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NFL uses aggressive reading of its Constitution & Bylaws to argue for arbitration of all Brian Flores claims

The NFL has, as it always does, filed paperwork aimed at forcing the claims made against it to the league’s in-house arbitration system, better known in these parts as a secret, rigged kangaroo court. Close inspection of the 25-page memorandum of law filed by the NFL earlier this week in the case filed by by [more]

Tyreek Hill says he received death threats over his comparison of Tua Tagovailoa to Patrick Mahomes

The first episode of Tyreek Hill‘s podcast stirred things up on multiple topics. In the second episode of Tyreek Hill’s podcast, Hill and his co-host tried to clean things up.Right out of the gates in Season One, Episode Two of It Needed To Be Said, Hill and Julius Collins complained about the “snippets” of episode [more]

NFL officially files motion to compel Brian Flores case to arbitration

When selecting June 22 for the date of the hearing at which Commissioner Roger Goodell will testify, the U.S. House Committee on Oversight & Reform either deliberately or coincidentally set the session for one day after the league’s deadline for filing a motion to force the arbitration of the Brian Flores litigation. Regardless, as Congress [more]

Ryan Fitzpatrick: Joining Amazon made a lot of sense for me

Former NFL quarterback Ryan Fitzpatrick officially became the newest member of Amazon’s Thursday Night Football broadcast team on Tuesday.Fitzpatrick was reported to be heading for the pregame show when he announced his retirement earlier this year and the deal is now official. Fitzpatrick told Andrew Marchand of the New York Post that seeing a lack [more]

The practice of sticking rookies with exorbitant dinner bill apparently continues

It’s a tradition that drew scrutiny during the Jonathan Martin bullying scandal of nearly a decade ago. Although many thought it would end, it apparently continues — one rookie class at a time.Appearing on The Pivot Podcast, Jets receiver Garrett Wilson got fair warning as to the reality that he’ll eventually be required to pick [more]

Stephen Ross believes a recession will force remote workers back to the office

The man who allegedly wanted his football team to tank apparently now hopes the economy will tank, too.The pandemic revolutionized the manner in which many Americans work. And, after learning that those who work from home can be even more effective than those who show up day after day for small talk and involuntary socialization [more]

11 NFL stadiums to host 2026 World Cup games

The 2026 World Cup will be spread across the United States, Canada and Mexico, and all 11 American host cities will play their games in NFL stadiums.The stadiums for the Falcons, Texans, Dolphins, Eagles, Seahawks, Chiefs, Cowboys, Patriots, 49ers, Jets and Giants, and Rams and Chargers will all host World Cup games.As NFL teams play [more]

Patrick Mahomes was “a little” surprised by Tyreek Hill’s podcast comments

Tyreek Hill raised some eyebrows during the first episode of his new podcast It Needed to be Said when he not only talked about underlying issues with the Chiefs, but also said Tua Tagovailoa is more accurate than his former teammate Patrick Mahomes.On the last day of Kansas City’s minicamp, Mahomes was asked if he [more]

Tom Brady’s appetite to compete is “going to be gone, soon”

Buccaneers quarterback Tom Brady returned to football after a 40-day retirement. How much longer will he go?Although he has made it clear he doesn’t want a farewell tour, the time to say farewell is coming, soon.“I had the appetite to compete, and it’s going to be gone soon,” Brady told Dan Patrick regarding the quarterback’s [more]

Why wasn’t the Sean Payton/Tom Brady to Miami story a bigger deal?

The biggest story of a story-packed offseason arguably came from the Dolphins, who were poised to acquire Sean Payton from the Saints and, eventually, Tom Brady from the Buccaneers. It was, as we’ve said many times, was a done deal — until former Dolphins coach Brian Flores filed his lawsuit against the team, the league, [more]

Dolphins reportedly were ready to sign Sean Payton to a $100 million contract

For those of you who frequent this specific digital destination and/or who watch or listen to PFT Live, you already know that the Dolphins wanted to hire Sean Payton to be the team’s next head coach, with the idea of also securing the services of quarterback Tom Brady. You also know that the lawsuit filed by [more]

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