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  • Tyrod Taylor medically cleared to return

    Bolts From The Blue "Early Monday morning, NFL insider Ian Rapoport reported that quarterback Tyrod Taylor has officially been medically cleared to return to the field in full. For the last two weeks, the former starter has been a limited participant in practice for precautionary reasons, but it looks..." October 22

  • Did NFL Teams Miss and Let DK Metcalf Fall in the Draft?

    Bleacher Report "Picture this: a college football athlete with a frame loaded with muscle mass, standing 6'3" and weighing 228 pounds. His length, strength and aggressiveness on the field stand out every time you watch him play in a powerhouse conference. Not only does he dominate on..." October 22

  • Five moves that could save the Cowboys season

    CBS Sports "Every man dies, but not every man truly lives. Right now, the Dallas Cowboys are dying as they sit at 2-4 on the season and are just two failed comebacks from being 0-6, their 2020 woes fueled largely by a slate of injuries that include Dak Prescott, Tyron Smith, La'El Collins, Joe..." October 22

  • 2020 NFL Trade Deadline: Potential matches teams that need a boost should be exploring

    CBS Sports "The trade deadline in the NFL, even in the best of times, is a tricky proposition. The league is still slow to embrace the process, in general, owners tend to be stuck in their ways and the groupthink about how difficult it is to integrate a new player into such complex and nuanced systems..." October 22

  • NFL teams going for two more than ever before

    Pro Football Talk "NFL coaches are getting more gutsy about going for two. Two-point conversions are up this year, with 58 attempts through 92 games putting the league on pace to have a total of 161 two-point conversion attempts this season. Last season there were 113 two-point conversion attempts..." October 22

  • Former Raiders OL Mario Henderson dies at 35

    Yardbarker "Former NFL offensive lineman Mario Henderson has died at the age of 35. Henderson’s former high school and college teammate James Chaney announced in a tweet on Wednesday that Henderson has died. The cause of death is not yet known. " October 21

  • NFL Trade Block Big Board Entering Week 7

    Bleacher Report "Injuries continue to pile up around the NFL, with Philadelphia Eagles star tight end Zach Ertz the latest to suffer a long-term ailment. Injuries often prompt contenders to make moves ahead of the trade deadline, while irrelevance often leads rebuilding teams to do the same...." October 21

  • Why COVID-19 team bubbles would make sense for the NFL during the playoffs

    USA Today "Are playoff bubbles coming to the NFL? “The league is running the numbers,” a high-ranking team executive told USA TODAY Sports under the condition of anonymity, referring to financial factors associated with secluding teams as a potential measure in dealing with the..." October 21

  • NFL Backups Who Can Break Out in Season's 2nd Half

    Bleacher Report "It feels like the NFL is on the cusp of a second-half takeover from a wave of backups.  This might be no better personified than by Miami Dolphins rookie quarterback Tua Tagovailoa, who finally hit the field in Week 6, making him the last of the big..." October 21

  • NFL Rookie of the Year tracking: Joe Burrow, Justin Herbert fade

    Sportsnaut "In Week 6, NFL fans got a treat as several rookies had monster games on the field. Unfortunately, bye weeks and other odd schedule changes have temporarily slowed some players down, but they’ll get their chances later. Even after six weeks, there are new rookies entering the..." October 20

  • NFL Announces 8 Positive COVID-19 Tests Among Players in Latest Round of Testing

    Bleacher Report "The NFL and the Players Association announced 19 positive COVID-19 test results, eight from players and 11 from team personnel, during the seven-day testing period that ended Saturday. " October 20

  • NFL Players on the Trade Block Who Should Stay Put

    Bleacher Report "The NFL rumor mill is about to heat up with the Week 8 trade deadline approaching.   And why not? The league has been trade-happy in recent years, and as the season nears the halfway point, contenders and pretenders will mostly have been sorted into their..." October 20

  • 5 more NFL coaches on the hot seat

    The Score "The already bizarre 2020 NFL campaign hasn't been kind to a handful of head coaches. The Houston Texans and Atlanta Falcons already fired Bill O'Brien and Dan Quinn, respectively, early in the season, and more staff shake-ups may be on the way. Here are five more coaches whose..." October 20

  • Chargers Designate DE Melvin Ingram, DT Justin Jones To Return

    Pro Football Rumors "The Chargers have once again been one of the most banged up teams in the league, but it looks like reinforcements are on the way. Los Angeles has designated defensive end Melvin Ingramand defensive tackle Justin Jones to return from injured reserve, Tom Pelissero of NFL..." October 19

  • NFL could delay Super Bowl LV by a month due to COVID-19?

