Fantasy Football News & Views
Chiefs | Extension for Patrick Mahomes may wait Tue Jan 28, 03:21 PM
Kansas City Chiefs QB Patrick Mahomes is eligible for an contract extension, but team chairman Clark Hunt said the two sides may not reach an agreement this offseason. Hunt said signing Mahomes to an extension is a priority, but it needs to be at the right time for both sides.
|Footballguys view: Mahomes is eligible to get a contract extension this offseason and the sooner the better for the Chiefs because his price is just going to keep going up. We will see him be the highest-paid player in the NFL when the Chiefs do end up giving him an extension. According to OverTheCap.com, the Chiefs only have around $18 million in cap space at this time.|
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Dolphins | Two work out for Miami Tue Jan 28, 12:34 PM
Free-agent RB Alex Collins (Ravens) and QB Chris Streveler (CFL) worked out for the Miami Dolphins recently.
|Footballguys view: The Dolphins are just updating their emergency list here. Collins has talent but he needs to stay healthy and hope to get a shot with a new team. He was out of football in 2019.|
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Chargers | Philip Rivers' status still uncertain Mon Jan 27, 07:28 PM
Los Angeles Chargers impending free-agent QB Philip Rivers' status with the Chargers is uncertain at this time, according to NFL Network's Ian Rapoport. The team may consider placing the franchise tag on him or let him leave in free agency.
|Footballguys view: Other reports have indicated the Chargers are going to move on from Rivers. He's moved his family out of San Diego and we don't expect Rivers back with the Chargers in 2020. We might see him land with a team like the Colts or the Buccaneers for the upcoming season. Rivers made it clear that his playing days are not done.|
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Cowboys | Scott Tolzien joining Dallas' coaching staff Mon Jan 27, 01:26 PM
University of Wisconsin analyst and former NFL quarterback Scott Tolzien was hired to new head coach Mike McCarthy's coaching staff with the Dallas Cowboys on Monday, Jan. 27, in a yet-to-be-determined capacity.
|Footballguys view: Tolzien came into the NFL as an undrafted free agent out of Wisconsin back in 2011. He bounced around the league to a few different teams, ending his playing career in 2017 with the Indianapolis Colts. Tolzien was hired by the Badgers as an analyst to help scout upcoming opponents and now he's back in the NFL as some sort of coaching assistant with the Cowboys. It will be interesting to see how McCarthy fills out the rest of his staff.|
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Vikings | Kirk Cousins shows well at Pro Bowl Sun Jan 26, 05:52 PM
Minnesota Vikings QB Kirk Cousins completed 13-of-22 passes for 181 yards, two touchdowns and one interception at the Pro Bowl on Sunday, Jan. 26Link to story
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Ravens | Lamar Jackson wins Offensive MVP at Pro Bowl Sun Jan 26, 05:50 PM
Baltimore Ravens QB Lamar Jackson completed 16-of-23 passes for 185 yards, two touchdowns and one interception for the AFC in the Pro Bowl, winning Offensive Most Valuable Player. He also ran twice for six yards in the 38-33 win.Link to story
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Texans | AJ McCarron may be re-signed Sun Jan 26, 02:08 PM
Houston Texans impending free-agent QB AJ McCarron is a candidate to be re-signed this offseason, in the opinion of ESPN.com's Sarah Barshop.
|Footballguys view: We can't imagine the market being too wild for McCarron. The Texans might want to keep him around as he knows the system and gives them veteran depth behind Deshaun Watson.|
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Saints | Drew Brees plans to make decision soon Sun Jan 26, 11:49 AM
Updating a previous report, New Orleans Saints impending free-agent QB Drew Brees said he plans to 'give it a month or so' before determining if he will return to the team for the 2020 season or retire.
