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  Jets | Equal opportunity for Jets' quarterbacks    Tue May 23, 03:56 PM

New York Jets QBs Josh McCown, Bryce Petty and Christian Hackenberg will be given equal first-team repetitions during organized team activities, according to offensive coordinator John Morton.

Footballguys view: McCown has the advantage from his playing experience, and he may win the job because of it. No matter who is the starting QB for the Jets, there is no fantasy value to be mined here.

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  Broncos | Trevor Siemian works with first team    Tue May 23, 02:06 PM

Denver Broncos QB Trevor Siemian worked with the first-team offense on the first day of organized team activities Tuesday, May 23.

Footballguys view: Siemian gets the nod to open things up, but he's going to split first-team reps with Paxton Lynch. There are 10 OTAs and five of them will feature Siemian starting as the first-team QB and five of them will feature Lynch at the top spot. The two will battle to and likely through training camp.

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  Rams | Jared Goff discusses progress    Tue May 23, 01:01 PM

Los Angeles Rams QB Jared Goff said Monday, May 22, learning Rams head coach Sean McVay's offense has been easier than last year's learning curve under then-head coach Jeff Fisher. Goff noted how different the systems are to learn, and Rams offensive coordinator Matt LaFleur praised Goff's pace of picking up the system.

Footballguys view: The Rams should put in an offense catered to Goff's skill set. Goff needs to get rid of the ball quicker, and show better poise when facing the blitz. The Rams worked to put better weapons around him in the passing game, and that alone should help him take a step forward in 2017.

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  Redskins | Kirk Cousins could be tagged again    Tue May 23, 10:32 AM

Washington Redskins QB Kirk Cousins could receive a third consecutive franchise tag next offseason, according to team president Bruce Allen. The cost of a third straight franchise tag would be $34 million in 2018.

Footballguys view: We'd be shocked if that was the case, but this is the NFL and anything can happen. Cousins has been tagged each of the last two years, and Washington isn't committing to him long term. If he hits the open market, we'd expect the 49ers to make a strong push for him in 2018.

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  Eagles | Jerod Evans on waivers    Mon May 22, 05:32 PM

Philadelphia Eagles QB Jerod Evans (foot) was waived with an injury settlement Monday, May 22.


  Steelers | Joshua Dobbs signs contract    Mon May 22, 04:38 PM

Pittsburgh Steelers QB Joshua Dobbs signed his four-year rookie contract Monday, May 22. Financial terms were not disclosed.

Footballguys view: Dobbs is going to be groomed as a potential quarterback of the future for the Steelers. He's incredibly bright, athletic enough to keep plays alive with his feet and has the arm to make every throw in the NFL. However, Dobbs needs to do a better job with making quick decisions and accurate passes. Too often in college at Tennessee, Dobbs would lock onto his predetermined read before the snap and fail to adjust as defenses disguised coverages.

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  Raiders | Derek Carr to have extension by training camp?    Mon May 22, 02:57 PM

Oakland Raiders QB Derek Carr is confident that his agent and the Raiders will have a contract extension agreed upon before training camp begins.

Footballguys view: This one is easy...the Raiders need to sign Carr to a big-money deal ASAP. Getting him done before training camp prevents any sort of distractions in what could be a championship run for the Silver and Black.

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  Jets | Christian Hackenberg a bad fit?    Sun May 21, 08:14 PM

New York Jets QB Christian Hackenberg is a bad fit for offensive coordinator John Morton's West Coast-style system, according to Rich Cimini of ESPNNewYork.com. The system is built on timing and accuracy, and Cimini spoke with an opposing scout who said he was shocked at how off target many of Hackenberg's passes were in warmups last year.

Footballguys view: Hackenberg was not ready last year as a rookie, and that's why he didn't see the field as the Jets stumbled through Ryan Fitzpatrick and Bryce Petty at the helm. He's got a chance this year, but with veteran Josh McCown in town it seems like he'll be playing second- or third-string at best.

