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  • Denzel Mims, Frank Gore dealing with hamstring injuries

    USA Today "The Jets are one practice in and they’re already dealing with injuries. New York completed its first official practice of training camp with no pads on Friday, but without a few key players. Denzel Mims, Frank Gore, Pierre Desir and Bronson Kaufusi all missed practice with..." August 14

  • 2020 NFL Roster Bubble: Biggest Names Who Could Be Cut

    Bleacher Report "The NFL roster bubble remains a major facet of training camps this summer no matter how unorthodox things might feel.  A number of new factors make the bubble process more complicated than most years, though. The NFL reduced the roster limit to 80 players, and the..." August 14

  • Russell Wilson on Jamal Adams: He’s one of the best players in the game

    Pro Football Talk "Russell Wilson is glad to be Jamal Adams‘ teammate. Wilson talked up Adams, who arrived in Seattle in a blockbuster trade with the Jets, as a player who’s going to make an enormous difference to the Seahawks for years to come. " August 14

  • 2021 NFL draft could see big ripple effects from college football cancellations, postponements

    USA Today "The 2020 NFL draft was an unprecedented event in the league's century-long history, the entire process basically conducted from a virtual standpoint once the COVID-19 pandemic exploded shortly after the completion of this year's scouting combine. And yet, with 40% of..." August 14

  • Pete Carroll Fires Back At Jets DC Gregg Williams

    The Spun "Earlier this afternoon, New York Jets defensive coordinator Gregg Williams took a shot at the Seattle Seahawks. He suggested former Jets safety Jamal Adams “might get bored,” playing in Seattle. “Jamal may get bored there because they don’t use their safety..." August 13

  • As St. Louis Cardinals’ COVID-19 issues worsen, the NFL must take note

    Sportsnaut "The St. Louis Cardinals have not played a single Major League Baseball game in over two weeks since the outbreak of COVID-19 started within their clubhouse. Earlier on Thursday, it was noted that St. Louis’ game against the White Sox set for Friday has been postponed..." August 13

  • Jets' James Burgess activated off COVID-19 list

    CBS Sports "The Jets activated James Burgess from the reserve/COVID-19 list Thursday, Manish Mehta of the New York Daily News reports. Burgess spent just over a week on the reserve list, but he'll now be eligible to return to team facilities and practice.  " August 13

  • Jets DC Gregg Williams: Jamal Adams 'may get bored' in new role with Seahawks

    Newsday "His best player was traded away in a blockbuster deal that laid a strong foundation for the future but left the present much less certain. His second-best player won’t be in uniform after opting out of the season because of family concerns associated with the COVID-19..." August 13

  • Logan Ryan and Other NFL Players Who Need to Be Signed Immediately

    Bleacher Report "Just this week, it was reported by NFL Network's Ian Rapoport that Logan Ryan, who is one of the most accomplished 20-something-year-old free agents in the NFL, is selling himself to teams as a safety rather than a cornerback.  And now, the longtime corner will..." August 13

  • Sam Darnold making sure he’s “putting the right things” in his body

    New York Post "Sam Darnold’s key to coming into training camp in shape is easy: avoid the double-double. “I’m making sure I’m not eating whatever I want to eat. I’m not having In-N-Out every single day and making sure I’m eating good food,” Darnold said..." August 13

  • Six teams under pressure to extend star players before franchise tag decisions loom in 2021

    CBS Sports "The NFL and NFLPA reached an agreement in late July that removed some of the economic uncertainty for 2021 with the COVID-19 pandemic causing a loss of revenue this year. The 2021 salary cap will have a floor of $175 million, and the revenue loss will be spread out the next three years. If..." August 13

  • NFL's positive test rate across all personnel stands at 0.46%

    ESPN "The overall positivity rate for the NFL's coronavirus testing program has been 0.46%, well below the threshold set this summer for avoiding outbreaks at team facilities. Dr. Allen Sills, the NFL's chief medical officer, reported the following data during a conference call..." August 12

  • Commissioner likely will have committee of outside advisors for COVID-19 issues

    Pro Football Talk "The Commissioner is expected to have plenty of discretion when it comes to issues regarding COVID-19. In exercising it, he’ll potentially be relying not on the Competition Committee but on a committee of outside advisors. Mark Maske of the Washington Post reports that..." August 12

  • Will NFL consider Friday night games?

