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Minkah Fitzpatrick excited for fresh start with Steelers
Minkah Fitzpatrick was frustrated with his ever-changing role with the Miami Dolphins. Now in Pittsburgh, Fitzpatrick is excited for a new opportunity with the Steelers. “It’s a fresh start,...
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Saints sign J.T. Barrett to practice squad
With Drew Brees undergoing surgery Wednesday to repair a torn tendon in his thumb, the Saints are re-signing quarterback J.T. Barrett to the practice squad, Tom Pelissero of the NFL reports. The Saints...
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Antonio Brown interview becomes the key piece of the NFL’s investigation
The NFL reportedly has secured 10 hours of information from Britney Taylor, the woman who has accused Patriots receiver Antonio Brown of sexual assault and rape. Eventually, the league will talk to Brown....
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Tuesday’s #PFTPM has JuJu Smith-Schuster and much more
The latest edition of #PFTPM marks the debut of the new in-season Tuesday format. MDS joins the show to discuss the biggest stories of the day, to give out some awards for the week that was, and to answer...
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Freddie Kitchens defends decision to keep Baker Mayfield in blowout
The Browns took a 23-3 lead with 3:32 remaining in the third quarter. Yet, Baker Mayfield played all 69 snaps as backup quarterback Garrett Gilbert remained on the sideline. Coach Freddie Kitchens said he...
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When key players want to change teams, blame the teams not the players
Khalil Mack wanted out of Oakland. He got what he wanted. Antonio Brown wanted out of Pittsburgh. Then he wanted out of Oakland. He got what he wanted, both times. Minkah Fitzpatrick wanted out of Miami. He...
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Power Rankings: Teams that should trade for Ramsey
With Jacksonville Jaguars star cornerback Jalen Ramsey asking for a trade, Chris Simms and Tank Williams give their top three teams that should strongly consider making the move.
Chargers sign tight end Lance Kendricks
The Chargers signed a tight end with Hunter Henry recovering from a tibial plateau fracture, but the new tight end’s name is not Antonio Gates. The team’s signing of tight end Lance Kendricks is...
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Colts worked out six kickers Tuesday
The Colts have faith in Adam Vinatieri, who is committed to working on getting “the demons out.” But what happens if he doesn’t? When the Colts decided to work out kickers is unknown, but...
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Saints place Keith Kirkwood on injured reserve
The Saints placed receiver Keith Kirkwood on injured reserve, according to the NFL’s daily transactions report. Kirkwood injured his hamstring during warmups Sunday. That left New Orleans with only...
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Bengals waive Pharoh Cooper, promote Keaton Sutherland
The Bengals announced they waived receiver Pharoh Cooper on Tuesday. They promoted offensive guard Keaton Sutherland from the practice squad to fill his roster spot. Cooper, a fourth-year player, played in...
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JuJu Smith-Schuster doesn’t see offense changing much
Wide receiver JuJu Smith-Schuster was on the receiving end of Mason Rudolph‘s first completion as an NFL player last Sunday and  building that connection will be important for the Steelers offense now...
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Seahawks cut Cardale Jones from the practice squad
The Seahawks cut quarterback Cardale Jones from their practice squad, according to the NFL’s daily transactions report. Seattle is expected to re-sign offensive lineman Elijah Nkansah to take Jones...
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49ers swap long snappers, signing Jon Condo
The 49ers waived their long snapper, Colin Holba, according to the NFL’s daily transactions report. They signed veteran Jon Condo, Matt Barrows of TheAthletic.com reports. The team worked out Condo,...
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Texans change punters, signing Bryan Anger
The Texans kept Trevor Daniel over Bryan Anger in final cuts. They cut Daniel for Anger on Tuesday. The team announced the transaction. Daniel’s 43.5-yard average on 11 punts ranks 10th, while his net...
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Sam Darnold says doctors estimating Week Five return
Jets quarterback Sam Darnold won’t be back with the team for this Sunday’s game against the Patriots, but he doesn’t expect to be out too much longer than that due to mononucleosis....
