Illinois starting LB/DE Houston Bates transferring closer to home – CBSSports.com

CBSSports.comThe Illinois defense lost one of its returning starters from 2013 this week, as rising senior Houston Bates has decided to transfer closer to his home of Covington, La., to … Read More

Dallas Cowboys to release DE Everette Brown, three others – Dallas Morning News (blog)

Dallas Cowboys to release DE Everette Brown, three othersDallas Morning News (blog)The Cowboys will have to trim their bloated payroll to slip below the league-mandated salary ceiling by the March … Read More

Seattle Seahawks release Red Bryant, Sidney Rice – Seattle Post Intelligencer (blog)

Seattle Post Intelligencer (blog)New Seahawks logo SMALL The Seattle Seahawks announced the release of defensive end Red Bryant and wide receiver Sidney Rice on Friday. The moves, which had been … Read More

Mock draft 2.0: Jadeveon Clowney to Texans, Johnny Manziel goes No. 8 – USA TODAY

USA TODAYWith the annual NFL scouting combine complete, USA TODAY Sports’ Nate Davis re-assesses this year’s rookie prospects with a new mock draft: 1. Houston Texans — Jadeveon Clowney, DE, … Read More

2014 NFL Mock Draft: Houston pops Bortles after NFL combine – CBSSports.com

CBSSports.comGilbert’s speed and athleticism was readily apparent at the combine. 22. Philadelphia Eagles — Dee Ford, DE, Auburn — He’ll probably be moving to OLB once he gets to the … Read More

Even at Super Bowl, draft preparation continued – Seahawks.com

Seahawks.comAnd here’s why: In an offseason that already has been anything but usual, because of the Super Bowl-winning effort on Feb. 2 and Super Bowl-worthy parade through the streets of … Read More

Dave Tollefson, a two-time Super Bowl winner with Giants, announces retirement – The Star-Ledger

Dave Tollefson, a two-time Super Bowl winner with Giants, announces retirementThe Star-LedgerThe defensive end, who spent the 2012 season with the Oakland Raiders, logged 10 sacks and three forced fumbles … Read More

Seahawks DE: Athletes who speak on social issues get ‘reprimanded’ – USA TODAY

USA TODAYJERSEY CITY – What kind of impact would a young Muhammad Ali have had in the Twitter era? If you believe Seahawks defensive end Michael Bennett, nowhere near as … Read More

AFC And NFC Championship Games NFL Injury Report As Of Friday

The AFC and NFC Championship Games are just moments away and here’s the full injury report from the NFL: CONFERENCE CHAMPIONSHIP GAMES INJURY REPORT – FRIDAY NEW ENGLAND PATRIOTS at … Read More

Cal’s Brendan Bigelow, Stanford’s David Yankey Two Of 102 Players Given Special Eligibility For NFL Draft

Brendan Bigelow, the Cal Football running back who dazzled California students, alumns, and the nation with his amazing 2012 performance against Ohio State, will join 102 other NCAA college football … Read More

Yahoo COO DE Castro to Leave Struggling Web Portal – Bloomberg

BloombergYahoo! Inc. (YHOO) Chief Executive Officer Marissa Mayer dismissed Chief Operating Officer Henrique de Castro after 14 months, amid disappointment with his efforts to boost growth, according to people with … Read More

Star defensive end Vic Beasley to return to Clemson – USA TODAY

USA TODAYClemson got a huge boost Wednesday night when defensive end Vic Beasley announced he will return for his senior season. Beasley, who was named a second-team All-American by the … Read More

Happy New Year? It sure looks like it will be for 4 lucky NFL GMs – FOXSports.com

FOXSports.comThey’re the four hottest names in NFL Draft circles right now, and over the past five days, they’ve been on display for all the world to see. The question going … Read More

Ohio State’s Noah Spence suspended for Orange Bowl – azcentral.com

azcentral.comYou can share your full access digital subscription with a friend by simply entering in their email address. Click below to proceed. Share now. Remind me. No thanks. Ahwatukee; |; … Read More

Ohio State’s Spence suspended for Orange Bowl – Fox News

Fox NewsColumbus, OH (SportsNetwork.com) – Ohio State sophomore defensive lineman Noah Spence has been suspended for three games and will not play in the Orange Bowl on Friday against Clemson. … Read More

Ohio State DE Noah Spence suspended 3 games – Washington Post

Washington PostFORT LAUDERDALE, Fla. — Ohio State defensive end Noah Spence has been suspended for three games for violating an undisclosed Big Ten rule, meaning he will not play in … Read More

Carolina Panthers Stuff San Francisco 49ers 10-9, Hold Clinic On Read-Option Defense

The Carolina Panthers may have ended the San Francisco 49ers drive for the playoffs in defeating them by the high baseball score of 10-9. While the Panthers Offense was beating … Read More

NFL Draft 2013: Alabama, Florida, SEC Dominate Invited Players List

The NFL Draft is fast approaching, starting April 25th – April 28th, and the NFL’s announced which of the 300-plus players have been selected to come to the event at … Read More

Summly: Yahoo! $30M Purchase Pisses Off Hackers

Yahoo!’s $30 million purchase of the IPhone app Summly, created by 17-year-old Nick D’Aloisio, has royally pissed off the hacker wing of the tech community, and that’s putting it mildly. … Read More

NFL – My Top 10 Worst Free Agent Signings EVER

Since NFL free agency is already here, I combed through the history books to see what were worst free agency signings have ever been. Now, there are a ton of … Read More

Aldon Smith : San Francisco 49ers DE Super Bowl Press Conference

Aldon Smith played an excellent game in Super Bowl XLVII. The San Francisco 49ers 2011 1st Round Draft Pick who this blogger interviewed…. was as animated as ever in talking … Read More

Super Bowl Injury Report: 49ers Ahmad Brooks, Aldon Smith Limited Practice Action

The NFL has released the Super Bowl XLVII injury report from Wednesday, and it has a few surprises with Niners Linebacker Ahmad Brooks and Aldon Smith seeing limited action in … Read More

Quinton Dial Alabama DE Retweets Tweet Supporting Cheap Shot Of Georgia’s Aaron Murray

Suburban Atlanta, GA – “Quinton Dial.” Know the name? If you 1) follow football, or 2) live in Georgia or Alabama, or 3) know someone who’s a rabid follower of … Read More

NFL Draft 2012 Recap: Jacksonville, Dallas, New England, Cleveland, And Trades

NFL Draft 2012 1st Round was definitely the wildest one this blogger has experienced in eight years of covering the NFL Draft. The full recap is below, and includes about … Read More