- The Jets and Ryan Fitzpatrick are still in the progress of working out a deal but, the two sides are as far apart as they have been before the offseason.
- The NFL and the NFLPA worked together to establish a Field Surface and Performance Committee, who will be responsible for the safety of non-game day surfaces (aka. practice fields).
- After GM John Schneider signed his extension, Pete Carroll signed a similar extension through 2019.
- Colin Kaepernick has been given the full go-ahead from the training staff to play in training camp following his shoulder surgery.
- WR Josh Gordon has returned to Browns but, will be placed on the NFI list due to a quad injury he sustained during off-season workouts.
- When asked about pressure, Andrew Luck told media he views it as a privilege because it lets him know that his coaching staff and teammates trust him.
- The Eagles cut LB Travis Long.
- According to Adam Schefter, Antonio Brown really wants to get a new deal done with the Steelers considering the Steelers are robbing him at his current below $7 million per year salary.
- If you haven’t read it yet, Larry Fitzgerald wrote an article on the recently passed Dennis Green per the Player’s Tribine.
- Alex Smith did some underwater training in Hawaii during his offseason.
- Peter King answers some questions in his mailbag and brings up an interesting point about the new Field Surface and Performance Committee formed by the NFL. He also reflects on the impact of J.J Watt’s injury to the Houston Texans.
- Adam Gase had this to say about Arian Foster:
“He’s the type of guy that he can run his route tree similar to what a wide receiver’s is,” Gase said, via the Miami Herald. “He runs about as smooth as any running back that I’ve ever seen. I’ll be interested to see how far we can grow the running back position with him.”
- Here are a list of players who are unhappy with their contracts one of which includes Rob Gronkowski and another includes Antonio Brown.
- Matt Bowen, former player, provides a deep perspective on what it’s like to retire from the NFL.
- Rob Demovsky contends that the knee issues with Jordy Nelson have the Green Bay coaching staff worried if he’ll be back.
- Nathan Jahnke previews the Los Angeles Rams. John Kosko does the same for the 49ers.
- Chase Stuart notes that the recently passed, Dennis Green, had a particular revolving door at QB when he was coaching and joined only Mike Shanahan and Marty Schottenheimer as the only coaches to not have one QB take 20% of their snaps.
- Paxton Lynch thinks he has a legitimate chance to play right away, even if Gary Kubiak “kind of let [everyone] know” that Mark Sanchez will open up the season.
- Mike Klis says one of Demaryius Thomas’ biggest emphasis this offseason is catching the ball. He also breaks down the unheralded LS position winner, Casey Kreiter.
- Here is the fan’s guide to the Broncos training camp this year.
- Nicki Jhabvala says the defense is still returning mostly intact after their Super Bowl winning season from a year ago.
- In what was more likely something to rile his youth campers up, Odell Beckham Jr. told them to go to Super Bowl 51 because the Giants will be there.
- Eagles LB Nigel Bradham has been arrested on assault charges.
- Jeremy Fowler compiled his non-official 2016 NFL All-retirement team leading off with Peyton Manning at QB. The rest of the roster is pretty stacked.
“Little minds are tamed and subdued by misfortune; but great minds rise above them.” – Washington Irving