Results matching “Kaepernick”

T.J. Yates gets some work with Texans’ first-string offense

Texans coach Bill O’Brien has been known to have a quick hook with his quarterbacks, so the news that backup T.J. Yates was getting some work with the first string on Wednesday is eye opening. With Deshaun Watson out for the season, Yates is the backup to starter Tom Savage, with Josh Johnson as the [more]

Jerry Jones thinks there won’t be any collusion evidence on his phone

As the Colin Kaepernick collusion case moves forward, Kaepernick’s lawyers soon will be gathering text messages and emails, based on a narrow array of search terms, from phones used by key NFL figures, including Cowboys owner Jerry Jones. But Jones thinks they won’t get much from his cell phone device. ‘They’re gonna be a little [more]

NFL rejects player request for mediation, reiterates Kaepernick invitation

Certain aspects of the effort to cure a lingering intersection of politics and football has become bogged down by a political football. As a coalition of players hopes to meet with the league and selected owners in an effort to solve the anthem controversy once and for all, the NFL has declined to conduct the [more]

Texans to activate tight end C.J. Fiedorowicz from IR

The Texans are about to have another target for Not Colin Kaepernick to throw the ball to. According to Aaron Wilson of the Houston Chronicle, the Texans are expected to activate tight end C.J. Fiedorowicz from injured reserve this week. Fiedorowicz was placed on IR after suffering a concussion in the opener. At the time, he [more]

Josh Johnson replaces Matt McGloin in Houston

The Texans are sticking with Tom Savage as their starting quarterback after last Sunday’s loss to the Colts, but they are making a change to the depth chart behind him. The team announced the signing of Josh Johnson on Tuesday. Matt McGloin, who was signed last week along with T.J. Yates in the wake of [more]

Browns could help themselves in two ways by adding Kaepernick

It’s now clear that the Browns would like to upgrade their quarterback position, given the failed trade for A.J. McCarron. And it’s been clear that coach Hue Jackson has an affinity for Kaepernick, dating back to the 2011 draft. It’s also abundantly clear that someone above Jackson currently doesn’t want Kaepernick in Cleveland. But maybe [more]

PFT PM podcast, Week Nine Five-Down Territory

The PFT PM podcast is back for another week, and we launch with the Monday Five-Down Territory edition. Listen below for in-depth analysis of five topics emerging from the ninth Sunday of the regular season. Subjects include the latest developments in the everlasting Ezekiel Elliott legal gobstopper, a careful look at the NFC South, the [more]

Any NFL job may no longer end Kaepernick’s grievance

Not long ago, attorney Mark Geragos made it clear that quarterback Colin Kaepernick simply wanted a job in the NFL, and that if he got one his collusion grievance would go away. That may no longer be the case. Per a source with knowledge of the situation, a meaningful offer will now be needed (“purposeful, [more]

Texans are sticking with Tom Savage this week

The Texans may talk about other quarterbacks this week. But they’re sticking with Tom Savage as their starter. Texans coach Bill O’Brien told reporters today that Savage can improve, and that “I do expect him to be the starter” this week against the Rams. That’s not necessarily a surprise, as he’s been around there all [more]

NFL may still oppose effort to question owners, Goodell

With an ever-expanding list of potential witnesses to be questioned during sworn depositions as part of the discovery process in the Colin Kaepernick collusion grievance, there’s an important point to keep in mind: The NFL has yet to respond to the requested roster of deponents. The league could, as it has done in past cases, [more]

Texans have made no contact with Kaepernick, yet

On the heels of a report from Jay Glazer of FOX as to a push within the Texans locker room to pursue quarterback Colin Kaepernick, quarterback Tom Savage was unable to lead Houston to a home win over the woeful Colts. Which in theory should make the Texans interested in a potential upgrade, especially with [more]

Players seek mediation of anthem controversy

As the NFL and a coalition of players tries to resolve the anthem controversy, the players have suggested a vehicle for a possible agreement. Per a source with knowledge off the situation, the players have requested, via letter from 49ers safety Eric Reid to NFL executive V.P. of football operations Troy Vincent, a formal mediation [more]

Goodell gets a ticket to the Kaepernick deposition party

With an ever-growing list of owners joining the Colin Kaepernick deposition dance card, it was inevitable that the leader of the band would have to go under oath and answer questions from Kaepernick’s counsel, Mark Geragos. Via Adam Schefter of ESPN, Commissioner Roger Goodell has joined the list of people to be deposed by Kaepernick’s [more]

Deposition list in Kaepernick collusion case keeps growing

Billionaires typically don’t like to be subjected to any authority other than their own. In the Colin Kaepernick collusion grievance, multiple billionaires and other assorted Alpha males will be forced to answer questions under oath, and they surely aren’t happy about that. The list of owners expected to be questioned in the case, based on [more]

Bill O’Brien: Texans will keep fighting

The Texans have dealt with plenty of adversity this season. The latest has come from the sudden disappearance for the rest of the season of a player who really was becoming the NFL’s equivalent of Michael Jordan. But with quarterback Deshaun Watson done for the year, coach Bill O’Brien wants everyone to know the Texans [more]