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Kyler Murray reiterates he’s committed to football
The biggest question about Kyler Murray might not be his size, but his commitment to football. With baseball still out there as a fallback for Murray, NFL teams interested in him with a high choice want to...
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Florida authorities have “no idea” regarding the “biggest name” report
Friday’s bombshell was, for a while, overcome by a bigger bombshell. It’s unclear whether the second bombshell ever will explode. ESPN’s Adam Schefter reported that Patriots owner Robert...
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Report: Dundon can pull the plug on his AAF investment
Billionaires didn’t get to be billionaires by being stupid. Despite the sense of impulse, wonder, and naiveté that accompanied Carolina Hurricanes owner Tom Dundon’s decision to commit $250...
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Rod Woodson’s hot mic moment not ideal for fledging football league
Nobody’s watching, nobody cares, nobody’s listening. It’s a catchy, repetitive phrase, that would be ideal for marketing purposes. If the goal was to convince people to not tune in to games. But the...
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Arizona, Salt Lake tied after one half
The AAF has made its debut in Salt Lake City. Not many have shown up to see the game in person. What those who are there have seen is a game tied 9-9 through two quarters. Just before halftime, Arizona...
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Mike Mamula reflects on his great Combine, 24 years later
Mike Mamula is known in the NFL as, “That guy who got drafted in the Top 10 because he had a great Scouting Combine, then didn’t do anything as a pro.” But that’s really not fair....
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Report: Rams hire Zac Robinson as assistant QBs coach
The Rams have a replacement for Zac Taylor, who has left to become the Bengals’ new head coach. Sean McVay has hired Zac Robinson as his new assistant quarterbacks coach, Adam Schefter of ESPN reports...
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Surgery makes Deionte Thompson “unlikely” to participate in Scouting Combine
As the Scouting Combine workouts approach, reports will be rampant regarding guys who will and who won’t be working out. Alabama safety Deionte Thompson apparently won’t be. Thompson had wrist...
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Who were the best players to ever be traded?
With Steelers receiver Antonio Brown, one of the best in the game and a potential Hall of Famer, available in trade, and with PFT Live always looking for ideas for a draft, we had an idea for a Friday...
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So which three teams are interested in Antonio Brown?
There’s a rule of thumb in the agent world that, if an agent claims multiple teams are interested in a free agent but names none of the teams, there may be no interested teams. Some may express...
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AAF’s Week Three begins today
The AAF made plenty of news this week for reasons other than its games. On Saturday, its games return. Week Three commences with a pair of Saturday games. First, the Salt Lake Stallions host the Arizona...
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Concerns about Le’Veon Bell’s weight, shape are overblown
Le'Veon Bell didn’t play football last year. Presumably, he also avoided other potential physical risks as he closed in on his long-overdue payday. So should it surprise anyone that he currently...
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Branden Oliver trying to show he’s better than ever in the AAF
As a rookie with the Chargers in 2014, running back Branden Oliver had an impressive year. He ran for 582 yards, added another 271 yards receiving, and looked like he was on his way to a good NFL career....
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Colbert’s comments mean 28 teams have shown no interest in Antonio Brown
The leading receiver in the NFL over the last five seasons is available in a trade, and 28 teams have shown no interest at all. That’s the flip side of Steelers General Manager Kevin Colbert’s...
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Compensatory picks help the rich get richer
The original idea behind compensatory picks was to help maintain parity in the NFL: The league has never wanted wealthy teams in big markets to be able to buy up all the top talent and leave the small-...
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Eric Reid takes issue with article on Panthers’ website regarding Colin Kaepernick
The Panthers have engaged in a public debate regarding quarterback Colin Kaepernick, sort of. Six days after lawyer Mark Geragos suggested that the Panthers may sign Kaepernick, Bill Voth of Panthers.com...
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Hines Ward: Roethlisberger needs to do more as leader
Hines Ward spent eight seasons with Ben Roethlisberger. The Steelers former receiver joined Emmanuel Sanders, among others, in suggesting Roethlisberger needs to work on his leadership skills. Le'Veon...
