Lawrence tweets response to motivation critiques

Presumptive No. 1 NFL draft pick Trevor Lawrence said in a series of tweets Saturday that quotes made by him that have led some to question his motivation are being “misread.” “I am internally motivated – I love football as much or more than anyone. It is a HUGE priority

10 boom-or-bust prospects in 2021 NFL draft: Trey Lance, Zach Wilson leave question marks

Part stock market, part casino, the NFL draft is a three-day (or yearlong, if you count all the legwork) exercise in weighing risk against reward. And the payoff — as well as the toll — of all 32 teams' decisions won't be entirely clear for years. Of course, when forced to account for

Texans GM Nick Caserio on Deshaun Watson: We will 'respect the legal process'

Houston Texans general manager Nick Caserio spoke with reporters Friday in his first news conference since quarterback Deshaun Watson has been accused of sexual assault and misconduct in more than 20 lawsuits. Caserio said the team will “respect the legal process” as it relates to Watson, and their focus remains

Washington GM Martin Mayhew on adding QBs: 'If you don't have one as a GM, you're always looking for that'

The Washington Football Team added veteran Ryan Fitzpatrick and brought back Taylor Heinicke and Kyle Allen at the quarterback position. The crowded room doesn’t mean Washington won’t look to add a signal-caller during the draft, but it won’t force it either. General manager Martin Mayhew said Friday that the club

Braves’ Ronald Acuña Jr. nails fan’s beer with pinpoint accuracy

Nachos, beer … no fan’s concession items are safe inside MLB parks. The latest such example came from Braves outfielder Ronald Acuña Jr.; video shows him nailing a fan’s beer at a game earlier this week — at the behest of the fan, of course. And another angle: It’s uncertain

Roundup: Steelers re-sign LB Vince Williams to one-year deal

Count Vince Williams as another Steeler willing to turn down outside offers to stay in Pittsburgh for one more year. The veteran linebacker has signed a one-year deal to return to the Steelers after spending nearly a month as a free agent following his release on March 16. The cap-related

Source: Seahawks reach deal with Aldon Smith

Covered NFL since 1997, Cowboys since 2003 Previously covered Bengals and Dolphins Lives in Dallas area with his wife and two children Former Dallas Cowboys defensive end Aldon Smith has agreed to a one-year deal with the Seattle Seahawks, a source told ESPN on Thursday. After serving an indefinite suspension

NFL Draft trending storylines: Davis Mills, the fastest 40s, the No 1 long snapper and the Miami duo

Pro Days are drawing to a close, NFL teams are finalising their boards and the rumour mill is picking up speed. It is almost Draft time. We are into the home stretch with just a fortnight to go until Commissioner Roger Goodell opens proceedings by announcing the first pick of

Star recruit no certainty to walk into line-up

Extra weeks in the VFL could be the immediate future for star Melbourne recruit Ben Brown after the Demons’ undefeated start to the season ensured it would be “hard to move ” players involved in four straight wins. Brown and fellow Melbourne forward Sam Weideman made returns from long injury