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  • Latest On NFL Labor Talks

    Pro Football Rumors "The NFL’s collective bargaining agreement expires in March 2021, which means that a labor stoppage could be on the horizon. The owners and players have been talking for months about a new deal and the latest update brings reason for optimism.  In an NFLPA memo to..." January 16

  • Demi Lovato To Sing National Anthem At Super Bowl In Comeback After '18 OD

    People "Just two days after revealing she’ll take the 2020 Grammy Awards‘ stage later this month, Demi Lovato has announced she’ll perform the national anthem at Super Bowl LIV. The pop superstar, 27, broke the news on Instagram, sharing an official photo touting..." January 16

  • Bill Vinovich Named Super Bowl Referee, Despite Stain Of Infamous Missed Pass Interference In Saints-Rams

    CBS Boston "One might reasonably assume that any officials involved in any way with arguably the biggest blown call in NFL history would not be put in a position to officiate the highest-profile sporting event in the world for at least a year or two. One would be wrong. The NFL has..." January 15

  • Steelers owner: League to examine Rooney Rule

    Clutch Points "There were five teams in the NFL that hired new head coaches and there were concerns that arose pertaining to the hires. Due to the lack of hires for coaches of ethnic-minority, the league is considering making changes to the Rooney Rule. The Rooney Rule was named..." January 15

  • Is early retirement in NFL a trend? Only for the elite money makers

    CBS Sports "The best tight end of all time, the most heralded quarterback prospect since John Elway and now the best middle linebacker of the 2010s have all retired in the past year before their 30th birthday. Luke Kuechly's surprise news Tuesday night added to the growing list of..." January 15

  • Pro Football Hall of Fame Centennial Class revealed

    NFL.com "The Pro Football Hall of Fame Centennial Class of 2020's remaining 13 inductees -- 10 seniors and three contributors -- are being revealed today on Good Morning Football live on NFL Network. They follow the previous announcements over the weekend of Bill..." January 15

  • Jared Goff excited by “fresh faces” on Rams coaching staff

    Los Angeles Times "Watching NFL playoff games, save for those involving friends, has not interested Jared Goff. The Rams quarterback is in the midst of an offseason that came too soon. His team finished 9-7 and missed the postseason for the first time in coach Sean McVay’s three seasons as..." January 13

  • Browns looking at Wade Phillips for DC role

    The Score "Veteran defensive coordinator Wade Phillips is on the Cleveland Browns' radar as they look to assemble a coaching staff under Kevin Stefanski, sources told Mary Kay Cabot of Cleveland.com. Stefanski was officially named the Browns' new head coach Monday,..." January 13

  • Fritz Pollard Alliance Slams NFL Hiring Practices

    Pro Football Talk "There was a time when some thought the Fritz Pollard Alliance failed to show sufficient zeal regarding the league’s hiring practices. Those days definitely have ended. Now led by former NFL G.M. and league executive Rod Graves, who last week called the situation..." January 13

  • 17-Game Schedule Holding Up CBA?

    Pro Football Rumors "Introduced during these collective bargaining agreement discussions, the 17-game schedule has become one of the central components of the negotiations. It appears the talks are progressing, and Mike Florio of Pro Football Talk reports (on Twitter) the revised schedule is likely to be part of..." January 11

  • Wade Phillips Has Been Coaching Longer Than Rams' Top Coaches Have Been Alive

    12 Up "There are generations of NFL fans who have not watched a season in which Wade Phillips was not coaching somewhere in the league. He is 72 years old and wants to continue coaching after being let go by the Los Angeles Rams earlier this week. One interesting tidbit..." January 11

  • Todd Gurley Says Rams Should Give Jalen Ramsey a New Contract

    Bleacher Report "If the Los Angeles Rams seek out anyone's opinion before deciding whether to try to re-sign cornerback Jalen Ramsey, running back Todd Gurley already gave his thoughts on the matter. Speaking to TMZ Sports, Gurley said "of course [Ramsey] is"..." January 11

  • Stan Kroenke companies sue insurance firm over arsenic cleanup at Inglewood stadium site