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Rams hiring Eric Henderson as DL coach
The Rams are hiring Eric Henderson as their new defensive line coach, Ian Rapoport of NFL Media reports. There is no word on the future of Bill Johnson, who coached the Rams’ defensive linemen the...
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Chiefs sign E.J. Manuel, three others
The Chiefs announced the signings of four free agents, including quarterback E.J. Manuel. They also signed receivers Sammie Coates and Davon Grayson and defensive back Dontae Johnson. Manuel, 28, has not...
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With three first-rounders, Jon Gruden leaving options open
With three first-round selections, the Raiders have flexibility in the draft. Coach Jon Gruden said Friday afternoon the team will consider all options, including trading one or more of their first-rounders...
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Report: Bears to cut Cody Parkey
Cody Parkey‘s missed field goal in the playoff loss to the Eagles will be his last as a Bear. The Bears will release Parkey at the start of the league year, Ian Rapoport of NFL Network reports. That...
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Devin McCourty on Robert Kraft: Let situation “play out”
Defensive back Devin McCourty became the first Patriots player to comment publicly about owner Robert Kraft’s arrest. McCourty was guarded in his comments about Kraft, who faces two counts of...
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C.J. Anderson: Todd Gurley was healthy in the postseason
Rams running back C.J. Anderson would like to clarify his recent comments about teammate Todd Gurley‘s knee injury. When Anderson said that Gurley’s knee was more hurt than initially thought,...
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Ravens have most compensatory picks in history
The NFL has awarded compensatory picks since 1994. No team has more than the Ravens have all-time and by a wide margin. The Ravens have received 50 extra choices in history, which means losing more or...
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Eagles release Chris Maragos
The Eagles are holding onto kicker Jake Elliott and long snapper Rick Lovato, but they are parting ways with one of their other core special teamers from recent seasons. The team has released safety Chris...
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Eagles sign Jake Elliott, Rick Lovato to one-year deals
The Eagles have ensured that two of their key specialists will remain with the team in 2019. The team announced that kicker Jake Elliott and long snapper Rick Lovato have both signed one-year deals with the...
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Seahawks hire Austin Davis as an offensive assistant
Austin Davis is back with the Seahawks, but he won’t be backing up quarterback Russell Wilson this time around. The Seahawks announced on Friday that Davis has been added to Pete Carroll’s...
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Cardinals, Patriots, Washington receive most extra picks
Not only did New England receive two third-round picks, but their four total compensatory picks tied for the most. The Cardinals and Washington also each received four compensatory picks. In all, 15 teams...
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Despite landing Kirk Cousins, Vikings get three compensatory picks
The Vikings made a huge splash last year in free agency, adding quarterback Kirk Cousins to a then-record-setting contract. And even though Minnesota also scooped up defensive tackle Sheldon Richardson in...
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Rams, Patriots both receive two third-round compensatory picks
The NFL awarded compensatory draft picks Friday, and the Patriots and Rams both received two third-round picks. The Super Bowl teams will have extra picks to reload this offseason. The Patriots’ third...
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NFL will “monitor developments” in Kraft case
The National Football League has issued a statement regarding the criminal investigation involving Patriots owner Robert Kraft. “The NFL is aware of the ongoing law enforcement matter and will continue to...
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Kevin Colbert revisits comments on Ben Roethlisberger having “52 kids under him”
Steelers General Manager Kevin Colbert revisited his comments from earlier this week about trading wide receiver Antonio Brown during a Friday appearance on NFL Network and he also circled back to what he...
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Dolphins announce Reggie McKenzie hiring
There was word last week that the Dolphins had struck a deal with former Raiders General Manager Reggie McKenzie to make him part of their personnel department and the team made it official on Friday. The...
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Falcons bring back cornerback Blidi Wreh-Wilson
The Falcons are retooling their secondary, but brought back part of the depth there. The team announced that Blidi Wreh-Wilson had agreed to a one-year contract extension. He was set to be an unrestricted...
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Kraft charges part of human trafficking sting
The prostitution sting which included Patriots owner Robert Kraft was part of a larger sweep of Florida establishments regarding human trafficking. Kraft has been charged with solicitation, and officials in...
