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Bills tackle Trey Adams announces retirement

Buffalo Bills tackle Trey Adams announced his retirement from football in a post to his instagram account on Thursday. “Thank you football for everything,” Adams wrote. “I have put much thought into this decision and it is time for me to retire from the game that has given me so much. Thank you, coach Dev, [more]

Raiders players will not participate in voluntary in-person workouts

Raiders players announced Thursday night they have voted not to participate in voluntary in-person workouts this offseason. They join players from the Browns, Giants, Patriots, Broncos, Seahawks, Lions, Bears and Bucs in releasing a statement that some or all of their players will not take participate in planned in-person work that begins next month. “We [more]

Mike Vrabel: Nobody prepares harder than Derrick Henry does to carry the load

Derrick Henry has led the league in rushing the past two seasons. He also has led the NFL in rushing attempts in back-to-back years. Henry had 303 carries for 1,540 yards in 2019 and 378 carries for 2,027 yards in 2020. The Titans running back had a league-leading 397 total touches in 2020. Titans coach [more]

Raiders waive Maurice Hurst and Arden Key; release Kyle Sloter

The Raiders have released a pair of defensive linemen who were part of the team’s first draft class after Jon Gruden returned as their head coach in 2018. The team announced that they have released defensive tackle Maurice Hurst and defensive end Arden Key. They also released quarterback Kyle Sloter. Hurst was a fifth-round pick [more]

Browns players: We are exercising right not to attend in-person work

In his role as NFL Players Association president, Browns center JC Tretter has been advocating for a virtual offseason program this year. On Thursday, Tretter’s teammates issued a statement saying that they agree with him and players from other teams who have said they will not be taking part in any in-person work this offseason. [more]

Report: Broncos have received calls about DaeSean Hamilton

The Broncos have gotten trade inquiries about receiver DaeSean Hamilton, Mike Garafolo of NFL Media reports. Garafolo adds: “I believe that they would move him for the right place. This is a name that I’ll be watching as we get closer to the draft.” The Broncos have depth at the position with Courtland Sutton, Jerry [more]

Mike Vrabel: Jim Schwartz may help in looking at players for the draft

When the Titans announced Jim Schwartz would be joining the team as its senior defensive assistant, head coach Mike Vrabel touted the experience and perspective Schwartz could provide to Tennessee’s staff. Schwartz, 54, was most recently the Eagles’ defensive coordinator. But he was also the Lions head coach for five years, and was previously the [more]

Bill Belichick on QBs: Interesting group in draft, a lot of ways to do it

Patriots head coach Bill Belichick held a pre-draft press conference on Thursday afternoon and the quarterback position came up multiple times during his 20-plus minutes with the media. Belichick said early in the session that there are “a lot of ways to do it” when discussing what he’s looking for in a quarterback and said [more]

Bill Belichick feels Patriots have improved draft process this year

Patriots owner Robert Kraft said recently that he doesn’t feel the team has “done the greatest job the last few years” when it comes to drafting players and that he’d seen a change in that approach this offseason. The man in charge of drafting those players thinks the change has been a positive one. Patriots [more]

Bill Belichick: Matt Patricia has been heavily involved in Patriots’ pre-draft process

When Matt Patricia was fired as head coach of the Lions and hired by the Patriots, he did not get the title of defensive coordinator, which had been his previous job in New England. That led to questions about what, exactly, Patricia would do for the Patriots. One thing he’s doing is helping the Patriots [more]

Porter Gustin re-signs with Browns

Once the Browns tendered defensive end Porter Gustin as an exclusive rights free agent last month, he was all but certain to be on their roster because he was barred from negotiating with any other teams. It went from all but certain to certain on Thursday. Gustin’s agent David Canter announced that his client has [more]

Texans sign guard Lane Taylor

Last week free agent guard Lane Taylor visited the Texans, and now he has agreed to stay in Houston. The Texans and Taylor have agreed to a one-year contract, Ian Rapoport of NFL Network reports. The 31-year-old Taylor has played his entire eight-year NFL career with the Packers. He was usually a starter when healthy, [more]

Diontae Spencer re-signs with Broncos

Wide receiver/kick returner Diontae Spencer is officially back with the Broncos for the 2021 season. The Broncos tendered Spencer as an exclusive rights free agent, which left him with the choice of re-signing or sitting out as he was barred from talking to other teams once the tender was applied. Spencer’s agent David Canter announced [more]

Steelers announce Vince Williams’ return

Linebacker Vince Williams was released by the Steelers early in the offseason so that the team could create some salary cap room, but that decision didn’t sour him on the club. Word on Wednesday was that Williams would be re-signing with the Steelers. The team made the move official on Thursday with the announcement that [more]

Jim Irsay: Justin Houston could come back

Pass rusher Justin Houston took a visit to Baltimore to meet with the Ravens on Wednesday, but there’s been no word of an imminent agreement with the AFC North club. That leaves the door open for a return to Indianapolis. While the Colts have not moved to re-sign the veteran at this point, team owner [more]

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