Clemson football recruiting: Four-star linebacker Barrett Carter commits to Tigers

Clemson defensive coordinator Brent Venables has established himself as one of the top assistants in college football, and he’ll have another star to work with in the future. Barrett Carter, a four-star linebacker and the No. 51-ranked prospect in the Class of 2021, committed to the Tigers over offers from Read more

XFL linebacker Brian Peters says he’s giving half his pay to coronavirus-related charities

The COVID-19 pandemic forced the XFL to cut its 2020 debut season short, but the upstart football league committed to giving players their base pay and benefits regardless. Houston Roughnecks linebacker Brian Peters is repaying the gesture by contributing half that money to charitable causes. The first of Peters’ donations Read more

NFL free agency 2020: Cardinals add former Lions linebacker Devon Kennard, per report

Former Lions linebacker Devon Kennard will join the Cardinals on a three-year, $20 million deal that includes $12.25 million guaranteed, according to NFL Network’s Mike Garofolo.  A fifth-round pick in the 2014 draft, Kennard, a Phoenix native, broke into the NFL with the Giants, recording 35 starts during his four seasons in New York. In Read more

Browns linebacker Joe Schobert expected to sign elsewhere in free agency, per report

The Cleveland Browns and representation for inside linebacker Joe Schobert met in Indianapolis this week. The conversation led to the conclusion that Schobert will hit free agency. He is not expected to return to Cleveland, according to Mary Kay Cabot of Schobert is reportedly seeking about $10 million annually, which Read more

Giants release Alec Ogletree and Kareem Martin, clearing cap space but leaving huge void at linebacker

The New York Giants released linebackers Alec Ogletree and Kareem Martin Wednesday, the team announced, signaling more changes coming to the defensive side of the ball this offseason under new defensive coordinator Patrick Graham.  Ogletree spent two seasons with the Giants at outside linebacker, finishing with 173 tackles, two sacks, six Read more