Cowboys, Ezekiel Elliott may be close to reaching deal

As the regular season draws closer and the Dallas Cowboys gear up for a critical season, star running back Ezekiel Elliott is reportedly flying home to Dallas and a contract resolution could happen in the near future. According to WFAA’s Mike Leslie, Elliott is flying back from Cabo to Dallas on Saturday and both sides remain optimistic that a new contract extension will be reached soon. Elliott’s holdout began at the… [Read entire story]

Patriots’ Josh Gordon Eligible for Regular Season Following Reinstatement

The NFL announced on Friday that wide receiver Josh Gordon has been reinstated on a conditional basis. The New England Patriots player is able to rejoin the team on Sunday. As well as that, he is eligible to play during the regular season. The wide receiver was suspended by the NFL on December 30 after violating his previous reinstatement terms. Gordon tested positive under the NFL’s substance abuse policy. Josh Gordon filed last week for reinstatement. The sole discretion on the reinstatement status of Gordon was held by NFL commissioner Roger… [Read entire story]

Cowboys QB Dak Prescott reportedly looking for $40 million a season

Dak Prescott has reportedly turned down an offer from the Dallas Cowboys that would make him one of the top-five highest-paid quarterbacks in the league. According to Jane Slater of NFL Network, not only did Prescott turn down $30 million per year, but he’s seeking $40 million per year instead. I can confirm reports that QB Dak Prescott has, in fact, turned down 30M a year offer and is instead seeking 40M a year per source informed. #Cowboys — Jane Slater (@SlaterNFL) August 12, 2019 But based on what Cowboys executive vice… [Read entire story]

Report: Dak Prescott turned down $30 million per season contract

Kirby Lee-USA TODAY Sports The Dallas Cowboys have spent the offseason deadlocked in contract negotiations with several of their biggest names. Quarterback Dak Prescott, running back Ezekiel Elliott and wide receiver Amari Cooper have all been angling for a long-term contract extension. And they’re playing hardball, particularly Prescott, who has sky-high demands, according to the Atlantic’s Michael Lombardi. Lombardi reported Sunday that he has been told Prescott turned down an offer from the Cowboys that would have paid … [Read entire story]

Quarterback Josh Johnson Signs with 13th NFL Team

Veteran quarterback Josh Johnson signed with the Detroit Lions to compete for the backup quarterback role behind starter Matthew Stafford. The 33-year old quarterback last season played with the Washington Redskins. During the season, he started three games completing 52 passes for 590 yards, 3 TDs and 4 interceptions. Johnson was drafted in 2008 by the Tampa Bay Buccaneers in the fifth round and has bounced around the NFL throughout his playing career. Signing with Detroit marks the 13th different NFL team Johnson has played for. Johnson’s … [Read entire story]

Bills Acquire Offensive Tackle Ryan Bates from Eagles

On Friday, the Buffalo Bills traded DE Eli Harold to the Philadelphia Eagles in exchange for OT Ryan Bates. The trade was announced by both teams Friday evening. Just a day after two offensive linemen for Buffalo sustained injuries in their preseason opener versus Indianapolis. This offseason, Ryan Bates signed as an undrafted free agent with the Eagles. He did so after playing his final… [Read entire story]

Jon Gruden Disappointed Antonio Brown is Missing Practices

On Friday, Oakland Raiders wide receiver Antonio Brown missed another day of practice. Head coach Jon Gruden admitted his frustration is growing over the amount of missed practice by the star receiver. Especially considering it is early in his first training camp with the Raiders. Jon Gruden told reporters he thinks everyone is disappointed. He added that Brown is disappointed as well because everyone wants the party to start and have Brown on the practice field because he is such a big part of our… [Read entire story]

Ryan Kalil Returns to Play Center with Jets

Former Carolina Panthers center Ryan Kalil has unretired. The New York Jets confirmed it when they announced they had reached an agreement with the player. The signing of Ryan Kalil addresses what many football pundits had considered a weakness on the Jets offensive line. The deal agreed to by Kalil and the Jets is for one year and $8.4 million and includes substantial incentives. Last season with Carolina, Kalil earned $7.5 million. Want $250 to bet on NFL futures? Sign… [Read entire story]

