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Would Bears unretire No. 3 for Russell Wilson?

The issue of retired numbers that aren’t really retired resurfaced this week when the Cardinals unretired Marshall Goldberg’s No. 99 for J.J. Watt. Another situation with retired numbers becoming unretired could happen in Chicago, if the Bears manage to trade for Seahawks quarterback Russell Wilson. Wilson has worn No. 3 for nine NFL seasons in [more]

Michael Brockers on J.J. Watt joining the Cardinals: “We all know who the real 9-9 is”

In his recent remarks to TMZ.com, defensive lineman Michael Brockers didn’t simply comment on his team’s eventual new quarterback. Brockers also was asked to name the best defensive line in the NFC West, given the arrival of J.J. Watt in Arizona. “You already know that question, bro. It’s all about consistency, what the Rams been [more]

Will the Bears be able to land Russell Wilson?

The Bears need to upgrade the quarterback position. They’re reportedly planning to make a run for the ultimate potential upgrade: Russell Wilson. The mutual interest makes plenty of sense. The Bears haven’t had a true franchise quarterback since Sid Luckman. Wilson, in turn, wants to be the Patrick Mahomes of an offense, with the attack [more]

Justin Britt signs with Texans

Free agent offensive lineman Justin Britt has signed with the Texans. He announced the news on Instagram, posting, “I’M BACK!” and tagging the Texans. Ian Rapoport of NFL Media reports Britt signed a one-year deal worth $3.2 million with a chance to make $5 million. Britt, 29, did not play last season while rehabbing a [more]

Report: Bears’ top priority at QB is a Russell Wilson trade

When Russell Wilson‘s agent put out word that he was willing to accept a trade, the Bears were among the four teams on Wilson’s list. And the Bears are very open to that. Brad Biggs of the Chicago Tribune reports that the Bears have prioritized trading for Wilson as they make their plans to upgrade [more]

Seahawks release Josh Gordon

The path to wide receiver Josh Gordon joining former Browns teammate Johnny Manziel on the field in the Fan Controlled Football league is open. According to multiple reports, the Seahawks have released Gordon. He was set to become a free agent at the start of the new league year, but this move frees him to [more]

Greg Olsen will join Thomas Davis in retiring as Panthers

The Panthers will be welcoming back two of their former star players next week in order to commemorate their retirements. Linebacker Thomas Davis announced on Wednesday night that he will be signing a one-day contract with his first NFL team in order to retire as a member of the organization. Tight end Greg Olsen responded [more]

Giants release Golden Tate

Anyone who has been paying any attention to the NFL in recent weeks knows that, for plenty of veteran players, a major squeeze is coming. They’ll either be asked to take less under threat of termination, or they’ll simply be cut without conversation. The Giants have, as expected, released receiver Golden Tate, per multiple reports. [more]

Seahawks announce coaching staff, including Carl Smith, DeShawn Shead

The Seahawks announced their 2021 coaching staff Wednesday. They have added three coaches to Pete Carroll’s staff, making the hirings of Carl Smith, DeShawn Shead and Tracy Smith official. Shead, who played 54 games for the Seahawks over six seasons, returns to Seattle as a defensive assistant/defensive backs coach. It is his first NFL coaching [more]

Mike Mayock: Jon Gruden and I would pound the table for Derek Carr

By now it’s well known that Russell Wilson‘s agent said the Raiders are one of the four teams on the quarterback’s short list if he were to request a trade. But Las Vegas already has a quarterback under contract. And at least for now, the club seems content to roll with Derek Carr. During his [more]

Shaquill Griffin: I would love to be back in Seattle, but I know it’s a business

The Seahawks have a few key free agents on defense, and one of them is Shaquill Griffin. The 25-year-old cornerback just completed his fourth season out of UCF, and he’s been a major contributor since Seattle selected him in the third round of the 2017 draft. He led the team with 12 passes defensed in [more]

Cardinals’ expectations instantly soar

The addition of J.J. Watt has caused expectations to soar for the Cardinals. The business side of the team’s operation surely loves it. The football side surely doesn’t. When the red wave of ticket renewals and Marshall Goldberg J.J. Watt jersey sales ends, the football team will be left with expectations that it may be [more]

Teams shouldn’t retire jerseys if they don’t intend to keep them retired

Sports teams have a habit of honoring great players by retiring their numbers. Apparently, for some teams, retirement means the same that it did for Brett Favre. The Cardinals have become the latest team to unretire a number, putting Marshall Goldberg’s number back in circulation for use by J.J. Watt. Setting aside the question of [more]

Cam Jordan envisions a Super Bowl win if Russell Wilson joins the team

Seahawks quarterback Russell Wilson is willing to accept a trade to the Saints. Multiple Saints players are more than willing to accept Russell Wilson. Saints receiver Michael Thomas quickly made his views known on Twitter when the news broke last week. Appearing Tuesday on ESPN, Saints defensive end Cam Jordan made clear his belief that, [more]

Oddsmakers don’t see Russell Wilson leaving the Seahawks

Last week, agent Mark Rodgers said that client Russell Wilson: (1) has not asked to be traded; (2) wants to stay in the Seattle; and (3) in the event he were to be traded, he’d accept a trade to the Raiders, Bears, Cowboys, or Saints. That clear signal to the Raiders, Bears, Cowboys, or Saints [more]

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