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Teammate thinks Denver’s the destination for Kirk Cousins

7 hours 59 min ago
Soon-to-be free agent quarterback Kirk Cousins is about to get rich(er) because there are multiple teams who want him. But one of his recent Washington teammates thinks one team in particular may have an edge in the pursuit. During an appearance on NFL Network, Washington safety D.J. Swearinger thinks the Broncos have both the cash [more]

Momentum builds for the Jets making a run at Kirk Cousins

8 hours 52 min ago
A report emerged Monday that the Jets will pay “whatever it takes” to land quarterback Kirk Cousins. Brian Costello of the New York Post has tried to make “whatever” more tangible. Costello explains, based on the beliefs of “many people,” that “whatever” could become a five-year, $150 million offer, with a “good chunk” of it [more]

Dolphins could pursue C.J. Anderson again if Broncos release him

17 hours 11 min ago
C.J. Anderson almost became a Dolphin two years ago. The Broncos, though, matched Miami’s offer sheet. Now, two years later, the Broncos could make the running back a salary-cap casualty as he has a $4.5 million salary cap number for 2018. His release would free up nearly $5 million for the Broncos to pursue Kirk [more]

Report: Jets will pay “whatever it takes” to get Kirk Cousins

Mon, 02/19/2018 - 15:48
The Jets apparently want Kirk Cousins. They apparently want him badly enough that they’re willing to break the bank for him. According to Rich Cimini of, the Jets are “willing to pay whatever it takes” to get him. This report comes amid a belief that the Jets may be willing to fully guarantee Cousins’ [more]

Will Garoppolo, McCarron be able to adjust once defenses see what they can do?

Mon, 02/19/2018 - 15:15
The 49ers made quarterback Jimmy Garoppolo the highest-paid player in NFL history based on seven career starts, five in Kyle Shanahan’s system. Someone will be paying quarterback A.J. McCarron based on four career starts. Hovering over both is an important question: What will they do after defenses get enough film on them? New quarterbacks and/or [more]

Mets G.M.: Tim Tebow will play in the major leagues

Sun, 02/18/2018 - 18:18
Six years after a hot-potato trade from the Broncos to the Jets killed the football version of Tebowmania, Tim Tebow is trying to get to the highest rungs of another sport. He has made it to the New York Mets’ major-league training camp, and G.M. Sandy Alderson believes it’s a matter of time before he [more]

CBA gives Kirk Cousins an immediate path to checkmate, if Washington tags him again

Sat, 02/17/2018 - 18:54
A.J. McCarron may not be the only quarterback who secures his freedom via the NFL’s grievance process. Albert Breer of reports that, if Washington applies the franchise tag to Kirk Cousins for a third straight year, “his camp will quickly file a grievance to block the tag, based on Washington violating the spirit of [more]

Will Kirk Cousins get a fully-guaranteed contract?

Sat, 02/17/2018 - 15:45
In each of the past two years, Washington quarterback Kirk Cousins has signed fully-guaranteed contracts. Of course, those contracts had a duration of only one year each. With Cousins rocketing toward the open market (efforts by his current team to conjure up a way to trade him notwithstanding), the question becomes whether the next contract [more]

Report: ESPN, FOX both trying to sign Peyton Manning as prime time analyst

Fri, 02/16/2018 - 15:44
Two of the marquee NFL color commentary jobs are available, and Peyton Manning has his choice of either one of them. ESPN’s Monday Night Football booth hasn’t found its replacement for Jon Gruden, and FOX hasn’t said who will call its new Thursday Night Football package. But Manning would be the top choice for both [more]

What will Washington do with Kirk Cousins?

