Darius Slay is pleased with a report that the Lions are looking to trade him.
Author: Yahoo Sports
Posted: February 17, 2020, 8:05 pm
Today's news that the Lions are talking about trading cornerback Darius Slay has led to some early speculation about where he'll land, and the Broncos are near the top of the list. The Broncos previously talked with the Lions about trading for Slay, as Mike Klis of 9 News in Denver reported in
Author: ProFootball Talk on NBC Sports
Posted: February 17, 2020, 7:38 pm
New Browns general manager Andrew Berry cleared $13 million in salary-cap space Monday by releasing veteran cornerback T.J. Carrie and three others players signed by former GM John Dorsey. Along with Carrie, Cleveland terminated the contracts of tight end Demetrius Harris, guard Eric Kush and linebacker
Author: The Associated Press
Posted: February 17, 2020, 7:23 pm
Tom Brady: A return to Foxboro seems smartest, but . . . I can’t tell you with any confidence whatsoever that Brady re-signs with New England, but it does make the most sense to me one month out. When I left a short session with Brady 44 days ago, after New England’s loss to Tennessee
Author: Peter King on NBC Sports
Posted: February 17, 2020, 7:02 pm
Last week brought a report that the Lions have talked to teams about a trade involving quarterback Matthew Stafford and this week brings word that they've also discussed moving another veteran player on the team. Adam Schefter of ESPN reports that the Lions have spoken to multiple clubs about trading
Author: ProFootball Talk on NBC Sports
Posted: February 17, 2020, 6:37 pm
The XFL needs more good quarterbacks. But it definitely has a few competent ones, with St. Louis signal-caller Jordan Ta'amu leading all players through two weeks with more than 600 yards generated. He has 493 passing yards (second to D.C.'s Cardale Jones with 511) and 109 rushing yards (third
Author: ProFootball Talk on NBC Sports
Posted: February 17, 2020, 5:38 pm
Yahoo Sports NFL draft analyst Eric Edholm discusses how the Alabama quarterback's skill set will fare at the pro level and how his recovery from hip surgery could affect his draft stock.
Author: Yahoo Sports Videos
Posted: February 17, 2020, 5:32 pm
Linebacker Adarius Taylor isn't the only veteran the Browns are cutting loose on Monday. Shortly after word of Taylor's release surfaced, the Browns confirmed it with an announcement that included word of three other moves as well. The team has also released cornerback T.J. Carrie, tight end
Author: ProFootball Talk on NBC Sports
Posted: February 17, 2020, 5:31 pm
Redskins tight end Jordan Reed is still in concussion protocol six months after his latest one.
Author: NBC Sports Washington
Posted: February 17, 2020, 5:22 pm
Steelers quarterback Ben Roethlisberger will be good to go at the start of the season. That's the word from head coach Mike Tomlin, who said on ESPN this morning that he doesn't have a doubt that Roethlisberger will start Week One. "I have no hesitation," Tomlin said. Roethlisberger
Author: ProFootball Talk on NBC Sports
Posted: February 17, 2020, 5:19 pm
In the first installment of a 10-part series that looks at the 49ers' roster, there is not much that needs to happen this offseason at quarterback.
Author: NBC Sports BayArea
Posted: February 17, 2020, 4:45 pm
Wide receiver Antonio Brown has been handing out apologies this month, including one to the Steelers for the way he ended his tenure with the team during and after the 2018 season. Brown's apology and his bid to get back into the NFL came up when Steelers head coach Mike Tomlin sat for an interview
Author: ProFootball Talk on NBC Sports
Posted: February 17, 2020, 4:39 pm
Steelers head coach Mike Tomlin released a statement over the weekend in response to Browns defensive end Myles Garrett's allegation during an interview with Mina Kimes of ESPN that Steelers quarterback Mason Rudolph used the N-word during their altercation at the end of a game last November. In
Author: ProFootball Talk on NBC Sports
Posted: February 17, 2020, 4:23 pm
Based on the situations with some big-time NFL quarterbacks, this could be a fun offseason. By Andrew Kulp
Author: NBC Sports Philadelphia
Posted: February 17, 2020, 4:17 pm
Sports fans often like to muse about how they could've taken on pro athletes during their prime. Over the weekend, one Delco man got something similar: a chance to arm wrestle Eagles center Jason Kelce during a Sunday afternoon at the bar.I'll be honest: I expected this to go way worse for the
Author: NBC Sports Philadelphia
Posted: February 17, 2020, 3:23 pm
"Tank for Tua" was a motto, not embraced by the team, of course, linking Tua Tagovailoa to the Dolphins. But was Miami's interest in the QB overblown?
