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New Bronco CEO Greg Penner is mum on Russell Wilson contract
Earlier this year, the Broncos traded for quarterback Russell Wilson. Unlike Deshaun Watson, Wilson didn’t get a new contract in his way through the door. On Thursday, new CEO Greg Penner (son-in-law...
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Browns announce they plan to start Deshaun Watson on Friday
The Browns announced they plan to start Deshaun Watson in the preseason opener at Jacksonville on Friday. It’s now up to appeals officer Peter Harvey to determine if that will happen. The NFL wants an...
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NFL wants immediate suspension of Deshaun Watson, NFLPA doesn’t rule it out
Earlier today, we raised the possibility of appeals officer Peter Harvey ruling in the next two days that Browns quarterback Deshaun Watson should be suspended for a full year, and that it should begin...
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Report: Steelers waiving Ulysees Gilbert with injury designation
The Steelers are waiving linebacker Ulysees Gilbert with an injury designation, Brooke Pryor of ESPN reports. Gilbert is wearing a boot on his right foot. Gilbert, primarily a special teamer, entered the...
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Cairo Santos on Soldier Field’s field conditions: I’ve seen better
Kicker Cairo Santos has spent the past two seasons in Chicago, so he knows what to expect at Soldier Field. But normally the field conditions aren’t this bad this early. The team practiced at the...
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Browns spark fascinating chess match with Peter Harvey over Deshaun Watson
With speculation rampant that appeals officer Peter Harvey may suspend Browns quarterback Deshaun Watson indefinitely before Friday night, blocking him from playing in the preseason opener at Jacksonville,...
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Nathaniel Hackett strongly hints at no Russell Wilson in Week One of the preseason
It’s been an exciting week in Denver. It’s likely to ultimately be a little less exciting than it otherwise could have been. When the Broncos host the Cowboys on Saturday night in the preseason...
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Broncos place Christopher Allen on injured reserve
The Broncos needed to make room for the signings of running backs Stevie Scott and JaQuan Hardy. They waived running back Tyreik McAllister with an injury designation and placed linebacker Christopher Allen...
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Deandre Baker works out for Cardinals
The Cardinals worked out cornerback Deandre Baker on Wednesday, according to the NFL’s personnel notice. The Chiefs cut Baker on Sunday. The Giants made Baker a first-round choice in 2019, and he...
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Saints release Malcolm Brown
The Saints released veteran running back Malcolm Brown, according to the NFL’s Wednesday transactions report. The team signed Brown on July 26 to compete with Tony Jones, Dwayne Washington, Abram...
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Jordan Davis hates that video of him steamrolling Cam Jurgens went viral
A recent video from Eagles training camp showed why the team took defensive tackle Jordan Davis in the first round of this year’s draft, but Davis isn’t thrilled with how wide that video spread...
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Saints re-sign Jack Koerner
The Saints have re-signed safety Jack Koerner, Sean Fazende of Fox8 reports. The team worked out Koerner and other free agent defensive backs T.J. Carrie, Jordan Brown, Brian Allen and Jameson Houston...
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Raiders sign Chris Lacy
The Raiders shuffled their wide receiving corps on Wednesday. Chris Lacy is in after signing with the team as a free agent. Jordan Veasy was released to make room for Lacy on the roster. Lacy last appeared...
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Jaguars sign Auzoyah Alufohai
The Jaguars have signed defensive lineman Auzoyah Alufohai, the team announced on Wednesday. Alufohai entered the league as an undrafted free agent with the Texans in 2020. He did not make the 53-man roster...
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Bears activate Roquan Smith from PUP
A day after Roquan Smith accused General Manager Ryan Poles of refusing to “negotiate in good faith” in his trade request, the Bears activated the linebacker from the active/physically unable to...
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Jalen Reagor: It’s humbling going from a first-round pick to battling for a spot
As Eagles training camp got started, head coach Nick Sirianni said 2020 first-round pick Jalen Reagor was “battling for a spot.” Philadelphia has effectively used three first-round picks in a...
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Packers sign Dexter Williams, Micah Abernathy
The Packers announced a pair of signings on Wednesday afternoon. The team has added safety Micah Abernathy and running back Dexter Williams to their 90-man roster. They take the spots of long snapper Steven...
