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  • • With Super Bowl loss still on their minds, San Francisco 49ers try to press on to avoid hangover
    The 49ers are still processing their Super Bowl collapse against the Chiefs, but Kyle Shanahan and John Lynch are optimistic about the future.        ...2020
  • • Mahomes tells Burrow not to worry about small hands
    Former LSU quarterback Joe Burrow, the favorite to be the first overall pick in this year’s NFL draft, had a good laugh today about his small hands. Then Chiefs quarterback Patrick Mahomes, the reigning Super Bowl MVP, joined in. Burrow, whose hands measured at only nine inches today at the Scouting Combine, jokingly tweeted that [more]...2020
  • • Chiefs to talk pay cut with Sammy Watkins
    The Chiefs want Sammy Watkins back in 2020, but not at his current rate. On Tuesday, Chiefs GM Brett Veach confirmed that he’ll sit down with Watkins’ agents this week to discuss a new deal that would fit the team’s budget.  “We’ll sit down and talk about the landscape of where we are and what would make sense to us and how we can make this work and we’ll get feedback from them in regards to what ...2020
  • • Chiefs hope to “bridge a gap” with Sammy Watkins
    In the days leading up to Super Bowl LIV, Chiefs wide receiver Sammy Watkins addressed the possibility that the team would ask him to take a pay cut in order to remain with the team in 2020. Watkins didn’t indicate if he’s willing to agree to a cut, but it sounds like one is going [more]...2020
  • • Lions re-sign veteran WR Danny Amendola
    One less veteran receiver is off the market ahead of free agency next month. The Detroit Lions on Monday announced that they have re-signed two-time Super Bowl champ Danny Amendola. Terms of the deal have not been released. Amendola, 34, had 62 receptions for 678 yards and a touchdown in his first season with Detroit after spending the previous five years with the New England Patriots. It was a so...2020
  • • Why the Chiefs aren't a dynasty in the making
    Coming off an impressive Super Bowl LIV win and celebration, the Kansas City Chiefs are poised for a bright future with Patrick Mahomes at quarterback. Unsurprisingly, talk about the Chiefs becoming a dynasty has already begun. Optimism among players and fans is understandable. Mahomes has already won the NFL MVP and Super Bowl MVP in his career and he’ll only be 25 next season. Pair it with some ...2020
  • • Why Chiefs aren't a dynasty in the making
    Coming off an impressive Super Bowl LIV win and celebration, the Kansas City Chiefs are poised for a bright future with Patrick Mahomes at quarterback. Unsurprisingly, talk about the Chiefs becoming a dynasty has already begun. Optimism among players and fans is understandable. Mahomes has already won the NFL MVP and Super Bowl MVP in his career and he’ll only be 25 next season. Pair it with some ...2020
  • • Report: Buccaneers emerge as suitor for Tom Brady in free agency
    The Tom Brady rumors continue to swirl ahead of the start of free agency around the NFL in less than a month. We’ve already seen the six-time Super Bowl champ linked to the Las Vegas Raiders, who are reportedly ready to back up a Brinks Truck for Brady. The Los Angeles Chargers and Tennessee Titans have also emerged as potential suitors for Brady with the latter being a real intriguing option. Acc...2020
  • • Buccaneers interested in signing Tom Brady?
    He may be 42, but Tom Brady is the linchpin of this year’s quarterback market, as Ben Volin of the Boston Globe writes. Volin says he recently spoke with a source closely connected to a QB (not Brady) who is eligible for free agency, and the source said that every team who is looking for a signal-caller wants to know what Brady is doing before moving on to other options. That doesn’t necessarily m...2020
  • • Allen Lazard remains “salty” about Packers’ NFC title-game loss to 49ers
    Packers linebacker Za'Darius Smith admitted during Super Bowl week that he and other teammates weren’t ready to face the 49ers in the NFC Championship. Receiver Allen Lazard apparently was ready. And the loss has made him more than ready to get things rolling again. “I’m still kind of salty about it,” Lazard said in a [more]...2020

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Super Bowl injury and suspension