Author: Yahoo Sports
Posted: February 17, 2020, 3:04 pm
Feb. 24-March 2 - NFL scouting combine, Indianapolis.
Author: The Associated Press
Posted: February 17, 2020, 2:42 pm
Leonard Williams came into the NFL with high expectations when the Jets made him the sixth overall pick in 2015 and Williams moved right into their starting lineup as a rookie. While Williams was a fixture in the lineup, he never became the kind of disruptive force that the Jets hoped he would be and
Author: ProFootball Talk on NBC Sports
Posted: February 17, 2020, 12:39 pm
One of the ways that the XFL has distinguished itself from the NFL is by having players and coaches do interviews during games. Interviews with New York Guardians quarterback Matt McGloin during Saturday's 27-0 loss to the D.C. Defenders showed why they went with that approach. Heading into the locker
Author: ProFootball Talk on NBC Sports
Posted: February 17, 2020, 12:19 pm
The Cardinals secured their starting quarterback with the first pick of the 2019 draft, but they're still working on who will fill out the depth chart behind Kyler Murray. One option joined the team earlier this month when the Cardinals signed former Winnipeg Blue Bombers quarterback Chris Streveler
Author: ProFootball Talk on NBC Sports
Posted: February 17, 2020, 11:51 am
After playing together on the Chargers for the last five years, Melvin Gordon and Philip Rivers are both set to become free agents next month. Gordon thinks he has an idea where Rivers will go. Although Gordon said Rivers hasn't told him anything about where he'll end up, Gordon believes Rivers
Author: ProFootball Talk on NBC Sports
Posted: February 17, 2020, 10:20 am
Of all the available free-agent quarterbacks in 2020, Marcus Mariota may be the most logical target for the Bears.
Posted: February 17, 2020, 6:32 am
A former NFL GM thinks Notre Dame TE Cole Kmet is a player the Bears should pay close attention to at the 2020 NFL Combine.
Author: NBC Sports Chicago
Posted: February 17, 2020, 6:01 am
Fifty-two weeks to the day after former NFL quarterback Tim Tebow explained his lack of interest in the AAF, Tebow explained his lack of interest in the XFL. "There was some communication," Tebow told reporters on Sunday regarding the XFL at a press conference held in connection with his current
Author: ProFootball Talk on NBC Sports
Posted: February 17, 2020, 4:45 am
Ron Rivera already proved he can be decisive with the release of Josh Norman and Paul Richardson. Being honest though, those decisions were easy. What to do with Trent Williams isn't.
Author: NBC Sports Washington
Posted: February 17, 2020, 3:36 am
The former Temple quarterback joined the XFL at the recommendation of Andrew Luck. That appears to be paying off.
Author: Yahoo Sports
Posted: February 17, 2020, 2:28 am
Nnamdi Asomugha was a three-time Pro Bowl cornerback for the Raiders.
Author: NBC Sports BayArea
Posted: February 17, 2020, 12:09 am
Host Laurence Holmes discusses what does it take for a team to win a Super Bowl with Chicago product and 2 time Super Bowl champion David Diehl.
