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  • • Chiefs cut quarterback Shea Patterson
    Shea Patterson is the odd man out in the Chiefs’ quarterback room. Hours after the Chiefs agreed to terms with backup quarterback Matt Moore, they released Patterson, according to Field Yates of ESPN. Patterson went undrafted this year and signed with the Chiefs after the draft. He was Michigan’s starter the last two years and [more]...2020
  • • Source: Browns rework DE Vernon's contract
    Defensive end Olivier Vernon agreed to a restructured contract that ensures he will be paid $11 million in 2020, a source told ESPN's Field Yates....2020
  • • Rex Burkhead reworks contract with Patriots
    The Patriots have created a little extra cap space for the coming season. Field Yates of ESPN reports that the team has agreed to a revised contract with running back Rex Burkhead. Burkhead’s base salary drops from $2.5 million to $1.05 million with a $500,000 signing bonus. He’ll also have $400,000 in roster bonuses available, [more]...2020
  • • Browns renegotiate Olivier Vernon’s contract
    If the Browns want to continue their pursuit of free agent defensive end Jadeveon Clowney, they have a little more flexibility. According to Field Yates of ESPN, the Browns have renegotiated Olivier Vernon‘s contract. Vernon was previously set to make $15.25 million, non-guaranteed, this season. Now, he gets a $7 million signing bonus, a guaranteed [more]...2020
  • • Jaguars sign third-rounder DaVon Hamilton
    The Jaguars picked up 12 players during this year’s draft and they now have a quarter of them under contract. Field Yates of ESPN reports that defensive tackle DaVon Hamilton has agreed to the standard four-year rookie deal with the team. Fourth-round linebacker Shaquille Quarterman, fifth-round wideout Collin Johnson and sixth-round tight end Tyler Davis [more]...2020
  • • Trent Williams can’t be franchise-tagged next year
    When Trent Williams signed his restructured deal with the 49ers last week, he added a bit of guaranteed money. He also earned some freedom after this season. According to Field Yates of ESPN, the new deal with the veteran left tackle stipulates that he can’t be franchise-tagged after this season. The 49ers would still like [more]...2020
  • • Marqui Christian suspended for two games
    Free agent safety Marqui Christian got some bad news in March when a deal with the Jets fell apart and there’s more bad news for him on Thursday. Field Yates of ESPN reports that Christian has been suspended for the first two games of the regular season. The reason for the suspension was not part [more]...2020
  • • Dolphins add Steve Ferentz, Kolby Smith to coaching staff
    Dolphins head coach Brian Flores has added a couple of new assistants to his coaching staff. Field Yates of ESPN reports that the Dolphins have hired Steve Ferentz as a coaching assistant and Kolby Smith as their offensive quality control coach. Smith was a 2007 fifth-round pick of the Chiefs and ran 162 times for [more]...2020
  • • 49ers add former Jaguars assistant to staff
    The 49ers added a coach with ties to coordinator Robert Saleh to help backfill their defensive staff. According to Field Yates of ESPN, the 49ers have hired former Jaguars assistant Mike Rutenberg as a pass game specialist. Rutenberg worked with Saleh when the 49ers defensive coordinator was linebackers coach there. The 49ers lost defensive backs [more]...2020
  • • Jaguars add Denard Robinson to coaching staff
    Denard Robinson is back with the Jaguars, this time as a coach. Robinson, who played running back for the Jaguars for four years, has joined the Jaguars’ staff as an offensive quality control coach, Field Yates of ESPN reports. The 29-year-old Robinson was a fifth-round draft pick of the Jaguars in 2013 and played with [more]...2020

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  • • Marqui Christian suspended for two games
    Free agent safety Marqui Christian got some bad news in March when a deal with the Jets fell apart and there’s more bad news for him on Thursday. Field Yates of ESPN reports that Christian has been suspended for the first two games of the regular season. The reason for the suspension was not part [more]...2020
  • • Cardinals sign Dylan Cantrell
