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  Patriots | Cam Newton a handful inside the 20    Mon Mar 1, 08:14 PM

New England Patriots QB Cam Newton scored 12 rushing touchdowns inside the red zone in 2020 - the most in the league by a quarterback - according to Pro Football Focus.

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  Texans | Josh McCown let go    Mon Mar 1, 04:42 PM

Houston Texans QB Josh McCown was released Monday, March 1, according to a source.

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  Ravens | Lamar Jackson has not started talks with BAL    Mon Mar 1, 02:30 PM

Contrary to a previous report, Baltimore Ravens QB Lamar Jackson has not started contract extension talks with the Ravens at this point, according to a source.

Footballguys view: The Ravens have insisted that something could be worked out with Jackson before the start of the regular season. He's under contract through the 2022 season, so they have time...although the price is going to go up the longer they wait.

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  49ers | San Francisco checks on Teddy Bridgewater    Mon Mar 1, 01:49 PM

Carolina Panthers QB Teddy Bridgewater has received trade interest from the San Francisco 49ers this offseason.

Footballguys view: The 49ers have Jimmy Garoppolo as their starter, but as GM John Lynch said they need to be better if/when Garoppolo misses time. Bridgewater is smart and accurate and could push for the top spot with the 49ers. The Panthers are all in on getting Deshaun Watson in a trade, and that makes Bridgewater expendable.

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  Football Team | Alex Smith moving on    Mon Mar 1, 11:29 AM

Washington Football Team QB Alex Smith will part ways with the team in the coming days.

Footballguys view: Zero surprise here. Smith made a miraculous comeback after a horrific leg injury threatened his career (and more). The seasoned veteran should get interest from teams in search of a mentor for a young quarterback.

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  Vikings | Kirk Cousins is durable    Mon Mar 1, 11:05 AM

Minnesota Vikings QB Kirk Cousins has missed just one of his last 96 games due to injury.

Footballguys view: Cousins knows how to 'self sack' in order to avoid punishment. When he's roughed up, Cousins has shown the mental toughness to bounce back and he doesn't 'see ghosts' as a passer.

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  Chiefs | Patrick Mahomes update    Mon Mar 1, 10:50 AM

Kansas City Chiefs QB Patrick Mahomes (toe) is expected to be ready for training camp and could be ready for mandatory mini camp, according to general manager Brett Veach. The surgery had a three-month recovery.

Footballguys view: Mahomes battled through this toe injury for most of the postseason. His toughness is unquestioned and now he gets time to recover. Mahomes won't do much in the offseason program and then be ramped up when training camp gets here.

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  Seahawks | Russell Wilson stormed out of meeting    Mon Mar 1, 10:14 AM

Seattle Seahawks QB Russell Wilson stormed out of a meeting before a Thursday night game against the Arizona Cardinals because he felt his ideas on how to fix the offense were being rebuffed, according to a report by The Athletic's Michael-Shawn Dugar, Mike Sando and Jayson Jenks.

Footballguys view: Wilson has attempted to add his influence to the offense and has felt shut out by coaches at times. This is why he has a list of four teams he may want to be traded to - even though he doesn't want to leave Seattle. Wilson has a no-trade clause in his contract, so he holds all the cards if a deal is to be done.

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  Saints | Russell Wilson linked to Saints?    Mon Mar 1, 10:13 AM

Seattle Seahawks QB Russell Wilson and New Orleans Saints head coach Sean Payton hit it off at the Pro Bowl three years ago, according to MMQB's Peter King.

Footballguys view: The Saints are on Wilson's list of desired destinations if he's traded. If they can make a deal happen, it would be great to go from Drew Brees to Wilson. Brees hasn't yet retired, so that's the first domino that would have to fall if the Saints can truly get in on this deal.

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  Chiefs | Patrick Mahomes proficient on deep passes    Sun Feb 28, 11:11 PM

Kansas City Chiefs QB Patrick Mahomes has recorded a league-best 102 completions on throws of at least 20 yards downfield since the start of the 2018 season, according to Pro Football Focus.

Footballguys view: That's because Mahomes has uncanny accuracy on deep throws. His connection with speedy WR Tyreek Hill also helps these numbers.

