SAN JOSE, Calif. -- As the playoffs near, the Rangers coaches want to test the boundaries of rookie defenseman Brady Skjei, perhaps for a bigger role in the post-season.
SAN JOSE -- In an effort to bolster their AHL roster and give college players an opportunity to show their skills at the next level, the Rangers signed their third NCAA free agent in the past six days on Tuesday: Penn State defenseman Vince Pedrie.
PHOENIX -- There was an entire section of the Giants' offensive playbook that went unused last season after fullback Will Johnson was placed on injured reserve before the start of the season. The Giants had signed the former Steeler as a free agent hoping that he would become a key physical presence for them in their running game. It never happened.
PHOENIX -- When Ben McAdoo studies the offensive linemen -- the tackle position in particular -- who are coming into the NFL in this year's draft, he does so projecting them a bit down the road in their careers.
PHOENIX -- Ben McAdoo said there were more than 100 things he could have done better last year. And that was before training camp even started.
PHOENIX -- Either Ben McAdoo enjoys simultaneously trolling Jets and Giants fans, or he is legitimately excited about having Geno Smith not only as part of this year's team but potentially as a part of the franchise for years to come.
PHOENIX -- Nearly three months after the Giants' wide receivers spent time partying in nightclubs and yachts in Miami in the days before their playoff game against the Packers, Ben McAdoo finally expressed some disappointment in that decision.
PHOENIX -- Tardiness is apparently a part of NFL life, according to Todd Bowles.
Darren Collison scored 23 points and made two crucial free throws in the closing seconds to help the Sacramento Kings hand the slumping Memphis Grizzlies
GREENBURGH, N.Y. - Joakim Noah apologized to his teammates and the Knicks organization on Tuesday for being suspended 20 games for taking a banned supplement.
PHOENIX -- Thirteen years ago, there were three teams vying for the top three quarterbacks in the draft. Everyone seemed to realize that Eli Manning, Ben Roethlisberger and Philip Rivers would wind up with the Giants, Chargers and Steelers. It was just a matter of who would go where and when.
PHOENIX -- Defense may be his speciality, but Todd Bowles is aiming to have a much-needed impact on the Jets' offense in 2017.
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PHOENIX -- The Chargers have a running back in Melvin Gordon.
PHOENIX - Even if Josh McCown doesn't end up winning the Jets' starting quarterback job, he'll still prove to be a valuable asset in the 2017 season. So says Browns coach Hue Jackson, who believes the Jets not only are getting a solid player in McCown, but a terrific locker room leader.