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Julian Edelman Retires Aaron Schatz 12 Apr 2021, 05:39pm

Patriots slot receiver Julian Edelman retired today after a 12-year career that included a Super Bowl MVP award. No, he's not going down to play with Tom Brady in Tampa Bay; his knees are shot. So now we're going to have the Edelman Hall of Fame argument.

Jets Deal Sam Darnold to Carolina Aaron Schatz 05 Apr 2021, 04:06pm

So, uh, congratulations Panthers fans? The Jets are dealing Sam Darnold to the Panthers for two 2022 picks (second and fourth rounds) and a 2021 sixth-round pick. Now's the time to truly find out the value of a coaching staff and the surrounding parts.

'Tom Brady Rule' Highlights Proposed Rule Changes Vincent Verhei 02 Apr 2021, 04:35pm

The NFL and its teams have proposed a dozen new rules—concerning overtime, instant replay, onside kicks, and double-pass plays—for the 2021 season. The potential new rules will be voted on at the owners' meetings in May.

NFL Makes 17-Game Schedule Official Vincent Verhei 30 Mar 2021, 02:38pm

The worst-kept secret in NFL history became official on Tuesday when the league formally approved a 17-game schedule starting this fall.

Miami Deals No. 3 Pick to San Francisco Aaron Schatz 26 Mar 2021, 01:08pm

Big draft news! Miami is trading the No. 3 overall pick to San Francisco for the No. 12 pick, a 2021 third-round compensatory pick, and first-round picks in both 2022 and 2023. Is the next step for San Francisco to choose a new young quarterback and deal Jimmy Garoppolo? Is Handsome Jimmy G.

NFL Announces New Media Distribution Agreements Vincent Verhei 18 Mar 2021, 04:13pm

The NFL has announced new media distribution agreements that will affect game broadcasts for more than a decade.

Drew Brees Announces Retirement Aaron Schatz 14 Mar 2021, 05:52pm

Drew Brees announced his retirement with social media posts today, on the 15th anniversary of the day he originally signed with the New Orleans Saints in 2006 free agency. Brees retires as the NFL's all-time leader in passing yards, second in passing touchdowns and completion rate.

2021 Free Agency and Trade Discussion Aaron Schatz 14 Mar 2021, 01:35pm

This is our annual open thread to discuss all the free agent movement, trades, cuts, and other news for the first few days of free agency, starting with the "legal tampering period" that begins at noon Eastern on March 15. (Click to read more.)

Brady Signs Extension; Newton Back to Pats Aaron Schatz 12 Mar 2021, 11:11am

Some quarterback news this morning.

Rob Weintraub's 2020 All-AFC West Team Vincent Verhei 11 Mar 2021, 10:23am

In a shocking upset, it's the Broncos, not the Chiefs, with the most players on the All-Division team.