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Michael Thomas cites new Tony Romo deal in opposition to CBA

The decision by CBS to get Tony Romo under contract in advance of CBS getting the NFL under contract could make it just a little harder for the NFL to get any network under contract. Responding to the news of Romo making $17 million per year to serve as a game analyst on TV (only [more]

Cowboys will let Byron Jones hit free agency

The Cowboys met with Byron Jones‘ agent Friday, and it ended as expected. Dallas discovered what it already knew. The Cowboys won’t be able to afford the cornerback and are expected to let him hit free agency without an offer, Ian Rapoport of NFL Media reports. Owner Jerry Jones and executive vice president Stephen Jones [more]

Tony Romo stays with CBS, at $17 million per year

At times it seemed like it was going to be close enough to make a grown man say “ooooo” and “eeeee.” In the end, however, Tony Romo opted to stay put. John Ourand of Sports Business Journal reports that Romo has signed a long-term deal to stay at CBS. Andrew Marchand of the New York [more]

Randy Gregory hopes to play in 2020

The NFL indefinitely suspended Randy Gregory almost exactly one year ago. Reports surfaced last summer that the defensive end would file for reinstatement with hopes of returning in 2019, and that’s the last we’ve heard of Gregory. He did not play last season. Although a report surfaced from a Dallas radio station earlier Friday that [more]

Report: Some General Managers, coaches believe Matthew Stafford wants to be traded

The Scouting Combine is many things other than the Scouting Combine. Among other things, it’s Rumor Central, with reporters in varying degrees of sobriety constantly talking to coaches and executives in varying degrees of sobriety. Whether and to what extent rumor mongered while elbows are bending ever see the light of day is a different [more]

Jameis Winston had meniscus trimmed this offseason

Jameis Winston remained in the Buccaneers lineup after injuring his right thumb last season and that wasn’t the only injury he dealt with in 2019. Ian Rapoport of NFL Media reports that Winston recently had surgery on his knee to trim his meniscus. Winston tore it at some point during the season. It’s at least [more]

Report: Packers to meet with Aaron Jones’ agent with one year left on his deal

The wait to find out if the proposed Collective Bargaining Agreement has delayed some talks about contracts around the league, but it doesn’t appear to be getting in the way of the Packers having a chat about running back Aaron Jones‘ future in Green Bay. Rob Demovsky of reports that the team is scheduled [more]

Kemal Ishmael not expected back with Falcons

The Falcons recently indicated that tight end Austin Hooper and linebacker De'Vondre Campbell won’t be re-signed ahead of free agency, which means that there’s a pretty good chance that both of them will be playing elsewhere next season. It looks like Kemal Ishmael will be on the same list. Ishmael’s agent Fred Lyles told D. [more]

Barry Sanders has fun with Garth Brooks fans’ misunderstanding

We may have found the candidate to truly unite the country. After a simple misunderstanding led some fans to disavow country music star Garth Brooks, former Lions running back Barry Sanders injected the right note of levity (and sanity) to the situation. To make a long viral story short, Brooks played a concert in Detroit, [more]

Crane collapses in parking lot outside SoFi Stadium

A large crane collapsed outside SoFi Stadium on Friday morning, The Associated Press reports. Construction is ongoing at the new home of the Rams and the Chargers. The AP, citing the Los Angeles County Fire Department, said no injures were reported. It is not clear what caused the crane to collapse in the parking lot. [more]

Mohamed Sanu to have ankle surgery

Patriots wide receiver Mohamed Sanu didn’t make a big impact after being traded to New England last season, and he said late in the year that an ankle injury was part of the reason. That injury has still been slow to heal. Now Sanu is going to have surgery on the ankle, Adam Schefter of [more]

Will Robert Kraft intervene to keep Tom Brady?

It’s become regarded as a given that, when the time comes for the Patriots to decide the offer that will be made to Tom Brady, coach Bill Belichick — and only coach Bill Belichick — will determine the structure and amount of the deal. Some league insiders with knowledge of the dynamics in New England [more]

Ron Rivera says Dwayne Haskins will “understand” team’s interest in QB prospects

Ron Rivera created headlines earlier this week when he revealed Washington is meeting with Joe Burrow and Tua Tagovailoa. The team has the second overall choice but drafted quarterback Dwayne Haskins with the 15th overall choice a year ago. Rivera defended Washington’s decision to do its due diligence on the top quarterbacks and said the [more]

Cardinals will be home team for game in Mexico City

The Cardinals played in the first NFL game to be played in Mexico City during the 2005 season and they’ll be back in the city during the 2020 season. The team announced on Friday that they will be the home team for this year’s return to Estadio Azteca. The date of the game and the [more]

Report: Packers planning a run at Austin Hooper

It looks like Austin Hooper‘s going to a popular name in the NFC North when free agency opens next month. Rob Demovsky of ESPN reports that the Packers plan to make a run at the tight end. That comes after another report that indicates the Bears have also targeted Hooper as a player they’d like [more]

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