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Eagles sign DeAndre Torrey
Free agent running back DeAndre Torrey worked out for the Eagles on Wednesday morning and signed with them this afternoon, Ian Rapoport of NFL Media reports. The Eagles went into the day with five running...
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Saints to sign QB KJ Costello
Jameis Winston will miss some practice time and the preseason opener after hurting his foot in a recent practice session and the Saints are adding a quarterback to the roster to spread out the workload in...
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Matt Nagy: “I don’t know how I’ll feel” for preseason return to Chicago
Matt Nagy saw some success as the Bears’ head coach from 2018-2021. Chicago won a division title and went to the postseason as a wild card team in two seasons. But the Bears flamed out with a 6-11...
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Matt Ryan to play up to a quarter on Saturday
This weekend will provide the first chance to see Matt Ryan run the Colts offense. Colts head coach Frank Reich said on Wednesday that Ryan will start Saturday’s preseason opener against the Bills....
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Frank Gore charged with simple assault in alleged domestic violence dispute
Former NFL running back Frank Gore faces simple assault charges stemming from an alleged domestic violence dispute, TMZ Sports reports. Atlantic City police report that authorities were called to the...
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Robert Quinn: I would love to see Roquan Smith stay in this building
Bears linebacker Roquan Smith officially requested a trade on Tuesday, saying in a statement that he feels Chicago’s new regime doesn’t value him. General Manager Ryan Poles told reporters after...
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Optimism Shaquille Leonard can go Week 1, but Colts preparing both scenarios
A report earlier this week indicated that Colts linebacker Shaquille Leonard remains without a timetable to return from the back surgery that he had in June and that the team’s belief is that Leonard...
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What will Karlaftis bring to the Chiefs?
The Kansas City Chiefs are as established a contender as you get in the NFL, but Chris Simms thinks a rookie defensive lineman is the team's most intriguing player in the preseason.
49ers expect Charvarius Ward to miss next two weeks or so
The 49ers signed former Saints cornerback Ken Crawley on Wednesday and it looks like part of the reason for his addition is the expected absence of Charvarius Ward for the next couple of weeks. Head coach...
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Seahawks signing Jameson Houston
The Seahawks are adding some depth at defensive back. Seattle is adding Jameson Houston, according to Brady Henderson of ESPN. Houston worked out for the Seahawks last week. He most recently played for the...
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Is Rousseau prepared to be a 'superstar?'
Chris Simms takes a look at players to watch with the Bills, including Josh Allen and Gregory Rousseau.
Tua Tagovailoa, Tom Brady spend some time chatting at joint practice
The NFL has found that the Dolphins tampered with Buccaneers quarterback Tom Brady, both when he played in New England and during his time in Tampa. The grand plan, as PFT reported (and as many deliberately...
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Why Jones can be an impact player for the Broncos
Chris Simms explains why he thinks D.J. Jones can be the missing piece for the Denver Broncos' defense after being overlooked as a San Francisco 49er.
WR Thornton could be impactful for Patriots
Chris Simms explains why wide receiver Tyquan Thornton is one to watch this season for the New England Patriots with his speed and talent.
Melvin Gordon out of practice with a foot injury
Broncos running back Melvin Gordon didn’t practice on Wednesday and it remains unclear when he might return to action. Head coach Nathaniel Hackett said after the session that a foot injury was the...
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Ravens need Bateman to be 'go-to guy' this season
After jettisoning Marquise Brown in the offseason and addressing other positions in the draft, the Ravens are counting on Rashod Bateman to take a leap in 2022 -- which makes him a player to watch for Chris...
Kellen Mond, Sean Mannion are neck and neck for backup quarterback job in Minnesota
There’s no question that Kirk Cousins will be the starting quarterback in Minnesota. There’s a real question as to who the No. 2 option will be. The team’s first depth chart of the...
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Buy or Sell: Fighting in training camp
Chris Simms and Ahmed Fareed discuss if teammates fighting during training camp is good for competitive spirit or an unproductive distraction.
David Bakhtiari, Elgton Jenkins “have a shot” at playing early in season
The Packers have been practicing without two key members of their offensive line at training camp and both David Bakhtiari and Elgton Jenkins remain without firm timetables to get on the field, but the team...
