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

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

Jack Del Rio eager to avoid Twitter talk, preaches humility on defense

After igniting controversy with his comments earlier this summer, Commanders defensive coordinator Jack Del Rio focused on questions related to football.

By Nicki JhabvalaAugust 17, 2022

Scott Turner’s latest play call: Moving from the booth to the sideline

Commanders OC Scott Turner has called plays from the booth for the past two seasons, but with Carson Wentz under center, he's moving to the field.

By Sam FortierAugust 16, 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

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

An NFL star, a murder-suicide and the family left behind

The children of Jim Tyrer, an all-time great AFL player with the Chiefs, for years have lived with the deaths of their parents. They continue to seek understanding of why he died, as well as more recognition of how he played.

By Cindy BorenAugust 4, 2022

NFL appeals Deshaun Watson’s six-game suspension, seeks season-long ban

The appeal will be heard and resolved by NFL Commissioner Roger Goodell or his designee.

By Mark MaskeAugust 3, 2022

Brian Flores’s honor saved Dolphins owner Stephen Ross from himself

Miami Dolphins owner Stephen Ross broke the NFL's rules. Brian Flores kept him from doing worse.

By Sally JenkinsAugust 3, 2022

NFL suspends, fines Dolphins owner Stephen Ross, strips team of two draft picks

The Dolphins' penalties are related to the NFL's investigation of tampering and tanking, which began in the aftermath of Brian Flores's racial discrimination lawsuit.

By Mark MaskeAugust 2, 2022

Let Deshaun Watson’s imperfect justice be a lesson to Roger Goodell’s NFL

Maybe an injustice in Deshaun Watson's punishment will help prevent future extreme swings of the NFL injustice pendulum.

By Sally JenkinsAugust 2, 2022