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  • Buying or Selling the NFL's Biggest Franchise Tag Decisions in 2023

    Bleacher Report "Two NFL teams still have unfinished business this season (a Super something or another), but most of the league has already turned its attention to 2023. To righting the ship. Getting back to the playoffs. Making a run at Super Bowl LVIII in Las Vegas. One of the first orders of..." February 07

  • Josh Jacobs likely to get Raiders franchise tag

    Clutch Points "Las Vegas Raiders star running back Josh Jacobs will be getting the franchise tag — if the ‘consensus’ opinion at this weekend’s Senior Bowl can be trusted. Jacobs is at the end of his NFL contract and scheduled to hit the free agent..." February 07

  • NFL Free Agents Who Could Become Superstars on New Teams in 2023

    Bleacher Report "Sometimes in the NFL, a change of scenery is the only thing needed for a player to go from "good" to "superstar level." Pass-rusher Haason Reddick, one of the highlight players of Sunday's Super Bowl LVII contest, is a prime example. While Reddick was quite..." February 07

  • 3 Quarterbacks The Saints Should Pursue In Offseason

    NFL Analysis "In what feels like a never-ending cycle, the New Orleans Saints are heading into this year’s offseason with a lot of salary cap issues. They are currently projected to be more than $60 million over the salary cap, which means the front office has a lot of work to do in the coming..." February 07

  • 3 Wide Receivers The Bears Should Pursue In NFL Free Agency

    NFL Analysis "The Chicago Bears are going to be big spenders during free agency in 2023. They are lapping the field when it comes to available cap space as the second closest team, the Atlanta Falcons, is more than $34 million behind them in projected space. With that kind of money to..." February 07

  • Why the Raiders should go all-in for C.J. Stroud, avoid Aaron Rodgers

    Sportsnaut "While the Aaron Rodgers watch kicks off with the Las Vegas Raiders, members of Raider Nation know the NFL is a chess game and the future depends on stockpiling young talent. They are more concerned and excited about who the team will build around five or even 10 years from now. If the..." February 07

  • Dynasties are dwindling. Can Chiefs, Eagles, or another team buck the trend?

    The Score "Every NFL decade has produced its own dynasty. In most, a second powerhouse team also wins multiple championships. The trend has held true since Vince Lombardi's Packers christened his namesake trophy. These dynasties won games and rings in different ways. Pittsburgh's..." February 07

  • Pro Bowl games draw 6.28 million viewers

    Pro Football Talk "Pro Bowl games is here to stay. It will never die. The NFL’s shift from two-hand touch football in full pads to flag football has generated a sufficiently large TV audience to justify a continuation. Via SportsMediaWatch.com, ESPN generated a total..." February 07

  • Top Potential NFL Cap Casualties Who Could Be Steals for Other Teams in 2023

    Bleacher Report "The NFL offseason will bring about a fresh round of salary-cap casualties. As teams look to cut costs and get cap compliant for the 2023 campaign, it is all but inevitable that a slew of highly paid veterans will be released. While some of these players have seen their production fall..." February 06

  • Raiders Could Make A Blockbuster Trade For No. 1 Pick

    NFL Analysis "  The Las Vegas Raiders are one of the teams that could set their sights on selecting a quarterback during the 2023 NFL Draft. With Derek Carr set to move on this offseason, the quarterback position is certainly a major need for the franchise. Las Vegas could opt..." February 06

  • Growing belief in NFL that Aaron Rodgers trade will happen

    Sportsnaut "More than 12 years after the Green Bay Packers traded Brett Favre to the New York Jets and handed the franchise over to Aaron Rodgers, many around the NFL reportedly expect history to repeat itself in 2023. Rodgers, the four-time NFL MVP, hasn’t committed to playing..." February 06

  • Josh Jacobs: If Aaron Rodgers comes here, that would change a lot of things

    Pro Football Talk "We can add another Raiders player to the list of those who’d like to see Aaron Rodgers in Silver and Black. Rodgers’ former teammate Davante Adams made his feelings on the matter clear, saying it would be a “dream scenario” to play with..." February 06

  • 4 wide receivers New York Giants should target in NFL free agency

    Sportsnaut "The New York Giants exceeded everyone’s expectations this season by going 9-7-1 and upsetting the Minnesota Vikings in the Wildcard Round 31-24. If New York wants to become a perennial contender, though, it must upgrade the receiver position. It was clear to anyone that..." February 06