    The Cardinals have signed a free agent who played for head coach Kliff Kingsbury in college. Field Yates of ESPN reports that the team has signed Dylan Cantrell as a free agent. Cantrell played for Kingsbury at Texas Tech from 2013-2017 as he missed one year with a back injury and went on to become a [more]...2020
  • • Saints bring back receiver Austin Carr
    The Saints brought back a familiar face for some receiver depth. According to Field Yates of ESPN, the Saints re-signed wide receiver Austin Carr. Carr finished last year on injured reserve with an ankle injury, and has spent the previous three seasons with the Saints. He caught nine passes for 97 yards and two touchdowns [more]...2020
  • • Saints exercise 2021 options on Marshon Lattimore, Ryan Ramczyk
    The Saints have exercised their 2021 fifth-year options on cornerback Marshon Lattimore and offensive tackle Ryan Ramczyk, according to Field Yates of ESPN.com. Lattimore and Ramczyk become the first members of the 2017 draft class to have their options picked up, and are also the first to have their options fully guaranteed. Under the terms of the new CBA, fifth-year options — which are available...2020
  • • Bills add depth, re-sign TE Jason Croom to one-year deal
    Jason Croom is re-signing with the Bills. ESPN’s Field Yates reports that the tight end is inking a new one-year deal with Buffalo. Croom was an exclusive rights free agent. Croom joined the Bills as an undrafted free agent out of Tennessee in 2017. After bouncing between the practice squad and active roster during his rookie campaign, Croom finally had a chance to contribute in 2018. He ultimatel...2020
  • • Star Lotulelei agrees to restructure contract with Bills
    Star Lotulelei signed a lucrative deal with the Bills in 2018. The veteran defensive tackle agreed Tuesday to restructure it. The former Panthers first-round pick will see a $1.75M reduction in his 2020 base salary in exchange for that figure — now set to be $4.50M — becoming fully guaranteed, Field Yates of ESPN.com tweets. This will essentially ensure Lotulelei remains with the Bills this season...2020
  • • Washington kicks tires on Seantrel Henderson
    Seantrel Henderson wasn’t able to finish last season, but he’s looking for a new home. According to Field Yates of ESPN.com, Washington worked out the former Texans tackle Wednesday. Henderson played four games last year, starting one, before the Texans put him on the non-football injury list. He was waived a month later. Henderson has [more]...2020
  • • Vikings reportedly worked out their former CB coach Terence Newman amid secondary injuries
    This would have been one heck of a comeback. The Vikings worked out 41-year-old cornerback (and former assistant coach) Terence Newman this past week, according to ESPN’s Adam Schefter and Field Yates. Minnesota placed corner Mackensie Alexander on injured reserve earlier this week, ending his season. Alexander joined 2018 first-rounder Mike Hughes on IR, as the 22-year-old was shelved earlier thi...2020
  • • NFL indefinitely suspends Rolando McClain
    Linebacker Rolando McClain announced after training camp he was returning to football after the NFL conditionally reinstated him. It prompted the Cowboys to release him Sept. 2. His name hadn’t been mentioned again in almost four months until Monday. Field Yates of ESPN reports the NFL again has indefinitely suspended McClain. It likely signals the [more]...2019
  • • Seahawks consider C.J. Anderson, Robert Turbin in addition to Marshawn Lynch
    The injury-plagued Seahawks are looking to add a running back or two this week, and the big name up for discussion is Marshawn Lynch. But he’s not the only running back they’re considering. The Seahawks also tried out C.J. Anderson and hosted Robert Turbin on a visit today, Field Yates of ESPN reports. Anderson has [more]...2019

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  • • Chiefs cut quarterback Shea Patterson
    Shea Patterson is the odd man out in the Chiefs’ quarterback room. Hours after the Chiefs agreed to terms with backup quarterback Matt Moore, they released Patterson, according to Field Yates of ESPN. Patterson went undrafted this year and signed with the Chiefs after the draft. He was Michigan’s starter the last two years and [more]...2020
