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The Los Angeles Rams selected 21-year-old quarterback Jared Goff of California with the first choice in the recent 2016 NFL Draft. Goff becomes the 22nd quarterback chosen with the first overall draft pick since 1967. This will be the Rams first season back in Los Angeles since being relocated from St. Louis. The Rams originally held the number 15 pick in the draft, but traded away a pair of first, second, and third round picks to the Tennessee Titans for the top pick overall. Los Angeles also got a fourth and sixth-round selection back from the Titans in the deal.
Quarterback Tom Brady of the New England Patriots will now have to serve a four-game suspension at the start of the 2016/17 NFL season according to a U.S. federal appeals court. Brady was originally handed the ban last year after the footballs in the AFC Championship playoff game against the Indianapolis Colts in January, 2015 were found to be underinflated. New England won the contest and then went on to capture the Super Bowl. The Patriots were also fined a million dollars and lost a couple of draft picks as punishment, including their first round selection this year. Brady appealed the decision last year and a lower judge sided with him and overturned the ban.
The most-anticipated quarterback move of the NFL offseason was the retirement of Denver Broncos’ legend Peyton Manning after winning the Super Bowl against Carolina in February. Manning, who will turn 38 years old on March 24, pondered things over for a few weeks and then officially announced he was hanging up his cleats. However, that was just the start of things as there’s been musical chairs scenario since then. Just two days after Manning retired from Denver, the Broncos also lost 25-year-old quarterback Brock Osweiler as he signed with the Houston Texans as a free agent.
Left without a good starter for the 2016/17 season, the Broncos then made a deal with the Philadelphia Eagles for quarterback Mark Sanchez. The Broncos dealt away a conditional draft pick in 2017 in the trade. The 29-year-old Sanchez was the back up to starter Sam Bradford last season, but the Eagles felt they could afford to let him go after signing the 29-year-old Chase Daniel as a free agent from the Kansas City Chiefs a few days earlier.
Reports out of the U.S. state that veteran quarterback Tom Brady has agreed to a contract extension with the NFL’s New England Patriots for another two years. Brady was scheduled to be paid $9 million for the 2016 season along with a bonus of $6 million for a salary cap hit of $15 million. He’s then set to make another $10 million as salary for the 2017 campaign. The 38-year-old often renegotiates his contract with New England to help the club manage its salary-cap situation. Brady, who has won the Super Bowl four times, has said that he plans on playing for several more years as he feels he’ll still be able to compete when he’s in his early 40’s.
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- May 2nd, 2016
Quarterback Jared Goff goes first overall in NFL Draft
- May 2nd, 2016
New England Patriots’ Tom Brady likely to serve four-game NFL suspension
- March 14th, 2016
Several NFL quarterbacks on the move
- March 2nd, 2016
New England quarterback Tom Brady extends contract to 2019
- February 15th, 2016
Super Bowl loser Cam Newton still defending post-game actions
- February 9th, 2016
No surprise as Cam Newton named NFL’s MVP
- February 8th, 2016
Broncos defence shuts down Panthers to take Super Bowl
- February 2nd, 2016
Super Bowl 50 – Preview of Panthers vs Broncos
- January 25th, 2016
Kathryn Smith becomes NFL’s first female assistant coach
- January 18th, 2016
NFL’s Rams heading back to Los Angeles
- January 5th, 2016
New York Jets throw away playoff spot in season finale
- November 30th, 2015
Green Bay quarterback Aaron Rodgers sets second NFL record this season
- November 17th, 2015
NFL Games Dominate American TV Ratings
- November 17th, 2015
One-handed receiver sets High School Football Record
- October 26th, 2015
NFL’s Jacksonville Jaguars commit to playing in England until 2020
- October 13th, 2015
Atlanta Falcons’ running back Devonta Freeman proving his worth
- September 28th, 2015
London pushing for NFL franchise
- September 14th, 2015
Several records smashed in 107-90 high school football game
- September 1st, 2015
English soccer striker Harry Kane wants to join NFL as kicker
- August 26th, 2015
Hall of Famer told NFL rookies to find fall guy in case of legal trouble