Chicago Bears head coach Matt Nagy attends funeral for fallen Chicago Fire Department rescue diver Juan Bucio

LAKE FOREST, Ill. – Chicago Bears first-year head coach Matt Nagy attended the funeral for fallen Chicago Fire Department rescue diver Juan Bucio, who died heroically last week after jumping into the Chicago River to try and save a man who had fallen off a boat. “I just thought it was important to show support […]

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Pittsburgh Steelers’ Joe Haden has 2,000 ‘fire’ sneakers to sell you – Pittsburgh Steelers Blog

PITTSBURGH — Joe Haden can use his closing speed twice this week — chasing down passes for the Pittsburgh Steelers, and securing deals in his downtown Cleveland sneaker shop, The Restock, which undoubtedly will see a boost around Game 3 of the NBA Finals. “The store is jumping,” the ninth-year cornerback said. “People go in […]

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Tennessee Titans’ real-life ‘Fortnite’ game: team-bonding, soul-taking – Tennessee Titans Blog

NASHVILLE, Tenn. — Tennessee Titans rookie quarterback Luke Falk never saw it coming. He wasn’t strapped, so he faced an ominous fate. Falk was chatting with his dad in the team’s hotel lobby when he saw a glimpse of linebacker Will Compton, eyes wide, ready to end him. Falk sprinted for the hotel doors. Compton […]

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Tom Brady turns up the volume at Patriots minicamp – New England Patriots Blog

FOXBOROUGH, Mass. — Onlookers at New England Patriots mandatory minicamp Tuesday didn’t even have to open their eyes to confirm quarterback Tom Brady‘s presence. All they had to do was listen. Brady’s booming voice, and ultra-vocal approach, helped raised the intensity level as he returned to the team after staying away for seven weeks of […]

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Chris McCain, Indianapolis Colts defensive end, charged with two counts of battery

New Indianapolis Colts defensive end Chris McCain has been charged with two counts of battery stemming from an alleged incident involving a female earlier this year, Los Angeles City Attorney documents obtained by both the Indianapolis Star and Los Angeles Times show. McCain is accused of spitting and grabbing the neck of Arpi Davtyan, according […]

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Dwight Clark remembered by San Francisco 49ers for ‘great culture’ he helped establish

SANTA CLARA, Calif. — One day after franchise legend Dwight Clark died following a lengthy battle with ALS, the San Francisco 49ers honored and remembered him. Before the Niners stepped on the field Tuesday for their eighth organized team activity of the offseason, coach Kyle Shanahan asked vice president Keena Turner to talk to the […]

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J.J. Wilcox flips on San Francisco 49ers, plans New York Jets deal

On the verge of signing with the San Francisco 49ers, free-agent safety J.J. Wilcox changed his mind and is expected to sign with the New York Jets, sources told ESPN’s Adam Schefter on Tuesday. Wilcox’s reversal stunned the 49ers. He had agreed to terms on a one-year contract and was meeting with the 49ers’ defensive […]

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New York Jets coach Todd Bowles defends team in wake of recent, unrelated arrests

FLORHAM PARK, N.J. – Despite six player arrests in the last 13 months, including tight end Chris Herndon‘s DWI charge over the weekend, New York Jets coach Todd Bowles insisted Tuesday the team doesn’t have a problem with controlling its players. “Our disciplinary process is fine,” Bowles said. “There’s nothing wrong with our disciplinary process. […]

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Dalvin Cook, Minnesota Vikings running back, participates in team drills as recovery from torn ACL progresses

EAGAN, Minn. — Dalvin Cook crossed another hurdle in his recovery from the torn ACL he sustained in Week 4 of his rookie season. One of two people charged with misdemeanors for unfurling a banner from the rafters of U.S. Bank Stadium during a Minnesota Vikings game to protest the Dakota Access pipeline has pleaded […]

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Hue Jackson of Cleveland Browns — Baker Mayfield ‘on schedule’; QB differs

BEREA, Ohio — Hue Jackson and Baker Mayfield had differing assessments on where the first overall pick in the draft’s progress, as Cleveland Browns offseason practices hit Week 3. “I think he’s right on schedule,” Jackson said Tuesday. “For me the pace has been a little bit slower than I’ve really wanted,” Mayfield said. Mayfield […]

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