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Jason Witten: Hopefully Jason Garrett’s mom doesn’t watch All or Nothing
Jason Garrett claims he hasn’t watched All or Nothing yet, but he surely knows his language in the eight-part documentary of the Cowboys has created a stir. “I really haven’t seen it,”...
Report: Agent says diluted sample caused Antonio Callaway’s positive test
Former Florida receiver Antonio Callaway tested positive for marijuana at the NFL Scouting Combine, via multiple tweets. Callaway’s new agent, Malki Kawa, said a diluted sample caused the positive...
Rob Gronkowski: “I will be back for the 2018 season with the Pats”
Patriots tight end Rob Gronkowski has removed any doubt: He’s playing this season. Gronk, who said after the Super Bowl that he needed some time to consider whether he wanted to keep playing, wrote...
Ravens waive Stephane Nembot, Brandon Kublanow with failed physicals
The Baltimore Ravens waived a pair of offensive linemen after each player failed a physical with the team. Tackle Stephane Nembot and center Brandon Kublanow were each released by the Ravens on Tuesday....
Kirk Cousins spent time working with, getting to know Adam Thielen, Stefon Diggs
New Vikings quarterback Kirk Cousins hasn’t been able to officially work wit his new teammates until recently. Earlier this month, he unofficially worked with his top two new receivers, Stefon Diggs...
Report: Troy Aikman seeks a raise for Thursday Night Football
Troy Aikman wants a raise to add Thursday Night Football to his workload, Michael McCarthy of reports. It seems a reasonable request considering FOX was willing to pay Peyton Manning as...
Mark Richardson in support of Ben Navarro’s bid to buy Panthers
Out of the four candidates bidding for a chance to own the Carolina Panthers, team owner Jerry Richardson’s son, Mark, has his favorite out of the group. According to Joseph Person of the Charlotte...
Former NFL defensive end Dee Hardison dies at 61
Former NFL defensive end Dee Hardison died of heart failure Saturday in North Carolina. He was 61. The Bills made him a second-round pick in 1978. Hardison spent three years with the Bills, who converted...
Dalvin Cook has “knocked the rehab out of the park”
Dalvin Cook will participate in organized team activities and minicamp on a limited basis and expects to be a full participant by the time training camp starts. The Vikings running back tore the ACL in his...
Does John Dorsey’s assessment of Tyrod Taylor point to Baker Mayfield?
Four weeks ago, Browns G.M. John Dorsey visited PFT Live at the league meetings in Florida. In the aftermath of the interview, multiple readers mentioned on Twitter that things said about Dorsey regarding...
Sam Darnold explains how teams test incoming rookies on playbooks
The pre-draft process routinely includes efforts by teams to test players regarding playbooks. In a recent visit to PFT Live, quarterback Sam Darnold explained his experiences with certain teams that...
Shaquem Griffin vows to continue silencing doubters
Shaquem Griffin expects to be drafted. Of course, the University of Central Florida linebacker always has expected to be drafted. It’s others who doubted, some of whom have come around after seeing...
DiBenedetto honors Jeff Burton in throwback scheme
Matt DiBenedetto is excited to race in Jeff Burton's classic paint scheme at the Darlington throwback race this year.
Jerry Jones hopes for positive reaction for Roger Goodell at draft
Boos for NFL Commissioner Roger Goodell have become as much of a staple of the NFL Draft as pundits raving about a prospect’s pad level or explosiveness. Given his recent battles with the league, one...
Josh Allen wants pressure of being No. 1 overall pick, going to Browns
If the Browns want Josh Allen, Josh Allen wants the Browns to know he wants them. The Wyoming quarterback made it clear he wants to be the No. 1 overall draft choice. “Yeah, it would mean that I’m going to...
Tuesday’s #PFTPM has a trio of first-round prospects
Here it is. You’ve waited patiently. (Mostly.) Tuesday’s edition of the #PFTPM podcast has interviews with three of the top draft prospects. UCLA quarterback Josh Rosen, N.C. State defensive end...
