Posts Tagged ‘NFL Football’

Report: Dolphins DE Quinn visiting Saints Monday

Sunday, March 24th, 2019

Miami Dolphins defensive end Robert Quinn will visit the New Orleans Saints on Monday, the Fort Worth Star-Telegram reported Sunday evening. Quinn remains under contract with the Dolphins, but the team has reportedly given him permission to visit other teams while Miami tries to arrange a trade. Quinn visited the Dallas Cowboys last week, but a deal has yet to materialize.

Odell Beckham ‘feeling dangerous’ about trade that Giants owner gave ‘reluctant approval’

Sunday, March 24th, 2019

Odell Beckham Jr. woke up from his social media slumber on Sunday. As he did so, New York Giants co-owner John Mara gave a candid take on trading away the transcendent wide receiver to the Cleveland Browns. Speaking at the NFL league meeting in Phoenix, Mara told reporters he was reluctant to deal Beckham and that when he told his grandchildren about the trade, they cried.

How will the Patriots replace Gronk?

Sunday, March 24th, 2019

The retirement of tight end Rob Gronkowski, though not unexpected, nevertheless carries a suddenness and finality that creates real questions for the Patriots regarding a position that has become an important part of the offense. As previously noted, their interest in Jared Cook could be rekindled unless and until he finally signs his name at the bottom of a contract with the Saints. A trade is less likely, but who knows when it comes to the Patriots?

NFL notebook: Patriots TE Gronkowski announces retirement

Sunday, March 24th, 2019

New England Patriots tight end Rob Gronkowski announced his retirement Sunday on Instagram, ending one of the league's most dominant and colorful careers after nine seasons. "It all started at 20 years old on stage at the NFL draft when my dream came true, and now here I am about to turn 30 in a few months with a decision I feel is the biggest of my life so far. A three-time Super Bowl champion, four-time first-team All-Pro and five-time Pro Bowl selection, Gronkowski caught 521 passes for 7,861 yards and 79 touchdowns in 115 games from 2010-18.

Robert Kraft says Patriots will honor Gronk in near future

Sunday, March 24th, 2019

The Patriots no doubt will miss him, and Kraft said in his statement he personally will miss Gronk. Kraft said the team will honor Gronkowski “in the near future. In the nine years that I have known Rob Gronkowski, I have never known him to have a bad day,” Kraft said in his statement.

Djokovic beats Delbonis in 3rd round at Miami Open

Sunday, March 24th, 2019

Novak Djokovic squandered a second-set lead but regrouped to beat Federico Delbonis 7-5, 4-6, 6-1 Sunday in the third round of the Miami Open. Djokovic appeared on his way to an easy victory when he led 3-1 in the second set, but he dropped serve twice in a row and lost the set. He won a succession of long rallies in the final set and swept the last five games.

CEO Jed York says 49ers were aggressive in pursuit of Odell Beckham

Sunday, March 24th, 2019

The 49ers were apparently not willing to part ways with the No. 2 overall pick without getting the New York Giants' pick at No. 6 to acquire wide receiver Odell Beckham two weeks ago. CEO Jed York on Sunday at the NFL owners meeting was asked how close the 49ers came from landing Beckham in a trade. The Giants worked out a trade with the Cleveland Browns on March 12 to trade Beckham in exchange for the Browns' first-round pick at No. 17 overall, a third-round pick (No. 95 overall) and safety Jabrill Peppers.

9-year NFL veteran Jeremy Maclin announces retirement at baby shower

Sunday, March 24th, 2019

Longtime Philadelphia Eagles receiver Jeremy Maclin is calling it quits after a nine-year NFL career. With his family and friends already gathered, former NFL first-round pick Jeremy Maclin took the opportunity at his wife's baby shower to also announce his retirement Sunday morning. "Something I want to share with everybody is that I'm retiring from the NFL," the receiver said.

Gronkowski the GOAT – Brady reacts to Patriots star’s retirement

Sunday, March 24th, 2019

Tom Brady heaped praise on former New England Patriots team-mate Rob Gronkowski after the star tight end announced his retirement. The 29-year-old Gronkowski confirmed the news in an Instagram post on Sunday, revealing he was stepping away from the field after nine seasons with the Patriots. "It's time to move forward and move forward with a big smile on my face knowing that the New England Patriots organization, Pats nation and all my fans will truly be a big part of my heart for the rest of my life," he wrote.

Patriots tight end Rob Gronkowski announces retirement

Sunday, March 24th, 2019

The New England Patriots' gentle giant has decided to hang up his cleats. Patriots tight end Rob Gronkowski said Sunday that he is retiring from the NFL after nine seasons. "It all started at 20 years old on stage at the NFL draft when my dream came true, and now here I am about to turn 30 in a few months with a decision I feel is the biggest of my life so far," Gronkowski wrote in his post.