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Saturday flex could be a strong hint for the next MNF deal
Saturday flex could be a strong hint for the next MNF deal

The 2018 schedule includes the inevitable flexing of two late-season Sunday games to Saturday. This is not, in my own personal view uninfluenced by anything I've heard or not heard from anyone at NBC, an insignificant development. For the first time ever (except in the event of inclement weather and/

Marijuana and the NFL: Eugene Monroe, Former Player and Cannabis Advocate, on Weed
Marijuana and the NFL: Eugene Monroe, Former Player and Cannabis Advocate, on Weed's Benefits for Athletes

If you've never seen NFL players up close-if you've never heard the impossibly loud, crisp thwack of pads colliding at full speed-it's hard to express how stunning the violence can be. Eugene Monroe lived the game for years, a 6-foot-5-inch, 300-pound left tackle who played eight seasons

Kay Adams: Packers-Patriots may determine NFL
Kay Adams: Packers-Patriots may determine NFL's best QB

NFL Network's Kay Adams explains why the Packers vs. Patriots Week 9 matchup is the game she's most excited to see next season.

NFL adds "rest disparity" as a formal factor to scheduling process
NFL adds "rest disparity" as a formal factor to scheduling process

For years, teams and fans have grumbled about games against opposing teams that have had extra rest, whether from a bye week or a Thursday night. This year, the grumbling has been reduced, possibly because for the first time the NFL officially considered that issue when crafting the slate of 256 games

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Lance Armstrong reached a $5 million settlement with the federal government in a whistleblower lawsuit that could have sought $100 million in damages from the cyclist who was stripped of his record seven Tour de France victories after admitting he used performance-enhancing drugs throughout much of his

Former NFLer Chris Borland helps others adjust to retirement
Former NFLer Chris Borland helps others adjust to retirement

Chris Borland knows firsthand all about the challenges of early retirement, having stepped away from a promising football career after one year because of concerns over head injuries. Instead of playing in front of boisterous crowds on the big NFL stage, Borland spends his time now helping other football

Texans-Jets, Browns-Broncos only scheduled Saturday games, two more to flex during season
Texans-Jets, Browns-Broncos only scheduled Saturday games, two more to flex during season

The NFL has just two games currently scheduled for Saturdays this December but a new addition to league flex scheduling procedures will add two more later int he year. The Houston Texans will travel to face the New York Jets and the Denver Broncos will host the Cleveland Browns on Dec. 15. Both contests

NFL international games
NFL international games

CBS Sports senior NFL writer Pete Prisco joins Nick Kostos on CBS Sports HQ to break down the NFL's international schedule for this upcoming season.

NFL announces prime time games
NFL announces prime time games

CBS Sports senior NFL writer Pete Prisco joins Nick Kostos on CBS Sports HQ to break down this season's best NFL prime time games for this upcoming season.

NFL 2018 Schedule Is Out: Check Out The Primetime Games, Thanksgiving & More
NFL 2018 Schedule Is Out: Check Out The Primetime Games, Thanksgiving & More

The NFL is coming off a rough season lowlighted by some ratings challenges and a president - and a big chunk of the league's fan base - grumbling about players protesting during the national anthem. But after an off-season in which Fox spent a reported $3 billion for the Thursday Night Football TV rights

NFL schedule: Top 10 games to watch in 2018
NFL schedule: Top 10 games to watch in 2018

There are plenty of interesting storylines this upcoming NFL season but here are 10 games you need to watch.

Champion Eagles kick off vs. Falcons

The reigning Super Bowl champion Philadelphia Eagles will kick off the NFLseason with a Thursday night game on Sept. 8 against the visiting AtlantaFalcons, the league announced Thursday while revealing the full 2018 schedule.

Cleveland Browns general manager John Dorsey on if he
Cleveland Browns general manager John Dorsey on if he's considering Penn State running back Saquon Barkley at No. 1: 'Why wouldn't I?'

Cleveland Browns general manager John Dorsey talks about whether the Browns are considering drafting Penn State running back Saquon Barkley with the No. 1 overall pick in the 2018 NFL Draft.

Move the Sticks: NFC South perfect pairings
Move the Sticks: NFC South perfect pairings

Daniel Jeremiah and Bucky Brooks team up to draft the perfect players for the Tampa Bay Buccaneers, Atlanta Falcons, Carolina Panthers and New Orleans Saints for their first two picks in the 2018 NFL Draft.

NFL: New York Giants release Brandon Marshall
NFL: New York Giants release Brandon Marshall

The New York Giants have released 34-year-old wide receiver Brandon Marshall.

Ohio State basketball reportedly hit with recruiting violations
Ohio State basketball reportedly hit with recruiting violations

And oh boy, are they stupid violations.

