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Ravens sign Jordan Swann

The Ravens have added another cornerback to their 90-man roster.The team announced the signing of Jordan Swann on Wednesday afternoon. No terms of the deal were announced and the team did not make any corresponding move in order to clear space for Swann’s arrival.Swann went undrafted out of James Madison this year. He had 24 [more]

Bill Belichick agrees with thoughts of John Harbaugh, Andy Reid on kickoff changes

The rarely chatty (except when asked about some obscure aspect of football history) Bill Belichick was not very chatty about the recent changes to the kickoff rule.Still, in the limited words Belichick uttered, his point was clear.Asked by reporters on Wednesday about the adoption of the college fair catch rule, which gives the receiving team [more]

Lawyers representing Brett Favre, Shannon Sharpe don’t seem to be getting along

In any piece of litigation, it’s important to balance the zealous representation of a client with the ability to work cooperatively with the other side’s lawyer.As to the defamation lawsuit filed by Hall of Fame quarterback Brett Favre against Hall of Fame tight end Shannon Sharpe, the lawyers don’t seem to be getting along.The evidence [more]

Cardinals officially release DeAndre Hopkins

They said they were doing it four days ago. They finally did it today.The Cardinals officially have released receiver DeAndre Hopkins.Hopkins instantly becomes a free agent, able to sign with any team. All eyes will be on the Bills and Chiefs, who can both help themselves and hurt the other by acquiring Hopkins.The Cardinals have [more]

Report: DeAndre Hopkins hires an agent

With his first foray into free agency officially starting later today, receiver DeAndre Hopkins reportedly has hired an agent.Ian Rapoport of NFL Media reports that Hopkins has hired Kelton Crenshaw of Clutch Sports.As recently explained, non-certified agent Saint Omni was believed to be running the show for Hopkins. It prompted at least one team to [more]

DeAndre Hopkins has not yet been officially released

Memorial Day weekend began with a Friday afternoon announcement from the Cardinals that they have released receiver DeAndre Hopkins.They have not yet officially released him, however. Apparently, the league made Memorial Day weekend a four-day break, with no transactions posted on Friday.This assumption is bolstered by the fact that the waiver requests initiated on Thursday [more]

The Jimmy Garoppolo news puts the Davante Adams comments in a different light

Saturday night’s stunning news about the impact of Raiders quarterback Jimmy Garoppolo‘s lingering foot injury on his contract presents good news and bad news for the team.The good news is that the Raiders are protected, to the point that they might never have to pay him a cent if the foot injury prevents him from [more]

Patrick Mahomes is trying to strike the balance between too much and not enough

The headline that came from Patrick Mahomes‘s recent comments regarding his contract, which is already outdated less than 40 months after it was finalized, focused on his decision to prioritize legacy over money. The full contents were far more nuanced.Mahomes is trying to strike the right balance between taking too much and not being paid [more]

DeAndre Hopkins’s financial expectations, representation could be an impediment to a deal

Receiver DeAndre Hopkins is free to sign with anyone. But the contract won’t be anywhere close to free.As one source explained it to PFT on Saturday morning, Hopkins currently expects to secure a significant contract on the open market. The problem, however, is that no one wanted to trade for his prior deal, which paid [more]

What’s next for DeAndre Hopkins?

He wanted to be traded, but no one wanted to absorb his current contract. Now, he’s a free agent.So where will receiver DeAndre Hopkins land?He turns 31 on June 6, and he’s had some injuries in recent years. He also missed the first six games of the 2022 season due to a PED suspension.As a [more]

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