TONY SPARANO PASSES AT AGE 56, BARKLEY SIGNS, OTHER NFL NEWS & NOTES

Vikings offensive line coach Tony Sparano, who previously served as the head coach of the Dolphins and the interim head coach of the Raiders, in addition to a number of other coaching positions in the NFL and collegiate ranks, has passed away, per KSTP.com (the Vikings have since confirmed the news). He was just 56. Sparano complained of … Read moreTONY SPARANO PASSES AT AGE 56, BARKLEY SIGNS, OTHER NFL NEWS & NOTES

NEWS & NOTES AROUND THE NATIONAL FOOTBALL LEAGUE

Last season, the Houston Texans emerged as a serious threat in the AFC after rookie Deshaun Watson finally gave the team a solid contributor at the quarterback position. The Clemson product took the NFL by storm shattering rookie records and providing a lot of hope for the future of the franchise in Houston. Along with … Read moreNEWS & NOTES AROUND THE NATIONAL FOOTBALL LEAGUE

NATIONAL FOOTBALL LEAGUE-PATRIOTS, BRADY, GRONKOWSKI-BROWNS-49ERS-RAMS

Greg Robinson will get another shot to continue his NFL career. The Cleveland Browns announced they’ve signed the offensive tackle on Tuesday. The team waived offensive lineman Rod Johnson in a corresponding move. Robinson, the former No. 2 overall pick by the Rams in 2014, has struggled through 48 starts in his four-year career. By Kevin Patra, NFL … Read moreNATIONAL FOOTBALL LEAGUE-PATRIOTS, BRADY, GRONKOWSKI-BROWNS-49ERS-RAMS