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ClutchPoints

Tom Brady, Buccaneers with ‘good momentum’ toward contract extension

The Tampa Bay Buccaneers are reportedly leaning towards laying another contract on the table for veteran quarterback Tom Brady in the weeks to come. The latest development came after their successful title run in the 2020 NFL Playoffs, capped by an overwhelming victory against the Kansas City Chiefs in Super Bowl LV to notch their […] The post Tom Brady, Buccaneers with ‘good momentum’ toward contract extension appeared first on ClutchPoints.

ClutchPoints

Tom Brady reveals the true ‘most dominant athlete’ in the family

Tampa Bay Buccaneers quarterback Tom Brady might be the greatest football player to ever don shoulder pads, but even he admits he is not the most talented athlete in the family. Brady shouted out his niece, Maya Brady, who stars for the UCLA women’s softball team. The seven-time Super Bowl champion called Maya the “most […] The post Tom Brady reveals the true ‘most dominant athlete’ in the family appeared first on ClutchPoints.

The Phinsider

PHINSIDER SHOW NOTES: How could the Miami Dolphins begin to bolster the roster?

Christopher Hanewinckel-USA TODAY Sports Where are the Miami Dolphins most likely to find upgrades this offseason? Phinsder Radio show notes for March 5. Najee Harris said that Alabama ran a NFL-style offense, at the senior bowl he knew the plays the Dolphins were going to run, terminology was just different. What does Miami do at running back? Would signing a free agent and drafting someone in the top-90 really be a bad decision at running back? James White and a rookie could be cool. Older running backs can help with pre-snap reads and pass protection....

Lombardi Ave

Packers: ‘Stealing’ one free agent from each NFC North rival

There have been countless free-agent moves inside the NFC North, many of which the Green Bay Packers have benefited from. In 2014, the Chicago Bears released future Hall-of-Famer Julius Peppers. He’d later sign with the Packers, making 25 sacks and one Pro Bowl appearance in three seasons. Peppers was a home-run addition by the Packers. […] Packers: ‘Stealing’ one free agent from each NFC North rival - Lombardi Ave - Lombardi Ave - Green Bay Packers News and Fan Community

Titan Sized

Titans free agency: Corey Davis should be the priority over Jonnu Smith

Titans need to realize this Jonnu Smith’s development for the Tennessee Titans has been a steady climb from a backup who couldn’t catch the ball consistently to a fringe Pro Bowl tight end who still has untapped potential. I have to get that out of the way because I don’t want this to seem like […] Titans free agency: Corey Davis should be the priority over Jonnu Smith - Titan Sized - Titan Sized - A Tennessee Titans Fan Site - News, Blogs, Opinion and more.

ClutchPoints

Multiple teams have talked to Eagles’ Zach Ertz; deal could happen very soon

A resolution of Zach Ertz’s situation could be decided in the coming days, according to a report from Michael Silver. While it is still unclear which team will ultimately succeed in acquiring the former Pro-Bowl tight end, multiple franchises have contacted the Philadelphia Eagles in the hope of completing a trade over the coming week. […] The post Multiple teams have talked to Eagles’ Zach Ertz; deal could happen very soon appeared first on ClutchPoints.

The Pewter Plank

Buccaneers: Selfless player decisions could save free agency

The Buccaneers can save themselves in free agency. If you’re a player in Tampa right now, your main goal is to win another Super Bowl. The Buccaneers already proved they could reach these heights after just one season in the Tom Brady era, and the current goal is to go for broke again. In short, […] Buccaneers: Selfless player decisions could save free agency - The Pewter Plank - The Pewter Plank - A Tampa Bay Buccaneers Fan Site - News, Blogs, Opinion and more.

Bleeding Green Nation

Report: Zach Ertz trade “could happen in the coming days”

Photo by Mitchell Leff/ Multiple teams are said to have called about the Eagles’ tight end. This Philadelphia Eagles offseason has been full of expected developments and the latest “news” from NFL Network’s Michael Silver is no exception. Silver reports that “multiple teams have called the Eagles about the possibility of trading for three-time Pro Bowl tight end Zach Ertz, and a deal could happen in the coming days.” That Ertz won’t be returning to the Eagles and is drawing interesting isn’t even news. We previously noted how the Indianapolis Colts,...

Revenge of the Birds

SB Nation Reacts: Arizona Cardinals signing of J.J. Watt does not make them Super Bowl contenders... yet

Photo By: NBC/NBCU Photo Bank via Welcome to SB Nation Reacts, a survey of fans powered by SurveyMonkey. Each week, we send 32 polls to plugged in fans from each team NFL. You can sign up HERE — it’s easy and free to join! For the Arizona Cardinals the question has become, what does the J.J. Watt signing mean for the Arizona Cardinals chances of a Super Bowl? At the end of the day, that’s really all that matters now. We asked the readers around SB Nation if the Cardinals signing of J.J. Watt makes them contenders for the Super Bowl. Only 17% of...

