Reid 'pulling for' Bell after running back's social media post

Kansas City Chiefs coach Andy Reid declined to get in a war of words with running back Le'Veon Bell, saying "I'm pulling for him in the future."

Adam Teicher

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Jaguars sign WR Treadwell following minicamp tryout

The Jacksonville Jaguars signed receiver Laquon Treadwell on Friday, adding the 2016 first-round draft pick following a minicamp tryout. Treadwell was the 23rd overall pick that year by Minnesota, but the former Mississippi standout did little in four years with the Vikings.

Jaguars sign WR Treadwell following minicamp tryout

Fields buys into Bears' plan to start Dalton

Justin Fields has bought into the Chicago Bears' plan. Fields, drafted 11th overall by the Bears, said on Thursday that he embraces the developmental timeline set for him by the organization. Head coach Matt Nagy stated earlier in the week that -- barring an injury or something else unforeseen -- veteran Andy Dalton would open the regular season as Chicago's starting quarterback.

Fields buys into Bears' plan to start Dalton

Brady, Mahomes share Madden '22 cover

The last time the NFL played a game, Tom Brady and Patrick Mahomes were on opposite sidelines in Super Bowl LV. Now, those quarterbacks will be together again - on the latest Madden cover.

Brady, Mahomes share Madden '22 cover

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Motivated Newton believes Jones was, 'the right pick' for Patriots

New England Patriots quarterback Cam Newton said Tuesday that there is no extra motivation for him after the team selected Alabama's Mac Jones in the first round of the NFL Draft, 15th overall. "Absolutely not. He was the right pick in my opinion. He was the best player available, and that's what the NFL Draft is for."

- Mike Reiss
Motivated Newton believes Jones was, 'the right pick' for Patriots

Belichick not expecting Gilmore to attend minicamp this week

Patriots coach Bill Belichick says he doesn’t expect cornerback Stephon Gilmore to participate in any of the team’s remaining mandatory minicamp workouts this week. It's an indication that the former defensive player of the year could possibly be a holdout as the team prepares to open training camp next month.

Belichick not expecting Gilmore to attend minicamp this week

Packers' Rodgers jokes about his 'quiet offseason' in interview for July 6 golf match

Through everything that's happened surrounding Aaron Rodgers this offseason, one thing is clear: He still understands sarcasm. The reigning MVP, who has dominated the NFL headlines this spring because of his dissatisfaction with the Green Bay Packers, showed his sense of humor on Tuesday during a promotional video in advance of the July 6 golf match.

- Rob Demovsky
Packers' Rodgers jokes about his 'quiet offseason' in interview for July 6 golf match

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Browns RB Chubb wants to stay with team when contract ends

Heading into the final season of his rookie contract, Browns Pro Bowl running back Nick Chubb said Tuesday that his desire is to remain in Cleveland long-term. "It would mean a lot," said Chubb, who said that his agent and the team have already discussed a potential extension this offseason.

- Jake Trotter
Browns RB Chubb wants to stay with team when contract ends
Lotulelei eagerly rejoins Bills after year off from football

Lotulelei eagerly rejoins Bills after year off from football

For someone regarded by his Buffalo Bills teammates as a man of few words, defensive tackle Star Lotulelei sure had plenty to unpack following his year away from football. Saying he had no regrets in deciding 11 months ago to opt out of last season because of COVID-19 concerns, Lotulelei made clear he had difficulty turning on the TV and watching the Bills make their run to the AFC Championship game.

Falcons WR Ridley feels no pressure to replace Jones

Calvin Ridley is the Atlanta Falcons' No. 1 receiver now, and even though he'll be replacing a franchise legend in traded-to-Tennessee Julio Jones, Ridley said Tuesday that he feels "no pressure" stepping into the role once held by a likely future Hall of Famer.

Michael Rothstein

Jaguars QB Lawrence (hamstring) forced out of team drills on first day of minicamp

The Jacksonville Jaguars are being extra careful when it comes to Trevor Lawrence's hamstring. The tightness that limited Lawrence last week in OTAs reemerged during the first day of mandatory minicamp on Monday, forcing the Jaguars to keep him out of team drills. Head coach Urban Meyer said that's likely to happen on Tuesday as well.

Michael DiRocco

Vikings sign veteran DT Richardson

The Minnesota Vikings announced they have signed veteran defensive tackle Sheldon Richardson Tuesday. Richardson returns to Minnesota after having spent the 2018 season with the Vikings.

Riddick: Wilson trying to make things right in Seattle

ESPN's Louis Riddick reacts to Russell Wilson saying he did not ask to be traded from the Seahawks.

