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Sean McVay: I’m really excited about collaborating with Matthew Stafford

With the dust settled from the Rams trade for Matthew Stafford, the team has reason for optimism about what his addition can do for the team’s offense. Wide receiver Robert Woods made his excitement clear during a Thursday appearance on PFT Live. And in an interview on the Rich Eisen Show this week, Rams head [more]

Bill Belichick: Matt Patricia has been heavily involved in Patriots’ pre-draft process

When Matt Patricia was fired as head coach of the Lions and hired by the Patriots, he did not get the title of defensive coordinator, which had been his previous job in New England. That led to questions about what, exactly, Patricia would do for the Patriots. One thing he’s doing is helping the Patriots [more]

Falcons sign Duron Harmon

When the Falcons announced the signing of wide receiver/returner Cordarrelle Patterson on Thursday, they revealed they’d brought in another player. Safety Duron Harmon has signed with Atlanta on a one-year deal. Harmon spent 2020 with the Lions after playing his first seven seasons for the Patriots. Harmon received the most playing time of his career [more]

NFLPA: NFL’s modified offseason plan does not address players’ concerns

The NFL released more details Wednesday about plans for offseason workouts. It still isn’t enough to satisfy the NFLPA. Union leaders still are advising players to skip in-person offseason workouts. A day after NFLPA executive director DeMaurice Smith and president JC Tretter sent a initial memo to all players with their recommendation, they decried the [more]

Patriots players say “many of us” won’t participate in voluntary workouts

Like their counterparts on the Broncos, Seahawks, Buccaneers, and Lions, the Patriots players released a statement regarding participation in voluntary offseason workouts. But unlike the rest of the teams, New England’s statement was not a unilateral declaration. The Patriots’ players said “many of us” will not attend the voluntary in-person offseason program, believing it to [more]

Lions players announce they won’t attend voluntary offseason workouts

Add another team to the list. The Lions players announced in a statement released by the NFLPA on Wednesday morning that they will not participate in voluntary in-person offseason workouts at the team facility. The Broncos, Seahawks, and Buccaneers players made similar announcements on Tuesday. “With the voluntary workout period starting shortly and no acceptable [more]

NFL sees attempted offseason workout boycott as a potential win

The NFL Players Association wants the rank and file to choose to not show up for offseason workouts. The NFL apparently wants to see them try. The league, we’re told, sees this as a potential win, a reminder that collective action for this specific unionized work force doesn’t work. The last time the NFLPA attempted [more]

Taking a look at the top 10 picks, with 16 days to go

The 2021 draft is coming. Our one, and only one, mock draft is coming. Eventually. For now, let’s take a look at how the first 10 picks may go, based on things we’re hearing and various reports and rumors and other information making the rounds only 16 days from the launch of round one. No. [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]

Teddy Bridgewater betting odds emerge

We asked for it, we got it. Now go bet it. The folks at PointsBet, at our request during PFT Live, put together odds for the next destination of quarterback Teddy Bridgewater. The Panthers are the favorite at +150, followed by the Broncos at +250, the Texans at +350, the Steelers at +600, the Raiders [more]

Lions sign Dean Marlowe

Apparently the visit went well. Safety Dean Marlowe met with the Lions on Wednesday, and the team announced Thursday morning that he’s signed with the club. The length of the contract was not disclosed. Marlowe spent the last three seasons with the Bills, receiving the most playing time of his career in 2020. Marlowe appeared [more]

Dean Marlowe visits with Lions

The Lions brought in safety Dean Marlowe for a visit, according to the transaction wire. Mrarlowe has been in the league since 2015, spending the last three years with the Bills. He received the most playing time of his career in 2020, appearing in 15 games with four starts. He ended up on the field [more]

Justin Fields set to throw for teams again next week

Justin Fields got high marks for his workout at Ohio State’s Pro Day last month and said that he welcomed a chance to work out again for anyone that wasn’t able to make it to that session. That session is set for next week. Fields’ agent told Matt Barrows of TheAthletic.com that he is set [more]

Les Snead envisions Matthew Stafford playing for the Rams into his late 30s

Rams quarterback Matthew Stafford just turned 33 in February, but his new team thinks he can be effective for plenty of years to come. That’s at least what General Manager Les Snead said during an appearance on the 11 Personnel podcast this week. “I don’t think we [made the trade] thinking two years,” Snead said, [more]

Jason Cabinda re-signs with Lions

The Lions have linebacker/fullback Jason Cabinda under contract for the 2021 season. Cabinda’s return wasn’t in much doubt after the Lions tendered him as an exclusive rights free agent last month. The tender barred him from negotiating with other clubs and the league’s daily transaction report brought word that he signed it on Tuesday. Cabinda [more]

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