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    Bucs cut kicker Folk after '17 struggles, injury


    Kicker Nick Folk, who was placed on injured reserve and had surgery on his left knee last season, was officially released by the Bucs on...

    Kicker Nick Folk, who was placed on injured reserve and had surgery on his left knee last season, was officially released by the Bucs on Thursday.

    Jackson case inactive; cops think WR a victim


    Tampa Police says the case involving DeSean Jackson's wrecked vehicle being found abandoned with bullets and marijuana inside is inactive, and that they believe the wide receiver was a victim and had no role in the...

    Tampa Police says the case involving DeSean Jackson's wrecked vehicle being found abandoned with bullets and marijuana inside is inactive, and that they believe the wide receiver was a victim and had no role in the incident.

    Here are ways Minnesota could use franchise tags with Case Keenum


    The Vikings have used the franchise tag just twice in team history, but Keenum presents an interesting situation after a career year in...

    The Vikings have used the franchise tag just twice in team history, but Keenum presents an interesting situation after a career year in 2017.

    Colts' Vinatieri re-signs for 23rd NFL season


    The Colts re-signed kicker Adam Vinatieri to a one-year contract. Vinatieri, who is returning for his 23rd season, is 58 points shy of becoming the NFL's career scoring...

    The Colts re-signed kicker Adam Vinatieri to a one-year contract. Vinatieri, who is returning for his 23rd season, is 58 points shy of becoming the NFL's career scoring leader.

    Herbstreit replaces Gruden on ESPN draft team


    Kirk Herbstreit will take Jon Gruden's place for ESPN's NFL draft coverage, joining host Trey Wingo, draft analyst Mel Kiper and NFL analyst Louis Riddick on April...

    Kirk Herbstreit will take Jon Gruden's place for ESPN's NFL draft coverage, joining host Trey Wingo, draft analyst Mel Kiper and NFL analyst Louis Riddick on April 26.

    A football league shines in Mexico under soccer field lights


    Riding on the popularity of the NFL, the six-team Liga de Futbol Americano pulls out all the stops as it enters into its third...

    Riding on the popularity of the NFL, the six-team Liga de Futbol Americano pulls out all the stops as it enters into its third season

    Taylor Lewan should be Titans' next extension, and it'll be expensive


    Coming off consecutive Pro Bowls and entering the final year of his contract, Lewan is due the kind of big payday elite left tackles get in today's...

    Coming off consecutive Pro Bowls and entering the final year of his contract, Lewan is due the kind of big payday elite left tackles get in today's NFL.

    Seven free-agent offers for Kirk Cousins, and the one he should take


    Just how much will the QB make when he hits the open market next month, and what could the contract he signs look like? We crafted offers for the seven most likely teams -- and picked the...

    Just how much will the QB make when he hits the open market next month, and what could the contract he signs look like? We crafted offers for the seven most likely teams -- and picked the best.

    NFL quarterback carousel: The likelihood of every possible match


    Take a spin through the 2018 QB merry-go-round by matching up the signal-callers who could be available this offseason with the teams that need...

    Take a spin through the 2018 QB merry-go-round by matching up the signal-callers who could be available this offseason with the teams that need help.

    The Le'Veon Bell-Steelers showdown, Part II: What you need to know


    For the second straight offseason, the Steelers and their superstar running back will be talking contract. Here's how the sides could come together -- or pull...

    For the second straight offseason, the Steelers and their superstar running back will be talking contract. Here's how the sides could come together -- or pull apart.

    Jeffery out 6 months after surgery, source says


    Philadelphia Eagles receiver Alshon Jeffery will be out for at least six months after undergoing surgery to repair a torn rotator cuff, a source told ESPN's Josina...

    Philadelphia Eagles receiver Alshon Jeffery will be out for at least six months after undergoing surgery to repair a torn rotator cuff, a source told ESPN's Josina Anderson.

    Vikings send SB LII memento to Eagles fans


    A small group of Philadelphia Eagles fans received a Super Bowl confetti memento from the Minnesota Vikings for making a donation to the Vikings' charitable...

    A small group of Philadelphia Eagles fans received a Super Bowl confetti memento from the Minnesota Vikings for making a donation to the Vikings' charitable foundation.

    Clock ticking on possible Redskins-Cousins tag showdown


    The window opens Tuesday on the Redskins' ability to apply the franchise tag to their QB for a third straight year. We look at some...

    The window opens Tuesday on the Redskins' ability to apply the franchise tag to their QB for a third straight year. We look at some scenarios.

