Friday January 29th, 2016

By Brian Rauf, Chat Sports

The Denver Broncos and Carolina Panthers are preparing to battle in Super Bowl 50 after both teams recorded impressive wins on Championship Sunday. The rest of the league has turned its attention to the off-season, preparing for free agency and the NFL draft.

Check out the latest NFL news and rumors below.

• The Chargers are expected to reach a resolution with the Rams by the end of the week about the team’s potential relocation to Los Angeles, reports the San Diego Union-Tribune’s Kevin Acee.

• The Oakland Raiders are exploring a possible move to Las Vegas, confirmed the Associated Press.

Chat Sports: More NFL news and rumors inside the Chat Sports app

Broncos quarterback Peyton Manning “welcomes” the NFL’s investigation into Al-Jazeera’s report that claims he used HGH to recover from neck surgery in 2012, reports CBS Sports’ Will Brinson.

• Pittsburgh Steelers president Art Rooney II said the team wants to keep running back Le’Veon Bell long-term, but the team is unlikely to sign him to a contract extension this year, reports the Pittsburgh Tribune-Review’s Mark Kaboly.

• San Francisco 49ers owner Jed York said that quarterback Colin Kaepernick will get a “fresh start” this season under head coach Chip Kelly, reports CSN Bay Area.

• Former Notre Dame linebacker and projected first-round draft pick Jaylon Smith is expected to recover from a torn ACL and LCL in time to be ready for the 2016 NFL season, reports Bleacher Report’s Matt Miller.

• Chat Sports: The latest NFL draft news and rumors

• The doctor who discovered CTE, Bennet Omalu, told People.com that he “strongly suspects” that former NFL running back O.J. Simpson has the disease.

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