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  • Five players the Cowboys should potentially deal before the 2019 NFL trade deadline

    CBS Sports "Believe it or not, but the NFL season is already one tick away from being in late October, and that means the trade deadline of Oct. 29 is approaching with the speed of a starving shark when there's chum in the water. The Dallas Cowboys could use help at a few positions,..." October 16

  • Five players the Patriots should try to deal for before the NFL trade deadline

    CBS Sports "As the NFL trade deadline draws near on Oct. 29, the New England Patriots have areas that could use some bolstering, despite their undefeated record following Week 6. Specifically, the reigning Super Bowl champs likely need a boost in some way, shape or form when it comes to..." October 16

  • Bengals’ Darqueze Dennard Returns To Practice

    Pro Football Rumors "Darqueze Dennard took a step towards stepping back on the field. On Wednesday, the cornerback was cleared to resume practicing with the Bengals.  Dennard hopes to return from the left knee injury that landed him on the PUP list.  " October 16

  • Bengals tackle Cordy Glenn cleared to return

    Clutch Points "Cincinnati Bengals left tackle Cordy Glenn has been cleared from concussion protocol and is now able to practice, according to Paul Dehner Jr. of The Athletic. His status for the Bengals’ game against the Jacksonville Jaguars this weekend remains in..." October 16

  • A.J. Green remains limited in practice

    Pro Football Talk "A.J. Green‘s recovery from the ankle injury he suffered in late July took a step forward last week when he took part in practice as a limited participant. The wideout did not move beyond that status on Wednesday. " October 16

  • Roger Goodell confirms talks on a 17-game season

    Pro Football Talk "The NFL wants an 18-game season. It may end up settling for 17. Commissioner Roger Goodell confirmed for reporters on Wednesday that talks between the NFL and NFL Players Association have occurred regarding an expansion of the regular season from 16 games to 17. And, to no surprise,..." October 16

  • NFL not considering draft lottery

    The Score "The NFL has no interest in overhauling its draft format and introducing a lottery, commissioner Roger Goodell said Wednesday at the conclusion of the league's fall meeting. With the Miami Dolphins appearing to position themselves to secure the first overall pick in next year's..." October 16

  • Roger Goodell defends officials over lack of successful PI challenges

    The Score "NFL commissioner Roger Goodell isn't too worried about the lack of successful pass interference challenges that has left coaches across the league frazzled. "The thought process was to fix the obvious and clear error," he told reporters Wednesday at the NFL owners..." October 16

  • Six future first-round picks have already been traded

    Pro Football Talk "NFL teams value first-round draft picks, but an increasing number of teams are showing that they’re willing to trade away first-round picks in the future to get a player they want now. In fact, six future first-round draft picks (four in the 2020 NFL draft and two in the 2021..." October 16

  • Bengals’ Dre Kirkpatrick To Miss Time

    Cincy Jungle "The Cincinnati Bengals’ injuries problems have continued. This time, it is veteran cornerback Dre Kirkpatrick, who will be sidelined for about a month with a knee injury, according to Ian Rapoport. " October 15

  • Bengals’ William Jackson To Miss Time

    Pro Football Rumors "The hits just keep on comin’ for the Bengals. Cornerback William Jackson is expected to miss at least a few weeks with a shoulder injury, a source tells Tom Pelissero of NFL.com (on Twitter).  This news comes on the heels of Dre Kirkpatrick‘s..." October 15

  • NFL needs to implement 'sky judge' option for overturning egregious mistakes

    CBS Sports "Monday night felt like a tipping point for the NFL when it comes to officiating issues, with the Lions being robbed of a divisional road victory thanks to multiple blunders in favor of the Packers from Blake Cleteman's crew. No one thinks there were shenanigans at play here, but..." October 15

  • NFL needs someone who can explain, defend, apologize for questionable calls

    Pro Football Talk "When it comes to mistakes routinely made by game officials, the NFL is less transparent than construction paper. Fearful of the potential negative impact of admitting what is often obvious, the NFL unreasonably protects officials by never acknowledging their blunders publicly. This..." October 15

