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  • K.J. Wright says he is ahead of schedule is recovery from shoulder surgery

    Pro Football Talk "Seattle Seahawks linebacker K.J. Wright said Thursday in an interview with Sports Radio 950 KJR that he is ahead of schedule in his recovery from offseason shoulder surgery. “Health is good. I’m ahead of schedule of where I need to be and if..." June 05

  • NFL Stars Send Powerful Video Message to the League in Support of Black Lives Matter

    Complex "In wake of the nationwide protests against police brutality and racial injustice, the NFL announced Thursday it was pledging an additional $20 million to help the fight against systematic racism.  Hours after the NFL's tweet, some of the biggest names..." June 05

  • Kyle Shanahan: 'How the heck are there only 4 black head coaches' in NFL?

    NBC Sports Bay Area "NFL football is predominantly played by African Americans and has been for decades, yet there are very few in positions of power within individual franchises. That's especially true among head coaches and general managers. 49ers head coach Kyle Shanahan believes the..." June 05

  • Biggest 2020 NFL offseason missed opportunities: Packers pass on WRs in draft; Lions still need pass-rushers

    ESPN "For every big NFL offseason signing, savvy draft selection or forward-thinking trade, there is a curious failure by another team to address an area of need. Hindsight is 20-20, and multiple teams and players whiffed over the past few months. Where did it all go wrong, and why will some..." June 04

  • Former Green Beret Nate Boyer, who advised Colin Kaepernick to kneel, reacts to Drew Brees' protest comments

    USA Today "The former Green Beret who advised Colin Kaepernick to kneel before the pre-game national anthem while protesting police brutality and social injustice in 2016 addressed Drew Brees' controversial comments about that practice.  Nate Boyer, a long snapper for the..." June 04

  • Jemele Hill Calls Out “Fake” Pete Carroll For His Praise Of Colin Kaepernick

    Total Pro Sports "Jemele Hill seems to see right through Pete Carroll. The Seattle Seahawks head coach said it took too long for the NFL to recognize Colin Kaepernick taking a stand when he took a knee during the national anthem. “I think that there was a moment in time that a young man..." June 04

  • Pro Football Hall Of Fame Announces Reopening Date

    Sportsnaut "The Pro Football Hall of Fame in Canton, Ohio, has been temporarily closed since mid March due to COVID-19. That is about to change. The museum announced its reopening date on Thursday. Football cans can once again enter the Pro Football Hall of Fame museum starting on June..." June 04

  • Union updating players today on getting back to work at team facilities

    Pro Football Talk "The NFL players’ union is updating its membership today on the next steps for reopening facilities and getting back to work. A source tells PFT that the NFL Players Association is holding a videoconference from 4:30 p.m. to 6:00 p.m. ET today to update players on discussions..." June 04

  • Jadeveon Clowney’s Free-Agent Market Is Shrinking

    Heavy "NFL free agency began in March but star pass rusher Jadeveon Clowney remains unsigned. Clowney appears willing to remain patient, but it is unclear where the defensive end is going to find a deal to his liking as time continues to pass. The Jets are one of several teams that..." June 04

  • What Drew Brees' remarks reveal about the NFL

    The Score "New Orleans Saints quarterback Drew Brees inadvertently showed Wednesday that if NFL games are going to be played this fall, the league better be prepared for a public-relations nightmare that likely won't go away. All because the NFL once treated protesting players as a public-relations..." June 04

  • NFL coaching staffs can return to facilities beginning Friday

    ESPN "The NFL informed teams on Thursday that coaching staffs will be permitted to return to team facilities and the maximum number of personnel allowed in those facilities will be increased to 100, beginning Friday. "As has been emphasized in previous advice on reopening facilities,..." June 04

  • Drew Brees backlash preview for NFL season?

