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Kendrick Norton out of the hospital today

Dolphins defensive tackle Kendrick Norton will be released from the hospital today. Norton’s agent, Malki Kawa, wrote on Twitter that Norton is being released. Two weeks ago, Norton was in a car accident and suffered multiple injuries, including the loss of his arm. Norton said afterward that he was grateful to be alive. A 2018 [more]

NFL, NFLPA: We had “productive, constructive and beneficial” CBA talks

The NFL and NFLPA gathered for their fourth set of talks about a new Collective Bargaining Agreement on Wednesday and the schedule called for the meetings to last for three days. There was a change in plans, however, and the two sides wrapped things up after several hours of conversations. A joint statement from the [more]

Jets hire Matt Sheldon as director of football research and strategy

The Jets have made an addition to their analytics department and the new arrival has ties to both head coach Adam Gase and General Manager Joe Douglas from previous stops. Rich Cimini of ESPN.com noted that Matt Sheldon is the team’s new director of football research and strategy. The team never made a formal announcement [more]

Longtime line coach Mike Maser dies at 72

Longtime offensive line coach Mike Maser died at age 72, the Panthers announced. After a long stint in the college game including 13 years at Boston College, Maser joined the expansion Jaguars in 1995 to work for Tom Coughlin. He coached the Panthers’ line from 2003-2006 (a time in which they made a Super Bowl [more]

Kendrick Norton having sixth surgery, could leave hospital next week

Dolphins defensive tackle Kendrick Norton remains in the hospital almost two weeks after having his left arm amputated as a result of injuries suffered in a car accident, but his stay could be over soon. Norton’s agent Malki Kawa told Ian Rapoport of NFL Media that Norton is set to have his sixth surgery since [more]

Zach Mettenberger, Jonas Gray took part in this weekend’s XFL workouts

The XFL held its eighth and final showcase for players interested in jobs with team’s during the league’s reboot in 2020 in St. Louis this weekend. The first seven combine-style workouts were attended by handfuls of former NFL players and that remained the case this weekend. Former Browns first-round pick Trent Richardson and former Raiders [more]

Ricky Williams glad to see NFL study marijuana as a pain-management tool

David Irving wants credit for the NFL’s marijuana study. Irving doesn’t deserve any credit, but maybe Ricky Williams does. The NFL has eased its marijuana policy since Williams played, but the league still bans it even if a player is using it under the supervision of a doctor and even in states where it is [more]

Jim Caldwell takes medical leave from Dolphins

Dolphins assistant Jim Caldwell is stepping away from the team for health reasons. Caldwell, the Dolphins’ assistant head coach and quarterbacks coach, is taking a leave of absence to address health issues. He will still serve as a consultant to head coach Brian Flores. “I will be stepping back due to some medical complications that [more]

Kendrick Norton: I am alive and I am grateful

Dolphins defensive tackle Kendrick Norton gave his first interview since having his left arm amputated as a result of injuries suffered in a car accident last week. Norton will not play football again after losing his arm, but said he is “staying strong” because of the support of family, friends and fans who have reached [more]

Drugs or alcohol not a factor in Kendrick Norton crash

The report from the Florida Highway Patrol regarding the crash that caused Dolphins defensive tackle Kendrick Norton to lose his left arm concluded that drugs or alcohol weren’t factors in the crash. Via Cameron Wolfe of ESPN.com, Norton was cited for an improper lane change from the accident, in which Norton’s truck flipped over in [more]

Jalen Thompson visits Packers, takes physical before supplemental draft

The NFL will hold its supplemental draft on Wednesday and one of the players considered to be a likely selection spent some time with one of the league’s teams on Tuesday. Agent Brad Cicala told Tom Pelissero of NFL Media that his client Jalen Thompson visited with the Packers on Tuesday. In addition to any [more]

Football career over, Kendrick Norton’s family seeks financial support via GoFundMe page

Most football fans assume that all professional football players are multi-millionaires. Plenty are, but more than plenty aren’t. Dolphins defensive tackle Kendrick Norton most definitely isn’t. “Kendrick’s football career has come to an end and his family is asking for any donation as soon as possible to help with medical bills moving forward,” Norton’s agents [more]

Jalen Thompson works out for 26 teams

Former Washington State safety Jalen Thompson worked out for 26 teams in Los Angeles on Monday, Tony Pauline of draftanalyst.com reports. The Texans sent their director of scouting. Thompson and former West Virginia receiver Marcus Simms are expected to be drafted in Wednesday’s supplemental draft. Thompson measured just over 5 feet, 10 inches and weighed [more]

Frank Gore not approaching 2019 as final season

Bills running back Frank Gore will enter the 2019 season with milestones in his sights and without thoughts of retirement on his mind. As we noted on Saturday, Gore can move up to third place all-time in career carries and career rushing yards if he runs 137 times for 522 yards during the regular season. [more]

Kendrick Norton upgraded to stable condition

Dolphins defensive tackle Kendrick Norton lost his arm in a car wreck last week, but he hasn’t lost his sense of humor. According to Safid Dean of the South Florida Sun Sentinel, Norton was upgraded from critical to stable condition, after the emergency surgery to remove his left arm. Norton’s injury happened when his truck [more]

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