  • 10 NFL trades that make too much sense

    Sportsnaut "The NFL trade deadline is quickly approaching. It’s been a more active part of the year since the league moved the deadline back to about mid season. That’s not going to change ahead of Oct. 29. Multiple teams are already out of the playoff picture and are looking to..." October 15

  • Answering nine questions that could define the NFL season

    ESPN "There's very little settled in the NFL through six weeks. The Patriots are very good, the Dolphins are awful and just about everything in the middle seems to be up for grabs. We've seen teams like the Chiefs, Cowboys and Rams go on losing streaks, while the Panthers and..." October 14

  • 32 things we learned from Week 6 of the 2019 NFL season

    USA Today "The 32 things we learned from Week 6 of the 2019 NFL season: 1. Shoutout to one of my esteemed former colleagues, Tom Pelissero, who continues doing stellar work for NFL Network ever since leaving USA TODAY Sports. But more important is the redoubtable character of Tom..." October 14

  • Pat McAfee: Al Riveron Is a Terrible Leader and It's Ruining the NFL

    The Big Lead "Pat McAfee, appearing in one of his 45 jobs in a role on Get Up this morning, really lit into NFL SVP of officiating Al Riveron, calling him a terrible leader of men and saying that his incompetence is ruining the game: McAfee has been on this wavelength on his DAZN show,..." October 14

  • Lamar Jackson, Ravens send Bengals to worst start since 2008

    USA Today "The fact that Bengals are 0-6 for the first time since 2008 is troubling enough. But given how they played in the 23-17 loss to the Ravens before a crowd of 70,051 at M&T Bank Stadium, it's hard to see things getting better. It was not as close as the score..." October 13

  • Patriots Trade Rumors: Tyler Eifert a Potential Target

    Heavy "After six games, the New England Patriots have gotten minimal production out of the tight end and fullback position. Much of that is a result of injuries to both fullbacks James Develin (neck) and Jakob Johnson (shoulder) as well as a complete overhaul at the tight end..." October 13

  • 30th anniversary of Herschel Walker trade: Counting down NFL's biggest in-season trades

    USA Today "Saturday, Oct. 12 marks the 30th anniversary of the biggest trade to take place during the NFL regular season in the league's 100-season history. In 1989, the Dallas Cowboys shipped their star running back, Herschel Walker, to the Minnesota Vikings in exchange for a bounty of players..." October 12

  • 15 key questions for NFL Week 6

    Larry Brown Sports "Week 6 of the NFL sees an exciting matchup between winless teams — we had to, sorry. It compensates, though, by pairing Deshaun Watson and Patrick Mahomes up for what could be a shootout, as well as several divisional battles that could have a key say in who gets a division title and a..." October 12

  • Race To The Bottom: Ranking NFL’S Worst Teams

    Sportsnaut "Early this season, it seemed the Miami Dolphins were categorically the worst NFL team and destined to obtain the No. 1 overall pick of the 2020 NFL Draft. Since then, however, other teams have proved just as incompetent and now we have a race to the bottom of the..." October 12

  • Study Reveals NFL Players’ Risk Of Getting CTE Increases 30% Every Season They Play

    BroBible "A new CTE study from neuroscientists at Boston University reveals just how dangerous playing in the NFL really is on the brain. While fans and players talk about the sport as being gladiator-like, given the amount of head and neck injuries that occur due to the constant..." October 11

  • Why the Green Bay Packers should make an aggressive trade offer for AJ Green

    Clutch Points "The Cincinnati Bengals are a wreck. Rookie head coach Zac Taylor is winless through five weeks, and every loss seems to push Cincinnati closer to tearing it all down. If a fire sale with the Green Bay Packers or any other team does happen, wide receiver AJ Green would be one..." October 11

  • Carli Lloyd 'definitely considering' NFL career

    Sporting News "Two-time World Cup winner Carli Lloyd will seriously consider pursuing a future career as an NFL kicker when she retires from soccer. Lloyd, 37, sent social media into a spin when she drilled a series of field goals, including one from 55 yards, while visiting a Philadelphia..." October 11

