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From his honeymoon, Tony Buzbee takes a swipe at Deshaun Watson

Lawyer Tony Buzbee hasn’t said much lately about the 22 cases he’s handling against Texans quarterback Deshaun Watson. On Monday, Buzbee took a swipe at Watson while on a honeymoon. “I’m not a big spa guy, and I abhor someone I don’t know touching me; but I had been at the beach, and had some [more]

21 NFL teams will hold joint practices in August

The NFL released the entire schedule of joint practices, and 21 teams will have at least one practice with another team. Only Washington, the Lions, Saints, Seahawks, Cardinals, Chiefs, Texans, Jaguars, Bengals, Steelers and Bills will not work with another team. Seven teams — the Eagles, Giants, Dolphins, Patriots, Jets, Panthers and Rams — each [more]

Dolphins re-sign Timon Parris

The Dolphins have re-signed offensive tackle Timon Parris after waiving him last month. Parris originally signed with the Dolphins on May 20, but the team cut him when it signed offensive lineman Jermaine Eluemunor. Parris, 25, spent time with the Falcons, Browns and Washington Football Team last year. He has appeared in four NFL games, [more]

Melvin Ingram visiting with Steelers

One of the league’s notable remaining free agents could be closer to finding a new team. Per NFL Media’s Ian Rapoport, edge rusher Melvin Ingram is visiting with the Steelers on Monday. Ingram had spent the entirety of his nine-year career with the Chargers, but was not re-signed following the 2020 season. He played seven [more]

Dolphins sign Isaiah Ford, waive Brian Cole and Tyler Gauthier

With training camp coming up in a couple of weeks, Miami has made a few Friday roster moves. The Dolphins announced they’ve re-signed free agent receiver Isaiah Ford. Ford was a Dolphins seventh-round pick in 2017 and spent most of his first four seasons with the franchise, appearing in 19 games. While Miami traded Ford [more]

Tickets to London games still not on sale, NFL says it’s a non-issue

Multiple PFT readers and/or PFT Live viewers in the United Kingdom have told us that tickets to the two London games to be played in October have not yet gone on sale. They’re concerned that the games ultimately may not be played in London, given the lingering pandemic. The NFL says that’s not that case. [more]

Deshaun Watson situation remains quiet, two weeks from opening of training camp

The Texans report for training camp on July 29. It’s still not known whether quarterback Deshaun Watson will be present. His status hinges on two key factors. First, if the 22 civil lawsuits pending against him settle by then, Watson could then be traded. Second, if the cases don’t settle, the question becomes whether the [more]

Jay Cutler worries about CTE

Former NFL quarterback Jay Cutler played long enough to take plenty of hits. Now that his career is over, Cutler is concerned that he’s taken too many hits to the head. “I’ve damaged enough things and brain parts and heart and everything in my life, if I make it to 80, or anything after that, [more]

New movie takes a swipe at the Dolphins

Usually, pop-culture jokes about bad football teams usually are reserved only for truly bad football teams. The Dolphins are not a bad football team, and yet they’re the butt of a joke in a new movie. As explained by Omar Kelly of the South Florida Sun-Sentinel (via Sports Business Daily), The Tomorrow War includes multiple [more]

Bears announce 14 open training camp practices

Bears fans will have 14 opportunities to see the team practice during training camp this summer. The team announced its camp schedule on Wednesday and it includes 14 free practices for the public. There will be about 1,000 tickets available for each practice and those interested in attending have to register on the team’s website [more]

Dolphins announce training-camp schedule, with 14 open practices

The Miami Dolphins will hold training camp this year for the first time at the new Baptist Health Training Complex in Miami Gardens. On Wednesday morning, the team announced that 2021 camp will include 14 open practices. Tickets are free, with season-ticket holders getting first dibs today and the general public tomorrow. All tickets must [more]

Had NFL been more accepting of marijuana, Ricky Williams believes he would be in Canton

At The University of Texas, Ricky Williams became one of the best running backs in college football history with 7,206 yards from scrimmage and 75 touchdowns. In 1998, he set 21 NCAA records, rushed for 2,124 yards and 27 touchdowns and won the Heisman Trophy with the greatest percentage of first-place votes in history. Williams [more]

Ricky Williams hopes Sha’Carri Richardson case leads to more talk of changing marijuana rules

During his NFL career, Ricky Williams was suspended repeatedly for violating the league’s substance-abuse policy, and that led to him becoming an outspoken advocate for allowing athletes to use marijuana. Williams hopes that discussion is advanced after the suspension of track star Sha’Carri Richardson. Richardson won the 100-meter dash at the U.S. Olympic trials but [more]

Heisman Trust says it will return Reggie Bush’s trophy if NCAA reinstates him

After the NCAA granted college athletes rights to profit off of their names Thursday, images and likenesses this week, former NFL running back Reggie Bush said it was his “firm belief” that both his records and his Heisman Trophy should be reinstated. Bush was awarded the Heisman after his 2005 season at USC, but he [more]

Yes, Reggie Bush should get his Heisman Trophy back

When Reggie Bush had his Heisman Trophy taken away for receiving benefits while playing college football from agents who wanted to eventually represent him, the trophy never was re-awarded. That should make it easy to give it back to him. Now that the floodgates for getting paid by would-be agents have finally flown open, Bush [more]

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