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  NFL | Red flags for Justin Fields?    Sun Feb 28, 07:09 PM

Ohio State QB Justin Fields is 'slipping' in the 2021 NFL Draft because teams are concerned about his inability to read defenses, according to Tony Pauline of Pro Football Network. Pauline said that he spoke to an NFL team that said Fields looked off his primary receiver just seven times in 2020.

Footballguys view: Every year it happens, and this year is no different. There's always a sure-fire first-round QB who slips or at least is reported to be slipping due to concerns about his ability to read defenses. Fields has athleticism and talent as a passer, and at Ohio State he was in an offense that produced a lot of wide open looks. Teams will get Fields on a virtual board this offseason and make decisions on how he sees the defense. Most still expect Fields to be a top-10 pick in the 2021 NFL draft.

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  Lions | Jared Goff may be asked to rework deal    Sun Feb 28, 03:01 PM

Incoming Detroit Lions QB Jared Goff likely will be asked to restructure his contract this offseason because the team can create around $15 million if they rework the deal.

Footballguys view: We could see that happening. The Lions made the move to trade away Matthew Stafford and got Goff in the deal. It's not because they think he can be a franchise guy, but it's to see if he can thrive with a fresh start. Reworking his deal could get them cap space to add more talent, and they could set themselves up if they decide to move on from Goff in the next few years.

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  Vikings | Kirk Cousins plays every snap    Sun Feb 28, 01:53 PM

Minnesota Vikings QB Kirk Cousins was on the field for every offensive snap this season.

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  Ravens | Lamar Jackson not close to deal    Sun Feb 28, 01:22 PM

Baltimore Ravens QB Lamar Jackson has started contract extension talks with the Ravens, but the two sides are not close to a deal at this point.

Footballguys view: The team has some time to get a deal done. Jackson has a fifth-year option and won't be an unrestricted free agent until 2023 if a new deal is not signed. The team insists that some movement on this deal could happen in the summer. Stay tuned.

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  Patriots | Jacoby Brissett unlikely to join team    Sun Feb 28, 01:20 PM

Indianapolis Colts impending free-agent QB Jacoby Brissett likely will not be a target for the New England Patriots this offseason, in the opinion of The Boston Globe's Ben Volin.

Footballguys view: Many beat writers love to put players back with their old teams. That's not the case with Brissett and the Patriots. They want an upgrade from Cam Newton and quarterback, and Brissett may not be that in their eyes. Brissett should generate interest, but he will likely have to compete for a starting job in training camp.

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  Patriots | Brian Hoyer could return    Sun Feb 28, 01:15 PM

New England Patriots impending free-agent QB Brian Hoyer is a candidate to re-sign with the Patriots this offseason.

Footballguys view: The Patriots are looking for an upgrade at quarterback. Hoyer isn't that, but he's a seasoned veteran who could back up a potential first-round pick like Mac Jones (Alabama).

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  Texans | Financial implications of potential Deshaun Watson holdout    Sat Feb 27, 04:19 PM

Houston Texans QB Deshaun Watson would lose a total of $20.213 million if he holds out for the entirety of the 2021 NFL season, including fines for skipping offseason programs, according to Mike Florio of Pro Football Talk Saturday, Feb. 27.

Footballguys view: Watson has the control here, even though it would cost him greatly to miss the 2021 season. He wants out of Houston, but the Texans have insisted they are not trading him. This situation is ugly and could last through the draft and up to the start of the regular season.

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  Titans | Ryan Tannehill: Play-action master    Sat Feb 27, 02:42 PM

Tennessee Titans QB Ryan Tannehill trails only Green Bay Packers QB Aaron Rodgers (96.0) with a 94.0 Pro Football Focus grade on play-action passes since 2019.

Footballguys view: That's been the key for getting better play out of Tannehill. He's been able to rejuvenate his career with the Titans, mainly because they'll run the ball effectively and set up play-action passing. Expect more of the same going forward.

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  Saints | Drew Brees not done yet?    Sat Feb 27, 01:54 PM

New Orleans Saints QB Drew Brees is featured in a recent video posted on Instragram by fitness trainer Todd Durkin in which Brees is pushing a weighted sled. At one point in the video, the phrase 'something must be brewing' is posted.

