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Family version of Brady SB ring sells for $344K

A family version of the New England Patriots' Super Bowl LI championship ring with "Brady" on it sold Sunday morning for $344,927, a record for a football ring.

Panthers GM cleared by NFL investigation

The Carolina Panthers reinstated Mary Hurney as interim general manager after an NFL investigation cleared him of harassment charges.

Watt to receive honorary doctorate for relief

Texans defensive end J.J. Watt will receive an honorary doctorate from Baylor College of Medicine for his Hurricane Harvey relief efforts in the Houston area.

Chiefs sign ex-Raiders cornerback Amerson

David Amerson, released by the Raiders earlier this month, has signed with the division-rival Chiefs. The cornerback made 33 starts for Oakland in three seasons, but he was limited last season due to a foot injury.

McCarron wins grievance, 'excited' to be UFA

AJ McCarron won his grievance against the Bengals and will be an unrestricted free agent on March 14. The quarterback told the Cincinnati Enquirer that he is looking forward to signing with a team where he can compete to be the starter.

Man convicted in Will Smith death files appeal

Lawyers are appealing a 25-year sentence for Cardell Hayes, the man convicted of killing retired New Orleans Saints star Will Smith.

Barnwell: Offseason moves to improve every NFC team

Seattle has big decisions to make on the Legion of Boom. The Saints need to lock up Drew Brees. The Vikings need to sign a quarterback. Here are five offseason moves to improve all 16 NFC teams.

Three years out, projecting NFC West titles and the team best set at QB

Now that Jimmy Garoppolo has signed his deal, ESPN's NFC West reporters gauge how the 49ers, Rams, Seahawks and Cardinals stack up in the long term.

The NFL's top 10 offseason priorities: Catch rule, concussions, anthem, more

From addressing viewership decline to rethinking the Rooney Rule, here are the issues the league will (or should) consider over the next six months.

Welcome to the 2018 QB market, AJ McCarron: Why a guy with four NFL starts is so interesting

Don't rule out the Bengals backup as a factor -- he could get paid -- in the increasingly interesting 2018 offseason quarterback market.

Jets passed on McCarron last year; could this time be different?

Last year, New York would have had to make a trade to acquire the quarterback, but now he's a free agent. But is he better than Josh McCown?

Players who need a change of scenery on every NFL team

Something has to change for Michael Crabtree in Oakland. Will Jon Gruden be enough, or would the receiver be better off elsewhere? NFL Nation reporters identify players and teams who should part ways.

Patriots' needs on defense extend beyond just the pass rush

Mailbaggers have lingering Super Bowl thoughts, roster ideas, coaching curiosity and, of course, more Malcolm Butler questions.

Even for one year, a Browns-Kirk Cousins pairing doesn't make sense

Could the Redskins tag Kirk Cousins and then trade him to the desperate Browns? It's possible, but don't count on it.

Dyslexia is 'an ability,' not a disability for Buccaneers' Peyton Barber

Buccaneers running back Peyton Barber said that dealing with dyslexia has taught him to have patience. That might lead to a starting role in 2018.

From QB to seminary to D-II volunteer: Frank Reich's winding path to Colts

Frank Reich opted for family and ministry over football when his playing career ended. But the competitive drive could be put off for only so long.

GM Kevin Colbert sends clear message Steelers need to improve

Following a disappointing playoff exit, the Pittsburgh GM hinted that he might be active this offseason in the quest for a championship.

A 10-step guide to the Steelers' offseason

Pittsburgh has a few positional needs on defense but won't be pressured into any major decisions in free agency or otherwise.

Super ink: Demand for Eagles tattoos soars after Super Bowl

Running back Corey Clement joins the throng of Eagles fans getting ink following Philadelphia's first Super Bowl title.

Matt Ryan only QB among 32 players who took every snap last season

Matt Ryan wasn't able to duplicate his MVP performance from 2016, but he was the only quarterback on the field for every snap last season.

Predicting the Browns' first chance to erase the zero in 2018

Who will be the Browns' season-opening opponent? Based on the NFL's parity goals, it will probably be a team they have a chance to beat.

Haley: Pieces are in place for Browns to succeed

Browns offensive coordinator Todd Haley isn't looking backward to his time with the Steelers. He's excited about the challenge ahead with Cleveland.

Johnny Manziel to Ravens? Not unless team changes its rules, for starters

The buzz over the Ravens possibly having a spot for Johnny Manziel seems farfetched; the team has rules that would preclude him being signed.

Manziel on Mayfield: We're different people

Johnny Manziel said on Barstool Sports' "Pardon My Take" podcast that he and Baker Mayfield are "completely different people" as he responded to the comparisons people are making between the two Heisman Trophy winners.

Five stats that explain the Rams' unprecedented points rise

Crunching five key numbers on how rookie coach Sean McVay turned the NFL's worst offense into the best in just one season.

The lives Steve McNair left behind

After burying her husband nearly a decade ago, Mechelle McNair was determined to keep their sons safe and carry on with the business of living. It wasn't always easy.

10 predictions for 2018 NFL season: Future Jet Kirk Cousins?

So long, 2017 season. We're on to 2018. The Jets are going to break the bank for the best quarterback on the market. The Browns, meanwhile, will add two QBs. We get out the crystal ball.

Resetting the 2018 QB market after Jimmy G: Next up, Kirk Cousins

One of the wildest offseasons is just getting started. And the guy who will benefit the most could start a bidding war. Here's what's next for Cousins and the rest of the QBs on the market.