Stafford has been seen near the top of his range of outcomes for most of his career, potentially wiping out any value teams would realize through a trade, especially if it comes at costs beyond a later first-round pick.
A plethora of quarterbacks are expected to change teams this offseason, including some true stars at the position. Here are the best landing spots for six signal-callers who could be headed to a new squad.
PFF lead draft analyst Mike Renner identifies his favorite 2021 NFL Draft prospects at each position. These players have an elite grading profile combined with a physical skill set that’s proven to succeed at the NFL level.
Fantasy football takeaways from the AFC and NFC championship games, where Tom Brady earned a 10th Super Bowl appearance and Patrick Mahomes, Travis Kelce and Tyreek Hill secured a spot in their second straight title game.
Joe Lombardi may have landed the top assistant coaching prize of the offseason when new Chargers head coach Brandon Staley hired him to be Los Angeles’ offensive coordinator. Lombardi had been the Saints’ quarterbacks coach since 2009, with the exception of the 2014-2015 seasons when he was the Lions’ offensive coordinator. But now he’ll be […]
Last week brought word that the Eagles were not letting the Eagles interview special teams coordinator Dave Fipp, but the hiring of a new head coach in Philadelphia appears to have led to a change of heart when it comes to Fipp. Dave Birkett of the Detroit Free Press reports that the Lions are now expected […]
The NFL reached an important milestone last week: No NFL players tested positive for COVID-19. The league announced today that from January 17 to January 23, 2,126 tests were administered to 313 players, and there were zero positive tests. There were also 3,152 tests administered to 531 non-player personnel, of whom two tested positive. With […]
The Houston Texans continue to confuse and confound with a coaching search that unofficially started the moment Bill O’Brien was fired and that officially began 23 days ago. Significant questions remain, including: (1) who will they hire?; (2) when will the hire happen?; (3) will the hire be intended to placate Deshaun Watson; and (4) […]
Just a few days after losing the AFC Championship Game to the Chiefs, Bills head coach Sean McDermott didn’t want to get into too many specifics of plans to improve Buffalo for 2021 during his season-ending press conference. But there’s one glaring area he did briefly address on Tuesday. “I can start off by saying […]
Quarterback Josh Allen made clear strides in his third season, as Buffalo advanced to the AFC Championship Game. Allen himself mentioned following Sunday’s loss that he proved the Bills didn’t make a mistake by drafting him. In his season-ending press conference on Tuesday, head coach Sean McDermott echoed that sentiment. “I think he answered quite […]
Some in the league office, if being candid, would say that they’d prefer to play the Super Bowl this Sunday, not next Sunday. With more time between games, players, coaches, and essential staff will have more chances to be exposed to the virus. It becomes more important than ever for everyone associated with the Chiefs […]
Robert Saleh is now the head coach of the Jets, but 49ers linebacker Fred Warner doesn’t think that Saleh’s departure will lead to a pronounced shift on defense. The 49ers have promoted linebackers coach DeMeco Ryans to the defensive coordinator position and Warner believes his former position coach is “more than prepared and ready” to […]
Bills coach Sean McDermott may realize, in hindsight, that he should have been more aggressive on fourth downs in Sunday’s AFC Championship Game. But at the time, he thought he had to play it safe. McDermott said today that he worried about going for it on fourth down and seeing his team get discouraged if […]
Former Alabama Devonta Smith is small. How small is he? No one knows, at least for now. Smith declined to be weighed or measured at the Senior Bowl in Mobile, Alabama. He’ll do it instead at the Alabama Pro Day workout. (He easily could gain weight by then; it’s unclear how he could gain height […]
The Lions and Vikings may be competing for the same assistant coach. According to a report from Jordan Raanan of ESPN, Giants assistant defensive backs coach Anthony Blevins has interviewed with both teams for their vacancy at special teams coordinator. Blevins started in New York as an assistant special teams coach in 2018 under then-head […]
Pittsburgh radio host Mark Madden made an interesting claim on Monday. Interesting enough to get the subject of it to respond. Madden claimed that Steelers linebacker T.J. Watt skipped his end-of-season exit interview with the team. “I am told that T.J. Watt refused to participate in his exit interview,” Madden said Monday at the top […]
The Steelers bumped Matt Canada from quarterbacks coach to offensive coordinator and they’ve reportedly started the process of finding a new quarterbacks coach. Gerry Dulac of the Pittsburgh Post-Gazette reports that the team is speaking to Mike Sullivan about the position. Sullivan last worked in the NFL as the Broncos quarterbacks coach in 2018. He […]
The Green Bay Packers have spoken. CEO Mark Murphy, appearing Monday on The 5th Quarter Show on WNFL in Green Bay, addressed quarterback Aaron Rodgers‘ recent comments suggesting uncertainty regarding his future with the team. “We’re not idiots,” Murphy said. “Aaron Rodgers will be back, he’s our leader.” He’s a leader that they undermined and […]
Andy Reid has coached against Tom Brady many times and will again in Super Bowl LV. The Chiefs were the last team to beat the Buccaneers this season, back in Week 12. Tampa Bay has won seven games in a row since then, in large part due to Brady’s execution of the offense. “You can […]
Former Bears quarterback Henry Burris returned to the team as a Bill Walsh Coaching Fellow last year and he’ll be staying with the team for the 2021 season. Field Yates of ESPN reports that Burris has been named an offensive quality coach on Matt Nagy’s staff. Burris had spent the last few years as an […]
Washington made it official on Tuesday morning, announcing Jennifer King has been promoted to assistant running backs coach. She is the first Black woman to serve as a full-time assistant coach in the NFL. King spent the 2020 season as a coaching intern for Washington. “Coach King is well deserving of the promotion to assistant […]
Bills offensive coordinator Brian Daboll’s work the last couple of seasons moved him onto the list of head coaching candidates for several teams, but Daboll won’t be leaving Buffalo. The Texans have not filled their opening, but Daboll is not in the mix for that job and is set for a fourth season running the […]
Tyreek Hill didn’t score any of the Chiefs’ five touchdowns in the AFC Championship Game, but he did have the longest gain of the contest. Hill caught a short pass from Patrick Mahomes in the third quarter and found himself starting to get hemmed in along the right sideline. He cut back across the field, […]
As Buccaneers quarterback Tom Brady got started during his first season in Tampa, Brady had other important things on his minds. Both of his parents were dealing with COVID. Appearing with Mike Greenberg of ESPN Radio on Monday, Tom Brady Sr. said that he and his wife, Galynn, had the condition early in the season. […]