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PHILADELPHIA, PA - DECEMBER 14: Howie Roseman general manager of the Philadelphia Eagles looks on prior to the game against the Dallas Cowboys at Lincoln Financial Field on December 14, 2014 in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania.  (Photo by Mitchell Leff/Getty Images)

NFL GM: ‘Big dropoff’ after top 10 players in 2016 NFL draft

An NFL general manager who recently moved his team into the first 10 picks of the 2016 NFL draft believes there’s a steep dropoff after the top 10 players in this year’s class. “In the past few drafts, often we’d be picking lower in the first round, and we’d just miss out on a guy we had […]

EAST RUTHERFORD, NJ - DECEMBER 14:  Robert Griffin III #10 of the Washington Redskins looks on in the first half against the New York Giants during their game at MetLife Stadium on December 14, 2014 in East Rutherford, New Jersey.  (Photo by Alex Goodlett/Getty Images)

10 veteran stars likely to be cut before NFL’s new league year begins

The veteran cuts are already rolling in around the NFL, with Chris Long, Mario Williams, Arian Foster, Antonio Cromartie and Roddy White already among the biggest cap casualties. Teams still aren’t done trimming the fat. Here are 10 others who are likely to be cut before the start of the NFL’s new league year: QB […]

DENVER, CO - JANUARY 24:  Von Miller #58 of the Denver Broncos rushes against Cameron Fleming #71 of the New England Patriots in the second half in the AFC Championship game at Sports Authority Field at Mile High on January 24, 2016 in Denver, Colorado.  (Photo by Doug Pensinger/Getty Images)

Recapping all the moves from NFL’s franchise tag deadline

NFL teams gave a version of the franchise tag to 10 different players before Tuesday’s deadline. The tag comes in three forms—exclusive, non-exclusive and transition—and is used by teams to either keep a free agent off the market or control if the player is allowed to sign elsewhere. The one-year tender is valued using the average of […]

INDIANAPOLIS, IN - FEBRUARY 28: Defensive lineman Joey Bosa of Ohio State participates in a drill during the 2016 NFL Scouting Combine at Lucas Oil Stadium on February 28, 2016 in Indianapolis, Indiana. (Photo by Joe Robbins/Getty Images)

NFL GM on 2016 draft: ‘There isn’t a special player out there’

According to several league executives, the 2016 NFL draft is lacking star power. “There isn’t a special player out there,” one general manager said, via Brad Biggs of the Chicago Tribune. Another team executive said there are question marks about all the top players, including Ohio State defensive end Joey Bosa, Florida State defensive back […]

TAMPA, FL - NOVEMBER 09:  Roddy White #84 of the Atlanta Falcons looks on during a game against the Tampa Bay Buccaneers at Raymond James Stadium on November 9, 2014 in Tampa, Florida.  (Photo by Mike Ehrmann/Getty Images)

Roddy White: ‘I’d bet every dollar I’m going to be a Falcon’

Despite no confirmation either way from the Falcons, veteran receiver Roddy White remains confident he’s going to be playing in Atlanta for the 2016 season. “I’d bet every dollar I had that I’m going to be a Falcon,” White said, via the Atlanta Journal Constitution. White acknowledged he hasn’t “spoken to anybody” about his status […]

INDIANAPOLIS, IN - NOVEMBER 10:  Chris Long #91 of the St. Louis Rams celebrates after the rams held on fourth down during the game against the  Indianapolis Colts at Lucas Oil Stadium on November 10, 2013 in Indianapolis, Indiana.  (Photo by Andy Lyons/Getty Images)

Chris Long being ‘pursued aggressively’ by NFL contenders

Recently released defensive end Chris Long may soon find a new home with one of the NFL’s Super Bowl favorites. According to Peter King of MMQB.com, Long is already being “pursued aggressively by contenders” after the Los Angeles Rams cut him in a cap move last week. An eight-year NFL veteran, he is free to sign with […]

during their game at Bank of America Stadium on September 20, 2015 in Charlotte, North Carolina.

