LOS ANGELES (AP) — Bill McGovern, who was an assistant coach for 39 years in the college ranks and in the NFL, has died. He was 60.
UCLA announced McGovern died on Tuesday due to cancer. The family informed the school of his death.
Rookie quarterbacks will get much of the attention this week when most NFL teams hit the field for non-contact practices.
Twenty teams kicked off their voluntary organized team activities on Monday and 10 more will do so on Tuesday.
NFL announces participants for Coach Accelerator programMay 17, 2023 GMT
NEW YORK (AP) — Buffalo Bills defensive coordinator Leslie Frazier, who is taking the year off, is among 40 diverse coaching candidates who will participate in the Coach Accelerator program next week at the NFL’s spring meetings.
NFL season kicks off with Super Bowl champion Chiefs hosting Lions; Jets’ Rodgers on MNFMay 12, 2023 GMT
Patrick Mahomes and the Super Bowl champion Kansas City Chiefs will kick off the NFL season against the upstart Detroit Lions in a matchup of high-powered offenses and will host Jalen Hurts and the Philadelphia Eagles in a Super Bowl rematch on “Monday Night Football” in Week 11.
Upon further review, Fox sets viewer record for Super BowlMay 2, 2023 GMT
Upon further review, this year's Super Bowl ended up setting a viewer record.
Nielsen released a revised number of 115.1 million for Fox Sports' broadcast of the Kansas City Chiefs' 38-35 victory over the Philadelphia Eagles in February.
Georgia on their minds! Eagles bullish for Bulldogs in draftApril 29, 2023 GMT
The Philadelphia Eagles sure did have Georgia on their mind during the NFL draft — specifically Bulldogs defensive players — and they took cornerback Kelee Ringo in the fourth round Saturday to make it three picks overall off the national champions' roster.
Eagles add depth with OL Steen, S Brown in 3rd roundApril 29, 2023 GMT
PHILADELPHIA (AP) — The Philadelphia Eagles saw Georgia players still on the NFL draft board in the third round after taking two Bulldogs in the first round — and four total the last two drafts — and decided it might be time to look elsewhere.
Analysis: QBs picked 1-2 often don’t both have successApril 28, 2023 GMT
KANSAS CITY, Mo. (AP) — Bryce Young was walking to an interview after being picked first in the NFL draft when he heard C.J. Stroud was selected second.
Young celebrated with a loud scream and a big smile.
Eagles draft Georgia’s Carter, who had role in fatal crashApril 28, 2023 GMT
PHILADELPHIA (AP) — Jalen Carter said the Philadelphia Eagles never really asked him about his role in a fatal car crash. The Eagles just wanted to learn more about the Georgia defensive tackle's “love of the game.”
Cards swap 3rd-round picks with Eagles after tampering issueApril 28, 2023 GMT
TEMPE, Ariz. (AP) — The Arizona Cardinals have swapped third-round picks with the Philadelphia Eagles in this year's draft after the Cardinals had impermissible contact with Jonathan Gannon during their recent coaching search.
AP NFL Mock Draft: Panthers take Alabama’s Bryce Young No. 1April 26, 2023 GMT
It took the Carolina Panthers until this week to decide which quarterback they’ll select with the No. 1 overall pick in the NFL draft on Thursday night.
2023 NFL Seven Round Draft OrderApril 25, 2023 GMT
1. Carolina Panthers (from Chicago)
Eagles’ Hurts says big-money deal won’t change his mentalityApril 24, 2023 GMT
PHILADELPHIA (AP) — Philadelphia Eagles quarterback Jalen Hurts is wealthier after getting his new contract.
However, his mentality has not changed.
Wearing a green suit and matching tie, Hurts spoke on Monday for the first time since agreeing with the Eagles last week on a five-year, $255 million deal.
Alabama’s Milroe, Simpson vying to replace Bryce YoungApril 22, 2023 GMT
TUSCALOOSA, Ala. (AP) — Alabama is once again trying to replace an NFL-bound quarterback with another who can lead the Crimson Tide to championships.
Next up: Presumably Jalen Milroe, a dynamic runner with one career start, or five-star prospect Ty Simpson.
NFC champion Eagles have sweet spot pick at No. 10April 20, 2023 GMT
PHILADELPHIA (AP) — The Philadelphia Eagles’ success last season quickly was followed by a player exodus in free agency.
The reigning NFC champions will need to replenish their roster in the NFL draft, and the Eagles are in good hands with general manager Howie Roseman.
AP source: Hurts, Eagles agree to 5-year, $255M extensionApril 17, 2023 GMT
PHILADELPHIA (AP) — Jalen Hurts finished runner-up to Patrick Mahomes in AP NFL MVP voting and lost again to him when Mahomes' Kansas City Chiefs beat Hurts' Philadelphia Eagles in the Super Bowl.