Posted: February 16, 2020, 9:35 pm
When the issue came up last week regarding possible trade talks involving Lions quarterback Matthew Stafford, I checked contract numbers at spotrac.com and overthecap.com to determine: (1) Stafford's cash payout in 2020; (2) Stafford's cap number in 2020 if on the team; and (3) Stafford cap charge
Author: ProFootball Talk on NBC Sports
Posted: February 16, 2020, 9:17 pm
Finding a pattern in Howie Roseman's drafts, Duce Staley and his future and the latest with Matt McGloin in Roob's 10 Random Eagles Observations!
Author: NBC Sports Philadelphia
Posted: February 16, 2020, 3:57 pm
Before the 2019 season, Rams left tackle Andrew Whitworth said he was unsure if he would continue playing in 2020 but a report earlier this month indicated he'd decided to return for a 15th season. Now there's just the matter of what uniform he's going to be wearing this year. Whitworth is
Author: ProFootball Talk on NBC Sports
Posted: February 16, 2020, 3:04 pm
49ers fullback Kyle Juszczyk has heard the criticism of quarterback Jimmy Garoppolo that followed the fourth quarter of Super Bowl LIV and he doesn't like it. Juszczyk made an appearance on NFL Network Friday and said "one of the most frustrating parts of the whole loss" has been seeing
Author: ProFootball Talk on NBC Sports
Posted: February 16, 2020, 1:15 pm
For exactly one more month, the Patriots officially have exclusive negotiating rights with quarterback Tom Brady. It would be foolish to assume that, unofficially, other teams already aren't making their proposals known to Brady and/or his agent, Don Yee. But the only team that has the right to talk
Author: ProFootball Talk on NBC Sports
Posted: February 16, 2020, 12:34 pm
The XFL's first weekend was a success, with solid TV ratings and generally favorable fan reactions to the upstart league's innovative rules. Week 2 of the XFL is a different story. Two more XFL games were played on Saturday, neither of them was compelling, and both of them suffered from bad quarterback
Author: ProFootball Talk on NBC Sports
Posted: February 16, 2020, 10:39 am
On Friday the Redskins released veteran cornerback Josh Norman, and on Saturday head coach Ron Rivera explained that the decision allowed the team to get younger at a key position.
Author: NBC Sports Washington
Posted: February 16, 2020, 12:16 am
It's time to turn the page and look ahead, so that's what we're doing in the first offseason edition of the 49ers Mailbag.
Author: NBC Sports BayArea
Posted: February 15, 2020, 10:20 pm
If he's not tagged by Denver, should the Redskins make a play on Justin Simmons?
Posted: February 15, 2020, 9:54 pm
The Panthers fired Ron Rivera after Week 12 of the 2019 season. Usually an in-season firing means that fans have turned on the coach amid a lost season. In Carolina, that wasn't exactly the case.
Author: NBC Sports Washington
Posted: February 15, 2020, 8:35 pm
They understand their importance, even if it goes unspoken.
Author: NBC Sports BayArea
Posted: February 15, 2020, 8:22 pm
DC Defenders wide receiver Eli Rogers is playing today's XFL game with a heavy heart. Rogers' mother died this week and her funeral is today, according to the ABC broadcast of today's game. Rogers chose to play, and on the first drive he played very well, catching all three of the passes
Author: ProFootball Talk on NBC Sports
Posted: February 15, 2020, 7:29 pm
Just when the NFL thought it was out of the Myles Garrett business, it could be getting pulled back in. With Garrett reiterating only one day after his reinstatement that Steelers quarterback Mason Rudolph uttered a racial slur seconds before Garrett removed Rudolph's helmet and whacked him over
Author: ProFootball Talk on NBC Sports
Posted: February 15, 2020, 5:26 pm
Neither the Josh Norman nor the Paul Richardson signing really worked out for the Redskins. So, what lessons can the team learn from each player's tenure in Washington?
