Raiders quarterback Derek Carr, on hand for Wednesday's ceremony to officially rename the franchise the "Las Vegas Raiders," was unbothered by the shot of Mark Davis chatting with Tom Brady last weekend in Las Vegas, telling ESPN, "I'm used to it now."
Though New Orleans general manager Mickey Loomis and coach Sean Payton are mulling their offense for next season, the Saints will be patient as quarterback Drew Brees, 41, considers his future as well.
Coach Matt LaFleur is bothered that the Packers, especially the defense, didn't play "with their hair on fire" with an opportunity to go to the Super Bowl. Defensive coordinator Mike Pettine, however, will return to LaFleur's staff, sources told ESPN.
The New York Giants are moving toward a deal with former Dallas Cowboys offensive line coach Marc Colombo to take the same position on Joe Judge’s coaching staff, per Albert Breer of TheMMQB.com. Colombo would be following new Giants offensive coordinator Jason Garrett to the Giants from Dallas where he served as an offensive line […]
After two seasons spent as an assistant with the Seattle Seahawks, Steve Shimko has left the team to take the tight ends coaching job at Boston College. The school announced the addition late last week. Shimko joined Seattle’s staff as an offensive assistant in 2018 after a significant overhaul of the team’s coaching staff that […]
The rumor mill has been looking for a new quarterback for the Raiders. And it’s getting under the skin of the team’s current quarterback. The latest buzz emerged after soon-to-be-free-agent quarterback Tom Brady attended the recent UFC event in Las Vegas, chatting openly with Raiders owner Mark Davis. Derek Carr addressed the situation on Wednesday’s […]
The Cowboys are interviewing former Vikings defensive coordinator George Edwards for a spot on their staff, Todd Archer of ESPN reports. It’s unclear what position Edwards interviewed for as the Cowboys have hired coaches for every position group on defense. Edwards was the Cowboys’ linebackers coach from 1998-2001 in his first NFL coaching job. He […]
The Cleveland Browns announced Wednesday night they are retaining three members of Freddie Kitchens’ coaching staff to serve under new head coach Kevin Stefanski. Special teams coordinator Mike Priefer, assistant special teams coach Doug Colman and run game coordinator/running backs coach Stump Mitchell are the three holdovers from the previous staff. “(They’re) some really good […]
The Eagles wanted backup quarterback Josh McCown back, but they wanted him back as an assistant coach. Jeff McLane of the Philadelphia Inquirer reports that during exit interviews coach Doug Pederson and General Manager Howie Roseman discussed a coaching role with McCown, possibly as offensive coordinator. In an unusual move, owner Jeffery Lurie also met […]
New Browns coach Kevin Stefanski will meet with star receiver Odell Beckham Jr. on Thursday at the team facility to share his expectations. “I’m looking forward to sitting down with Odell face to face,” Stefanski said Wednesday, via Ben Axelrod of WKYC. “I haven’t had the chance to do that yet, and I get the […]
He can hide, but he can’t run. An arrest warrant has been issued for free-agent receiver Antonio Brown, via Andy Slater of FOX Sports 640. Brown faces charges of burglary with battery. The warrant arises from a Tuesday incident during which Brown refused to pay the driver of a moving truck for delivering property from […]
The Broncos will enter the 2020 offseason with a new contract negotiator. Mike Klis of 9News.com reports that Broncos director of football administration Mike Sullivan will not return to the team after eight years. His contract is expiring and won’t be renewed. Sullivan worked as an agent before joining the Broncos in February 2012. His […]
The Associated Press’ All-Pro team only recently began differentiating between right tackle and left tackle on its ballot. As recently as five years ago, left tackles earned both All-Pro tackle spots. The Pro Bowl, though, still does not separate right tackles from left tackles. That means most Pro Bowl tackles are left tackles. “It’s hard […]
The Giants could hire Freddie Kitchens, which was reported Tuesday. But they might not, Dan Duggan of TheAthletic.com reports. Kitchens has other options and is “not a lock” to make it to New York, per Duggan. Kitchens and new Giants coach Joe Judge worked together at Mississippi State. The Giants have an opening for a […]
Antonio Brown has a long history of refusing to pay his bills, allegedly. His latest legal entanglement flows directly from Brown’s refusal to pay a bill for moving costs. Via TMZ.com, court records include allegations that the problem arose when the driver of a moving truck with belongings Brown had stored in California arrived and […]
George Paton completed his second interview with the Browns and headed back to Minnesota, Mary Kay Cabot of cleveland.com reports. The sides will take time to see if it’s a fit. The Vikings’ assistant General Manager appears the favorite for the Browns’ General Manager job, though. Paton spent 13 years with new Browns coach Kevin […]
The stadium may not be ahead of schedule, but the name change is. Earlier this month, when the Raiders dropped “Oakland” from their name, the plan was to rebrand as the Las Vegas Raiders in March. Instead, the move became official today. The Raiders have announced that they are the Las Vegas Raiders. It’s the […]
The 49ers did not practice Wednesday, but they had to produce a practice report nonetheless. They estimated running back Tevin Coleman would not have participated. Coleman played only eight snaps in the NFC Championship Game because of a dislocated shoulder. He had the shoulder popped back into place, and coach Kyle Shanahan has said he […]
Patriots cornerback Joejuan Williams has been arrested on drug possession charges. After initially being pulled over for speeding, Williams was arrested at 9:37 p.m. Friday in Tennessee and charged with possession of a controlled substance, drug paraphernalia, and prescription drugs without a prescription, according to CBS 4 in Boston. Williams, who was born and raised […]
Matt Judon is representing the Ravens in the Pro Bowl. Will it mark the last time Judon is a member of the team that drafted him in the fifth round in 2016? The linebacker is scheduled to become a free agent in March. Coach John Harbaugh admitted last week it’s going to be “very hard” […]
Before the Chiefs practiced on Wednesday, head coach Andy Reid said that wide receiver Demarcus Robinson would not practice because he is sick. Reid did not say who would be limited participants, but the answer came later in the day on the team’s injury report. It shows that defensive tackle Chris Jones and tight end […]
An earlier report beat the team to their own news, but the Giants confirmed Eli Manning has decided to retire. Manning will hold a news conference Friday, but the Giants showered the quarterback with praise Wednesday. “For 16 seasons, Eli Manning defined what it is to be a New York Giant both on and off […]
The NFL systematically has marginalized the kickoff over the past decade. And for good reason. It was, as league officials admitted, the most dangerous play in the game, with high-speed collisions leading to concussions and other injuries, sometimes serious. Recent changes to the kickoff procedures have reduced the magnitude of the hits by limiting the […]