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Adarius Lemons to Florida: Gators Land 4-Star RB Prospect

The Florida Gators reportedly added some firepower to their future backfield on Sunday when running back recruit Adarius Lemons joined their 2017 class. Derek Tyson of ESPN and Blake Alderman of Rivals reported the news. Lemons is a 4-star prospect, per 247Sports’ composite rankings, and the No. Show More Summary

Darnell Dockett to Retire: Latest Details, Comments and Reaction

Longtime Arizona Cardinals defensive lineman Darnell Dockett reportedly will announce his retirement on Monday. Josh Weinfuss of ESPN first reported the defensive tackle's decision, with Mike Jurecki of Fox Sports 910 confirming Dockett...Show More Summary

Jonathan Sutherland to Penn State: Nittany Lions Land 4-Star Safety Prospect

Talented safety Jonathan Sutherland announced Sunday he's committing to the Penn State Nittany Lions. "I'm so excited to be committed to Penn State," Sutherland said, per Steve Wiltfong of 247Sports. "It's an absolute honor to be part of this program." According to 247Sports' composite rankings, Sutherland is the No. Show More Summary

Sam Foltz, Mike Sadler Die in Car Accident Following Football Camp

Nebraska punter Sam Foltz and former Michigan State punter Mike Sadler were killed in a car accident Sunday morning. Kevin Cole of the Omaha World-Herald reported Foltz's death, with Nebraska chancellor Ronnie Green confirming the accident...Show More Summary

IK Enemkpali could become a starter on the Buffalo defense

A year after IK Enemkpali broke Geno Smith’s jaw while they were teammates, Enemkpali may be taking aim at him in a more traditional sense. With Smith possibly slated to start for the Jets, who stubbornly refuse to sweeten the pot for Ryan Fitzpatrick, Enemkpali eventually could become a regular — if not a starter…

Darnell Dockett expected to announce his retirement on Monday

Defensive tackle Darnell Dockett has not played in a regular season game since the 2013 season and the longtime Cardinal is reportedly set to draw a permanent end to his playing career. Josh Weinfuss of ESPN.com reports that Dockett is expected to announce his retirement on Monday. Dockett tore his ACL before the 2014 season…

Brandon Pettigrew Injury: Updates on Lions TE's Recovery from Knee Surgery

Detroit Lions tight end Brandon Pettigrew will begin training camp on the physically unable to perform list due to the knee injury he suffered late last season. Continue for updates. Pettigrew Placed on PUP List Sunday, July 24 Per the...Show More Summary

Lions place Brandon Pettigrew, two others on PUP list

With training camp about to start, the Lions are taking stock of which players on their roster aren’t quite ready to start practicing. Tight end Brandon Pettigrew is on that list and the Lions announced Sunday that he has been placed on the physically unable to perform list. Pettigrew tore his ACL in December and General…

Rick Spielman calls out those who bash Teddy Bridgewater

Friday’s PFT Live from U.S. Bank Stadium in Minneapolis included a visit from the guy who built not the team’s new house but the team that will play there. And G.M. Rick Spielman talked at some length about the first-round quarterback who enters his third NFL season. At a time when teammates rave about Teddy…

Who’s left? Exploring the remaining free agents

Quarterback Ryan Fitzpatrick is playing golf. Without a contract, he’s not going to training camp this week. Fitzpatrick hasn’t said much about his situation, and the Jets basically issued a gag order six weeks ago. So, we’ll see what happens with camp starting and teams across the league getting back to work. PFT has put…

Having protected Brett Favre and Aaron Rodgers, Chad Clifton enters Packers Hall of Fame

Having protected Brett Favre and Aaron Rodgers, Chad Clifton enters Packers Hall of Fame

Lack of Brees negotiations not a surprise

Saints quarterback Drew Brees apparently needs an explanation regarding why he hasn’t heard from the team in the last three months regarding a new contract. In the event he really doesn’t know (and chances are he does), the reason is simple: It’s a deadline-driven business, and Brees made it clear several months ago that the deadline…

Andrew Luck: It was an “awesome, gutsy move” to keep Pagano, Grigson

There wasn’t much that went right for the Colts last season, but that didn’t lead to the sweeping changes that some expected during the offseason. Coach Chuck Pagano and General Manager Ryan Grigson remain in their jobs and have contracts running for several seasons after a year that saw internal sniping while the Colts slipped…

The Saints are still coming to West Virginia

After devastating flooding struck last month in West Virginia, forcing the cancellation of a PGA tour event held annually at The Greenbrier, questions emerged regarding whether the Saints would still be able to hold training camp there. One report indicated that the Saints would stay in Louisiana. That report ended up being inaccurate. The Saints…

Eagles re-signing QB McLeod Bethel-Thompson

Meet the new Eagles camp arm. Same as the old Eagles camp arm. Quarterback McLeod Bethel-Thompson, who was cut by the Eagles in May, is expected to re-sign with the team, Adam Caplan of ESPN reports. Bethel-Thompson is used to coming and going in his football career. He started college at UCLA and finished it…

Alex Boone predicts Blaine Gabbert will start over Colin Kaepernick

As the 2016 regular season approaches, a move that would have seemed highly irregular a year ago now seems inevitable. When the 49ers open things up in Week One against the Rams, the quarterback will be Blaine Gabbert not Colin Kaepernick. A guy who spent six seasons with the 49ers, including a 2015 campaign that…

Todd Bowles: It’s not just about the quarterback

The Jets closed one of their long-running offseason subplots when they signed defensive end Muhammad Wilkerson to a five-year contract on July 15, which left only the Ryan Fitzpatrick saga unresolved heading into training camp. The impasse between the team and last year’s starting quarterback has been well documented to this point and coach Todd…

Ranking the Best 5th-Year Seniors in College Football in 2016

College football scholarships provide the opportunity for four seasons of competition spread over five years, which allows players who aren't ready or needed as freshmen to get a chance to ease into the college game. Even with more and...Show More Summary

Why Signing Greg Hardy Wouldn't Make Any Sense for the Jacksonville Jaguars

Greg Hardy needs the Jacksonville Jaguars; the Jaguars don't need Hardy. As such, there isn't any reason why the organization should entertain the idea of signing the defensive end as a free agent. Yet they still are. "Per a source with...Show More Summary

2016 NFL Preview: Jets' quarterback issue clouds everything else

Shutdown Corner is previewing all 32 teams as we get ready for the NFL season, counting down the teams one per day in reverse order of our initial 2016 power rankings. No. 1 will be revealed on Aug. 6, the day before the Hall of Fame Game kicks off the preseason. Show More Summary

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