Cowboys offense to take a big step in 2019?
Former Dallas tight end Jason Witten thinks so. As a player, Witten caught passes from Kellen Moore and Jon Kitna. Now that both former players are part of the coaching staff, Witten thinks that quarterback DAK PRESCOTT and the offense will “take a big step in 2019”.
Source: Dallas Morning News
Free agent kicker Bryant could return to Bucs
Free agent kicker MATT BRYANT was recently released by the Atlanta Falcons, but he thinks he still has a few good years remaining and is not considering retirement. Bryant said this week that a return to the Tampa Bay Buccaneers is “definitely an option”.
Jaguars sign Lambo to extension
The Jacksonville Jaguars signed kicker JOSH LAMBO to a four-year contract extension on Wednesday. Since joining the Jaguars in October of 2017, Lambo has connected on 92.7 percent of his field… More goals. His success rate ranks highest in franchise history. He did miss the final two games of the 2018 season due to a groin injury, but he is optimistic about his recovery. Less
Source: Florida Times-Union
Broncos to acquire Flacco
The Denver Broncos have reportedly agreed in principle to trade for Baltimore Ravens quarterback JOE FLACCO. The trade can’t be made official until the league new year begins on March 13th,… More but Flacco appears to be headed to Denver. The Broncos also have 2018 starter CASE KEENUM and backup KEVIN HOGAN on the roster. Less
Source: Team Website
Lions OC Bevell unsure what offense will look like in 2019
New Detroit Lions offensive coordinator Darrell Bevell isn’t quite sure what his offense will look like heading into the 2019 season. Fantasy owners, and Bevell, are hoping for an offense that… More scores more than last season when the Lions ranked just 25th in scoring. Bevell did say that he will focus on his players and build the offense around what they do best. Less
Source: Detroit News
Antonio Brown tweets farewell message
Pittsburgh wide receiver ANTONIO BROWN sent a farewell message via social media this week, saying that it is “time to move on and forward”. Brown has reportedly asked the Steelers for a trade, although they can’t trade him until the start of the new NFL league year on March 13th.
Source: Pittsburgh Tribune
Texans moving on from WR Thomas
The Houston Texans cut veteran wide receiver DEMARYIUS THOMAS. The Texans appear set to move forward with All-Pro wide receiver DEANDRE HOPKINS, along with fellow wideouts WILL FULLER and KEKE COUTEE.… More Thomas is recovering from a torn Achilles tendon injury, but he feels like he can still play and isn’t thinking about retirement just yet. Less
Source: Houston Chronicle
Making Winston great again
New Tampa Bay head coach Bruce Arians believes that quarterback JAMEIS WINSTON has “all the talent in the world” and expects him to be successful moving forward. Arians, 66, has a… More long history of success with mentoring some of the NFL’s best quarterbacks – including Peyton Manning, Ben Roethlisberger, Andrew Luck, and Carson Palmer. Less
Source: Tampa Bay Times
Browns sign RB Hunt
The Cleveland Browns have signed former Kansas City running back KAREEM HUNT to a one-year deal for the 2019 season. Hunt still faces a possible suspension for an incident in which… More he kicked and shoved a woman in February, but the Browns appear willing to give him a second chance. With second-year running back NICK CHUBB and DUKE JOHNSON also on the roster, the Browns backfield could be crowded heading into 2019. Less
Source: Cleveland Plain-Dealer
Murray to pursue NFL career
Dual-sport star KYLER MURRAY announced that he is committing to pursuing a career as an NFL quarterback. Murray was selected 9th overall in the 2018 MLB Draft, but played his final season of football at Oklahoma. Now, Murray appears headed to the NFL.
Bryant to be reinstated by training camp?
If wide receiver MARTAVIS BRYANT continues to get better and follow his treatment plan, the NFLPA could reportedly begin efforts to have him reinstated as early as May and in time… More for training camps. If Bryant is reinstated, he would be a free agent since his contract with the Raiders was on a game-by-game basis. Less
Source: Team Blog
Hackenberg still not good
Former New York Jets quarterback CHRISTIAN HACKENBERG has a new gig as the starting quarterback for the Memphis Express of the new Alliance of American Football League. In his debut with… More the Express, Hackenberg threw an interception and played as poorly as everyone remembers from his time in the NFL. Hackenberg was a second-round pick of the Jets in 2016. Less
Source: New York Post
Richardson making another comeback attempt
Former Cleveland Browns running back TRENT RICHARDSON is attempting another comeback, this time with the Birmingham Iron of the new Alliance of American Football League. In Richardson’s debut, he scored 2 touchdowns for the Iron. The 28-year-old Richardson was the third overall draft pick in the 2012 draft.
Source: Team Blog
Patriots safety Chung undergoes surgery
New England safety PATRICK CHUNG had successful surgery to repair his badly broken arm. Chung is also in need of shoulder surgery and is expected to miss Organized Team Activities with the Patriots. Fortunately, he is expected back for training camp. We wish Mr. Chung well in his recovery.
Source: NBC Sports
Dolphins hire former head coach Caldwell
The Miami Dolphins hired former Detroit Lions head coach Jim Caldwell as their assistant head coach and quarterbacks coach. Caldwell has experience overseeing Lions quarterback MATTHEW STAFFORD that could help with RYAN TANNEHILL, assuming the Dolphins don’t move on from him.
Source: Daily Caller