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Domed stadiums could accommodate fans

Domed stadiums could accommodate fans

The NFL strongly believes that it’s much harder to transmit the coronavirus in an outdoor setting than in a confined indoor space. So what about domed stadiums, which technically are indoors? As a source with knowledge of the league’s thinking explains it to PFT, open-air stadiums are the […]

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 […]

President Trump: If owners think Colin Kaepernick will help them win, they’ll sign him

President Trump: If owners think Colin Kaepernick will help them win, they’ll sign him

President Trump revisited the Colin Kaepernick situation on Wednesday afternoon. On Wednesday evening, the issue came up again during an appearance on FOX News. “If he has the ability,” Trump reiterated regarding Kaepernick’s prospects for a return to the NFL. […]

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 […]

Roger Goodell “encourages” a team to sign Colin Kaepernick

Roger Goodell “encourages” a team to sign Colin Kaepernick

The Commissioner is on the record regarding Colin Kaepernick. Ten days are creating a video that proclaimed “black lives matter” but omitted Kaepernick’s name, Roger Goodell has said that he wants a team to sign Kaepernick. “Well, listen, if he wants to resume his career […]

Which teams should consider signing Colin Kaepernick?

Which teams should consider signing Colin Kaepernick?

The NFL generally and collectively seems to be keeping its head low and mouth shut on Colin Kaepernick, but for the unnamed team that recently called Seahawks coach Pete Carroll for information about a visit with Kaepernick from nearly three years ago. So which teams should be […]

Bill O’Brien, J.J. Watt among Texans contingent at George Floyd’s funeral

Bill O’Brien, J.J. Watt among Texans contingent at George Floyd’s funeral

Texans head coach Bill O’Brien said last week that the team would not hold any activities in its offseason program on June 9 so that anyone from the organization was free to attend George Floyd’s funeral in Houston and encouraged the team’s players […]

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 are the 10 or 11 relevant teams?

Which are the 10 or 11 relevant teams?

Saints coach Sean Payton said over the weekend that the NFL has only 10 or 11 relevant teams at any given time. If he’s right (and he is), the challenge becomes identifying the 10 or 11 relevant teams. It’s easy to peg six or seven of […]