Feeding an NFL team for a week? Start with 700 pounds of chicken

11:30 AM ET Some NFL players weigh more than 300 pounds. If you think those players can walk into their team cafeteria and eat whatever they want, think again. In the ultra-competitive modern NFL, players and teams are looking to gain an advantage wherever they can. Nutrition has become an important component of building a […]

Goodell sends letter, wants players to stand

1:55 PM ET Kevin SeifertNFL Nation Close ESPN.com national NFL writer ESPN.com NFC North reporter, 2008-2013 Covered Vikings for Minneapolis Star Tribune, 1999-2008 The NFL has developed a plan to “move past” its ongoing debate about player protests during the national anthem and could enact it next week, commissioner Roger Goodell wrote Tuesday in a […]

Sources: Saints trade RB Peterson to Cardinals

11:55 AM ET The New Orleans Saints have traded running back Adrian Peterson to the Arizona Cardinals for conditional draft pick, sources told ESPN’s Dianna Russini. Peterson, 32, has rushed 27 times for 81 yards through the first four games this season. Powered by WPeMatico

Trump: US should change tax law to punish NFL

11:29 AM ET Associated Press WASHINGTON — President Donald Trump is suggesting the United States change its tax laws to punish organizations like the NFL if members are “disrespecting” the national anthem or flag. The NFL gave up its federal tax-exempt status a few years ago and now files tax returns as a taxable entity. […]