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  Broncos | Trevor Siemian still the favorite to start?    Sun May 21, 03:51 PM

Denver Broncos QB Trevor Siemian had little trouble holding off 2016 first-round pick Paxton Lynch last season, and 9News' Mike Klis would be 'surprised' if the quarterback competition plays out the same way this season.

Footballguys view: Reports indicate Lynch is picking up the Mike McCoy offense quickly and we think he's a much better fit for that (likely) shotgun-heavy system than he was working from under center with Gary Kubiak. Lynch has a big arm and can scramble when the play breaks down. Siemian is efficient and can work the underneath routes, but he needs to learn how/when to challenge a defense vertically. New head coach Vance Joseph says he doesn't mind if this QB competition goes all the way through training camp. He also said "decision making" would be the biggest factor in this decision...that edge right now has to go to Siemian due to his experience.

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Paxton Lynch player page


  Bills | Tyrod Taylor a work in progress    Sat May 20, 10:39 PM

Buffalo Bills QB Tyrod Taylor needs to 'trust his eyes' more and is still a work in progress when it comes to knowing when and where to throw the ball, according to offensive coordinator Rick Dennison.

Footballguys view: The Bills don't seem terribly sold on Taylor as their future at the position. The new regime kept him around in 2017 (because he restructured his deal) and they should diagnose his play under a microscope this year. Cardale Jones has a big arm, but he's raw as a decision maker. Rookie Nate Peterman will be interesting to watch to see how he develops as a pro. New GM Brandon Beane has declared this an "open competition" at quarterback, but we think it's Taylor's job...for this year at least.

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  Buccaneers | Sean Renfree waived    Fri May 19, 08:20 PM

Tampa Bay Buccaneers QB Sean Renfree was waived Friday, May 19.

Footballguys view: With the addition of Ryan Fitzpatrick, the Bucs didn't need another arm on the roster. Renfree was interesting for deep dynasty owners coming out of Duke as a seventh-round pick in 2013, but his time in the NFL is likely coming to a close.

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  Buccaneers | More on Ryan Fitzpatrick's deal    Fri May 19, 07:19 PM

Updating previous reports, Tampa Bay Buccaneers QB Ryan Fitzpatrick's one-year deal could be worth as much as $5 million based on incentives, according to a source.

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  Buccaneers | Tampa Bay did not consider Colin Kaepernick    Fri May 19, 04:28 PM

Free-agent QB Colin Kaepernick (49ers) was not considered as an option for the Tampa Bay Buccaneers when they decided to sign QB Ryan Fitzpatrick, according to a source.

Footballguys view: We could see Kaepernick wind up in Seattle as a backup behind Russell Wilson. The Bucs wanted a veteran to compete with Ryan Griffin to be the backup behind Jameis Winston.

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  Texans | Deshaun Watson unsure he'll start Week 1    Fri May 19, 03:02 PM

Houston Texans first-round pick QB Deshaun Watson admitted he has 'no idea' if he'll be the Week 1 starter.

Footballguys view: Watson will compete with Tom Savage to be the Texans starter this year. Capable of making big plays at the brightest moments, Watson should be able to win the job provided he can effectively take care of the ball. He'll challenge a defense but that has led to some costly interceptions. His transition from the spread/shotgun attack at Clemson to a pro-style attack with the Texans will take some time.

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  Cowboys | Colin Kaepernick not on Dallas' radar    Fri May 19, 01:54 PM

Free-agent QB Colin Kaepernick (49ers) is reportedly 'not a fit' for the Dallas Cowboys, according to ESPN's Todd Archer.

Footballguys view: The Cowboys will go with Kellen Moore as the backup behind Dak Prescott. They better hope Prescott doesn't get hurt as Moore would offer them little as the starter.

