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Seahawks acquire DE Jadeveon Clowney from Texans

The Seattle Seahawks reeled in a huge fish without using much bait. NFL Network Insider Ian Rapoport reported Saturday that the Seahawks traded for Houston Texans franchise-tagged pass rusher Jadeveon Clowney in exchange for a third-round pick, linebacker Jacob Martin and pass rusher Barkevious Mingo, per sources informed of the situation. The trade is a…

Patriots trading for Bills center Russell Bodine

The New England Patriots continue to add offensive line depth. NFL Network Insider Ian Rapoport reported that the Pats are trading a sixth-round pick to the Buffalo Bills for center Russell Bodine, per a source informed of the deal. With incumbent starting center David Andrews likely heading to injured reserve after suffering a blood clot,…

49ers’ QB Garoppolo risky by design during preseason

Jimmy Garoppolo followed up a disastrous preseason performance two weeks ago with a stellar showing last weekend. The dichotomy between the displays casts a shadow over the San Francisco 49ers’ offense as the regular season approaches. Several times during the preseason — and in practices like the one in which he was intercepted on back-to-back-to-back-to-back-to-back…

Patterson: ‘No-brainer’ to sign with Nagy-led Bears

All-purpose threat is a description thrown around quite often in the NFL. But when describing what all Cordarrelle Patterson did for the Super Bowl-champion New England Patriots a season ago, labeling him an all-purpose threat is rather spot on. After all, Patterson was a receiver, a running back and — what he’s become most recognized…

Lamar Jackson planning ‘probably 30 passes a game’

During his eight starts as a rookie, including playoffs, Lamar Jackson didn’t have a single game with 30 passing attempts. The Baltimore Ravens quarterback suggested that would emphatically change in 2019. Asked by Adam Schein of Mad Dog Sports Radio on Monday what the ideal ratio of run-to-pass would be for the run-heavy Ravens, Jackson…

NFL, NFLPA to continue CBA talks over next two days

With the 2019 season speeding towards a start, the NFL and NFL Players Association will continue hammering away at a potential new collective bargaining agreement. NFL Network Insider Ian Rapoport reported Monday morning that the seventh CBA full bargaining session between the NFL and NFLPA will happen tonight and Tuesday in Chicago, per a source…

Packers releasing third-year safety Josh Jones

By Around The NFL staff NFL.com Published: Aug. 25, 2019 at 08:40 a.m. Updated: Aug. 25, 2019 at 12:49 p.m. Josh Jones’ time in Green Bay has come to an end. The third-year safety posted on Twitter on Sunday morning that the Packers have informed him of his release. NFL Network Insider Ian Rapoport reported…

ATN: Cam Newton Injury, Biggest Training Camp Surprises

By Around The NFL staff NFL.com Published: Aug. 23, 2019 at 06:55 p.m. A room filled with heroes — Dan Hanzus, Chris Wesseling, Marc Sessler and Gregg Rosenthal — brings you all of the latest news from around the NFL including the latest with Cam Newton’s foot (7:02), Patrick Chung’s indictment (10:45) and the Cardinals…

What we learned from Thursday’s preseason games

Week 3 of the 2019 preseason, or the Dress Rehearsal, got started Thursday night with six matchups, including one on an 80-yard field in Canada! Here’s what we learned from an entertaining, albeit injury-riddled night of football: New York Giants 25, Cincinnati Bengals 23 1. The youth movement in Cincinnati doesn’t just extend to its…

Shazier: Bush will ‘be a big-time player’ for Steelers

When the Pittsburgh Steelers traded up to select Devin Bush with the 10th overall pick in the 2019 draft, the linebacker was thought to be the second coming of Ryan Shazier, the final piece of the puzzle that has been Pittsburgh’s spotty defense. “To me, I think Devin’s going to have a great year,” Shazier…