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Panthers seem to be poised to try to trade Cam Newton

Monday’s leak that the Panthers expect quarterback Cam Newton to pass a physical in March is less about Newton playing for the Panthers than it is about the Panthers possibly trading him to someone else. From Carolina’s perspective, Newton getting healthy in March is meaningless, if they play to keep him. The offseason program doesn’t [more]

XFL ratings dip on ABC in Week Two

The XFL had very strong ratings in Week One of the return from its 19-year hiatus. The Week Two ratios were strong to quite strong. According to Jake Russell of the Washington Post, the Week Two ABC games drew an average audience of 2.127 million on Saturday (New York Guardians at D.C. Defenders) and an [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]

Report: Raiders ready to offer Tom Brady two-year, $60 million deal

The quarterback carousel already is spinning. Nearly two weeks after a report emerged that the Raiders will target Patriots quarterback Tom Brady in free agency, a new report puts some monetary meat on the bone. Larry Fitzgerald Sr., a long-time member of the media in Minnesota and the father of future first-ballot Hall of Famer [more]

Anthony Lynn: Tyrod Taylor is a heck of a quarterback

After the Chargers announced last week that they won’t re-sign quarterback Philip Rivers as a free agent, General Manager Tom Telesco said that he was fond of the team’s internal options to replace Rivers. Those options are 2019 fifth-round pick Easton Stick, who hasn’t taken a regular season snap, and former Bills and Browns starter [more]

Report: Anthony Lynn’s extension is for one year through 2021

When Anthony Lynn’s contract extension was reported earlier this month, it was billed as a multi-years extension. It apparently isn’t. Eric Williams of ESPN reports that Lynn signed a one-year contract extension. That puts Lynn with the team only through 2021 as he was entering the final year of his deal he received after taking [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]

Report: Lions trying to trade Matthew Stafford

The biggest domino of the offseason continue to be Tom Brady, but another fairly large domino may be creating a cloud of dust before Brady does. Bernie Smilovitz of WDIV in Detroit reports that the Lions are trying to line up a trade of veteran quarterback Matthew Stafford. “[T]rade talks concerning the quarterback have been [more]

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