Of course, Hoyer also lost his starting gig with Cleveland due to a brutal stretch of play in the season's second half. Hoyer is who he is -- a sound No. 2 who can step into the lineup in a pinch. The Texans want Mallett to grow into a legitimate starter. In Hoyer, they have a legitimate backup.
Giants rookie Kayvon Thibodeaux (hip) 'fully healthy,' will 'be ready to go for training camp'
New York pass rusher Kayvon Thibodeaux, the No. 5 overall pick in the 2022 NFL Draft, reportedly sustained a minor hip injury during a spring practice, but Thibodeaux said Tuesday during a visit to NFL Network that it's full speed ahead for his first season.
Texans sued for allegedly enabling former QB Deshaun Watson's behavior during massage therapy sessions
The Houston Texans have been sued for allegedly enabling former quarterback Deshaun Watson's behavior during massage therapy sessions.
Luke Kuechly joins Panthers radio broadcast team for 2022 season
Luke Kuechly is back with the Panthers -- this time in the radio booth. The team announced the all-time great linebacker would be part of the broadcast team for seven games in 2022.
Patriots TE Jonnu Smith on QB Mac Jones: 'He's just got so much ability and so much dog in him'
Patriots players continue to hype Mac Jones as we careen toward the 2022 season. Joining NFL Network's Good Morning Football, TE Jonnu Smith joined the chorus praising the young quarterback's mental approach.
Losing OT coin toss in Kansas City still stings Bills QB Josh Allen
Buffalo quarterback Josh Allen threw for 329 yards and four touchdowns in the playoffs against the Chiefs, but he was helpless in OT as Patrick Mahomes picked apart a tired Bills D.
Eagles WR Devon Allen qualifies for 2022 World Championships following third-place finish in 110-meter hurdles
Philadelphia Eagles wide receiver Devon Allen is moving on to the World Championships after a third-place finish at Sunday's USA Track and Field Outdoor Championships
Carl Nassib announces partnership with The Trevor Project, will match donations up to $100,000
Free-agent pass rusher Carl Nassib has announced a partnership with the Trevor Project as part of Pride Month and will match donations up to $100,000.
Giants QB Daniel Jones motivated to improve: Lack of success 'weighs on me a great deal'
Giants quarterback Daniel Jones is entering a contract year after New York declined to exercise his fifth-year option. The Duke product does not see that as a reason for increased motivation -- he is already driven to lead a winning team regardless.
Chiefs guard Trey Smith says he 'can't blame' Tyreek Hill for joining the Dolphins: 'He's getting paid'
Though many fans were surprised when Tyreek Hill left the Kansas City Chiefs for the money the Miami Dolphins offered, his former teammate Trey Smith said he completely understands Hill's motivation behind the move.
Browns QB Deshaun Watson's hearing before disciplinary officer will begin Tuesday
Cleveland Browns quarterback Deshaun Watson's hearing before disciplinary officer Sue Robinson, jointly appointed by the NFL and NFL Players Association, begins on Tuesday, NFL Network's Tom Pelissero reported on Saturday.
Bears second-round cornerback Kyler Gordon signs rookie deal
The Chicago Bears announced Saturday the signing of second-round cornerback Kyler Gordon, which brings 11 of the team's 12 draft picks under contract ahead of the 2022 season.
Steelers' Mike Tomlin embracing first season without Ben Roethlisberger: 'It's scary but exciting'
Steelers head coach Mike Tomlin has been the man at the helm in Pittsburgh for 15 years, but he has never entered a season without Ben Roethlisberger. Now that Big Ben has retired, Tomlin is embracing the "uncertainty" of building new leadership.