• Dolphins could trade or cut Kenny Stills, Reshad Jones, Kiko Alonso

    Miami Herald "The Dolphins, in the first year of a rebuild, have made several veteran players available in trade discussions, but Laremy Tunsil apparently isn’t one of them, based on what the Dolphins have conveyed to the Tunsil camp. Amid published reports that Tunsil has been dangled in..." August 24

  • Life in an NFL QB Room

    Bleacher Report "The "mentor" quarterback is a strange character with a mysterious job.       Sometimes, he's a former champion on his last legs. Other times, he's a drifter roaming from team to team, earning a lot but playing little, sharing secret wisdom with..." August 24

  • Dolphins turned down trade offers for Laremy Tunsil

    Pro Football Talk "The Dolphins are telling other teams that offensive tackle Laremy Tunsil isn’t going anywhere. Teams have called to express interest in trading for Tunsil but the Dolphins turned them down, the Miami Herald reports. The report also says the Dolphins have privately..." August 24

  • Baker Mayfield speaks out on ‘sickening’ pre-draft questions

    GQ "Baker Mayfield slides his considerable barrel of a body into a brown leather booth at a steak house just outside Cleveland and announces that tonight he's just not feeling himself. This is not to say that the planet's most confident quarterback has arrived without his..." August 24

  • Ravens LB Paul Worrilow Retires

    National Post "Linebacker Paul Worrilow, signed by the Baltimore Ravens on Friday, told coach John Harbaugh on Saturday that he is retiring. Worrilow, 29, missed last season with the Philadelphia Eagles because of a torn ACL. The Eagles released him earlier this month, and the Ravens picked him up..." August 24

  • Cardinals try to ignore warning sirens over “Air Raid” offense

    Arizona Central "It isn’t always easy to bite your tongue and brush off flippant comments from those not in the know. Just ask the Cardinals, who are hearing the barbs and bristles from nearly all corners about their funky new offense that’s already been ridiculed as "pretty-boy..." August 24

  • Jay Gruden impressed with Guice's performance in return to action

    Washington Post "Derrius Guice hopped in place in the end zone, holding both hands in the air to mimic the signal for a touchdown. He was hoping for it, begging for it, but a yellow flag lay on the turf at Mercedes-Benz Stadium. The diving score was called back because of a holding penalty on guard Ereck..." August 24

  • Freddie Kitchens liked Austin Seibert’s kicking a lot on Friday night

    Cleveland Plain Dealer "Maybe it was that neon shoe that helped Austin Seibert turn his fortunes in the competition to win the Browns’ kicking job. “It just feels comfy,” Seibert said. “I got another one painted, but this one’s the one I’m wearing right now. I don’t..." August 24

  • Robert Griffin III still projected to be ready for regular season

    Pro Football Talk "The Ravens have had to go through most of training camp without their backup quarterback, but they think he’ll be back in time for them to hopefully not need him. Via Jamison Hensley of ESPN.com, Ravens coach John Harbaugh said Robert Griffin III was still on schedule to be..." August 24

  • Are the Texans wasting Deshaun Watson's prime years?

    Yardbarker "Although six franchises have won Super Bowls under the current collective bargaining agreement, an overly simplistic measurement can divide them into three categories -– the team employing Tom Brady, two featuring a Manning (and outstanding pass rushes) and the three with quarterbacks on..." August 24

  • Who'll be Tom Brady's backup? A quarterback controversy may be brewing with Patriots

    CBS Sports "When it was time for Tom Brady to come out of Thursday's preseason contest with the Panthers, it was rookie Jarrett Stidham who grabbed his helmet and went under center. Veteran quarterback and longtime backup Brian Hoyer, meanwhile, watched from the bench.  Stidham played..." August 24

  • Panthers Not Signing Another QB is a Vote of Confidence for Cam Newton's Health

    12 Up "Carolina Panthers fans are surely gnashing their teeth after being forced to watch franchise quarterback Cam Newton go down with a foot sprain in Thursday night's preseason game against the New England Patriots. The rough moment threw his status for Week 1 of the regular season up in the..." August 24

  • Cam Newton Injury Scare Reinforces His MVP-Level Importance to the NFL

    Bleacher Report "Last year, ESPN's rankings of the biggest names in sports listed Cam Newton as the fourth-most famous player in the NFL, behind only Tom Brady, Drew Brees and Odell Beckham Jr. That'd make him the most famous millennial-aged quarterback in the world. He has 4.1 million..." August 24

