10 takeaways of the NFL's offseason heading into training camps

The NFL has an "offseason" in name only. Here's what you need to know about the last few months of moves and how they will affect the season.


Texans training camp questions: All eyes on Deshaun Watson, J.J. Watt

If Deshaun Watson and J.J. Watt both return to their old form, Houston could be a dangerous team in 2018.


Civil rights groups urge NFL to reverse rule requiring players to stand for national anthem

Civil rights groups called on the NFL to reverse its decision to punish players who kneel during the anthem and fine teams whose players don't comply. They said the players had a right to protest police violence against people of color.


Lions training camp questions: Can Matt Patricia bring Patriots touch to Detroit?

Jolting the defense and resuscitating the run game will be among the biggest tasks for Matt Patricia in Year 1 with the Lions.


Terrell Owens, even at 44, shows he can still run an elite 40-yard dash

Even though he's retired and a newly elected Hall of Famer, Terrell Owens' latest social media post shows he can still cover 40 yards in 4.4.


Silverstein: Packers need rookie wide receivers to grow up quickly

So far, Packers offensive coordinator Joe Philbin and his assistants have felt good about what they’ve seen from all three of the rookie receivers.


Titans' Marcus Mariota is focusing on something more fundamental than footwork and playbook

Titans QB Marcus Mariota is not only working on improving his mechanics, but also his decision-making in an effort to remain healthy all season.


Patriots QB Tom Brady addresses retirement, acknowledges there's 'an end coming'

Brady tells Oprah Winfrey he thinks about walking away from football more than he used to as his kids become older.


Cowboys' David Irving gets four-game substance abuse suspension for second straight season

Dallas Cowboys defensive lineman David Irving has been suspended four games for violating NFL's substance-abuse policy for the second straight season.


Eagles safety Malcolm Jenkins, spurned by White House, spends day doing good works

Philadelphia Eagles safety Malcolm Jenkins visits charter school for at-risk students and talks to district attorneys about criminal justice reform.


After rocky rookie season, Mike Williams wants to recapture first-round form with Chargers

A back injury as a rookie left Mike Williams behind in his development, and he caught just 11 passes in 10 games. Now healthy, he's eager to show why he was the No. 7 pick in 2017.


NFL power rankings: How did 2018 draft shift balance of power?

With the 2018 NFL draft in the books (and the new schedule out), a fresh look at where all 32 teams stack up.


NFL draft grades 2018: Which teams had best, worst classes?

One team stood above the rest with an A+, while two NFC squads made some seriously questionable choices in the 2018 NFL draft.


Joe Hawley retired from NFL. Then he moved into van and hit road in search of new path

He retired from the NFL. He gave away most of his stuff. Now, former Tampa Bay Bucs offensive lineman Joe Hawley is traveling around the country in a tricked-out van, trying to fill the void that football left behind.


40 things we learned from the 2018 NFL draft

Trades, slides and milestones — no one could have predicted this. The 2018 NFL draft was eye-opening in several respects, and we run down the big takeaways you need to know.


2018 NFL schedules for all 32 teams

Take a look at every NFL team's schedule for the 2018 season, which kicks off on Thursday, Sept. 6 when the defending Super Bowl champion Philadelphia Eagles host the Atlanta Falcons at Lincoln Financial Field.


NFL's most overpaid players: Jimmy Garoppolo, Kirk Cousins highlight list

Jarvis Landry cashed in on an eye-popping deal, but there are other even more highly paid players who can't match his production - including Jimmy Garoppolo.


Super Bowl LII: Patriots vs. Eagles


Every NFL team's MVP for the 2017 season

While not all players will be honored with awards at season's end,


One great photo from every Super Bowl in history


Browns' Todd Haley: Baker Mayfield has 'a long way to go'

The No. 1 pick of the NFL draft has made "very good" progress, according to Browns offensive coordinator Todd Haley. But Baker Mayfield might be hard-pressed to


For Johnny Manziel, recovery takes priority amid comeback in CFL

Two years after he was waived by the Cleveland Browns, Johnny Manziel finds himself as a backup in the CFL. And that suits him just fine, as the QB is learning how to make sure he takes care of his mental health as well as his career.


NFL worst-to-first candidates: Which teams could make big leaps in 2018?

Three NFL teams claimed at least a share of first place in their respective division last season after finishing last in 2016. Which cellar dwellers will make the leap this season?


Who will be NFL's first $20 million defender? Rams' Aaron Donald, Raiders' Khalil Mack best bets

The NFL's defensive players typically don't command quarterback money, but Oakland's Khalil Mack and the Rams' Aaron Donald could get close to it.


Odell Beckham, Le'Veon Bell among NFL offensive players poised to cash in after Matt Ryan's megadeal

Falcons QB Matt Ryan will become the NFL's highest-paid player when his extension kicks in next year, but several of his peers at other positions are also poised for massive paydays.