    Yahoo! Sports "While many leaders, writers and critics have called for unity to deal with police brutality and racism, it’s clear emotions in this country remain raw, and the path to understanding each other remains murky. The recent contention surrounding Drew Brees is the..." June 04

  • 2020 NFL schedule: Ravens get huge travel-related advantage, Seahawks will fly the most miles

    CBS Sports "The travel industry has been hit hard by the coronavirus pandemic, but the Seattle Seahawks might be able to single-handedly revive it later this year and that's because they're going to be racking up a lot of flight miles during the..." June 04

  • Antonio Brown Rumors: Redskins, Ravens Among Fits

    Heavy "Antonio Brown remains without an NFL team, though he continues to push forward in his quest to play again. Brown will likely face disciplinary action from the NFL if a team decides to take a chance on him. In addition to the latest charges, Brown is tangled in..." June 04

  • Martellus Bennett Breaks Down Many Ways Racism Is Visible in NFL

    SI "Drew Brees got a significant portion of the NFL to turn against him yesterday when he ignorantly framed protests during the national anthem as “disrespecting the flag of the United States of America,” citing his grandfathers’ military service as the reason why he..." June 04

  • 9 NFL Players Set to Make a Significant Impact on Their New Teams in 2020

    Bleacher Report "NFL general managers strike deals with top free agents or other clubs via trade with the hope that their acquisitions make immediate impacts. At times, a playoff contender or a middling team just needs an extra push to get over the hump. Typically, changes at quarterback can affect a..." June 04

  • Jets still have no interest in Jadeveon Clowney despite added cap space

    CBS Sports "The Jadeveon Clowney sweepstakes has now entered June, and one has to wonder if this is even technically considered a sweepstakes anymore. Apparently no team has matched Clowney's desired price tag, and he's clearly not in a hurry to sign. The former No. 1 overall pick once..." June 03

  • Latest On NFL Training Camp Schedule

    Pro Football Rumors "Most NFL teams should have the option of opening their facilities to players and coaches by the end of the week, according to Jeremy Fowler of (Twitter links). While there may be exceptions, the majority of teams should receive clearance to restart operations, although some clubs..." June 03

  • From Zooms to Locker Rooms, NFL Players Can Talk Race and Racism with Respect

    Bleacher Report "San Francisco 49ers cornerback Richard Sherman, one of the true leaders in the NFL, and respected by almost everyone in it, was asked a simple question: Will the horrifying killing of George Floyd change the racial dynamics inside locker rooms? Will there be more conversations on..." June 03

  • Seahawks QB Russell Wilson opens up on personal experiences with racism

    ESPN "Seattle Seahawks quarterback Russell Wilson did not want to talk about football during a video conference call with reporters on Wednesday, saying "none of that matters" compared to "life and what the black community is going through right..." June 03

  • NFL still planning to have full slate of preseason games

    Larry Brown Sports "The NFL has been determined to maintain as much normalcy as possible with its offseason schedule, and fans may be disappointed to hear that the plan is to follow that approach even with preseason games. In a Zoom call with reporters on Wednesday, Buffalo Bills head coach Sean..." June 03

  • Nessa Slams Pete Carroll For Saying He Supports Colin Kaepernick

    Complex "While some people have invoked Colin Kaepernick's name as protests over racial inequality and police brutality continue to engulf the country, his girlfriend, Nessa Diab, is here to remind some people how they reacted when her partner was peacefully protesting those same..." June 03

  • Ranking NFL's 7 Most Likely Quarterbacks to Lose Their Job in 2020

    Bleacher Report "The constant turnover at the NFL's quarterback position doesn't figure to slow in 2020.  Painting in broad strokes, teams seem to have less patience with the most important position in sports. The Arizona Cardinals quickly dumping Josh Rosen for Kyler Murray seemed..." June 03

  • NFL owners ‘watching their spending’ due to fears of revenue hit from 2020 season

    Sportsnaut "The 2020 NFL season is just a few months away. Before the schedule kicks off, though, the league is bracing for difficult discussions around the NFL salary cap with team owners bracing themselves for a staggering hit to NFL revenue. While the upcoming NFL season is..." June 03

  • NFL coaches speak out against racism and injustice

    The Score "Carolina Panthers head coach Matt Rhule wants athletes to use their voices to support social change, he said Wednesday as he addressed racism and the protests across the United States after George Floyd was killed in police custody last week. "I want to have a team full of..." June 03

