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Texans-Jets, Browns-Broncos only scheduled Saturday games, two more to flex during season

The NFL has just two games currently scheduled for Saturdays this December but a new addition to league flex scheduling procedures will add two more later int he year. The Houston Texans will travel to face the New York Jets and the Denver Broncos will host the Cleveland Browns on Dec. 15. Both contests are [more]

Report: Eagles will open with Falcons

The Eagles will host the Falcons in the Thursday night season opener, Jeff McLane of reports. The September 6 game will kickoff at 8:20 p.m. on NBC. The defending Super Bowl champion has had the privilege of beginning the following season with a Thursday home game since 2004. (In 2012, the season opener was [more]

Kirk Cousins to face Jets in Week Seven

Quarterback Kirk Cousins picked the Vikings over the Jets. Cousins will still be seeing the Jets in 2018. The Vikings will face the Jets in Week Seven at 1:00 p.m. ET, according to Manish Mehta of the New York Daily News. The game will played at MetLife Stadium. It will be Minnesota’s first game against [more]

Peyton Manning says he’s “a big fan” of Case Keenum

The Broncos have had a hard time replacing Peyton Manning since he retired after the 2015 season. Trevor Siemian has started 24 games the past two seasons, Paxton Lynch four and Brock Osweiler four. The Broncos went 14-18, missed the postseason both seasons. That prompted the Broncos to sign Case Keenum to a two-year, $36 [more]

C.J. Mosley: Good to see Eric Kendricks get paid

Eric Kendricks landed a big new deal with the Vikings this week and the news was noticed well outside of Minnesota. Ravens linebacker C.J. Mosley took note of Kendricks’ five-year, $50 million extension as he got ready to continue offseason work in the final year of his rookie contract. As you’d imagine, Mosley was happy [more]

Case Keenum knows he can’t control Broncos draft plans

On the same day Case Keenum stepped to the podium to talk about being the new leader of the Broncos, Baker Mayfield was walking the halls on a pre-draft visit with the possibility he might be the next new leader of the Broncos. And given what Keenum has been through, he’s fine with that. “Well, [more]

Vikings extend Eric Kendricks

Vikings linebacker Eric Kendricks will be staying in Minnesota for years to come. The Vikings announced today that they have agreed to a contract extension with Kendricks, their 2015 second-round draft pick. Kendricks had one year left on his rookie contract, at a salary of $1.1 million. According to multiple reports, Kendricks will make $50 [more]

2018 NFL preseason schedule

This is the full 2018 preseason schedule, announced by the NFL today. HALL OF FAME GAME: AUGUST 2 Chicago Bears vs. Baltimore Ravens (NBC) WEEK 1: AUGUST 9-13 Los Angeles Chargers vs. Arizona Cardinals Los Angeles Rams vs. Baltimore Ravens Carolina Panthers vs. Buffalo Bills Chicago Bears vs. Cincinnati Bengals Minnesota Vikings vs. Denver Broncos [more]

Wednesday morning one-liners

The Patriots’ website isn’t shying away from talk that Rob Gronkowski could be traded, although the folks there think it’s unlikely. The Bills should have opportunities if they want to trade up for a quarterback. The Dolphins may try to replenish their defensive line in the draft. The Jets’ college scouting coordinator discusses what his [more]

Colts place Rodney Adams on reserve/retired list

The Colts placed wide receiver Rodney Adams on the reserve/retired list, the team announced Monday. Indianapolis signed Adams to a reserve/future contract on February 2. He spent time on the Vikings’ active roster and practice squad as a rookie in 2017 but did not see game action. Adams spent the first eight weeks on Minnesota’s [more]

Saints re-sign Michael Mauti

The Saints have re-signed linebacker Michael Mauti to a one-year deal, his agent, Mike McCartney, tweeted. Mauti, 28, spent the past three seasons with the Saints. He has played 35 games with four starts for New Orleans, making 42 tackles and a sack. He started his career in Minnesota after the Vikings made him a [more]

Jets add a tight end for the second time this week

The Jets claimed Clive Walford off of waivers on Monday and made another move to bolster their tight end group on Tuesday. The team announced that they have signed free agent Bucky Hodges to their 90-man offseason roster. He joins Walford, Eric Tomlinson, Jordan Leggett and Neal Sterling on the depth chart at tight end. [more]

Mike Zimmer will miss coaching Jerick McKinnon

The 49ers gave running back Jerick McKinnon a four-year, $30 million contract, a lot of money for a running back in today’s NFL. McKinnon’s former coach thinks the 49ers will get their money’s worth. Vikings coach Mike Zimmer said McKinnon is a player he would have loved to continue coaching. “He’s a great kid,” Zimmer [more]

Vikings re-sign Marcus Sherels to one-year deal

The Vikings have re-signed cornerback Marcus Sherels to a one-year deal, Chris Tomasson of the Pioneer Press reports. Monetary terms were not available, but Sherels had a $2 million cap hit last season. Sherels, 30, spent his first eight seasons in Minnesota. He is a core special teams player, returning punts and kickoffs. Sherels averaged [more]

NFL eliminates PATs after game-winning touchdowns on final play

After Vikings wide receiver Stefon Diggs‘ remarkable catch and run for a touchdown to beat the Saints in the playoffs this year, there was a long delay before the teams reassembled on the field for an extra point try that had no bearing on the outcome of the game. The Vikings took a knee, but [more]