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  1. Greg McElroy released by New York Jets

    Chris Mortensen

    The New York Jets have released Greg McElroy.

    Story | Conversation | August 31, 2013
  2. Drew Brees of New Orleans Saints to skip training camp without co...

    Chris Mortensen

    If Drew Brees does not have a long-term contract in place by Monday's 4 p.m. ET deadline, the New Orleans Saints quarterback has no plans to sign his franchise tender and report to training camp, according to league and team sources.

    Story | Conversation | July 10, 2012
  3. Drew Brees of New Orleans Saints wins franchise tag ruling

    Chris Mortensen

    Arbitrator Stephen Burbank has ruled in favor of New Orleans Saints quarterback Drew Brees in his grievance over the designation of his franchise tag.

    Story | Conversation | July 03, 2012
  4. New Orleans Saints' Drew Brees has grievance hearing later this m...

    Chris Mortensen

    Jeffrey Kessler said Thursday that he expects a grievance hearing to be scheduled in late June with arbitrator Stephen Burbank to determine the designation of Saints quarterback Drew Brees' franchise tag.

    Story | Conversation | June 07, 2012
  5. NFLPA seeking clarity on Drew Brees' franchise tag status, source...

    Chris Mortensen

    The NFL Players Association asked an arbitrator Tuesday to determine whether New Orleans Saints quarterback Drew Brees has been hit with the franchise tag for a second time, according to sources.

    Story | Conversation | May 29, 2012
  6. Tampa Bay Buccaneers to talk to Marty Schottenheimer, sources say...

    Chris Mortensen

    Marty Schottenheimer, whose last season in the NFL ended with his firing in 2007 after a 14-2 record in 2006 with the San Diego Chargers, will interview Tuesday with the Tampa Bay Buccaneers for their head coaching vacancy, according to league sources.

    Story | Conversation | January 09, 2012
  7. NFL's on-site observers now will help spot concussions from press...

    Chris Mortensen

    The NFL sent a memo Tuesday to its 32 clubs that, effective this Sunday, a league observer will be positioned in the press box with the ability to communicate directly with both teams' sidelines to alert the medical staffs of possible undetected injuries.

    Story | Conversation | November 22, 2011
  8. NFL, union differ on concussion-monitoring plan

    Chris Mortensen

    The NFL and NFLPA agree that concussion monitoring is a high priority, with a mission to be more proactive at all game sites, but the two sides offer conflicting versions of a plan to place a medical observer inside the NFL command center.

    Story | Conversation | November 20, 2011
  9. NFL instructs refs to be alert to concussion signs

    Chris Mortensen

    The NFL will instruct game officials to be more alert to concussion symptoms this week in the wake of the head trauma and subsequent seizure suffered by San Diego Chargers guard Kris Dielman on Oct. 23.

    Story | Conversation | November 02, 2011
  10. Kris Dielman's concussion, seizure to be focus of NFL/NFLPA safet...

    Chris Mortensen

    A concussion and subsequent seizure suffered by San Diego Chargers guard Kris Dielman will be the subject of intensive discussion when the NFL and NFL Players Association's Joint Committee on Player Safety and Welfare meets in New York on Tuesday.

    Story | Conversation | October 31, 2011
  11. Despite suit, Von Miller accepts NFL's draft invite

    Chris Mortensen

    Texas A&M linebacker Von Miller, who is the only rookie plaintiff in the players' antitrust lawsuit against the National Football League, has accepted an invitation to attend the NFL draft on April 28.

    Story | Conversation | March 31, 2011
  12. Sources: Marty Schottenheimer on verge of UFL job

    Chris Mortensen

    Barring a last-minute snag in negotiations, Marty Schottenheimer will become the latest former NFL coach to run a UFL franchise, this time with the expansion Virginia Destroyers, according to sources.

    Story | Conversation | March 21, 2011
  13. NFL to announce suspensions for 'head shots'

    Chris Mortensen

    The NFL will announce by Wednesday that, effective this weekend, even first-time offenders face suspension for "devastating hits" and "head shots," according to the league's senior vice president of football operations.

    Story | Conversation | October 18, 2010
  14. Sources: Vincent Jackson, Logan Mankins to report to Chargers, Pa...

    Chris Mortensen

    Restricted free agents Vincent Jackson and Logan Mankins will report this season to their respective teams, the San Diego Chargers and New England Patriots, upon recommendation from the National Football Players Association, according to several sources.

    Story | Conversation | October 13, 2010
  15. Sources: Minnesota Vikings to meet to discuss trade for San Diego...

    Chris Mortensen

    The Minnesota Vikings expect to convene either tonight or Monday on whether to make a serious play for San Diego Chargers suspended receiver, Vincent Jackson, according to team and league sources.

    Story | Conversation | September 19, 2010
  16. Philip Rivers, the San Diego Chargers QB and leader, is hard to r...

    Chris Mortensen

    Philip Rivers is so unflappable it's easy to see why the Chargers are, in fact, his team, Chris Mortensen writes.

    Story | Conversation | August 04, 2010