Brian Daboll treasures the ‘humbling’ first Giants moment

The drive from the Quest Diagnostics Training Center to MetLife Stadium takes only two or three minutes, and yet that is when a thought hit Brian Daboll hard late Friday afternoon. He saw the people in the parking lots dressed in LT, Eli and Saquon jerseys, and allowed himself a momentary break from the daily … Read more

Brian Daboll treasures the ‘humbling’ first Giants moment

The drive from the Quest Diagnostics Training Center to MetLife Stadium takes only two or three minutes, and yet that is when a thought hit Brian Daboll hard late Friday afternoon. He saw the people in the parking lots dressed in LT, Eli and Saquon jerseys, and allowed himself a momentary break from the daily … Read more

Former San Francisco 49er Bryant Young’s emotional tribute to his son highlights Hall of Fame induction

CANTON, Ohio — Being part of the Pro Football Hall of Fame’s class of 2022 holds a special — and painful — meaning for former San Francisco 49ers defensive lineman Bryant Young. It’s an emotional reminder of his son Colby, who died of cancer on Oct. 11, 2016. Colby’s favorite number, his father said during … Read more

Chris Ballard and Frank Reich confident Matt Ryan can stop the Colts’ QB carousel

WESTFIELD, Ind. — The Colts believe they’ve finally found some consistency at quarterback. Matt Ryan has stabilized the game’s most important position by improving the level of production and leadership at the offensive front. And since it appears Ryan will be doing it for at least a couple of years — he’s under contract through … Read more

Chris Ballard and Frank Reich confident Matt Ryan can stop the Colts’ QB carousel

WESTFIELD, Ind. — The Colts believe they’ve finally found some consistency at quarterback. Matt Ryan has stabilized the game’s most important position by improving the level of production and leadership at the offensive front. And since it appears Ryan will be doing it for at least a couple of years — he’s under contract through … Read more

Three fights in three days got a Saints rookie removed from practice

Trevor PenningPhoto: AP I know football is a physical sport, but when it’s your first time at OTAs, and you’re trying to make an impression that will keep you on an NFL roster for years to come, getting into fights with your teammates doesn’t seem like the best course of action. One fight? Okay, maybe … Read more

Eagles 53-man roster projection after the first week of camp

The first five practices are in the books at the Philadelphia Eagles training camp, and they’ll hold five more before moving onto joint practices and preseason games. In other words, we’re sort of at the midpoint of the “Eagles practicing against themselves” portion of the camp, if that makes any sense. And so, let’s go … Read more

NFL’s use of Guardian padded helmet caps in camp draws support and skepticism

Justin Ellis has played defensive tackle in the NFL since 2014, and for the first time during Monday’s practice, he said he didn’t get vibrating and ringing in his ears when his helmet collided with an offensive lineman. Sometimes “you’re going to feel like contact to your head when you’re on a block or a … Read more

Deebo Samuel — ‘Communication’ was key to working out a new deal with the San Francisco 49ers

SANTA CLARA, Calif. – After a week he called one of the most stressful of his life that ended with a lucrative contract extension, San Francisco 49ers wide receiver Deebo Samuel was finally free Tuesday to speak on the speculation that swirled around him during a turbulent offseason. Samuel, fresh off signing a three-year extension … Read more