• Raiders closing in on deal to remain in Oakland

    Sportsnaut "The Oakland Raiders’ long anticipated relocation from Northern California will likely have to wait another year. According to Phil Matier of the San Francisco Chronicle, the Raiders are closing in on a deal to play at the Oakland Coliseum for the 2019 season with an option..." February 19

  • Emmanuel Sanders refuses to restructure deal: 'Ain't happening'

    247 Sports "Well, that answers that. Responding to a tweet from 104.3 The Fan, Broncos wide receiver Emmanuel Sanders bluntly stated that he will not rework his contract this offseason, a move that could have secured his tenuous roster spot. "it ain’t happening.. no way..." February 19

  • C.J. Anderson says Todd Gurley was 'more hurt than what we thought' when he signed with the Rams

    CBS Sports "It's been two weeks since the Super Bowl and the mystery surrounding Todd Gurley's strange absence has yet to be cleared up.  All along, the Rams have maintained that Gurley was healthy during the playoffs and attributed his lack of playing time to football reasons --..." February 19

  • No talks between Giants, Landon Collins

    Yardbarker "The Giants and safety Landon Collins are not currently in active negotiations on a contract extension, sources tell Josina Anderson of ESPN.com (on Twitter). There’s still time for a deal to get done, but it sounds like there’s still a huge gap to bridge when it comes to a new..." February 19

  • Chiefs plan to use franchise tag on Dee Ford

    Pro Football Talk "The Chiefs are expected to apply the franchise tag to outside linebacker Dee Ford, Brooke Pryor of the Kansas City Star reports. The window to tag players opened Tuesday and closes March 5. The Chiefs will ensure Ford remains in Kansas City, which was expected given Chiefs General..." February 19

  • Dee Ford: “No one’s tripping about a franchise tag”

    Arrowhead Pride "Kansas City Chiefs linebacker (for now) Dee Ford joined WFNZ in Charlotte, North Carolina, on Monday, one day before the NFL’s franchise tag window opened on Tuesday. Charlotte hosts Nick Wilson and Josh Parcell checked in with Ford via phone to see how he would feel if the..." February 19

  • NFL executives worry Antonio Brown is ‘a headache’

    Sportsnaut "As the Pittsburgh Steelers attempt to find a trade partner for Antonio Brown, it appears they’ll be swimming upstream due to his behavior while with the club. NFL Network’s Aditi Kinkhabwala shared what some front office executives told her on Tuesday after the team met..." February 19

  • Rob Gronkowski's agent says Gronk is giving retirement dilemma 'a lot of thought,' provides timetable for decision

    CBS Boston "If you’ve been waiting with bated breath for Rob Gronkowski’s decision on his football future, well, you’re going to have to wait longer. But not too long. Gronkowski’s agent, Drew Rosenhaus, said on ESPN on Tuesday that his client is still thinking about..." February 19

  • Jerry Jones: Relationship with DeMarcus Lawrence “outstanding”

    Clutch Points "On September 25th, 2017, Jerry Jones made nationwide headlines that reverberated past the sports world when he kneeled with Dallas Cowboys players and coaches before his team’s home game against the Arizona Cardinals. Less than a year later, the Cowboys owner muddled the goodwill that had..." February 19

  • Jaguars announce ticket prices, plans for 25th anniversary season

    Florida Times Union "After a 5-11 finish in 2018, Jaguars’ season ticket prices will increase by an average of 2.4 percent for the upcoming 25th anniversary season. But more than half of their existing season-ticket holders will experience no change or a decrease in their renewal price, the Jaguars..." February 19

  • Patrick Mahomes glad to see Kareem Hunt with second chance

    Pro Football Talk "Patrick Mahomes called Kareem Hunt a teammate for a year and a half. They shared the backfield for 11 games this season before Hunt went on the Commissioner Exempt list. The Chiefs cut Hunt on Dec. 2, and Hunt signed with the Browns on Feb. 12. “It’s something..." February 19

  • Cowboys hire Adam Kleffner as assistant OL coach

    Saturday Down South "Last year, the Missouri Tigers hired assistant Derek Dooley away from the Dallas Cowboys and made him their offensive coordinator. Now, it appears the Cowboys are poaching an analyst from Mizzou’s staff to fill a role on their staff. Per FootballScoop.com, the Cowboys..." February 19

