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Washington re-signs Zac Kerin

Washington has signed free agent offensive guard Zac Kerin, the team announced Tuesday. He appeared in two games for Washington last season after signing with the team in Week 15. Kerin, 27, has played 16 career regular-season games. He entered the NFL after signing with the Vikings as a college free agent in 2014. Kerin [more]

Tue, 19 Mar 2019 20:57:24 +0000

Derek Carr is the last quarterback still in place from the 2014 NFL draft

When Blake Bortles was cut by the Jaguars and picked up by the Rams, he became the 13th quarterback from the 2014 NFL draft to leave the team that drafted him. Now only Derek Carr remains. Bortles was first quarterback selected and the third overall pick in 2014, and he lasted five seasons in Jacksonville. [more]

Tue, 19 Mar 2019 20:28:41 +0000

Kelechi Osemele loses weight, hoping to get back to Pro Bowl form

Kelechi Osemele twice has made the Pro Bowl. He was voted All-Pro in 2016. Osemele, whom the Raiders traded to the Jets, is eager to get back to that level after dealing with knee and toe issues last season. He missed five games in 2018. “Yeah, just dealing with injuries and battling through that the [more]

Tue, 19 Mar 2019 20:21:01 +0000

Gettleman suggests Giants got two ones and a three for OBJ

Last year at this time, as the Giants were becoming exasperated with receiver Odell Beckham Jr. (a photo had emerged of Beckham with — gasp! — a cigarette that may have been stuffed with marijuana), speculation and rumors of a potential trade emerged. The issue reached a crescendo at the league meetings in Orlando, only [more]

Tue, 19 Mar 2019 20:20:32 +0000

Ronald Darby: I need to have a healthy season

Cornerback Ronald Darby hit the open market as a free agent last week, but he wound up back with the Eagles on a one-year deal. The decision to take that deal was influenced by the fact that Darby tore his ACL in Week 10 and missed the rest of the season. His play before that [more]

Tue, 19 Mar 2019 20:17:57 +0000

Report: Montez Sweat doesn’t need medical re-check

Mississippi State defensive end Montez Sweat will not need a medical re-check in Indianapolis, Gil Brandt of NFL Media reports. Brandt adds that “decision-makers for several NFL teams . . . said they would pass” Sweat. That’s great news for Sweat, who is expected to be a high first-round pick. Doctors at the Combine took [more]

Tue, 19 Mar 2019 19:49:46 +0000

Saquon Barkley: I have to grow as a leader

Giants running back Saquon Barkley got the news about Odell Beckham being traded right from his former teammate. Barkley said that Beckham Facetimed him with word of his deal to the Browns last Tuesday and “gave me some advice about how to handle stuff in the league” before signing off. The trade leaves Barkley as [more]

Tue, 19 Mar 2019 19:46:13 +0000

Vikings interested in re-signing Brett Jones

The Vikings have “ramped up” their interest in bringing back interior offensive lineman Brett Jones after losing Nick Easton to the Saints, Chris Tomasson of the Pioneer Press reports. But Minnesota isn’t the only suitor for Jones. Jones, 27, also has drawn interest from the Seahawks, Jets, Eagles and Chiefs, per Tomasson. Jones made $2.914 [more]

Tue, 19 Mar 2019 19:30:54 +0000

Cardiologists clear Kentucky TE C.J. Conrad

Kentucky tight end C.J. Conrad left the NFL Scouting Combine early after medical personnel found a heart issue. He received good news this week: Cardiologists at Mass General Hospital in Boston have cleared him, Conrad’s agent, Joe Linta, told Adam Schefter of ESPN. Conrad will work out for scouts at a Pro Day on April [more]

Tue, 19 Mar 2019 19:17:41 +0000

Lions sign Tommylee Lewis

Tommylee Lewis will be wearing a new uniform in 2019. Lewis was set for restricted free agency this offseason, but the Saints did not tender him a contract before the start of the new league year. That decision made Lewis an unrestricted free agent and the Lions announced his addition on Tuesday. Lewis is best [more]

