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Brees, Brady come in relatively low on the Simms QB ranking
Brees, Brady come in relatively low on the Simms QB ranking

Much of the Chris Simms Top 40 quarterback countdown has been uneventful. On Thursday, it became rather eventful. We crossed into the top 10, and at the bottom of the best are two guys who arguably are better than where they landed. At No. 10: Drew Brees. At No. 9: Tom Brady. Yes, the eight [more]

Revised pass interference rules still could end up being a mess
Revised pass interference rules still could end up being a mess

The NFL's effort to prevent a repeat of the Rams-Saints uncalled pass interference fiasco has resulted in a long journey for Milan to Minsk that, at last check, seemed encouraging. To summarize, automatic replay review will be initiated for pass interference only when the replay official spots, while

Jets
Jets' Douglas fills out staff with Hogan, Savage, Alexander

Joe Douglas filled out his front office staff with some familiar faces who have plenty of NFL experience. The New York Jets general manager hired Rex Hogan as the team's assistant GM, Chad Alexander as director of player personnel, Phil Savage as senior football adviser and Chris Nolan as a college

NFL teams up with NCAA for next round of safety improvements
NFL teams up with NCAA for next round of safety improvements

The NFL's top medical experts believe they can take the knowledge of college football physicians and trainers and the research from the NCAA to make football safer - together. Dr. Allen Sills and Jeff Miller, the NFL's executive vice president for health and safety initiatives, spent Monday

Two former players nominated to join Packers
Two former players nominated to join Packers' board of directors

Former Packers players George Koonce and Eric Torkelson are nominees for the team's board of directors, Richard Ryman of the Green Bay Press-Gazette reports. Packers shareholders will vote on new board members during their annual meeting July 24 at Lambeau Field. Thomas Olejniczak, who also is an

San Francisco 49ers chief administrative officer Hannah Gordon describes team
San Francisco 49ers chief administrative officer Hannah Gordon describes team's '49ers PRIDE' fan club

San Francisco 49ers chief administrative officer Hannah Gordon joins 'NFL Total Access' to talk about her team's '49ers PRIDE' fan club.

Under Center Podcast: Bears prop bets (and a bold Mitch Trubisky prediction)
Under Center Podcast: Bears prop bets (and a bold Mitch Trubisky prediction)

JJ Stankevitz, Cam Ellis and Paul Aspan wonder if John Fox had a point about the Bears having the worst offseason in the NFL, then offer up some prop bets for the Bears in 2019.

NFL Network
NFL Network's David Carr highlights one area Pittsburgh Steelers quarterback Ben Roethlisberger can improve on in 2019

NFL Network's David Carr breaks down film of Pittsburgh Steelers quarterback Ben Roethlisberger and offers advice for how he can improve in 2019.

NFL Network
NFL Network's David Carr breaks down how Dallas Cowboys quarterback Dak Prescott can fine-tune his game heading into Year 4

NFL Network's David Carr breaks down film of Dallas Cowboys quarterback Dak Prescott and offers advice for how he can improve in 2019.

Domata Peko wants to keep playing, preferably in L.A.
Domata Peko wants to keep playing, preferably in L.A.

The Broncos informed veteran defensive lineman Domata Peko in February that they would not try to re-sign him. No one else has tried to sign him, either. Still a free agent in mid-June, Peko tells TMZ that he hopes to keep playing. "I think I have a couple more years in the tank," Peko said

NFL Network
NFL Network's David Carr: Carolina Panthers quarterback Cam Newton will 'revert back' to old throwing habits eventually

NFL Network's David Carr discusses whether Carolina Panthers quarterback Cam Newton will be able to maintain his new throwing motion throughout the 2019 season.

New England Patriots quarterback Tom Brady posts GIF of throwing session with wide receiver Josh Gordon on social media
New England Patriots quarterback Tom Brady posts GIF of throwing session with wide receiver Josh Gordon on social media

Watch to see the GIF that New England Patriots quarterback Tom Brady posted on Twitter of him throwing to wide receiver Josh Gordon.

