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News: general

Malcolm Butler trade discussion continues

Friday, April 21, 2017 12:15 PM EDT
New England Patriots CB Malcolm Butler continues to be at the center of trade talks with the New Orleans Saints, but the teams have yet to agree on trade compensation, according to CBS Sports' Jason La Canfora. - Jason La Canfora

Charles Harris worked out for Falcons

Friday, April 21, 2017 11:08 AM EDT
Missouri DE Charles Harris worked out for the Atlanta Falcons two weeks ago.
NFL Network - Ian Rapoport

Zach Cunningham visits Jaguars

Friday, April 21, 2017 10:47 AM EDT
Vanderbilt LB Zach Cunningham visited the Jacksonville Jaguars earlier this week.
NFL Network - Ian Rapoport

Zach Cunningham visits Broncos

Friday, April 21, 2017 10:47 AM EDT
Vanderbilt LB Zach Cunningham visited the Denver Broncos earlier this week.
NFL Network - Ian Rapoport

Dallas meets with three defensive prospects

Friday, April 21, 2017 10:47 AM EDT
Michigan State DT Malik McDowell, Alabama CB Marlon Humphrey and Youngstown State DE Derek Rivers recently met with the Dallas Cowboys, according to sources. - Todd Archer

More on James White terms

Friday, April 21, 2017 9:50 AM EDT
Updating previous reports, New England Patriots RB James White's three-year extension is worth $12.69 million with $5.69 million guaranteed and a $4 million signing bonus.
Boston Herald - Jeff Howe

Isaiah Crowell doesn't sign tender

Friday, April 21, 2017 9:23 AM EDT
Cleveland Browns restricted free-agent RB Isaiah Crowell has yet to sign his tender, and the deadline to sign offer sheets with other teams was Thursday, April 20.
NFL Network - Ian Rapoport

Three prospects meet with 49ers

Friday, April 21, 2017 9:23 AM EDT
Michigan S Jabrill Peppers, Iowa TE George Kittle and Florida CB Teez Tabor met with the San Francisco 49ers Wednesday, April 19.
Sacramento Bee - Matt Barrows

Cyrus Kouandjio hospitalized

Friday, April 21, 2017 8:04 AM EDT
Buffalo Bills OT Cyrus Kouandjio (undisclosed) was hospitalized after police found him in a field Wednesday, April 19, after he climbed over an electric fence. No other details are known at this time. - Mike Rodak

Chicago eyeing Patrick Mahomes?

Thursday, April 20, 2017 11:43 PM EDT
Texas Tech QB Patrick Mahomes is viewed as the top quarterback prospect by the Chicago Bears in the 2017 NFL Draft, according to a source.
Sporting News - Eric Galko

Chicago locked in on Deshaun Watson?

Thursday, April 20, 2017 11:38 PM EDT
Clemson QB Deshaun Watson is being targeted by the Chicago Bears with the No. 3 pick in the 2017 NFL Draft, according beat writer John Mullin. - John Mullin

DeShone Kizer confident

Thursday, April 20, 2017 11:22 PM EDT
Notre Dame QB DeShone Kizer believes he can be the greatest quarterback to ever play if he maximizes his tools, and he said he has the intellect of New England Patriots QB Tom Brady and the body of Carolina Panthers QB Cam Newton.
USA TODAY Sports - Tom Pelissero

Cam Newton prioritized leadership

Thursday, April 20, 2017 10:57 PM EDT
Carolina Panthers QB Cam Newton said he played injured last year because he felt it was his duty as team captain. - Kevin Patra

Two Ravens RFAs sign tenders

Thursday, April 20, 2017 10:47 PM EDT
Baltimore Ravens restricted free-agent OT James Hurst and OG Ryan Jensen signed their tender offers Wednesday, April 19. Terms of the contracts were not disclosed.

Kemal Ishmael moving to LB

Thursday, April 20, 2017 10:47 PM EDT
Atlanta Falcons FS Kemal Ishmael is expected to switch positions and play outside linebacker in 2017, according to head coach Dan Quinn. - Vaughn McClure

Richard Sherman trade not likely

Thursday, April 20, 2017 10:36 PM EDT
Seattle Seahawks CB Richard Sherman's chances of being traded are not very good, according to general manager John Schneider. - Sheil Kapadia

Leonard Fournette ranked highly by execs

Thursday, April 20, 2017 10:30 PM EDT
Louisiana State RB Leonard Fournette was ranked as the top running back in the 2017 NFL Draft by 10 of the 16 NFL executives polled by the Milwaukee Journal Sentinel.
Milwaukee Journal Sentinel - Bob McGinn

No contract talks for Jarvis Landry

Thursday, April 20, 2017 9:49 PM EDT
Miami Dolphins WR Jarvis Landry has not begun serious talks about a contract extension, but the team has told him they want him around after his current deal expires.
The Miami Herald - Barry Jackson

Defensive backs to go early in draft

Thursday, April 20, 2017 9:34 PM EDT
Louisiana State S Jamal Adams is one of 11 defensive backs likely to be selected in the first two rounds of the 2017 NFL Draft, according to an AFC national scout. 'It's going to be raining defensive backs in the first 40 (picks),' the scout said. 'That is a deep position, but when the run starts, it starts.' - Lance Zierlein

Tre Jackson claimed by Rams

Thursday, April 20, 2017 9:12 PM EDT
New England Rams OG Tre Jackson was claimed off waivers by the Los Angeles Rams Wednesday, April 19. The Rams also waived CB Kevin Short.

Tyler Lockett expects to be ready for camp

Thursday, April 20, 2017 8:03 PM EDT
Seattle Seahawks WR Tyler Lockett (leg) said he expects to be ready for training camp. He's 'itching to get going sooner' but said he will listen to the medical staff and keep the 'end game' in mind. - Sheil Kapadia

Several Falcons limited during workouts

Thursday, April 20, 2017 8:03 PM EDT
Atlanta Falcons C Alex Mack (leg), CB Desmond Trufant (pectoral), DE Derrick Shelby (Achilles') and DE Adrian Clayborn (biceps) have been limited during offseason workouts this week but all four players should be ready for training camp.
The Atlanta Journal-Constitution - Matt Winkeljohn

Cam Newton on track for training camp

Thursday, April 20, 2017 7:53 PM EDT
Carolina Panthers QB Cam Newton (shoulder) doesn't expect to be allowed to throw until late-June, but remains on track to be 'all-clear' by the time training camp opens a month later. - Bill Voth

Several Bengals should be ready for camp

Thursday, April 20, 2017 4:22 PM EDT
Cincinnati Bengals OG Clint Boling (shoulder), FS George Iloka (shoulder) and DT Brandon Thompson (knee) should all be ready for the start of training camp.
The Cincinnati Enquirer - Jim Owczarski

Devonta Freeman deal won't come soon

Thursday, April 20, 2017 3:41 PM EDT
Atlanta Falcons RB Devonta Freeman is expected to receive a contract extension, but a deal is not anticipated in the near future. It is not likely that the two sides will commence negotiations before training camp and negotiations could spill into the regular season. Freeman has one year remaining on his rookie contract.
The Atlanta Journal-Constitution - Jeff Schultz