With the 2020 NFL Draft and free agency in the rearview mirror, it’s time to talk about one of the remaining points of contention among players, teams, fans and media members — what to do about quarterbacks like Dak Prescott, Patrick Mahomes and eventually Deshaun Watson.
Ravens wide receiver Miles Boykin said Tuesday that quarterback Lamar Jackson will host some of his teammates in South Florida for informal workouts next week since the team can't work at its facility due to the coronavirus pandemic.
Joe Flacco, who agreed to a contract with the New York Jets last week, said on SiriusXM NFL radio on Tuesday that he won't be ready for the season opener after recently undergoing surgery to repair a herniated disk.
Minkah Fitzpatrick already has proved well worth the price the Steelers paid in a trade with the Dolphins. The safety made 57 tackles, five interceptions, a forced fumble, two fumble recoveries and earned All-Pro and Pro Bowl honors. Maurkice Pouncey in 2011 and Le'Veon Bell in 2014 were the only other Steelers players to earn […]
The Lions are trying to turn Jamal Agnew into a full-time receiver. Peter King broke the news in his weekly Football Morning in America column Monday after the Lions allowed him access to a virtual receivers meeting. Agnew was on the video call. Agnew has played 30 offensive snaps in his career, mostly as a […]
The slow time was made for lists. And for the second straight PFT Live slow time we’ve begun to unveil a list that will get some people riled up. It’s the Chris Simms top 40 quarterback countdown, and we’ll be counting them down to No. 1 through the start of our annual hiatus. We got […]
NFLPA executive director DeMaurice Smith said in an interview taped last week that he and his sport are closely following what other sports are doing. Auto racing is back. Golf returns next month. The National Hockey League, which, like the NFL, can’t social distance while competing, announced its plan to get back to action. The […]
Live sports eventually will be back. Until live sports return on a given Saturday night, how about some Saturday Night Live featuring men who play sports? It’s SNL week on NBCSN, and it gets started at 7:00 p.m. ET on Monday with four classic episodes featuring NFL players. The evening begins with Tom Brady hosting […]
Texans quarterback Deshaun Watson used to have one of the best receivers in the NFL. Now, he has Brandin Cooks and Randall Cobb and running back David Johnson, and things are suddenly very different in Houston. “I think Deshaun’s excited,” offensive coordinator Tim Kelly said, via Aaron Wilson of the Houston Chronicle. “I don’t want […]
The talented pass rusher Noah Spence has experienced another setback. The Saints put Spence on the non-football injury list today, according to multiple reports. That means he will not count toward the Saints’ 90-player roster limit. Ian Rapoport of NFL Media reports that Spence suffered a torn ACL while working out recently. Spence was a […]
ESPN keeps asking Peyton Manning to become its lead analyst on Monday Night Football. He keeps saying no. The future Hall of Famer hasn’t ruled out becoming an announcer in the future, though. Manning joined The Rich Eisen Show on Tuesday and said announcing is “not in the cards for me right now, but I […]
Jets quarterback Joe Flacco‘s 2019 season came to an end after eight starts because of a neck injury and he underwent surgery in April in order to have a chance to continue playing football this year. During an appearance on SiriusXM NFL Radio, Flacco said he waited until April because he wasn’t sure about his […]
Lamar Jackson is working with some of his receivers in South Florida, and video recently surfaced of Tom Brady and teammates getting on-field work at a high school in Tampa. Other quarterbacks are getting together with their teammates, too. Matt Ryan is one of those. Ryan has players working out with him in California this […]
The Ravens were not among the teams that opened up their team facilities last week, but they are one of the clubs getting some people back in the office this week. The team announced that their facility opened on Tuesday. Maryland Governor Larry Hogan gave the green light to move forward with the first phase […]
The Steelers Defense got a big boost from the trade for safety Minkah Fitzpatrick early last season and the unit’s play was the chief reason why the team was able to hang onto the fringes of the playoff chase until the final weeks of the regular season. Fitzpatrick remains on hand for the 2020 campaign […]
The Colts have made the postseason only once in the past five seasons. They have not won the division since 2014. After what they consider a successful offseason, filling many needs, the Colts believe they are ready to contend. Coach Frank Reich shared his optimism in a conference call with the team’s beat reporters Tuesday. […]
The NFL’s certainty that pro football will be played this year easily would be pegged at 11 on a scale of one to 10. The NFL Players Association doesn’t share that degree of confidence. Appearing on HBO’s Real Sports with Bryant Gumbel in a discussion recorded on Thursday, May 21, NFLPA executive director DeMaurice Smith […]
It is clear a football season is going to happen in 2020. The only question was, is and remains: Will games be played in stadiums full of fans? Iowa State became the first to answer what its plans are, though the school left open the possibility things could change later. Athletics director Jamie Pollard wrote […]
Cornerback Jalen Ramsey said he has no intention of holding out of training camp if he has yet to come to an agreement with the Rams on a contract extension and added that the team knows where he stands in regard to his desire to strike a deal. Rams head coach Sean McVay said on […]
Every NFL team is facing the prospect of replacing lost revenue from ticket sales during the coronavirus pandemic. And the Dolphins appear set to try by turning their stadium into a drive-in theater. Hard Rock Stadium announced plans for “The Outdoor Theaters at Hard Rock Stadium” which will allow 230 cars to park on the […]
When Jay Gruden was hired as the new offensive coordinator in Jacksonville, Jaguars wide receiver DJ Chark said that he is excited about the opportunities that might come his way in Gruden’s scheme. Gruden talked about Chark during a Tuesday conference call and it sounds like he’s equally intrigued about what Chark can bring to […]
A report on Tuesday that indicated teams could hold minicamps at their facilities in June was met with a quick response from NFLPA president JC Tretter and another one from the NFL. The report said that head coaches could be allowed back at facilities next week, which would then open the door for potential minicamps […]
With uncertainty about when or whether teams will be able to work together prior to training camps, more quarterbacks are arranging their own workouts. According to Jeff Zrebiec of TheAthletic.com, Ravens wideout Miles Boykin said he was going to South Florida next week, to work out with quarterback Lamar Jackson and others. Boykin has been […]