LOS ANGELES-The NFL Players Association filed an appeal Tuesday on behalf of running back Ray Rice, saying the supporting facts of his indefinite NFL suspension "reveal a lack of a fair and impartial process" by the league and Commissioner Roger Goodell.

Fallout over the Adrian Peterson situation continued on Tuesday, with sponsors taking stands, the governor rebuking the team and an appearance by players canceled.

The NFL Players Association filed a grievance on behalf of former Ravens running back Ray Rice on Tuesday night, demanding that the increased discipline of an indefinite suspension levied last week by NFL commissioner Roger Goodell be overturned.

Super Bowl-winning quarterback Kurt Warner and linebacker Junior Seau are among 15 first-year eligible modern-era candidates nominated for the Pro Football Hall of Fame.

Former Baltimore Ravens running back Ray Rice filed an appeal through the NFLPA following his indefinite suspension.

Super Bowl-winning quarterback Kurt Warner and linebacker Junior Seau are among 15 first-year eligible modern-era candidates nominated for the Pro Football Hall of Fame.

Last week in parenthesis.

The NFL players' union appealed Ray Rice's indefinite suspension Tuesday night.

For the first time in nearly three months Mike Pouncey got into a football stance, snapped a football and didn't feel any pain.

Miami Dolphins starting tailback Lamar Miller practiced on Tuesday despite having suffered a right ankle injury in Sunday's 29-10 loss to the Buffalo Bills.

The Colts are ready to start fighting back.

The NFL has more than 1,600 players. And if we looked at everything objectively, we'd find that Ray Rice, Greg Hardy and Adrian Peterson are seriously outnumbered by a lot of good people in the sport.

The Detroit Lions signed cornerback Danny Gorrer and placed cornerback Nevin Lawson on season-ending injured reserve.

Miami Dolphins starting center Mike Pouncey practiced Tuesday for the first time since undergoing hip surgery back in July.

With two late interceptions, Kyle Fuller showed his athleticism and instincts.

After Darren Sproles bounced between Indianapolis Colts defenders for a 19-yard touchdown run in the Eagles' 30-27 win on Monday, LeSean McCoy greeted Sproles with a choreographed handshake. McCoy appeared genuinely excited for his teammate - and grateful that Sproles is his backup.

The Oakland Raiders signed former San Diego Chargers wide receiver Vincent Brown on Tuesday.

It hasn't taken long for Tampa Bay Buccaneers coach Lovie Smith to develop an appreciation for Bobby Rainey, the diminutive running back who's making a name for himself as Doug Martin's backup.

The Seattle Seahawks and Denver Broncos finished last season as the top two teams in the league.

Detroit put cornerback Nevin Lawson on injured reserve after he went down with dislocated toes Sunday in the Lions' loss to Carolina.

If the Vikings care only about winning games, they can do more than merely welcome back Adrian Peterson.

The Tennessee Titans have agreed to terms with veteran linebacker James Anderson and finally placed linebacker Zach Brown on injured reserve.

The Arizona Cardinals signed linebacker Victor Butler on Tuesday.

The Rev. Jesse Jackson criticized the NFL on Tuesday for not including any African-American women when it brought on three domestic violence experts as consultants.

I began my public school education in New Jersey where corporal punishment in schools was eliminated in 1867. I moved to Texas in third grade where kids were getting hit all the time.

The Tennessee Titans agreed to terms on a contract with veteran linebacker James Anderson Tuesday while formally placing linebacker Zach Brown on injured reserve.

A bad start to the 2014 NFL season just got worse for the league, which is trying to contain the damage caused by the Ray Rice and Adrian Peterson situations.

The Arizona Cardinals have signed outside linebacker Victor Butler.

The New York Giants revealed Tuesday that another player will miss the remainder of the 2014 season, with the team placing wide receiver Jerrel Jernigan on injured reserve Tuesday due to a mid- foot sprain.

Gov. Mark Dayton said Tuesday that the Minnesota Vikings should suspend running back Adrian Peterson until accusations of child abuse against him have been resolved in the criminal justice system.

Jim Harbaugh is going to really have to work his magic this season. Every speckle of miracle dust. Every drop of his secret potion.

Slow starts and strong finishes have become a trend for the Philadelphia Eagles.

The San Francisco defense dearly misses the menacing presence of suspended pass-rushing specialist Aldon Smith, and it better get used to it.

The NFL is considering intervening in Greg Hardy's case, either to advise the Carolina Panthers in the handling of it or to take action against Hardy, according to an NFL.com report.

The New York Giants placed cornerback Walter Thurmond III and wide receiver Jerrel Jernigan on season-ending injured reserve Tuesday.

Suspended Browns All-Pro wide receiver Josh Gordon pleaded guilty Tuesday to driving while impaired July 5 in Raleigh, N.C., the Wake County Clerk of Court's office confirmed for the Beacon Journal.

The Washington Redskins placed Brandon Meriweather back on the 53-man roster Tuesday after the veteran safety completed serving his two-game suspension for an illegal hit.

Star running back Adrian Peterson is headed back to the football field, but the Minnesota Vikings lost a key business partner on Monday.

The Bengals put tight end Alex Smith on injured reserve Tuesday, ending his season and cutting deeper into Cincinnati's depth at the position.

Fallout over the Adrian Peterson situation continued on Tuesday, with sponsors taking stands, the governor rebuking the team and an appearance by players canceled.

It looked like 2013 all over again for the Atlanta Falcons' offense last week.

The Chicago Bears have promoted cornerback Isaiah Frey and receiver Rashad Ross from the practice squad.

First-year kicker Brandon McManus is making the most of his NFL tryout while Pro Bowler Matt Prater serves out his four-game suspension kicking field goals at a nearby high school.

Mike Tomlin's list of issues with the Steelers is lengthy.

Anheuser-Busch, one of the NFL's biggest sponsors, says it isn't happy with the recent controversy that has engulfed the league.

Falcons rookie left tackle Jake Matthews has returned to practice after missing last week's loss at Cincinnati with a sprained left ankle.

The Colts have signed defensive tackle Kelcy Quarles to the active roster and guard David Arkin to the practice squad.

Calling his actions "a public embarrassment to the Vikings organization and the State of Minnesota", Minnesota Governor Mark Dayton said Vikings running back Adrian Peterson should have been suspended by the team over the recent allegations of abusing one of his sons.

The Jacksonville Jaguars have waived right tackle Cam Bradfield and placed tight end Marcedes Lewis on short-term injured reserve.

The New England Patriots' defense is preparing for a bit of the unknown in Oakland rookie quarterback Derek Carr this Sunday.

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