8:23 PM ET Associated Press First-year eligibles Tony Gonzalez, Ed Reed and Champ Bailey are among 25 semifinalists for the Pro Football Hall of Fame. In all, 13 defensive players, nine on offense and three coaches — Jimmy Johnson, Tom Flores and Don Coryell — made the cut. Making it to the semifinals for the
6:32 PM ET Still sweeping up after Monday night’s Rams-Chiefs points party at the L.A. Coliseum, fighting through the fog and wondering… Did that really happen? Was it as awesome as it felt at the time? Is this just the way it’s going to be now in the NFL? Fourteen touchdowns. Four fourth-quarter lead changes.
5:08 PM ET TAMPA, Fla. — The Tampa Bay Buccaneers will place tight end O.J. Howard on injured reserve, a source confirmed to ESPN. Howard suffered ankle and foot injuries when he was tackled from behind in the second half of Sunday’s loss to the New York Giants. On the play, Howard’s ankle bent sideways.
5:06 PM ET The Denver Broncos have released cornerback Adam Jones, a source told ESPN’s Jeff Legwold. Jones wrote an Instagram post on Tuesday that indicated he had been released but the team has not announced any move. Jones, 35, appeared in seven games for the Broncos this season, making two starts, and had an
4:51 PM ET CINCINNATI — The Bengals have placed starting middle linebacker Preston Brown on injured reserve, the team announced on Tuesday. The injury is a blow to an already depleted defense that had to play two backup linebackers last week against the Ravens. Brown said he injured his knee in the third quarter of
7:00 AM ET Lindsey ThiryESPN Close Covered Rams for two years for Los Angeles Times Previously covered the Falcons Has covered the NBA and college football and basketball LOS ANGELES — There’s a method to the madness. And you’d better believe, the Los Angeles Rams‘ offense is madness. Some might even call it the Greatest
12:00 PM ET LOS ANGELES — The Kansas City Chiefs lost their much-hyped battle against the Los Angeles Rams on Monday, but even in their disappointment in the moments afterward, they felt they really lost nothing at all. “It’s like the college football thing when a No. 1 plays a No. 3 and loses, do
8:00 AM ET Overreacting to Andrew Luck was a 2017 thing, remember? He was going to be back healthy for training camp. He was going to be back for the start of the season, for Week 2, for the second half … too many he-was-gonnas to count. Luck didn’t play in 2017, and the overreactions,
8:00 AM ET FRISCO, Texas — The Dallas Cowboys were in the locker room when word came back that the Washington Redskins lost to the Houston Texans on Sunday. Jason Garrett was in mid-ramble during his news conference when a potential game-winning field goal attempt fell short. With the Cowboys’ victory against the Atlanta Falcons
8:00 AM ET ATLANTA — If he could walk, Louisiana native Kyron Greenup probably would strut into the Mercedes-Benz Superdome on Thursday, proudly wearing his custom-made Atlanta Falcons jersey. If he could move his hands freely, Greenup probably would pump his fist every time the Falcons score a touchdown, especially if his new friend, tight