The NFL playoffs kicked off in incredible fashion.
NFL spoke with Bills GM Brandon Beane regarding comments about potentially cutting an unvaccinated player
NFL Network's Tom Pelissero reported Friday that the NFL spoke with Bills general manager Brandon Beane following his comments about potentially releasing an unvaccinated player. The league notified Beane a team may not release a player solely due to vaccination status.
Frank Reich: Drafting Jalen Hurts didn't send Carson Wentz into 'tailspin'
Colts head coach Frank Reich doesn't believe the Eagles bringing in Jalen Hurts sent Carson Wentz' career to "a tailspin" and thinks that Wentz is in the right spot for a career "reset."
Commissioner Roger Goodell's draft chair on display in Canton
NFL Commissioner Roger Goodell's draft chair won't sit still. It's spending the summer in Canton. The Pro Football Hall of Fame announced Friday that Goodell's leather armchair is on display for the next four months after again playing a starring role in the draft.
Friday Roundup: WR Josh Doctson among Jets cuts; DL Quinnen Williams undergoes successful surgery
Here are news and notes from Friday around the NFL.
Tyler Lockett: Speedy D'Wayne Eskridge a perfect fit in Seahawks WR trio
The Seahawks spent their only draft pick in the Top 100 on Western Michigan wideout D'Wayne Eskridge. The addition of the speedy receiver gives the Seahawks a blazing trio in DK Metcalf, Tyler Lockett and Eskridge, who can all run 4.4 or faster 40-yard dashes.
Lions CB Jeff Okudah 'grateful' for new defensive coaches Glenn, Pleasant after year under Patricia
Jeff Okudah, the consensus top corner in last year's draft, looked lost on the field in former coach Matt Patricia's defense. After meeting with his new Lions coaches, Okudah says he's on the right path.
Jerome Bettis on Najee Harris pick: 'These running backs are not a dime a dozen'
While some may believe selecting a running back in the first round is a mistake, former Steeler Jerome Bettis isn't among them. The Hall of Famer said he thinks taking Najee Harris was "a great pick."
Former Patriots DB Jason McCourty signing with Dolphins
Jason McCourty is reuniting with Brian Flores and signing with the Miami Dolphins, NFL Network's Mike Garafolo reported Thursday. It's a one-year deal for McCourty, NFL Network Insider Ian Rapoport reported.
Colts DE Kwity Paye becomes first 2021 first-round pick to sign deal
Colts' first-rounder Kwity Paye becomes the first '21 first-rounder to sign rookie deal. Indy also signed four other rookies to contracts.
James Jones: Aaron Rodgers-Packers saga 'fixable,' A.J. Hawk 'hopeful' sides can work it out
Former Packers players James Jones and A.J. Hawk weigh in on the ongoing situation between their friend and former teammate Aaron Rodgers and the organization.
Jared Goff: Lions not drafting quarterback 'a nice vote of confidence'
Lions GM Brad Holmes passed on adding a QB, including Justin Fields and Mac Jones, who were on the board when the club selected Penei Sewell No. 7 overall. In doing so, the Lions brass left Jared Goff as the unencumbered QB1 in Detroit.
Pro Football Hall of Fame forms Hall of Fame Behavioral Health program
The Pro Football Hall of Fame announced Thursday the formation of Hall of Fame Behavioral Health, a program created to find comprehensive solutions through a network of mental and behavioral health services designed specifically for current and former athletes and their families.