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Matt Ryan says he’s the best quarterback in the NFC South

The NFC South has plenty of great quarterbacks, including a pair of future first-ballot Hall of Famers who will have a combined age if 84 when then meet in Week One. But another quarterback in the division recently proclaimed that he’s the best. Falcons quarterback Matt Ryan, appearing on Pardon My Take with PFT Commenter [more]

Jason Pierre-Paul has arthroscopic knee surgery

Buccaneers defensive end Jason Pierre-Paul underwent arthroscopic knee surgery this morning. Pierre-Paul posted a video from the procedure on social media, and Rick Stroud of the Tampa Bay Times reports that recovery will take three to four weeks. There’s been no indication that the neck injury Pierre-Paul suffered last year is giving him any further [more]

Tom Brady to throwing coach: Football’s fun again

Tom Brady may or may not have found 2019 a difficult season. He may or may not have gotten worn down after 20 seasons in the same place with the same coach. For sure, his final season in New England won’t rank among his favorites since the Patriots didn’t win the Super Bowl. Now with [more]

Matthew Stafford working out with teammates

Tom Brady is ignoring the NFLPA’s recommendation that NFL players stop working out together to prevent the spread of COVID-19. In fact, the Buccaneers quarterback thumbed his nose at the suggestion with an Instagram post. Brady, though, isn’t alone among NFL quarterbacks in open defiance of the recommendation. Lions quarterback Matthew Stafford is the latest, [more]

Dare Ogunbowale: Easy to build chemistry with Tom Brady leading workouts

Buccaneers quarterback Tom Brady began organizing workouts with his new teammates last month and they’ve continued in June despite the NFL Players Association advising players not to work out in groups because of the potential spread of COVID-19. During an appearance on CBS Sports Radio, running back Dare Ogunbowale didn’t touch on that aspect of [more]

Tom Brady: “Only thing we have to fear, is fear itself”

The man known for reciting “LFG” is now channeling FDR. “Only thing we have to fear, is fear itself,” Brady posted on Instagram, with a photo of him drinking from a water bottle at Buccaneers workouts that he has organized. It’s the latest act of open defiance from Brady, given that the NFL Players Association [more]

Tom Brady continues to lead Buccaneers workouts

Tom Brady has stacked three Super Bowl rings on each middle finger, and he continues to wave them at the NFL Players Association. The NFLPA has recommended that players stop working out together, until training camp opens. Brady continues to work out with his Tampa Bay teammates, in defiance of that recommendation. Kevin O’Donnell of [more]

Shaq Barrett: Still up in the air on signing franchise tag

Tampa Bay Buccaneers defensive end Shaquil Barrett said back in March that he would play the upcoming season under the franchise tag if he had to. While the deadline to sign tagged players to long-term contracts is approaching in three weeks, Barrett said his decision on signing the tag remains uncertain at the moment. “It’s [more]

Tom Brady posts photos of ongoing workouts with this message: “No excuses”

The man who was once found to be in violation of vague and poorly applied rules of the NFL is spurning the clear recommendations of the NFLPA. Buccaneers quarterback Tom Brady led offseason workouts on Tuesday with at least a dozen players, two days after the union representing all players advised them to stop doing [more]

Who are the best receiving duos in the NFL?

A recent edition of PFT Live looked at a perfect question for the slow time of the calendar: Who are the best receiving tandem in the NFL? Simms and I went through four total rounds of dynamic pass-catching duos, realizing along the way that there are plenty of worthy candidates. One group has never played [more]

Tom Brady still leading Bucs workouts despite NFLPA warning

Even though the NFLPA has advised players to stop group workouts before training camp. Tom Brady‘s leading one anyway. According to Rick Stroud of the Tampa Bay Times, Brady led at least a dozen players through a workout at a private school in Tampa Tuesday morning. At least two Bucs players and an assistant coach [more]

Dante Scarnecchia: There will be growing pains with Jarrett Stidham

The past four seasons, Dante Scarnecchia’s unit blocked for Tom Brady. Now, Scarnecchia is retired (again), and Brady signed with the Buccaneers in free agency. That leaves a new offensive line coach and a new quarterback for the Patriots. Cole Popovich and Carmen Bricillo will share the offensive line duties, while second-year pro Jarrett Stidham [more]

Tom Brady is treating offseason workouts like game situations

As Patriots cornerback Jason McCourty recently explained it, quarterback Tom Brady has considerable value in his mere presence. The Buccaneers are now benefiting from that presence. Appearing recently with Zach Gelb on CBS Sports Radio (via, Buccaneers Dare Ogunbowale explained that the team’s offseason workouts have exhibited a high degree of intensity, thanks to [more]

Jamal Adams admits he’s “trying to” land with the Dallas Cowboys

Jets safety Jamal Adams has identified eight teams to which he’d be willing to be traded. There’s one team that sits at the top of his list, however. To no surprise, it’s the Cowboys. Via Rich Cimini of, a fan asked Adams In a cellphone video posted to social media on Sunday asked Adams, [more]

Jason McCourty: Patriots will have to adjust to not having Tom Brady’s presence

The Patriots decided that the time had come to move on from a 42-year-old quarterback, allowing him to leave via free agency without making much, if any, of an offer to keep him. And while, from a football perspective, it’s entirely possible that, dollar for dollar, they’ll get more from 2019 fourth-rounder Jarrett Stidham than [more]

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