Dorsey touts Cleveland’s support system for Antonio Callaway

The Browns have rolled the dice on a player who admitted to smoking marijuana two weeks before the Scouting Combine, where he knew (or should have known) he’d be drug tested. After making the pick, G.M. John Dorsey expressed confidence in receiver Antonio Callaway’s ability to conform with the expectations of the league and the …

Baltimore Ravens: The team will make picks from the USS Constellation, the last sail-only warship designed and built by the United States Navy.

For the fourth consecutive year, NFL teams will announce their selections in the fourth, fifth and sixth rounds from a wide array of locations, while featuring special guests to announce those picks. There will be no shortage of gimmicks. NFL spokesman Brian McCarthy told USA TODAY Sports that the delivery of poignant and powerful picks has brought out …

Brown got away with a lack of athleticism in college, holding up well in pass protection.

Brown’s father, Orlando Zeus Brown, was a behemoth 6-foot-7, 360-pound tackle who started 80 games across six seasons in Baltimore. The younger Brown ranks No. 100 on NFL Network analyst Mike Mayock’s list of the top 100 prospects in the draft. After blocking for reigning Heisman Trophy winner Baker Mayfield in college, Brown will now …

Mike Francesa officially back on WFAN | New schedule announced

We have white smoke. Mike Francesa’s return to WFAN became official Friday. The station announced the Sports Pope will be back on the air Tuesday, May 1 to start his stunning comeback following his four-and-a-half month retirement from afternoon drive. Otherwise it would have been in. Gettleman explained further during an interview with ESPN. Basically, once Cleveland …

Report: Roger Goodell, Pete Carroll to Be Deposed by Colin Kaepernick’s Lawyers

NFL commissioner Roger Goodell and Seattle Seahawks head coach Pete Carroll will reportedly be deposed by Colin Kaepernick’s legal team later this month. According to the Washington Post’s Rick Maese, Kaepernick’s legal representative are “expected to meet” with Goodell as part of the collusion grievance against the league’s owners.  The second half of 2016 presented some …

Belichick has nothing to say about Gronk

Free agency has come and gone, and the draft is approaching. Still, nearly two months after Super Bowl LII, Patriots tight end Rob Gronkowski has yet to commit to playing in 2018. Earlier this month, Gronkowski’s agent, Drew Rosenhaus, was mum on the topic. Gronkowski’s boss likewise had nothing to say on Sunday at the …

What will the Cowboys do with Dez Bryant?

With Allen Hurns in, some believe Dez Bryant will soon be out. Executives with other teams are now monitoring the situation in Dallas in order to see whether the Cowboys will cut the veteran receiver. Due to make $12.5 million in 2018, Bryant no longer is regarded as someone who will earn that type of …

Troy Vincent: NFL defensive backs could game the system on pass interference

The league’s owners will vote next week on a proposal to shorten pass interference penalties to 15 yards. But the NFL’s Executive Vice President of Football Operations — who just happens to be a former NFL cornerback — sounds skeptical. Troy Vincent said today that while limiting pass interference penalties to 15 yards works in …

Peyton Manning decision could be coming soon

Six years ago, the football world awaited a decision from Peyton Manning regarding his next NFL team. Now, the broadcasting world awaits a decision from Peyton Manning regarding his first broadcasting job. He went 39-of-60 for 325 yards and a 4 TD:INT ratio last preseason.Abdullah has more upside and can put up points bunches.Seeing this …

The Bills announced the signings of offensive linemen Russell Bodine and Marshall Newhouse.

Bodine, 25, started a center for the Bengals in every game after they made him a fourth-round pick in 2014. His 64-game starts streak is second-longest in the NFL among centers behind only Travis Frederick‘s 80 consecutive starts for the Cowboys. Bodine will compete with Ryan Groy for the team’s starting center spot, open with …