  • • Source: Browns rework DE Vernon's contract
    Defensive end Olivier Vernon agreed to a restructured contract that ensures he will be paid $11 million in 2020, a source told ESPN's Field Yates....2020
  • • Rex Burkhead reworks contract with Patriots
    The Patriots have created a little extra cap space for the coming season. Field Yates of ESPN reports that the team has agreed to a revised contract with running back Rex Burkhead. Burkhead’s base salary drops from $2.5 million to $1.05 million with a $500,000 signing bonus. He’ll also have $400,000 in roster bonuses available, [more]...2020
  • • Browns renegotiate Olivier Vernon’s contract
    If the Browns want to continue their pursuit of free agent defensive end Jadeveon Clowney, they have a little more flexibility. According to Field Yates of ESPN, the Browns have renegotiated Olivier Vernon‘s contract. Vernon was previously set to make $15.25 million, non-guaranteed, this season. Now, he gets a $7 million signing bonus, a guaranteed [more]...2020
  • • Jaguars sign third-rounder DaVon Hamilton
    The Jaguars picked up 12 players during this year’s draft and they now have a quarter of them under contract. Field Yates of ESPN reports that defensive tackle DaVon Hamilton has agreed to the standard four-year rookie deal with the team. Fourth-round linebacker Shaquille Quarterman, fifth-round wideout Collin Johnson and sixth-round tight end Tyler Davis [more]...2020
  • • Jaguars add Denard Robinson to coaching staff
    Denard Robinson is back with the Jaguars, this time as a coach. Robinson, who played running back for the Jaguars for four years, has joined the Jaguars’ staff as an offensive quality control coach, Field Yates of ESPN reports. The 29-year-old Robinson was a fifth-round draft pick of the Jaguars in 2013 and played with [more]...2020
  • • Dolphins sign first-round choice Austin Jackson
    The Dolphins have come to terms with offensive tackle Austin Jackson, Field Yates of ESPN reports. Jackson becomes the second of Miami’s three first-round draft choices to sign. The Dolphins now have signed nine of their 11 picks. Only cornerback Noah Igbinoghene, the team’s third first-rounder, and offensive guard Robert Hunt, a second-round choice, haven’t [more]...2020
  • • Seahawks sign sixth-round pick Freddie Swain
    The Seahawks have signed sixth-round choice Freddie Swain, Field Yates of ESPN reports Monday. Swain becomes the second of the Seahawks’ eight draft picks to sign. They came to terms with tight end Colby Parkinson last week. Swain joins a receivers room that features D.K. Metcalf, Tyler Lockett, and Phillip Dorsett. He hopes initially to [more]...2020
  • • Seahawks sign Colby Parkinson
    The Seahawks have a member of their 2020 draft class under contract. Field Yates of ESPN reports that the team has signed fourth-round pick Colby Parkinson. The tight end is the first of the team’s eight draft picks to agree to a four-year deal. Parkinson had 48 receptions for 589 yards during his final season [more]...2020
  • • Cardinals sign Dylan Cantrell
    The Cardinals have signed a free agent who played for head coach Kliff Kingsbury in college. Field Yates of ESPN reports that the team has signed Dylan Cantrell as a free agent. Cantrell played for Kingsbury at Texas Tech from 2013-2017 as he missed one year with a back injury and went on to become a [more]...2020

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  • • Report: Safety Curtis Riley visits Packers
    Safety Curtis Riley met with the Packers today, reports ESPN’s Field Yates (via Twitter). However, the free agent left Green Bay without a contract, and Tom Silverstein of the Milwaukee Journal Sentinel tweets that the two sides aren’t negotiating a deal. The 26-year-old had a breakout campaign during his first season with the New York Giants last year. After appearing in 11 total games for the Te...2019
  • • Analysis: Steelers fans should brace for the worst in 2019
    The Pittsburgh Steelers are, barring a couple of miracles, set to enter the 2019 season without two of their biggest stars. Despite what some might say, these losses have a chance to set the organization back. The big picture: Running back Le’Veon Bell is set to hit the open market, and wide receiver Antonio Brown is likely to be traded. Offensive lineman Ramon Foster could also leave in free agen...2019
