Luke Kuechly: Defense has plenty of “attitude, enthusiasm” without Josh Normanprofootballtalk.com Updated 24 minutes agoPanthers linebacker Luke Kuechly said last week that the Panthers need to bring the same mindset to the 2016 season that they had heading into last season, but they won’t be bringing back the same group of players. The biggest departure is cornerback Jo…Share Tweet
Networks escape Sunday Ticket class actionprofootballtalk.com 46 minutes agoThe networks that broadcast NFL games will no longer be required to answer for the way those broadcasts are bundled and sold by the NFL and DirecTV. Via the Hollywood Reporter, NBC, CBS, FOX, and ESPN no longer appear as defendants in a class action tha…Share Tweet
Leonard Williams “more comfortable overall” in second yearprofootballtalk.com 1 hour agoAmong the reasons cited for the lack of a serious push from the Jets to sign defensive end Muhammad Wilkerson to a long-term contract this offseason is the presence of Sheldon Richardson and 2015 first-round pick Leonard Williams. With Williams and Rich…Share Tweet
Julius Thomas could be poised to have a huge yearprofootballtalk.com 1 hour agoThree years ago, former Broncos quarterback Peyton Manning provided during a preseason DirecTV-sponsored media tour a tip for anyone who was paying attention: Pay attention to tight end Julius Thomas. As Thomas prepares for his second season with the Ja…Share Tweet
Greenbrier taking in flood victimsprofootballtalk.com 2 hours agoThe resort where the Saints have held training camp the last few years has closed its doors indefinitely after record flooding devastated the region. Although it’s not open for business, the Greenbrier is making some of its rooms available to those who …Share Tweetprofootballtalk.com 3 hours agoIt took some time for WR Will Fuller and the Texans to work out the details of Fuller’s first professional contract, but they’ve finally come to an agreement. According to multiple reports, Fuller has agreed to his rookie deal with Houston. It’s a four-…Share Tweet
Sunday morning one-linersprofootballtalk.com 3 hours agoBills S Corey Graham has remained close to his high school coach. CB Ifo Ekpre-Olomu had to remain patient during Dolphins offseason work. S Jordan Richards is bidding for a bigger role with the Patriots. Which Jets players are on the roster bubble? The…Share Tweet
Nate Robinson continues to train for possible return to footballESPN.com 4 hours agoNate Robinson continues to train for possible return to footballShare Tweet
Jim Irsay buys a Prince guitar for $137,500profootballtalk.com 5 hours agoColts owner Jim Irsay isn’t saving all his money for Andrew Luck’s next contract. Irsay spent $137,500 on the “Yellow Cloud” guitar that Prince used in the 1990s, the Associated Press reports. Irsay made the purchase at an auction in Beverly Hills on Sa…Share Tweetprofootballtalk.com 17 hours agoBroncos wide receiver Emmanuel Sanders is entering the final season on his current contract, and it makes sense that the Broncos would want to keep Sanders with the team. In the meantime, Sanders is saying the right things as his representatives talk wi…Share Tweet
Herschel Walker, king of the hollow offseason boastprofootballtalk.com 18 hours agoMaybe Herschel Walker doesn’t want to be known as the subject of the worst trade in NFL history. Alternatively, Walker could be angling to become known as the king of the hollow offseason boast. He’s done it again this year. Not once, but twice. Making …Share Tweet
A Training Football Is Helping Cut Down on Fumbles One Beep at a Timenytimes.com 19 hours agoA handful of N.F.L. and N.C.A.A. teams have adopted the ball, which emits sound when a player is holding it using the fundamental five points of pressure.Share Tweetprofootballtalk.com 19 hours agoThe heavy flooding that closed The Greenbrier resort in West Virginia has canceled the PGA Tour stop there set for the second weekend in July. The Saints hold their training camp at The Greenbrier, located in White Sulphur Springs. With the Saints set t…Share Tweet
Falcons have sold $172.3 million in PSLsprofootballtalk.com 20 hours agoMost people would like to receive money for nothing. Some sports fans still pay plenty of money for literally nothing. It’s called the Personal Seat License: a private tax on the ability to buy season tickets with a catchy name that literally means you …Share Tweet
Elway on Von Miller photo crop: “You know, that’s too bad”profootballtalk.com 22 hours agoThe contract impasse between the Broncos and linebacker Von Miller recently spread to social media, with Miller cropping Broncos G.M. John Elway out of a photo taken at the team’s visit to the White House. Elway has responded to the gesture, at the urgi…Share Tweet
Megatron: I’m content with what I did, not coming backprofootballtalk.com 22 hours agoFormer Lions receiver Calvin Johnson says anyone who thinks he might come out of retirement can think again. “I’m not coming back. You don’t have to worry about that,” Johnson told the Detroit Free Press. Johnson said the wear and tear on his body from …Share Tweet
Peterson thinks Mathieu deal will get done “pretty soon”profootballtalk.com 23 hours agoCardinals cornerback Patrick Peterson received his second contract after three years in the NFL. Teammate and close friend Tyrann Mathieu is currently negotiating his own second deal after three seasons. Peterson recently told PFT Live that he believes …Share Tweet
Luck’s admission of poor play doesn’t affect his leverageprofootballtalk.com 24 hours agoWhen hearing that Colts quarterback Andrew Luck admitted he didn’t play well last year even when he was healthy, it would have been reasonable to say something like, “Don’t say things like that when you’re trying to land the biggest contract in league h…Share Tweet
Browns drilling RG3 in throwing mechanics, avoiding hitsAs Browns quarterback Robert Griffin III enters his fifth NFL season, he still needs to be reminded of some of the basics. Specifically, the Cleveland Plain Dealer reports, the Browns have three major lessons they’re drilling into Griffin in his first f…Share TweetFormer Seahawks quarterback Tarvaris Jackson has been released from jail on a $2,500 bond, after allegedly pointing a gun at and threatening to kill his wife. According to Chris Hush of WESH, the 33-year-old Jackson was released from jail Friday. Jackso…Share Tweet
Wisconsin kid Tony Romo still looks up to Brett FavreCowboys quarterback Tony Romo grew up in Burlington, Wisconsin, and when he was 12 years old his favorite team traded for Brett Favre. A quarter century later, Romo still considers Favre his hero. “I still look up to him,” Romo told ESPN. “Anybody who g…Share Tweet
Rams have sold 63,000 season ticketsLos Angeles is ready to support the Rams. Rams COO Kevin Demoff told the Ventura County Star that the Rams have already sold 63,000 season tickets. The team’s goal is to sell 70,000 season tickets and leave the remaining seats for single-game sales. The…Share Tweet
Brunell: Russell Wilson 'everything you look for' in a QBJun 25Mark Brunell raves about the play of Seahawks quarterback Russell Wilson and says last season changed his view of Wilson's ability to lead Seattle.
Brunell not anticipating Brees to decline this seasonJun 25Mark Brunell points to Drew Brees' work ethic and drive as the biggest reasons why he doesn't expect Brees to take a step backward in 2016.
How will return of Benjamin impact Panthers?Jun 25Mark Brunell analyzes how having wide receiver Kelvin Benjamin back in the fold will benefit Panthers quarterback Cam Newton.
Do the Vikings have a shot at the Super Bowl?Jun 25Mark Brunell isn't calling Vikings running back Adrian Peterson crazy for saying Minnesota has a good chance to win the Super Bowl this season.