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Retired RB C.J. Anderson hired as HC of Northern California football power Monte Vista High School
Jun 15, 2021
C.J. Anderson knows all about playing for championships. He'll be expected to compete for them in his next venture as well. The retired RB announced on Tuesday via Twitter that he has been hired as the head coach of Monte Vista High School in Danville, California.
Wearing an 'I'm offended' T-shirt, Aaron Rodgers says 'it's been one of those quiet offseasons you just dream about'
Jun 15, 2021
Aaron Rodgers' future with the Packers has been the talk of the NFL the past few months, but the reigning MVP says his time away has been "one of those quiet offseasons you just dream about."
Roundup: Dolphins sign first-round LB Jaelan Phillips, Cowboys ink Micah Parsons to rookie deals
Jun 09, 2021
Four teams had two selections in the first round of the 2021 NFL Draft. The Dolphins are the only one to already have both players under contract. Miami on Wednesday signed linebacker Jaelan Phillips, who was selected No. 18 overall.
NFL players react to Falcons trading WR Julio Jones to Titans
Jun 06, 2021
Julio Jones is officially out of Atlanta. Following weeks of trade speculation, the Falcons dealt the franchise icon to the Titans on Sunday. Jones' relocation, and the terms involved, had several players around the league buzzing on Twitter.
NFL, Black College Football Hall of Fame to host inaugural GM forum, fourth annual QB coach summit
Jun 04, 2021
With an eye toward the further development of a comprehensive and diversified NFL workplace, the league and Black College Football Hall of Fame announced Friday the first-ever Ozzie Newsome General Manager Forum, along with the fourth annual Quarterback Coaching Summit.
Stephen and Renee Bisciotti Foundation to honor Ozzie Newsome by donating $4M to Maryland's four HBCUs
Jun 03, 2021
The Baltimore Ravens will honor former longtime general manager and Hall of Famer Ozzie Newsome by making a $4 million gift in his name to Maryland's Historically Black Colleges and Universities (HBCUs).
Roundup: Jets WR Corey Davis suffers minor shoulder strain in OTAs
May 28, 2021
Corey Davis suffered what's believed to be a minor shoulder strain during Jets OTAs, Mike Garafolo reports. The renowned Dr. James Andrews is reviewing Davis' scans on Friday, but team doctors believe the receiver will be OK with some rest.
NFL community celebrates Adam Vinatieri's retirement
May 26, 2021
The most accomplished kicker in NFL history is hanging up his cleats.
Adam Vinatieri announced Wednesday he's planning to retire. After 24 NFL seasons, the former Patriots and Colts star is the unassailable G.O.A.T. at his position. His retirement prompted reactions from around the league.
Aaron Rodgers speaks on unrest with Packers: 'It's about doing things the right way'
May 24, 2021
As the Aaron Rodgers saga continues toward June, the Packers reported to Green Bay for OTAs without a resolution in sight. Rodgers was not among those who arrived at Lambeau Field for the start of the Packers' OTAs.
2021 NFL Organized Team Activity primer: Key information, dates for OTAs
May 24, 2021
As we inch closer and closer to one of the biggest seasons in NFL history, teams are beginning to ramp up their preparation. The following guideline provides a breakdown of what to expect during OTAs over the next couple weeks.
Broncos promote Darren Mougey to director of player personnel
May 21, 2021
The Broncos continue to revamp their front office. Denver announced it has promoted assistant director of college scouting Darren Mougey to director of player personnel. With the move, Mougey is expected to work directly with new GM George Paton on all player personnel decisions.
Bills hire Princeton's Sophia Lewin as offensive assistant, Andrea Gosper as player personnel coordinator
May 20, 2021
The Buffalo Bills continue to lead the charge toward greater diversity and inclusion in the NFL, hiring Princeton's Sophia Lewin to the coaching staff and promoting scouting intern Andrea Gosper.
Roundup: Eagles send CB Jameson Houston, 2023 sixth-rounder to Jaguars for CB Josiah Scott
May 18, 2021
The Eagles added to their secondary by swapping cornerbacks Tuesday.
Philadelphia acquired corner Josiah Scott from the Jacksonville Jaguars in exchange for corner Jameson Houston and a 2023 sixth-round pick.
Roundup: Packers signing backup QB Kurt Benkert after rookie minicamp tryout
May 15, 2021
The Packers are adding another quarterback to their roster. Ian Rapoport reported that Green Bay is signing Kurt Benkert, who was trying out for the team at rookie minicamp. The move comes just two days after the team acquired Blake Bortles.
Broncos WR DaeSean Hamilton hasn't been officially waived; door still open for trade
May 13, 2021
The Broncos received trade calls on WR DaeSean Hamilton later Thursday after initial reports that he would be waived. Thusly, Hamilton hasn't been officially waived and the door isn't closed on a trade, NFL Network's Mike Garafolo reported.
