Texans pick up Kevin Johnson’s option for 2019

Monday’s been a busy day for 2015 first-round defensive backs getting their fifth-year contract options exercised. Jewell’s college accomplishments don’t translate well to the NFL because he’s a Will/Mike linebacker tweener. He plays well in space, though he doesn’t have the high-end lateral quickness to cover Alvin Kamara types or top tight ends out of […]

Proposed rule could allow officials at NFL office to eject players after instant replay

Egregious “non-football acts” could be subject for ejection next season even if referees don’t call for expulsion on the field. Troy Vincent, executive vice president of football operations, told USA Today Sports on Monday that the league’s competition committee will propose a rule allowing the league office in New York to eject players after instant […]