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49ers sign Ken Crawley
The 49ers have made a change at defensive back. San Francisco announced on Wednesday that the club has signed cornerback Ken Crawley to a one-year deal. The 49ers waived safety Leon O'Neal Jr. with an...
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Broncos sign Stevie Scott, JaQuan Hardy
The Broncos have added a pair of running backs to their roster. The team announced on Wednesday that Stevie Scott and JaQuan Hardy have been signed to the roster. Scott was most recently playing for the...
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Lions rookie Jameson Williams to wear No. 9 jersey, after getting Matthew Stafford’s blessing
Lions rookie receiver Jameson Williams will be the first player to wear No. 9 in Detroit since Matthew Stafford was traded to the Rams. Williams, a first-round draft pick who hasn’t been practicing...
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Mark Davis thinks new ownership won’t make Broncos harder to beat
There’s a largely unspoken secret among those who own successful NFL teams. They like it when owners who don’t really know what they’re doing join the club. That’s likely not the...
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Robert Hainsey exited practice early with cramps
It sounds like the Buccaneers avoided a serious issue at center. With starter Ryan Jensen already out for at least a couple of months with a knee injury, backup Robert Hainsey was carted off the field...
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Packers cut Steven Wirtel, Osirus Mitchell
The Packers dropped a pair of players from their 90-man roster on Wednesday. Long snapper Steven Wirtel and wide receiver Osirus Mitchell have both been waived. Mitchell was waived with an injury...
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John Harbaugh: David Ojabo swears he’ll be back on the field by mid-season at the latest
Ravens rookie outside linebacker David Ojabo tore his Achilles tendon at Michigan’s Pro Day and hasn’t been able to do any on-field work in the five months since then, but he appears to be...
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Browns place Jakeem Grant on IR
Jakeem Grant‘s 2022 season is officially over. The Browns placed Grant on injured reserve on Wednesday, a day after he suffered a torn Achilles during practice. Grant was in line to be Cleveland...
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Could Peter Harvey block Deshaun Watson from playing in the preseason?
As Peter Harvey ponders the NFL’s appeal of the six-game suspension imposed on Browns quarterback Deshaun Watson, the league wants Watson to be banished for a full calendar year. Here’s an...
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Russell Gage exits practice with apparent leg injury
The Buccaneers may have to deal with an injury at receiver. According to multiple reporters on the Tampa Bay beat, receiver Russell Gage exited Wednesday’s practice with the Dolphins after pulling up...
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Baker Mayfield, Sam Darnold will play Saturday; no word on starter
Panthers head coach Matt Rhule has said that the team will not put a timetable on making a quarterback decision until after the second preseason game, but that’s done little to stop speculation about...
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Will Watson get suspended for 17 games?
Mike Florio and Chris Simms break down Roger Goodell's comments regarding Deshaun Watson and explain why the Cleveland Browns quarterback could receive an even stiffer punishment than previously believed.
Brian Gutekunst on Jordan Love: He’s really stacked days and shown more consistency
Packers preseason football means it’s time to see Jordan Love. The third-year quarterback is slated to start Green Bay’s first two exhibition matchups, which should provide a kind of measuring...
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NFL, Amazon have plenty of work to do to increase awareness of TNF streaming
As the Chargers and Chiefs prepare to meet for the first (sort of) Thursday night game of the regular season on September 15, I’m expecting to get a phone call from my father-in-law. It will go...
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La’el Collins cleared to practice
The Bengals are finally getting right tackle La'el Collins on the field at training camp. Collins was placed on the non-football injury list because of a back injury when camp started, but his time on...
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Mike McDaniel: Contrary to popular belief, Tua Tagovailoa doesn’t play one snap against Tom Brady
The Dolphins begin their set of joint practices with the Buccaneers on Wednesday, setting up the obvious narrative of Tom Brady going against the team that twice tampered to try and sign him. It also means...
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Parris Campbell: My career hasn’t been what I’ve wanted, but that’s about to change
High hopes for Colts wide receiver Parris Campbell have been dashed by a series of injuries over the last three seasons and missing 34 games after going in the second round of the 2019 draft took a mental...
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