    Yahoo! Sports "Fridays, Saturdays, and Sundays will entail football this year. The only question at this point is what kind. The NFL likely will move some Sunday games to Saturday, if college football doesn’t happen this year. With high school football limited if not gone altogether this..." August 12

  • Jets' Le'Veon Bell 'ready to show' his best NFL version this season

    The Score "New York Jets running back Le'Veon Bell believes he can return to his best form in 2020 - and head coach Adam Gase wants to help him accomplish that.  "I'm ready to show this is the best Le'Veon Bell that's ever played in the NFL,"..." August 12

  • Le’Veon Bell: Jamal Adams forced his way out after telling me he wouldn’t

    Clutch Points "The New York Jets made a blockbuster trade when they sent Jamal Adams to the Seattle Seahawks. They absolutely got a lot in return (including tons of draft picks), but losing a superstar defensive back of his caliber is still pretty painful. And that’s exactly how..." August 12

  • NFL to continue daily testing for COVID-19 until Sept. 5

    The Score "The NFL and NFLPA are extending the daily testing period for the coronavirus through Sept. 5, the union announced Wednesday. The details of the agreement are being finalized, a source told Jeremy Fowler of ESPN. The NFL previously agreed to administer COVID-19..." August 12

  • Adam Gase plotting “different things” to get Le’Veon Bell going this year

    Yahoo! Sports "Running back Le'Veon Bell‘s first season with the Jets didn’t go as hoped on the field and things didn’t appear much better off the field when it came to his relationship with head coach Adam Gase. The two things led to chatter about the Jets moving on..." August 12

  • NFL Executive and League’s Highest-Ranking Woman Steps Down

    Wall Street Journal "NFL chief operating officer Maryann Turcke, the No. 2 at the league offices, is stepping down from her position as part of a broader shake-up inside the NFL’s headquarters. The moves come during an unprecedented offseason and ahead of an uncertain 2020 season as the league..." August 12

  • Le’Veon Bell: Night and day difference for Sam Darnold from last year

    Pro Football Talk "One of the talking points from Jets head coach Adam Gase’s video conference with reporters on Wednesday was that he’s looking to do “different things” with running back Le'Veon Bell than he did in a disappointing 2019 season. According to Bell,..." August 12

  • Jets’ Woody Johnson ’made inappropriate or insensitive comments’ as ambassador, per State Department report

    NJ "A report from the United States State Department said New York Jets owner Woody Johnson “sometimes made inappropriate or insensitive comments” regarding religion, sex or color while serving as U.S. Ambassador to the United Kingdom, according to ESPN, which..." August 12

  • NFL “laser focused” on Super Bowl 55 as scheduled

    Tampa Bay Times "The Bucs plan to have reduced seating capacity at Raymond James Stadium and two Power Five conferences announced they will not play college football in the fall this season. But the NFL expects to host Super Bowl 55 on Feb. 7 in Tampa as planned. NFL executive vice president Peter..." August 12

  • Are lack of positives due in part to players, coaches having COVID-19 antibodies?

    Pro Football Talk "The disclosure by Chargers coach Anthony Lynn in the season premiere of Hard Knocks that he has had COVID-19 invites speculation as to how many other players and coaches and staff had it in the offseason but didn’t let it be known publicly. In turn, that invites..." August 12

  • NFL lifts ban on tryouts with health-related limits still intact "The NFL has opened the door for lingering free agents to potentially find new homes. The league informed all 32 clubs on Tuesday that its prohibition on tryouts has been lifted, effective immediately, NFL Network's Tom Pelissero reported per a source informed of the..." August 11

  • ESPN/ABC would be interested in Saturday NFL games

    Pro Football Talk "As two of the five major college football dominoes have kicked the can to spring 2021 at the earliest, the NFL may soon have an opportunity to slide some Sunday games to Saturday. If that happens, a pair of Disney-owned networks would be interested in televising the product. Andrew..." August 11

