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FTW: Tagging Landry makes no sense for Miami

The Dolphins are set to pay Landry $16 million in 2018.        

NFLPA president hopes for “longer runway” before Thursday night games

Thursday Night Football is here to stay, for at least the next five years. With FOX paying $550 million per year (maybe more, depending on which reports are to be believed) for the privilege of televising 11 of the games on a broadcast network, the series continues to justify its existence by generating big revenue. [more]

Titans free agents: 5 impact players team should consider re-signing

The Titans signed kicker Ryan Succop, leaving them with 12 players with expiring contracts, including nine slated to become unrestricted free agents.        

Carolina Panthers tap Marty Hurney as general manager

The Carolina Panthers have announced that Marty Hurney will be the teams general manager.        

Stephen Nicholas lands job on Buccaneers staff

Stephen Nicholas found himself facing the Buccaneers often during his seven years as a linebacker with the Falcons, but now he’ll be on the other side of the NFC South rivalry. The Buccaneers announced on Wednesday that Nicholas has been hired as the team’s defensive quality control coach. Dave Borgonzi spent the previous four years [more]

Mike Patrick retires after 36 years at ESPN

Before Sunday Night Football moved from NBC, one man served as the play-by-play announcer for the full 18 years that the games were played on ESPN. That man, Mike Patrick, will end his 36-year run at ESPN on Thursday night. “It’s wonderful to reflect on how I’ve done exactly what I wanted to do with [more]

Crockett Gillmore trying to transition from tight end to offensive lineman

As a tight end, Crockett Gillmore has had the chance to both block and catch passes during his four years with the Ravens. It appears Gillmore wants to focus on only one of those tasks in the future. Jeff Zrebiec of the Baltimore Sun reports that Gillmore is working to transition to playing on the [more]

Carolina Panthers name Marty Hurney general manager for the second time

Carolina installs him in post he originally held from 2002 through 2012.        

Saints owner Tom Benson hospitalized with flu symptoms

Saints owner Tom Benson has been hospitalized in New Orleans after feeling ill recently, the team announced today. “Tom Benson was recently admitted to Ochsner Medical Center. He is currently being treated for flu symptoms and is resting comfortably,” the team said in a statement. “Mr. Benson, who turned 90 in July, has been admitted [more]

Panthers re-hire Marty Hurney as full-time general manager

The Panthers have re-hired Marty Hurney as their full-time general manager        

Watch Josh Allen show off his arm strength, throwing 50 yards from his knees

If you questioned Josh Allen's arm strength, just watch him throw 50 yards from his knees.

Falcons working on a deal with kicker Matt Bryant

The kicker market is indeed moving. After the Titans kept Ryan Succop yesterday and the Colts neared a deal with Adam Vinatieri today, there’s a sudden spike in the market for old kickers. According to D. Orlando Ledbetter of the Atlanta Journal-Constitution, the Falcons have opened contract discussions with veteran Matt Bryant. The 42-year-old  Bryant is [more]

Giants re-sign offensive lineman John Greco

The Giants have a major rebuilding project on their offensive line this offseason, but new General Manager Dave Gettleman has signed the first Hog Molly of his new administration. The team announced they had re-signed veteran guard John Greco. The 32-year-old played in six games for the Giants last year, after spending a month with [more]

Report: Alshon Jeffery had rotator cuff surgery

Wide receiver Alshon Jeffery had a hard time staying on the field in his last two years with the Bears, but didn’t miss any of the 19 games that the Eagles played during the 2017 regular season and playoffs. It appears Jeffery pulled that off without being 100 percent healthy, however. Ian Rapoport of NFL [more]

Adam Vinatieri set to break some NFL records in 2018

The news that Adam Vinatieri is signing on for another year as the Colts’ kicker is good news in Indianapolis, because at age 45 he’s still playing well. It’s also another reminder of what a remarkable career Vinatieri has had. Here are some of the records that he has either already set or is closing [more]

Panthers name Marty Hurney their permanent GM for the second time

The Panthers, who fired general manager Marty Hurney in 2012, on Wednesday hired Hurney to be their full-time GM.

With Jarvis Landry getting franchise tag, crop of free-agent WRs looking thin again

With Miami giving Jarvis Landry the franchise tag, the pool of free-agent receivers looks pretty thin.

Inside Nashville's sales pitch to host NFL draft

CVC says city's sales pitch for what the draft might look like in Nashville promised turn the event into a multi-day football and music party.        

Marty Hurney is the permanent choice as Panthers G.M.

The Panthers have taken the interim part of Marty Hurney’s title away. Hurney was named the team’s interim General Manager after Dave Gettleman was fired last season, but the team announced that he is now the permanent choice for the job on Wednesday. The Panthers interviewed three other candidates and put Hurney on paid leave [more]

Dougherty: Packers poised to profit from NFL data dump

The NFL is embarking on an era of big data, and the teams willing to invest the money and effort to make sense of it are going to come out winners.        

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