    Pro Football Talk "With the Los Angeles Rams and Chargers set to play their next football games in the brand new stadium set to be completed in Inglewood this summer, a lawsuit has been submitted on behalf of two companies owned by Rams owner Stan Kroenke over an arsenic cleanup project at the..." January 10

  • Los Angeles Rams to hire Kevin O’Connell as offensive coordinator, Brandon Staley as defensive coordinator

    Turf Show Times "It is Friday night before the divisional round of the 2020 NFL Playoffs. Since the Los Angeles Rams aren’t involved, there’s no news to report. Folks, that’s an ol’ classic January lie. You know the deal. Big news breaking tonight as..." January 10

  • More quarterbacks are using their hands to catch passes

    Boston "Tom Brady tried it. Nick Foles perfected it. More quarterbacks are doing it. Catching passes isn’t just for wide receivers, tight ends and running backs anymore. Coaches aren’t shy about drawing up trick plays that let quarterbacks use their hands for more than throwing a..." January 10

  • 5 most attractive NFL free agents entering 2020

    Larry Brown Sports "The 2019 regular season is over, and we’re now onto the divisional round of the NFL Playoffs. That also means we’re just two months and some days removed from the start of the new league year and the craziness that is free agency. This year, free agency is going to have a..." January 10

  • How Bill Belichick assistants have fared as NFL head coaches (hint: not great)

    USA Today "The recommendations from Nick Saban and Bill Belichick certainly played a part in Joe Judge's candidacy in getting the audience to convince team brass he deserved to be the next coach of the New York Giants. "I knew fully every day that there were coaches out there..." January 10

  • Sean McVay could promote linebackers coach Joe Barry to Rams’ defensive coordinator

    Clutch Points "Los Angeles Rams coach Sean McVay could promote linebackers coach Joe Barry to defensive coordinator, according to Ian Rapoport of NFL Media.       January 09

  • Rams’ Aaron Donald is a ‘surefire Hall of Famer’ says Wade Phillips

    Clutch Points "The Los Angeles Rams are probably disappointed that they will miss this year’s playoffs, but they’ll surely be raring to come back and contend for the Super Bowl next year. One of the key players for the Rams to be able to do that will be Aaron Donald. He’s..." January 09

  • Ex-NFL Exec Says Rooney Rule's A 'Sham,' Here's How To Fix it

    TMZ "Longtime NFL executive Marc Ross says the "Rooney Rule" is a "mockery" and a "sham" and if it isn't fixed, talented minority coaches will continue to be overlooked. If you're not familiar with Ross ... he has 21 years of front office..." January 09

  • NFL owners know the league has a diversity problem and they don't care

    USA Today "The Rooney Rule will be useless until NFL owners acknowledge the real problem. Themselves. NFL Commissioner Roger Goodell and league officials can compile all the lists they want, consult every diversity expert there is and even browbeat owners into interviewing minority..." January 09

  • 5 Teams That Could Trade up With Lions for Tua Tagovailoa

    Heavy "The Detroit Lions have a mighty tempting option that became available to them in terms of their standing in the NFL Draft with the news that Tua Tagovailoa would be skipping his senior season to head to the NFL. Now, with Tagovailoa on the board, seemingly anything is..." January 09

  • Early birds: The Ravens got ahead with a new, cerebral identity

    The Score "These aren't your father's Ravens. Heck, these Ravens - the ones that rattled off 12 straight wins to claim the AFC North and top seed in the conference - are vastly different from the overpowering and intimidating units that won two Super Bowls and contended for several..." January 09

  • NFL Games Were 41 Of The 50 Most-Watched Television Broadcasts Of 2019

    Daily Snark "FYI: The NFL is not dying. Of the 50 most-watched television broadcasts of 2019, 41 of them were NFL games. Of course, the most-watched broadcast is Super Bowl 53 but the lists also includes of regular season games that were more entertaining than anything else. " January 09

  • Eric Weddle has knee surgery

    Yahoo! Sports "Safety Eric Weddle isn’t sure whether he’ll be playing again in 2020 or not and one of the issues he has to weigh before making that call is how he’s doing physically. Weddle said he has “some things that I need to get fixed if I even..." January 08

