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  • Latest On NFL Labor Talks

    Pro Football Rumors "The NFL’s collective bargaining agreement expires in March 2021, which means that a labor stoppage could be on the horizon. The owners and players have been talking for months about a new deal and the latest update brings reason for optimism.  In an NFLPA memo to..." January 16

  • Demi Lovato To Sing National Anthem At Super Bowl In Comeback After '18 OD

    People "Just two days after revealing she’ll take the 2020 Grammy Awards‘ stage later this month, Demi Lovato has announced she’ll perform the national anthem at Super Bowl LIV. The pop superstar, 27, broke the news on Instagram, sharing an official photo touting..." January 16

  • Steelers owner: League to examine Rooney Rule

    Clutch Points "There were five teams in the NFL that hired new head coaches and there were concerns that arose pertaining to the hires. Due to the lack of hires for coaches of ethnic-minority, the league is considering making changes to the Rooney Rule. The Rooney Rule was named..." January 15

  • New York Jets Quickly Deleted This Bizarre Tik Tok Video Of Girl Hiking Football While Dancing

    Daily Snark "I have so many questions. " January 15

  • Is early retirement in NFL a trend? Only for the elite money makers

    CBS Sports "The best tight end of all time, the most heralded quarterback prospect since John Elway and now the best middle linebacker of the 2010s have all retired in the past year before their 30th birthday. Luke Kuechly's surprise news Tuesday night added to the growing list of..." January 15

  • Pro Football Hall of Fame Centennial Class revealed

    NFL.com "The Pro Football Hall of Fame Centennial Class of 2020's remaining 13 inductees -- 10 seniors and three contributors -- are being revealed today on Good Morning Football live on NFL Network. They follow the previous announcements over the weekend of Bill..." January 15

  • Fritz Pollard Alliance Slams NFL Hiring Practices

    Pro Football Talk "There was a time when some thought the Fritz Pollard Alliance failed to show sufficient zeal regarding the league’s hiring practices. Those days definitely have ended. Now led by former NFL G.M. and league executive Rod Graves, who last week called the situation..." January 13

  • The 49ers blueprint could save both Jets and Giants

    New York Post "For the sake of New York football and its sorry current state, hopefully Dave Gettleman and Joe Douglas had a close eye on the 49ers’ 27-10 demolition of the Vikings in Saturday’s NFC Divisional Playoff game at Levi’s Stadium. Because the foundation of what..." January 13

  • 17-Game Schedule Holding Up CBA?

    Pro Football Rumors "Introduced during these collective bargaining agreement discussions, the 17-game schedule has become one of the central components of the negotiations. It appears the talks are progressing, and Mike Florio of Pro Football Talk reports (on Twitter) the revised schedule is likely to be part of..." January 11

  • More quarterbacks are using their hands to catch passes

    Boston "Tom Brady tried it. Nick Foles perfected it. More quarterbacks are doing it. Catching passes isn’t just for wide receivers, tight ends and running backs anymore. Coaches aren’t shy about drawing up trick plays that let quarterbacks use their hands for more than throwing a..." January 10

  • Jets’ Sam Darnold has offseason surgery on thumb

    New York Post "Jets quarterback Sam Darnold had a rough second season physically, so rough that he needed surgery this week. Darnold underwent a procedure Tuesday to repair a ligament in his left thumb, according to sources. The procedure was performed by the Jets team doctors, and he is not..." January 10

  • 5 most attractive NFL free agents entering 2020

    Larry Brown Sports "The 2019 regular season is over, and we’re now onto the divisional round of the NFL Playoffs. That also means we’re just two months and some days removed from the start of the new league year and the craziness that is free agency. This year, free agency is going to have a..." January 10

  • Manish Mehta caught in lie after saying he has never called for firing of a Jets coach

    Yardbarker "New York Daily News reporter Manish Mehta has made a nice career for himself in part by delivering controversial takes, but he should know as well as anyone that nothing that happens on the internet can ever truly be erased. Mehta got into a bit of a back and forth on Twitter this..." January 10

