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Carl Lawson confident he can turn pressures into more sacks

The Jets made edge rusher Carl Lawson one of their biggest offseason acquisitions when they signed him to a three-year, $45 million contract as a free agent. Detractors of that move will point to Lawson’s 20 sacks over four seasons with the Bengals as a sign that he doesn’t make enough plays. Supporters will note […]

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NFL says NFL Media layoffs “not markedly different” from previous offseasons

When former 14-year employee of NFL Media Andy Fenelon tweeted that the organization recently laid off 132 people, including him, that seemed significant. After initially not commenting on the record, a league spokesperson has provided a statement. “Every offseason, NFL Media makes staffing adjustments for the upcoming season, which results in some positions being eliminated […]

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Tom Brady had “moderate” risk of further knee injury by playing with torn MCL

The news that Buccaneers quarterback Tom Brady played much if not most if not all of 2020 with a fully-torn MCL has raised an important question: How in the hell did he do it, and what risks did he assume by doing so? (I guess that’s two questions.) NBC Sports/Sunday Night Football Sports Medicine Analyst […]

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Alan Faneca using his Hall of Fame enshrinement to push for Hines Ward to join him

Former Steelers guard Alan Faneca will be inducted into the Pro Football Hall of Fame next month, and that’s giving him a platform to try to get his old teammate, wide receiver Hines Ward, a bust in Canton. Faneca has chosen Ward to introduce him at the enshrinement ceremony, and Faneca used a Hall of […]

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Judge finds probable cause for four misdemeanor charges for Richard Sherman

While King County District Court Judge Fa’amomoi Masaniai felt comfortable releasing Richard Sherman from jail without bail on Thursday, he also felt there was probably cause for four separate misdemeanor charges to be levied against the free agent cornerback. Via Sara Jean Green and Paige Cornwell of the Seattle Times, Masaniai found probable cause that […]

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NFL declines comment on Buccaneers’ failure to disclose Tom Brady’s knee injury

It already had become clear that the Tampa Bay Buccaneers had failed to disclose Tom Brady‘s knee injury throughout the 2020 season. Previously, the NFL had declined comment on this obvious violation of the rules. Now that the NFL, through its in-house media conglomerate, has reported that Brady had a fully-torn MCL in his left […]

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Browns will open 12 training camp practices to fans

The Browns announced Thursday they are opening 12 training camp practices to fans at the team’s facility in Berea. The first open practice is Friday, July 30. “We greatly look forward to welcoming our fans back to Browns training camp in Berea this year as our entire team definitely missed their contributions to the atmosphere […]