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Nick Foles, Carson Wentz rank in top three in merchandise sales

The Eagles backup quarterback topped the Eagles starting quarterback in the NFLPA’s first Top 50 Player Sales list for the upcoming season. The list is the only verified ranking of all officially licensed NFL player-branded merchandise sold by over 70 NFLPA licensees. The numbers account for sales in the first quarter from March 1 through [more]

Cowboys again top Forbes’ list of most valuable franchises

Donald Trump had a chance to buy the Dallas Cowboys for $50 million in 1984. He passed, telling the New York Times he felt “sorry for the poor guy who is going to buy” them as it’s a “no-win situation.” Thirty-four years later, Trump is President and the Cowboys are king. For the third consecutive [more]

Randy Gregory ready to make good on what he deems a last chance

Randy Gregory has worked hard for a second chance in the NFL, but he knows it’s his last chance. “It is,” Gregory said, via Todd Archer of ESPN, “and if it’s not, I’m definitely treating it like it is. I feel like a lot of other organizations wouldn’t have stuck around for this long. I [more]

Randy Gregory reinstated by league

Randy Gregory is back. The Cowboys defensive end has been reinstated by the league, after missing last year following a substance-abuse policy violation. According to Ian Rapoport of the NFL Network, Gregory’s lawyer said the league did not oppose his petition to be reinstated. “I’ve never been more proud of any individual in my life,” [more]

Terrell Owens “absolutely 100 percent” committed to a comeback

Terrell Owens is “absolutely 100 percent” committed to a return to the football field, his agent told Dave Naylor of TSN. Owens activated a 10-day clause Saturday that forces the Edmonton Eskimos — the Canadian Football League that owns his rights — to either offer him a contract or release him. “He still feels like [more]

T.O. activates 10-day CFL clause

When receiver Terrell Owens began to indicate that he’s interested in playing football again, the CFL’s Edmonton Eskimos moved quickly to call dibs on him, adding T.O. to their negotiating list. Apparently, T.O. is now interested. According to 3downnation.com, Owens has invoked the 10-day clause that gives the Eskimos a window to offer him a [more]

Earl Thomas asks Seahawks either to extend him or “let’s make a trade happen”

Earl Thomas recently began following the Dallas Cowboys’ official Instagram account. He’s made no secret of his desire to play for America’s Team, beginning with his chasing down Jason Garrett to tell the coach to “come get me” after Seattle’s victory in Arlington late last season. The Cowboys remain interested in dealing for Thomas, a [more]

DeMarcus Lawrence will play under franchise tag

In what will come as no surprise, since the sides weren’t talking, DeMarcus Lawrence will play 2018 under the franchise tag. Lawrence signed the $17.143 million tag in March with no substantive discussions about a long-term deal, Todd Archer of ESPN reports. It gives the Cowboys a chance to make sure Lawrence isn’t a one-season [more]

Avoiding another deadline snafu on franchise tag deadline day

Whether it’s the restructuring of the Elvis Dumervil contract in Denver or the failed Browns-Bengals trade for AJ McCarron, the deadline-driven NFL requires certain i’s to be dotted and t’s to be crossed before deals are done. As to the franchise-tagged players who will (or won’t) have long-term deals before Monday’s 4:00 p.m. ET deadline, [more]

Cowboys, DeMarcus Lawrence not expected to reach a deal before deadline

The Cowboys are not expected to reach a deal with defensive end DeMarcus Lawrence before Monday’s 4 p.m. ET deadline, according to multiple reports. Lawrence repeatedly has said he has no problem playing under the $17.1 million franchise tag, giving him a chance to “break the bank” in free agency next year. Of course, Lawrence [more]

Tony Romo wins American Century Championship

Tony Romo never won a Super Bowl ring, but he now has two meaningful golf titles. A week after winning the Tri-Course Amateur Championship last weekend in Wisconsin, the former Cowboys quarterback clinched the American Century Championship in South Lake Tahoe. Romo, who had five birdies Sunday, scored 71 points to beat Mark Mulder by [more]

John Schnatter: Papa John’s doesn’t want to do business with Roger Goodell

Papa John’s founder John Schnatter continues to search for a good spot to dig, despite being at rock bottom. He may have found one. In Friday’s radio interview with Terry Meiners of 840 WHAS, Schnatter shrugged at the replacement of Papa John’s with Pizza Hut as the official pizza of the NFL, and then pounced [more]

Terrell Owens says he’s boycotting HOF enshrinement for those who “had to wait”

Soon-to-be Hall of Fame receiver Terrell Owens hadn’t said much to explain why he’s not attending the enshrinement ceremony. Some think he won’t be there because none of his former teams will foot the bill for a lavish party. Some think he’s miffed that the Selection Committee passed over him twice. Some think he’s particularly [more]

Michael Irvin agrees with Hall’s decision to not acknowledge T.O. individually

Michael Irvin said he has no problem with Terrell Owens, only Owens’ decision not to show up for his Pro Football Hall of Fame induction next month. Irvin again criticized Owens for choosing to do his own thing at the University of Tennessee at Chattanooga on the day of the Hall induction ceremony. Further, Irvin [more]

How many NFL teams will end their relationship with Papa John’s?

Plenty of baseball teams have suspended their relationships with Papa John’s in recent days, moves that create real complications and revenue consequences when they happens during baseball season. How many NFL teams will end their relationships with Papa John’s in the aftermath of the full body of founder and former chairman/CEO John Schnatter’s behavior and [more]

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