Washington not expecting Foster suspension
Washington team president Bruce Allen does not think the NFL will suspend REUBEN FOSTER for his role in domestic violence allegations that led to his release from the San Francisco 49ers. Washington claimed Foster three days after his release amid much criticism. The charges against him were eventually dropped.
Source: Richmond Times-Dispatch
Kansas City fires defensive coordinator
Kansas City has fired defensive coordinator Bob Sutton, with the move coming just two days after the team lost the AFC Championship game to New England. Kansas City ranked among the worst defenses in the NFL this season, finishing 31st in yards allowed and 24th in points per game.
Source: Kansas City Star
Callahan headed to Bengals as offensive coordinator
Oakland Raiders head coach Jon Gruden said on Tuesday that Brian Callahan is leaving the team to become the Cincinnati Bengals offensive coordinator. Callahan worked as the Raiders quarterbacks coach during the 2018 season. Thus far, there has been no comment or confirmation from the Bengals regarding the reported hire.
Source: Cincinnati Enquirer
Garoppolo, McKinnon playing catch
San Francisco quarterback JIMMY GAROPPOLO was on the practice field recently, throwing passes to running back JERICK MCKINNON. Both players are recovering from ACL tears, with the hope of returning as full participants once the offseason program begins.
Source: NBC Sports
Agent thinks Manning will remain with Giants
Agent Tom Condon said this week that he thinks quarterback and client ELI MANNING will return to the New York Giants in 2019 for a 16th season. A potential obstacle to… More Manning’s return could revolve around his willingness to accept a reduced salary. Manning is entering the final year of an expensive contract. Stay tuned. Less
Source: New York Post
Washington optimistic QB Smith will play again
One day after Washington quarterback ALEX SMITH was spotted in public for the first time since suffering his season-ending leg injury, team president Bruce Allen expressed optimism that Smith will return… More at some point. While Allen would not provide additional details, it’s still not likely that Smith will help fantasy owners anytime soon. Less
Titans have new offensive coordinator
The Tennessee Titans promoted tight ends coach Arthur Smith to the offensive coordinator position, where he will replace Matt LaFleur. LaFleur is now the head coach in Green Bay. The hire… More gives quarterback MARCUS MARIOTA his fourth offensive coordinator in five seasons. Fortunately for Mariota and his fantasy owners, the in-house hire will at least ensure that the same system is in place. Less
Players defend Wentz amid unflattering report
A recent report cited sources within the Philadelphia Eagles locker room that painted quarterback CARSON WENTZ as “selfish”, “egotistical”, and “uncompromising”. Following the report, several Eagles players took to Twitter to defend Wentz. There has been no word, thus far, from Wentz’s fantasy owners.
Alex Smith on long road to recovery
Washington quarterback ALEX SMITH was spotted at a Washington Wizards game wearing a brace-like contraption known as an “external fixator” to secure his broken leg. Smith’s recovery is expected to take up to a year, and the entire 2019 season.
Source: Team Blog
Defensive changes coming in Kansas City?
Kansas City head coach Andy Reid would not talk about possible changes to his defensive staff, but the team is reportedly considering making moves. After giving up a total of 524… More yards to New England in Sunday’s AFC Championship Game loss, it’s clear that the Kansas City defense is not at championship-level. Less
Gurley not injured, just didn’t play well
The Los Angeles Rams advanced to the Super Bowl with C.J. ANDERSON leading the way in the backfield instead of star running back TODD GURLEY. Gurley said he wasn’t injured, adding… More that his play was “sorry”. Head coach Sean McVay added that Anderson led the way due to the “flow of the game”. Gurley is looking forward to playing in the Super Bowl. Less
Source: Los Angeles Times
Wentz to be ready for offseason program
Philadelphia quarterback CARSON WENTZ is reportedly expected to be healthy enough to participate in the Eagles’ offseason program in April. Wentz suffered a back injury in December and did not play in the final five games of the season. Injuries have hampered Wentz for the past two seasons.
Source: Team Blog
Teams interested in RB Hunt
Multiple teams have reportedly expressed interest in running back KAREEM HUNT, who could have a new job “sooner rather than later”. Hunt is currently on the commissioner’s exempt list and he… More faces potential discipline from the NFL from an incident where he shoved and kicked a woman. The Chicago Bears have expressed interest but there are reportedly other interested teams as well. Less
Kitna, Moore expected to lead Dallas offense
The Dallas Cowboys are expected to name former quarterback Jon Kitna as their new quarterbacks coach. The team’s current quarterbacks coach, Kellen Moore, is a leading candidate to become the Cowboys’… More offensive coordinator. If the Cowboys do proceed with Moore, head coach Jason Garrett is expected to be more involved with the offense. Less
Source: Dallas Morning News
Ravens, Harbaugh agree to contract extension
The Baltimore Ravens and head coach John Harbaugh have reportedly agreed in principle to a contract extension. The team cannot yet officially confirm the extension, but they are expected to do so as soon as possible. Harbaugh is the winningest coach in franchise history.
Source: Team Website