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  • Top Potential NFL Cap Casualties Who Could Be Steals for Other Teams in 2023

    Bleacher Report "The NFL offseason will bring about a fresh round of salary-cap casualties. As teams look to cut costs and get cap compliant for the 2023 campaign, it is all but inevitable that a slew of highly paid veterans will be released. While some of these players have seen their production fall..." February 06

  • Growing belief in NFL that Aaron Rodgers trade will happen

    Sportsnaut "More than 12 years after the Green Bay Packers traded Brett Favre to the New York Jets and handed the franchise over to Aaron Rodgers, many around the NFL reportedly expect history to repeat itself in 2023. Rodgers, the four-time NFL MVP, hasn’t committed to playing..." February 06

  • Tom Brady Going Viral After Sending Out Thirst Trap To All The Ladies

    Total Pro Sports "Tom Brady is sending out the bat signal fro his new woman, at least that what it appears to be after his most recent picture he posted on social media. Newly retired Tom Brady appears to be stepping into his modeling era after officially putting down his football..." February 06

  • Rob Gronkowski weighs in on former Patriots teammate Julian Edelman's Hall of Fame chances

    CBS Sports "Like dominos, the three main pillars of the Patriots' second dynasty retired in succession. Julian Edelman was the first to hang up his cleats after the 2020 season. Rob Gronkowski retired for a second and final time last offseason. Tom Brady completed the..." February 06

  • 4 wide receivers New York Giants should target in NFL free agency

    Sportsnaut "The New York Giants exceeded everyone’s expectations this season by going 9-7-1 and upsetting the Minnesota Vikings in the Wildcard Round 31-24. If New York wants to become a perennial contender, though, it must upgrade the receiver position. It was clear to anyone that..." February 06

  • Best 2023 NFL Draft Fits for Senior Bowl, Shrine Bowl Standouts

    Bleacher Report "The 2023 NFL draft cycle is officially under way with both the Senior Bowl and Shrine Bowl behind us. Both games offered a little glimpse into what prospects from the 2023 class can do, but it's the week of practices that are the best evaluation tools. The opportunity to work out..." February 06

  • NFL QB bargains: Ranking best to worst, exploring who gets paid next

    ESPN "In a salary-cap league, value is paramount. The overall point of the NFL draft, for example, may be to build your roster for the long term, but it's also about finding players who can help you win while they're on relatively cheap rookie contracts, so you can pay up for stars at..." February 06

  • Tom Brady told his father, “I’m getting tired of getting hit”

    Pro Football Talk "The physical toll of 23 seasons in the NFL is one of the key reasons Tom Brady retired, according to his father. Tom Brady Sr. told Mike Greenberg of ESPN that the last season was a particularly difficult one for his son, both on and off the field. " February 06

  • Will Tom Brady work at Fox Sports in 2023?

    Clutch Points "When will Tom Brady work for Fox Sports as an NFL analyst after his retirement? That was one of the biggest question marks surrounding Brady’s future after he decided to hang up the cleats, considering he had already agreed to a massive, $375 million contract with the network to be their..." February 06

  • Antonio Brown Deletes Inappropriate Photo Trolling James Harrison Following CTE Accusations

    Total Pro Sports "Antonio Brown said in an Instagram Live appearance that former teammate James Harrison gave him CTE. It was a shocking revelation since both of them were teammates with the Pittsburgh Steelers. Brown said Harrison gave him CTE and caused his “aggressive..." February 06

  • NFL insider lists Keenan Allen as ‘likely cap casualty’ for Chargers: 3 potential landing spots

    Sportsnaut "Now that the Los Angeles Chargers have their face of the franchise, the top priority will be signing Justin Herbert to a long-term contract, likely this offseason. Yet general manager Tom Telesco knows doing so won’t come without hurdles, as the Chargers enter the..." February 05

  • Buccaneers Set To Target Derek Carr As Tom Brady Replacement

    Total Pro Sports "The Tampa Bay Buccaneers are beginning life without Tom Brady following the 45-year-old’s decision to retire earlier this week. But they’re now thought to be the favorites to land Pro Bowl quarterback Derek Carr.  Carr was benched by the Las..." February 05

  • Saints' Cameron Jordan: Buccaneers will drop to usual spot in division without Tom Brady

