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  • NFL uniform rankings 2021: Where do Bengals new look fall?

    USA Today "A full quarter of the NFL's teams heavily modified or at least tweaked their uniforms in 2020. This year, not so much, though the Cincinnati Bengals unveiled a much-needed streamlining Monday. Their helmet (thankfully) remains unaltered, but gone are the shoulder..." April 19

  • 5 of the worst NFL free agent deals this offseason

    Larry Brown Sports "NFL free agency has come and gone, with most of the attention turning to the draft. To say there were a few surprise signings would be an understatement. In fact, most of the signings came as a surprise because there were far more multi-year deals handed out than the one-year deals so many..." April 19

  • 5 NFL teams that could emerge as contenders with a strong draft

    The Score "The defending Super Bowl champions are an example of how a strong draft class can solidify a team's contending status. The Tampa Bay Buccaneers entered last year's draft with Tom Brady in tow, but they needed someone to protect him on the right side of their offensive line...." April 19

  • How have teams fared in the NFL Draft in the final year of their quarterback’s rookie window?

    The Athletic "For most new general managers in the National Football League, the organization’s primary goal is simple: find a franchise quarterback by any means necessary. Some teams opt to go through a trade or free agency, but many GMs yearn to find “their guy” in the draft and build a..." April 19

  • NFL's 5 Most Likely Players to Hold Out of the 2021 Season

    Bleacher Report "In another sign of a return to normalcy for the NFL, holdouts could again be a part of the summer storylines.  Granted, holdouts don't have as much teeth as in past years thanks to the new collective bargaining agreement. That still didn't stop mini-holdouts..." April 19

  • Odell Beckham’s Girlfriend Lolo Wood Shows Off Photos From Their Yacht Vacation

    Black Sports Online "On paper, the Browns might have the most talent of any team in the NFL. The question begs can Odell Beckham stay healthy and Baker Mayfield be consistent. It looks like OBJ is fully recovered from his ACL injury and is enjoying the fruits of his labor with his lady Lolo..." April 18

  • A simple compromise could solve the offseason workout problem

    Pro Football Talk "The unexpected fight between the NFL and the NFL Players Association over offseason workouts has little to do with COVID-19, the front-line reason given by the NFLPA for not wanting to attend. Despite the trumped-up basis for the boycott, there are still issues that need to be resolved between..." April 18

  • NFL intends to not discipline players for offseason 'high-risk COVID conduct'

    NFL.com "The NFLPA informed players Saturday night that the NFL doesn't intend to discipline players for "high-risk COVID conduct" during the offseason, NFL Network's Tom Pelissero reported, per an informed source. Pelissero added that activities such as going to bars and..." April 18

  • Grant Delpit to give Browns fans what they want after missing rookie year

    Pro Football Talk "The Browns turned in their best season in a long time in 2020 and they did it without the help of a player they planned on filling a big role on defense. Safety Grant Delpit joined the team as a second-round pick after a standout career at LSU, but he tore his Achilles in August and..." April 18

  • Which Available NFL Free Agent Players Can Still Be Key Contributors?

    Bleacher Report "One month into free agency, NFL teams are still active on the open market. In the last few days, the Cleveland Browns and Seattle Seahawks signed edge-rushers Jadeveon Clowney and Aldon Smith, respectively. Although draft talk continues to heat up, front offices..." April 18

  • Odell Beckham’s Girlfriend Shows Off Browns WR’s Brand New Colorful Hairdo

    Total Pro Sports "Odell Beckham Jr. is sporting a new look in 2021. The Cleveland Browns wide receiver was seen with his hair dyed turquoise blue when his girlfriend, Lauren Wood, posted several videos of them out on the water during a recent vacation. Beckham is getting some much needed rest..." April 17

  • Browns S Grant Delpit: 'I'm doing everything I can to get on the field' after missing rookie year with injury

    NFL.com "A torn Achilles during the opening week of training camp robbed Grant Delpit of his rookie season and the Browns of their promising second-round pick. Rather than contribute to what eventually became the franchise's best season in years, the LSU product was forced to sit..." April 17

