Panthers, owner Jerry Richardson reached settlements with four ex-employees for workplace misconduct, per report

The NFL announced earlier Sunday that it had taken control of an investigation into Richardson's workplace conduct.


Candidates to replace Marvin Lewis as Cincinnati Bengals head coach

Who are the prime candidates to replace Marvin Lewis as the Cincinnati Bengals head coach?


Teddy Bridgewater returns, Vikings clinch NFC North in rout of Bengals

The quarterback saw his first action since suffering a gruesome knee injury in August 2016.


USA TODAY Sports' Week 15 NFL picks

Home-field advantage in the AFC is at stake Sunday.


NFL playoff picture: Week 15

Victory over Chargers means Kansas City needs just one more win to clinch division.


Andrew Luck to return to Indy, resume throwing again

NFL source: The Colts are "very optimistic" that Luck won't require a second surgery.


Lions CB Darius Slay: Mitchell Trubisky 'needs to learn his lesson,' not throw at me

Slay intercepted 2 passes Saturday and has 5 PBUs on Trubisky this season


Detroit Lions' Jarrad Davis: 'It’s a dangerous game & I don’t want to make it safe'

After a rough middle of the season, Lions rookie Jarrad Davis is back to making an impact


With defense leading charge, Chiefs beat Chargers 30-13 to take control of AFC West

CB Marcus Peters shines in return, swiping two Philip Rivers passes.


Week 15 injuries: Jaguars RB Leonard Fournette out with quad injury

Quad injury to keep Jaguars' rookie star sidelined Sunday. Bengals' Joe Mixon also out. Seahawks S Kam Chancellor placed on IR.


Bell Tolls: Antonio Brown's MVP case on display in showdown vs. Patriots

Brown can bolster his case to become the first receiver to win MVP honors with a statement in Sunday's showdown.


Breaking down Patriots vs. Steelers: Three things to know about each team

After covering both teams recently, USA TODAY Sports' Lorenzo Reyes offers his observations on both teams.


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NFL MVP tracker: Can Carson Wentz hang on despite season-ending knee injury?

His case is complete after suffering season-ending knee injury. Did he do enough in 13 games?


NFL power rankings: Patriots fall from No. 1 spot after Week 14 defeat

Following New England's clunker at Miami, who assumes No. 1 ranking heading into Week 15?


Midseason NFL record projections for all 32 teams plus playoff forecast

Who's going to the playoffs? Who's winning Super Bowl LII? We project every team's fate at the midpoint.


USA TODAY Sports' midseason NFL predictions for Super Bowl LII, MVP and more

USA TODAY Sports' NFL staff has revised its picks halfway through the season, and we have a wide diversity of opinion.


NFL fan power rankings: See how you match up to experts

USA TODAY Sports asked you to rank the NFL teams. See how all your picks compare to our experts.


Top NFL coaching candidates: Josh McDaniels highlights rich field

One team already has an opening, and several more could be in the market by the end of the season.


NFL trade deadline winners and losers: What's Jimmy Garoppolo's fate?

With a surprising flurry of deals before this year's cutoff, here's who has the best and worst outlook after the moves.


Was Super Bowl LI best of all time? Ranking every game

Super Bowl LI had it all — but was the biggest comeback ever the best game?


The Latest: Packers lose WR Davante Adams to concussion

The Latest from the NFL: The Packers have announced that wide receiver Davante Adams has a concussion


Joe Haden out for Pittsburgh's showdown with Patriots

Pittsburgh Steelers cornerback Joe Haden will miss his fifth straight game with a fractured left leg, meaning rookie Cameron Sutton will make his first career start against Tom Brady and the New England Patriots.


Chiefs' Kareem Hunt gets team back on track vs Chargers

Kareem Hunt thought he played the best game of his career Saturday night, helping the Chiefs beat the Chargers and take control of the AFC West


Report: NFL owner made inappropriate sexual, racist remarks

NFL taking over investigation into allegations of workplace misconduct by Panthers owner Jerry Richardson.