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As clock ticks for Cowboys and Ezekiel Elliott, Zeke plans to travel out of the country
Our popcorn is indeed ready. The Cowboys report for camp in five days. Running back Ezekiel Elliott may or may not be there. Per a league source, Elliott currently is believed to be making plans for a trip...
Buccaneers agree to deal with Devin White
One of the few remaining unsigned rookies from the 2019 NFL draft has now agreed to terms. Devin White, the fifth overall pick in the draft, has agreed to a deal with the Buccaneers, the team announced...
Will the Chiefs keep Tyreek Hill over the long haul?
Before off-field issues put the career of Chiefs receiver Tyreek Hill in limbo, talks on a long-term deal had begun. Forgotten in the events of the past four months is the fact that those talks may have hit...
Shawne Merriman sued for wrongful death
Former NFL linebacker Shawne Merriman has been named as a defendant in a wrongful-death lawsuit filed by the estate of a woman who died of a drug overdose in 2017. According to, the parents of...
What Peter King learned at Broncos training camp
Peter King shares observations from his visit to the Denver Broncos' training camp.
Mike Shanahan returns to Broncos practice for first time in more than 10 years
The Broncos fired coach Mike Shanahan after the 2008 season. He hadn’t returned to the team’s facilty, until today. Shanahan was back on Saturday, at the invitation of new coach Vic Fangio. “I...
Broncos' Chubb on 50th anniversary of moon landing
Denver Broncos running back Bradley Chubb explains how his love for astronauts and space came about on the 50th anniversary of the Apollo 11 mission to land a man on the moon.
Cardinals place Robert Nkemdiche, Charles Clay, four others on PUP
The Cardinals placed six players on the physically unable to perform list, the team announced Saturday. Arizona moved tight end Charles Clay (knee), defensive lineman Robert Nkemdiche (knee), offensive...
Ravens place Alex Lewis on PUP
The Ravens placed left guard Alex Lewis on the physically unable to perform list, Jamison Hensley of ESPN reports. Lewis underwent shoulder surgery in January and did not participate in the offseason...
Dak Prescott: Ezekiel Elliott opens up Cowboys offense
The debate over running backs’ value has gone on for years, but there is no arguing Ezekiel Elliott‘s value to the Cowboys. He is one of the NFL’s special running backs and an important...
Von Miller targets the all-time sack record
Good news for Von Miller: He has more sacks before turning 30 than all-time sacks leader Bruce Smith had before turning 30. Bad news for Von Miller: Bruce Smith had 92 sacks before turning 30 . . . and 108...
Eric Dickerson says Hall of Famers “with names” may boycott Hall of Fame festivities
The NFL’s annual Canton kickoff is coming, with the league holding several days of events in and around a museum that will add eight more bronze busts — and that will rely on current members of...
Lindsay shares journey from undrafted to pro
Phillip Lindsay shares his journey from going undrafted to impressing the NFL with a thousand rushing yard season, and why NFL scouts shouldn't undermine ability over size.
Broncos' Miller wants all-time sack record
Von Miller wasn't shy about the fact that he wants to eventually hold the all-time sack record and also reveals how Bruce Smith helped at his game at the pass-rush summit.
Miller shares genesis of pass-rush summit
Von Miller shares how he created the pass-rush summit, why it makes sense for other positions to do something similar, and why Trent Brown isn't invited back.
Flacco moved past weirdness of not being a Raven
Joe Flacco detailed how people think it's weird he's on the Broncos, talking non-football topics with John Elway, and what he learned watching Roger Federer.
Broncos replace “retired” rookie with receiver Jamarius Way
Undrafted rookie receiver Romell Guerrier “retired” from pro football before ever even suiting up for a single preseason game. That created a roster spot for the Broncos, and they have quickly...
Start of NFL season looms over DirecTV’s negotiations with networks
DirecTV customers in several major markets woke up this morning to find out that they can no longer watch CBS, a development that could have a major impact on the NFL when the season starts in seven weeks....
