Patriots WR Brandin Cooks says he never asked the Saints to trade him

The New England Patriots didn’t exactly enter the offseason needing another wide receiver with Julian Edelman, Malcolm Mitchell, Chris Hogan and Danny Amendola in the mix, but Bill Belichick felt adding Brandin Cooks would put them over the top. And so, that’s what Belichick did, trading a first- and third-round pick for Cooks and a […]

Eagles release QB Chase Daniel a year after signing him to $21 million deal

The Philadelphia Eagles released quarterback Chase Daniel on Monday, a year after the club signed the 30-year-old quarterback to a three-year, $21 million deal. “Chase’s professionalism and intelligence were valuable assets to our quarterback room,” Eagles GM Howie Roseman said in a statement. “His veteran leadership was incredibly helpful in Carson [Wentz’s] development as a rookie, […]

Former Cowboys, Broncos Pro Bowl LB DeMarcus Ware retires from the NFL

DeMarcus Ware, one of the all-time great pass rushers the NFL has ever seen, decided to call it a career Monday, formally announcing his retirement after 12 seasons. He finishes eighth all-time in NFL history with 138.5 career sacks, while also adding 35 forced fumbles and nine Pro Bowl appearances. Arguably the biggest accolade of them […]

Patriots free-agent LB Dont’a Hightower reportedly will visit Steelers

It’s been widely reported that free-agent linebacker Dont’a Hightower will return to the Super Bowl champion New England Patriots, but he’s at least looking around before he signs on the dotted line. Hightower, regarded as the best remaining player on the market, has already reportedly visited the Jets and Titans, and now ESPN is reporting […]

Shannon Sharpe: Why would any team think Tony Romo could win them a Super Bowl?

Shannon Sharpe: Why would any team think Tony Romo could win them a Super Bowl?

Cowboys veteran quarterback Tony Romo was expected to be released last Thursday and even shared a farewell video with Dallas fans, but as of Monday afternoon he’s still a member of the Cowboys.  The Cowboys switched course, though, and are now attempting to trade Romo and receive something in return. Romo’s best potential destinations, Denver and Houston, are unwilling […]

Martellus Bennett unveils new number with Packers after fan vote

The Green Bay Packers’ prized free-agent acquisition has a new number, thanks to some help from fans. Martellus Bennett reached out to his Twitter followers Saturday and gave them four options: 80, 84, 85, or 86, opting not to include the No. 88 he wore last year with the Patriots because Ty Mongomery has it […]

Cris Carter: Why Tony Romo to the Texans could threaten the Patriots

On the same day Tony Romo said goodbye to Dallas Cowboys fans, the Houston Texans cleared space by trading quarterback Brock Osweiler to the Cleveland Browns. The Texans are among the most likely teams to land Romo, and if they get the four-time Pro Bowl QB, they could threaten the defending champion New England Patriots. […]