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After Garoppolo, who’s next?

It’s become a tradition around here. When a new high-water mark is set for the quarterback market, we take a look at who’s next. So with Jimmy Garoppolo breaking the bank in the Bay Area, here’s a snapshot of the quarterbacks who will be getting paid, sooner or later. 1. The Next Wave. Kirk Cousins. [more]

Report: Mike Tice planning to retire from coaching, says players no longer want to be coached

Offensive line coach Mike Tice’s coaching career may be at an end. According to Dan Barreiro of KFAN, Tice said he thinks he is ready to move on from coaching and added his opinion that players no longer want to be coached. Tice is coming off a three-year stint as offensive line coach of the [more]

12 franchises remain without a Super Bowl title

Now that the Eagles have the franchise’s first Super Bowl title, who is the next franchise without a Lombardi Trophy to get one? Twelve teams remain without a shiny Lombardi for their trophy case. The Falcons nearly accomplished it last season and came the closest to knocking off the Eagles this postseason. The Jaguars and [more]

Eagles, among other things, wrap up 32nd pick in 2018 NFL Draft

The offseason started for most teams long before the confetti fell last night. But like a Broad Street hangover, the reality is about to hit the Eagles that they don’t have much to work with this offseason, at least in terms of draft capital. With the loss, the Patriots earned the 31st pick in the [more]

Next year’s Hall class could be big on blockers

This year’s Pro Football Hall of Fame class has the sizzle. Next year’s may feature more steak. With high-profile wide receivers Terrell Owens and Randy Moss elected yesterday, along with first-year eligible linebackers Ray Lewis and Brian Urlacher, it sets the stage for an interesting group of candidates next year. Or at least a larger [more]

Rob Gronkowski doesn’t blame Barry Church

Doctors cleared Rob Gronkowski from concussion protocol Thursday, 11 days after Barry Church‘s hit sidelined the Patriots tight end. The league fined the Jaguars safety $24,309 for the hit on a defenseless receiver, but Gronkowski said he holds no animosity. “It’s football. It is what it is,” Gronkowski said. “I mean, it’s a split second [more]

Report: Jaguars expected to keep Blake Bortles next year

The Jaguars went to the AFC Championship game,and at times they went there despite Blake Bortles. But they’re apparently content with him for another year, and won’t pursue another starting quarterback this offseason. According to Ian Rapoport of the NFL Network, the Jaguars are planning to keep Bortles. He recently underwent wrist surgery, and his [more]

What’s next for Kirk Cousins?

With Washington and Kansas City tentatively agreeing to a trade that would send quarterback Alex Smith from one team with a Native American nickname to another, the next question becomes where the career of current Washington quarterback Kirk Cousins will lead. Obviously, the deal to acquire (and to pay) Smith means that Washington will use [more]

Report: Jaguars QB Blake Bortles had surgery on right wrist

Jacksonville Jaguars quarterback Blake Bortles had surgery on his right wrist on Friday, according to Adam Schefter of ESPN.com. Bortles was listed with the wrist issue on every injury report this seasons for the Jaguars. Despite the injury, Bortles completed a career-high 60.2 percent of his passes with 21 touchdowns and 13 interceptions. He also [more]

Allen Robinson confident he’ll be good to go soon

The Jaguars played essentially the whole season without their top wide receiver, Allen Robinson, who suffered a torn ACL after catching just one pass. But he’s confident he’s going to be good to go and ready to have a big impact in 2018. Robinson, a free agent who’s expected to get the franchise tag if [more]

Player survey: Health and safety concerns top list

While NFL players have a number of concerns, the main one for a large number of them remains their ability to function as human beings when they’re finished playing football. In a USA Today survey of 108 players in December and January (6.3 percent of the league, a decent sample size), the most common response [more]

Barry Church fined $24,309 for hit on Rob Gronkowski

The NFL fined Jaguars safety Barry Church $24,309 for his hit on Rob Gronkowski in the AFC Championship Game. The Patriots tight end woozily left the game after the second-quarter hit and remains in concussion protocol. Church drew a 15-yard unnecessary roughness penalty. It was Church’s first fine of the 2017 season and the standard [more]

Richie Incognito: I “shook hands and hugged it out” with Yannick Ngakoue

Jaguars defensive end Yannick Ngakoue said Wednesday that he and Bills guard Richie Incognito spoke to each other before a Pro Bowl practice and Incognito shared a bit about the meeting on Thursday. It was the first time the two men saw each other since Ngakoue accused Incognito of using racial slurs during Jacksonville’s 10-3 [more]

A.J. Bouye: Blake Bortles deserves credit, not blame

Blake Bortles threw two touchdowns and five interceptions in the Jaguars’ final two regular-season games, both losses. Jaguars cornerback A.J. Bouye handed the quarterback a book to read before the playoffs: “Relentless: From Good to Great to Unstoppable” by Tim S. Grover, Michael Jordan’s former trainer. “It’s just talking about mindset as far as like [more]

Yannick Ngakoue, Richie Incognito spoke before Pro Bowl practice

The last time Jaguars defensive end Yannick Ngakoue and Bills guard Richie Incognito were on the same field was in the Wild Card round of the playoffs and Ngakoue said after the game that Incognito used racial slurs during the game. The two men are back on the same field this week as members of [more]

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