|Footballguys view: He had previously stated that he is not considering playing for any other teams. That means if it's the Saints or bust for Brees. He will make a decision soon enough for the team to go in a different direction if need be. Teddy Bridgewater is an unrestricted free agent in 2020 but loves the staff, his teammates and the city. He went 5-0 as the Saints starter when Brees was down in 2019 and could step in as the starter if Brees ends up retiring.|
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Cardinals | Kyler Murray in rare company Sat Jan 25, 09:18 PM
Arizona Cardinals QB Kyler Murray finished the 2019 season with 3,722 passing yards, 544 rushing yards, 24 total touchdowns and 12 interceptions, joining Carolina Panthers QB Cam Newton as the only rookie quarterbacks in NFL history to pass for at least 3,500 yards and rush for at least 500 yards.
|Footballguys view: Murray is off to a great start in the NFL...now the Cardinals just need to build a better team around him. It's clear the rookie was in command of his offense and that comfort level in the pros should continue this year. Murray finished as the No.9 fantasy quarterback in standard scoring leagues as a rookie. He's a clear QB1 for Fantasy GMs and could finish 2020 as a top-10 fantasy quarterback once again.|
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NFL | Justin Herbert named MVP Sat Jan 25, 05:53 PM
Oregon QB Justin Herbert was named the MVP of the Senior Bowl Saturday, Jan. 25.
|Footballguys view: Herbert had a strong week of practice in Mobile and he follows that up with an MVP performance in the game. While most believe LSU QB Joe Burrow will be the Bengals pick at No.1 overall, Herbert is in the mix. The Bengals coached him during the week and if he impressed behind the scenes then he could be the top player off the board in the 2020 NFL draft.|
Buccaneers | Ex-GM: No tag for Jameis Winston Sat Jan 25, 01:18 PM
Tampa Bay Buccaneers QB Jameis Winston is coming off an up-and-down season in which he hit career highs in yards (5,109) and touchdowns (33) but also interceptions (30), including seven pick-sixes, and former Buccaneers general manager Mark Dominik said it's time the Bucs and Winston part ways. 'I would be surprised if they pay him,' Dominik told PewterReport.com. 'Maybe they will. It's their decision, but I would be shocked if the Bucs franchised Winston -- or transitioned him. I think the decision they have is certainly difficult because there has been some production there, but I don't know how you could justify paying Jameis Winston more money this year than he made last year.'
|Footballguys view: Winston played on the fifth-year option in 2019 and had a tumultuous season. Bucs head coach Bruce Arians has to love Winston's ability to go downfield but the turnover problem is just too much. With so many quarterback options this offseason in free agency, trades and the draft it clouds any future Winston could have in Tampa. We'll get more information about how the team feels around the Scouting Combine in February.|
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NFL | Joe Burrow not picky on destination Sat Jan 25, 12:45 PM
Former LSU QB and 2020 Draft prospect Joe Burrow says he'll gladly play for any team that drafts him. 'Whoever wants to pay me money to play the game of football, I'll play for 'em, it doesn't matter to me,' Burrow told Bloomberg News.
|Footballguys view: The Bengals have the No.1 overall pick and selecting the former Ohio Mr. Football makes a lot of sense. We can't say Burrow is a lock with Justin Herbert climbing up draft boards, but Cincinnati is a likely destination. The Bengals are unlikely to trade out of the No.1 pick according to reports.|
Chiefs | Brett Favre sees self in Patrick Mahomes Sat Jan 25, 12:25 PM
Kansas City Chiefs QB Patrick Mahomes reminds retired QB Brett Favre of himself with some of the traits he has displayed on the field. 'I see the comparison,″ Favre said. 'He may not admit this but he probably feels there is no throw he can't make or no angle he can't make it from. Whether he's flushed left or to the right, his vision always is down the field. I was always looking for the big play first and knew I could always react underneath if I needed, too. You have to have a certain confidence or air about you that you can make any throw, and it has been proven he can make any throw.'
