NFL, referees agree on opt-out deal for 2020 season

The NFL saw The NFL and the NFL Referees Association have reached an agreement on a deal that will provide all officials with an opt-out clause and compensation for the 2020 NFL season. Just days after the NFL’s opt-out deadline for players passed, with 69 players choosing to sit out the upcoming...

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Watkins OK with less money to win with Chiefs

Sammy Watkins says he's OK with making less money because he gets to be in a winning situation with the Chiefs.

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NFL Refs to Receive $30K Stipend, Guaranteed Job in 2021 If Opting Out of 2020

The NFL and NFL Referee Association reached an agreement on safety protocols for game officials for the 2020 season, including a $30,000 stipend for those who want to opt out over safety concerns...

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Fantasy Football 2020: Top Sleepers, Funny Team Names and League Names

As we inch slowly toward the start of the 2020 NFL season, fantasy football enthusiasts are busy preparing for fantasy-draft season...

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Colts training camp: 3 Fantasy football storylines to watch in Indianapolis

Colts training camp could offer key insight for fantasy football managers. The Indianapolis Colts have an entirely new look entering the 2020 NFL season. Not only did they trade for defensive tackle DeForest Buckner to bolster the front-seven but, as many fantasy football managers will note, they also...

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Report: NFL ‘very confident’ full 2020 season will be played

The 2020 NFL season is fast approaching and with the countdown until the first kickoff a month away, many are concerned that the upcoming season could be in jeopardy due to the COVID-19 pandemic. While many players and teams are worried about the risks of playing during a health crisis, the NFL reportedly...

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NFL officials reportedly remain confident full season can be played

NFL officials reportedly remain confident full season can be played

There have been some doubts recently over the college football season being played, but the NFL reportedly remains as confident as ever behind closed doors.

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NFL, NFL Referees Association agree to COVID-19 protocols; refs can opt out by Aug. 13

After weeks of negotiating, the NFL and the NFL Referees Association agreed to terms on COVID-19 health and safety protocols for the 2020 season.        

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12 hours ago, USA Today

Eagles place Jatavis Brown on reserve/retired list

Jake Roth-USA TODAY Sports The free agent LB curse continues. The Philadelphia Eagles placed linebacker Jatavis Brown on the reserve/retired list, according to an official announcement from the team. The Eagles originally signed Brown, 26, back around when free agency began in March. Here’s what...

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13 hours ago, Bleeding Green Nation, Philadelphia Eagles

NFL refs who opt out get $30K stipend, job in '21

NFL game and replay officials can opt out of the 2020 season in exchange for a $30,000 stipend and a guarantee that their jobs will be protected in 2021, according to a preliminary agreement between the league and the NFL Referees Association.

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13 hours ago, ESPN

Kirk Cousins, Harrison Smith make list of 30 best players over age 30

Brace Hemmelgarn-USA TODAY Sports Not surprising, but still nice Not too long ago, we talked about the Football Outsiders list of the best young prospects in the NFL and the two members of the Minnesota Vikings that were on that list. Now, we’re shifting to the other end of the spectrum to see a pair...

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13 hours ago, Daily Norseman, Minnesota Vikings

How do the Jets rank at each position?

Photo by Timothy T Ludwig/Getty Images ESPN’s Mike Clay put together a team ranking at each position in the NFL last week. Here is where the Jets stood among the 32 teams according to his opinion. Quarterback: 26th Running Back: 19th Wide Receiver: 30th Tight End: 20th Offensive Line: 19th Interior...

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13 hours ago, Gang Green Nation, New York Jets

Browns sign OG Michael Dunn to add some backup depth

Photo by Michael Hickey/Getty Images Cleveland adds a little more offensive line depth for camp. With three guards opting out of the 2020 NFL season on the Browns, the team added some depth for training camp with the signing of OG Michael Dunn (6-5, 315 lbs). Dunn was originally an undrafted free...

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13 hours ago, Dawgs By Nature, Cleveland Browns

What will the Rams record be against the NFC East?

Photo by Richard Rodriguez/Getty Images This is basically the whole start of LA’s season The last time the Rams went around the NFC East horn, the results were mixed and an improved performance could’ve sent LA to the Super Bowl a year earlier than their recent appearance. It’s three years later and...

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13 hours ago, Turf Show Times, St. Louis Rams

Vikings waive OL Tyler Higby

Photo by Gregory Fisher/Icon Sportswire via Getty Images He had been on the COVID-19 list Undrafted free agent offensive lineman Tyler Higby was one of four Minnesota Vikings rookies that the team placed on the reserve/COVID-19 list shortly after rookies started reporting to Training Camp in late...

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13 hours ago, Daily Norseman, Minnesota Vikings

NFL reinstates CB Quinton Dunbar from Commissioner’s Exempt List

Just a few months after being wanted for alleged armed robbery, the NFL has reinstated Seattle Seahawks cornerback Quinton Dunbar off the Commissioner’s Exempt list. Dunbar was placed on the exempt list, along with New York Giants cornerback DeAndre Baker, on July 27 as they faced charges of...

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13 hours ago, Sportsnaut

Patriots acquire cornerback Michael Jackson via trade from the Lions

Photo by Rob Leiter/Getty Images Related: Jonathan Jones glad to see Patriots’ list of Auburn products grow Update 8/9/2020: Patriots trade conditional seventh-round draft pick to Lions to acquire cornerback Michael Jackson As first reported by Jeff Howe of The Athletic, the Patriots sent a conditional...

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13 hours ago, Pats Pulpit, New England Patriots, Detroit Lions

Falcons S Chris Cooper placed on reserve/COVID-19 list

The team now has three players on the reserve/COVID-19 list. We knew COVID-19 would affect the 2020 NFL season, and we have already seen a few players placed on the reserve/COVID-19 list, including linebacker Foye Oluokun and defensive tackle Tyeler Davison, who have since been re-activated to the 80-man...

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14 hours ago, The Falcoholic, Atlanta Falcons

Detroit Lions trade CB Michael Jackson to Patriots

Photo by Rob Leiter/Getty Images The Lions found a trade partner before officially waiving Jackson. Earlier on Sunday, the Detroit Lions announced that they had waived six players in order to get their active roster down to 80 players. Among those players was cornerback Michael Jackson—a depth player...

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14 hours ago, Pride Of Detroit, Detroit Lions, New England Patriots

Buccaneers activate RB Ke’Shawn Vaughn off COVID-19 reserve list

Tampa Bay Buccaneers running back Ke’Shawn Vaughn will finally get his chance to practice with Tom Brady next week, after spending the start of training camp on the NFL’s COVID-19 reserve list. Vaughn, a third-round pick in the 2020 NFL Draft, landed on the list on July 27 after going...

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14 hours ago, Sportsnaut, Tampa Bay Buccaneers

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