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P.J. Walker ended up with Roughnecks after push from Andrew Luck

While assigning quarterbacks to the eight XFL teams, Commissioner Oliver Luck had someone in his ear about P.J. Walker. Walker spent two seasons on the Colts’ practice squad when Luck’s son, Andrew Luck, was the team’s starting quarterback. “Andrew had been pushing him to me,” Oliver said, via John McClain of the Houston Chronicle. “He [more]

Colts add Matt Raich, Jerrod Johnson to coaching staff

The Colts have added a couple of coaches to Frank Reich’s staff for the 2020 season. The team announced that they have hired Matt Raich as a special defensive assistant and assistant defensive line coach. They also hired Jerrod Johnson as offensive quality control coach. Raich was until recently the co-defensive coordinator and linebackers coach [more]

No movement between Tom Brady, Patriots

For exactly one more month, the Patriots officially have exclusive negotiating rights with quarterback Tom Brady. It would be foolish to assume that, unofficially, other teams already aren’t making their proposals known to Brady and/or his agent, Don Yee. But the only team that has the right to talk to Brady about a contract for [more]

XFL quarterback depth gets early test

One of the main problems for minor league football operations has been finding competent quarterbacks, to create enough offense to keep things interesting. The XFL was already struggling with that, and is already dipping into the depth in Week Two. According to Joey Knight of the Tampa Bay Times, Vipers quarterback Aaron Murray is out [more]

Lions, Matthew Stafford likely became pawns in the looming quarterback chaos

Chaos is coming when it comes to NFL quarterbacks. In some ways, chaos already has begun. The out-of-the-Honolulu-Blue report from WDIV-TV in Detroit that the Lions are engaged in trade talks regarding quarterback Matthew Stafford likely comes from the pre-pre-pre-free agency efforts of agents who represent other quarterbacks to line up deals for their own [more]

Ex-NFL player De’von Hall found not guilty of murder by reason of insanity

Former NFL defensive back De’von Hall was found not guilty of murder by reason of insanity, Nathan Fenno of the Los Angeles Times reports. L.A. County Superior Court Judge Lauren Weis Bernstein announced the verdict during a hearing last week. The defense and prosecution agreed to the change of plea after doctors’ reports from both [more]

Quarterback chaos could be coming

Chaos is very good for this specific business. And quarterback chaos could be coming, very soon. The 2020 offseason could consist of unprecedented movement when it comes quarterbacks, with a chain reaction of dominoes driven by where and how quickly the biggest rectangular double-squares land. The biggest domino continues to be Tom Brady. Even as [more]

Colts hire Brian Baker as defensive line coach

The Colts announced a series of coaching moves on Thursday, including a pair of previously reported moves on the offensive side of the ball. The team confirmed that former Eagles offensive coordinator Mike Groh will be their wide receivers coach. They also confirmed that Kevin Patullo will be moving from wide receivers coach to pass [more]

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