Kyler Murray and Josh Allen are popular early-offseason prop bets to win the 2020 NFL season's most valuable player award, but a closer examination suggests that they are unlikely to follow in the footsteps of Patrick Mahomes and Lamar Jackson as early-career MVPs.
Identifying and drafting the right breakout wide receiver can be the difference between winning your fantasy football league or suffering the ridicule of your league mates. Here, we look at the breakout potential for second-year wide receivers.
There are many reasons to expect a bounceback season from Baker Mayfield and the Cleveland Browns in 2020. On the balance, it seems like we should expect him to have a solid year, but the areas of concern and lingering doubt that remain are significant.
The Florida Gators return enough talent to make noise in the SEC in 2020, but they'll need several players to realize their full potential, making them the biggest boom or bust team in college football.
After the Super Bowl, 49ers offensive lineman Ben Garland took a humanitarian trip to Tanzania, where he helped bring water to those in need and tackled Africa's highest peak. Here are his experiences in his words.
After reports that Gabe Jackson was on the trade block this offseason, Raiders General Manager Mike Mayock said in April that Jackson will be the team’s starting right guard in 2020. It will be pricey if they decide to change their mind now. Jackson’s $9.35 million salary for the coming season is now guaranteed. Jackson […]
The Chris Simms top 40 quarterback countdown continued Monday on PFT Live, and there’s at least one backup who has made it among what should be the spots reserved for starters. Veteran Case Keenum comes in at No. 32. A journeyman in the truest sense, Keenum is now with his fifth team in five seasons, […]
The Seattle Seahawks have issued a statement in response to ongoing social unrest in America. “The Seahawks family is dismayed by the unacceptable act of violence that occurred against George Floyd last week in Minneapolis and grieve that loss, along with countless others in a similar manner, including most recently Breonna Taylor and Ahmaud Arbery,” […]
The Raiders didn’t say much about Henry Ruggs III’s injury in a statement, but Ruggs’ father shared some details. Henry Ruggs Jr. said his son is on crutches but “feels OK.” The Raiders receiver injured his thigh while moving some belongings into the back of a trailer. “He was trying to move a trailer or […]
Bryce Hall was the eighth of nine draft choices the Jets made, but the fifth-round pick became the first to sign. The cornerback signed his four-year deal Monday, according to the NFL’s transactions. He was a four-year starter at Virginia. Hall made 154 tackles, four sacks, three forced fumbles, five interceptions and 38 pass breakups […]
The Cardinals are the latest team to issue a statement after the death of George Floyd a week ago. The Cardinals said in their statement they are committed to being part of the “meaningful societal change” that needs to happen in the country. “As we begin a new week, we continue to share the pain […]
Something may or may not have happened to Raiders first-round pick Henry Ruggs. They Raiders aren’t saying what, but at least they know about it. Via Vic Tafur of TheAthletic.com, the Raiders issued a statement without stating very much (they actually said something in their other statement). “The #Raiders are aware of a report regarding […]
The Cardinals have signed a free agent who played for head coach Kliff Kingsbury in college. Field Yates of ESPN reports that the team has signed Dylan Cantrell as a free agent. Cantrell played for Kingsbury at Texas Tech from 2013-2017 as he missed one year with a back injury and went on to become a […]
Many quarterbacks are standing up and speaking out, and Nick Foles has added his name to the list. The Bears quarterback said on social media he has been “torn up” by the death of George Floyd. He listed two Bible verses related to equality and urged everyone to “love our neighbor,” saying, “We are not […]
Many companies in every industry are putting out statements, which don’t really state all that much. When Saints linebacker Demario Davis was asked about the violence that has erupted from protests of the death of George Floyd, he had specific ideas. During an appearance on NFL Network, Davis said any hope of progress has to […]
Clemson wide receiver Justyn Ross, who is widely expected to be a first-round pick in the 2021 NFL draft, will not play college football in 2020. Ross needs surgery for a congenital fusion in his neck and spine, Clemson coach Dabo Swinney said today. The 6-foot-4, 205-pound Ross burst onto the scene with 1,000 receiving […]
In a memo released last week about moving to the next phase of reopening team facilities, NFL Commissioner Roger Goodell said that the league expects that “clubs will be permitted to include members of their coaching staffs among the employees permitted to resume work in the club facility.” There’s been no followup that coaches have […]
The Browns have become the first NFL franchise to issue a joint statement in response to recent societal unrest. They did so with the Columbus Crew, an MLS franchise partially owned by Browns owners Jimmy and Dee Haslam. The full statement appears below. “Sports can be a great unifier in our communities for what teams […]
Lions head coach Matt Patricia said toward the end of last month that the team wasn’t in any hurry to get back into their facility and there wasn’t much reason for them to be hurrying because Michigan still had many closures due to the COVID-19 pandemic. The Lions can now start to think about when […]
The Miami Dolphins Foundation is providing a Food Relief Program for those in need, and those who arrived Monday were in for a treat. General Manager Chris Grier, coach Brian Flores and team CEO Tom Garfinkel were the ones loading the groceries in the trunks of vehicles, Joe Schad of the Palm Beach Post reports. […]
The Colts are among the teams issuing statements after the death of George Floyd and the unrest that has followed. Coach Frank Reich opened with his own statement Monday morning, saying, among other things, “I stand firmly behind the Colts statement, and in particular, the phrase that says, ‘We abhor racism.’” The team’s statement reads: […]
Three more construction workers at SoFi Stadium have tested positive for COVID-19, moving the total to the project to eight. According to Nathan Fenno of the Los Angeles Times, the positive tests were shared with trade partners by the joint venture overseeing the construction project. The emails said the workers last worked on site on […]
The Saints traded into the seventh round of this year’s draft in order to select former Mississippi State quarterback Tommy Stevens and Saints head coach Sean Payton said later that he made the move in order to keep Stevens from going to the Panthers as an undrafted free agent. According to Payton, the Panthers and […]
Chiefs quarterback Patrick Mahomes released a statement decrying the divisions that have been evidence in America in recent days and pointing to locker rooms as a place where America moves apst racial differences. Mahomes discussed his own background as a biracial man in America and his experience playing sports with people from different backgrounds. “First, […]
If Eagles receiver DeSean Jackson were wearing a microphone for a reunion with former Eagles coach Chip Kelly, plenty of words likely would have to be bleeped. Jackson revisited Kelly’s decision to cut Jackson, which came in March 2014 after a failed effort to trade him — and as Jackson has claimed an effort to […]