DT McCoy signs 7-year deal with Bucs (Yahoo Sports)
Defensive tackle Gerald McCoy has signed a seven-year extension with the Tampa Bay Buccaneers worth $98 million, making McCoy the highest-paid player at his position. McCoy, a 2013 All-Pro, will get $51.5 million guaranteed, the most ever given to a defensive tackle in NFL history. The deal was concluded Saturday by McCoy's agent, Ben Dogra, and Buccaneers general manager Jason Licht. ''Gerald is extremely excited to remain with the Tampa Bay Buccaneers and he is especially thankful to Bucs owners, coaches, and Jason Licht for working so hard throughout the process,'' Dogra said.
Mosley suspended by Lions, sent home from London (Yahoo Sports)
Detroit defensive tackle C.J. Mosley was sent home from London on Saturday and suspended by the Lions for an unspecified violation of team rules. Detroit says in a release that Mosley engaged in detrimental conduct and is suspended for two weeks. The Lions face the Atlanta Falcons in London on Sunday, then Detroit has a weekend off.
AP source: Addae didn't show symptoms until Friday (Yahoo Sports)
Chargers safety Jahleel Addae didn't show symptoms of a concussion until Friday afternoon, a day after having two scary reactions following hits in a loss at Denver, a person with knowledge of the situation said. Addae's injury gained significant attention after he convulsed while remaining on his feet after a helmet-to-helmet hit late in the third quarter Thursday night. On the game's first play from scrimmage, Addae made a hit and immediately went limp on the ground. Addae's reaction to the second hit caused a stir on Twitter.
Dion Jordan set to make 2014 debut for Dolphins (Yahoo Sports)
MIAMI (AP) -- Defensive end Dion Jordan is set to make his season debut Sunday for the Miami Dolphins after sitting out the first six games without pay for twice violating the NFL's substance abuse policy.
Raiders activate Hayden, Autry (Yahoo Sports)
ALAMEDA, Calif. (AP) -- The Oakland Raiders have activated cornerback DJ Hayden from the physically unable to perform list and promoted defensive end Denico Autry from the practice squad.
Jaguars promote cornerback Thompson, waive King (Yahoo Sports)
JACKSONVILLE, Fla. (AP) -- The Jacksonville Jaguars have promoted first-year cornerback Peyton Thompson to the 53-man roster from the practice squad and waived receiver Tavarres King.
Attorney: NFL, Ravens not helping union Rice probe (Yahoo Sports)
The attorney leading the NFL players' union investigation into the Ray Rice domestic violence case told The Associated Press the league and the Baltimore Ravens have not been cooperating. Richard Craig Smith told the AP on Friday night that the NFL has not provided documents and witnesses requested by the NFLPA's investigators, while the Ravens have refused any cooperation with similar requests. ''We cannot accept public statements that call for transparency, candor and openness and then not allow the investigators to do their jobs.'' The union's investigation, like a similar probe organized by the NFL, isn't a law enforcement inquiry and the parties involved aren't under any legal obligation to comply with requests.
It's no secret when Peyton Manning gets mad (Yahoo Sports)
It's all fun and games until Peyton Manning gets mad. Twice in a span of five days, Manning's attention to detail was on full display, from scripting his own celebration of his record-breaking touchdown throw against San Francisco last weekend to calling out an overly exuberant scoreboard operator during Denver's 35-21 win over San Diego on Thursday night. He also didn't appreciate the way Philip Rivers was shown on the jumbo screen to draw jeers. On Friday, coach John Fox said the scoreboard operator made an honest mistake in trying to fire up the fans during the fourth quarter.
Redskins' RG3 speaks, says he won't rush return (Yahoo Sports)
The Washington Redskins finally allowed Robert Griffin III to speak. So he referenced Winston Churchill and played along with the uncertainty whether he might make his return Monday night. His appearance was scheduled by the team after reporters suggested that Griffin's unavailability to the media was a possible violation of NFL access rules. Coach Jay Gruden hasn't ruled out Griffin for Monday night's game against the Dallas Cowboys, but the coach said the plan remains for Colt McCoy to start.