The Baltimore Ravens' receiving group, including the tight ends and whoever else releases for a pass, has a big problem beating man coverage. The team will have to address that problem entering free agency and the 2021 NFL Draft.
Smith, the 2020 Heisman Trophy winner, caught 117-of-145 targets for over 1,850 yards and 23 touchdowns. He was the fourth-most-valuable player in all of college football in 2020 and the most valuable non-quarterback we’ve ever charted.
Chiefs quarterback Patrick Mahomes remains in the NFL's concussion protocol, but he practiced Wednesday, raising hopes that the reigning Super Bowl MVP can play in Sunday's AFC title game against Buffalo.
Even at age 37 and with his replacement potentially now in the fold, Aaron Rodgers said Wednesday he's not feeling any extra pressure to get to a second Super Bowl and called his future "a beautiful mystery."
First-team All-American center Landon Dickerson has declared for the NFL Draft after winning a National Championship earlier this month at the University of Alabama. “I have decided to continue chasing my dreams of being a professional athlete,” Dickerson wrote in a message posted to his Twitter account. “It has been a lifelong dream that I […]
The Atlanta Falcons will have several new assistant coaches to hire as a part of new head coach Arthur Smith’s staff. According to D. Orlando Ledbetter of the Atlanta Journal-Constitution, the Falcons will not retain offensive line coach Chris Morgan as a part of changes on the coaching staff. Additionally, offensive coordinator Dirk Koetter, quarterbacks […]
As the Detroit Lions seek to build a coaching staff for new head coach Dan Campbell, they had a road block thrown in their way regarding one potential candidate. According to Dave Birkett of the Detroit Free Press, the Philadelphia Eagles denied a request from the Lions to interview special teams coordinator Dave Fipp. While […]
The Steelers are interviewing Hank Fraley for their vacant offensive line coach job, Tom Pelissero of NFL Media reports. The Steelers are not renewing the contract of offensive line coach Shaun Sarrett. Fraley, 43, held the same job with the Lions last season. Fraley, who played 10 NFL seasons, started his NFL coaching career as […]
We’re gathering more information regarding the unconventional decision of the Baltimore Ravens to waive multiple players in the aftermath of their postseason-ending loss to the Bills. As previously explained, any player claimed on waivers now won’t officially join his new team until after the Super Bowl. If, however, the player passes through waivers unclaimed, he […]
Bears defensive line coach Jay Rodgers is leaving to join Brandon Staley’s staff in Los Angeles, Brad Biggs of the Chicago Tribune reports. Rodgers worked with Staley on the Bears’ staff in 2017-18 when Staley coached the team’s outside linebackers. The Bears already were looking for a replacement for defensive coordinator Chuck Pagano, who retired, […]
Cornerback Tramon Williams has had two tours with the Packers. Could a third be in his future? Williams flew to Green Bay on a private jet Wednesday for a workout, and Tom Silverstein of packersnews.com reports if everything goes as planned, the Packers are expected to sign him to either their practice squad or 53-player […]
Many seem stunned by the decision of the Detroit Lions to give coach Dan Campbell a six-year deal. But the duration of the contract is less about Campbell and more about the circumstances. The Lions continue to be mired in dysfunction. It’s been 30 years since they won a playoff game. They’ve never played in […]
Last Sunday, the Buccaneers beat a team that had beaten them twice during the 2020 regular season. That helps the Buccaneers realize that, despite blowing out the Packers in Week Six, a different outcome could happen in the NFC Championship rematch. “It was the same thing as the Saints last week, having beaten us twice […]
The Browns made Larry Ogunjobi a third-round choice in 2017. The defensive tackle became a valuable member of the team the past four years. But his future could lie elsewhere. Ogunjobi is scheduled to become a free agent in March, and with depth at the position and a lowered salary cap, the Browns might not […]
The Cowboys continue to make changes to their coaching staff only one year after they hired Mike McCarthy as head coach. After firing Jim Tomsula, the Cowboys are expected to hire Aden Durde as defensive line coach, Nick Eatman of the team website reports. Durde spent three seasons in Atlanta with new Cowboys defensive coordinator […]
One of the best defensive players in the history of the Chicago Bears is a candidate to be their defensive coordinator. Hall of Fame linebacker Mike Singletary was interviewed for the Bears’ defensive coordinator vacancy, according to TheAthletic.com. The Bears need a new defensive coordinator after Chuck Pagano retired, but Singletary is a surprising name […]
Drew Brees‘ wife says he was playing hurt all season, with multiple injuries. Brittany Brees posted a social media message that said Drew Brees had serious foot and shoulder injuries, and not just the cracked ribs and punctured lung that caused him to miss four games during the season. “The fact that you played this […]
The Lions officially hired Dan Campbell as their new head coach on Wednesday and they also began working on his offensive staff. Tom Pelissero of NFL Media reports that the team interviewed Ravens quarterbacks coach James Urban for their offensive coordinator position. He is the first known candidate for the role. Urban has been in […]
The Steelers have agreed to a one-year contract with Keith Butler, Gerry Dulac of the Pittsburgh Post-Gazette reports. Butler’s contract was scheduled to expire next month. A recent report suggested Butler, 64, was planning to go year to year, which is what he has done. Butler does not call the defensive signals. Head coach Mike […]
When attempting to list the teams that should or would or could be interested in Texans quarterback Deshaun Watson, it’s arguably easier to list the teams that shouldn’t or wouldn’t or couldn’t be. On today’s PFT Live, Chris Simms and I tried to do both. The end result was a lengthy discussion that came up […]
Packers head coach Matt LaFleur said running back would do some work in the club’s first practice for the NFC Championship Game. As it turns out, the rookie running back was one of several limited players on the injury report. Dillon (quad) being limited after he had to exit Saturday’s game against the Rams is […]
Buccaneers head coach Bruce Arians said it was too early to tell if wide receiver Antonio Brown will be able to play in Sunday’s NFC Championship Game with his knee injury. Though Tampa Bay held only a walk-through on Wednesday, the club listed Brown as a non-participant on the estimate for a full practice. Outside […]
When the Chiefs first released their Wednesday injury report, quarterback Patrick Mahomes was listed as a full participant in practice. Mahomes is no longer listed as a full participant. The team changed the report and Mahomes is now listed as a limited participant. Chiefs coach Andy Reid said after the practice session that Mahomes “took […]
Aaron Rodgers was the MVP of Super Bowl XLV, which cemented his status among the game’s elite quarterbacks. But that Super Bowl was a decade ago. Depending on who you talk to, that might have an effect on how Rodgers’ legacy is perceived. That’s part of why wide receiver Davante Adams wants to win Sunday’s […]