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  Patriots | Agent denies Tom Brady's concussion rumors    Fri May 19, 01:38 PM

Updating an ongoing story, New England Patriots QB Tom Brady was not diagnosed with a concussion last season, according to his agent.

Footballguys view: Brady's wife, Gisele Bundchen, claimed Brady had a concussion last year even though he was never listed with one on the injury report. The Patriots have never listed Brady with a concussion.

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  Buccaneers | Ryan Fitzpatrick terms    Fri May 19, 11:13 AM

Updating an earlier report, Tampa Bay Buccaneers QB Ryan Fitzpatrick received a one-year, $3 million deal.

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  Buccaneers | Ryan Fitzpatrick signs with Tampa    Fri May 19, 10:14 AM

Free-agent QB Ryan Fitzpatrick (Jets) has agreed to an undisclosed contract with the Tampa Bay Buccaneers Friday, May 19.

Footballguys view: When they lost Mike Glennon (Bears) in free agency, the Bucs had only Ryan Griffin as the primary backup to Jameis Winston. Fitzpatrick certainly wasn't "Fitzmagic" last year with the Jets...in fact, he was downright horrible. He'll compete with Griffin to wear a ballcap and hold a clipboard in 2017.

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  Raiders | Derek Carr eyeing extension     Thu May 18, 10:30 PM

Oakland Raiders QB Derek Carr wants to work out a contract extension this offseason, and general manager Reggie McKenzie said he is confident that a deal will be agreed upon. 'We're going to do everything to make sure this contract gets done,' McKenzie said.

Footballguys view: This is the biggest no-brainer in the history of Earth. Sign Carr to a big money deal, do it as soon as you can, and smile while you write the check. Carr is one of the best young quarterbacks in the league, and he's made the Raiders into a Super Bowl contender. They should get this contract out of the way so it doesn't become a distraction.

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  Eagles | LeGarrette Blount likes new QB    Thu May 18, 10:19 PM

Philadelphia Eagles RB LeGarrette Blount said QB Carson Wentz is 'one of those guys you want to build a team around' and 'has the potential to be a really special player.'

Footballguys view: Wentz is a player that the whole staff...and now a new teammate...are excited to work with. He struggled as his rookie season went on last year, but now Wentz has better weapons around him. The addition of WRs Alshon Jeffery and Torrey Smith should help him stay consistent as a passer.

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  Bengals | Jox Mixon's versatility praised     Thu May 18, 09:34 PM

Cincinnati Bengals RB Joe Mixon's versatility will make it harder for defenses to know what the offense is doing, according to QB Andy Dalton.

Footballguys view: Mixon has drawn comparisons to Le'Veon Bell (Steelers) because of his versatility. We see him as a full-time back and certainly a strong fantasy asset. The Bengals will have to hammer out the touches in the backfield between Mixon, Gio Bernard and Jeremy Hill.

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  Broncos | Decision-making big for Denver quarterbacks    Thu May 18, 02:36 PM

Denver Broncos QBs Trevor Siemian and Paxton Lynch will need to make good decisions in order to win the starting position, according to head coach Vance Joseph. 'The guy who makes great decisions with the football, not turning the ball over, and the guy who lets his teammates play for him, that's the guy I want to lead our football team,' Joseph said. '[Decisions-making] is the biggest factor in this decision I'm going to make.'

Footballguys view: We think VP John Elway and Joseph would be leaning towards Lynch, but he has to prove he deserves the job. Both quarterbacks made some boneheaded plays last year and the Broncos cannot afford to waste another year with those same issues plaguing them. The other wild card is Chad Kelly. Mr Irrelevant 2017 may have more pure skill than either of the other quarterbacks, but he needs to prove he is healthy and be more poised and less 'Outlaw Country' off the field. Kelly is unlikely to be in the mix this year, but in 2018 he could make more of a push if Siemian/Lynch don't overly impress.

