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Patrick Chung will face no league punishment, likely for a while

With Patriots safety Patrick Chung indicted on felony cocaine possession charges, Patriots fans are bracing for (and non-Patriots fans are rooting for) Chung not being available this season. While that would happen if the Patriots choose to release Chung, the league cannot suspend Chung, with or without pay, based on these allegations. Chung’s alleged misconduct [more]

Is Washington finally coming to terms with the Trent Williams situation?

Anger, denial, bargaining, depression. Acceptance. After five months, it’s possible Washington finally has reached the fifth stage of grief regarding the demise of their relationship with tackle Trent Williams — and that the organization has now embarked on getting the best possible deal for him. When a report emerged a few weeks ago that Washington [more]

Patrick Chung indicted for felony cocaine possession

Patriots safety Patrick Chung has reportedly been indicted on a serious drug charge. Chung was indicted on a charge of possession of cocaine, a Class B felony that carries a sentence of 3.5 to 7 years in prison, in Belknap County, New Hampshire, according to the Laconia Daily Sun. The incident took place around June [more]

Report: Washington turned down first-rounder for Trent Williams

Washington still hasn’t seen Trent Williams, and the team continues to show signs of not being willing to show him the door. According to J.P. Finlay of, the team recently turned down what would appear to be a solid offer for the wantaway left tackle. Echoing a report from Kevin Sheehan of 980 The [more]

Looking at potentially fatal flaws for various teams

Wednesday’s PFT Live draft focused on that one thing that could derail a team’s season: The Achilles heel. Big Cat and I ripped through four rounds, and of course we squabbled the whole time about which guy’s picks were better. You can check it out below, and you can let us know which of us [more]

Danny Shelton impressed Bill Belichick by slimming down to 325

Patriots defensive tackle Danny Shelton has always been a big man, but last year he was too big for Bill Belichick’s liking. Not anymore. Shelton said Belichick wanted him lighter than he was last year, when the Patriots made him inactive for some key games down the stretch, and Shelton delivered. “I think Bill was [more]

Dolphins seem to troll Kenny Stills after he rips Jay-Z

The Dolphins remain as dysfunctional as ever. Or maybe their new head coach is simply doing what Bill Belichick would do. Regardless, one day after receiver Kenny Stills ripped Jay-Z for his decision to do a deal with the NFL without regarding to the ongoing unemployment of quarterback Colin Kaepernick, the Dolphins dialed up eight [more]

Philip Rivers thinks Tom Brady among the best, but not for obvious reason

Philip Rivers is willing to admit that Tom Brady‘s better than he is. And he’s also clear that Brady’s among the best of all time. But the Chargers quarterback thinks the result of individual games aren’t the best way to measure his Patriots counterpart’s greatness. During an interview on the Dan Patrick Show, Rivers pointed [more]

Patriots activate Demaryius Thomas

Patriots wide receiver Demaryius Thomas has taken a step closer to returning to the field. Thomas was moved off the physically unable to perform list and onto the active roster today, according to Mike Reiss of ESPN. Last season Thomas was traded from the Broncos to the Texans and suffered a torn Achilles tendon in [more]

Dontrelle Inman visiting Jets

Dontrelle Inman didn’t land a job with the Lions during a Monday visit, so he’s moved on to meet with another team. Ian Rapoport of NFL Media reports that Inman is meeting with the Jets on Tuesday. Inman was released by the Patriots over the weekend after making three catches for 40 yards in the [more]

Report: Patriots releasing Ryan Allen

Ryan Allen should have seen the writing on the wall when the Patriots used a fifth-round draft choice on Stanford’s Jake Bailey. Allen’s six-year career in New England is over, Jim McBride of the Boston Globe reports. The team has informed Allen of his release. He leaves with three Super Bowl rings. Allen, 29, likely [more]

Julian Edelman activated, Demaryius Thomas not

Patriots wide receivers Julian Edelman and Demaryius Thomas were both on the practice field today, but only Edelman has been moved to the active roster. Edelman has passed his physical and been activated from the non-football injury list, while Thomas only went through a light warmup today and is still on the physically unable to [more]

Julian Edelman and Demaryius Thomas back on practice field

The Patriots are suddenly flush with wide receivers. According to Mike Reiss of, both Julian Edelman and Demaryius Thomas were on the practice field Monday, taking part in warm-ups during the portion of practice reporters are allowed to watch. That suggests that both have been cleared for action, after they weren’t ready for the [more]

Dontrelle Inman slated to visit Lions

Lions General Manager Bob Quinn and head coach Matt Patricia used to work for the Patriots, so there’s little surprise that they’ve added several players who used to play in New England since coming to Detroit. Their interest in former Patriots apparently goes beyond players who were there at the same time they were or [more]

Bill Belichick still has nothing to say about Josh Gordon (beyond what he has said)

As Steve Burton of WBZ learned the hard way on Saturday night, Patriots coach Bill Belichick has nothing to add to the statement he issued earlier that day about the conditional reinstatement of receiver Josh Gordon. That didn’t stop reporters from trying to finagle more from Belichick during a Monday press conference. “Yeah, I released [more]

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