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Three teams and counting are looking for coaches and General Managers

Nearly 10 percent of all NFL franchises are currently looking for a new coach and a new General Manager. The Lions have now joined the Falcons and Texans in clearing out both jobs during football season. With three coach/G.M. vacancies, how many more will open up between now and January? Many assume the Jets will fire [more]

NFL Week 12 injury report roundup: Will Tua Tagovailoa play on Sunday?

Week 12 of the 2020 NFL season kicked off on Thursday with wins by the Texans and the Washington Football Team and it continues with 12 more games on Sunday, which means that the 24 teams in those games submitted their final injury reports of the week on Friday. The teams playing on Monday night [more]

Bears confirm Mitchell Trubisky will start on Sunday

The Bears released their injury designations for Sunday shortly before head coach Matt Nagy met with the media on Friday afternoon, which took some of the intrigue away from Nagy’s announcement of a starting quarterback against the Packers. Nick Foles was listed as doubtful after missing three practices with a hip injury, which made it [more]

Bears list Nick Foles as doubtful for Sunday

The Bears haven’t ruled quarterback Nick Foles out for Sunday’s game against the Packers, but they aren’t holding out much hope that he is active for the contest. Foles missed his third straight practice with a hip injury on Friday and the team has listed him as doubtful to play on Sunday night. Mitchell Trubisky [more]

Davante Adams practicing Friday, Marquez Valdes-Scantling isn’t

The Packers have two wide receivers moving in different directions on the injury report as the practice week comes to a close. Davante Adams was listed as a non-participant on Thursday, but reporters at Packers practice report he is back on the field Friday. Adams has been dealing with an ankle injury the last couple [more]

Bears activate Eddie Jackson from COVID list

The Bears are set to have safety Eddie Jackson in the lineup against the Packers on Sunday night. Jackson was placed on the reserve/COVID-19 list earlier this week and the reported reason was close contact with someone who tested positive. That appears to be correct because the Bears activated him from the reserve list on [more]

Matt Nagy: Taking time to evaluate Nick Foles “the only fair thing”

With Nick Foles missing practice on Wednesday and Thursday, all signs in Chicago are pointing toward Mitchell Trubisky starting at quarterback against the Packers on Sunday night but the team hasn’t made a formal announcement of their plans at this point. Offensive coordinator Bill Lazor said the delay isn’t about keeping anything hidden. Lazor said [more]

Nick Foles out of practice again Thursday

It’s looking like quarterback Mitchell Trubisky is going to get another shot at starting for the Bears. Trubisky was a full participant in practice on Thursday, which marks two straight days of a full workload in his return from a right shoulder injury. It was also the second straight day that Nick Foles sat out [more]

What are your most memorable Thanksgiving football moments?

Wednesday’s PFT PM featured a daily PFT Live tradition: A draft. This draft featured a look at our favorite Thanksgiving NFL moments of all time. Charean Williams and I rattled off three each from nearly 50 years of watching Thanksgiving football. Proving once again that, yes, we are old. It was a fun trip down [more]

Fans or not, Aaron Rodgers wants more of the Lambeau Field traditions

The Packers have not welcomed any paying fans to Lambeau Field and that won’t change against the Bears on Sunday night, but they will have a small number of people in attendance. The team announced that 500 team employees and family members will be at the game. Quarterback Aaron Rodgers hopes that won’t be the [more]

Matt Nagy: I have all the confidence in the world in Mitchell Trubisky

Bears coach Matt Nagy isn’t ready to say who will start Sunday Night Football against the Packers. All signs, though, point to Mitchell Trubisky getting back the job. Nick Foles didn’t practice Wednesday after injuring his hip and glute in the Bears’ Week 10 loss to the Vikings. Trubisky was a full participant as he [more]

Packers place Montravius Adams, James Burgess on IR

The Packers placed defensive lineman Montravius Adams and linebacker James Burgess on injured reserve Wednesday, the team announced. Adams has a toe injury and Burgess a hamstring injury. Adams, 25, has played eight games this season. He has seen action on 130 defensive snaps and 71 on special teams. Burgess, 26, has played four games [more]

Markus Paul passes at 54

Markus Paul, a former NFL defensive back and longtime strength and conditioning coach, has died. He was 54. Paul, who joined the Cowboys in 2018, suffered a medical emergency at the team facility on Tuesday. The Cowboys canceled practice in response to the incident. “The loss of a family member is a tragedy, and Markus [more]

Nick Foles doesn’t practice, Mitchell Trubisky listed as full participant

The Bears have two quarterbacks on their Wednesday injury report and their participation levels are very different. Nick Foles did not take part in practice as the team did its first on-field work ahead of Sunday night’s game against the Packers. Foles injured his hip and glute in the team’s Week 10 loss to the [more]

David Montgomery out of concussion protocol

The Bears haven’t said who will start at quarterback for them this week, but it looks like they won’t have to make a choice about a starting running back. David Montgomery suffered a concussion in Week 9 and did not play in the team’s Week 10 loss to the Vikings as a result. The bye [more]

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