  • NFL Players with the Most to Prove Ahead of 2022 Free Agency

    Bleacher Report "We're in the midst of the 2021 NFL offseason, and the start of 2022 free agency is a long way away. However, it's not too early to look ahead at the players likely to be available. You can bet teams are eyeing potential 2022 free-agent targets, while players are anticipating..." April 17

  • Browns’ decision to cut Sheldon Richardson does not make them better

    The Athletic "The Cleveland Browns did not get better Friday. It’s otherwise been an offseason of good vibes and solid additions for a team that in the span of one year has moved away from its rancid past and into a window of contention, but the Browns cut Sheldon Richardson and made an..." April 17

  • The push for NFL players to skip OTAs is about more than COVID-19

    The Score "With more than a dozen teams now opting out of offseason workouts to some extent, and the NFL Players Association recommending that players skip any in-person activities until training camp, it's important to stress exactly what is going on here, and what it all..." April 17

  • Zach Wilson Reminds Me Of ‘Taller, More Athletic’ Baker Mayfield, Says Desmond Howard

    Total Pro Sports "Zach Wilson’s stock continues to skyrocket as we draw closer and closer to the NFL Draft. He will certainly not be the No. 1 quarterback off the board, but he is drawing comparisons to a past No. 1 pick. ESPN’s Desmond Howard believes he brings a lot of those same..." April 17

  • Mike Sando’s first impressions on the Seahawks, Patriots and 3 more teams with interesting opening numbers

    The Athletic "Team expectations for the 2021 NFL season will shift again after the draft, but with BetMGM releasing projected win totals Friday, it’s a great opportunity for evaluating where teams stand right now. Five teams’ win totals stood out to me as inviting additional..." April 17

  • 3 moves Cleveland Browns should make after Sheldon Richardson release

    Sportsnaut "The Cleveland Browns announced the release of defensive tackle Sheldon Richardson on Friday, which is a cost-cutting move that’ll save the team $11 million in salary cap space for the 2021 season. This leaves Cleveland with just under $21 million in cap room, which is..." April 16

  • Rule change to expand role of replay official expected to pass for 2021 season

    CBS Sports "The "Sky Judge" may not be making its way into the NFL in 2021, but the league may be taking strides in that direction. According to Tom Pelissero of the NFL Network, the Baltimore Ravens have withdrawn their proposal to add an eighth official to oversee the game on..." April 16

  • The reason Myles Garrett, Jadeveon Clowney will shatter the NFL sack record

    Clutch Points "Over the past few seasons, speculation and analysis around the Cleveland Browns centered primarily around their quarterback Baker Mayfield and superstar wide receiver Odell Beckham, Jr. Cleveland fans and football savants will dive a little deeper and talk about their dangerous..." April 16

  • Browns think Jadeveon Clowney can boost pass rush and putrid fourth-down defense

    The Athletic "His listed position will likely be left defensive end, but the Cleveland Browns plan to play Jadeveon Clowney across their defensive front depending on the situation and potential matchups. Clowney joins Myles Garrett in a pairing of former No. 1 overall picks, and at least..." April 16

  • NFL Teams That Should Not Try to Select Their Future QB in the 2021 Draft

    Bleacher Report "Not every team should try to find its long-term quarterback answer in the 2021 NFL draft.  Sometimes, the cost just isn't worth it for teams that don't sit in the top five of an upcoming draft that projects to have four or five first-round signal-callers. Last..." April 16

  • Browns release DT Sheldon Richardson

    Clevelandbrowns.com "The Cleveland Browns have terminated the contract of DT Sheldon Richardson.  Richardson joined the Browns as an unrestricted free agent in 2019. " April 16

  • 2021 NFL Draft: Here's an insider's look at how the top 10 picks could play out

    CBS Sports "With the draft roughly two weeks away, and teams locked down in meetings to finalize evaluations and set their boards, I figured I'd take my first shot at figuring out the top 10. Obviously much could change between now and when these picks are made, and as always, my one-and-only..." April 16

  • 5 most underrated, huge-upside 2021 NFL Draft prospects

    Sportsnaut "The 2021 NFL Draft is quickly approaching, and with so much discussion revolving around the players expected to go early, such as presumptive No. 1 overall pick Trevor Lawrence, it’s worth digging deeper into some underrated prospects who should probably go off the board earlier than..." April 16

  • What really goes on in an NFL Draft room?