  • • Surprising QB is the hottest in fantasy football
    Originally undrafted in nearly all formats ahead of the fantasy season, Bills rookie quarterback Josh Allen is now the hottest commodity to own in fantasy football. According to ESPN Insider Field Yates, Allen has been the top-scoring fantasy quarterback over his last four games. This, in itself, is quite a lot to soak in when you consider how off Allen was at the start of the season. Between ridi...2018
  • • Patriots, RB Brandon Bolden agree to extension
    The Patriots are brining back one of their special teams aces for another season. ESPN’s Field Yates reports (via Twitter) that the team has signed running back Brandon Bolden to a one-year, $880K deal. The contract has $170K in guaranteed money, including a $60K signing bonus and $110K of the $790K salary (via the Boston Globe’s Ben Volin). His cap number will be at $720K. The 2012 undrafted free...2018
  • • Report: Patriots to trade for Colts TE Dwayne Allen
    The Patriots appear to have gotten a jump on free agency by agreeing to a trade with the Indianapolis Colts. According to NFL Network, the Patriots will acquire Colts tight end Dwayne Allen, although the tweet from Ian Rapoport did not include the compensation, ESPN's Field Yates indicated it may be a late-round pick. https://twitter.com/RapSheet/status/839587626264969216 Allen is entering his six...2017
  • • UPDATED Report: Patriots to trade for Colts TE Dwayne Allen
    2017
  • • Packers release veteran RB James Starks
    The Green Bay Packers have parted ways with one of the few remaining remembers of the team that won Super Bowl XLV.According to Field Yates of ESPN, the Packers released running back James Starks on Tuesday. Starks was a sixth-round pick of the Packers back in 2010. As a rookie, he helped stabilize Green Bay’s running back position during the team’s run to Super Bowl XLV, rushing for 315 yards and...2017
  • • NFL Power Rankings Week 15: Updated Standings After Thursday Night Football
    2016
  • • Michael Floyd to Patriots: Latest Contract Details, Comments and Reaction
    2016

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  • • Brewery stamps Tom Brady’s profane proclamation on bottom of 26K cans
    Tom Brady reportedly made a bold — and profane — proclamation ahead of the AFC Championship Game, and now a New England brewery is paying tribute to the New England Patriots quarterback’s colorful boast. Prior to leading the Patriots to yet another Super Bowl berth with a phenomenal performance in Sunday’s 37-31 victory over the Kansas City Chiefs at Arrowhead Stadium, Brady is said to have been “...2019
  • • Max McCaffrey suspended first four games of the season
    Max McCaffrey has been suspended for the first four games of the 2018 NFL season.Both NFL Media’s Ian Rapoport and ESPN’s Field Yates reported on Friday about McCaffrey’s suspension. McCaffrey, 24, was an undrafted free agent in 2016 and signed with the Raiders. He spent time with the Saints, Jaguars and Packers. The wide receiver was signed by the 49ers last year and was released by them at the e...2018
  • • Free agent QB Trevone Boykin suspended one game
    The chances of Trevone Boykin joining an NFL team took a hit today. ESPN’s Field Yates reports (via Twitter) that the NFL has suspended the quarterback for one game. Boykin had tweeted the news yesterday. Of course, considering the 24-year-old’s tumultuous offseason, it’s unlikely a team is going to want to add the quarterback to their roster. The Seahawks released Boykin back in March following a...2018

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  • • Pats sign ex-Steelers LB Harrison, source says
    James Harrison signed with the Patriots on Tuesday, a source told ESPN's Field Yates. The Steelers waived Harrison, the franchise's all-time leader in sacks, on Saturday....2017
  • • Source: Ex-Steelers LB Harrison visiting Pats
    James Harrison, who became a free agent after clearing waivers Monday, is visiting the Patriots on Tuesday, a source told ESPN's Field Yates....2017
  • Expert Picks: Eagles vs. Patriots Super Bowl LII
    • Expert Picks: Eagles vs. Patriots Super Bowl LII
    2018
  • • Michael Floyd to Patriots: Latest Contract Details, Comments and Reaction
    2016