Footballguys view: The Saints would keep Brees around if he wants to keep playing. However, with Russell Wilson perhaps an option for the Saints that could change things. Most expected Brees to retire after this year, but he's not yet done that.

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  Dolphins | Brian Hoyer may be option for Miami    Fri Feb 26, 03:41 PM

New England Patriots impending free-agent QB Brian Hoyer may be a possible option for the Miami Dolphins this offseason because he has worked with co-offensive coordinator George Godsey in the past, in the opinion of The Miami Herald's Armando Salguero.

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  Dolphins | Ryan Fitzpatrick unlikely to return    Fri Feb 26, 03:37 PM

Miami Dolphins impending free-agent QB Ryan Fitzpatrick is not expected to re-sign with the Dolphins because he believes he can at least compete for a starting job with a team next season, according to sources.

Footballguys view: Zero surprise here. Fitzpatrick is meant to wander the nation in search of a team who needs a veteran and potential starter. The Broncos have already talked to Fitzpatrick and they could be looking for a guy like him to push last year's starter Drew Lock.

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  Broncos | Denver talking to Ryan Fitzpatrick    Fri Feb 26, 01:07 PM

Miami Dolphins QB Ryan Fitzpatrick, an unrestricted free agent this offseason, still believes he can bed a successful starter and has spoken recently with the Denver Broncos, according to a report.

Footballguys view: The Broncos are going to bring in competition for QB Drew Lock. That's if they don't do the impossible and trade for Texans QB Deshaun Watson. Fitzpatrick has played for about half the teams in the league, and he'd expand that list if added by the Broncos for the first time.

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  Steelers | PIT confident in Ben Roethlisberger     Fri Feb 26, 12:22 PM

Pittsburgh Steelers QB Ben Roethlisberger likely will be playing with a restructured contract in 2021, and Steelers president Art Rooney II is confident Roethlisberger can guide the franchise to success. 'We think Ben played at a high level last year,' Rooney recently told the team's website. 'We won our division and set a franchise record for most consecutive wins to open a season, so there was a lot of good stuff. Ben was as disappointed as anybody the way it ended. That last game is just hard to swallow, and I think in part Ben wants to come back and leave on a high note. We're still confident he has the ability to do that. His arm, I would say, is as strong or almost as strong as ever, so I think he's certainly capable of getting the job done. Part of the concern is putting a (competitive) team around him, and we had a good discussion about that. We know there are still a lot of pieces to the puzzle that still have to fall into place this season, and we're hard at work trying to make that happen.'

Footballguys view: Ah, the dreaded vote of confidence. Roethlisberger is near the end of his career, but the Steelers seem bound and determined to let him have one more year as the starter. We'll see if they have more balance on offense as being pass-happy with an aging quarterback like Roethlisberger is not a great plan.

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  Texans | Deshaun Watson resolution not near    Fri Feb 26, 09:58 AM

Houston Texans QB Deshaun Watson is still 'off limits' as the Texans are informing interested teams.

Footballguys view: Fans need to have patience with the Watson situation. Similar to the 'Bonnie Situation' this is a delicate procedure that needs to handled with care. The Texans don't view free agency or the start of the NFL draft as a deadline for this situation.

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  Texans | Deshaun Watson still wants trade    Thu Feb 25, 03:14 PM

Houston Texans QB Deshaun Watson met with head coach David Culley last week and indicated that he has not changed his mind about being traded, according to sources. Watson told Culley that he has no intention to play for the Texans again.

Footballguys view: The Texans still think they can work things out with Watson. This is an ugly situation, and the team is insisting they have no plans to trade the superstar quarterback. Watson has his heels dug in and he wants to be traded. We imagine he will get dealt, with the Broncos being the favorite landing spot at this time, but it could take some time to put together the deal.

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  Seahawks | Russell Wilson wants to stay    Thu Feb 25, 01:53 PM

Seattle Seahawks QB Russell Wilson has not demanded a trade, his agent Mark Rodgers told ESPN on Thursday, Feb. 25. Wilson told the Seahawks he wants to remain with the team, but if a trade were to be considered, the only teams he would consider are the Chicago Bears, Dallas Cowboys, Las Vegas Raiders or New Orleans Saints, according to Rodgers.

