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  • Two Teams With Higher Waiver Priorities Than 49ers Emerge As Potential Baker Mayfield Landing Spots

    Total Pro Sports "Things could get awfully interesting tomorrow around 4pm ET, as we’ll find out who former no. 1 overall pick Baker Mayfield will play for next. Earlier today, it was announced that the top pick of the 2018 draft was being released by the Carolina Panthers after the two..." December 05

  • Three Realistic Baker Mayfield Landing Spots

    The Big Lead "In quite a surprising turn of events, the Carolina Panthers are dumping Baker Mayfield. Ian Rapoport broke the news on Monday that Carolina was outright releasing the former No. 1 overall pick, apparently reconsidering the state of the team during their bye this past..." December 05

  • 6 NFL Teams Building Momentum for the 2023 Season

    Bleacher Report "The National Football League is a bottom-line league, where success is judged by wins and losses. However, this doesn't mean that franchises cannot feel good about campaigns that don't ultimately result in the postseason. Championship contenders usually aren't built..." December 05

  • Ranking NFL playoff contenders that are on the outside looking in

    The Athletic "Week 13 was time for NFL heavyweights to flex. The Philadelphia Eagles hammered the Tennessee Titans. The San Francisco 49ers dominated the Miami Dolphins even after losing Jimmy Garoppolo for the season. The Cincinnati..." December 05

  • NFL coaching candidates: Best head coach, coordinator and GM candidates in 2023

    Sportsnaut "The best NFL coaching candidates in 2023 are a sign of the direction the league is headed. While there are plenty of brilliant minds on the offensive side of the ball available, the 2022 NFL season also put the spotlight on brilliant defensive coordinators and outstanding..." December 05

  • NFL Announces Several Major Changes To Week 15 Schedule

    Total Pro Sports "Are you ready for some Saturday football??? Moments ago, the NFL announced some major changes to week 15 of their 2022 schedule, including a change to the Sunday Night Football contest, and a decision on which three games will headline their first Saturday slate of the..." December 05

  • NFL warns teams about faking injuries

    The Spun "The NFL has reportedly grown tired of players faking injuries in order to delay the game. Per NBC's Pro Football Talk: "NFL sent memo to all teams on Friday regarding 'deliberate actions to delay the game' a/k/a fake injuries, per source. Punishment possible for..." December 05

  • Teams still have health concerns about Odell Beckham Jr.

    Larry Brown Sports "Much has been made of Odell Beckham Jr. and his potential destination this season, but it may well be that whoever he signs with does not get much use out of him in 2022. There is “considerable doubt” around the NFL regarding Beckham’s health, one anonymous NFC..." December 03

  • Injured Players Who Can Have Major Impact on Playoff Races

    Bleacher Report "While the NFL world monitors Odell Beckham Jr. and a few notable free agents, most reinforcements come from within. More specifically, they are players recovering from injury. Heading into the final stretch of the 2022 season, NFL teams are awaiting the returns of big-name..." December 03

  • Ranking the NFL's Best Trade Pieces of the 2023 Offseason

    Bleacher Report "Can you believe we're already in December? It feels like the 2022 NFL season just started, and we're in the stretch playoff run. Believe it or not, we're just a little over three months away from the start of the 2023 offseason. If this past year is an accurate indication,..." December 02

  • Top NFL free agents of 2023

    Sportsnaut "The list of 2023 NFL free agents is incredibly full right now. That includes former NFL MVP Lamar Jackson and one of the best to ever play the game, Tom Brady. Obviously, this list will dwindle as top-end players sign contract extensions. The NFL franchise tag will also..." December 02

  • Broncos wanted another star QB over Russell Wilson

    Larry Brown Sports "The Denver Broncos were thrilled when they acquired Russell Wilson in a blockbuster trade with the Seattle Seahawks, but that does not mean he was their first choice. ESPN’s Jeremy Fowler spoke with multiple NFL executives who are convinced that the Broncos wanted to trade for..." December 02

  • 2022 NFL 1st-Round Draft Picks Still Working Toward Key Roles

    Bleacher Report "As soon as a prospect's name is called in the NFL draft, teams, fans and media members immediately begin thinking about what impact the player might have. Sometimes, however, the rookie year is an exercise of patience. Maybe the player needs more time to adequately adapt..." December 02