Cowboys Sign Alfred Morris with Elliott Holding Out

The Dallas Cowboys announced on Monday night they would sign veteran running back Alfred Morris due to Ezekiel Elliott holding out for a new contract extension. Sources said that Elliott was on his way to Cabo as the team held its first practice in pads on Tuesday. While suspended during 2017, … [Read entire story]

Mike Daniels Signed with Detroit Lions Because of Coach Patricia

On Sunday, defensive tackle Mike Daniels told the media that 13 teams had been in touch with him after the Green Bay Packers released him, but it was the Detroit Lions head coach Matt Patricia that convinced him to join the Lions after just saying hello. Daniels, when asked the reason he signed with Detroit, said it was coach Patricia. The defensive tackle called Patricia a genius. Adding that Patricia understands the … [Read entire story]

Cowboys holdout Ezekiel Elliott has not countered latest contract offer

The Dallas Cowboys officially placed star running back Ezekiel Elliott on the did not report list on Friday. This means he’s officially a holdout from the team’s training camp as the back looks for a record-breaking contract extension. In talking about the situation at hand, NFL Media’s Jane Slater notes that Elliott and his camp… [Read entire story]

Cam Newton Makes Deep Passes During First Day of Training Camp

When the 2018 season was concluding, Cam Newton admitted he could not throw a ball more than 30 yards. Cam Newton was struggling because of soreness in his right shoulder. That is why two 40-plus yards completions during the first day of training camp were a good sign. They were shoots of recovery for the nine-year quarterback of the Carolina Panthers. Panthers’ quarterbacks coach Scott Turner called Newton healthy and ready to play adding that his QB looked good. Want $250 to bet… [Read entire story]

Source: Kevin Byard Becomes Highest-Paid NFL Safety

On Wednesday, safety Kevin Byard and the Tennessee Titans agreed to a contract. The deal is for five years and $70.5 million and includes guarantees of $31 million said an NFL source. The deal makes Byard the highest-paid safety ever to play in the NFL with an average salary of $14.1 million per season. Byard starts his fourth season in the NFL after being drafted in 2016 by Tennessee in the third round with the 64th overall pick. Since being drafted, Byard has played in all of Tennessee’s 48 games, including… [Read entire story]

Minnesota Vikings RB Roc Thomas Handed Three-Game Suspension

The NFL has handed down a three-game suspension to Minnesota Vikings running back Roc Thomas. The suspension will be for the first three games of the 2019 regular season. Roc Thomas is being penalized for violating the league’s policy on substances of abuse. Thomas forfeits his salary for the three games he is suspended. Roc Thomas (23)… [Read entire story]

Philadelphia Eagles Favored to win NFC East

The NFC East is expected to be a battle between the Philadelphia Eagles and Dallas Cowboys with the New York Giants and Washington Redskins battling for third and fourth place. Sportsbooks have the Eagles as the -105 favorites, while the Cowboys are +140, the Redskins +900 and the Giants +1200. Want $250 to bet on NFL futures? Sign up now! Philadelphia Eagles The chances of the Eagles … [Read entire story]

Patriots Top Futures Board to Win Super Bowl LIV

The 2019 NFL regular season is less than two months from its opening kickoff. The New England Patriots top the latest odds makers futures board as the favorite to raise the Lombardi Trophy next February as Super Bowl LIV champions. New England is the 7 to 1 favorite to win a second straight Super Bowl. Just behind the Patriots are the Kansas City Chiefs at 8 to 1, followed by the New Orleans Saints at 17 to 2, the Los Angeles Rams at 9 to 1 and the Cleveland Browns and Chicago Bears at 12 to 1 rounding out the top 5. Even though… [Read entire story]