  • • Dez Bryant catches passes from Patrick Mahomes at workout
    Dez Bryant is still trying to prove to NFL teams that he has enough left in the tank to contribute, and the reigning Super Bowl MVP is doing what he can to help the former Dallas Cowboys star earn recognition. Patrick Mahomes threw passes to Bryant at APEC training center in Forth Worth on Friday. Bryant went from being one of the most dominant wide receivers in football to not being able to find ...2020
  • • Browns Pro Bowl WR Jarvis Landry likely to miss 6-8 months after hip surgery
    Cleveland Browns wide receiver Jarvis Landry was hoping to avoid surgery on his hip, but his body would not cooperate so he changed his mind. Landry underwent a procedure on Feb. 4, Landry and the Browns announced on Thursday. According to Cleveland.com, the surgery was to shave down some cartilage and remove two pieces of bone embedded in the labrum of his left hip. Landry wanted to avoid surgery...2020
  • • 49ers C Weston Richburg hopes to be ready for training camp
    The 49ers suffered a key loss late in what became their seventh season to end in a Super Bowl berth. Weston Richburg‘s second San Francisco season ended after 13 games with a torn patellar tendon. Patellar tendon injuries are among the more difficult to overcome, but the 49ers’ starting center is confident he will be back by the start of the 2020 season. Richburg said he will not be able to partic...2020
  • • Weston Richburg expects to complete rehab before training camp
    49ers center Weston Richburg‘s season didn’t end the way he wanted. He didn’t get to play in Super Bowl LIV, watching as his team lost to the Chiefs. Richburg underwent offeseason surgery on his left quadriceps a year ago. He returned in time to play the first 13 games but tore a patellar tendon in [more]...2020
  • • 49ers TE Garrett Celek retires after eight NFL seasons
    It looks like Garrett Celek is hanging up his cleats. The 49ers tight end announced his retirement from the NFL in an Instagram post Friday afternoon. Celek entered the league back in 2012 and spent all eight years of his career with San Francisco. One of the longest-tenured members of the organization, he became a fan favorite and was a leader in the locker room. He inked a four-year deal worth $...2020
  • • Panthers GM evasive about Cam Newton’s future with team
    Contrary to what Cam Newton recently had to say, his return to the Carolina Panthers next season is far from assured. In fact, that eventuality appears seemingly improbable at this point. Panthers general manager Marty Hurney was mum at best when asked recently about Newton’s future with the organization. “He’s rehabbing, that’s all I can say,” Hurney said when asked by Steve Reed of the Associate...2020
  • • 49ers’ Arik Armstead open to franchise tag
    Players often bristle at the notion of the franchise tag, but defensive lineman Arik Armstead isn’t necessarily opposed to it. The former-first round pick says he’s intent on staying with the 49ers and his comments suggest that he wouldn’t hold out if he’s tagged. “I would love being here,” Armstead said (Twitter link via Nick Wagoner of ESPN.com) “Trying to go back to the Super Bowl, so however t...2020
  • • Dez Bryant has a very high opinion of Nick Mullens
    When he’s not working on an NFL comeback, Dez Bryant enjoys playing the role of analyst on Twitter like the rest of us. And the former Dallas Cowboys receiver is VERY high on Nick Mullens. While watching the Super Bowl on Sunday, Bryant randomly tweeted that he thinks Mullens is a “star” NFL quarterback. When some questioned whether that was Bryant’s way of saying Mullens should be starting for th...2020
  • • Who is Gavrikov calling?
    Photo by Bruce Bennett/Getty Images That and more of this week’s links Columbus Blue Jackets rookie defenseman Vladislav Gavrikov scored his fifth goal of the season on Sunday, and once again performed what has become a trademark celebration: making a “call me” signal. Hope Gavy has international minutes on his cell phone plan #CBJ pic.twitter.com/IHHrsbE6fY— Columbus Blue Jackets (@BlueJac...2020

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Super Bowl trade, contract, salary rumors

