Kansas City Chiefs’ Patrick Mahomes fine with no longer being highest-paid QB

Kansas City Chiefs' Patrick Mahomes fine with no longer being highest-paid QB

ST. JOSEPH, Mo. — From the day in 2020 when Kansas City Chiefs quarterback Patrick Mahomes signed his 10-year, $450 million contract extension that made him the NFL’s highest-paid player in terms of average salary, he knew the distinction wouldn’t last forever. Sure enough, contracts signed this year by Aaron Rodgers, Kyler Murray and Deshaun … Read more

‘I ain’t going for none of that’

'I ain’t going for none of that'

The New England Patriots achieved two decades of unprecedented greatness under Bill Belichick and Tom Brady, in large part due to the duo’s instillment of “The Patriot Way.” While many former Patriots praise the rigid culture established in New England, not all players wanted to fall in line. On a recent episode of the “I … Read more

Los Angeles Rams’ diamond-heavy Super Bowl LVI rings salute L.A., SoFi Stadium

Los Angeles Rams' diamond-heavy Super Bowl LVI rings salute L.A., SoFi Stadium

LOS ANGELES — The Los Angeles Rams on Thursday night unveiled their Super Bowl LVI rings featuring what the team said is the most carat weight in the history of a sports championship ring. The rings were unveiled in a private ceremony the night before the Rams’ coaching staff is scheduled to report to training … Read more

Patriots not naming offensive, defensive coordinators

Bill Belichick

Bill Belichick isn’t revealing the coach who will be filling Josh McDaniels’ big shoes. The Patriots formally announced their entire coaching staff and titles on Thursday, marking the first time Belichick has publicized the information since McDaniels’ left New England to become the head coach of the Raiders. The only issue is that Belichick did … Read more

Cleveland Browns work out QBs Josh Rosen, AJ McCarron; plan to start Jacoby Brissett if Deshaun Watson is suspended

Cleveland Browns work out QBs Josh Rosen, AJ McCarron; plan to start Jacoby Brissett if Deshaun Watson is suspended

The Cleveland Browns are working out veteran quarterbacks Josh Rosen and AJ McCarron, among others, ahead of the start of training camp, sources told ESPN’s Jeremy Fowler on Thursday. The Browns, who faced the possibility that starter Deshaun Watson could be suspended under the NFL’s personal conduct policy, are looking to enter training camp with … Read more

Kyle Rudolph signing 1-year deal with Tampa Bay Buccaneers

Kyle Rudolph signing 1-year deal with Tampa Bay Buccaneers

Veteran Kyle Rudolph is signing a one-year contact with the Tampa Bay Buccaneers, a source told ESPN’s Adam Schefter on Wednesday, giving Tom Brady a new tight end target in the wake of Rob Gronkowski’s retirement. Rudolph gives Brady and the Buccaneers an experienced tight end to pair with Cam Brate. The Buccaneers have just … Read more

Kyle Rudolph signs with Buccaneers, fills Rob Gronkowski void

Kyle Rudolph signs with Buccaneers, fills Rob Gronkowski void

The Buccaneers have filled the sizable hole that Rob Gronkowski left, or so they hope. One month after the 33-year-old tight end hung up his cleats for a second time, Tampa Bay has agreed to a one-year contract with a different veteran tight end – Kyle Rudolph. The deal, reported by ESPN’s Adam Schefter, provides … Read more

Madden NFL 23 ratings and rankings

Madden NFL 23 ratings and rankings

The start of training camps for most NFL teams is only a week away. After a brief break, football is back in the consciousness of the sports fan…if it ever really left. And with it comes the preparation for the latest Madden video game. But this year’s game, which will be released Aug. 19, is … Read more

Las Vegas Raiders’ Richie Incognito announces retirement

Las Vegas Raiders' Richie Incognito announces retirement

HENDERSON, Nev. — Richie Incognito, who said he found acceptance with the Las Vegas Raiders after a star-crossed and controversy-filled career as one of the most physical offensive linemen of his era, announced his retirement on Friday. Incognito, 39, signed with the Raiders in 2019 and played in just 14 games with them because of … Read more

Baltimore Ravens quarterback Lamar Jackson receives support from Hollywood Brown after exchange with Bernard Pollard Jr.

Baltimore Ravens quarterback Lamar Jackson receives support from Hollywood Brown after exchange with Bernard Pollard Jr.

Baltimore Ravens quarterback Lamar Jackson has redefined what it means to be a dual threat at his position since earning the starting role. The Louisville product, who was the 32nd overall pick of the 2018 NFL draft, didn’t take long to etch his name in the record books as the unanimous NFL MVP in 2019. … Read more