Who secretly taped Jeffrey Lurie’s comments about the President?
Monday’s item in the New York Times regarding the Eagles’ negotiations with the White House regarding the traditional visit by the Super Bowl champions buried the story’s most interesting...
Jerry Jones says no truth to “Garrett’s Guys” playing role in Dez decision
Jerry Jones made it clear that Dez Bryant won’t be returning to Dallas. He also made it clear that the decision was his. The Cowboys owner refuted the receiver’s claim that “Garrett’...
Ryan Pace on letting Cameron Meredith go: We lean on our medical staff
After his two-year deal with the Saints became official, wide receiver Cameron Meredith said he saw no reason why he wouldn’t be able to play at the start of the 2018 season after tearing his ACL and...
Dolphins to pick up DeVante Parker’s fifth-year option
The Dolphins are among the teams with decisions to make about 2019 options for their 2015 first-round picks before May 3 and they’ve made their call. According to multiple reports, the Dolphins have...
Stephen Jones wants to keep kickoffs by finding way to reduce injuries
Stephen Jones wants to see the NFL keep kickoffs. The Cowboys executive vice president concedes that means making the play safer but is hopeful that the league will find a way to do that, beginning next...
Cardinals reportedly serious about moving up for QB
If you look at it from a need standpoint, the Cardinals should be high on the list of teams pursuing a quarterback. But picking 15th makes it harder. That apparently breeds a certain urgency. According to...
On Jason Garrett’s use of F-bombs, Jerry Jones drops one
The All or Nothing series featuring the Dallas Cowboys debuts on Friday. When it does, plenty of football fans will be in for a surprise, given the casual and persistent extent to which seemingly goody-two-...
Nick Foles: New deal benefits both sides
Eagles quarterback Nick Foles spoke to the media on Tuesday for the first time since agreeing to a new deal for the 2018 season. Foles received a $2 million bonus and incentives that would kick in if he is...
Giants running back Paul Perkins sidelined with pectoral injury
The Giants may be in the market for a certain very good young running back with the No. 2 overall pick Thursday night. But one of their existing backs appears to be on the shelf for a bit. According to Art...
Best of PFT: Should Packers listen to Rodgers?
Aaron Rodgers' relationship with the Packers, the Browns' management and the biggest draft misses are discussed in Tuesday's PFT Live.
Jerry Jones makes it clear that Dez won’t be returning
The Cowboys cut receiver Dez Bryant in order to avoid his $12.5 million base salary. The Cowboys won’t be bringing him back at a reduced rate. During a pre-draft press conference on Tuesday, Jones...
Andrew Luck won’t be throwing at minicamp
The Colts get an extra minicamp, because they have a new coach. But that’s no benefit for their current quarterback. Via George Bremer of the Anderson (Ind.) Herald-Bulletin, Andrew Luck won’t...
Chris Harris hopes Broncos don’t draft a QB at No. 5
The Broncos are seen as one of the teams that could select a quarterback in the first round of this year’s draft, but one of the team’s current stars hopes they move in a different direction....
Rams pick up options on Todd Gurley and Marcus Peters
As decisions on 2019 options for 2015 first-rounders go, some teams are more #asexpected than others. According to Ian Rapoport of the NFL Network, the Rams will pick up the options on both running back...
Monstrous Tuesday #PFTPM coming
Get ready, @PFTPMPosse. Tuesday’s show has three first-round prospects. If you listen to the show, you’ll hear interviews with former N.C. State defensive end Bradley Chubb, former UCLA...
Colts to put Reggie Wayne in Ring of Honor November 18
The Colts will be adding a longtime member of their offense to their Ring of Honor this season. The team announced on Tuesday that Reggie Wayne will be added to the group during the team’s November 18...
Stephen Ross questioned in Kaepernick collusion case
The parade of NFL owners to the hot seat continues. Dolphins owner Stephen Ross has become the latest prominent witness in the Colin Kaepernick collusion grievance. Charles Robinson of Yahoo Sports reports...