  • How Bill Belichick assistants have fared as NFL head coaches (hint: not great)

    USA Today "The recommendations from Nick Saban and Bill Belichick certainly played a part in Joe Judge's candidacy in getting the audience to convince team brass he deserved to be the next coach of the New York Giants. "I knew fully every day that there were coaches out there..." January 10

  • Ex-NFL Exec Says Rooney Rule's A 'Sham,' Here's How To Fix it

    TMZ "Longtime NFL executive Marc Ross says the "Rooney Rule" is a "mockery" and a "sham" and if it isn't fixed, talented minority coaches will continue to be overlooked. If you're not familiar with Ross ... he has 21 years of front office..." January 09

  • NFL owners know the league has a diversity problem and they don't care

    USA Today "The Rooney Rule will be useless until NFL owners acknowledge the real problem. Themselves. NFL Commissioner Roger Goodell and league officials can compile all the lists they want, consult every diversity expert there is and even browbeat owners into interviewing minority..." January 09

  • 5 Teams That Could Trade up With Lions for Tua Tagovailoa

    Heavy "The Detroit Lions have a mighty tempting option that became available to them in terms of their standing in the NFL Draft with the news that Tua Tagovailoa would be skipping his senior season to head to the NFL. Now, with Tagovailoa on the board, seemingly anything is..." January 09

  • Early birds: The Ravens got ahead with a new, cerebral identity

    The Score "These aren't your father's Ravens. Heck, these Ravens - the ones that rattled off 12 straight wins to claim the AFC North and top seed in the conference - are vastly different from the overpowering and intimidating units that won two Super Bowls and contended for several..." January 09

  • NFL Games Were 41 Of The 50 Most-Watched Television Broadcasts Of 2019

    Daily Snark "FYI: The NFL is not dying. Of the 50 most-watched television broadcasts of 2019, 41 of them were NFL games. Of course, the most-watched broadcast is Super Bowl 53 but the lists also includes of regular season games that were more entertaining than anything else. " January 09

  • Evolution Of State Laws Will Make It Harder For NFL To Ban Marijuana

    Pro Football Talk "The NFL continues to ban marijuana use, despite dramatic changes in societal attitudes regarding the consumption of cannabis. But the pressure on the league to change its ways continues to mount. Nevada, the new home in 2020 of the Raiders, has become the first state to prohibit..." January 08

  • Donald Trump, Michael Bloomberg spend $10 million each on Super Bowl commercials

    NBC News "It's the battle of the billionaires. The campaigns of former New York Mayor Michael Bloomberg and President Donald Trump each plan to spend $10 million for advertisements during the telecast of next month's Super Bowl. Bloomberg locked down a 60-second spot, The New..." January 08

  • How much do coaches make? The truth is elusive

    Pro Football Talk "In response to the news that the Panthers will pay coach Matt Rhule $60 million over seven years (with incentives that can kick the total to $70 million), some have begun to rattle off the earnings of other coaches, by way of comparison. But there’s a problem with the numbers that..." January 08

  • Why the Leonard Williams trade was Joe Douglas’ best move

    USA Today "Joe Douglas didn’t make too many franchise-altering moves during his first regular season as the Jets general manager. That would have been a hard feat to accomplish given he joined the team after Mike Maccagnan ran the draft and signed expensive free agents. But the one move he did make..." January 07

  • The Rooney Rule (still) isn’t working

    NBC Sports "To say that the Rooney Rule isn’t working is to presume that it ever did. It never truly did, at least not in the way it was intended. Ideally, the rule requiring at least one minority candidate to be interviewed for every head-coaching vacancy will prompt owners to engage in a..." January 07

  • Black Assistants Reportedly Growing Fed up With NFL as Head Coaching Snubs Continue

    12 Up "The odds of becoming a head coach in the NFL are small. The potential of doing so as an African-American leader of men is even more minuscule. This point's been proven time and time again, as the numbers continue to back up the very correct assertion that black coaches aren't..." January 07

