NFL

Ex-Packers WR Cobb named SEC Network analyst

Longtime Packers wide receiver and former Kentucky great Randall Cobb is joining the SEC Network as a college football analyst. ... Continue Reading

Bears sign first-round picks Williams, Odunze

Quarterback Caleb Williams and wide receiver Rome Odunze -- the first and ninth overall picks drafted by the Bears -- reached agreement on their respective rookie contracts. ... Continue Reading

Pack report: Teams split nearly $13B in revenue

The Green Bay Packers, the NFL's only publicly owned franchise in the league's smallest media market, reported a profit of more than $60 million for the 2024 fiscal year. ... Continue Reading

Source: Broncos give Meinerz four-year extension

Denver Broncos guard Quinn Meinerz, who has started 39 games since being selected out of Wisconsin-Whitewater in the third round of the 2021 NFL draft, will sign a four-year, $80 million contract extension, a source told ESPN's Adam Schefter Tuesday. ... Continue Reading

Chiefs eyeing title but want more 'fun' along way

Patrick Mahomes said while the Chiefs ultimately accomplished their goal in winning the Super Bowl last season, it wasn't a "fun" year, something they're hoping to change for next season. ... Continue Reading

WR Aiyuk requests trade from 49ers, sources say

Wide receiver Brandon Aiyuk has requested a trade from the 49ers, league sources confirmed to ESPN. ... Continue Reading

Adams' agents call trade speculation 'baseless'

The agents for Raiders wide receiver Davante Adams called trade speculation surrounding their client "baseless" and "unfounded" Tuesday. ... Continue Reading

Ex-Packers WR Cobb retires, takes analyst role

Longtime Packers wide receiver Randall Cobb has retired after 13 NFL seasons and is joining the SEC Network as a college football analyst. ... Continue Reading

Gambling charges dropped against Pats' Boutte

The state of Louisiana has dropped the underage gambling and computer fraud charges against Patriots wide receiver Kayshon Boutte. ... Continue Reading

The summer of Trey? How the Cowboys' Lance is preparing to make his case

It's been a bumpy road for Trey Lance, the 2021 No. 3 overall pick, as he preps for what may be his last stand in the NFL. ... Continue Reading

Hartman, Schrader among UFL draft selections

Several notable NFL rookies headlined the selections in the 2024 UFL draft. ... Continue Reading

With no extension for Tee Higgins, are Bengals' big three headed for final run?

Tee Higgins, Ja'Marr Chase and Joe Burrow have led the Bengals' revival, but will this be their last season together? ... Continue Reading

Sources: Bears reach deal with top pick Williams

Chicago Bears rookie quarterback Caleb Williams agreed to his four-year rookie contract that is worth $39 million fully guaranteed and includes a $25.5 million signing bonus, sources told ESPN's Adam Schefter on Tuesday. ... Continue Reading

Higgins to play on tag in '24 as deadline passes

The Bengals and Tee Higgins did not reach a long-term deal ahead of Monday's 4 p.m. ET deadline, leaving the wide receiver to play on the one-year franchise tag in 2024. ... Continue Reading

Opportunity knocks: Four players who will have bigger roles in 2024

To identify breakout players, first look for opportunity created by offseason coaching or roster changes. ... Continue Reading