    The Athletic "NFL draft rooms are like the Batcave. All of Batman’s archrivals and closet friends wanted two things: to learn Batman’s real identity and to visit the Batcave, a sacred place where few got in and even fewer knew what happened inside. When it comes to NFL draft rooms, many want in..." April 16

  • NFL games could be played in Germany, Canada in 2022?

    Sportsnaut "The National Football League is growing rapidly and with new TV deals signed, the game will be growing even more in the next decade. Now, as the league looks to grow its brand globally, the NFL could be targeting regular-season games in Canada and Germany very soon. Due to the..." April 16

  • Under-the-radar NFL Draft prospects whose pro days are moving them up team boards

    The Athletic "It’s never shocking to hear that one of the top prospects in the NFL Draft happened to be a fantastic athlete when it came to the pre-draft testing circuit. Myles Garrett and Khalil Mack were two of the best athletes we’ve seen go through the combine process, and it’s been..." April 16

  • Here is how Baker Mayfield reacted to the Jadeveon Clowney signing

    Larry Brown Sports "Baker Mayfield was a pretty happy guy after learning about the big move his Cleveland Browns made on Wednesday. The Browns signed Jadeveon Clowney to a 1-year deal worth up to $10 million. Mayfield, who turned 26 on Wednesday, wrote on Instagram that the signing..." April 15

  • NFL Announces Sportsbook Partnerships with Caesars Entertainment, DraftKings, FanDuel

    Bleacher Report "The NFL is getting in on the sports betting action, announcing a multiyear agreement with Caesars Entertainment, DraftKings and FanDuel on Thursday. The three sportsbooks are now official sports betting partners of the league. In the immediate aftermath, fans..." April 15

  • 2021 NFL Schedule Reportedly Will Be Released After Draft

    Bleacher Report "As expected, the 2021 NFL regular-season schedule will reportedly be released after the draft, per ESPN's Adam Schefter. Ben Fischer of the Sports Business Journal reported last month that the NFL was "targeting the second week of May" to publish the..." April 15

  • Browns players join those from other NFL teams in announcing they’ll skip in-person voluntary workouts

    Cleveland.com "Browns players, led by starting center and NFLPA President JC Tretter, have joined the growing list of those from other NFL teams to announce that they’ll boycott in-person voluntary workouts, which are set to begin on Monday. Players from the Broncos, Seahawks, Bucs, and Lions..." April 15

  • NFLPA still not satisfied with NFL's plan for offseason workouts

    USA Today "Although the NFL has announced plans of staging an entirely virtual Phase 1 of the offseason program before progressing to a hybrid format that will feature online meetings and on-field drill work in Phases 2 and 3, NFL Players Association leaders will continue to push for no..." April 15

  • Why wide receivers are taking over the NFL draft

    ESPN "In the 2020 NFL draft, teams selected a record 13 wide receivers in the first two rounds, from No. 12 pick Henry Ruggs III to No. 59 Denzel Mims. Each of the 13 gained at least 220 yards through the air last season, and eight had at least 500. Minnesota's Justin..." April 15

  • Jadeveon Clowney signing is the latest example of first-rate roster construction by Andrew Berry

    CBS Sports "The Cleveland Browns had been the model on how not to run a franchise since their rebirth in 1999. But now, thanks to general manager Andrew Berry, the Browns find themselves in unfamiliar territory. The team's decision-making has been widely praised over the past two offseasons..." April 15

  • Julian Edelman might be inducted into the Hall of Fame one day, but not ahead of these five receivers

    CBS Sports "This is not another article championing Julian Edelman's case for the Hall of Fame. If you want a deep dive on the recently retired Edelman's career, I'd advise you to check out this article that ranks Edelman's regular and postseason achievements against..." April 15

  • JC Tretter says OTA boycott is not about protecting veteran roster spots

    Pro Football Talk "As the NFL and NFL Players Association continue their peace-time conflict over offseason workouts in the second year of a pandemic, union president JC Tretter was asked to address one of the prevailing explanations for veterans not wanting anyone to get reps in the..." April 15

