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Winston suspension pushes Ryan Fitzpatrick back into spotlight

With the news that quarterback Jameis Winston will be suspended the first three games of the regular season for violating the personal conduct policy, the Buccaneers’ decision to bring back Ryan Fitzpatrick looks like a wise one. The 35-year-old Fitzpatrick signed a one-year, $3.3 million deal in March to give them some veteran stability, and [more]

With or without Jameis Winston, Bucs may be staring at 0-3 start

The Buccaneers may not have quarterback Jameis Winston for the first three games of the season. And it may not matter very much. The Bucs open with games at the Saints, at home against the Eagles, and at home against the Steelers, on a Monday night. Even with Winston, the Bucs may be staring at [more]

Saints waive Paul Turner

Word that the Saints were signing running back Terrance West came over a week ago, but the deal did not become official until Thursday. The NFL’s transaction report for Thursday includes West’s arrival in New Orleans as well as the corresponding move the Saints made to clear space on their 90-man roster. They have waived [more]

Training camp reporting dates for all 32 teams

The end of offseason programs around the league last week have all 32 teams looking forward to training camp and the start of the push to the regular season. All 32 teams have now announced the reporting dates for training camp. Many teams will have their rookies report ahead of their veterans and all teams [more]

Eagles give Jon Dorenbos a Super Bowl ring

The Eagles had a little something up their sleeve, as they continue to be generous with the spoils of their Super Bowl victory. Via the Associated Press, the Eagles gave a Super Bowl ring to former long snapper Jon Dorenbos, who didn’t play for them last season. He spent 11 years with the Eagles, but was [more]

Players respond to President Trump’s pardon recommendation request

Earlier this month, President Trump addressed protests by NFL players by saying that they’ve seen “a lot of abuse” and unfairness before asking players to recommend names of people they would like to see considered for pardons. Four players responded to that request in an Op-Ed for the New York Times published on Thursday. Seahawks [more]

Saints, Chargers to practice together again this summer

The Saints and Chargers held joint practices ahead of a preseason game last year and it went well enough that the two sides will be doing so again this summer. Jeff Duncan of the New Orleans Times-Picayune reports that the two teams will work out together ahead of their August 25 game in Los Angeles. [more]

Which teams have a chance to win the next two Super Bowls?

Inspired by Brooks Koepka winning the last two U.S. Opens, Monday’s PFT Live draft posed this question: Which NFL teams have the best chance to win the next two Super Bowls? Yes, no team has won two Super Bowls in a row since 2003-04. And the Eagles didn’t make the list in large part because [more]

Saints upgrade at nickel corner with the return of Patrick Robinson

Patrick Robinson has a different role in his second stint in New Orleans. But the Saints signed their former first-round pick to a four-year, $20 million deal because he’s one of the best nickel corners in the game. Nickel cornerbacks formerly were part-time players in a specialized role. Now, they’re a team’s 12th starter. “He’s [more]

Delvin Breaux heading back to CFL

Delvin Breaux made his way to the NFL via Canada once, so he’s going to try it again. According to Nick Underhill of the New Orleans Advocate, the former Saints cornerback is returning to the CFL to sign with the Hamilton Tiger-Cats. Breaux was an all-star in the CFL in 2014, leading to his deal [more]

Saints sign Josh Smith, Trevor Darling

The Saints signed receiver Josh Smith and offensive lineman Trevor Darling. Smith and Darling both tried out for the Saints at their minicamp this week. New Orleans waived fullback Ryan Yurachek and offensive lineman Cory Helms in corresponding moves. Darling spent most of his time at the University of Miami playing left guard and left [more]

Lance Moore, Pierre Thomas to enter Saints Hall of Fame

Receiver Lance Moore and running back Pierre Thomas were selected for induction into the Saints Hall of Fame, the team announced Thursday. Moore, an undrafted free agent, played with the Saints from 2005-13 and appeared in 101 games. He made 346 catches for 4,281 yards and 38 touchdowns. He added one rushing touchdown. He ranks [more]

Patrick Robinson “needed” rough first stint with Saints

When the Saints drafted Patrick Robinson with the 32nd pick of the 2010 draft, the idea was that he’d become a fixture in their secondary for years to come. It didn’t work out that way, however. Robinson spent one season as a full-time starter, missed time with injuries and generally failed to meet the expectations [more]

Saints sign running back Terrance West

The Saints found their veteran running back. According to Herbie Teope of NFL.com, the Saints are signing former Ravens running back Terrance West after today’s cattle call workout. The Saints also took a look at Jamaal Charles and Tim Hightower, but chose West from the group. The 27-year-old was plagued by injuries last year, but [more]

DeMarco Murray passed on chance to work out for Saints

DeMarco Murray is still looking for work, but he’s apparently not interested in being a temp. According to Adam Schefter of ESPN, Murray turned down the offer to work out for the Saints today. The Saints are working out a group of backs, including Jamaal Charles, Terrance West, and Tim Hightower, as they look for [more]

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