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Paxton Lynch player page


  Steelers | Pittsburgh makes roster moves    Wed May 17, 06:35 PM

The Pittsburgh Steelers signed undrafted free-agent QB Bart Houston (Wisconsin) and free-agent WR Canaan Severin (Steelers) Wednesday, May 17. The team also waived QB Nick Schuessler and LB Akil Blount.

Footballguys view: Houston played in 26 games for the Badgers and ended his career completing 125-for-192 passes (65.1 percent) for 1,540 yards and nine touchdowns. He's a high-percentage quarterback with the arm strength to make every throw in the NFL. Severin was added last year as an undrafted free agent out of Virginia. He's got the size (6'2" 215 pounds) and can make plays after the catch. Severin is not a speedy player and does struggle with separation. Both players are only worth monitoring in the deepest of deep dynasty leagues.

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  Jets | Bryce Petty ready to compete    Wed May 17, 03:19 PM

New York Jets QB Bryce Petty said he is ready to compete with QBs Josh McCown and Christian Hackenberg for the starting quarterback job and believes he can win the job.

Footballguys view: Petty's Madden Ultimate Team has over a 90 rating, and he just got the 99 OVR Tom Brady Cover Reveal card (just look it up on MUTHead.com). The guy who said he can get better playing football by playing Madden has a chance to win the starting job in 2017. Yes, that's the sad state of the Jets QB situation. Don't look for fantasy gold with this team at this position. No matter who wins the starting job, we won't be recommending them as anything more than a "you forgot to take your backup QB and now they're all gone" addition.

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  Patriots | Tom Brady had a concussion last year?    Wed May 17, 09:55 AM

New England Patriots QB Tom Brady (concussion) suffered a concussion last season, according to his wife, Gisele Bundchen, appearing on 'CBS This Morning' Wednesday, May 17.

Footballguys view: Leg issues got Brady on the injury report last year, but he was not listed as having a concussion in 2016. Did Brady hide the concussion symptoms so well that nobody noticed, or did the Patriots cover it up on the injury report? Or is Gisele just showing concern for her husband? We're certain about the latter, but there's no way of knowing for sure if Brady was concussed at all. This is a topic that will certainly be revisited later on. Stay tuned.

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  Eagles | Jerod Evans reverts to IR     Tue May 16, 07:30 PM

Philadelphia Eagles QB Jerod Evans (foot) reverted to the Reserve/Injured list Tuesday, May 16, after being waived/injured Sunday, May 14.

Footballguys view: Evans could latch on with another team on the practice squad once he's cleared medically. An athletic quarterback from Virginia Tech, Evans was always seen as a developmental prospect at best.


  Cardinals | Carson Palmer noncommittal on future    Tue May 16, 02:52 PM

Arizona Cardinals QB Carson Palmer said he has no idea if 2017 will be his last year in the NFL. He will evaluate himself when the season is over as he does every year.

Footballguys view: Palmer's time as a starter in the NFL is winding down as he's got a year or two left in our eyes. In 2016, Palmer passed for 4233 yards but his passing touchdown total dropped from 35 to 26. Last year, Palmer finished as the No. 16 fantasy quarterback in standard-scoring leagues. This year, fantasy owners are drafting Palmer at QB21 (13.10) and that should be fairly accurate as a projection of where he'll finish. Palmer is now more of a QB2 than he is a QB1 in fantasy leagues.

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  Seahawks | Seahawks have interest in Colin Kaepernick    Tue May 16, 01:03 AM

Free-agent QB Colin Kaepernick (49ers) has drawn interest from the Seattle Seahawks, who reached out to his agent last week. The interest in Kaepernick as a potential backup quarterback is 'legit.'

Footballguys view: Seattle only has Trevone Boykin as the backup behind Russell Wilson, but Boykin has been in trouble with the law twice this offseason. Kaepernick may want to be a starter, but that gig isn't likely to present itself to him. He could fit in nicely on a championship caliber team if he's willing to accept a backup role.

