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Former Browns first-round pick Phil Taylor announces retirement

Phil Taylor, a first-round pick of the Cleveland Browns in 2011, has announced his retirement from football. “I’d like to thank the NFL and the Cleveland Browns for drafting me,” Taylor wrote in a post on his Twitter page. “It’s been a fun and tough 8 years. I’ve made my home in NE Ohio with [more]

Bears hosting Ha Ha Clinton-Dix

Washington reportedly wants Ha Ha Clinton-Dix back despite signing Landon Collins. There are other teams, though, that need Clinton-Dix more. The Bears lost Adrian Amos to the rival Packers, leaving an opening in their secondary. Chicago is hosting Clinton-Dix tonight and tomorrow, Ian Rapoport of NFL Media reports. Clinton-Dix, 26, spent part of last season [more]

Jay Gruden: We still may address quarterback in the draft

The deal sending quarterback Case Keenum from Denver to Washington is now official and there’s a fair chance that Keenum will wind up as the team’s starter in Week One of the regular season. There’s also a fair chance that the team will look in another direction. While no one is expecting Alex Smith back [more]

Inside the Landon Collins contract

Safety Landon Collins can now sign his contract in Washington, and here’s a summary of the terms of the deal that Collins will receive. 1. Signing bonus: $15 million. 2. 2020 option bonus (fully guaranteed): $6 million. 3. 2019 base salary (fully guaranteed): $1 million. 4. 2020 base salary (fully guaranteed): $10 million. 5. 2021 [more]

Adrian Peterson will stay in Washington

Adrian Peterson didn’t have to wait as long to find a job for the 2019 season. Peterson remained a free agent until signing with Washington last summer, but he didn’t even have to officially become a free agent this year. Peterson told Josina Anderson of ESPN that he will remain with Washington. “It will be [more]

Zach Brown also on his way out of Washington

The cuts are coming in earnest now. Moments after we learned that Washington was cutting defensive tackle Stacy McGee, Tom Pelissero of NFL Network reports that linebacker Zach Brown is getting cut as well. Washington was trying to dangle players in trade but weren’t able to find a taker. Brown was one year into a [more]

Washington cutting defensive tackle Stacy McGee

Washington’s doing big deals. Again. Which means undoing previous big deals. Again. PFT has confirmed Washington is releasing defensive tackle Stacy McGee. Two years ago, he was signed to a five-year, $25 million contract, but they clearly preferred to allocate resources elsewhere. After signing Landon Collins to a gigantic deal, some other outgoings were expected, [more]

Bills agree to deal with Ty Nsekhe

The Bills continue to add pieces on the offensive side of the ball on Tuesday. After reaching agreement on a deal with center Mitch Morse, running back Frank Gore and tight end Tyler Kroft on Monday, they have done the same with wide receivers John Brown and Cole Beasley. Tackle Ty Nsekhe can be added [more]

Report: Preston Smith joining Packers

The Packers kept the same defensive coordinator from the 2019 season, but they are making big changes to their personnel on that side of the ball. Tuesday has brought word of agreements with safety Adrian Amos and linebacker Za'Darius Smith. Rob Demovsky of reports that linebacker Preston Smith can be added to a list [more]

Report: Ravens up offer to C.J. Mosley, but still trail others

Linebacker C.J. Mosley is one of three players on our list of the top 100 free agents who has not agreed to a deal with a new team or been franchise tagged by his current team and the Ravens are reportedly working to keep him from leaving Baltimore. Jeff Zrebiec of reports that the [more]

Le’Veon Bell tweets he is “torn”

Le'Veon Bell apparently has options, which means he has a decision. The running back tweeted he is having a hard time deciding what he wants to do. “I’m sooooo torn right now …decisions,” Bell wrote Monday afternoon. The Jets were listed as the favorite to land Bell from the start. Washington and Miami also were [more]

Jets set to sign Jamison Crowder

The Jets are close to adding a new wide receiver for Sam Darnold to throw to in 2019. Ian Rapoport of NFL Media reports that the team is closing in on a deal with Jamison Crowder. Crowder was a fourth-round pick by Washington in 2015 and has spent his entire career with the team. He’s [more]

Landon Collins agrees to terms with Washington

Landon Collins will stay in the NFC East. Collins told Josina Anderson of ESPN that he will be heading to Washington. Ian Rapoport of NFL Network reports that Collins will sign a six-year, $84 million deal. The 25-year-old Collins was drafted by the Giants with the 33rd overall pick in the 2015 NFL draft. Many [more]

Browns are among many teams pursuing C.J. Mosley

The Browns are in the mix for Ravens inside linebacker C.J. Mosley, according to Mary Kay Cabot of, but they are not alone. Washington reportedly is willing to clear cap space to a make a pursuit of Mosley possible. Tom Pelissero of NFL Media reports the Jets, Lions, Colts and Eagles also have interest. [more]

Report: Washington wants to clear space to pursue C.J. Mosley

Washington wants to upgrade at linebacker. And that could mean getting rid of a few existing options to pursue an upgrade. According to Tom Pelissero of the NFL Network, Washington wants to make a run at soon-to-be Ravens free agent C.J. Mosley, and is prepared to move some guys to make it happen. Mosley should [more]

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