This is not a good look: The Vikings' "infection control officer" tested positive for COVID-19.
His name is Eric Sugarman, and he is officially also the team's head athletic trainer and VP of sports medicine.
Sadly, he's not related to Burt Sugarman of "The Midnight Special".
The negotiations between the union & the league are getting down to the nitty gritty of how to start the season:
Players will receive daily COVID-19 tests for the first two weeks of camp.
Players will need consecutive negative tests before they will be allowed into team facilities.
The big news of the day was the media troll job Dan Snyder pulled off in regards to the [Redacteds] name change.
They announced Sunday they would have an announcement Monday, which just turned out to be that they were retiring their name & logo, and embarking upon
The big news is Patrick Mahomes agreeing to a 10-year, $450 million extension with the Chiefs.
It's a total of $477.6 million over the next 12 seasons.
The injury guarantee is $140 million.
Mike Trout had previously held the record for the largest professional contract when he signed
Obviously, the big news from the weekend is the Pats signing Cam Newton to a one-year deal.
With incentives, it's worth up to $7.5 million.
This will be the ultimate Belichick "it's the system, not the player" move, as he has Newton, Jarrett Stidham AND Brian Hoyer at
Dak Prescott has one-upped the Cowboys & signed his franchise tender.
Now he's winning the PR battle, because he's not holding out of training camp.
The one-year tender is worth $31.4 million, per league guidelines.
The holdup to a long-term deal is the length of the contract.
I'm just going to use the whole sentence: "Multiple Houston Texans and Dallas Cowboys football players, including Pro Bowl running back Ezekiel Elliott, have recently tested positive for COVID-19."
According to Florio, it's at least four - two Texans & two Cowboys.
None of the players appear to
NFL News: Most of it today surrounds the reactions to what happened in Minneapolis, as well as the systemic racism inherent in most justice systems.
(Before anyone goes off on me as a Canadian trying to sound superior, I remind you that I didn't say just the US system. Canada has
Tua has officially signed his rookie contract.
The days are gone when guys like JaMarcus Russell would hold out for big money rookie deals & then show the Raiders they had made a terrible, terrible mistake.
In fact, it was guys like Russell, Sam Bradford & Vince Young
Obviously, Don Shula's passing is the big news of the day.
He was 90 years old.
From 1951 to 1957, he played defensive back for the Browns, Colts and Redskins.
He began coaching in 1960, and was a head coach for 33 total years, winning 347 total games,
The Panthers have made Christian McCaffrey the highest-paid running back in league history.
He signed a four-year extension worth up to $64 million.
Making his deal worth more than Zeke's $14.5 million per year.
Former NFL QB Tarvaris Jackson has died in a car crash in Alabama.