Arrowhead Addict

The Weeknd’s ‘Blinding Lights’ has been ruined for KC Chiefs fans

Sunday, February 7 was a pretty rough day to be a K.C. Chiefs fan. Coming off the back of their best regular season ever, it is hard to imagine how Super Bowl LV could have been much worse for the Chiefs. Since that day, I have done my best to avoid thinking about that game—the […] The Weeknd’s ‘Blinding Lights’ has been ruined for KC Chiefs fans - Arrowhead Addict - Arrowhead Addict - Kansas City Chiefs - KC Chiefs News, Schedule, Roster and Rumors

Blogging The Boys

2021 Cowboys scouting report: Virginia LB Charles Snowden

Photo by Ryan M. Kelly/ One of the more intriguing prospects in this draft has a lot to offer Before getting started, I have to disclose that Virginia’s Charles Snowden is my top draft crush this year, so get ready for some gushing. A native of Washington DC, Snowden opted to stay close to home when he committed to the Virginia Cavaliers. He joined the first full recruiting class for a new coaching staff looking to rebuild the program, and by the time Snowden graduated his team had gone a combined 28-22, including a division title and a bowl victory. Name: Charles...

Ramblin' Fan

3 reasons why LA Rams needed to trade Jared Goff

The LA Rams did a pretty quick about-face in their support of young quarterback Jared Goff. After the 2018 season, one that ended with a Super Bowl defeat at the hands of the New England Patriots, he was given every complimentary term applied to an NFL quarterback. Two years later, the LA Rams couldn’t wait […] 3 reasons why LA Rams needed to trade Jared Goff - Ramblin Fan - Ramblin Fan - LA Rams News and Fan Community

Titan Sized

How many EDGEs should the Tennessee Titans sign in free agency

Quality or quantity for Titans? The Tennessee Titans are going to do something to attempt the problem at EDGE this offseason, the question is what resources they are willing to spend. Last year the Titans added a former sack leader on a one-year contract and a Pro Bowl EDGE who was supposed to help as […] How many EDGEs should the Tennessee Titans sign in free agency - Titan Sized - Titan Sized - A Tennessee Titans Fan Site - News, Blogs, Opinion and more.

Arrowhead Addict

K.C. Chiefs Brett Veach needs to be careful with his love for Sammy Watkins

Love him or not, wide receiver Sammy Watkins played a huge part in helping the K.C. Chiefs get to and win a Super Bowl in 2019 and had been one of the top playoff performers in the entire NFL over the last few seasons. Chiefs general manager Brett Veach has admired Watkins for a long […] K.C. Chiefs Brett Veach needs to be careful with his love for Sammy Watkins - Arrowhead Addict - Arrowhead Addict - Kansas City Chiefs - KC Chiefs News, Schedule, Roster and Rumors

Turf Show Times

Michael Brockers is looking forward to playing with Matthew Stafford

Photo by Abbie Parr/ The Super Bowl may be in reach again, according to Brockers Michael Brockers played with Jared Goff as the quarterback for the LA Rams for five years, but the first change at quarterback since 2016 has him thinking that the Super Bowl is in reach again. When asked by TMZ this week for his thoughts on the impending trade for Matthew Stafford, Brockers sounded especially optimistic about the Rams’ Super Bowl chances. “I don’t want to say a lock for the Super Bowl, but with having a quarterback like that and just seeing what we did last year and...

Chicago Tribune

Will Matt Nagy’s vision help the Chicago Bears fix their QB woes and propel a playoff run? ‘We all want one common denominator, and that’s to win the Super Bowl,’ he says in an exclusive interview.

Chicago Bears coach Matt Nagy knows last season’s 8-8 record and wild-card-round loss wasn’t much of an achievement. Far from it. Nagy offered offered his thoughts on the state of the organization in an exclusive interview.

Gang Green Nation

New York Jets Flight Connections 3/06/21

Photo by Kathryn Riley/ Good morning, Gang Green Nation! Just nine days now before the so-called “legal tampering” period begins, leading into the new league year and the annual free agent frenzy in the NFL. Of course, illegal tampering NEVER happens prior to the legal tampering period (wink, wink). The long stretch of no news between the Super Bowl and the new league year is almost over. Cuts across the league will pick up in the coming week, tags will be applied, and we will finally have something real and tangible to talk about. Just a few more days now. In the...

Niner Nation

SB Nation Reacts: Only 17% of fans think J.J. Watt makes the Cardinals a Super Bowl contender

Photo by Carmen Mandato/ Welcome to SB Nation Reacts, a survey of fans across the NFL. Each week, we send out questions to the most plugged-in San Francisco 49ers fans and fans across the country. Sign up here to join Reacts. Two of the names that have dominated the NFL offseason already both played for the Houston Texans last season, and both plan on changing that in the coming year. However, fans feel very different about what those players can do for a new team. After asking for and being released from the Texans, J.J. Watt signed with the Arizona Cardinals. But...

