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Saints bring back Patrick Omameh

The Saints will bring offensive lineman Patrick Omameh into camp this year. Omameh, who had been a free agent for two months without any news of any teams making him offers, agreed to terms with the Saints today. Last year Omameh played in 14 games with the Saints, with one start. He played in 15 [more]

Could Russell Wilson be traded by the Seahawks?

Last week, Chris Simms unwittingly lit a slow-burning fuse while he and I tried to identify during an installment of PFTOT the universe of NFL players who currently are untradable. Patrick Mahomes? Check. Lamar Jackson? Check. Aaron Donald? Check. Aaron Rodgers, given the crippling cap hit that would apply if traded now? Check. So how [more]

Sean Payton: Saints may limit Drew Brees’ throws during practice week

The Saints were eager to bring back 41-year-old quarterback Drew Brees. But they’re not blind to the reality of having a 41-year-old quarterback. During an appearance on CBS Sports Network, Saints coach Sean Payton was asked if Brees would be on any kind of “pitch count this year, and alluded to the possibility of modifying [more]

Which NFL players get less credit than they should?

A meaty topic for Wednesday’s PFT Live draft came to us courtesy of a comment made by Packers running back Aaron Jones to Jac Collinsworth on the question of whether Jones gets enough credit. “I definitely don’t,” Jones told Collinsworth in an episode of Distanced Training. “But I’m used to it.” Inspired by the remark, [more]

Greenbrier could be back in business for an NFL training camp

In 2014, the Greenbrier lured the Saints to West Virginia for training camp. After a three-year run with the Saints, the Greenbrier persuaded the Texans to give it a try for two years. The Greenbrier went back to being not an NFL training camp in 2019, but the resort could be back in business after [more]

Report: Larry Warford looking for salary around $7 million

The Saints released guard Larry Warford last week and there were a couple of early reports about interest in a player who has made three straight Pro Bowl appearances. On Monday, there was a report about how much Warford is looking for from one of those teams or any other suitor for his services. Warford [more]

Looking at the best revenge games for 2020

With the “when” now attached to the “who” and the “where” of the 2020 regular season (and setting aside the “how,” for now), it’s time to explore the potential service of a dish not cold but under the bright lights of an NFL stadium: Revenge. Simms and I drafted the best revenge games of the [more]

Austin Carr’s wife contracts COVID-19 before giving birth

Austin Carr’s wife, Erica, didn’t know she had COVID-19 until she arrived at the hospital to give birth last month. Her mandatory test came back positive. Erica gave birth to the couple’s first child, a healthy son, Clive. The newborn tested negative for COVID-19. “So all in all, we feel blessed and thankful for the [more]

Bears are out of the Larry Warford chase

The Saints have dropped guard Larry Warford onto the open market. The Bears have dropped their pursuit of him. Per a source with knowledge of the situation, the Bears are not pursuing the three-time Pro Bowler. It’s unclear whether the Bears were ever officially in on the chase for Warford. They reportedly were considering it. [more]

Report: Bears considering pursuit of Larry Warford

As expected, Larry Warford quickly has become a highly sought-after free agent. Hours after the Saints released the offensive guard, the Texans expressed interest. The Bears also are considering pursuing Warford, Brad Biggs of the Chicago Tribune reports. They might not have long to consider whether they’re interested. The Bears signed Germain Ifedi, a first-round [more]

Report: Texans interested in Larry Warford

Larry Warford isn’t going to be out of work long. Only as long as it takes the Pro Bowl offensive guard to make up his mind on his next home. The Texans are interested in Warford, John McClain of the Houston Chronicle reports only hours after the Saints released the lineman. That’s not a surprise [more]

Saints release Larry Warford

After the Saints drafted interior offensive lineman Cesar Ruiz in the first round of the draft, Saints head coach Sean Payton said that he didn’t know if Ruiz or last year’s center Erik McCoy would wind up moving to guard but strongly suggested that one of them would be there because “we weren’t drafting someone [more]

Strong slate of games in Week One shows NFL expects to start on time

Prior to the release of the 2020 NFL schedule, there were reports and rumors that the NFL planned to fill the early portions of the schedule with games that could easily be canceled. That didn’t happen. Instead, the NFL put together a strong slate of Week One games, showing that the NFL is fully planning [more]

Joe Burrow and Baker Mayfield headline Thursday night in Week Two

First overall pick Joe Burrow will be making his first Thursday night appearance in Week Two of the regular season if all goes according to plan. The Bengals are set to be in Cleveland as the Thursday Night Football slate gets underway. Baker Mayfield got his first NFL win on a Thursday night against the [more]

First regular-season game in Las Vegas will be simulcast on ABC

Once upon a time, ABC televised a show called Vegas. More recently, ABC televised Monday Night Football. This year, ABC will televise the first ever Monday night game (and first regular-season game) ever played in Las Vegas. The Week Two Monday night game between the Saints and Raiders in Las Vegas will be broadcast both [more]

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