10hRich Cimini

10 things you need to know at start of Jets' training camp

The QB situation is by far the Jets' hottest topic as camp begins, with Geno Smith the starter until the club can reach a deal with Ryan Fitzpatrick.

Getty Images, Icon Sportswire
8hJeremy Fowler

Manning, Megatron highlight 2016 NFL all-retirement team

There's enough talent retiring from the NFL this offseason to fill out a stellar 22-man roster -- one that would have serious playoff potential if it competed as the league's 33rd team this fall.

John Clayton

Who's leading every QB battle entering camp

Robert Griffin III will get the first chance to start for the Browns, while the 49ers' Blaine Gabbert must beat out Colin Kaepernick. John Clayton assesses the six QB battles to watch.

Andrew Dieb/Icon Sportswire
1dBill Barnwell

Barnwell's bounce-back teams for 2016

After experiencing a bunch of bad luck in 2015, the Cowboys and Tony Romo look primed to improve this season. Bill Barnwell predicts which NFL teams will rise and decline in 2016.

Getty Images
7hJohn Clayton

Who's leading every QB battle entering camp

Robert Griffin III will get the first chance to start for the Browns, while the 49ers' Blaine Gabbert must beat out Colin Kaepernick. John Clayton assesses the six QB battles to watch.

ESPN.com Illustration

Vote now: How does your NFL team stack up?

ESPN The Magazine's Ultimate Standings grades organizations on everything from ticket prices and stadium experience to the talent on the field, court or rink. How does your favorite NFL team stack up? Vote now!

Boldin's value to Lions goes far beyond the football field (0:57)
Mathieu will command big money from Cardinals (1:43)


David Newton ESPN Staff Writer 

Panthers coach Ron Rivera said MLB Luke Kuechly (shoulder), WR Kelvin Benjamin (knee) and WR Stephen Hill (knee) looked good in conditioning tests. He also said they will be eased back into full duty as a precaution. He added that cornerback Leonard Johnson (ankle) may open on PUP with Bene' Benwikere.

Jeff Legwold ESPN Staff Writer 

Broncos president and CEO Joe Ellis said the Broncos continue to pursue another company for naming rights of the stadium. Ellis said the stadium projects as needing improvements and upgrades worth $300 million over next 30 years. As a result Ellis said a new naming rights deal "has to happen." So that would seem to preclude having the stadium simply called Mile High Stadium moving forward. Ellis said Sports Authority name will remain in stadium for time being.

What's the market for Foles?

Matt and Tim Hasselbeck react to the Rams' release of QB Nick Foles and examine how much interest he will garner as a free agent.


Jeff Legwold ESPN Staff Writer 

Demaryius Thomas said he believes he can still have a 100-catch season in the offense in the first post-Peyton Manning season in an offense that is expected to lean toward toward the run a little more. Thomas said he believes the opportunities "will be the same."

David Newton ESPN Staff Writer 

The Panthers will open camp with CB Bene Benwikere on PUP. Still rehabbing fractured ankle from late last season.

Jenna Laine ESPN Staff Writer 

Tampa Bay Buccaneers defensive tackle Gerald McCoy: "Me and Jameis [Winston] had a private conversation about what he feels this team needs me to be as a leader...you guys are used to seeing me do things a certain way. That's going to change..."


trey wingo @wingoz

In a QB starved league you could expect Jets, Broncos, Chiefs and Niners all to entertain the idea of Nick Foles

Jamison Hensley ESPN Staff Writer 

Ravens QB Joe Flacco said he will wear a knee brace for every practice and all regular season games.

Jeff Legwold ESPN Staff Writer 

Von Miller said when he was going through the negotiations he spoke to kicker Brqndon McManus "every other day"and had multiple conversations with teammates like Chris Harris Jr., Aqib Talib and others while his teammates also face-timed him throughout the offseason.

Mike Triplett ESPN Staff Writer 

A unique team photo with the Saints and the people from Lowe's after an afternoon of hard work in West Virginia.

Jeff Legwold ESPN Staff Writer 

Von Miller said "I'm aware of the expectations" and said he told John Elway "I'm ready to go." Miller will be worked into full training camp participation over the next few days after missing the offseason program during his contract negotiations. Miller added "I never got too far away from the grinding ... I've been working out."

Jamison Hensley ESPN Staff Writer 

Ravens wide receiver Mike Wallace didn't pass the conditioning test. He will be held out of practice until he does.

Jamison Hensley ESPN Staff Writer 

Jake Long has not been immediately signed by Ravens. His physical is ongoing. He is going to see Dr. James Andrews to get consultation on his knee.

Ed Werder @Edwerderespn

Nick Foles agreed to accept a lower guaranteed salary from the #Rams in 2016 to win his release and be free to sign with any team

Ed Werder @Edwerderespn

#Rams have been working since draft with Nick Foles to find amicable solution to benefit both. Teams that showed trade int. Drafted QBs

Paul Gutierrez ESPN Staff Writer 

To be clear, the late Ken Stabler will be formally "introduced" by Hall of Famer John Madden via video for induction to the Pro Football Hall of Fame. But because Madden is unable to attend the ceremonies in Canton as he recovers from hip surgery, three others will be on stage to unveil Stabler's bust - the former Raiders quarterback's favorite target, Hall of Fane receiver Fred Biletnikoff, and the "grandsnakes," Stables grandsons, Jack and Justin Moyes.