The Jacksonville Jaguars are going to give rookie quarterback Blake Bortles some reps with the first-team offense in the next week, both in practice and in the team's preseason game at Detroit on Friday night.
The NFL is planning to toughen standards in cases of domestic violence soon, according to a source, and is making it a priority by soliciting advice from experts in the field about a wholesale overhaul of its policy and practices.
Tony Stewart is still grieving over the accident that killed Kevin Ward Jr. last Saturday and there remains no timetable for his return to the Sprint Cup Series, a Stewart-Haas Racing executive said Friday morning.
Chad Henne passed for 130 yards and a touchdown, and Blake Bortles threw for 160 in relief before backup quarterback Jordan Palmer rallied the Chicago Bears to a 20-19 preseason victory over the Jacksonville Jaguars on Thursday night.
Cleveland Browns rookie quarterback Johnny Manziel has made a strong impression with his work ethic since training camp began but he suffered his first slip Monday when he was a few minutes late for a team meeting, according to team sources.