Wednesday
Wednesday's #PFTPM answers all your questions, and more

The NFL has shut down, but PFTPM hasn't. (At least not yet.) Another edition was record and posted today, reviewing some topics of interest and answering all your questions. You can listen to it all below, and you can subscribe to PFTPM. A new PFTPM will be recorded on Monday. Until then, check out

Where does Patriots
Where does Patriots' Sony Michel rank among NFL RB1s entering 2019?

Sony Michel enjoyed a tremendous rookie season for the New England Patriots and played a pivotal role in the team's run to a sixth Super Bowl championship.

Aaron Rodgers and Brooks Koepka, Kirk Cousins and Rickie Fowler and other QB/golfer comparisons
Aaron Rodgers and Brooks Koepka, Kirk Cousins and Rickie Fowler and other QB/golfer comparisons

NFL quarterbacks and PGA Tour golfers are some of the most recognizable athletes in today's sports world. So let's draw comparisons between these two groups of stars.

NFL suspends Jalin Marshall for four games
NFL suspends Jalin Marshall for four games

The NFL has suspended Jalin Marshall for the first four weeks of the 2019 season, Field Yates of ESPN reports. The Raiders cut the receiver two days after signing him in May. Marshall, 23, recently signed with the Canadian Football League's Hamilton Tiger-Cats. He spent the spring with the Orlando

Gerald McCoy: Reissuing No. 93 shows how Bucs feel about me
Gerald McCoy: Reissuing No. 93 shows how Bucs feel about me

After defensive tackle Gerald McCoy signed with the Panthers early this month, he said he would "never say anything bad" about the Buccaneers despite the fact that they released him this year. McCoy might not be dishing dirt on the team left and right, but he isn't entirely at peace with

The biggest reason why NFL players don't connect with fans

The NFL's chief marketing officer discusses tapping into the league's ecosystem of about 750 million people.

After piggybacking on baseball, NFL stood tall in expansion
After piggybacking on baseball, NFL stood tall in expansion

George Halas wanted an NFL team in Dallas, and in 1960 the influential founder of the Chicago Bears helped Clint Murchison get one. Less than 10 years later, a league that for decades piggybacked geographically on baseball went from 16 to 26 franchises in a merger with the rival American Football League

Julio Jones is favored to lead the league in receiving yardage
Julio Jones is favored to lead the league in receiving yardage

If/when the Falcons give receiver Julio Jones a new contract, Jones can be expected to earn it right away. Caesers Entertainment has set the odds for the NFL's receiving yardage leader, and Jones is the favorite at 4/1. Next come Texans receiver DeAndre Hopkins and Browns receiver Odell Beckham,

NFL star Myles Jack's candle business is heating up

Jacksonville Jaguars linebacker Myles Jack said he discovered he enjoyed making candles and decided to make a business out of it.

Eagles
Eagles' Carson Wentz ranked outside of top 10 NFL QBs by analyst

NBC Sports' Chris Simms ranked Carson Wentz outside of his top 10 NFL quarterbacks. Is he wrong? By Dave Zangaro

A movie could be coming on the life of Saints return specialist Michael Lewis
A movie could be coming on the life of Saints return specialist Michael Lewis

You know it's the slow time when we write about movies being made about the life of a former NFL return specialist who was never a household name even during his prime. On closer review, however, the idea of Michael Lewis having his life story memorialized on film doesn't seem all that far-fetched

Devin Bush confident his size won
Devin Bush confident his size won't be an issue in NFL

Pittsburgh Steelers first-round pick Devin Bush isn't going to be the biggest inside linebacker to ever set foot on an NFL field. At 5-foot-11 and 234 pounds, Bush is a bit undersized compared to some of his compatriots across the league. However, Bush believes he's plenty big enough to be effective

Are 2019 Eagles better or worse at wide receiver?
Are 2019 Eagles better or worse at wide receiver?

