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Packers announce the signing of Blake Bortles

The Packers made it official, announcing the signing of quarterback Blake Bortles. The team begins its on-field work next week, and Aaron Rodgers is not expected to participate. That was set to leave Jordan Love as the only quarterback at the organized team activities. Packers offensive coordinator Nathaniel Hackett was with Bortles for four seasons [more]

Trevor Lawrence is expected to do limited work at Jaguars minicamp

Quarterback Trevor Lawrence‘s new teammate Josh Allen expects him to light up the scoreboard for the Jaguars, but his first steps for the franchise are going to be small ones. Lawrence had surgery to repair a torn labrum in his left, non-throwing shoulder in February and reports on his rehab have been positive since the [more]

Jags Josh Allen: I know Trevor Lawrence is going to light the scoreboard up

Jaguars edge rusher Josh Allen has seen his share of poor quarterback play during his first two pro seasons. He’s expecting that to change for good in 2021. After Jacksonville officially selected Trevor Lawrence with the No. 1 overall pick, Allen got in contact with the QB to welcome him to the team. “Definitely hit [more]

2021 NFL schedule: 10 teams get five primetime games each

Ten teams each received five primetime games. The Packers, Saints, Cowboys, Seahawks, Steelers, Ravens, Rams, 49ers, Chiefs and Bucs are scheduled for five night games each. The Saints and Cowboys also have Thanksgiving Day games, and the Packers a Christmas Day game. The Bears, Vikings, Raiders, Colts and Bills each are scheduled for four primetime [more]

2021 Thursday Night Football Schedule: Rams, Seahawks set for early matchup

The Buccaneers and Cowboys will begin the 2021 the season on Thursday, Sept. 9. But Thursday Night Football will technically begin the next week with a divisional contest between the Giants and Washington on NFL Network. After Carolina visits Houston in Week Three, the Week Four matchup will feature the league’s last two No. 1 [more]

Browns at Steelers closes out ESPN’s Monday Night Football 2021 schedule

The NFL announced its 2021 schedule on Wednesday night. The includes 17 games on ESPN’s Monday Night Football. It does not feature a doubleheader on the first Monday night of the season. ESPN also will air a Week 18 Saturday doubleheader. Those games, which will kickoff at 4:15 p.m. and 8:15 p.m. ET, also will [more]

49ers, Rams open as biggest Week One favorites

The release of the schedule for the first weekend of the 2021 NFL season has led to sportsbooks releasing point spreads for the first 16 games of the year. A pair of NFC West teams have been installed as the biggest early favorites. William Hill has the 49ers favored by seven points in their road [more]

NFL returns to London with Falcons-Jets, Jaguars-Dolphins in 2021

The NFL’s international series is officially back with a pair of October games. The Falcons will host the Jets in Week Five and the Jaguars will host the Dolphins in Week Six. Both games will be played at 9:30 a.m. ET. The Jets-Falcons matchup on Oct. 10 will air on NFL Network. Miami vs. Jacksonville [more]

Steelers take on Bills, Browns face Chiefs in Week One slate on CBS

The full 2021 schedule won’t be out until later today, but the beginning of the season is taking shape. CBS announced its slate of Week One games and there are several intriguing matchups in the early and late window. Quarterback Ben Roethlisberger and the Steelers will begin their 2021 season in Buffalo, taking on a [more]

Urban Meyer says he has to make a decision on Tim Tebow soon (but it sounds like it’s been made)

Tim Tebow, who could have been traded to the Jaguars in 2012 but chose the Jets instead, could finally be signing with Jacksonville. Coach Urban Meyer, in explaining the overall reasoning to Cris Collinsworth, strongly suggested that Tebow will inevitably be a Jaguar. “We have not signed Tim,” Meyer told Collinsworth. “There’s a thought going [more]

The common thread between Tim Tebow and Colin Kaepernick

It’s easy to point to the anticipated signing of Tim Tebow by the Jaguars and then point out the ongoing shunning of Colin Kaepernick. On the surface, there’s some basic merit to the double standard arising from Tebow finding a past back to pro football while Kaepernick still waits. When it comes to Kaepernick, the [more]

C.J. Henderson donates $250,000 to renovate his high school training room

Miami’s Christopher Columbus High School soon will have the nicest training room and sports medicine center in the high school ranks. The high school announced a $250,000 donation to the project by alum C.J. Henderson. The Jaguars cornerback graduated from the school in 2017. “This gift is a way for me to give back to [more]

Devin Bush complains about Tim Tebow getting a job, then complains that the media noticed

People in the NFL are reacting to Tim Tebow likely returning to the NFL. And people whose job it is to react to the reactions of people in the NFL are reacting to the reaction. And the reaction isn’t ideal. Steelers linebacker Devin Bush posted a tweet complaining about Tim Tebow getting a job in [more]

Report: No Mexico City game in 2021

The NFL is set to announce the 2021 schedule on Wednesday and it is expected to include the return of international games after they were cancelled due to the COVID-19 pandemic last year. A return to Mexico City is not expected to be part of that announcement. NFL Commissioner Roger Goodell said at his Super [more]

Tim Tebow’s arrival could be an issue within the Jaguars building

A schism could be in the offing. With the Jaguars reportedly planning to sign quarterback outfielder tight end Tim Tebow, there’s a chance not everyone in the locker room will roll out the red carpet for a guy whose job opportunity seems to be more about hype and revenue than Xs and Os. Via Jeff [more]

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