  • Larry David Says He Called Jets in 2018, Told Them to Draft Lamar Jackson

    Bleacher Report "If only the New York Jets would have listened to comedian Larry David.  The avid New York sports and die-hard Jets fan said he's tried his best to help his team out, but apparently his useful advice was met with laughter instead of being lauded. During an interview..." January 07

  • Stephen A. Smith Rips NFL Teams For Lack Of Black Head Coaches

    Hot New Hip Hop "Stephen A. Smith has been very vocal about the things he dislikes in the world of sports. Today on First Take, Smith voiced his displeasure with what's been going on in terms of the NFL head coaching searches. So far, every team in need of a new coach has hired a white person and it..." January 07

  • The Best Potential Landing Spots for Jameis Winston Next Season

    Bleacher Report "While playoff teams like the Houston Texans, Baltimore Ravens and Kansas City Chiefs are enjoying the success of their franchise signal-callers, other organizations are desperately trying to find their own. This is why the upcoming free-agent class, highlighted by Tom Brady, Drew Brees,..." January 07

  • Jets Plan To Keep Le’Veon Bell

    Pro Football Rumors "The Jets might not have much choice in the matter, but GM Joe Douglas sounds like he expects Le’Veon Bell to return in 2020. In an interview with ESPN Radio, Douglas was complimentary of the temperamental star.  “[Bell is a] very good..." January 07

  • How XFL rules will differ from NFL, including shootout-style overtime format

    USA Today "The ending of Sunday's wild-card game between the Minnesota Vikings and New Orleans Saints prompted another wave of criticism for the NFL's overtime rules, which allowed the Vikings to win without New Orleans even touching the ball.  Roughly 48 hours later, the..." January 07

  • Jets' Joe Douglas high on Jamal Adams, Le'Veon Bell

    Pro Football Talk "Safety Jamal Adams was the only Jets player selected to the Pro Bowl and All-Pro team, which would seem to make him the kind of piece the Jets would want to build around in 2020 and beyond. They haven’t made it abundantly clear that’s the case,..." January 07

  • The NFL is on doorstep of new quarterback hierarchy

    New York Post "There was a passing of the torch in the NFL this weekend, an unexpected but significant occurrence that could usher the league into a new era of quarterbacks. A cynic might describe the transition as “out with old and in with the new.” But what’s evolving before our..." January 07

  • Owners Confident CBA Will Include 17-Game Season?

    Pro Football Rumors "The owners and the NFLPA are making “incremental” progress toward finalizing a collective bargaining agreement, and Mark Maske of the Washington Post notes the goal of the process being finalized by Super Bowl LIV remains attainable. While the revenue split..." January 06

  • Coin flips are no way to determine game winners, and NFL needs to change its overtime rules

    USA Today "Why not use one of those skills contests they do at the NFL scouting combine to break a tie? Or have each team designate a player for a speed round of rock, paper, scissors? Ooh, I know! Force offensive and defensive players to switch sides and see who can score. Silly as all of these..." January 06

  • Most Likely NFL Draft Landing Spots For Tua Tagovailoa

    The Big Lead "It's official: Tua Tagovailoa is no longer a member of the Alabama Crimson Tide and will enter the NFL draft, as he announced in a press conference on Monday. The talent he's shown is obvious to even us armchair general managers, but where exactly he'll be selected come April will..." January 06

  • Pat Shurmur hoping to get an offensive coordinator job

    New York Post "Pat Shurmur isn’t going into hiding. And he might not be going very far at all. Fired by the Giants last week, Shurmur prefers to jump right back into coaching and is expected to be sought after for an offensive coordinator position in 2020 rather than sit out a..." January 06

  • NFL Teams Shouldn't Hire Josh McDaniels as Their Head Coach This Offseason

    The Big Lead "For the first time in 10 years, the New England Patriots will not be playing in the Divisional Round of the NFL playoffs. As the offseason arrives early in Foxborough, rumors about who might leave the organization after a disappointing year have already begun in earnest, most..." January 06

  • Four more spots in 2020 NFL Draft order filled in

    Pro Football Talk "The Patriots not being involved in the divisional round of the playoffs is unusual enough. Having them involved so early in next year’s annual selection meeting will be peculiar as well. With the results of the wild card weekend in the books, four more slots in the..." January 06

