Sports NFL Peyton Manning is reportedly considering joining an ownership bid for the Carolina Panthers, after turning down multiple offers to return to the NFL. According to sources cited by the Charlotte Observer, the five-time NFL MVP has been contacted by Ben Navarro, a billionaire who is involved in negotiations to buy the Panthers, and is considering the offer to become a limited partner. Peyton Manning looks on prior to Super Bowl LII between the Philadelphia Eagles and the New England Patriots at U.S. Bank Stadium on February 4, 2018 in Minneapolis. Elsa/Getty Images Manning retired in 2016 after guiding the Denver Broncos to success in Super Bowl 50 against the Panthers and has had a number of opportunities to be involved with the NFL again. Last year, CBS Sports reported the two-time Super Bowl winner had been approached by the Cleveland Browns for a role in their front office, a rumour Browns owner Jimmy Haslam has since dismissed. Recommended Slideshows 51 … [Read more...] about Carolina Panthers Sale: Could Peyton Manning Return to the NFL as Owner?
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Jordan Mailata, the 20-year-old Australian rugby player drafted by the Philadelphia Eagles in the 7th round of the NFL draft, is 6-foot-8 and weighs 346 pounds.He was first discovered by NFL scouts after his rugby agent put together a highlight reel.Mailata has never plated American football before, but the Eagles are taking a chance on him.The Super Bowl-winning Philadelphia Eagles just got even scarier.The reigning champions selected Jordan Mailata — a 6-foot-8, 346-pound rugby player — in the 7th round of the NFL draft on Saturday. The 20-year-old Mailata most recently played for the South Sydney Rabbitohs in Australia's National Rugby League (NRL), and has no American football experience to his name.Hailing from Sydney, Mailata first drew the attention of NFL scouts after his agent compiled a highlight reel intended to attract attention from other rugby clubs. He was also able to pass the compilation along to a contact at the NFL's International … [Read more...] about Philadelphia Eagles use late draft pick on gigantic rugby player who has never played US football
24. CAROLINA PANTHERS (11-6)LAST SEASON: Panthers reached playoffs for third time in four seasons under coach Ron Rivera, but bowed out in first round with loss to New Orleans. Saints swept three games from Panthers, so finding better ways to match up against them will be priority. General manager Marty Hurney is back in charge in Carolina, making calls on draft day after Dave Gettleman was fired last summer.THEY NEED: DE, S, CB, RB, TE, WR, G, QB.THEY DON'T NEED: QB, DT, LB, T, K, P.POSSIBLE FIRST PICK: DB Minkah Fitzpatrick, Alabama; WR D.J. Moore, Maryland; TE Hayden Hurst, South Carolina; CB Josh Jackson, Iowa; DE-LB Harold Landry, Boston College; DE Marcus Davenport, UTSA; S Derwin James, Florida State.OUTLOOK: Panthers need help all over after losing handful of veteran. Hurney has flexibility to take best player remaining on board. Panthers re-signed DE Julius Peppers for one more year, need young replacement there after cutting starter Charles Johnson. Carolina also let go of … [Read more...] about Carolina Panthers draft capsule
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The NFL's offseason officially has arrived for the entire league, including the Super Bowl participants.The Philadelphia Eagles' triumph Sunday over the New England Patriots in a compelling Super Bowl LII in Minneapolis will become an ever-more-distant memory.The NFL scouting combine comes later this month in Indianapolis. Then it's on to free agency and the NFL draft. The annual league meeting will be held in late March in Orlando.It promises to be a busy offseason, with plenty to follow. Here's a quick look at the main issues.The Indianapolis Colts waited patiently until after the Super Bowl to hire Patriots offensive coordinator Josh McDaniels as their head coach, then were unceremoniously snubbed Tuesday evening when McDaniels decided to remain in New England.It's highly unusual for an NFL head coaching search to extend this far in the offseason, but the Colts took a risk by waiting for McDaniels and then were left with no recourse when he changed his mind after agreeing to a … [Read more...] about Will Philadelphia Eagles trade Nick Foles and other top storylines in NFL offseason