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Undrafted Punter Returning to Arizona State Vincent Verhei 03 Jun 2020, 08:54pm

Well, here's a first. Michael Turk, a punter for the Arizona State Sun Devils, skipped his junior and senior seasons to enter the NFL draft. He hired agents. He was committed to pro football. Then he went undrafted. And then no team signed him after the draft. So Turk petitioned the NCAA for a special waiver to return to school, and shockingly, the NCAA agreed. 

NFL Tables Discussion of Fourth-and-15 "Onside Kick" Aaron Schatz 28 May 2020, 05:13pm

In a virtual online meeting today, the NFL owners discussed rule changes and debated the idea of using a fourth-and-15 play as an alternative to onside kicks. They made a decision to table the proposal, which had too many outstanding issues to win approval.

NFL Instituting Changes to Rooney Rule Vincent Verhei 18 May 2020, 05:25pm

In advance of Tuesday's virtual owners' meetings, the NFL will expand the Rooney Rule, which will now require additional interviews of minority candidates, according to Kevin Patra of NFL.com.

Rams Join the New Uniform Parade Aaron Schatz 13 May 2020, 11:09am

The Los Angeles Rams are the last team to introduce new uniforms this offseason. The blue and yellow call back to the classic Rams uniforms of the 80s and 90s, with modern touches like gradient numbers. The road "bone on bone" uniforms are interesting, especially since the Rams have gone back to yellow horns on the helmets.

2020 NFL Schedule Discussion Aaron Schatz 07 May 2020, 02:48pm

Here's your thread to discuss the 2020 NFL schedule, which has now been announced.

The NFL's All-Paid Team Vincent Verhei 05 May 2020, 02:39pm

Anthony Holzman-Escareno at NFL.com has put together a starting lineup consisting only of the highest-paid players at each position. 

Don Shula Dead at 90 Aaron Schatz 04 May 2020, 10:41am

Hall of Fame head coach Don Shula, the all-time winningest coach in the NFL, passed away this morning at the age of 90 at his home in Miami.

UPDATE: Andy Dalton Joining Cowboys Scott Spratt 30 Apr 2020, 09:40am

A week after drafting LSU quarterback Joe Burrow with the No. 1 pick in the NFL Draft, the Bengals have released their long-time starter Andy Dalton.  Following the free agent additions of D.J.

Coronavirus and the 2020 College Football Season Aaron Schatz 29 Apr 2020, 01:23pm

This is an excellent summary from ESPN of the issues that face college football as it tries to figure out how on earth to play a season in 2020.

Saints Adding Winston, Extend Hill Vincent Verhei 26 Apr 2020, 04:52pm

The New Orleans Saints quarterback room is getting very crowded.