The Patriots aren't imposing on the defensive line and have some key players there -- Adam Butler and Deatrich Wise -- set to hit free agency. If they invest a high draft pick in a defensive, these would represent their top five options.
Author: NBC Sports Boston
Posted: February 28, 2021, 8:12 pm
The new Lions coaching staff features several former NFL players
Author: Lions Wire
Posted: February 28, 2021, 7:16 pm
ESPN's Mel Kiper sees some similarities between Tom Brady and Alabama quarterback Mac Jones
Author: Draft Wire
Posted: February 28, 2021, 7:01 pm
Seattle Seahawks linebacker K.J. Wright was awarded the Male Seattle Sports Star of the Year Award from the Seattle Sports Commission.
Author: Seahawks Wire
Posted: February 28, 2021, 6:24 pm
Who doesn't love early fantasy rankings? Take a look at our top 10 lists for 2021.
Author: Yahoo Sports
Posted: February 28, 2021, 6:21 pm
A former Jag and Jacksonville native, Louis Nix, has passed away at the age of 29 after going missing on Wednesday.
Author: Jaguars Wire
Posted: February 28, 2021, 5:49 pm
Mario Edwards Jr. proved to be a solid rotational piece on the Bears' defensive line. But will that be enough for him to return in 2021?
Author: Bears Wire
Posted: February 28, 2021, 5:34 pm
Looking back at the last week of news, analysis and updates on Chiefs Wire.
Author: Chiefs Wire
Posted: February 28, 2021, 5:26 pm
What should the Dolphins covet in their 2021 backup quarterback?
Author: Dolphins Wire
Posted: February 28, 2021, 5:11 pm
Hayden Winks analyzes what type of players the Bears are searching for on offense and defense this offseason. (Dennis Wierzbicki-USA TODAY Sports)
Author: NBC Sports EDGE
Posted: February 28, 2021, 5:05 pm
General manager Brandon Beane on Buffalo Bills CB Dane Jackson.
Author: Bills Wire
Posted: February 28, 2021, 4:30 pm
The Baltimore Ravens are set to pick 27th in the 2021 NFL draft. There has been a lot of great players selected there over the last decade.
Author: Ravens Wire
Posted: February 28, 2021, 4:12 pm
Check out the big trades and even bigger surprise picks in the latest 2021 NFL mock draft from NFL.com's Charley Casserly
Author: Draft Wire
Posted: February 28, 2021, 4:03 pm
The Rams had a lot of turnover on Sean McVay's coaching staff this offseason.
Author: Rams Wire
Posted: February 28, 2021, 3:54 pm
Whether it happens this year or next year, it seems inevitable that Seahawks quarterback Russell Wilson officially will ask the Seahawks to trade him. When the official request comes — or when the offers arrive from the Cowboys, Bears, Raiders, or Saints — who with the Seahawks will decide whether it’s time to move on [more]
Author: ProFootball Talk on NBC Sports
Posted: February 28, 2021, 3:31 pm
After a 2-14 season, the Jets enter 2021 with a brand new head coach and two picks in the first round of the NFL Draft.
Author: SNY
Posted: February 28, 2021, 3:25 pm
The expectation is that the Bears will slap the franchise tag on WR Allen Robinson, and he hasn't ruled out demanding a trade.
Author: Bears Wire
Posted: February 28, 2021, 3:25 pm
Wondering when the likes of Dak Prescott and Allen Robinson can sign free agent deals? We've got you covered.
Author: NBC Sports Washington
Posted: February 28, 2021, 3:16 pm
Can Raiders LB Cory Littleton bounce back in 2021?
Author: Raiders Wire
Posted: February 28, 2021, 2:55 pm
The 2021 quarterback class is coming into focus. Only one of them has drawn a comparison to the quarterback who started 2021 with his seventh Super Bowl win. Via Mike Reiss of ESPN.com, Dean of Draftniks Mel Kiper compares Alabama quarterback Mac Jones to Tom Brady. Sort of. “I hate to say, but he kind [more]
Author: ProFootball Talk on NBC Sports
Posted: February 28, 2021, 2:42 pm
The Lions didn't get much from the UDFA class last year
Author: Lions Wire
Posted: February 28, 2021, 2:30 pm
Buffalo Bills 2021 NFL Draft 'dream scenario' is LB Nick Bolton says Bleacher Report.
