Brian Urlacher, after 13 seasons as linebacker with the Chicago Bears, suddenly announced Wednesday that he is retiring from the NFL.
Safety Charles Woodson signed a one-year contract with the Oakland Raiders on Tuesday to return to his original team after leaving seven years ago for Green Bay as a free agent.
NFL owners voted Tuesday for the San Francisco 49ers' new stadium as host of the 2016 game. That facility in Santa Clara, Calif., is due to open for the 2014 season.
Rob Gronkowski's agent Drew Rosenhaus says the tight end's fourth forearm surgery, performed Monday, is expected to be the last.