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Jim Irsay: It’s a good year to have the opportunity to pick the right guy at QB

The Colts have expressed some tepid interest in quarterback Lamar Jackson, though team owner Jim Irsay noted that he’s opposed to fully-guaranteed contracts.But it looks like Indianapolis will take the route of drafting its own young quarterback at No. 4 overall.Irsay has hinted at that before. But at the annual league meeting this week, he [more]

Report: Patriots not interested in Lamar Jackson

Based on things said and not said during the league meetings, two viable candidates emerged for Lamar Jackson.One of them can now be scratched off the list.The Colts and Patriots hadn’t slammed the door, unlike most if not all other potentially interested teams. Via Jeff Howe of, the Patriots are not interested.It’s not a [more]

Bucs agree to terms with Chase McLaughlin

The Bucs have agreed to terms with kicker Chase McLaughlin, according to multiple reports.The team needed a kicker after cutting Ryan Succop.McLaughlin, 26, kicked in 16 games for the Colts last season. He went 30-for-36, including 9-of-12 from 50-plus yards.He has kicked for six teams in four seasons.McLaughlin is 17-for-21 from 50-plus yards in his [more]

39 years ago today, the Colts abruptly left Baltimore for Indianapolis

It’s hardly a round number, or even a memorable one. Other that Larry Csonka, which NFL player (or any athlete, for that matter) made a mark wearing 39?But since the Colts currently are contemplating a potential effort to land Ravens quarterback Lamar Jackson, it makes sense to point out that, 39 years ago today, the [more]

Jim Irsay on Lamar Jackson: Money not a problem, I don’t like fully guaranteed contracts

The money free agent quarterback Lamar Jackson is asking for is not too much for the Colts. But the guarantees on his contract might be.That’s the word from Colts owner Jim Irsay, who told reporters that the Colts are willing to pay Jackson a lot, but not to give him a fully guaranteed contract.Irsay told [more]

Jim Irsay anticipates finality with Commanders by October 2023

With Commanders owner Daniel Snyder close (supposedly) to selling the team, his partners have tapped the brakes on the possibility of throwing him out.But they nevertheless expect that Snyder will walk away on his own, sooner than later.“A lot more could be known by May,” Colts owner Jim Irsay said Monday, via A.J. Perez of [more]

Chris Ballard on Lamar Jackson: Anytime a special player is available, you’ve got to do the work

Is there finally a team interested in Lamar Jackson?After the Ravens placed the non-exclusive franchise tag on Jackson, several teams leaked that they did not have any interest in the 26-year-old quarterback.The Colts, however, did not. And the team reportedly had not ruled out pursuing Jackson.Now Indianapolis General Manager Chris Ballard has made the most [more]

49ers sign Matt Pryor

The 49ers have signed offensive tackle Matt Pryor, General Manager John Lynch told beat reporters Monday.Pryor, 28, will compete with Colton McKivitz for the right tackle job vacated by the departure of Mike McGlinchey.“Colton is the guy right now,” Lynch said, via Jennifer Lee Chan of “We just signed Matt Pryor. He is a [more]

Pat McAfee thought pre-lawsuit letters from Brett Favre’s lawyers were “fake”

Hall of Fame quarterback Brett Favre has sued three different people, so far, for defamation arising from comments made regarding Favre’s role in a Mississippi welfare-fund controversy.One of them thought the letters sent by Favre’s lawyers before the case was filed were a joke.“Honestly, I was like, ‘Oh, this has gotta be fake,’” former NFL [more]

Pat McAfee removes Brett Favre defamation case to federal court

During Super Bowl week, news emerged that Hall of Fame quarterback Brett Favre had sued broadcasters (and former NFL players) Pat McAfee and Shannon Sharpe and Mississippi auditor Shad White for defamation in connection with the ongoing Mississippi welfare-fraud scandal.It appears that Favre sued each of them separately.The case against McAfee was filed in Lamar [more]

Byron Cowart to sign with Chiefs

Kansas City is adding some depth to its defensive line.The Chiefs have agreed to sign Byron Cowart, according to agency JL Sports.Cowart spent last season with the Colts, appearing in all 17 games. He played 20 percent of the defensive snaps and 20 percent of special teams snaps, recording 12 tackles with two for loss.A [more]

Report: Raiders met with Bryce Young on Wednesday night

The Raiders may have signed Jimmy Garoppolo, but they’re still in the market for a long-term solution at quarterback.That’s clear from their pre-draft activities, as NFL Media’s Mike Garafolo reports a Raiders contingent met with quarterback Bryce Young on Wednesday night.The meeting with Young occurred after his dinner with the Panthers. Young is set to [more]

Marvin Harrison Jr. shines at Ohio State Pro Day, but NFL rules keep him out of the draft

The main attraction at Ohio State’s Pro Day workout was quarterback C.J. Stroud, who might go to the Panthers with the first overall pick in the 2023 NFL draft. But the secondary attraction was a prospect who isn’t draft eligible until 2024.That would be Ohio State wide receiver Marvin Harrison Jr., who worked out in [more]

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