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Rookie QB Desmond Ridder has impressed the Falcons in short order

Falcons coach Arthur Smith says Ridder is "light years ahead of most young quarterbacks from the neck up." ... Continue Reading

Better, worse or the same? How the Raiders' offense has changed this offseason

Adding Davante Adams to an offense already stocked with talent has raised expectations for the Raiders in 2022. ... Continue Reading

Source: Watson's hearing over after three days

Deshaun Watson's hearing before the NFL and NFL Players Association's jointly appointed disciplinary officer, Sue L. Robinson, has concluded after three days. ... Continue Reading

Fantasy football: 2021 second-half stats to believe in for 2022

Eric Moody highlights players whose finishes from last season will carry over to this season. ... Continue Reading

2022 fantasy football draft kit

Get everything you need to prepare for your fantasy football drafts here. ... Continue Reading

NFL, Ice Cube partner on economic-equity plan

The NFL announced Thursday that it is partnering with Contract with Black America Institute, an economic inclusion-focused initiative led by artist and entrepreneur O'Shea Jackson, who is known as Ice Cube. ... Continue Reading

McLaurin 'humbled' by Commanders extension

Commanders wide receiver Terry McLaurin is signing a three-year extension worth up to $71 million in new money, sources told ESPN's Adam Schefter. ... Continue Reading

Bengals RB to co-teach NIL course at Texas A&M

Bengals reserve RB Trayveon Williams will serve as an adjunct professor at Texas A&M's law school and will co-teach a class on NIL, college athletics and athlete advocacy alongside sports attorney Alex Sinatra. ... Continue Reading

Bills' Pegula 'progressing well' from health issue

Buffalo Bills and Sabres co-owner Kim Pegula is "progressing well" as she deals with her health, the Pegula family said Tuesday. ... Continue Reading

NFL hires first exec dedicated to sports betting

David Highhill has been hired by the NFL as vice president, general manager of sports betting, and will be tasked with leading the league's efforts in its business in the legal sports betting industry. ... Continue Reading

Mayfield on Browns: Both sides have moved on

Baker Mayfield said Tuesday from his youth football camp that the Browns would have to start the process if they wanted him to play this season, but he believes both sides have moved on. ... Continue Reading

House panel: Snyder has not accepted subpoena

Commanders owner Dan Snyder has not yet accepted a subpoena issued by the U.S. House Oversight Committee investigating allegations he fostered a toxic work culture in his organization, a spokesperson for the committee said in a statement Monday. ... Continue Reading

Source: Watson hearing to resume for third day

Cleveland Browns quarterback Deshaun Watson's hearing before the NFL and NFLPA's jointly appointed disciplinary officer will resume Thursday, a source told ESPN. ... Continue Reading

Predicting when NFL rookie QBs will debut: How soon could Pickett, Corral, others win the starting job?

When might Kenny Pickett, Desmond Ridder, Malik Willis and Matt Corral see their first NFL start? NFL Nation weighs in and predicts each QB's debut. ... Continue Reading

Losing Von Miller, adding Bobby Wagner gives Rams' 'daunting' defense slightly altered look

Wagner is a tackle machine and brings a Hall of Fame résumé to the defending champs. ... Continue Reading