Patriots' Bill Belichick is no stranger to controversy

...Jets signals during a 2007 game. At the time, opponents wondered whether he taped practices, too.Last year, Cleveland Browns coach Mike Pettine suggested Belichick might have gotten a copy of the Jets playbook through Alabama coach Nick Saban...

Reports: Kyle Shanahan to become Falcons' offensive coordinator

Former Cleveland Browns offensive coordinator Kyle Shanahan has agreed to take the same job with the Atlanta Falcons, according to several media reports...

NFL investigating Cleveland Browns for texts to sidelines

NFL officials are investigating whether someone in the Cleveland Browns' organization improperly sent text messages during games in violation of league rules.NFL spokesman Michael Signora confirmed...

Cam Newton leads way for Carolina

...repeat as NFC South champions.Cam Newton threw for one touchdown and ran for another, and the Panthers defeated the Cleveland Browns 17-13 on Sunday to take sole possession of first place in the division.The victory sets up a winner-take-all...

Jordan Todman's TD run lifts Jacksonville

...at first. And then, I think, disappointed." PANTHERS: Cam Newton will "probably" start Sunday against the Cleveland Browns barring any physical setbacks this week, Carolina coach Ron Rivera said after the quarterback practiced on Thursday...

Carolina Panthers wait on word from doctors about Cam Newton

...final clearance from team physicians before officially naming Cam Newton the starter for Sunday's game against the Cleveland Browns.That clearance is expected to come today."Right now, everything is pointing in the right direction," Rivera...

Panthers' Cam Newton returns to practice after car accident; status still unclear

...an automobile accident left him with two fractures in his lower back.Whether or not he starts Sunday against the Cleveland Browns remains unclear.Panthers coach Ron Rivera said the team put Newton through a "rigorous" rehab schedule and will...

Cincinnati Bengals spoil Manziel's NFL debut

...Cincinnati defenders as the Bengals rudely welcomed the rookie quarterback to the league with a 30-0 drubbing of the Cleveland Browns on Sunday.Manziel didn't come close to living up to the exhausting expectations surrounding his overhyped debut...

Browns release place-kicker Billy Cundiff

The Cleveland Browns waived slumping kicker Billy Cundiff Saturday and replaced him with veteran Garrett Hartley, who will likely kick against the AFC North-leading Cincinnati Bengals on Sunday.

Michaux: NFC South is NFL's stepchild

...a 21-point lead in London to the Lions and botched the clock management in yielding a winning field goal to the Cleveland Browns. Of course the Saints have blown their own share of wins within their grasp, but teams can only control what's...