Carson Palmer To Become an Arizona Cardinal

By Jim McCoy Tue 2nd April SportsArizona CardinalsCarson PalmerNFL
The Arizona Cardinals have acquired quarterback Carson Palmer from the Oakland Raiders. The Cardinals gave up a conditional 2014 draft pick and swapped one of their sixth-round picks this year for Oakland's seventh-round selection. Palmer, who agreed to rework his contract with the Cardinals, is expected to move into the starting quarterback role for new Arizona coach Bruce ArianRead More »

Raiders Acquire Seahawks' QB Matt Flynn

The Oakland Raiders are changing directions at quarterback once again. The Raiders acquired Seattle backup Matt Flynn on Monday for draft picks, signaling an end to Carson Palmer's brief tenure as starter in Oakland. Fox Sports reported Palmer was expected to be dealt to Arizona.Read More »

NFL Defensive Player of the Year a Man in Demand

By Jim McCoy Thu 28th March SportsJ.J. WattNFL
NFL Defensive Player of the Year J.J. Watt knows he needs to get in his offseason training even as he takes advantage of the opportunities that come with his success. The Houston Texans end figures he's been on a plane 20-25 times already this offseason, compared with eight or nine flights at this point last year. He said Thursday: "All the cool stuff I'm doing is great.Read More »

NFL Makes Announcements Regarding Pro Bowl

By Jim McCoy Wed 20th March SportsNFLPro Bowl
ayed the week before the Super Bowl. NFL Commissioner Roger Goodell says Wednesday at the owners meetings that the all-star game he once considered scrapping has been scheduled for Aloha Stadium on Jan. 26.Read More »

NFL Rule Changes Announced

By Jim McCoy Tue 19th March SportsNFLrules
- NFL owners have passed two rule changes to enhance player safety and are expected to vote later Tuesday whether to ban offensive players from using the crown of their helmets against defenders. The owners outlawed peel-back blocks anywhere on the field; previously, they were illegal only inside the tackle box.Read More »

NFL Pays $42 Million Settlement To Retired Players

By Jim McCoy Mon 18th March SportsNFLretired players
The NFL has agreed to pay $42 million as part of a settlement with a group of retired players who challenged the league over using their names and images without their permission. Terms of the settlement were announced on Monday. The league will use the money to fund a trust over the next eight years that will benefit retired players.Read More »

Super Bowl Champion LB Ray Lewis Begins New Career

By Jim McCoy Wed 13th March SportsESPNNFLRay Lewis
Ray Lewis will keep on talking now that his playing career is over. ESPN officially announced Wednesday that the two-time NFL Defensive Player of the Year will be joining the network as a studio analyst.Read More »

Former Gator, Viking Headed For Seahawks

Percy Harvin is on his way to Seattle to join the Seahawks. A person with knowledge of the deal tells The Associated Press that the Minnesota Vikings have agreed to trade the unhappy receiver to Seattle for a package that includes the Seahawks' first-round draft pick in April.Read More »

Former OSU QB Staying Put

Quarterback Matt Moore has signed a two-year contract to remain with the Miami Dolphins as a backup rather than testing free agency next week and pursuing a possible starting job. Moore was beaten out for Miami's No. 1 job last summer by rookie Ryan Tannehill and played in only two games off the bench.Read More »

Report: Niners QB Smith Headed To Kansas City

By Jim McCoy Wed 27th February SportsAlex SmithKansas City ChiefsNFL
A person with knowledge of the trade tells The Associated Press that the Kansas City Chiefs have agreed to acquire quarterback Alex Smith from San Francisco. The person spoke on condition of anonymity because the trade does not become official until March 12, when the NFL's new business year begins. It's the first big player move by Kansas City since Andy Reid took over as coach Read More »


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