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Kevin Colbert says three teams have reached out about Antonio Brown
A meeting between Steelers owner Art Rooney II and wide receiver Antonio Brown this week ended with the Steelers saying that they’ll try to trade Brown to another team this offseason. General Manager...
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Report: Robert Kraft is not the biggest name involved in prostitution case
Patriots owner Robert Kraft has been named as one of those involved in a prostitution sting in Florida, but he’s far from the only one involved, and he may not be the most famous person involved. Adam...
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Report: Bucs will keep Gerald McCoy for 2019 season
A tweet from Buccaneers defensive tackle Gerald McCoy last month left some people wondering if he’d be moving on from the team this offseason, but it does not appear that will be the case. McCoy is...
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NFL reverses course, again, on terms of partial Scouting Combine ban
The on-again, partially-off-again, on-again, partially-off-again Scouting Combine ban has had another formal alteration to its terms. Per a source with knowledge of the situation, the league has informed...
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Best of PFT: Tomlin allowed Brown to become a diva
How Antonio Brown became a diva under Mike Tomlin's watch, breaking down the quarterback tiers and Mike Florio's potential career as a stand-up comedian are among the Best of PFT.
Robert Kraft and all owners are subject to NFL’s Personal Conduct Policy
Patriots owner Robert Kraft is subject to the NFL’s Personal Conduct Policy and could face league discipline including a suspension after authorities in Florida announced today that he is one of...
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Robert Kraft categorically denies any illegal activity
Police in Jupiter, Florida announced on Friday that they have charged Patriots owner Robert Kraft with two counts of soliciting prostitution. Kraft is accused of visiting a massage parlor to solicit sex...
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Report: Patriots owner Robert Kraft facing prostitution charge
Patriots owner Robert Kraft has been named in a Florida prostitution sting. Jupiter Police Chief Daniel Kerr said Kraft was among the individuals caught at a “spa”, and was charged with...
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Eric DeCosta on more extensions: We have a plan that will hopefully come to fruition
The Ravens held a press conference to discuss the three-year contract extension they reached with cornerback Tavon Young this week and questions ranged beyond the details of how that deal came together....
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If Steelers want “significant compensation,” an Antonio Brown trade won’t be easy
Antonio Brown wants out of Pittsburgh. And the Steelers are willing to trade him. If they can get “significant compensation” for him. While the Steelers may simply be posturing, with a...
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Charles Johnson likes lack of “politics” in AAF
Wide receiver Charles Johnson played 39 games for the Vikings between 2014 and 2016, but a knee injury kept him out after signing with the Panthers in 2017 and he failed to make the Jets out of camp in 2018...
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Nike scrambles after blown-out shoe incident
The NFL’s official apparel provider has a problem with one of the other sports in which the company has a major presence. The blowing out of Zion Williamson’s Nike shoe in Wednesday night’...
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Glazer doubles down on his bold OBJ prediction
Last week, Jay Glazer made a bold prediction that ruffled plenty of feathers. So many feathers that the feather-ruffling ruffled his feathers. This week, Glazer revisited his belief that the Giants may...
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Jets reportedly concerned Bell's out of shape
The New York Jets, which are considered one of favorites to sign Le'Veon Bell, are reportedly worried he's out of shape. Is that just a tactic to try and drive his price down?
Steelers keep Tyson Alualu
The Steelers have signed a player who was otherwise slated to become an unrestricted free agent! (Not that one.) Ed Bouchette of the Pittsburgh Post-Gazette reports that the Steelers have signed defensive...
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Alabama could tie Miami’s 2004 record with six first-round picks
In the 2004 NFL draft, six Miami Hurricanes were chosen in the first round. No college before or since has managed to get six players in the first round of one draft. But it could happen this year. Alabama...
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Who are the best NFL players to be traded?
Marshall Faulk, Brett Favre, and Steve Young are a few of the key players who have been on the move in their career, but Mike Florio and Big Cat have some other big names on their lists.
PFT Props: Where will Le'Veon Bell sign?
Mike Florio and Big Cat tackle some prop bets, including Jets and Colts vs. the field for where Le'Veon Bell will sign and whether Odell Beckham Jr. or Antonio Brown will have more TDs in 2019.