Cleveland Browns trade Baker Mayfield to Carolina Panthers for conditional draft pick

BEREA, Ohio — The Cleveland Browns have agreed to trade quarterback Baker Mayfield to the Carolina Panthers in exchange for a conditional draft pick, a source confirmed to ESPN. The Panthers will pay $4.85 million of Mayfield’s salary while the Browns will pay $10.5 million, a source told ESPN’s Adam Schefter. Mayfield has agreed to … Read more

Ron Rivera says Terry McLaurin’s extension impacts entire Washington Commanders organization

ASHBURN, Va. — Washington Commanders coach Ron Rivera viewed receiver Terry McLaurin as more than just a receiver who needed to be extended. He was a key player for an organization trying to rebuild its image amid a congressional investigation. “He’s an organizational signing,” Rivera said. “It impacts not just the football side but the … Read more

Boston University researchers say late NFL star wide receiver Demaryius Thomas had degenerative brain disease CTE

Demaryius Thomas had the degenerative brain disease known as chronic traumatic encephalopathy or CTE, which is linked to repeated blows to the head, according to an announcement Tuesday by doctors from Boston University who had been studying the former NFL star’s brain through the Concussion Legacy Foundation ( CLF). Thomas was found dead in his … Read more

Jody Allen – Seattle Seahawks, Portland Trail Blazers not for sale yet but eventually will be

4:16 PM ET Brady HendersonESPN SEATTLE — Jody Allen, the de facto owner of the NFL’s Seattle Seahawks and NBA’s Portland Trail Blazers, said in a statement Tuesday that the teams are not currently for sale but eventually will be. Allen’s statement comes on the heels of last month’s report from ESPN’s Adrian Wojnarowski that … Read more

NFL pushing to suspend Deshaun Watson indefinitely

The NFL insisted on an indefinite suspension while Deshaun Watson’s legal team argued there’s no basis for that punishment as both sides presented their cases in front of a retired judge in Delaware on Tuesday, two people in attendance told the Associated Press. The hearing will continue on Wednesday and Watson is scheduled to be … Read more

Washington Commanders, Terry McLaurin agree to three-year extension with $28M signing bonus

Washington Commanders wide receiver Terry McLaurin is signing a three-year extension worth up to $71 million in new money that places him among the NFL’s five highest-paid WRs, sources told ESPN. Agents Buddy Baker and Tony Bonagura of Exclusive Sports Group finalized the deal Tuesday with Washington senior vice president of football operations Rob Rogers. … Read more

Baker Mayfield – Cleveland Browns would have to reach out to reconcile, but ‘both sides’ ready ‘to move on’

Quarterback Baker Mayfield didn’t completely rule out the possibility of a reconciliation with the Cleveland Browns on Tuesday in the event that the NFL suspends his replacement, Deshaun Watson, for the entire 2022 season. Mayfield, however, added that the Browns would have to be the ones to start that process, and that he’s moved on … Read more

Tony Siragusa, former NFL player and sideline reporter, dies at age 55

Tony Siragusa, the charismatic defensive tackle who helped lead a stout Baltimore defense to a Super Bowl title, has died. He was 55. The Baltimore Ravens, for which Siragusa played five seasons, said Siragusa died “unexpectedly” Wednesday morning. Because of death was not immediately given. Tony Siragusa as a sideline reporter an NFL matchup between … Read more

Tony Siragusa, Super Bowl winner and NFL sideline reporter, dies at age 55

Tony Siragusa, the charismatic defensive tackle who helped lead a stout Baltimore defense to a Super Bowl title, has died. He was 55. The Baltimore Ravens, for which Siragusa played five seasons, said Siragusa died “unexpectedly” Wednesday morning. Because of death was not immediately given. Tony Siragusa as a sideline reporter an NFL matchup between … Read more

Roger Goodell says he has no authority to remove Daniel Snyder as owner of Washington Commanders

NFL commissioner Roger Goodell says he has no authority to remove Daniel Snyder as owner of the Washington Commanders amid ongoing scrutiny into the organization’s workplace culture and accusations from women employees of pervasive sexual harassment by team executives. Goodell testified Wednesday before members of Congress at a hearing by the House Committee on Oversight … Read more