D’Qwell Jackson released by Cleveland Browns – NFL.com

NFL.comThe team released the linebacker Wednesday, soon after the two sides met and mutually agreed to part ways. Jackson had been due a $4.1 million roster bonus on March 15.…

Excerpts from report on Dolphins bullying scandal – Boston Herald

Boston HeraldSOCIAL BOUNDARIES BROKEN: The report said that nearly all the players interviewed had a strong reaction to Incognito, some calling him a great teammate and a hard worker. At…

Phillips: Manziel right for Texans – ESPN

ESPNPhillips, formerly Houston’s defensive coordinator and not part of O’Brien’s staff, was the Texans’ interim coach for the final three games after Kubiak was fired in early December. [+] Enlarge…

Goodell promotes playoff expansion… again – Cincy Jungle

Cincy JungleNFL Commissioner Roger Goodell spoke during Friday’s Super Bowl XLVIII news conference, highlighting the benefits of expanding the field in the playoffs by two teams (one per conference). Make…

2014 NFL Mock Draft: Updated 7-Round Predictions After the Senior Bowl – Bleacher Report

Bleacher ReportThough there are still more than three months remaining until the 2014 NFL draft, the last opportunity to watch top prospects play in a live, fully padded football game…

Detroit Lions take CB Justin Gilbert in Mel Kiper’s first mock draft – Detroit Free Press

Detroit Free PressMel Kiper, ESPN’s NFL draft czar, has released his very first mock draft of the year (what took him so long, right?), and he has the Detroit Lions…

Why the San Diego Chargers are guaranteed to win the Super Bowl – USA TODAY

USA TODAYAfter Sunday, eight teams will play seven games over three weekends to determine who will hoist the Lombardi Trophy on the first Sunday of February. None of that will…

Leslie Frazier fired by Vikings – Minneapolis Star Tribune

Minneapolis Star TribuneAfter a season of promise dissolved in blown fourth-quarter leads and curious quarterback decisions, the Vikings fired coach Leslie Frazier on Monday. The Vikings announced the move via…