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Adrian Peterson will “without a doubt” kneel during national anthem

We already have our first NFL player who isn’t prepared to go along with the advice of President Donald Trump. Washington running back Adrian Peterson said he definitely planned to kneel during the national anthem this year, following the protest cue of Colin Kaepernick, who knelt to protest police brutality and racial inequality. “Years ago, [more]

Adrian Peterson: Drew Brees isn’t racist, but he should see things from our view

Everyone, it seems, has an opinion on Drew Brees‘ national anthem stance. Even President Donald Trump has weighed in on Twitter. The controversy surrounding the Saints quarterback has become the biggest story in the NFL. So naturally, Washington running back Adrian Peterson was asked his opinion while helping families in need in Houston on Friday. [more]

Vikings players distribute food, water, essential goods in Minneapolis Friday

A number of Vikings players attended George Floyd’s memorial service in Minneapolis on Thursday and many of those players were back in the community on Friday to assist in getting food, water and other essential goods to those in need. Tight end Kyle Rudolph helped to organize the event, which saw more than 100 people [more]

Donald Trump: Drew Brees should not have apologized, we all should stand

President Trump weighed in today on the controversy surrounding Drew Brees, saying the Saints’ quarterback was right to criticize kneeling during the national anthem and wrong to apologize for his statement. Trump wrote on Twitter that Brees should stand by what he initially said, when he suggested that kneeling during the anthem is disrespecting the [more]

Malcolm Jenkins has been silent, for the most part

Since posting a pair of passionate, emotional videos on Wednesday reacting to Drew Brees‘ controversial comments reiterating his belief that he “will never agree with anybody disrespecting the flag,” Saints safety Malcolm Jenkins has posted nothing new on social media. Beyond former NBA star and current NBA analyst Shaquille O’Neal explaining that Jenkins accepted Brees’ [more]

Report: More than half of NFL coaching staffs not at team facilities

The NFL allowed coaching staffs to return to the workplace Friday with the approval of state and local authorities. The 49ers coaches weren’t allowed to go back to the team facility because a Santa Clara County mandate remains in place, and the Raiders are in the process of moving to Henderson, Nevada. But more than [more]

Matt Patricia joins Lions players at march in Belle Isle

Word on Thursday was that some current Lions players would take part in a Friday march protesting police brutality organized by former Lions running back Joique Bell in Belle Isle, Michigan and they got company from their head coach. Pictures from the event shared by Dave Birkett of the Detroit Free Press show Matt Patricia [more]

SoFi Stadium worker dies after fall from roof

A worker at the new stadium being built for the Rams and Chargers has died in a fall. The SoFi Stadium worker fell 50 to 60 feet while working on the stadium’s roof, the Los Angeles Times reports. Work has been suspended on the stadium today. The stadium construction project has been plagued by budget [more]

Kyle Long denies report of Jets interest

The Jets might have asked, but Kyle Long is apparently not interested in coming back. According to Rick Tarsitano of WGN, Long was asked if there was any truth to the report from the New York Daily News about the Jets asking him to come out of retirement, and Long replied: “No. None.” The 31-year-old [more]

Buccaneers will open facility June 10, coaches likely back week of June 15

The Buccaneers are getting ready to reopen their facility. The team announced on Friday, via multiple reporters, that they will begin the first phase of the reopening process on Wednesday, June 10. That will allow up to 75 employees to work from the facility. Coaches are now allowed back in the building, but it does [more]

The Simms top 40 quarterback countdown, No. 27: Andy Dalton

The Red Rifle will wear a blue star this season, and he has landed higher than expected in the annual Chris Simms top 40 quarterback countdown. Andy Dalton comes in at No. 27 on Simms’ list. Yes, No. 27. And for good reason. Just because the team hasn’t been very good in recent years, Dalton [more]

Big Ben, Gronk are co-favorites for Comeback Player of the Year

Steelers quarterback Ben Roethlisberger and Buccaneers tight end Rob Gronkowski are the co-favorites to win the Comeback Player of the Year award for the 2020 season. Roethlisberger and Gronkowski are both listed at +400 in the odds at MGM. Roethlisberger is hoping to come back from an elbow injury that saw him miss all but [more]

Packers sign Jon Runyan Jr. to rookie deal

The Packers signed another one of their draft picks, who was part of an effort to add line depth. According to Adam Schefter of ESPN, the Packers signed sixth-round pick Jon Runyan Jr. to his rookie deal. He’s the son of longtime NFL tackle Jon Runyan, and one of three linemen the Packers picked in [more]

Report: Jets have talked to Kyle Long about coming out of retirement

The Jets coaxed center Ryan Kalil out of a brief retirement ahead of the 2019 season and they have reportedly spoken to another offensive lineman about reversing course this year. Manish Mehta of the New York Daily News reports that they have spoken to former Bears guard Kyle Long about returning to action. Long announced [more]

Cowboys: We have to come together to change the system

Cowboys quarterback Dak Prescott pledged $1 million toward improving police training and addressing systemic racism this week and he also makes an appearance in a video statement the team released on Friday. The video opens with voices of reporters from the scenes of the protests that have occurred throughout the country since a Minneapolis police [more]

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