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Matt Ryan “really impressed” with Todd Gurley

Falcons quarterback Matt Ryan has held workouts at Golden West College in Huntington Beach, California, this offseason as he has in previous offseasons. One of the players he has worked with “a handful of times” is new Falcons running back Todd Gurley. Gurley has remained in Southern California since the Rams released him and the [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]

The Simms QB countdown, No. 28: Ryan Fitzpatrick

On Thursday, we paused the Chris Simms Top 40 quarterback countdown on PFT Live in order to devote the full show to the ongoing conversation regarding a moment of profound change in America. On Wednesday, we unveiled two more. Quarterback No. 28 is a quarterback who seemingly has played for 28 teams. Ryan Fitzpatrick actually [more]

Another positive COVID-19 test at SoFi Stadium construction site

Another worker on the construction site for SoFi Stadium has tested positive for COVID-19, bringing the total to nine known cases. According to Nathan Fenno of the Los Angeles Times, the new case was revealed to trade partners by the joint venture overseeing the project. The latest positive test came from a worker who was [more]

LeBron James takes issue with Drew Brees

The toothpaste isn’t going back in the tube. LeBron James, one of the best and most prominent basketball players in NBA history, has taken to Twitter to respond to Drew Brees‘ reiteration of his position from 2016 that he “will never agree with anybody disrespecting the flag of the United States of America or our [more]

Sean McVay: Rams team meeting “an amazing learning experience for me”

Add the Rams to the list of teams that put football aside when they gathered for team meetings on Monday so that players had a space to share their feelings about the killing of George Floyd in Minneapolis by a police officer last week. Head coach Sean McVay said on a Tuesday conference call that [more]

Report: Teams will remain at their facilities for training camp

The NFL is planning for teams to hold training camps on the usual schedule this summer, but it appears there will be changes to operations. One appears to be that teams that usually head away for camp may be staying at home as the league continues to make adjustments due to the COVID-19 pandemic. Pete [more]

Jets, Falcons among teams that gained cap space after June 1

Monday was June 1 and that means teams that cut players with post-June 1 designations earlier this offseason have some more cap space at their disposal. The Jets are at the top of that list. They released cornerback Trumaine Johnson early in the offseason and they now have $11 million in cap space to use. [more]

Aaron Donald the betting favorite to win Defensive Player of the Year

Rams defensive tackle Aaron Donald has already won two Defensive Player of the Year awards, and he’s the betting favorite to win a third this year. The odds at MGM have Donald as a +750 favorite to win the award. If he does, he’ll join J.J. Watt and Lawrence Taylor as the only three-time winners [more]

The Simms top 40 QB countdown No. 32: Case Keenum

The Chris Simms top 40 quarterback countdown continued Monday on PFT Live, and there’s at least one backup who has made it among what should be the spots reserved for starters. Veteran Case Keenum comes in at No. 32. A journeyman in the truest sense, Keenum is now with his fifth team in five seasons, [more]

Three more COVID-19 cases at SoFi Stadium construction site

Three more construction workers at SoFi Stadium have tested positive for COVID-19, moving the total to the project to eight. According to Nathan Fenno of the Los Angeles Times, the positive tests were shared with trade partners by the joint venture overseeing the construction project. The emails said the workers last worked on site on [more]

Peyton Manning preaches the gospel of preparation during lockdowns

Peyton Manning was busy recovering from neck surgery in 2011, but he saw the work his brother Eli Manning put in during the lockout. And he also saw what that work led to, so he’s spreading the word. Peyton Manning told Peter King of NBC’s Football Morning in America that the topic came up during [more]

Rams: “Reform, opportunity and hope” needed for “meaningful change”

The Rams issued a statement Sunday in the wake of the death of George Floyd in Minneapolis, which has created unrest around the country. It came a day after their quarterback, Jared Goff, issued his own. The Rams called for meaningful change. “Sadly, once again our city and our nation are hurting from continued acts [more]

Jared Goff: There needs to be change, and it can only happen together

Jared Goff has added his name to the growing list of quarterbacks, many of whom are white, who are speaking out after the death of George Floyd and the protests that have followed. The Rams quarterback calls for change, saying “it can only happen together.” “My heart hurts for our country,” Goff wrote on Instagram [more]

Cooper Kupp: Outside narratives don’t matter to us

It’s been an offseason of goodbyes for the Rams. Players like Todd Gurley, Brandin Cooks, Dante Fowler, Cory Littleton, Greg Zuerlein, Nickell Robey-Coleman and Clay Matthews have moved on since the end of a disappointing 2019 season and the Rams will look very different from the team that head coach Sean McVay piloted to the [more]

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