This year's draft heavy on size, light on glamour This year's NFL draft is heavy on size and light on glamour. There's no high-profile quarterback destined to go No. 1 and instantly become the face of a downtrodden franchise. There's not even a running back or wide receiver worthy of the top overall pick, someone with the kind of swagger that wins over fans weary of losing. More
Packers ink Matthews to lucrative long-term deal Clay Matthews has signed a long-term extension with the Packers, as first reported by Ian Rapoport of NFL.com.
The Milwaukee Journal Sentinel reports the five-year, $66 million deal will make Matthews the NFL’s highest paid linebacker. Matthews, a four-time Pro Bowl pick, was scheduled to make $3.73 million in the final year of his contract, but he was expected to receive an offer valued around $13 million per year, similar to the NFL’s highest-paid linebacker, the Cowboys’ DeMarcus Ware. More
30 Questions in 30 Days: Biggest threat to win NFC East? - New York Giants Giants writers answer 30 questions in 30 days before ... defensive coordinator Steve Spagnuolo right out ... as advertised coming over from the ... 07/25/2016 - 10:53 am | View Link
30 Questions in 30 Days: Toughest non-divisional game? - New York Giants ... defensive coordinator Steve Spagnuolo right out ... pack, it would be Janoris Jenkins. His transition from the Rams to the Giants has been ... 07/24/2016 - 9:20 am | View Link
30 Questions in 30 Days: Coach McAdoo's defining philosophy - New York Giants ... defensive coordinator Steve Spagnuolo right out ... pack, it would be Janoris Jenkins. His transition from the Rams to the Giants has been ... 07/23/2016 - 9:37 am | View Link
30 Questions in 30 Days: Will Eli surpass 2015 stats? - New York Giants ... defensive coordinator Steve Spagnuolo right out ... pack, it would be Janoris Jenkins. His transition from the Rams to the Giants has been ... 07/22/2016 - 8:05 am | View Link
30 Questions in 30 Days: Who starts at the safety position? - New York Giants ... coordinator Steve Spagnuolo right ... Janoris Jenkins. His transition from the Rams to the Giants has been ... I love the decision to hire ... 07/21/2016 - 3:40 pm | View Link
New Orleans Saints interview former Rams coach Steve Spagnuolo to coach defense Spagnuolo, however, is a highly sought defensive coach and could push Payton's timetable. The Colts have spoken with Spagnuolo, and the Vikings and the Eagles are reportedly interested too. A one-time defensive coordinator with the New York Giants ... 01/18/2012 - 2:00 pm | View Link
Rams Hire McDaniels As Offensive Coordinator He said the schemes created by McDaniels and the 34-year-old’s success with Tom Brady and Matt Cassel made the hire ... Spagnuolo was Giants defensive coordinator when they upset the unbeaten Patriots, with McDaniels as offensive coordinator, in the ... 01/18/2011 - 7:27 pm | View Link
Same stadium, vastly different job for first-year St. Louis Rams head coach Steve Spagnuolo On the visitors' bench sat Spagnuolo's 72-year-old father, Robert, as well as Steve's sister, Robyn, and her husband. "Why couldn't the Giants hire my son as head coach?" Robert said with a wry smile. They couldn't because their coach -- Tom Coughlin ... 08/14/2009 - 12:30 pm | View Link
Rams hire Spagnuolo; a look at the road ahead Spagnuolo's ability to get the Giants to buy into his system last season in his first season as their defensive coordinator and continuing to push them after a rough start to the season impressed me. Through his guidance (and, obviously, others get credit ... 01/17/2009 - 6:47 pm | View Link
N.F.L. ROUNDUP; Rams Name Coach; Hire Spagnuolo From Giants The Jets still need a head coach and the Giants now need a new defensive coordinator. All this is part of the current N.F.L. coaching shuffle that became more definitive Saturday, when the St. Louis Rams hired Steve Spagnuolo as their head coach. 01/17/2009 - 11:00 am | View Link
Steve Spagnuolo Stephen Christopher Spagnuolo (/ s p æ ɡ ˈ n ɔː l oʊ /, Italian pronunciation: [spaɲˈɲwɔːlo]; born December 21, 1959) is an American football coach who is ... 07/22/2016 - 6:08 am | View Website
Report: Joe Philbin to become new OC, Steve Spagnuolo to ... After initial reports circulated online regarding the New York Giants hiring Ben McAdoo as the successor to Tom Coughlin, it didn't take long until ... 07/21/2016 - 7:38 pm | View Website
Bleacher Report | Sports. Highlights. News. Now. Sports journalists and bloggers covering NFL, MLB, NBA, NHL, MMA, college football and basketball, NASCAR, fantasy sports and more. News, photos, mock drafts, game ... 07/21/2016 - 7:24 pm | View Website
Giants Head Coaching Rumors Update: Tom Pelissero reports that the Giants and OC Ben McAdoo are working towards a deal to make him their next head coach. Mike Garafolo confirms the news and adds ... 07/21/2016 - 6:27 pm | View Website
History of the St. Louis Rams The professional American football franchise now known as the Los Angeles Rams played in St. Louis, Missouri as the St. Louis Rams from the 1995 through the 2015 seasons. 07/21/2016 - 8:47 am | View Website
Julian Baumgartlinger impressed at the Euros.
Bayer Leverkusen could start the Bundesliga season without defender Danny da Costa and midfielder Julian Baumgartlinger.
Da Costa is to undergo an operation on Thursday to remove a metal rod which was used to stabilise his fractured tibia in 2014 and will be sidelined for several weeks.
Austria international Baumgartlinger has been training on his own because of an adductor muscle problem and will not rejoin his teammates until deemed fit enough by the club.
A statement on the club's website said
Brazil attacker Gabriel Barbosa has spoken of his excitement ahead of representing Brazil at the Rio Olympics.
Juventus are seeking the capture of Santos forward Gabriel Barbosa, better known as Gabigol, but Barcelona have the final say in the transfer.
According to reports in Brazil, the Bianconeri have made a €20 million offer for the 19-year-old with the Serie A champions set to beat off rivals Chelsea and Arsenal for the forward's signature this summer.
Santos president Modesto Roma has told Brazil media that the club have accepted the bid, which now must be approved by the player, his agent