Joe Thomas belongs on the Mount Rushmore of the expansion-era Browns, but the offensive lineman with a strong case for induction into the Pro Football Hall of Fame still thought the new regime could trade him this offseason.
Saints star quarterback Drew Brees says he's "not stressing" about a recent lack of progress on a possible contract extension with New Orleans and said he'll approach this season the same way whether he gets a new deal or not.
The New England Patriots joined the latest "Deflategate" appeal to support Tom Brady on Wednesday, taking sides with their star quarterback in court for the first time in his fight against the NFL and Commissioner Roger Goodell.
Shortly after the Green Bay Packers began practice Tuesday, the running backs gathered in the back corner of Ray Nitschke Field. One by one, the players moved quickly through a footwork drill. Coach Ben Sirmans was a phantom defender.
It's not quite the same as a January wild-card game at TCF Bank Stadium, but, for the record, Vikings kicker Blair Walsh made all five field-goal attempts during the team portion of the OTA session that was held in the team's indoor facility Wednesday morning.
Buffalo Bills general manager Doug Whaley acknowledges he used "a poor choice of words" when referring to football being a violent game that he personally didn't think was intended to be played by humans.
Matt Paradis, a former Council High and Boise State football standout, won a Super Bowl championship with the Denver Broncos on Feb. 7. The second-year NFL player was the starting center for quarterback Peyton Manning as the Broncos defeated the Carolina Panthers in Super Bowl 50. On Thursday in the Idaho Senate, Sen. Abby Lee, R-Fruitland, read a resolution honoring Paradis.
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Paradis honored by Idaho Legislature
Panthers' Cam Newton says he has no regrets about presser
Council High celebrates Matt Paradis' Super Bowl start
A view from the field at the site of the Super Bowl