  • Kyle Shanahan explains 49ers' choice to hire Chris Foerster as consultant

    NBC Sports Bay Area "October 9, 2017 is a day Chris Foerster would like to take back.  It’s the day a video of him snorting a white powdery substance in the Miami Dolphins’ facility went viral. Shortly after, Foerster resigned, and he has not coached again in the..." August 24

  • Marshall Faulk: Dak Prescott will be a 'bum' after he gets paid; Zeke should be angry after Jaylon Smith signing

    NBC Dallas Fort Worth "Dak Prescott and the Cowboys can't agree on a new contract.  NFL Hall of Fame running back Marshall Faulk doesn't have high hopes for Dak once he gets paid. Many estimate Prescott will earn at least $30 million a year in his next deal with Dallas. In fact, Faulk..." August 24

  • Carli Lloyd Says She's 'Gotten Inquiries' from NFL Teams After 55 Yard FG

    TMZ "Could Carli Lloyd become the NFL's first female player?! The soccer star says she's been getting "inquiries" from NFL teams after hitting a 55 yard field goal last week ... and she definitely sounds interested. The Team USA stud went on "Planet Futbol..." August 24

  • Trust trumps talent for Tom Brady's receivers with Patriots

    NBC Sports Boston "Tom Brady’s stat line Thursday night: 8-for-12 for 75 yards with no touchdowns, no interceptions and two tossed helmets. Brady was on the field for three drives against the Panthers. The final one was a 15-play, 85-yard sojourn that ended with a James Develin touchdown from the..." August 24

  • JJ Arcega-Whiteside and the art of not overthinking

    NBC Sports Philadelphia "Before the Eagles parted ways for the summer, rookie JJ Arcega-Whiteside wanted to ask his veteran teammates where he should train, who he should train with and what he should be doing over the next six weeks. But all the vets kept giving him the same advice: go on vacation.  So..." August 24

  • Dak Prescott IG Model Ex-Girlfriend Tells Him He’s Missing Out After Dropping Thirst Traps in Mexico

    Black Sports Online "We might have to question Dak Prescott decision making off the field. On the field, his decision making is great last season he finished with 8 ints but the way Yasmine Nicole is looking you have to question what was he thinking when he broke up with her. According to..." August 24

  • DeShone Kizer, Tim Boyle still competing for backup job

    Yahoo! Sports "The Packers’ backup quarterback still is TBD, according to coach Matt LaFleur. General Manager Brian Gutekunst indicated last week that Aaron Rodgers‘ backup probably is someone on the roster already. That means DeShone Kizer or Tim Boyle. It appeared the job was..." August 24

  • Blaine Gabbert dislocated non-throwing shoulder

    NFL.com "Jameis Winston is entering a make-or-break season in 2019, as his rookie contract reaches its final year, and he might begin the campaign without his expected backup quarterback. Tampa Bay Buccaneers second-string signal-caller Blaine Gabbert suffered a dislocated shoulder in their..." August 24

  • 49ers Added Chris Foerster To Staff?

    ESPN "Chris Foerster, the former Miami Dolphins offensive line coach who resigned after video surfaced showing him snorting a white powdery substance, has found his way back into coaching, taking a job with the San Francisco 49ers, two sources told ESPN on Friday. Foerster, 57, joined the..." August 24

  • Bucs fans boo offense after two straight sacks on first drive of game

    Sportsnaut "The Tampa Bay Buccaneers saw their opening drive stall thanks to a couple of sacks in a row by the Cleveland Browns Friday night. Olivier Vernon beat offensive tackle Demar Dotson like a drum for the first sack: Sheldon Richardson cleaned up inside one play later to make it..." August 24

  • Freddie Kitchens frustrated with Browns’ offense

    Cleveland Plain Dealer "Freddie Kitchens took no solace in the fact that Odell Beckham Jr., Jarvis Landry, Nick Chubb, David Njoku, Antonio Callaway and others sat out Friday night’s 13-12 loss to the Bucs while Baker Mayfield struggled with the backups in the first half. “Not at all, those guys..." August 24

  • Son accused of killing ex-NFL lineman Barry Bennett, wife believed to be in Mexico

    Fox News Sports "The bodies of former NFL lineman Barry Bennett and his wife were found inside their rural Minnesota home Wednesday and police are now searching for the couple’s 22-year-old son. Barry and Carol Bennett, both 63, were found by a friend who performed a welfare check after phoning..." August 24

