Saturday , January 20 2018

Recent Player & Team News

January, 2018

  • 20 January

    Manziel’s career was Jon Gruden’s biggest QB Camp surprise

    [embedded content] Getty Images Jon Gruden’s nine-year career at ESPN included the excellent QB Camp series, which featured a more raw and rough version of Gruden, interacting with selected members of the incoming class of quarterbacks. During a recent visit to PFT Live, I asked Gruden to identify the quarterback …

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  • 20 January

    Facebook decides not to submit TNF bid

    Getty Images The four three-letter networks have submitted bids for Thursday Night Football. The eight-letter social-media giant won’t be. Bloomberg.com reports that Facebook won’t be submitting a bid for streaming rights for the mid-week package. Twitter had the rights to stream 10 games in 2016, reportedly at $1 million per …

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  • 20 January

    Sean Payton turns free couch offer into goodwill gesture

    Getty Images Who would have thought the Vikings and Saints could end up as BFFs after a game that ended like last week’s did? It began when a Vikings fan suggested on social media that Minnesotans donate to Thomas Morstead‘s “What You Give Will Grow” charity to show appreciation for …

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  • 20 January

    PFT PM gets you ready for Championship Weekend

    Getty Images Come Sunday night, we’ll know the two teams who will square off in Super Bowl LII. For now, on Friday night, you can get fully prepared for the games that award the trophies that look like oversized Monopoly pieces. To enjoy a monopoly (I did what you see …

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  • 20 January

    Vikings practiced indoors all week

    Getty Images The Vikings will play outdoors Sunday. The practiced indoors. They had no choice. “The [outdoor practice] field wasn’t in good enough shape,’’ Vikings coach Mike Zimmer said, via Chris Tomasson of the Pioneer Press. Kicker Kai Forbath, though, did get his work in outdoors. “Every day we were …

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