Vincent Jackson and Mike Evans will present matchup problems for opposing secondaries all year long, which Hines Ward says should ease Josh McCown’s first year as a starting quarterback. Ward says Evans and Jackson should be able to beat one-on-one coverage every time.
With injuries to backup quarterbacks Matt Moore and Pat Devlin, the Miami Dolphins have brought in Rex Grossman, John Skelton and Brady Quinn for a tryout. While all are serviceable second-string arms, Armando Salguero from the Miami Herald joins PFT Live to lobby for Tim Tebow’s chance under center for the ‘Phins.
The Dolphins are taking a look at Rex Grossman and other quarterbacks on Monday, but Tim Tebow isn’t among them.
Armando Salguero of the Miami Herald thinks that he should be and he’ll explain why when he visits with Mike Florio on Monday’s edition of PFT Live. They’ll discuss the injuries to backup quarterbacks Matt Moore and Pat Devlin and what Salguero thinks the team should be looking for in any addition. They’ll also hit on the other big topics at Dolphins camp right now during Salguero’s visit.
Florio will also be taking questions from PFT Planet during the show. You can send them in on Twitter — @ProFootballTalk — or give a call to 888-237-5269 during the show to let us know what’s on your mind.
It all gets started at noon ET and you can watch it all live by clicking right here.
Dave Briggs and Mike Florio get you informed with all of the latest news and notes from around the NFL including rumors surrounding how long Niners’ LB Aldon Smith will be suspended. According to 49ers’ insider Matt Maiocco, Smith will be suspended for 6-8 games.
Former New York Giants’ guard Chris Snee joins PFT to discuss what Big Blue has done to improve the offensive line and the keys to their success this season. Snee believes LT Will Beatty has to stay healthy if Eli Manning is going to stay on his feet.
There aren’t many holes to fill in the Packers offense, but the deepest one that remains is the tight end position. Jermichael Finley’s status is up in the air and the other names on Green Bay’s roster have to show that they’re ready to take over the job.
Michael Sam is currently listed as a third-string DE and will attempt to claim one of the 53 spots on the Rams roster. He also has one of the top-selling jerseys this year, meaning the Rams could face business pressure to offer him a spot.
Dave Briggs and Mike Florio get you caught up with the latest news and notes from around the NFL including LeBron James’ visit to Browns’ camp.
Set to take the field for their first preseason game of 2014, the Patriots will sit Tom Brady and instead trot out Ryan Mallett who is expected to play significant time vs. the Redskins. Tom Curran from CSN New England joins Mike Florio to talk about how New England is showcasing Mallet to interested trade partners and if Jimmy Garoppolo is ready for the backup gig.
Mike Florio answers calls and tweets from PFT Planet and touches on topics such as whether Matt Schaub and the Raiders can reach .500 this season, if Blake Bortles can claim the starting job for the Jaguars come Week 1, the details of Josh Gordon’s impending suspension and more.
Mike Florio and Dave Briggs bring you the latest in NFL news. Detroit QBs are currently sporting practice jerseys made out of recycled bottles. Former players Scott Mitchell and Damien Woody will join ‘The Biggest Loser.’
The main weak spot for the Baltimore Ravens last season was their offensive line. GM Ozzie Newsome addressed these holes in the offseason by adding Jeremy Zuttah and Rick Wagner, who will replace Michael Oher on the blind side.
Former NFL LB Takeo Spikes joins the set of PFT to discuss the transition he had from college to the pros. Spikes says the biggest thing is understanding how to correctly us the massive amount of money he was immediately making.
After a failed attempt to woo Bills fans and the media, Jon Bon Jovi will again try to win ownership of the team. Mike Florio doesn’t think Bon Jovi has the money or trust of the fans to secure the franchise.