But no QB is atop Hurts now — Philadelphia's franchise player is about to become the highest-paid player in average annual value in NFL history.
NFL players get chance to show media skills during workshopApril 15, 2023 GMT
INGLEWOOD, Calif. (AP) — Jason Kelce has excelled as one of the NFL’s best offensive linemen for his ability to quickly adjust blocking schemes and make split-second decisions to ensure his quarterback has a clean pocket.
Steelers sign former Eagles guard Seumalo to 3-year dealMarch 21, 2023 GMT
PITTSBURGH (AP) — The Pittsburgh Steelers have signed longtime Philadelphia Eagles guard Isaac Seumalo to a three-year, $24 million contract.
The deal, announced Tuesday, fortifies the interior of the Steelers offensive line as Pittsburgh builds around second-year quarterback Kenny Pickett.
AP source: Eagles, QB Marcus Mariota agree on 1-year dealMarch 17, 2023 GMT
The Philadelphia Eagles and quarterback Marcus Mariota have agreed on a one-year, $5 million contract, a person with knowledge of the deal told The Associated Press on Friday.
The person, speaking on condition of anonymity because the team hasn’t announced the deal, said Mariota’s contract is worth up to $8 million, including incentives.
NFL free agency opens with Aaron Rodgers, other QBs on moveMarch 16, 2023 GMT
After a flurry of moves in the two days ahead of the official start of the NFL free agency period, Aaron Rodgers made the biggest news Wednesday by announcing his intention to play for the New York Jets.
AP source: Eagles, DT Fletcher Cox agree on 1-year dealMarch 16, 2023 GMT
The Philadelphia Eagles and six-time Pro Bowl defensive tackle Fletcher Cox have agreed on a $10 million, one-year contract, a person with knowledge of the deal told The Associated Press on Wednesday.
AP source: Eagles release CB Slay, work to restructure dealMarch 16, 2023 GMT
Darius Slay said goodbye to Philadelphia prematurely.
After the Eagles informed Slay that he will be released Wednesday, the team reversed course and the two sides are working on restructuring the five-time Pro Bowl cornerback’s contract to keep him in Philadelphia, a person with knowledge of the decision told The Associated Press.
Panthers add free agent RB Sanders, TE Hurst to offenseMarch 16, 2023 GMT
CHARLOTTE, N.C. (AP) — The Carolina Panthers added two significant offensive weapons to help out their incoming rookie quarterback.
The Panthers announced Wednesday they agreed to terms with forner Philadelphia Eagles running back Miles Sanders and former Cincinnati Bengals tight end Hayden Hurst, both unrestricted free agents.
AP sources: Eagles keep James Bradberry, add Rashaad PennyMarch 14, 2023 GMT
James Bradberry is returning to the Philadelphia Eagles.
Bradberry, a second-team All-Pro cornerback, agreed Tuesday to a $38 million, three-year contract, a person familiar with the deal told The Associated Press.
AP source: Titans, Andre Dillard agree to 3-year dealMarch 14, 2023 GMT
The Tennessee Titans and offensive lineman Andre Dillard agreed to a three-year, $29 million contract on Monday, a person familiar with the deal told The Associated Press.
The person spoke on condition of anonymity because the deal can’t be announced until Wednesday.
Eagles’ Jason Kelce set to return for 13th seasonMarch 13, 2023 GMT
PHILADELPHIA (AP) — Philadelphia Eagles center Jason Kelce tweeted on Monday that he would return for a 13th NFL season.
Kelce has long been the heart of the Eagles and one of the top centers in the league.
NFC champion Eagles bring back veteran Graham on 1-year dealMarch 10, 2023 GMT
PHILADELPHIA (AP) — The NFC champion Philadelphia Eagles have signed veteran defensive end Brandon Graham to a one-year contract.
Terms were not announced Friday.
Graham, who was eligible to become a free agent next week, enters next season on the brink of setting Philadelphia's career record for games played.
NFC champion Eagles face key losses in free agencyMarch 10, 2023 GMT
PHILADELPHIA EAGLES (16-4)
UNRESTRICTED FREE AGENTS: CB James Bradberry, DT Fletcher Cox, T Andre Dillard, LB T.J. Edwards, S Marcus Epps, S C.J. Gardner-Johnson, DT Javon Hargrave, DT Linval Joseph, C Jason Kelce, P Brett Kern, QB Gardner Minshew, WR Zach Pascal, DE Robert Quinn, RB Miles Sanders, RB Boston Scott, G Isaac Seumalo, DT Ndamukong Suh, LB Kyzir White.
Brady, Brown prove combine flops can become NFL starsMarch 6, 2023 GMT
Long before the NFL’s annual scouting combine became a prime-time football fix for fans ahead of free agency and the draft, Mike Mamula absolutely killed it as a combine trailblazer in 1995.
