NFL NEWS
» Cowboys trade 1st-round pick for Raiders' Cooper
The Dallas Cowboys made a move to benefit quarterback Dak Prescott by acquiring wide receiver Amari Cooper from the Oakland Raiders for a 2019 first-round draft pick.

» Bortles on a 'short leash' but keeps starting gig
Blake Bortles will remain the Jaguars' starting QB, but will be on "a short leash" for their matchup with the Eagles this Sunday in London.

» Sources: Cardinals CB Peterson asks for trade
Cardinals cornerback Patrick Peterson wants to be traded, but the team doesn't want to accommodate him, sources told ESPN.

» Source: Pats' Michel avoids significant injury
Sony Michel will be week-to-week for the Patriots after an MRI revealed no structural damage to his knee, a source tells ESPN's Adam Schefter.

» Dolphins to start Osweiler for Tannehill again
Brock Osweiler will start for the Dolphins on Thursday as injured quarterback Ryan Tannehill sits again.

» Broncos' Thomas on trade talk: 'Love to be here'
Wide receiver Demaryius Thomas said Monday that he's heard about a potential trade all season but would like to stay with the Denver Broncos.

» Steelers' Bell still a no-show ahead of Week 8
Le'Veon Bell did not report to the Pittsburgh Steelers' facilities on Monday despite plans to utilize Weeks 7 and 8 to make his return to the team.

» Bills to start QB Anderson vs. Pats; Allen still out
Bills rookie quarterback Josh Allen will not play next Monday night against the Patriots with an elbow injury, coach Sean McDermott announced Monday.

» Julio Jones' offseason work with Terrell Owens is helping him now
The Falcons All-Pro wide receiver says the "hard work" he put in with the Hall of Famer over the summer has added more fuel to his competitive fire.

» How Saquon Barkley stays humble despite ascension to stardom
The Giants rookie isn't getting caught up in his own hype, as fatherhood and a solid support system keep him grounded.

» Barnwell: Flaws for contenders -- Who's dragging down each team
Blake Bortles' up-and-down play is holding back the Jags. The defending champion Eagles have an obvious weakness. These are the flaws for every top team.

» Week 7 takeaways: Eagles’ uphill climb, Jags falling apart
Forget the NFC East. The Eagles are now in a real fight just to make the playoffs. NFL Nation dives into Week 7.

» Let's overreact to Week 7: Do Jaguars need to go QB shopping?
After losing for the fourth time in the past five games, should Jacksonville make some moves? We take on Week 7's biggest questions.

» How NFL has enforced helmet rule: Warning letters, not flags
Despite just eight flags thus far, the NFL has sent dozens of warning letters on the new helmet rule to players. Is the rule working?

» Jaguars still married to Blake Bortles in 2019
Despite getting benched, the QB's contract all but assures he will be in Jacksonville next season, so the Jaguars are likely banking on a rebound.

» Kareem Hunt gets his reward for doing early-season dirty work
He was a largely overlooked part of the Chiefs' early season scoring fest. But Hunt got going in a big, versatile way against the Bengals.

» Vikings stretch past offensive struggles to beat Jets
The Vikings survived their own inability to execute offensively at times to win their third straight game and take over the top spot in the NFC North.

» Fantasy football: Week 7's best and worst
James White and Mitchell Trubisky stood out from Sunday's high-scoring Patriots-Bears game, while Deshaun Watson disappointed for a second straight week.

» Doug Pederson's 'pressure' message to Eagles misses the mark
It's hard for the coach to say there is no pressure when he has told his team since the offseason to "embrace the target" that comes with success.

» Josh Gordon's impact grows as Patriots hold on for win vs. Bears
The veteran receiver had four catches for 100 yards, including a 55-yarder in the fourth quarter that helped the Pats build a decisive two-TD lead.

» Notable bets: Vegas suffers 'first real bad' Sunday of season
The betting public did a whole lot of winning on a Sunday that saw the Chiefs, Rams and Patriots win (and cover). Here are the notable bets.

» Week 8 opening NFL lines
The Rams are big favorites over the Packers. Here is the list of all the Week 8 NFL lines from the Westgate Las Vegas SuperBook.

» Panthers' darkest hour revisited with Rae Carruth's release from prison
Carolina's 1997 first-round draft pick spent 17 years behind bars. What happened? How is his son doing? Why should fans care? Here's what to know.

» Projecting top 10 picks in 2019 NFL draft, and top needs for each
With five teams at 1-5, the race is on for next year's No. 1 pick. There's a clear favorite, according to our projections: Arizona.