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Revised pass interference rules still could end up being a mess
The NFL’s effort to prevent a repeat of the Rams-Saints uncalled pass interference fiasco has resulted in a long journey for Milan to Minsk that, at last check, seemed encouraging. To summarize,...
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Gerald McCoy: Reissuing No. 93 shows how Bucs feel about me
After defensive tackle Gerald McCoy signed with the Panthers early this month, he said he would “never say anything bad” about the Buccaneers despite the fact that they released him this year....
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NFL has no update on Josh Gordon’s possible reinstatement
Video of Patriots quarterback Tom Brady throwing with wide receiver Josh Gordon on Wednesday served as a reminder that Gordon’s rights remain with New England and that there have been reports...
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Baker Mayfield doesn’t like Sam Ehlinger
Former Oklahoma quarterback Kyler Murray had an awkward exchange with Texas quarterback Sam Ehlinger last year. Former Oklahoma quarterback Baker Mayfield could be having some awkward exchanges with...
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Two former players nominated to join Packers’ board of directors
Former Packers players George Koonce and Eric Torkelson are nominees for the team’s board of directors, Richard Ryman of the Green Bay Press-Gazette reports. Packers shareholders will vote on new...
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Trace McSorley has gotten reps as a punt returner
After drafting former Penn State quarterback Trace McSorley, Ravens G.M. Eric Decosta said in a visit to PFT Live that McSorley could be doing a little bit of everything in Baltimore. “I think he’s a...
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Domata Peko wants to keep playing, preferably in L.A.
The Broncos informed veteran defensive lineman Domata Peko in February that they would not try to re-sign him. No one else has tried to sign him, either. Still a free agent in mid-June, Peko tells TMZ that...
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Jets announce front office hires, promotions
The Jets announced their front office additions and promotions, with General Manager Joe Douglas hiring four and promoting three. The team made official the hires of Rex Hogan as assistant general manager,...
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Wednesday’s #PFTPM answers all your questions, and more
The NFL has shut down, but #PFTPM hasn’t. (At least not yet.) Another edition was record and posted today, reviewing some topics of interest and answering all your questions. You can listen to it all...
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Robert Nkemdiche arrested for speeding, driving with suspended license
Scottsdale police arrested Cardinals defensive end Robert Nkemdiche earlier this month for speeding and driving with a suspended license, ABC15 Arizona reports. Nkemdiche was driving 75 mph, 30 mph over the...
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NFL suspends Jalin Marshall for four games
The NFL has suspended Jalin Marshall for the first four weeks of the 2019 season, Field Yates of ESPN reports. The Raiders cut the receiver two days after signing him in May. Marshall, 23, recently signed...
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Mack Wilson takes photo with mentor Ray Lewis’ bust in Canton
The Browns’ rookie class took a road trip Tuesday, visiting the Pro Football Hall of Fame. Linebacker Mack Wilson, a fifth-round choice, took a photo with Ray Lewis’ bust. He texted the former...
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Now fully healthy, Trent Taylor’s explosiveness has returned
Trent Taylor is back. The 49ers receiver had a challenging season returning from back surgery in 2018, but he looked like himself again during the offseason program. Backup quarterback Nick Mullens noted...
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Best of PFT: Brett Favre deletes comeback hint
Brett Favre's deleted comeback post, Chris Simms' thought on the Eagles extending Carson Wentz and more topped Wednesday's episode of PFT Live.
Simms QB School: Carson Wentz
Chris Simms runs through Carson Wentz's technique, including his grip, shoulders and elbow angle.
Cowboys sign fullback Ryan Yurachek
The Cowboys added some more blocking help to the backfield. According to the league’s transaction report, the Cowboys signed fullback Ryan Yurachek. To make room for him on the roster, they waived...
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Packers waive Michael Roberts with failed physical
Tight end Michael Roberts obviously isn’t healthy. He failed his second physical in a week, Dov Kleiman reports, and the Packers waived Roberts with the failed physical designation Wednesday. The...