  • No signs that Anthony Barr is close to signing with Vikings

    Minneapolis Star Tribune "Anthony Barr and the Vikings are approaching a forgettable anniversary. The veteran linebacker first realized last spring he wasn’t getting a contract extension and sat out a week of voluntary OTAs while buying an insurance policy on himself. In a December sit-down with the Star..." February 19

  • Kyler Murray: Being drafted by Cardinals ‘would be nice’

    Sports Day "When he was coaching at Texas Tech back in late October, Kliff Kingsbury said he would take Kyler Murray with the first pick in the NFL Draft.  After landing as the Arizona Cardinals coach after being fired at Tech, Kingsbury can now make good on that evaluation. The Cardinals..." February 19

  • Ravens rebuilding offense ‘from the ground up’ to fit Lamar Jackson

    Yardbarker "The Baltimore Ravens made a bold move to end the Joe Flacco era in the middle of last season in favor of rookie Lamar Jackson. Now they’re about to completely revamp the offense, tailoring it to suit Jackson’s unique skill set. On Tuesday, new Ravens offensive coordinator..." February 19

  • Dolphins hire Mike Judge

    Pro Football Talk "The Dolphins have hired another former Patriots assistant. They added Mike Judge as a defensive quality control coach, Judge’s agent, Paul Sheehy, tweeted. Judge spent the past 11 seasons as an assistant coach at Navy, but he got his start with the Patriots. Judge was a quality..." February 19

  • There are further rumblings that ESPN may shift NFL games to ABC in the next round of TV rights negotiations

    Awful Announcing "Monday Night Football has aired on cable since the 2006 season. But could that come to an end in the next round of rights negotiations between the NFL and its TV partners? According to the Sports Business Journal, ESPN wants a lot of things in its next TV deal with the NFL..." February 19

  • Bucs Sign RB Andre Ellington

    Buccaneers "The Tampa Bay Buccaneers have signed running back Andre Ellington, who previously played most of five seasons under Bruce Arians with the Arizona Cardinals. Ellington (5-9, 200) was a sixth-round draft pick by the Cardinals in 2013, Arians' first season at the team's helm...." February 19

  • Jaguars' Ramsey still doesn't think highly of Josh Allen

    SB Nation "In August 2018, Jalen Ramsey said he couldn’t understand why the Buffalo Bills decided to take a “trash” quarterback, Josh Allen, in the first round of the NFL Draft. Ramsey even talked trash about Allen’s first ever practice snaps with the Bills. But Allen..." February 19

  • Jerry Jones said Cowboys have discussed free agent safeties

    Pro Football Talk "Everyone assumes the Cowboys will have interest in signing Earl Thomas in free agency since they had interest in trading with the Seahawks for him. Yes, the Cowboys like Thomas, and they have a need for a playmaking safety. But committing big money to a free agent would go..." February 19

  • Antonio Brown, Steelers president meet, agree 'time to move on'

    ESPN "The Antonio Brown trade saga is getting much-needed clarity after the All-Pro receiver met with Pittsburgh Steelers president Art Rooney II on Tuesday. Brown tweeted that both sides "agreed that it is time to move on." February 19

  • Bengals deny report they’ve parted ways with Vontaze Burfict

    Clutch Points "The Cincinnati Bengals may very well decide to move on from Vontaze Burfict before next season. Despite a report that surfaced on Tuesday indicating the team had already released the volatile seven-year veteran, though, Burfict apparently remains with the revamped Bengals as rookie..." February 19

  • AAF Financial Crisis Proves Colin Kaepernick Was Right to Turn Down Rumored Contract Offer

    12 Up "Colin Kaepernick wants to make a comeback, but let's not get crazy about what turning down the AAF means about his desires. Perhaps it just means more about the fledgling league itself. The AAF was recently interested in employing the former NFL quarterback, but he wisely turned..." February 19

  • Starting today, Eagles can franchise tag Nick Foles ... but will they?

