Latest National Football League News

Redskins QB Alex Smith sheds leg brace 8 months after injury

Jul. 15, 2019 2:59 PM EDT

ASHBURN, Va. (AP) — Washington Redskins quarterback Alex Smith has finally shed the massive brace on his right leg eight months after breaking his tibia and fibula in gruesome fashion. Smith's wife, Elizabeth, posted a photo Monday of him holding the ring external fixator in his hand. The team's Twitter...

Giants suspend S Kam Moore after domestic violence charges

Jul. 15, 2019 2:44 PM EDT

EAST RUTHERFORD, N.J. (AP) — The New York Giants suspended safety Kam Moore on Monday amid charges he punched a woman, stepped on her neck and rendered her unconscious. The alleged incident took place last Thursday. Moore appeared in Union County Superior Court on Monday to face charges of third-degree...

Bengals guard Clint Boling retires after 8 seasons

Jul. 15, 2019 1:37 PM EDT

CINCINNATI (AP) — Bengals left guard Clint Boling retired Monday after eight seasons in the NFL, citing medical concerns. The club posted that he has been dealing with a blood clot. Boling was the Bengals' most dependable offensive lineman, playing every snap last season. He started all 16 games five times...

The Latest: Miles says RB Pooka Williams reinstated to team

Jul. 15, 2019 1:35 PM EDT

ARLINGTON, Texas (AP) — The latest from the first day of Big 12 football media days Monday at AT&T Stadium. (all times local): 12:30 p.m. New Kansas coach Les Miles says top running back Pooka Williams has been reinstated to the team, seven months after he was arrested and charged with domestic battery...

Linebacker Morgan retires after 9 NFL seasons with Titans

Jul. 15, 2019 1:05 PM EDT

NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — Tennessee defensive lineman Derrick Morgan says he's retiring after playing nine NFL seasons for five head coaches. Morgan announced his decision Monday on social media and with a post on The Players' Tribune website. He wrote that he had a strong indication 2018 would be his final...

Top to bottom: Oklahoma, Kansas help start Big 12 media days

Jul. 15, 2019 2:17 AM EDT

ARLINGTON, Texas (AP) — Oklahoma is again favored in the Big 12 after winning the last four conference titles. Kansas is expected to still be on the other end of the standings, even with a new coach that has a national title to his credit. New Jayhawks coach Les Miles, the 65-year-old former Oklahoma State...

ESPN hires former Wazzu QB Leaf as college football analyst

Jul. 14, 2019 7:09 PM EDT

Ryan Leaf has been hired by ESPN to be a college football analyst, another step in the remarkable comeback of the former Washington State star who has battled drug addiction and served time in prison. Leaf will be paired with play-by-play announcer Clay Matvick and will mostly call games on ESPN2 and ESPNU. The...

NFL opens football academy in London

Jul. 14, 2019 3:01 AM EDT

LONDON (AP) — For the past three years, the only way Sergei Starodoubtsev experienced the NFL was by watching highlights of JuJu Smith-Schuster and other players on Instagram. That the 17-year-old found himself sharing a field with the Pittsburgh Steelers wide receiver — he was the one in workout...

Tony Romo increases lead to 9 points in celebrity golf event

Jul. 13, 2019 7:35 PM EDT

STATELINE, Nev. (AP) — Defending champion Tony Romo increased his lead to nine points Saturday in the American Century Championship at Edgewood Tahoe Golf Course. The former Dallas Cowboys quarterback turned NFL analyst shot his second straight 2-under 70 and scored 25 points for a total of 51 in the...

Patriots' Kraft pledges $100K for families of bikers killed

Jul. 13, 2019 5:20 PM EDT

FOXBOROUGH, Mass. (AP) — New England Patriots owner Robert Kraft joined leather-clad bikers from across the country at a memorial Saturday for the seven motorcyclists killed in a collision with a truck last month and pledged to donate $100,000 to help the victims' families. Bikers from as far as Louisiana...