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John Ursua received negative test one day after positive one, hopeful to return to Seahawks soon

Seahawks wide receiver John Ursua became the first player from the team to land on the COVID-19 reserve list on Sunday. In an interview with Rob DeMellos of KHON2, Ursua said he had a positive test returned on Saturday night. Since then he’s been tested again with the results of that test being negative. “It’s [more]

Seahawks waive cornerback Brian Allen, running back Anthony Jones

The Seattle Seahawks waived cornerback Brian Allen and running back Anthony Jones on Monday. Allen spent most of last year on the Seahawks’ practice squad after signing with the team in October. Allen was waived from the injured reserve list of the Pittsburgh Steelers at the end of training camp last year after spending his [more]

Packers claim receiver Travis Fulgham off waivers from Lions

The Green Bay Packers have claimed wide receiver Travis Fulgham off waivers from the Detroit Lions. Fulgham appeared in three games last season for the Lions and appeared on just 63 total offensive snaps, per Pro-Football-Reference. He was a sixth-round pick by the Lions last season out of Old Dominion after posting a senior season [more]

Mike McGlinchey: You hope guys are “really pros” in helping mitigate virus

They are opponents, but NFL players are together in the battle against COVID-19. Or they better be. 49ers right tackle Mike McGlinchey is mindful of all players being on the same side in trying to mitigate the spread of the coronavirus. “You really hope guys are really pros about everything that’s going on this season [more]

Malcolm Brown prepares to fill leadership void at running back for Rams

Todd Gurley is gone. The Rams’ running back position will look like more of a committee approach. But every committee benefits from having a chairman, and the chairman of the Rams’ running back committee will be veteran Malcolm Brown. “It’s been easy to fall into that role,” Brown told reporters on Monday. “I knew right [more]

Bucs waive Travis Jonsen

The Buccaneers waived receiver Travis Jonsen with an injury designation Monday, the team announced. That leaves the Bucs with 11 receivers. He signed with the team as a college free agent out of Montana State this offseason. Jonsen began his college career as a quarterback at Oregon. He transferred to Montana State for his final [more]

Former 49ers halfback/Broncos executive Carroll Hardy dies at 87

Carroll Hardy, a former 49ers halfback and Broncos executive, died Sunday of complications from dementia, the Associated Press reports. He was 87. Hardy was a three-sport star at the University of Colorado, starring in track, baseball and football in the 1950s. The 49ers made him the 33rd overall choice in the 1955 draft. Hardy had [more]

Packers G.M. knows flexibility is key in scouting this year

At the moment, NFL scouting departments can’t be sure they’re going to have anything to scout in the fall. So as they prepare for the uncertainty, the premium is on being able to adapt. Via Tom Silverstein of the Milwaukee Journal Sentinel, Packers General Manager Brian Gutekunst said his first priority is keeping his scouts [more]

Vikings waive Cameron Smith but will place him on NFI after he clears

The Vikings waived linebacker Cameron Smith with a non-football injury designation, but the move is a procedural one. The team announced once Smith clears waivers, the Vikings will place him on their non-football injury/illness list. It assures Smith will receive his full base salary of $675,000, a move the Vikings didn’t have to make but [more]

Jason Witten: Raiders presented unique opportunity

It’s going to take some time before the black and silver No. 82 looks right on Jason Witten. Or maybe it never will. Witten, 38, played 16 seasons with the Cowboys, leaving his mark on the team record book. He retired after the 2017 season to go into the broadcast booth and unretired to play [more]

Ronald Jones taking advice from Tom Brady on improving as a receiver

Buccaneers head coach Bruce Arians said last week that running back Ronald Jones will be carrying the load for the team in the backfield this season and the amount of the load he’ll bear will have something to do with how he fares in the passing game. Jones caught 31 passes for 309 yards during [more]

Alvin Kamara focused on being healthy again, not contract

Alvin Kamara would like a new contract. But he’d also like to get back to feeling like Alvin Kamara. The Saints running back told reporters on a videoconference Monday that he struggled throughout last season after an early knee injury, and clearly wasn’t himself. He admitted that frustration, knowing his body language was “terrible” at [more]

Markus Golden admits frustration at the way free agency played out

Free agency did not go the way Markus Golden expected in 2019, so he signed a one-year deal with the Giants. After 10 sacks and 15 quarterback hits last season, Golden thought he would find a healthy free agency market. He didn’t. The Giants applied the rarely used May 5 free agent tender on him [more]

Darius Slay likes that Eagles treat players “like grown men”

After the Lions traded cornerback Darius Slay to the Eagles this offseason, Slay made no secret of the fact that he would not miss being around Lions head coach Matt Patricia. Slay took issue with Patricia singling him out for criticism after a 2018 practice and with the coach allegedly telling him to “stop sucking [more]

Court documents allege Derrius Guice strangled his girlfriend until she was unconscious

Running back Derrius Guice currently isn’t employed by an NFL team. If the charges against him are proven, Guice may not be employed by any NFL teams for a while. According to Justin Jouvenal of the Washington Post, the charging documents in the criminal case against Guice allege that Guice strangled his girlfriend until she [more]

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