Latest National Football League News

Browns' Watson caps busy week as NFL investigation continues

May. 20, 2022 15:54 PM EDT

CLEVELAND (AP) — Deshaun Watson's week included meeting with NFL investigators and golf in the Bahamas with his new Browns teammates. Next week he'll be back on the field, and under more public scrutiny. Some of the women who have accused Cleveland's quarterback of...

Titans agree to deal with third-round pick Petit-Frere

May. 19, 2022 18:19 PM EDT

NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — The Tennessee Titans agreed to terms with third-round pick Nicholas Petit-Frere on Thursday. Petit-Frere, an offensive tackle, played 35 games, including 20 starts for Ohio State. He started 12 games at left tackle in 2021 and seven games at...

Jones shrugs off Giants not picking up his 5th- year option

May. 19, 2022 17:26 PM EDT

EAST RUTHERFORD, N.J. (AP) — Daniel Jones has rarely given any insight into his feelings in his three seasons as the New York Giants starting quarterback. So it was no surprise Thursday when the No. 6 overall pick in the 2019 draft shrugged off how he felt after the Giants refused...

Ravens veteran punter Sam Koch retires after 16 seasons

May. 19, 2022 15:51 PM EDT

OWINGS MILLS, Md. (AP) — Longtime Ravens punter Sam Koch retired Thursday and will join the Baltimore coaching staff as a special teams consultant. A 16-year veteran, Koch, 39, appeared in a franchise-record 256 regular-season games, 239 consecutively from 2006-20, also a team...

Minority GM, coach candidates invited to meet NFL owners

May. 19, 2022 14:06 PM EDT

Something wasn't working. Even though the NFL attempted to enhance opportunities for minority candidates to become head coaches in a league whose players are 70% Black, there was a disconnect. Same thing for front office positions, although more improvement had been seen in recent...

Lo van Pham honored to be first Asian American official

May. 19, 2022 14:01 PM EDT

Lo van Pham’s journey to the NFL began when he fell in love with sports upon arriving in Texas after living in refugee camps with his family. More than 40 years later, van Pham is set to become the first Asian American to officiate in the NFL. “I never dreamed...

Chargers break ground on new complex in El Segundo

May. 18, 2022 21:13 PM EDT

EL SEGUNDO, Calif. (AP) — If anyone had doubts about the Chargers' future in Los Angeles, owner Dean Spanos is hoping Wednesday's ceremonial groundbreaking for a new team headquarters answers them. The Chargers have already started work on the 14-acre site, which is slated for...

Ex-NFL head coach Kitchens joins South Carolina as analyst

May. 18, 2022 20:59 PM EDT

COLUMBIA, S.C. (AP) — Former Cleveland Browns head coach Freddie Kitchens has joined South Carolina as a senior analyst. The school announced the addition of Kitchens on Wednesday. Kitchens has worked in the NFL since 2006, most recently with the New York Giants....

Vikings assistant Pettine leads coaching diversity workshop

May. 18, 2022 19:02 PM EDT

EAGAN, Minn. (AP) — Mike Pettine has just begun working with the Minnesota Vikings, the assistant head coach on a staff busy implementing a fresh culture and installing new schemes under the direction of first-time head coach Kevin O'Connell. The full plate didn't stop Pettine...

Jets sign Garrett Wilson; all 3 1st-rounders under contract

May. 18, 2022 17:49 PM EDT

NEW YORK (AP) — The New York Jets signed wide receiver Garrett Wilson to a four-year, $20.55 million deal Wednesday, the last of the team's three first-round draft picks to get under contract. Wilson was the No. 10 overall pick last month out of Ohio State. He's expected to be an...