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Sean McVay says Todd Gurley is “feeling great”

There’s been speculation about the health of Rams running back Todd Gurley‘s knee since last season, but coach Sean McVay says Gurley will prove he’s fine on the field. McVay told Jimmy Kimmel that Gurley has taken it slow this offseason because the Rams had a plan for keeping him healthy, and the expectation is [more]

Louisiana judge allows suit against NFL over Rams-Saints missed call to continue

A Louisiana judge allowed a lawsuit against the NFL seeking damages over the errant pass interference no-call late in the NFC Championship game in January. According to Kevin McGill of the Associated Press, Louisiana Civil District Court Judge Nicole Sheppard also ruled that attorneys for the plaintiffs can request documents from the NFL and and [more]

NFL, NFLPA: We had “productive, constructive and beneficial” CBA talks

The NFL and NFLPA gathered for their fourth set of talks about a new Collective Bargaining Agreement on Wednesday and the schedule called for the meetings to last for three days. There was a change in plans, however, and the two sides wrapped things up after several hours of conversations. A joint statement from the [more]

Aaron Rodgers on Aaron Donald: Your entire game plan is stopping him

Packers quarterback Aaron Rodgers has faced a lot of defensive players over the course of his career, but none have been tougher than a player he shared a locker room with for seven years. During an interview with Chris Simms, Rodgers was asked about the best player he’s ever gone against and his answer was [more]

NFL approves new grass field at Azteca Stadium

The NFL began working early to ensure the playing surface in Mexico City is fit to play on come Nov. 18 when the Chiefs and Chargers meet in a Monday night game. League officials checked out the new turf field Monday, according to tweets from turf specialist Renato Luis Lauretti of World Sports Turf. “NFL [more]

Todd Gurley should be very happy with his Madden rating

We’ve spent plenty of time the past couple of days talking about players being upset with their ratings in the new Madden game, and the motivation they have drawn from it. One player who shouldn’t be upset (and in turn has no basis for extra motiviation) is Rams running back Todd Gurley. Gurley is the [more]

Al Riveron vows to overturn only “clear and obvious” PI plays

Remember not long ago when no one knew what a catch was? The debate about what pass interference is (or isn’t) is about to begin. Although NFL referees Tony Corrente and Ron Torbert said nothing changes for officials with pass interference now reviewable, it could have a huge impact on the game as Mike Florio [more]

Aaron Rodgers’ Madden rating plummets

The full Madden ratings have been released, and a certain player with a reputation for being a tad sensitive may not be happy with the number he received. Packers quarterback Aaron Rodgers, who last year was one of seven players to get a game-high 99, has fallen all the way to 90. Still the No. [more]

DeAndre Hopkins is the only offensive player in Madden 20 to get a 99 rating

Antonio Brown may soon be demanding a trade from Madden. The Raiders receiver, who earned a 99 rating in the 2019 version of the game, didn’t get a 99 this year. Of four 99s in all, only one plays offense: Texans receiver DeAndre Hopkins. The other 99 ratings belong to Rams defensive tackle Aaron Donald, [more]

Eric Weddle: Rams cornerbacks the best I’ve ever played with

Safety Eric Weddle hasn’t played any games with the Rams yet, but he’s already drawn a couple of conclusions about his new teammates. One of them is an opinion that probably formed after a minute or two of offseason work. Weddle called two-time defensive player of the year Aaron Donald “one of the best players [more]

Melvin Gordon: You can’t just replace a great back

Melvin Gordon isn’t in the same position that Le'Veon Bell was. Gordon is under contract. Bell wasn’t, refusing to sign the franchise tag. So while Bell could afford to sit out all season, Gordon can’t. He has to show up by the Tuesday after Week 10 to get credit for the year. Bell likely didn’t [more]

Rams’ strength and conditioning coach found not guilty

Jurors in California found Rams strength and conditioning coach Ted Rath not guilty of three counts of sexual battery, the Ventura County Star reports. A Ventura County Superior Court jury deliberated about an hour Friday before returning with the verdict, according to the newspaper. Rath was arrested Jan. 15 for an alleged June 2018 incident [more]

Al Riveron on expanded replay for pass interference: Let’s get it right

If not for the obvious missed call in the NFC Championship Game, the NFL would not have added instant replay for pass interference. But it happened, and they have. The NFL is holding its annual officiating clinic in Plano, Texas, this weekend, and expanded replay was all the talk in the media session with Al [more]

Could Kevin Warren be the NFL’s next Commissioner?

Vikings COO Kevin Warren soon will become the Commissioner of the Big 10. In a profile of Warren, Daniel Kaplan of TheAthethic.com raises this question: Could Warren be the next Commissioner of the NFL? Kaplan, citing unnamed sources with “close ties to the NFL,” writes that those persons view Warren as a “future Commisioner,” and [more]

Gurley on “arthritic component” to knee: Don’t know what you’re talking about

There were reports when Rams running back Todd Gurley‘s knee troubles surfaced last year that he was dealing with an arthritic element to the problem and Gurley’s trainer appeared to confirm that in June. Travelle Gaines said that “everybody knew when Todd came out of Georgia that there would be some kind of¬†arthritic component to [more]

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