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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 […]

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 […]

Joe Brady: Teddy Bridgewater makes everybody better

Joe Brady: Teddy Bridgewater makes everybody better

Teddy Bridgewater has not played as a full-time starter since a career-threatening knee injury in August 2016. But the Panthers saw enough — and knew enough about him — that they signed Bridgewater in free agency as their quarterback of the present and the future. Panthers offensive […]

President says Colin Kaepernick “wasn’t playing up to snuff”

President says Colin Kaepernick “wasn’t playing up to snuff”

For the second time in less than a year, the President has said publicly that he has no issue with Colin Kaepernick playing in the NFL, as long as Kaepernick deserves it. And in explaining that caveat, Donald Trump implies that football reasons, and only […]

The Simms top 40 QB ranking, No. 29: Teddy Bridgewater

The Simms top 40 QB ranking, No. 29: Teddy Bridgewater

Four years ago, some believed Teddy Bridgewater would enjoy a breakout season in his third year in the NFL. Then came a horrific non-contact knee injury during a late-August practice, and Bridgewater’s career was derailed. For multiple years. He missed all of 2016 and […]

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 […]

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 […]

Which running backs are up next for new contracts?

Which running backs are up next for new contracts?

With the Panthers giving running back Christian McCaffrey a four-year, $64 million extension after three NFL seasons, which running backs are up next for long-term deals? Glad you asked. Even if you didn’t. Titans running back Derrick Henry leads the list. With four seasons under […]

Marty Hurney: Teddy Bridgewater has “won everywhere he’s been”

Marty Hurney: Teddy Bridgewater has “won everywhere he’s been”

Panthers General Manager Marty Hurney won’t get into specifics about why the team released Cam Newton. Hurney, though, was effusive when asked about Newton’s replacement. The Panthers signed Teddy Bridgewater a day after releasing Newton last month. “He’s a very talented quarterback,” Hurney said of […]

NFL: Draft will be “fully virtual” with team personnel in separate locations

NFL: Draft will be “fully virtual” with team personnel in separate locations

The NFL told teams last week that they were deciding between allowing small gatherings of club personnel to work together during the draft or requiring everyone to work from their homes by themselves. The league announced its ruling on Monday. In a […]