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What were the most memorable NFL business decisions?

Thursday’s PFT Live included praise for Nick Bosa‘s business decision to not work out at his Pro Day. And that inspired a Thursday PFT Live draft. What were the most memorable NFL business decisions? It was as wide-open of a category as we’ve ever stumbled upon, with opportunities for the serious to the not-so-serious and [more]

Drew Lock meets with Dolphins, Giants next

There are more teams with reasonable needs for a first-round quarterback this year than there are first-round quarterbacks, so it stands to reason those guys will be busy. According to Alex Schiffer of the Kansas City Star, Missouri quarterback Drew Lock met with the Dolphins last night for dinner and a private visit, and has [more]

Will Grier is “a riser,” will meet with at least 10 teams

West Virginia quarterback Will Grier “put on a show” for scouts at the school’s Pro Day, Adam Schefter of ESPN reports. All 32 teams were in attendance to watch Grier, including head coaches Pat Shurmur, Jay Gruden and Mike Tomlin and executives Kevin Colbert, Marty Hurney and Nick Caserio, according to Aditi Kinkhabwala of the [more]

Cardinals adding Darius Philon to defensive line

The Cardinals are adding another veteran free agent to their defense. NFL Media reports that defensive lineman Darius Philon will sign with the team. It’s a two-year, $10 million deal with $5 million in guaranteed money and incentives that could add another $2 million in compensation. Philon, who is No. 56 on PFT’s Free Agent [more]

Chargers re-sign Geremy Davis

The Chargers signed receiver Geremy Davis on Tuesday, according to the NFL’s official transactions wire. Davis played 74 snaps on offense and 173 on special teams last season. He did not make a catch. He has not made a catch since 2015 when he was with the Giants. For his career, he has two catches [more]

Jeff Heuerman calls the Broncos a playoff team in 2019

Guarantees have far less cachet than they one did. Fifth years after Joe Namath made the ultimate sports promise, no-downside vows of success show up anywhere and everywhere. The latest comes from a team that currently is pegged for the basement of the AFC West. Mike Klis of 9News.com asked tight end Jeff Heuerman whether [more]

Looking at the NFL’s biggest non-Super Bowl upsets

So they wanted to come up with a way to get me to acknowledge the looming college basketball tournament during PFT Live and the best way to do it was to use the event as the starting point for a PFT Live draft. The subject of the draft, in honor of the possibility that one [more]

Thomas Davis feels he offers Chargers “veteran wisdom”

Linebacker Thomas Davis is going to be wearing a new uniform for the first time since the Panthers drafted him in the first round of the 2005 draft. Davis signed with the Chargers last week and said on NFL Network that the end of his long run in Carolina was emotional. Davis said he’ll miss [more]

Report: Tom Telesco got multi-year extension after last season

The Chargers signed General Manager Tom Telesco to a multi-year contract extension at the completion of last season, Eric Williams of ESPN reports. It’s the third deal Telesco has received from the Chargers, the second extension. He signed a three-year contract extension before the start of the 2015 season that was set to expire at [more]

Adrian Phillips returning to the Chargers

The Chargers have agreed to terms with safety Adrian Phillips, Eric Williams of ESPN reports. “We’re very happy to have him back,” Chargers General Manager Tom Telesco said. Phillips, 26, has spent his entire career with the Chargers since signing as an undrafted free agent in 2014. He made the Pro Bowl and All-Pro last [more]

Tyrell Williams expects Antonio Brown’s presence to help him

Tyrell Williams said after last season he considered himself a “No. 1 receiver” and hoped to go somewhere where he could become just that. Instead, Williams picked the Raiders after their trade for Antonio Brown. The former Chargers receiver said he picked the Raiders because of Brown’s presence. “Seeing AB come here, seeing some of [more]

Jason Verrett goes to the 49ers

A talented but often-injured cornerback is getting a second chance in San Francisco. Jason Verrett, who was a very good cornerback at times for the Chargers but missed 55 games in five seasons, is signing with the 49ers. Adam Schefter of ESPN reports that it’s a one-year, $3.6 million deal. The big question for Verrett [more]

Jason Verrett also has visits with Texans, Chiefs

If the 49ers want to sign Jason Verrett, they might want to get a deal done before he leaves San Francisco. The cornerback also has visits scheduled with the Texans and then the Chiefs, Aaron Wilson of the Houston Chronicle reports. Verrett played only 25 games while missing 55 with injuries after the Chargers made [more]

Jason Verrett visiting 49ers

Cornerback Jason Verrett is visiting the 49ers, Ian Rapoport of NFL media reports. The visit will include a physical. The Chargers made Verrett a first-round choice in 2014, and when he has stayed healthy, Verrett has lived up to the pick. But Verrett hasn’t left the training room much in his five seasons, playing only [more]

Chargers bring back Brandon Mebane

The Chargers moved quickly to keep one of their own. The team announced a new two-year deal for nose tackle Brandon Mebane. He was the No. 48 player on the PFT Top 100 free agent list, and a key component to their defense. and a team captain. He missed four games last year after the [more]

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