Eagles sign quarterback Mullens

Eagles sign quarterback Mullens

Jalen Hurts and Joe Flacco will have some competition behind centre for the Philadelphia Eagles this fall. The team announced the signing of quarterback Nick Mullens on Monday. The 26-year-old Mullens had spent the entirety of his three-year NFL career with the San Francisco 49ers.

NFL Off-Season News

Reid 'pulling for' Bell after running back's social media post

Kansas City Chiefs coach Andy Reid declined to get in a war of words with running back Le'Veon Bell, saying "I'm pulling for him in the future."

Adam Teicher

Mathieu says he wants to finish career with Chiefs

Tyrann Mathieu removed all doubt about what he wants his football future to be when he said Thursday that it's at the top of his priority list to finish his career with the Kansas City Chiefs.

Adam Teicher

Brady, Mahomes share Madden '22 cover

The last time the NFL played a game, Tom Brady and Patrick Mahomes were on opposite sidelines in Super Bowl LV. Now, those quarterbacks will be together again - on the latest Madden cover.

Michael Rothstein

Why it's now or never for the Browns to make the Super Bowl

Alan Hahn breaks down why Baker Mayfield and the Browns' only shot to win the Super Bowl might be this season.

McFarland details how Packers can make things right with Rodgers

Booger McFarland explains how the Packers could fix the ongoing issue with Aaron Rodgers.

Arians to Bucs: Want normal? Get vaccinated

Arians to Bucs: Want normal? Get vaccinated

Tampa Bay Buccaneers coach Bruce Arians hasn't felt the need to bring in a specialist to talk to his players about the COVID-19 vaccine, which some players leaguewide have expressed skepticism about in recent days.

- Jenna Laine

Seahawks' Wilson wants to stay in Seattle, shuts down trade rumours

As frustrated as Russell Wilson was after last season, the Seattle Seahawks quarterback never wanted to play anywhere else. He made that point clear Thursday as he spoke with reporters for the first time since February, when his public criticisms of the organization led to speculation about a possible trade.

- Brady Henderson
Seahawks' Wilson wants to stay in Seattle, shuts down trade rumours

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Cousins vows to be 'open book' for rookie QB Mond

The Minnesota Vikings didn't draft Kellen Mond for a roster filler. At some point in the years ahead, the work-in-progress quarterback from Texas A&M will have the opportunity to become the starter.

Vikings QB Cousins spent offseason rewatching whole career

Kirk Cousins added a new element to his offseason enrichment program. "This year, I decided to go back and really watch my whole career, watch a couple other offenses to see what they have been doing, or what they did the year they had a lot of success," Cousins said.

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Montez Sweat

Washington's Sweat 'not a fan' of pushing vaccine on players

Washington pass rusher Montez Sweat said Wednesday he doesn't support the team's attempt to persuade players to get vaccinated against COVID-19.

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Prescott to be full go for Cowboys' training camp

When the Dallas Cowboys start training camp next month, the plan is for Dak Prescott to be fully participating each day, according to coach Mike McCarthy.

Todd Archer

Manning to be 35th member of Broncos' Ring of Fame

In what was likely one of the shortest discussions since the late Pat Bowlen launched the idea of the Denver Broncos' Ring of Fame over three decades ago, Peyton Manning was selected Wednesday as the 35th member.

Jeff Legwold

Cardinals sign first-round pick LB Collins to rookie deal

The Arizona Cardinals have signed first-round pick Zaven Collins to his rookie contract. The 6-foot-4, 260-pound linebacker, who was the 16th overall selection out of Tulsa, has a four-year deal with a team option for a fifth.

Rudolph focusing on present, not future after extension

The Pittsburgh Steelers gave Mason Rudolph a vote of confidence when they offered him a contract extension this spring.

Brady has full practice on first day of minicamp

One week after Tampa Bay Buccaneers coach Bruce Arians suggested quarterback Tom Brady might be in more of a coaching role during mandatory minicamp after undergoing offseason knee surgery, Brady practiced in full on the team's first day of minicamp Tuesday.

- Jenna Laine
Brady has full practice on first day of minicamp

Report: Titans restructure Tannehill's deal

The Tennessee Titans are restructuring quarterback Ryan Tannehill's contract to create more than $15 million and facilitate their acquisition of wide receiver Julio Jones, NFL Network's Ian Rapoport reported.

Report: Titans restructure Tannehill's deal

Buccaneers give Arians, Licht new deals

The Tampa Bay Buccaneers have agreed to a revised contract for head coach Bruce Arians that includes a pay raise, and a new contract for general manager Jason Licht, according to a report from NFL Network's Ian Rapoport.