    The Score "New Orleans Saints pass-rusher Cameron Jordan thinks the Tampa Bay Buccaneers' days of controlling the NFC South are over without Tom Brady under center. "We salute him and wish him the best," Jordan said when asked about Brady's..." February 05

  • Antonio Brown blames James Harrison for giving him CTE

    USA Today "Just when we think the saga of former Pittsburgh Steelers wide receiver Antonio Brown cannot get more bizarre, he tops it. This time it came in the form of an Instagram Live video. Brown said in the video that former teammate James Harrison gave Brown a big hit with what he..." February 04

  • Sand from Beach in Tom Brady's Retirement Video Being Sold on eBay; Reaches $99K

    Bleacher Report "Any sort of memorabilia that's Tom Brady-related will cost a pretty penny. That includes sand, apparently. Someone bottled up sand from the spot on the beach where Brady announced his retirement earlier this week and is selling it on eBay. As of 9:10 p.m. ET on..." February 04

  • How Bucs’ Ryan Jensen overcame career-threatening injury in time for playoffs

    The Athletic "A scream — a high-pitched scream that stops all other sounds. No more cheering, no more traffic noise, no more chirping of birds. Ryan Jensen lies on the ground. The Bucs are in their second day of training camp, practicing without pads in front of fans..." February 03

  • Raiders letting QB Derek Carr talk to other teams

    ESPN "The Las Vegas Raiders have granted Derek Carr permission to speak with teams that have already agreed to the compensation Las Vegas is looking for in a potential trade for the quarterback, sources told ESPN's Adam Schefter on Friday. It's the same..." February 03

  • NFL Trade Ideas That Can Reshape the League in 2023

    Bleacher Report "The 2022 NFL season might go down as the year of the trade. Star players like Russell Wilson, Tyreek Hill, Davante Adams, Khalil Mack and Amari Cooper were all traded in the offseason. Standouts like Christian McCaffrey, Roquan Smith and Bradley Chubb were dealt during the..." February 03

  • Aaron Rodgers crosses one team off list of potential offseason destinations

    New York Post "It appears one team can be ruled out as Aaron Rodgers decides where — or whether — he’ll play in 2023. Before Rodgers hit a tee shot at the AT&T Pebble Beach Pro-Am, former golfer and current CBS Sports analyst Colt Knost asked Rodgers if he had “any news..." February 03

  • 7 Bargain-Bin NFL Free Agents Who Can Solve Roster Issues in 2023

    Bleacher Report "While the top NFL free agents will weigh their options with multiple contract offers on the table, general managers can get the most bang for their cap-space dollars with bargain-bin pickups. Players who didn't quite fulfill expectations with the team that drafted them, bounced around the..." February 03

  • How Tom Brady’s retirement resets NFL QB market, sets stage for Aaron Rodgers, Derek Carr

    The Athletic "Tom Brady is done. Even with a 40-day trial run last year, it still doesn’t seem real. But for teams desperately in need of a quarterback, a harsh reality is setting in now that the most accomplished winner in NFL history has retired for a second time. Before..." February 03

  • Lip Reading Expert Reveals Details Of Angry Tom Brady’s Phone Call On The Day Of His 2nd Retirement

    Black Sports Online "What was angry Tom Brady saying while on the phone on the day he announced his second retirement from the NFL? Well, a lip-reading expert known as Jeremy Freeman has dropped details of what Brady was allegedly saying during the phone call via the Daily Mail; A lip reading..." February 03

  • Ravens have spoken to Byron Leftwich about offensive coordinator job

    Pro Football Talk "Add another name to the list of coaches who have spoken to the Ravens about their offensive coordinator job. Jeff Zrebiec of TheAthletic.com reports that their head coach John Harbaugh has spoken with former Buccaneers offensive coordinator Byron Leftwich about the..." February 03

  • Trade Interest Hasn't Picked Up, Teams Expect Ravens to Tag QB Lamar Jackson

    Bleacher Report "Despite being one of the best quarterbacks in the NFL for the past five seasons, Lamar Jackson's trade market isn't as robust as you might think right now. Per ESPN's Jeremy Fowler, most teams are expecting the Baltimore Ravens will use the exclusive franchise tag on..." February 03

  • 2023 NFL free agency: One player each team should prioritize signing in offseason