  • • Mahomes tells Burrow not to worry about small hands
    Former LSU quarterback Joe Burrow, the favorite to be the first overall pick in this year’s NFL draft, had a good laugh today about his small hands. Then Chiefs quarterback Patrick Mahomes, the reigning Super Bowl MVP, joined in. Burrow, whose hands measured at only nine inches today at the Scouting Combine, jokingly tweeted that [more]...2020
  • • Lions re-sign veteran WR Danny Amendola
    One less veteran receiver is off the market ahead of free agency next month. The Detroit Lions on Monday announced that they have re-signed two-time Super Bowl champ Danny Amendola. Terms of the deal have not been released. Amendola, 34, had 62 receptions for 678 yards and a touchdown in his first season with Detroit after spending the previous five years with the New England Patriots. It was a so...2020
  • • Report: Buccaneers emerge as suitor for Tom Brady in free agency
    The Tom Brady rumors continue to swirl ahead of the start of free agency around the NFL in less than a month. We’ve already seen the six-time Super Bowl champ linked to the Las Vegas Raiders, who are reportedly ready to back up a Brinks Truck for Brady. The Los Angeles Chargers and Tennessee Titans have also emerged as potential suitors for Brady with the latter being a real intriguing option. Acc...2020
  • • Titans RB Derrick Henry clears up comment about Ezekiel Elliott’s contract
    Tennessee Titans running back Derrick Henry raised some eyebrows when he affirmed during an interview last month that Ezekiel Elliott’s contract represented the “floor” when it came to his impending free-agent contract discussions. It turns out the comment stemmed from Henry simply misunderstanding a question, and the 2019 Pro Bowler has since attempted to clarify as much. The confusion over what ...2020
  • • Browns Pro Bowl WR Jarvis Landry likely to miss 6-8 months after hip surgery
    Cleveland Browns wide receiver Jarvis Landry was hoping to avoid surgery on his hip, but his body would not cooperate so he changed his mind. Landry underwent a procedure on Feb. 4, Landry and the Browns announced on Thursday. According to Cleveland.com, the surgery was to shave down some cartilage and remove two pieces of bone embedded in the labrum of his left hip. Landry wanted to avoid surgery...2020
  • • Chiefs to franchise tag Chris Jones in case extension agreement not reached
    Patrick Mahomes‘ looming extension overshadows the Chiefs’ other offseason matters, but the team looks to have reached a decision on Chris Jones. Well, to some degree. The free agent defensive tackle would be one of the top players available on this year’s market, but the Chiefs do not plan to let him get there. If they cannot reach an extension agreement by the end of the window to apply franchis...2020
  • • Eagles release veteran linebacker Nigel Bradham
    On Tuesday, the Eagles informed linebacker Nigel Bradham that his 2020 option would be declined.  On Wednesday, the team officially released Bradham outright, giving him a chance to hook on with a team immediately, rather than waiting until the middle of March.  Bradham has spent the past four years with the Eagles and was an integral part of their Super Bowl-winning team. Although he did not fit ...2020
  • • Solomon Wilcots echoes Carson Palmer’s concerns about the Bengals
    The questions regarding whether quarterback Joe Burrow truly wants to play for the Bengals got started during Super Bowl week, when: (1) former Bengals quarterback Carson Palmer said the team isn’t committed to winning; (2) Burrow hired Carson Palmer’s brother, Jordan, to help prepare Burrow for the draft; and (3) Burrow revised his position from [more]...2020
  • • Kubiak accepted Vikings job because he wanted to call plays again
    From 2017-20, the Vikings will have featured four different play-callers. But the procession from Pat Shurmur to John DeFilippo to Kevin Stefanski to now Gary Kubiak found the former Super Bowl-winning head coach a bit hesitant. Kubiak stepped away from the Broncos after the 2016 season, because of health issues, and has not called plays since. But after briefly debating the move from offensive ad...2020
  • • 49ers C Weston Richburg hopes to be ready for training camp
    The 49ers suffered a key loss late in what became their seventh season to end in a Super Bowl berth. Weston Richburg‘s second San Francisco season ended after 13 games with a torn patellar tendon. Patellar tendon injuries are among the more difficult to overcome, but the 49ers’ starting center is confident he will be back by the start of the 2020 season. Richburg said he will not be able to partic...2020

