NFL

Jacksonville Jaguars’ stadium will have new name starting next season

JACKSONVILLE, Fla. (AP) — The Jacksonville Jaguars will play in a renamed stadium next season. The franchise said Friday that TIAA Bank Field will replace EverBank Field as the official stadium name. EverBank secured naming rights to Jacksonville Municipal Stadium in 2010. The Jaguars and EverBank signed a 10-year, $43 million extension in 2014. TIAA acquired Jacksonville-based EverBank Financial Corp. ...

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Ranking every NFL team’s strength of schedule in 2018

The NFL recently released a video via their Twitter page ranking every team’s strength of schedule for the 2018 season. The Green Bay Packers come in first with the toughest upcoming schedule…but where do the Cowboys, Texans and Saints land? Where does your team land? Rankings every team’s strength of schedule in 2018! pic.twitter.com/ipyM4sUBSW — NFL (@NFL) February 16, 2018

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Hurney reinstated as Panthers interim GM after investigation

The Panthers have reinstated interim general manager Marty Hurney after an NFL investigation found no wrongdoing into charges of harassment by his ex-wife. Hurney had been on a paid leave of absence during the investigation. He is one of four candidates who have interviewed for the team’s permanent general manager position, which is expected to be filled soon. Article continues ...

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Cris Carter thinks Pittsburgh RB Le’Veon Bell should value being a Steeler for life over money

Feb 16, 2018 at 9:00a ET In a conversation with Doug Gottlieb and former NFL head coach Eric Mangini, Cris Carter pinpoints the struggle for the Pittsburgh Steelers to fairly compensate the power trio of quarterback Ben Roethlisberger, running back Le’Veon Bell and wide receiver Antonio Brown. Do you agree with Doug? More First Things First Videos More First Things First Videos»

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Kicker Janikowski’s career with Raiders up after 18 seasons

ALAMEDA, Calif. (AP) Eighteen years after the Raiders made kicker Sebastian Janikowski a surprise first-round draft pick, his career in Oakland has come to an end. The team told Janikowski this week that he won’t be brought back when he becomes an unrestricted free agent next month. ”The Raider Nation salutes Sebastian Janikowski as the sun sets on his illustrious ...

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Cardinals coach says Fitzgerald will return for 2018 season

PHOENIX — New Arizona coach Steve Wilks says Cardinals standout wide receiver Larry Fitzgerald has told him he’ll return for a 15th NFL season. Wilks made the comment Thursday in an interview on the “Doug &Wolf” sports talk radio show. Wilks says Fitzgerald told him of his decision in a conversation on Wednesday night. Fitzgerald hasn’t said publicly whether he would ...

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Bengals QB McCarron wins arbitration, becomes free agent

CINCINNATI (AP) AJ McCarron won his grievance against the Cincinnati Bengals and will become an unrestricted free agent next month, making him one of the more attractive quarterbacks on the market. McCarron challenged the Bengals’ decision to put him on a non-football injury list as a rookie in 2014, when the fifth-round pick had a sore passing shoulder. The move ...

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Five sites named as finalists to host 2019 or 2020 NFL draft

The NFL has named five sites as finalists to host the NFL Draft in either 2019 or 2020. Finalists to host either the 2019 or 2020 draft include Denver, Kansas City, Las Vegas and Nashville, Tennessee, as well as a combined entry of Cleveland and Canton, Ohio. Canton is the home of the Pro Football Hall of Fame. Representatives for ...

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Coach: Fitzgerald says he’ll be back for 2018 season

PHOENIX (AP) New Arizona coach Steve Wilks says Cardinals standout wide receiver Larry Fitzgerald has told him he’ll return for a 15th NFL season. Wilks made the comment Thursday in an interview on the ”Doug &Wolf” sports talk radio show. Wilks says Fitzgerald told him of his decision in a conversation on Wednesday night. Fitzgerald hasn’t said publicly whether he ...

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