49ers release linebacker Malcolm Smith, former Super Bowl MVP
Malcolm Smith is moving on from San Francisco already. ​The veteran linebacker and Super Bowl 48 MVP was released by the 49ers Tuesday after just two seasons, the team announced. The Niners signed veteran receiver Nick Williams to take Smith's spot on the roster. The #49ers have signed WR Nick Williams to a one-year deal...
Broncos' Jake Butt 'may miss some time' with new knee issue, reportedly needs surgery
Jake Butt is in jeopardy of missing the start of the regular season as he continues to deal with soreness in his surgically repaired left knee. Broncos coach Vic Fangio said Tuesday the tight end won't practice this week or play in Thursday's final exhibition game against the Cardinals. "When he starts...
Ezekiel Elliott holdout: Cowboys offer to make star 2nd highest-paid running back, report says
With one team seemingly prepared to lose a star player for at least part of the regular season, another team has no choice but to keep their distance from one of theirs. Meanwhile, a couple of other players appear to be extending their absence after succumbing to setbacks in their injury recovery. Three things...
Jadeveon Clowney, Texans not close on deal; star DE to skip offseason program
Jadeveon Clowney seems unhappy with the Texans.  The star pass-rusher, who has yet to sign the franchise tag and remains away from Houston, is willing to miss regular season games over his contract situation and is upset the team is listening to offers for him, NFL Network's Mike Garafolo reported...
NFL trade rumors: Cowboys open to moving offensive, defensive linemen
The Cowboys could be considering trading away a player from a position of strength.  Dallas has received calls about its offensive and defensive linemen, executive vice president Stephen Jones revealed to reporters Wednesday.  “We’ve made that a priority over the years, and it’s a strength of ours, and some teams are...
Nick Bosa injury update: 49ers rookie reportedly diagnosed with ankle sprain
There's a chance Nick Bosa will play in the 49ers' season opener.  The San Francisco rookie pass rusher, who sprained his ankle in early August and was held out of the entire preseason, could be on the field when his team takes on the Buccaneers in Week 1 action...
NFL trade rumors: Patriots acquire Ravens offensive lineman Jermaine Eluemunor
The Patriots have acquired offensive linemen Jermaine Eluemunor from the Ravens and Korey Cunningham from the Cardinals, according to multiple reports. Breaking: #Patriots are trading for Ravens G/T Jermaine Eluemunor, league source confirms. Story soon on @BGlobeSports — Jim McBride (@globejimmcbride) August 28, 2019 The Patriots are expected to send Arizona...
NFL trade rumors: Patriots acquire Ravens offensive lineman Jermaine Eluemunor
The Patriots have acquired offensive lineman Jermaine Eluemunor from the Ravens, according to a report from the Boston Globe. Breaking: #Patriots are trading for Ravens G/T Jermaine Eluemunor, league source confirms. Story soon on @BGlobeSports — Jim McBride (@globejimmcbride) August 28, 2019 It is unclear what the Ravens will receive in...
NFL free agency rumors: Brock Osweiler visits Colts after Andrew Luck's retirement
The Colts brought free agent quarterback Brock Osweiler in for a visit, ESPN reported Wednesday, citing unidentified sources. Free agent QB Brock Osweiler visited the Colts yesterday, per source. Indy is doing some QB due diligence following Andrew Luck’s retirement. — Field Yates (@FieldYates) August 28, 2019 Osweiler's visit comes just days Andrew Luck's...
Jerick Mckinnon injury update: Starting season on IR 'an option' for 49ers running back
Jerick McKinnon's surgically repaired knee has made it difficult for him to be fully engaged in practice. General manager John Lynch revealed the running back suffered another setback during his recovery. "Yesterday (Tuesday), we brought him out, and it's a real bummer because he keeps getting to the final step. And the...