In his latest Better or Worse, Andrew Kulp takes a look at the Eagles' wide receivers in 2019.

NFL notebook: Falcons WR Jones in line for extension
NFL notebook: Falcons WR Jones in line for extension

The Atlanta Falcons are confident they will re-sign wide receiver Julio Jones to a new long-term extension before training camp begins next month, ESPN reported Tuesday. Jones has two years remaining on his deal, which owes him $9.6 million in 2019 and $11.4 million in 2020.

Ty Montgomery hoping to be with the Jets a long time
Ty Montgomery hoping to be with the Jets a long time

Things didn't end well for running back Ty Montgomery in Green Bay last season. He's hoping for a new beginning with the Jets this season, the beginning of what he hopes is a long relationship. "I'm trying not to get ahead of myself, but I'm excited for what lies ahead," Montgomery said, via

Andrew Hawkins joins NFL Media
Andrew Hawkins joins NFL Media

NFL Media has hired former receiver Andrew Hawkins, who will have a multi-platform role with the network. Hawkins, who begins in July, will host a variety of content on NFL Media's digital and social channels, including new show formats and other engaging video-on-demand content, according to an

Who are the toughest quarterbacks in the NFL?
Who are the toughest quarterbacks in the NFL?

Tuesday's PFT Live unveiled a couple of tough quarterbacks on the Chris Simms top 40 countdown (Matthew Stafford and Dak Prescott), and the process sparked this question: Who are the toughest quarterbacks in the NFL? Simms and I threw out a few names and made a few cases for guys to be considered

NFL analyst could see 49ers replacing Jimmy Garoppolo with Kirk Cousins
NFL analyst could see 49ers replacing Jimmy Garoppolo with Kirk Cousins

If things go awry in 2019, Chris Simms could see the 49ers making a change at quarterback.

Adam Schein
Adam Schein's early ranking of 2019 NFL MVP candidates

Check out the nine players most likely to win the 2019 NFL MVP award according to NFL columnist Adam Schein.

Raiders sign top draftee Clemson DE Clelin Ferrell
Raiders sign top draftee Clemson DE Clelin Ferrell

The Oakland Raiders signed first-round draft picks Clelin Ferrell and Johnathan Abram on Tuesday. Ferrell, a defensive end from Clemson, was selected fourth overall by the Raiders in April. A three-year starter and two-time national champion, Ferrell started in all 44 games he played.

NFL working with NCAA on safety issues
NFL working with NCAA on safety issues

Ideally, safety improvements made by the NFL will migrate to lower levels of the sport. But while the NFL can lead the NCAA horse to water, the NFL can't make it trickle down. Via the Associated Press, league officials are working with college officials regarding potential advances in keeping players

Which team has has best running back and offensive line combo entering the 2019 season?
Which team has has best running back and offensive line combo entering the 2019 season?

The NFL Total Access crew discusses which team has best running back and offensive line combo entering the 2019 season.

Raiders sign first-round draft pick Johnathan Abram to four-year contract
Raiders sign first-round draft pick Johnathan Abram to four-year contract

The hard-hitting safety should be a key member of the Raiders' secondary for years to come.

Next Gen Stats: Pittsburgh Steelers quarterback Ben Roethlisberger
Next Gen Stats: Pittsburgh Steelers quarterback Ben Roethlisberger's time to throw last three seasons

Next Gen Stats looks at Pittsburgh Steelers quarterback Ben Roethlisberger's time to throw the last three seasons.

