Channing Crowder’s Russell Wilson jab elevated The Pivot podcast

A comment about a square helped solidify a close-knit circle. “The Pivot” podcast, the fast-growing show by former NFL stars Ryan Clark, Fred Taylor and Channing Crowder, made waves last month when Crowder called Russell Wilson a “square” on one of its episodes. “If Russell didn’t have that bread [his wife] Ciara would not be … Read more

Josh McDaniels on Colin Kaepernick workout

6:03 PM ET Brady HendersonESPN HENDERSON, Nev. – Las Vegas Raiders coach Josh McDaniels said Thursday he didn’t feel the need to give quarterback Derek Carr a heads-up that the team was taking a look at Colin Kaepernick. McDaniels, speaking after a Raiders organized team activity, otherwise revealed little about the first known workout the … Read more

Jon Gruden could unwittingly help Brian Flores in his lawsuit vs. the NFL

Uh … go Jon Gruden?Image: Getty Images Against all odds, disgraced former Raiders coach Jon Gruden has garnered some support from the public – grudging and conditional though it may be – in his fight against Roger Goodell and the NFL. You wouldn’t think he could come back from the racist, sexist, homophobic, slur-filled emails … Read more

New Orleans Saints’ Michael Thomas expected to be ready for training camp, coach Dennis Allen says; Jameis Winston already on field

Receiver Michael Thomas is not yet participating in New Orleans Saints OTAs. But he is expected back from his ankle injury in time for training camp, according to coach Dennis Allen, and he is present and rehabbing with the team during the voluntary workout period. Meanwhile, quarterback Jameis Winston is already back on the practice … Read more

Jalen Hurts and Trey Lance getting serious Vegas love for MVP

Photo: Shutterstock The hype train for the 2022 NFL season has not just left the station, it leapt off the tracks, burst into the stratosphere, and started singing a collection of Tupac’s greatest hits. People are going crazy with some of these predictions! I mean who in their right minds is picking the Lions and … Read more

Deshaun Watson cases: The Browns must say what they know

At Deshaun Watson’s introductory press conference in March, he said — four times — that he has “never disrespected” a woman. On Tuesday, two of the 22 women who have filed civil suits against Watson for sexual misconduct during massage appointments, detailed, on camera in a segment with HBO, moments during those sessions when Watson … Read more

Colin Kaepernick to work out for Las Vegas Raiders on Wednesday, say sources

Colin Kaepernick, who last played professional football in 2016 – the year he started kneeling during the national anthem to protest racial injustice – is scheduled to work out Wednesday for the Las Vegas Raiders, league sources told ESPN. It will mark Kaepernick’s first workout with an NFL team since being exiled, and it will … Read more

Colin Kaepernick to work out for Las Vegas Raiders this week, say sources

Colin Kaepernick, who last played professional football in 2016 – the year he started kneeling during the national anthem to protest racial injustice – is scheduled to work out this week for the Las Vegas Raiders, league sources told ESPN. It will mark Kaepernick’s first workout with an NFL team since being exiled, and it … Read more

Baltimore Ravens coach John Harbaugh

Lamar Jackson is missing the first week of the Baltimore Ravens’ organized team activities, marking the first time that the former NFL MVP quarterback has not been present at the voluntary spring workouts. ‘We’ve been down this road many times through the years, “Ravens coach John Harbaugh said after Wednesday’s practice.” I’ll just let Lamar … Read more

NFL quarterbacks Tom Brady, Aaron Rodgers, Patrick Mahomes, Josh Allen preview The Match, say to expect plenty of trash talk

NFL quarterbacks Tom Brady and Aaron Rodgers will face off against Patrick Mahomes and Josh Allen in Capital One’s The Match on June 1 on TNT. The four quarterbacks participated in a media event Wednesday, and they showed a glimpse of what fans might expect on the television broadcast of the 12-hole exhibition that seemingly … Read more