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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 […]

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 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 […]

Looking at the best undrafted players in league history

Looking at the best undrafted players in league history

During the draft, someone pointed out on social media that the Hall of Fame has more undrafted players than No. 1 overall draft picks. Which is obvious, given that there is only one No. 1 overall pick per year, but hundreds of UDFAs. So we […]

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 […]

When/where will Antoine Winfield Jr. go?

When/where will Antoine Winfield Jr. go?

Like father, not like son. In 1999, cornerback Antoine Winfield entered the league as the 23rd pick in the draft. On Thursday night, Antoine Winfield Jr. was not selected in round one. Some believe he should have been. Naysayers would say that the Big 10 defensive back of […]

Vikings, Patriots, Chiefs, Bucs, Titans all show interest in Antoine Winfield Jr.

Vikings, Patriots, Chiefs, Bucs, Titans all show interest in Antoine Winfield Jr.

The unique 2020 pre-draft process has seen the typical tactics swapped out for video conferences. And University of Minnesota safety Antoine Winfield Jr., the Big 10 defensive back of the year, has heard from several teams via modern technology. Appearing on  Friday’s […]

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 […]