  • Best 2023 NFL Draft Fits for Senior Bowl, Shrine Bowl Standouts

    Bleacher Report "The 2023 NFL draft cycle is officially under way with both the Senior Bowl and Shrine Bowl behind us. Both games offered a little glimpse into what prospects from the 2023 class can do, but it's the week of practices that are the best evaluation tools. The opportunity to work out..." February 06

  • NFL QB bargains: Ranking best to worst, exploring who gets paid next

    ESPN "In a salary-cap league, value is paramount. The overall point of the NFL draft, for example, may be to build your roster for the long term, but it's also about finding players who can help you win while they're on relatively cheap rookie contracts, so you can pay up for stars at..." February 06

  • Davante Adams: Playing with Aaron Rodgers again would be “a dream scenario”

    Las Vegas Review Journal "If it were up to Davante Adams, the next Raiders quarterback would be Aaron Rodgers, his former Packers teammate. It’s a message he is already sending and one he will continue to stress to Raiders decision-makers should Rodgers become available this offseason. “A..." February 06

  • Darren Waller's New Head Tattoos Are Awesome

    The Big Lead "Las Vegas Raiders tight end Darren Waller has been dinged up in two consecutive seasons, preventing him from realizing the full potential he showed in 2020, when he caught 107 passes for 1,196 yards and scored nine touchdowns. He's famously doing everything he can to get back there...." February 06

  • This Colts-Raiders Trade Sends Derek Carr To Indianapolis

    NFL Analysis "The Indianapolis Colts have to address their quarterback issue this offseason. They have tried to patch things together since Andrew Luck’s unexpected retirement in 2019 but to no avail. This offseason will be the best chance that they have to find a long-term answer at the..." February 05

  • Aaron Rodgers: 'A lot of Raider fans' encouraging me to come to Vegas

    The Score "Green Bay Packers quarterback Aaron Rodgers said Raiders fans have been encouraging him to come to Las Vegas at the AT&T Pebble Beach Pro-Am. "I'm just going to say the predominant team that we hear as we're walking is Raiders," Rodgers..." February 05

  • NFL insider lists Keenan Allen as ‘likely cap casualty’ for Chargers: 3 potential landing spots

    Sportsnaut "Now that the Los Angeles Chargers have their face of the franchise, the top priority will be signing Justin Herbert to a long-term contract, likely this offseason. Yet general manager Tom Telesco knows doing so won’t come without hurdles, as the Chargers enter the..." February 05

  • Buccaneers Set To Target Derek Carr As Tom Brady Replacement

    Total Pro Sports "The Tampa Bay Buccaneers are beginning life without Tom Brady following the 45-year-old’s decision to retire earlier this week. But they’re now thought to be the favorites to land Pro Bowl quarterback Derek Carr.  Carr was benched by the Las..." February 05

  • Raiders' Josh Jacobs Rips New NFL Pro Bowl Format: 'This S--t Is Stupid'

    Bleacher Report "Count Las Vegas Raiders running back Josh Jacobs among those who aren't in favor of the NFL's new Pro Bowl format. According to Tashan Reed of The Athletic, Jacobs said Saturday of the Pro Bowl Games, "This s--t is stupid." Since the finalization..." February 05

  • Jared Goff tells Derek Carr there’s a great life on the other side after your first team moves on

    Pro Football Talk "Jared Goff knows how Derek Carr is feeling right now. The Rams decided to move on from Goff two years ago and traded him to the Lions, and so Goff has experienced what Carr is experiencing now, as the Raiders prepare to trade or release him. And Goff said he’s..." February 05

  • Raiders and Josh Jacobs have yet to discuss contract extension

    Sportsnaut "NFL teams have no issues selecting running backs high in the draft process, much as the Las Vegas Raiders did with Josh Jacobs, the 24th pick in 2019. Yet, when it comes to paying running backs market value on their second contract after years of wear and tear on their knees and ankles,..." February 04

  • Raiders letting QB Derek Carr talk to other teams

    ESPN "The Las Vegas Raiders have granted Derek Carr permission to speak with teams that have already agreed to the compensation Las Vegas is looking for in a potential trade for the quarterback, sources told ESPN's Adam Schefter on Friday. It's the same..." February 03

