Miami Dolphins quarterback Tua Tagovailoa underwhelmed last season compared to the rest of the NFL rookie class, but don't take his reported offseason struggles as a sign that he won't improve in 2021.
If San Francisco 49ers rookie Trey Lance shows signs of becoming a franchise quarterback during the 2021 NFL season, buy into the 49ers as one of the best opportunities to make money on SimBull all season.
The NFL on Thursday informed all 32 teams that it will not extend the 18-week 2021 NFL season due to COVID-19 cancellations and that any games missed due to positive tests by unvaccinated players will be forfeited.
Every violation of COVID-19 procedures by an unvaccinated player will lead to a $14,650 fine by the league this season. The rule was brought to light after Bucs coach Bruce Arians made mention of it in a report.
After refusing to receive a vaccine for COVID-19, Rick Dennison is out as a Vikings assistant coach, sources told ESPN. Patriots assistant Cole Popovich also won't be with his team in 2021 in a decision related to the vaccine, sources confirmed to ESPN.
NFL players who aren’t vaccinated will be monitored for compliance with mask rules and other restrictions that don’t apply to vaccinated players, and every time an unvaccinated player breaks a COVID-19 protocol, it will cost him. The standard fine is $14,650 for a violation of the COVID-19 protocols. Buccaneers coach Bruce Arians has confirmed he […]
Officially, the NFL Players Association didn’t pick a fight with the NFL over Thursday’s memo that ramps up the pressure on unvaccinated players to get vaccinated. Unofficially, the union isn’t pleased. As one union official predicted on Friday, there were no forfeits in 2020 and there will be no forfeits in 2021 — especially not […]
It’s surely not coincidental that the Aaron Rodgers rumor mill is ramping up — and that Rodgers is doing nothing to shut it down — two days before the moment at which the folks at the top of the corporation must face the music. On Monday, shareholders (fans) will arrive at Lambeau Field for the […]
Last year, evidence of very real friction emerged between the Saints and superstar receiver Michael Thomas. The fact that Thomas reportedly will miss the start of the season due to ankle surgery dating back to the injury he suffered in Week One of the 2020 season could make things worse. It definitely won’t make things […]
The Browns’ first-round draft pick is in the fold. Greg Newsome, a cornerback selected by the Browns with the 26th overall pick in the 2021 NFL draft, has signed his four-year rookie contract, his agents confirmed to PFT. Newsome played his college football at Northwestern, where he was a two-year starter and chosen a first-team […]
NFL teams can’t force players to get the COVID-19 vaccine, but they can make life difficult for unvaccinated players. And they will. The latest example comes from Buccaneers head coach Bruce Arians, who told Rick Stroud of the Tampa Bay Times that thye will fine any unvaccinated player $14,000 on the spot any time he […]
Packers quarterback Aaron Rodgers and wide receiver Davante Adams could easily clear up exactly what their intentions are for their futures in Green Bay by using their words on social media. Instead they’ve chosen to use pictures and leave the situation up for interpretation. Both Rodgers and Adams posted a picture of Michael Jordan and […]
Chiefs defensive end Frank Clark faces up to three years in prison for felony possession of an assault weapon, but for now the Chiefs consider him a part of the team like everyone else. Kansas City head coach Andy Reid said he has talked to Clark and that Clark will report to training camp on […]
The Browns will celebrate their 75th anniversary this season, and one way the team will pay homage to its history is with a special commemorative uniform. The Browns unveiled the special uniforms on their mobile app at midnight Saturday with only the team’s registered mobile app users getting an exclusive first look, Daryl Ruiter of […]
Yes, the rumors of Aaron Rodgers retiring from football next week are real. PointsBet sports book tells PFT that the Green Bay over-under win total, which PointsBet had reinstalled earlier this month at nine, was removed midday Friday. PointsBet says it made the move due to speculation that Rodgers will be retiring. This bolsters the […]
The Seahawks worked out running backs Pete Guerriero, Darnell Holland and Cameron Scarlett. They announced Friday they have signed Scarlett. The team did not need a corresponding move after not filling receiver Tamorrion Terry‘s roster spot. The Seahawks waived Terry last month. Scarlett is a former Stanford standout who went undrafted in 2020. He signed […]
Bills receiver Cole Beasley, the NFL player who has become the most vocal when it comes to anti-vaccination concerns and conspiracy theories, was at it again today on Twitter. At one point, he essentially dared the Bills to cut him. In response to a tweet suggesting that the Bills would be wise to dump Beasley, […]
Las Vegas usually knows what’s going on. On Aaron Rodgers, Las Vegas reportedly thinks it knows what he’ll be doing next week. Via Bill Huber of SI.com, multiple sports books believe Rodgers will announce his retirement before Wednesday’s initial practice of training camp. Per Huber, Westgate Superbook has “closed all its NFC North markets, including […]
News came earlier Friday that Cole Popovich no longer is on the Patriots’ coaching staff. Multiple reports since have confirmed the reason is related to the COVID-19 vaccine. Mike Giardi of NFL Media noted that Popovich was “masked up during the spring sessions.” All Tier-1 employees, which includes coaches, are required by the NFL to […]
The Patriots announced Friday they have signed tight end David Wells. Wells, 26, worked out for the team along with defensive back Brian Cole and center Spencer Pulley. Wells joins Jonnu Smith, Hunter Henry, Devin Asiasi, Dalton Keene, Matt LaCosse, Troy Fumagalli and hybrid linebacker Rashod Berry in the tight ends room. Wells spent a […]
Dak Prescott participated in a full practice, including 11-on-11 drills, for the first time since his season-ending right ankle injury last October. He said last month he “buried” any remaining thoughts of the injury on the dance floor May 5 while celebrating Cinco de Mayo. Those thoughts remained buried Thursday, the Cowboys quarterback said, as […]
The Dolphins signed rookie safety Jevon Holland on Friday, the team announced. Miami selected Holland in the second round of the draft, using the 36th overall choice on the Oregon product. He was the fifth of the team’s seven draft choices to sign, leaving only second-round choice Liam Eichenberg and third-rounder Hunter Long unsigned. Holland […]
The Jets made several moves Friday ahead of training camp. The biggest might be the one they didn’t make. Jets left tackle Mekhi Becton, who missed much of the spring with plantar fasciitis, appears ready to practice next week. He was not on the team’s transactions. The Jets placed safety Marcus Maye, defensive end Vinny […]
The Cowboys hosted safeties Damontae Kazee and Malik Hooker on visits in March. They signed Kazee. Hooker remains unsigned despite interest from several teams, including the Dolphins and Steelers, but the Cowboys have circled back. He visited the Cowboys for a second time, and if “everything checks out physically,” Hooker will sign with the team, […]
Calvin Johnson’s relationship with the Lions remains strained, five years after his abrupt retirement from the NFL at the age of 30. So it’s not surprising that Johnson indicated he has no plans to mention the team in his 8-minute Hall of Fame speech next month. “I’m definitely going to bring up a lot of […]