Dolphins defender has arm amputated after car crash in Florida

Miami Dolphins defensive tackle Kendrick Norton was in a car accident that resulted in the amputation of his left arm, according to multiple reports. Norton was in critical condition but expected to live, reported Omar Kelly of the South Florida Sun-Sentinel. Early reports said the accident could end Norton’s football career. Then came more serious reports that said his arm was amputated. Terrible news: #Dolphins DT Kendrick Norton was in a car accident last night and doctors amputated his arm, sources say. Other details are not yet available. But… [Read entire story]

Former Kentucky QB Jared Lorenzen dies at 38

Former Kentucky standout and NFL quarterback Jared Lorenzen has been in the hospital over the past several days battling for his life. Jared Lorenzen was admitted to the hospital Friday evening with cardiac and renal issues while also being on Dialysis. Sadly, Lorenzen’s family announced on Wednesday that he has passed away at the young age of 38. Here is a statement from the family of Jared Lorenzen pic.twitter.com/vTJn2gdNU5 — Matt … [Read entire story]

Competition Committee Finalizes Pass Interference Replay Challenge Rule

On Thursday, the Competition Committee of the NFL finalized a new rule for pass interference reviews deciding against several suggested adjustments to the existing rule and upholding wording owners had approved originally in March. The final decision allows coaches the right to challenge both calls and no-calls for pass interference until the two-minute warning of each half. During the final two minutes of either half and overtime, replay officials on-site will be the parties responsible for… [Read entire story]

Rams Favored to Repeat as NFC West Champions

The Los Angeles Rams will attempt to avoid a Super Bowl hangover in 2019 as they are favored to win the NFC West. Los Angeles is liked by odds makers as they are the 1 to 2 favorites to win the division. Seattle has the second shortest odds to win the NFC West at 3 to 1, while the San Francisco 49ers are 5 to 1 and the Arizona Cardinals a distant 25 to 1. Los Angeles Rams The Rams finished the regular season in 2018 at 13-3 with an offense that put up over 30 points per game on the … [Read entire story]

Austin Seferian-Jenkins Cut by New England Patriots

Austin Seferian-Jenkins was released by the New England Patriots on the team’s first day of camp. The veteran tight end signed an $895,000 one-year deal April 10 and was attempting to secure a spot on the roster as New England transitions away from the now retired Rob Gronkowski. Seferian-Jenkins was not at the mandatory minicamp for the team on Tuesday, with Patriots coach Bill Belichick saying that all the players required to be at the camp had reported. The tight end, who is 26 and has caught 116 passes for 1,161 yards with 11 touchdowns across 43 games … [Read entire story]

Patriots Ben Watson Facing Suspension

On Sunday, New England tight end Ben Watson posted on Facebook that he will be suspended for four games due to failing a test in March for the substance policy of the NFL. Ben Watson, who was planning to retire following last season, explained on Facebook in detail the situation. The tight end said that after his contract had expired in March he told his doctors he was no longer going to play football and went through a… [Read entire story]

Buccaneers and Ndamukong Suh Finalizing Deal for One Year

The Tampa Bay Buccaneers and defensive tackle Ndamukong Suh are working out the details on a one-year contract. The news comes from sources close to the negotiations. Suh would take the spot of Gerald McCoy, who the Buccaneers released on Monday. Suh was picked second overall and McCoy third overall in the 2010 NFL draft. The sources added that Suh wanted to play for Todd Bowles, the new defensive coordinator for the Buccaneers. Want $250 to bet on NFL futures? Sign up now! When reporters asked Bruce Arians about Suh on Tuesday, the Tampa Bay head coach refused… [Read entire story]

Chris Long Retiring After 11 Seasons

Defensive end Chris Long of the Philadelphia Eagles is retiring after 11 seasons in the NFL. The current Walter Payton NFL Man of the Year announced on Saturday via social media. The Eagles followed Long’s announcement by releasing their own statement. The team congratulated Long, saying he will always remain “part of the Eagles family.” The statement added that there are not many NFL players that can say they won consecutive Super Bowls and the Walter Payton Man of the Year award. Want $250 to bet on … [Read entire story]