  • NFL Trade Ideas That Can Reshape the League in 2023

    Bleacher Report "The 2022 NFL season might go down as the year of the trade. Star players like Russell Wilson, Tyreek Hill, Davante Adams, Khalil Mack and Amari Cooper were all traded in the offseason. Standouts like Christian McCaffrey, Roquan Smith and Bradley Chubb were dealt during the..." February 03

  • Aaron Rodgers crosses one team off list of potential offseason destinations

    New York Post "It appears one team can be ruled out as Aaron Rodgers decides where — or whether — he’ll play in 2023. Before Rodgers hit a tee shot at the AT&T Pebble Beach Pro-Am, former golfer and current CBS Sports analyst Colt Knost asked Rodgers if he had “any news..." February 03

  • 7 Bargain-Bin NFL Free Agents Who Can Solve Roster Issues in 2023

    Bleacher Report "While the top NFL free agents will weigh their options with multiple contract offers on the table, general managers can get the most bang for their cap-space dollars with bargain-bin pickups. Players who didn't quite fulfill expectations with the team that drafted them, bounced around the..." February 03

  • How Tom Brady’s retirement resets NFL QB market, sets stage for Aaron Rodgers, Derek Carr

    The Athletic "Tom Brady is done. Even with a 40-day trial run last year, it still doesn’t seem real. But for teams desperately in need of a quarterback, a harsh reality is setting in now that the most accomplished winner in NFL history has retired for a second time. Before..." February 03

  • Saints Buzzing as Trade Suitor for Raiders QB Derek Carr, May Rework Contract

    Bleacher Report "After acquiring extra draft capital by trading Sean Payton, the New Orleans Saints could be a player in the trade market for quarterbacks this offseason. Per ESPN's Jeremy Fowler, the Saints were "buzzing" as a potential landing spot for Derek Carr among NFL scouts..." February 03

  • Aaron Rodgers trade rumors: Sauce Gardner prods QB about Jets pairing; Davante Adams teases reunion on Raiders

    CBS Sports "Aaron Rodgers has yet to decide whether he'll return for a 19th NFL season, but when he does, we know at least one team that might like to have him, and another that likely won't be in the running. Days after ESPN reported the Packers would prefer to move on..." February 03

  • Raiders, Packers should duplicate the Deshaun Watson trade formula

    Pro Football Talk "The Raiders want to trade quarterback Derek Carr. The Packers may be trying to trade quarterback Aaron Rodgers. In both cases, the player is being frozen out of the process, at least for now. It’s a great strategy. If the goal is to not strike a deal for a..." February 03

  • Trade Interest Hasn't Picked Up, Teams Expect Ravens to Tag QB Lamar Jackson

    Bleacher Report "Despite being one of the best quarterbacks in the NFL for the past five seasons, Lamar Jackson's trade market isn't as robust as you might think right now. Per ESPN's Jeremy Fowler, most teams are expecting the Baltimore Ravens will use the exclusive franchise tag on..." February 03

  • Raiders QB Derek Carr not extending contract trigger date

    ESPN "Las Vegas Raiders quarterback Derek Carr, during what was likely his final appearance at the Raiders' practice facility, said he has no intention of extending the Feb. 15 trigger date on his contract to give the team additional time to resolve his situation. Speaking..." February 03

  • 2023 NFL free agency: One player each team should prioritize signing in offseason

    CBS Sports "The NFL offseason is upon us, and all 32 teams will be focused on how they can improve their rosters. Free agency will come quickly, and there are several stars who are hitting the open market looking for new deals.  Below we will identify one free agent each NFL..." February 03

  • Nick Bosa patiently awaits new contract as 49ers star could land deal that resets non-QB market

    CBS Sports "Nick Bosa's contract situation was the focal point when he spoke to reporters on Tuesday with the San Francisco 49ers entering the offseason after Sunday's 31-7 loss to the Philadelphia Eagles in the NFC Championship Game. The All-Pro defensive end was asked..." February 03

  • NFL says number of concussions rose 18 percent during regular season

    Pro Football Talk "The number of diagnosed concussions in the NFL went up during the 2022 season. The NFL announced on a Friday conference call that there were 149 concussions this season. That’s 18 percent more that the 126 diagnosed concussions in 2021. " February 03