Ravens, Edwards agree to 2-year, $10M deal

The Baltimore Ravens and running back Gus Edwards have agreed to a two-year, $10 million contract extension, Edwards' agent, Drew Rosenhaus, told ESPN's Adam Schefter.

Report: Pats' Newton sustains finger injury

New England Patriots quarterback Cam Newton sustained a finger injury on his right hand halfway through Friday's OTA session, according to WEEI's Ryan Hannable. The former MVP appeared to hit it on a helmet and did not throw after having the injury examined by trainers.

Mike Reiss

AFC North

Haskins wants to prove to Steelers that he loves football

Speaking for the first time since his release from Washington, former first-round quarterback Dwayne Haskins said he has one primary goal as he attempts to reboot his career with the Steelers.

Brooke Pryor

Browns QB Mayfield in 'no rush' with contract extension

Along with everything else, Baker Mayfield is practicing patience this summer. The Cleveland Browns quarterback, whose strong 2020 season seemingly ended any debate about whether he can lead the franchise over the long term, said Wednesday that he's in no rush to get a contract extension.

Mayfield: Extension with Browns will 'handle itself'

Cleveland Browns quarterback Baker Mayfield said Wednesday that he's in "no rush" to get an extension done with the team and that his focus remains on the field.

Jake Trotter

Beckham back, Clowney on field for first time at Browns camp

Jadeveon Clowney finally introduced himself to new teammates. Odell Beckham Jr. looked further along in his speedy recovery following reconstructive knee surgery. Coach Kevin Stefanski received another award for a 2020 season not to be forgotten.

Browns RB Chubb wants to stay with team when contract ends

Heading into the final season of his rookie contract, Browns Pro Bowl running back Nick Chubb said Tuesday that his desire is to remain in Cleveland long-term. "It would mean a lot," said Chubb, who said that his agent and the team have already discussed a potential extension this offseason.

Jake Trotter

Browns WR Landry says OBJ looks "amazing" after knee surgery

Odell Beckham Jr.'s knee looks fine for football. His softball swing needs work. The Browns wide receiver, who suffered a season-ending knee injury last season, took part Saturday in teammate Jarvis Landy's charity softball event, which drew 7,000 fans and included Cleveland stars Myles Garrett and Baker Mayfield as well as Kansas City Chiefs All-Pro tight end Travis Kelce.

AFC East

Bills' Beasley addresses protocol concerns with NFLPA

Buffalo Bills wide receiver Cole Beasley said he spoke with the NFLPA soon after complaining about its jointly agreed-to policy with the NFL regarding COVID-19 protocols.

Marcel Louis-Jacques

Lotulelei eagerly rejoins Bills after year off from football

For someone regarded by his Buffalo Bills teammates as a man of few words, defensive tackle Star Lotulelei sure had plenty to unpack following his year away from football. Saying he had no regrets in deciding 11 months ago to opt out of last season because of COVID-19 concerns, Lotulelei made clear he had difficulty turning on the TV and watching the Bills make their run to the AFC Championship game.

Motivated Newton believes Jones was, 'the right pick' for Patriots

New England Patriots quarterback Cam Newton said Tuesday that there is no extra motivation for him after the team selected Alabama's Mac Jones in the first round of the NFL Draft, 15th overall. "Absolutely not. He was the right pick in my opinion. He was the best player available, and that's what the NFL Draft is for."

Mike Reiss

Belichick not expecting Gilmore to attend minicamp this week

Patriots coach Bill Belichick says he doesn’t expect cornerback Stephon Gilmore to participate in any of the team’s remaining mandatory minicamp workouts this week. It's an indication that the former defensive player of the year could possibly be a holdout as the team prepares to open training camp next month.

Dolphins CB Howard not at minicamp over 'unique' contract renegotiation

Miami Dolphins star cornerback Xavien Howard didn't show up for mandatory minicamp meetings Tuesday morning and appears headed toward a holdout as he seeks a new contract.

Cameron Wolfe

Report: Patriots CB Gilmore doesn't report to mandatory minicamp

New England Patriots cornerback Stephon Gilmore, the 2019 NFL Defensive Player of the Year, did not report to mandatory minicamp that began Monday, a source confirmed. Gilmore could be making a statement about his contract, as he is scheduled to earn a base salary of $7 million in 2021.

Mike Reiss

AFC South

Jaguars sign WR Treadwell following minicamp tryout

The Jacksonville Jaguars signed receiver Laquon Treadwell on Friday, adding the 2016 first-round draft pick following a minicamp tryout. Treadwell was the 23rd overall pick that year by Minnesota, but the former Mississippi standout did little in four years with the Vikings.