Super Bowl stats

  • • How the 49ers can avoid a Super Bowl hangover in 2020
    The San Francisco 49ers were six minutes away from hoisting their sixth Lombardi Trophy in early February. That’s when things went horribly wrong for Kyle Shanahan’s squad in Super Bowl LIV against the Kansas City Chiefs. San Francisco was up 10 with just over six minutes remaining, only to lose the game by two scores. It was one of the biggest meltdowns in Super Bowl history. And while the 49ers ...2020
  • • Super Bowl’s game-winning touchdown underscores importance of embracing technology
    As the Chiefs moved toward what became the game-winning touchdown in Super Bowl LIV, things got very interesting. Facing third and goal from the five, questions already were swirling regarding the possibility that the Chiefs would opt to tie the game at 20 with a field goal or to go for the touchdown on fourth [more]...2020
  • • Super Bowl 2020 prop bets recap: Chiefs, 49ers player, team, and miscellaneous props scoresheet
    Here are the results of the most popular prop bets in Super Bowl LIV...2020
  • • Super Bowl scores, results: Every final score, winner and MVP ever, including the Chiefs and Patrick Mahomes
    Here's a look at who won the 54 Super Bowls, including the Chiefs in Super Bowl LIV...2020
  • • Who is Gavrikov calling?
    Photo by Bruce Bennett/Getty Images That and more of this week’s links Columbus Blue Jackets rookie defenseman Vladislav Gavrikov scored his fifth goal of the season on Sunday, and once again performed what has become a trademark celebration: making a “call me” signal. Hope Gavy has international minutes on his cell phone plan #CBJ pic.twitter.com/IHHrsbE6fY— Columbus Blue Jackets (@BlueJac...2020

Super Bowl kids, wife/husband, girlfriend/boyfriend, father/mother

  • • Free agent DL Mike Pennel wants to stay with Chiefs
    Chiefs defensive lineman Mike Pennel is set to become an unrestricted free agent, but he made it very clear that he wants to return to Kansas City next season. “I’d definitely like to stay here,” Pennel told Herbie Teope of KansasCity.com. “I know this is the place where I work well with the coaches, I love the fan base, I love the city and my family stays out here. “I know it’s a business, but I ...2020
  • • Joe Montana, NFL Hall of Famer, provides another example of why he is known as “Joe Cool”
    During the live FOX Sports Super Bowl Watch With Party, Joe Montana tells the story of how he would call his wife from the sidelines to avoid being yelled at by coaches....2020
  • • Patrick Mahomes had hilarious tweet about partying hard after Super Bowl
    Patrick Mahomes sent a hilarious tweet about all the partying he’s been doing since winning the Super Bowl. The Kansas City Chiefs had their team parade on Wednesday, and the party was rocking. There was a sea of red as thousands of fans showed up for the parade: Mahomes was pounding beers during the parade and had a great time. Here are some of those videos courtesy of Instagram.com/Braden.Grinds...2020
  • • Joe Burrow's dad dismisses notion that QB doesn't want to get drafted by Bengals
    The Bengals are widely expected to take LSU QB Joe Burrow with the No. 1 overall pick in this year’s draft, but there may be a bit of intrigue in that regard, per Albert Breer of SI.com. Burrow will work with former Bengal Jordan Palmer, the little brother of franchise icon Carson Palmer, for his predraft training. And the elder Palmer recently had some critical comments for Cincinnati, saying tha...2020
  • • Chiefs likely to ask Sammy Watkins to take pay cut in order to return
    The last we heard from Sammy Watkins, the wideout suggested that he could take a year off if the Chiefs won the Super Bowl. Well, following Kansas City’s victory, the wideout is walking back on his comments. Watkins told Alex Marvez and Gil Brandt of SiriusXM that he intends to play in 2020 (Twitter link). The receiver said that he could miss part of OTAs “for his mental health and to spend time w...2020
  • • Raheem Mostert open to returning Damien Williams' Super Bowl jersey
    Kansas City Chiefs running back Damien Williams had a big Super Bowl, and he may be getting a redo on a decision he may regret. Williams swapped jerseys with Kansas City Chiefs counterpart Raheem Mostert after the game, a decision even his mother questioned after the victory. If Williams is regretting that decision, Mostert said Wednesday he’d be happy to return that jersey. Williams had the bigge...2020
  • • Packers HOFer Willie Wood passes away at the age of 83
    The NFL just finished up its 100th season of existence with the Kansas City Chiefs taking out the San Francisco 49ers in Super Bowl LIV. One day after the fact, the league is mourning a loss of one of its own. Hall of Fame former Green Bay Packers safety Willie Wood died on Monday at the age of 83. “The Green Bay Packers Family lost a legend today with the passing of Willie Wood,” Packers CEO Mark...2020
  • • Sleeping fan at Super Bowl 54 identified as Clinton family confidant, advisor
    The Super Bowl is the most exciting annual sporting event in the United States — but for one fan, the excitement appeared to be a little too much....2020
  • • Frank Clark buried Jimmy Garoppolo with savage quote after Chiefs beat 49ers in Super Bowl LIV
    Frank Clark and the Kansas City Chiefs got the better of Jimmy Garoppolo and the San Francisco 49ers during Super Bowl LIV. Then after the game, the outspoken pass rusher absolutely buried the quarterback with a damning quote. “You paying the guy $140 million, $130 million, whatever he’s getting paid, man,” Clark told NBC Sports Bay Area. “He’s gotta throw the ball. Obviously he didn’t do that. Th...2020
  • • Andy Reid's long-awaited Super Bowl celebration included his wife, cheeseburgers and Pitbull
    Well, there's an interesting headline for you....2020

