Reuben Foster finally comes off the board, selected No. 31 overall

A pair of NFC West opponents have struck a deal. The San Francisco 49ers traded up to the No. 31 pick held by the Seattle Seahawks to draft Alabama linebacker Reuben Foster. With the 31st pick in the #NFLDraft, the 49ers select @ferrarifoster! 💪 Welcome to the family! #49ersDraft pic.twitter.com/2zYfvpRAK2 — San Francisco 49ers (@49ers) April […]

Marshawn Lynch signs with the Raiders

Marshawn Lynch is officially a Raider. Just as reports surfaced Wednesday that the Seahawks and Raiders have agreed to a deal that sends Lynch to his hometown team, the running back himself pretty much confirmed that he’s now a member of Raider Nation. It's time. pic.twitter.com/sgIQgZlkVM — Shawn Lynch (@MoneyLynch) April 26, 2017 He did […]

Steelers WR Martavis Bryant conditionally reinstated

After missing the 2016 NFL season due to violating the league’s substance abuse policy, Pittsburgh Steelers receiver Martavis Bryant has been reinstated. “Martavis Bryant has followed the protocol and has been conditionally reinstated by the National Football League. We appreciate that he has taken the necessary steps in an effort to get his personal life […]

Adrian Peterson very close to deal with Saints

The New Orleans Saints and Adrian Peterson are reportedly closing in on a contract that would pay over $3 million in 2017, per Ian Rapoport of NFL Media. Sources: #Saints & Adrian Peterson believed to be closing in on a deal that’d pay him $3M+ in ’17. Not done, but moving in that direction. — […]

Warriors unsure when coach Steve Kerr will return

The Golden State Warriors took a commanding 3-0 series lead against the Portland Trail Blazers on Saturday night. They did so without former MVP Kevin Durant and head coach Steve Kerr. While Durant will likely be back from his calf injury here soon, it looks like the Warriors will be without Kerr for the foreseeable […]

Clippers star Blake Griffin out for remainder of playoffs

If the Clippers are going to win their first-round series with the Jazz, they’re going to have to do so without Blake Griffin. The team announced on Saturday morning that their star forward would miss the remainder of the postseason with an injury to the plantar plate of his right big toe. Griffin was hurt […]

Raiders and Marshawn Lynch not even close on deal

The latest in the series of news leading up to a possible trade of running back Marshawn Lynch to the Oakland Raiders just got more interesting. Marshawn Lynch's Seattle deal would pay him $9 mi in 2017. Raiders want to pay him 1/3 that while Lynch is balking at taking less than half. — Vic […]

Aaron Hernandez’s brain to be tested for CTE

According to Boston Herald’s legal columnist Bob McGovern, the family of the late Aaron Hernandez will be donating his brain to science forChronic Traumatic Encephalopathy study. “CTE” according to the Brain Injury Research Institute“is a progressive degenerative disease which afflicts the brain of people who have suffered repeated concussions and traumatic brain injuries, such as athletes […]

Golden State’s Kevin Durant will miss Game 2

Just four games into his return from a knee injury, Golden State Warriors forward Kevin Durant will miss Wednesday’s Game 2 action against the Portland Trail Blazers. The team announced that Durant will sit this one out with a strained calf. The Warriors have ruled out Kevin Durant (strained left calf) for tonight's Game 2 […]

Like all of us, Derek Carr also hates Stephen A. Smith

Oakland Raiders quarterback Derek Carr is not happy with ESPN’s Stephen A. Smith. On ESPN’s “First Take,” Smith was critical of Carr’s apparent criticism of those who aren’t “true Raider fans.” “To literally say that the’re not real fans with the nonsense and the ineptitude that they have tolerated for more than a decade while […]