|Footballguys view: It's always difficult throwing around GOAT comparisons for young players but Mahomes certainly fits the bill. Favre made unorthodox plays but was a great passer...just like Mahomes. We think Mahomes has a bit of John Elway to his games as well with a level of athleticism that Favre didn't have. How is that for comparisons?|
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Patriots | NE wants decision from Tom Brady soon Sat Jan 25, 06:39 AM
The New England Patriots want to know if impending free-agent QB Tom Brady will return to the team for the 2020 season before the legal tampering period for free agency begins March 16, according to ESPN's Adam Schefter.
|Footballguys view: The Patriots should get their answer about that time. The market for Brady would be strong if he chooses to move on for the first time in his career. We could see a team like the Chargers or Raiders making a strong move for the future Hall of Fame quarterback.|
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Dolphins | Miami still focused on Tua Tagovailoa Sat Jan 25, 01:11 AM
The Miami Dolphins are looking at Alabama QB Tua Tagovailoa (hip) with the fifth overall pick, according to the Miami Herald's Adam Beasley, who writes that 'most plugged in people' at the Senior Bowl believe Miami will target Tagovailoa, assuming his physical at the Combine goes well.
|Footballguys view: That's where the buzz has always been and nothing has changed. Tagovailoa will be their pick at No.5 overall and they might even move up to get him if they feel another team will leapfrog them to get the Alabama passer.|
NFL | Anthony Gordon a system QB? Fri Jan 24, 10:12 PM
Washington State QB Anthony Gordon 'didn't wow anyone' with his performance during Senior Bowl practices, according to ESPN's Todd McShay, and McShay believes Gordon will need the right system to have 'any sort of success' in the NFL.
|Footballguys view: Gordon played in Mike Leach's 'Air Raid' system for the Cougars just like Gardner Minshew did the year before him. He made a lot of quick throws like smoke routes or screen passes to inflate his numbers in college, but NFL scouts are familiar with scouting that type of player now with so many 'system' quarterbacks coming into the NFL. Some team should take a chance on him late as a developmental player.|
NFL | Jordan Love boosts stock Fri Jan 24, 09:41 PM
Utah State QB Jordan Love has a chance to be the fourth quarterback selected and a first-round pick in the 2020 NFL Draft following his performance during Senior Bowl practices, according to ESPN's Todd McShay.
|Footballguys view: Love was always going to be a first-round pick in the 2020 NFL draft. His performance in Mobile made him potentially a top-10 pick. We've heard the Colts and the Raiders have interest but both of those teams are out of the top 10 and may have to trade up to get him.|
NFL | Justin Herbert solidifies stock Fri Jan 24, 09:35 PM
Oregon QB Justin Herbert was 'the best quarterback on the field' during all three days of Senior Bowl practices, according to ESPN's Todd McShay, and McShay believes Herbert has established himself as a top-10 pick in the 2020 NFL Draft.
|Footballguys view: Herbert might be the No.1 overall pick to the Bengals. Everyone thinks it should or will be LSU's Joe Burrow and it very well could be. However, the Bengals coached Herbert in the Senior Bowl and he was quite impressive all week long...finishing off the week as the MVP of the Senior Bowl. We'll see how this shakes out as the draft draws near.|
Saints | Drew Brees will only play for Saints Fri Jan 24, 03:24 PM
New Orleans Saints impending free-agent QB Drew Brees said he will only play for the Saints in 2020 if he decides to continue his playing career.Link to story
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Packers | Aaron Rodgers on to Year 2 Fri Jan 24, 02:50 PM
Green Bay Packers QB Aaron Rodgers had a 'really, really good ' first year in head coach Matt LaFleur's offense, general manager Brian Gutekunst said Friday, Jan. 24, and the GM is looking forward to the encore in 2020. I'm really excited to see what he can do in Year Two,' Gutekunst said. 'I know Matt talks a lot about what Matt Ryan did in Year Two, the comparatives there. I'm really excited to see where him and the offense can go.'