Footballguys view: Wilson has a no-trade clause in his contract, so he has the control here. There has been rumblings of this all offseason long, and now the rumblings are louder. We'll see if Seattle can work things out or if Wilson is going to be dealt. It's an interesting list of potential teams for him, and those teams should be trying to do whatever they can in order to see if a deal can get done. Things are just getting interesting...stay tuned.

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  Seahawks | Russell Wilson seeking trade?    Thu Feb 25, 01:03 PM

Seattle Seahawks QB Russell Wilson reportedly is frustrated with the team, and it has led his camp to broach trade destinations with the Seahawks, according to sources Thursday, Feb. 25.

Footballguys view: The possible destinations include the Las Vegas Raiders, Miami Dolphins, New Orleans Saints and New York Jets, per sources.

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  49ers | Niners to look at backup QBs    Wed Feb 24, 08:23 PM

San Francisco 49ers general manager John Lynch said Wednesday, Feb. 24, the team will look to add a backup quarterback this offseason to insure against potential injury to starter Jimmy Garoppolo. 'Being available is a big part of this thing,' Lynch said. 'So we ... probably as a stated goal ... we have to insulate ourselves better. We got to have better options if he's not there.' Josh Rosen and Josh Johnson are the only other QBs under contract for 2021, along with Garoppolo.

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  Buccaneers | Tom Brady to be sidelined for a few months    Wed Feb 24, 03:40 PM

Tampa Bay Buccaneers QB Tom Brady (knee) probably will not be able to participate in any practice drills until June because of his offseason knee surgery, according to head coach Bruce Arians.

Footballguys view: No surprise here. We all knew that Brady needed this surgery and he'll need the proper time to recover. He should be ready to rock and roll around the start of training camp.

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  49ers | Jimmy Garoppolo expected to be starter in 2021    Wed Feb 24, 03:13 PM

San Francisco 49ers QB Jimmy Garoppolo will be the starting quarterback for the 49ers next season as long as he is healthy, according to general manager John Lynch.

Footballguys view: So long as he's healthy, Garoppolo will be the 49ers starter...but he struggles to stay healthy. As Lynch says, the team needs to be better and have a better plan if/when Garoppolo is banged up again. That means the team could look to add a quarterback in free agency or the draft. If you take Lynch at his word about Garoppolo, it could indicate the team is 'out' on the Deshaun Watson sweepstakes.

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  Buccaneers | Tom Brady could see extension    Wed Feb 24, 11:51 AM

Tampa Bay Buccaneers QB Tom Brady could receive a contract extension in the offseason, according to general manager Jason Licht.

Footballguys view: Brady is under contract for one more season, but he wants to play two more years. Expect the Buccaneers to oblige him with a new deal.

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  Steelers | Owner confirms Big Ben returning    Wed Feb 24, 10:33 AM

Updating a previous report, Pittsburgh Steelers QB Ben Roethlisberger will return in 2021, according to team president Art Rooney II.

Footballguys view: Roethlisberger is near being washed up in the NFL. It comes at you fast, and he just doesn't look like the same quarterback he used to be. If the Steelers have more balance on offense, then perhaps he could eek out one more year as the starter. Having a pass-happy system with a quarterback who is past his prime doesn't make a lot of sense.

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  Seahawks | Russell Wilson cool under fire    Tue Feb 23, 11:39 PM

Seattle Seahawks QB Russell Wilson has thrown for a league-high 79 touchdowns while under pressure since entering the league in 2012 - 12 more than any other player over that span - according to Pro Football Focus.

Footballguys view: Wilson is cool under fire, always has been and always will be. The problem is that he's under fire too much. The team needs to put a better offensive line in front of him so he has better protection and isn't sacked as much in 2021 and beyond.

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  NFL | Mac Jones a top-10 pick?    Tue Feb 23, 08:56 PM

Alabama QB Mac Jones won't be drafted any lower than the No. 8 pick currently held by the Carolina Panthers, according to Mike Tannenbaum of ESPN.

Footballguys view: That's a sentiment that many in the scouting community don't share. Jones could be a first-round pick, but going in the top 10 means that guys like Justin Fields or Trey Lance would have to fall. We may have three or four quarterbacks go in the first round, and most of them would be top 10 selections. Jones is smart, accurate and makes quick decisions as a passer. He's a classic pocket passer and won't threaten a defense with his legs. A team like the Saints or the Patriots would be a great fit but they're drafting after no.8 overall.