  • NFL reportedly considering asking players to take salary cuts if revenue drops due to coronavirus

    CBS Sports "NFL revenues could take a serious hit in 2020 if fans aren't allowed to attend games, and if that happens, it would have some dramatic financial ramifications around the league. The biggest consequence of having zero fans in attendance is that the salary cap for 2021 would likely..." June 03

  • NFL is ordered to produce key documents in lingering concussion litigation

    Yahoo! Sports "The concussion class action against the NFL was settled nearly seven years ago. The NFL’s effort to get insurance coverage for the concussion cases continues to this day, however. Despite settlements with multiple insurance companies, a fight continues with 10 of them. And, as..." June 03

  • Draft-pick compensation, not reward, remains in play for Rooney Rule

    Pro Football Talk "When the NFL tabled potential changes to the Rooney Rule involving draft picks, comments from the Commissioner implied that, moving forward, draft picks would be used a compensation for losing minority assistants to promotions with other teams, and not as a reward for hiring a..." June 03

  • Seahawks' Pete Carroll: We all owe a lot to Colin Kaepernick

    Seattle Times "Seahawks coach Pete Carroll on Monday turned his team meeting into a two-hour opportunity for players to speak about the recent protests over the death of George Floyd. Tuesday it was Carroll’s turn as he devoted almost the entire hour and six minutes of his new..." June 03

  • NFL players not expected to return to team facilities until training camp

    ESPN "NFL players are not expected to return to their team facilities until training camp, sources told ESPN. Most teams already have reopened their facilities on a limited basis for essential employees amid the coronavirus pandemic, but healthy players still are not allowed to..." June 03

  • NFL teams participating in #BlackoutTuesday is too little, too late

    USA Today "It was #BlackoutTuesday and NFL teams were determined not to miss it. The New Orleans Saints, New York Jets, Chicago Bears and San Francisco 49ers were among the teams tweeting the stark black screen with the symbolic hashtag attached. The 49ers turned their Twitter avatar black. They and the..." June 03

  • Seahawks Sign TE Colby Parkinson

    Seattle Times "Tight end Colby Parkinson signed his four-year rookie deal with the Seahawks Tuesday, becoming the first of the team’s eight 2020 draft picks under contract. The signing of draft picks is not real newsworthy anymore since all draft picks get four-year contracts with overall..." June 03

  • Inside the competition that has potential to be Giants crushing weakness

    New York Post "At some point — most likely, at the very end of July or early in August — the Giants will assemble and hit the field. When they do, someone has to line up at center and snap the ball to Daniel Jones. The identity of that player is one of the unknown elements to a summer..." June 03

  • Latest Buzz Suggests NFL is at Risk of Repeating MLB's Huge Mistake in Revenue Talks With Players

    12 Up "While the NFL and its players' union haven't made any hard and fast decisions about how (or if) the season will be played this year, rumors are circulating that the league is considering a move sure to generate controversy. Per reports from NFL Media, the owners seek to cut..." June 02

  • NFL has little leverage to secure salary givebacks

    Pro Football Talk "Sometimes it pays, literally, to have an in-house media conglomerate. The NFL used its NFL-owned media outlet to float a trial balloon on Tuesday regarding the possibility that players could give back some salary in 2020, in order to “save some jobs” both this..." June 02

  • NFL says camps only at team facilities due to coronavirus

    ESPN "The NFL has decided that teams must hold training camps this summer at their main practice facilities because of the coronavirus pandemic, sources told ESPN on Tuesday. The NFL plans to announce that plan, along with a tentative start to camps in late July. A source told..." June 02

  • Only half of NFL team owners have spoken up. Why are so many staying silent?