  • Sean Payton predicts that a huge NFL Draft change will likely be coming in the near future

    CBS Sports "Former Saints head coach Sean Payton believes the NFL Draft could be undergoing a major change in the near future.  During an interview with Colin Cowherd this week, Payton predicted the draft will eventually move to a lottery system where the worst team in..." December 01

  • Three logical landing spots for Kentucky QB Will Levis

    Sportsnaut "Kentucky quarterback Will Levis could have made the decision to return to school for another season after playing sparingly in his first two collegiate campaigns with Penn State prior to transferring to the Wildcats. That’s not going to happen. Seen as one of the top quarterback..." December 01

  • 10 NFL Draft Prospects with Most to Gain During CFB's Championship Weekend

    Bleacher Report "Competition breeds excitement. In regards to the NFL draft, those prospects who show up and show out during the biggest moments against the very best they've faced gain an edge over others in the class. Scouts and front office executives tend to place a greater emphasis on those..." December 01

  • Matt Paradis Drawing Free Agency Interest

    Pro Football Rumors "Beyond Odell Beckham Jr., free agency has produced a few later-than-usual headlines this season. The Eagles bolstered their defensive line recently, signing Linval Joseph and Ndamukong Suh, while the Chiefs added longtime Ravens D-tackle Brandon Williams. A veteran..." December 01

  • Daron Payne: I’m capitalizing on my opportunities to get to the quarterback

    Pro Football Talk "The Commanders were clinging to a 19-13 lead with the Falcons closing in on the end zone late in last Sunday’s game when defensive tackle Daron Payne came up with a big play. Payne batted Marcus Mariota‘s pass into the air and cornerback Kendall..." December 01

  • Inside Daron Payne’s contract-year breakout, with the DT market set to explode

    The Athletic "The origins of Daron Payne’s best NFL season were far removed from the spotlight. Entering the final year of his rookie contract, the Washington Commanders’ defensive tackle focused on agility drills in his native Alabama this past offseason with instructors..." December 01

  • NFL playoff confidence levels for the Eagles, Chiefs and other key contenders

    The Athletic "Twelve weeks of the NFL season are in the books, and now comes the crucial mad-dash portion of the schedule. The front-runners have begun to take shape, but both conferences remain crowded with contenders. As the playoff race plays out over the next six weeks, some teams..." December 01

  • Three NFL teams that should be in the market for 49ers QB Jimmy Garoppolo "The arrival of Week 13 provides a little déjà vu in this space. At this time last season, Jimmy Garoppolo's future in San Francisco was in question, prompting me to explore the quarterback's market for the 2022 NFL offseason. One year later,..." November 30

  • Is Odell Beckham Jr. The Missing Piece To A Championship Contender?

    ProSportsDaily RedZone "Let’s call a spade a spade right out of the gate. Odell Beckham Jr.’s one-handed catch against the Dallas Cowboys is one of the most acrobatic catches in NFL history. It’s so good, the NFL’s YouTube channel has over 8.3 million views of that highlight video..." November 30

  • Has the NFL been colluding against fully guaranteed contracts? Or is it just an illusion?

    CBS Sports "The Athletic's Kalyn Kahler reported last week that NFL general counsel Jeff Pash wrote in an Oct. 20 memo to club owners, presidents, general managers and attorneys that the NFLPA filed a grievance alleging that teams and the league colluded to prevent fully guaranteed contracts from..." November 30

  • Complicated NFL QB contracts to know

    ESPN "The disappointing seasons the Denver Broncos and Green Bay Packers are having with veteran quarterbacks who signed huge contract extensions this offseason got us thinking. What, exactly, could the Broncos do about moving on from Russell Wilson if things..." November 30

  • Tom Brady to Patriots? Aaron Rodgers to Jets? Let’s explore what could be another wild NFL offseason at QB

    The Athletic "It’s been believed the NFL quarterback carousel could never spin as wildly as it did last offseason when Tom Brady briefly retired, Aaron Rodgers toyed with retirement, and Russell Wilson and Deshaun Watson headlined a flurry of..." November 30

  • NFL quarterback questions: Concern for Josh Allen, Mac Jones?

