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Monday’s #PFTPM looks at Kareem Hunt, Kyler Murray, much more

The workweek started right with an edition of #PFTPM that explored the various news items that emerged on Monday afternoon. From the signing of Kareem Hunt by the Browns to Kyler Murray’s decision to pursue football over baseball to plenty more, all important developments of the day were considered. To get every episode of #PFTPM [more]

Bob Quinn: Lions considered Kareem Hunt, but decided they “want good people”

Before the Browns signed running back Kareem Hunt, plenty of teams considered adding him. The Lions were one of those teams, and they ultimately decided not to pursue Hunt. “We evaluate every player on the field and off the field and in this case, we talked about internally,” G.M. Bob Quinn said at a forum [more]

John Dorsey: Duke Johnson not expendable “yet”

The Browns expect to know in a couple of weeks how many games newly signed running back Kareem Hunt will serve in 2019. Hunt remains on the Commissioner Exempt list, where he landed Nov. 30 after video surfaced of him kicking and shoving a woman. The length of Hunt’s punishment for this year could play [more]

Browns did not talk to woman in video during “extensive research” on Hunt

Browns General Manager John Dorsey defended the team’s signing of running back Kareem Hunt in a Monday afternoon press conference. Dorsey said the team did a thorough investigation of Hunt, which included talking to domestic violence support organizations in Kansas City. That did not include talking to the woman in the video whom Hunt shoved [more]

Kareem Hunt “extremely grateful” for opportunity to earn Browns’ trust

Running back Kareem Hunt signed a one-year deal with the Browns on Monday to open a path back to the field after being released by the Chiefs last year. Hunt was released after video of him shoving and kicking a woman was released and he landed on the Commissioner Exempt list as a result of [more]

Bengals request permission to interview Todd Grantham

It appears Florida defensive coordinator Todd Grantham is the leading candidate to become the Bengals’ defensive coordinator, Will Sammon of The Athletic reports. The Bengals formally requested permission from UF to talk to Grantham. The team began with a long list of candidates, including veteran coaches Jack Del Rio and Dom Capers. The Rams granted [more]

League discipline will determine impact of Kareem Hunt signing on Nick Chubb

Browns General Manager John Dorsey drafted Kareem Hunt when he held the same job in Kansas City and he said Hunt “deserves a second chance” in explaining why the Browns signed Hunt to a one-year deal on Monday. That second chance will likely eat into the playing time of another running back that Dorsey selected [more]

Browns sign Kareem Hunt

At a time when the Bears seemed to be flirting with the possibility of adding running back Kareem Hunt, another team has beaten them to it. The Cleveland Browns have announced that Hunt has been signed to a contract. Drafted by the Chiefs when John Dorsey served as the team’s G.M., the man who has [more]

Trent Richardson scores twice in Birmingham romp over Memphis

It took only three games for an AAF team to pitch a shutout. The Birmingham Iron steamrolled the Memphis Express on Sunday, with a 26-0 victory at Legion Field. Former Alabama standout Trent Richardson, the third overall pick in the 2012 NFL draft, scored a pair of fourth-quarter touchdowns and generated 56 rushing yards. It [more]

Trent Richardson returns to game action on Sunday

More than four years after last playing in an NFL game, running back Trent Richardson returns to action on Sunday in an American professional football game. Richardson, the third overall pick in the 2012 draft, now plays for the Birmingham Iron of the AAF. The Iron host the Memphis Express at 4:00 p.m. ET today. [more]

Cowboys sign Reggie Davis

The Cowboys signed receiver Reggie Davis on Thursday. Davis, 23, joined the Cowboys’ practice squad Nov. 1. He went undrafted in 2017, signing a free agent deal with the Falcons. Atlanta waived him out of the preseason. The Browns claimed him off waivers and kept him three weeks, but Davis did not appear in a [more]

Todd Monken: Air Raid is throwing to win, but run game plays a part

Browns head coach Freddie Kitchens recently said he had never heard the term “Air Raid” before hiring Todd Monken as his offensive coordinator. Monken learned the offense under Mike Gundy while serving as Oklahoma State’s offensive coordinator in 2011-12. And Browns quarterback Baker Mayfield won a Heisman Trophy in the offense at Oklahoma. Monken incorporated [more]

Steve Wilks still believes Rooney Rule is working

Steve Wilks was one of eight minority head coaches in the NFL last season. He’s now the Browns’ defensive coordinator. The Cardinals fired Wilks after only one season. “I have nothing but great things to say about the Arizona Cardinals and the organization, Michael Bidwill and the entire family there,” Wilks said, via Bob McManaman [more]

Steve Wilks: Baker Mayfield was a big attraction to Browns DC job

Steve Wilks met with the media for the first time since taking the Browns defensive coordinator job last month and the subject of his firing after one year as the Cardinals head coach came up early in the press conference. Wilks said he would have liked more time, but that the NFL is “a production-based [more]

Browns OC Todd Monken: I chose job because of people, chance to win

After Todd Monken was hired as the Browns offensive coordinator last month, head coach Freddie Kitchens said that Monken had other opportunities but chose to take a job that didn’t involve calling plays because of “what he’s going to be surrounded with and the environment that will be created moving forward.” During a press conference [more]

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