Author: NBC Sports Washington
Posted: February 15, 2020, 3:23 pm
Shortly after Steelers coach Mike Tomlin released a statement supporting quarterback Mason Rudolph against Myles Garrett's claim that Rudolph called him the N-word, Rudolph made an even stronger statement. Rudolph quote tweeted Garrett's interview with ESPN in which he reiterated the claim, and
Author: ProFootball Talk on NBC Sports
Posted: February 15, 2020, 2:52 pm
Steelers coach Mike Tomlin is strongly supporting quarterback Mason Rudolph after Browns defensive end Myles Garrett again accused Rudolph of calling him the N-word on the field. The Steelers released a statement from Tomlin today backing Rudolph and casting doubt on Garrett's claims. "I support
Author: ProFootball Talk on NBC Sports
Posted: February 15, 2020, 2:36 pm
Today’s news that the Lions are talking about trading cornerback Darius Slay has led to some early speculation about where he’ll land, and the Broncos are near the top of the list. The Broncos previously talked with the Lions about trading for Slay, as Mike Klis of 9 News in Denver reported in December and [more]
Author: Michael David Smith
Posted: February 17, 2020, 7:38 pm
Last week brought a report that the Lions have talked to teams about a trade involving quarterback Matthew Stafford and this week brings word that they’ve also discussed moving another veteran player on the team. Adam Schefter of ESPN reports that the Lions have spoken to multiple clubs about trading for cornerback Darius Slay. The [more]
Author: Josh Alper
Posted: February 17, 2020, 6:37 pm
The XFL needs more good quarterbacks. But it definitely has a few competent ones, with St. Louis signal-caller Jordan Ta’amu leading all players through two weeks with more than 600 yards generated. He has 493 passing yards (second to D.C.’s Cardale Jones with 511) and 109 rushing yards (third among all XFL players). Ta’amu also [more]
Author: Mike Florio
Posted: February 17, 2020, 5:38 pm
Linebacker Adarius Taylor isn’t the only veteran the Browns are cutting loose on Monday. Shortly after word of Taylor’s release surfaced, the Browns confirmed it with an announcement that included word of three other moves as well. The team has also released cornerback T.J. Carrie, tight end Demetrius Harris and guard Eric Kush. Carrie signed [more]
Author: Josh Alper
Posted: February 17, 2020, 5:31 pm
Giants assistant coach Bret Bielema might have been interested in the Michigan State job, but he’s interviewing for the vacancy created by the guy who actually got it. According to Ian Rapoport of NFL Network, Bielema is interviewing for the Colorado head coaching job. That’s the one that came vacant when Mel Tucker bolted for [more]
Author: Darin Gantt
Posted: February 17, 2020, 5:28 pm
Steelers quarterback Ben Roethlisberger will be good to go at the start of the season. That’s the word from head coach Mike Tomlin, who said on ESPN this morning that he doesn’t have a doubt that Roethlisberger will start Week One. “I have no hesitation,” Tomlin said. Roethlisberger played just two games last year before [more]
Author: Michael David Smith
Posted: February 17, 2020, 5:19 pm
The Browns are set to drop linebacker Adarius Taylor from their roster. Mary Kay Cabot of Cleveland.com reports that the team will release Taylor in the near future. Taylor signed a two-year deal with the team last year and his departure will clear over $2.4 million in cap space. Taylor only saw action on 60 [more]
Author: Josh Alper
Posted: February 17, 2020, 4:49 pm
Wide receiver Antonio Brown has been handing out apologies this month, including one to the Steelers for the way he ended his tenure with the team during and after the 2018 season. Brown’s apology and his bid to get back into the NFL came up when Steelers head coach Mike Tomlin sat for an interview [more]
Author: Josh Alper
Posted: February 17, 2020, 4:39 pm
Steelers head coach Mike Tomlin released a statement over the weekend in response to Browns defensive end Myles Garrett‘s allegation during an interview with Mina Kimes of ESPN that Steelers quarterback Mason Rudolph used the N-word during their altercation at the end of a game last November. In that statement, Tomlin said he had “received [more]
Author: Josh Alper
Posted: February 17, 2020, 4:23 pm
