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Sixth-round choice Jaylen Twyman agrees to terms with Vikings

The Vikings have agreed to terms with sixth-round choice Jaylen Twyman, Chris Tomasson of the Pioneer Press reports. Twyman gets a four-year, $3.65 million deal with a signing bonus of $174,940. The University of Pittsburgh defensive lineman opted out of the 2020 season. As a redshirt freshman in 2018, Twyman started once in 13 appearances [more]

Washington signs third-round choice Benjamin St-Juste

Washington has signed another of its draft picks. Not long after getting safety Darrick Forrest, a fifth-round choice, under contract, Washington has agreed to terms with third-round choice Benjamin St-Juste. Nicki Jhabvala of The Washington Post reports it’s a four-year, $5.1 million deal with $1.070 million guaranteed. St-Juste will play cornerback in Washington, defensive coordinator [more]

Darrick Forrest Jr. signs his rookie deal with Washington

Safety Darrick Forrest has signed his rookie deal with the Washington Football Team, his representation, Agency 1 Sports, announced on social media. Washington made Forrest, who played at the University of Cincinnati, the 163rd overall choice. Forrest played 49 career games at UC, starting the final 28 contests of his career with the Bearcats. He [more]

Report: WFT will not have tryout players at rookie minicamp after positive COVID-19 test

While Washington will conduct a rookie minicamp this weekend, it will not have tryout players in attendance. According to NFL Media’s Ian Rapoport, one of the Football Team’s tryout players tested positive for COVID-19. That led Washington to a decision to move forward with minicamp with only draft picks and players eligible to participate from [more]

Washington closes 2021 season with five straight NFC East games

It has been nearly 20 years since the NFC East has been won by the same team in consecutive years and it is the Washington Football Team’s chance to change that in 2021. If they do, it will likely be because they finish strong. Washington plays the Giants at home on Thursday night in Week [more]

2021 NFL schedule: 10 teams get five primetime games each

Ten teams each received five primetime games. The Packers, Saints, Cowboys, Seahawks, Steelers, Ravens, Rams, 49ers, Chiefs and Bucs are scheduled for five night games each. The Saints and Cowboys also have Thanksgiving Day games, and the Packers a Christmas Day game. The Bears, Vikings, Raiders, Colts and Bills each are scheduled for four primetime [more]

2021 Thursday Night Football Schedule: Rams, Seahawks set for early matchup

The Buccaneers and Cowboys will begin the 2021 the season on Thursday, Sept. 9. But Thursday Night Football will technically begin the next week with a divisional contest between the Giants and Washington on NFL Network. After Carolina visits Houston in Week Three, the Week Four matchup will feature the league’s last two No. 1 [more]

Browns at Steelers closes out ESPN’s Monday Night Football 2021 schedule

The NFL announced its 2021 schedule on Wednesday night. The includes 17 games on ESPN’s Monday Night Football. It does not feature a doubleheader on the first Monday night of the season. ESPN also will air a Week 18 Saturday doubleheader. Those games, which will kickoff at 4:15 p.m. and 8:15 p.m. ET, also will [more]

2021 NFL Sunday Night Football schedule: Chiefs, Packers set for three appearances

The Chiefs fell short in Super Bowl LV, but they’re still in demand when it comes to Sunday Night Football appearances. The NFL released the schedule for the 2021 season on Wednesday night and Kansas City is set for three appearances on NBC this season. They’ll face the Ravens in Baltimore in Week 2, host [more]

Ha Ha Clinton-Dix to participate in Texans minicamp on a tryout basis

A former first-round pick who didn’t play in 2020 is taking a step toward getting back in the NFL. Safety Ha Ha Clinton-Dix, selected 21st overall by the Packers in 2014, will participate in the upcoming Texans minicamp on a tryout basis, per a source with knowledge of the situation. A 2016 Pro Bowler who [more]

Charles Leno signing with Washington

Left tackle Charles Leno visited the Washington Football Team earlier this week and he’s decided to join them for the 2021 season. Leno’s agent Ron Slavin announced that his client has agreed to a one-year deal with the 2020 NFC East champs. The deal is worth $5 million. Leno was released by the Bears after [more]

49ers, Rams open as biggest Week One favorites

The release of the schedule for the first weekend of the 2021 NFL season has led to sportsbooks releasing point spreads for the first 16 games of the year. A pair of NFC West teams have been installed as the biggest early favorites. William Hill has the 49ers favored by seven points in their road [more]

Steelers take on Bills, Browns face Chiefs in Week One slate on CBS

The full 2021 schedule won’t be out until later today, but the beginning of the season is taking shape. CBS announced its slate of Week One games and there are several intriguing matchups in the early and late window. Quarterback Ben Roethlisberger and the Steelers will begin their 2021 season in Buffalo, taking on a [more]

Jonathan Allen wants to stay in Washington long term

Washington defensive tackle Jonathan Allen is playing this season under the fifth-year option, which will pay him $10 million. He is scheduled to become a free agent in 2022. Allen, though, hopes to remain in Washington long term. “It’s always been my dream to play my career in one spot,” Allen said, via Nicki Jhabvala [more]

Silence persists regarding Deshaun Watson situation

The first month of the Deshaun Watson legal controversy featured numerous social-media posts, written statements, and press conferences. For nearly three weeks, silence has prevailed in the Watson situation. It’s obvious, given the sharp shift in efforts by the lawyers away from scoring points in the court of public opinion, that the lawyers are trying [more]

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