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Haason Reddick: I don’t feel I get enough respect as a pass rusher

In 2021, Haason Reddick recorded 11.0 sacks and 18 quarterback hits in 16 games with the Panthers.That was the second consecutive year he’d recorded double-digit sacks for a team that was mediocre at best, as Reddick put up 12.5 with the 2020 Cardinals.Those seasons were good enough for Reddick to sign a three-year, $45 million [more]

Chris Jones doesn’t expect to win defensive player of the year and doesn’t care

Chris Jones will not attend NFL Honors on Thursday night when the league announces the AP defensive player of year award. The Chiefs defensive lineman has more important things to do.Jones, a finalist along with favorite Nick Bosa and Micah Parsons, won’t be watching as he doesn’t expect to win the award.“Probably not. I don’t [more]

Patrick Mahomes: Ankle is “definitely better” than last week

Chiefs quarterback Patrick Mahomes missed time against the Jaguars in the divisional round after suffering an ankle injury, but he returned in the second half and played the entire way in the AFC Championship Game against the Bengals.Mahomes scrambled for a first down late in that game and picked up 15 more yards to set [more]

Orlando Brown on his future: I want to stay here, but the business is the business

Left tackle Orlando Brown hopes Super Bowl LVII isn’t his final game with the Chiefs, but he acknowledges it could be.He played this season under the franchise tag, making $16.7 million in salary. But Brown made it clear last summer that he wasn’t happy about not getting a long-term extension after the trade from Baltimore [more]

Jeff Stoutland: Lane Johnson playing well through injury no surprise, he’s one of the best ever

Eagles right tackle Lane Johnson made a choice to put off surgery for a late-season core muscle injury so that he could keep the door open to a return to action in the playoffs and he was able to walk through that door against the Giants in the divisional round, but it wasn’t always clear [more]

Eric Bieniemy: As far as offensive coordinator stuff, right now I am where my feet are

Chiefs offensive coordinator Eric Bieniemy’s name has come up in relation to more offensive coordinator openings than head coaching openings since the end of the regular season, but he hasn’t pursued any of those opportunities.It’s unclear if he’ll do so after Super Bowl LVII on Sunday. Bieniemy was asked about the interest at Super Bowl [more]

Texans want to interview Chris Harris for defensive coordinator

There was word in January that the Titans planned to hire Commanders defensive backs coach Chris Harris as their defensive pass game coordinator, but interest from other teams in Harris’ services keep getting in the way of the deal becoming official.Harris interviewed for the 49ers’ defensive coordinator job after DeMeco Ryans left to become the [more]

Vikings officially name Brian Flores defensive coordinator

When Brian Flores filed a landmark lawsuit last year against the NFL and multiple teams for decades of racial discrimination, he surely knew he may have been sacrificing his coaching career.He didn’t.Last year, the Steelers made a space for him on the defensive side of the ball, recognizing his value as an instructor, motivator, and [more]

Jason Kelce hoping for “ultimate bragging rights” with his brother

Eagles center Jason Kelce and Chiefs tight end Travis Kelce are the first brothers ever to face off in the Super Bowl, and Jason sees it as a unique opportunity.Jason Kelce said at Super Bowl LVII Opening Night that Sunday’s result is going to be something his family remembers for the rest of their lives.“It’s [more]

80 for Brady finishes second at weekend box office

80 for Brady did fairly well at the box office.The film produced by, named for, and starring (sort of) the freshly-retired quarterback finished second this weekend, with a domestic gross of $12.7 million in 3,912 theaters nationwide, via plays himself in the movie, which focuses on the efforts of four elderly friend — played [more]

Bill Belichick appears on Tom Brady’s podcast to call him, “the greatest”

Tom Brady had a star-studded guest list on his first podcast since announcing his retirement, including his longtime Patriots coach Bill Belichick.Belichick appeared on Brady’s Let’s Go! podcast and praised Brady as the greatest ever to play the game.“The greatest player, the greatest career, great great person, such an opportunity and honor for me to [more]

Christian Kirk: I still feel like I don’t get the respect I deserve

The Jaguars’ decision to sign wide receiver Christian Kirk to a four-year, $72 million deal as a free agent did not receive a lot of rave reviews outside of Jacksonville last offseason, but there are likely some people who would like a mulligan on their initial response.Kirk ranked among the top receivers in the league [more]

Tom Brady’s remarks about the future leave many guessing in the present

Tom Brady‘s first interview since officially retiring from playing football has caused some to wonder whether he’ll be playing football again in 2023.His failure to unequivocally slam the door on returning to the field, coupled with his disclosure that he’ll join Fox’s broadcast booth in 2024, have become the two biggest facts prompting some to [more]

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