|Footballguys view: Rodgers had a terrible year for fantasy and didn't come close to living up to his top five quarterback ADP. He'll fall in drafts this year, but should still be drafted as a starter. If he produces like he did last year, he won't be a fantasy starter in 2020.|
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Cowboys | VP says Dak Prescott staying Fri Jan 24, 02:16 PM
Dallas Cowboys QB Dak Prescott, a pending free agent, will be re-signed and remain the team's quarterback, Cowboys vice president Will McClay said Thursday, Jan. 23. 'We expect Dak to be our quarterback,' McClay said. 'If the owner/GM says we're going to get it done, he signs the checks. So we'll get that done.'
|Footballguys view: Prescott's price surely has gone up since last year if only because the salary cap went up. The Cowboys are likely to sign him and Amari Cooper to long term deals and let cornerback Byron Jones walk in free agency.|
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Broncos | Drew Lock has wisdom teeth removed Fri Jan 24, 01:14 PM
Denver Broncos QB Drew Lock had his wisdom teeth surgically removed this week, postponing an offseason advice-seeking visit with retired QB Peyton Manning, the latter said Friday, Jan. 24, in a radio interview.Link to story
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NFL | Justin Herbert making statement Thu Jan 23, 10:07 PM
Oregon QB Justin Herbert has been 'the best quarterback' at the Senior Bowl, according to Tim Twentyman of DetroitLions.com, and Twentyman said Herbert has been able to 'make all the throws' during drills.
|Footballguys view: Herbert has impressed this week according to most reports, which means he could be a trade up target at 3 (Detroit) or 4 (New York Giants). Miami, the Chargers, and Panthers are all possibly in the market for a franchise quarterback and they select 5th, 6th, and 7th.|
NFL | Concerns about Shea Patterson? Thu Jan 23, 09:47 PM
Michigan QB Shea Patterson had the smallest hand measurements among quarterbacks at the Senior Bowl.Link to story
NFL | Jordan Love measures well Thu Jan 23, 09:44 PM
Utah State QB Jordan Love had the largest hand measurements of any quarterback at the Senior Bowl.
|Footballguys view: Love is in contention to be a first round pick and the fourth quarterback off of the board. Some are already linking him to the Colts, who hold the 13th pick of the first round.|
Dolphins | Josh Rosen still in Miami's plans? Thu Jan 23, 09:24 PM
Miami Dolphins QB Josh Rosen hasn't been written off, according to general manager Chris Grier, and Grier said he saw improvement in Rosen during practice throughout the year.
|Footballguys view: Grier should be saying this whether they believe in Rosen or not. If they don't, there still could be a market for a third day pick in a trade of Rosen to another team that wants to develop him, so there's nothing to gain by saying the team has given up on Rosen.|
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Raiders | Derek Carr tired of rumors Thu Jan 23, 01:49 PM
Oakland Raiders QB Derek Carr is tiring of the quarterback rumors surrounding the team -- the latest resulting from a photo taken of New England Patriots QB Tom Brady, a pending free agent, and Raiders owner Mark Davis talking at Jan. 18 UFC fight in Las Vegas. 'C'mon man, when's it going to end?' Carr asked.
|Footballguys view: Everyone is wondering where Brady is going to play in 2020. It would actually make a lot of sense if the Raiders made a run at Brady when he hits the open market. Carr is going to have to get used to the rumor mill, and it already seems like his time as the Raiders starter could be done in the near future. Only time will tell.|
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Saints | Drew Brees' decision on hold Thu Jan 23, 01:34 PM
New Orleans Saints QB Drew Brees isn't rushing his decision on whether he'll return for another season. I wanted to give it at least a few weeks, months, postseason, just to take a deep breath and decompress a little bit and get some time with the family and then just reassess,' Brees said Wednesday, Jan. 22, during an interview at the Pro Bowl.
|Footballguys view: Brees may not quite be what he used to be but by no means is he done from a physical or abilities standpoint. He'll have to make a decision before the start of free agency in early March. This quarterback market is about to get crazy in the NFL.|
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Giants | Eli Manning not on retired list Thu Jan 23, 12:27 PM
New York Giants QB Eli Manning is retiring, but he won't be eligible to be placed on the reserve/retired list due to his expiring contract this offseason.
