Cam's little bro following in his shoes
Panthers QB Cam Newton's younger brother, Cailyn Newton, who is a junior QB at Grady High School, impresses on the field against Washington High School.
Peterson leads NFL's most overrated
Aaron Schatz concedes that, even after taking a year off, Adrian Peterson is a top 10 RB. But is he one of a dozen top players overall, or even the best at his position? "That's really, really unlikely," Schatz writes. Overrated/underrated (Insider)
Report: GM 'went rogue' with Jackson cut
Bills GM Doug Whaley didn't consult the team's owners before releasing RB Fred Jackson Monday, sources told the Buffalo News. Team protocol dictates the Pegula family is informed of all personnel decisions.
Rob Demovsky ESPN Staff Writer
Packers GM Ted Thompson on roster cuts: "This is not my favorite time of the year. ... It's a no-win situation. It's a bad time."
Fred Jackson takes aim at Bills GM
Jackson, now with Seattle, told the Buffalo News: "There's only one person in that organization that I haven't gotten honesty from, and that was [Doug Whaley]." The Bills released the RB Monday after 8 years in Buffalo.
Brady case not about footballs anymore
"For the NFL, this case is not about deflated footballs anymore. It is 100% about the authority of commissioner Roger Goodell to impose and arbitrate discipline," said ESPN's Dan Graziano.
Rex: Bills will be my last coaching job
Rex Ryan on coaching the Bills: "This is definitely going to be it. This is my last stop in coaching, and then when my days are up, I'll turn it over to the younger generation. I'm not going anywhere else." (via USA TODAY Sports)
Brady: "Such an enjoyable offseason"
Tom Brady joked to a crowd during the team's annual fundraiser. It marks his 1st time publicly speaking since an appearance at Salem State College on May 7 and just the 2nd time since the Wells Report's release,
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Giants kicker Josh Brown has been dealing with a hamstring injury for a couple of weeks. Kicked Saturday, but won’t tomorrow.
Tom Savage, your turn to start
The Texans' 3rd-string QB will start and play much of Thursday's preseason finale against the Cowboys. Coach Bill O'Brien said: "I want Tom to have a good game. I want him to get into a rhythm ... throw the ball accurately."
Harbaugh has message for lip readers
Was John Harbaugh dropping F bombs at Jay Gruden on Saturday? Some lip readers think so, but Harbaugh has a message for them: "There's more than one word to the English language that begins with F." Was it 'football?'
Is RG III the best QB for the Redskins?
ESPN's Bill Polian isn't so sure: "He doesn't fit the West Coast offense in any way, shape or form."
Rams to practice with military personnel
For the second time this summer, St. Louis invited members of the military to the practice field. For Wednesday's walk-through at Scott Air Force Base in Illinois, 22 soldiers will join the Rams. Last month, the Rams visited a Navy base in California.
Stafford: Calvin Johnson will be fine
Don't worry Lions fans, Megatron will be ready for the season, despite not playing in the preseason. Matthew Stafford told Mike & Mike: "The guy keeps himself in as good of shape as anybody on our team, if not the best."
Tough to be a vegan NFL player?
Bears DT David Carter knows all too well. “The hardest part is keeping my weight up above 300 [lbs]. … I feel like my body adapts a lot easier to what I’m doing out there on the field.”
Are the Seahawks over Superbowl loss?
Russell Wilson seems to think so. According to the QB it wasn't until an April trip to Hawaii that Seattle players finally put last season's loss behind them. Hawaii cures all
Mike Rodak ESPN Staff Writer
In thanking Bills fans for their support, former RB Fred Jackson took a parting shot at Bills GM Doug Whaley in an interview with The Buffalo News, saying, "There's only one person in that organization that I haven't gotten honesty from, and that was him."
Tomlin: Steelers to help Bryant
Coach Mike Tomlin said that Martavis Bryant, who faces a four-game suspension after multiple failed drug tests over marijuana use, is dealing with issues that are "bigger than football." 'We stand behind him'
Brees reached out to Cam Cameron
Saints QB Drew Brees sent the LSU offensive coordinator a text message to express support after he heard about Cameron's treatment for prostate cancer and his plan to coach in 2015. "He's a guy who's had a tremendous impact on my career," said Brees,
Deflategate: No ruling today
Late Tuesday afternoon U.S. District Court Judge Richard M. Berman said he "anticipates" issuing his decision by the end of the week. Ruling coming soon