Source: Tight End Ryan Griffin Released by Houston Texans

An NFL source has said that tight end Ryan Griffin was released by the Houston Texans. The veteran NFL player faces charges of public intoxication and vandalism for allegedly smashing a front window of a hotel with his hand in Nashville, Tennessee in April. Houston drafted San Diego State tight end Kahale Warring in April’s NFL draft and signed free agent Darren Fells earlier in the offseason. The Texans also drafted a pair of tight ends – Jordan Thomas and Jordan Akins – in 2018. Griffin was going to have strong competition to just keep a roster … [Read entire story]

Dak Prescott Wants to Always Play for the Dallas Cowboys

Dak Prescott let his intentions be known. The Dallas quarterback said on Wednesday night he wanted to be a member of the Cowboys forever. He added that he believes those involved with making his new deal feel the way he does. As a result, for Dak Prescott there is not rush he knows it will get completed. Dak Prescott will earn $2.02 million during his final year of his rookie contract of four years. It’s the deal he agreed to after being drafted by the Cowboys in 2016. Dallas took Prescott with a pick in the… [Read entire story]

Cardinals Sign Kyler Murray to 4-Year $35 Million Deal

On Thursday, the Arizona Cardinals signed Kyler Murray, the No. 1 draft pick in the NFL. The deal was done a day prior to the quarterback taking the field in rookie minicamp for the first time. The contract signed by Kyler Murray is a four-year $35 million deal, which is fully guaranteed. It also includes a $23.5 million signing bonus. As well as that, an option for a fifth year is also included. The NFL’s current collective bargaining agreement, which was signed in 2011, makes… [Read entire story]

Le’Veon Bell Keeping His “Formula” Over Jets Voluntary Practice

On Monday, New York Jets recently signed running back Le’Veon Bell, posted on social media that he knows the formula that works for him to be the best football player he can be. Bell used social media as means of responding to a question over when he was going to attend the Jets practice after he skipped some… [Read entire story]

Browns coach tells Greedy Williams to chill with Super Bowl guarantees

Something special is happening in The Land ?? It’s our time. #DawgPound #BeGreedyShave By #Braun #DesignedForWhatMatters #ad pic.twitter.com/GviThya6xL — Greedy Williams ™? (@Greedy) April 27, 2019 “I know one thing – that the Browns are going to the Super Bowl this year – that’s a fact.” That’s what standout LSU cornerback Greedy Williams had to say about after being drafted by the Cleveland Browns in the second round of the 2019 NFL Draft. The Browns… [Read entire story]

Odds Makers: Browns Will Not Make the Playoffs, Win Total at Nine

For the 2019 NFL season and beyond, expectations are high for the Cleveland Browns, Greedy Williams the Browns’ second round pick in last week’s draft is calling for the team to reach the Super Bowl. However, not all sportsbooks even have the Browns favored to reach the postseason, let alone the Super Bowl. … [Read entire story]

Former Raiders Kicker Sebastian Janikowski to Retire

On Sunday, Sebastian Janikowski said he would retire from the NFL at 41. The former kicker with the Oakland Raiders played 19 seasons in the NFL. Jankowski said that Super Bowl XXXVII, which the Raiders lost to Tampa Bay 48-21, still hurts when he thinks about it. The kicker said he believes his body cannot take the rigors of kicking any longer in the NFL. Affectionately nicked Seabass, Janikowski earned more during his NFL career than any other kicker as his total income was … [Read entire story]

Chiefs suspend Tyreek Hill after chilling child abuse audio leaks

MOMENTS AGO: Kansas City Chiefs GM Brett Veach announced the team has suspended wide receiver Tyreek Hill from all team activities pending an investigation. pic.twitter.com/ImbUfTPRbo — 41 Action News (@41actionnews) April 26, 2019 Kansas City Chiefs general manager Brett Veach announced late Thursday night, Chiefs’ star wide receiver, Tyreek Hill, has been suspended from team activities. This announcement comes following the audio surfacing … [Read entire story]

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