  • Rams tackle Andrew Whitworth posts pre-, post-surgery photos to instagram

    Pro Football Talk "Los Angeles Rams left tackle Andrew Whitworth posted a handful of images to his instagram stories feed on Tuesday reflecting a post-season surgery on his right leg. Whitworth posted a short video, captured by Rich Hammond of TheAthletic.com, from the hospital with a..." January 08

  • Evolution Of State Laws Will Make It Harder For NFL To Ban Marijuana

    Pro Football Talk "The NFL continues to ban marijuana use, despite dramatic changes in societal attitudes regarding the consumption of cannabis. But the pressure on the league to change its ways continues to mount. Nevada, the new home in 2020 of the Raiders, has become the first state to prohibit..." January 08

  • Donald Trump, Michael Bloomberg spend $10 million each on Super Bowl commercials

    NBC News "It's the battle of the billionaires. The campaigns of former New York Mayor Michael Bloomberg and President Donald Trump each plan to spend $10 million for advertisements during the telecast of next month's Super Bowl. Bloomberg locked down a 60-second spot, The New..." January 08

  • How much do coaches make? The truth is elusive

    Pro Football Talk "In response to the news that the Panthers will pay coach Matt Rhule $60 million over seven years (with incentives that can kick the total to $70 million), some have begun to rattle off the earnings of other coaches, by way of comparison. But there’s a problem with the numbers that..." January 08

  • Rams, Browns To Consider Kevin O’Connell?

    Pro Football Rumors "Kevin O’Connell, in all likelihood, will be out of a job soon. The Redskins are poised to hire Scott Turner as their new offensive coordinator and O’Connell has been granted permission to speak with other teams about OC opportunities. Once the dust settles,..." January 08

  • The Rooney Rule (still) isn’t working

    NBC Sports "To say that the Rooney Rule isn’t working is to presume that it ever did. It never truly did, at least not in the way it was intended. Ideally, the rule requiring at least one minority candidate to be interviewed for every head-coaching vacancy will prompt owners to engage in a..." January 07

  • Black Assistants Reportedly Growing Fed up With NFL as Head Coaching Snubs Continue

    12 Up "The odds of becoming a head coach in the NFL are small. The potential of doing so as an African-American leader of men is even more minuscule. This point's been proven time and time again, as the numbers continue to back up the very correct assertion that black coaches aren't..." January 07

  • Cowboys reportedly will hire John Fassel as ST coordinator

    Yahoo! Sports "Wade Phillips isn’t the only coordinator leaving the Rams. Michael Gehlken of the Dallas Morning News reports that Rams special-teams coordinator John Fassel will be joining Mike McCarthy’s coaching staff with the Cowboys. The 45-year-old son of former..." January 07

  • Stephen A. Smith Rips NFL Teams For Lack Of Black Head Coaches

    Hot New Hip Hop "Stephen A. Smith has been very vocal about the things he dislikes in the world of sports. Today on First Take, Smith voiced his displeasure with what's been going on in terms of the NFL head coaching searches. So far, every team in need of a new coach has hired a white person and it..." January 07

  • The Best Potential Landing Spots for Jameis Winston Next Season

    Bleacher Report "While playoff teams like the Houston Texans, Baltimore Ravens and Kansas City Chiefs are enjoying the success of their franchise signal-callers, other organizations are desperately trying to find their own. This is why the upcoming free-agent class, highlighted by Tom Brady, Drew Brees,..." January 07

  • How XFL rules will differ from NFL, including shootout-style overtime format

    USA Today "The ending of Sunday's wild-card game between the Minnesota Vikings and New Orleans Saints prompted another wave of criticism for the NFL's overtime rules, which allowed the Vikings to win without New Orleans even touching the ball.  Roughly 48 hours later, the..." January 07

  • The NFL is on doorstep of new quarterback hierarchy

    New York Post "There was a passing of the torch in the NFL this weekend, an unexpected but significant occurrence that could usher the league into a new era of quarterbacks. A cynic might describe the transition as “out with old and in with the new.” But what’s evolving before our..." January 07

  • 3 NFL Teams That Should Call Wade Phillips About DC Role

    12 Up "Making the Super Bowl is no easy feat (just ask 2020 Tom Brady), and that alone should place ample amount of emphasis on the importance of the ability to guide a team there. Wade Phillips has that experience, most recently with the Rams just last season.  Now, the genius of Sean..." January 06

  • Owners Confident CBA Will Include 17-Game Season?

