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Stefon Diggs: I’d be lying if I said I was comfortable starting back up

Stefon Diggs: I’d be lying if I said I was comfortable starting back up

As Major League Baseball attempts to start a shortened season during the pandemic, almost a dozen players have opted not to play. Mike Leake, Ryan Zimmerman, David Price and Felix Hernandez are among those who won’t play this season. […]

Report: NFL to alter schedule to give every team one home preseason game

Report: NFL to alter schedule to give every team one home preseason game

The NFL is set to announce that the first and fourth week of the preseason schedule has been scrapped, which doesn’t come as a great surprise given recent indications that things were moving in that direction. One of the reasons for […]

Will the Colin Kaepernick talk lead to action?

Will the Colin Kaepernick talk lead to action?

Multiple NFL figures recently have been talking about Colin Kaepernick. The question now becomes whether the talk will lead to action. There’s still no reason to believe it will. Indeed, there’s no indication that anyone has actually reached out to Kaepernick or his representatives to discuss […]

Josh Allen: Stefon Diggs “bad rep” wasn’t deserved

Josh Allen: Stefon Diggs “bad rep” wasn’t deserved

Bills quarterback Josh Allen has a high-end receiver on his roster for the first time in his NFL career. Allen has worked briefly with Stefon Diggs in Florida, and Diggs made a significant impression on Allen. “I’ll tell you, this man loves to work,” Allen told […]

Mike Zimmer: Stefon Diggs wasn’t a pain in the butt

Mike Zimmer: Stefon Diggs wasn’t a pain in the butt

Vikings General Manager Rick Spielman said earlier this month that the team didn’t intend to trade wide receiver Stefon Diggs this offseason, but that the offer from the Bills was too good for them to pass up. Head coach Mike Zimmer sent the same […]

Check out our post-draft #PFTPM interview series

Check out our post-draft #PFTPM interview series

Over the past couple of weeks, the #PFTPM podcast has generated extended interviews with various team decision-makers in the wake of the 2020 draft. If you’ve missed them, here’s your chance to catch up. Just click the link and click the accompanying videos to see (via Zoom) […]

Joe Burrow and Baker Mayfield headline Thursday night in Week Two

Joe Burrow and Baker Mayfield headline Thursday night in Week Two

First overall pick Joe Burrow will be making his first Thursday night appearance in Week Two of the regular season if all goes according to plan. The Bengals are set to be in Cleveland as the Thursday Night Football slate gets underway. Baker […]

Seahawks, 49ers set to host multiple Sunday night games early in season

Seahawks, 49ers set to host multiple Sunday night games early in season

The 49ers and Seahawks aren’t set to face each other in a Sunday night game this season, but they’ll both be making multiple appearances at home early in the season. Both NFC West teams are scheduled to host Sunday Night Football games […]

Seventeen players will have fifth-year options exercised

Seventeen players will have fifth-year options exercised

Teams have until 11:59:59 p.m. ET to decide on fifth-year options for the first-round picks from 2017. Some teams already publicly have committed. Based on media reports, others have made their decisions, too. Running back Christian McCaffrey, the eighth overall choice in 2017, is the only one […]

Getting Stefon Diggs out of the NFC helped persuade Vikings to trade him

Getting Stefon Diggs out of the NFC helped persuade Vikings to trade him

At the Scouting Combine, Simms and I asked Vikings G.M. Rick Spielman, who famously said in 2013 that the Vikings “have no intent to trade Percy Harvin,” to look into the camera and say that the Vikings have no intent to […]