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  Steelers | Ben Roethlisberger will return for 2021    Tue Feb 23, 06:50 PM

Pittsburgh Steelers QB Ben Roethlisberger will return as the team's starting quarterback for the 2021 season, according to his agent, Ryan Tollner, Tuesday, Feb. 23. 'They want Ben back and will contact me soon to address his cap situation,' Tollner said.

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  Cowboys | Dallas anxious to get Dak Prescott signed    Tue Feb 23, 02:45 PM

Impending free-agent QB Dak Prescott (ankle) is reportedly making such good progress from his ankle injury and subsequent surgeries that the Dallas Cowboys want to get a 'big-time, long-term deal now,' according to NFL Media's Ian Rapoport.

Footballguys view: The Cowboys do not want to franchise tag Prescott again. Instead, it's past time to get a long-term deal done. Before his injury in 2020, Prescott was dealing the rock better than ever. He's a QB1 for Fantasy GMs and should get a contract that makes him one of the highest-paid quarterbacks in the NFL.

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  Patriots | Cam Newton open to short-term deal with NE    Mon Feb 22, 05:22 PM

New England Patriots impending free-agent QB Cam Newton said he would be open to signing a one-year contract with the Patriots this offseason.

Footballguys view: Newton is set to hit the open market when the new league year begins. The Patriots are in need of quarterback help, and they may be considering a rookie like Mac Jones (Alabama) in the 2021 NFL draft. They could bring in Newton to start while the rookie gets up to speed. Newton was 'meh' as the starter in 2020 but perhaps the team thinks he deserves one more year as a starting option.

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  Jets | Sam Darnold drawing interest    Mon Feb 22, 12:48 PM

New York Jets QB Sam Darnold has drawn real trade interest, but the team wants to fully evaluate all the quarterbacks in the NFL draft before making a decision.

Footballguys view: Darnold should be drawing interest. He's still only 23-years old, and some teams may think they can get his career on track. Darnold's career wasn't done any favors by former Jets head coach Adam Gase. We should see him moved before the 2021 NFL draft, and that means the Jets will be in the market for a quarterback like Zach Wilson (BYU) at no.2 overall.

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  Texans | Deshaun Watson gets it done deep    Mon Feb 22, 12:44 AM

Houston Texans QB Deshaun Watson has registered a league-high 66 completions on throws of at least 20 yards downfield since the start of the 2019 season, according to Pro Football Focus.

Footballguys view: Watson has great touch and accuracy when throwing down the field. He doesn't hesitate to attack a defense and he knows how to lead his receivers in stride so they can gain more yards after the big throw.

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  Browns | Baker Mayfield to have option picked up    Sun Feb 21, 02:16 PM

Cleveland Browns QB Baker Mayfield will have his fifth-year option exercised this offseason.

Footballguys view: No surprise here. Mayfield was the no.1 overall pick in the 2018 NFL draft and he's turned into a leader and led the Browns to the playoffs in 2020. The option is expected to cost the team around $20 million, depending on where the 2022 NFL salary cap lands after the TV deals are signed. If he plays well in 2021, Mayfield and the Browns will work on an extension to make him one of the highest-paid quarterbacks in the league.

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  Packers | Aaron Rodgers likely to rework deal    Sun Feb 21, 01:04 PM

Green Bay Packers QB Aaron Rodgers likely will be asked to restructure his contract this offseason so the team can create some salary cap space.

Footballguys view: Rodgers is coming off a career-high 48 touchdown passes in 2020 but he can't win a championship by himself. The team needs help on both sides of the ball and Rodgers could help them out with a reworked deal. He's on the books for around $37.5 million in 2021 and there is around $31.5 million remaining in dead money. We'll see if the two sides can work something out before free agency starts on March 17th.

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  Panthers | CAR clearing space for Deshaun Watson?    Sat Feb 20, 11:47 AM

Houston Texans QB Deshaun Watson is a target of the Carolina Panthers, who are clearing salary cap space to attempt to trade for him, according to sources. The Panthers cleared $19.9 million this week by releasing four players.