  • Lamar Jackson, Christian McCaffrey highlight 2019 All-Pro Team

    NFL.com "The NFL's new wave has arrived. Fourteen new faces filled the Associated Press NFL All-Pro Team for the 2019 season, released Friday. Chief among them: first-time first-teamers Ravens quarterback and likely MVP Lamar Jackson and Panthers running..." January 03

  • Le’Veon Bell’s needle claim leads suspect moments to close 2019

    New York Post "My best career advice came from a man who lectured that the essential ingredient for success “is sincerity. Sincerity. Why sincerity? Because once you’ve learned how to fake sincerity …” Of all the abject nonsense reported just in the last days of this past..." January 03

  • Five NFL teams are eligible for 'Hard Knocks' this year

    CBS Sports "Since the premiere of "Hard Knocks" back in 2001, there have been a total of 12 NFL teams that have appeared on the HBO show, and this summer, that number will be moving up to 13. The selection process for "Hard Knocks" consists of three rules, and at some point,..." January 03

  • Jets won’t hang up phone on Le’Veon Bell offers

    New York Post "Jets general manager Joe Douglas praised running back Le’Veon Bell, but also said he will listen to trade offers if teams are interested in him. “If teams do call, I’m going to listen,” Douglas said. “How those conversations go I can’t..." January 03

  • O-Line Will Be Jets’ Top Offseason Priority

    SNY TV "The Jets' 6-2 finish has given the franchise a renewed sense of hope, even though GM Joe Douglas didn't want to use that word. Hope, he said, is "not a strategy." The only way they can really capitalize on their strong finish is with a plan. And they'll..." January 03

  • Steelers' Troy Polamalu, Colts' Reggie Wayne headline list of 15 Pro Football HofF finalists

    The Score "The list of potential 2020 Pro Football Hall of Famers has been whittled down to 15. The league announced this year's crop of finalists Thursday. The group is headlined by former superstars Troy Polamalu, Reggie Wayne, and John Lynch. The 15 finalists are: " January 02

  • Browns focused on people with 'NFL coaching experience' for HC job

    The Score "Cleveland Browns owner Jimmy Haslam downplayed the recent report about his club's interest in former Florida and Ohio State head coach Urban Meyer. "Right now we're just focusing on people with NFL coaching experience," he said in his press conference..." January 02

  • Josh McDaniels to hold coaching interviews Jan. 10

    NFL.com "Josh McDaniels is once again a sought-after coach in January, and it sounds as if he's going to get his interviews done via bulk action. McDaniels is planning to conduct his interviews Jan. 10, NFL Network Insider Ian Rapoport reported, per sources informed of the situation. Those..." January 02

  • Realistic NFL Trades That Could Happen This Offseason

    Bleacher Report "For the 20 teams that failed to make the 2019 NFL playoffs, the 2020 offseason is already underway. While some are undergoing changes to the front office, all are likely looking to remake their rosters in the coming months. Free agency and the draft provide the most obvious..." January 02

  • Jay Gruden hoping for head coaching opportunity

    NFL.com "The Washington Redskins were 0-5 and had lost 11 of their last 12 games when they finally fired Jay Gruden in early October. By then, the sixth-year coach was expecting it. "I was kind of ready for it, to be honest with you," he told NFL Network Insider Ian..." January 02

  • Dave Gettleman finally explains Giants’ confusing Leonard Williams trade

    New York Post "Dave Gettleman traded two draft picks for information, not production. The then two-win Giants’ decision to deal a third-round pick (No. 68) in 2020 and either a fourth- or fifth-round pick in 2021 to the Jets for pending free agent Leonard Williams in October was a double..." January 02

  • Jets GM admits team will listen to trade offers for Le’Veon Bell

    Larry Brown Sports "There has been a lot of talk about the New York Jets wanting to move on from Le’Veon Bell this offseason, and general manager Joe Douglas admitted on Tuesday that they are at least open to trading the star running back. Bell has three years remaining on the massive contract he..." December 31