After trading Beckham, Giants made sure Shepard stays

Football 04/12/19, 16:06

After shipping superstar wide receiver Odell Beckham Jr. to the Cleveland Browns in a stunning trade, the New York Giants made sure Eli Manning had his second-favorite target locked up for years to come.The Giants on Friday signed Sterling Shepard to a four-year contract extension that will pay him roughly ...

Browns sign former Steelers S Burnett, ex-AAF QB Gilbert

Football 04/05/19, 12:06

Discarded by Pittsburgh, veteran safety Morgan Burnett has landed in Cleveland.The Browns addressed one of their open starting safety spots on Friday by signing Morgan, who was released earlier this week by the Steelers following a disappointing 2018 season.Cleveland also signed quarterback Garrett Gilbert, who was out of a job ...

Giants owner: Trading Beckham came with ‘reluctant approval’

Football 03/24/19, 21:24

For all the off-field shenanigans, verbal discord and injuries, Odell Beckham Jr. still is a special player. Giants owner John Mara recognizes that in the wake of the team trading the standout wide receiver to Cleveland earlier this month."They made an offer that Dave (Gettleman, the Giants' general manager) and ...

Gettleman goes on offense over Odell Beckham deal and Eli

Sports 03/18/19, 13:37

After a week of being beaten up in the media over the trade of popular star receiver Odell Beckham Jr., general manager Dave Gettleman went on the offensive, saying the trade was in the best interests of the New York Giants and was a deal the organization could not refuse.Gettleman ...

Update: Megadeals and trades official at 4 p.m. EDT

Sports 03/13/19, 10:08

The Latest on NFL free agency (all times EDT):11:05 a.m.With the NFL's "legal tampering" period ending at 4 p.m. Wednesday, the flurry of agreements reached the last two days will become official.FILE - In this Oct. 22, 2017, file photo, Pittsburgh Steelers running back Le'Veon Bell (26) carries the ball ...

Sources: Browns to acquire star receiver Beckham from NY

Sports 03/12/19, 19:41

Two people familiar with the blockbuster trade say the Cleveland Browns have agreed to acquire star wide receiver Odell Beckham Jr. from the New York Giants.The Browns are sending a first- and third-round pick in 2019 along with safety Jabrill Peppers to the Giants for Beckham, one of the NFL's ...

League’s most aggressive coach backs down at critical time

Football 12/18/18, 02:14

Just six days after needling his quarterback for not being aggressive enough, Broncos coach Vance Joseph found Denver's season on the brink and his job on the line.He backed down.Trailing the Browns by four points in the waning minutes and facing fourth-and-1 from the Cleveland 6, Joseph sent his kicker ...

Browns’ Peppers dealing with hostile fan backlash

Football 10/04/18, 15:29

Browns defensive back Jabrill Peppers has stopped going out in public by himself after hostile confrontations with Cleveland fans.Peppers said the exchanges "happen a lot" and he knows some of the encounters are due to his lack of production. Other times, he says the conflicts are partly because he went ...

2 ties down, many more could be coming in NFL 2018

Basketball 09/21/18, 14:58

Two weeks, two ties.OK, let's get this out of the way now: Yes, the NFL is fit to be tied.Fit tighter than most folks might think, too.In a slopfest of an opener, the Steelers and Browns drew 21-21 . The first game of the season often can be messy and ...

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