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Jun
29

Patriots punished for video incident

The New England Patriots were punished for illegally filming the sideline and field of a Cincinnati game last season the week before traveling to play the Bengals. The Patriots were reportedlyMore docked a 2021 third-round pick, fined $1.1 million, and banned from sending film crews to shoot any game during the 2020 season. Less

Source: Boston Herald

Jun
29

Patriots sign QB Newton to one-year deal

The New England Patriots made headlines on Sunday evening with the news that they signed free agent quarterback CAM NEWTON to a one-year deal. Newton was released by the Carolina Panthers,More where he spent the past nine seasons after being drafted with the first overall pick in 2011. Newton instantly becomes the most experienced quarterback on a roster that also includes JARRETT STIDHAM, BRIAN HOYER, J’MAR SMITH, and BRIAN LEWERKE. Less

Source: Boston Globe

Jun
29

Bucs LB Pierre-Paul underwent offseason surgery

Tampa Bay outside linebacker JASON PIERRE-PAUL underwent arthroscopic knee surgery in the offseason to clean up some cartilage that was causing discomfort. Pierre-Paul is expected to recover in three to fourMore weeks, meaning that he likely will not miss much, if any, training camp. Since joining the Bucs in 2018, Pierre-Paul has recorded 21 sacks in just 24 games. Less

Source: Tampa Bay Times

Jun
29

Bills QB Allen in great offseason shape

Buffalo Bills quarterback JOSH ALLEN has been working with his personal quarterback guru, Jordan Palmer, through the offseason. Allen appears to be in great shape, which Palmer confirmed. Palmer said recentlyMore that Allen is “in crazy shape and spinning it great”. Allen says he’s gained about three pounds since last season, and he appears to have reshaped his upper body in the offseason. Less

Source: Buffalo News

Jun
29

Jets coaches want disgruntled Adams on team

New York Jets head coach Adam Gase says that he wants disgruntled All-Pro safety JAMAL ADAMS on the 2020 roster. Gase’s comments came a day after defensive coordinator Gregg Williams madeMore similar comments regarding Adams. Adams, signed through 2021, is on record as saying he wants a new deal before the regular season. He formally requested a trade last week, but the Jets have not granted permission for him to seek a trade. Less

Source: ESPN.com

Jun
29

Packers RB Jones ready to raise game in 2020

Green Bay starting running back AARON JONES said recently that the arrival of rookie running back AJ DILLON will push him to work even harder entering the upcoming season. The PackersMore selected Dillon in the second round of April’s draft with the 62nd overall pick. Jones added that the arrival of Dillon will cause him to “raise my game”. Less

Source: NFL.com

Jun
29

Deep sleeper alert in Chicago

Chicago receivers coach Mike Furrey said recently that the biggest growth he expects to see heading into the 2020 season is from second-year wide receiver RILEY RIDLEY. Ridley, a fourth-round choiceMore in 2019, is the brother of Atlanta wide receiver CALVIN RIDLEY. While he certainly isn’t near the top of Chicago’s wide receiver depth chart, Furrey thinks Ridley has what it takes to be successful in the NFL. Less

Source: NBC Sports

Jun
26

Gordon ready to resume football career

Troubled wide receiver JOSH GORDON is reportedly sober, clearheaded, and ready to resume his football career. The suspended Gordon formally applied for reinstatement earlier this month and expects to hear fromMore the NFL within the next month. The 29-year-old wide receiver has been working out in the Seattle area, with multiple teams reportedly interested in his services – should he be reinstated. Less

Source: Profootballrumors.com

Jun
26

GM Lynch thinks 49ers can be even better in 2020

San Francisco GM John Lynch said recently that the 49ers can be better than last season heading into 2020. Lynch has done well to replace his offseason losses with similarly skilledMore players. In a deep NFC West division, the 49ers will need to be every bit as good as last year to get another shot at a Lombardi Trophy. They will also need to avoid the Super Bowl hangover that has hurt many teams in the season following a Super Bowl loss. Less

Source: NFL.com

Jun
26

Beckham Jr. 100 percent for training camp

Cleveland wide receiver ODELL BECKHAM JR. is reportedly “100 percent” recovered from surgery on a core muscle injury that plagued him throughout the 2019 season. Beckham did not miss any games,More but he was limited from the start of what proved to be a frustrating first season in Cleveland. Fellow wideout JARVIS LANDRY is also making solid progress in his recovery from an offseason surgery. Less

Source: Cleveland Plain Dealer

Jun
26

Cowboys RB Elliott “feeling good”

Dallas Cowboys running back EZEKIEL ELLIOTT says that he is “feeling good” a week after reports surfaced that he tested positive for COVID-19. Elliott has not yet started to work out,More adding that he wanted to wait another week to give himself more time to rest. Elliott is entering his fifth season with the Cowboys, coming off a third career Pro Bowl appearance. Less

Source: Team Website

Jun
26

Ravens unlikely destination for Antonio Brown

Free agent wide receiver ANTONIO BROWN was linked earlier this week to the Baltimore Ravens by various reports. Fast-forward two days, and that possibility is now being downplayed. The Seattle SeahawksMore and a handful of other teams have reportedly expressed interest in Brown as well. Despite possible interest from any club, Brown has yet to receive clearance from the NFL to return. When and if he does return, Brown likely faces league discipline related to multiple incidents. Less

Source: NBC Sports

Jun
23

Vikings rookie WR likely an opening-week starter

Minnesota rookie wide receiver JUSTIN JEFFERSON, the team’s first-round pick in April’s NFL Draft, is expected to be a Week 1 starter heading into the upcoming 2020 season. The team expectsMore a smooth transition from college football to the NFL for Jefferson. Meanwhile, veteran TAJAE SHARPE will likely provide depth and serve as a potential third receiver. Less

Source: Minneapolis Star-Tribune

Jun
23

QB Ryan thinks WR Ridley could “explode” heading into 2020 season

Atlanta quarterback MATT RYAN said recently that third-year wide receiver CALVIN RIDLEY could “explode” heading into the upcoming 2020 season. Ryan had been working out with some teammates, including Ridley duringMore what has been a unique offseason. Ryan said that Ridley is in “phenomenal shape”, adding that his grasp of the offense is much further along than a year ago. Less

Source: Birmingham News

Jun
23

Coach says rookie QB Burrow “as advertised”

Cincinnati head coach Zac Taylor said recently that rookie quarterback and top overall draft pick JOE BURROW has been “as advertised” in virtual offseason meetings and workouts. Taylor added that he has been really impressed with Burrow, noting that his preparation and mental acumen have been “excellent”.

Source: NFL.com

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