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PFT hands out awards after Week 2
The ProFootballTalk crew highlight the best performances of Week 2 of the NFL season, including Lamr Jackson's continued breakout, and Odell Beckham Jr.'s big night at MetLife Stadium.
To get the most out of Daniel Jones, the Giants should release Eli Manning
As the Giants move forward with Daniel Jones at quarterback, the move needs to be unequivocal, unconditional, and irreversible. Otherwise, the development of Jones could suffer. For that reason, it could...
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Bruce Arians on NFC South QB injuries: You can’t think about that stuff
The quarterback landscape of the NFC South has changed significantly in recent days. Drew Brees is headed for thumb surgery and an extended absence from the Saints lineup. Cam Newton hasn’t looked...
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Lions release C.J. Anderson after claiming Paul Perkins
C.J. Anderson called himself a “perfect fit” in the Lions offense and hoped he finally had found a home after signing with his fifth team in the last year and a half. Alas, his stay in Detroit...
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Best of PFT: Baker backs OBJ; Ramsey wants out
Check out the best moments from Tuesdays PFT Live as Mike Florio, Peter King and Chris Simms dive into the latest news and rumors around the NFL.
Raiders cut Jonathan Cooper
Jonathan Cooper‘s NFL career has hit another bump in the road. Cooper was cut by the Raiders today after two games he didn’t play in. With guard Richie Incognito back from a two-game suspension...
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JuJu: Offense won't change a lot with Rudolph
Steelers receiver JuJu Smith-Schuster explains his role as a leader, the differences between playing with Mason Rudolph and Ben Roethlisberger, and his reaction to trading for Minkah Fitzpatrick.
Marcus Mariota a full participant in Tuesday’s practice
The Titans listed quarterback Marcus Mariota as a non-participant in their Monday injury report with a quadriceps injury. The Titans didn’t practice Monday, though. Instead, it was an injury report...
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Yannick Ngakoue, Marqise Lee up to full practice for Jags
The Jaguars didn’t have defensive end Yannick Ngakoue or wide receiver Marqise Lee in the lineup against the Colts last Sunday, but both players appear to be trending in the direction of a return for...
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Overreaction Tuesday: Ravens are winning it all
The Ravens have looked impressive through the first two weeks of the season, led by Lamar Jackson past clearly inferior competition.
Is Eli a Hall of Fame quarterback?
The Giants announced Tuesday that Daniel Jones is now their starting quarterback, so the Daily Line crew is taking a look back at Eli Manning's career in New York. Is two Super Bowl MVPs enough for the Hall...
Patriots place Isaiah Wynn on injured reserve
The Patriots have lost their starting left tackle for at least half the season. Isaiah Wynn is going on injured reserve, Field Yates of ESPN reports. All players on injured reserve have to miss at least...
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DeSean Jackson expected to miss two games with abdominal strain
Eagles receiver DeSean Jackson has an abdominal strain that will keep him out for about two weeks, Tim McManus of ESPN reports. With two games in 10 days, the timing is not good for Philadelphia. The Eagles...
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Saints cutting Taylor Stallworth
The Saints are releasing defensive tackle Taylor Stallworth, his agent tweeted Tuesday. Stallworth was inactive Sunday after playing 22 snaps on defense and five on special teams in the season opener,...
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Drew Brees to have surgery on Wednesday
After reports that Drew Brees was headed for surgery on Monday, Saints head coach Sean Payton said that the quarterback was going for a second opinion before moving forward with an operation. It appears...
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Packers vets encouraging teammates to save money in case of work stoppage
The current collective bargaining agreement expires after the 2020 season. The NFL and NFLPA already are engaged in discussions to get a new deal. The Packers held a club union meeting Monday and came away...
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Brees injury gives Brady clear path to Peyton Manning’s touchdown record
Tom Brady and Drew Brees each have 522 career touchdown passes, putting them both 17 behind Peyton Manning’s NFL record of 539. Seeing which one of them would break Manning’s record first should...