Jaguars expect Bortles to improve in 2018
Blake Bortles signed a new deal with the Jaguars this offseason but Jacksonville's decisions in the draft will speak volumes about its confidence in him.
Bradley Chubb looking to live up to NFL hype
Former NC State defensive end Bradley Chubb wants to live up to the praise he has already received from NFL stars such as Von Miller.
Rosen's best attribute: 'I'm an alpha personality'
Former UCLA quarterback Josh Rosen says he is looking forward to leading an NFL team and embracing his alpha personality.
Ridley to critics of his size: 'I beat the best'
Former Alabama wide receiver Calvin Ridley says he's ready to answer critics who claim he is too small ahead of the 2018 NFL Draft.
Doug Marrone: Second half of 2017 showed us Blake Bortles could improve
The Jaguars put an early end to speculation about a quarterback change in 2018 by signing Blake Bortles to a three-year extension just as the offseason was getting underway. When the extension was announced...
Colts release running back George Winn
The Colts signed running back George Winn last August, but he never played a regular season game for them. The team announced this morning that Winn had been released with a failed physical designation. The...
Mike Williams wants to “redeem” himself after lost rookie season
This time of year, many players can claim they’re in the best shape of their careers. For Chargers wide receiver Mike Williams, that’s not a high bar. But last year’s No. 7 overall pick...
Panthers have talked to Derek Anderson about 2018 return
The Panthers didn’t make a move to re-sign Derek Anderson ahead of free agency and they added Taylor Heinicke to their roster earlier this month, but that may not mean Anderson is done in Carolina....
Pat Shurmur says Odell Beckham “absolutely” will be with the Giants in 2018
Receiver Odell Beckham Jr. remains with the Giants, and remain with the Giants he will, for at least another year. Via Kim Jones of NFL Media, coach Pat Shurmur said Tuesday the Beckham “absolutely...
No recent contact between Gates, Chargers
Antonio Gates and the Chargers have not had recent talks about a new contract for the veteran as he hopes to find a team for next season.
Giants trying to trade Ereck Flowers
Ereck Flowers is on the trading block as the new Giants' front office appears ready to move on from the former first-round pick.
OBJ arrives at minicamp, won't practice
Odell Beckham Jr. arrived at Giants' minicamp but won't practice until he's fully healthy and receives a new deal.
Panthers announce Shaq Thompson’s fifth-year option has been exercised
The Panthers made official what everyone expected, that 2015 first-round draft pick Shaq Thompson‘s fifth-year option has been exercised. Thompson, a linebacker who started 14 games last season, has...
Jamar Taylor could go on trade block this week
The Browns parted ways with one veteran cornerback this offseason when they traded Jason McCourty to the Patriots and they could move another one this week. Ian Rapoport of NFL Media reports that Jamar...
Report: Odell Beckham at minicamp, won’t practice
Wide receiver Odell Beckham was in attendance for the first day of the Giants’ offseason program a couple of weeks ago and head coach Pat Shurmur called that an encouraging development at the time. It...
Jeff Garcia will make a Buccaneers pick, which he “could care less” about
The NFL will bring many former players to Day Two of the draft to announce picks from their former teams. One of those players, former quarterback Jeff Garcia, had an odd reaction to the news that he’...
How much do owners affect draft decisions?
NFL owners may not want to be publicly involved with their teams' draft processes, but at some point, they will make their preference known to the front office.
Is Mayfield in play at No. 1 for the Browns?
At a time when everyone thinks that the Browns have whittled their choices at No. 1 to quarterback Josh Allen and quarterback Sam Darnold, maybe they haven’t. On Monday, Dan Patrick said he’s...
What are the biggest NFL draft misses, regrets?
PFT Live examines the biggest NFL draft misses and regrets, including some older misses, like Tony Mandarich, and more recent names, like Roberto Aguayo and Johnny Manziel.
Seattle Seahawks not making excuses for prospects
The Seattle Seahawks are done making excuses for prospects with off-field issues.