For plenty of players in the draft pool, the months from January through April amount to a genuine job interview. For the guys at the very top, however, the pre-draft process is no more of a job interview than the first days of free agency are. So with the NFL taking the made-for-TV Scouting Combine [more]
Author: Mike Florio
Posted: February 17, 2020, 4:22 pm
Whatever happens moving forward between Browns defensive end Myles Garrett and Steelers quarterback Mason Rudolph, one thing is clear: Myles Garrett has told a story that he’ll have to own, if/when Rudolph files a defamation lawsuit. In last week’s ESPN interview, which came only one day Garrett was reinstated by the NFL, Garrett locked in [more]
Author: Mike Florio
Posted: February 17, 2020, 3:50 pm
As most coaches are, Alabama’s Nick Saban was hesitant to compare a college player to a great professional. Then, when it came to quarterback Tua Tagovailoa, he did it anyway. Saban told Albert Breer of SI.com that his former quarterback had traits in common with some of the best in the game. “I think he’s [more]
Author: Darin Gantt
Posted: February 17, 2020, 2:49 pm
The XFL had net attendance growth for its second week, thanks in large part of more than 29,000 Seattle fans who came out to see the Dragons defeat the Tampa Bay Vipers, 17-9. Via Ben Fischer of Sports Business Daily, the XFL attracted 76,285 fans in Week Two, a 9.5-percent bump over Week One, when [more]
Author: Mike Florio
Posted: February 17, 2020, 2:45 pm
Ian Thomas has played in every game for the Panthers over the last two seasons, which means he helped fill in during the nine games that Greg Olsen missed the last two years. Olsen won’t be playing any games for the Panthers in 2020 after being released earlier this month in a move that Thomas [more]
Author: Josh Alper
Posted: February 17, 2020, 1:35 pm
Leonard Williams came into the NFL with high expectations when the Jets made him the sixth overall pick in 2015 and Williams moved right into their starting lineup as a rookie. While Williams was a fixture in the lineup, he never became the kind of disruptive force that the Jets hoped he would be and [more]
Author: Josh Alper
Posted: February 17, 2020, 12:39 pm
Going into last season, the Dolphins being bad enough to earn the first pick, and that pick being Tua Tagovailoa seemed like the most likely scenario. But between the Dolphins being better than expected, and Tagovailoa suffering a season-ending hip injury, things became more complicated. Now, the team is forced to cast a wider net [more]
Author: Darin Gantt
Posted: February 17, 2020, 12:27 pm
One of the ways that the XFL has distinguished itself from the NFL is by having players and coaches do interviews during games. Interviews with New York Guardians quarterback Matt McGloin during Saturday’s 27-0 loss to the D.C. Defenders showed why they went with that approach. Heading into the locker room at halftime, McGloin told [more]
Author: Josh Alper
Posted: February 17, 2020, 12:19 pm
The Cardinals secured their starting quarterback with the first pick of the 2019 draft, but they’re still working on who will fill out the depth chart behind Kyler Murray. One option joined the team earlier this month when the Cardinals signed former Winnipeg Blue Bombers quarterback Chris Streveler as a free agent. Streveler joins the [more]
Author: Josh Alper
Posted: February 17, 2020, 11:51 am
Jaguars quarterback Gardner Minshew showed some fearlessness with his play as a rookie, the kind of confidence football people describe by saying “the game’s not too big for him.” Being in the back seat of an F-16 is a different game, but the pilot who took him up with the Air Force Thunderbirds last month [more]
Author: Darin Gantt
Posted: February 17, 2020, 11:35 am
When free agency rolls around for players, and they say “It’s not all about the money,” you know with reasonable certainty that most of them are lying. So it’s refreshing to hear the NFL be so up-front about the reason they’re changing the long-standing Scouting Combine format, to turn it into a prime time television [more]
Author: Darin Gantt
Posted: February 17, 2020, 11:13 am
