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Titans fined $350K for COVID-19 violations; Raiders could be next
Oct 25, 2020
The Tennessee Titans have been fined $350,000 for COVID-19 protocol violations -- the result of a review by the NFL and NFLPA, which now have turned their attention to lapses surrounding multiple positive COVID cases with the Las Vegas Raiders.
The end of Minshew Mania? Jags QB could be benched if he continues to struggle
Oct 25, 2020
Jacksonville Jaguars starting quarterback Gardner Minshew is in danger of being benched if he continues to struggle, and that could happen as soon as today against the Los Angeles Chargers, multiple sources say.
Titans could face discipline if review finds they did not follow COVID-19 protocol
Oct 04, 2020
When NFL and NFLPA officials descended upon Nashville to review the Titans' COVID-19 outbreak, it put the team in position to potentially face discipline for how they followed the jointly negotiated protocols.
Jets coach Adam Gase's job status not hanging in balance tonight
Oct 01, 2020
The 0-3 New York Jets face the 0-3 Denver Broncos tonight on "Thursday Night Football," exclusively on the NFL Network. While rumors abound in regard to Adam Gase's job security, NFL Network Insider Ian Rapoport reports his status doesn't hang in the balance of the game's outcome.
Analytics expert supports Cowboys HC Mike McCarthy's decision last week
Sep 27, 2020
When Mike McCarthy took a year off from coaching in 2019, he dove into, among other things, analytics. In the abstract, it was slightly intriguing. To see it play out on the field has been far more interesting.
Cardinals' Budda Baker playing through thumb injury, plans for surgery
Sep 27, 2020
When the Cardinals defense takes the field Sunday against the Lions, All-Pro safety Budda Baker will be out with his teammates. But he will do so playing through a thumb injury that figures to take him off the field in the next week.
Referees focusing on 'clear and obvious' calls as penalties drop
Sep 20, 2020
When NFL teams took the field for Week 1, it wasn't just the first time in months that players and coaches took part in competitive action. It was the same way for the referees. As the NFL's Senior VP of Officiating Training and Development Walt Anderson explained this week, the goal was simple.
An inside look at wild backstory behind Saints' last-ditch effort to sign Jadeveon Clowney
Sep 06, 2020
Making a final push late Saturday to land star pass rusher Jadeveon Clowney, the Saints got creative, attempting to pull off a move believed to be the first of its kind in NFL history – but couldn't get final clearance from the league.
Important salary-cap negotiations loom for NFL, NFLPA
Jun 02, 2020
NFL Network's Ian Rapoport, Mike Garafolo and Judy Battista report the NFL and NFLPA acknowledge that important negotiations are coming quickly to determine how to handle yearly salary caps for 2020 and beyond, considering there are likely to be steep revenue losses due to COVID-19.
Chiefs' doc knew Mahomes would return quickly from knee injury
Feb 01, 2020
Patrick Mahomes' season appeared to end with a freak knee injury in Week 7, but the Chiefs' orthopedist knew the circumstance of his condition was better than it looked, and now the star QB leads K.C. into Super Bowl LIV.
Redskins' Trent Williams should be fine after health scare
Apr 01, 2019
Washignton Redskins star left tackle Trent Williams has spent the last several weeks dealing with a medical scare that at one time appeared to be very serious, but NFL Network Insider Ian Rapoport reports Williams should be ready for training camp.
Jaguars, Panthers expected to keep their head coaches for 2019
Dec 22, 2018
After disappointing 2018 campaigns that came off of playoff appearances the prior year, the Jacksonville Jaguars and Carolina Panthers are expected to stay the course for 2019 in regards to their head coaches, NFL Network Insider Ian Rapoport reports.