Reasoning Behind Antonio Brown Missing Monday’s Practice Unclear

Pittsburgh Steelers star wide receiver Antonio Brown was not at the team’s practice yesterday,  per Ed Bouchette and Gerry Dulac of the Pittsburgh Post-Gazette. There is no clear indication as to why Brown was absent from practice, and the absence doesn’t appear to be injury-related. It is very possible that Steelers head coach Mike TomlinContinue reading “Reasoning Behind Antonio Brown Missing Monday’s Practice Unclear”

Giants Reportedly Open to Trading Star WR Odell Beckham Jr.

An Odell Beckham Jr. trade would absolutely rock the NFL landscape. A new report from Pat Leonard of the New York Daily News states that the New York Giants could be considering trading Beckham if the price is right. Here’s what the report says officially: “The News has learned that the Giants’ asking price inContinue reading “Giants Reportedly Open to Trading Star WR Odell Beckham Jr.”

Vontaze Burfict Facing Four-Game PED Suspension From NFL

The NFL is once again preparing to suspended Cincinnati Bengals linebacker Vontaze Burfict. ESPN’s Adam Schefter is reporting that Burfict is facing a four-game suspension from the NFL for violating the league’s anti-drug policy. Burfict is expected to be appeal the suspension, and has two arguments to present for when his appeal is heard, perContinue reading “Vontaze Burfict Facing Four-Game PED Suspension From NFL”

Jets Want to Sign QB Kirk Cousins, Willing to Pay ‘whatever it takes’

According to ESPN’s Rich Cimini, the New York Jets are looking to upgrade at the quarterback position this off-season, and are targeting Kirk Cousins as the man who can help them make that upgrade the most. Cousins is set to become an unrestricted free agent at the start of the National Football League’s new year onContinue reading “Jets Want to Sign QB Kirk Cousins, Willing to Pay ‘whatever it takes’”

Report: Marshawn Lynch “Really Wants to Play For” the Raiders

The Oakland Raiders are in the market for a new running back after letting Latavius Murray depart for the Minnesota Vikings, and they have a very interesting plan to acquire one. Last week, ESPN reported that the Raiders are “strongly considering” acquiring running back Marshawn Lynch from the Seattle Seahawks, who still have Lynch’s rightsContinue reading “Report: Marshawn Lynch “Really Wants to Play For” the Raiders”

Saints Will Meet With CB Malcolm Butler on Thursday

Another wrinkle to Malcolm Butler‘s interesting restricted free agency has been added. The New Orleans Saints will meet with the restricted free agent cornerback on Thursday in New Orleans, Saints head coach Sean Payton confirmed to the Associated Press on Tuesday. New Orleans reportedly wanted to acquire Butler via trade as part of a packageContinue reading “Saints Will Meet With CB Malcolm Butler on Thursday”

Patriots Won’t Utilize Franchise Tag on Dont’a Hightower

It appears the New England Patriots will allow linebacker Dont’a Hightower to test the open market when free agency opens on March 9th after bypassing the chance to place the franchise tag on him. Ian Rapoport of NFL Network was the first one to report the decision by Patriots management. While the Patriots could re-signContinue reading “Patriots Won’t Utilize Franchise Tag on Dont’a Hightower”

Bears Not Expected to Place Franchise Tag on Alshon Jeffery

It looks like wide receiver Alshon Jeffery will be one of the top free agents this off-season. NFL Network Insider Ian Rapoport reported earlier today that the Chicago Bears are not expected to place the franchise tag on the former Pro Bowler, which Jeffery played the entire 2016 season on. The 27-year-old Jeffery made aContinue reading “Bears Not Expected to Place Franchise Tag on Alshon Jeffery”

Broncos Decline 2017 Contract Option on LT Russell Okung

The Denver Broncos will be in the market for a new left tackle this off-season, and it could come from either free agency or the 2017 NFL Draft. Left tackle Russell Okung, who was signed by the Broncos last off-season to a five-year, $53 million contract, is on the way out in Denver, as theContinue reading “Broncos Decline 2017 Contract Option on LT Russell Okung”

Patriots Have Begun Extension Talks With Tom Brady

New England Patriots quarterback Tom Brady is once again proving that age is just indeed a number. Jeff Howe of the Boston Herald reports that the Patriots and Brady have expressed mutual interest in agreeing to a new contract even though the star quarterback is signed through the 2019 season. Howe does however note thatContinue reading “Patriots Have Begun Extension Talks With Tom Brady”

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