Vikings tight end Kyle Rudolph joins Mike Florio to discuss how he’s going to spend his money after re-upping with Minnesota, how the addition of Norv Turner was a big factor is signing an extension, who he’d like to see start under center and more.
Russ Thaler and Mike Florio run through the latest news and notes from around the NFL, including the Oakland Raiders possibly moving to San Antonio and the New Orleans Saints playing “American Gladiators” during practice.
The ProFootballTalk crew discusses Browns WR Josh Gordon appealing the positive drug test that resulted in a year-long suspension. Sources tell Mike Florio that the positive test may not be as damaging as was originally thought. Florio says Gordon tested positive by clocking in just one nanogram above the limit.
The guys of PFT discuss New York Giants running back David Wilson just recently being cleared to play after undergoing neck surgery and then re-injuring his neck after suffering a “neck burner” during practice Tuesday.
Though many have already come to this conclusion, Redskins president and GM Bruce Allen has admitted quarterback Robert Griffin III was asked to do too much the year following major knee surgery and should have been granted adequate time to properly recover.
Allen called the act “disrespectful to the game” and Mike Florio says there are plenty of people to blame in this scenario – including the Shanhans and even RGIII himself – for the way things were handled a year ago.
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.