Posts Tagged Professional football

Hearing set in Lewan’s Michigan assault case

Tennessee Titans rookie NFL football player Taylor Lewan, right, leaves Washtenaw County District Court in Ann Arbor, Mich. after pleading guilty to two misdemeanors to resolve an assualt case involving an Ohio State fan, Thursday, Oct. 30, 2014.  (AP Photo/The Ann Arbor News, Melanie Maxwell) LOCAL TV OUT. LOCAL INTERNET

ANN ARBOR, Mich. (AP) — Tennessee Titans rookie Taylor Lewan pleaded guilty Thursday to being drunk and disorderly in a plea deal that will put him on probation for a confrontation involving an Ohio State fan.

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Welker and Belichick have buried the hatchet

ENGLEWOOD, Colo. (AP) — There’s no longer any bad blood between Bill Belichick and Wes Welker heading into the showdown Sunday between the New England Patriots and Denver Broncos.

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NFL seeks to dismiss ex-players’ painkillers suit

SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — The National Football League is seeking to dismiss a lawsuit filed by former players who allege team officials gave them powerful painkillers and other drugs to keep them on the field without regard for their long-term health.

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Hernandez lawyers to argue for murder trial move

Charles Rankin, lawyer for former New England Patriots football player Aaron Hernandez, stands before Judge Jeffrey Locke during a hearing at Suffolk Superior Court in Boston, in this Oct. 21, 2014 file photo.  The lawyers for former New England Patriots player Aaron Hernandez are set to go before a judge Thursday Oct. 30, 2014 to argue that his trial in the 2013 killing of a semiprofessional football player should be moved because of intense pretrial media coverage. (AP Photo/Charles Krupa, Pool, File)

FALL RIVER, Mass. (AP) — Lawyers for former New England Patriots player Aaron Hernandez were set to go before a judge to argue that his trial in the 2013 killing of a semiprofessional football player should be moved because of intense pretrial media coverage.

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Seattle expected to start Coyle at LB

RENTON, Wash. (AP) — Rookie Brock Coyle is about to become the next option for the Seattle Seahawks at middle linebacker.

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