Author: Bills Wire
Posted: February 28, 2021, 2:00 pm
Watch: All 10 of Xavien Howard's interceptions from the 2020 season
Author: Dolphins Wire
Posted: February 28, 2021, 1:46 pm
Rodger Saffold isn't playing any games at the gym.
Author: Titans Wire
Posted: February 28, 2021, 1:17 pm
NFL teams are allowed to start talking to free agents on March 15 and there’s some word about who the Browns might be calling once the legal tampering window is open. Mary Kay Cabot of Cleveland.com reports that Buccaneers linebacker Lavonte David is on the team’s radar as an upgrade to their defense. David had [more]
Author: ProFootball Talk on NBC Sports
Posted: February 28, 2021, 12:52 pm
The Bears would love to make a splash this offseason by trading for a franchise quarterback like Deshaun Watson or Russell Wilson. But if they can’t pull that off, the fallback option may be sticking with the quarterback they have: Nick Foles. Foles remains under contract to the Bears at an affordable salary cap number [more]
Author: ProFootball Talk on NBC Sports
Posted: February 28, 2021, 10:24 am
Cowboys reporter Jane Slater spoke to NFL Network about Dallas' interest in two prospects, Trevon Moehrig & Patrick Surtain.
Author: Cowboys Wire
Posted: February 28, 2021, 4:06 am
It's a perfect match.
Author: NBC Sports Northwest
Posted: February 28, 2021, 3:23 am
DE J.J. Watt reportedly has a high price tag, which may just put every NFC North team, the Vikings included, out of his price range.
Author: Vikings Wire
Posted: February 28, 2021, 2:37 am
It doesn't mean anything, but why are we so excited that Eddie Jackson posted a picture of Russell Wilson in a Bears uniform.
Author: NBC Sports Chicago
Posted: February 28, 2021, 12:47 am
Raiders select UCF FS Richie Grant in latest PFF mock draft
Author: Raiders Wire
Posted: February 28, 2021, 12:30 am
In a normal year, Saturday would have consisted of a slew of 40-yard dash times generated by incoming NFL players at the Scouting Combine. Obviously, this is far from a normal year. Still, at least one draft prospect ran really fast in a straight line on Saturday. Former Minnesota receiver Rashod Bateman, through agent Blake [more]
Author: ProFootball Talk on NBC Sports
Posted: February 27, 2021, 11:45 pm
Former Bengals DE Carlos Dunlap could be done with the Seattle Seahawks soon.
Author: Bengals Wire
Posted: February 27, 2021, 11:30 pm
The son of a former Packers great is seeking the safe return of his father’s Super Bowl II ring, Scott Venci of the Green Bay Press-Gazette reports. Mike Kostelnik is offering a $5,000 reward. His father, defensive tackle Ron Kostelnik, won the ring in his seventh of eight seasons with the Packers. Mike wore the [more]
Author: ProFootball Talk on NBC Sports
Posted: February 27, 2021, 11:01 pm
He believes not one, but two players have cemented their legacies as the league's best.
Author: NBC Sports Northwest
Posted: February 27, 2021, 10:50 pm
Kurt Warner isn't sold on Josh Rosen being able to turn his career around with the 49ers.
Author: NBC Sports BayArea
Posted: February 27, 2021, 10:14 pm
The Seahawks super fan isn't having it with the Wilson trade rumors.
Author: NBC Sports Northwest
Posted: February 27, 2021, 10:02 pm
The Chargers had a pre-draft meeting with a versatile defensive back.
Author: Chargers Wire
Posted: February 27, 2021, 9:42 pm
The NFL won’t let receiver Josh Gordon play. So he has found another league. The chronically-suspended star player, whose most recent conditional reinstatement eventually became yet another indefinite banishment, has joined Fan Controlled Football. Via Adam Schefter of ESPN.com, Zappers owner Bob Menery says that the team has added Gordon to a roster that also [more]
Author: ProFootball Talk on NBC Sports
Posted: February 27, 2021, 9:35 pm
Raiders select elite defender in latest Touchdown Wire mock draft
Author: Raiders Wire
Posted: February 27, 2021, 9:26 pm
Can't say we saw this one coming...
Author: NBC Sports Northwest
Posted: February 27, 2021, 9:13 pm
Who needs to step up for Wentz?
Author: Colts Wire
Posted: February 27, 2021, 9:07 pm
The Falcons could very well draft a quarterback with the No. 4 overall pick, but they don't need to reach for one with Matt Ryan in place.
