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Buccaneers on Jamal Adams’ list of preferred teams in a trade

Jets safety Jamal Adams told the team that he wants to be traded this week and he apparently wouldn’t mind joining up with a couple of his former opponents in the AFC East. Adams told former NFL safety and current ESPN personality Ryan Clark that he would love to play for the Buccaneers. Landing Adams [more]

Seahawks rookie breaks foot working out

The lack of offseason practices hasn’t stopped the offseason injuries. The latest player to fall victim to the trend is Seahawks rookie Colby Parkinson. According to Ian Rapoport of NFL Network, the fourth-round pick suffered a broken fifth metatarsal in his foot while running routes recently. He had surgery on June 2 to repair the [more]

Which players would benefit from a change of scenery?

Jets safety Jamal Adams wants out of New York. Obviously, he believes he’d benefit from a change of scenery. Which inspired Friday’s PFT Live draft: Which players currently in the NFL would benefit from being traded to a new team? Big Cat and yours truly drafted four players each. Big Cat, for the most part, [more]

Will the Colin Kaepernick talk lead to action?

Multiple NFL figures recently have been talking about Colin Kaepernick. The question now becomes whether the talk will lead to action. There’s still no reason to believe it will. Indeed, there’s no indication that anyone has actually reached out to Kaepernick or his representatives to discuss a potential visit or tryout or contract or anything. [more]

Report: Jamal Adams would accept trade to some places absent extension

Jets safety Jamal Adams has made it clear the entire offseason he is frustrated at the team’s lack of urgency at getting him a long-term deal. Now comes news that Adams has requested a trade. The Jets have not given Adams’ agent permission to speak with other teams, Calvin Watkins of the Dallas Morning News [more]

Seahawks closing offices Friday for Juneteenth

The Seahawks are closing Friday in commemoration of Juneteenth, a spokesman confirmed Thursday. That means all 32 teams and the NFL office will close for the holiday. The holiday honors the emancipation of slaves after the Civil War, from the day Union troops landed in Texas with the news in 1865. Seahawks coach Pete Carroll [more]

Josh Gordon relapsed after brother’s death

Josh Gordon has applied for reinstatement, seeking another chance to return to the NFL. The receiver played six games for the Patriots and five for the Seahawks last season before violating both the substance abuse and performance-enhancing drug policies. The NFL indefinitely suspended Gordon last December, the fifth time he has served a suspension. Gordon’s [more]

Report: Josh Gordon applied for reinstatement

Word last month was that oft-suspended wide receiver Josh Gordon would be applying for reinstatement soon and it proved to be on the mark. Tom Pelissero of NFL Media reports that Gordon made his formal application to return to action on Wednesday. He joins Cowboys defensive end Randy Gregory as players trying to resume their [more]

President Trump: If owners think Colin Kaepernick will help them win, they’ll sign him

President Trump revisited the Colin Kaepernick situation on Wednesday afternoon. On Wednesday evening, the issue came up again during an appearance on FOX News. “If he has the ability,” Trump reiterated regarding Kaepernick’s prospects for a return to the NFL. “Look, you know, he can only get it if he has the ability. They’re not [more]

The Chris Simms top 40 NFL QB countdown, No. 12: Kyler Murray

The NFL’s offensive rookie of the year had enough of an impact to land at No. 12 in the Chris Simms top 40 quarterback countdown. Kyler Murray of the Cardinals earned that spot with a stellar first season that largely went unnoticed, primarily because the Cardinals were the also-ran in the best division in football, [more]

NFL tweets ESPN clip of Commissioner talking about Colin Kaepernick

Earlier tonight, the NFL used its Twitter megaphone to broadcast to 25.3 million followers the recent sentiments of Commissioner Roger Goodell regarding Colin Kaepernick. “Well, listen, if he wants to resume his career in the NFL, then obviously it’s gonna take a team to make that decision,” Goodell told ESPN on Monday. “But I welcome [more]

Jared Goff thinks Rams have an offensive advantage this season

It has been an offseason of adaptation for NFL teams as they find ways to build their rosters and get their work done without the benefit of in-person work due to the COVID-19 pandemic. The Rams’ work on their roster has included saying farewell to players like Todd Gurley and Brandin Cooks, but the departures [more]

Roger Goodell “encourages” a team to sign Colin Kaepernick

The Commissioner is on the record regarding Colin Kaepernick. Ten days after creating a video that proclaimed “black lives matter” but omitted Kaepernick’s name, Roger Goodell has said that he wants a team to sign Kaepernick. “Well, listen, if he wants to resume his career in the NFL, then obviously it’s gonna take a team [more]

Revisiting the Colin Kaepernick false narratives

Given our support for the return of Colin Kaepernick to the NFL, a sports league that has wrongfully denied him employment for more than three years, plenty of negative and/or hostile emails have arrived in recent days. Most contain key factual errors regarding Kaepernick’s experiences since becoming a free agent in March 2017. For starters, [more]

Pete Carroll: Shorter offseason makes it hard for rookies to prove themselves

In the 2012 offseason, the Seahawks signed quarterback Matt Flynn to be their starter, then spent a third-round draft pick on quarterback Russell Wilson, who was expected to be a backup. But Wilson was so impressive during rookie minicamp, organized team activities, training camp and the preseason that Wilson was named the starter. And the [more]

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