Tue, 19 Mar 2019 19:05:15 +0000

Ereck Flowers sees “great opportunity” to work with Bill Callahan

Ereck Flowers signed a one-year contract with Washington on Monday and early word is that they will give the 2015 Giants first-round pick a look at guard heading into next season. Flowers’ forays at left and right tackle for the Giants were dismal enough that a position change may represent his best opportunity to continue [more]

Tue, 19 Mar 2019 18:57:14 +0000

Nick Easton: It’s pretty obvious why I chose Saints

Offensive lineman Nick Easton had a chance to return to the Vikings. He chose to join the Saints. Easton, who agreed to a four-year, $24 million deal with New Orleans on Sunday, will replace Max Unger as the starting center. Unger retired last week. “Obviously, you have a well established offense and an unreal quarterback [more]

Tue, 19 Mar 2019 18:56:18 +0000

Cardinals having private meeting with Kyler Murray

See, we told you it didn’t matter that the Cardinals skipped Oklahoma’s Pro Day. According to Aaron Wilson of the Houston Chronicle, Oklahoma quarterback and possible first overall pick Kyler Murray is meeting with Cardinals coach Kliff Kingsbury and General Manager Steve Keim near campus today. Whether they watched his scripting throwing routine with all [more]

Tue, 19 Mar 2019 18:28:31 +0000

Giants re-sign Bennie Fowler

The Giants re-signed Cody Latimer recently and they have brought back another member of the 2018 receiving corps as well. The team announced on Tuesday that Bennie Fowler has agreed to a new deal with the team. The announcement came along with official word that long snapper Zak DeOssie and cornerback Tony Lippett will also [more]

Tue, 19 Mar 2019 18:07:20 +0000

Robert Kraft receives conditional offer to drop Florida charges

Patriots owner Robert Kraft could have solicitation of prostitution charges against him dropped, with one key condition: He needs to admit that, if the charges hadn’t been dropped, prosecution would have resulted in a conviction. That’s the latest report from Andrew Beaton of the Wall Street Journal regarding Kraft’s Palm Beach County legal entanglement. The [more]

Tue, 19 Mar 2019 17:47:17 +0000

Patriots re-sign punter Ryan Allen

The Patriots have been willing to let important parts test the market before. Sometimes, there’s a necessary delay. According to Ian Rapoport of NFL Network, the Patriots re-signed punter Ryan Allen. Allen has been their punter since 2013, and was a player they wanted to keep. Mike Reiss of ESPN.com noted that Allen recently changed [more]

Tue, 19 Mar 2019 17:33:55 +0000

Tony Jefferson: Browns still have to come take the AFC North from us

After making a trade for Odell Beckham while the Ravens were saying goodbye to several top defensive players, the Browns have been installed as the betting favorites to win the AFC North in 2019. One holdover on the Ravens defense thinks that may be putting the cart before the horse. Safety Tony Jefferson acknowledges that [more]

Tue, 19 Mar 2019 17:33:33 +0000

Passing-game role makes Ezekiel Elliott even more valuable

To the chagrin of Cowboys fans and fantasy owners who simply want Ezekiel Elliott to continue to show up and play without hesitation, I’ve got more to say about a guy who should consider taking a stand for a second contract before his current employer physically chews him up and spits him out. Beyond Elliott’s [more]

Tue, 19 Mar 2019 17:21:26 +0000

Nick Bosa won’t work out at Ohio State Pro Day

At this point, if you’re a first-round prospect, and you did anything at all at the Scouting Combine, you’re done for the spring. According to Albert Breer of SI.com, Ohio State defensive end Nick Bosa is going to stand on his previous results, and won’t work out at tomorrow’s Ohio State Pro Day. Bosa ran [more]

Tue, 19 Mar 2019 17:10:31 +0000

Jake Ryan happy to be back with Dom Capers

Linebacker Jake Ryan missed the 2018 season with a torn ACL, so he didn’t spend much time playing for Packers defensive coordinator Mike Pettine. Ryan spent plenty of time playing for Pettine’s predecessor Dom Capers. Ryan played 43 games and made 27 starts in his first three seasons and Capers was calling the defensive plays [more]