Author: Falcons Wire
Posted: February 27, 2021, 9:00 pm
The Notre Dame TE caught 19 passes in the 2020 season.
Author: Cardinals Wire
Posted: February 27, 2021, 8:38 pm
Someone that thinks Chicago would be a good fit for Russell Wilson is former Bears receiver Brandon Marshall.
Author: Bears Wire
Posted: February 27, 2021, 7:38 pm
Seattle Seahawks linebacker K.J. Wright had an interesting exchange with a fan on Twitter, one that could raise more than a few eyebrows.
Author: Seahawks Wire
Posted: February 27, 2021, 7:33 pm
NFL.com's Nick Shook gave his opinion on what the Falcons should do with their fourth selection and the future of Matt Ryan.
Author: Falcons Wire
Posted: February 27, 2021, 6:01 pm
Pro Football Focus' latest 2021 NFL Mock Draft projects the Patriots selecting an impact wide receiver with their first round picl.
Author: NBC Sports Boston
Posted: February 27, 2021, 5:59 pm
It's been a tumultuous year for Dan Snyder, but a report from Adam Schefter shows that he still has no intentions of selling the team.
Author: Washington Football Wire
Posted: February 27, 2021, 5:54 pm
The Steelers want Ben. Ben wants the Steelers. The Steelers need to revise Ben’s contract. Ben is willing to do it. But still it hasn’t been done. Although Steelers president Art Rooney II recently told Steelers.com that the deadline for getting a revised deal in place is March 17, Rooney hasn’t said publicly whether the [more]
Author: ProFootball Talk on NBC Sports
Posted: February 27, 2021, 5:52 pm
Tua Tagovailoa says Mac Jones is a "more mobile Tom Brady." The Dolphins QB breaks down Alabama's NFL draft prospects, including one he would like to play with.
Posted: February 26, 2021, 4:22 pm
Quarterback Russell Wilson has issues with the Seahawks and the team has reportedly rehired one of his former coaches as they try to plot a course for the future. Michael-Shawn Dugar of TheAthletic.com reports that Carl “Tater” Smith is rejoining the team. Smith was the team’s quarterbacks coach from 2011-2017 and associate head coach to [more]
Author: Josh Alper
Posted: February 28, 2021, 8:36 pm
Washington Football Team quarterback Kyle Allen continues to make progress in his return from the fractured ankle that ended his 2020 season. Allen posted a video to his Instagram story that shows him throwing a football on the beach. That comes a few weeks after Allen said he thought he was a couple of months [more]
Author: Josh Alper
Posted: February 28, 2021, 7:26 pm
The Buccaneers are the hosts this weekend for the Girls Flag Football Preseason Classic, an annual event that attracts 1,200 players, making it the largest girls’ flag football tournament in the world. Tampa Bay is the only NFL team with multiple female coaches on its staff, and both of them are in attendance at the [more]
Author: Michael David Smith
Posted: February 28, 2021, 5:20 pm
The Houston Texans seem to think they’ll win a standoff with quarterback Deshaun Watson. John McClain of the Houston Chronicle knows that the team won’t. McClain, who has covered the Texans since their debut in 2002 and the Houston Oilers before that, makes the case that the time has come for the Texans to trade [more]
Author: Mike Florio
Posted: February 28, 2021, 5:11 pm
Whether it happens this year or next year, it seems inevitable that Seahawks quarterback Russell Wilson officially will ask the Seahawks to trade him. When the official request comes — or when the offers arrive from the Cowboys, Bears, Raiders, or Saints — who with the Seahawks will decide whether it’s time to move on [more]
Author: Mike Florio
Posted: February 28, 2021, 3:31 pm
The 2021 quarterback class is coming into focus. Only one of them has drawn a comparison to the quarterback who started 2021 with his seventh Super Bowl win. Via Mike Reiss of ESPN.com, Dean of Draftniks Mel Kiper compares Alabama quarterback Mac Jones to Tom Brady. Sort of. “I hate to say, but he kind [more]
Author: Mike Florio
Posted: February 28, 2021, 2:42 pm
NFL teams are allowed to start talking to free agents on March 15 and there’s some word about who the Browns might be calling once the legal tampering window is open. Mary Kay Cabot of Cleveland.com reports that Buccaneers linebacker Lavonte David is on the team’s radar as an upgrade to their defense. David had [more]
Author: Josh Alper
Posted: February 28, 2021, 12:52 pm