  • Detroit Lions' preseason injuries tough to swallow, even if 'hindsight is 20-20'

    Detroit Free Press "One after another they approached Jarrad Davis as he sat on a cart, waiting for a ride up the Ford Field tunnel he could no longer walk. Mike Daniels, A’Shawn Robinson, Devon Kennard and a host of other Lions had hugs and handshakes for the leader of their defense, a player..." August 24

  • Stephen Jones "Very Optimistic" About Zeke Deal, But Nothing Imminent

    105.3 The Fan "Stephen Jones doesn't think a contract deal with star RB Ezekiel Elliott is close as some people think.  "I don't think we're close because there's not a lot of activity" said Jones in his weekly show with The Fan's GBag..." August 23

  • Josh Rosen making the 'decision harder' for Dolphins coach in quarterback battle

    CBS Sports "Even before watching him play well into the third quarter on Thursday night, there was no denying that veteran Ryan Fitzpatrick was in the lead to be Miami's starting quarterback in Week 1. That's seemingly been the road the Dolphins have been heading down all..." August 23

  • Eric Reid Suggests Panthers Call Colin Kaepernick if Cam Newton Is Injured

    Total Pro Sports "The worst case scenario popped off on Thursday after Cam Newton started scrambling in the pocket and was tackled awkwardly to the ground that would force him to limp off field and end his night. Newton was seen heading to the team’s bus in a walking boot following the Panthers’..." August 23

  • Pat Shurmur: Eli Manning’s our starter

    Pro Football Talk "Another good night for Daniel Jones on Thursday led to another round of questions for Giants head coach Pat Shurmur about when the first-round pick might supplant Eli Manning as the team’s starting quarterback. Shurmur’s answer didn’t vary too..." August 23

  • Predicting This Year's Biggest Fantasy Football Breakout Wide Receivers

    Bleacher Report "As NFL teams have become more pass-heavy, wide receivers have gained value in fantasy football. The increasingly popular "ZeroRB" draft strategy is centered around loading up on high-end receivers. However, many fantasy drafters like to spend early-round picks on..." August 23

  • How are we all feeling about Jimmy Garoppolo now?

    SB Nation "The focus of this NFL offseason has firmly been on players like Baker Mayfield and Patrick Mahomes, two younger quarterbacks who are showing signs of being great. But there’s another quarterback who’s just as interesting, though mostly due to uncertainty about him..." August 23

  • Ezekiel Elliott retweet hints at possible contract demands

    Larry Brown Sports "Ezekiel Elliott has not said much about his contract standoff with the Dallas Cowboys, but the Dallas Cowboys running back dropped a strong hint of what he’s looking for in a retweet Friday. Elliott’s Twitter account retweeted a comment by former Cleveland Browns offensive..." August 23

  • Titans OL Taylor Lewan officially suspended 4 games

    NFL.com "The Tennessee Titans will officially be without left tackle Taylor Lewan for the first four games of the 2019 season. Lewan lost his appeal of the four-game ban for violating the NFL policy on performance-enhancing substances, the NFL announced Friday. The left..." August 23

  • NFL Rumors: Redskins’ Dwayne Haskins or Case Keenum to be Week 1 starter vs. Philadelphia Eagles?

    Newark Star-Ledger "Who will be behind center for the Washington Redskins when they open their season against the Philadelphia Eagles? Will it be veteran Case Keenum or rookie Dwayne Haskins? Well, that depends who you ask. Redskins coach Jay Gruden did not yet..." August 23

  • Antonio Brown helmet grievance decision ‘considered likely’ to occur early next week

    Sportsnaut "The Antonio Brown helmet saga should come to a conclusion (for real) by early next week after an independent arbitrator concluded the second grievance hearing on Friday. Adam Schefter of ESPN shared this news on Friday.

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  • Seahawks WR David Moore hurts shoulder in practice, will be “out for a bit”

    Field Gulls "The Seattle Seahawks will be without the services of David Moore for at least Week 1 of the 2019 NFL regular season, and likely much longer. In Friday’s press conference, head coach Pete Carroll confirmed with media that the third-year wide receiver suffered a shoulder injury in..." August 23

  • Ezekiel Elliott, Cowboys to complete new deal over the weekend?

