8-time Pro Bowl TE Antonio Gates moves on from LA Chargers

SAN DIEGO, California — Future Hall of Fame Tightend, Antonio Gates, and the LA Chargers have parted ways, Chargers general manager Tom Telesco told reporters Friday night. Gates, who turns 38 on June 18, became one of the NFL’s most-feared tight ends, after inking a free agent deal with the Chargers back in 2003. Last…

Detroit Lions select Kerryon Johnson and Safety Tracy Walker in second round

DETROIT, Michigan — The Detroit Lions added some talent to its back field after finishing last overall in rushing in the NFL, by drafting running back Kerryon Johnson with the 43rd overall pick in the second round. Johnson is a power back with the ability to make defenders miss in the hole. He ran for 1,391…

Detroit Lions select Frank Ragnow in first round

DETROIT, Michigan — The Detroit Lions selected center,Frank Ragnow, out of the University of Arkansas with the 20th pick overall in the first round of the 2018 NFL Draft. League media named him second-team All-SEC due to his sturdiness in pass protection and ability to move the line of scrimmage on run plays. He started…

Detroit Lions Re-signed DE Ezekiel Ansah

DETROIT, Michigan – The Detroit Lions fifth all-time career sacks leader, defensive end Ezekiel Ansah was designated as the Lions franchise player on February 27th, 2018. The Detroit Lions re-signed their former 2013 first round draft pick(5th overall) to a multi-year deal. Ansah started 14 games last season and compiled 12 sacks for the Detroit…

Future Hall of Famer LB James Harrison retiring from NFL

AKRON, Ohio — Former Kent State Golden Flashes and future NFL Hall of Fame Linebacker James Harrison, who turns 40 on May 4, has decided to retire from the NFL after 15 seasons. In an Instagram post on his account that features photos of his children, he writes: “I’ve missed way too much for way…

Dallas Cowboys release wide receiver Dez Bryant

DALLAS, Texas — The Dallas Cowboys released longtime wide receiver Dez Bryant on Friday after eight seasons with the team.The 29-year-old Bryant met with Cowboys owner Jerry Jones, who broke the news of the club’s plans to part with the player they drafted with the 24th overall pick in 2010. Bryant was due $12.5 million…

Jarvis Landry, Browns Finalizing 5-Year Contract Worth $15M Per Year

CLEVELAND, Ohio — The Cleveland Browns and wide receiver Jarvis Landry appear to be closing in on a five-year extension, according Ian Rapoport of NFL Network. Rapoport noted that Landry will receive $75.5 million over the course of the agreement, with $47 million guaranteed. Over the past four seasons, the 25-year-old has posted 400 catches…

Robert Griffin III, Ravens agree on one-year contract

BALTIMORE, Maryland — The Baltimore Ravens announced Wednesday they agreed to a one-year contract with RGIII. Griffin, 28, sat out the entire 2017 season after being cut by the Cleveland Browns last March. Griffin’s last start came Jan. 1, 2017 (Week 17 of 2016 season) in a Browns loss to Steelers. The QB completed 72.5…

Geno Smith signing 1-year deal with L.A. Chargers

LOS ANGELES, California — The Bolts announced Sunday they agreed to terms on a one-year deal with the former New York Giants and New York Jets quarterback Geno Smith for next season. Smith, who will presumably slide in as Rivers’ backup in 2018, heads into a quarterback room that also features Cardale Jones. In two…

Rams sign DT Ndamukong Suh to one-year, $14M deal

LOS ANGELES, California — Ndamukong Suh will play for the Los Angeles Rams after inking on a one-year, $14 million deal, NFL Network Insider Ian Rapoport reported Monday. The former Miami Dolphins defensive tackle, who was released by the team at the start of free agency last week, tallied 15.5 sacks and 181 combined tackles…