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Malik Hooker hoping to visit more teams

Safety Malik Hooker has visited with the Cowboys, Dolphins and Steelers since becoming a free agent, but has not signed with a team for the 2021 season. During an appearance on SiriusXM NFL Radio earlier this week, Hooker said that he knows he’s likely to sign a one-year deal coming off of an Achilles tear [more]

Devin Funchess has plenty of confidence, despite not playing in two years

Packers receiver Devin Funchess is back, and he’s ready to go. Funchess hasn’t played since breaking a collarbone in the first game of the 2019 season. When he lines up to start the 2021 season, it’ll be the first time he has played in two years. Regardless, he’s not lacking in confidence. “I’ll never doubt [more]

Peyton Manning honored, humbled to earn election into Broncos’ Ring of Fame

The Broncos announced earlier Wednesday that they will honor Peyton Manning with a spot in their Ring of Fame. Manning spent his final four seasons in Denver, winning a Super Bowl ring in his last hurrah. Manning released a statement after the announcement. “I’m incredibly honored to be named to the Broncos Ring of Fame,” [more]

Philip Rivers wins PFWA’s Good Guy Award

Philip Rivers, who was praised for his dealings with local and national media during his career, is the 2021 winner of the Good Guy Award by the Professional Football Writers of America (PFWA). He retired Jan. 20 after one season with the Colts and 16 with the Chargers. Rivers, the 17th Good Guy Award winner, [more]

Colts quarterback Jacob Eason quietly continues to develop

The Colts have gone from Philip Rivers to Carson Wentz at starting quarterback. That has allowed second-year understudy Jacob Eason to develop in relative anonymity. Eason said last month that he’s feeling more comfortable in his second season. Colts offensive coordinator Marcus Brady has taken notice. “I was very pleased with what I saw over [more]

Julio Jones’ arrival bumps the Titans’ betting odds

The addition of receiver Julio Jones by the Tennessee Titans has not yet moved the betting markets in a major way. The folks at the PointsBet sports book have bumped the Titans’ odds for winning the AFC South From +120 to +110. In turn, the Colts dropped from +100 to +110. Tennessee’s chances of winning [more]

Carson Wentz organizing summer workouts for Colts before training camp

Colts quarterback Carson Wentz is making an effort to become the leader of his new team, and an increasingly common part of the job of being an NFL franchise quarterback is organizing summer workouts. Wentz revealed that he’s working on organizing workouts with his teammates in the weeks between the end of the Colts’ offseason [more]

Bruce Arians: Mentally, Kyle Trask isn’t far behind Andrew Luck

In 2012, Bruce Arians was the offensive coordinator of the Colts and ended up spending most of the season as the interim head coach, and rookie quarterback Andrew Luck led that team to the playoffs. Now Arians is coaching the Buccaneers, and he has a rookie quarterback who reminds him of Luck. Arians said today [more]

Packers apparently plan to call Aaron Rodgers’ bluff

The Packers won’t trade the quarterback who doesn’t want to play for them because the Packers don’t believe he won’t play for them. That’s the gist of a recent report from Matt Schneidman of TheAthletic.com, and it makes plenty of sense. Schneidman writes that the Packers would trade Rodgers if the Packers “believed he was [more]

Kwity Paye: Cool being able to focus on football only

Colts first-round pick Kwity Paye has spent the last few weeks getting used to life as a professional football player and he’s found one thing to be a big improvement over life at the University of Michigan. While in Ann Arbor, Paye had to balance his life as a defensive lineman with his responsibilities in [more]

Other teams regard Falcons expectations for Julio Jones trade as “outlandish”

Four days away from a Julio Jones trade potentially becoming official, the Falcons still don’t have an unofficial deal in place for Jones. The problem is that the Falcons still want too much for him. Teams in the know regard the expectations as “outlandish.” The asking price continues to be a first-round pick and full [more]

Patriots become the betting favorites to land Julio Jones

The markets are moving. After just a few days, the Patriots have rocketed to the top of the odds for the next Julio Jones destination. The PointsBet sports book has moved the Patriots from +700 to +150, making them the current favorites to land the Falcons receiver. The Titans likewise have surged, from +1000 to [more]

Kemoko Turay expects to be full go for Colts training camp

The Colts made it clear that they considered pass rush a need with their top two picks of this year’s draft. Kwity Paye and Dayo Odeyingbo were their top two picks after a free agency period that saw Denico Autry leave for Tennessee and Justin Houston fail to land with any team. The door may [more]

Jared Veldheer addresses suspension, announces retirement

The NFL on Thursday suspended free agent offensive tackle Jared Veldheer for six games to open the 2021 season. Veldheer, though, released a statement to NFL Media announcing his retirement. He also addressed his positive test for performance-enhancing drugs, saying prescribed medication triggered it. “I was prescribed low dose clomid due to abnormally low T [more]

Report: NFL suspends Jared Veldheer six games

The NFL has suspended free agent offensive tackle Jared Veldheer for the first six weeks of the 2021 season, Field Yates of ESPN reports. The reason for Veldheer’s suspension is unclear. Veldheer nearly played for two teams in the same postseason last season. He saw action for the Colts in their loss to the Bills [more]

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