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21 NFL teams will hold joint practices in August

21 NFL teams will hold joint practices in August

The NFL released the entire schedule of joint practices, and 21 teams will have at least one practice with another team. Only Washington, the Lions, Saints, Seahawks, Cardinals, Chiefs, Texans, Jaguars, Bengals, Steelers and Bills will not work with another team. Seven teams — […]

Dak Prescott is the Comeback Player of the Year favorite

Dak Prescott is the Comeback Player of the Year favorite

Among the many things on which you can now wager (in the places where you can legally wager) is the NFL’s Comeback Player of the Year award. DraftKings has one player as the clear favorite for 2021: Cowboys quarterback Dak Prescott. Prescott, who suffered […]

2021 NFL schedule: 10 teams get five primetime games each

2021 NFL schedule: 10 teams get five primetime games each

Ten teams each received five primetime games. The Packers, Saints, Cowboys, Seahawks, Steelers, Ravens, Rams, 49ers, Chiefs and Bucs are scheduled for five night games each. The Saints and Cowboys also have Thanksgiving Day games, and the Packers a Christmas Day game. The Bears, […]

2021 Thursday Night Football Schedule: Rams, Seahawks set for early matchup

2021 Thursday Night Football Schedule: Rams, Seahawks set for early matchup

The Buccaneers and Cowboys will begin the 2021 the season on Thursday, Sept. 9. But Thursday Night Football will technically begin the next week with a divisional contest between the Giants and Washington on NFL Network. After Carolina visits Houston in Week Three, […]

Browns at Steelers closes out ESPN’s Monday Night Football 2021 schedule

Browns at Steelers closes out ESPN’s Monday Night Football 2021 schedule

The NFL announced its 2021 schedule on Wednesday night. The includes 17 games on ESPN’s Monday Night Football. It does not feature a doubleheader on the first Monday night of the season. ESPN also will air a Week 18 Saturday doubleheader. Those games, […]

49ers, Rams open as biggest Week One favorites

49ers, Rams open as biggest Week One favorites

The release of the schedule for the first weekend of the 2021 NFL season has led to sportsbooks releasing point spreads for the first 16 games of the year. A pair of NFC West teams have been installed as the biggest early favorites. William Hill has […]

Seahawks face Colts, Eagles travel to Falcons on FOX in Week One

Seahawks face Colts, Eagles travel to Falcons on FOX in Week One

Whether Aaron Rodgers is still with the Packers or makes his way to the Broncos, he’ll be playing at 4:25 p.m. on FOX in Week One. But there will be at least one familiar quarterback in a new place in the network’s […]

Free agent signings no longer count in compensatory pick formula

Free agent signings no longer count in compensatory pick formula

When the Ravens brought in tackle Alejandro Villanueva for a visit last month, word from Baltimore reporters was that the team was not expected to make a move until after the draft. Compensatory draft picks were central to that approach. The Ravens and other […]

21 fifth-year options picked up for 2018 first-round picks

21 fifth-year options picked up for 2018 first-round picks

The deadline for NFL teams to exercise their fifth-year contract options on 2018 first-round picks passed on Monday afternoon and 21 players had those options picked up. Panthers quarterback Sam Darnold is part of that group. Carolina traded for Darnold last month and announced their […]

Eight quarterbacks drafted in first three rounds, most in common draft era

Eight quarterbacks drafted in first three rounds, most in common draft era

Eight quarterbacks have been selected so far in the 2021 NFL draft, the most through three rounds since the NFL began the “common draft” era in 1967. Friday night saw three quarterbacks selected, when Kyle Trask went to Tampa Bay at the […]