Notre Dame linebacker Manti Te’o ran what some scouts say was a disappointing 4.82 in the 40 yard dash at the NFL combine this week.
Oakland Raiders linebacker Rolando McClain returned to practice Wednesday after serving a two-game suspension for conduct detrimental to the team.
The Oakland Raiders have reinstated linebacker Rolando McClain from the suspended list and promoted cornerback Chimdi Chekwa from the practice squad.
San Francisco 49ers coach Jim Harbaugh says the team will likely “dodge a bullet” after linebacker Aldon Smith left Friday night’s 17-6 preseason victory over the Minnesota Vikings with a bruised hip.
NFL fans who are up to date will know that Patrick Willis has been the best inside linebacker in the league for the last three or four years.
Ahmad Brooks always wanted to stay in the Bay Area, a place that has become a new home after all those painful memories of getting cut by Cincinnati four years ago, and the San Francisco 49ers sure made it hard for him to leave.
Four-time Pro Bowl linebacker Patrick Willis has undergone an MRI exam on his injured right hamstring and his status for Sunday’s game at Arizona is unclear.
Oakland coach Hue Jackson said he is disturbed by the allegations against the Raiders’ Rolando McClain but hasn’t ruled the second-year linebacker out for Sunday’s game in Miami.
Seattle on Wednesday, two years after the Seahawks selected him fourth overall in the draft.
The Oakland Raiders have used the franchise tag to keep linebacker Kamerion Wimbley under contract for 2012 Wimbley’s agent, Joe Linta, confirmed the move Thursday.