Games against the lowly Dolphins and Jets may not have counted for much, but with his Week 3 performance against a team like the Los Angeles Rams, we can say with solid footing that Josh Allen might have turned the corner.
The 14 NFL games in Week 3 provided plenty to break down. From Alvin Kamara's unsustainable workload in New Orleans to the struggles under center in New York and Washington, here are Ben Linsey's takeaways following the Sunday Slate of Week 3 action.
Player props are one of the easiest transitions for fantasy enthusiasts to get involved in sports betting, and Week 3 Monday Night Football between the Baltimore Ravens and Kansas City Chiefs offers some enticing options.
The Titans said they have closed their practice facilities until Saturday after three players and five staff members tested positive for COVID-19. The Vikings, who played the Titans on Sunday, also closed their facility Tuesday.
Disney's iconic 2000 film spotlights social equality and racial issues that still resonate 20 years after its worldwide release. But according to its cast and production crew, it almost didn't get made.
The conflicting and inconsistent reports regarding whether or not (or not or whether) the Texans will be working out free-agent safety Earl Thomas created the impression that the workout didn’t happen because the NFL instructed all teams to pause workouts and visits due to the COVID-19 outbreak in Tennessee. That’s not the case. Per a […]
Week Three is in the books. Tuesday’s PFT PM put a bow on the 16 games that happened by handing out a quartet of awards. MDS, Charean Williams, and I named our offensive player, defensive player, rookie, and coach of the week, in a fast-moving segment to end the show. If you missed the show […]
The news out of Tennessee today should serve as a warning to the rest of the NFL: Playing a season amid a pandemic is not going to be easy. It’s going to be harder if players succumb to protocol fatigue. Enter the Las Vegas Raiders. Raiders players potentially violated NFL and state of Nevada mandates […]
Giants offensive coordinator Jason Garrett has reunited with a couple of his former Cowboys players. The team signed running back Alfred Morris and quarterback Clayton Thorson to the practice squad. Morris, who turns 32 in December, has remained a free agent since the Cardinals released him in November. He has played 105 games with 70 […]
The Steelers pushed head coach Mike Tomlin’s press conference back six hours on Tuesday, but he didn’t have more answers to the plans for this week than the team had when the decision to postpone was made. The Titans had three players and five others in the organization test positive for COVID-19, which led to […]
The Texans are interested in safety Earl Thomas. Unless they’re not. Unless they are. In the wake of a report from John McClain of the Houston Chronicle that the Texans have moved on from pursuing Thomas because it’s not a good fit, his agents say otherwise. Via Adam Schefter of ESPN, Thomas’ agent claim that […]
Sports books are not taking bets on the Vikings’ and Titans’ upcoming games until more information is known about the COVID-19 situation surrounding both teams. The Titans had three players and five staff members test positive for COVID-19, resulting in the team shutting down its facility for the entire week this week. The Vikings have […]
The response to eight members of the Titans organization testing positive for COVID-19 this week extends to the officiating crew that worked the game. Kevin Seifert of ESPN.com reports that the NFL will be testing referee Clete Blakeman and the rest of his crew every day this week after working Tennessee’s Week Three game against […]
The 49ers expect Jordan Reed to miss about two months with a sprained MCL and they’re moving to add another tight end to the roster to help cover for his absence. Greg Auman of TheAthletic.com reports that the team is signing Daniel Helm off of the Buccaneers’ practice squad. Helm was with the 49ers last […]
One of the questions that’s been asked around the Saints in the early weeks of this season is whether quarterback Drew Brees‘ skills are diminishing at a concerning rate. Defensive end Cam Jordan fielded that question during an appearance on The Rich Eisen Show Tuesday. Jordan laughed when asked if Brees had lost too much […]
The Titans have become the NFL’s first test case for dealing with a COVID-19 outbreak, and now we know which players are involved. The team announced that defensive lineman DaQuan Jones and long snapper Beau Brinkley had been placed on the reserve/COVID-19 list, along with practice squad tight end Tommy Hudson. The list is for […]
The Broncos didn’t hold a full practice on Tuesday, but they did get on the field for a walkthrough that resulted in a bump up in the participation levels of three defensive starters. Cornerback Bryce Callahan (wrist), defensive end Shelby Harris (neck, quadricep) and safety Kareem Jackson (back) were all listed as full participants in […]
On Monday, we go positive. (For the most part.) On Tuesdays, one specific segment of PFT Live focuses on the negative. It’s the Goats (in a Bad Way) draft. The Week Three edition appears in the attached video. Some of them are obvious. Cowboys defensive lineman Trysten Hill should be ashamed — and suspended — for […]
Chargers cornerback Chris Harris Jr. is expected to miss 4-6 weeks with a foot injury. So the news Tuesday that they placed him on injured reserve was expected. The team announced the move Tuesday. Harris joins five other Chargers starters on injured reserve, including All-Pro safety Derwin James. Harris left the Broncos to sign a […]
The Bears got a boost from their new quarterback last week, but they lost another key part of their offense. The team made the expected announcement, with running back Tarik Cohen going on injured reserve. Cohen tore his ACL in Sunday’s comeback win over the Falcons, depriving Nick Foles of a versatile weapon. Cohen caught […]
Despite a report yesterday that the Texans and free agent safety Earl Thomas were closing in on a deal, the two sides are going their separate ways. The Texans won’t be signing Thomas, according to John McClain of the Houston Chronicle. The team decided Thomas is not a good fit. Thomas did not work out […]
Bills quarterback Josh Allen told PFT after Sunday’s thrilling 35-32 win over the Rams that the stadium “would have been rocking” if fans had been permitted to go a-knocking. But the Bills had to accomplish their comeback without the benefit of a loud home crowd, and that will continue indefinitely. The Bills have decided that […]
A buzz emerged in the immediate aftermath of Tuesday’s radio appearance by Cowboys owner Jerry Jones on 105.3 The Fan in Dallas that he compared quarterback Dak Prescott in unfavorable terms to the likes of Chiefs quarterback Patrick Mahomes and former Cowboys quarterback Dak Prescott. Based on the words actually uttered by Jones, that’s not […]
For now, the Titans game against the Steelers remains a go. But the Titans’ facility won’t reopen until at least Saturday after eight members of the organization tested positive for COVID-19, including three players. The NFL “wants and intends” to play the game as scheduled Sunday, according to Adam Schefter of ESPN, but a contingency […]
The Browns placed receiver JoJo Natson on injured reserve Tuesday, the team announced. Natson tore an anterior cruciate ligament in Sunday’s game, ending his season. He served as the team’s returner in the first three games. Natson signed with the Browns in March after stints with the Colts, Jets and Rams. Cleveland signed safety Jovante […]