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Vikings sign seventh-rounder Nate Stanley

Vikings sign seventh-rounder Nate Stanley

Quarterback Nate Stanley became the first member of the Vikings 2020 draft class to sign a contract. The Vikings made the announcement of their deal with Stanley on Monday. The seventh-round pick was the 13th of 15 Vikings selections in this year’s draft. Stanley was a three-year starter […]

“OL Masterminds Summit” proceeds in Texas this weekend

“OL Masterminds Summit” proceeds in Texas this weekend

They’re calling it the “OL Masterminds Summit.” The litmus test as to whether the individuals participating are truly “masterminds” is whether they’ll realize that they shouldn’t attend. Michael Gehlken of the Dallas Morning News explains that the event, featuring 50 offensive lineman, will proceed as scheduled […]

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. It […]

Trae Waynes: Wait to officially sign with Bengals has been a headache

Trae Waynes: Wait to officially sign with Bengals has been a headache

Cornerback Trae Waynes agreed to a three-year, $42 million contract with the Bengals early in the free agency period, but that agreement hasn’t been followed by an official contract at this point. The Bengals are waiting to formalize things until Waynes can […]

Not many NFL players have received a 10-year (or more) contract

Not many NFL players have received a 10-year (or more) contract

Not many players have received contracts of 10 years or more. Patrick Mahomes has, Adam Schefter of ESPN reports. Contract details have not leaked on the new deal for the Chiefs quarterback yet. But both the amount of money and the number of […]

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 […]

Two weeks left for tagged players to sign long-term deals

Two weeks left for tagged players to sign long-term deals

Chiefs defensive tackle Chris Jones suggested this week that he could sit out the 2020 season if he doesn’t come to an agreement with the team on a long-term deal before the July 15 deadline to do so and he has plenty of company […]

Report: Teams are talking to “friends and associates” of Colin Kaepernick

Report: Teams are talking to “friends and associates” of Colin Kaepernick

The dance continues. Even if the footwork and the music rarely if ever match. NFL Media, owned and operated by the NFL, reported last week that multiple teams are interested in quarterback Colin Kaepernick. PFT reported in response that such interest has not […]

Adrian Peterson: It’s disrespectful how NFL teams value running backs

Adrian Peterson: It’s disrespectful how NFL teams value running backs

Adrian Peterson re-set the running back market when he signed a seven-year, $96 million contract with the Vikings in 2011. Even though the salary cap has increased by 65 percent since then, running back salaries have barely budged, as NFL teams have devoted all […]

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 best […]