Niner Nation

McShay has the 49ers trading up for QB Mac Jones in his latest mock draft

Photo by Senior Bowl/Collegiate Images/ ESPN’s Todd McShay had four quarterbacks go in the first four picks of his latest mock draft. Trevor Lawrence went to Jacksonville. The Jets moved on from Sam Darnold to draft Zach Wilson. The Panthers jumped everyone else in a trade with the Dolphins to select Justin Fields, while the Falcons took Trey Lance at No. 4 to complete the QB run. In his previous mock, McShay had San Francisco moving down. This time around, the 49ers moved up to No. 9 as John Lynch and his buddy John Elway do business, and the Niners take Alabama QB,...

Arrowhead Pride

Arrowheadlines: NFL mock draft sees Chiefs trade up in first-round

Photo by David Rosenblum/Icon Sportswire via Chiefs headlines for Saturday, March 6 The latest Four-round 2021 NFL mock draft 1.0: Saints trade up for QB in Round 1 | NFL.com 25 - Kansas City Chiefs (via Jaguars) TRADE Jaelan Phillips Miami · Edge · Junior (RS) Tom Brady was sacked only once in the Super Bowl, which will likely be weighing on the Chiefs’ collective minds as the draft approaches. Phillips played a strong power end for Miami in 2020, showing the ability to rush the passer and corral ball-carriers on the edge. That’s an element the team will need...

The Pewter Plank

Tampa Bay Buccaneers: Top 10 worst free agency signings in team history

The Tampa Bay Buccaneers weren’t always great at this free agency stuff. The 2020 Tampa Bay Buccaneers won Super Bowl LV with a roster that resembled the 2014 NFL All-Pro Team. Tom Brady, Antonio Brown, Rob Gronkowski, and Ndamukong Suh were all All-Pros that season. Meanwhile, LeSean McCoy was a Pro Bowler in 2014 and Jason […] Tampa Bay Buccaneers: Top 10 worst free agency signings in team history - The Pewter Plank - The Pewter Plank - A Tampa Bay Buccaneers Fan Site - News, Blogs, Opinion and more.

Hogs Haven

Thank You, Alex Smith

Photo by John McDonnell/The Washington Post via This week’s Thursday explanation is swept aside to wish a good player and great comeback story the best of luck. I get it. Alex Smith didn’t put up All-Pro stats. He didn’t put up Pro Bowl stats most days. Hell, you could argue his stat lines from more than a few Sundays were extremely forgettable. I would grant you that these wouldn’t go in the “opinion” bucket—these seem like cold, hard facts. This post isn’t about me building a case to erect a statue of Alex Smith or to gloss over the fact that when he...

ClutchPoints

Broncos slapping franchise tag on All-Pro Justin Simmons

The best safety in football is staying in Denver. The Broncos are officially franchise tagging Pro Bowl safety Justin Simmons, per multiple reports. Ian Rapoport of NFL Network reported the two sides are expected to continue negotiating a long-term contract. Breaking: Per league source Broncos all pro safety Justin Simmons will be getting the franchise […] The post Broncos slapping franchise tag on All-Pro Justin Simmons appeared first on ClutchPoints.

Bolts From The Blue

Chargers are reportedly shopping Trai Turner

Photo by Katelyn Mulcahy/ According to a report by NFL insider Adam Schefter on Friday afternoon, the Chargers are currently attempting to shop right guard Trai Turner ahead of this year’s free agency period. Turner was acquired prior to the 2020 season via a trade with the Panthers that sent former left tackle Russell Okung to Carolina. During his six-year tenure with the Panthers, Turner was nominated to the Pro Bowl in his first five professional seasons. In his lone year thus far with the Bolts, Turner struggled with a lingering groin injury that limited him to...

Stephen A.'s message to Cowboys fans: Something will go wrong, mark my words! | Get Up

Stephen A. Smith joins Get Up to discuss the NFL's protection of quarterbacks and is confident that the Cowboys will not make the Super Bowl even though Dallas is the best team in the NFC heading into Week 3. #GetUp #NFL ✔

It’s the beginning of the end for Drew Brees and Sean Payton – Stephen A. | First Take

Stephen A. Smith predicts Saints QB Drew Brees will retire if he comes back from his thumb injury and leads the New Orleans to a Super Bowl victory, freeing up Sean Payton to coach the Dallas Cowboys. #FirstTake #NFL ✔

Stephen A. gets annoyed with Max Kellerman saying the Browns are Super Bowl contenders | First Take

Stephen A. Smith does not buy Max Kellerman's argument that the Cleveland Browns are Super Bowl contenders. #FirstTake #NFL ✔