There's not a lot going on today, what with #BlackoutTuesday being the prevailing social media sentiment. Many teams & players are respecting the cause.
The most poignant quote linking everything together came from NBA legend Kareem Abdul Jabbar:
"There's been a lot of talk of how horrible the rioting and
Reminder: the Franchise Tag window opens tomorrow.
Teams have two weeks to designate an eligible player, which should be lots of fun.
The PI Challenge Rule might be gone before the next season starts.
In the annual postseason survey taken by the nine-member NFL Competition Committee, teams came
It looks like Cam Newton is staying in Carolina.
Rapoport reports that new head coach Matt Rhule would prefer to start the season with Newton under center.
There may be a strategy to draft Newton's eventual replacement, but for right now it's better for the organization to keep
Raise your juice boxes in appreciation - Eli Manning has retired.
It will be formally announced at a special press conference on Friday, after Eli & Daniel finish their final sleepover in The Meadowlands.
After 16 seasons & one "fuck you" to the Spanos family, Eli hangs up
It's lucky: the knee Le'Veon Bell tweaked on Sunday versus the Dolphins doesn't show any ligament damage.
He's being held out of practice, and will be a gameday decision on Sunday when they play the Giants.
It's expected: speculation has already started about where Cam Newton will play next
NFL Nuggets: kind of quiet today
As expected, Antonio Brown has filed a second grievance with the NFL over his helmet.
He is claiming he should get the same one-year grace period as Tom Brady, and that he was arbitrarily denied.
Brady's grace period was last year, and he now
The only major NFL news of the day is about the Tyreek Hill hearing with the NFL's investigation team.
This is in response to police being called to Hill's home twice in March when Hill's 3-year-old son suffered a broken arm.
The meeting took about eight hours. And Mike
The Bengals curse lives on: first-round pick Jonah Williams will miss all of 2019 with a torn labrum & surgery to repair same.
As noted by Mr. Ayo in last night's open thread, this is but the latest in what appears to be a clear pattern of fragile
"Pundits" are already hopping on-board the "Audible" question in Green Bay.
Matt LaFleur likes a structured offence.
Aaron Rodgers like the freedom to change plays at the line.
HOW WILL THEY EXIST?!!11?! All they do is talk!
Peyton Manning was inducted into the Tennessee Sports Hall of Fame
The Patriots have signed another tight end / potential murderer by trading a 2020 7th-round pick to the Lions for Michael Roberts.
He has been oft-injured in his two years in Detroit, and no longer fit their plans.
Meaning the Pats will likely turn him into a league
The Jags are trying out Terrelle Pryor.
As a Wide Receiver. They have enough terrible backup QBs.
He played for both the Jets & Bills in 2018.
Todd Gurley is working out but not doing drills at Rams OTAs.
They are trying to reduce the workload on his
In a sure sign the Jets are ready to challenge for the AFC East, they have fired general manager Mike Maccagnan & named head coach Adam Gase interim GM.
And now, a look in at Jets HQ:
No word on why now, or just why, but people have