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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 […]

Colts excited about chip on Xavier Rhodes’ shoulder

Colts excited about chip on Xavier Rhodes’ shoulder

Things went south in a hurry for cornerback Xavier Rhodes over the last couple of years as he went from signing a five-year contract in 2017 to being released by the Vikings in March. Rhodes signed a one-year deal with the Colts later in the month […]

Longtime NFL assistant John Teerlinck dies at 69

Longtime NFL assistant John Teerlinck dies at 69

The Colts announced the death of longtime defensive line coach John Teerlinck on Sunday night. Teerlinck, who was 69 at the time of his death, finished his time as an NFL assistant by coaching the defensive line in Indianapolis from 2002 to 2012. Teerlinck coached stars […]

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 […]

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 […]

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 […]

Tom Brady, Aaron Donald among unanimous choices for 2010s All-Decade team

Tom Brady, Aaron Donald among unanimous choices for 2010s All-Decade team

The Pro Football Hall of Fame’s selection committee voted on which players would be named to the NFL’s All-Decade team for the 2010s and the results of that vote were announced on Monday. Eight players were unanimous choices, including Buccaneers quarterback Tom Brady. […]

An April Fool’s Day look at stories we didn’t initially believe

An April Fool’s Day look at stories we didn’t initially believe

In honor of April Fool’s Day, Wednesday’s PFT Live committed no April Fool’s Day gags. Instead, we had a draft based on the reaction that April Fool’s Day gags are intended to provoke. Specifically, Simms and I did a draft of the stories […]