New York Giants wide receiver Odell Beckham Jr. will be a game-time decision for the team’s season opener against the Dallas Cowboys on Sunday night, a source told ESPN’s Adam Schefter. Meetings are planned for Sunday to better assess Beckham’s status, the source told Schefter. Beckham injured his left ankle Aug. 21 against the Cleveland
FOXBOROUGH, Mass. — The New England Patriots placed second-year wide receiver Malcolm Mitchell, whose emergence in the second half of Super Bowl LI reflected his value to the team, on injured reserve Thursday. Because Mitchell was placed on IR after the initial cutdown to 53 players, he is eligible to be a short-term IR candidate.
FRISCO, Texas — If the Dallas Cowboys are going to sign All-Pro right guard Zack Martin to an extension, it will come after the season, according to a source. Last week served as an unofficial deadline to get a deal done or Martin would play out the season without the potential distraction of contract negotiations,
JACKSONVILLE, Fla. — Here’s what should excite you about Cam Newton’s preseason debut: The Carolina Panthers quarterback didn’t do — or have to do — anything spectacular and still led a scoring drive on the first series of Thursday night’s game at Jacksonville. Newton handed off eight times and threw twice, completing both passes, the
ORCHARD PARK, N.Y. — Buffalo Bills running back LeSean McCoy said free-agent quarterback Colin Kaepernick is not a good enough player to be worth the “distraction” of a team signing him to play. “It’s a lot more than just he’s not on the team because he doesn’t want to stand for the national anthem,” McCoy
NEW YORK — Supporters of former San Francisco 49ers quarterback Colin Kaepernick, who refused to stand for the national anthem to protest police brutality against blacks, showed their solidarity with him and his cause at a rally outside National Football League headquarters on Wednesday, demanding that he be signed by the start of the regular
GREEN BAY, Wis. — Malachi Dupre doesn’t remember anything about the hit that sent him to the hospital during his first NFL game, but he’ll never forget the first person who showed up to visit him. Enter Aaron Rodgers. A steady stream of visitors followed. Coach Mike McCarthy. Jordy Nelson. Randall Cobb and his wife.
FLORHAM PARK, N.J. — After sitting out three weeks with a strained hamstring, New York Jets running back Matt Forte returned to practice Tuesday and claimed he will be ready for the season opener against the Buffalo Bills. “No doubt,” he said. Forte, 31, said he hopes to play Saturday night against the New York
6:44 PM ET Sheil KapadiaESPN Writer Close Covered the Philadelphia Eagles for Philadelphia Magazine and Philly.com from 2008 to 2015. Covered the Baltimore Ravens and the NFL for BaltimoreSun.com from 2006 to 2008. RENTON, Wash. — The Seattle Seahawks have acquired offensive lineman Matt Tobin and a 2018 seventh-round pick from the Philadelphia Eagles in
1:14 PM ET Kevin SeifertNFL Nation Close ESPN.com national NFL writer ESPN.com NFC North reporter, 2008-2013 Covered Vikings for Minneapolis Star Tribune, 1999-2008 We saw more established veterans on the field during Week 2 of the preseason, as coaches got more serious about sneaking in game-speed repetitions for even their best players. Fortunately for them,
“Be careful what you chase. You just might catch it.” — A “Lesterism” from my late, great uncle, Lester Gold. On the top floor of Building 4 at ESPN’s Bristol, Connecticut, campus is an area known as the “Executive Level,” where John Skipper and other members of the company’s top management have offices. Everything you
ENGLEWOOD, Colo. — Denver Broncos defensive end Derek Wolfe took to social media on Saturday to say he “dodged a bullet” with a right ankle injury after he was carted off the field during practice. Wolfe found himself in a pile during a running play during a team drill early in practice and stayed down.
Dallas Cowboys running back Ezekiel Elliott said Friday evening that he is disappointed by the NFL’s decision to suspend him six games for violating the personal conduct policy, and he apologized for the off-field distraction his saga has become. pic.twitter.com/NYTawLdplN — Ezekiel Elliott (@EzekielElliott) August 12, 2017 The suspension comes as a result of an
CINCINNATI — It might be odd that one of the biggest cheers for the Cincinnati Bengals on Friday night came on a simple 5-yard gain by Joe Mixon. But considering Mixon has the potential to be one of the most exciting rookies to suit up for Cincinnati in several years, it makes a little more
Miami Dolphins rookie linebacker Raekwon McMillan will miss the 2017 season after suffering a torn ACL in the team’s preseason opener against the Atlanta Falcons, according to multiple reports Friday. McMillan, who was drafted in the second round out of Ohio State, suffered the injury to his right knee on punt coverage in the opening
Police have identified the man they say impersonated wide receiver Lucky Whitehead and have issued a warrant for his arrest. Deyvon Newman, 25, is charged with petit larceny, identity theft and presenting false identification to a law enforcement officer in Prince William County, Virginia. Prince William County police originally identified Whitehead as the man they
Eagles safety Malcolm Jenkins plans on continuing his demonstration during the national anthem in 2017, including on Thursday night before Philadelphia’s preseason opener at Green Bay, he told ESPN. “Last season, I raised my fist as a sign of solidarity to support people, especially people of color, who were and are still unjustly losing their
Running back Le’Veon Bell has nothing to gain by holding out and is only hurting himself, Pittsburgh Steelers general manager Kevin Colbert told the Pittsburgh Post-Gazette. Bell, who still has not signed his franchise tender, can’t be fined for his absence because he doesn’t have a signed contract, but he isn’t permitted to receive a