Russell Wilson would prefer to remain in Seattle for 2021, but there are four teams he's reportedly willing to go to in a trade — the Dallas Cowboys, New Orleans Saints, Las Vegas Raiders and Chicago Bears.
The Ravens' Orlando Brown, who made the Pro Bowl after moving from right tackle to left tackle after the injury to Ronnie Stanley last season, wants to stay on the left side and is exploring trade possibilities, a source told ESPN.
NFLPA head DeMaurice Smith told player agents Thursday that they should work together during the upcoming free-agency period to ensure that teams aren't taking advantage of the reduced 2021 salary cap to limit player salaries, a source told ESPN.
QB Russell Wilson has told the Seahawks that he wants to play in Seattle, but if a trade were considered, the only teams he'd go to are the Cowboys, Saints, Raiders and Bears, his agent told ESPN's Adam Schefter.
Last year's CBA should have been a defining moment for DeMaurice Smith and the labor force of America's most popular sport. Instead, some players -- and some owners -- have come to see Smith as an asset to management.
While Alex Smith has said he believes his return to football threw a wrench in the plans of the Washington Football Team, one of his fellow quarterbacks hopes the team’s future continues to have Smith as a part of it. In an interview with the NFL Network, Taylor Heinicke said he hopes that Smith is […]
Because a trade to acquire Carson Wentz won’t be official until the start of the new league year next month, Indianapolis Colts head coach Frank Reich can’t talk specifically about the team’s next starting quarterback. But when Reich is asked about how to build up confidence in a quarterback, it’s pretty clear the subject at […]
In recent comments to GQ, Washington quarterback Alex Smith provided frank, candid comments regarding his belief that the team “didn’t want me there” as he tried to return from a badly-broken leg. Smith now seems to regretting the impact his comments had. “Seems to be” becomes the key phrase because Smith didn’t go on the […]
Chris Godwin would prefer to remain in Tampa, and he’d prefer a long-term deal. He might not get both. The Buccaneers want to keep Godwin. The best way for the Bucs to keep the receiver is to apply the franchise tag. “Yeah, I mean, the way I look at it, similar to like a lot […]
The Collective Bargaining Agreement prohibits teams from colluding. It doesn’t prevent players from colluding. With the salary cap dropping and teams preparing to be extremely careful with spending, the NFL Players Association has advice for the agents who represent players: Collude. During a virtual meeting of agents on Thursday, NFLPA executive director DeMaurice Smith told […]
Winter came and went in a week in Dallas-Fort Worth, but it’s not yet forgotten. A record winter storm has left North Texas dealing with the aftermath. Donations are helping the recovery. Cardinals quarterback Kyler Murray, who played his high school football in the Dallas suburb of Allen, has donated 60,000 meals to the North […]
Rams coach Sean McVay entered the 2020 season with a three-man rotation at tailback. One of them stood out last season. Rookie Cam Akers gradually emerged as the best of the bunch. Speaking to reporters on Thursday, McVay made it clear that Akers could become the franchise’s next workhorse tailback. “I thought he did a […]
The Cowboys twice have appeared on Hard Knocks, NFL Films’ reality TV series that appears on HBO. Both were hits. In 2002, the Cowboys acquired Chad Hutchinson to compete with Quincy Carter, and Emmitt Smith was closing in on the NFL’s all-time rushing title. In 2008, the Cowboys were coming off a 13-3 season that […]
The Bears have reached agreement with running back Ryan Nall, Tom Pelissero of NFL Media reports. Nall was scheduled to become an exclusive rights free agent. David Montgomery, Tarik Cohen and Artavis Pierce lead the running back group under new position coach Michael Pitre. Nall, 25, was used sparingly as a running back, seeing only […]
Carson Wentz will wear a number other than 11 with the Colts. Receiver Michael Pittman Jr. wore the number as a rookie in 2020 and doesn’t plan on giving it up in 2021, no matter what the team’s new quarterback offers. Colts coach Frank Reich is not surprised or concerned about Pittman declining to give […]
Texans quarterback Deshaun Watson wants to be traded. The Texans do not want to trade him. Or even hear what teams would be willing to give up for him. That’s the word from Tom Pelissero of NFL Network, who reports that the Texans have been unwilling to discuss Watson with any of the teams that […]
The Rams made several changes to their coaching staff since the end of the season, but they made sure to keep offensive coordinator Kevin O’Connell on hand. After Brandon Staley made the move from Rams defensive coordinator to Chargers head coach, there was word that O’Connell was a candidate to run his offense. That was […]
Last week, Titans General Manager Jon Robinson said 2020 first-round pick Isaiah Wilson must “make a determination” if he wants to play pro football. Then on Monday, Wilson posted a since-deleted tweet saying he was done playing for the Titans and would not have further comment. Now on Thursday, Ian Rapoport of NFL Media reports […]
Wide receiver Adam Humphries wasn’t the only Titans player to get a pink slip on Thursday. The team’s announcement of the Humphries move also included word that the team is parting ways with two other players. Cornerbacks Breon Bordes and Chris Milton have also been released. Borders joined the practice squad in September and was […]
Texans wide receiver Will Fuller is getting closer to testing the market in free agency. The Texans do not plan to tag Fuller and are poised to let him leave in free agency, according to Aaron Wilson of the Houston Chronicle. Houston currently doesn’t have enough salary cap space to use the franchise tag on […]
Just over two years ago, Sean McVay and Jared Goff led the Rams to a conference championship and an appearance in Super Bowl LIII. A few months later in June 2019, McVay said he hoped Goff would be “stuck with me for a long time.” Los Angeles tried to guarantee that by signing the quarterback […]
Ravens linebacker Matthew Judon reacted to a report that he didn’t appreciate with an over-the-top threat to release photos of the reporter in a strip club. Judon’s agent has declined to comment on the matter. On Thursday afternoon, ESPN issued a statement. “We stand by Jamison Hensley’s reporting, and Hensley added Matt Judon’s perspective within […]
Two years after signing a four-year, $36 million contract, wide receiver Adam Humphries is on the way out in Tennessee. The Titans are releasing Humphries, Tom Pelissero of NFL Network reports. The move saves the Titans about $4.5 million in salary cap space and it had been expected, although Titans General Manager Jon Robinson said […]
Sean McVay is in the same boat as Frank Reich — a coach with a new quarterback who cannot talk about his new quarterback until a trade becomes official at the start of the new league year. And McVay also held a press conference on Thursday afternoon. Asked in general what he’d like to see […]
Pittsburgh’s Devin Bush had his second season cut short when he suffered a torn ACL during his team’s Week 5 win over Cleveland. One of the Steelers’ critical defensive pieces, Bush said in a Q&A call with fans set up by the team that his rehab process is going well. “I’m on schedule,” Bush said, […]