|Footballguys view: That means Manning will be eligible to sign and play for the Giants or any other team in 2020, free of restriction and/or having to go through waivers. Keep this in mind if some team needs QB help down the 2020 stretch.|
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Raiders | Jordan Love meets with Raiders Thu Jan 23, 12:33 AM
The Oakland Raiders met with Utah State QB Jordan Love at this week's Senior Bowl, according to the Las Vegas Review Journal's Vincent Bonsignore.
|Footballguys view: Love is likely to be a first-round pick in the 2020 NFL draft. The Raiders have the No.12 overall pick and there's a chance that Love won't be on the board by the time they select.|
Saints | GM wants Drew Brees to return Wed Jan 22, 06:42 PM
New Orleans Saints impending free-agent QB Drew Brees is a player that the Saints want to keep as long as he wants to keep playing, according to general manager Mickey Loomis.
|Footballguys view: This is going to be up to Brees. If he wants to keep playing, the Saints want to keep him around. Brees takes one year at a time and will spend this part of the offseason deciding what he wants to do.|
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Bengals | Cincinnati undecided about Andy Dalton Wed Jan 22, 04:47 PM
Cincinnati Bengals QB Andy Dalton's future with the Bengals is uncertain at this time, according to director of player personnel Duke Tobin.
|Footballguys view: We just don't see Dalton remaining with the Bengals in 2020. The team would save $17.7 million in salary cap space if they trade or release Dalton. Expect the Bengals to select a quarterback with the No.1 overall pick in the 2020 NFL draft.|
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Dolphins | Ryan Fitzpatrick expected back Wed Jan 22, 04:34 PM
Miami Dolphins QB Ryan Fitzpatrick is expected to be on the roster next season, according to general manager Chris Grier.
|Footballguys view: That sounds about right. Fitzpatrick is on the books for $8 million in 2020 and he could serve as a bridge quarterback for the first-round QB (Tua Tagovailoa?) the Dolphins are likely to select this year.|
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Ravens | Lamar Jackson will look to improve Wed Jan 22, 04:15 PM
Baltimore Ravens QB Lamar Jackson said he will work on improving all aspects of his game this offseason.
|Footballguys view: Jackson made huge strides from year one to year two in 2019. We're excited to see what kind of leaps he can make in year three this upcoming season. The Ravens will be Super Bowl contenders with Jackson in 2020.|
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Lions | Matthew Stafford update Wed Jan 22, 12:30 AM
Detroit Lions QB Matthew Stafford (back, hip) is 'pretty much at full health,' according to GM Bob Quinn, who adds that the team is 'totally happy and comfortable' with Stafford as their starting quarterback in 2020.
|Footballguys view: Stafford is good to go as their franchise quarterback for 2020. He is signed through the 2022 season and the only concern about Stafford is his health status. There is a chance the Lions select a quarterback at some point in the 2020 NFL draft to develop behind Stafford.|
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Packers | Green Bay signs nine to futures deals Tue Jan 21, 09:09 PM
Free-agent TE Evan Baylis (Packers), OT Cody Conway (Packers), RB Damarea Crockett (Packers), CB Kabion Ento (Packers), TE James Looney (Packers), LB Randy Ramsey (Packers), WR Darrius Shepherd (Packers), QB Manny Wilkins (Packers) and LB Tim Williams (Packers) signed Reserve/Future contracts with the Green Bay Packers Tuesday, Jan. 21. Terms of the contract were not disclosed.Link to story
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Chiefs | Mike Kafka staying with Chiefs Tue Jan 21, 12:37 PM
Kansas City Chiefs quarterbacks coach Mike Kafka will return to the Chiefs in 2020.
