Heavy "Could Nick Foles be reunited with a familiar face? The Chicago Bears quarterback has been linked to the New York Jets in multiple trade rumors in recent months, but another AFC team has emerged as a potential trade partner. After NFL insider Adam..." July 30
The Score "In the wake of Aaron Rodgers' criticism of the Green Bay Packers for a lack of input on management decisions, Arizona head coach Kliff Kingsbury said the Cardinals have been approaching quarterback Kyler Murray for his opinion on the team's..." July 30
"After gaining 30 pounds during this offseason, Jordan Matthews is returning to the NFL, this time at the tight end position.
Mike Garafalo is reporting that Matthews just agreed to a deal with the 49ers to play the tight end position.
Larry Brown Sports "The NFL has made life extremely difficult for players and staffers who choose not to get vaccinated, and Tennessee Titans quarterback Ryan Tannehill says that forced him into a decision he did not want to make. Tannehill told reporters this week that he was originally not planning to..." July 30
USA Today "The former girlfriend of Minnesota Vikings cornerback Jeff Gladney has filed a lawsuit against him in Dallas, accusing him of beating her for over two hours in April and then trying to bribe her into silence with a $1,000 necklace from Tiffany’s and a gift certificate to a..." July 30
Pro Football Rumors "Theo Riddick is calling it a career. On Friday, the Raiders placed the tailback on the reserved/retired list, marking the end of his NFL run. Riddick, 30, played a small role in six Raiders games last season. The former Lions outlet option totaled 57 yards on eleven touches. That..." July 30
Yardbarker "As things stand heading into the first days of August, veteran journeyman Tyrod Taylor is set to start at quarterback for the Houston Texans ahead of Deshaun Watson for multiple reasons. Taylor is Houston's default QB1 during training-camp sessions as Watson watches team..." July 30
"For the second time this offseason, the media is attempting to arrange a marriage between Blake Bortles and the Dallas Cowboys.
And this time, the Cowboys actually might propose.
Pro Football Rumors "Jarrad Davis joined the Jets earlier this year on a one-year, $5.5MM deal. But, according to the outside linebacker, that almost didn’t happen. “I contemplated walking away,” Davis said (via Dennis Waszak Jr. of the Associated Press). “I..." July 30
MSN.com "A Florida judge ordered Friday that video recording Patriots owner Robert Kraft and other men allegedly receiving sexual services at a massage parlor must be returned to prosecutors for destruction, ending a prostitution scandal that dimmed the reputation of one of the NFL’s most..." July 30
Clutch Points "Contract extension talks between the Buffalo Bills and their star quarterback Josh Allen have hit a stand-still. According to Kim Jones from the NFL Network, there is “no current momentum toward a deal.” While many other players such as Fred Warner, Braden..." July 30
Heavy "On Friday, the Atlanta Falcons signed wide receiver J’Mon Moore. Moore was originally a fourth-round pick by the Green Bay Packers in the 2018 NFL Draft. The Falcons will be Moore’s fourth team in four NFL seasons as he spent last year on Houston..." July 30
Pro Football Talk "The Packers have insisted on keeping Aaron Rodgers around for at least 2021 for one very simple reason. His replacement isn’t ready. Jordan Love, the quarterback for whom the Packers traded up in the first round of the 2020 draft, hasn’t gotten the reps necessary..." July 30
Bleacher Report "Some of the biggest NFL free-agent dominoes have yet to fall with the 2021 preseason rapidly approaching. Headlined by edge-rusher Justin Houston, a few major names at premium positions remain available. Whether it's waiting for the right contract, fit or merely until an..." July 30
Total Pro Sports "On Thursday, Zach Wilson, who was the only remaining unsigned first-round pick from the 2021 NFL Draft, signed a “fully-guaranteed” contract with the New York Jets. The deal is “projected to be worth $35.1 million, including a signing bonus of approximately $22.9..." July 30
New York Post
"Guilty as charged.
Giants head coach Joe Judge probably woke up Thursday morning not suspecting he would be accused by one of his players (make that one of his former players) of cursing too much to be an effective head coach.
