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Deion Jones signs four-year extension with Falcons
Falcons linebacker Deion Jones got his deal done just before training camp. Jones and the Falcons finalized a four-year, $57 million contract extension with an $11 million signing bonus and $25.8 million...
Drew Lock agrees to terms with Broncos
The holdout was a short one. It wasn’t even really a holdout. Rookie quarterback Drew Lock, the 42nd pick in the draft, has agreed to terms, a league source tells PFT. Lock got the standard deal for...
NFL, NFLPA: We had “productive, constructive and beneficial” CBA talks
The NFL and NFLPA gathered for their fourth set of talks about a new Collective Bargaining Agreement on Wednesday and the schedule called for the meetings to last for three days. There was a change in plans...
NFL isn’t “really pushing hard” a new CBA by Week One
Just last week, NFL Commissioner Roger Goodell confirmed that the league wants to have a new Collective Bargaining Agreement in place before the start of the league’s 100th season in September....
John Elway: “We finally feel pretty good” about quarterback position
Since the Broncos won Super Bowl 50 and quarterback Peyton Manning limped off into the sunset, Denver has had a tough time finding a good quarterback. G.M. John Elway acknowledged that on Wednesday. “It’s a...
Tony Romo: Jason Witten will pick up right where he left off
Jason Witten, 37, has not played since Jan. 28, 2018, if the Pro Bowl counts as a game. His final regular-season game came on Dec. 31, 2017. CBS analyst Tony Romo doesn’t expect the layoff to affect...
Vic Fangio: A little improvement from Von Miller goes a long way
In his first press conference after being hired as the Broncos head coach, Vic Fangio said he thought linebacker Von Miller had room to improve and that message hasn’t changed over the last six months...
Jaguars announce open training camp practice schedule
The Jaguars have announced their schedule of training camp practices open to the public. The team will have six sessions open to the public, including next Thursday’s practice and the team’s...
Broncos waive Aaron Burbridge
The Broncos have waived receiver Aaron Burbridge, the team announced Wednesday. Burbridge decided to retire rather than report to training camp. He signed with the Broncos on Jan. 24. The 49ers made...
The Peter King Podcast: Why Manning loves Mahomes
On the first episode of the Peter King Podcast at NBC Sports, Peyton Manning details why he's fascinated with Patrick Mahomes and which NFL Hall of Famer the Chiefs QB resembles on the field.
Theismann on leg injury, Redskins' QB carousel
Chris Simms caught up with former Washington Redskins quarterback Joe Theismann to talk about his career-ending leg injury, the history behind his last name and the state of his former team.
Seahawks place four rookies on PUP
The Seahawks placed four rookies on the physically unable to perform list and another on the non-football injury list, according to Wednesday’s official NFL transactions report. Seattle’s...
Drew Lock’s “quarterback premium” isn’t more money, but more guaranteed money
Broncos quarterback Drew Lock, the 42nd overall pick in the draft, has yet to sign a rookie deal. He’s reportedly seeking a “quarterback premium.” That term is confusing, because the...
Free agent Rashard Robinson suspended 10 games
The NFL has suspended free agent cornerback Rashard Robinson for 10 games, Field Yates of ESPN reports. The Jets cut him May 10. Robinson served a four-game suspension to start the 2018 season after an...
Wednesday’s #PFTPM includes extended look at the running back market
Much has been written and said in recent days about the devaluation of the running back position. So I invited long-time agent Peter Schaffer (who has represented the likes of Barry Sanders and Eddie George...
Joe Theismann calls Alex Smith’s leg injury “exactly like mine”
Watching Alex Smith‘s horrific leg injury brought back nightmares for Joe Theismann, who was in the stadium when it happened last fall. Theismann’s career came to an end in 1985 when Lawrence...
Matt Nagy tells Bears to “remember the hurt”
Bears coach Matt Nagy doesn’t want his players to turn the page on their heartbreaking playoff loss to the Eagles. Nagy said during an appearance in the booth at the Chicago Cubs’ game today...
