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Buccaneers plan to have joint practices with Dolphins this summer

It looks like Ryan Fitzpatrick will have a chance to catch up with his former Buccaneers teammates this summer. Fitzpatrick signed with the Dolphins as a free agent this month and the quarterback will likely be working out kinks in the team’s offense in practices with the Buccaneers defense. Per multiple reports, Buccaneers head coach [more]

Patriots still have time to make a run at Jared Cook, if they want

If the Patriots were interested in Jared Cook before, they definitely should be now. And the Saints should be in a hurry. With the surprise (in timing, if not content) retirement of Rob Gronkowski, the Patriots are suddenly caught short at the position they’re traditionally deepest at. Cook’s coming off a career year with the [more]

Colt McCoy still on crutches

Colt McCoy was holding out hope fo playing last December, if it had mattered. Three months later, the Washington quarterback’s still apparently not well enough to walk around on his own. Via J.P. Finlay of NBC Sports Washington, McCoy was spotted on crutches while doing an interview during an Indy Car race. McCoy suffered his [more]

Jeremy Maclin announces retirement

Even though there are mouths to feed, Jeremy Maclin is finished with football. According to Mike Garafolo of NFL Network, veteran wide receiver Jeremy Maclin announced his retirement today — while at his wife’s baby shower. (Having him around to change diapers might be the best gift of them all.) The Ravens released Maclin last [more]

John Mara is only competition committee member opposed to onside kick alternative

The “fourth-and-15” alternative to the onside kick appears to have a good chance of passing at this week’s owners’ meeting. That’s because Giants owner John Mara told reporters that he is the only member of the competition committee opposed to the proposal, which would allow teams to choose not to kick off after a fourth-quarter [more]

Report: Patriots made a run at Jared Cook

With Gronk’s status still up in the air and Dwayne Allen gone, the Patriots need to make other plans at tight end. And they apparently are. Mike Reiss of ESPN.com reports that the Patriots “aggressively courted” Jared Cook before he chose the Saints. Cook, 31, is actually older than Gronkowski, and Cook entered the league [more]

Todd Gurley, Randy Moss share a unique career record

At the annual owners’ meeting 25 years ago, the NFL adopted the two-point conversion. Since then, 988 two-point conversions have been scored, and 140 of them were scored by the same player who scored the touchdown. Rams running back Todd Gurley and Hall of Fame wide receiver Randy Moss share a unique place in NFL [more]

Doug Pederson coming off foot surgery

The Eagles have a new entry to their injury report. According to Ian Rapoport of NFL Network, Eagles coach Doug Pederson recently underwent foot surgery to correct a “nagging ailment.” While Pederson’s mobility may be limited at the owners meetings in Arizona this week, Rapoport noted that Pederson was expected to be ready for the [more]

Landlords seek $700,000 from Janoris Jenkins

Janoris Jenkins played on last year after what he called a “shocking” case, in which is brother was accused of aggravated manslaughter for the death of a man in the basement of the home he was renting in New Jersey. Now, Jenkins’ landlords are looking for more money from the Giants cornerback. According to the [more]

Here’s an overtime compromise that is sure to never be considered

The NFL usually does what it wants, and the Competition Committee doesn’t seem to want any tangible advice from those who aren’t actively employed by a football team to do football things about football. Because football. But that’s never stopped me from offering advice on how to make the game of football better, so why start [more]

Jameis Winston plans to play at 250 pounds this year

The Buccaneers offense is going to have a different look with head coach Bruce Arians pulling the levers this season and the guy putting the plays into motion is going to have a different look as well. Quarterback Jameis Winston was at Arians’ golf tournament on Saturday and revealed that he’s going to be a [more]

Clay Harbor trying to make an NFL comeback

Tight end Clay Harbor has appeared on The Bachelorette more recently than an NFL game, but he is hopeful that he still has a future as a player. Harbor spent the 2017 season on the Saints’ injured reserve list with a wrist injury that he aggravated during his appearance on the long-running reality show. He [more]

Cowboys-Rams preseason game in Hawaii sells out in less than a day

Several years after losing the completely meaningless end-of-season football game to the mainland, Hawaii is getting a slightly more meaningful preseason football game. And someone has gobbled up all the tickets. Apparently, it was someone(s) looking to re-sell the tickets at a significant profit to the locals. According to KITV.com, the Cowboys-Rams game to be [more]

Kliff Kingsbury: We’re a long way from deciding on No. 1 pick

We’re about a month away from the start of the 2019 NFL Draft and the big question remains whether the Cardinals are going to draft quarterback Kyler Murray with the first overall pick. There have been reports suggesting they are moving in that direction, which would likely mean that they’d trade 2018 first-round pick Josh [more]

Cowboys signing George Iloka to one-year deal

George Iloka left Dallas without a deal, but he’ll be going back with one. PFT has learned that free agent safety George Iloka has agreed to a one-year deal with the Cowboys. The Cowboys looked at a number of safeties, including Eric Berry and Clayton Geathers (before he returned to the Colts) before deciding on [more]

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