Several members of the Atlanta Falcons praised rookie wide receiver Calvin Ridley. Ridley, the former Alabama Crimson Tide playermaker, was drafted by the Falcons with the 26th overall pick in the 2018 NFL Draft.
Falcons beat writer D. Orlando Ledbetter offered his take on Julio Jones. While Ledbetter did say he believes a reworked contract for Jones will ultimately come to pass, he made it clear Jones’ actions have affected his relationship with the team.
A judge has ordered former Dallas Cowboys running back Joseph Randle to serve five years of probation over criminal charges he racked up for an argument at a housewarming party more than two years ago in Wichita.
Buffalo Bills Hall of Fame quarterback Jim Kelly has been released from a New York City hospital a day after having surgery to prepare for permanent dentures to be inserted into his reconstructed upper jaw.
The song in the musical "Les Miserables" about fallen compatriots is called "Empty Chairs at Empty Tables." It's the feeling Mark Higgs had Wednesday evening as he called his friend and former Dolphins teammate, Jeff Cross.
The NFL is expected to suspend Tampa Bay Bucs quarterback Jameis Winston at least three games without pay for violating the league's personal conduct policy. Winston's suspension could be increased if he fails to meet certain undisclosed requirements expected to be imposed by the NFL. He will be allowed to participate in training camp and all four preseason games.
There is angst among some Falcons executives and fans because Julio Jones skipped voluntary "organized team activities" – arts and crafts? Three-legged races? – and did not show up for a three-day minicamp, which took place more than six weeks before training camp and nine weeks before the first exhibition and 13 weeks before the season opener.
Bucs quarterback Jameis Winston is preparing for the NFL to suspend him for as many as three games after the league's investigation into allegations he groped a female Uber driver in Arizona in 2016, according to a Tallahassee radio show host.