    Larry Brown Sports "Ezekiel Elliott remained in Mexico training this week as his representatives continue to negotiate a long-term contract extension with the Dallas Cowboys, and there seems to be a growing sense that the two sides are making progress. ESPN’s Jeff Darlington said this week he has..." August 23

  • Packers Equanimeous St. Brown expected to miss 4-6 weeks with ankle injury

    WTMJ "A Green Bay Packers wide receiver who was hurt Thursday night in the preseason loss to Oakland will be out at least a month, according to a report. Ian Rapoport of NFL.com reported this on Friday afternoon: August 23

  • FA WR Justin Hunter Working Out For Jets, Redskins, Texans, Patriots & Ravens

    NFL Trade Rumors "According to Jeremy Fowler of ESPN, free agent WR Justin Hunter is healthy after dealing with a torn labrum and is conducting a series of team workouts with the Jets, Redskins, Texans, Patriots and Ravens. Hunter actually worked out for the Patriots last..." August 23

  • 49ers’ John Lynch: Nick Bosa has 50-50 chance to play Week 1

    San Francisco Chronicle "It’s a coin flip for the 49ers’ first pick. General manager John Lynch said Thursday that rookie edge rusher Nick Bosa had a 50-50 chance of playing in the season opener at Tampa Bay on Sept. 8. Bosa sustained a severe ankle sprain in practice on Aug. 7. Bosa was..." August 23

  • Report: Patriots not interested in dealing for Redskins' Trent Williams

    Sporting News "The Patriots are apparently not looking to acquire Trent Williams. A report surfaced Thursday the Patriots were willing to send a 2020 first-round pick to Washington in exchange for the disgruntled 31-year-old offensive lineman. According to the NFL Network, however, that is not the..." August 23

  • 10 Better Nicknames for Tom Brady Than "Tom Terrific"

    The Big Lead "Thursday, the United States Patent and Trademark Office (which must be getting sick of these requests by now) rejected Tom Brady’s application to trademark the name Tom Terrific. Unfortunately for Brady, New York Mets legend Tom Seaver had the nickname first. With that in mind,..." August 23

  • Cam Newton Dealing With Mid-Foot Sprain, Panthers “Cautiously Optimistic” He’ll Be Ready For Week 1

    NFL Trade Rumors "Panthers GM Marty Hurney announced Friday that QB Cam Newton is dealing with a mid-foot sprain and they’re “cautiously optimistic” he’ll be ready to play in the season opener. “Cam Newton has a mid-foot sprain in his left foot, and we..." August 23

  • Cris Carter thinks Ezekiel Elliott must ‘reset the market’ for running backs

    Clutch Points "The Dallas Cowboys and Ezekiel Elliott are still trying to work towards a new deal and Cris Carter hopes to see one thing when a deal is completed, it resets the market for running backs. "Zeke has to reset the..." August 23

  • Jacoby Brissett Named Colts Starter for Now, Not Playing Saturday

    The Big Lead "It looks like the Indianapolis Colts’ quarterback carousel has stopped for the time being, per a tweet from The Athletic’s Colts insider Zak Keefer. Colts QB Jacoby Brissett won’t play tomorrow night vs. the..." August 23

  • Pat Shurmur keeps the door open to the possibility of Daniel Jones starting Week One

    Pro Football Talk "Giants co-owner John Mara is rooting for quarterback Eli Manning to play the full season. Mara’s dream scenario could still be derailed when the season starts. Consider the following answer from coach Pat Shurmur, who interrupted this very direct and simple question..." August 23

  • The Seahawks still need David Moore, even if he lacks DK Metcalf-type hype

    SB Nation "I know there’s a lot of hype around Seahawks rookie second-round pick DK Metcalf after his outstanding career at Ole Miss and his standout performance at the combine this spring. As you might recall, I was one of those hyping him up before the draft for that..." August 23

  • Falcons May Replace Giorgio Tavecchio

    Pro Football Rumors "Giorgio Tavecchio might be on shaky ground. After another rocky preseason performance, Falcons head coach Dan Quinn indicated that he might look into replacing the kicker.  “Any time at any position, when we miss the mark, we want to find out why and what we..." August 23

  • Patriots WR Phillip Dorsett, TE Ryan Izzo show connection with Tom Brady

    Boston Herald "Eventually, the Patriots are going to have a loaded group of receivers. But the Big Four of Julian Edelman, Josh Gordon, Demaryius Thomas, and N’Keal Harry sat out of Thursday night’s 10-3 win over the Panthers, opening up targets for pass-catchers who are bit further down..." August 23