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  Jets | Christian Hackenberg more comfortable    Mon May 15, 08:26 PM

New York Jets QB Christian Hackenberg said he feels more comfortable entering his second season in the NFL and believes he has improved since his rookie season. Hackenberg is expected to compete for the starting job during training camp.

Footballguys view: The Jets selected Hackenberg in the second round of the 2016 NFL draft, but he couldn't do enough to see the field as a rookie. This year, Hackenberg is going to compete with Josh McCown and Bryce Petty for the starting job. He'd have to take a huge leap from year one to year two in order to win the job for Week 1. At some point, expect the Jets to take a look at him but don't expect him to blow the doors off the league.

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  Seahawks | Seattle makes roster moves    Mon May 15, 07:39 PM

The Seattle Seahawks signed free-agent FB Kyle Coleman (Seahawks) and undrafted free-agent WR Speedy Noil (Texas A&M) Monday, May 15. Terms of the contracts were not disclosed. The team also waived QB Skyler Howard and FB Brandon Cottom.

Footballguys view: Noil is quite speedy, and he could instantly contribute as a return man. Off field problems and suspensions plagued his days with the Aggies, so the Seahawks will have to deal with a potential character problem in Noil. He's super athletic...always has been, dating back to his high school days...but Noil has never played up to his enormous potential.

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  Saints | Justin Thomas joining Saints    Mon May 15, 05:09 PM

Undrafted free-agent QB Justin Thomas (Georgia Tech) is signing a three-year deal with the New Orleans Saints, according to a source.

Footballguys view: Thomas was an option quarterback in college, but he worked out at wide receiver and defensive back for the Saints as a tryout player in their recent minicamp. He played cornerback at the Senior Bowl earlier this year, but his position with the Saints is unclear at this time.

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  Falcons | Matt Simms back with Falcons    Mon May 15, 04:46 PM

Atlanta Falcons QB Matt Simms was re-signed Monday, May 15. WR Garrett Scantling was waived in a corresponding move.

Footballguys view: Simms will compete as a camp arm with the Falcons once again. They've got Matt Ryan as the starter, Matt Schaub as the veteran backup and rookie Alek Togerson (Penn) as a developmental prospect.

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  Seahawks | Seattle looking at free-agent quarterbacks    Mon May 15, 02:12 PM

Free-agent QBs Colin Kaepernick (49ers) and Robert Griffin III (Browns) have drawn interest from the Seattle Seahawks as possible backups to QB Russell Wilson.

Footballguys view: It's a smart move for the Seahawks. Last year's backup QB, Trevone Boykin, was arrested twice in 11 days back in late March and early April. Boykin was undraftd out of TCU in 2016, and he's incredibly raw at the position. Getting a player like Kaepernick or Griffin would insure the team has valuable veteran depth behind Wilson.

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Robert Griffin III player page


  Jets | Bryce Petty at full strength    Mon May 15, 12:45 PM

New York Jets QB Bryce Petty (shoulder) said his surgically repaired left shoulder is at full strength, and he has been cleared to participate in organized team activities.

Footballguys view: Petty is competing with Josh McCown and Christian Hackenberg to be the starting quarterback. Appearing in six games last year, Petty had only three touchdowns with seven interceptions. Unless he's made serious changes to his game, we don't see Petty beating out the veteran McCown for the top spot on the depth chart. Fantasy owners shouldn't be looking to this team for quarterback help.

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  Eagles | Alshon Jeffery impressing new team    Sun May 14, 09:11 PM

Philadelphia Eagles WR Alshon Jeffery has embraced the coaching staff and has been competing at a high level since joining the team, according to head coach Doug Pederson, and Pederson said the hope for the offseason is to have Jeffery and QB Carson Wentz on the same page.

Footballguys view: The Eagles finally have a true no.1 wide receiver for Wentz, and Jeffery could have plenty of fantasy value with his new team. His current ADP is WR16 (3.08) in 12-team PPR leagues.