12 NFL teams have never won a Super Bowl - here
12 NFL teams have never won a Super Bowl - here's which one could in 2019

Of the 32 teams in the NFL today, 20 have been crowned as champions at onepoint or another in the Super Bowl era - leaving 12 still vying for theirfirst

Iowa
Iowa's Epenesa focusing on '19 season, not '20 NFL draft

Iowa junior A.J. Epenesa knows that he has a strong shot at being picked in the first round of the 2020 NFL draft should he choose to go pro next spring. Epenesa will play nearly every down next fall after the Hawkeyes lost three linemen to the NFL, meaning his numbers should spike even as opposing

NFL Hall Of Famer Terrell Owens Signs With ICM
NFL Hall Of Famer Terrell Owens Signs With ICM

EXCLUSIVE: Former NFL wide receiver Terrell Owens has inked with ICM Partners across the board. Owens played in the NFL for 15 seasons and was a six-time Pro Bowl selection and five-time first-team All-Pro. After playing college football and basketball at the University of Tennessee at Chattanooga, he

NFC South Offseason Reports: Drew Brees, Matt Ryan, Cam Newton and Jameis Winston Face Critical Seasons
NFC South Offseason Reports: Drew Brees, Matt Ryan, Cam Newton and Jameis Winston Face Critical Seasons

Quarterbacks are always in the spotlight, but it will be especially sharply focused on the four in this division, with age, injury and coaching turnover playing into the major storylines.

The Team Made for Television
The Team Made for Television

The Raiders were the only choice for Hard Knocks. Jesse Pantuosco shines a spotlight on the league's most entertaining mess in Tuesday's Bump and Run. (@AB Instagram / Getty Images)

Falcons Fantasy Preview
Falcons Fantasy Preview

John Daigle previews Atlanta's 2019 fantasy outlook including Julio Jones' historic season and Devonta Freeman's bounce-back potential. (Getty Images)

Tank Carradine hopes Dolphins are "perfect opportunity"
Tank Carradine hopes Dolphins are "perfect opportunity"

Tank Carradine has played in 45 NFL games in six NFL seasons, and he's on his sixth head coach. Suffice it to say, he's struggled to find a good fit. But after playing just one game last year and asking for his release from the Raiders, he's hoping he's found one with Brian Flores and

Game Pass Film Session: How Cleveland Browns wide receiver Jarvis Landry, quarterback Baker Mayfield perfected this timing route
Game Pass Film Session: How Cleveland Browns wide receiver Jarvis Landry, quarterback Baker Mayfield perfected this timing route

In this "NFL GamePass Film Session" segment, NFL Network's Brian Baldinger and Ron Jaworski break down the developing chemistry between Cleveland Browns wide receiver Jarvis Landry and quarterback Baker Mayfield.

Fate of the Union: What the NFLPA Can Learn From the Fight of
Fate of the Union: What the NFLPA Can Learn From the Fight of '77

Compared to their NBA and MLB cohorts, NFL players have it rough. Their short careers in a violent sport include nonguaranteed contracts and restrictions on free agency-and owners have always had the upper hand. For one forgotten moment four decades ago, though, the union had the NFL on the ropes ...

Team Fantasy Previews
Team Fantasy Previews

The Rotoworld crew previews every NFL team from a fantasy perspective. (Getty Images)

John Fox thinks Bears had the worst NFL offseason
John Fox thinks Bears had the worst NFL offseason

John Fox's ass may be out of town, but he can still talk about the most recent NFL team that employed him. Via the Chicago Sun-Times, Fox pegged the Bears as having the worst offseason in the NFL. "I think when you're going to play defense, you're going to lean on takeaways to help a [more]

Mike Evans reworks deal again, Bucs gain some cap space
Mike Evans reworks deal again, Bucs gain some cap space

Wide receiver Mike Evans converted some of his base salary into a roster bonus earlier this offseason and he's done it again in a move that gives the Buccaneers a bit more room under the cap. Tom Pelissero of NFL Media reports that Evans has converted $4 million of the $17 million in remaining base

Baltimore Ravens Roundup: Ravens announce 2019 open training camp dates
Baltimore Ravens Roundup: Ravens announce 2019 open training camp dates

Kick off your Tuesday with the latest Baltimore Ravens news.

Are 2019 Eagles better or worse at running back?
Are 2019 Eagles better or worse at running back?

In his latest Better or Worse, Andrew Kulp takes a look at the Eagles' running backs in 2019.

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