Footballguys view: The Panthers tried to make a move for Matthew Stafford but that did not go through. They will be in on Watson if/when the Texans decide to trade him. We expect serious contenders for Watson to be the Dolphins, Broncos, 49ers, Jets and Panthers.

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  Dolphins | Miami expected to pursue Deshaun Watson    Fri Feb 19, 04:43 PM

Houston Texans QB Deshaun Watson is expected to be pursued by the Miami Dolphins if he becomes available in a trade, according to a source.

Footballguys view: The Dolphins might be the front-runners for Watson's services. They'll face competition if/when Watson is on the trade block from teams like the 49ers or Broncos. Miami has Tua Tagovailoa, and that's a better asset than the Broncos (Drew Lock) or the 49ers (Jimmy Garoppolo) have to get Houston to pull the trigger on a deal. It's going to take some time as the Texans are insisting they will not be trading Watson.

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  Steelers | Ben Roethlisberger hurt by dropped passes    Fri Feb 19, 03:14 PM

Pittsburgh Steelers QB Ben Roethlisberger had 41 of his passes dropped by his pass catchers this season. He has only 26 over the previous two seasons.

Footballguys view: Roethlisberger's receivers didn't do him any favors...but his game still looks bad compared to what he used to be. Tom Brady had 45 drops by his receivers in 2020 and won the Super Bowl. We'll see if Roethlisberger sticks with the Steelers for the 2021 season and if his receivers make more plays for him.

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  Jets | Sam Darnold's price not exorbitant     Fri Feb 19, 11:42 AM

New York Jets QB Sam Darnold can likely be acquired for a second-round pick and a mid-to-late-round pick, according to sources.

Footballguys view: Darnold is up for grabs as the Jets are likely to move in a different direction. That could be a quarterback like Zach Wilson (BYU) or Justin Fields (Ohio State) with the no.2 overall pick. Darnold is still only 23 years old and is looking to get his career on track after suffering under former Jets head coach Adam Gase.

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  Eagles | Jalen Hurts to have competition    Thu Feb 18, 04:46 PM

Philadelphia Eagles QB Jalen Hurts is the leading candidate for the starting quarterback job, but the team plans to add another quarterback to compete with Hurts during training camp.

Footballguys view: No surprise here. Hurts looked good as the starter last year for a few games, mainly sparking the offense with his legs. He needs work as a passer, mainly speeding up his decision making, and he'll work on that this offseason. A quarterback early in the draft is not out of the question for the Eagles.

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  Colts | Indy checked in on Derek Carr    Thu Feb 18, 04:35 PM

Las Vegas Raiders QB Derek Carr received trade interest from the Indianapolis Colts, but the Raiders said Carr was not available, according to a source.

Footballguys view: The phone has been ringing in Jon Gruden's office. Teams are checking in on Carr and being rebuffed so far. However, the calls about Marcus Mariota may be growing with Carr supposedly off the market. Mariota has a very affordable $10.7 million salary in 2021 and wants the chance to start again.

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  Patriots | New England did not pursue Carson Wentz    Thu Feb 18, 03:41 PM

Incoming Indianapolis Colts QB Carson Wentz was not a trade target for the New England Patriots, according to a source. The Colts have agreed to acquire Wentz from the Philadelphia Eagles.

Footballguys view: The Patriots are going to be looking for a starting quarterback at some point this offseason. Cam Newton is hitting free agency, so the Patriots will look to find someone to compete with (or just get the job) Jarrett Stidham. We think they might even wait until the draft where they could select someone like Mac Jones (Alabama) in the first round.

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  Falcons | Kirk Benkert released    Thu Feb 18, 01:56 PM

Atlanta Falcons QB Kurt Benkert on Thursday, Feb. 18 was released.

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  Bears | CHI never made offer for Carson Wentz    Thu Feb 18, 01:33 PM

Indianapolis Colts QB Carson Wentz on Thursday, Feb. 18, was acquired in a trade with the Philadelphia Eagles. The Chicago Bears also were interested in Wentz but never made an actual trade offer, according to sources.

Footballguys view: At one point, the Bears were considered the front runners for Wentz. They checked in but didn't feel compelled to make an offer. With Nick Foles slated as their starter for 2021 (Mitchell Trubisky is a UFA), the Bears had better look anywhere they can for an upgrade.

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