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Eddie Lacy misses Packers practice with hamstring pull

Just as Eddie Lacy was emerging as a potential favorite in the Green Bay Packers‘ running back derby, the rookie has been forced to take a seat.   Packers coach Mike McCarthy told reporters Wednesday that Lacy was held out ...

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Atlanta Falcons using Steven Jackson ‘all over the line’

Atlanta Falcons using Steven Jackson ‘all over the line’

Atlanta Falcons tight end Tony Gonzalez said last month that adding running back Steven Jackson to the mix “makes us that much tougher to defend.” After Michael Turner fizzled out in short-yardage situations two postseasons in a row, Jackson gives ...

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Falcons’ Mike Johnson suffers injuries to ankle, fibula

Falcons’ Mike Johnson suffers injuries to ankle, fibula

The Atlanta Falcons entered training camp with a veritable all-star team on offense, with the exception of the unproven commodities up front. The offensive line questions grew more pressing Tuesday, when right tackle Mike Johnson was carted off the field ...

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Jordy Nelson to miss Packers camp after knee surgery

The Green Bay Packers have another injury to worry about, and it’s a familiar one. Coach Mike McCarthy announced Tuesday that Nelson recently underwent knee surgery and will miss the rest of training camp. McCarthy said he was “hopeful” Nelson ...

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Julio Jones to sit out Atlanta Falcons’ preseason opener

Julio Jones to sit out Atlanta Falcons’ preseason opener

The first week of the preseason usually doesn’t feature a lot of action by NFL stars. In Julio Jones‘ case this week, it will include no action. The Atlanta Falcons wide receiver will ...

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Atlanta Falcons’ Sean Weatherspoon out indefinitely

Atlanta Falcons’ Sean Weatherspoon out indefinitely

Another day of training camp, another linebacker’s hand injury to discuss. Atlanta Falcons outside linebacker Sean Weatherspoon suffered an open dislocated finger on his left hand, coach Mike Smith told The Atlanta Journal-Constitution on Tuesday, and will be out indefinitely. ...

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Roddy White, Falcons shun ‘Hard Knocks’ spotlight

Roddy White, Falcons shun ‘Hard Knocks’ spotlight

HBO’s “Hard Knocks” kicks off Tuesday chronicling the Cincinnati Bengals‘ 2013 training camp. For over a decade, HBO’s “Hard Knocks” has found drama in the drudgery of NFL training camp. Gregg Rosenthal revisits past classics via NFL Films. More … ...

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Panthers’ Cam Newton: ‘No more excuses on my part’

Panthers’ Cam Newton: ‘No more excuses on my part’

Good luck finding someone who doubts Cam Newton‘s physical gifts. Entering his third NFL campaign, the Carolina Panthers quarterback has the tools to match any passer in the league. But it’s his leadership that has come under fire. ...

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Geoff Hangartner: Carolina Panthers ‘blindsided’ me

Geoff Hangartner: Carolina Panthers ‘blindsided’ me

As we wind our way through training camp, unexpected cuts are part of the process. The Carolina Panthers releasing Geoff Hangartner on Thursday qualifies. The eight-year veteran was slated to start at right guard this season, one of the few ...

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