Jaguars QB Lawrence (hamstring) forced out of team drills on first day of minicamp

The Jacksonville Jaguars are being extra careful when it comes to Trevor Lawrence's hamstring. The tightness that limited Lawrence last week in OTAs reemerged during the first day of mandatory minicamp on Monday, forcing the Jaguars to keep him out of team drills. Head coach Urban Meyer said that's likely to happen on Tuesday as well.

Michael DiRocco

Ex-teammate: QB Watson wants to join Broncos

Deshaun Watson, who had requested a trade from the Houston Texans prior to multiple lawsuits alleging sexual assault and inappropriate behavior being filed against the quarterback, wants to join the Denver Broncos, former teammate Kareem Jackson said on a podcast.

Jaguars hold out QB Lawrence because of hamstring tightness

Jacksonville Jaguars quarterback Trevor Lawrence was held out of parts of practice Tuesday because of tightness in his left hamstring.

AFC West

Mathieu says he wants to finish career with Chiefs

Tyrann Mathieu removed all doubt about what he wants his football future to be when he said Thursday that it's at the top of his priority list to finish his career with the Kansas City Chiefs.

Adam Teicher

Reid 'pulling for' Bell after running back's social media post

Kansas City Chiefs coach Andy Reid declined to get in a war of words with running back Le'Veon Bell, saying "I'm pulling for him in the future."

Adam Teicher

Duvernay-Tardif says watching Chiefs kept him 'grounded' while working pandemic front line

While opting out of last season during the pandemic to work in a long-term care facility more than 1,000 miles from Kansas City and across an international border, Laurent Duvernay-Tardif had one thing to connect him to the Chiefs: watching their games on TV.

Adam Teicher

Bell apologizes to Chiefs coach Reid on social media, but does not 'regret at all what I said' in weekend rant

Running back Le'Veon Bell said in a series of tweets on Sunday that he wished he hadn't aired his complaint about Kansas City Chiefs coach Andy Reid on social media. But Bell also said he hadn't changed his opinion about never playing for Reid and the Chiefs again.

Adam Teicher

Bell says he'd retire before playing for Chiefs coach Reid in social media post

The Kansas City Chiefs showed no interest in re-signing running back Le'Veon Bell, and the feeling seems to be mutual. Bell, responding to a comment on Instagram about his time with the Chiefs in 2020, said, "I'd never play for Andy Reid again ... I'd retire first.''

Adam Teicher

Report: Chiefs G Long (leg) could miss training camp

Kansas City Chiefs guard Kyle Long has a leg injury that could keep him out of training camp, according to the NFL Network's Tom Pelissero and Ian Rapoport.

NFC North

Fields buys into Bears' plan to start Dalton

Justin Fields has bought into the Chicago Bears' plan. Fields, drafted 11th overall by the Bears, said on Thursday that he embraces the developmental timeline set for him by the organization. Head coach Matt Nagy stated earlier in the week that -- barring an injury or something else unforeseen -- veteran Andy Dalton would open the regular season as Chicago's starting quarterback.

Jeff Dickerson

LaFleur: Packers 'have one plan' regardless of QB

When the Green Bay Packers return for training camp next month, it will be with one approach. It doesn't matter whether it's Aaron Rodgers or Jordan Love at quarterback.

Rob Demovsky

Bears WR Robinson resigned to possibly playing on one-year deal

Chicago Bears wide receiver Allen Robinson sounded resigned to possibly playing the 2021 NFL season on a one-year deal in advance of the July 15 deadline for franchise-tagged players to receive long-term contracts.

Jeff Dickerson

Bears sticking with plan to start Dalton at QB

With a few key players surprisingly unavailable for minicamp, Bears coach Matt Nagy still found himself answering questions about who would be the starter at quarterback against the Los Angeles Rams in the season opener after he has repeatedly said veteran Andy Dalton is his No. 1 and rookie Justin Fields the backup.

Packers' Rodgers jokes about his 'quiet offseason' in interview for July 6 golf match

Through everything that's happened surrounding Aaron Rodgers this offseason, one thing is clear: He still understands sarcasm. The reigning MVP, who has dominated the NFL headlines this spring because of his dissatisfaction with the Green Bay Packers, showed his sense of humor on Tuesday during a promotional video in advance of the July 6 golf match.

Rob Demovsky

Vikings sign veteran DT Richardson

The Minnesota Vikings announced they have signed veteran defensive tackle Sheldon Richardson Tuesday. Richardson returns to Minnesota after having spent the 2018 season with the Vikings.