    Pro Football Rumors "The owners and the NFLPA are making “incremental” progress toward finalizing a collective bargaining agreement, and Mark Maske of the Washington Post notes the goal of the process being finalized by Super Bowl LIV remains attainable. While the revenue split..." January 06

  • Wade Phillips likes tweet criticizing Rams for letting him go

    Larry Brown Sports "The Los Angeles Rams announced Monday that Wade Phillips will not be brought back as the team’s defensive coordinator, but there is some indication that he might not approve of the decision. Phillips liked a number of tweets after confirming that he’d been let go by..." January 06

  • Coin flips are no way to determine game winners, and NFL needs to change its overtime rules

    USA Today "Why not use one of those skills contests they do at the NFL scouting combine to break a tie? Or have each team designate a player for a speed round of rock, paper, scissors? Ooh, I know! Force offensive and defensive players to switch sides and see who can score. Silly as all of these..." January 06

  • Wade Phillips will not be retained as Rams defensive coordinator

    Los Angeles Times "Rams defensive coordinator Wade Phillips was informed Monday that he will not be retained, a person with knowledge of the situation said. Phillips met with coach Sean McVay on Monday as the Rams began evaluating the 2019 season, which ended with a 9-7 record and the Rams missing..." January 06

  • Most Likely NFL Draft Landing Spots For Tua Tagovailoa

    The Big Lead "It's official: Tua Tagovailoa is no longer a member of the Alabama Crimson Tide and will enter the NFL draft, as he announced in a press conference on Monday. The talent he's shown is obvious to even us armchair general managers, but where exactly he'll be selected come April will..." January 06

  • Pat Shurmur hoping to get an offensive coordinator job

    New York Post "Pat Shurmur isn’t going into hiding. And he might not be going very far at all. Fired by the Giants last week, Shurmur prefers to jump right back into coaching and is expected to be sought after for an offensive coordinator position in 2020 rather than sit out a..." January 06

  • NFL Teams Shouldn't Hire Josh McDaniels as Their Head Coach This Offseason

    The Big Lead "For the first time in 10 years, the New England Patriots will not be playing in the Divisional Round of the NFL playoffs. As the offseason arrives early in Foxborough, rumors about who might leave the organization after a disappointing year have already begun in earnest, most..." January 06

  • Four more spots in 2020 NFL Draft order filled in

    Pro Football Talk "The Patriots not being involved in the divisional round of the playoffs is unusual enough. Having them involved so early in next year’s annual selection meeting will be peculiar as well. With the results of the wild card weekend in the books, four more slots in the..." January 06

  • Michael Brockers wants to stay with Rams

    USA Today "Michael Brockers has been a member of the Rams since he was drafted 14th overall in 2012. He’s one of the longest-tenured members of the team, having played 123 games in eight seasons. He’s set to be a free agent in March, and as important a role as he’s played in..." January 03

  • Lamar Jackson, Christian McCaffrey highlight 2019 All-Pro Team

    NFL.com "The NFL's new wave has arrived. Fourteen new faces filled the Associated Press NFL All-Pro Team for the 2019 season, released Friday. Chief among them: first-time first-teamers Ravens quarterback and likely MVP Lamar Jackson and Panthers running..." January 03

  • Five NFL teams are eligible for 'Hard Knocks' this year

    CBS Sports "Since the premiere of "Hard Knocks" back in 2001, there have been a total of 12 NFL teams that have appeared on the HBO show, and this summer, that number will be moving up to 13. The selection process for "Hard Knocks" consists of three rules, and at some point,..." January 03

  • Steelers' Troy Polamalu, Colts' Reggie Wayne headline list of 15 Pro Football HofF finalists

    The Score "The list of potential 2020 Pro Football Hall of Famers has been whittled down to 15. The league announced this year's crop of finalists Thursday. The group is headlined by former superstars Troy Polamalu, Reggie Wayne, and John Lynch. The 15 finalists are: " January 02