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  • • Sources: QB Newton joins Patriots on 1-year deal
    Former NFL MVP Cam Newton reached an agreement on a one-year, incentive-laden deal with the Patriots, league sources told ESPN's Chris Mortensen and Adam Schefter. ‬...2020
  • • Bills take QB Fromm in 5th: 'Too good to pass up'
    The Bills drafted Georgia quarterback Jake Fromm with the 167th overall pick on Saturday, with GM Brandon Beane telling ESPN's Chris Mortensen that Fromm was "too good to pass up" at that spot in the fifth round....2020
  • • Sources: NFL schedule release still set by May 9
    The NFL is still planning to release its full schedule on May 9, league sources tell ESPN's Chris Mortensen....2020
  • • Panthers, Teddy Bridgewater nearing three-year, $60 million deal
    As the Carolina Panthers start to push Cam Newton out the door, they are reportedly closing in on a three-year deal to make Teddy Bridgewater their new starting quarterback. According to ESPN’s Chris Mortensen, the Panthers and Bridgewater are negotiating a three-year deal in the $60 million range to reunite him with offensive coordinator Joe Brady. The Panthers announced on Tuesday morning that t...2020
  • • Report: Panthers close to deal with Teddy Bridgewater
    That didn’t take long. Within an hour of the Panthers announcing that they had given Cam Newton permission to seek a trade, they appear to have found a replacement. According to Chris Mortensen of ESPN, the Panthers are expected to have a deal finalized with Teddy Bridgewater when the league year opens Wednesday. The deal [more]...2020
  • • Report: Vote coming soon on CBA with 17-game season
    The ball remains on the tee. The question is whether the NFL Players Association will choose to kick it. Chris Mortensen of ESPN reports that the NFLPA will soon convene a meeting of its Executive Committee and its 32-member board of player representatives at an undisclosed location to vote on the current proposal from the [more]...2020
  • • As Eliot Wolf leaves the Browns, Ron Wolf blasts “out of control” analytics
    The Browns and assistant general manager Eliot Wolf parted ways today, and in related news, Wolf’s father had some harsh criticism for the Browns’ analytics-heavy approach to building their team. Ron Wolf, the Hall of Fame former General Manager of the Packers, told Chris Mortensen of ESPN that he disdains the way analytics have affected [more]...2020
  • • Browns fire Alonzo Highsmith, uncertainty about Eliot Wolf’s future
    The Browns have a new General Manager and they’ll be making some more hires in the personnel department soon. Dustin Fox of 92.3 The Fan reported on Wednesday that the team has fired vice president of player personnel Alonzo Highsmith. That report was followed by one from Chris Mortensen of ESPN that added assistant G.M. [more]...2020
  • • Browns, VP of player personnel Alonzo Highsmith part ways
    The Browns and VP of player personnel Alonzo Highsmith have mutually agreed to part ways, per a club announcement. Highsmith previously worked alongside new GM Andrew Berry, but he won’t have a role in Berry’s own front office. Ditto for assistant GM Eliot Wolf, according to ESPN.com’s Chris Mortensen (on Twitter). Highsmith’s contract was set to run through the 2021 NFL Draft. Instead, he leaves ...2020
  • • Philip Rivers has 'permanently' moved from California to Florida
    Chargers star quarterback Philip Rivers has moved “permanently” from San Diego to Florida, Adam Schefter and Chris Mortensen of ESPN.com hear. It’s yet another signal that the Bolts and their longtime QB could be moving in separate directions this offseason. After the Chargers’ season finale, Rivers confirmed that he wants to continue playing. The 38-year-old also acknowledged that he might have p...2020

