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Broncos signing Tedric Thompson

Denver is adding some depth to its secondary. Per Tom Pelissero of NFL Media, the Broncos are signing safety Tedric Thompson. Thompson appeared in eight games for the Chiefs last season, receiving both defensive and special teams snaps. After Kansas City waived him in November, Thompson landed with the Browns. But he didn’t play a [more]

Madden has no 99 edge rushers

The folks at Madden are publishing on a daily basis the initial ratings at the various positions for the upcoming edition of the game. (For those of us who play Ultimate Team, all that matters is our collection current and historical 99s will soon give way to 59s. Again.) At edge rusher, the folks at [more]

Report: Cody Latimer pleads guilty to misdemeanor assault

Free agent receiver Cody Latimer pled guilty Monday to a misdemeanor assault charge stemming from his May 16, 2020, arrest, Mike Klis of 9News reports. All other charges against Latimer were dismissed. Latimer received two years probation, with no jail time, and was ordered to pay $1,503 in probation and court fees, per Klis. Latimer [more]

Broncos place Kary Vincent, Jamar Johnson on COVID-19 list

The Broncos placed two draft picks on the reserve COVID-19 list. The NFL’s transactions report shows safety Jamar Johnson and cornerback Kary Vincent went on the list Monday. That brings the number of NFL players on the COVID-19 reserve list to 14. Chiefs long snapper James Winchester and Rams receiver Tutu Atwell also went on [more]

Ten criminal complaints are pending against Deshaun Watson

With Texans quarterback Deshaun Watson back in the fold (for now) and the team trying to trade him but wanting way too much given his current circumstances, Watson’s lawyer has shared with ESPN some of the details about Watson’s current circumstances. Via John Barr of ESPN.com, attorney Rusty Hardin said that 10 women in all [more]

NFL has said nothing to Deshaun Watson as to whether he’ll be placed on paid leave

Texans quarterback Deshaun Watson reported for training camp without knowing whether the NFL will place him on paid leave. Watson still doesn’t know whether that will happen. Per a source with knowledge of the situation, Watson and his representatives have heard nothing either way regarding the team’s intentions in this regard. Many are interpreting the [more]

Texans reportedly are willing to listen to trade offers for Deshaun Watson

With quarterback Deshaun Watson showing up for training camp and with the NFL not instructing him to go home with pay, it’s time for the Texans to begin yelling “sell!” That’s precisely what they’ve done, leaking to the league-owned media outlet that the team is now (and supposedly has been) willing to listen to offers [more]

If Aaron Rodgers is available, would the Broncos trade for him?

If the Packers decide to do what they haven’t been inclined to do, will they find someone with whom to do it? That’s a very real question as training camps open and rosters become set. Even if it’s Aaron Freaking Rodgers, which team will be ready not only to disrupt its current plans but also [more]

Broncos place three on physically unable to perform list

The Broncos announced Saturday that they’ve placed three players on the physically unable to perform list. Cornerback Essang Bassey, cornerback Duke Dawson Jr. and linebacker Baron Browning are all going to the PUP list, though they’ll be able to practice whenever they’re ready in the preseason. Bassey and Dawson both suffered ACL tears late in [more]

PointsBet pulled Green Bay over-under win total bet on Friday due to Aaron Rodgers retirement speculation

Yes, the rumors of Aaron Rodgers retiring from football next week are real. PointsBet sports book tells PFT that the Green Bay over-under win total, which PointsBet had reinstalled earlier this month at nine, was removed midday Friday. PointsBet says it made the move due to speculation that Rodgers will be retiring. This bolsters the [more]

Javonte Williams signs, Broncos have all 2021 draft picks under contract

Running back Javonte Williams has signed his first NFL contract. Williams was the only Broncos pick without a deal heading into the weekend, but Mike Klis of KUSA reports that the second-round pick has agreed to his four-year rookie deal. Williams ran for 2,073 yards over his final two seasons at North Carolina while splitting [more]

Are the Eagles the favorite to land Deshaun Watson, eventually?

Whenever mentioning the possibility/inevitably that the Texans will trade quarterback Deshaun Watson, we’ve mentioned three teams: the Broncos, Dolphins, and Eagles. On Thursday, the sideline reporter for the Eagles’ official radio broadcasts applied a percentage to the possibility of Watson landing in Philadelphia. Appearing on WIP radio in Philadelphia, Howard Eskin said this (based on [more]

Jets passing game coach Greg Knapp dies from bicycle accident injuries

Jets passing game coordinator Greg Knapp died Thursday, his alma mater, Sacramento State, announced in a news release. Knapp’s agent, Jeff Sperbeck, confirmed the terrible news. “Today at 11:32 a.m. PT, Greg Knapp (aka Knapper) was called back home to heaven, where he will be reunited with his dad,” Sperbeck told Mike Klis of 9News. [more]

Baron Browning signs rookie deal with Broncos

The Broncos have reached agreement on a four-year deal with linebacker Baron Browning, Mike Klis of 9News reports. Browning receives an $840,616 signing bonus. Browning’s agreement leaves only second-round running back Javonte Williams unsigned. The Broncos drafted 10 players. Browning will begin training camp on the active/physically unable to perform list, Klis adds. Browning injured [more]

In the CFL, Paxton Lynch is getting paid peanuts in comparison to NFL salary

Five years ago, quarterback Paxton Lynch signed a four-year, $9.476 million contract with the Broncos. He’s currently getting far less than that in Saskatchewan. Via Justin Dunk of 3downnation.com, Lynch will receive a salary of only $65,000 from the Roughriders in 2022. He also gets $3,600 for housing, $200 for each game in which he’s [more]

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