| Oct 18, 2013
| 5:55 PM
The long wait for Rob Gronkowski's 2013 debut appears over.
The New England Patriots' star tight end "has now been cleared by all his doctors to play Sunday in the Jets game," Drew Rosenhaus, his agent, said Friday.
Gronkowski's return would be good...
| Sep 21, 2013
| 5:49 PM
Pro Bowl cornerback for Bears
Allan Ellis, 62, a Pro Bowl cornerback for the Chicago Bears in the 1970s, died Wednesday in Chicago, the team announced. His friend and former NFL player Marc May said a heart attack was the suspected cause....
| Sep 29, 2013
| 6:01 PM
L.C. Greenwood, the relentless defensive end who made up one-quarter of the Pittsburgh Steelers' "Steel Curtain" defense of the 1970s, died Sunday at a Pittsburgh hospital. He was 67.
The Allegheny County medical examiner's office confirmed his death...
| Oct 3, 2013
| 9:45 PM
RENTON, Wash. — Marshawn Lynch once made the earth shake. Now, he does the same to Seattle Seahawks headquarters.
The Pro Bowl running back ambles into the locker room at lunchtime, attaches his smartphone to a speaker in his locker and cranks...
| Oct 7, 2013
| 5:41 PM
The Oakland Raiders released quarterback Matt Flynn on Monday, only six months after bringing him in to be the starter.
Oakland acquired Flynn in April from Seattle for a 2014 fifth-round draft pick and a conditional pick in 2015. The Raiders also...
| Aug 31, 2013
| 5:19 PM
Tim Tebow won a Heisman Trophy, a riveting playoff game and an international following.
On Saturday, he lost his third NFL job in 18 months. It might be hard to find another.
The quarterback with two big problems — throwing the ball and...
| Jul 28, 2013
| 9:21 AM
Donovan McNabb, a six-time Pro Bowl quarterback, has announced that he will officially retire from the NFL as a member of the Philadelphia Eagles.
McNabb, who led the Eagles to 100 victories, five NFC title games but only one losing Super Bowl...
| Aug 6, 2013
| 5:06 PM
Former NFL great Harry Carson has a message for parents: Don't let your kid play football until you see what we've learned about head injuries.
Carson, a Hall of Fame linebacker for the New York Giants, is the star witness for "League of Denial: The...
| Sep 3, 2013
| 7:45 PM
Houston Texans linebacker Brian Cushing has signed a six-year contract extension, reportedly worth more than $55 million.
Cushing was in the last year of the deal he signed as a rookie in 2009. The 26-year-old from USC returned to the field this...
| Aug 14, 2013
| 7:36 PM
Christian Fauria spent 13 seasons as an NFL tight end. He won two Super Bowl rings with the New England Patriots. He understands the hunger for any possible physical edge.
But he said he couldn't bring himself to use human growth hormone.
He did buy...
| Aug 18, 2013
| 5:56 PM
Dustin Keller will miss the season with a knee injury that leaves the Miami Dolphins without much experience at tight end, a position in which they were counting on an upgrade to enliven their offense in 2013.
Keller seriously injured his right knee...