Saquon Barkley will make four straight years with a Top 10 running back
Saquon Barkley will make four straight years with a Top 10 running back

In the 2013 NFL draft, no running backs were chosen in the first round, and a running back didn't go off the board until No. 37, when Giovani Bernard went to the Bengals. A year later, there were again no running backs in the first round of the 2014 NFL draft, and not even any [more]

NFL Draft: Defensive Player Thumbnails

A look at some of the top prospects available at each position in the upcoming NFL draft (x-denotes early entrant):

Seahawks, Raiders kick off London NFL series
Seahawks, Raiders kick off London NFL series

The Seattle Seahawks and Oakland Raiders will kick off the NFL's London series games at Tottenham's new stadium on October 14, the league confirmed Thursday. A statement from the NFL confirming dates for the fixtures, added that the Tennessee Titans will face the Los Angeles Chargers at Wembley

Here Are the Least Trustworthy NFL Teams, According to Agents Anyway
Here Are the Least Trustworthy NFL Teams, According to Agents Anyway

A poll of agents found that Washington Redskins President Bruce Allen is the least trusted executive in the NFL, while the Cincinnati Bengals are the least prepared team for contract negotiations. In addition to the major trust problem agents have with Allen and the Redskins, they named Mike Tannenbaum

How draft analysts view the top FCS prospects
How draft analysts view the top FCS prospects

(STATS) - If NFL draft analysts agree on one thing - and sometimes it's only one thing - South Dakota State tight end Dallas Goedert will be the first FCS player selected in this year's draft.

Time 100 includes J.J. Watt, Ann McKee
Time 100 includes J.J. Watt, Ann McKee

The annual list of the 100 most influential people in the world includes two who have direct - but very different - ties to the NFL. Texans defensive end J.J. Watt has qualified, but not for anything he did on the field last year. Instead, Watt's seat-of-the-pants decision to raise money for victims

Kahlil McKenzie says having an NFL GM for a dad has helped in the draft process
Kahlil McKenzie says having an NFL GM for a dad has helped in the draft process

Former Tennessee defensive tackle Kahlil McKenzie is hoping to get drafted next week, but he won't be the most famous member of his family in the league. McKenzie is the son of Raiders General Manager Reggie McKenzie, who played in the NFL for eight seasons and whose brother, Raleigh McKenzie, played

College Football Ruined My Life. The NCAA Stood By And Watched.
College Football Ruined My Life. The NCAA Stood By And Watched.

For many, football is a pastime or spectator sport. For a lot of us players,

Jon Gruden? Now Here
Jon Gruden? Now Here's a Guy Who's Ready To Get Back on a Football Field

The revived Raiders coach exudes exuberance as his team's first practices near. Here are five things Gruden shared in a wide-ranging conversation

Peyton Manning inducted into Colorado Sports Hall of Fame

Manning spent 14 seasons in Indianapolis and four in Denver, then retired after becoming the first quarterback to win Super Bowl rings with two teams. ''I stay close to it,'' said Manning, who retired a month after winning Super Bowl 50. Manning also said he's a big fan of Denver

Chiefs, Rams to play in Mexico City on November 19
Chiefs, Rams to play in Mexico City on November 19

November 19 will see the Kansas City Chiefs and Los Angeles Rams go head-to-head in an NFL game in Mexico City.

Star, starter or sub: Predicting how top 2018 draft prospects will fare in the NFL
Star, starter or sub: Predicting how top 2018 draft prospects will fare in the NFL

NFL Network's Daniel Jeremiah and Bucky Brooks predict how Washington defensive tackle Vita Vea, LSU running back Derrius Guice, Alabama DT Da'Ron Payne, Michigan DT Maurice Hurst, Georgia RB Sony Michel and USC RB Ronald Jones will fare in the NFL.

NFL Draft dream trades: Imagining an ideal three-team swap involving Buffalo Bills, Indianapolis Colts, New York Giants
NFL Draft dream trades: Imagining an ideal three-team swap involving Buffalo Bills, Indianapolis Colts, New York Giants

NFL Network's Daniel Jeremiah, bucky Brooks and former UCLA head coach Jim Mora imagine a three-team draft trade between the Indianapolis Colts, New York Giants and Buffalo Bills.

A draft away from the playoffs: Seattle Seahawks
A draft away from the playoffs: Seattle Seahawks

On CBS Sports HQ, senior NFL writer Pete Prisco joins Chris Hassel to discuss that he thinks the team needs to get better on offense and build the team around Russell Wilson.

Three
Three 'LB or OL?' decision points for Bears' pick at No. 8 overall

John "Moon" Mullin superimposes on three elite prospects, all of whom are big-picture drivers behind a pick at the Bears' level (No. 8).

A Former NFL Cheerleader Is Fighting Back After Being Fired Over an Instagram Post
A Former NFL Cheerleader Is Fighting Back After Being Fired Over an Instagram Post

Former New Orleans Saints cheerleader Bailey Davis is the latest in a string of ex-NFL cheerleaders standing up to the league. Read More...

