big name, the Carolina Panthers' Steve Smith, could become available soon. There are a number of veteran offensive linemen who are still unsigned, while the market at safety and middle linebacker - two positions of need for the Ravens - continues to thin out.
So, DeMarcus Ware. Is this what you might call a Dream Team?
The New York Jets have agreed to terms with former Seattle Seahawks right tackle Breno Giacomini, quickly finding a replacement for Austin Howard.
Roughly three weeks ago, owner Jerry Jones sat on his bus outside the NFL Combine at Lucas Oil Stadium in Indianapolis and told me that the Cowboys' focus was to win now.
The Arizona Cardinals signed linebacker Marcus Benard, running back Jonathan Dwyer and center/guard Ted Larsen on Wednesday.
Predictably, the photo ops were cheery and the optimism abundant Wednesday afternoon at Halas Hall. On the second day of the NFL's new year, Bears general manager Phil Emery had a pair of new defensive starters to introduce, his biggest prizes from the initial phase of free agency.
A case could be made that the Eagles' 2013 defensive MVP wasn't DeMeco Ryans or Trent Cole, but Donnie Jones.
The New England Patriots and star cornerback Darrelle Revis have reportedly agreed to a one-year, $12 million deal.
KANSAS CITY, Mo. - A day after losing five key players, the Chiefs signed two free agents Wednesday - linebacker Joe Mays and guard Jeff Linkenbach.
Branden Albert, the Miami Dolphins' next big hope on the offensive line, strolled through team headquarters Wednesday with a smile on his face and a Dolphins cap on his head.
The Tennessee Titans have agreed to terms on a multiyear deal with former Pittsburgh Steelers defensive lineman Al Woods.
In another whirlwind day of free agency, the Seahawks kept one starter from last season while losing another.
The New England Patriots have signed cornerback Darrelle Revis to a one-year, $12 million deal, according to ESPN.com.
The remarkable thing about NFL free agency is how quickly it goes from chasing a dollar to follow the money.
On the second day of free agency, the Eagles focused their attention on special teams.
The Jacksonville Jaguars signed offensive guard Zane Beadles to a contract on Wednesday.
The Tennessee Titans made their first free-agent move of the new season official on Wednesday, announcing an agreement with running back/slot receiver Dexter McCluster on a multi-year contract.
On the second day of free agency the Dolphins stayed as busy as they were on the first day.
The Buffalo Bills signed cornerback Corey Graham on Wednesday.
Defensive end-linebacker Mike Neal apparently is returning to the Packers.
The Jacksonville Jaguars are on the clock again, although it seems they're always working with a broken timepiece.
The San Francisco 49ers have signed safety Antoine Bethea to a four-year contract.
The Washington Redskins have signed offensive guard Shawn Lauvao, wide receiver Andre Roberts and linebacker Adam Hayward.
The New England Patriots have re-signed tight end Michael Hoomanawanui.
The Chiefs made their first moves after a quiet start to free agency, signing linebacker Joe Mays and offensive lineman Joe Linkenbach on Wednesday while confirming the signing of defensive back and special teams standout Husain Abdullah.
The Kansas City Chiefs made a trio of moves on Wednesday, re-signing safety Husain Abdullah, while inking both free-agent linebacker Joe Mays and offensive lineman Jeff Linkenbach.
The Oakland Raiders were dealt a setback on Wednesday in their plans to rebuild the struggling franchise when offensive lineman Rodger Saffold failed a physical one day after agreeing to a $42.5 million, five-year contract.
A blizzard didn't prevent the Buffalo Bills from being active in free agency Wednesday.
The Seattle Seahawks released defensive end Chris Clemons on Wednesday, ending the veteran pass rusher's productive four- year tenure with the reigning Super Bowl champions.
The Tennessee Titans have waived offensive tackle David Stewart after he failed a physical.
The cost associated with winning a Super Bowl became apparent to the Seattle Seahawks when free agency began. Many wanted a piece of what made the Seahawks so successful.
CHARLOTTE, N.C. - It's no longer a matter of if the Carolina Panthers will part ways with veteran wide receiver Steve Smith, but when.