    CBS Sports "The NFL offseason is upon us, and all 32 teams will be focused on how they can improve their rosters. Free agency will come quickly, and there are several stars who are hitting the open market looking for new deals.  Below we will identify one free agent each NFL..." February 03

  • Nick Bosa patiently awaits new contract as 49ers star could land deal that resets non-QB market

    CBS Sports "Nick Bosa's contract situation was the focal point when he spoke to reporters on Tuesday with the San Francisco 49ers entering the offseason after Sunday's 31-7 loss to the Philadelphia Eagles in the NFC Championship Game. The All-Pro defensive end was asked..." February 03

  • Tom Brady’s Father Reveals Where He Wanted QB To Play If He Returned For 2023 Season

    Total Pro Sports "After an illustrious 23-year career, ex-New England Patriot and Tampa Bay Buccaneers signal-caller Tom Brady announced his retirement. The seven-time Super Bowl champion, of course, initially retired after the team’s playoff loss to the Los Angeles Rams last year. 40..." February 03

  • NFL says number of concussions rose 18 percent during regular season

    Pro Football Talk "The number of diagnosed concussions in the NFL went up during the 2022 season. The NFL announced on a Friday conference call that there were 149 concussions this season. That’s 18 percent more that the 126 diagnosed concussions in 2021. " February 03

  • NFLPA executive director search appears narrowed to 5, possibly 6, candidates

    The Athletic "A group of at least five candidates is being considered for the next executive director of the NFL Players Association, all of whom are within the football ecosystem, insiders close to the process said. If no new names emerge, that would mean unlike in 2009 when the union went outside football..." February 03

  • NFL plans active offseason conversation about eliminating “hip-drop” tackles

    Pro Football Talk "The tackles that injured Chiefs quarterback Patrick Mahomes and Cowboys running back Tony Pollard during the playoffs were legal. But they may not be next season. Dr. Allen Sills, the NFL’s chief medical officer, said today that the techniques used on those..." February 03

  • NFL Collabs With American Heart Association, Red Cross To Promote CPR Training

    TMZ "The NFL is promoting CPR awareness following the Damar Hamlin incident ... teaming up with the American Heart Association and Red Cross to help train those involved in youth sports to learn the procedure. The league says it is committed to ensuring all participants at the..." February 03

  • Dr. Jenn Fears 'Difficult Transition' To Retirement For Tom Brady, Recommends Therapy

    TMZ "Tom Brady's been good at just about everything in his life, but Dr. Jenn Mann says the QB could now face some big adversity ... telling TMZ Sports she fears the future Hall of Famer could have a "very difficult transition" to retirement. The..." February 03

  • Tom Brady receives heartwarming tribute video from Buccaneers

    Clutch Points "Tampa Bay Buccaneers quarterback Tom Brady has decided to hang up his cleats and call it a career. As he rides into the sunset, the Buccaneers have given Brady a beautiful view. With Brady announcing his retirement, Tampa Bay released a tribute video thanking the..." February 03

  • 2023 NFL Cap Space, By Team

    Pro Football Rumors "Earlier this week, the NFL revealed its 2023 salary cap. Teams can now budget for their offseasons, knowing a $224.8MM ceiling is in place. This year’s nonexclusive franchise and transition tag numbers also emerged, giving teams more clarity on those fronts as well. With that in..." February 03

  • Tom Brady's retirement means the Cowboys now have NFL's oldest active player, but they might not for long

    CBS Sports "For the past three seasons, Tom Brady has been the oldest player in the NFL, but with the 45-year-old now officially retired, that title will be going to someone else for the 2023 season, and that someone else is Jason..." February 03

  • 1 team openly going ‘all out’ for Aaron Rodgers

    Larry Brown Sports "Aaron Rodgers is far from certain to return to the Green Bay Packers next season, and there is at least one team that is determined to convince him a fresh start would be in his best interest. The New York Jets have been mentioned as a logical fit for Rodgers should the Packers trade..." February 02

  • NFL Teams with Worst Outlooks for 2023 Draft

    Bleacher Report "NFL draft picks are volatile commodities because the value of any given selection is loaded with variables. In theory, the best scouting department can identify an impactful player. On the other hand, draft picks can be used as compensation to trade for a player or even a..." February 02

