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Washington QB Taylor Heinicke rebounds from INT to lead comeback win - NFL Nation

Washington QB Taylor Heinicke rebounds from INT to lead comeback win – NFL Nation

LANDOVER, Md. -- The Taylor Heinicke love affair in Washington is about to bloom in full force. Just when it looked like the fan favorite had made a crucial mistake, he recovered to lead a stirring rally.The Washington Football...
Miami Dolphins' Tua Tagovailoa already clicking with receiver Jaylen Waddle - NFL Nation

Miami Dolphins’ Tua Tagovailoa already clicking with receiver Jaylen Waddle – NFL Nation

6:00 AM ETMarcel Louis-JacquesESPN MIAMI -- Dolphins rookie receiver Jaylen Waddle is the type of player who needs to feel the first hit before he is truly comfortable in a game.Once that hit came Sunday -- on his first...
Seahawks' Russell Wilson-Shane Waldron partnership off to fast start - NFL Nation

Seahawks’ Russell Wilson-Shane Waldron partnership off to fast start – NFL Nation

10:49 PM ETBrady HendersonESPN INDIANAPOLIS -- Pete Carroll's postgame slip of the tongue was one of only a few things he regrets about the Seattle Seahawks' season opener. They had just beaten the Indianapolis Colts 28-16 behind brilliant performances...
Ex-New York Jets QB Vinny Testaverde recalls 9/11: 'Saw some things I wish I'd never seen' - NFL Nation

Ex-New York Jets QB Vinny Testaverde recalls 9/11: ‘Saw some things I wish I’d...

On the morning of Sept. 11, 2001, Vinny Testaverde was sitting in the New York Jets' trainers' room getting treatment on his day off, when the terrorist attacks on New York City occurred 30 miles away at the World...
Why Patrick Mahomes, Chiefs have found so much September success - NFL Nation

Why Patrick Mahomes, Chiefs have found so much September success – NFL Nation

KANSAS CITY, Mo. -- Patrick Mahomes recalled thinking he would be ready for whatever the opposing defense threw his way during his first season opener as the Kansas City Chiefs' starting quarterback in 2018."At the time I felt very...
Four tight ends at once? Kansas City Chiefs have more than just Travis Kelce - NFL Nation

Four tight ends at once? Kansas City Chiefs have more than just Travis Kelce...

KANSAS CITY, Mo. -- On one of his two touchdown passes during the Kansas City Chiefs' final preseason game, Patrick Mahomes could have thrown the ball to any of four tight ends -- all on the field at once...
Broncos' DeShawn Williams went five years -- and worked at Amazon -- between making final cuts - NFL Nation

Broncos’ DeShawn Williams went five years — and worked at Amazon — between making...

ENGLEWOOD, Colo. -- Five years, four teams and one stint at Amazon later, defensive lineman DeShawn Williams finally got to enjoy the final hours of an NFL cutdown day instead of staring at his cellphone -- hoping it wouldn't...
Gardner Minshew 'back for revenge' on Philadelphia Eagles coach Nick Sirianni - NFL Nation

Gardner Minshew ‘back for revenge’ on Philadelphia Eagles coach Nick Sirianni – NFL Nation

PHILADELPHIA -- Eagles coach Nick Sirianni challenged quarterback Gardner Minshew II to a game of HORSE, and Minshew took his shirt off. How perfectly on brand for both men.Speaking to the Philadelphia media for the first time since being...
Here's when Mac Jones emerged as New England Patriots' No. 1 QB - NFL Nation

Here’s when Mac Jones emerged as New England Patriots’ No. 1 QB – NFL...

FOXBOROUGH, Mass. -- New England Patriots coach Bill Belichick always said he would be looking for consistency and production over time when it came to evaluating the quarterback competition between Cam Newton and Mac Jones.Newton was released Monday and...
New York Jets face their edgy situation head-on, trade for Shaq Lawson - NFL Nation

New York Jets face their edgy situation head-on, trade for Shaq Lawson – NFL...

A look at what's happening around the New York Jets:Editor's note: The Jets acquired the Houston Texans pass-rusher Shaq Lawson on Sunday, a source told ESPN's Adam Schefter. New York is sending a 2022 sixth-round draft pick to Houston...
What Gardner Minshew trade means for Philadelphia Eagles and impact on Jalen Hurts - NFL Nation

What Gardner Minshew trade means for Philadelphia Eagles and impact on Jalen Hurts –...

