Panthers claim OT Martin off waivers; sign Boykin (Yahoo Sports)
(Fri, 27 Mar 2015 15:27:57 PDT)
The Panthers spent Friday looking to upgrade their depth on offense. Carolina claimed offensive tackle Jonathan Martin off waivers from San Francisco and signed free wide receiver Jarrett Boykin from Green Bay. The 6-foot-5, 315 Martin was the primary victim in the Miami Dolphins' bullying scandal involving Richie Incognito. Martin, a former second-round pick by the Dolphins in 2012, started 32 of 38 games in three NFL seasons with Miami and San Francisco.
Police make arrest in threat that delayed Hernandez trial (Yahoo Sports)
(Fri, 27 Mar 2015 23:34:59 PDT)
Police have arrested a man who they say called in a bomb threat that forced the evacuation of the Massachusetts courthouse where Aaron Hernandez's murder trial is being held. Fall River police arrested 55-year-old Paul Haddad of Westwood on Thursday night. Police say Thursday's threat had nothing to do with Hernandez, the former New England Patriots player.
Pagano planning to remain Colts coach for 'years to come' (Yahoo Sports)
(Fri, 27 Mar 2015 18:18:00 PDT)
INDIANAPOLIS (AP) -- Colts coach Chuck Pagano says in a statement Friday night that he expects to keep his current job for ''many years to come.''
Vikings, cornerback Terence Newman agree to contract (Yahoo Sports)
(Fri, 27 Mar 2015 14:04:30 PDT)
The Minnesota Vikings and cornerback Terence Newman have agreed to terms on a one-year contract worth as much as $2.5 million, including $750,000 guaranteed, that will reunite the veteran with coach Mike Zimmer for his 13th NFL season. The Vikings announced the deal Friday with Newman, who spent the last three years with Cincinnati after nine with Dallas. Zimmer, entering his second season with Minnesota, was Newman's defensive coordinator for six years: four with the Cowboys and two with the Bengals. Newman, who was drafted by Dallas with the fifth overall pick out of Kansas State in 2003, has 37 career interceptions, the third-most among active players in the NFL.