Top Super Bowl news

  • • Super Bowl 2020: Andy Reid gives shoutout to Philadelphia, Eagles fans after winning first Super Bowl
    Reid coached the Eagles for 14 years and is the winningest coach in franchise history...2020
  • • 2020 Super Bowl ratings revealed: Chiefs-49ers ranks as the 11th most-watched show in TV history
    A lot of people were watching the Super Bowl on Sunday...2020
  • • Patrick Mahomes: Alex Smith wasn’t there, but he was part of win
    Among the topics of conversation in the days leading up to Super Bowl LIV was the impact that Alex Smith had on Patrick Mahomes when Mahomes arrived in Kansas City as a first-round pick in 2017. Smith started at quarterback during Mahomes’ rookie season and led the Chiefs to a playoff berth while the rookie [more]...2020
  • • Super Bowl MVP Patrick Mahomes proves unstoppable yet again as Chiefs win Lombardi Trophy
    Mahomes secured his place in history with his latest comeback win in the playoffs...2020
  • • 49ers legends Jerry Rice, Terrell Owens angry at Super Bowl penalty on George Kittle: 'Are you serious?'
    The two Hall of Fame wide receivers aren't holding back...2020
  • • Super Bowl 2020: 49ers' Kyle Shanahan after loss to Chiefs: 'It shouldn't be a problem' to bounce back
    Shanahan's mind is in the right place, but history isn't on the 49ers side...2020
  • • Super Bowl LIV: Chiefs coach Andy Reid wanted to celebrate with 'the biggest cheeseburger you've ever seen'
    God bless Andy Reid...2020
  • • Super Bowl 2020: Several Super Bowl records set or tied as Chiefs score the most points in any fourth quarter
    Plenty of records were set in Super Bowl LIV, which the Chiefs beat the 49ers...2020
  • • Andy Reid tells Chiefs fans they'll have another Super Bowl parade next year
    The Chiefs already have their sights set on next year's Super Bowl...2020
  • • 49ers apparently won Super Bowl LIV, according to these very inaccurate posters from Target
    This Target seems slightly confused about who won the Super Bowl...2020