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Report: Greg Olsen may do another bye week broadcast
Panthers tight end Greg Olsen has a future in television, and he may have a present in it again this year. According to Andrew Marchand of the New York Post, Olsen could end up calling a game during the...
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Kliff Kingsbury sees “really nice role” for Chase Edmonds
One of the talking points about the offense being installed by Cardinals head coach Kliff Kingsbury this offseason has been how well it appears to suit running back David Johnson. Kingsbury acknowledges...
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Rob Gronkowski makes donation to Buffalo children’s hospital
Bills fans always disliked Rob Gronkowski when he played for the Patriots, mainly because he caught 69 passes for 1,070 yards and 12 touchdowns in 15 games against Buffalo over nine seasons. The Patriots...
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Greedy Williams ready to work toward Hall of Fame goal
Greedy Williams‘ “humble stage” didn’t last all that long. The Browns rookie cornerback — who got too much of his coach’s attention when he predicted a Super Bowl win before...
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Chargers announce sellout of season tickets
The Chargers announced Wednesday that they have sold out season tickets for the team’s final season at Dignity Health Sports Park. Yes, it shouldn’t be that hard to do since the stadium seats less...
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Mahomes is favored to lead the league in passing yardage
Although Chiefs quarterback Patrick Mahomes won the NFL’s MVP award for 2018, he didn’t lead the league in passing yardage. In 2019, he’s projected to make it happen. Caesers Entertainment...
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Cowboys will have most of training camp open to public
While more and more teams are cutting back on practices open to the public, the Cowboys didn’t become America’s Team by limiting access. They are having as many open practices as they usually do...
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Report/opinion/report: Nick Caserio wants out of New England
Over the past couple of days, we’ve heard from plenty of people (including Ben Volin himself) regarding Volin’s report that Patriots director of player personnel Nick Caserio wants out of New...
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Washington believes Derrius Guice can help Adrian Peterson extend career
Washington running back Adrian Peterson has set a goal of 2,000 rushing yards for the 2019 season and that would look like a stretch even if the team didn’t have Derrius Guice on hand as an...
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Looking at the NFL’s boom-or-bust possibilities in 2019
The NFL season is looming, and plenty of teams, players, and coaches present a boom or bust proposition. On Wednesday’s PFT Live, Simms and I drafted the biggest either-or, boom-bust possibilities....
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OBJ goes off the grid to focus on training
The NFL unofficially is off the grid until training camp. One NFL player officially is off the grid through the end of the month. Browns receiver Odell Beckham Jr. is checking out for the next week and a...
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Champ Kelly announces he’s staying with Bears
Before and after Bears assistant director of player personnel Champ Kelly interviewed for the Jets’ General Manager vacancy, there was chatter about the possibility that he could take a job with the...
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Bengals to hold 10 open practices in Cincinnati
The Bengals will open this summer’s training camp with a practice in Dayton that will commemorate the first game in NFL history and attendance at that session will be open to the public. Fans in...
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Panthers second-rounder Greg Little signs
The Panthers are down to one remaining draft pick to sign. The team announced today that second-rounder Greg Little had signed his four-year rookie deal. They traded up to take the Ole Miss tackle 37th...
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Julio Jones is favored to lead the league in receiving yardage
If/when the Falcons give receiver Julio Jones a new contract, Jones can be expected to earn it right away. Caesers Entertainment has set the odds for the NFL’s receiving yardage leader, and Jones is...
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Panthers will have 15 open practices during training camp
The Panthers have at least one more season of training camp which is largely open to the public, and they’ll have 15 open practices. The team announced their schedule today, which includes the...
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Report: Michael Thomas, Saints “far apart” on new deal
A report on Tuesday indicated that the Saints and wide receiver Michael Thomas are “progressing” toward a new contract, but word on Wednesday is that there’s still a way to go. Jeff Duncan...
