I once heard someone say that a man who has declared bankruptcy can be inherently trusted with money. It seems counterintuitive, but the argument goes that, at that point, he no longer has a safety net and will hence be reliable.
I don't know if that's true, but I can't help but apply that logic to former Steelers (and Raiders and Patriots, ...Read more
Kansas City Chiefs star quarterback Patrick Mahomes made a guest appearance during Texas Tech's virtual graduation ceremonies on Saturday.
Mahomes, the reigning Super Bowl MVP, told the future generation to "go out and win your Super Bowl" during a speech that lasted less than two minutes.
"I'm beyond excited that I get to share this ...Read more
SEATTLE -- As any close observer of the Seahawks should know by now, the public stance of coach Pete Carroll and general manager John Schneider is that the team will always research any player who becomes available if they think can help.
In September the Seahawks acknowledging that they were ready to try to make a run at receiver Antonio Brown...Read more
PITTSBURGH -- The garage in sunny Southern California is hot and steamy, but Corey Calliet likes it that way. He used to call his home gym "The Box" but now it's "The Laboratory," or just "The Lab," for short. If it starts to get a little too stuffy, he'll crack open one of the doors a bit, just to let in some fresh air, then shut it.
Because ...Read more
LOS ANGELES -- Donnie Edwards has spent his post-NFL career working with veterans and helping shine a light on their contributions.
Recently, in a world dealing with the COVID-19 pandemic, he experienced something he described as a fitting reminder.
"My wife went to Costco and there's no meat," the former Chargers and UCLA linebacker said. "...Read more
SEATTLE -- The Seahawks' pursuit of a veteran running back to add depth at a position that last year was decimated by injuries ended Friday as the team agreed to a one-year deal with free agent Carlos Hyde, who gained 1,070 yards during a resurgent 2019 season with the Houston Texans.
The news of Hyde's signing was first reported by The NFL ...Read more
Now that Dallas Cowboys defensive end Aldon Smith's has been reinstated by the NFL from an indefinite suspension, the big question is when Randy Gregory will be given the green light to return to the team as well?
To date, Gregory has been suspended for 46 games as he has not played since 2018, but he has filed for reinstatement. An NFL source ...Read more
Coach Kevin Stefanski, legendary quarterback Bernie Kosar and the Browns are offering fans once-in-a-lifetime experiences as part of the organization's efforts to raise funds for COVID-19 relief.
The Browns announced Friday morning Stefanski and Kosar are participating in the "All In Challenge."
Through the challenge, which is powered by ...Read more
So there's going to be another dance.
This time with a different GOAT.
With its massively successful Michael Jordan docuseries "The Last Dance" still fresh in everyone's minds, ESPN announced Thursday it will be giving Tom Brady similar treatment in 2021.
"The Man in the Arena: Tom Brady" will be a nine-episode series that "will include a ...Read more
LOS ANGELES -- A pandemic that is preventing NFL players from congregating and working out at team facilities is not slowing down Aaron Donald.
The Los Angeles Rams' star defensive tackle, one of the league's most fit and physically shredded players, appeared to be in top condition Thursday during a videoconference with reporters. As if to ...Read more
SEATTLE -- Seahawks safety Quandre Diggs won't go as far as saying he's enjoying quarantine.
But he has to admit he may not be as bothered by it as a lot of people might be.
"The quarantine is perfect for me," Diggs said Thursday when he talked to Seattle-area reporters via Zoom from his home in Austin, Texas. "Because this is my life. I stay ...Read more
The NFL is considering an extra set of eyes in the sky, and a change to onside kicks that some people might see as gimmicky.
Those are two of the five rule proposals team owners will vote on during a conference call scheduled for next Thursday.
The Philadelphia Eagles have proposed an alternative to the onside kick, which has become far more ...Read more
KANSAS CITY, Mo. -- One fan has secured a unique game-day experience with Chiefs quarterback Patrick Mahomes.
Last month, Mahomes joined the "All In Challenge," to benefit nonprofit organizations during the coronavirus pandemic, offering up a slew of gifts in the package.
The winning bid: $140,000.
The winner and a guest will ...Read more
SEATTLE -- Josh Gordon is back in Seattle and hoping he can get back in football.
Gordon, who played five games for the Seahawks last season, will be applying for reinstatement to the NFL soon, according to a report from Pro Football Talk on Thursday morning. That report came a day after Gordon tweeted that he was in Seattle, posting a picture ...Read more
Raheem Mostert sat alone in the 49ers cafeteria in 2016, trying to find his way onto his seventh team in two years, when Joe Staley sat down and began a cherished mentorship.
"I just wanted to pick his brain, so I asked him, 'What does it take for a guy like me to be like Frank Gore?' " Mostert recalled Wednesday in a video conference. "Because...Read more
Ryan Fitzpatrick has not shaved in a while. While his head full of hair and beard appear both free-flowing and glorious, he says the hairs on his neck are getting out of control.
Fitzpatrick also has not thrown much this offseason while shuttered with his wife and seven children at their house in Arizona. Throwing has not been a part of his ...Read more
Dallas Cowboys defensive end Aldon Smith will return to the NFL in 2020 for the first time since 2015 after being reinstated by the league on Wednesday.
He believes he can pick where he left off, despite being idle for the last five years under NFL suspension due to repeated off-field issues and battling the demons of alcohol and substance ...Read more
At times during this unprecedented offseason, Browns Pro Bowl wide receiver Jarvis Landry hasn't been able to rehabilitate from his Feb. 4 hip surgery like he normally would.
But Landry does not believe challenges presented by the COVID-19 pandemic have forced him to fall behind as he eyes a return to the field in August, provided the global ...Read more
Rumblings have been out there for a while that the Seahawks might go after a veteran running back such as Devonta Freeman or Carlos Hyde to shore up depth at a spot that was hit hard by injuries in 2019 and where there remains some uncertainty over exactly when Rashaad Penny will return.
But in the most concrete signs that something could be ...Read more
When Miami Dolphins coach Brian Flores fired Chad O'Shea the day after last season ended and brought 68-year-old Chan Gailey out of retirement to run the team's offense, there was some level of bewilderment in NFL circles.
But conversations with multiple sources close to last year's team -- including player feedback -- have offered clarity ...Read more
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