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Lawyer claims Antonio Brown, who faces potential life imprisonment, was “overcharged”
Antonio Brown will soon leave police custody, on $110,000 bond. The charges he currently faces could put him behind bars for a long time, however. Via Cameron Wolfe of, Brown faces among other...
Eli Manning: It was important for me to go out as a Giant
Eli Manning spent 16 years with the Giants. He didn’t want to spend a single year with another team. “It was important for me to go out as a Giant,” Manning said at his retirement press...
Giants will retire Eli Manning’s No. 10
The Giants opened up Eli Manning‘s retirement press conference with a video showing the top highlights from his 16 years with the team and then co-owner John Mara took the microphone to make some...
Travis Kelce on the practice field for Chiefs
The Chiefs are largely healthy heading into the Super Bowl, and they got a little healthier Friday. Via Adam Teicher of, tight end Travis Kelce was on the practice field with the rest of the team....
Report: Ben McAdoo at Browns facility
The Browns may or may not be hiring an offensive coordinator. They may or may not be talking to Ben McAdoo about that opening. According to Jake Trotter of, the former Giants head coach is in the...
Brian Gutekunst sees more restrictions for Packers in free agency this year
Packers General Manager Brian Gutekunst was aggressive in free agency last year and made quick moves to add Preston Smith, Za'Darius Smith and Adrian Amos to the team’s defense. Those moves...
Ben Roethlisberger to Eli Manning: You exude class both on and off the field
Eli Manning and Ben Roethlisberger entered the NFL at the same time, as first-round picks in the 2004 NFL draft. Now Roethlisberger is saying goodbye to Manning. Roethlisberger wrote on Twitter that he has...
Best of PFT: Previewing Chiefs vs. 49ers
On the Friday edition of ProFootballTalk, Big Cat previews the 2020 Super Bowl in Miami, talks Mike Florio's health, and discloses future changes to his facial hair.
Kareem Hunt cited for speeding, not cited for marijuana found in car
Police officers found marijuana in a car being driven by Browns running back Kareem Hunt during a traffic stop this week, but Hunt won’t be charged with a crime or cited by authorities. An incident...
Tom Brady has jokes, Eli Manning knows he’s not really joking
Patriots quarterback Tom Brady was among the people sending along his well-wishes to retiring Giants quarterback Eli Manning. And he wishes the day might have come sooner. Brady joked that Manning’s...
Saints emails become issue in Archdiocese of New Orleans abuse litigation
Well, if any NFL team were to find itself caught in the gears of the ongoing abuse litigation against the Catholic Church, it would make sense for it to be the Saints. Via the Associated Press, the Saints...
Eagles interview Marquand Manuel
The Eagles are talking to a former defensive coordinator to replace a position coach who just became a coordinator himself. According to Jeremy Fowler of, the Eagles have interviewed Marquand...
Report: Browns add Drew Petzing to coaching staff
Browns head coach Kevin Stefanski worked with Drew Petzing in Minnesota last year and he’ll work with him again in Cleveland this year. Mary Kay Cabot of reports that the Browns are...
Yes, Eli Manning will get to the Hall of Fame
On November 25, 2007, Eli Manning looked like anything but a Hall of Famer. On the heels of a four-pick performance in a 41-17 home loss to Minnesota, real questions were emerging regarding whether he...
Derrick Henry says he feels like he could keep running
The Pro Bowl is a low-impact game, which Derrick Henry deserves after the physical pounding of his season. Even if the Titans running back hadn’t led the league in rushing yards (1,540) and attempts (...
Report: Cowboys hiring George Edwards
When Cowboys head coach Mike McCarthy had the same job with the Packers, he tangled often with Vikings teams that had George Edwards on their coaching staff as the defensive coordinator. McCarthy and...
Peyton says Eli is his third-favorite player
Mike Florio and Big Cat react after Peyton Manning said Eli is his third-favorite player behind father Archie and Dan Marino.
Mostert, Kittle top non-QB Super Bowl MVP picks
Mike Florio and Big Cat draft their top non-quarterback picks for Super Bowl MVP.
