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Giants sign Breeland Speaks to futures deal

The Giants announced Thursday they have signed defensive end Breeland Speaks to a reserve/future contract. The Chiefs made Speaks a second-round choice in 2018. He played 16 games with four starts as a rookie. Speaks missed the 2019 season with a knee injury, and the Chiefs released him before the start of the 2020 season. [more]

Andy Reid: Patrick Mahomes took the majority of snaps in Thursday’s practice

There was more positive news out of Kansas City on the Patrick Mahomes front Thursday afternoon. Head coach Andy Reid said the quarterback was able to take the majority of snaps in the day’s practice as Mahomes works his way through the concussion protocol. “Pat looked good out there,” Reid said, via Sam McDowell of [more]

PFT’s NFL 2020 conference championship game picks

We had one disagreement last week. MDS took the Bills, and I took the Ravens. We otherwise went 3-0 straight up and 2-1 against the spread. So he was 4-0 and 3-1, and I was 3-1 and 2-2. Through two weekends of the postseason, MDS is 8-2 straight up, and I’m 7-3. Against the spread, [more]

Patrick Mahomes practicing again on Thursday

Chiefs quarterback Patrick Mahomes is back on the practice field on Thursday. Reporters at the open portion of Chiefs practiced shared word and images of Mahomes going through the session with his helmet on. Word from the team about his participation level will come later in the day. There was some uncertainty about how much [more]

Teams need to get their injury report facts straight

A strange dynamic has come into focus during the playoffs: Multiple teams have posted inaccurate injury information on their official websites. It’s not that injuries are being hidden. It’s that actual injuries aren’t being accurately reported on team websites. The most recent example came on Wednesday, when the information posted at the Bills’ official website, [more]

Stefon Diggs: I don’t want this moment to pass me by

Stefon Diggs was arguably the league’s best receiver in 2020, finishing No. 1 with 127 receptions and 1,535 yards. Despite dealing with an oblique injury, he’s continued to light up opponents in the postseason — tallying six catches for 128 yards and a touchdown against Indianapolis, then eight receptions for 106 yards and a TD [more]

Jordan Poyer thinks Bills will be more aggressive than in regular season matchup

Bills safety Jordan Poyer has made the same observation about the Chiefs Offense that many others have made in the last few years. Poyer said that defenses have to limit explosive plays, but that effort is complicated by looking at their offensive roster. Poyer rattled off names like Travis Kelce, Tyreek Hill, and Mecole Hardman [more]

Andy Reid: Sean McDermott deserves to be coach of the year

Andy Reid thinks he’ll be matching wits with the coach of the year when the Chiefs face the Bills in the AFC Championship Game on Sunday. Reid said Bills coach Sean McDermott deserves to win the NFL’s coach of the year award for his work in Buffalo this season. “Look forward to the challenge of [more]

Unclaimed on waivers, Mark Ingram can now sign with a playoff team

We’re gathering more information regarding the unconventional decision of the Baltimore Ravens to waive multiple players in the aftermath of their postseason-ending loss to the Bills. As previously explained, any player claimed on waivers now won’t officially join his new team until after the Super Bowl. If, however, the player passes through waivers unclaimed, he [more]

Chiefs change injury report, list Patrick Mahomes as limited

When the Chiefs first released their Wednesday injury report, quarterback Patrick Mahomes was listed as a full participant in practice. Mahomes is no longer listed as a full participant. The team changed the report and Mahomes is now listed as a limited participant. Chiefs coach Andy Reid said after the practice session that Mahomes “took [more]

Stefon Diggs limited, Cole Beasley not listed on Wednesday injury report

The Bills are getting healthier as they advance to the AFC Championship Game. While wide receiver Stefon Diggs (oblique) was still limited, fellow wideout Cole Beasley is no longer listed on the injury report. He had been dealing with a knee injury. Diggs has still played — and played well — over the last few [more]

Chiefs list Patrick Mahomes as full practice participant

Chiefs head coach Andy Reid offered a positive review of quarterback Patrick Mahomes‘ practice work on Wednesday and the release of the team’s injury report brought more good news about Mahomes’ status. Reid said that there were only certain things that Mahomes could do because he was in the concussion protocol, but the team listed [more]

Josh Allen: We’re not going to change who we are

When you play Kansas City, there’s pressure to score. Obviously the only way to beat a team is to have more points at the end of the game. But the Chiefs have a proven ability to score in a variety of ways under head coach Andy Reid, especially with Patrick Mahomes at quarterback. But Buffalo [more]

Tyreek Hill on pushing his receivers coach: I was just fired up, happy

Chiefs coach Andy Reid put to rest any controversy regarding Tyreek Hill‘s shove of his receivers coach, Greg Lewis. Reid said earlier this week that Hill and Lewis were just “messing around.” Hill confirmed Wednesday his playful shove of Lewis was all in good fun. “I play the game with so much passion. I was [more]

Andy Reid: Patrick Mahomes took all the snaps in practice and feels good

Chiefs quarterback Patrick Mahomes appears to be well on his way to returning to the field for the AFC Championship Game. Mahomes was knocked out of Sunday’s win over the Browns with a concussion and also suffered a foot injury. But Chiefs coach Andy Reid said today that Mahomes was on the practice field, looking [more]

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