    ESPN "The 2022 NFL season's playoff race is just starting to heat up, and a lot of eyes will be on each contender's quarterback down the stretch. Some passers are now hitting their stride, while others have seen potential concerns creep into their games. And a few teams face difficult..." November 30

  • DeMeco Ryans as top NFL head coach candidate: Looking at 3 perfect landing spots

    Sportsnaut "Two-time Pro Bowl linebacker and current San Francisco 49ers defensive coordinator DeMeco Ryans was one of the top NFL head coach candidates last cycle. Ryans drew interest from the Minnesota Vikings, among other teams, before ultimately being passed up on. That will not be..." November 30

  • Three NFL teams better than their records going into Week 13; three that are worse "Bill Parcells famously said, "You are what your record says you are," and from a certain vantage point, he was right. The more games you lose, the harder you make it on yourself to get into the playoffs. Teams that moan and whine about being better than their record..." November 30

  • Biggest Weakness for Every NFL Division Leader

    Bleacher Report "The NFL playoff picture is beginning to materialize, but there are still plenty of neck-and-neck divisional races to sort out before the 2022 campaign wraps up. While some teams are closer than others to locking up their respective divisions, none of the eight current leaders has..." November 30

  • Brian Robinson's improvement, first 100-yard day powers Commanders run game

    ESPN "Before Aug. 28, the day running back Brian Robinson was shot twice during an attempted armed robbery, the Washington Commanders envisioned how the rookie would run this season. He’d power their run game between the tackles, wear down defenses and lead a strong rushing..." November 30

  • Key Matchups in Every Remaining Week of 2022 NFL Season

    Bleacher Report "Six weeks remain in the 2022 NFL regular season. While each player and coach will continue to focus on the next matchup, we can't help but peek ahead at remainder of the schedule. There are plenty of circles left on the calendar. Division titles, wild-card races and..." November 30

  • Customs officials seize 422 fake Super Bowl rings from China

    Pro Football Talk "There’s a sucker born every minute. And there are plenty of people looking to take advantage of each and every one of them. Case in point, 422 fake Super Bowl rings from China were seized in Illinois, according to Jordan Mendoza of USA Today. " November 30

  • 4 potential David Shaw landing spots in the NFL after resignation from Stanford

    Sportsnaut "After a 12-year run with the Stanford Cardinal, David Shaw is free to land where he wants. The highly-respected head coach announced his resignation from the program following Saturday’s season-ending loss to BYU. For Shaw, this represents the bitter end to an..." November 29

  • Odell Beckham Jr.’s Personal Driver Dropping Major Hints For Where He’s Going To Sign On Instagram

    Total Pro Sports "Odell Beckham Jr. has set his visit schedule and it begins with meeting with the New York Giants on Thursday and Friday of this coming week. It seems everything may already be set in stone if we go by what his personal driver is saying on Instagram. On Saturday night, Odell’s..." November 29

  • Dak Prescott’s Brother Burns The Washington Commanders For Their Tribute To Sean Taylor

    Total Pro Sports "On Tuesday, the Washington Commanders announced plans for the Sean Taylor Memorial unveiling in front of FedExField’s Section 132 and you could feel the excitement amongst the fan base and other fan bases around the league. The “Sean Taylor Memorial” was a disaster..." November 29

  • Sean Taylor's Brother 'Honored' By Commanders Tribute, No Issue W/ Memorial

    TMZ "Sean Taylor's half brother saw no issues with the Commanders' memorial of the late Pro Bowler on Sunday ... telling TMZ Sports the whole thing was "an honor" -- and he's expecting more to be added to it as time goes by. Washington..." November 29

  • Hypothetical NFL Trades We Wish Could Happen Before the Playoffs

    Bleacher Report "The 2022 NFL trade deadline came and went on Nov. 1, and player movement is now limited to free-agent signings and practice-squad elevations. That means that many contenders are practically out of luck when it comes to filling late-season holes. This is a problem that NFL franchises..." November 28

  • 3 trades the Broncos must consider for Russell Wilson

    ProSportsDaily RedZone "Guess what Broncos fans, it’s time Denver starts thinking about trading Russell Wilson. That’s not an overreaction, that’s the reality of the issue at hand. And I’m sure there will be very little resistance from Broncos’ Country! Here I thought..." November 28

