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First-round conundrums linger for Aaron Rodgers, Packers
Jordan Love recently signed his rookie contract with the Packers. It's the third time a quarterback has been drafted in the first round by Green Bay with a QB who had previously won most valuable player still on the roster, according to NFL Research.
Patriots' offense with Cam Newton; ranking the top five 'starting fives'
How will the Patriots' offense change with Cam Newton at quarterback? What are the top five "starting fives" (five skill players) in the NFL today? Who is the best quarterback in the NFC South? Bucky Brooks has the answers!
Texans WR Keke Coutee 'very hungry' for bigger role in 2020
Houston's wide receiver corps was re-imagined this offseason after the team dealt DeAndre Hopkins to Arizona. Keke Coutee sees a bigger role for himself in 2020 because of that change, but the speedster could also benefit from a rumored addition late in the offseason.
Johnson expects Eagles O-line to 'not miss a beat' without Brooks
Philadelphia expected to return four of its five offensive line starters from last season in 2020. That hope was dashed when right guard Brandon Brooks suffered a torn Achilles last month. It'll be quite the gap to fill but star right tackle Lane Johnson is optimistic Philly can do it.
Hiring of first full-time female scout among Giants' football ops staff moves
The New York Giants announced on Thursday a number of changes to their football operations staff. Among the 10 people entering new roles with the team is 25-year-old Hannah Burnett, who has the added disinction of being the storied franchise's first full-time female scout.
NFL discussing with players social justice patches; Black national anthem to be played Week 1
In an ongoing effort to recognize social justice, the NFL is discussing with players the possibility of wearing helmet decals or jersey patches recognizing those impacted by systemic racism and police brutality throughout the 2020 season.
Cam Newton's one-year deal with Patriots guarantees just $550K
No matter which way you slice it, the New England Patriots are getting a bargain in signing Cam Newton. The one-year contract for the 2015 NFL MVP includes just $550,000 guaranteed of the $1.05 million in base salary, Ian Rapoport reports.
NFLPA has not signed off on shortened preseason
There has been no decision on the upcoming NFL preseason as some members of the NFL Players Association are in favor of playing no preseason games ahead of the 2020 NFL season, NFL Network's Mike Garafolo and Tom Pelissero reported Wednesday evening.
State of the Franchise: Will Gardner Minshew save Doug Marrone?
Since reaching the 2017 AFC Championship Game, the Jaguars have fallen off a cliff. With head coach Doug Marrone and general manager David Caldwell on thin ice, can Gardner Minshew lift Jacksonville back off the mat? Adam Rank explores the state of the franchise.
Packers sign QB Jordan Love to fully guaranteed rookie deal
Green Bay's potential long-term successor to Aaron Rodgers is officially under contract. The Packers signed first-round pick Jordan Love, the team announced Wednesday. The former Utah State quarterback was selected 26th overall in April's draft.
Packers second-round RB AJ Dillon inks rookie deal
Green Bay Packers second-round draft pick A.J. Dillon signed his rookie contract Wednesday morning, officially joining workhorse Aaron Jones in the backfield. The former Division I standout rushed for 6,067 yards and 52 TDs in four seasons at Boston College.
Fantasy Football Podcast: Fabs says goodbye, Cam says hello
Michael Fabiano on Cam Newton in fantasy drafts: "I have him ranked 16th at this point among quarterbacks. He's in that Ben Roethlisberger, Philip Rivers, Baker Mayfield sort of area for me. The good thing about Cam is he's not going to cost you anything, he's not going to be a top 100 pick."
Brett Favre: Packers can use Jordan Love like Taysom Hill
The Packers surprised everyone when selecting Jordan Love in the first round of the 2020 NFL Draft, and while it's a similar situation when the team drafted Aaron Rodgers upon his own departure from Green Bay, the Hall of Famer thinks they can utilize both QBs on the field.
Darius Leonard: DeForest Buckner brings 'dog mentality' to Colts D
The Indianapolis Colts won't hit the field at training camp for another couple weeks but that hasn't stopped linebacker Darius Leonard from theorizing how the addition of DeForest Buckner will transform coordinator Matt Eberflus' group.
State of the Franchise: Can Texans improve without DeAndre Hopkins?
Houston sent a shockwave through the NFL world by trading DeAndre Hopkins back in March. What's next for Bill O'Brien's team? In assessing the state of the Texans, Adam Rank says the franchise has one major advantage: emerging superstar Deshaun Watson.
Pipelines to the Pros
Where do NFL teams go to find the most pro-ready players? In his Pipelines to the Pros series, Chase Goodbread explores which schools over the last 20 years have been providing NFL clubs with not only the most draft choices but also the most impactful pro players early in their careers.
Players react to Cam Newton joining Patriots, Bill Belichick
It was a move anticipated by some but it doesn't make the fact Cam Newton is joining the New England Patriots any less shocking. Players around the league took to Twitter Sunday night to share their reactions to the stunning announcement.
Patriots docked third-round pick, fined $1.1M for filming Bengals' sideline
The New England Patriots were fined $1.1 million and docked a 2021 third-round draft pick by the NFL following an investigation into the filming of the Bengals' sideline during the 2019 season, NFL Network's Mike Garafolo reported Sunday.
Former MVP QB Cam Newton agrees to 1-year deal with Patriots
Cam Newton has been without an NFL home since March. That finally changed Sunday night. The 2015 MVP quarterback has agreed to terms on a one-year deal to join coach Bill Belichick and the New England Patriots, NFL Network Insider Ian Rapoport reported.