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  • Vikings agree to trade Cassel to Bills for draft pick

    MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — The Minnesota Vikings and the Buffalo Bills have agreed on a trade that will send quarterback Matt Cassel to the Bills next week and fetch the Vikings extra draft picks. Both teams…

  • Police: Cam Newton not a person of interest after shooting

    CHARLOTTE, N.C. (AP) — Charlotte Mecklenburg Police Department spokesman Rob Tufano says Panthers quarterback Cam Newton is not a person of interest following a weekend shooting at a Charlotte nightclub. According to the police report,…

  • NFL Calendar

    March 10 — All teams must be under the 2015 salary cap; all 2014 player contracts expire; free agency begins. March 19 — Trading period for 2015 begins. March 22-25 — Annual league meeting, Phoenix.…

  • With McCoy trade, Kelly proves every player expendable

    Chip Kelly’s latest bold move is another example of his coaching philosophy: “Culture beats scheme.” Two people familiar with the deal told The Associated Press the Philadelphia Eagles have agreed to trade star running back…

  • New lawsuit attacks asset swap by Saints, Pelicans owner

    NEW ORLEANS (AP) — The type of asset swap New Orleans Saints and Pelicans owner Tom Benson is attempting to try to regain complete control of his business interests from recently estranged heirs is being…

  • AP source: Vikings to meet with Adrian Peterson on Wednesday

    MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — Adrian Peterson is about to feel what it’s like to be recruited again. Minnesota Vikings head coach Mike Zimmer and GM Rick Spielman plan to travel to Peterson’s home near Houston on…

  • Chip Kelly proves every player is expendable in his system

    Chip Kelly has no problem getting rid of talented players. Last year, he cut three-time Pro Bowl wide receiver DeSean Jackson after a career season. Now, he’s trading away two-time All-Pro running back LeSean McCoy.…

  • AP sources: Eagles deal running back McCoy for Bills’ Alonso

    BUFFALO, N.Y. (AP) — LeSean McCoy will lead Rex Ryan’s “ground and pound” running attack for the Buffalo Bills next season. Two people familiar with the deal told The Associated Press on Tuesday that the…

  • Indianapolis extends contract of long snapper Matt Overton

    INDIANAPOLIS (AP) — The Colts have re-signed long snapper Matt Overton, a move that will keep Indy’s three Pro Bowl special teams players together at least one more season. Terms of the deal were not…

  • Australian rugby star Hayne signs 3-year deal with 49ers

    SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — Australian rugby star Jarryd Hayne is getting his shot to play in the NFL. Hayne passed a physical and signed a three-year contract with the San Francisco 49ers on Tuesday. The…

  • Jameis Winston has predraft meeting with Buccaneers

    TAMPA, Fla. (AP) — Jameis Winston met with the Tampa Bay Buccaneers, hoping to make a good impression on the team considering taking the Heisman Trophy-winning quarterback with the first pick in the NFL draft.…

  • AP Source: Greg Hardy to meet with NFL officials

    CHARLOTTE, N.C. (AP) — Panthers defensive end and soon-to-be free agent Greg Hardy will meet with NFL officials in New York on Wednesday to discuss his domestic violence case, a person familiar with the situation…

  • Ex-Auburn quarterback Marshall trying to find NFL home

    AUBURN, Ala. (AP) — Nick Marshall is willing to play anywhere in the NFL. Offense, defense or special teams, he just wants to be in the league. So, he spent Auburn’s pro day Tuesday throwing…

  • Raiders officially release S Tyvon Branch

    ALAMEDA, Calif. (AP) — The Oakland Raiders have officially released safety Tyvon Branch. The team told Branch last week of its plans to cut ties with him and announced the move on Tuesday. Branch joined…

  • Titans release safety Pollard, claim Massaquoi off waivers

    NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — The Tennessee Titans have released veteran safety Bernard Pollard and replaced him by claiming linebacker Jonathan Massaquoi off waivers. The Titans announced the moves Tuesday. Pollard, Tennessee’s leading tackler in 2013,…