Panthers coach Matt Rhule said QB Sam Darnold is practicing with an "edge" that he hasn't seen before. Darnold, who has 54 career TD passes but also 52 interceptions, says he's confident that he can be "one of the best quarterbacks in the league."
The Dolphins have high hopes for new receiver Tyreek Hill, and the veteran on Tuesday reiterated his confidence in his quarterback, Tua Tagovailoa, who "actually has probably one of the prettiest balls I've ever caught in my life."
After finishing last season at 208 pounds, Jets quarterback Zach Wilson reported to OTA practices this week at 221 pounds -- a designed weight gain that occurred with the help of a nutritionist and a chef.
The Steelers are staying in house for their next General Manager. Not long after news broke that Eagles vice president of player personnel Andy Weidl was leaving to become the Steelers’ assistant General Manager comes word that the expected will happen. Adam Schefter of ESPN reports the Steelers are promoting their vice president of football […]
The Steelers have hired Eagles vice president of player personnel Andy Weidl as assistant General Manager, Aditi Kinkhabwala reports. Kinkhabwala adds that “signs point to longtime Steelers executive Omar Khan emerging” as the new General Manager to replace Kevin Colbert. Weidl, a Pittsburgh native, was one of six candidates to have two interviews for the […]
Commanders defensive tackle Daron Payne was present at the team’s voluntary organized team activities Tuesday but did not participate in team drills, Ben Standig of TheAthletic.com reports. He attended team meetings and a post-practice lifting session. Payne is entering the final year of his rookie deal, due to make $8.529 million in 2022 after career-highs […]
Multiple NFL owners weren’t the only ones not thrilled with the $230 million, fully-guaranteed contract that the Browns gave to quarterback Deshaun Watson. Two of the persons accusing Watson of sexual misconduct during massage therapy sessions object to it as well. “It’s just like a big screw you,” plaintiff Ashley Solis tells Soledad O’Brien in […]
The NFL, as expected, is closing in on making a decision regarding Browns quarterback Deshaun Watson. At the May ownership meetings in Atlanta, Commissioner Roger Goodell made it clear that things are moving toward a conclusion. “I can’t give you a timeline,” Goodell told reporters, via Mary Kay Cabot of the Cleveland Plain Dealer. “We […]
The Falcons signed third-round draft choice DeAngelo Malone on Tuesday. He becomes the fifth of the team’s eight draft selections to sign. Second-round linebacker Arnold Ebiketie, second-round linebacker Troy Andersen and third-round quarterback Desmond Ridder remain unsigned. First-round receiver Drake London, fifth-round running back Tyler Allgeier, sixth-round guard Justin Shaffer and sixth-round tight end John […]
Another mass shooting has happened in America. Another mass shooting has happened at a school. Fourteen elementary school students were shot and killed on Tuesday at Robb Elementary in Uvalde, Texas. The murders come only 10 days after a gunman killed 10 citizens in a Buffalo grocery store. The NFL community has responded. “We are […]
The Packers claimed defensive lineman Chris Slayton off waivers Tuesday. The 49ers waived Slayton on Monday to make room for the signing of tight end Tyler Kroft. Slayton joined San Francisco on a futures contract at the end of January. He entered the NFL as a seventh-round selection of the Giants in the 2019 draft. […]
There will be more of Zach Wilson under center for the Jets this season. Wilson joined Chargers quarterback Justin Herbert as young signal callers who have spent time this offseason bulking up. Wilson weighed 208 pounds as a rookie, but told reporters on Tuesday that he’s worked with a nutritionist and chef to add 13 […]
It sounds like there are going to be changes to the Pro Bowl in the near future. Word on Tuesday morning was that discussion about ways to improve the Pro Bowl would be on the agenda at the league meetings and that the league could even eliminate it entirely. At a press conference, NFL Commissioner […]
The 49ers were close to trading Jimmy Garoppolo before his March 8 surgery on his right shoulder. Garoppolo remains on their roster, due to make $25 million as a backup to Trey Lance. That’s not good for anyone involved, and the 49ers would love to deal Garoppolo. But he’s not scheduled to throw until sometime […]
Despite persistent talk that other owners would like to force Washington Commanders owner Dan Snyder out of the NFL, Commissioner Roger Goodell says he hasn’t heard anything about it. Asked at today’s league meeting whether it’s true that some owners are counting votes to see if they could get the necessary three-fourths majority to force […]
Chargers defensive lineman Jerry Tillery has been a disappointment since he was selected with the 28th overall pick in the 2019 NFL draft, and head coach Brandon Staley is looking for Tillery to prove he deserves a role on the defense this season. Tillery, however, did not attend the start of voluntary Organized Team Activities, […]
49ers receiver Deebo Samuel is staying away from the team’s voluntary organized team activities as he seeks a long-term deal. 49ers coach Kyle Shanahan said Tuesday he expects Samuel at the mandatory minicamp next month, along with Nick Bosa and Trent Williams. Samuel’s contract dispute with the 49ers led him to ask for a trade […]
Rams owner Stan Kroenke doesn’t back away from his obligations. Unless he does. Although Cowboys owner Jerry Jones proclaimed last year that Kroenke is a “man of principle” who “doesn’t back away” at a time when reporting suggested that Kroenke was trying to back away from his promise to indemnify his partners regarding the litigation […]
The Saints shuffled their roster a bit on Tuesday. The team announced the signing of tight end Kahale Warring. They waived defensive back Jack Koerner in a corresponding move. Warring was a 2019 third-round pick by the Texans who spent two-plus years with the team before being waived last August. He had brief stints with […]
When he agreed to two-year, $14 million deal with the Steelers, Mitch Trubisky had no idea the team would use their first-round choice on a quarterback. He knew it could happen, but the quarterback didn’t care. “I knew coming in to the situation, wherever I was going to go, I would have to come in, […]
When the Packers re-signed Aaron Rodgers to a lucrative contract extension in March, it meant Jordan Love would be a backup QB for the team for at least another year. Love has sat behind Rodgers for the last two seasons after the Packers selected him in the first round of the 2020 draft. He started […]
The Browns signed tight end Nakia Griffin-Stewart, the team announced Tuesday. Griffin-Stewart originally entered the NFL as an undrafted free agent, signing with the Vikings in 2020. Since then, he has had stints on the practice squads of the Packers, Giants and Chiefs. He has played one career game, a Week 16 matchup against the […]
The Panthers have an open spot on their 90-man roster. The team announced that they waived defensive end Joe Jackson on Tuesday. They did not add anyone to the roster in a corresponding move. Jackson was a 2019 fifth-round pick of the Cowboys who played five games as a rookie and then moved onto the […]