Vic Fangio: Having fans at camp one of the things that made NFL popular
We’ve been keeping track of the number of training camp practices open to the public that NFL clubs will be holding this summer and the Broncos are at the top of the list with 19 open sessions. Some...
Seahawks have rookies reporting a week earlier this year
The Seahawks have never had their rookies report to training camp before their veterans in the Pete Carroll era. They will this year. The Seahawks are breaking from recent tradition, Bob Condotta of the...
Chris Harris has “even more of a chip” on his shoulder this year
Chris Harris compared he and Von Miller to Shaq and Kobe. When asked who is who, Harris raised his hand and said, “I’m Shaq.” Shaq and Kobe eventually broke up, and it appears headed that...
Baker Mayfield thought the Patriots would trade up to draft him
Baker Mayfield went to Cleveland with the first overall pick in last year’s draft, but that wasn’t what he was expecting to do. Mayfield told ESPN that before draft day, he didn’t know he...
Phillip Lindsay, Emmanuel Sanders ready to go for Broncos
Two key members of the Broncos offense spent the offseason working their way back from injuries and both of them are set to practice with the team at training camp on Thursday. Running back Phillip Lindsay...
Aaron Rodgers on Aaron Donald: Your entire game plan is stopping him
Packers quarterback Aaron Rodgers has faced a lot of defensive players over the course of his career, but none have been tougher than a player he shared a locker room with for seven years. During an...
Aaron Rodgers reiterates faith in what he can do at the line of scrimmage
The so-called “audible thing” hovers over the Packers, and the contours of the conundrum are clearly drawn. New coach Matt LaFleur’s offense entails two plays being called in the huddle,...
Rodgers excited to work with new coach LeFleur
Chris Simms caught up with Aaron Rodgers to discuss the quarterback's building relationship with new coach Matt LeFleur, including the much-asked questions around audibles in the new system.
John Elway on Drew Lock: “We’ll see” if he’s signed by first camp practice
The Broncos reported for training camp on Wednesday, but one of their second-round picks isn’t among the players who checked into the team’s facility. Quarterback Drew Lock and the team have not...
Pederson on Eagles' 'peaceful, calm' offseason
Philadelphia Eagles head coach Doug Pederson spoke with Chris Simms' about his team's offseason, and what the differences are between being a hunters and the hunted.
Who are the truly special running backs in 2019?
The looming holdout for Chargers running back Melvin Gordon and the potential holdout for Cowboys running back Ezekiel Elliott has dusted off the debate regarding whether the NFL properly values the running...
Ravens sign third-round pick Miles Boykin
The Ravens made sure they won’t have any unsigned draft picks to deal with as training camp gets underway. Rookies reported to camp in Baltimore on Wednesday and the team announced that third-round...
Sean McDermott tells Bills fans there’s a championship vision in Buffalo
The Bills haven’t won a playoff game since 1995, but coach Sean McDermott wants fans to believe they’re making progress toward changing that. McDermott wrote in a letter to season-ticket holders...
Report: Aaron Burbridge retiring rather than reporting to Broncos camp
The Broncos are opening training camp on Wednesday and they will reportedly do so with an open spot on their 90-man roster. Field Yates of ESPN reports that wide receiver Aaron Burbridge has opted to retire...
Baseball moves toward uniform patches
NBA teams have allowed sponsorship patches to infiltrate the game uniform. Another major sport may be heading in that direction. Terry Lefton of Sports Business Journal recently reported that Major League...
Scherff, Redskins 'far apart' on contract talks
Former top-ten pick Brandon Scherff is entering the last year of his rookie contract and despite multiple offers from the Redskins, the two sides aren't close to a deal.
PFT 2019 storyline No. 8: Is Father Time closing in on Drew Brees?
The Saints have had, over the past two years, heartbreaking exits from the postseason. Coach Sean Payton has expressed confidence that they’ll be able to return to 0-0 and climb once again. Maybe they...
Will Bell be able to handle workload?
