Roger Goodell: Commanders sale is ‘their process’; no timeline on probe

NFL commissioner Roger Goodell spoke at his annual news conference, defending the league's officiating and saying he believes long-term progress will be made on minority hiring.

By Mark MaskeFebruary 8, 2023

How the NFL avoids paying disabled players — with the union’s help

Facing pressure from Congress, the league vowed to make it easier for players broken by football to get payments. But the system remains stacked against them.

By Will HobsonFebruary 8, 2023

NFL Network removes Michael Irvin from its Super Bowl coverage

Hall of Fame wide receiver Michael Irvin says he is “baffled” after NFL Network removed him from its Super Bowl coverage.

By Matt BonesteelFebruary 8, 2023

Picks, props and best bets for Super Bowl 57

There are thousands of ways to bet on Sunday’s Super Bowl between the Kansas City Chiefs and Philadelphia Eagles. Here are some of our favorites.

By Matt Bonesteel and Neil GreenbergFebruary 8, 2023

Amazon adds gambling network to Prime Video, weighs stand-alone sports app

Prime Video's next foray into sports programming is a 24/7 gambling network.

By Ben StraussFebruary 8, 2023

Ron Rivera shares thoughts on Commanders’ offseason priorities

The switch to a new offensive coordinator is one of the many pending changes in the Commanders’ future, which could include new ownership, a new QB and scheme changes.

By Nicki JhabvalaFebruary 8, 2023

Commanders stadium study short on fans in Virginia legislature

The Senate Finance and Appropriations Committee has stripped funding for the study from its proposed state budget plan.

By Laura Vozzella and Sam FortierFebruary 8, 2023
NFLAnalysis

2023 NFL draft: Deeper QB class is a step up from last year

In the early stages, the 2023 quarterback class, featuring Bryce Young and C.J. Stroud at the top, looks deep and talented despite lacking a clear-cut No. 1.

By Sam FortierFebruary 8, 2023

Eric Bieniemy is back at the Super Bowl and back in the NFL hiring cycle

Over the years, Bieniemy has failed to get offers that many — including the Chiefs — believe he deserves as a head coaching candidate.

By Nicki JhabvalaFebruary 8, 2023
NFLPerspective

The Eagles’ Nick Sirianni is fun and obnoxious and terrific for football

NFL coaches are supposed to be boring. A new wave, including the Eagles’ second-year leader, is breaking the mold.

By Jerry BrewerFebruary 8, 2023

Hello, darkness: Aaron Rodgers to ponder future in sensory deprivation

The Packers quarterback expects to be "a lot closer to a final, final decision” on whether to retire or possibly seek a trade after a “darkness retreat.”

By Des BielerFebruary 7, 2023

The Super Bowl is a spectacle again after two years of covid restrictions

After two years of adjustments, the crowds are huge, the teams are in town all week, and the extravagance is back in Phoenix for the Super Bowl.

By Mark MaskeFebruary 7, 2023

Bill Belichick and Tom Brady finally open up about what made them click

Their 20-year relationship was a little more complicated than, as Brady put it, “Coach couldn’t play quarterback, and I couldn’t coach.”

By Cindy BorenFebruary 7, 2023

Patrick Mahomes played on a high ankle sprain. Here’s why that’s so rare.

Patrick Mahomes’s Chiefs are in the Super Bowl, and his rehabilitation of an injured ankle may factor big in the outcome of Sunday’s game.

By Nicki JhabvalaFebruary 7, 2023

A Super Bowl lesson: Don’t fear the pricey franchise quarterback

This Chiefs signed Patrick Mahomes to a huge deal in 2020. The Eagles’ Jalen Hurts is still on his rookie deal. Both QBs offer insight into how a winning roster is built.

By Jerry BrewerFebruary 7, 2023

Vikings hire Brian Flores as defensive coordinator

The former Dolphins coach, who filed a racial discrimination lawsuit last year against the NFL and teams, had been a candidate for the Cardinals' head coaching vacancy.

By Mark MaskeFebruary 6, 2023

Tom Brady will join Fox NFL booth in 2024

Brady made the announcement on Colin Cowherd’s radio show Monday, less than a week after he retired from the NFL.

By Ben StraussFebruary 6, 2023
NFLAnalysis

Three reasons the Eagles might give the Chiefs fits in the Super Bowl

The running game (and a few Kansas City flaws) could power the Eagles to a Super Bowl win.

By Jason La CanforaFebruary 6, 2023

Aaron Rodgers hears ‘Raiders’ chants while winning Pebble Beach Pro-Am

The Packers quarterback, who might soon be parting ways with Green Bay (or staying, or retiring), got a not-unwelcome earful from a variety of NFL fan bases.

By Des BielerFebruary 6, 2023
NFLAnalysis

Eagles-Chiefs Super Bowl could be decided not by QBs but who gets to them

Both the Eagles and Chiefs are known for elite play at quarterback. But what happens up front among the players tasked with disrupting the offense may well determine the Super Bowl outcome.

By Nicki JhabvalaFebruary 6, 2023
NFLPerspective

NFL owners have a problem hiring coaches: They’re lousy at it

The main reason the NFL fails in its attempts to engineer better diversity is that the owners are generally horrible at hiring anyone.

By Sally JenkinsFebruary 4, 2023

Concussions in NFL are up again after two seasons of declines

The increase, from 126 last season to 149 this season, came after two seasons of modest declines.

By Mark MaskeFebruary 3, 2023