Ravens DL Chris Canty talks about his decision to leave New York and head down south to Baltimore. Canty liked the idea of going to play for a team that has championship pieces, but is in sort of a rebuilding mode after losing so many players this offseason.
Eagles QB Michael Vick stated that he believed he was still the fastest quarterback in the NFL. Ravens DL Chris Canty believes there is some validity to Vick’s statements after attempting to tackle him numerous times in college and the pros.
Patriots QB Tom Brady addressed Wes Welker’s decision to head West to Denver. Brady says he isn’t surprised by anything after being in the league for so long and hopes that Welker has a great season with the Broncos.
People in the know claim they don’t believe Brian Urlacher is a sure-fire candidate for the Hall of Fame, and Mike Florio agrees.
The PFT crew whips around the latest news from the NFL and discusses the unique similarities between free agent QB Tim Tebow and Chuck Norris.
Matt Barkley joins PFT to talk about his new team in Philadelphia, how Chip Kelly is unlike any football mind he has played under, the best part about staying at USC for his senior season, and more.
Robert Griffin III’s presence at Redskins OTA is encouraging not only for the QB, but also the entire team. Mike Florio says to not put too much stock in RGIII’s return until he can run and cut like a mobile QB should.
The Giants expected to miss Victor Cruz during OTAs, but Hakeem Nicks‘ absence took players and coaches by surprise. Ralph Vacchiano of the New York Daily News joins PFT to help understand why Nicks is a no-show.
Mike Florio runs down the latest player news around the NFL. Michael Crabtree will be sidelined for a majority of the season after rupturing an Achilles tendon, but will the 49ers look in-house to replace Colin Kaepernick’s favorite target? Reggie Bush’s confidence might be overblown if the running back cannot stay healthy. And why isn’t Hakeem Nicks present at Giants OTAs?
New York Daily News Jets beat writer Manish Mehta joins Mike Florio to talk all things New York Jets. Mehta reported the Jets are willing to name a starting QB before the opening of training camp, hinting that maybe the team is secretly rooting for Geno Smith to overpower Mark Sanchez sooner rather than later.
CSN Bay Area Insider Matt Maiocco joins Mike Florio to give the inside scoop about everything 49ers football. Michael Crabtree will be out for a solid amount of time after rupturing an Achilles tendon, but is it still possible we’ll see the receiver back on the field this year?
There was news made at OTAs on both coasts this week and we’ll be talking about it during Thursday’s edition of PFT Live.
Manish Mehta of the New York Daily News will join Mike Florio to talk about a Jets practice on Wednesday that left coach Rex Ryan vexed by Mark Sanchez’s interceptions. We’ll find out how much that will impact Sanchez in the competition with Geno Smith for the starting quarterback job. We’ll also try to see if Mehta can explain how any member of the Jets organization would expect much else from Sanchez after his 52 turnovers over the last two years.
Matt Maiocco of CSN Bay Area will also join us to discuss the fallout from 49ers wide receiver Michael Crabtree’s Achilles injury earlier this week. The 49ers are holding out hope that Crabtree will return during the 2013 season, but we’ll talk about how they’ll cope with what will be, at the very least, an extended absence during the regular season.
You can watch it all live at noon ET.
Charles Woodson’s career has come full circle after inking a deal with the team that drafted him. But was the deal done out of desperation on Woodson’s part?
Before the season can even begin, the 49ers have suffered a devastating injury. WR Michael Crabtree had surgery to repair a torn Achilles, is his season in jeopardy?