drew brees donates $5 million to covid-19 relief
New Orleans Saints quarterback Drew Brees and his wife Brittany are donating $5 million to help deliver meals to people in Louisiana who have been affected by COVID-19.
âLess anxiety. More of this.
chandler jones donates 150,000 meals to food banks
More of that, you ask? Arizona Cardinals linebacker Chandler Jones is also donating food to locals who have been affected by COVID-19 -- this time in his hometown of Endicott, New York and in Arizona.
Amongst all the craziness, uneasiness, etc. it's good to know there are people out there who are always willing to help. We can sit here and complain all day about how we could have known about this sooner, or about how the youths were out on spring break for too long, but at the end of the day, you can only control you and your actions.
cam newton deserved better
After nine seasons with the Carolina Panthers, former NFL MVP quarterback Cam Newton is on the move. While most were expecting a trade, the system is completely fucked right now and Newton was released.
Imagine picking Nick Foles' contract over Cam Newton's. You can't!
In my opinion, Newton still has something left in the tank as long as he goes to the right place. The Los Angeles Chargers should be signing him yesterday; the Washington Redskins could also be a landing spot.
breshad perriman to the jets
The New York Jets signed (alleged) wide receiver Breshad Perriman to a one-year deal worth up to $8 million.
Perriman went against my wildest hopes last season with the Tampa Bay Bucs and actually played pretty decently. Hopefully he can keep that going in New York with Sam Darnold. I don't think he's an adequate replacement for Robby Anderson, however.
other notable signings:
The new rams logo is here
The Los Angeles Rams revealed their new logo on Monday, and I'm officially the only one who really doesn't hate it. Nothing gets people so up in arms like uniforms, colors and logo debates.
I'll never understand why this stuff makes people so up-in-arms.
xfl's pj walker signs with carolina
The Carolina Panthers were the first to take a bite out of the XFL, signing Houston Roughnecks quarterback PJ Walker.
Matt Rhule coached Walker at Temple, so there's the connection there. With QB Kyle Allen getting traded to the Washington Redskins, both Walker and Will Grier are solid backup options for Teddy Bridgewater. That backup QB competition is gonna be lit.
pats release stephen gostkowski
The New England Patriots are straight-up getting rid of all their old players. First it was Tom Brady, now it's the kicker.
Here's a stat that you don't really think about when it comes to kickers: Gostkowski has appeared in 28 playoff games, 4th-most in NFL history.
travis frederick retires
Dallas Cowboys center Travis Frederick announced his retirement from the NFL on Monday at age 29. Living the damn dream.
I'll always applaud players for making this decision, especially while they're still young. Players' health comes first, and the sad truth is, the NFL doesn't always think that way.
What's even more eerie: In the last five years, seven NFL players under the age of 30 have retired from football. And that number will keep going up, methinks.
ravens bring back anthony levine and jimmy smith
The Baltimore Ravens are intent on keeping last year's roster as together as possible in hopes that they'll finally win a playoff game this time. (/waits for hate tweets even though it's the truth) The team offered one-year contracts to both Anthony Levine Sr. and Jimmy Smith.
Gordon said it better than I can. Do what you can do right now to keep your team on the track you want them to be on. Go team.
Patriots bring back brian hoyer
The New England Patriots are replacing the greatest quarterback of all time with.... (drum roll please)..... Brian Hoyer. No, seriously.
If BRIAN HOYER is the Patriots' starter I will laugh until next year. This is too good.
Hoyer backed up Brady from 2009 to 2011, so cue all talk about the "Patriots' system." I get having a good back up who knows the team, but this certainly can't be it, right? If Bill Belichick can win a Super Bowl with this QB room, then he deserves to be President.
seattle signs chance warmack
After taking a year off from football, the Seattle Seahawks are signing offensive lineman Chance Warmack.
I don't hate it. This is the running theme with a lot of players -- good player when healthy, toss-up on if he remains healthy. But currently, Russell Wilson needs all the help he can get.
barkevious mingo and chuck pagano reunite
The Chicago Bears and linebacker Barkevious Mingo (one of my favorite names of all time) agreed to terms on a one-year deal.
Mingo and defensive coordinator Chuck Pagano previously worked together with the Indianapolis Colts.
tom brady and the bucs make it official
Unless you've been living under a rock lately, you would know that for some reason unbeknownst to me, Tom Brady, arguably the greatest quarterback of all time, signed with (drumroll)...... the Tampa Bay Buccaneers. They made it official on Friday, with the signing of the contract.
Where were you when you learned Brady would end his legendary career by going 7-9?
todd gurley signs with the falcons
After being released by the Los Angeles Rams, the Atlanta Falcons signed running back Todd Gurley to a one-year contract. The Falcons needed a running back after releasing Devonta Freeman.
Now they just need a quarterback.
melvin gordon heads to the broncos
Melvin Gordon is leaving the Los Angeles Chargers, yet he's staying in the division. The running back signed with the Denver Broncos, who are currently NOT receiving a Christmas present from me, on Friday.
Might be fun to note that Gordon turned down a deal from the Chargers worth more than this -- he decided to hold out, and now has to settle for less. Oh, the NFL.
emmanuel sanders is a saint
Maybe. Former San Francisco 49ers wide receiver Emmanuel Sanders is heading to the New Orleans Saints on a two-year deal.
An added weapon for Drew Brees: check.
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