Buffalo Bills wide receiver Sammy Watkins left in the first quarter of Thursday's preseason finale against the Detroit Lions after apparently re-injuring his ribs.
Lions rookie linebacker Kyle Van Noy had surgery to repair his "core muscle" Thursday.
He has been called Johnny Football and Johnny Cleveland, but on Thursday, Browns quarterback Johnny Manziel will get a new nickname: Johnny JamBoogie.
Muhammad Ali is honoring another iconic athlete who became a forceful voice for civil rights -- Jim Brown.
Dallas Cowboys defensive back Jakar Hamilton is being suspended for the first four games of the regular season for a violation of the NFL's substance abuse program.