NEW YORK — The NFL has hired Dr. Nicholas Theodore as chairman of the head, neck and spine committee, which plays a major role in the league’s health and safety initiatives. Theodore is a professor of neurosurgery, orthopedics and biomedical engineering at Johns Hopkins School of Medicine and director of the Hopkins Neurosurgical Spine Center.
The Los Angeles Rams will host the Kansas City Chiefs on Monday Night Football from Mexico City on Nov. 19, the Rams announced Wednesday, one day before the NFL unveils the rest of the 2018 regular-season schedule. Kickoff is set for 8:15 p.m. ET on ESPN from Estadio Azteca for what will be the NFL’s
LAKE FOREST, Ill. — Former Chicago Bears greats Matt Forte and Devin Hester will both sign a one-day ceremonial contract on Monday, April 23 in order to retire as members of the organization, the team announced Wednesday. Forte and Hester each spent their first eight NFL seasons with the Bears. The greatest return man in
HOUSTON — The potential of the DeAndre Hopkins–Deshaun Watson duo was clear after the seven games they played together last season. Heading into Watson’s second NFL season, which the Houston Texans hope is a full and healthy one, Hopkins has high expectations. “I expect us to be the best duo in the NFL,” Hopkins said.
FRISCO, Texas — Speaking for the first time since the release of Dez Bryant last Friday, Dallas Cowboys coach Jason Garrett said the move was made with careful consideration of a number of factors, from the wide receiver’s production to his cost. Philadelphia Eagles quarterback Carson Wentz says watching his team’s Super Bowl LII victory
OWINGS MILLS, Md. — Joe Flacco essentially shrugged his shoulders when asked about the talk of the Baltimore Ravens drafting a quarterback, possibly in the first round. “It is what it is. It’s a business,” Flacco said Tuesday at the start of Baltimore’s offseason workouts. “Eventually, at some point, that’s going to have to happen.
FOXBOROUGH, Mass. — With plenty of media attention focused on two top players who weren’t in attendance at the start of the New England Patriots‘ voluntary offseason program on Monday — Tom Brady and Rob Gronkowski — not to be overlooked was the presence of a key player returning in 2018: wide receiver Julian Edelman.
MOULTON, Ala. — A special-needs student had a one-of-a-kind prom date when an NFL player returned to his home county in Alabama to take her to the dance. Don Jones is a 27-year-old defensive back for the San Francisco 49ers who is from Lawrence County. He told WBRC-TV (Birmingham) it was a “blessing” to go
THOUSAND OAKS, Calif. — So much is different about the Los Angeles Rams these days. They’re coming off their first playoff appearance in 13 years, with a star-studded roster that now rivals any in the NFL, and the expectations are greater than they have been in more than a decade. The city is buzzing, the
Former Philadelphia Eagles cornerback Daryl Worley has been charged with six offenses including driving under the influence, possession of an instrument of crime and resisting arrest following an alleged incident near the team’s training facilities early Sunday morning, court records show. Philadelphia Police The Eagles released Worley Sunday evening after review of the information and