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  • • Carson Wentz’s wife reportedly taken to locker room after concussion testing
    Carson Wentz’s head injury was serious enough that the quarterback’s wife reportedly was taken to the locker room during Sunday’s NFC Wild Card Game between the Philadelphia Eagles and Seattle Seahawks on Sunday. Wentz suffered a head injury late in the first quarter of the Eagles’ game against Seattle after being hit in the back of the head by Jadeveon Clowney on a third down play. Not only was W...2020
  • • Ben Roethlisberger addresses report of 'uncertainty' about his playing future
    Ben Roethlisberger spent part of his Christmas addressing a report about his playing future. Big Ben, who is out for the season with an elbow injury, shared a photo on Wednesday morning of his family wearing matching pajamas on Christmas. He then added a tweet saying that any report declaring he has “uncertainty” about playing again is contrary to his current mentality. On Monday, ESPN’s Chris Mor...2019
  • • Steelers QB Ben Roethlisberger: 'More determined than ever' to return
    Quarterback Ben Roethlisberger brings Steelers fans glad tidings and great news for the holidays. After wishing Merry Christmas to his followers, Roethlisberger vowed to return to the field in 2020. “Contrary to recent reports out there about my football future and my ‘uncertainty’ about playing again, I am working hard and am more determined than ever to come back stronger and better than ever ne...2019
  • • Report: Steelers optimistic Ben Roethlisberger will return healthy in 2020
    Steelers quarterback Ben Roethlisberger underwent elbow surgery Sept. 23. Doctors reattached three tendons in his right arm. But the Steelers are “now optimistic” Roethlisberger will fully recover, Chris Mortensen of ESPN reports. Medical personnel have not cleared Roethlisberger to resume throwing yet, per Mortensen, but Roethlisberger is “tracking better.” Roethlisberger ...2019
  • • Report: Ben Roethlisberger has doubts about playing again
    Pittsburgh Steelers quarterback and future Hall of Famer Ben Roethlisberger has yet to start throwing again after undergoing surgery on his ailing throwing elbow early in the season. Given the type of injury Big Ben suffered, that can’t be considered too much of a surprise. Undergoing UCL surgery on your elbow is normally limited to baseball players. Seeing Roethlisberger dealing with said injury ...2019
  • • Akiem Hicks set to return for Bears
    One of the Bears’ best defensive players will be back on the field on Sunday. Chicago defensive tackle Akiem Hicks is being activated and will play tomorrow against the Packers, Chris Mortensen of ESPN reports. Hicks suffered an ugly elbow injury in Week Five and was placed on injured reserve, but he has returned to [more]...2019
  • • Redskins reportedly still interested in possible Josh Rosen trade
    The Arizona Cardinals are widely expected to ramp up their efforts to trade Josh Rosen at some point between now and the first day of the NFL Draft, and the Washington Redskins are reportedly among the teams that remain interested in the young quarterback. Washington acquired Case Keenum in a trade with the Denver Broncos last month, and many have assumed he will get the starting job with Alex Smi...2019
  • • Marcus Mariota not expected to play Week 17
    Titans quarterback Marcus Mariota is not expected to play in Sunday night's do-or-die matchup against the Colts, per ESPN’s Chris Mortensen. Mariota is still listed as questionable and will test his arm during pregame warmups, but he is battling a nerve condition caused by a stinger, and an independent spine specialist has advised Tennessee that the physical contact of a game could cause permanent...2018
  • • Marcus Mariota reportedly at risk of permanently damaging shoulder
    Marcus Mariota has dealt with a nagging issue in his throwing arm for much of the season, and it sounds like it is one that is more serious than the Tennessee Titans have indicated. Mariota is not expected to start on Sunday in a game against the Indianapolis Colts that is essentially an extension of the playoffs. The winner will reach the postseason and the loser will be eliminated, so you know M...2018
  • • Report: Cam Newton will not require offseason shoulder surgery
    Cam Newton has been shut down by the Carolina Panthers for the final two weeks of the season due to a shoulder injury that’s been plaguing him most of the season. However, the injury reportedly will not require offseason surgery, per ESPN’s Chris Mortensen. Unfortunately, one cannot help but wonder if this is going to turn out exactly like it did last year. Remember, Newton opted not to have surge...2018

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Chris Mortensen trade, contract, salary rumors

