For the past two free agency periods, the Carolina Panthers have waited for the market to settle before filling needs in the defensive backfield. Expect that to continue in the third year of general manager Dave Gettleman’s tenure.
NFL teams and their fans have been waiting for free agency since last season ended. Salary cap space has been counted and rechecked, ready for splurging on that star capable of turning franchises from losers to winners with the simple change of a jersey.
New England Patriots staff member helped Aaron Hernandez find an apartment to rent in spring 2013, a Realtor told jurors Thursday at the former NFL tight end's murder trial, providing the first testimony about the Franklin, Mass. condominium that authorities have described as a secret "flophouse."
Authorities say Houston Texans safety D.J. Swearinger drove off from a business without paying for nearly $20,0000 worth of customization work on his truck, though it could simply be a "misunderstanding."
Previous Walter Payton Award winner Charles Tillman and four others are finalists for the Byron "Whizzer" White Award given annually by the NFL Players Association for community service in players' cities and hometowns.
Greg Hardy has been in limbo - albeit paid limbo - since September, when the Carolina Panthers embattled defensive end agreed to go on the commissioner's exempt list in the wake of his domestic violence case.