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Garoppolo wins backup job

 September 1, 2014; Updated: 11:42 pm

Jimmy Garoppolo will be carrying a clipboard for Tom Brady on the New England Patriots' sideline this season.The Patriots traded former Brady backup Ryan Mallett to the Houston Texans on Sunday, elevating Garoppolo to the No. 2 job behind...

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NFL notes

 September 1, 2014; Updated: 11:46 pm

49er McDonald accused of domestic violence

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Sam is released by the Rams

 August 31, 2014; Updated: 11:56 pm

For the first time in his career, Champ Bailey was told he isn't good enough.Jettisoned by the New Orleans Saints after a difficult training camp, the 12-time Pro Bowl cornerback was the most notable name when NFL teams trimmed their...

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St. Louis Rams cut Michael Sam, 1st openly gay player drafted by NFL team

 August 30, 2014; Updated: 4:49 pm

The St. Louis Rams have cut Michael Sam, the first openly gay player drafted by an NFL team.

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NFL suspends Niners' Smith for nine games

 August 30, 2014; Updated: 11:42 pm

Santa Clara, Calif. - San Francisco 49ers linebacker Aldon Smith has been suspended for nine games by the NFL after a series of off-field legal issues.A statement Friday from the league said Smith had violated the NFL's substance...

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Green-Ellis is cut by the Bengals

 August 30, 2014; Updated: 11:57 pm

The Law Firm has closed up shop in Cincinnati.

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NFL preseason roundup

 August 29, 2014; Updated: 11:58 pm

Giants 16, Patriots 13

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Gordon's gone for remainder of season

 August 28, 2014; Updated: 11:16 pm

Cleveland - Josh Gordon's wait is over, and so is his 2014 season. Now the star wide receiver's career is in peril.The Browns learned Wednesday that Gordon's indefinite suspension by the NFL has been upheld and he will miss at least...

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Fisher is upset over ESPN's story about Sam's showering habits

 August 28, 2014; Updated: 11:16 pm

Rams coach Jeff Fisher remains angry over an ESPN report that dealt in part with the "showering habits" of defensive end Michael Sam by ESPN reporter Josina Anderson."I'm extremely disappointed in her piece," Fisher told the Post-Dispatch...

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NFL under fire for domestic violence policy

 August 28, 2014; Updated: 11:16 pm

Nashville, Tenn. - Ravens running back Ray Rice is sitting out two games for domestic violence. A positive marijuana test triggered a yearlong ban for Browns wide receiver Josh Gordon, costing him the 2014 season.Critics of the...

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Giants happy for the extra work

 August 28, 2014; Updated: 11:49 pm

East Rutherford, N.J. - In any other year, Tom Coughlin wouldn't be happy playing an extended preseason schedule.A four-game schedule might be considered too long, and playing in the Hall of Fame contest at the start of the month...

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NFL notes

 August 27, 2014; Updated: 12:11 am

Giants trade McManus to Broncos

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Patriots trade Mankins to Tampa Bay

 August 27, 2014; Updated: 11:55 pm

Tampa, Fla. - The Tampa Bay Buccaneers addressed a need to upgrade their struggling offensive line by obtaining six-time Pro Bowl guard Logan Mankins from the New England Patriots for tight end Tim Wright and a draft pick.The deal...

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Jets suspend veteran cornerback Patterson

 August 26, 2014; Updated: 11:55 pm

Florham Park, N.J. - Dimitri Patterson ended his puzzling absence after 48 hours - but his future with the New York Jets is now uncertain.The Jets "indefinitely" suspended the veteran cornerback on Monday after he left the team...

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NFL notes

 August 26, 2014; Updated: 12:00 am

Zimmer names Cassel as Vikings starting QB

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NFL notes

 August 25, 2014; Updated: 11:29 pm

Rams lose Bradford for season with ACL tearJeff Fisher shared the bad news with Sam Bradford on Sunday morning.By the time the St. Louis Rams coach began his day-after news conference, he'd had several hours to digest the impact of...

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Colon, Duda help Mets top Dodgers

 August 25, 2014; Updated: 11:29 pm

Los Angeles - Bartolo Colon took the mound with a heavy heart, and teammate Lucas Duda helped make the day a bit easier with a big bat.Duda homered twice, drove in a career-high five runs and was involved in the New York Mets' first...

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Reserves rally Giants past Jets in fourth quarter

 August 23, 2014; Updated: 11:55 pm

East Rutherford, N.J. - Geno Smith looked every bit like a cool and confident starting quarterback.Michael Vick showed he can still make things happen on offense, too.Smith and Vick each threw for a touchdown with the New...

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Pats sharp in 30-7 win over Panthers

 August 23, 2014; Updated: 11:58 pm

Foxborough, Mass. - Tom Brady's offense and the New England Patriots' defense dominated the Carolina Panthers.

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Panthers, Patriots take different approach to game

 August 22, 2014; Updated: 11:42 pm

Foxborough, Mass. - The Carolina Panthers already have played their big preseason game. Now the New England Patriots will play theirs.The third exhibition game usually is the one in which game-planning for the opponent and playing...

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Giants had Jets' Rex Ryan turning sideways year ago

 August 22, 2014; Updated: 11:42 pm

New York - Rex Ryan has not-so-fond memories of the last time the Jets faced the Giants.Well, other than winning a preseason game that earned his team a Snoopy-topped bronze trophy.It was nearly a year ago when the Jets...

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Brady ready for increased action against Carolina

 August 21, 2014; Updated: 4:36 am

Foxborough, Mass. —Tom Brady left the practice field Wednesday and for the first time this season, strode through the locker room to the media room podium rather than making the short jaunt to the sideline to...

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NFL notes

 August 21, 2014; Updated: 12:03 am

Hoyer beats Manziel to win starting job

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Patriots' LaFell finds himself in a great place once again

 August 20, 2014; Updated: 2:28 am

Foxborough, Mass. — Brandon LaFell had played with a successful quarterback when he decided to leave the Carolina Panthers in free agency.

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Giants' Beckham (hamstring) still hobbled

 August 20, 2014; Updated: 12:56 am

East Rutherford, N.J. — New York Giants first-round draft pick Odell Beckham Jr. has nothing to show for the preseason.

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