Tue, 19 Mar 2019 16:42:35 +0000

Panthers add pass-rusher Bruce Irvin

The Panthers continue to check items off their needs list, finding a veteran pass-rusher. According to Adam Schefter of ESPN, the Panthers have agreed to a one-year deal with Bruce Irvin. The Panthers were short on anyone to pressure a quarterback after the retirement of Julius Peppers. Other than Mario Addison, they didn’t have a [more]

Tue, 19 Mar 2019 16:35:00 +0000

Alabama Pro Day draws impressive roster of NFL evaluators

You can sometimes tell just how talented a roster a college has put together by seeing who attends the Pro Day. On that score, Nick Saban has put together a powerhouse at Alabama. According to Andrew Groover of NFL Network, those in attendance at Alabama’s Pro Day today include Patriots head coach Bill Belichick, Bengals [more]

Tue, 19 Mar 2019 16:33:02 +0000

Who are the best backup quarterbacks in the NFL?

With Blake Bortles becoming the backup quarterback to Jared Goff, an inspiration surfaced for a Tuesday PFT Live draft. Who are the best backup quarterbacks in the NFL? Spoiler: Bortles didn’t make the cut. (Sorry, Big Cat.) For the full list of players that we picked, along with an honorable-mention candidate who gave me an [more]

Tue, 19 Mar 2019 16:29:53 +0000

Ryan Fitzpatrick: Amazing privilege and honor to have chance at starting job

The Dolphins signed Ryan Fitzpatrick over the weekend in a move that makes Fitzpatrick the current favorite to open the 2019 season as their starting quarterback. Fitzpatrick has some experience being in that situation and he’s experienced plenty of other ones over the years. Fitzpatrick has made 126 starts for seven different teams over the [more]

Tue, 19 Mar 2019 15:48:44 +0000

Dolphins talking to multiple teams about Robert Quinn

In lieu of dumping players the Dolphins no longer want, they’re willing to consider paying a chunk of their salary to facilitate a deal, like they did with quarterback Ryan Tannehill. Ultimately, the Dolphins are buying draft picks — like the Browns did two years ago when picking up Brock Osweiler‘s $16 million fully-guaranteed salary [more]

Tue, 19 Mar 2019 15:35:23 +0000

Quinnen Williams not working out at Alabama Pro Day

Quinnen Williams did quite enough in Indianapolis, so he’s not doing much when scouts gather in Tuscaloosa, Ala. today. Via Tom Pelissero of NFL Network, the Alabama defensive tackle won’t be doing any drills or workouts during Alabama’s Pro Day. Frankly, he shouldn’t, for two very good reasons. First, he ran a 4.83-second 40-yard dash [more]

Tue, 19 Mar 2019 15:25:59 +0000

Vikings hold onto Dan Bailey

The Vikings ended last season with Dan Bailey as their kicker and they’re bringing him back for the 2019 season as well. Tom Pelissero of NFL Media reports that the Vikings have re-signed Bailey. It’s a one-year deal worth $1 million with another million available in incentives. Pelissero adds that $250,000 of the salary is [more]

Tue, 19 Mar 2019 15:13:46 +0000

Jets re-sign Brent Qvale

The Jets continued a push to bring back some of their own guys and beef up their offensive line. The team announced they had re-signed offensive lineman Brent Qvale. He’s started 14 games and appeared in 60 since catching onto their practice squad as an undrafted rookie in 2014. The Jets also re-signed lineman Jonotthan [more]

Tue, 19 Mar 2019 15:10:56 +0000

The Giants won’t be telling you what their plan is (but thanks for your money and time)

Of all the teams in the NFL, the New York Football Giants stand out in one way. And it’s not a good way. There’s a not-so-subtle attitude that permeates the organization. And it seems to be directed at everyone — opponents, media, neutral parties, paying customers. The media is, regardless of periodic efforts to undermine [more]

Tue, 19 Mar 2019 15:05:15 +0000

Jets re-sign Eric Tomlinson

The Jets opted not to tender tight end Eric Tomlinson a contract as a restricted free agent this month, but he won’t be leaving the team. The Jets announced on Tuesday that Tomlinson has re-signed with the team. No terms were announced. Tomlinson signed with the Jets during the 2016 season after stints with the [more]

Tue, 19 Mar 2019 15:04:05 +0000

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