    Why the Vikings could be an ideal fit for Kirk Cousins


    Minnesota has a big decision to make at quarterback, but the team is built to win now and can offer Cousins a relatively fat payday when he hits the free-agent...

    Minnesota has a big decision to make at quarterback, but the team is built to win now and can offer Cousins a relatively fat payday when he hits the free-agent market.

    Three years in, Winston remains an enigma for Bucs


    Touchdowns. Turnovers. Passionate leadership. Fiery confrontations. This is what Jameis Winston brings and what Tampa Bay is still trying to...

    Touchdowns. Turnovers. Passionate leadership. Fiery confrontations. This is what Jameis Winston brings and what Tampa Bay is still trying to harness.

    Entering Year 4, it's up to Mariota to reach tantalizing potential


    The Titans still believe their young quarterback can be elite and lead them to a Super Bowl. But entering his fourth season, it falls on Mariota to prove them...

    The Titans still believe their young quarterback can be elite and lead them to a Super Bowl. But entering his fourth season, it falls on Mariota to prove them right.

    Franchise tag predictions for all 32 teams


    Which quarterback should the Vikings tag? Are the Steelers likely to franchise Le'Veon Bell for the second straight year? NFL Nation reporters forecast which teams will (or won't) use the tag, and which players are prime...

    Which quarterback should the Vikings tag? Are the Steelers likely to franchise Le'Veon Bell for the second straight year? NFL Nation reporters forecast which teams will (or won't) use the tag, and which players are prime candidates.

    Everything you need to know about the 2018 franchise tag


    How much would it cost for Pittsburgh to franchise Bell? What are the types of tags? Can a tag be rescinded? Here's a full...

    How much would it cost for Pittsburgh to franchise Bell? What are the types of tags? Can a tag be rescinded? Here's a full breakdown.

    Barnwell: How Patriots can get back to Super Bowl, plus offseason moves for AFC East


    New England fell short of winning its sixth Lombardi trophy in 2017. But the path back shouldn't be difficult. Here are five offseason moves to improve each AFC East...

    New England fell short of winning its sixth Lombardi trophy in 2017. But the path back shouldn't be difficult. Here are five offseason moves to improve each AFC East team.

    Barnwell: Offseason moves to improve every NFC team


    Seattle has big decisions to make on the Legion of Boom. The Saints need to lock up Drew Brees. The Vikings need to sign a quarterback. Here are five offseason moves to improve all 16 NFC...

    Seattle has big decisions to make on the Legion of Boom. The Saints need to lock up Drew Brees. The Vikings need to sign a quarterback. Here are five offseason moves to improve all 16 NFC teams.

    Three years out, projecting NFC West titles and the team best set at QB


    Now that Jimmy Garoppolo has signed his deal, ESPN's NFC West reporters gauge how the 49ers, Rams, Seahawks and Cardinals stack up in the long...

    Now that Jimmy Garoppolo has signed his deal, ESPN's NFC West reporters gauge how the 49ers, Rams, Seahawks and Cardinals stack up in the long term.

    Players who need a change of scenery on every NFL team


    Something has to change for Michael Crabtree in Oakland. Will Jon Gruden be enough, or would the receiver be better off elsewhere? NFL Nation reporters identify players and teams who should part...

    Something has to change for Michael Crabtree in Oakland. Will Jon Gruden be enough, or would the receiver be better off elsewhere? NFL Nation reporters identify players and teams who should part ways.

    The NFL's top 10 offseason priorities: Catch rule, concussions, anthem, more


    From addressing viewership decline to rethinking the Rooney Rule, here are the issues the league will (or should) consider over the next six...

    From addressing viewership decline to rethinking the Rooney Rule, here are the issues the league will (or should) consider over the next six months.

    10 predictions for 2018 NFL season: Future Jet Kirk Cousins?


    So long, 2017 season. We're on to 2018. The Jets are going to break the bank for the best quarterback on the market. The Browns, meanwhile, will add two QBs. We get out the crystal...

    So long, 2017 season. We're on to 2018. The Jets are going to break the bank for the best quarterback on the market. The Browns, meanwhile, will add two QBs. We get out the crystal ball.

    Resetting the 2018 QB market after Jimmy G: Next up, Kirk Cousins


    One of the wildest offseasons is just getting started. And the guy who will benefit the most could start a bidding war. Here's what's next for Cousins and the rest of the QBs on the...

    One of the wildest offseasons is just getting started. And the guy who will benefit the most could start a bidding war. Here's what's next for Cousins and the rest of the QBs on the market.