Super Bowl schedule, game

  • • How the 49ers can avoid a Super Bowl hangover in 2020
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  • • Titans RB Derrick Henry clears up comment about Ezekiel Elliott’s contract
    2020
  • • Dez Bryant catches passes from Patrick Mahomes at workout
    2020
  • • Browns Pro Bowl WR Jarvis Landry likely to miss 6-8 months after hip surgery
    2020
  • • Eagles release veteran linebacker Nigel Bradham
    2020
  • • Worst decisions the Titans could make this offseason
    After sputtering to a 2-4 start early in the 2019 season, the Tennessee Titans made a change. Marcus Mariota, the No. 2 overall pick in 2015, went to the bench and Ryan Tannehill stepped in as the starting quarterback. It’s a decision that ultimately sparked an unbelievable run for the Titans in a season fans will never forget. Tannehill provided a tremendous upgrade over Mariota. The 31-year-old ...2020
  • • 49ers C Weston Richburg hopes to be ready for training camp
    2020
  • • NASCAR Cup Series: Top 5 races to watch in 2020
    The 2020 NASCAR Cup Series schedule realignment was one of the biggest schedule changes in a while and is expected to produce arguably the most hyped schedule of the century. Here are the top five races to watch in the upcoming season. As usual, the upcoming NASCAR Cup Series season starts with the Super Bowl […] NASCAR Cup Series: Top 5 races to watch in 2020 - Beyond the Flag - Beyond the ...2020
  • • Weston Richburg expects to complete rehab before training camp
    2020
  • • Seahawks must give Russell Wilson weapons and unleash the passing game in 2020
    Russell Wilson is a top-three quarterback in the NFL, but the Seattle Seahawks have never truly unleashed him as their primary weapon. That has to change in 2020. The skinny: The Legion of Boom is long dead and buried. If the Seahawks are going to again rise as a dominant force in the NFC, they have to change their offensive philosophy completely and center it around Wilson. Square peg, round hole...2020

Super Bowl rumors, scandals

  • • Titans RB Derrick Henry clears up comment about Ezekiel Elliott’s contract
    2020
  • • Ravens must go all in this offseason to catch the Chiefs
    The Baltimore Ravens finished last season with a 14-2 record after winning their final 12 regular-season games. Led by eventual NFL MVP Lamar Jackson, they looked like Super Bowl favorites. Things changed on a dime as heavy home favorites against the Tennessee Titans in the AFC Divisional Playoffs. Baltimore relied too much on what was a mistake-prone Jackson, shockingly losing by the score of 28-...2020
  • • Tom Brady’s comment on Julian Edelman Instagram post adds intrigue
    Tom Brady continues to be active on social media amid endless speculation about his uncertain future, which has only increased conjecture about what comes next for the six-time Super Bowl champion. Seemingly not content to allow the rumor mill to churn away on its own, Brady recently left a comment on an Instagram post by Julian Edelman that is sure to ramp up scrutiny about a potential return to ...2020
  • • Michael Irvin backtracks report on Tom Brady and the Cowboys
    Dallas Cowboys legend Michael Irvin made noise last week, indicating that he had spoken to multiple people who believe his former team could trade Dak Prescott and sign impending free-agent quarterback Tom Brady. “I am telling you right now, at the Super Bowl in Miami, some very significant people that I had conversations (with were) leaning in that same direction,” Irvin said. “It was shocking. I...2020
  • • Mike McCarthy would rather have Dak Prescott than Tom Brady?
    Tom Brady’s impending free agency has led to some wild hypothetical situations being thrown around, and one of them is Brady suiting up for the Cowboys in 2020. But even if Dallas had the opportunity to sign the six-time Super Bowl champion, new head coach Mike McCarthy does not sound interested. Cowboys legend Michael Irvin told WEEI this week that he recently had a “shocking” conversation with s...2020
  • • Michael Irvin: 'Very significant people' said Cowboys could trade Dak Prescott, sign Tom Brady
    Though the Dallas Cowboys have publicly stated that Tom Brady is not a player of interest amid the ongoing contract discussions with Dak Prescott, many aren’t buying it. Speaking about that very topic Friday on WEEI’s “Dale & Keefe,” NFL Network’s Michael Irvin, who remains very plugged in with his former team, shared a shocking conversation he had with “very significant people.” Essentially, the ...2020
  • • Jags president says owner Shad Khan wants to keep team in Jacksonville
    The most frequent team sent to London since the NFL began holding games there annually, the Jaguars have doubled down on their overseas commitment. They are set to play two London games in 2020, stirring understandable speculation about their future in Jacksonville. The Jaguars are set to become the first team to play multiple home games overseas, doing so in back-to-back weeks. Both games will oc...2020

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