NFL combine a TV spectacle, moneymaker; value under scrutinyMarch 6, 2023 GMT
The NFL combine is winding down and it’s clear the annual scouting event that’s evolved into a made-for-TV spectacle continues to be a required stop on the road to a pro football career amid concerns it can be a demeaning process with diminishing value.
NFC champion Eagles name Johnson, Desai new coordinatorsFebruary 28, 2023 GMT
PHILADELPHIA (AP) — The NFC champion Philadelphia Eagles are moving on with new offensive and defensive coordinators.
The Eagles promoted quarterbacks coach Brian Johnson to offensive coordinator on Tuesday, replacing Shane Steichen after he left to become head coach of the Indianapolis Colts.
Former NFL star, CBS anchor Irv Cross had brain disease CTEFebruary 28, 2023 GMT
PHILADELPHIA (AP) — Irv Cross was a man of faith and devout fan of football who could no longer in his final years attend Bible study or watch NFL games with friends. The degenerative brain disease that festered inside the former Philadelphia Eagles cornerback had triggered depression, mood swings and the type of memory loss that forced him into isolation.
Bieniemy takes next step as Commanders offensive coordinatorFebruary 24, 2023 GMT
ASHBURN, Va. (AP) — Eric Bieniemy knew he was almost certainly leaving the Kansas City Chiefs before they won a second Super Bowl in four years.
After interviewing 16 times for 15 different NFL head coaching jobs in past years, he also knew this time he probably was not getting another look to run a team.
Cards’ Gannon turns to 29-year-old Rallis to lead defenseFebruary 22, 2023 GMT
TEMPE, Ariz. (AP) — The NFL is a place where 20-somethings are usually playing on the field or just breaking into the coaching profession, with titles such as “quality control” as they try to slowly rise through the ranks of a professional staff.
Mahomes, Cousins, Mariota part of new Netflix NFL docuseriesFebruary 22, 2023 GMT
LOS ANGELES (AP) — Reigning NFL MVP Patrick Mahomes, Kirk Cousins, and Marcus Mariota will be part of a Netflix documentary series debuting this summer.
“Quarterback” is the first partnership between the league and the streaming service.
Duggan prepping for future, not yet reflecting on TCU careerFebruary 21, 2023 GMT
FORT WORTH, Texas (AP) — Max Duggan really hasn't had time to reflect on his career at TCU, where the four-year starting quarterback's final snap came in the national championship game. The Heisman Trophy runner-up hasn't even stopped throwing while getting ready for the NFL combine and draft.
Gannon ready to lead Cards after whirlwind interview processFebruary 16, 2023 GMT
TEMPE, Ariz. (AP) — Jonathan Gannon said multiple times Thursday that he's a big believer "in being where your feet are.”
His two feet have taken him through quite the whirlwind over the past 96 hours.
Mahomes adds another Super Bowl comeback to his ledgerFebruary 15, 2023 GMT
GLENDALE, Ariz. (AP) — Big Super Bowl comebacks have gone from rarities to frequent occurrences — thanks in large part to Patrick Mahomes and Tom Brady.
Eagles face an offseason of new coaches, free-agent movesFebruary 15, 2023 GMT
PHILADELPHIA (AP) — The Philadelphia Eagles' makeover is already underway. Only two days after a crushing Super Bowl loss to Kansas City, some Eagles are ready to move on — especially the coaching staff.
Eagles coordinators’ consolation prize: head coaching jobsFebruary 14, 2023 GMT
The coordinators for the Super Bowl runner-up Philadelphia Eagles both landed first-time head coaching gigs 48 hours after their loss to the Kansas City Chiefs.
Cardinals hire Eagles coordinator Gannon as next coachFebruary 14, 2023 GMT
TEMPE, Ariz. (AP) — The Arizona Cardinals hired Philadelphia Eagles defensive coordinator Jonathan Gannon on Tuesday to be their next head coach.
Gannon replaces Kliff Kingsbury, who was fired last month after going 4-13 in his fourth season.
Colts hire Eagles OC Shane Steichen as their head coachFebruary 14, 2023 GMT
INDIANAPOLIS (AP) — Shane Steichen accepted his dream job on Tuesday.
Now, he's waiting to see if he gets to rebuild the Indianapolis Colts around the quarterback of his dreams.
Team owner Jim Irsay ended a monthlong search that included interviews with more than a dozen candidates by hiring the 37-year-old, first-time head coach who has a penchant for turning promising young quarterbacks into stars.
Super Bowl averages 113 million, 3rd most-watched in historyFebruary 14, 2023 GMT
Fox was hoping the matchup of two top teams in the Super Bowl and a close game would lead to a record night.
Chiefs revel in Super Bowl win, then get into offseason workFebruary 14, 2023 GMT
KANSAS CITY, Mo. (AP) — Andy Reid isn't done yet. Patrick Mahomes isn't going anywhere, either.
