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Andy Reid: The way Tom Brady’s playing at age 43 is unbelievable

Andy Reid has coached against Tom Brady many times and will again in Super Bowl LV. The Chiefs were the last team to beat the Buccaneers this season, back in Week 12. Tampa Bay has won seven games in a row since then, in large part due to Brady’s execution of the offense. “You can [more]

Bears make Henry Burris offensive quality control coach

Former Bears quarterback Henry Burris returned to the team as a Bill Walsh Coaching Fellow last year and he’ll be staying with the team for the 2021 season. Field Yates of ESPN reports that Burris has been named an offensive quality coach on Matt Nagy’s staff. Burris had spent the last few years as an [more]

Washington announces hiring of Jennifer King as assistant running backs coach

Washington made it official on Tuesday morning, announcing Jennifer King has been promoted to assistant running backs coach. She is the first Black woman to serve as a full-time assistant coach in the NFL. King spent the 2020 season as a coaching intern for Washington. “Coach King is well deserving of the promotion to assistant [more]

Tom Brady’s parents battled COVID early in the 2020 season

As Buccaneers quarterback Tom Brady got started during his first season in Tampa, Brady had other important things on his minds. Both of his parents were dealing with COVID. Appearing with Mike Greenberg of ESPN Radio on Monday, Tom Brady Sr. said that he and his wife, Galynn, had the condition early in the season. [more]

Packers’ intentional penalty could have triggered an unusual rule

At the two-minute warning of Sunday’s NFC Championship Game, the Buccaneers had the lead and the ball, with second-and-1. The Packers made a smart decision: They intentionally jumped offside, figuring it’s easier to stop a team from picking up a first down and running the clock on first-and-10 than on second-and-1. Because it was a [more]

Seahawks tackle Chad Wheeler arrested on domestic violence, assault charges

Seattle Seahawks tackle Chad Wheeler was in jail on Monday night following a Saturday arrest on assault and domestic violence charges, according to Bob Condotta of the Seattle Times. Police responded to a call of a woman locked in a bathroom amidst a physical fight with her boyfriend. Wheeler is alleged to have strangled the [more]

Report: Darryl Tapp joining 49ers staff as assistant defensive line coach

Former NFL defense Darryl Tapp is returning to the league as a coach. According to Field Yates of ESPN.com, Tapp is joining the staff of the San Francisco 49ers as an assistant defensive line coach. Tapp spent the last year as a co-defensive line coach at his alma mater of Virginia Tech. He had previous [more]

Jamal Adams details his numerous injuries after dual surgeries last week

Seattle Seahawks safety Jamal Adams was clearly playing at far less than 100 percent for their playoff loss to the Los Angeles Rams earlier this month. Adams couldn’t raise his left arm to its normal extent due to a torn labrum in his shoulder suffered the week before in the team’s regular season finale against [more]

Source: Aaron Rodgers wants a new contract

Packers quarterback Aaron Rodgers was sending a message to the team with his post-game comments after Sunday’s loss to the Buccaneers in the NFC Championship. The message likely had multiple tentacles. Here’s one. Per a league source, Rodgers wants a new contract. Rodgers should want a new contract. He makes $33.5 million per year. He’s [more]

DK Metcalf on Seattle’s offensive struggles: “Teams just started to figure us out”

As the Seahawks try to figure out how to improve their offense, receiver DK Metcalf has some ideas. “Teams just started to figure us out,” Metcalf told former NFL receiver Brandon Marshall on the I Am Athlete podcast. “We’ve been running deep pass, ever since Pete [Carroll] got there. Play-action. Run the ball, run the [more]

Report: Lions hire Aubrey Pleasant as secondary coach/passing game coordinator

Aubrey Pleasant is leaving the Rams to become the Lions’ secondary coach and passing game coordinator, Steve Wyche of NFL Media reports. New Lions General Manager Brad Holmes, who formerly worked for the Rams, already hired Ray Agnew from the Rams to be assistant General Manager. Pleasant spent four seasons with the Rams coaching the [more]

Tom Brady visited Patrick Mahomes in locker room after 2018 AFC title game

Tom Brady and Patrick Mahomes previously have met four times, splitting the games. The biggest victory in their head-to-head meetings thus far obviously came two years ago when the Patriots beat the Chiefs in overtime in the AFC Championship Game. After that 37-31 Patriots’ victory, Brady went to the Chiefs’ locker room to speak to [more]

Will Patrick Mahomes catch Tom Brady in Super Bowl appearances, wins?

Chiefs quarterback Patrick Mahomes will make his second Super Bowl appearance in four seasons. Buccaneers quarterback Tom Brady will make his tenth. So here’s the question: Will Mahomes catch Brady? Brady also had two Super Bowl appearances in his first four seasons, the first of which was spent on the bench. Mahomes also spent his [more]

Mike Pettine under fire after Bucs touchdown before halftime

Kevin King did not have his best game Sunday. The Packers cornerback, who played after being questionable with a back injury, gave up a 39-yard touchdown to Scotty Miller on the next-to-last play of the first half and drew a penalty for defensive pass interference on Tyler Johnson late in the fourth quarter. But King [more]

Panthers making two hirings official, announce Mike Phair won’t return

The Panthers officially hired Sean Ryan as quarterbacks coach and Tony Sparano Jr. as assistant offensive line coach. Ryan replaces Jake Peetz, who left for the offensive coordinator job at LSU, and Sparano Jr. takes over for Marcus Satterfield, now the offensive coordinator at South Carolina. Ryan worked with head coach Matt Rhule with the [more]

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