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NFL's expansion to an 18-game regular season seems inevitable: Analysis

Jul. 23, 2024 16:37 PM EDT

On Football analyzes the biggest topics in the NFL from week to week. For more On Football analysis, head here. ___ An 18-game NFL season seems inevitable. NFL Commissioner Roger Goodell has already stated he favors expanding the regular season by...

Chiefs' Andy Reid lands the lead spot in AP’s NFL top 5 head coach rankings

Jul. 23, 2024 14:33 PM EDT

Andy Reid has three Super Bowl rings, leads two different franchises in victories and he’s still going strong after a quarter-century as a head coach. Those impressive credentials made Reid a unanimous choice by The Associated Press for the NFL's No. 1 coach in a preseason survey....

Patrick Mahomes is a unanimous choice for the top spot in the AP's quarterback rankings

Jul. 23, 2024 14:32 PM EDT

Patrick Mahomes has separated himself from all the other quarterbacks. The three-time Super Bowl MVP was a unanimous choice by The Associated Press for the NFL's No. 1 quarterback in a preseason survey. A panel of eight AP Pro Football Writers ranked the top five...

Fred Warner picked as the top linebacker in the AP’s NFL Top 5 rankings

Jul. 23, 2024 07:14 AM EDT

Fred Warner excels at just about every aspect of playing linebacker in the NFL, from stopping the run, covering receivers and tight ends downfield and even the occasional blitz. The fiery leader of the San Francisco 49ers defense was voted the overwhelming choice as the top...

Christian McCaffrey picked as the top running back in the AP’s NFL Top 5 rankings

Jul. 23, 2024 07:01 AM EDT

On a San Francisco offense filled with playmakers, Christian McCaffrey was the most productive by far last season when he became the 12th player ever to top 2,000 yards from scrimmage and 20 TDs in the same season. That performance has helped the 49ers star score the honor of being...

Ravens coach John Harbaugh: Lamar Jackson can become the best quarterback in NFL history

Jul. 21, 2024 17:06 PM EDT

OWINGS MILLS, Md. (AP) — Lamar Jackson missed the start of training camp because of an illness. Then Baltimore coach John Harbaugh delivered a bit of a speech, talking up his star quarterback at the end of his session with reporters. Following the Ravens' first...

Randall Cobb joins SEC Network as an analyst but says he's 'not officially retired' from the NFL

Jul. 18, 2024 18:14 PM EDT

Former Pro Bowl receiver Randall Cobb will join the SEC Network as a college football studio analyst, but the 13-year NFL veteran says he’s “ not officially retired ” from a standout career spent mostly with the Green Bay Packers. ESPN announced the hiring of the 33-year-old...

Aaron Rodgers and Russell Wilson are among several NFL stars with something to prove this season

Jul. 18, 2024 13:10 PM EDT

NEW YORK (AP) — Aaron Rodgers knows all eyes are on him. That's nothing new for the four-time NFL MVP. But the 40-year-old New York Jets quarterback enters this season, his 20th in the league, with plenty to prove after missing all but four snaps last year because of a torn...

FIFA awards 2026 World Cup contract for high-end hospitality to NFL specialist On Location

Jul. 18, 2024 11:18 AM EDT

GENEVA (AP) — FIFA picked hospitality provider On Location to run its high-end billion-dollar program for the 2026 World Cup that will see 104 men's games in the United States, Canada and Mexico. The value of the deal was not disclosed on Thursday but is expected to earn at least...

NBA moves a big step closer to finalizing new 11-year media rights deals

Jul. 16, 2024 22:35 PM EDT

LAS VEGAS (AP) — The NBA's Board of Governors approved the league's next media rights deals with Disney, NBC and Amazon Prime Video at its meeting Tuesday, moving the league one giant step closer to finalizing the 11-year agreements that will be worth about $76 billion. Now comes...