Allen’s 2020 should stretch our view of what’s possible, but the context behind that improvement, and how many elements need to go right at the same time, means that we also needn’t view every struggling quarterback through the same lens.
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.
Dan Campbell delivered a fiery and memorable first news conference as Lions coach, ranging from talking about biting kneecaps to "The Big Lebowski" while emphasizing that he wants his team to adopt Detroit's hard-working identity.
It looks like Bruce Arians may have been playing coy during his Friday press conference. Tampa Bay has activated defensive tackle Vita Vea off injured reserve to play in Sunday’s NFC Championship Game against the Packers. Vea has been out since suffering a fractured ankle in Week 5 against Chicago. At that point, the third-year […]
It is status quo for Chiefs quarterback Patrick Mahomes for the moment. Mahomes has been participating in practice this week while remaining in the concussion protocol and that remained the case on Friday. Head coach Andy Reid confirmed that Mahomes remains in the protocol after the final on-field work they’ll do ahead of the AFC […]
Former Seahawks special teams coordinator Brian Schneider is reportedly headed to Jacksonville, and Seattle apparently didn’t have to look far to find his replacement. The Seahawks will promote are expected to promote Larry Izzo to special teams coordinator, NFL media’s Tom Pelissero reports. Izzo was Settle’s assistant special teams coach but took over the role […]
The deadline for players to declare for the 2021 NFL Draft has passed and the league announced the players who are leaving school early on Friday. There are 128 players with eligibility left making the jump. Thirty of those players have already accumulated enough credits to get their degrees while the other 98 are leaving […]
Buccaneers head coach Bruce Arians announced Friday that wide receiver Antonio Brown is out for Sunday’s NFC Championship Game against the Packers, a chance from his earlier stance that Brown would be a game-time decision. Brown is one of several effective offensive weapons for the Buccaneers, who can likely effectively replace him. Still, quarterback Tom […]
Buccaneers defensive tackle Vita Vea has been designated to return from injured reserve, but a decision about playing this weekend remains up in the air. Vea has practiced every day this week and head coach Bruce Arians reiterated on Friday that he has looked good in his return from a broken leg. He didn’t say […]
Head coach Urban Meyer continues to fill out his first NFL staff in Jacksonville. According to a report from Tom Pelissero of NFL media, Brian Schneider is expected to become the Jaguars special teams coordinator. Schneider had been with the Seahawks since Pete Carroll took over as head coach in 2010. Schneider stepped away from […]
Buccaneers wide receiver Antonio Brown will not play in Sunday’s NFC Championship Game against the Packers. Tampa Bay head coach Bruce Arians said today that Brown’s knee injury will keep him from playing at Green Bay. Arians said yesterday that Brown would be a game-time decision, but apparently Brown isn’t making the kind of progress […]
Rob Ryan is back in the game. He will be joining the Ravens’ coaching staff as the inside linebackers coach, according to multiple reports. Ryan was last in the league in 2019 as Washington’s inside linebackers coach. Before that, he was assistant head coach for his brother Rex in Buffalo in 2016. Rex was also […]
Plenty of people want to know what will happen with Texans quarterback Deshaun Watson this offseason and the topic was on the table at Panthers General Manager Scott Fitterer’s introductory press conference on Friday. Fitterer was asked if the Panthers would pursue a trade for the quarterback. He said he wouldn’t delve into hypotheticals about […]
The Ravens have filled one of the holes on their defensive staff. Baltimore is hiring Anthony Weaver to be its defensive run game coordinator and defensive line coach, according to multiple Friday reports. Weaver was previously with the Texans, having working for the franchise since 2016. He spent his first four seasons as defensive line […]
It’s been known for a while that Marty Hurney would be joining Washington’s front office, but now it’s official. After naming Martin Mayhew General Manager earlier Friday morning, Washington announced Hurney is the club’s executive vice president of football/player personnel. Like Mayhew, Hurney will report directly to Ron Rivera in the club’s coach-centric structure. “Marty […]
Even before the final injury reports are out, Bills head coach Sean McDermott has a sense for what he’s going to see from the Chiefs. McDermott said in his Friday press conference that though the Bills did some work on both Patrick Mahomes and Chad Henne, they think Mahomes will be out there for the […]
On Sunday, two of the best quarterbacks of all time will meet in Green Bay. Then, two of the best young quarterbacks in the NFL will meet in Kansas City. Most would say that Chiefs quarterback Patrick Mahomes currently is the best in the game. Some who know the game and who study it carefully […]
San Antonio Mayor Ron Nirenberg believes his city is next up for an NFL franchise. “I said I think last year or the year before, I think San Antonio is an NFL city within 10 years, I still stand by that,” Nirenberg told KSAT. “And that is because of the evolution that’s happening within the […]
The Falcons announced four more members of head coach Arthur Smith’s staff on Friday. Frank Bush will be the team’s linebackers coach. Bush spent the last two seasons as the linebackers coach and assistant head coach of the Jets. He also served as their defensive coordinator for the final four games of the 2020 season […]
It’s business suit season in the NFL. It shouldn’t be. When coaches are hired to run NFL teams, they show up for their introductory press conferences in suits. That’s the way it is, because that’s the way it’s always been. But why does it have to keep being that way? Coaches don’t wear suits on […]
The Texans have not hired a new head coach yet, but they are holding onto one member of the 2020 coaching staff. Aaron Wilson of the Houston Chronicle reports that the Texans have denied requests from other teams to interview offensive coordinator and quarterbacks coach Tim Kelly. Kelly just finished his second season as the […]
The Falcons made it clear after the firing of coach Dan Quinn and G.M. Thomas Dimitroff that the next coach and G.M. will have a major voice in determining the futures of key players like quarterback Matt Ryan and receiver Julio Jones. New coach Arthur Smith recently explained in a video visit with PFT that […]
New Falcons head coach continues to round out his coaching staff, as Atlanta is set to hire Dwayne Ledford as offensive line coach, according to multiple reports. Ledford has served as Louisville’s offensive coordinator/offensive line coach since 2019. He was NC State’s offensive line coach from 2016-2018 and spent the 2012-2015 seasons at Appalachian State. […]