Reuters U.S. Sports Schedule at 2:45 PM ET on Wednesday, Apr. 18

18 Apr 2018 - Apr. 18(Reuters) - Reuters U.S. sports schedule at 2:45 PM ET on Wednesday:

2018 NFL Draft: Class short on elite natural OTs

Williams had very high marks from NFL scouts entering the 2017 season. A high school tight end and natural mover, Williams has foot quickness to pull, get outside and take out defenders in space. A first cousin of Atlanta Falcons quarterback Matt Ryan, McGlinchey comes from a football family and proved

Ex-Tennessee QB Dormady says he
Ex-Tennessee QB Dormady says he's transferring to Houston

Former Tennessee quarterback Quinten Dormady is transferring to Houston. Dormady issued an Instagram post of himself in a Houston uniform with the word ''Committed'' below it. Dormady had announced in mid-January that he would earn his degree from Tennessee and then play elsewhere in

2018 NFL Draft: Notre Dame OG Nelson has All-Pro potential

If position value didn't matter and teams abide by a literal "best player available" approach, Nelson would be in strong consideration for the No. 1 overall pick. The former Irish lineman started 36 games at left guard (31 consecutive) for Notre Dame. There is no such thing as a "

Who is the best duo in the NFL?
Who is the best duo in the NFL?

The "Good Morning Football" crew debates who is the best duo in the NFL.

Redskins have invested in running backs, but the investments haven
Redskins have invested in running backs, but the investments haven't paid off

A popular misconception exists that the Redskins need to invest in the running back position to run the ball better. It's not correct. They've invested plenty at the position, it just hasn't worked.

Josh Allen Needs Patient NFL Team (Like, Say, the Cleveland Browns?) to Relieve The Pressure
Josh Allen Needs Patient NFL Team (Like, Say, the Cleveland Browns?) to Relieve The Pressure

The Wyoming quarterback struggled mightily while staring down pass rushers in college and will need time to adjust in the NFL. One team might be in the best position to give it to him

Russia to allow chemical weapons inspectors into Douma amid concerns attack site has been 'tampered with'
Russia to allow chemical weapons inspectors into Douma amid concerns attack site has been 'tampered with'

Chemical weapons experts are due to arrive in Douma on Wednesday to probe the alleged poison gas attack, Russian officials said, as the US voiced fears Moscow may already have "tampered with" evidence at the site. Following weekend missile strikes on Syria by the US, France and Britain, Russia traded accusations with Western nations on Monday, dismissing as "a blatant lie" accusations that Moscow was hindering the investigation in Douma. The four nations confronted each other in tense emergency talks at the Organisation for the Prohibition of Chemical Weapons (OPCW) in The Hague as inspectors prepare for a difficult and dangerous mission. Syrian state media early...

Bears fortunate to be sitting out the 2018 QB dance fever
Bears fortunate to be sitting out the 2018 QB dance fever

The Bears have their quarterback for the foreseeable future, which means they don't have to worry about the quarterbacks that could be taken ahead of them in the draft.

Small school, big impact: Why the NFL stage isn
Small school, big impact: Why the NFL stage isn't too big for Southern University cornerback Danny Johnson

NFL Network's Charles Davis highlights Southern University's cornerback Danny Johnson, and why he is a player to watch out for in the 2018 NFL Draft.

Adidas: We
Adidas: We'll sign Kaepernick if an NFL team signs him

If Colin Kaepernick returns to the NFL, he'll have an endorsement deal waiting for him. Adidas says it would like to have Kaepernick under contract if he becomes an active player again. "If he signs on a team, we would definitely want to sign him," Adidas North America President Mark King said, via the

NFL player takes teen to prom for special-needs students

MOULTON, Ala. (AP) -- A special-needs student had a one-of-a-kind prom date when an NFL player returned to his home county in Alabama to take her to the dance.

Eason back home at Washington, but ready to sit for a year
Eason back home at Washington, but ready to sit for a year

Jacob Eason is ready to become arguably the most highly touted scout team quarterback in the country. The former Georgia starter is nearing the end of his first spring with Washington and preparing for a season spent as a spectator. ''This year is going to be a great year for learning and getting

Bengals learning new offense after finishing last in the NFL

Andy Dalton is getting acclimated with the Cincinnati Bengals' new offense, which is a lot different than the one that finished last in the league. ''The way we're going to be calling things, the way we're going to be doing things - it's all going to be different,'' Dalton

Jameis Winston still hasn
Jameis Winston still hasn't heard from NFL regarding investigation

The NFL's investigation into Buccaneers quarterback Jameis Winston is into its fifth month. But the league still hasn't talked to Winston himself, regarding allegations of groping an Uber driver in March 2016. "Well, I know the NFL has a process they have to go through and I respect that process," Winston

Five draft options for the Raiders at No. 10 overall
Five draft options for the Raiders at No. 10 overall

There's enough quality atop the draft that the Raiders will have good choices even if some guys are gone...

Clemson Spring Football Game | 3 Takeaways
Clemson Spring Football Game | 3 Takeaways

Clemson Spring Football Game: The Tigers entered this spring with lofty expectations after a third straight trip to the College Football Playoff and a roster brimming with talent. Here are three takeaways from Clemson's spring football game headlined by a promising performance by freshman quarterback Trevor Lawrence.

Move the Sticks: AFC West perfect pairings
Move the Sticks: AFC West perfect pairings

Daniel Jeremiah and Bucky Brooks team up to draft the perfect players for the Denver Broncos, Oakland Raiders, Los Angeles Chargers and Kansas City Chiefs for their first two picks in the 2018 NFL Draft.

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