Coach Brandon Staley said the Chargers continue to respect and have patience for Austin Ekeler amid the running back's trade request. Staley said it's "fair to say" Ekeler could return to the Chargers.
The NFL announced the launch of the Smart Heart Sports Coalition, a collaboration with several groups to advocate for policies to prevent fatal outcomes from sudden cardiac arrest among high school athletes.
Bill Belichick said the "last 25 years" should be a source of optimism for any fans who may be disappointed with the Patriots. Owner Robert Kraft, meanwhile, said he still believes in Belichick despite a playoff drought that now dates to 2019.
John Mara said he last spoke with Saquon Barkley about 10 days ago. "We had a very good conversation. I told him how much I wanted him to be a Giant and to play his whole career as a Giant like Eli did, like Strahan did, like Tiki did ..."
Colts general manager Chris Ballard on Monday confirmed Indianapolis' interest in Baltimore quarterback Lamar Jackson at the NFL's annual meeting in Phoenix, saying his club has to consider all options to fix the position after a 4-12-1 season.
Chargers quarterback Justin Herbert is one of three signal-callers selected in the 2020 draft who seems sure to receive a second contract by the time the 2023 regular season begins. The 2020 AP offensive rookie of the year, Herbert has set himself up for a big payday with his work over his first few seasons, […]
The Rams are interested in bringing Odell Beckham Jr. back, if the price is right. Rams General Manager Les Snead said today that the Rams have “definitely” discussed signing Beckham and have outlined what they’re willing to offer him. But Snead indicated that the ball is in Beckham’s court as far as whether he’s willing […]
Despite the rumors, the Commanders never had interest in pursuing Lamar Jackson and won’t pursue Lamar Jackson. The quarterback seemed a good fit for the franchise, but if Jackson lands elsewhere, it will be a much farther move from Baltimore. “I’m not sure where it all comes from,” Commanders General Manager Martin Mayhew said Monday, […]
After nine years, the Raiders have a new quarterback. They released longtime signal-caller Derek Carr in February and signed Jimmy Garoppolo earlier this month to start fresh at the position. But as Las Vegas let Carr go, the team’s owner had a message for him. “I apologized to him for not getting it done,” Davis […]
The Panthers jumped the Texans in the draft order, moving up to No. 1 overall and the right to choose among the quarterbacks. That leaves the Texans with the second choice of the quarterbacks. That figures to be either Ohio State’s C.J. Stroud or Alabama’s Bryce Young. Young measured 5 foot 10 1/8 at the […]
After leading the Eagles to an appearance in Super Bowl LVII in his second year as a starting quarterback, Jalen Hurts is in line for a contract extension. Philadelphia is publicly signaling that the organization is ready to make that happen. General Manager Howie Roseman made that point just after the club fell to the […]
The Todd Downing DUI arrest returned to the NFL’s front burner on Monday, with the release of the arrest video by TMZ.com. It prompted a couple of questions regarding Downing’s current status as the passing game coordinator of the Jets. In response to a request for comment, the NFL referred PFT to Downing’s current team. […]
Ezekiel Elliott put out a wish list of teams he’d like to play for, with the Eagles, Bengals and Jets on it. The free agent running back, though, has not received much interest. Bengals coach Zac Taylor seemed to indicate last week his team doesn’t have an interest in Elliott, and Jets coach Robert Saleh […]
The Rams have brought back some depth for their defensive line. Los Angeles re-signed Marquise Copeland to a one-year deal, the team announced on Monday. Copeland entered the league as an undrafted free agent in 2019, spending the season on Los Angeles’ practice squad. He then appeared in one game for the club in 2020, […]
Is there finally a team interested in Lamar Jackson? After the Ravens placed the non-exclusive franchise tag on Jackson, several teams leaked that they did not have any interest in the 26-year-old quarterback. The Colts, however, did not. And the team reportedly had not ruled out pursuing Jackson. Now Indianapolis General Manager Chris Ballard has […]
Before emerging from his second retirement in 2019 to coach the Buccaneers, Bruce Arians said he’d return only to coach the Browns — where Baker Mayfield at the time played quarterback. Arians, now the former Buccaneers coach, is very pleased with the fact that the Bucs signed Mayfield. “Great competitor, extremely accurate,” Arians told Ira […]
Jets General Manager Joe Douglas said he’s “optimistic” about a trade for Aaron Rodgers, but the team is not in a hurry to make it happen. The Jets remain at an impasse with the Packers on a deal for the four-time league MVP. “There’s been some productive conversations,” Douglas said, via SNY. “Obviously, we’re not […]
Ken Francis apparently isn’t the only non-certified NFLPA agent who has been talking to teams on Lamar Jackson’s behalf. At the ownership meetings in Arizona, Patriots owner Robert Kraft said Meek Mill texted Kraft three or four days ago, telling him that Jackson wants to play for the Patriots. Via Albert Breer of SI.com, Kraft […]
Aaron Rodgers intends to play for the Jets in 2023. The Jets intend for Rodgers to play for them in 2023. The New York and Green Bay just haven’t agreed to a trade to finalize those intentions yet. So while teams may sign Lamar Jackson to an offer sheet and the quarterback revealed publicly on […]
The Falcons have signed defensive lineman Joe Gaziano to a one-year contract, the team announced Monday. Gaziano, 26, spent the past three seasons with the Chargers. He ended last season on injured reserve with a groin injury, finishing 2022 with eight tackles and a sack in five games. The Chargers signed him as an undrafted […]
One of the league’s significant offseason surprises came from the Bills at the start of the scouting combine a month ago, when the organization announced defensive coordinator Leslie Frazier would be taking the 2023 season off from coaching. Frazier had been Buffalo’s defensive coordinator since head coach Sean McDermott arrived in 2017. But as the […]
The NFL announced the launch of The Smart Heart Sports Coalition. It is collaborating with the NBA, MLB, MLS, NHL, NCAA, the American Heart Association, American Red Cross, Korey Stringer Institute, National Athletic Trainers’ Association and Damar Hamlin’s Chasing M’s Foundation to advance adoption of life-saving policies for student-athletes. The NFL Foundation has committed $1 […]
Could Odell Beckham Jr. start a second stint with the Giants this year? Giants owner John Mara isn’t ruling it out. Mara said today at the league meeting that the Giants haven’t closed the door on signing Beckham, according to Pat Leonard of the New York Daily News. Giants General Manager Joe Schoen and head […]
The Dolphins upgraded their defense and their secondary when they acquired cornerback Jalen Ramsey from the Rams earlier this month. Head coach Mike McDaniel said on Monday that when General Manager Chris Grier informed him of the trade, his reaction was similar to when he learned about the Tyreek Hill trade last year. “Chris Grier […]
Ravens quarterback Lamar Jackson disclosed earlier today that he requested a trade on March 2. This would suggest that he’s done with the Ravens. Given, however, that no other team has shown interest in Jackson, his only play for now will be to keep trying to get the contract he hasn’t gotten in Baltimore. Ian […]