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Kevin Stefanski agreed to certain specific terms that limit his authority

Head football coaches like to run the show. In Cleveland, the head football coach won’t be. As explained by Steve Doerschuk of the Canton Repository, new Browns coach Kevin Stefanski showed during his interview a willingness to yield to certain expectations of part-time chief strategy office Paul DePodesta, including having someone from the analytics group [more]

Patrick Chung resolves New Hampshire cocaine possession charge

Patriots safety Patrick Chung entered a not guilty plea when he was indicted on cocaine possession charges last year and the case will not be going to trial. The Belknap County Attorney’s office announced on Monday that they have reached an agreement to resolve the charges. The charges will be dismissed if Chung avoids any [more]

David Andrews hopes to return from blood clots

Patriots center David Andrews said he hopes to return to the field next year, after missing the entire 2019 season because of blood clots in his lungs. Via Mike Reiss of, Andrews said he’s hoping to be cleared soon. “I feel great,” Andrews said. “I have a bunch of doctors’ appointments in February, [hopefully] [more]

Spots 1-28 now set for 2020 NFL Draft

Yesterday was a crushing loss for the Texans, but at least they can comfort themselves with their future, and how they can use the 26th pick in the 2020 NFL Draft to make a good team better. Oh wait, they already traded that one to the Dolphins. Sorry guys, that was probably too soon. With [more]

Report: Julian Edelman arrested for misdemeanor vandalism

Patriots wide receiver Julian Edelman has reportedly been arrested for vandalism after jumping on the hood of someone’s car. Edelman was in Beverly Hills at around 9 p.m. on Saturday when he jumped onto a Mercedes and damaged it, according to Someone in the area flagged down police officers, who arrested Edelman. According to [more]

Tom Brady plans to play in 2020, but says future can wait for now

It was only a week ago that the Patriots’ season ended, so nothing has changed for Tom Brady. The Patriots quarterback has taken time off since his team’s loss to the Titans in the wild-card round. Brady said Saturday he has not started thinking about his future. Brady is scheduled to become a free agent [more]

No second round of interviews for Browns head coaching search

The Browns are the only NFL team without a head coach, but it may not remain that way for long. Josh McDaniels became the eighth person to interview for the Browns’ head coaching vacancy on Friday and he will be the last. PFT has learned, via a league source, that the team isn’t planning on [more]

Josh McDaniels wraps up interview in Cleveland

Josh McDaniels traveled to Cleveland on Friday in order to become the eighth person to interview to become the Browns head coach and that interview has now come to an end. posted video of McDaniels leaving the team’s facility after the meeting came to an end. McDaniels, who traveled to Cleveland with his wife, [more]

Julian Edelman needs knee and shoulder surgery

The Patriots had plenty of problems keeping reliable receivers on the field, and that was with Julian Edelman playing every game. Now that the season’s over, he needs some work done. According to Karen Guregian of the Boston Herald, Edelman is going to have surgery on his left shoulder, as well as an arthroscopic procedure [more]

Slow start to interview process limited Josh McDaniels’ options

As Patriots offensive coordinator Josh McDaniels interviews for the head-coaching vacancy in Cleveland, whether he gets any job in the current cycle comes down to one and only one shot, barring a delayed-reaction firing, retirement, or resignation. The Panthers and Giants wanted to talk to McDaniels, but for whatever reason he got started too late. [more]

Report: Josh McDaniels’ wife on trip to Cleveland as well

Patriots offensive coordinator Josh McDaniels is talking to the Browns today, and he’s bringing someone else who may have to be swayed. According to Albert Breer of, McDaniels’ wife Laura is on the trip with him today. That may or may not mean anything, but it could be a sign that they’re trying to [more]

Browns interviewing Josh McDaniels Friday, no other interviews on tap

The Browns are the only NFL team still looking for a head coach and the end of their search may be coming in the near future. Patriots offensive coordinator Josh McDaniels is interviewing with the Browns on Friday. It’s the first interview for McDaniels during this hiring cycle, but he’s the last candidate scheduled to [more]

Giants like what they heard from Bill Belichick about Joe Judge

The Giants were impressed by the recommendation they got on new coach Joe Judge from his old boss, Bill Belichick. But the referral Belichick got from another coach also carried some weight. Via Tom Rock of Newsday, Giants co-owner John Mara said that Alabama coach Nick Saban sending Judge to work for Belichick mattered as [more]

Dead money complicates Tom Brady’s negotiations with Patriots (if there are any)

If quarterback Tom Brady decides to stay with the Patriots and the Patriots decide to continue to employ a quarterback who will turn 43 in August, the first challenge comes from crafting a contract in time to best manage a $13.5 million chunk of dead money that will drop into 2020, if Brady doesn’t re-sign [more]

Plenty of content is coming on Friday

In addition to the non-stop blurbs posted here throughout each and every day, weekday mornings and multiple afternoons per week result in audio and/or video content for your perusal. On Friday, things get a little convoluted. On NBC Sports Radio, a brand-new edition of PFT Live debuts at 6:00 a.m. ET, with visits from Paul [more]

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