The Oakland Raiders have cut quarterback Christian Hackenberg, a move that comes three weeks after they had acquired him from the New York Jets. Hackenberg never entered a game in two seasons in New York, and won’t do the same for Oakland, either. The Raiders had traded a 2019 conditional seventh-round pick to the Jets
FRISCO, Texas — Dallas Cowboys defensive end Randy Gregory is expected to meet with NFL officials, potentially including commissioner Roger Goodell, this week in New York regarding his reinstatement, according to multiple sources. Gregory’s attorney, Daniel Moskowitz, who helped former Arizona Cardinals linebacker Daryl Washington gain reinstatement last year, declined comment. Gregory, who has missed
Atlanta Falcons wide receiver Julio Jones informed the team that he won’t attend mandatory minicamp, general manager Thomas Dimitroff said in a statement released Monday. “We have been in contact with Julio and his representation,” Dimitroff said. “We will not discuss those conversations publicly, except to say we feel they have been productive and constructive.
FRISCO, Texas — The link between six-time Pro Bowl safety Earl Thomas and the Dallas Cowboys just won’t die. On Sunday, Thomas tweeted he will not attend the Seattle Seahawks’ mandatory minicamp or any team activities until his contract situation is resolved. pic.twitter.com/SIOeong4Z1 — Earl Thomas (@Earl_Thomas) June 10, 2018 That immediately makes people think
The New York Giants and star wide receiver Odell Beckham Jr. are nearing that line they have tiptoed around for months. It has them trying to avoid eye contact and confrontation all the while doing it with an awkward smile. Odell Beckham Jr. did individual drills with a trainer during OTAs, but he may be
Earl Thomas wants a new contract from the Seattle Seahawks, announcing Sunday that he’s skipping mandatory minicamp this week “until my contract situation is resolved.” The 29-year-old safety, who has made three first-team All-Pro teams and six Pro Bowls and has 25 career interceptions, is entering the final year of a four-year, $40 million deal.
TAMPA, Fla. — Drug charges against safety T.J. Ward, who was arrested in October 2017 for marijuana possession, have been dropped, according to Hillsborough County court records. Ward, who was with the Tampa Bay Buccaneers at the time, had been charged with possession of cannabis and possession of drug paraphernalia. He was then arrested in
A look at what’s happening around the New York Jets: 1. Eight is enough: This offseason has produced a contrasting mix of emotions: cheers and groans. The Jets have given their long-suffering fans something to get excited about — hello, Sam Darnold — but they’ve also tempered the feel-good vibe with a spate of player
MONTREAL — Johnny Manziel was 12-of-20 for 88 yards and a touchdown, and the Hamilton Tiger-Cats scored 30 straight points to beat the Montreal Alouettes 30-15 on Saturday in the final preseason game for both teams. The 2012 Heisman Trophy winner at Texas A&M also ran for 19 yards. He is set to back up
ASHBURN, Va. — As the line of players dwindled Wednesday, one slowly worked his way down the autograph line until nobody was left. He signed; he chatted with some and laughed with others. Running back Derrius Guice already has become a man of the people, it seems, in only one month of being a Washington
PHILADELPHIA — Just hours after Malcolm Jenkins held up signs to gathered media in the Philadelphia Eagles locker room Wednesday, he addressed a group of about 100 public defenders at a reception. He explained how the police shootings of Alton Sterling and Philando Castile motivated him into action. How Anquan Boldin’s cousin also was killed
HOUSTON — Houston Texans safety Andre Hal has been diagnosed with Hodgkin lymphoma, the team announced Friday. Hal is undergoing further testing and evaluation at the MD Anderson Cancer Center after he was given a preliminary diagnosis from the Texans’ team physician. “My faith in God and the support from my family, friends, teammates and
New England Patriots wide receiver Julian Edelman, who reportedly is facing a four-game suspension for violating the NFL’s policy on performance-enhancing substances, apologized via Instagram on Friday. ESPN’s Field Yates and Adam Schefter reported on the suspension Thursday, which is currently under appeal. Patriots wide receiver Julian Edelman is appealing a four-game ban that would
Former NFL tight end Kellen Winslow Jr. was arrested on a felony charge of first-degree burglary on Thursday in Encinitas, California, according to multiple reports. The 34-year-old Winslow, who played 10 seasons in the NFL and was a 2007 Pro Bowl selection, was stopped by police in his SUV and was identified as the person
8:13 PM ET Brady HendersonESPN RENTON, Wash. — Seattle Seahawks defensive end Dion Jordan is recovering from another knee surgery, coach Pete Carroll said Thursday. Hall of Fame selection Terrell Owens, who had been critical of the board of selectors in the past, will not attend the induction ceremony in Canton. Patriots wide receiver Julian
FOXBOROUGH, Mass. — New England Patriots quarterback Tom Brady said his absence from voluntary workouts had nothing to do with coach Bill Belichick, calling the reasons “personal” as he expressed excitement for the 2018 season. “We’ve always had a great relationship,” Brady said of Belichick after the team’s final practice of mandatory minicamp on Thursday.
PHILADELPHIA — Eagles safety Malcolm Jenkins opted not to speak at his media availability Wednesday. Instead, he held up signs highlighting the work of NFL players in the community and facts related to social justice matters every time a question about the cancellation of the White House visit was raised. On Wednesday evening, Jenkins broke
Denver Broncos linebacker Shane Ray will undergo a cleanup procedure on his surgically repaired left wrist, a source told ESPN’s Adam Schefter. The surgery is expected to sideline Ray for at least three months and could jeopardize the start of his season, the source said. The procedure will be the fourth surgery Ray has had