  • Browns' Jadeveon Clowney excited to play with Myles Garrett

    The Score "The Cleveland Browns officially signed Jadeveon Clowney on Wednesday, hoping an improved pass rush will help them contend for a championship. The new partnership - and a chance to play opposite star edge rusher Myles Garrett - may be just as..." April 14

  • In memo, NFL outlines rules for offseason program, with only minicamp being mandatory

    ESPN "The NFL on Wednesday sent a memo to teams outlining rules for its offseason programs -- rules the league has decided to impose after failing to reach agreement with its players' union on some key aspects. The parts of the offseason program that are voluntary under the CBA --..." April 14

  • Potential Landing Spots for Teddy Bridgewater

    Bleacher Report "Now that Sam Darnold is a member of the Carolina Panthers, the natural question is where 2020 Panthers starting quarterback Teddy Bridgewater will play football in 2021.  Multiple teams are interested in the 28-year-old, according to NFL Network's Ian..." April 14

  • Throw Those Justin Fields Takes on the Ground Because He's Not Going to Be Part of Your System

    The Big Lead "One truism that's become even more true as the sports and entertainment landscape has stretched toward infinity in recent years is how there's a paralysis by analysis. The forest tends to get lost for the trees as there's a reward system in place for anyone willing to say something..." April 14

  • Cleveland Browns Agree to Deal With Jadeveon Clowney

    SI "After over a year of pursuit, the Cleveland Browns have finally convinced free agent defensive end Jadeveon Clowney to sign with them. The Browns openly pursued Clowney despite having Olivier Vernon on their roster last year and with the Achilles' injury Vernon suffered in week 17, Clowney..." April 14

  • 5 teams who desperately need to nail 2021 NFL Draft

    Sportsnaut "As the 2021 NFL Draft closes in, there are certain teams more under the microscope than others, and facing the most pressure to emerge with a strong rookie class. Whether it’s general managers or coaches on the hot seat, a recently shaky track record of picks or a lackluster..." April 14

  • With the 30th overall pick in the NFL Draft … what exactly are you getting?

    The Athletic "We introduce the NFL’s 30th overall draft choice: Reggie James Davis. RJD is a 6-foot-1 University of Virginia cornerback who eventually should become a starter, although he’s more likely to flop than become a Pro Bowler. He projects to be just good enough to..." April 14

  • 2021 NFL Draft: Ideal fits for top 5 wide receivers

    Sportsnaut "While quarterbacks have been the talk of the 2021 NFL Draft, one can easily conclude that the wide receiver position is just as stacked. Projections conclude that at least four pass-catchers at this position will go in Round 1. The group is headed by record-breaking former LSU..." April 13

  • Taking a look at the top 10 NFL draft picks, with 16 days to go

    Pro Football Talk "The 2021 draft is coming. Our one, and only one, mock draft is coming. Eventually. For now, let’s take a look at how the first 10 picks may go, based on things we’re hearing and various reports and rumors and other information making the rounds only 16 days from the launch..." April 13

  • Let’s be realistic about what Jadeveon Clowney has to offer if he signs with Browns

    The Athletic "Jadeveon Clowney’s most recent sack in an NFL game occurred 17 months ago. He has appeared in 11 of 22 games since and finished with fewer tackles last season than Browns cornerback M.J. Stewart.  If the Browns are legitimate Super Bowl contenders, and they are, then..." April 13

  • 5 under-the-radar NFL deals that could shape the betting market

    The Score "When it comes to the NFL offseason, the splashy moves draw all of the headlines. Matthew Stafford heading to the Rams had a clear effect on the market; so did Carson Wentz to the Colts, the 49ers' trade for the No. 3 pick, and the retirements..." April 13

  • Sam Darnold reminds teams they need to look out for players' mental health

    CBS Sports "Sam Darnold met with the media as a member of the Carolina Panthers and the former New York Jets quarterback made comments on how his ending with his old team went down. Darnold said he had a difficult time and said that the way the Jets handled things was driving him..." April 13

  • The 7 Most Plausible 2021 NFL Draft-Day Trades

    Bleacher Report "The 2021 NFL draft is still roughly two weeks away, and we've already seen the trade market impact the selection process. The San Francisco 49ers traded with the Miami Dolphins to acquire the No. 3 overall pick. Miami moved down to No. 12 in that deal, then traded back..." April 13