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Malcolm Jenkins, Chris Long make a statement of unity during anthem

At a time when many around the nation are talking about a search for some sense of unity, a pair of football players gave us a picture of it Thursday night. As the national anthem played before the Eagles-Bills game, Eagles safety Malcolm Jenkins raised his fist in a silent protest, as he has since [more]

Will NFLPA sue NFL over allegation of victim-shaming?

The legal battle arising from the Ezekiel Elliott suspension could spawn other courtroom skirmishes. On Monday, the NFL made a stunning allegation against the NFL Players Association: “[W]e’ve received multiple reports of the NFLPA spreading derogatory information to the media.” During a Thursday appearance on PFT Live, NFLPA executive committee member Lorenzo Alexander used the [more]

Rams still like Tavon Austin’s potential, despite injuries

Tavon Austin hasn’t become the kind of player the Rams thought he would be when they traded up to take him with the eighth overall pick in the 2013 NFL draft. But the Rams still think he can be that player. Rams General Manager Les Snead said on PFT Live that Austin’s wrist and hamstring [more]

NFLPA’s Lorenzo Alexander calls NFL statement on Ezekiel Elliott “appalling”

Bills linebacker Lorenzo Alexander, a member of the NFL Players Association’s executive committee, is not pleased with the NFL’s statement accusing the union of smearing Ezekiel Elliott‘s accuser. “It’s really appalling,” Alexander said on PFT Live. “We’re about representing our players at the end of the day and making sure they’re getting a fair and [more]

Rams started pursuit of Watkins when Bills didn’t exercise fifth-year option

The trade that brought receiver Sammy Watkins to the Rams was more than three months in the making. In an interview that will be included within Thursday’s PFT Live, Rams G.M. Les Snead explained how the team first became interested in Watkins. “I think he landed on the radar screen when the Bills’ organization didn’t [more]

Anquan Boldin: Bills don’t have “diva mentality” in receivers room

After getting rid of Sammy Watkins, the Bills were left with a notable lack of what you’d refer to “name-brand,” or “young,” or perhaps even “good” receivers. But the leader of the odd lot of leftovers pointed out that comes with a positive as well. Via Vic Carucci of the Buffalo News, veteran wideout Anquan [more]

Nathan Peterman to play with the second-string for the Bills

Tyrod Taylor remains the unquestioned starter in Buffalo. But a rookie could be making a case for being Taylor’s primary backup. Coach Sean McDermott said Tuesday that former Pitt quarterback Nathan Peterman will be the No. 2 quarterback in the team’s next preseason game, against the Eagles on Thursday night. “He’s done a good job, [more]

Bills left tackle Cordy Glenn “week-to-week” with foot problem

The Bills played without left tackle Cordy Glenn in their preseason opener, and they may be without him a bit longer. According to Mike Rodak of ESPN.com, Glenn got an injection in his injured left foot, and the team is terming him “week-to-week.” Usually when a team is willing to say anything beyond “day-to-day” you [more]

Brandon Beane doesn’t want to hear that the Bills are tanking

The Bills have made a series of trades that leave them in great shape in the 2018 NFL draft, but unlikely to contend this year. But don’t tell G.M. Brandon Beane that he’s tanking. Beane said on PFT Live that he doesn’t believe in tanking and wants his team to win this year while also [more]

Sammy Watkins trying to “catch up,” to time change and offense

Sammy Watkins has processed through the shock of his trade from the Bills to the Rams. Now he needs to reset his watch. Watkins admitted he’s still struggling with a little jet lag, but went through his first practice with the Rams Monday as he tries to learn his new team’s scheme. “We’re three hours [more]

Howie Roseman goes inside the Jordan Matthews trade

The Eagles decided on Friday to deal receiver Jordan Matthews to the Bills. On Monday, the man who made the move for the Eagles joined PFT Live to discuss the process. It was a candid, nuts-and-bolts look from Eagles executive V.P. of football operations Howie Roseman at how deals get done, and the bottom line [more]

Jaguars claim CB Charles James II off waivers

The Jaguars have claimed fourth-year cornerback Charles James II off waivers from the Bills, the club announced Monday. To make room on the roster, the team waived rookie receiver Kenneth Walker.   James, a Jacksonville native, has appeared in 34 career games with 43 tackles and two passes defensed. He played collegiately at Charleston Southern [more]

Frustrated Sean McDemott, scuffles mark chippy day for Bills

Bills coach Sean McDermott wasn’t happy with how his team was practicing early in Monday’s session so he called the team together in order to let them know how things had to change. The practice did change from that point, although the results may not have been exactly what McDermott was hoping to see as [more]

Jordan Matthews has a chip fracture in his sternum

The Bills have updated the condition of wide receiver Jordan Matthews after he suffered a chest injury during his first practice with the team on Sunday. Matthews, who was acquired in a trade with the Eagles on Friday, went through the entire practice before checking in with trainers and the team announced he wouldn’t meet [more]

Jordan Matthews hurt chest in first Bills practice

Wide receiver Jordan Matthews‘ first practice with the Bills didn’t go exactly as planned. Matthews was acquired in a trade with the Eagles on Friday and was slated to meet with the media after Sunday’s session to discuss his change of address, but that didn’t happen. Per multiple reports, Matthews went through the entire workout [more]

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