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Antonio Brown working out with Russell Wilson

A report in May out of Seattle indicated Russell Wilson wants the Seahawks to sign Antonio Brown. Now, it appears the two are working out together, which should only intensify the Brown-to-Seattle talk. The receiver posted videos on his Instagram story Wednesday, and Ben Arthur of the Seattle Post Intelligencer made the connection. Brown is [more]

Can NFL pull it off in 2020? Bill Cowher says, “I don’t know”

NBC analyst Rodney Harrison expressed concern on Tuesday regarding the ability of the NFL to play a season in a pandemic. CBS analyst Bill Cowher has similar misgivings. “I mean, there’s so much anxiety and worry about what’s next, to do the right thing because it varies from state to state,” Cowher told Ed Bouchette [more]

Two weeks left for tagged players to sign long-term deals

Chiefs defensive tackle Chris Jones suggested this week that he could sit out the 2020 season if he doesn’t come to an agreement with the team on a long-term deal before the July 15 deadline to do so and he has plenty of company when it comes to looking for such a contract. With two [more]

Rod Woodson believes NFL head coaches don’t want Hall of Fame players on their staffs

Hall of Fame cornerback Rod Woodson has spent some time in the NFL as an assistant coach, including two stints with the Raiders. But it never really stuck for him. And Woodson has a theory for that. He thinks NFL head coaches don’t want Hall of Fame players on their staffs. “They want one alpha [more]

NFL players planning Thursday call to discuss “what to expect” at camp

During an appearance on NFL Network Tuesday, Steelers defensive end Cam Heyward added his voice to those of other players who are unsure what training camp and the 2020 season are going to look like. Heyward said he hasn’t heard of any players who expect to opt out of playing this season because of the [more]

Report: Bucs remain uninterested in Antonio Brown

The NFL will complete its investigation into Antonio Brown at some point, and chances are, the receiver finds a job somewhere. That somewhere won’t be Tampa. Greg Auman of reports that “nothing has changed with Bucs and their lack of interest in signing Antonio Brown. As Bruce Arians made clear in March, just not [more]

Cam Heyward: “It’s unbelievable” to see father honored in Pittsburgh

Steelers defensive lineman Cam Heyward will be in the building when his father, Craig “Ironhead” Heyward, is inducted into Pitt’s Hall of Fame this year. It’s a happy coincidence for Heyward that he plays at Heinz Field, which the Steelers share with Pitt, where his father was one of the biggest stars in college football [more]

Steelers optimistic season will be played on schedule, with fans in stands

The NFL is continuing to move forward with plans to play the full season on schedule with fans in the stadiums, and the Steelers say they’re optimistic it can be done. The Steelers said on Monday that they think they can comply with local health officials’ recommendations while playing the season with fans at Heinz [more]

Betting odds give Cam Newton good chance at Comeback Player of the Year

The news that Cam Newton is signing with the Patriots sent plenty of gamblers scrambling to place bets on Newton to win the NFL’s Comeback Player of the Year award. Newton, who was a +1800 long shot to win the award before the news broke, has seen his odds go as short as +340 to [more]

Report: Teams are talking to “friends and associates” of Colin Kaepernick

The dance continues. Even if the footwork and the music rarely if ever match. NFL Media, owned and operated by the NFL, reported last week that multiple teams are interested in quarterback Colin Kaepernick. PFT reported in response that such interest has not resulted in any team contacting Kaepernick or his representatives. Then, NFL Media [more]

Colts public relations staff wins PFWA’s Rozelle Award

The Pro Football Writers of America have selected the Colts public relations staff as the 2020 Pete Rozelle Award winner. The team was lauded for access for local and national media especially in the wake of the sudden retirement of quarterback Andrew Luck before the start of last season. The Colts PR staff, the 31st [more]

Hall of Fame announces 2020 class will be enshrined next year

The Pro Football Hall of Fame has announced that this year’s Hall of Fame Game and enshrinement ceremony have been postponed, with the Class of 2020 now being enshrined alongside the class of 2021. The COVID-19 pandemic has led the Hall of Fame to cancel this year’s event, and so the 2021 ceremony will be [more]

Hall of Fame game cancellation means little as to whether season happens

For those inclined to be pessimistic about pro football in 2020, plenty of evidence exists to support the suspicion that the season won’t happen. For those inclined to be optimistic, it’s getting harder to find lifelines on which to cling. That said, the fact that the NFL has canceled the Hall of Fame game means [more]

Hall of Fame Game canceled

Despite the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic, the NFL continues to say the regular season will start on time. The preseason, however, will not. The Hall of Fame Game, the league’s annual preseason kickoff in Canton, Ohio, has been canceled, according to Adam Schefter of ESPN. The enshrinement ceremony for the Hall of Fame Class of 2020 [more]

Report: Ravens unlikely destination for Antonio Brown

Antonio Brown has yet to receive clearance from the NFL, and when he does return, the receiver likely finds a limited market awaiting him. A report Tuesday indicated the Ravens and Seahawks have had internal discussions about signing Brown, but another report Wednesday downplays Baltimore’s interest level. Brown’s name has come up in Baltimore, Josina [more]

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