Marshall Faulk explores becoming an agent
Running back Marshall Faulk’s NFL career ended with a bust in the Hall of Fame. His TV career as one of the lead analysts at NFL Network ended amid a haze of allegations made in a sexual harassment...
Mike Vrabel requires Titans’ assistants to spend offseason time with family
Football coaches work long hours, but Titans coach Mike Vrabel has a rule for his assistants: Don’t miss family events for offseason work. Vrabel noted that while it’s impossible to be at...
Broncos rookie Romell Guerrier retires
After just a few days of training camp, Broncos undrafted rookie wide receiver Romell Guerrier decided he doesn’t want to play pro football. Guerrier told General Manager John Elway that he is...
Friday’s #PFTPM looks at every angle of the Tyreek Hill decision
On Friday morning, the league announced that it won’t be disciplining Chiefs receiver Tyreek Hill. On Friday afternoon, we taped a new episode of #PFTPM focusing on the Hill decision. The situation...
PFT 2019 storyline No. 6: How will the Packers resolve “the audible thing”?
Most if not all of the top 30 storylines we’re following as the 2019 season approaches are posed as a question. For most of those questions, we don’t the answer. On storyline No. 6, we do. The...
Vic Fangio doesn’t see “benefit” of having music at practice
New coach Vic Fangio has silenced the music at Broncos’ practice. The five coaches who preceded Fangio in Denver — Mike Shanahan, Josh McDaniels, John Fox, Gary Kubiak and Vance Joseph —...
Darren Sproles returns to the Eagles for one more year
He’s been going strong since 2005. And he’s got at least one more year left. The Eagles have announced that running back Darren Sproles has signed a one-year contract to return to the team....
Dolphins claim Saeed Blacknall off waivers from Raiders
The Dolphins announced they claimed receiver Saeed Blacknall off waivers from the Raiders. Blacknall, 23, has played in one career game. He originally signed with the Raiders as an undrafted free agent out...
Alexander Johnson getting his chance with Todd Davis out
Todd Davis‘ calf injury is expected to keep him out three to four weeks. “He’s going to be out for a couple of weeks, and then we’ll see from there,” Broncos coach Vic Fangio said after Friday, via...
Ravens place Michael Pierce on non-football injury list
The Ravens pulled defensive tackle Michael Pierce off the field during the mandatory minicamp because of his conditioning. Now, the team has placed him on the non-football injury list to start training camp...
Vic Fangio on Drew Lock: Hard thrower, not a quarterback yet
Broncos rookie Drew Lock has a long way to go before he can become a polished passer, and not just a guy with a strong arm. That’s the word from Broncos head coach Vic Fangio, who said today that Lock...
Lions place four on non-football injury list, Chris Lacy on PUP
The Lions made five moves Friday, the team announced. They placed defensive tackle John Atkins, linebacker Austin Bryant, defensive tackle P.J. Johnson and offensive tackle Ryan Pope on the non-football...
Travis Kelce on Tyreek Hill: We’re just happy to get our guy back
Tyreek Hill has averaged five catches, 69 yards and almost one touchdown per game in the 47 games he has played, not to mention his return yardage and his rushing yardage. The Chiefs found out Friday that...
Packers signing Malik Taylor
The Packers are signing receiver Malik Taylor, Bo Marchionte of reports. The rookie originally signed with the Buccaneers as an undrafted free agent, but Tampa Bay cut him later in May....
Jarvis Landry says Duke Johnson’s trade request won’t be distraction
Jarvis Landry downplayed Baker Mayfield‘s comments about Duke Johnson earlier this offseason, calling them a “non-issue.” Now, he’s downplaying Johnson’s request for a trade....
Tyreek Hill contract negotiations could resume quickly
When reports first emerged of off-field complications that could result in the suspension of Chiefs receiver Tyreek Hill, the Chiefs and Hill were talking about a new contract. Those talks could resume,...
Rafael Bush retires, Bills sign Kurt Coleman
The Bills had an unexpected vacancy at safety just before camp, so they found a familiar face to fill it. The team announced that veteran safety Rafael Bush was retiring, and the team placed him on the...
