Green Bay Packers to distribute $250,000 to nonprofits
The Packers will distribute the grants totaling $250,000 to non-profits in Kenosha (Building Our Future and The Mary Lou & Arthur F. Mahone Fund), Madison (100 Black Men of Madison Inc. and Urban League) and Milwaukee (Leaders Igniting Transformation).
Mississippi State RB Kylin Hill not expected to play again this season, sources say
Mississippi State running back and All-SEC selection Kylin Hill is not expected to play for the team again this season, sources told ESPN, having indicated to the coaching staff that he will opt out and begin preparing for the NFL draft.
Free-agent Eric Reid: Declined Washington practice squad offer
With the loss of Landon Collins, the Washington Football Team offered a practice squad spot to free-agent safety Eric Reid, he told The Associated Press. But he declined, saying the practice squad wasn't "reflective or indicative of my career."
Fantasy football waiver wire for NFL Week 8: Gio Bernard, Carlos Hyde among top pickups
Here are all of the top waiver-wire pickups heading into Week 8, especially for fantasy football managers dealing with injured running backs such as Chris Carson and Joe Mixon.
Dallas Cowboys trade DE Everson Griffen to Detroit Lions for draft pick
The Cowboys traded veteran DE Everson Griffen to the Lions for a conditional draft pick.
Carolina Panthers release oft-injured cornerback Eli Apple
The Panthers on Tuesday released cornerback Eli Apple, who has struggled with injuries all season.