After playing together on the Chargers for the last five years, Melvin Gordon and Philip Rivers are both set to become free agents next month. Gordon thinks he has an idea where Rivers will go. Although Gordon said Rivers hasn’t told him anything about where he’ll end up, Gordon believes Rivers will play for the [more]
Author: Michael David Smith
Posted: February 17, 2020, 10:20 am
The 2020 offseason is setting up to be a memorable one because of all the marquee quarterback movement. Peter King opens his Football Morning in America column by making 10 educated guesses on where some of the game's biggest names will end up. Also in the column: • Philip Rivers to the Colts? Several reasons why this could be a perfect match. • Teddy Bridgewater to Tampa? This move makes sense if Bucs move on from Jameis Winston. • Some new wrinkles to the NFL Scouting Combine, and our annual opportunity to mingle over beers and talk football in Indy • More thoughts, notes and opinions on a Minnesota defender who could be on the move; a roadmap for how teams get multi-pick value out of one first-rounder;.the latest in the Mason Rudolph-Myles Garrett drama • Plus 10 things, factoids, coffeenerdness, a travel note and a few thoughts on the Astros cheating and the fallout. [more]
Author: Peter King
Posted: February 17, 2020, 5:06 am
Fifty-two weeks to the day after former NFL quarterback Tim Tebow explained his lack of interest in the AAF, Tebow explained his lack of interest in the XFL. “There was some communication,” Tebow told reporters on Sunday regarding the XFL at a press conference held in connection with his current gig as an aspiring Major [more]
Author: Mike Florio
Posted: February 17, 2020, 4:45 am
By hiring Ron Rivera on Dec. 31, Washington got a head start on its evaluation of the roster. That led to Friday’s roster moves, with the team cutting receiver Paul Richardson, cornerback Josh Norman, defensive lineman Chris Odom and safety Kenny Ladler. It freed up some $16 million in cap space. “The biggest thing that [more]
Author: Charean Williams
Posted: February 17, 2020, 12:10 am
Landry Jones became the face of the XFL when the startup league made him the first signee. Jones missed last week’s opener with a knee injury, so Sunday marked his first start in 777 days. “It felt great,” Jones said in his postgame interview with ABC. The Dallas Renegades (who play in Arlington) got their [more]
Author: Charean Williams
Posted: February 16, 2020, 11:27 pm
When the issue came up last week regarding possible trade talks involving Lions quarterback Matthew Stafford, I checked contract numbers at spotrac.com and overthecap.com to determine: (1) Stafford’s cash payout in 2020; (2) Stafford’s cap number in 2020 if on the team; and (3) Stafford cap charge in 2020 if traded. Per a league source [more]
Author: Mike Florio
Posted: February 16, 2020, 9:17 pm
As the XFL tries to establish a footing in the vacant spring football landscape, one of the more successful franchises has seen a double-digit dip in attendance from one week to the next. Via the Washington Post (and as confirmed in the attached photo), the attendance at Saturday’s D.C. Defenders game dropped by more than [more]
Author: Mike Florio
Posted: February 16, 2020, 8:38 pm
Seahawks running back Rashaad Penny is making progress in his recovery from the torn ACL that ended his 2019 season last December. Penny tweeted earlier this week that he had his first day back on a bike since the injury. Penny had surgery to repair the injury and head coach Pete Carroll said that doctors [more]
Author: Josh Alper
Posted: February 16, 2020, 5:00 pm
The NFL wants to implement a 17-game season, and it wants to do it as soon as possible. The NFL Players Association wants to slow the process down by a year or two. Per multiple sources, players would like to delay the implementation of an extra regular-season game until 2022 or 2023. This position flows [more]
Author: Mike Florio
Posted: February 16, 2020, 3:07 pm
Before the 2019 season, Rams left tackle Andrew Whitworth said he was unsure if he would continue playing in 2020 but a report earlier this month indicated he’d decided to return for a 15th season. Now there’s just the matter of what uniform he’s going to be wearing this year. Whitworth is headed for free [more]
Author: Josh Alper
Posted: February 16, 2020, 3:04 pm

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