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Jon Gruden says Raiders will have June minicamp in Las Vegas

After the Raiders wrapped up the 2019 season, head coach Jon Gruden said that the team was going to do their offseason work and hold training camp in California before moving all of their operations

Report: Coaches pushing for sky judge, league office is skeptical

As more and more calls get missed by the officials on the field even when they’re apparent to everyone watching on TV, the idea that the NFL should add a “sky judge” has grown more popular: If we can

Lions re-sign Danny Amendola to one-year deal

The Lions re-signed Danny Amendola to a one-year deal, his agent tweeted Saturday. Amendola, 34, initially signed with the Lions as a free agent last March. He played four years with the Rams, five

Bears re-sign Devante Bond to one-year deal

The Bears announced Saturday they have re-signed linebacker Devante Bond to a one-year contract. Bond re-ups with the team after originally signing with the Bears on Dec. 9. Bond has appeared in 32

Ben Roethlisberger begins throwing a football again

The Steelers released a video Saturday containing no comment. Not that it needed any. A video is worth more than a thousand words. It showed Steelers quarterback Ben Roethlisberger throwing a football

NFL, NFLPA agree to delay franchise tag decisions by two days

In a possible sign that the league and the union expect some clarity on Collective Bargaining Agreement negotiations in the middle of next week, the two sides have agreed to push back the date on

Packers extend Mason Crosby

Packers kicker Mason Crosby won’t be going anywhere. Crosby and the Packers agreed to a three-year contract, Crosby’s agent Mike McCartney announced on Twitter. The Packers drafted Crosby in 2007, and

Reports: Dolphins assistant Karl Dorrell accepts Colorado job

Multiple NFL assistant coaches have been named as candidates for the head-coaching vacancy at Colorado, and one has reportedly emerged as the choice. Dolphins assistant Karl Dorrell has accepted an

Houston takes advantage of XFL’s innovative three-point conversion

One of the disappointing aspects of the first two weeks of the XFL season was that many coaches seemed unwilling to take advantage of some of the league’s innovative rules, especially the three-point

Ravens make Don Martindale the highest-paid defensive coordinator in football

The Ravens may have to worry at least a little bit about losing offensive coordinator Greg Roman. They won’t have to worry about losing defensive coordinator Don Martindale. Ian Rapoport of the NFL

Jim Irsay will meet with the media on Sunday

Your Sunday afternoon could be getting a little more interesting. The Colts have made it known that owner Jim Irsay will be available to the media tomorrow at 2:00 p.m. ET. According to the notice

Colorado has not yet requested permission from Ravens to speak to Greg Roman

The University of Colorado may indeed be thinking about pursuing Ravens offensive coordinator Greg Roman to become the school’s next head coach. But the process hasn’t started yet. Per a league

Allen Lazard remains “salty” about Packers’ NFC title-game loss to 49ers

Packers linebacker Za'Darius Smith admitted during Super Bowl week that he and other teammates weren’t ready to face the 49ers in the NFC Championship. Receiver Allen Lazard apparently was ready. And

Jets sign Josh Doctson

Former first-round draft pick Josh Doctson will get a chance on his third NFL team. The Jets announced today that they signed Doctson, a wide receiver who most recently played for the Vikings. The

Players may have more leverage than they realize

From the failed strike of 1987 to the 2011 lockout, which saw the players blink on the verge of losing real money, it’s become a given that, when it comes to the nuclear option of labor relations, the

P.J. Walker hopes XFL success becomes NFL opportunity

It goes without saying that every player in the XFL wants to play in the NFL. But as the XFL tries to establish its footing on the football landscape, it’s a reminder of the reality that the best XFL

Johnny Manziel tweets XFL interest, then deletes his account

A year ago, Johnny Manziel signed with the Alliance of American Football after its season had already started. He may want to do the same this year in the XFL. Manziel wrote on Twitter the if XFL

Derek Carr creates speculation of a trade to Bears, David Carr says he’s trolling

The future of Raiders quarterback Derek Carr has been the subject of much speculation this offseason, and Carr himself is fueling some of that speculation. Carr posted on Instagram a picture of

Lions open to trading down from No. 3

It might not make sense for the Lions to draft Tua Tagovailoa, but the Alabama quarterback might make sense for several teams. That’s why the Lions could find themselves in prime position come draft

Damon Harrison tweets his impending release is “mutual” decision

The Lions signed Damon Harrison to a one-year, $11.25 million extension during training camp last summer. It had him scheduled to earn $8.5 million in 2020 salary, with $3.5 million of that set to