NFL’s most likely franchise tag candidates in 2016

The two-week period when NFL teams can use the franchise tag starts today and runs through Tuesday, March 1. A season ago, five players—Demaryius Thomas, Dez Bryant, Justin Houston, Jason Pierre-Paul and Stephen Gostkowski—received the franchise tag, while one—Charles Clay—got the transition tag. Thomas, Bryant, Houston and Gostkowski later signed multi-year deals before the July […]

during Super Bowl 50 at Levi's Stadium on February 7, 2016 in Santa Clara, California.

Top 5 takeaways from 2015 NFL Playoffs

The Denver Broncos’ win over the Carolina Panthers in Super Bowl 50 capped off a postseason that included some unbelievable finishes, the ascendancy of the NFL’s new MVP, a dominant run of defense and potentially the final game of one of the greatest quarterbacks in league history. Here are the top five takeaways from the NFL’s 2015 postseason: […]

during Super Bowl 50 at Levi's Stadium on February 7, 2016 in Santa Clara, California.

Top defensive performances in Super Bowl history

The Denver Broncos’ win over the Carolina Panthers in Super Bowl 50 will live on as one of the most dominant defensive performances in the game’s storied history. Pegged as an underdog against NFL MVP Cam Newton and the Panthers, Denver turned the tables by producing seven sacks, forcing four turnovers and holding Carolina’s top […]

during Super Bowl 50 at Levi's Stadium on February 7, 2016 in Santa Clara, California.

Best and worst from Super Bowl 50

The Denver Broncos used a dominant defensive performance to upset the Carolina Panthers and win Super Bowl 50 on Sunday night from Levi’s Stadium in Santa Clara. Here is the best and worst from Super Bowl 50: Best Defensive Coordinator Wade Phillips Phillips’ Broncos defense capped off a historic season with one of the most […]

DENVER, CO - JANUARY 24:  Peyton Manning #18 of the Denver Broncos gestures at the line of scrimmage in the first quarter against the New England Patriots in the AFC Championship game at Sports Authority Field at Mile High on January 24, 2016 in Denver, Colorado.  (Photo by Dustin Bradford/Getty Images)

Five factors that will decide the winner of Super Bowl 50

The 2015 NFL season will come to a spectacular end on Sunday night, when the Carolina Panthers and Denver Broncos square off in Super Bowl 50 from Levi’s Stadium in Santa Clara. Here are five factors that will help determine the winner between the NFC and AFC champions: 1. Can the Broncos contain Cam Newton’s […]

GLENDALE, AZ - FEBRUARY 03:  Wide receiver Plaxico Burress #17 of the New York Giants catches a 13-yard touchdown pass in the fourth quarter over Ellis Hobbs #27 of the New England Patriots during Super Bowl XLII on February 3, 2008 at the University of Phoenix Stadium in Glendale, Arizona.  (Photo by Streeter Lecka/Getty Images)

Remembering the greatest finishes in Super Bowl history

In the lead up to Super Bowl 50 between the Carolina Panthers and Denver Broncos, The Sports Daily will be remembering some of the most iconic moments and players from Super Bowl history. Our series continues with the greatest finishes in the game’s history: Super Bowl XLII The New York Giants ended the New England Patriots’ bid […]

GLENDALE, AZ - FEBRUARY 01:  Tom Brady #12 of the New England Patriots signals in the second half against the Seattle Seahawks during Super Bowl XLIX at University of Phoenix Stadium on February 1, 2015 in Glendale, Arizona.  (Photo by Kevin C. Cox/Getty Images)

Remembering the most prolific QB performances in Super Bowl history

In the lead up to Super Bowl 50 between the Carolina Panthers and Denver Broncos, The Sports Daily will be remembering some of the most iconic moments and players from Super Bowl history. Our series continues with the best quarterback performances in the NFL’s biggest game: Steve Young, San Francisco 49ers (Super Bowl XXIX) Young […]

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