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Carson Wentz player page


  Eagles | Jerod Evans cut loose    Sun May 14, 02:05 PM

Philadelphia Eagles undrafted free-agent QB Jerod Evans (foot) was waived with an injury designation Sunday, May 14, following the team's three-day rookie minicamp.

Footballguys view: Evans was undrafted out of Virginia Tech this year, and once he's recovered we could see a team putting him on the practice squad. He's super athletic and has a strong arm, but Evans is a developmental project as a passer.

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  Titans | Marcus Mariota could see some action in OTAs    Sun May 14, 11:33 AM

Tennessee Titans QB Marcus Mariota (leg) is not yet running full-speed after fracturing his right fibula late last season, but the coaching staff is attempting to figure out how to get him - along with injured rookie WR Corey Davis - on the field together sooner than later. Organized team activities run from May 23 to June 8, and there is a chance both could see limited work during that time.

Footballguys view: The Titans will be cautious with Mariota, so if he's just not ready they won't push him. All reports have been positive about his recovery, but his participation level for the offseason is in question. Mariota should do more in training camp and the preseason, and it looks like he'll be ready for Week 1.

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  Titans | Marcus Mariota will not be rushed back    Sat May 13, 06:27 PM

Tennessee Titans QB Marcus Mariota's status for off-season work remains in the 'to be determined' department, according to TitansOnline's Jim Wyatt.

Footballguys view: We doubt Mariota practices much if at all this offseason. The goal is to have him ready for Week 1 of the regular season, so he might even be limited to start training camp. We'll know more about his status as August draws near. He was the no.13 fantasy QB in 2016 (standard scoring leagues) and could crack into the top 10 this year with the added weapons around him in the passing game.

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  Browns | DeShone Kizer to see plenty of work    Sat May 13, 05:20 PM

Cleveland Browns QB DeShone Kizer will receive a lot of snaps during offseason workouts because he needs the work, according to head coach Hue Jackson.

Footballguys view: Kizer is far from a finished product. Think of a super raw Daunte Culpepper when considering Kizer's current skill set as an NFL passer. The Browns could develop him into a starting quarterback...perhaps even franchise quarterback level...but it's going to take time.

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  Browns | Cody Kessler to get first snaps    Sat May 13, 05:16 PM

Cleveland Browns QB Cody Kessler will receive the first snaps during drills this offseason because he has earned the right, according to head coach Hue Jackson.

Footballguys view: Zero surprise here. Kessler should be considered the favorite to start for the Browns...at least at the beginning of the regular season. He'll compete with Brock Osweiler, while the Browns keep Osweiler that is. DeShone Kizer was drafted in the second round of the 2017 NFL draft, and he could be the team's future at the position. The speed of his development will likely determine how long Kessler has as 'the man' under center.

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  Saints | Several veterans trying out for Saints    Sat May 13, 02:28 PM

Free-agent QB Matt Simms (Falcons), OT Khalif Barnes (Saints), TE Clay Harbor (Lions) and OT Bryce Harris (Dolphins) are participating in the New Orleans Saints rookie minicamp this weekend on a tryout basis.

Footballguys view: Harbor would be the only player of interest here...if he gets to stay as more than a tryout player. Anybody catching passes from QB Drew Brees will always get out attention.

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Matt Simms player page


  Jaguars | Blake Bortles' mechanics 'improved'    Sat May 13, 01:37 PM

Jacksonville Jaguars head coach Doug Marrone believes there is 'no doubt' the way QB Blake Bortles is throwing the ball this offseason 'has improved'.

Footballguys view: Bortles mechanics were quite wonky last year, and it caused his play to slip. The Jaguars haven't written him off (yet), but Bortles certainly needs to start playing better if he wants to stay as the starting quarterback. He's in line for a bounce-back season in 2017.