The Bears would love to make a splash this offseason by trading for a franchise quarterback like Deshaun Watson or Russell Wilson. But if they can’t pull that off, the fallback option may be sticking with the quarterback they have: Nick Foles. Foles remains under contract to the Bears at an affordable salary cap number [more]
Author: Michael David Smith
Posted: February 28, 2021, 10:24 am
New Orleans mayor LaToya Cantrell posted a recruiting pitch to Russell Wilson, attempting to lure the quarterback to the Saints. Seattle’s mayor didn’t react kindly to New Orleans’ proposition. Jenny Durkan, Seattle’s mayor since 2017, tweeted back to Cantrell: “I love you, Mayor, but keep your eyes off [Wilson]. His home is Seattle.” Durkan also [more]
Author: Charean Williams
Posted: February 28, 2021, 3:13 am
Former NFL defensive tackle Louis Nix III was found dead in Florida on Saturday, three days after being reported missing by his mother. Nix was 29. NBC Sports reports the Jacksonville Sheriff’s Office pulled a car from a pond near Nix’s apartment that matched his vehicle’s description. Nix was last seen alive Tuesday. Nix, a [more]
Author: Charean Williams
Posted: February 28, 2021, 2:34 am
Russell Wilson has made it clear that he’d accept a trade to the Saints, along with three other teams. And even though Drew Brees has yet to retire (and still possibly won’t), New Orleans mayor LaToya Cantrell has made her pitch for Wilson to join the Saints. “I’ve heard the rumors now,” Cantrell said in [more]
Author: Mike Florio
Posted: February 28, 2021, 1:03 am
In a normal year, Saturday would have consisted of a slew of 40-yard dash times generated by incoming NFL players at the Scouting Combine. Obviously, this is far from a normal year. Still, at least one draft prospect ran really fast in a straight line on Saturday. Former Minnesota receiver Rashod Bateman, through agent Blake [more]
Author: Mike Florio
Posted: February 27, 2021, 11:45 pm
The son of a former Packers great is seeking the safe return of his father’s Super Bowl II ring, Scott Venci of the Green Bay Press-Gazette reports. Mike Kostelnik is offering a $5,000 reward. His father, defensive tackle Ron Kostelnik, won the ring in his seventh of eight seasons with the Packers. Mike wore the [more]
Author: Charean Williams
Posted: February 27, 2021, 11:01 pm
By this time last year, Larry Fitzgerald had long announced that he would return to Arizona for a 17th season. But as the calendar begins to turn to March, no one from the Cardinals seems to know his plans. And if Fitzgerald himself has made a decision, he isn’t saying. Before a charity golf outing [more]
Author: Myles Simmons
Posted: February 27, 2021, 10:13 pm
The NFL won’t let receiver Josh Gordon play. So he has found another league. The chronically-suspended star player, whose most recent conditional reinstatement eventually became yet another indefinite banishment, has joined Fan Controlled Football. Via Adam Schefter of ESPN.com, Zappers owner Bob Menery says that the team has added Gordon to a roster that also [more]
Author: Mike Florio
Posted: February 27, 2021, 9:35 pm
Drew Brees is retiring. Unless he isn’t. Fitness trainer Todd Durkin recently posted a video on Instagram that shows Brees pushing a weighted sled while Durkin utters a string of superlatives: “What is he doing? . . . Drew, what are you doing? OK, he’s never done that! . . . Don’t know what he’s doing. [more]
Author: Mike Florio
Posted: February 27, 2021, 6:48 pm
The NFL Players Association wants agents to collude in order to get the best deals for their clients in 2021. As recently explained, that won’t work. Here’s what will: The NFLPA’s suggestion that agents aggressively push teams to use contract devices aimed at paying players now with cap consequences arising in future years, as the [more]
Author: Mike Florio
Posted: February 27, 2021, 6:32 pm
The Steelers want Ben. Ben wants the Steelers. The Steelers need to revise Ben’s contract. Ben is willing to do it. But still it hasn’t been done. Although Steelers president Art Rooney II recently told Steelers.com that the deadline for getting a revised deal in place is March 17, Rooney hasn’t said publicly whether the [more]
Author: Mike Florio
Posted: February 27, 2021, 5:52 pm
Steelers head coach Mike Tomlin has been speaking out publicly this offseason about his belief that there’s been too little progress toward getting more Black head coaches in the NFL. Tomlin said he’s particularly frustrated that Chiefs offensive coordinator Eric Bieniemy, who got interview requests from all seven teams with head-coaching vacancies, was passed over [more]
