Former Washington trainer agrees to deferral of prosecution after DEA probe

Ryan Vermillion has been on administrative leave since October 2021 after a he was involved in a criminal investigation into narcotics distribution.

By Nicki Jhabvala, Mark Maske and Salvador RizzoAugust 19, 2022

With a new QB for the first time in 18 years, Steelers plan to keep on winning

Bears castoff Mitchell Trubisky, after a season as a backup in Buffalo, could take over for the retired Ben Roethlisberger as Pittsburgh's starting quarterback.

By Mark MaskeAugust 19, 2022

These puffy helmet caps are the next big thing in NFL player safety

At NFL training camps, players in select position groups are wearing puffy, spongy Guardian Caps over their helmets in an effort to help curb head injuries.

By Sam Fortier and Mark MaskeAugust 19, 2022
NFLPerspective

Deshaun Watson is the star the NFL deserves: A cynical, empty narcissist

The Cleveland Browns quarterback learned a lesson: Power and money still prevail in the NFL.

By Sally JenkinsAugust 18, 2022

Deshaun Watson suspended 11 games, fined $5 million under settlement

The agreement between the NFL and the NFL Players Association ends the disciplinary process, without a ruling on the league’s appeal of Watson’s original six-game suspension.

By Mark MaskeAugust 18, 2022

WR Jahan Dotson has lit up Commanders camp. What could the season hold?

Wide receivers are becoming more and more valuable across the NFL. What kind of impact can Jahan Dotson, the Commanders' first-round pick in 2022, have this fall?

By Sam FortierAugust 18, 2022

Banged-up O-line may keep Carson Wentz from playing a full half vs. Chiefs

Injuries have piled up across the Commanders roster in training camp, which may have an effect on playing time in Saturday's preseason game against the Chiefs.

By Nicki JhabvalaAugust 18, 2022

After a season of ball-security woes, could Antonio Gibson’s role change?

Running back Antonio Gibson has been playing more reps with the third team and on special teams, prompting questions about whether his role may change.

By Sam FortierAugust 17, 2022

Carl Nassib, NFL’s first openly gay active player, set to rejoin Bucs

The defensive end, who made history by coming out while a member of the Raiders last year, previously played for Tampa Bay in 2018 and 2019.

By Des BielerAugust 17, 2022

Brother of Aqib Talib in custody after fatal shooting at youth football game

Yaqub Talib turned himself in to authorities and Aqib Talib, a five-time NFL Pro Bowl selection, was said to have been present at a game where a youth football coach was shot.

By Des BielerAugust 16, 2022

Deshaun Watson issues public apology, plays in Browns’ preseason opener

Watson made his preseason debut as the Browns played the Jacksonville Jaguars on Friday night.

By Mark MaskeAugust 12, 2022

Marshawn Lynch’s lawyers dispute DUI claim as police release arrest video

“We are confident that when all evidence is presented, this will not be a DUI under Nevada law," Lynch's lawyers said in a statement after his Tuesday arrest.

By Glynn A. HillAugust 12, 2022

Kirk Cousins’s positive test is the NFL’s latest coronavirus reminder

Cousins joins Pete Carroll and Kyler Murray among those who have isolated due to positive coronavirus tests since NFL teams began their training camps.

By Mark MaskeAugust 12, 2022

Tom Brady to miss 10-plus days in what Bucs call a pre-planned absence

Tampa Bay officials attributed the unusual absence to an unspecified "personal" matter.

By Des BielerAugust 11, 2022

Frank Gore charged in alleged domestic violence incident

Gore, third on the NFL's all-time rushing list, is accused of dragging a naked woman by her hair down the hallway of an Atlantic City hotel last month.

By Cindy Boren and Des BielerAugust 10, 2022

Marshawn Lynch arrested, booked for DUI in Las Vegas

The former star running back known for his "Beast Mode" playing style had been pulled over Tuesday morning by police for a traffic stop.

By Cindy BorenAugust 10, 2022

Roger Goodell: No timeline for end of NFL probe into Daniel Snyder, Commanders

At owners meetings Tuesday, NFL Commissioner Roger Goodell discussed the league's ongoing investigation into Commanders owner Daniel Snyder and his team, along with the appeal of Deshaun Watson's suspension length.

By Mark MaskeAugust 9, 2022

NFL owners unanimously approve sale of Broncos to Walton-Penner group

On Tuesday, the NFL owners voted to approve the purchase of the Denver Broncos by a group led by Walmart heir Rob Walton. The team sold for $4.65 billion.

By Mark MaskeAugust 9, 2022

Aaron Rodgers at no risk from NFL for ayahuasca usage

The Packers quarterback credited his psychedelic experiences in Peru with teaching him "self-love" and paving the way for back-to-back MVP seasons.

By Des BielerAugust 9, 2022
NFLPerspective

Deshaun Watson’s inadequate suspension gives Roger Goodell a chance to save face

Increasing Watson's suspension is a fight worth waging for Roger Goodell, even if it's about public relations.

By Kevin B. BlackistoneAugust 5, 2022

Jimmy Johnson laughs at Jerry Jones jab over Cowboys’ Ring of Honor snub

Jones had said that a decision to bestow on Johnson a long-awaited team enshrinement would not be "tailored around whether Jimmy is sniveling or not.”

By Des BielerAugust 4, 2022

NFL names former New Jersey AG to hear Deshaun Watson appeal

Peter G. Harvey, the former attorney general of New Jersey, will hear the league's appeal of the six-game suspension given to Watson by a disciplinary officer.

By Mark MaskeAugust 4, 2022

Marquise Brown arrested on speeding charge after reportedly driving 126 mph

The Arizona Cardinals wide receiver was arrested Wednesday morning in Phoenix on a charge of criminal speeding.

By Des Bieler and Cindy BorenAugust 4, 2022