There’s another Lamar Jackson on the way to the NFL
Lamar Jackson can’t think about becoming the league’s MVP yet. He’s simply trying to get drafted first. Nebraska cornerback Lamar Jackson is at the Senior Bowl this week, hoping to display...
Judge orders mental health evaluation for Antonio Brown
After Antonio Brown turned himself into the Broward County authorities on Thurday night, his attorney said that there would be a bond hearing on Friday morning. Brown made that appearance in front of judge...
Overrated storylines for Super Bowl LIV
Mike Florio and Big Cat air out the worst storylines we will inevitably hear when the Chiefs face the 49ers in Super Bowl LIV.
Breaking down props bets for Super Bowl LIV
Mike Florio and Big Cat break down some props for what could be a high-scoring matchup in Super Bowl LIV.
Does Eli deserve to be in the Hall of Fame?
Mike Florio and Big Cat talk about Eli Manning's career and legacy, whether his resume will get him into the Hall of Fame and if his induction would be deserved.
Jimmy Garoppolo recalls “class act” Patrick Mahomes seeking him out after ACL tear
Jimmy Garoppolo‘s 2018 season ended in Week Three in Kansas City, when he tore his ACL in a loss to the Chiefs. After the game, Garoppolo got an unexpected visit from Patrick Mahomes. As he and...
Word association: Brees and Saints, Brady and Pats
Mike Florio and Big Cat talk about the future of Drew Brees and Tom Brady with the Saints and Patriots, as well as Kirk Cousins' next contract.
Can the 49ers stop the Chiefs' offense?
Mike Florio and Big Cat debate whether Richard Sherman and the 49ers' defense can contain the Chiefs' explosive offense in Super Bowl LIV.
Can the Chiefs stop the 49ers' offense?
Big Cat joins Mike Florio to discuss whether the Chiefs' defense can handle the 49ers' versatile offense in Super Bowl LIV.
Richard Sherman on potential White House visit: “I doubt it”
There’s the small matter of beating the Chiefs to worry about first, and they know that. But if the 49ers do that, there will then be questions about a potential White House visit. In the opinion of...
Drew Brees: Not a given I come back, but it will be for Saints if I do
Drew Brees has not said whether he will play football during the 2020 season and said this week that he’ll take some time to “decompress” before making that call, but he knows where he...
Jerry Hughes latest Bills player to have surgery
The wrist injury that Jerry Hughes played through last season never earned him a spot on the injury report, but it was apparently enough to land him in the hospital. Via Jay Skurski of the Buffalo News, the...
Robert Saleh says Chiefs’ speed is Olympian
When 49ers defensive coordinator Robert Saleh watches tape of the Chiefs, there’s part of him that wonders if they’ll go straight from Miami to Tokyo for the 2020 Summer Olympics. The speed the...
Bond hearing for Antonio Brown on Friday morning
Antonio Brown turned himself in to police in Broward County on Thursday night after an arrest warrant was issued for him on charges of burglary with battery, burglary of an unoccupied conveyance and...
John Lynch squeezing Mobile in before Miami
“Mobile to Miami” makes for a great slogan, and a better T-shirt. Mobile to Santa Clara to Mobile again to Miami, not as good. But that’s the more accurate description of 49ers General...
On the Patrick Mahomes situation, a closer look at the words and context
On Wednesday’s PFT Live, Peter King and I engaged in an analysis of Patrick Mahomes‘ 27-yard run for the ages against the Titans, discussed the serious flaws with the way the Tennessee defense...
Peyton Manning: After my dad and Dan Marino, Eli was my favorite player
Peyton Manning’s little brother is officially announcing his retirement today, and Peyton reflected on that with some brotherly love. Peyton Manning told the Broncos’ website that he has loved...
Wide receivers coach Drew Petzing not returning for Vikings in 2020
The Minnesota Vikings are parting ways with wide receivers coach Drew Petzing, according to Ben Goessling of the Minneapolis Star-Tribune. Petzing has spent six seasons with the Vikings after initially...
49ers potential victory parade will be in San Francisco
The San Francisco 49ers stand one victory away from their first championship in 25 years. If that victory comes to pass, the celebration for that win will be in downtown San Francisco. According to Scott...