Can Steelers respond after 2018 drama?
The Pittsburgh Steelers said goodbye to Le'Veon Bell and Antonio Brown in the offseason. Can they find a way to improve without them in 2019?
NFL: Tyreek Hill’s comment to Crystal Espinal didn’t warrant discipline
The NFL’s statement regarding the decision to not discipline receiver Tyreek Hill said nothing about the troubling remark that sparked Hill’s banishment from the balance of the Chiefs’...
PFT Top 30 Storylines: Can Oakland find chemistry?
The Raiders are preparing to make the move to Las Vegas, but they need to figure out if the chemistry is there between Jon Gruden and QB Derek Carr.
Will Rodgers be able to call audibles?
ProFootballTalk's Mike Florio continues his offseason storyline countdown by examining whether or not Aaron Rodgers will be able to have freedom at the line of scrimmage with new Green Bay Packers coach...
Has NFL softened up on disciplining players?
In light of Tyreek Hill not being suspended, PFT's Mike Florio questions whether the league has softened its stance on player discipline.
Hill case shows flaw in NFL discipline process
Mike Florio explains what part of the NFL's investigation of Tyreek Hill is problematic.
Tyreek Hill not called to NFL league offices
Despite Ezekiel Elliot being called to NFL league offices in New York City not too long ago amidst legal troubles, Tyreek Hill never had to take the trip.
NFL doesn't discipline Hill for abuse allegations
Mike Florio reacts to the news that the NFL chose not to suspend or fine Tyreek Hill after allegations that he abused his child.
Mark Murphy: Packers wanted Khalil Mack, Raiders thought Bears would have higher pick
Packers President and CEO Mark Murphy says his team’s efforts to trade for Khalil Mack a year ago were thwarted primarily by the Raiders’ perception that the Bears would have a higher first-...
Tyreek Hill decries “false allegations,” thanks NFL
Chiefs wide receiver Tyreek Hill has released a statement in which he says he was falsely accused of abusing his son and expresses appreciation to the NFL for announcing today that he will not be suspended...
NFL gradually has softened its hard-line approach to player discipline
A wise man has said, “Once is an accident, twice is a trend. Four, five, or six times is a clear indication of a strategic shift in overall policy.” (I may have added the last part.) It has...
Chiefs: We are glad to welcome Tyreek Hill back to the team
The NFL announced on Friday morning that Chiefs wide receiver Tyreek Hill will not be disciplined under the Personal Conduct Policy after the league’s investigation of child abuse allegations against...
Emmanuel Sanders felt like himself in first training camp practice
Wide receiver Emmanuel Sanders didn’t do quite as much as running back Phillip Lindsay in the Broncos’ first training camp practice of the year, but it was still a productive day for the wideout...
NFL resolves Tyreek Hill situation without a visit to New York
Usually, the NFL brings a player who is under investigation for violating the Personal Conduct Policy to 345 Park Avenue in Manhattan as a precursor to a suspension. But not always, as Cowboys running back...
NFL decides not to discipline Tyreek Hill
Three months after the emergence of an audio recording that prompted the Chiefs to ban receiver Tyreek Hill from the balance of the offseason program, the NFL has decided to take no action against Hill. The...
NFL statement on Tyreek Hill
[Editor’s note: The NFL released the following statement on Friday, July 19.] Over the past four months, we have conducted a comprehensive investigation of allegations regarding Kansas City Chiefs...
Former NFL lineman Mitch Petrus dies of heat stroke at age 32
Mitch Petrus, an offensive lineman who spent time with the Giants, Patriots and Titans, has died at the age of 32. Petrus had been working all day outside at his family’s business in Lonoke County,...
Oakland’s lawyers believe DOJ got involved in suit against NFL for political reasons
The Trump administration is possibly trying to help the NFL. Or, possibly, it’s trying to hurt Oakland. Daniel Kaplan of reports that there’s a belief within the city’s...