Speaking at the NFL annual league meeting Monday in Phoenix, Philadelphia general manager Howie Roseman told reporters the Eagles hope to sign quarterback Jalen Hurts to a contract extension "relatively soon."
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.
A woman filed a federal defamation suit against Cowboys owner Jerry Jones, a longtime Arkansas friend and a Cowboys spokesman, alleging the three men "initiated a deliberate plan" to portray her as an "extortionist" and a "shakedown artist."
Green Bay general manager Brian Gutekunst said Monday at the NFL's annual league meeting that he tried unsuccessfully to reach QB Aaron Rodgers "many times" since their final meeting in January shortly after last season ended without a playoff appearance.
Eventually, a movie will be made about the Chiefs superfan known as Chiefsaholic. It was already a given. It’s now even more of a certainty. The man officially known as Xavier Badubar has gone missing after removing his ankle monitor over the weekend and failing to appear in court on Monday, via ESPN.com. A $1 […]
At times over the past two years, speculation has gurgled regarding the possibility that quarterback Lamar Jackson would like to leave the Ravens and join his hometown Dolphins. Now that we know Jackson has asked the Ravens to trade him, half of that equation is in place. The other half will not be. Dolphins coach […]
The 49ers have gotten a lot of long-term deals done with key members of the team in recent years and defensive end Nick Bosa is next up on the list of players looking for new contracts. Bosa is set to make just under $17.9 million in the final year of his rookie contract in 2023 […]
When the Lions acquired Jared Goff in the trade that sent Matthew Stafford to the Rams ahead of the 2021 season, there was a lot of talk about him being a short-term fix while the team looked for a long-term option at quarterback. The Lions have not made a move for another quarterback since acquiring […]
Jerod Mayo was a longtime player for the Patriots and he’s back for a fifth year as an assistant coach after passing on chances to interview with other teams, so it’s little surprise that some have wondered if he may be thought of as a possible successor to Bill Belichick as the head coach in […]
The Bengals were in the market for a tight end, and they’ve found one in Irv Smith Jr. Smith signed with the Bengals on Monday night. The 24-year-old Smith was a 2019 second-round pick of the Vikings out of Alabama and has played his entire four-year career with the Vikings. He showed some promise in […]
The most tangible evidence yet of a thawing of the ice between the Packers and Jets came on Monday, when Green Bay G.M. Brian Gutekunst admitted his team won’t necessarily get a first-round pick for quarterback Aaron Rodgers. That statement fairly can be interpreted as an indication that the Packers finally have abandoned their insistence […]
With Commanders owner Daniel Snyder close (supposedly) to selling the team, his partners have tapped the brakes on the possibility of throwing him out. But they nevertheless expect that Snyder will walk away on his own, sooner than later. “A lot more could be known by May,” Colts owner Jim Irsay said Monday, via A.J. […]
The Giants used the franchise tag on Saquon Barkley, giving them until July 15 to sign the running back to a long-term deal. Otherwise, he will play 2023 under the one-year tag of $10.091 million. The team has continued to negotiate with Barkley in hopes of reaching a deal. “I told Saquon we want him […]
The Raiders signed Jimmy Garoppolo to a contract that includes $33.75 million in guarantees. He is their quarterback for the next two seasons. But the Raiders haven’t ruled out drafting a quarterback in the first round. They are doing their due diligence on the top prospects “If we feel like the guy is worth it, […]
Patriots owner Robert Kraft said plenty of interesting things during a press conference in Arizona on Monday. What he didn’t say was perhaps even more interesting. Consider this question: “You guys have posted a losing record two of the last three seasons . . . if that happens again, could Bill [Belichick’s] job be in jeopardy, […]
Dennis Hernandez, the brother of deceased NFL tight end Aaron Hernandez, was arrested last week. Via TMZ.com, the 36-year-old Hernandez allegedly threw a brick at ESPN’s headquarters in Bristol, Connecticut. Attached to the brick was a note: “To all media outlets. It’s about time you all realeyes [sic] the affect media has on all family […]
When it comes to a multi-billion-dollar business, there are no accidents, no coincidences. On Thursday, the NFL by all appearances hand-picked Sports Business Journal to be the recipient of an important trial balloon: This week in Arizona, owners will be asked to vote on flexible schedule for Amazon’s Thursday Night Football. it was a significant […]
As usual, there’s two sides to every story. Regarding the inevitable divorce between the Packers and quarterback Aaron Rodgers, we had previously heard one side. Today, we heard some of the other side. Via Matt Schneidman of TheAthletic.com, G.M. Brian Gutekunst told reporters at the league meeting in Arizona that the team tried to contact […]
After the season, Commanders head coach Ron Rivera told reporters that the club had not made a decision on edge rusher Chase Young‘s fifth-year option. With the calendar about to turn to April, Washington is still evaluating that situation. “We’re still talking about that,” G.M. Martin Mayhew said Monday, via Ben Standig of TheAthletic.com. “We […]
The Packers are ready to move on from Aaron Rodgers, even if they don’t get a first-round draft pick for trading him. Packers General Manager Brian Gutekunst acknowledged in a conversation with reporters today that the Packers won’t necessarily get a first-round pick from the Jets in the Rodgers trade, according to Tom Pelissero of […]
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 […]