  • Bengals trying something different on offensive line

    Bengals.com "Bengals head coach Zac Taylor announced what could be a new left side of the offensive line for Sunday’s game (1 p.m.-Cincinnati’s Channel 12) in Baltimore when he said right guard Alex Redmond is a candidate to start at left tackle if Andre Smith (ankle) can’t go. He also..." October 10

  • A.J. Green set for “very limited” practice Thursday

    Pro Football Talk "Bengals wide receiver A.J. Green‘s rehab from the ankle injury that’s kept him off the field since late July took a step forward on Wednesday when he ran and cut at full speed for the first time. It’s set to take another big step forward on Thursday. " October 10

  • Agent: 'I have never seen anything like' Colin Kaepernick's unemployment

    The Score "Representatives for quarterback Colin Kaepernick released a fact sheet on Thursday that pushes back on "false narratives" regarding his unemployment, which is approaching three years in length. According to the statement, no team has offered Kaepernick a contract..." October 10

  • NFL trades we'd love to see before Oct. 29 deadline

    Yardbarker "Yardbarker NFL writers Michael Tunison and Chris Mueller address some of the hottest issues in the league. This week's topic: potential deals before NFL's Oct. 29 trade deadline. Mueller: Historically, the NFL has not been a league defined by major in-season trades. The..." October 10

  • The Onside Kick Is Dead. Here’s How To Fix It

    Deadspin "Football games don’t have to end like this. Last year in the NFL, only four onside kicks were recovered all season long, down from 12 in 2017 (with Miami having recovered four of them on their own!). So far this year, no team has recovered one. Two weeks ago, the Colts were down to the..." October 10

  • A.J. Green trade rumors: Bengals head coach Zac Taylor makes it clear where the team stands

    CBS Sports "With a new head coach at the controls, multiple recent injuries and an expiring contract, there was always a possibility that seven-time Pro Bowl wideout A.J. Green would find himself traded. CBS Sports' NFL Insider Jason La Canfora reported recently that..." October 10

  • 5 NFL Teams That Should Trade for AJ Green

    Complex "AJ Green has yet to play a game for the Cincinnati Bengals this season, but his name is currently in the headlines because there are plenty of trade rumors swirling around. On the possibility of being traded before the October 29 deadline, Green said, "I'm prepared for anything."..." October 10

  • A.J. Green hasn’t heard about a trade “prepared for anything”

    Bengals.com "It is 5:15 p.m. on a Wednesday and A.J. Green’s teammates are starting to leave Paul Brown Stadium after their first full day of preparing for the Ravens Sunday (1 p.m.-Cincinnati’s Channel 12) in Baltimore. You remember the Ravens? The Paul has been Green’s home for..." October 10

  • Bengals Fan Vows to Sleep on Roof of His Restaurant Every Night Until 1st Win

    Bleacher Report "There is a reason fan is short for fanatic. One Cincinnati Bengals fan is living up to the longer version of the word until his favorite NFL team actually wins a game this season. According to Tessa DiTirro of WKRC, Jeff Lanham is living in a..." October 09

  • Patriots Interested In Trades For A.J. Green, Tyler Eifert

    Total Pro Sports "Are you ready for some trade rumors? I sure am. As if this team needs anymore fire power, the New England Patriots are quite thin at wide receiver and tight end, and seem to be in the market for Cincinnati Bengals receiver A.J. Green and tight end Tyler Eifert, CBS Sports’..." October 08

  • Who Are the Hottest NFL Coaching Candidates Right Now?

    Bleacher Report "Washington Redskins owner Daniel Snyder scheduled a 5 a.m. meeting with head coach Jay Gruden on Monday. It's the coaching version of being asked to hand in your playbook. Instead, Gruden handed in his key card. Snyder will begin his search for another new head coach after..." October 08

  • Bengals' Dre Kirkpatrick: 'It's going to fall apart' if team trades A.J. Green

    The Score "Rumors of a rebuild continue to swirl around the Cincinnati Bengals after the team suffered its fifth loss in as many games Sunday against the Arizona Cardinals. With the trade deadline three weeks away, one name constantly mentioned is that of ninth-year wide..." October 07

  • Bengals add Alex Redmond to roster, waive Greg Mabin

    Bengals.com "Bengals G Alex Redmond’s roster exemption expired today, returning him to the team’s 53-player active roster. " October 07

