Lions president Tom Lewand announced the team will hold off on negotiations with Ndamukong Suh until after the season, a move that will likely end with Suh playing elsewhere in 2015. Dave Birkett of the Detroit Free Press joins Mike Florio to discuss the Lions’ decision and the latest happenings from camp.
Mike Florio takes calls and tweets from PFT Planet and discusses if Jermichael Finley will play this season, why the Dolphins didn’t bring in a veteran center when Mike Pouncey went down with an injury, who of Matt Cassel and Teddy Bridgewater has the best chance at starting under center for the Vikings and more.
Mike Florio and Dave Briggs run through the top headlines from around the NFL, including the Ray Rice suspension causing major havoc around the league, Arian Foster being held out of practice Monday due to a “minor injury” and more.
The guys of PFT discuss New York Giants coach Tom Coughlin being unhappy with his rookie receiver Odell Beckham, Jr. missing practice and the San Francisco 49ers losing running backs left and right.
The guys of PFT discuss the Vikings splitting reps at the quarterback position between Matt Cassel and rookie Teddy Bridgewater while star running back Adrian Peterson may not see any time during preseason.
Mike Florio takes tweets and calls from PFT Planet to discuss the future of Marshawn Lynch in Seattle, if Dee Milliner is even the best cornerback in the AFC East let along the entire NFL, what Johnny Manziel needs to do in the preseason to lock down the Browns’ starting QB gig and more.
In the aftermath of the Ray Rice suspension, Mike Florio discusses the differences in how star players are treated by the NFL. Florio believes big players are excused from their actions, while others players are used to set examples.
Mike Florio discusses the Jacksonville Jaguars’ decision to not cut Justin Blackmon. Blackmon, who was recently arrested for marijuana possession, is in a position of suspension and no one knows when he will come back.
PFT Live is back this Monday with your daily dose of football news and information and we’ll be kicking things off with a look at Jets training camp.
Manish Mehta of the New York Daily News will join Mike Florio for a discussion of how things are shaping up for Rex Ryan’s sixth season as the team’s head coach. Mehta will give us the latest on the Geno Smith/Michael Vick competition for the quarterback job, first-round pick Calvin Pryor’s concussion and the other notable developments from the first few days of practice.
All 32 teams are in camp, so there’s plenty to talk about around the rest of the league as well. PFT Planet can let us know which areas are of the most interest by sending in questions for Florio on Twitter — @ProFootballTalk — or by giving a call to 888-237-5269 during the show.
It all gets started at noon ET and you can watch it all live by clicking right here.
An NFL arbitrator has decided that Jimmy Graham is indeed a tight end and thus will receive a lower franchise tag number than he would of if he was ruled a wide receiver. Mike Florio discusses what Graham may do in the immediate future.
The ProFootballTalk crew discusses what Sam Bradford has to do in order to actually have a successful season. Ross Tucker notes that Bradford has to stay healthy this season.
Twice retired, Rolando McClain is now back in the NFL, this time with the Cowboys who received the linebacker and a seventh round pick in exchange for a sixth rounder to the Ravens. “You can say there is nothing to lose,” Mike Florio says. “But to bring McClain out of twice retirement, it shows how desperate the Cowboys truly are…”
Mike Florio answers fan calls and tweets about multiple topics from around the NFL including the idea that Johnny Manziel is jeopardizing his opportunity to be the starting quarterback in Cleveland with his off the field activities.
Raiders insider Scott Bair joins Mike Florio to talk about the expectations for the Oakland Raiders after a disappointing 4-12 season in 2013. Bair discusses the competition at QB between Matt Schaub and Derek Carr and the possibility of getting a new stadium in the near future.
The PFT guys run through the latest news and notes from around the NFL, including Cowboys QB Tony Romo giving up golf to protect his back, the NFL banning the use of “non-standard/overbuilt face masks,” Steelers CB Ike Taylor saying that he is “still pissed” about being forced into a $4.25M pay cut and more.