NEW YORK (AP) A judge’s ruling freeing New England Patriots quarterback Tom Brady to play football erased his four-game suspension but failed to address the root question of the ”Deflategate” scandal: What did Brady know about a plot to deflate balls before January’s AFC championship game?
U.S. District Judge Richard M. Berman thoroughly trashed NFL Commissioner Roger Goodell’s handling of the NFL disciplinary process in his Thursday ruling, but did little to cast aside the perception by some that Brady knew more than he was willing to reveal about the scheme the league has blamed on Patriots ball handlers.
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The Seattle Seahawks and free-agent running back Fred Jackson agreed to terms on a one-year deal Friday, according to a person familiar with the contract talks.
The person spoke to The Associated Press on condition of anonymity because the deal hasn’t been signed. NFL.com first reported Jackson and the Seahawks had agreed to terms.
Jackson, an eight-year veteran became a free agent Monday when the Bills cut the respected team leader and fan favorite. The Seahawks’ interest in Jackson emerged when they learned that backup running back Robert Turbin suffered a significant high-ankle sprain last Saturday in a preseason game against San continue
INDIANAPOLIS (AP) The Indianapolis Colts acquired linebacker Sio Moore from the Oakland Raiders on Friday for a late-round draft pick next year.
Moore had 140 tackles and 7 1/2 sacks in 26 games in two seasons with Oakland. Last season, he started all 11 games he played and had 90 tackles and three sacks.
”This has been more than a home to me… So much if my heart is in the bay… My teammates RaiderNation Yall are family to me. Will miss Yall,” Moore tweeted.
The former Connecticut player was a third-round pick in 2013.
A person familiar with the contract talks says the Seattle Seahawks and free-agent running back Fred Jackson have agreed to terms on a 1-year year.
The person spoke to The Associated Press on Friday on a condition of anonymity because the deal has not been signed. NFL.com first reported Jackson and the Seahawks had agreed to terms.
Jackson, an eight-year veteran became a free agent Monday when the Bills cut the respected team leader and fan favorite. The Seahawks interest in Jackson emerged when they learned that backup running back Robert Turbin suffered a significant high-ankle sprain last Saturday in a preseason continue
PHILADELPHIA (AP) Tim Tebow made Matt Barkley expendable.
The Philadelphia Eagles traded Barkley to the Arizona Cardinals on Friday, clearing a roster spot for Tebow after he won a preseason competition for the No. 3 quarterback job.
Arizona sent a conditional seventh-round draft pick to Philadelphia for Barkley. A person familiar with the deal said Barkley has to be on the roster for six games for the Eagles to receive the pick in 2016. The person spoke on condition of anonymity because that part of the trade wasn’t announced.
Barkley provides depth behind Carson Palmer and Drew Stanton. Logan Thomas and rookie continue