PHILADELPHIA -- The Eagles changed the look of their quarterback room by acquiring Gardner Minshew II from the Jacksonville Jaguars for a conditional sixth-round pick Saturday -- and we're not just talking about the mustache.Does the move made by...
Cowboys' Jaylon Smith shakes off criticism like 'Michael Jordan, LeBron James' - NFL Nation

Cowboys’ Jaylon Smith shakes off criticism like ‘Michael Jordan, LeBron James’ – NFL Nation

FRISCO, Texas -- As the Dallas Cowboys continue to fall in love with 2021 first-round draft pick Micah Parsons, delight in the apparent rejuvenation of Leighton Vander Esch and smile at the transition to linebacker made by Keanu Neal,...
'That dude -- he's fun': Rams DC Raheem Morris brings energy, jokes - NFL Nation

‘That dude — he’s fun’: Rams DC Raheem Morris brings energy, jokes – NFL...

6:00 AM ETLindsey ThiryESPN Close Covered Rams for two years for Los Angeles Times Previously covered the Falcons Has covered the NBA and college football and basketballTHOUSAND OAKS, Calif. -- The horn signaling the end of a Los...
Months into Jets job, Robert Saleh's character-building put to the test - NFL Nation

Months into Jets job, Robert Saleh’s character-building put to the test – NFL Nation

A look at what's happening around the New York Jets:1. Curses! Crisis management is a big part of every NFL head coach's job, especially the HC of the NYJ. For some reason, bad stuff happens a lot to the...
Ryan Fitzpatrick starting to click with Washington Football Team's pass-catchers - NFL Nation

Ryan Fitzpatrick starting to click with Washington Football Team’s pass-catchers – NFL Nation

ASHBURN, Va. -- As Washington Football Team quarterback Ryan Fitzpatrick checked out the defense before the snap, he noticed the coverage being played against tight end Logan Thomas, isolated on the right side. The defensive back was aligned to...
'Kyler Murray should have fun' with Cardinals receivers DeAndre Hopkins, A.J. Green - NFL Nation

‘Kyler Murray should have fun’ with Cardinals receivers DeAndre Hopkins, A.J. Green – NFL...

GLENDALE, Ariz. -- A.J. Green didn't hesitate for a split-second when asked the question: When was the last time you were not a No. 1 receiver?"I don't think ever," Green said with a slight laugh. "Been a while, but...
Tua Tagovailoa's mistakes in Dolphins' preseason loss are 'correctable' - NFL Nation

Tua Tagovailoa’s mistakes in Dolphins’ preseason loss are ‘correctable’ – NFL Nation

CHICAGO -- One bad decision marred an otherwise encouraging preseason opener for Miami Dolphins quarterback Tua Tagovailoa.After a quick three-and-out to open Saturday's game against the Chicago Bears, Tagovailoa went on a heater and completed eight consecutive passes over...
Eagles rookie report: DeVonta Smith waits, Milton Williams impresses - NFL Nation

Eagles rookie report: DeVonta Smith waits, Milton Williams impresses – NFL Nation

PHILADELPHIA -- The Eagles have been in training camp for more than two weeks and have one preseason game under their belt -- a 24-16 loss to the Pittsburgh Steelers on Thursday.It's a good time to take a...
Nerves not a problem for Chargers' Derwin James - NFL Nation

Nerves not a problem for Chargers’ Derwin James – NFL Nation

INGLEWOOD, Calif. -- Los Angeles Chargers safety Derwin James Jr. was so amped to put on his cleats and get a first shot at the field at SoFi Stadium he nearly pranced his way out of the locker room...
Eclectic and rebuilt Raiders defensive line searching for success - NFL Nation

Eclectic and rebuilt Raiders defensive line searching for success – NFL Nation

HENDERSON, Nev. -- Squad goals?There was the Fearsome Foursome, for starters. The Purple People Eaters come to mind, as does the No-Name Defense, Doomsday, the Orange Crush and, of course, the Steel Curtain.Epic and colorful nicknames all, to describe...

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