    NBC Sports Philadelphia "The NFL’s annual game of tag begins today.  That doesn’t mean the Eagles are going to play.  Today marks the first day that NFL teams can slap a franchise tag (or transition tag) on a pending free agent, which basically gives that player a one-year deal..." February 19

  • Mark Ingram hints he may not be back with Saints in 2019

    Larry Brown Sports "Mark Ingram is set to become a free agent next month if he does not agree to a contract extension with the New Orleans Saints before that, and this may be the running back’s last chance to cash in on a big deal. Not surprisingly, he seems to realize that might mean playing for a new..." February 19

  • Jaguars hire Dom Capers as senior defensive assistant

    NFL.com "Veteran defensive-minded coach Dom Capers is returning to Jacksonville. The Jaguars announced Tuesday the hiring of Capers as a senior defensive assistant, with duties that include working closely with DC Todd Wash and the Jaguars' staff. Capers brings 31..." February 19

  • Cardinals Sign TE Charles Clay To One-Year Deal Worth Up To $3.25M

    Arizona Central "The Cardinals continued gathering pieces for the 2019 campaign on Tuesday with the signing of veteran tight end Charles Clay. Clay, 30, is an eight-year NFL veteran who began his career with the Miami Dolphins as a sixth-round pick out of Tulsa in 2011. He's spent the last four..." February 19

  • Which NFL records will never be broken?

    Pro Football Talk "It’s Roger Goodell’s birthday. It’s also Paul Krause’s birthday. And Hall of Famer Paul Krause has a place in the record books that may be permanent. Krause, now 77, has 81 career interceptions. He’s held the record for 40 years. The closest contender..." February 19

  • NHL owner puts $250M into AAF, reportedly saves league from folding

    The Score "The startup AAF has been saved by the owner of an NHL franchise. Tom Dundon, the majority owner of the NHL's Carolina Hurricanes, made a $250-million commitment to the new football league last week after its first week of play, the Hurricanes announced Tuesday. The..." February 19

  • Steelers May Only Be Able To Get 3rd-Rd Pick For Antonio Brown Right Now?

    NFL Trade Rumors "Tom Pelissero of NFL Media polled seven NFL executives and the consensus was the Steelers would likely receive a mid-round draft pick in a trade for WR Antonio Brown. One executive said the price right now would likely only be a third-round pick, but that he expects the..." February 19

  • OBJ to 49ers trade remains a possibility

    Pro Football Talk "As the season ended, a sense emerged that the 49ers could renew the pursuit of Giants receiver Odell Beckham Jr. A month and a half later, that sense persists. The 49ers have had real interest in Beckham for nearly a year; the only question is whether the Giants..." February 19

  • Antonio Brown demands guaranteed money moving forward

    247 Sports "Antonio Brown's nine-minute Instagram video featured himself working out while informing his future NFL team of his new contract demands. Brown also proclaimed himself "the best in the world" while promising a record-setting season in 2019.  Below are..." February 19

  • Steelers' Antonio Brown Open to Trade with 'Any' Team Showing Interest

    Bleacher Report "Wide receiver Antonio Brown is "excited" to play for "whatever teams give me an opportunity." He said as much during an interview with ESPN, noting "any team who show interest" would be on his radar.

  • Texans mull franchise tag for Jadeveon Clowney

    Houston Chronicle "An expensive, complicated game of tag is about to unfold between the Texans and outside linebacker Jadeveon Clowney. Tuesday marks the first day NFL teams can use the franchise tag to prevent a player from becoming an unrestricted free agent. If the Texans are unable to negotiate a..." February 19

  • Giants, Landon Collins not actively negotiating contract

    Newark Star-Ledger "Landon Collins sounded disappointed in November and again in December when revealing the Giants had not started negotiating his second contract. Six weeks later, the phone still isn’t ringing. The Giants and Collins are not involved in active..." February 19

  • Transition tag for Le'Veon Bell? Explaining Steelers' options before 2019 free agency

    Sporting News "As 2019 NFL free agency gets closer, we enter the period in which teams are able to designate franchise and transition players for the season. Last year, one of those players, Steelers running back Le'Veon Bell, refused to sign his franchise tender. He ended up sitting out the..." February 19

  • Falcons sign RT Ty Sambrailo to a 3 year deal

    The Falcoholic "The Falcons offensive line has been mentioned as a key unit to see some upgrades and changes in the 2019 season. The regression of starter Ryan Schraeder was significant enough in 2018 that the coaching staff felt compelled to replace him with Ty Sambrailo. Well, it looks..." February 19