  • Teams Willing To Trade 1st-Round Picks To Acquire A.J. Green From Bengals

    Sporting News "How much could the Bengals get in return for A. J. Green if they decide to move the star wide receiver? According to CBS Sports, several general managers around the league believe Cincinnati could get a first-round pick in exchange for the veteran. There are a few caveats,..." October 07

  • The NFL’s Passing Records Are Becoming Meaningless

    Wall Street Journal "Tom Brady passed Brett Favre on the NFL’s career passing yards list Sunday, placing him only behind Peyton Manning and Drew Brees. It’s a testament to one of the best players ever, his unprecedented durability—Brady is 42 years old, you might have heard—and a career that..." October 07

  • 10 NFL trade candidates, and proposing deals that make sense

    ESPN "As recently as five years ago, a column about midseason trades would have been more of a wish list than anything else. NFL teams rarely traded veteran players at all, let alone in the middle of campaigns. Last season alone, though, we saw Amari Cooper, Eli Apple, Damon..." October 07

  • Teams willing to trade first-round pick for A.J. Green when healthy but skeptical whether Bengals will make a deal

    CBS Sports "There is increasing internal discussion in front offices around the NFL about the state of the Cincinnati Bengals and the potential for possible trades ahead of this month's deadline. Conversations with eight general managers this week revealed a landscape where competitive teams..." October 06

  • Patriots could reportedly pursue AJ Green trade

    Larry Brown Sports "AJ Green is making progress in his rehab from ankle surgery and is aiming to return at some point this month, but a scenario could play out in which he does not have many — if any — games remaining with the Cincinnati Bengals. The Bengals are winless thus far in 2019, and..." October 06

  • NFL finds loophole to keep Antonio Brown unemployed

    Yahoo! Sports "As the Scale of Sympathetic figures go, Antonio Brown falls far closer to O.J. Simpson than Homer. But this doesn’t mean that the former Steelers, Raiders, and Patriots receiver doesn’t have rights. He does, as eventually will be evidenced by the umpteen..." October 06

  • Von Miller Trade Destinations if Broncos Move Star Veteran

    The Big Lead "Only four games into the the 2019 season, and the Denver Broncos already look doomed. They've lost their first four games, and while Joe Flacco hasn't looked like an ideal fit at quarterback, he's the least of the team's problems. The Broncos are an organizational..." October 06

  • Not-so-secret secret CBA meeting happened this week in Jacksonville

    Pro Football Talk "Last week, it appeared that the NFL and NFL Players Association wouldn’t resume bargaining talks on a new labor deal until later in October. But they did. In secret. Well, not really secret, since the media outlet owned and operated by the NFL has disclosed the not-so-secret..." October 06

  • AJ Green prefers staying with Bengals over trade to contender

    The Score "Citing the career of his mentor Larry Fitzgerald, A.J. Green hopes to end his career with the Cincinnati Bengals. "Yeah, you always want that," the wide receiver told The Athletic's Paul Dehner Jr. "Nobody will ever value you more than..." October 05

  • Can the 2020 Draft Fix NFL's Winless Teams?

    Bleacher Report "If you haven't won a game by Week 5 of the NFL season, it's time to put the youngsters on the field and start evaluating for next year. That's where six clubs currently find themselves. The Cincinnati Bengals, Denver Broncos, Miami Dolphins, New York Jets,..." October 04

  • Cordy Glenn absence for Bengals to last at least another week

    Pro Football Talk "Cordy Glenn with miss a fifth regular season game this Sunday for the Cincinnati Bengals. Head coach Zac Taylor bluntly said that Glenn would not be playing for the Bengals in their game against the Arizona Cardinals this weekend. Glenn has been sidelined since the second week of the..." October 03

  • NFL Refs Admit They Screwed Bengals With 2 Missed Penalties on Steelers TD on MNF

    12 Up "If you watched Monday night's game between the Pittsburgh Steelers and Cincinnati Bengals, you remember that it wasn't even close. If you recall, the Steelers started to break away thanks to a Mason Rudolph touchdown pass to running back James Conner. But..." October 03