Where has Patriots QB Drake Maye made strides this spring? | NFL

Mike Reiss, ESPN Staff WriterJun 16, 2024, 06:00 AM ET Close Mike Reiss is an NFL reporter at ESPN and covers the New England Patriots. Reiss has covered the Patriots since 1997 and joined ESPN in 2009. In 2019, he was named Massachusetts Sportswriter of the Year by the National Sports Media Association. You can follow Reiss on Twitter at…

Top three 2024 NFL free agents at every defensive position: Yannick Ngakoue, Justin Simmons best available | NFL

NFL free agency is essentially in the rearview mirror as teams depart for the summer. The top players have already signed, and the next crop of free agents have found a home for 2024. There are still some good players available, but the market has significantly dried up until training camp begins.  Compensatory picks no longer factor into the equation, but…

Aaron Rodgers is away on an ayahuasca retreat, NFL insider hints – after New York Jets QB sparked controversy by missing the start of practice | NFL

By Eric Blum Published: 23:36 EDT, 15 June 2024 | Updated: 00:23 EDT, 16 June 2024 Aaron Rodgers’ unexcused absence that caused him to miss all of the New York Jets mandatory minicamp this week was because of an ayahuasca retreat, one NFL insider claims.  Albert Breer gave a lengthy response to Rodgers’ whereabouts, that was not in the New…

Bikini-clad Olivia Dunne is joined by Xandra Pohl for lavish Hamptons getaway… just days after Miami DJ sparked romance rumors with NFL star | NFL

By Eric Blum Published: 21:58 EDT, 15 June 2024 | Updated: 23:52 EDT, 15 June 2024 Olivia Dunne is on a lavish vacation in The Hamptons alongside a few other of her friends, most notably Xandra Pohl.  The two shared photos on social media of themselves in bikinis near a private pool. Dunne’s is black with her showing off the…

Longtime Steelers star Cameron Heyward says ‘could be fun to play somewhere else,’ mentions division rival | NFL

Cameron Heyward in colors other than black and gold? The longtime Pittsburgh Steelers defensive tackle says it’s a possibility after this season. Hayward is entering the final year of the four-year, $65 million deal he signed in 2020 and is set to be an unrestricted free agent in 2025. He was not present during some of the offseason work as he…

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NFL great JJ Watt reacts to TY Hilton’s son commitment to Wisconsin: ‘Happy to be rooting for a Hilton now’ | NFL

Four-time NFL Pro Bowler T.Y. Hilton’s Father’s Day weekend got off to a memorable start.  High school football star Eugene Hilton Jr, the son of the former Indianapolis Colts star, announced his commitment to play college football at Wisconsin. The younger Hilton picked Wisconsin after drawing interest from several other schools, including Miami, Georgia, and Ole Miss. Former Badgers football…

NFL insider hints at Aaron Rodgers’ location amid Jets absence | NFL

NFL insider Albert Breer seems to know where Aaron Rodgers disappeared to white dodging the Jets’ mandatory two-day minicamp this week. “The best I can answer this right now that I feel solid about is that he is somewhere that they could not excuse and maintain credibility with the rest of the locker room, but would be expected, would not…

Best 2024 offseason move by every AFC team: Ravens, Texans win in free agency; Chiefs fix position of weakness | NFL

There were moments where the back-to-back Super Bowl champion Kansas City Chiefs were on the brink of postseason elimination in each of the last two seasons during their road through the AFC.  The 2022 AFC divisional round vs. the Jacksonville Jaguars, the 2022 AFC Championship vs. the Cincinnati Bengals, the 2023 AFC divisional round at the Buffalo Bills and the…

All 32 NFL teams (including the Falcons) ranked by their LB corps | NFL

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The numbers to know about Tee Higgins' Bengals tenure | NFL

Check out the facts and figures behind Tee Higgins’ four seasons with the Bengals after he signed his franchise tender.  read more www.espn.com