  • Possible NFL coaching openings and best fits

    The Athletic "This NFL season has reached a point where there’s enough football remaining for teams to change their narratives, but with two head coaches fired already, the urgency increases each week. We’ve heard all season about Sean Payton’s interest in returning to..." November 28

  • Commanders Fans Outraged Over Sean Taylor Memorial

    Uproxx "Sunday marked 15 years since Sean Taylor was tragically killed when he was shot in the leg by intruders at his Miami home in 2007. At the time Taylor was in his fourth season in Washington, a young star safety who had made the Pro Bowl a year prior. Prior to hosting the Falcons on..." November 27

  • Sneaky-Good 2023 NFL Free Agents Teams Should Be Eying Down the Stretch

    Bleacher Report "Can you believe we're already in Week 12 of the 2022 NFL season? Time has flown by since the Buffalo Bills and Los Angeles Rams opened the campaign on September 8. We're now almost exactly halfway between that game and Super Bowl LVII. After the Super Bowl, the big focus will..." November 27

  • Will Jets add a QB to their 2023 roster? Jimmy Garoppolo and others to watch

    The Athletic "By late November, the Jets usually are already thinking about the next season. When the playoffs are out of the range of possibility, it’s not hard to turn your attention to the NFL Draft. This year, though, the Jets are 6-4, in the thick of the playoff race —..." November 25

  • NFL Coaches on Hot Seats Down the Stretch of 2022 Season

    Bleacher Report "For every action, Newton's Third Law states, there is an equal and opposite reaction. NFL head coaches find the scientific belief holds true in regard to job security, too. Make the playoffs, and you're very likely returning next year. Miss the postseason, though, your future..." November 25

  • Fire Josh McDaniels, Nathaniel Hackett? Why history of one-and-done coaches says that’s a bad idea

    The Athletic "With so much pressure to win now and the insatiable desire for instant gratification, it has become a nearly annual exercise to rush to reach an immediate conclusion on a head coach’s ability to do his job. This season, the heat has centered primarily around Josh McDaniels of..." November 25

  • Chad Kelly thinks he could start for 50 percent of the NFL’s teams

    Barstool Sports "On today's Pardon My Take… CHAD KELLY. "Swag" joined Mr. Cat and Mr. Commenter for the weekly "One Question With A Quarterback" segment to discuss his recent Grey Cup title with the Toronto Argonauts and some other topics.  As we went around the..." November 25

  • Odell Beckham Jr. ‘likely’ choosing between 3 teams

    Larry Brown Sports "Odell Beckham Jr. is getting closer to signing with a team, and the veteran wide receiver will likely be paying close attention to the Thanksgiving Day games while pondering his future. Ian Rapoport of NFL Media said Thursday that Beckham’s “likely destination” is..." November 24

  • Biggest Question Each NFL Super Bowl Contender Needs to Answer Before the Playoffs

    Bleacher Report "If there's one thing we've learned through 11 weeks of NFL action, it's that no team is perfect. The Philadelphia Eagles were the last of the unbeaten squads to go down in 2022. But there's a reason there hasn't been an undefeated season since 1972, when the Miami..." November 24

  • Melvin Gordon: “A wide variety” of teams are showing interest

    Bleacher Report "Free-agent running back Melvin Gordon III told Mike Klis of 9News that a "wide variety" of teams have shown interest in him after the Denver Broncos parted ways with the eight-year veteran on Monday. "It’s a wide variety [of teams showing..." November 24

  • NFL Thanksgiving Prop Picks, Predictions: Stars to Put on a Show

    Sportsbook Review "Let us be thankful for a three-game slate of NFL action this Thursday. We say thanks to you with these NFL Thanksgiving Day prop picks. It’s a day full of family and food, but also, it’s a day full of football. We wake up to the Buffalo Bills taking on the Detroit Lions...." November 24

  • NFL Thanksgiving Picks, Predictions: Best Bets for the Three-Game Slate

    Sportsbook Review "The annual NFL Thanksgiving Day slate will pit the Buffalo Bills against the Detroit Lions, the New York Giants against the Dallas Cowboys, and the New England Patriots against the Minnesota Vikings. Check out all of our top NFL picks and predictions for Thanksgiving..." November 24