  • Cowboys To Re-Sign LS L.P. Ladouceur

    Pro Football Rumors "The Cowboys’ long snapper since the Bill Parcells years, L.P. Ladouceur will not be hitting free agency. Another deal for Ladouceur is expected to commence soon, Calvin Watkins of The Athletic reports (on Twitter). This would be Ladouceur’s 15th NFL..." February 19

  • Andre Johnson on Texans’ DeAndre Hopkins: ‘He’s arguably the best receiver in football’

    Houston Chronicle "Prior to last season, retired Texans Pro Bowl wide receiver Andre Johnson spent time at training camp in West Virginia. While he was at The Greenbrier, Johnson visited with his protégé, Texans All-Pro wide receiver DeAndre Hopkins. And Johnson called Hopkins arguably the..." February 19

  • Orleans Darkwa tore his Achilles last October

    Pro Football Talk "Former Giants running back Orleans Darkwaworked out for several teams last summer and early last season and turned down a job in Washington, but never wound up on a 53-man roster during the regular season. An injury contributed to Darkwa remaining out of action. The..." February 19

  • Joe Flacco passes physical, clearing way for trade March 13

    Pro Football Talk "Joe Flacco flew to Denver last week to undergo a physical and meet with his new team, Albert Breer of Sports Illustrated reports. The quarterback passed his physical, clearing the way for the Ravens and Broncos to consummate their trade on the first day of the new league year, March..." February 18

  • Jaguars pick up 2019 option on Calais Campbell, two other players

    Florida Times Union "The Mayor of Sacksonville is staying in town. Jaguars defensive end Calais Campbell was one of three players to have his 2019 contract option exercised by the team Monday along with defensive end Lerentee McCray and safety Cody Davis. The Jaguars did not pick up the option..." February 18

  • Detroit Lions likely won't use franchise tag, but may get burned by it

    Detroit Free Press "The Detroit Lions will be voyeurs when the two-week window for NFL teams to use the franchise tag opens Tuesday, watching as others use the device to keep top pass rushers off the market but having no use for the designation themselves. The Lions have used the tag twice on defensive..." February 18

  • Cowboys have no intention of keeping DT David Irving at this time

    Sports Day "David Irving's sometimes productive and often chaotic time with the Cowboys is near an end. The defensive tackle becomes a free agent next month, and a source said the club has no intention of keeping him. While that could change - the Cowboys traditionally employ an open..." February 18

  • Kyler Murray says he is at peace with decision to pursue NFL career

    Larry Brown Sports "Kyler Murray does not sound like a man harboring any regrets about choosing the NFL over Major League Baseball. Murray said Monday that his life has been more peaceful since making his NFL decision, and going with his gut has made him happier.   " February 18

  • 49ers expected to use franchise tag on Robbie Gould

    NBC Sports Bay Area "A year ago, the 49ers avoided using their franchise tag as a last resort on quarterback Jimmy Garoppolo when the sides agreed to a five-year contract extension that, for about a month, made him the highest-paid player in the NFL. The two-week window during which time NFL teams may..." February 18

  • Kyler Murray undecided about doing drills at combine

    Sportsnaut "Kyler Murray has fully committed to the NFL, but he still remains a bit wishy-washy about his approach to the upcoming 2019 NFL Scouting Combine. Murray still isn’t sure if he’s going to participate in the field drills with his peers in Indianapolis. More than a..." February 18

  • Cowboys decline option for Terrance Williams, he’ll become unrestricted free agent

    Blogging The Boys "The Cowboys underwent quite a change at the wide receiver position throughout the 2018 season, as many new faces took the place of old ones. Dallas infamously released Dez Bryant before the season began, and his partner on the outside for so long barely played in the season. It was a..." February 18

  • Jaguars Decline Austin Seferian-Jenkins Option

    12 Up "The  NFL journey for veteran tight end ?Austin Seferian-Jenkins is unfortunately about to hit another road. The 26-year-old TE, who arrived to Jacksonville last season, will be looking for a new home after the Jaguars announced on Monday they won't be picking..." February 18

  • Jets defensive lineman Charles Tapper in car wreck

    New York Post "Jets defensive lineman Charles Tapper was in a car wreck over the weekend, according to Mike Leslie of ABC affiliate WFAA in Dallas. Tapper, 25, was driving a car owned by former Cowboys teammate Maliek Collins, according to the report. He is not believed to be seriously injured, but..." February 18