  • Donald Trump On NFL, 'If They Don’t Stand for Anthem, I Hope They Don’t Open'

    TMZ "Donald Trump says he's rooting for the NFL season to happen as planned -- but ONLY if the players stand for the national anthem. Trump appeared on "Outkick the Coverage" and was asked about the challenges the NFL is facing with the COVID..." August 11

  • 5 NFL teams that could surprise in 2020

    Larry Brown Sports "Seeing a team go from worst-to-first has become the norm in the NFL, and 2020 is not likely to see that change. There will be many top teams that sink to the bottom while others rise up and surprise the football world. We’re not here to predict which team will go from..." August 11

  • Brett Favre says there’s 'no right answer’ to kneeling during the national anthem

    USA Today "Hall of Fame quarterback Brett Favre wonders how NFL locker rooms will react during the 2020 season — when more athletes are expected to kneel for the national anthem. "I know from being in an NFL locker room for 20 years, regardless of race, background,..." August 10

  • Seahawks Give Jamal Adams a Hall-of-Fame Comparison

    Heavy "It has become clear that the Seattle Seahawks value Jamal Adams more than most, if not all, NFL teams. Seahawks head coach Pete Carroll sees some similarities between Adams and Hall-of-Fame safety Troy Polamalu who he has familiarity with from their days together at..." August 10

  • NFLRA announce protections for 2020 season, opt-out program "The NFL Referee Association announced Sunday they have come to an agreement with the NFL on health and safety protections and an opt-out program for upcoming 2020 season. The NFLRA Board of Directors unanimously endorsed the plan and full membership will meet Monday via video..." August 09

  • Deion Sanders Fires Back At People Criticizing His Strong Take On Player Opt-Outs

    Total Pro Sports "NFL Hall of Famer and former college football superstar Deion Sanders wanted to get a harsh message this week on the growing number of football players at all levels who have chosen to opt-out of the 2020 season due to health concerns and worries with player safety. “All Players..." August 09

  • NFL privately remains very confident full season will be played

    Pro Football Talk "Although the Commissioner has subtly shifted his vow from playing a full season to playing a complete one, the NFL privately has a high degree of confidence that the 2020 season will be played in full, pandemic notwithstanding. Yes, a hardened bubble in some cities may become..." August 09

  • Josh Doctson plans to spend opt-out time on humanitarian mission to Africa

    Clutch Points "Newly-acquired New York Jets wide receiver Josh Doctson won’t be suiting up for his new team in the upcoming season. The former Minnesota Viking was one of the 69 NFL players who opted out of playing in September. He hopes to make good use of his spare time by conducting..." August 08

  • NFL likely to play Saturday games if college football is canceled

    Larry Brown Sports "With increasing doubts about the college football season being played on schedule in the fall, the NFL appears ready to swoop in to fill the potential void. According to Mike Florio of ProFootballTalk, the NFL is likely to move some games to Saturdays in the event college..." August 08

  • Jets' Joe Flacco on track to miss minimal time in 2020, rehab from neck surgery going well

    CBS Sports "Joe Flacco has an uphill climb in his bid to somehow rebuild his NFL brand, but things are progressing in the right direction health-wise. The former Super Bowl MVP is readying to begin his career with the New York Jets in 2020, but he must first be medically cleared to take the..." August 08

  • Peyton Manning, Charles Woodson atop list of Pro Football Hall of Fame first-year eligible players for 2021

    USA Today "In a normal year, this weekend would have featured the induction ceremony for the Pro Football Hall of Fame class of 2020. A ceremony to enshrine the modern-era selections had been scheduled for Saturday, with the Centennial Slate group to follow in September. But the..." August 08

  • Deion Sanders slams players for opting out of 2020 season

    Clutch Points "Hall of Fame cornerback Deion Sanders is not happy at players who chose to opt out of the 2020 NFL season. In a Twitter post, the 52-year old slammed all players who opted out of their respective campaigns, noting that the league will continue and play the season with..." August 08

