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Panthers' gamble on Sam Darnold makes sense; Kyle Pitts is the 2021 NFL draft's best player
In this edition of the Scout's Notebook, Bucky Brooks explains why the Sam Darnold gamble makes sense for the Panthers. Plus, the single best player in the 2021 NFL Draft and free agency fits for a highly qualified cornerback.
Judges rule women suing Texans QB Deshaun Watson must divulge names
Two judges ruled Friday that women with lawsuits against Houston Texans quarterback Deshaun Watson must replead and identify themselves by name. Fourteen plaintiffs have agree to move forward with their lawsuits and identify themselves.
Move The Sticks Podcast: Sam Darnold to the Panthers; Najee Harris on playing like Adrian Peterson; Easton Stick talks Trey Lance
Daniel Jeremiah and Bucky Brooks react to the blockbuster Jets-Panthers trade that sent Sam Darnold to Carolina, and talk to Alabama's Najee Harris about Adrian Peterson. The duo also chats with Easton Stick about former North Dakota State teammate and top-10 draft prospect Trey Lance.
Eagles OT Lane Johnson embraces challenge of younger teammates, return from ankle surgery
At 30 years old, Eagles tackle Lane Johnson is returning from an ankle injury that sidelined him in 2020. The challenges of rehab and the influx of younger talent has given him extra motivation entering next season.
Daniel Jones, Ezekiel Elliott, Odell Beckham Jr. among NFL's make-or-break players in 2021
We're still five months away from the 2021 NFL season, but with all the offseason wheeling and dealing, Adam Schein can't help but think forward to the coming campaign. Check out his list of nine make-or-break players.
Deshaun Watson attorney files motion to request plaintiff be identified
Houston Texans quarterback Deshaun Watson's attorney filed a motion for a special exemption Thursday and asked the District Court of Harris County (Texas) to order one of the plaintiffs to replead and include her name in the petition.
OT Liam Eichenberg among three Notre Dame players to miss medical evaluations due to positive COVID-19 tests
Notre Dame tackle Liam Eichenberg, defensive end Ade Ogundeji and offensive lineman Aaron Banks tested positive for COVID-19 and remain away from the medical evaluation proceedings in Indianapolis, NFL Network Insider Ian Rapoport reported Friday.
AFC South roster reset: Quarterback storylines define division's offseason
Quarterback storylines have defined this offseason in the AFC South. Adam Maya assesses where the division's four teams stand heading into the 2021 NFL Draft, highlighting top additions, crucial losses, draft priorities and more.
Peter Schrager 2021 NFL mock draft 1.0: Pats trade up for Justin Fields, Cardinals go get Kyle Pitts
In his initial projection of the 2021 NFL Draft's opening round, Peter Schrager has the Patriots trading up for a quarterback and the Cardinals making a move for a tight end. Check out the full mock, 1-32.
Dak Prescott back throwing on practice field, expected to return for Cowboys training camp
Dak Prescott is back on the field and throwing, marking a significant step in his road to returning from his gruesome ankle injury that ended his 2020 season. The latest development from Prescott signals optimism from the Cowboys, who see his path leading him to a timely return this summer.
Joker's wild: Why Alabama QB Mac Jones is getting the last laugh
Things weren't always this easy for Mac Jones, who sat three years at Alabama waiting his turn. But the draft's fastest-rising prospect who models his game and style after Tom Brady is about to get the last laugh. A fitting finish for the quarterback nicknamed the Joker.
Tom Brady still motivated by doubters even after seven Super Bowl titles
Buccaneers QB Tom Brady remains the greatest self-motivator in the history of sports. Even when nary a person alive can legitimately scoff at the seven-time Super Bowl champ, TB12 still finds a way to keep that chip on his shoulder fresh.
GM Joe Douglas: 'Fair' to say Jets will draft QB at No. 2; might have kept Sam Darnold if picking later
The decision to trade Sam Darnold ensured the Jets will draft a QB with the No. 2 pick. GM Joe Douglas did say had New York been drafting later, he was comfortable with keeping Darnold as the starter.
Quarterback relocations: Sam Darnold, Matthew Stafford benefit from move; Jared Goff will struggle
David Carr projects the performances of eight quarterbacks who've relocated this offseason. Which passers will produce more with their new team in 2021 than they did in 2020? Who will stay level? And who'll fall off?
Aaron Rodgers stumps to be full-time 'Jeopardy!' host, but has no plans to retire soon
Aaron Rodgers is full-on campaigning to land the full-time gig hosting Jeopardy! Wanting to land the position doesn't mean the 37-year-old, coming off his third MVP award, is considering retiring to work a new job.
Robby Anderson ready to recapture 'very good chemistry' with new Panthers QB Sam Darnold
The Sam Darnold trade from New York to Carolina rejoins the QB with deep threat Robby Anderson after the duo spent two seasons together with the Jets. Anderson said he was "surprised" by the Panthers trading for Darnold, and he looks forward to rebuilding that rapport.
Ndamukong Suh: 'Ultimate goal' was to chase another Super Bowl with Buccaneers
For the third straight season, Ndamukong Suh signed a one-year deal in Tampa Bay. Introduced Monday after his latest pact, the former first-round pick said his "ultimate goal" was to remain with the Super Bowl champs.
Oregon tackle Penei Sewell: Would be 'dream come true' to reunite with Justin Herbert in L.A.
The Chargers are one of the teams in need of left tackle help and just so happen to have Penei Sewell's former teammate, Justin Herbert, under center. Sewell has allowed himself to consider what it would be like blocking for his college QB once again.
Tobin: Bengals won't be 'overly greedy' trying to trade No. 5 pick with 'premier players' in draft
Sitting at No. 5 overall in the 2021 NFL Draft, Bengals director of player personnel Duke Tobin says the team will weigh its options with the pick, but may not want to miss out on top prospects in the draft.
AFC East roster reset: Patriots, Dolphins gunning for Bills; Jets rebuild
Have the Patriots and Dolphins done enough to catch the Buffalo Bills? How are the Jets operating at the outset of the Robert Saleh era? Nick Shook assesses where each AFC East team stands heading into the 2021 NFL Draft.
'Field goal' response no good in Aaron Rodgers' debut as 'Jeopardy!' guest host
A much-scrutinized decision in the NFC Championship Game followed Packers quarterback Aaron Rodgers to his debut as "Jeopardy!" guest host, which aired Monday in syndication and ended in memorable fashion thanks to a Green Bay-related answer in the waning moments of the episode.
Vikings CB Jeff Gladney arrested on assault charge
Minnesota Vikings cornerback Jeff Gladney turned himself into the Dallas County Jail on Monday after an arrest warrant was issued against him for felony family violence assault, stemming from an incident Friday, according to a Dallas Police Department statement to NFL Media.
Sam Darnold trade: Who are the winners and losers?
The Jets traded Sam Darnold to the Panthers on Monday, nearly three years after selecting him No. 3 overall. Will the QB benefit from a fresh start? Can Carolina rest easy now at the position? Judy Battista breaks down the winners and losers of the deal.