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Taylor Gabriel retires

Former NFL wide receiver Taylor Gabriel is calling it a career. “Retired,” Gabriel wrote to accompany an Instagram picture of him lounging in his pool. “Undrafted Free Agent Tryout #7Years. Thanks to all my fans and supporters love y’all.” Gabriel was a free agent who said last year that he decided not to play because [more]

No decision yet on reversal of one-helmet rule

Last year, the NFL acknowledged that the one-helmet rule could change in 2021. It still could. Per a league spokesperson, there has been no resolution yet regarding the possibility that teams could be permitted to allow players to use more than one helmet during the course of a given season. That would give teams the [more]

Phillip Adams’ brain will be studied for CTE

Earlier this week, former NFL defensive back Phillip Adams shot and killed five people before killing himself. Adams’ father said that “football messed him up.” Scientists will take a closer look at that specific question. Via the Associated Press, the brain of Phillip Adams will be tested for Chronic Traumatic Encephelopathy, a degenerative condition that [more]

Aaron Rodgers caps a solid first week at Jeopardy! guest host

Whether he retires, makes off-day trips to Los Angeles during the season, or loads up with show tapings before training camp and during the bye week, Packers quarterback Aaron Rodgers may soon have a decision to make. Based on his performance through five episodes as the guest-host of Jeopardy!, Rodgers could indeed end up being [more]

Malcolm Butler not trying to replace Patrick Peterson, may not take his number

Patrick Peterson, a cornerback who was chosen to eight Pro Bowls over a 10-year career in Arizona, left the Cardinals this offseason. Malcolm Butler, a cornerback who’s had plenty of success in the NFL himself, arrived. But Butler doesn’t want to be viewed as Peterson’s replacement. “Not too many people can replace a Patrick Peterson,” [more]

Patriots cut Ross Reynolds

The Patriots waived offensive guard Ross Reynolds on Friday, according to the NFL’s transactions report. Reynolds, 25, has never appeared in an NFL regular-season game. The Patriots activated him from the practice squad for Week 17 in 2020, but he did not play a down. Reynolds entered the NFL as an undrafted free agent out [more]

Report: John Lynch, Kyle Shanahan keeping plans to themselves

Mac Jones may be the clear favorite to go third overall to the 49ers, but even the team’s assistants aren’t certain who the team will take. General Manager John Lynch and coach Kyle Shanahan have kept their plans close to their vest, Ian Rapoport of NFL Media said on the Rich Eisen Show on Friday. [more]

Report: Phillip Adams shootings were sparked by decision to stop medication

It remains unknown why former NFL defensive back Phillip Adams shot and killed a prominent South Carolina doctor, his wife, two grandchildren, and another person. A new report supplies a potential motive. South Carolina U.S. Representative Ralph Norman tells Alex Giles of WBTV that Dr. Robert Lesslie had been treating Adams, and that Dr. Lesslie [more]

Caleb Brantley, Thaddeus Moss among five players cut by Washington

The Washington Football Team cleared some space on the roster Friday. The team announced that they have cut five players. Defensive tackle Caleb Brantley, wide receiver Emanuel Hall, running back Javon Leake, tight end Thaddeus Moss, and running back Michael Warren. Brantley was a 2017 sixth-round pick by the Browns who came to Washington in [more]

Bears re-sign Michael Joseph

The Bears have brought back one of their exclusive rights free agents, re-signing defensive back Michael Joseph on Friday. Joseph has not appeared in a regular-season game, but has been with the club since 2018. He signed as an undrafted free agent out of Dubuque, spending the majority of the 2018 and 2019 seasons on [more]

Trey Lance schedules second Pro Day for April 19

Trey Lance will throw for NFL teams once more before the upcoming draft. Per ESPN’s Chris Mortensen, Lance has scheduled his second Pro Day for Monday, April 19 — 10 days before teams select in the first round. Lance held his first Pro Day on March 12, drawing several General Managers and head coaches to [more]

Seahawks re-sign Damarious Randall, move him to corner

Damarious Randall will be staying in Seattle, but he’ll be playing a new role in 2021. The Seahawks announced that they have re-signed Randall on Friday. They also announced that Randall will be playing cornerback next season. Randall was a safety in college, but played corner after being drafted by the Packers in the first [more]

Report: Falcons G.M., coach now aligned on fourth overall pick

Falcons G.M. Terry Fontenot and coach Arthur Smith are divided on what to do with the fourth overall pick. Unless they aren’t. D. Orlando Ledbetter of the Atlanta Journal-Constitution reports that Fontenot and Smith are now “aligned” on the franchise’s plan for the selection. Fontenot previously was reportedly hoping to take a quarterback, and Smith [more]

Could the Eagles be lurking for Deshaun Watson?

Much has to happen before Deshaun Watson could be traded, especially if he’s going to be traded at or around the 2021 draft. If, somehow, Watson manages to properly and appropriately settle the 22 civil lawsuits pending against him before the draft, there’s one team to watch closely as a potential destination. The Eagles. Yes, [more]

Nick Bosa shares videos showing progress in ACL recovery

49ers defensive end Nick Bosa said in February that he will return from last year’s torn ACL better than ever and he’s showing the work that he’s putting in to make that happen. Bosa has shared several videos to his Instagram story in recent days showing off his work. Friday’s videos showed Bosa sprinting, changing [more]

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