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.
Tom Brady's first season with the Tampa Bay Buccaneers saw much glitz and glamor with little to no decline under the tutelage of Bruce Arians. As Brady heads into another season in Tampa's vertical passing offense, Brady's race against time will carry on with no imminent reality in sight.
DeAndre Hopkins was among the players to react strongly to the NFL's memo to teams that said games might be forfeited if they are postponed because of an outbreak among unvaccinated players and can't be rescheduled.
The NFL informed teams that they face possible forfeits of games -- and the loss of game checks for players -- if a COVID-19 outbreak among unvaccinated players causes an unresolvable disruption in the regular-season schedule.
Tampa Bay's Super Bowl LV rings, unveiled in a private ceremony for the Buccaneers on Thursday night, pay tribute to the NFL's first league championship won in a team's own stadium in front of hometown fans.
New York Jets assistant Greg Knapp, a well-traveled NFL coach who worked with Pro Football Hall of Famer Steve Young and soon-to-be-inducted Peyton Manning over his 25-year career, died Thursday at 58.
Like many of the teams around the league, the Raiders have gotten another draft pick under contract. Per NFL Media’s Mike Garafolo reports Las Vegas has agreed to terms with linebacker Divine Deablo. Selected at No. 80 overall in the third round, Deablo played his college ball at Virginia Tech. He was a first-team, All-ACC […]
Running back Javonte Williams has signed his first NFL contract. Williams was the only Broncos pick without a deal heading into the weekend, but Mike Klis of KUSA reports that the second-round pick has agreed to his four-year rookie deal. Williams ran for 2,073 yards over his final two seasons at North Carolina while splitting […]
The Packers have reached an agreement on a contract with one of their players with the last name of Rodgers. Not the Rodgers. But A. Rodgers nonetheless. Per Field Yates of ESPN, rookie receiver Amari Rodgers has agreed to his standard four-year deal. Green Bay selected Rodgers with the 85th pick in the third round out […]
The Lions have their entire draft class under contract. Cornerback Ifeatu Melifonwu was the lone player without a deal, but the team announced his signing on Friday morning. It’s a four-year deal for the third-round pick, whose brother Obi is currently is on the 49ers roster and was a 2017 Patriots second-round pick. Melifonwu had […]
Packers wide receiver Davante Adams is heading into the final year of his contract, and it’s looking more and more likely that he’ll be hitting free agency in 2022. Adams and the Packers have broken off contract talks and don’t plan to resume them, according to Ian Rapoport of NFL Network. Last month Adams said […]
Saints receiver Michael Thomas’ ankle issues from 2020 have extended into 2021. According to multiple reports, Thomas is expected to miss the start of the regular season after undergoing ankle surgery in June. The recovery period could sideline Thomas for multiple weeks once the year begins in September. NFL Media’s Ian Rapoport noted the timeline […]
Last year, two prominent American sports franchises announced that they would be changing their names. Those organizations took different approaches. Washington elected to be known immediately as the Football Team while a permanent name was chosen that did not have ties to Native American imagery. Cleveland’s baseball team elected to continue on as the “Indians” […]
One of the lingering (but fading) front-line arguments against the COVID vaccine is that people who get vaccinated can still get COVID. That’s correct; they’re also far less likely to end up hospitalized, ventilated, or six feet under. From the NFL’s perspective, the 2021 protocols contemplate the possibility/inevitability of vaccinated players testing positive. Based on […]
49ers linebacker Fred Warner has become the league’s highest-paid inside linebacker with his five-year extension signed earlier this week. Speaking to the media for the first time since striking the deal on Thursday, Warner told reporters getting the deal done before training camp helps put his mind at ease. “I think I’d be lying if […]
Whenever mentioning the possibility/inevitably that the Texans will trade quarterback Deshaun Watson, we’ve mentioned three teams: the Broncos, Dolphins, and Eagles. On Thursday, the sideline reporter for the Eagles’ official radio broadcasts applied a percentage to the possibility of Watson landing in Philadelphia. Appearing on WIP radio in Philadelphia, Howard Eskin said this (based on […]
The Steelers added to their edge-rushing depth in a significant way by signing Melvin Ingram earlier this week. With one of the top players at the position already on the roster in T.J. Watt and an emerging talent in Alex Highsmith expected to start opposite him, Ingram has a chance to be plenty effective as […]
After signing linebacker Fred Warner to a massive contract extension earlier this week, the 49ers have taken care of some smaller contract business. San Francisco has agreed to terms with third-round cornerback Ambry Thomas, according to agent Drew Rosenhaus. Thomas was the 102nd pick in the third round out this year. He elected to opt […]
NFL teams cannot cut players who have not received the COVID vaccine. Thursday’s memo creates the clearest incentive yet to cut players who have not received the COVID vaccine. The prospect of forfeiting games ties directly to outbreaks among unvaccinated players and/or staff. Thus, the fewer the number of unvaccinated players on a team, the […]
Thursday’s memo from the league to all teams regarding 2021 COVID procedures explains at one point that games won’t be posted or rescheduled to avoid roster issues caused by injury or illness of players “in light of the substantial roster flexibility in place for the 2021 season.” The memo does not specify the substantial roster […]
Free agent linebacker Shaquem Griffin is drawing interest from another team. Griffin is visiting the Dolphins today, according to Tom Pelissero of NFL Network. The 26-year-old Griffin has spent the last three years with the Seahawks, who selected him in the fifth round of the 2018 NFL draft. Griffin, whose left hand was amputated when […]
Hall of Fame wide receiver Michael Irvin sparked a lot of debates this week when he said that players who don’t get vaccinated aren’t doing everything they can to win a championship. Irvin said he’s fine with people arguing about that, but those arguments shouldn’t be political. “Here’s what gets me. I don’t mind you […]
The trial date for former Seattle Seahawks and New York Giants tackle Chad Wheeler has been postponed again. According to multiple reports, Wheeler’s trial has been delayed from Aug. 26 to Oct. 21. The trial had initially been sent for April 6 before being delayed until June 1 and then August. Wheeler is facing three […]
Ben Roethlisberger and the rest of the Steelers Offense are working through learning the offense of new coordinator Matt Canada. Despite Canada being a part of the Steelers coaching staff last year, the offense he intends to run in Pittsburgh has many differences to the system the team employed last year under coordinator Randy Fichtner. […]
The then and now photos of Ezekiel Elliott‘s stomach tell the story. He is in the best shape of his life, reporting to training camp weighing 218 pounds. That’s 10 pounds down from what the Cowboys listed him weighing last season, and the lightest he has weighed since his freshman season at Ohio State. “Feed […]
Terrelle Pryor Sr. escaped serious injury after his three-wheel motorized bike was clipped by a car, causing it to flip twice. The former NFL player posted photos and a video after his wreck Thursday, writing on his Instagram story that he was “luckily still breathing.” Pryor added he is “done with bikes.” The Vanderhall model […]