  • • Bills take QB Fromm in 5th: 'Too good to pass up'
    The Bills drafted Georgia quarterback Jake Fromm with the 167th overall pick on Saturday, with GM Brandon Beane telling ESPN's Chris Mortensen that Fromm was "too good to pass up" at that spot in the fifth round....2020
  • • Panthers, Teddy Bridgewater nearing three-year, $60 million deal
    As the Carolina Panthers start to push Cam Newton out the door, they are reportedly closing in on a three-year deal to make Teddy Bridgewater their new starting quarterback. According to ESPN’s Chris Mortensen, the Panthers and Bridgewater are negotiating a three-year deal in the $60 million range to reunite him with offensive coordinator Joe Brady. The Panthers announced on Tuesday morning that t...2020
  • • Report: Panthers close to deal with Teddy Bridgewater
    That didn’t take long. Within an hour of the Panthers announcing that they had given Cam Newton permission to seek a trade, they appear to have found a replacement. According to Chris Mortensen of ESPN, the Panthers are expected to have a deal finalized with Teddy Bridgewater when the league year opens Wednesday. The deal [more]...2020
  • • Browns, VP of player personnel Alonzo Highsmith part ways
    The Browns and VP of player personnel Alonzo Highsmith have mutually agreed to part ways, per a club announcement. Highsmith previously worked alongside new GM Andrew Berry, but he won’t have a role in Berry’s own front office. Ditto for assistant GM Eliot Wolf, according to ESPN.com’s Chris Mortensen (on Twitter). Highsmith’s contract was set to run through the 2021 NFL Draft. Instead, he leaves ...2020
  • • Report: Jason Witten hasn’t ruled out playing again, somewhere
    The Cowboys didn’t wait to hire a tight ends coach before Jason Witten made a decision about his future, even though he said he eventually wanted to coach. Now, Witten may find a spot other than Dallas to pursue his trade. According to Chris Mortensen of ESPN, Witten hasn’t ruled out playing again next season, [more]...2020
  • • Bills' Brian Daboll, Niners' Robert Saleh reportedly remain in the mix for Browns coaching job
    The Cleveland Browns interviewed Patriots offensive coordinator Josh McDaniels on Friday to (seemingly) wrap up their eight-candidate run of meetings for their head coach vacancy.  The buzz at the work week’s end fixated on McDaniels and Vikings offensive coordinator Kevin Stefanski, but this weekend, other names reportedly remain in the mix. Bills offensive coordinator Brian Daboll is the sleeper...2020
  • • Source: Cowboys intend to meet with McCarthy
    The Cowboys plan to meet with Mike McCarthy, and have no plans to clarify the job status of Jason Garrett, whose contract expires on Jan. 14, a source told ESPN's Chris Mortensen...2020
  • • Report: Ben Roethlisberger has doubts about playing again
    Pittsburgh Steelers quarterback and future Hall of Famer Ben Roethlisberger has yet to start throwing again after undergoing surgery on his ailing throwing elbow early in the season. Given the type of injury Big Ben suffered, that can’t be considered too much of a surprise. Undergoing UCL surgery on your elbow is normally limited to baseball players. Seeing Roethlisberger dealing with said injury ...2019
  • • Texans open to trading Jadveon Clowney
    Could Jadeveon Clowney be on the move? The Texans are open to trading the star linebacker, according to Chris Mortensen of ESPN (via PFT). Clowney was cuffed with the franchise tag earlier this offseason, but he has yet to sign his tender. Meanwhile, the two sides remain far apart on negotiations for a new deal. Last week, Texans GM Brian Gaine expressed optimism about reaching an accord, though w...2019
  • • Texans open to trading Jadeveon Clowney
    Could Jadeveon Clowney be on the move? The Texans are open to trading the star linebacker, according to Chris Mortensen of ESPN (via PFT). Clowney was cuffed with the franchise tag earlier this offseason, but he has yet to sign his tender. Meanwhile, the two sides remain far apart on negotiations for a new deal. Last week, Texans GM Brian Gaine expressed optimism about reaching an accord, though w...2019

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  • • Dez Bryant may have to settle for a fit over revenge
    “I’ve been dealing with my tendonitis, and I’m shocked that none of you guys didn’t know anything about that. I have, I’ve been dealing with injuries,” he said. “I’m a warrior, I consider myself a warrior. If I can walk, I can move, I’m going to go out there and try to play. It’s probably dumb. But hey, that’s just who I am. I love this game and I try to push it. But for the most part, yeah – I ha...2018
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  • • Jared Goff Named Rams Starting QB over Case Keenum vs. Dolphins in Week 11
    2016
  • • Steelers Still in Position to Take AFC North Despite Inconsistent 4-3 Start
    2016
  • • NFL TV Schedule 2016: Coverage Map, Times, Live-Stream Listings for Week 7
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  • • Breaking Down New York Giants' Situation at Quarterback
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Chris Mortensen kids, wife/husband, girlfriend/boyfriend, father/mother

