Tag: NFL

Chiefs legend Bobby Bell always has been socially nimble, figures Willie Lanier, one of his teammates for life. For one thing, how else could an African-American man have navigated his move from North Carolina to…

Before the world as we knew it came unmoored amid the COVID-19 coronavirus pandemic, we wrote in late February about a poignant vision to honor heroic Chief Joe Delaney with a monument where the man…

CHARLOTTE, N.C. (AP) — The Carolina Panthers have rewarded Christian McCaffrey for his production and versatility, making him the highest-paid running back in the NFL. The team agreed to a four-year, $64 million contract extension…

The Chiefs on Wednesday made a move to add some competition on special teams. The Super Bowl-champion Chiefs are signing punter Tyler Newsome to a one-year deal, a source confirmed with The Star. Financial details…

CHARLOTTE, N.C. (AP) — Cam Newton says he feels like a “fish out of a water” being a free agent for the first time in his nine-year NFL career. Newton said during a conversation with…

The NFL draft will be conducted in a virtual format, with team personnel working from their homes. In a memo sent to the 32 teams Monday and obtained by The Associated Press, NFL Commissioner Roger…

President Donald Trump talked to many U.S. pro sports leaders about the impact of the coronavirus pandemic, saying he was looking forward to the resumption of competitions “as soon as we can.” “I want fans…

KANSAS CITY, Mo. (AP) — The Chiefs and wide receiver Sammy Watkins have agreed on a restructured one-year contract that gives the franchise much-needed salary cap relief, a person familiar with the deal told The…

The sixth-winningest coach in NFL history is sitting at his desk, with a large computer monitor, a laptop and an iPad stationed on a brown antique coffee table his wife provided. Chiefs coach Andy Reid…

The Dallas Cowboys are taking a chance on another suspended defensive end, signing Aldon Smith to a contract while his playing status in the NFL is uncertain. A person with direct knowledge of the deal…