AROUND THE NATIONAL FOOTBALL LEAGUE NEWS & NOTES

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

NATIONAL FOOTBALL LEAGUE ROUND UP

  Every season, NFL fans are treated to a new superstar leading the league in some category while other statistically dominant players continue to excel at their positions. This season figures to be no different. Based on Pro Football Focus‘ advanced statistics and projections for 2018, here are 20 stat predictions for players and teams to … Read moreNATIONAL FOOTBALL LEAGUE ROUND UP

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 RODGERS, GORDON, BROWN

As he prepares for his 14th NFL season, Aaron Rodgers does not look back fondly on his unlucky 13th. He missed nine games due to a broken collarbone — and, not coincidentally, the Green Bay Packers missed the postseason for the first time since 2008. Yet when Rodgers reflects on the 2017 campaign, the two-time NFL MVP takes solace … Read moreNATIONAL FOOTBALL LEAGUE NEWS & NOTES RODGERS, GORDON, BROWN

NATIONAL FOOTBALL LEAGUE NEWS DARNOLD, PATRIOTS, RAVENS LAMAR JACKSON, PETER KING

Adam Schefter of ESPN reported the two sides agreed to a four-year, $30.25 million fully-guaranteed contract with a $20 million signing bonus. Sam Darnold was the No. 3 overall pick of the 2018 NFL draft, which was considered a steal by some. Bleacher Report’s Matt Miller listed the USC product as the No. 1 quarterback in the class, well ahead … Read moreNATIONAL FOOTBALL LEAGUE NEWS DARNOLD, PATRIOTS, RAVENS LAMAR JACKSON, PETER KING

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

TRUMP, JONES, BLANK ON NATIONAL ANTHEM, DEZ BRYANT, ROB GRONKOWSKI, MORE NFL NEWS & NOTES

Dallas Cowboys owner Jerry Jones remains adamant that players on his team will stand for the national anthem, but said that President Trump’s “interest in what we’re doing is problematic.” That, however, didn’t stop Trump from saluting Jones. Continue Reading, by Cindy Boren and J. Freedom du Lac Atlanta Falcons owner Arthur Blank called the NFL’s national-anthem dilemma … Read moreTRUMP, JONES, BLANK ON NATIONAL ANTHEM, DEZ BRYANT, ROB GRONKOWSKI, MORE NFL NEWS & NOTES

WILL TOM BRADY RETIRE IF PATS WIN SUPER BOWL, RODGERS NOT SIGNED, BIG BEN DROPS LBS

Tom Brady has acknowledged — albeit reluctantly — that the end is coming to his incredible NFL career sooner rather than later. But could the New England Patriots quarterback seriously contemplate retirement if he wins a sixth championship at Super Bowl LIII? Bleacher Report’s Matt Miller recently penned an extensive piece on the imminent future of the … Read moreWILL TOM BRADY RETIRE IF PATS WIN SUPER BOWL, RODGERS NOT SIGNED, BIG BEN DROPS LBS

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