  • NFLPA executive director search appears narrowed to 5, possibly 6, candidates

    The Athletic "A group of at least five candidates is being considered for the next executive director of the NFL Players Association, all of whom are within the football ecosystem, insiders close to the process said. If no new names emerge, that would mean unlike in 2009 when the union went outside football..." February 03

  • NFL plans active offseason conversation about eliminating “hip-drop” tackles

    Pro Football Talk "The tackles that injured Chiefs quarterback Patrick Mahomes and Cowboys running back Tony Pollard during the playoffs were legal. But they may not be next season. Dr. Allen Sills, the NFL’s chief medical officer, said today that the techniques used on those..." February 03

  • NFL Collabs With American Heart Association, Red Cross To Promote CPR Training

    TMZ "The NFL is promoting CPR awareness following the Damar Hamlin incident ... teaming up with the American Heart Association and Red Cross to help train those involved in youth sports to learn the procedure. The league says it is committed to ensuring all participants at the..." February 03

  • Derek Carr takes shot at Raiders after winning precision passing competition in Pro Bowl skills challenge

    For The Win "Before we know it, the chaos of 2023 NFL free agency will be here as a number of players find themselves homes in new cities. Derek Carr penned an emotional goodbye to the Las Vegas Raiders last month — once news broke that they would try to trade the..." February 03

  • 2023 NFL Cap Space, By Team

    Pro Football Rumors "Earlier this week, the NFL revealed its 2023 salary cap. Teams can now budget for their offseasons, knowing a $224.8MM ceiling is in place. This year’s nonexclusive franchise and transition tag numbers also emerged, giving teams more clarity on those fronts as well. With that in..." February 03

  • Tom Brady's retirement means the Cowboys now have NFL's oldest active player, but they might not for long

    CBS Sports "For the past three seasons, Tom Brady has been the oldest player in the NFL, but with the 45-year-old now officially retired, that title will be going to someone else for the 2023 season, and that someone else is Jason..." February 03

  • 1 team openly going ‘all out’ for Aaron Rodgers

    Larry Brown Sports "Aaron Rodgers is far from certain to return to the Green Bay Packers next season, and there is at least one team that is determined to convince him a fresh start would be in his best interest. The New York Jets have been mentioned as a logical fit for Rodgers should the Packers trade..." February 02

  • Could Aaron Rodgers join the Las Vegas Raiders?

    The Score "Las Vegas Raiders wide receiver Davante Adams hinted at a possible reunion with Green Bay Packers quarterback Aaron Rodgers on Twitter Thursday. When asked which neighborhood Rodgers will move to, Adams replied, "mine." Rodgers is..." February 02

  • NFL Teams with Worst Outlooks for 2023 Draft

    Bleacher Report "NFL draft picks are volatile commodities because the value of any given selection is loaded with variables. In theory, the best scouting department can identify an impactful player. On the other hand, draft picks can be used as compensation to trade for a player or even a..." February 02

  • Ten NFL players who have earned big paydays this offseason

    CBS Sports "The 2022 NFL offseason was one of the most memorable offseasons in recent memory. The quarterback carousel was spinning at a high rate of speed before Deshaun Watson halted it with his guaranteed $230 million deal, we witnessed a total reset of the wide receiver market -- something..." February 02

  • Several Top Contenders Among Betting Favorites To Land Cardinals’ WR DeAndre Hopkins In A Trade

    Total Pro Sports "Arizona Cardinals superstar wide receiver DeAndre Hopkins is widely expected to be dealt at some point this offseason, and there certainly won’t be a shortage of teams interested in his services. The 30-year-old Hopkins was limited to nine games in 2022 because of a six-game..." February 02

  • Most important NFL free agent for every team

    CBS Sports "Super Bowl LVII is upon us, with the Chiefs and Eagles set to square off in a battle of the NFL's most explosive contenders. But in the meantime, the rest of the league is earnestly preparing for the offseason, with free agency, trades and the 2023 NFL..." February 02

  • Pro Bowl Skills Odds: Dodgeball Tops New-Look Weekend

    Sportsbook Review "While Super Bowl 57 is at the forefront for football fans this time of year, nothing moves the needle like the NFL, and the inaugural Pro Bowl Games skills competition is definitely going to draw plenty of attention. The Pro Bowl was in dire need of a new look, and I'm..." February 02