NFC East

Eagles sign quarterback Mullens

Jalen Hurts and Joe Flacco will have some competition behind centre for the Philadelphia Eagles this fall. The team announced the signing of quarterback Nick Mullens on Monday. The 26-year-old Mullens had spent the entirety of his three-year NFL career with the San Francisco 49ers.

WFT to have open competition for starting QB job

Washington Football Team coach Ron Rivera learned a lesson last summer, one he doesn't want to repeat. That's why he said there will be a quarterback competition, even if Ryan Fitzpatrick will enter training camp with a firm grip on the starting job.

John Keim

Washington's Sweat 'not a fan' of pushing vaccine on players

Washington pass rusher Montez Sweat said Wednesday he doesn't support the team's attempt to persuade players to get vaccinated against COVID-19.

Giants RB Barkley diligent in rehabbing injured knee

New York Giants running back Saquon Barkley isn't going to work out with teammates on the field until his rehabilitation from a major knee injury is complete.

Prescott to be full go for Cowboys' training camp

When the Dallas Cowboys start training camp next month, the plan is for Dak Prescott to be fully participating each day, according to coach Mike McCarthy.

Todd Archer

Former Giants head coach Fassel dies at 71

Jim Fassel, a former coach of the New York Giants who was named NFL coach of the year in 1997 and led the team to the 2001 Super Bowl, has died. He was 71.

NFC South

Falcons WR Ridley feels no pressure to replace Jones

Calvin Ridley is the Atlanta Falcons' No. 1 receiver now, and even though he'll be replacing a franchise legend in traded-to-Tennessee Julio Jones, Ridley said Tuesday that he feels "no pressure" stepping into the role once held by a likely future Hall of Famer.

Michael Rothstein

Darnold showing 'new energy' with Panthers

Carolina Panthers wide receiver Robby Anderson couldn’t help but notice a difference in Sam Darnold’s persona when he walked into Bank of America Stadium on Tuesday for the team’s mandatory three-day minicamp. Anderson said Darnold has a certain “aura” about him that was missing when they played together for two seasons with the Jets.

Panthers agree to terms with eighth overall selection Horn

The Carolina Panthers have agreed to terms with 2021 first round draft pick Jaycee Horn. Horn, a cornerback from South Carolina, was selected eighth overall by the Panthers this season.

Arians to Bucs: Want normal? Get vaccinated

Tampa Bay Buccaneers coach Bruce Arians hasn't felt the need to bring in a specialist to talk to his players about the COVID-19 vaccine, which some players leaguewide have expressed skepticism about in recent days.

Jenna Laine

Report: Falcons WR Ridley not participating in minicamp after minor foot surgery

Atlanta Falcons top receiver Calvin Ridley had a minor foot surgery, explaining his reason for not participating in this week's minicamp, a source confirmed to ESPN.

Michael Rothstein

Brady knew early in 2020 that he'd need knee surgery

Tampa Bay Buccaneers quarterback Tom Brady on Wednesday said he knew he'd need offseason surgery on his left knee as early as April and May of 2020.

Jenna Laine

NFC West

Report: Seahawks S Adams to sit out mandatory minicamp

Seattle Seahawks safety Jamal Adams officially will not participate in the team's mandatory minicamp this week, sources told ESPN's Adam Schefter.

Brady Henderson

Seahawks' Wilson wants to stay in Seattle, shuts down trade rumours

As frustrated as Russell Wilson was after last season, the Seattle Seahawks quarterback never wanted to play anywhere else. He made that point clear Thursday as he spoke with reporters for the first time since February, when his public criticisms of the organization led to speculation about a possible trade.

Brady Henderson

McVay in better mood, says he's better coach with Stafford

Sean McVay has finally given a bit of real insight into the reasons why the Los Angeles Rams traded Jared Goff for Matthew Stafford. Most notably, McVay said he's a happier, better head coach after the Rams' high-profile quarterback change in March.

Jackson content to play small role to help Rams win Super Bowl

DeSean Jackson joined the Los Angeles Rams to win the Super Bowl. Based on what the veteran wide receiver has seen so far, he believes the attitude and personnel are in place for the Rams to do just that.

Cardinals sign first-round pick LB Collins to rookie deal

The Arizona Cardinals have signed first-round pick Zaven Collins to his rookie contract. The 6-foot-4, 260-pound linebacker, who was the 16th overall selection out of Tulsa, has a four-year deal with a team option for a fifth.

Seahawks WR Metcalf 'focused on football' after running 100m dash

Most of the Seattle Seahawks' veteran players are back at team headquarters this week after staying away for much of the voluntary offseason program. For DK Metcalf, that means being back at his day job after his head-turning foray into track and field.

Brady Henderson