The New York Jets intend to play RB Le'Veon Bell full-time which could put him at risk for possible injury after being out for a year.
Derrick Henry optimistic about 2019 season
Tennessee Titans running back Derrick Henry is set to get more carries in 2019 after showing what he could do in the second half of the 2018 season.
Lock holding out from Broncos training camp
The Denver Broncos will head to training camp without Drew Lock, who is holding out in hopes of being paid a quarterback premium.
Report: Deion Jones could get new deal on Wednesday
After the Falcons signed defensive tackle Grady Jarrett to a four-year extension on Monday, word was that linebacker Deion Jones was the next on the list of players in line for a new deal. Jones’s...
Mayfield sought 'revenge' against Jackson in 2018
Cleveland Browns quarterback Baker Mayfield wasn't shy about reiterating why he wanted to beat the Cincinnati Bengals when they hired Hue Jackson shortly after he left Cleveland.
Cardinals cut Desmond Harrison, sign Jalen Thompson
Tackle Desmond Harrison‘s stay with the Cardinals came to an end on Wednesday. Shortly after word broke that police in Greensboro, North Carolina have issued an arrest warrant for Harrison on charges...
Arrest warrant issued for Cardinals T Desmond Harrison
An arrest warrant for Cardinals tackle Desmond Harrison has been issued in Greensboro, North Carolina. After Brent Sobleski of Bleacher Report reported on the development, Greensboro police spokesman Ron...
No “bold predictions” about 2019 season for Mike Tomlin
The end of the 2018 season was not a good one for the Steelers as they missed the playoffs and saw dysfunction take center stage thanks to wide receiver Antonio Brown skipping out on practice during the...
Fantasy Football: Inside the TE Rankings
The Rotoworld team discuss their rankings for Steelers TE Vance McDonald and Bears TE Trey Burton.
Fantasy Football: Inside the WR Rankings
The Rotoworld experts explain their rankings of Raiders WR Antonio Brown, Cowboys WR Amari Cooper and Jets WR Robby Anderson.
Fantasy Football: Inside the RB Rankings
The Rotoworld crew evaluates their rankings of Steelers RB James Conner, Packers RB Aaron Jones and Patriots RB Sony Michel.
Fantasy Football: Inside the QB Rankings
The Rotoworld experts defend their rankings of Cardinals QB Kyler Murray, Bucs QB Jameis Winston and Saints QB Drew Brees.
Broncos report for camp today, likely without Drew Lock
Football is back. Kind of. Sort of. Not really. The Denver Broncos report today for physicals and, later in the day, an initial meeting with new head coach Vic Fangio. As participants in the annual Hall of...
Baker Mayfield wanted “revenge” against Hue Jackson
Browns quarterback Baker Mayfield was critical of his former coach, Hue Jackson, for going to the division rival Bengals after getting fired by the Browns. With some time to reflect on that this offseason,...
Washington, Brandon Scherff reportedly “far apart” in talks
When Washington finally made a first-round draft pick, three years after the failed trade up for RGIII, the team landed a quality player in guard Brandon Scherff. Scherff is now entering the last year of...
Falcons looking for Austin Hooper to go to “another level”
The Falcons will be in Canton early next month to see former tight end Tony Gonzalez go into the Hall of Fame as well as play the Broncos in the first preseason game of the year. The team hopes that game...
Rodgers reveals best defender he's ever faced
Aaron Rodgers says his former teammate, Charles Woodson, is the best defender he's ever faced. However, Aaron Donald is quickly reaching Woodson's level.
Grady Jarrett: I’m still hungry
The Falcons and defensive tackle Grady Jarrett beat the clock by agreeing to a four-year extension worth $68 million just before Monday afternoon’s deadline for franchise-tagged players to sign multi-...
Plenty of carries expected for Derrick Henry
No running back ended last year stronger than Tennessee’s Derrick Henry. Look for him to start this year strong as well. Titans offensive coordinator Arthur Smith intends to ride Henry this season,...