Yahoo! Sports "Some fights broke out on the practice field at Washington’s training camp today, and coach Ron Rivera made a point of addressing the matter with his players. Rivera said he wants his players to know that if they fight in a game they can get penalized, fined, suspended or..." July 30
Clutch Points "NFL training camps have begun and the season is that much closer to kicking off. The Tampa Bay Buccaneers have long been discussed as Super Bowl favorites after retaining their entire starting 22. On Friday, however, Bucs head coach Bruce Arians was not pleased with the efforts..." July 30
Bleacher Report "All-Pro Miami Dolphins cornerback Xavien Howard isn't beating around the bush. He doesn't feel he's being compensated fairly, doesn't think the team has dealt with those feelings in good faith and wants to be traded. Meanwhile, NFL..." July 30
Pro Football Talk "Washington guard Brandon Scherff is playing his second consecutive season on the one-year franchise tag, but he says the inability to reach a long-term deal so far is not an indication that he won’t get a deal done with the team eventually. Scherff said today that..." July 30
Clutch Points "Green Bay Packers superstar quarterback Aaron Rodgers sure does love the number 69. No. For real. Aaron Rodgers-69 is now a thing. During this years training camp, offensive tackle David Bakhtiari (who happens to wear the number 69) decided to treat Rodgers with his very own..." July 30
Total Pro Sports "Tyreek Hill wants all the smoke from Usain Bolt. The Kansas City Chiefs wide receiver has longed for the chance to show his world class speed against one of the greatest and now sees his oppurtunity to go stride-for-stride with the fastest living human: Olympic champion Usain..." July 30
Bleacher Nation "Tampa Bay Buccaneers quarterback Tom Brady, fresh off his latest Super Bowl title, leads all NFL players in "officially licensed NFL player products and merchandise" sales, per the NFLPA. Coming in second was Kansas City Chiefs quarterback Patrick Mahomes,..." July 30
Pro Football Rumors "Despite being without a team at the start of training camp, Justin Houston is not considering retirement. The veteran edge rusher has received multiple offers this offseason, according to ESPN.com’s Jeremy Fowler (on Twitter). Houston has been most..." July 29
Sportsnaut "The Miami Dolphins and cornerback Xavien Howard are at an impasse, with the All-Pro defender requesting either a pay increase or to be traded from the team. At first glance, Howard has good reasons to feel undervalued. He was the first defensive back to log..." July 29
Yardbarker "A report surfaced last week that three-time Pro Bowl tight end Zach Ertz had a "great chance" to make the Philadelphia Eagles' final roster and had worked out with teammates in the club's facility after he skipped the entire offseason program amid his..." July 29
Yahoo! Sports "One day after visiting with their former wide receiver/special teamer, Cody Core, the New York Giants called in another familiar face for a look. ESPN’s Field Yates reports that veteran running back Alfred Morris will be in East Rutherford for a visit next week. At that point,..." July 29
Pro Football Rumors "Austin Reiter booked another workout, with the Texans, and the former Super Bowl starter may be on the verge of securing a landing spot. Reiter and the Texans are expected to continue discussing a deal that would end his months-long free agency stay, per Sports Talk 790’s..." July 29
Bleacher Report "Cleveland Browns center and NFLPA President JC Tretter believes that the NFL is trying to shame players who have not received the COVID-19 vaccine by implementing a wristband system as training camps started leaguewide this week. ESPN's Jake Trotter relayed quotes..." July 29
Heavy "After a contentious offseason, Aaron Rodgers is back with the Green Bay Packers for at least one more season. Part of the reason he agreed to return is that the team will allow him the option to leave after the 2021 season, according to ESPN’s Adam Schefter...." July 29
Sportsnaut "Aaron Rodgers is returning to the Green Bay Packers for the 2021 NFL season. It’s the best-case scenario for everyone involved, but it’s evident this might be his Last Dance in Green Bay. With more control over his future, Rodgers will likely be playing elsewhere in..." July 29
Pro Football Talk "Despite Wednesday’s memorable press conference from Packers quarterback Aaron Rodgers, who personally confirmed many of the reports and rumors about his attitude toward the Green Bay front office, the Green Bay front office still holds all the cards in its relationship with..." July 29
ESPN "For at least the fourth time this year, the best player on an NFL team is unhappy and either wants out or wants drastic change. The first three were elite quarterbacks -- Aaron Rodgers, Deshaun Watson and Russell Wilson -- all making 30-plus million dollars..." July 29
Buffalo News "General manager Brandon Beane reiterated his no-pressure position regarding a new contract for Josh Allen. Beane refused to characterize how talks have gone on an extension. “You know I don't really get into that,” Beane said. “Josh is in a great headspace, and..." July 29
Elite Sports NY "With the entire team having already commenced training camp, Jets quarterback Zach Wilson has officially signed his rookie contract. It’s a four-year deal reportedly worth $35.15 million with $22.9 million fully guaranteed, per ESPN’s Rich Cimini. NFL..." July 29
Sportsnaut "The 2021 season is almost here and that means the coaching hot seat is starting back up with a new wave of names who will be among the next NFL coaches fired. Change is inevitable in the National Football League as organizations set higher standards for excellence and patience wears..." July 29
Total Pro Sports
"Randall Cobb is free and couldn’t be any happier.
