Tag: NFL

  • Vikings 4th-round pick Khyree Jackson dies in crash | National

    Vikings 4th-round pick Khyree Jackson dies in crash | National

    Cornerback Khyree Jackson, a fourth-round pick by the Minnesota Vikings in April’s draft, was killed early Saturday in a three-car crash that left three people dead in Maryland. He was 24. According to Maryland State Police, Jackson was the front-seat passenger in a Dodge Charger that was struck by an Infiniti Q50 shortly after 3…

  • Khyree Jackson: Minnesota Vikings rookie cornerback dies following car accident | NFL News

    Khyree Jackson: Minnesota Vikings rookie cornerback dies following car accident | NFL News

    Minnesota Vikings rookie Khyree Jackson has died in a car accident. Jackson was only 24 years old. The cornerback was selected by the Vikings in the fourth round of the 2024 draft. He previously spent two years with the University of Alabama and one with the University of Oregon. A Vikings team statement read: “We…

  • Reports: Cowboys QB Dak Prescott (ankle) out of walking boot | National

    Reports: Cowboys QB Dak Prescott (ankle) out of walking boot | National

    Dallas Cowboys quarterback Dak Prescott is out of a walking boot following a minor sprain of his right foot, ESPN and NFL Network reported on Thursday. A photo posted on social media on Wednesday showed Prescott in a walking boot in Cabo San Lucas, but it’s unclear how or when the injury occurred. The Cowboys…

  • Rams bringing back DB John Johnson III | National

    Rams bringing back DB John Johnson III | National

    The Los Angeles Rams have agreed to terms with defensive back John Johnson III, the team announced Thursday. Johnson, 28, returned to the Rams in 2023 after an initial four-year stint there followed by two seasons with the Cleveland Browns. He played in 17 games last season (eight starts) and made 42 tackles with two…

  • Free agent S Tashaun Gipson Sr. suspended six games | National

    Free agent S Tashaun Gipson Sr. suspended six games | National

    NFL free agent safety Tashaun Gipson Sr. was suspended six games by the NFL on Tuesday after violating the league’s performance-enhancing substance abuse policy. The suspension will not go into effect until the regular season, if and when Gipson signs with a team. The former Pro Bowler in 2014, while a member of the Cleveland…

  • Report: Vikings to re-sign RB Cam Akers, if he’s healthy | National

    Report: Vikings to re-sign RB Cam Akers, if he’s healthy | National

    The Minnesota Vikings plan to re-sign running back Cam Akers if he passes a physical, the Pioneer Press reported Tuesday. Akers, 25, sustained a season-ending Achilles injury last November. He also missed most of the 2021 season with a torn Achilles. He rushed 38 times for 138 yards and a touchdown in six games after…

  • Report: Pats LB Jahlani Tavai signing 3-year extension | National

    Report: Pats LB Jahlani Tavai signing 3-year extension | National

    The New England Patriots are in agreement with linebacker Jahlani Tavai on a three-year contract extension, ESPN reported Tuesday. The deal has a base value of $15 million and is worth up to $21 million with incentives, per the report. Tavai, 27, finished second on the Patriots with 110 tackles in 17 games (16 starts)…

  • The $4.7 billion ruling against the NFL could shift power between the league and teams

    The $4.7 billion ruling against the NFL could shift power between the league and teams

    The NFL has rarely been a loser on the field, but a lopsided blowout in an antitrust lawsuit could change how the world’s richest sports league generates and distributes billions of dollars in revenue every year.  A Los Angeles jury on Thursday sided with fans who claimed the league conspired with DirecTV to raise the…

  • NFL insider explains why there’s ‘no need to rush’ Drake Maye

    NFL insider explains why there’s ‘no need to rush’ Drake Maye

    Patriots “There’s nothing that Drake Maye has shown so far during camp that says, ‘We absolutely have to have this guy out Week 1.’” Drake Maye throws a pass to a teammate during practice. Steven Senne/AP Photo The Patriots hope they’ve found their franchise quarterback in Drake Maye, but it might take some time before…

  • Ex-No. 1 pick JaMarcus Russell fired, accused of theft | National

    Ex-No. 1 pick JaMarcus Russell fired, accused of theft | National

    JaMarcus Russell, the first pick of the 2007 NFL Draft, has been fired from his volunteer high school assistant coaching job and accused in a lawsuit of stealing donations meant for the school, according to multiple reports. The firing apparently came several months ago but was just confirmed by school officials in Mobile County, Ala.…