Titans agree to terms on multi-year extension for Walker (Yahoo Sports) (Fri, 06 May 2016 15:56:10 PDT)
The Tennessee Titans are making sure they keep tight end Delanie Walker around past the 2016 season. The NFL Network reported the extension was for two years with $8.2 million guaranteed. ''We are excited to get this deal done with Delanie,'' general manager Jon Robinson said.
Raiders DE Mario Edwards says he has been cleared to play (Yahoo Sports) (Fri, 06 May 2016 14:32:59 PDT)
ALAMEDA, Calif. (AP) -- Oakland Raiders defensive lineman Mario Edwards Jr. says he has been cleared to play again after being sidelined last season by a neck injury.
Ex-49er Stubblefield wants prosecutor removed from rape case (Yahoo Sports) (Fri, 06 May 2016 15:37:14 PDT)
A former San Francisco 49er accused of raping a woman described as mentally delayed called on a Northern California district attorney on Friday to turn over prosecution of the case to the state attorney general. Attorneys for Dana Stubblefield on Friday argued in court papers that Santa Clara County District Attorney Jeff Rosen is using the high-profile case to further his political ambitions for higher office. Stubblefield's attorney said the district attorney has publicly released ''selective'' and prejudicial information about the case that threatens the former defensive lineman's right to a fair trial.
Cardinals sign 1st-round pick Nkemdiche, 2 others (Yahoo Sports) (Fri, 06 May 2016 16:09:51 PDT)
The Arizona Cardinals have signed first-round draft pick Robert Nkemdiche to a four-year contract with a fifth-year team option. Nkemdiche, a defensive tackle from Mississippi, was considered one of the top talents in the draft but slid to the Cardinals largely because of character concerns. The Cardinals also signed their two fifth-round picks - safety Marqui Christian of Midwestern State and guard Cole Toner of Harvard - to four-year contracts.
NFL to partner with college conferences in jobs program (Yahoo Sports) (Fri, 06 May 2016 13:33:02 PDT)
The NFL will partner with the Mid-Eastern Athletic and Southwestern Athletic conferences to increase opportunities for ethnic minorities interested in careers in football administration. The league said Friday the agreement with the two historically black college conferences is to give qualified professionals and students the skills for such jobs. The MEAC has 11 schools, the SWAC 10.