Sophie Scott marks Mac Jones’ second yr with the Patriots

Sophie Scott is ready to see boyfriend Mac Jones back in action. Taking to Instagram on Sunday, girlfriend of the Patriots second-year quarterback posted a cute pair of shots from training camp, as New England prepares for its first preseason game Thursday against the Giants. “Year 2,” Scott gushed. Patriots quarterback Mac Jones was supported … Read more

NFL commissioner Roger Goodell says proof warrants no less than one full 12 months suspension for Cleveland Browns QB Deshaun Watson

BLOOMINGTON, Minn. – NFL Commissioner Roger Goodell said Tuesday that the league wants a tougher penalty for Deshaun Watson because the quarterback’s actions were “outrageous” and “predatory behavior.” Last week, the NFL formally appealed Watson’s six-game suspension, which was handed down by NFL disciplinary official Sue. L Robinson earlier this month. At a league meeting … Read more

Baker Mayfield impresses Carolina Panthers OC Ben McAdoo, as soon as one of many QB’s greatest critics

SPARTANBURG, SC – Carolina Panthers offensive coordinator Ben McAdoo wasn’t as critical of the quarterback Baker Mayfield on Tuesday as he was in 2018, when he expressed concern about the Heisman Trophy winner’s height, hand size and playing style heading into the NFL draft. Mayfield appears to have won over one of his most well-known … Read more

Roquan Smith requests commerce from Chicago Bears

CHICAGO — Bears linebacker Roquan Smith said in a written statement that he has requested a trade after contract negotiations between himself and the organization reached an impasse. Smith wrote a statement that was posted on social media by NFL Network on Tuesday. ESPN has confirmed the validity of these messages. The 25-year-old linebacker wrote … Read more

“Feeling higher,” Cincinnati Bengals quarterback Joe Burrow begins throwing passes at coaching camp

CINCINNATI — Cincinnati Bengals quarterback Joe Burrow offered the biggest sign of his progress yet since his appendectomy two weeks ago. He picked up a ball and started throwing it. While the majority of the team participated in special teams drills during Monday’s practice, Burrow conducted an impromptu light walkthrough with his top wide receivers … Read more

New York Jets Mekhi Becton with MRI on surgically repaired knee; coach Robert Saleh optimistic

FLORHAM PARK, NJ — New York Jets right tackle Mekhi Becton has an MRI on his surgically repaired right knee after limping off the practice field Monday in obvious pain. The injury does not appear serious, according to the Jets, but any time lost is potentially significant as Becton has struggled with weight and conditioning … Read more

Baltimore Ravens signal Okay Justin Tucker to four-year NFL extension

OWINGS MILLS, Md. — Justin Tucker signed a four-year extension with the Baltimore Ravens, the team announced Monday, with a source saying it’s worth $24 million and continues to make Tucker the NFL’s highest-paid kicker. Tucker, the most accurate kicker in NFL history, will make an average of $6 million per season, the source said, … Read more

The NFL is asking on-field officers to give attention to unlawful contact fouls through the 2022 season

The NFL has asked its field officials to pay special attention to illegal contact violations during the 2022 season, a league spokesperson confirmed Monday. The request could lead to an increase in such flags after a large drop in the 2021 season. Illegal contact refers to prohibited contact by a defender when the quarterback still … Read more

Chicago Bears broad receiver N’Keal Harry’s ankle harm believed to be critical, supply says

LAKE FOREST, Ill. — Chicago Bears wide receiver N’Keal Harry suffered what appeared to be a serious ankle injury during Saturday’s training camp, a source told ESPN’s Jeremy Fowler. Harry, 24, was walking down the first play of team practice when a screen pass went in his direction. The wide receiver appeared to have his … Read more