Chad Henne is heading off in retirement but otherwise the Kansas City Chiefs have very few holes to address heading into the offseason, which is why they already have been tabbed the favorites to defend their Super Bowl title next year.
Analysis: NFL skids into offseason after slippery Super BowlFebruary 14, 2023 GMT
Gratitude and brotherhood were on display at the Super Bowl, where Travis and Jason Kelce tussled for the Lombardi Trophy in a classic back-and-forth clash and Damar Hamlin received a rousing ovation during a pregame ceremony honoring the men and women who saved his life.
Rally by Mahomes, Chiefs fuels comeback for sportsbooksFebruary 13, 2023 GMT
LAS VEGAS (AP) — When Patrick Mahomes rallied the Kansas City Chiefs to a Super Bowl victory, he also led a comeback for the sportsbooks.
Kansas City's 38-35 win over Philadelphia on Sunday night meant the books were winners on the betting line, which generally favored the Eagles by 1 1/2 points and drew plenty of wagering on the NFC champions.
Questionable late flag takes drama out of Super Bowl endingFebruary 13, 2023 GMT
GLENDALE, Ariz. (AP) — A questionable late penalty on Philadelphia Eagles cornerback James Bradberry with less than two minutes remaining meant that a scintillating Super Bowl 57 had a bit of an underwhelming finish.
Super Bowl-winning combo will be leading Chiefs into futureFebruary 13, 2023 GMT
PHOENIX (AP) — Andy Reid posed with the Lombardi Trophy as he took the stage the morning after his second Super Bowl win and simply said: “It never gets old standing right here.”
As long as Reid is dialing up plays and Patrick Mahomes is executing them, the Kansas City Chiefs will be in contention to get right back into this spot.
Super Bowl top moments happened on, off and above the fieldFebruary 13, 2023 GMT
GLENDALE, Ariz. (AP) — The Kansas City Chiefs beat the Philadelphia Eagles 38-35 in a memorable Super Bowl that included plenty of big plays on and off the field. Here's a look at some top moments from Sunday night's game:
NFL takes no breaks as Chiefs’ Super Bowl revelry wanesFebruary 13, 2023 GMT
GLENDALE, Ariz. (AP) — The Kansas City Chiefs awoke Monday still reveling in the glow of their second Super Bowl title in a four-year span, while the Philadelphia Eagles were left to lament how close they came to winning another Lombardi Trophy of their own.
AP PHOTO GALLERY: Big moments from Chiefs’ Super Bowl winFebruary 13, 2023 GMT
Patrick Mahomes shook off an ankle injury to lead the Kansas City Chiefs to their second Super Bowl title in four years.
Analysis: Super Bowl had feel-good vibes for allFebruary 13, 2023 GMT
GLENDALE, Ariz. (AP) — The Super Bowl had something for everyone.
Long before Patrick Mahomes and the Kansas City Chiefs lifted the Vince Lombardi Trophy, the biggest winner of this NFL season walked onto the field.
What’s a catch? Super Bowl raises the question againFebruary 13, 2023 GMT
GLENDALE, Ariz. (AP) — A catch or not a catch? That's still a good question.
And it was asked a few more times during the Super Bowl between the Kansas City Chiefs and Philadelphia Eagles.
Chiefs’ Kadarius Toney makes most of his Super Bowl touchesFebruary 13, 2023 GMT
GLENDALE, Ariz. (AP) — Kadarius Toney's struggles with injuries and inconsistency prompted the New York Giants to give up on him midway through his second NFL season.
The Kansas City Chiefs gave him a second chance and the talented receiver proved he's no first-round bust.
Jalen Hurts’ brilliant Super Bowl effort falls shortFebruary 13, 2023 GMT
GLENDALE, Ariz. (AP) — Whether it was through the air or on the ground, Jalen Hurts dominated the Super Bowl offensively for the Philadelphia Eagles.
Eagles take Super Bowl lead behind 4th down conversionsFebruary 13, 2023 GMT
GLENDALE, Ariz. (AP) — Nick Sirianni's fourth-down aggressiveness paid off in a big way early for the Philadelphia Eagles in the Super Bowl.
Sirianni had his offense go for it twice on fourth down on a single drive late in the first half and another in the third quarter, helping them take lead over the Kansas City Chiefs on Sunday.
Super Bowl MVP Mahomes rallies Chiefs to win on hurt ankleFebruary 13, 2023 GMT
GLENDALE, Ariz. (AP) — Patrick Mahomes and his ailing right ankle are headed for another Super Bowl victory parade.
Chiefs’ Travis Kelce tops big brother on Super Bowl stageFebruary 13, 2023 GMT
GLENDALE, Ariz. (AP) — Travis Kelce finished off what he called the best year of his life with a second Super Bowl title.