    Sportsnaut "The NFL season has already seen multiple games postponed and delayed due to COVID-19 outbreaks and with more problems on the horizon, Super Bowl LV could be facing a delay. While the NFL hasn’t needed to reschedule its biggest event since Super Bowl XXXVI, which was postponed as..." October 19

  • No positives across NFL, all Sunday games set to go

    The Score "There are zero new positive tests around the NFL after the league's latest round of testing, and all of Sunday's games will proceed as scheduled, a source told Tom Pelissero of NFL Network. The league experienced widespread COVID-19 issues this..." October 18

  • After an ugly Week One, kickers have been more accurate than ever

    Yahoo! Sports "Week One was ugly for NFL kickers. Ever since, they’ve been outstanding. Kickers missed more field goals in Week One of 2020 than they’ve missed in any opening week since 1982, when field goal kickers were far less accurate than they’ve become in recent..." October 17

  • Nick Bosa living with brother Joey while rehabbing from torn ACL

    Larry Brown Sports "Nick Bosa is receiving some nice family support as he rehabs from his torn ACL. Bosa suffered a torn ACL in the San Francisco 49ers’ Week 2 win at the New York Jets. He is now living with brother Joey during his rehab.  " October 16

  • The NFL Needs to Immediately Add Several Weeks to the 2020 Season

    The Big Lead "The NFL is currently facing a major crisis. Several teams have been hit by COVID-19 outbreaks and the 2020 schedule has been fully reworked already. With more positive cases coming almost daily, the league needs to immediately add several weeks to the end of the season for makeup..." October 16

  • Five teams that should be buyers at NFL trade deadline

    Sportsnaut "The NFL trade deadline is closing with rumors already buzzing about potential players who could be available for contenders. As we look across the league, plenty of teams will have an opportunity to be buyers in the next few weeks. While the COVID-19 pandemic creates a new hurdle for..." October 16

  • NFL updates COVID-19 protocols for newly acquired players

    Pro Football Talk "The NFL updated its COVID-19 testing protocols for newly acquired players, the league announced in a memo to teams Friday. Tom Pelissero of NFL Media reports free agents and players acquired from another team will have the clock start on their six-day COVID-19 entry testing process..." October 16

  • One Player Who Should Be Traded from Every NFL Team

    Bleacher Report "The NFL trade deadline used to be much ado about nothing. There might be a deal here and there, but it was nothing like the flurry of activity in other sports. It's still not a swap meet on the level of the NBA or MLB, but a lot more NFL general managers have been..." October 16

  • 10 NFL Players Who Could Get Traded Before the Deadline

    Complex "The NFL continues to roll along, pandemic and all, and as the good teams are starting to separate themselves from the bad, GMs are more than likely looking at ways they can improve their rosters for the rest of the season. It’s still super early in the season, but it’s becoming..." October 16

  • 5 players most likely to be dealt by NFL trade deadline

    Larry Brown Sports "As hard as it may be to believe, the 2020 NFL trade deadline is rapidly approaching. Determinations are being made on which teams are buyers and which teams will be sellers. However, this trading deadline may be a bit different than in years past due to the COVID-19 pandemic and the impact it..." October 16

  • Joey Bosa Reveals What He Told Justin Herbert After Monday’s Loss

    The Spun "On Monday night, the Los Angeles Chargers suffered their fourth-straight loss after an overtime defeat at the hands of the New Orleans Saints. However, Chargers players, coaches and fans have to be encouraged with what they saw from their young quarterback. Rookie QB Justin Herbert..." October 15

  • Why the NFL needs a bubble to save its 2020 season

    Sportsnaut "Before Week 1 began, things looked promising for a full NFL season amid the COVID-19 pandemic. Unfortunately, things have taken an alarming turn within the past two weeks and the fate of the regular season and NFL Playoffs could now be in jeopardy. It all started with..." October 15

  • Sick NFL players who test negative for COVID may still have to sit out?

