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Zach Wilson “doing something new” in choosing to wear No. 2

Zach Wilson wore No. 11 and No. 1 during his college career at BYU. He will wear No. 2 with the Jets, the team announced Thursday. “I’m just mixing it up, doing something new,” Wilson said at rookie minicamp, via Ethan Greenberg of the team website. “I like any single-digit number, I think they’re cool. [more]

2021 NFL schedule: 10 teams get five primetime games each

Ten teams each received five primetime games. The Packers, Saints, Cowboys, Seahawks, Steelers, Ravens, Rams, 49ers, Chiefs and Bucs are scheduled for five night games each. The Saints and Cowboys also have Thanksgiving Day games, and the Packers a Christmas Day game. The Bears, Vikings, Raiders, Colts and Bills each are scheduled for four primetime [more]

2021 Thursday Night Football Schedule: Rams, Seahawks set for early matchup

The Buccaneers and Cowboys will begin the 2021 the season on Thursday, Sept. 9. But Thursday Night Football will technically begin the next week with a divisional contest between the Giants and Washington on NFL Network. After Carolina visits Houston in Week Three, the Week Four matchup will feature the league’s last two No. 1 [more]

Browns at Steelers closes out ESPN’s Monday Night Football 2021 schedule

The NFL announced its 2021 schedule on Wednesday night. The includes 17 games on ESPN’s Monday Night Football. It does not feature a doubleheader on the first Monday night of the season. ESPN also will air a Week 18 Saturday doubleheader. Those games, which will kickoff at 4:15 p.m. and 8:15 p.m. ET, also will [more]

Report: Jets worked out Tavon Austin

Former first-round pick Tavon Austin could have a new team soon. According to NFL Media’s Ian Rapoport, Austin worked out for the Jets on Wednesday and it went well. Austin last played for the Packers in 2020, appearing in four regular season games and Green Bay’s two playoff contests. Austin was primarily a punt returner [more]

49ers, Rams open as biggest Week One favorites

The release of the schedule for the first weekend of the 2021 NFL season has led to sportsbooks releasing point spreads for the first 16 games of the year. A pair of NFC West teams have been installed as the biggest early favorites. William Hill has the 49ers favored by seven points in their road [more]

NFL returns to London with Falcons-Jets, Jaguars-Dolphins in 2021

The NFL’s international series is officially back with a pair of October games. The Falcons will host the Jets in Week Five and the Jaguars will host the Dolphins in Week Six. Both games will be played at 9:30 a.m. ET. The Jets-Falcons matchup on Oct. 10 will air on NFL Network. Miami vs. Jacksonville [more]

Sam Darnold will open Panthers tenure against the Jets

The schedule for the first week of the 2021 NFL season has been released and it features an interesting matchup in Carolina. The Jets will be paying a visit to the Panthers, which means that there’s going to be a lot of attention paid to the quarterbacks on both sides of the matchup in the [more]

Steelers take on Bills, Browns face Chiefs in Week One slate on CBS

The full 2021 schedule won’t be out until later today, but the beginning of the season is taking shape. CBS announced its slate of Week One games and there are several intriguing matchups in the early and late window. Quarterback Ben Roethlisberger and the Steelers will begin their 2021 season in Buffalo, taking on a [more]

Urban Meyer says he has to make a decision on Tim Tebow soon (but it sounds like it’s been made)

Tim Tebow, who could have been traded to the Jaguars in 2012 but chose the Jets instead, could finally be signing with Jacksonville. Coach Urban Meyer, in explaining the overall reasoning to Cris Collinsworth, strongly suggested that Tebow will inevitably be a Jaguar. “We have not signed Tim,” Meyer told Collinsworth. “There’s a thought going [more]

Tim Tebow’s arrival could be an issue within the Jaguars building

A schism could be in the offing. With the Jaguars reportedly planning to sign quarterback outfielder tight end Tim Tebow, there’s a chance not everyone in the locker room will roll out the red carpet for a guy whose job opportunity seems to be more about hype and revenue than Xs and Os. Via Jeff [more]

New Jersey Governor: “Pretty good” chance of full capacity at MetLife Stadium

There were no fans at MetLife Stadium for Giants and Jets games during the 2020 season and they didn’t miss much as the two teams combined to go 8-24 while missing the playoffs. Both teams hope that their offseason moves will make for better results on the field and signs are pointing toward having a [more]

Does Tim Tebow deserve an NFL roster spot?

Tim Tebow last played in the NFL nine years ago. He’ll likely soon be a member of Jacksonville’s 90-man roster. Should he be? Tebow’s baseball career largely was a cash grab by the Mets organization. The Jaguars presumably will be doing the same thing, selling tickets and jerseys and generating interest in a player whose [more]

Browns claim Chase McLaughlin

The Browns have added a kicker. Per the transaction wire, Cleveland claimed Chase McLaughlin on Monday. The Jets waived McLaughlin late last week. McLaughlin has spent time with several teams since entering the league as an undrafted free agent out of Illinois in 2019. After spending time with the Bills and Vikings, he kicked in [more]

Jaguars plan to sign Tim Tebow

Monday began with word from Peter King in Football Morning in America that the Jaguars could sign Tim Tebow after this week’s rookie minicamp and it appears the wheels for that signing are already in motion. NFL Media reports that the Jaguars are planning to sign Tebow, who will be trying for a second act [more]

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