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California governor Gavin Newsom doubts NFL season will start on time with fans

Local authorities will have the final say on large events such as this. We still don’t know where things will stand in late summer, but Trump’s belief about the NFL is clearly premature based on these comments.

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California governor pushes back against idea NFL season should start on time

Unsurprisingly, Gavin Newsom has a different opinion from Donald Trump when it comes to the NFL beginning its season on time.

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Report: Donald Trump told sports commissioners he believes NFL season should start on time

No matter what the president says, there is a significant amount of uncertainty right now, and no clear idea of when sports could start up again.

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Report: Teams preparing to do NFL draft virtually from home

The NFL draft will look very different this year amid the backdrop of the coronavirus pandemic.

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After Rams fans raise $2.3 million for charity, GM Kevin Demoff reads mean tweets about new logo

Don't like the Los Angeles Rams' new logo? Watch GM Kevin Demoff read mean tweets about it after fans helped raised more than $2 million.

       

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Antonio Brown reportedly facing three criminal charges for January incident

According to a report, the embattled wideout is facing three formal charges stemming from an alleged January assault.

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NFL draft 2020: After free agency losses, Dallas Cowboys could look to reload at key positions

After free agency losses, the Dallas Cowboys could look to reload at key positions in the NFL draft.

       

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Top 25 potential NFL free agents for 2021, possible landing spots

The 2020 free-agency period continues, but it's never too early to look at who could be among next year's free-agent class. Yardbarker's Chris Mueller highlights players who could be available. 

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Chiefs likely to sign Patrick Mahomes to record extension after NFL Draft?

Considering their desire to extend Mahomes and Pro Bowl defensive tackle Chris Jones, the Chiefs will need to navigate around their tight cap situation.

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Rex Ryan apologizes for Amari Cooper 'turd' comment ... then doubles down

ESPN analyst Rex Ryan made some pretty harsh comments about Dallas Cowboys wide receiver Amari Cooper on ESPN's "Get Up" Friday morning. Those comments included calling Cooper a "turd," among other things, and bashed the Cowboys for signing him to a five-year, $100 million deal. The former New York Jets and Buffalo Bills head coach later apologized for the comments during "SportsCenter" after receiving a heap of backlash for the unwarranted criticism. “First off, I mean, I can’t believe...

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NFL RedZone to air entire 2019 season in 17 consecutive days

The NFL knows full well that quarantined sports fans still want their fix of football. It’s been somewhat hard to come by. Sports in general have come to a halt during the growing COVID-19 pandemic spreading across the United States. The league is now doing something about it. The NFL announced that its RedZone channel will air all 17 weeks of the 2019 NFL season on consecutive days, starting April 6. As always, it will be hosted by the legendary Scott Hanson. He continues to do an amazing...

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Rex Ryan's harsh comments about Cowboys WR Amari Cooper receive backlash

Rex Ryan's comments about Dallas Cowboys wide receiver Amari Cooper Friday morning on ESPN's "Get Up" weren't warranted, according to some journalists.  Ryan said the Cowboys were crazy to sign Cooper to a five-year, $100 million deal, adding that Cooper is a "turd," among other things. Ryan's negative comments were met with backlash, especially considering Cooper has dealt with several injuries and is considered a very hard worker on and off the football field. Ryan's comments, in general,...

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Report: Patriots believe Jarrett Stidham ready to replace Tom Brady

The New England Patriots will head into the 2020 season with a new quarterback leading their offense for the first time in nearly two decades. While Jarrett Stidham will have massive shoes to fill replacing Tom Brady, Bill Belichick reportedly is very confident that Stidham is ready to step in and replace the future Hall of Famer. According to Bleacher Report’s Matt Miller, Belichick and offensive coordinator Josh McDaniels are very high on both Stidham’s readiness to start this season...

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Rex Ryan destroys Amari Cooper, Cowboys over new contract

Amari Cooper will reportedly sign a five-year, $100 million deal with the Dallas Cowboys with $60 million guaranteed, according to ESPN's Josina Anderson. The wide receiver was due for a raise, but former New York Jets and Buffalo Bills head coach Rex Ryan doesn't think so. "I wouldn't have paid this guy," Ryan said Friday morning on ESPN's "Get Up." "To me, this is the biggest disappearing act in the National Football League. He doesn't show up on the road. He doesn't show up when the...

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Michael Middlehurst-Schwartz, USA TODAY

Bears GM Ryan Pace declares 'open competition' for starting QB between Nick Foles, Mitchell Trubisky

The Chicago Bears didn't merely acquire Nick Foles as an insurance policy, as the team plans to hold an open competition for the starting QB job.

       

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Report: Dolphins higher on Justin Herbert than Tua Tagovailoa

For more than the past calendar year, it’s seemed like the Miami Dolphins have been planning their move for Alabama quarterback Tua Tagovailoa in the 2020 NFL Draft. Miami has three first-round selections and two second-round picks that it can use to move up from the fifth selection for the former Heisman finalist. As we’ve seen with other teams in the recent past, Miami might have soured on Tua and could be leaning in the direction of Oregon’s Justin Herbert. “I’m told by multiple...

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Rex Ryan pulls no punches in assessment of Amari Cooper contract

Former NFL head coach Rex Ryan has not been on the sideline since a disappointing two-year run as the Buffalo Bills lead man ended back in 2016. This has not stopped the boisterous media personality from airing some controversial opinions in the past. His latest subject is none other than recently-extended Dallas Cowboys star receiver Amari Cooper. Ryan was on ESPN’s “Get Up” Friday morning and absolutely laid into Cooper after he re-signed in Dallas on a five-year, $100 million...

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Bill Belichick’s son Steve in line to become next head coach of Patriots?

Bill Belichick’s son Steve appeared to take on a much bigger role with the New England Patriots’ coaching staff last season, even if no one in the organization seems to want to acknowledge it. While many have assumed Josh McDaniels will eventually take over as the head coach of the team when the elder Belichick retires, that no longer looks like a sure thing. Mike Florio and Chris Simms said on PFT Live recently that they could envision Steve Belichick becoming the head coach of the...

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Ty Law: Peyton Manning would try getting me drunk for info on Patriots defense

Former Indianapolis Colts and Denver Broncos quarterback Peyton Manning would do anything to beat Tom Brady and the Patriots ... and that included trying to decipher New England's defense in some creative ways. Former Patriots defensive back and five-time Pro Bowler Ty Law said Manning would try to get him drunk in order to pick his brain about the New England defense. “Peyton would try to get you,” Law said on WEEI this week, as transcribed by Pro Football Talk's Michael David Smith....

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Ex-NFL player Nate Hughes working at Mississippi hospital, braces for coronavirus impact

Nearly eight years after his NFL career ended, Nate Hughes is now a first-year resident at the University of Mississippi Medical Center.

       

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