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NFL Cancels Half of Preseason, Supplemental Draft Aaron Schatz 01 Jul 2020, 04:17pm

According to Pro Football Talk, Week 1 and Week 4 of the preseason will be cancelled in a Thursday announcement.

Patriots Sign Cam Newton Aaron Schatz 28 Jun 2020, 08:01pm

The Patriots have reached a one-year, incentive-laden deal with Cam Newton to replace Tom Brady. No more Jarrett Stidham as the projected starting quarterback.

Hall of Fame Game Cancelled Aaron Schatz 25 Jun 2020, 09:22am

Let the cancellations begin. The Hall of Fame game between Pittsburgh and Dallas has been cancelled, and the Hall of Fame induction ceremony will be postponed until next year. Some people believe the preseason will be shaved down to just two games per team.

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.