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Panthers coach Ron Rivera feels 'disrespected' by team's schedule

Carolina Panthers head coach finds his team at 0-1 heading into Week 2, and he’s not happy about it. Not happy with the loss, his second consecutive to defending Super Bowl champions Denver Broncos, and not happy with the fact that the NFC Champs Panthers had to travel to Denver to open the …

Ron Rivera

Ravens assistant coach Clarence Brooks dies after battle with cancer

Clarence Brooks, the longest-tenured assistant coach on the Baltimore Ravens' staff, died Saturday after a battle with esophageal cancer. He was 65.<p>Brooks joined the Ravens in 2005 and coached the defensive line for 11 seasons. He moved to a senior defensive assistant role in December after …

Cancer

Crushing blows to Cam Newton expose how poorly the NFL treats one of its biggest stars

DENVER – It was hard to watch the punishment Panthers quarterback Cam Newton took on Thursday night against the Broncos. It was hard to stomach the …

Cam Newton

NFL Week 1 picks: The beginning of the road to Super Bowl LI

It is with great reluctance that I inherit weekly NFL prediction duties this season. This was a space formerly occupied by Don Banks, a friend and …

Football (U.S.)

Green vs. Revis, Holding Back Bradford, Jordy Nelson Can Get Pack Back on Track

The debut of a new column at The MMQB: film-study and scouting notes for all 32 teams<p>Minnesota at Tennessee<p><b>Vikings:</b> Mike Zimmer (wisely) won’t say …

NFL

Broncos’ Brandon Marshall loses endorsement for kneeling during anthem

Broncos linebacker Brandon Marshall has lost his endorsement deal with Air Academy Federal Credit Union after kneeling during the national anthem on …

Colin Kaepernick

NFL: Concussion protocols followed after Cam Newton hit

The NFL says that medical personnel reviewed video of the hit on Carolina Panthers quarterback Cam Newton during the final minutes of Thursday's game …

Cam Newton

NFL Crystal Ball: Predicting playoffs and award winners for 2016 season

The 2016 NFL season kicks off Thursday night as the Panthers visit the Broncos in a rematch of Super Bowl 50. But before we get that far, it’s time …

Football (U.S.)

Ex-Seahawk Michael Robinson: Marshawn Lynch told me he’s not coming back

One day after NBC’s Mike Florio reported Marshawn Lynch was considering coming out of retirement, one of the former Seahawks running back’s teammates …

Marshawn Lynch

Bills’ Seantrel Henderson drops appeal of four-game suspension

Bills offensive tackle Seantrel Henderson will drop his appeal of the four-game suspension he was handed this week for violating the league’s …

Crohn'S Disease

On The Clock Podcast: The MMQB's Emily Kaplan, EWU's Cooper Kupp

As the 2016 college football season kicks off, so too does the analysis and discussion of the prospects who will define the 2017 NFL draft in …

Podcasting

Report: Seahawks discussing team protest during national anthem

Linebacker Bobby Wagner says the Seattle Seahawks may consider protesting the national anthem as a team in Seattle's season opener against the Miami …

Protest

Chargers DE Joey Bosa (hamstring) to miss season opener

Rookie Joey Bosa will miss the San Diego Chargers season opener against the Kansas City Chiefs with a hamstring injury, general manager Tom Telesco …

San Diego Chargers

The Experts Network/SI NFL Preview Show

Boomer Esiason, Cris Collinsworth, Howie Long and Phil Simms of The Experts Network preview the upcoming NFL season.

Previews

Uncertainty surrounds Rob Gronkowski's 2016 debut

The Patriots will already be without Tom Brady Week 1 against the Cardinals on Sunday Night Football.<p>Will they be without Rob Gronkowski as well?<p>The …

Rob Gronkowski

Brandon Marshall takes knee during national anthem

Denver Broncos linebacker Brandon Marshall took a knee during the singing of the national anthem prior to the start of Thursday's season opener …

Seattle

David DeCastro, Steelers agree on new six-year deal

David DeCastro was a first-team All-Pro and Pro Bowler in 2015, and is getting rewarded for his strong performance before the 2016 season kicks …

Football (U.S.)

Broncos, Rams talked Case Keenum trade in August

Trevor Siemian will make his first professional start in Thursday night's 2016 NFL Kickoff.<p>If not for a few twists and turns last month, it could …

Gary Kubiak

Doug Baldwin: Seahawks plan 'demonstration of unity'

Colin Kaepernick's decision to sit during the national anthem to protest social injustice against African-Americans and other minorities in the …

Colin Kaepernick

Niners make $1 million donation to community foundations

The San Francisco 49ers have donated $1 million to a pair of Bay Area community groups that work against social inequality, the team announced …

San Francisco Bay Area

Teddy Bridgewater undergoes successful surgery

The road to recovery for Teddy Bridgewater has begun following his devastating injury.<p>Vikings coach Mike Zimmer said Thursday that the young …

Surgery

Chargers not optimistic Joey Bosa plays Week 1

The San Diego Chargers could be without No. 3 overall pick Joey Bosa for Week 1.<p>Bosa sat out of Wednesday's practice, his second in pads this week. …

New Year's Day

Mario Williams: Miami scheme 'that much sweeter'

Dolphins defensive end Mario Williams, free from the restrictive aspects of Rex Ryan's multiple defenses in Buffalo, is thrilled to just be a pass …

Rex Ryan

NFL.com Fantasy Football

WHAT IS FANTASY FOOTBALL?<p>Do you have what it takes to put together a winning football franchise? NFL.com Fantasy Football gives you the perfect …

QB Confidence Index: Rating all 32 NFL QB situations

Everybody has a quarterback, but not everybody feels all that great about it. There aren't enough franchise quarterbacks to go around in the NFL, and …

Ravens deftly orchestrate roster maneuver with Justin Forsett

Running back Justin Forsett is back with the Baltimore Ravens two days after being a surprise cut.<p>Why did the Ravens release their starting running …

Baltimore Ravens

Kaepernick contacted Seahawks' Lane in thanks

RENTON, Wash. -- Seattle Seahawks cornerback Jeremy Lane said he heard from San Francisco 49ers quarterback Colin Kaepernick last week after Lane sat …

Source: Brees' reps, Saints discussing extension

The New Orleans Saints are engaged in discussions with agent Tom Condon about a potential contract extension for quarterback Drew Brees, a league …

Drew Brees

Niners release TE Miller after assault arrest

SANTA CLARA, Calif. -- The San Francisco 49ers released tight end Bruce Miller Monday afternoon after he was arrested on suspicion of assault early …

Back to school: Manziel enrolled at Texas A&M

Johnny Manziel is back in school.<p>The former NFL quarterback and Texas A&M star is taking classes at the university this semester. A school spokesman …

American South