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  Broncos | Chad Kelly should be ready for camp    Sat May 13, 11:45 AM

Denver Broncos seventh-round QB Chad Kelly (wrist) should be 'totally cleared' for training camp in August, according to head coach Vance Joseph.

Footballguys view: Kelly is coming back from wrist surgery, a major knee injury suffered last year and a lingering hernia problem. He's the most talented "Mr. Irrelevant" ever selected in the NFL draft, but Kelly is not likely to be much of a factor this year. Paxton Lynch and Trevor Siemian will compete for the starting job in training camp. Kelly could get in the mix in 2018 if neither Lynch or Siemian show enough future potential this season.

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  Rams | Jared Goff impressing new staff    Sat May 13, 11:19 AM

Los Angeles Rams QB Jared Goff has been exceedingly present this spring and picked up the new playbook at a 'surprisingly quick pace,' according to new offensive coordinator Matt LaFleur.

Footballguys view: The Rams have to get Goff on the right track. They made him the no.1 overall pick last year for a reason, but the Cal QB looked lost as a rookie in 2016. LaFleur's offense should have a Washington/Atlanta feel to it, and it could be a system that makes Goff more comfortable than whatever Jeff Fisher was trying to do with him last year.

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  Titans | Marcus Mariota not at full speed    Fri May 12, 09:25 PM

Tennessee Titans QB Marcus Mariota is still not running at full speed, according to head coach Mike Mularkey.

Footballguys view: No need to rush here. Mariota should be on track to play in Week 1 of the regular season. That's what reports have indicated out of Tennessee, and that's our stance until we hear something different.

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  Texans | Deshaun Watson contract update    Fri May 12, 07:53 PM

Updating a previous report, Houston Texans QB Deshaun Watson signed a four-year deal worth $13.85 million. The deal includes a $8.25 million signing bonus.

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  Cardinals | Carson Palmer to rest this offseason    Fri May 12, 07:01 PM

Arizona Cardinals QB Carson Palmer likely will not throw until the end of offseason workouts, according to head coach Bruce Arians. Arians said the team wants to keep Palmer fresh for the regular season.

Footballguys view: That's just good sense when the backup is Blaine Gabbert. If Palmer goes down early the Cardinals are cooked so they have to keep him fresh.

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  Lions | Detroit signs all eight draft picks    Fri May 12, 02:20 PM

Detroit Lions first-round LB Jarrad Davis, second-round CB Teez Tabor, third-round WR Kenny Golladay, fourth-round TE Michael Roberts, fourth-round LB Jalen Reeves-Maybin, fifth-round CB Jamal Agnew, sixth-round QB Brad Kaaya and seventh-round DE Pat O'Connor signed their four-year rookie deals Friday, May 12. Financial terms of the contracts were not disclosed.

Footballguys view: Golladay is big, swift and able to haul in deep passes. He'll be worked into a larger role with the Lions offense, but may be limited as a rookie. Roberts is a "Y" tight end who can block and was known in college at Toledo as a TD hog. Kaaya is a developmental quarterback who will compete with Jake Rudock for the primary backup job behind Matthew Stafford.

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  Seahawks | Seattle announces four UDFA signings    Fri May 12, 01:55 PM

The Seattle Seahawks signed undrafted free-agents FB Algernon Brown (BYU), QB Skyler Howard (West Virginia), WR Darreus Rogers (USC) and TE Tyrone Swoopes (Texas) on Friday, May 12.

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  Texans | Deshaun Watson, two others sign    Fri May 12, 09:56 AM

Houston Texans QB Deshaun Watson, LB Zach Cunningham and CB Treston Decoud signed their rookie four-year deals Friday, May 12.

Footballguys view: Watson steps into a great situation with the Texans. They've got a great defense, and he's got incredible weapons around him like WR DeAndre Hopkins and RB Lamar Miller. Watson will compete with Tom Savage for the starting job, but we fully expect him to win the job.

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