Author: Michael David Smith
Posted: February 27, 2021, 5:47 pm
Seven teams, nearly a full fourth of the league, changed coaches during or after the 2020 season. Those seven teams requested a total of 58 interviews. Rob Maaddi of the Associated Press has obtained the internal NFL football operations list of 2021 head coach interview requests. The interviews requested by (but not necessarily conducted by) [more]
Author: Mike Florio
Posted: February 27, 2021, 4:05 pm
When the Seahawks traded for defensive end Carlos Dunlap last season, he agreed to adjust his contract, taking a pay cut of about $3 million for the remainder of the 2020 season but getting a $3 million roster bonus due on the fifth day of the 2021 league year. As that day approaches, the Seahawks [more]
Author: Michael David Smith
Posted: February 27, 2021, 2:49 pm
Louis Nix, a third-round pick of the Texans in 2014 who also spent time with the Giants, Washington, and Jaguars, has gone missing in Florida. Ben Becker of ActionNewsJax.com posted the plea from Nix’s mother, who explained that she has heard nothing from her son in several days. “Last communication of anyone seeing him was [more]
Author: Mike Florio
Posted: February 27, 2021, 1:45 pm
Browns tight end David Njoku doesn’t know where he’ll play in 2021, but he put out a Tweet on Saturday that sounded like a goodbye to Cleveland. “Whatever happens I appreciate all the love from all my loyal fans. I’ve kept quiet for a while but I wanted to express that at least for now. [more]
Author: Michael David Smith
Posted: February 27, 2021, 1:12 pm
Seahawks quarterback Russell Wilson hasn’t only played for head coach Pete Carroll for his entire career. He has also played for both of Carroll’s sons, who have been offensive assistants in Seattle: Nate Carroll is the Seahawks’ wide receivers coach, and Brennan Carroll recently left his role as Seahawks run game coordinator to work at [more]
Author: Michael David Smith
Posted: February 27, 2021, 10:16 am
If, as it appears, quarterback Deshaun Watson will never play for the Texans again and if, as it appears, the Texans won’t trade Watson, the stage will be set for a holdout. Different numbers have emerged regarding the monetary losses that Watson would incur. Below, we’ll try to identify the full scope of the financial [more]
Author: Mike Florio
Posted: February 27, 2021, 5:24 am
Kelvin Harmon is growing closer to a return from surgery to repair an ACL and LCL last summer. The Washington receiver missed all of 2020, which makes him even more eager to begin the 2021 season. “I tried to make it into a positive because obviously there was nothing I could do,” Harmon said Thursday, [more]
Author: Charean Williams
Posted: February 27, 2021, 12:58 am
Browns receiver Rashard Higgins will become a free agent on March 17. He doesn’t want that to happen. Higgins, appearing Friday on 850 ESPN Cleveland, made it clear that he wants to stay with the Browns. “I’m excited,” Higgins said. “We want to see when we can get this contract stuff done. . .  We [more]
Author: Mike Florio
Posted: February 27, 2021, 12:45 am
Matt Robinson, who spent the past two seasons coaching at Maryland, has left his alma mater for a job with the Ravens, Jonas Shaffer of the Baltimore Sun reports. The school confirmed the news, per Shaffer. Robinson’s new job with the Ravens is unclear. He served as a quality control assistant at Maryland. Robinson played [more]
Author: Charean Williams
Posted: February 26, 2021, 11:59 pm
The Texans cut Duke Johnson on Friday. They want to keep David Johnson. Aaron Wilson of the Houston Chronicle reports the Texans and Johnson have mutual interest in the running back’s return. Johnson is under contract, but the team wants him to take a paycut. Johnson, 29, has a salary cap number of $8.812 million, [more]
Author: Charean Williams
Posted: February 26, 2021, 11:33 pm
Sports Business Journal supplied it. The NFL denied it. SBJ is standing by it. The current story from John Ourand of Sports Business Journal includes the NFL’s quote calling the report “incorrect.” However, Ourand maintains that a “broad agreement” has been reached between the league and Disney on a new deal for Monday Night Football. [more]
Author: Mike Florio
Posted: February 26, 2021, 11:18 pm

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