|Footballguys view: The Philadelphia Eagles had interest in him as offensive coordinator, but head coach Andy Reid isn't letting him go. Kafka could have a new title next year.|
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Titans | Tennessee signs 10 to futures deals Mon Jan 20, 05:28 PM
Free-agent DE Amani Bledsoe (Titans), RB Dalyn Dawkins (Titans), LB Nigel Harris (Titans), TE Parker Hesse (Titans), C Daniel Munyer (Titans), CB Kareem Orr (Titans), OT David Quessenberry (Titans), WR Trevion Thompson (Titans), RB Shaun Wilson (Titans) and QB Logan Woodside (Titans) signed Reserve/Future contract with the Tennessee Titans Monday, Jan. 20. Terms of the contracts were not disclosed.Link to story
Buccaneers | Philip Rivers an option for Tampa Bay? Mon Jan 20, 01:44 PM
Los Angeles Chargers QB Philip Rivers is set to become a free agent at the end of the league year and recently moved from San Diego to Florida in order to be closer to his family in Alabama. The combination of the two is fueling 'a lot of buzz' that Rivers may be a potential target for the Tampa Bay Buccaneers, according to CBS Sports' Jason La Canfora.
|Footballguys view: We should see Rivers playing elsewhere in 2020. The long-time Chargers starter could be an option for the Buccaneers but they have to first decide whether or not they'll be moving on from Jameis Winston. The buzz around the league is that the Colts may also have interest in Rivers.|
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Chiefs | Patrick Mahomes piling up records Sun Jan 19, 10:56 PM
Kansas City Chiefs QB Patrick Mahomes' 87 passing touchdowns in his first 35 games, including playoffs, are the most in NFL history. His 11 passing touchdowns and 142 pass attempts without an interception to begin his playoff career are both the most on record, and he is one of just two players to have at least 250 passing yards, three or more passing touchdowns and at least 50 rushing yards in multiple career playoff games.Link to story
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49ers | San Francisco runs wild in win Sun Jan 19, 10:16 PM
San Francisco 49ers QB Jimmy Garoppolo completed six of his eight passes for 77 yards in a 37-20 win over the Green Bay Packers in the NFC Championship Game Sunday, Jan. 19. RB Raheem Mostert rushed 29 times for 220 yards and four touchdowns and caught two passes for six yards, and RB Tevin Coleman rushed six times for 21 yards. WR Deebo Samuel caught two passes for 46 yards and rushed twice for 43 yards, TE George Kittle caught his only target for 19 yards, and WR Emmanuel Sanders was held without a catch on one target. DE Joey Bosa and DL Arik Armstead both recorded a sack.Link to story
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Packers | Green Bay comes up short of Super Bowl Sun Jan 19, 09:48 PM
Green Bay Packers QB Aaron Rodgers completed 31 of his 39 passes for 326 yards, two touchdowns and two interceptions and lost one of his three fumbles in a 37-20 loss to the San Francisco 49ers in the NFC Championship Game Sunday, Jan. 19. RB Aaron Jones rushed 12 times for 56 yards and a touchdown and caught five passes for 27 yards and a score. WR Davante Adams caught nine of his 10 targets for 138 yards, TE Jimmy Graham hauled in four of his five targets for 59 yards, WR Allen Lazard added three catches for 36 yards, and TE Jace Sternberger caught two passes for 13 yards and a touchdown. LB Blake Martinez led the team with nine tackles, including six solo stops.Link to story
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Titans | Tennessee heads home after valiant run Sun Jan 19, 06:54 PM
Tennessee Titans QB Ryan Tannehill completed 21-of-31 passes for 209 yards, two touchdowns and no interceptions in the AFC Championship Game loss Sunday, Jan. 19 against the Kansas City Chiefs. RB Derrick Henry was held mostly in check, running 19 times for 69 yards and a score, while WR Corey Davis led the team with five grabs for 65 yards and eight targets. WR A.J. Brown posted three grabs for 51 yards, and TE Jonnu Smith factored in with three catches and 38 yards. WR Adam Humphries also contributed with four receptions for 25 yards, while TE Anthony Firkser found the end zone for a 22-yard touchdown on his only grab.Link to story
