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Will the Bears be able to land Russell Wilson?

The Bears need to upgrade the quarterback position. They’re reportedly planning to make a run for the ultimate potential upgrade: Russell Wilson. The mutual interest makes plenty of sense. The Bears haven’t had a true franchise quarterback since Sid Luckman. Wilson, in turn, wants to be the Patrick Mahomes of an offense, with the attack [more]

Former Cowboys offensive lineman Chris Schultz dies at 61

Former Cowboys offensive lineman Chris Schultz died of a heart attack Thursday night, Andrew Bucholtz of Awful Announcing reports. Schultz was 61. Schultz, a native of Burlington, Ontario, most recently was a popular football analyst in Canada. The Cowboys made the University of Arizona product a seventh-round choice in 1983. The 6-foot-8, 277-pounder played in [more]

Breaking down Dak Prescott’s options

When it comes to quarterback Dak Prescott, his options are simple. Ultimately, the final decision regarding whether to sign a long-term deal in Dallas will be made not by him as much as it will be made by the Cowboys. Confused? Good. Keep reading. (Actually, you’ve already clicked, so my work here is done.) With [more]

Chargers signing kicker Tristan Vizcaino

The Los Angeles Chargers are signing kicker Tristan Vizcaino, according to former NFL kicker Nick Novak. Vizcaino appeared in one game last season for the San Francisco 49ers against the Seattle Seahawks. He converted all three field goal attempts and three extra points attempts he had in relief of an injured Robbie Gould. Vizcaino has [more]

Report: Talks between Cowboys, Dak Prescott’s agent are “progressing”

The Cowboys want to get a long-term deal completed with Dak Prescott, preferably before the March 9 franchise tag deadline. After months to negotiate, it appears the sides finally are making progress. Calvin Watkins of the Dallas Morning News reports Prescott’s representation and the Cowboys’ discussions are “more productive than they have been.” Placing the [more]

Teams shouldn’t retire jerseys if they don’t intend to keep them retired

Sports teams have a habit of honoring great players by retiring their numbers. Apparently, for some teams, retirement means the same that it did for Brett Favre. The Cardinals have become the latest team to unretire a number, putting Marshall Goldberg’s number back in circulation for use by J.J. Watt. Setting aside the question of [more]

Cam Jordan envisions a Super Bowl win if Russell Wilson joins the team

Seahawks quarterback Russell Wilson is willing to accept a trade to the Saints. Multiple Saints players are more than willing to accept Russell Wilson. Saints receiver Michael Thomas quickly made his views known on Twitter when the news broke last week. Appearing Tuesday on ESPN, Saints defensive end Cam Jordan made clear his belief that, [more]

Oddsmakers don’t see Russell Wilson leaving the Seahawks

Last week, agent Mark Rodgers said that client Russell Wilson: (1) has not asked to be traded; (2) wants to stay in the Seattle; and (3) in the event he were to be traded, he’d accept a trade to the Raiders, Bears, Cowboys, or Saints. That clear signal to the Raiders, Bears, Cowboys, or Saints [more]

David Carr makes key revision to article suggesting the Raiders should trade for Russell Wilson

On Monday morning, posted an item from David Carr in which he suggests that the four teams on Russell Wilson‘s short list should have called the Seahawks “yesterday” about a trade. Curiously, one of those four teams — the Raiders — currently employs David Carr’s younger brother as its starting quarterback. Even more curiously, [more]

J.J. Watt will see the Texans in his first year out of Houston

J.J. Watt has announced that he’s joining the Cardinals. It makes for an interesting 2021 schedule. The Cardinals play the teams of the AFC South and NFC North. They play the Houston Texans. They host them, however; J.J. won’t be going to Houston. Watt nevertheless will return to Texas. The Cardinals are due to play [more]

David Carr thinks Derek Carr’s team should trade for Russell Wilson

Seahawks quarterback Russell Wilson has made it known through his agent that Wilson would accept a trade to one of four teams: Cowboys, Bears, Saints, Raiders. Former NFL quarterback David Carr, the older brother of Raiders quarterback Derek Carr, had this to say about the quartet of teams on Russell’s wish list, in an item [more]

Top 100 free agents 2021: Dak Prescott again tops the list

The following are PFT’s top 100 free agents for the start of the 2021 league year. The rankings include prospective unrestricted free agents, as well as released players. The list will be updated as events warrant, with signings, tags and re-signings denoted when announced and/or reported. 1. Cowboys quarterback Dak Prescott 2. Bears receiver Allen [more]

With no owner involvement, Pete Carroll is calling the shots in Seattle

Whether it happens this year or next year, it seems inevitable that Seahawks quarterback Russell Wilson officially will ask the Seahawks to trade him. When the official request comes — or when the offers arrive from the Cowboys, Bears, Raiders, or Saints — who with the Seahawks will decide whether it’s time to move on [more]

New Orleans mayor makes pitch for Russell Wilson

Russell Wilson has made it clear that he’d accept a trade to the Saints, along with three other teams. And even though Drew Brees has yet to retire (and still possibly won’t), New Orleans mayor LaToya Cantrell has made her pitch for Wilson to join the Saints. “I’ve heard the rumors now,” Cantrell said in [more]

K.J. Wright: Russell Wilson isn’t going anywhere

At this point, Russell Wilson hasn’t requested a trade. But we do know the four destinations for which Wilson would waive his no-trade clause. The news that Wilson would be willing to head to New Orleans, Chicago, Las Vegas, or Dallas has created some ripple effects across the NFL. But count Seahawks linebacker K.J. Wright [more]

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