The Packers sent a 2022 sixth-round draft pick to the Houston Texans to bring back Cobb, reuniting him with Aaron Rodgers and the team for which he starred for eight seasons.
Clutch Points "The entire drama surrounding Aaron Rodgers and the Green Bay Packers won’t die down anytime soon. And we’re all for it. Right? Rodgers may have inadvertently brought himself another wild controversy after his recent comment on the release of wide receiver Jake..." July 29
New York Post "Kelvin Benjamin began the opening few minutes of his first training camp practice with the Giants on Wednesday engaged in an intense conversation with head coach Joe Judge. A moment later, Benjamin made a slow walk off the field, trailed closely by general manager Dave Gettleman, who when he..." July 29
CBS Baltimore "Ravens cornerback Jimmy Smith revealed Thursday that he is suffering from post-traumatic stress disorder after he and his family were robbed at gunpoint earlier this year. “Cowards running up on you with three guns,” Smith said during a press conference Thursday...." July 29
NFL.com "It didn't take long for the Xavien Howard trade saga to gain a little steam. A day after the veteran cornerback formally requested a trade, NFL Network Insider Ian Rapoport reported Wednesday that two playoff teams are among the clubs that have already made..." July 29
The Philadelphia Inquirer "A few minutes after the horn sounded Wednesday on the Eagles’ first day of training camp, Jalen Hurts rounded up a handful of wide receivers for a post-practice chat. The group consisted of DeVonta Smith, Travis Fulgham, John Hightower, and JJ Arcega-Whiteside, each of whom..." July 29
Larry Brown Sports "The New Orleans Saints could be without their most dangerous return man at the start of the season, as wide receiver Deonte Harris is facing a suspension over a recent arrest. According to court records obtained by Amie Just of NOLA.com, Harris was arrested in Towson, Md., on..." July 29
"New York Jets head coach Robert Saleh has been hesitant all offseason to add any more bodies to his quarterback room.
Apparently, his tune has changed, despite what he said at Wednesday’s presser.
"With training camp in progress across the NFL, coaches will begin the process of setting up their depth charts for the regular season.
Going forward, we'll see in-house competition with three rounds of cuts as teams trim down rosters to 53 players by Aug. 31.
The Score "Randall Cobb is back with the Green Bay Packers for one reason only: Aaron Rodgers wanted him. Packers general manager Brian Gutekunst said Thursday he acquired the wide receiver from the Houston Texans to help end the standoff with his franchise..." July 29
CBS Sports "Seahawks safety Jamal Adams, Patriots cornerback Stephon Gilmore, Dolphins cornerback Xavien Howard, Cardinals edge rusher Chandler Jones and Packers quarterback Aaron Rodgers skipped the mandatory June minicamp..." July 29
ESPN "Philadelphia Eagles general manager Howie Roseman said he expects tight end Zach Ertz, who has been the subject of trade discussions this offseason, to be on the roster Week 1. Roseman also pushed back on the idea of the Eagles trading for a quarterback -- they have been..." July 29
The Big Lead "Tyreek Hill is the fastest player in the NFL and at times it doesn't feel particularly close, either. Usain Bolt is the fastest man of all time and was accepted as the fastest man in the world for most of the last 15 years, an unbelievable peak we'll probably never see..." July 29
Pro Football Talk "NFL players are doing a better job than the country as a whole of getting vaccinated. NFL spokesman Brian McCarthy said today that 87.9 percent of NFL players have had at least one shot of the COVID-19 vaccine. The United States as a whole is closer to 70 percent of adults with at..." July 29