  • • As Eliot Wolf leaves the Browns, Ron Wolf blasts “out of control” analytics
    2020
  • • Cowboys have reportedly decided on head coach, concluded search
    The Dallas Cowboys reportedly know who they are hiring as their next head coach, but it does not sound like they have shared that information with anybody outside the organization yet. The Cowboys officially announced on Sunday that they are parting ways with Jason Garrett, which was a foregone conclusion after they already began interviewing head coaching candidates. One agent who has a clients l...2020
  • • Carson Wentz’s wife reportedly taken to locker room after concussion testing
    2020
  • • Ben Roethlisberger addresses report of 'uncertainty' about his playing future
    2019
  • • Allen was ‘in a panic’ over vulgar tweets, says ‘family is hurting’
    Josh Allen and his family were nothing but excited for the NFL Draft prior to Wednesday evening, which is when they found out the hard way that the internet never forgets. Now that some vulgar tweets he sent years ago are out there for everyone to see, Allen is trying to take responsibility and move forward.Allen spoke with ESPN’s Chris Mortensen on Thursday, and he said the release of his tweets ...2018
  • • NFL players react to Goodell’s reported contract demands
    The details of Roger Goodell’s contract extension with the NFL are still being ironed out, and some of the reported demands the commissioner is making are nothing short of mind-boggling. Not surprisingly, players around the league have some issues with the compensation Goodell is said to be seeking.According to a report from ESPN’s Adam Schefter and Chris Mortensen, Goodell wants a salary of $50 m...2017
  • • NFL denies report Roger Goodell is seeking $50 million salary, private jet for life
    Roger Goodell has reportedly made some lofty demands in his latest contract negotiations with NFL owners, but the league insists the things he is asking for are not quite as extravagant as one report made them out to be.ESPN’s Adam Schefter and Chris Mortensen reported on Sunday that Goodell is seeking a salary in the neighborhood of $50 million per year in addition to the use of a private jet for...2017
  • • Roger Goodell apparently wants $50 million salary, private jet
    The contract extension negotiations for NFL Commissioner Roger Goodell might have hit a snag recently with push back from Dallas Cowboys owner Jerry Jones. Heck, Jones reportedly hired this high-profile lawyer in an attempt to block a Goodell extension.Some specific details are coming out in regards to Goodell’s extension demands. And they’re whoppers. They include a $50 million annual salary, lif...2017
  • • Kirk Cousins insists he never demanded trade from Dan Snyder
    For better or worse, Kirk Cousins still is a Washington Redskin. And it appears the quarterback is doing a little damage control.Cousins appeared on Adam Schefter’s “Know Them From Adam” podcast Tuesday to refute a report that he went to Redskins owner Dan Snyder to request a trade.“I did inquire if there was any interest in trading me to get an understanding of their perspective,” Cousins told Sc...2017
  • • Josh McDaniels to Return as Patriots OC: Latest Comments and Reaction
    2017

Top Chris Mortensen news

  • • Sources: QB Newton joins Patriots on 1-year deal
    2020
  • • Sources: Murray set to get $42M from Eagles
    Free-agent running back DeMarco is expected to sign a five-year, $42 million deal, including $21 million guaranteed, with the Philadelphia Eagles, sources told ESPN's Adam Schefter and Chris Mortensen....2015
  • • Aldon Smith to Raiders: Latest Details, Comments and Reaction
    2015
  • • Frank Gore Expected to Sign with Eagles: Latest Contract Details and Reaction
    2015
  • • Larry Fitzgerald Gives Shoutout to Chris Mortensen After Win over Packers
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  • • Stephen A. Smith Floats out the Race Card to Explain Chip Kelly's Roster Moves
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  • • Johnny Manziel Reportedly to Start Final 4 Games of Browns' Season
    2015
  • • Ricky Williams to Run Marijuana-Friendly Gym Power Plant Fitness in California
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  • • Steelers' DeAngelo Williams Calls out Peyton Manning Ahead of QB's Retirement
    2016
  • • Ndamukong Suh to Sign with Dolphins: Latest Contract Details, Comments, Reaction
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Chris Mortensen fantasy rankings and news

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Chris Mortensen schedule, game