    Larry Brown Sports "The NFL is trying to be vigilant to prevent the spread of the coronavirus, which is why players who test positive for COVID-19 are immediately isolated until they can be cleared. However, the protocols the league has in place could eventually result in even players who do not test positive for..." October 15

  • NFL Personnel Think Daryl Morey Could Succeed as NFL GM After Leaving Rockets

    Bleacher Report "There is reportedly some belief within the NFL that former Houston Rockets general manager Daryl Morey could make a successful transition from the NBA to the NFL. NFL.com's Lance Zierlein said he has spoken to NFL personnel who said they believe Morey..." October 15

  • Amazon to make strong push for NFL broadcasting package

    Sports Business Daily "Amazon will stream one of the two new NFL Wild Card playoff games planned for this season -- specifically the one that will be produced by CBS, sources confirmed. " October 15

  • Finding Homes for Players Who Need a Change of Scenery Before NFL Trade Deadline

    Bleacher Report "Within the first two months of the NFL season, some teams may look at a player's situation and realize it's not working out. On the other hand, a player might want to go elsewhere because of demotions, reduced playing time or limited..." October 15

  • Here is why there is no Thursday Night Football today

    Larry Brown Sports "NFL fans have grown accustomed to not having to wait a week between games thanks to “Thursday Night Football,” but they will not have that luxury this week. The NFL has had to make several changes to its schedule this season because of positive coronavirus cases. This..." October 15

  • The NFL keeps following Donald Trump into the abyss — first with Colin Kaepernick then with COVID

    Deadspin "We need to take a quick trip back in time to the year 2017. Something important happened then that explains, in part, the limp response of the NFL to the pandemic. The information stems from Colin Kaepernick’s collusion case against the NFL that was settled in..." October 15

  • Officially, it's clear the NFL 'fix' is working with fewer flags and more points

    USA Today "What happened to the flags? Through five weeks of this most unusual, pandemic-wrapped season, the points (3,958) and touchdowns (453) in the NFL have piled up like never before. During the same stretch the rate of penalties across the league has nosedived to their lowest..." October 15

  • Joey Bosa happy to have earlier bye than expected

    Los Angeles Times "As the highest-paid defensive player in NFL history, Joey Bosa is enjoying a $135-million slice of it. Yet, even with $102 million of his five-year deal guaranteed, the pass-rushing defensive end admitted the money isn’t as freeing as he anticipated. “I..." October 15

  • NFL reportedly has no plans to implement playoff bubble

    Yardbarker "The idea of holding the NFL playoffs in a bubble is one that has been discussed more as positive coronavirus cases keep popping up, but there has been no indication that the league is seriously considering it. NFL commissioner Roger Goodell, chief medical officer Dr. Allen Sills and..." October 14

  • Super Bowl in New Orleans pushed back a year to 2025 over Mardi Gras conflict

    WWLTV.com "The city of New Orleans will no longer host the Super Bowl in 2024, but instead 2025 after the NFL approved the city's plan to move hosting back a year due to a conflict with Mardi Gras parades, the Greater New Orleans Sports Foundation announced Wednesday. The 2024 Super..." October 14

  • NFL to reimagine 2021 Pro Bowl; '22 Pro Bowl awarded to Las Vegas

    NFL.com "The NFL Pro Bowl presented by Verizon brings together NFL players, their families and fans for a fun and interactive celebration of the best players in the game. Over the last several months, the NFL has innovated the off-season, preseason and now the regular season. The virtual..." October 14

  • Should these teams sign Le’Veon Bell?

