The NFL is increasing the regular season to 17 games and reducing the preseason to three games. Team owners on Tuesday approved the 17th game as expected, marking the first time in 43 years the regular season has been increased. It went from 14 to 16 games in 1978. The Super Bowl now will move back a week to Feb. 13, which places it directly in the middle of the Winter Olympics in Beijing. Each extra NFL game will be an interconference matchup based on where teams finished in the previous season. AFC teams will be hosting the 17th game in 2021. Commissioner Roger Goodell says the NFL is looking into having “full stadiums” for the upcoming season.
According to reports, the Philadelphia Eagles have agreed to terms on a trade with the Miami Dolphins that includes multiple draft picks.
CLEVELAND — New Orleans Saints cornerback Marshon Lattimore was arrested in Cleveland Thursday night, according to policeA police spokesperson said officers found a stolen handgun on Lattimore during a traffic stop.The traffic stop occurred around 10:30 p.m. in the Glenville area of Cleveland.According to police, officers saw that Lattimore had a loaded Glock 19 handgun in the vehicle with him. That gun was later identified as one stolen from Euclid, Ohio.He was arrested for failure to notify and receiving stolen property.Two other passengers in the car, Kenyon Moon and Maurice Walton, were arrested for having weapons under disability, meaning they are not legally allowed to have a gun.The driver, Carl Willis, was arrested for improper handling of a firearm in a motor vehicle.Lattimore was arrested and booked into the Cuyahoga County Jail.Lattimore, who has no criminal record and was not formally charged, is “fully cooperating” with police, his lawyer said in a statement.“We believe that this was a misunderstanding and that this will become even clearer as new information becomes available and is shared with the authorities,” attorney Marcus Sidoti said.Lattimore was born in Cleveland and played college football at Ohio State. He was drafted by the New Orleans Saints in 2017.
The Detroit Lions have signed former Wyomissing standout Alex Anzalone to a one-year deal, as the free agency period continued on Wednesday
The Philadelphia Eagles have signed veteran quarterback Joe Flacco.
Carson Wentz appreciated his time in Philadelphia. He's also ready for a fresh start in Indianapolis.
BATON ROUGE, La. - State officials believe it's possible sports venues could see packed crowds again in time for football season if Louisiana keeps up its vaccine rollout.
When the New Orleans Saints added unrestricted free agent Drew Brees in 2006, it was with the clear understanding that Brees would be the starting quarterback.
The Philadelphia Eagles have yet to make any big splashes during the legal tampering period of free agency. They have extended one of their top defensive lineman, while seeing one of their top defensive backs leave.
Philadelphia Eagles owner Jeffrey Lurie wants the team to build around quarterback Jalen Hurts, according to a report from ESPN.
One of the mainstays of the Philadelphia Eagles offensive line, Jason Kelce has announced that he'll be returning for the 2021 season. The Eagles front office will be working with Kelce to restructure his contract.
This past season he appeared in seven games where he caught six passes for 115 yards and a touchdown.
This is the second time the Eagles have parted ways with Jackson during his career.
The Philadelphia Eagles traded quarterback Carson Wentz to the Indianapolis Colts in exchange for two draft picks, according to an ESPN report.
The 69 News sports staff gave their game predictions for Sunday's showdown
The Eagles benched Wentz late last season and started Jalen Hurts in the team's final few games.
The search is over in Philadelphia, after interviewing numerous candidates the Eagles have hired Nick Sirianni to be the new head coach.
Berks County native Chad Henne stepped in for the Kansas City Chiefs on Sunday and helped secure a victory as well as a spot in the AFC Championship game with his play in the fourth quarter.
The hashtag #HenneThingIsPossible was used all over social media after Sunday's game.
This would be the fourth time Staley has interviewed for a higher role with the NFC East team in which he played for.