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Chiefs | KC's fantasy recap of AFC title game Sun Jan 19, 06:15 PM
Kansas City Chiefs QB Patrick Mahomes completed 23-for-35, passing for 294 yards, three touchdowns and no interceptions Sunday, Jan. 19, against the Tennessee Titans in the AFC Championship Game. He also ran for 53 yards and a touchdown. RB Damien Williams rushed 17 times for 45 yards and a touchdown, adding five receptions for 44 yards. WR Tyreek Hill caught five of seven targets for 67 yards and two touchdowns, while WRs Sammy Watkins paced the team with seven catches on 10 looks, 114 yards and a touchdown. TE Travis Kelce was held to three catches for 30 yards on four targets. SS Tyrann Mathieu led all Chiefs with nine total tackles (six solo), chipping in a pass deflection.Link to story
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49ers | NFC Championship San Francisco 49ers inactives Sun Jan 19, 05:14 PM
The San Francisco 49ers have declared TE Daniel Helm, DT Kevin Givens, LB Azeez Al-Shaair, RB Jeff Wilson Jr., CB Dontae Johnson, QB C.J. Beathard and WR Jordan Matthews inactive for NFC Championship.Link to story
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Chiefs | Conference Championships Kansas City Chiefs inactives Sun Jan 19, 01:40 PM
The Kansas City Chiefs have declared OG Andrew Wylie, OL Ryan Hunter, RB LeSean McCoy, LB Darron Lee, QB Matt Moore, OT Jackson Barton and CB Morris Claiborne inactive for Conference Championships.Link to story
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Patriots | Tom Brady expected to test free agency waters Sun Jan 19, 11:46 AM
New England Patriots QB Tom Brady appears unlikely to agree to a new contract with the team before free agency begins in mid-March, according to multiple sources.
|Footballguys view: Brady is set to be an unrestricted free agent when the new league year begins as he cannot be franchise-tagged by the Patriots. We've seen it before with guys like Joe Montana and Peyton Manning, so Brady may just be the next superstar quarterback to change teams late in his career. He is expected to take a methodical approach to determine where he will play next season, since this is the first time in his career that he will be eligible for free agency.|
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Patriots | Jarrett Stidham focused on himself Sat Jan 18, 09:37 PM
New England Patriots QB Jarrett Stidham said he isn't worrying about impending free-agent QB Tom Brady's future with the team. 'Right now, I can't really think too much about all of that,' Stidham said. 'I have to worry about what I need to do to prepare to enhance my game, to learn as much as I possibly can. That's the biggest thing I've focused on, making a big stride from Year 1 to Year 2.'
|Footballguys view: Stidham is an interesting young quarterback who the Patriots added as a fourth-round pick out of Auburn in the 2019 NFL draft. He has good tools as a passer and plays with high football intelligence. We don't think the Patriots just hand him the job if they lose Tom Brady in free agency, but Stidham might be in the mix to replace Brady.|
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Lions | Detroit scouting quarterbacks? Sat Jan 18, 07:47 PM
Utah State QB Jordan Love, Washington State QB Anthony Gordon and Michigan QB Shea Patterson are three players the Detroit Lions will 'have their eyes on' during Senior Bowl week, according to Dave Birkett of the Detroit Free Press.
|Footballguys view: Love is one of our favorite quarterbacks in the 2020 NFL draft. He's mechanically sound, can throw on the run and has a strong arm to make every throw required in the pros. There was buzz about him being a late first-round pick in the 2020 NFL draft, so the Lions had better not wait on him to get to the top of the second round (and they would be unlikely to draft him No.3 overall).|
NFL | Joe Burrow to skip Senior Bowl Sat Jan 18, 07:13 PM
LSU QB Joe Burrow has declined an invitation to attend the 2020 Senior Bowl.
|Footballguys view: Not a big deal here. Burrow is at the top of the 2020 NFL draft and can't really gain anything by participating in the Senior Bowl. In years past we've seen guys like Matt Ryan skip the game, while others like Baker Mayfield go ahead and compete during the week in Mobile, AL.|