Ravens offensive lineman Bradley Bozeman got a T-shirt and a free dinner for devouring a 4.5-pound steak, shrimp cocktail, baked potato, salad and butter roll in 50 minutes at The Big Texan in Amarillo.
A vote on the proposed collective bargaining agreement will go to the full membership of the NFL Players Association next week, even with player reps choosing not to vote on a recommendation for approval, a source told ESPN's Dan Graziano on Friday.
Running back Marshawn Lynch appears prominently in the trailer for Season 3 of HBO's "Westworld," and a network spokesperson said Beast Mode is expected to have "a fun and pretty substantial role" in the sci-fi series.
We're not saying he's definitely retiring. Heck, we don't even know where Brady will play next season. But if we don't believe his Super Bowl commercial and Brady hangs 'em up, here's how some NFL teams could honor the G.O.A.T.
When Alabama quarterback Tua Tagovailoa gets to Indianapolis next week for the Scouting Combine, his surgically repaired right hip will get plenty of attention. But he also had to have a pair of ankle surgeries while in college, and the doctor who performed them disputed the notion than Tagovailoa might be injury prone. “I understand […]
Pro football is back in St. Louis. And St. Louis is supporting it, zealously. According to the St. Louis Post-Dispatch, the XFL’s BattleHawks expect to have 28,000 for Sunday’s home opener against the New York Guardians, filling the lower bowl at the Dome at America’s Center (formerly the Edward Jones Dome), where the Rams once […]
The NFL Players Association did not vote one way or the other about whether to accept the owners’ proposal for a new Collective Bargaining Agreement today. But the union says a vote is coming next week. Shortly after news broke that no vote was taken, the NFLPA released a statement suggesting a meeting will take […]
The expectation was that a Friday NFL Players Association conference call featuring player representatives from all 32 teams would include a vote about whether they would recommend the proposed Collective Bargaining Agreement to the full membership of the union, but that did not happen. The NFLPA announced that no vote will take place. The NFLPA […]
Packers General Manager Brian Gutekunst said a month ago it was his understanding Jimmy Graham wants to continue to play. If that’s the case, do the Packers still want the tight end to play for them? Graham is under contract with the Packers in 2020, scheduled to count $11.67 million against the salary cap in […]
The Bears are taking some money off the books before the weekend. According to Brad Biggs of the Chicago Tribune, the Bears are planning to release veteran cornerback Prince Amukamara. Adam Schefter of ESPN adds that wide receiver Taylor Gabriel is on the way out as well. Cutting Amukamara would give the 30-year-old former first-roynder […]
Receiver Tyrell Williams signed a four-year, $44 million deal with the Raiders in the offseason hoping for more opportunities. But hip and feet injuries limited him in 2019. His numbers last season were almost exactly the same as 2018 with the Chargers. Williams made 42 catches for 651 yards and six touchdowns. Vincent Bonsignore of […]
Wide receiver Chris Conley and safety Jarrod Wilson won’t be leaving the Jaguars in free agency this offseason. The Jaguars announced on Friday that they have exercised the options on contracts for both players. There was a February 25 deadline to make those calls. Conley is set to make $2 million in 2020 with half […]
Bradley Bozeman‘s biggest accomplishment thus far arguably wasn’t starting all 16 games last season. It came in downing and digesting a 72-ounce steak this week. The Ravens starting left guard ate the 4.5-pound steak, shrimp cocktail, baked potato, salad and butter roll in 50 minutes while traveling cross country on his anti-bullying campaign. “I knew […]
Potential NFL players will descend on Indianapolis for the Scouting Combine next week and they’ll be the first group to take part in 16 new drills that have been added to the program. The NFL unveiled the changes on Friday and they also include the elimination of 10 drills that have been done in past […]
It will be months before Alshon Jeffery is able to do much on the field. It sounds like he might be OK if he’s not in Philadelphia when that happens. According to Connor Hughes of TheAthletic.com, the Eagles wide receiver “would welcome the change of scenery” that came with a trade. The Eagles would likely […]
Packers General Manager Brian Gutekunst has Aaron Rodgers coming back for another season as the team’s quarterback, but that doesn’t mean he’s paying the position less attention than others as the team prepares for the draft. Gutekunst spoke to reporters in Green Bay on Friday and the prospect of selecting a quarterback at some point […]
The Packers initially considered moving Allen Lazard to tight end. It took only one season for Lazard to prove to the Packers he’s a pretty darn good receiver. Lazard, who entered last season with one career catch for 7 yards, made 35 receptions for 477 yards and three touchdowns in 2019. “”I think what he’s […]
The NFL Players Association Executive Committee negotiated over the course of the past 10 months a labor deal with the NFL. Both the Executive Committee and the league deemed the tentative deal acceptable to be considered by their respective membership. And now, with the NFLPA commencing its formal approval process, the same body that negotiated […]
Lions General Manager Bob Quinn said the team is having conversations about new contracts for some of the current members of the team. He concedes, though, that “the uncertainty of the CBA” has led to “a little bit of a stall.” “We’re having good conversations,” Quinn told Tori Petry of the team website. “Nothing’s really […]
Lions General Manager Bob Quinn is continuing to insist he will not trade quarterback Matthew Stafford. Despite persistent talk that a Stafford trade is possible, Quinn told Tori Petry of the Lions’ website that it’s not happening. “He’s our quarterback. All those rumors, I’m not sure exactly where they came from, but they were, like […]
After NFL owners approved a proposed Collective Bargaining Agreement on Thursday, attention shifted to players as they need to approve any deal before it can go into place. The NFL Players Association is holding a conference call with player representatives to discuss the deal on Friday and the union’s executive committee has already held a […]
The NFL Players Association’s rank and file will be voting on the proposed labor deal, which has resulted from months of negotiation between the league and union, even if the NFLPA’s board of player representatives fails to recommend it. Dan Graziano of ESPN.com reports that the pending CBA proposal will go to the full membership […]
Chiefs offensive coordinator Eric Bieniemy withdrew his name from consideration for the University of Colorado job. Unless he didn’t. According to Mike Klis of KUSA (who reported Bieniemy was out last night), the door might not be completely closed. “There might be change in plans. Stay tuned!” a source close to Bieniemy told Klis, who […]
The NFL reportedly is considering implementing expanded playoffs without union consent, absent a new labor deal. That likely would not be permitted by federal labor law. A different potential power play from ownership would be permitted. The NFL has the authority to reduce the preseason, even if the players reject the pending CBA proposal that […]