New Los Angeles Rams running back Cam Akers is being undervalued in redraft and Best Ball leagues. He should see the lion's share of touches as a rookie despite the presence of second-year Memphis back Darrell Henderson.
With the 2020 NFL season inching ever closer, PFF's Solomon Wilcots takes a look at the NFL's best cornerback trios. The New England Patriots take the top spot, while San Francisco 49ers and Green Bay Packers also crack the top-five.
PFF's Timo Riske takes a deep dive into the data and explains why the ability to turn pressures into sacks isn't a repeatable skill for NFL pass-rushers. He also uncovers an interesting finding when it comes to the quarterback position.
NFL linemen such as Ryan Jensen and former players including Joe Thomas and Nick Mangold have found hobbies and second careers with their culinary skills. For the holiday weekend, they'll be at the grills and smokers.
Chiefs defensive end Frank Clark is paying for the funeral for a 4-year-old boy who was shot and killed in Kansas City this week. The boy, LeGend Taliferro, was killed while he slept when someone fired shots into his apartment. No arrests have been made. LeGend’s mother, Charron Powell, confirmed that Clark is covering the […]
One of the top coaches in college football thinks the season can be moved to the spring without much trouble if the COVID-19 pandemic makes it impossible to play in the fall. Oklahoma head coach Lincoln Riley said that if the situation surrounding the pandemic doesn’t improve in the weeks ahead, delaying the 2020 football […]
Judging by what’s on social media, the Cowboys supposedly are interested in trading for safety Jamal Adams, signing free agent defensive end Jadeveon Clowney and now trading for tight end David Njoku. It’s unknown how anyone would expect the Cowboys to fit one under their salary cap much less all three. Every time a big-name […]
Former Buccaneers team president and senior executive Gay Culverhouse died Wednesday at her home in Fernandina Beach, Florida, the New York Times reports via ESPN. Culverhouse was 73. Culverhouse, the daughter of late team owner Hugh Culverhouse, was giving five years to live in 2003 after being diagnosed with myelofibrosis, a form of chronic leukemia […]
At some point before Thursday night, Nike pulled all merchandise bearing the name or logo of the Washington franchise from its website. The drop-down menu, in fact, deleted the franchise from the list of NFL teams. On Friday, Nike issued a statement. Via Ian Rapoport of NFL Media, the NFL’s official apparel provider said, “We […]
Tight end David Njoku wants out of Cleveland and one NFC East team may be interested in helping him make a move. Mary Kay Cabot of Cleveland.com reports that the Cowboys might have interest in making a deal for Njoku. The level of interest may have to be pretty high in order for a deal […]
Gerald McCoy started all 16 games last season in Carolina, but after signing with the Cowboys in March, the defensive tackle revealed he had a dispute with the coaches for taking him out of the game. McCoy played only 63 percent of the team’s snaps last season. That was his lowest percentage of playing time […]
The NFLPA remains opposed to playing any preseason games. Tom Pelissero of NFL Media reports the union has discussed a schedule that would send them straight into their season openers after three days of medical and equipment, 21 days of strength and conditioning, 10 days of unpadded practice and 14 days with a maximum of […]
Washington announced on Friday its intention to conduct a “thorough review” of the team’s name. Which is a precursor, frankly, to changing the name. The National Congress of American Indians, which has been pushing for the change for years, has issued a statement acknowledging the development. “We are encouraged by the Washington NFL team’s announcement […]
The Browns exercised their 2021 option on tight end David Njoku‘s contract, but Njoku would prefer to be playing somewhere else by the time next year rolls around. Njoku has requested a trade away from Cleveland ahead of this season. His agent Drew Rosenhaus told Adam Schefter of ESPN that he informed the team of […]
The NFL Players Association held a pair of conference calls with players on Thursday and Friday to discuss the protocols and concerns surrounding the return to play amid the COVID-19 pandemic. Among the topics up for discussion was the preseason schedule. The NFL moved to cut the schedule from four games to two games earlier […]
The best player in baseball is talking about the possibility of skipping the 2020 season, in a sign that professional athletes are not all on board with their leagues’ plans during the pandemic. Mike Trout, the Angels’ three-time MVP center fielder, said today that he won’t play if he can’t be convinced that it’s safe […]
After saying in the past that he’d “never” change the name of is team, it appears Dan Snyder’s new time frame is far more urgent. According to the Washington Post, the changing of Washington’s nickname now appears imminent, and could happen before the start of the 2020 season. One person with knowledge of the situation […]
Washington’s announcement of its intention to engage in a “thorough review” of its name amounts to, as a practical matter, an announcement that the name will change. If/when (when) the name changes, what will it become? The statement from coach Ron Rivera hints that the team will consider names that honor and support Native Americans […]
The Broncos didn’t get what they wanted from cornerback Bryce Callahan last season. Denver signed Callahan as a free agent last offseason and his familiarity with Vic Fangio’s defense from Chicago put him in line for a big role on their defense, but he never wound up playing a snap. Callahan had a screw inserted […]
A third major sponsor has jumped on board the effort to change the name of Washington’s professional football team. Via Rick Maese of the Washington Post, Pepsi issued a statement Friday encouraging Dan Snyder to do that which he used to say he’d never do. “We have been in conversations with the NFL and Washington […]
With financial pressures mounting, Washington owner Dan Snyder has relented to consider abandoning his use of a slur as a team name. And the NFL sounds on board with the plan. “In the last few weeks we have had ongoing discussions with Dan and we are supportive of this important step,” Commissioner Roger Goodell said […]
Daniel Snyder must have spilled some Pepsi on the Nike watch that arrived via FedEx, because the damn thing now says it’s all caps never o’clock. Two days after $620 billion in investment pressure was applied to three key sponsors and a day after two of them made their position on the matter clear, Washington […]
The Packers are telling fans to prepare to wear a mask if they’re able to see a game at Lambeau Field at all this season. In a message from Packers President/CEO Mark Murphy, season ticket holders were told that the team is optimistic fans will be able to attend games this year, although even that’s […]
Trae Waynes got life-changing money from the Bengals this offseason. Except, he hasn’t actually gotten any of it. The free agent cornerback hasn’t received his $15 million signing bonus from the three-year, $42 million deal he agreed to in March since he still hasn’t completed his official physical with the team doctors (because of the […]