  • • Sources: NFL schedule release still set by May 9
    2020
  • • Panthers, Teddy Bridgewater nearing three-year, $60 million deal
    2020
  • • Philip Rivers has 'permanently' moved from California to Florida
    2020
  • • Bills' Brian Daboll, Niners' Robert Saleh reportedly remain in the mix for Browns coaching job
    2020
  • • Freddie Kitchens fired by Browns after one season as head coach
    Freddie Kitchens will be one-and-done as Cleveland’s head coach. Kitchens was fired by the Browns on Sunday, the team announced and ESPN’s Adam Schefter and Chris Mortensen first reported. The news is slightly surprising considering as of a few weeks ago, a report said the Browns were planning to keep Kitchens. However, the Browns lost three in a row to end the season and finish 6-10, which change...2019
  • • Steelers QB Ben Roethlisberger: 'More determined than ever' to return
    2019
  • • Bears to activate DL Akiem Hicks for Week 15 vs. Packers
    The Chicago Bear defense is getting a huge boost in their late playoff push. The Bears will activate defensive lineman Akiem Hicks ahead of Sunday’s game against the Green Bay Packers, as first reported by ESPN’s Chris Mortensen. Hicks hasn’t played since Oct. 6 against Oakland. His return is great news for the Bears' defensive front, particularly their run defense, which is his specialty. The fac...2019
  • • Eagles will make major staff changes if team does not make playoff run
    The Philadelphia Eagles are trending toward a very disappointing season, and changes may be afoot if things do not significant shift. According to ESPN’s Chris Mortensen, the Eagles will likely make “significant changes” to their coaching staff unless they turn things around and go on a playoff run this season. Mortensen stressed that head coach Doug Pederson is likely safe. However, such a warnin...2019
  • • Redskins reportedly still interested in possible Josh Rosen trade
    2019
  • • Marcus Mariota not expected to play Week 17
    2018

Chris Mortensen rumors, scandals

  • • Jason Witten could sign with the Giants to join Jason Garrett?
    Dallas Cowboys tight end Jason Witten spent the majority of his career being coached by Jason Garrett. Now that Garrett is working for the New York Giants, the Cowboys’ legendary tight end might be considering a move to join the team’s rival in New York. According to ESPN’s Chris Mortensen, Witten is interested in continuing his football career, and the opportunity to be coached by Garrett could p...2020
  • • Bills' Brian Daboll, Niners' Robert Saleh reportedly remain in the mix for Browns coaching job
    2020
  • • Contenders reportedly eyeing Tom Brady if he leaves Patriots
    As quarterback Tom Brady weighs his future with the New England Patriots following a disappointing end to their championship hopes, multiple contenders reportedly already have their eye on the future Hall of Famer and his fate in New England this offseason. According to ESPN’s Chris Mortensen, several teams that believe they have championship-caliber rosters will have serious discussions about pur...2020
  • • Seahawks reportedly considering 'significant fine' for Earl Thomas
    Earl Thomas ended his holdout prior to the start of the regular season and chose not to miss any meaningful games, but the Seattle Seahawks seem to be unhappy with the way the All-Pro safety carried himself this past week.ESPN’s Chris Mortensen reports that the Seahawks are considering a “significant fine” for Thomas for conduct detrimental to the team after he missed two practices during the week...2018
  • • Details emerge about Browns’ decision to part ways with Josh Gordon
    Details are slowly starting to emerge surrounding the Cleveland Browns’ shocking decision to move on from Josh Gordon.News of the Browns’ intent to part ways with Gordon came out Saturday evening when ESPN’s Adam Schefter reported the team’s intent to release Gordon on Monday. New GM John Dorsey even issued a statement about the matter: The news came several hours after Gordon was listed as out fo...2018
  • • Report: Josh Allen to start for Bills in Week 2
    Josh Allen may not have won the starting quarterback competition with the Buffalo Bills in training camp and the preseason, but it didn’t take long for Nathan Peterman to give it away.According to ESPN’s Chris Mortensen, Allen will get the start when the Bills host the Los Angeles Chargers on Sunday. That really isn’t all that shocking, as Peterman was downright abysmal in Buffalo’s Week 1 loss to...2018
  • • Report: Jaguars QB job Chad Henne's to lose
    Less than a week after Blake Bortles stunk up the joint against the Tampa Bay Buccaneers, Chad Henne is reportedly the favorite to start. Chris Mortensen, speaking on ESPN’s “Monday Night Countdown,” said he’s heard that there is a growing sense the job is Henne’s to lose.Looking at just how badly Bortles has regressed of late, this is hardly shocking. He missed Allen Robinson multiple times when ...2017
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