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Jalen Ramsey: Deshaun Watson is “extremely serious” about not playing for Texans again

Multiple reports and accounts have emerged since the end of the 2020 regular season indicating that quarterback Deshaun Watson wants out of Houston. More and more reports and accounts indicate that he’ll never play for the Texans again. Along the way, no one has said, reported, or suggested that Watson is merely bluffing or posturing. [more]

Joe Douglas: You get to where great teams are through the draft

One of the storylines that the NFL world is watching this offseason is quarterback Deshaun Watson‘s push to be traded from the Texans. The Jets are one of the teams frequently mentioned as a place Watson could wind up because they have cap space, four first-round picks over the next two drafts, and a need [more]

Kellen Winslow II sentenced to 14 years in prison for sex crimes

Former NFL tight end Kellen Winslow II was officially sentenced to 14 years in prison on Wednesday after accepting a plea agreement on sex crimes against five women. According to Julie Watson of the Associated Press, the 14 years is the maximum possible sentence for Winslow under the terms of the plea agreement. Winslow was [more]

Joe Douglas says Jets have had “productive conversations” with Marcus Maye

The view of the status of negotiations between the Jets and impending free agent safety Marcus Maye on a new contract appears to be different depending on where you’re standing. Maye’s agent Erik Burkhardt responded to a tweet about the team’s cap space on Monday by writing that they “refuse to take care of their [more]

Joe Douglas: Our stance on Sam Darnold hasn’t changed

When Jets General Manager Joe Douglas met the media after Adam Gase was fired as the team’s head coach in January, he said that the team had some decisions to make at quarterback once they hired Gase’s replacement and added that he thinks Sam Darnold has a bright future in the league. The Jets have [more]

Zach Wilson over Trevor Lawrence? Chris Simms says yes

When it comes to 2021 quarterback prospects, the biggest question for most analysts is, “Who’s No. 2?” For one analyst, the question of who’s No. 1 is more important. On Wednesday’s PFT Live, Chris Simms pulled the sheet from his 2021 quarterback draft rankings. He has in the top spot not Clemson’s Trevor Lawrence but [more]

Agent calls out Jets for not doing new deal for safety Marcus Maye

When free agency opens later this month, the New York Jets will have more cap space than most of the teams across the NFL. The Jets trimmed an additional $8.2 million off their cap on Tuesday with the release of Henry Anderson. After Anderson’s release, Field Yates of noted that the Jets could ultimately [more]

Jets release Henry Anderson

The Jets announced they have released veteran defensive lineman Henry Anderson. The move is not a surprise. The Jets’ previous regime rewarded Anderson with a three-year, $25.2 million contract after he made seven sacks, 16 quarterback hits and 35 tackles in 2018. Anderson did not live up to it. The Jets save $8.2 million in [more]

Oddsmakers don’t see Russell Wilson leaving the Seahawks

Last week, agent Mark Rodgers said that client Russell Wilson: (1) has not asked to be traded; (2) wants to stay in the Seattle; and (3) in the event he were to be traded, he’d accept a trade to the Raiders, Bears, Cowboys, or Saints. That clear signal to the Raiders, Bears, Cowboys, or Saints [more]

Top 100 free agents 2021: Dak Prescott again tops the list

The following are PFT’s top 100 free agents for the start of the 2021 league year. The rankings include prospective unrestricted free agents, as well as released players. The list will be updated as events warrant, with signings, tags and re-signings denoted when announced and/or reported. 1. Cowboys quarterback Dak Prescott 2. Bears receiver Allen [more]

2020 season may have moved Mac Jones ahead of Trey Lance

A year ago, North Dakota State quarterback Trey Lance was viewed as an elite NFL draft prospect, and Alabama quarterback Mac Jones was not. But much has changed in the last year. North Dakota State played just one game last fall because of the COVID-19 pandemic, while Alabama played its season. Lance did not play [more]

John McClain calls for the Texans to trade Deshaun Watson

The Houston Texans seem to think they’ll win a standoff with quarterback Deshaun Watson. John McClain of the Houston Chronicle knows that the team won’t. McClain, who has covered the Texans since their debut in 2002 and the Houston Oilers before that, makes the case that the time has come for the Texans to trade [more]

Four of seven new coaches had only one interview in the 2021 cycle

Seven teams, nearly a full fourth of the league, changed coaches during or after the 2020 season. Those seven teams requested a total of 58 interviews. Rob Maaddi of the Associated Press has obtained the internal NFL football operations list of 2021 head coach interview requests. The interviews requested by (but not necessarily conducted by) [more]

Deshaun Watson would lose up to $20.2 million if he sits out the 2021 season

If, as it appears, quarterback Deshaun Watson will never play for the Texans again and if, as it appears, the Texans won’t trade Watson, the stage will be set for a holdout. Different numbers have emerged regarding the monetary losses that Watson would incur. Below, we’ll try to identify the full scope of the financial [more]

Dowell Loggains joins Penn State as an offensive analyst

We’ve seen several NFL coaches drop down to the collegiate ranks after losing jobs in recent years and Dowell Loggains has joined the list of people making that move. According to multiple reports, Loggains is joining Penn State head coach James Franklin’s staff as an offensive analyst. Loggains spent the last two years as the [more]

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