David Tepper to buy Carolina Panthers for $2.6 billion

By: Team Red Zone | 7 days ago

The Carolina Panthers are reported to have confirmed a deal to sell their franchise to hedge fund billionaire David Tepper. The Panthers signed a definitive agreement yesterday (May 16), which was announced via their official website. When founder Jerry Richardson revealed that he would be selling the franchise back in December, the Panthers knew that

Giants cool on Beckham Jr. contract deal

By: Team Red Zone | 2 weeks ago

New York Giants owner John Mara has revealed that the franchise are still committed to signing Odell Beckham Jr. to a long-term contract; however, there is currently “no sense of urgency” in finalising a deal. Beckham Jr. recently featured at the Giants’ voluntary team work-outs, despite numerous sources linking him with a move away from

Panthers sign C.J. Anderson to one-year deal

By: Team Red Zone | 2 weeks ago

The Carolina Panthers have signed running-back C.J. Anderson to a one-year deal, adding another key piece to their backfield. Anderson became a free agent at the end of the 2017 season, following a successful five-year stint with the Denver Broncos. Signing a running-back was always going to be a top priority for Carolina Panthers GM

Falcons agree $150m contract extension for Matt Ryan

By: Team Red Zone | 3 weeks ago

The Atlanta Falcons have agreed a new five-year contract extension with quarterback Matt Ryan, that could see the 32-year-old earn up to $30m per year. Ryan first joined the Falcons in 2008, and has since emerged as one of the NFL’s top players. Great quarterbacks do not come cheap, and with Matt Ryan just weeks

Jason Witten calls time on 15-year career

By: Team Red Zone | 3 weeks ago

Veteran Dallas Cowboys tight end Jason Witten has announced his retirement from professional football, following 15 prolific years in the NFL. Witten is widely regarded as one of the best tight ends in NFL history, and is now set to become an analyst for ESPN’s ‘Monday Night Football’. Witten ends his distinguished career with 1,152

No chance of London hosting the Super Bowl

By: Team Red Zone | 3 weeks ago

NFL UK chief, Alistair Kirkwood has suggested that there is little chance of London hosting the draft or the Super Bowl, despite rumours of a potential UK-based NFL franchise dominating headlines over the last few days. The rumours have been sparked by Jacksonville Jaguars owner Shahid Khan’s controversial attempt to purchase Wembley Stadium, and the

Tom Brady will play for the Pats next season

By: Team Red Zone | 3 weeks ago

Five-time Super Bowl champion Tom Brady has confirmed that he will continue playing for the New England Patriots for the upcoming NFL season. Brady, who recently turned 40, had previously decided to take some much needed downtime following the Pats Super Bowl defeat to the Philadelphia Eagles; however, the veteran quarterback has now suggested that