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Lions signing UFL kicker who drilled a 64-yard field goal to two-year deal, per report | NFL

Getty Images The Detroit Lions are tapping into the United Football League to deepen their kicking room. The defending NFC North champions have signed kicker Jake Bates to a two-year deal, according to ESPN. The financial terms of the agreement were not…  read more www.cbssports.com

Tee Higgins to sign franchise tender Saturday, report to training camp: Source | NFL

Tee Higgins is set to sign his franchise tender Saturday and plans to report to training camp, according to a league source. This is the latest step in a process that has felt inevitable since the Cincinnati Bengals placed the tag on the wide receiver at the first possible instant in February. Higgins was the first NFL player to be…

Source – Bengals WR Tee Higgins to sign franchise tender | NFL

Ben Baby, ESPN Staff WriterJun 15, 2024, 11:52 AM ET Close Ben Baby covers the Cincinnati Bengals for ESPN. He joined the company in July 2019. Prior to ESPN, he worked for various newspapers in Texas, most recently at The Dallas Morning News where he covered college sports. He provides daily coverage of the Bengals for ESPN.com, while making appearances…

Bengals’ Tee Higgins to sign franchise tag as star wide receiver ends holdout, per report | NFL

Getty Images Tee Higgins‘ holdout with the Cincinnati Bengals appears to be reaching its end. The star wide receiver is signing his franchise tag on Saturday and is expected to be at training camp, according to ESPN. Higgins had been away from the team and did…  read more www.cbssports.com

Five NFL Wide Recievers That Should Retire Before The 2024 Season | NFL

Just like every year, we saw many NFL stars hang up their boots in the 2024 offseason. Legends of the game, such as Aaron Donald, Fletcher Cox, Jason Kelce, Matt Ryan, and Matthew Slater, are just some of the names that will no longer play in 2024. Former 1000-yard WR DeVante Parker also shockingly announced his retirement despite signing with…

Kyler Murray’s minicamp participation makes Cardinals better | NFL

Josh Weinfuss, ESPN Staff WriterJun 15, 2024, 06:00 AM ET Close Josh Weinfuss is a staff writer who covers the Arizona Cardinals and the NFL at ESPN. Josh has covered the Cardinals since 2012, joining ESPN in 2013. He is a member of the Pro Football Writers of America and a graduate of Indiana University. You can follow him via…

NFL comeback candidates: Saquon Barkley among veterans who could experience resurgence in 2024 | NFL

Established veterans returning to their previous star form — it doesn’t happen often in the NFL, but when it does, it’s a huge boost for any team. Which players who labored through tough, relatively unproductive seasons last year are aligned to rebound in 2024?  Before I begin, I did not include players who simply were injured for all or most…

NFL fans not thrilled about Giants’ ‘Hard Knocks’ appearance | NFL

NFL fans don’t appear to be excited about the upcoming offseason version of ‘Hard Knocks’ that will feature the New York Giants. According to a national ‘SB Nation Reacts’ survey, only 26% of respondents plan to watch the HBO series next month. You might think that is because of lack of interest in the Giants, a team that went 6-11…

Ranking top 10 seasons by a WR with rookie QB under center: These wideouts thrived with their new passers | NFL

When teams select quarterbacks high in the draft, they are looking for a new face of the franchise who can make an immediate impact on the field. A talented leader who will come in, get the most out of his weapons and lead his club to victory. We have seen this numerous times, whether it was Ben Roethlisberger in 2004 or C.J….

Cam Heyward Discusses Potential Steelers Exit in 2025 NFL FA amid Contract Talks | News, Scores, Highlights, Stats, and Rumors | NFL

Justin Casterline/Getty Images Three-time All-Pro defensive tackle Cam Heyward said he is considering the possibility of playing the 2025 season with another team amid his ongoing extension dispute with the Pittsburgh Steelers. “I have talked to my wife, and we know the reality, and we have had those talks, and she said it could be fun to play somewhere else,”…

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