Fri, 02/16/2018 - 02:00
One of the Super Bowl Sunday splash reports suggested that Washington will consider using the franchise tag on quarterback Kirk Cousins, as part of a plan to try to trade him. Although no plan premised on the franchise tag or the transition tag makes sense for Washington, nothing stops them from considering it. As one [more]

AJ McCarron set to be an unrestricted free agent

Thu, 02/15/2018 - 22:07
Make room for AJ McCarron in the pool of free agent quarterbacks. McCarron won a grievance filed against the Bengals on Thursday that credits him with an accrued season for 2014, which means he now has the four seasons needed for unrestricted free agency under his belt. McCarron objected to the Bengals putting him on [more]

Denver, Las Vegas among finalists to host 2019, 2020 drafts

Thu, 02/15/2018 - 19:41
The NFL Draft will be in Dallas this year for the first time and there will be two new hosts in 2019 and 2020. The league has announced that it has narrowed the choices to host the next two drafts to five finalists. They are Denver, Las Vegas, Nashville, Cleveland/Canton and Kansas City. None of [more]

Sam Darnold gets Mayock’s vote as the top quarterback in the draft

Thu, 02/15/2018 - 18:49
In what looks like a strong draft for quarterbacks, we’ll spend much of the next two months debating which one is the best. Score one vote for USC’s Sam Darnold. Mike Mayock of NFL Network has released his draft rankings, and he lists Darnold as the No. 1 quarterback. Next is Wyoming’s Josh Allen, followed [more]

Joe Thomas joins in on Kirk Cousins pursuit

Thu, 02/15/2018 - 13:54
Browns left tackle Joe Thomas isn’t going to let Von Miller corner the market on quarterback-lobbying. Thomas put in his pitch to soon-to-be free agent quarterback Kirk Cousins, tweeting to him that Cleveland would be a lovely place to play some football, raise a family, and gain immortality. Thomas initially tweeted out: “I hear Cleveland [more]

Derek Wolfe “so much better” after neck surgery

Thu, 02/15/2018 - 11:47
Broncos defensive end Derek Wolfe saw his season come to an early end because of a neck injury that caused him problems during the 2016 season as well, but he doesn’t expect it to be an issue in 2018. Wolfe had surgery to address the nerve pain in his neck after being placed on injured [more]

Report: Broncos expected to hire Loren Landow as new strength coach

Wed, 02/14/2018 - 23:24
The Broncos have found a new strength and conditioning coach. They are expected to hire local sports performance coach Loren Landow, Nicki Jhabvala of The Denver Post reports. Landow works with Olympians, including swimmer Missy Franklin, as well as NFL, NHL, MLB, UFC and WNBA athletes. His bio says he has trained more than 700 [more]

Report: “Belief” is Broncos will keep Emmanuel Sanders, Demaryius Thomas

Wed, 02/14/2018 - 18:05
Most of the focus around the Broncos heading into the offseason has been on what they will do at quarterback, although there has also been some time spent thinking about whether they’ll make a change at wide receiver. Demaryius Thomas has a cap charge of just over $12 million for the 2018 season while Emmanuel [more]

Broncos may make a run at A.J. McCarron, if he’s an unrestricted free agent

Wed, 02/14/2018 - 14:31
Bengals quarterback A.J. McCarron will learn as soon as today whether he’ll be a restricted free agent or an unrestricted free agent in March. If it’s the latter, he could have a suitor in Colorado. Appearing on Wednesday’s PFT Live, Vic Lombardi if Altitude Sports Network said that the Broncos would be interested in McCarron, [more]

Peyton Manning to drive pace car for Daytona 500

Wed, 02/14/2018 - 06:15
Former Indianapolis Colts and Denver Broncos quarterback Peyton Manning will lead the field to the green flag in Sunday’s running of the Daytona 500. NASCAR announced on Tuesday that the Manning would serve as the Honorary Pace Car Driver for the 60th running of “The Great American Race.” “Serving as the Honorary Pace Car Driver [more]

Von Miller continues to recruit Kirk Cousins

Tue, 02/13/2018 - 21:24
Von Miller continues to recruit Kirk Cousins to Denver. During Super Bowl week, the Broncos linebacker said the quarterback is just what Denver needs to “take us over the edge.” Miller now has started a social-media campaign, taking his recruiting efforts directly to Cousins. Cousins posted a photo on Instagram showing two different kinds of [more]