    Yahoo! Sports "The time for words is over. But as we’re seeing from a significant number of NFL teams, even empty words are a bridge too far. As of this writing, 16 teams had posted at minimum a statement, either under the franchise logo or with the owner’s name attached, to..." June 02

  • NFL Analyst Suggests 5 Teams That Should Trade For QB Dak Prescott

    The Spun "Dak Prescott and the Dallas Cowboys have yet to work out a longterm extension. The former Mississippi State star is currently slated to play the 2020 NFL season under the franchise tag. This is leading some to speculate about Prescott’s future in Dallas. Is it possible the..." June 02

  • NFL floats possibility of asking players’ union for salary givebacks

    Pro Football Talk "If NFL games have to be played in empty stadiums this season, league revenues will decline, and the players’ share of the league revenues will also decline, which will result in lowering next year’s salary cap. But the league is apparently planning to float the idea to players that..." June 02

  • NFL season won't start without salary cap agreement between players, league

    Sportsnaut "The NFL is still planning to forge ahead with the 2020 regular season starting on Sept. 10 between the defending champion Kansas City Chiefs and the Houston Texans. Whether this is a likelihood amid the ongoing pandemic remains to be seen. A lot of it will depend on how the United..." June 02

  • Browns Offered Jadeveon Clowney $12MM/Year?

    Pro Football Rumors "Jadeveon Clowney recently rejected an offer from the Browns, one that is rumored to be the most lucrative of any he’s received thus far. Still, it sounds like it was a far cry from the type of coin that Clowney has become accustomed to. The Browns’ proposal was believed to..." June 02

  • Bobby Wagner grateful for team meeting to talk about bigger issues "  When the Seahawks held a virtual team meeting on Monday, there was no talk of football. Instead, Seahawks coach Pete Carroll gave his players an open forum to discuss things happening in the world that are much weightier than offseason meetings and workouts...." June 02

  • What if NFL players return to kneeling at games in 2020 season?

    Yahoo! Sports "Nearly four years ago Colin Kaepernick began sitting and later kneeling during the national anthem before NFL games. “I am not going to stand up to show pride in a flag for a country that oppresses black people and people of color,” Kaepernick said in 2016...." June 01

  • Where are the vast majority of NFL head coaches on the current unrest?

    Pro Football Talk "At this critical moment in American history, only three NFL head coaches have made public statements in their own names (and only their own names) about the situation. Three. Of 32. Even though the vast majority if the league’s players are minorities. Beyond..." June 01

  • Cowboys Are One Cut Away From Affording Jadeveon Clowney

    12 Up "The Dallas Cowboys have a pass-rushing crisis. Not only did their star edge man with a massive contract, Demarcus Lawrence, disappoint last year, but Robert Quinn bolted for the Chicago Bears, leaving the Cowboys with a hole they should look to free agency to fill. If Jerry Jones and..." June 01

  • Jason Whitlock Out at Fox Sports

    The Wrap "After four years, Jason Whitlock is out at Fox Sports 1 as co-host of “Speak for Yourself.” Whitlock was not on the air on Monday and had been removed from the channel guide. Whitlock’s contract expired over the weekend. " June 01

  • Undrafted rookies seeking NFL tryouts face uncertain futures "Ju'an Williams' phone hasn't rung. In any other year, the former University of New Haven wide receiver might already have earned an NFL contract and would be preparing to compete for a roster spot this summer. Instead, he's just preparing for a phone call that might..." June 01

  • Top five most explosive NFL offenses in 2020

    Sportsnaut "As NFL coaches with young quarterbacks dream up schemes to confound opposing defenses, fans are the biggest beneficiaries. Big plays. Touchdowns galore. Electric playmakers. The age of explosive NFL offenses is here, and the 2020 season is loaded with potential for even..." June 01

  • Russell Wilson: I fear for my children because of the color of their skin

    Pro Football Talk "Seahawks quarterback Russell Wilson has joined the growing list of NFL players to issue statements in response to last week’s killing of George Floyd by a since-fired member of the Minneapolis Police Department. Wilson’s statement recalls his father and..." June 01

  • Here are the 5 best remaining NFL free agents

    Larry Brown Sports "June is here and NFL free agency was already a few months ago, but that doesn’t mean there aren’t any good players available to NFL teams looking for late offseason upgrades. Multiple Pro Bowlers are still available as free agents, whether they were cut for cap reasons or simply..." June 01