  • • Michael Floyd Cut by Cardinals: Latest Comments and Reaction
    2016
  • • Bears re-sign QB Tyler Bray
    The Bears appear to have their quarterback room just about set. Chicago has re-signed backup quarterback Tyler Bray, according to Field Yates of ESPN. With the acquisition of Nick Foles in a trade from Jacksonville, and the return of incumbent starter Mitch Trubisky, the Bears have what looks like their quarterback depth chart for 2020 [more]...2020
  • • Albert Wilson takes a pay cut with the Dolphins
    Wide receiver Albert Wilson and the Dolphins have agreed on a reworked contract for the 2020 season. Field Yates of ESPN reports that Wilson is now set to make a base salary of $3 million. There will be another $1 million available in incentives. Wilson’s contract previously called for him to make $9.475 million with [more]...2020
  • • Fantasy football Week 16 rankings
    Rankings from Matthew Berry, Field Yates, Mike Clay, Eric Karabell, Stephania Bell and Tristan H. Cockcroft....2019
  • • Bills exercise Spencer Long’s option, re-sign Levi Wallace and Robert Foster
    The Bills have made a few moves to hold onto members of the 2019 team a little while longer. Field Yates of ESPN reports that the team has exercised its option on offensive lineman Spencer Long‘s contract. Long signed with the team last year and appeared in 14 games as a reserve on the interior [more]...2020
  • • Cornerback Joe Haden restructures contract with Steelers
    The Steelers continue to turn to veterans to help them clear up some extra cap. ESPN’s Field Yates reports (via Twitter) that Joe Haden has restructured his contract. Specifically, Haden guaranteed his salary all while opening up some extra breathing room for the front office. This past season, the former first-round pick earned his first Pro Bowl nod since 2014. The veteran finished the campaign ...2020

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  • • Surprising QB is the hottest in fantasy football
    2018
  • • Report: Patriots sign RB Jeremy Hill
    The New England Patriots are finally adding some players after letting some big names walk in free agency this week. According to ESPN’s Field Yates, the Patriots are signing ex-Cincinnati Bengals running back Jeremy Hill. Talk about a complete change of scenery for Hill. He goes from working with Andy Dalton to Tom Brady just like that. For this, Hill is an instant winner.The 25-year-old running ...2018
  • • Week 16 fantasy football rankings
    Fantasy football rankings from Matthew Berry, Field Yates, Mike Clay, Eric Karabell and Tristan Cockcroft for Week 16 of the NFL season....2017
  • • Week 14 fantasy football rankings
    Fantasy football rankings from Matthew Berry, Field Yates, Mike Clay, Eric Karabell and Tristan Cockcroft for Week 14 of the NFL season....2017
  • • Week 13 fantasy football rankings
    Fantasy football rankings from Matthew Berry, Field Yates, Mike Clay, Eric Karabell and Tristan Cockcroft for Week 13 of the NFL season....2017
  • • Week 12 fantasy football rankings
    Fantasy football rankings from Matt Bowen, Field Yates, Mike Clay, Eric Karabell and Tristan Cockcroft for Week 12 of the NFL season....2017
  • • Field Yates' early fantasy football rankings for 2017
    Field Yates' early fantasy football rankings for 2017...2017

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  • • Jameis Winston to make just $1.1 million, plus incentives
    Not only is Jameis Winston not going to get paid like a starting quarterback this year in New Orleans, he’s not even going to make as much as most second-string quarterbacks. Winston’s contract carries a base value of just $1.1 million, according to Field Yates of ESPN. That comes from a $148,000 signing bonus and [more]...2020
  • • Jets exercise 2021 option on tight end Ryan Griffin?
    The Jets want Ryan Griffin to stick around. New York has exercised their 2021 option on the tight end, a source told Field Yates of ESPN.com (Twitter link). Originally a sixth-round pick of the Texans in 2013, Griffin spent his first six years in Houston. He showed some flashes and had 442 yards in 2016, which earned him a three-year extension the following year. He played a little bit smaller rol...2020
  • • Offensive lineman Dennis Kelly, Titans agree to three-year, $21M deal?