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Report: No timeline for NFL decision on Antonio Brown
The NFL met with Britney Taylor on Monday about the allegations of rape and sexual assault that she levied against Patriots wide receiver Antonio Brown in a lawsuit last week. Mark Maske of the Washington...
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Cowboys, Dak Prescott remain close to a deal that will put QB in “rare air”
Cowboys owner Jerry Jones said after the season opener a deal with Dak Prescott was “imminent.” Nine days have passed, but the Cowboys remain confident they are close to a contract extension...
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Eagles promote Alex Ellis, waive Craig James
Tight end Dallas Goedert is one of several Eagles players who picked up injuries during last Sunday and the team moved to add another tight end to the active roster on Tuesday. The team announced that they...
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Mike Tomlin: We’re comfortable with “strong possibility” Ben Roethlisberger returns in 2020
Quarterback Ben Roethlisberger is out for the season, but Steelers head coach Mike Tomlin made it clear on Tuesday that “our level of expectations in terms of level of our performance will not change...
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Freddie Kitchens wants Baker Mayfield taking fewer hits
The Jets lost their starting quarterback who had been their backup quarterback before Monday night. They will start a third quarterback in three games this week. The Browns got out of Monday night’s...
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Adam Vinatieri working “to get the demons out” ahead of Sunday
The Colts announced on Monday that Adam Vinatieri will remain the team’s kicker after missing five kicks over the first two weeks of the season. That announcement came after speculation that Vinatieri...
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Report: Colin Kaepernick’s agent has contacted quarterback-needy teams
Colin Kaepernick’s agent has reached out to teams in need of quarterback help, Chris Williamson of SNY reports. “Colin is literally in the best shape of his life,” a source close to...
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Report: Jaguars want two first-round picks for Jalen Ramsey
Jaguars cornerback Jalen Ramsey said on Tuesday that he is focused on “being a good teammate while I’m still here” and the uncertainty at the end of that sentence comes from Ramsey’s...
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Ron Rivera: “No idea” if Cam Newton can play this week
The Panthers don’t know at the moment whether Cam Newton will be able to play Sunday at Arizona or not. But they know what Plan B is. Coach Ron Rivera said that Kyle Allen would start if Newton’...
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Patriots surge to 22.5-point favorites over Jets
With Sam Darnold and Trevor Siemian out, the Jets are down and out. In the eyes of Las Vegas. The spread for the Week Three game between New England and New York has moved all the way to 22.5 points, via...
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Jamal Adams: I’m just focused on this team
In 2019, who a player does or doesn’t follow on social media becomes fodder for conversations and that’s what happened with Jets safety Jamal Adams on Tuesday. Adams reportedly unfollowed the...
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Titans say Marcus Mariota will practice fully today
The Titans didn’t hold a practice on Monday, but said that quarterback Marcus Mariota would not have taken part in a session had one existed. A quad injury was given as the reason why Mariota would...
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Jets QB Trevor Siemian out for the year
If the Jets are going to escape the “world of suck,” they’re going to have to do it without backup quarterback Trevor Siemian. Jets coach Adam Gase just announced that Siemian was out for...
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DirecTV will televise 11 Thursday night games in 4K
For those, like me, who rushed to get a DirecTV 4K receiver several years ago only to wonder when anything worth watching in 4K would be televised in that format, the answer has finally arrived. DirecTV has...
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Jalen Ramsey “happy” to be part of the Jaguars (for now)
Jalen Ramsey ducked out without talking after Sunday’s game, so he hadn’t addressed either his trade request, or his sideline spat with coach Doug Marrone. He took to the podium Tuesday, saying...
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What’s next for Eli Manning?
Two years ago, the Giants tried to break up with Eli Manning. It didn’t take. This time around, it will. And so the question becomes how and when things will end, given that they have 14 games left...
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Steelers will “anchor” Minkah Fitzpatrick at safety for now
During his year-plus in Miami, Minkah Fitzpatrick lined up at a variety of spots on the Dolphins defense. The Steelers don’t plan to employ Fitzpatrick in that manner early in his time with the team....
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