NATIONAL FOOTBALL LEAGUE REPORT

Photo: SI.com Drew Brees didn’t just know it was coming. He knew when it was coming, and how Sean Payton was going to do it. After losing consecutive games to start the 2017 season, a Saints team with minimal expectations went on an absolute tear. And seven games into what would become an eight-game winning … Read moreNATIONAL FOOTBALL LEAGUE REPORT

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Since being acquired by the Cleveland Browns, Pro Bowl wide receiver Jarvis Landry has quickly become ingrained in the franchise that led to him working out an extension to remain with the team for the long haul without even playing a single game. This has now seen him loft some major praise toward offensive coordinator … Read moreAROUND THE NATIONAL FOOTBALL LEAGUE NEWS & NOTES

THE BEST COVERAGE OF THE NATIONAL FOOTBALL LEAGUE

The Arizona Cardinals traded up in the NFL Draft to select Josh Rosen, so they obviously feel that the former UCLA star has what it takes to be their quarterback of the future. But in the short-term, it sounds like Sam Bradford has no intention of getting beat out by a rookie. Ian Rapoport of … Read moreTHE BEST COVERAGE OF THE NATIONAL FOOTBALL LEAGUE

NATIONAL FOOTBALL LEAGUE NEWS & NOTES

He swore off milkshakes years ago, one of many changes he’s made as he’s discovered his new motivation: be a starter at age 40. How consulting with the Patriots legend it helping Aaron Rodgers get there. Plus, looking for a Super Bowl hangover in Foxboro, how the Vikings are building an offense for Kirk Cousins, … Read moreNATIONAL FOOTBALL LEAGUE NEWS & NOTES

ALL EYES ON CARSON WENTZ, JOSH ALLEN SIGNS, EZEKIEL ELLIOTT AT COWBOYS CAMP

As the Philadelphia Eagles report to training camp Wednesday, all eyes will be on Carson Wentz, who returns from season-ending ACL and LCL tears. NFL Network Insider Ian Rapoport reported that the most likely, cautious scenario is that Wentz begins camp on the physically unable to perform list, per sources informed of the situation. A player placed on … Read moreALL EYES ON CARSON WENTZ, JOSH ALLEN SIGNS, EZEKIEL ELLIOTT AT COWBOYS CAMP

TONY SPARANO PASSES AT AGE 56, BARKLEY SIGNS, OTHER NFL NEWS & NOTES

Vikings offensive line coach Tony Sparano, who previously served as the head coach of the Dolphins and the interim head coach of the Raiders, in addition to a number of other coaching positions in the NFL and collegiate ranks, has passed away, per KSTP.com (the Vikings have since confirmed the news). He was just 56. Sparano complained of … Read moreTONY SPARANO PASSES AT AGE 56, BARKLEY SIGNS, OTHER NFL NEWS & NOTES

MICHAEL BARI SHOW DAILY FOR THE WEEK OF JULY 16-20, 2018

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NATIONAL FOOTBALL LEAGUE NEWS & NOTES TRUMP, BRADY, RODGERS, LUCK

The NFL did itself and its players no favors by issuing the rule in May that any athlete who kneels during the National Anthem will face fines and penalties come 2018. The motivation behind the league’s decision was likely due in part to pressure from multiple angles, but no voice was louder or equal to the criticism faced … Read moreNATIONAL FOOTBALL LEAGUE NEWS & NOTES TRUMP, BRADY, RODGERS, LUCK

MICHAEL BARI SHOW DAILY JULY 16, 2018 PATRIOTS, BILLS, JETS, DOLPHINS

THE MICHAEL BARI SHOW DAILY CLICK THE BAR BELOW   Tom Brady is the best quarterback in football until proven otherwise. The reigning NFL MVP is the foundation for what is annually an elite offense in New England. But a quarterback — even the G.O.A.T. – can’t do it alone. As such, ESPN ranks the … Read moreMICHAEL BARI SHOW DAILY JULY 16, 2018 PATRIOTS, BILLS, JETS, DOLPHINS

MICHAEL BARI SHOW FRIDAY JULY 6, 2018 SPORTS NEWS & NOTES

Red Sox ace Chris Sale faces Jason Hammel on Friday in Kansas City. At the World Cup, France meets Uruguay and Brazil takes on Belgium in two quarterfinal matchups Though Ken Rosenthal of The Athletic recently reported that trade talks surrounding Manny Machado have “accelerated” this week, ESPN’s Jerry Crasnick tweets that teams still aren’t offering … Read moreMICHAEL BARI SHOW FRIDAY JULY 6, 2018 SPORTS NEWS & NOTES