  • Patriots Talking to Free-Agent TE Who Could Help Lure Deshaun Watson

    Heavy "The New England Patriots are looking to add some depth at tight end, and the team recently had free agent Jordan Leggett in for a visit. Besides depth, he might offer another bonus if the Patriots can sign him. With Matt LaCosse choosing to opt-out of the 2020 NFL..." August 07

  • Hall's revised selection rules: Good for coaches, more bad news for seniors

    SI "The Pro Football Hall-of-Fame’s board of trustees on Friday approved a plan that, for the next four years, changes its selection process to make it easier for coaches and more difficult for seniors to reach Canton. Here’s how: Under the new guidelines, in addition to five..." August 07

  • NFL still finalizing opt-out procedures for game officials

    Pro Football Talk "The NFL announced on Friday that it will waive the guideline that prevents an official from working a game involving the same team more than twice this season, allowing officials to work games closer to home. Whether that persuades officials to working at all in 2020 remains to be..." August 07

  • Contact Tracers Are Posing A Potential Problem In Locker Rooms

    Pro Football Talk "Playing football and social distancing doing mix. The NFL nevertheless will try to keep players at least six feet apart when they’re not practicing or playing. Per multiple sources, one specific issue has emerged: In locker rooms, it’s difficult to keep players more than..." August 07

  • Chris Mortensen's Mentions On Fire After He Tweeted 69 Players Opted Out

    The Big Lead "Chris Mortensen's job is to report NFL news for ESPN. The latest report by Mort was a final tally of the number of players who opted out of the 2020 NFL season because of coronavirus concerns by the Thursday deadline. That number was 69. If Mort has not muted his replies yet,..." August 07

  • 2020 NFL Cap Space, By Team

    Pro Football Rumors "A total of 67 NFL players opted out of the 2020 season, leaving teams with major roster holes and newly-found cap space. Here’s the rundown of every team’s official cap figure, via’s Field Yates (on Twitter): " August 07

  • NFL Reportedly Considering Virtual Fans For 2020 Season

    The Spun "The 2020 NFL season sits just over a month away, but a few major question marks remain before the season kicks off. One of the biggest questions heading into the new season revolves around fan attendance. As the country deals with the COVID-19 pandemic, some have wondered if fans..." August 07

  • Avery Williamson knows he’ll be ready for season after torn ACL

    New York Jets "Avery Williamson is one of the most positive dudes to put on an NFL uniform these days. Asked what he thought about the Jets defense that has lost Jamal Adams to trade and C.J. Mosley to his COVID-19 opt-out decision in the past week, Williamson proceeded to make the proverbial turkey salad out..." August 06

  • One coach believes one or more COVID-19 deaths are inevitable

    Yahoo! Sports "As the pandemic continues to surge through the country, and as some in politics and media continue to pooh-pooh it all, the NFL is in the early stages of what will be a significant experiment regarding the operation of a full-contact sports league without a hardened, league-wide..." August 06

  • Filling The Voids Left By Key NFL Opt Outs

    Pro Football Rumors "67 NFL players have decided to opt out from the 2020 NFL campaign due to the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic. Nearly every team was affected, as only the Steelers, Chargers, and Falcons didn’t have a player who elected to sit out. Some players’ absences will be felt..." August 06

  • Jets Place WR Josh Doctson on Reserve/Opt-Out List

    New York Jets "The Jets have placed wide receiver Josh Doctson on their Reserve/Opt-Out list. The 6'2", 205-pound Doctson signed with the Green & White in February. Originally a first-round selection by Washington (No. 22 overall), Doctson appeared in 33 games (26 starts) with..." August 06

  • NFL coaches: No preseason games hurts young players, alters routines

    ESPN "When New England Patriots coach Bill Belichick was considering how to proceed with the team's backup quarterback spot prior to the 2019 season, preseason games were critical in his analysis. Tom Brady was locked into the top spot, with Brian..." August 06

  • Will Antonio Brown get signed during training camp?

    Pro Football Talk "It’s been nearly a week since the NFL gave receiver Antonio Brown (partial) clarity regarding his status, with an eight-game suspension to be served in 2020 and, potentially, further punishment of an unresolved civil lawsuit accusing him of sexual assault and rape.. Since then,..." August 06