  • Ten NFL players who have earned big paydays this offseason

    CBS Sports "The 2022 NFL offseason was one of the most memorable offseasons in recent memory. The quarterback carousel was spinning at a high rate of speed before Deshaun Watson halted it with his guaranteed $230 million deal, we witnessed a total reset of the wide receiver market -- something..." February 02

  • Retirement to playoffs and back: Inside Tom Brady's final season

    ESPN "First he made a 6 a.m. phone call to the Tampa Bay Buccaneers notifying them of his plans. Then he posted a tearful video on social media two hours later. Sitting on the beach with a gray-cast sky behind him, with waves softly crashing to the shore Tuesday, seven-time Super..." February 02

  • Will Tom Brady re-sign with the Buccaneers for cap purposes?

    Pro Football Talk "Tom Brady is gone from Tampa Bay. He leaves behind a championship legacy — along with a $35.1 million cap charge for 2023. That’s not money the Bucs owe Brady. It’s cash the Buccaneers previously have paid, using the available devices to kick the can into future..." February 02

  • Robert Kraft open to one-day contract for Tom Brady

    Patriots.com "Appearing in an interview with CNN on Thursday morning, Patriots owner Robert Kraft expressed that he was open to signing Tom Brady to a one-day contract so that Brady could retire as a Patriot. "I'd do it tomorrow," said Kraft when asked of the possibility by hosts Don..." February 02

  • Several Top Contenders Among Betting Favorites To Land Cardinals’ WR DeAndre Hopkins In A Trade

    Total Pro Sports "Arizona Cardinals superstar wide receiver DeAndre Hopkins is widely expected to be dealt at some point this offseason, and there certainly won’t be a shortage of teams interested in his services. The 30-year-old Hopkins was limited to nine games in 2022 because of a six-game..." February 02

  • Most important NFL free agent for every team

    CBS Sports "Super Bowl LVII is upon us, with the Chiefs and Eagles set to square off in a battle of the NFL's most explosive contenders. But in the meantime, the rest of the league is earnestly preparing for the offseason, with free agency, trades and the 2023 NFL..." February 02

  • Pro Bowl Skills Odds: Dodgeball Tops New-Look Weekend

    Sportsbook Review "While Super Bowl 57 is at the forefront for football fans this time of year, nothing moves the needle like the NFL, and the inaugural Pro Bowl Games skills competition is definitely going to draw plenty of attention. The Pro Bowl was in dire need of a new look, and I'm..." February 02

  • Three Replacements For Tom Brady as Buccaneers QB

    The Big Lead "Tom Brady has finally retired. And it does feel like for good this time. The future Hall of Famer dropped an unexpected video from his social accounts this morning announcing his decision to walk away after one last disappointing season with the Tampa Bay..." February 01

  • Predicting the Landing Spot for the Top 2023 NFL Free Agent at Every Position

    Bleacher Report "The weeks leading to NFL free agency are loaded with wishes and prayers about landing a top player on the market. Unfortunately for many fans, several of these dreams will go unfulfilled. Top free agents may return to their previous teams, or a franchise might move in a different..." February 01

  • 49ers’ best quarterback options in 2023 with Tom Brady off the table

    Clutch Points "Tom Brady announced his retirement from the NFL on Wednesday morning. Although this announcement comes exactly one year after he previously announced his retirement, which lasted for a whopping 40 days, the Buccaneers quarterback insists it’s for good this time., which ended the San..." February 01

  • 3 potential trade partners with Bears if they trade No.1 draft pick

    Sportsnaut "The Chicago Bears are believers in the upside of quarterback Justin Fields and that is why there is a very strong chance the organization looks to instead move their top pick in the 2023 NFL Draft. This past season, the Chicago Bears finished with their worst record since going 1-13..." February 01

  • Simulating NFL QB offseason changes: Trades, signings, draft picks

    ESPN "Get ready for yet another wild NFL offseason of quarterback movement -- which is already underway after Tom Brady announced Wednesday morning that he's retiring from the NFL after 23 seasons. Stars like Lamar Jackson, Daniel Jones and Geno..." February 01

  • 40 most-likely NFL salary cap casualties of the 2023 offseason

    Sportsnaut "We’re going to be hearing a whole lot about NFL salary cap casualties over the course of the next few weeks leading up to the start of free agency in March. The NFL salary cap has been set for the 2023 season. Teams now know exactly what type of situation they are in right..." February 01