    The Titans lost Jack Conklin when he agreed to sign a big contract with the Browns, and they weren’t about to let a second offensive tackle walk out the door. Tennessee is re-signing Dennis Kelly with a three-year deal, according to Field Yates of ESPN.com (Twitter link). The pact is worth $21 million with Kelly getting $8.75 million guaranteed, Yates reports. Conklin had been Tennessee's starting...2020
  • • Patriots sign Matthew Slater to two-year exension
    The extensions keep coming as the start of the free agency gets closer. This time it’s the Patriots locking up one of their own as New England has signed special teams ace Matthew Slater to a two-year extension, sources told Field Yates of ESPN.com (Twitter link). Slater is technically a receiver, but he plays almost exclusively on special teams. This past year he played only 21 total offensive sn...2020
  • • Alabama postpones Pro Day, halts NFL scouts’ visits
    NFL scouts who want to take a look at the many talented players coming out of Alabama this year will need to wait. Alabama has postponed its Pro Day, originally scheduled for March 24, and rescheduled it to April 9, according to Field Yates of ESPN. The school has also told NFL teams that their [more]...2020
  • • Washington kicks tires on Seantrel Henderson
    2020
  • • NFL indefinitely suspends Rolando McClain
    2019
  • • Patriots re-sign kicker Nick Folk, waive DT Albert Huggins
    Albert Huggins‘ stint with the Patriots lasted less than one week.  The Patriots waived the rookie defensive tackle on Saturday, according to ESPN’s Field Yates (via Twitter). The Pats will use the roster spot on kicker Nick Folk, who the team officially re-signed. Huggins joined the Texans as an undrafted free agent out of Clemson. He landed on Houston’s practice squad at the end of the preseason...2019
  • • Texans place starting right tackle Tytus Howard on IR due to knee injury
    The Texans will be without their starting right tackle the rest of the way. They are placing first-round pick Tytus Howard on injured reserve, according to Field Yates of ESPN.com. A knee injury will end Howard’s season. Howard previously carried a doubtful designation into Sunday night’s game against the Patriots, but the Texans will remove him from their 53-man roster. The small-school lineman w...2019
  • • Lions to sign QB Kyle Sloter, perhaps signaling Matthew Stafford to IR
    Kyle Sloter will be heading back to an NFC North franchise. The Lions will sign the former undrafted free-agent QB off the Cardinals’ practice squad, reports Field Yates of ESPN.com. This will give Detroit four quarterbacks on its roster. While it could be a precursor to a Matthew Stafford IR trip, no such move has been made yet. Stafford, Sloter, Jeff Driskel and David Blough will reside on the L...2019

Field Yates rumors, scandals

  • • Eagles rework Chris Long’s, Nigel Bradham’s contracts
    The Eagles have created a chunk of cap space. ESPN’s Field Yates tweets that the team has adjusted the contracts of defensive end Chris Long and linebacker Nigel Bradham. The move will open up about $5.032M in cap space. Long had signed a new deal with the Eagles last offseason, but there were still whispers that the defensive end could end up calling it a career. Ultimately, the 33-year-old decid...2019
  • • Raiders to retain Jordy Nelson for 2019
    Jordy Nelson appears to have a second Raiders season on tap. The longtime Packers wide receiver signed a two-year deal with the Raiders, but some speculation existed about the rebuilding team moving on after one season. Jon Gruden confirmed Friday that Nelson will return next season. The Raiders also moved up a $3.6M Nelson roster bonus to be paid today rather than in 2019, Field Yates of ESPN.com...2018
  • • Dolphins claim former Jets QB Bryce Petty off waivers
    The Dolphins have claimed quarterback Bryce Petty off of waivers, Field Yates of ESPN.com tweets. Petty was released by the Jets on Thursday, exposing him to the waiver wire.Petty was the victim of a numbers crunch in New York. The Jets are already committed to two QBs between No. 3 overall pick Sam Darnold and veteran Josh McCown while Teddy Bridgewater and Christian Hackenberg are among those ba...2018
  • • Report: LeGarrette Blount’s deal has $50K weight incentive
    LeGarrette Blount stands to pocket a tidy bonus simply by stepping on a scale ahead of his first training camp with the Philadelphia Eagles later this summer. That is, only if he makes an agreed-upon weight range.Blount, who signed a one-year, $1.25 million deal with the Eagles this offseason (worth up to $2.8 million with $1.55 million in incentives), can earn a $50,000 bonus should he weigh betw...2017
  • • Patriots Clinch AFC East: Latest Comments and Reaction
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