Troubled former Raiders and 49ers player Aldon Smith turned himself into San Francisco Police early Friday morning and was arrested, according to a statement from SFPD.
Smith violated a court order to stay away from his fiancee -- the victim of an alleged domestic dispute in which he was involved March 3, the police said. Smith was charged with...Read more
The Miami Dolphins have signed quarterback Brock Osweiler to a one-year deal, according to a source. Osweiler, the Denver Broncos' 2012 second-round pick from Arizona State, played three years for Denver while coach Adam Gase was quarterbacks coach (2012) and offensive coordinator.
Osweiler, who spent the 2016 season in Houston before returning...Read more
Eagles defensive end Michael Bennett was indicted Friday by a Harris County, Texas grand jury for felony charge of injury of the elderly for an incident at Super Bowl LI.
A warrant has been issued for Bennett's arrest and prosecutors are working with Bennett's counsel regarding his surrender, according to Harris County District Attorney Kim Ogg...Read more
Free-agent wide receiver Allen Hurns agreed to a two-year deal worth to $12 million on Friday to join the Dallas Cowboys, per multiple sources.
Hurns is the second receiver to join the Cowboys in as many days, joining Deonte Thompson, who signed on Thursday.
Hurns' addition also raises huge questions about the future of receiver Dez Bryant and...Read more
LOS ANGELES--As the Los Angeles Rams wait for a decision from free-agent defensive tackle Ndamukong Suh, they made a move Thursday to address a need at inside linebacker.
The Rams agreed to terms with Ramik Wilson on a one-year contract, the team announced. Terms were not disclosed.
Wilson, 25, played college football at Georgia and was a ...Read more
STANFORD, Calif. -- Free-agent safety Eric Reid on Thursday said his agent has been in contact with "a couple" of NFL teams but that there are no deals imminent and no visits planned as the second week of free agency draws to a close.
Reid spoke to reporters after watching his younger brother, Stanford safety Justin Reid, work out in front of ...Read more
The partnership between Mike Wallace and the Ravens seemed a bit odd in the beginning. While he had gone on to play for both the Miami Dolphins and the Minnesota Vikings, Wallace had his best years with the Pittsburgh Steelers. At his introductory news conference in March 2016, Wallace acknowledged how much he used to dislike the Ravens after ...Read more
The Dolphins have signed tailback Frank Gore to a one-year contract, potentially allowing the former University of Miami standout to end his accomplished NFL career in South Florida.
According to a league source, the deal is contingent on Gore passing his physical, but the 13-year veteran spent all of Thursday with the franchise, which lost ...Read more
For the University of San Diego, this was a Pro Day unlike any other.
Johnny Manziel, a former first-round pick of the Cleveland Browns attempting a comeback from substance-related setbacks, attracted evaluators from up to 10 NFL teams Thursday morning while throwing to a pair of USD pass-catchers at the Toreros' synthetic-turf practice field. ...Read more
LOS ANGELES--The NFL scouts, coaches and team executives were there, but that's true for any high-profile pro day. There was someone else standing on the sideline at USC's Cromwell Field on Wednesday, however, studying Sam Darnold's every spiral. Hall of Fame quarterback and Fox commentator Troy Aikman watched the rain-soaked workout from under ...Read more
The Dallas Cowboys ended their free agent drought Wednesday.
The organization and linebacker Joe Thomas agreed to a two-year deal. Thomas met with the team earlier in the day.
It ends what has been an inactive free agency so far for the Cowboys. They were the last team to make an addition since free agency began last week.
They tried to lure ...Read more
Oklahoma quarterback Baker Mayfield worked out for the Miami Dolphins on Wednesday, according to multiple reports. The Dolphins, who have the No. 11 overall pick in the draft, attended Mayfield's Pro Day workout at Oklahoma a week ago.
Mayfield, the Heisman Trophy winner, will reportedly have a private workout for Cleveland on Thursday. The ...Read more
The NFL is going back in time to try to define and clarify a legal catch.
The league's competition committee next week will recommend restoring the "football move" requirement for a reception, the same term it removed from the rule in 2015 in an attempt to make a catch less subjective and easier to officiate.
Al Riveron, the NFL's senior vice ...Read more
LOS ANGELES--Recruiting overtures from the Los Angeles Rams began last week, just after the Miami Dolphins released five-time Pro Bowl defensive lineman Ndamukong Suh.
Hall of Fame running back Eric Dickerson made the initial pitch, touting the team's defensive player of the year, Aaron Donald, its "All Pro secondary" and "Super Bowl contender"...Read more
Carlos Hyde wanted to return to his home state so he could be closer to family, but the idea of helping the Browns become respectable again also appealed to the former Ohio State star.
After spending his first four NFL seasons with the San Francisco 49ers, Hyde signed a three-year, $15 million deal with the Browns last week as a free agent. The...Read more
John Fox's parachute out of Chicago has guided him to ESPN. The recently fired Bears coach will be an NFL analyst for the network, a person with knowledge of the situation confirmed.
That Fox, 63, would join the media is quite a twist, considering he never warmed to media in three seasons as Bears coach. He alienated local reporters with an ...Read more
SANTA CLARA, Calif. -- A man who has made a living defending NFL wide receivers on Tuesday spent time defending the contract he signed with the 49ers.
Richard Sherman's three-year, $39 million deal, which he signed on March 12, has been widely criticized because much of it is tied to incentives. At a news conference Tuesday, Sherman said the ...Read more
Former Miami Dolphins running back Ricky Williams has launched his own marijuana brand.
The line called Real Wellness by Ricky Williams includes six products sold as salves, vape cartridges and tonics that contain "hemp-derived cannabidiol (CBD), tetrahydrocannabinol (THC) or a mix of both," according to the company. They also contain extracts ...Read more
DAVIE, Fla. -- Jonathan Martin, the former Miami Dolphins offensive tackle who was the subject of a bullying scandal in 2013 and the ensuing Wells Report in 2014, is expected to surrender to authorities in Los Angeles in connection to five criminal charges, according to a Los Angeles Times report.
A Los Angeles police spokesman told the L.A. ...Read more
BEREA, Ohio -- Joe Thomas knew his farewell news conference would be emotional, so the future Hall of Famer kept the mood light Monday by turning part of his 17-minute farewell speech into a playful roast of former Browns coaches, executives and teammates.
After all, if you don't laugh, you'll cry. And Thomas made a concerted effort to avoid ...Read more