Washington to limit rookie minicamp attendance following COVID case
May 13, 2021
The Washington Football Team had one of its rookie tryout players test positive for COVID-19, Ian Rapoport reports. As a result, the three-day camp set to begin Friday will only include its draft picks and players from last year's team who are eligible to participate.
Roundup: Broncos signing OT Ryan Pope, working out veteran linemen
May 11, 2021
The Broncos have been in search of depth in the trenches after losing a projected starter last week. Help might be just around the corner. Denver is signing young OT Ryan Pope following a Tuesday tryout and plans to work out a few veteran linemen Wednesday.
2021 NFL Schedule: Release date, schedule changes, divisional opponents, key dates, more
May 07, 2021
With the the 2021 NFL Draft behind us, the next step this offseason is the anticipated release of the 2021 NFL schedule. Below are the answers to all the key questions that will get you ready for the upcoming season.
Commissioner Roger Goodell's draft chair on display in Canton
May 07, 2021
NFL Commissioner Roger Goodell's draft chair won't sit still. It's spending the summer in Canton. The Pro Football Hall of Fame announced Friday that Goodell's leather armchair is on display for the next four months after again playing a starring role in the draft.
Pro Football Hall of Fame forms Hall of Fame Behavioral Health program
May 06, 2021
The Pro Football Hall of Fame announced Thursday the formation of Hall of Fame Behavioral Health, a program created to find comprehensive solutions through a network of mental and behavioral health services designed specifically for current and former athletes and their families.
2021 NFL Draft Buzz: Tuesday's news and notes
Apr 27, 2021
Alabama's Najee Harris, Clemson's Travis Etienne and North Carolina's Javonte Williams are the consensus top three running backs, and the Pittsburgh Steelers are eyeing one of them at No. 24 overall, according to NFL Network Insider Ian Rapoport.
2021 NFL Draft Buzz: Monday's news and notes
Apr 26, 2021
Having fallen a win shy of the Super Bowl in each of the last two seasons, Packers GM Brian Gutekunst admits it's always "tempting" to trade up to grab a difference maker. Titans GM Jon Robinson's eyeing draft talent that he can plug-and-play right away.
Rob Gronkowski sets Guinness World Record with 600-foot catch
Apr 24, 2021
While at his alma mater, the University of Arizona, ahead of their spring game Saturday, Gronkowski launched himself into the Guinness Book of World Records by catching a pass dropped from a helicopter hovering 600 feet in the air.
Roundup: Former Chiefs LT Eric Fisher talking to multiple teams
Apr 23, 2021
Left tackle Eric Fisher could have a new football home soon. The former Pro Bowler has been talking to numerous teams and is someone to keep an eye on after the draft, Ian Rapoport reports. One of those teams is the Chiefs.
Commissioner Roger Goodell fully vaccinated, will be allowed to hug draft prospects
Apr 23, 2021
The bro hugs are back. NFL Commissioner Roger Goodell has been fully vaccinated, and the league said he will be allowed to give his famous hugs while greeting players at the 2021 NFL Draft, Ian Rapoport reports.
Roundup: Panthers sign ex-Titans DT DaQuan Jones to one-year deal
Apr 20, 2021
The Panthers have made an addition to the defensive line ahead of next week's draft.
Former Tennessee Titans defensive tackle DaQuan Jones has agreed to terms on a one-year deal to join Carolina, the team announced Tuesday.
Deshaun Watson lawyer files response to 22 lawsuits against Texans QB
Apr 19, 2021
The attorney for Houston Texans quarterback Deshaun Watson issued a response Monday in Harris County (Texas) District Court to the 22 lawsuits filed against Watson denying allegations and claims made against him and requesting a trial by jury.
Expanded booth-to-ref communication expected to pass; uniform No. rule change has support
Apr 16, 2021
A few rule changes are expected to come out of next week's vote from league owners, including the competition committee's proposal for expanded booth-to-official communication during replays has strong support among coaches and is likely to pass next week, Tom Pelissero reports.
Texans GM Nick Caserio on Deshaun Watson: We will 'respect the legal process'
Apr 16, 2021
Houston Texans general manager Nick Caserio spoke with reporters Friday in his first news conference since quarterback Deshaun Watson has been accused of sexual assault and misconduct in more than 20 lawsuits.
Roundup: Patriots CB J.C. Jackson signs second-round tender
Apr 16, 2021
One of the best ballhawks in football is staying put. Patriots CB J.C. Jackson signed his second-round tender, Ian Rapoport reports. While no team signed Jackson to an offer sheet, teams can still trade for him by offering lower draft picks.
Players from 14 teams announce they will skip voluntary in-person offseason workouts
Apr 15, 2021
In announcements sent by the NFL Players Association on Thursday, a 'majority' of Bears players along with Raiders, Giants and Browns players said they will not participate in in-person voluntary workouts. Saints, Rams, Dolphins, Steelers and Eagles players and "many" Falcons, Chargers, Jets, 49ers and Ravens players later announced they too would forgo voluntary workouts.