Antonio Brown turns himself in to Broward County police
Antonio Brown is now in police custody after turning himself in at the Broward County Jail on Thursday night, according to multiple reports. TMZ was the first to report Brown had surrendered to police...
Stephon Gilmore hopes to take home Defensive Player of the Year
Only five cornerbacks ever have won the NFL’s Defensive Player of the Year, with Charles Woodson in 2009 the most recent. Stephon Gilmore hopes to join the exclusive club. “It’s pretty cool. That’s a...
Derrick Henry’s goal is not Pro Bowls or rushing titles but Super Bowls
Derrick Henry is playing in his first Pro Bowl. He would love it to be his last. Players playing in the Super Bowl don’t play in the Pro Bowl. “It is cool being here, being with all the...
Police expect Antonio Brown to turn himself in, sooner than later
An arrest warrant for Antonio Brown is pending, but it has yet to be executed. Hollywood, Florida police expect Brown to turn himself in, sooner than later. “I believe they’ve given him ample opportunity to...
Nick Bosa will talk to his brother about facing Patrick Mahomes, Chiefs
Nick Bosa knows exactly who to ask about playing the Chiefs. The 49ers defensive end’s not-so-secret weapon is his older brother, Joey, who faces the Chiefs twice a season every season with the...
Seattle Dragons lead XFL ticket sales
The XFL is coming, and the Seattle franchise is poised to thrive. Via NBC Sports Northwest, the Dragons currently lead the eight-team league in season-ticket sales. The Dragons have seen a surge in sales...
Jimmy Garoppolo on critics: “I hear all the stuff”
49ers quarterback Jimmy Garoppolo has become a pin cushion of sorts this season, with criticism regarding his play being accentuated by a seemingly conscious decision by coach Kyle Shanahan to skew the...
Larry Fitzgerald: The game won’t be the same without Eli Manning
The football careers of Larry Fitzgerald and Eli Manning have been linked for many years. In 2003 they were both Heisman Trophy finalists. In 2004 Manning was the first overall pick in the draft and...
Terrell Suggs didn’t need much convincing to join Chiefs
Terrell Suggs has a Super Bowl ring. Thirteen games into this season the pass rusher had no clue he would get a chance for a second this season. But the Cardinals waived him, and Suggs tried to navigate his...
Tevin Coleman, Dante Pettis sit out Thursday’s practice
49ers running back Tevin Coleman ran on a side field during Thursday’s practice. He did not practice. The team listed Coleman as a non-participant for a second consecutive day, though the 49ers didn...
Chris Jones a limited participant in Chiefs practice
The Chiefs are looking fairly healthy heading toward the Super Bowl, with their most-discussed injury trending in a positive direction. Chiefs defensive tackle Chris Jones was able to practice today, on a...
Does Andy Reid need a ring to be a Hall of Famer?
Already one of the top coaches in NFL history, does Andy Reid need a ring to solidify his career? Our Daily Line Crew discuss the legacy of the Chiefs head coach.
Raheem Mostert’s big game has given him less time for Call of Duty
Raheem Mostert rushed for only 297 career yards before this season. He gained 220 rushing yards in the NFC Championship Game after 772 yards in the regular season. The 49ers running back has arrived. Now,...
Tevin Coleman running on the side during 49ers practice
Tevin Coleman may not be practicing, but he was back to work Thursday. According to Matt Maiocco of, the 49ers running back was running on a side field during Thursday’s session....
Joe Staley sharing wisdom of last 49ers’ Super Bowl trip with teammates
The 49ers are returning to the Super Bowl for the first time in seven years. In 2012, Trent Baalke was the General Manager, Jim Harbaugh the coach, Colin Kaepernick the quarterback, Frank Gore the leading...
Jimmy Garoppolo: I’ll try to transfer Tom Brady’s approach to my game
49ers quarterback Jimmy Garoppolo hasn’t played in the Super Bowl before, but he had a good view of two of them when he was Tom Brady‘s backup in New England. Garoppolo also had a good view of...