Sat, 24 Jan 2015 16:36:11 PST
Bill Belichick stated that the New England Patriots "followed every rule" in preparing their footballs for last Sunday's AFC Championship Game, offering several potential reasons behind the "Deflategate" controversy.
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Fri, 23 Jan 2015 15:19:03 PST
The NFL's investigation into the New England Patriots' underinflated footballs began Sunday night immediately after the AFC Championship Game, has included nearly 40 interviews to this point, and is ongoing, the league announced in a statement Friday.
Fri, 23 Jan 2015 12:54:59 PST
New England Patriots quarterback Tom Brady addressed teammates Thursday about the swirling issue of footballs being underinflated, with cornerback Darrelle Revis saying it was important for teammates to hear his remarks.
Sat, 24 Jan 2015 16:13:27 PST
New England Patriots players union representative Matthew Slater said Saturday that the NFLPA has advised players not to speak on the NFL's ongoing investigation regarding underinflated footballs.
Fri, 23 Jan 2015 12:59:36 PST
The NFL Players Association filed a non-injury expedited grievance against the NFL on Thursday to challenge the league's adoption of a new personal conduct policy.
Sat, 24 Jan 2015 07:56:42 PST
The NFL will test a new instant replay system at Sunday's Pro Bowl involving two of its technology partners.
Sat, 24 Jan 2015 14:46:52 PST
Lane Kiffin, reportedly a candidate for the San Francisco 49ers' offensive coordinator job, will return to Alabama next season as offensive coordinator, the Crimson Tide announced Saturday.
Fri, 23 Jan 2015 09:12:46 PST
The "DeflateGate" controversy in New England resurrected questions former Carolina Panthers general manager Marty Hurney had about the Patriots after losing Super Bowl XXXVIII.
Fri, 23 Jan 2015 17:17:36 PST
The Baltimore Ravens announced Friday that they are releasing backup nose tackle Terrence Cody, who is under investigation for animal cruelty.
Sat, 24 Jan 2015 14:44:29 PST
Delvin Breaux, a standout cornerback in the CFL who worked out for 13 NFL teams, has reached an agreement with the New Orleans Saints, a league source tells ESPN's Adam Schefter.
Sat, 24 Jan 2015 14:29:46 PST
Seattle Seahawks general manager John Schneider, speaking to team reporters for the first time since the season began, gave his views on the upcoming negotiations involving quarterback Russell Wilson's contract.
Fri, 23 Jan 2015 15:09:21 PST
Indianapolis Colts general manager Ryan Grigson would not commit Friday to having running back Trent Richardson back with the team next season.
Fri, 23 Jan 2015 16:26:33 PST
A hot sausage with Skittles in it doesn't sound too appetizing, but a butcher located near Seattle has now had "Beast Mode Sausage" flying out of the display case for a year.
Fri, 23 Jan 2015 15:22:26 PST
Jack Kearney serves many roles in his part-time job as chief of security for the Pittsburgh Steelers. The boss at his full-time job at the Allegheny County Sheriff's Dept. says cleaning up for players who run in to legal trouble is not one of them.
Fri, 23 Jan 2015 08:30:40 PST
New England Patriots quarterback Tom Brady said Thursday that he has not yet been contacted by the NFL about its investigation into underinflated footballs, adding: "I didn't alter the ball in any way."