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Patriots reportedly “livid” with Jack Easterby

Jack Easterby has generated plenty of goodwill during his short stint as an NFL executive. In New England, he recently has generated plenty of ill will. Greg Bedard of BostonSportsJournal.com reports, via MassLive.com, that the Patriots are “livid” with the guy who arrived in New England as the team chaplain and who has climbed the [more]

NFL has no update on Josh Gordon’s possible reinstatement

Video of Patriots quarterback Tom Brady throwing with wide receiver Josh Gordon on Wednesday served as a reminder that Gordon’s rights remain with New England and that there have been reports indicating he could return to the team this season. There’s been no word of any reinstatement application at this point and the league had [more]

Packers waive Michael Roberts with failed physical

Tight end Michael Roberts obviously isn’t healthy. He failed his second physical in a week, Dov Kleiman reports, and the Packers waived Roberts with the failed physical designation Wednesday. The Lions traded Roberts to the Patriots, but the deal was rescinded last Friday after Roberts failed a physical. The Lions placed Roberts on waivers instead. [more]

Rob Gronkowski makes donation to Buffalo children’s hospital

Bills fans always disliked Rob Gronkowski when he played for the Patriots, mainly because he caught 69 passes for 1,070 yards and 12 touchdowns in 15 games against Buffalo over nine seasons. The Patriots were 13-2 in those games. But now that he’s retired, the Amherst, New York, native no longer gets booed in his [more]

Mahomes is favored to lead the league in passing yardage

Although Chiefs quarterback Patrick Mahomes won the NFL’s MVP award for 2018, he didn’t lead the league in passing yardage. In 2019, he’s projected to make it happen. Caesers Entertainment has installed Mahomes as a 7/2 favorite to throw for more passing yardage than any other quarterback, even though Caesers has taken receiver Tyreek Hill [more]

Report/opinion/report: Nick Caserio wants out of New England

Over the past couple of days, we’ve heard from plenty of people (including Ben Volin himself) regarding Volin’s report that Patriots director of player personnel Nick Caserio wants out of New England. Volin, in response to fan and media reaction to the claim that Caserio is ready to leave the Patriots, characterized the article as [more]

Tom Brady appears to be working out with Josh Gordon

The Patriots won’t be back to work as a team until training camp, but quarterback Tom Brady is doing some work on his own before the team gets back together next month. Brady posted some video and pictures to Instagram showing him going through a workout on Tuesday, including a stop-motion video that shows him [more]

Looking at the best one-year stints in NFL history

With Kawhi Leonard possibly leaving Toronto after only one season, an idea for a PFT Live draft emerged. What are the best one-year stints in NFL history? Simms won the rigged coin toss (as usual), and he also received unauthorized assistance from Stats. So I won this one by forfeit. Regardless, check out the selections, [more]

When will Nick Caserio leave the Patriots?

Patriots director of player personnel Nick Caserio has apparently crossed the Rubicon in Foxboro. So when will he make his formal exit from an organization with which he has spent a generation? His contract runs through the 2020 draft. After that, he’s free to leave. It makes sense to wonder whether he possibly would leave [more]

Bills offering wedding at halftime of Patriots game

The Bills are trying to update their offense this season, and it will involve at least one hitch route. Via the Buffalo News, the Bills are seeking a pair of fans to get married at halftime of their Sept. 29 game against the Patriots. The team’s calling it the “Halftime Wedding Experience of a Lifetime,” [more]

Tom Brady rakes in another $2.35 million in royalties

Patriots quarterback Tom Brady has a grossly below-market deal when it comes to football earnings. When it comes to earnings for jerseys, video games, and trading cards, he earns more than anyone else in the league. According to Daniel Kaplan of TheAthletic.com, Brady raked in $2.35 million in NFLPA endorsements, based on the union’s most [more]

Packers claim Michael Roberts off waivers

The Lions tried to trade tight end Michael Roberts to the Patriots, but the deal was rescinded last Friday and Roberts was placed on waivers instead. Now Roberts will be headed to one of Detroit’s divisional rivals instead. The NFL’s daily transaction report brings word that the Packers have claimed Roberts and added him to [more]

Report: Nick Caserio wants out of New England

The Patriots enforced a clause in Nick Caserio’s contract to keep him from interviewing (and presumably getting) the Texans General Manager job. They may have a bigger problem on their hands. According to Ben Volin of the Boston Globe, the top non-Bill Belichick personnel man there wants out of New England, creating an awkward dynamic [more]

Chris Hogan sees common traits in Tom Brady and Cam Newton

On the surface, there aren’t many quarterbacks more different than Tom Brady and Cam Newton. One is the conventional ideal, the classic drop-back passer. The other is an impossible-to-put-in-a-box gift of talent, a unicorn who combines running and passing like few in the history of the game. One is also understated, and one is very [more]

Why aren’t the Texans hiring a G.M.?

Of the many bizarre twists and turns the Texans have taken over the past eight days, perhaps the most bizarre is this: The team won’t have a General Manager in 2019. So, basically, Brian Gaine was fired (and will be paid), and no one will take his place. The end result raises plenty of questions, [more]

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