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Brian Gutekunst tried to call Aaron Rodgers “many times” this offseason, with no response

As usual, there’s two sides to every story.Regarding the inevitable divorce between the Packers and quarterback Aaron Rodgers, we had previously heard one side. Today, we heard some of the other side.Via Matt Schneidman of, G.M. Brian Gutekunst told reporters at the league meeting in Arizona that the team tried to contact Aaron Rodgers [more]

Martin Mayhew on Chase Young’s fifth-year option: We’re still talking about that

After the season, Commanders head coach Ron Rivera told reporters that the club had not made a decision on edge rusher Chase Young‘s fifth-year option.With the calendar about to turn to April, Washington is still evaluating that situation.“We’re still talking about that,” G.M. Martin Mayhew said Monday, via Ben Standig of “We have a [more]

Brian Gutekunst: Packers won’t necessarily get a first-round pick for Aaron Rodgers

The Packers are ready to move on from Aaron Rodgers, even if they don’t get a first-round draft pick for trading him.Packers General Manager Brian Gutekunst acknowledged in a conversation with reporters today that the Packers won’t necessarily get a first-round pick from the Jets in the Rodgers trade, according to Tom Pelissero of NFL [more]

Les Snead: Rams have interest in Odell Beckham, but he has to decide his next chapter

The Rams are interested in bringing Odell Beckham Jr. back, if the price is right.Rams General Manager Les Snead said today that the Rams have “definitely” discussed signing Beckham and have outlined what they’re willing to offer him. But Snead indicated that the ball is in Beckham’s court as far as whether he’s willing to [more]

Commanders won’t pursue Lamar Jackson

Despite the rumors, the Commanders never had interest in pursuing Lamar Jackson and won’t pursue Lamar Jackson. The quarterback seemed a good fit for the franchise, but if Jackson lands elsewhere, it will be a much farther move from Baltimore.“I’m not sure where it all comes from,” Commanders General Manager Martin Mayhew said Monday, via [more]

Mark Davis: I apologized to Derek Carr for not getting it done

After nine years, the Raiders have a new quarterback.They released longtime signal-caller Derek Carr in February and signed Jimmy Garoppolo earlier this month to start fresh at the position.But as Las Vegas let Carr go, the team’s owner had a message for him.“I apologized to him for not getting it done,” Davis said, via Vinny [more]

Howie Roseman on Jalen Hurts: It’s a priority for us to extend him

After leading the Eagles to an appearance in Super Bowl LVII in his second year as a starting quarterback, Jalen Hurts is in line for a contract extension.Philadelphia is publicly signaling that the organization is ready to make that happen.General Manager Howie Roseman made that point just after the club fell to the Chiefs in [more]

Rams re-sign Marquise Copeland

The Rams have brought back some depth for their defensive line.Los Angeles re-signed Marquise Copeland to a one-year deal, the team announced on Monday.Copeland entered the league as an undrafted free agent in 2019, spending the season on Los Angeles’ practice squad. He then appeared in one game for the club in 2020, nine games [more]

Bruce Arians likes the addition of Baker Mayfield by the Buccaneers

Before emerging from his second retirement in 2019 to coach the Buccaneers, Bruce Arians said he’d return only to coach the Browns — where Baker Mayfield at the time played quarterback.Arians, now the former Buccaneers coach, is very pleased with the fact that the Bucs signed Mayfield.“Great competitor, extremely accurate,” Arians told Ira Kaufman of [more]

Jets have had “productive conversations” in trade talks with Packers for Aaron Rodgers

Jets General Manager Joe Douglas said he’s “optimistic” about a trade for Aaron Rodgers, but the team is not in a hurry to make it happen.The Jets remain at an impasse with the Packers on a deal for the four-time league MVP.“There’s been some productive conversations,” Douglas said, via SNY. “Obviously, we’re not where we [more]

Falcons sign Joe Gaziano

The Falcons have signed defensive lineman Joe Gaziano to a one-year contract, the team announced Monday.Gaziano, 26, spent the past three seasons with the Chargers.He ended last season on injured reserve with a groin injury, finishing 2022 with eight tackles and a sack in five games.The Chargers signed him as an undrafted free agent following [more]

John Mara: Giants haven’t closed the door on bringing Odell Beckham Jr. back

Could Odell Beckham Jr. start a second stint with the Giants this year?Giants owner John Mara isn’t ruling it out.Mara said today at the league meeting that the Giants haven’t closed the door on signing Beckham, according to Pat Leonard of the New York Daily News.Giants General Manager Joe Schoen and head coach Brian Daboll [more]

Mike McDaniel on adding Jalen Ramsey: We recognized an opportunity and jumped on it

The Dolphins upgraded their defense and their secondary when they acquired cornerback Jalen Ramsey from the Rams earlier this month.Head coach Mike McDaniel said on Monday that when General Manager Chris Grier informed him of the trade, his reaction was similar to when he learned about the Tyreek Hill trade last year.“Chris Grier will come [more]

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