The PFT guys take a look at the teams who are underdogs this week and decide who may pull off an upset. Mike Florio isn’t sure why the Giants aren’t favored at home against the Texans.
Jamaal Charles was a surprise participant in Chiefs practice after suffering a high ankle sprain in Week 2 against the Broncos. There is no guarantee that he plays, but it is a good sign that he was able to get on the practice field.
Kirk Cousins has stated that he believes he can be like Andy Dalton, especially in Jay Gruden’s offense. Mike Florio believes Cousins could put the Redskins in an interesting scenario when Robert Griffin III is healthy.
Panthers’ DE Greg Hardy put himself on the exempt list, but Mike Florio believes Hardy was a little more reluctant to go on the list than Adrian Peterson. Florio also thinks this is the last season Hardy plays with Carolina.
For the first time the commissioner’s exempt list is being used as a way to suspend a player without actually suspending a player, which is exactly what happened with Adrian Peterson.
After completing 24-of-40 passes for 204 yards and a touchdown in Cleveland’s win, Brian Hoyer joins Mike Florio to talk about leading a winning drive, getting Mike Pettine his first win and coming off the field in favor of Johnny Manziel.
The Minnesota Vikings have placed Adrian Peterson on the exempt commissioner’s permission list, which means he’ll still get paid, but can’t be around the team. Mike Florio says this essentially forces Peterson to plead guilty.
After Week 2, Mike Florio updates his coaching hot seat list. Both of the Ryan brothers have made their way onto the list, but none are higher on the list than Giants’ head coach Tom Coughlin who is off to a rough start.
Panthers’ DE Greg Hardy will practice with the team this week, but Mike Florio believes the NFL is going to step in potentially suspend him without pay.
Even though Niners’ DE Ray McDonald is being investigated for hitting his pregnant fiancée, the team has continued to play him. Mike Florio notes that this case represents the fundamental problem the NFL currently has.
The Adrian Peterson story took another turn as another allegation of child abuse appeared after the Vikings activated him for Week 3. Mike Florio thinks reporters and law enforcement are going to look for more examples of it.
We’re witnessing the early stages of Chip Kelly’s reign in Philly as he is starting to grab the players he wants and develop them in his system. Mike Florio says that this could be the reason why he hasn’t committed to Nick Foles long-term.
Chris Tomasson of the St. Paul Pioneer Press joins PFT Live to discuss the controversy surrounding Adrian Peterson. Tomasson says public support for Peterson has been waning both nationally and locally since the announcement.
Mike Florio answers calls and tweets from fans, including how the Jaguars will handle the transition to Blake Bortles since Chad Henne is playing so poorly and why Adrian Peterson is being treated differently than Ray Rice.
Mike Florio takes a look at the Vikings’ decision to let Adrian Peterson play in Week 3 against the Saints. Florio says the league office needs to step in and punish Peterson, but isn’t sure they will take any action.