NFL Ryan Shazier injury update timeline: Tracing recovery efforts of Steelers linebacker 2018-03-21T17:54:17.000000000-04:00 A first-round draft pick of the Steelers in 2014, Ryan Shazier suffered a spinal injury during Week 13 of the 2017 NFL season. Here's a timeline centered on the injury and recovery efforts of the middle linebacker. Ryan Shazier times 40s from wheelchair at Pitt pro day 2018-03-21T17:42:58.000000000-04:00 Ryan Shazier will not play for the Steelers in 2018 because of a spinal-cord injury he sustained during the season. NFL Draft 2018: Five channels to provide coverage, for first time 2018-03-21T17:32:35.000000000-04:00 All seven rounds will air live on broadcast TV for first time. Saquon Barkley's 12 best fits in NFL Draft: Favorites, sleepers and longshots 2018-03-21T17:01:06.000000000-04:00 Which NFL team will draft Saquon Barkley? SN's Vinnie Iyer breaks down his best fits, including sleeper teams that could shock everybody and trade up for the star running back. NFL reveals recommendations for simpler protocol for catch rule 2018-03-21T13:45:25.000000000-04:00 The NFL Competition Committee laid out simpler recommendations in regard to the catch rule. They will be shown at the annual meeting. Patriots create questions in NFL free agency but find all the right answers 2018-03-21T13:26:38.000000000-04:00 Some think New England's losses in 2018 NFL free agency are signs of the dynasty's demise. But look closer, SN's Vinnie Iyer writes. The Patriots simply are practicing patience over panic. Richard Sherman explains why he acted as his own agent 2018-03-21T12:51:04.000000000-04:00 Richard Sherman was very open about why he acted as his own agent and how he gave the Seahawks a chance to re-sign him. NFL free agency: Best players available at each position 2018-03-21T12:14:09.000000000-04:00 Many of the top players in 2018 NFL free agency have been signed, but plenty elite talents remain available. Here are the best players left on the free agency market at each position. NFL free agency tracker: Team-by-team signings, trades, cuts 2018-03-21T12:12:58.000000000-04:00 As 2018 NFL free agency plays out, here is is a team-by-team tracker of notable moves — signings, trades, cuts, tags, etc. — made by all 32 teams. Doubt new Raiders CB Rashaan Melvin if you want — he's used to it 2018-03-21T11:49:23.000000000-04:00 A one-year "prove it" contract with Oakland is welcome to Rashaan Melvin, who has been proving himself for years. The cornerback is ready to show the Raiders — and the rest of the NFL — he is the real deal.