    Sportsnaut "It doesn’t take a genius to realize that embattled New York Jets head coach Adam Gase didn’t have a great relationship with running back Le’Veon Bell. In fact, there were rumors surrounding the Jets this past offseason that they were looking to move on from..." October 14

  • 6 NFL Teams That Should Sign Le'Veon Bell

    Complex "Le'Veon Bell is now a free agent after the New York Jets just released him this evening. This move isn't a total surprise because Bell clearly wanted out and the team was trying to trade him. With the amount of money Bell was owed, a trade was never going to happen. However, this could..." October 14

  • Potential Landing Spots for Le'Veon Bell

    Bleacher Report "Two years ago, running back Le'Veon Bell decided he'd rather sit out the season than play on the franchise tag. The move landed him his coveted big-money deal in free agency, but less than two years after signing with the New York Jets, he is again out of..." October 14

  • Details of Chargers WR Keenan Allen’s back injury, revealed

    Clutch Points "Keenan Allen made an early exit in the Los Angeles Chargers’ Monday night bout with the New Orleans Saints, and the extent of his injury has been revealed. According to the NFL Network’s Tom Pelissero, Allen suffered back spasms early in the game versus..." October 13

  • Drew Brees improves to 4-0 against the Chargers

    Pro Football Talk "Drew Brees has still never lost to his first NFL team. Brees and the Saints beat the Chargers 30-27 on Monday night, the fourth time in four attempts that Brees has beaten the Chargers. " October 13

  • Le'Veon Bell released; five most logical landing spots for Jets Pro Bowl running back

    CBS Sports "The Le'Veon Bell experiment in New York has simply been a square peg, round hole situation from Day 1. Upon signing his four-year, $52.5 million contract with the Jets in March of 2019, there was immediate discontent between the front office and head coach Adam Gase, who..." October 13

  • Aaron Rodgers Takes a Shot at ESPN Commentary During NFL Games

    MSN.com "Aaron Rodgers has already made headlines a number of times during his weekly appearances on Pat McAfee's radio show this season. On Tuesday, he did it again by taking a shot at ESPN's Monday Night Football booth. When asked if he watched the New Orleans Saints..." October 13

  • Saints' WR Michael Thomas seems to react to ‘suspension’

    Sportsnaut "New Orleans Saints wide receiver Michael Thomas wasn’t necessarily a surprise inactive for Week 5 against the Los Angeles Chargers. Rather, it’s why he was inactive in the first place. Coming off a record-breaking 2019 NFL season, Thomas had been dealing with an ankle..." October 13

  • Here are the 5 most-likely Matt Ryan trade scenarios

    Sportsnaut "Could the Atlanta Falcons trade star signal caller Matt Ryan? It’s a question that will be raised on the NFL rumor mill for the next several months after Atlanta fired head coach Dan Quinn. Falcons owner Arthur Blank would not commit to Ryan beyond the 2020 NFL..." October 13

  • 3 possible trade destinations for QB Dwayne Haskins

    Yahoo! Sports "The writing is on the wall for Dwayne Haskins in Washington. Head coach Ron Rivera benched Haskins in favor of Kyle Allen earlier this week, sending the 2019 15th overall pick to the bench just four weeks into the season. Haskins wasn't only demoted to the..." October 13

  • NFL considering Dallas, L.A. for potential playoff bubble

    SI "Los Angeles, Calif., and Dallas, Texas, are among the cities being considered to host neutral-site bubbles beginning in the divisional round of the NFL playoffs, according to The Athletic's Lindsay Jones and Daniel Kaplan.  The NFL is reportedly continuing to..." October 13

  • Penalty for C.J. Gardner-Johnson helmet toss wouldn’t have extended last night’s game

    Pro Football Talk "Last night’s game ended with 4:17 to play in overtime after the Chargers failed to convert a fourth and seven, following the Saints’ first-drive field goal. But should the game really have been over? After the whistle blew with Chargers receiver Mike..." October 13

  • Saints' Drew Brees, Cam Jordan offer high praise for Chargers' Justin Herbert

    CBS Sports "Justin Herbert is the real deal. Many had already bought into this heading into Week 5 -- given how well he's played after taking over for Tyrod Taylor, who lost the starting job after a team doctor punctured his lung by accident -- but there can be no remaining..." October 13