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Colts to hold 16 open training-camp practices
Frank Reich’s former team will hold one open training-camp practice. His current team will hold a lot more open training-camp practices than that. The former Eagles offensive coordinator, now in his...
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Tom Brady appears to be working out with Josh Gordon
The Patriots won’t be back to work as a team until training camp, but quarterback Tom Brady is doing some work on his own before the team gets back together next month. Brady posted some video and...
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PFT Draft: Top boom or bust scenarios this year
Mike Florio and Chris Simms go through the top boom or bust scenarios in the NFL this year from Bruce Arians in Tampa Bay to the dynamic between Aaron Rodgers and Matt Lafleur in Green Bay.
Player most likely to win first NFL MVP in 2019
Mike Florio and Chris Simms compile a list of players who have a good chance of winning their first NFL MVP, including Andrew Luck, Baker Mayfield and more.
Is Flowers moving to guard a good move?
Chris Simms and Mike Florio touch on Redskins OL Ereck Flowers moving to left guard and whether he could be a viable starter in Washington.
Vic Fangio's new defense perfect for Chris Harris
Denver's All-Pro cornerback Chris Harris believes he's a perfect fit in new head coach Vic Fangio's defense that relies heavily on DB's.
Cole Beasley makes Josh Allen more comfortable
Buffalo Bills QB Josh Allen has been loving the connection between him and wide receiver Cole Beasley, who might be his new go to guy.
Simms gives advice to Jones for handling New York
Chris Simms gives some advice to Daniel Jones about handling New York after the Giants rookie says the boos at Yankee Stadium didn't bother him.
Miami officials considering cashless Super Bowl
At the moment, only one team in the NFL is operating on game days without cash. It might not be long before the biggest game is played without long green. Via Daniel Kaplan of TheAthletic.com, the emerging...
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Pick One: Jones, Thomas or Evans
With new contracts looming for Julio Jones and Michael Thomas, Mike Florio and Chris Simms debate which receiver they'd prefer to give a big deal to between Jones, Thomas and Mike Evans.
Josh Allen: “It’s big” to have Cole Beasley in offense
Wide receiver Cole Beasley has made no secret of his happiness to be with the Bills after spending the first four seasons of his career with the Cowboys. As you’d expect, the feeling on the Bills side...
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What If: Chargers beat Patriots in '06 playoffs
Mike Florio and Chris Simms look at the ripple effects that would've occurred if the Chargers had held on to beat the Patriots in the 2006 Divisional playoff game.
Thomas' production makes Saints offense elite
New Orleans Saints wide receiver Michael Thomas is entering the final year of his rookie contract and is expected to become the highest paid receiver in the NFL.
Brees, Saints taking things one step at a time
The New Orleans Saints are taking things one season at a time with aging QB Drew Brees, who many think has lost a step, but he is ready to prove otherwise.
Favre claims Instagram hacked over comeback post
Brett Favre's Instagram hinted at an NFL comeback, but the future Hall of Famer claims his account was hacked and that he will stay retired.
A movie could be coming on the life of Saints return specialist Michael Lewis
You know it’s the slow time when we write about movies being made about the life of a former NFL return specialist who was never a household name even during his prime. On closer review, however, the...
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Chris Harris thinks Broncos defense is perfect for him
Cornerback Chris Harris spent much of the offseason away from the Broncos before landing a new deal for the 2019 season in late May and joining the team’s final practices before training camp. That...
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Daniel Jones: I’m not paying attention to boos
The immediate reaction to the Giants’ decision to select quarterback Daniel Jones with the sixth overall pick in this year’s draft was not a positive one and things haven’t really eased up...
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Rob Ryan: Being out of coaching “humbles you”
Rob Ryan is the inside linebackers coach in Washington this year and that post marks a pair of returns for the longtime NFL assistant. It’s the first time he’s worked as a position coach since...
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