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NFL News: Today in the NFL

Here are the news stories for Sunday, July 5, 2020

NFLPA proposes 80-man rosters for training camp
Saturday, July 4, 2020

Profootballtalk reports the NFLPA has proposed 80-man rosters for training camp this season. 
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Patriots 'confident' in Cam Newton's health
Saturday, July 4, 2020

New England

NFL Network's Ian Rapoport reports the Patriots are "confident" in Cam Newton's physical condition. 
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NFL COVID return timeline depends on symptoms
Saturday, July 4, 2020

The NFL will have different return timelines for players who test positive for COVID-19 depending on their symptoms.  
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NFL severely restricting media access for camp
Saturday, July 4, 2020

The NFL has issued severe media restrictions for training camp. 
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Bills want Moss to play similar role to Gore
Saturday, July 4, 2020

Buffalo

The Bills' official website confirms the team wants third-round RB Zack Moss to "play a role similar to Frank Gore's." 
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NFLPA Board recommends skipping 2020 preseason
Friday, July 3, 2020

ESPN's Dan Graziano reports the NFLPA Board of Player Representatives unanimously voted to recommend skipping the 2020 preseason.
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Cowboys 'might have some interest' in David Njoku
Friday, July 3, 2020

Cleveland

Cleveland.com's Mary Kay Cabot reports the Cowboys "might have some interest" in Browns TE David Njoku.
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Browns TE David Njoku requests to be traded
Friday, July 3, 2020

Cleveland

Browns TE David Njoku has requested a trade, according to ESPN's Adam Schefter.
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Washington Redskins announce review of team's name
Friday, July 3, 2020

Washington

The Washington Redskins will undergo a thorough review of the team's name.
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RFK 'non-starter' unless Snyder change team's name
Thursday, July 2, 2020

Washington

Congressman Raúl M. Grijalva, whose committee owns the RFK Stadium site, called the prospect of a new Redskins stadium a “non-starter” unless owner Dan Snyder changes the team's name.
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FedEx requests Washington Redskins to change name
Thursday, July 2, 2020

Washington

ABC reports FedEx requested the Washington Redskins to change their team name. 
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Garafolo: 'A shot' Seahawks sign Antonio Brown
Thursday, July 2, 2020

No team

NFL Network's Mike Garafolo said there is "a shot" the Seahawks sign free agent Antonio Brown.
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Cam Newton's contract includes $550k guaranteed
Thursday, July 2, 2020

New England

NFL Network's Ian Rapoport reports Cam Newton's contract includes $550,000 guaranteed.
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George Kittle to end up at $13 million per season?
Wednesday, July 1, 2020

San Francisco

The Athletic's Matt Barrows reports George Kittle's extension could end up in the range of $13 million per season. 
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49ers have discussed Kendrick Bourne extension
Wednesday, July 1, 2020

San Francisco

The Athletic's Matt Barrows reports the 49ers have discussed an extension for contract-year WR Kendrick Bourne. 
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Garafolo: NFLPA yet to agree to play preseason
Wednesday, July 1, 2020

NFL Network's Mike Garafolo reports the NFLPA has yet to agree to play any preseason games. 
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Antonio Brown works out with Russell Wilson
Wednesday, July 1, 2020

No team

Free agent Antonio Brown worked out with Russell Wilson on Thursday. 
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Jets 'still talking' with FA Demaryius Thomas
Wednesday, July 1, 2020

No team

The Athletic's Connor Hughes reports the Jets are "still talking" with free agent Demaryius Thomas. 
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PFT: NFL officially cuts preseason to two games
Wednesday, July 1, 2020

Baltimore

Profootballtalk's Mike Florio reports the NFL has officially decided to reduce the preseason to two games. 
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NFL elects not to hold 2020 Supplemental Draft
Wednesday, July 1, 2020

The NFL has elected not to hold a Supplemental Draft this summer. 
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NFL could require fans to sign COVID-19 waivers
Wednesday, July 1, 2020

The Athletic's Daniel Kaplan reports the league is considering a plan that would allow fans to attend games this fall after signing a waiver promising not to sue the league if they contract COVID-19. 
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Duke Williams, Robert Foster unlikely to make team
Wednesday, July 1, 2020

Buffalo

The Athletic's Joe Buscaglia believes both Duke Williams and Robert Foster "are going to have a difficult time" making the Bills' roster.
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Report: Ngakoue 'still desires trade' out of JAX
Wednesday, July 1, 2020

Jacksonville

ESPN's Jeremy Fowler reports "nothing has changed" with unsigned franchise player DE Yannick Ngakoue's stance, and he "still desires a trade" out of Jacksonville.
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Shaq Barrett will sign tag if no long-term deal
Wednesday, July 1, 2020

Tampa Bay

Unsigned franchise player OLB Shaq Barrett said he'll sign the tag if he and the Bucs can't agree to a long-term deal.
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Stroud: 'No interest' from Bucs in Antonio Brown
Wednesday, July 1, 2020

No team

The Tampa Bay Times' Rick Stroud reports the Bucs have "no interest" in free agent Antonio Brown.
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Chris Jones: 'I won't play' without long-term deal
Wednesday, July 1, 2020

Kansas City

Unsigned franchise player DT Chris Jones tweeted "I won't play" if he and the Chiefs don't come to terms on a long-term deal before the July 15 deadline.
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'No indication' other teams pursuing Markus Golden
Tuesday, June 30, 2020

No team

SNY's Ralph Vacchiano reports there is "no indication" other teams are pursuing free agent Markus Golden after the Giants placed a "May 5 tender" on him on April 27. 
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Report: Pats haven't guaranteed Cam starting job
Tuesday, June 30, 2020

New England

The Athletic's Jeff Howe reports the Patriots have not guaranteed Cam Newton their starting quarterback job.
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Report: Buccaneers not interested in Antonio Brown
Tuesday, June 30, 2020

No team

ESPN's Dianna Russini reports the Buccaneers are not interested in free agent Antonio Brown.
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Schefter: Patriots only team to offer Cam contract
Monday, June 29, 2020

New England

The Patriots were the only team to offer Cam Newton a contract, according to ESPN's Adam Schefter.
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Pats fined $1.1M, lose pick for filming sideline
Sunday, June 28, 2020

New England

ESPN's Adam Schefter reports the Patriots were fined $1.1 million and will lose their 2021 third-round pick for filming the Bengals sideline.
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Splash: Patriots ink Cam Newton to one-year pact
Sunday, June 28, 2020

New England

Patriots signed QB Cam Newton, formerly of the Panthers, to a one-year contract.
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Marquise Brown (foot) has had 'a great offseason'
Saturday, June 27, 2020

Baltimore

Ravens offensive coordinator Greg Roman believes WR Marquise Brown has had "a great offseason physically."
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Browns unsure who will serve as play-caller
Saturday, June 27, 2020

Cleveland

Browns coach Kevin Stefanski remains unsure if he or OC Alex Van Pelt will call plays. 
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Vita Vea recovering from 'minor' hand surgery
Saturday, June 27, 2020

Tampa Bay

Bucs DT Vita Vea is recovering from a "minor surgical hand procedure." 
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49ers also sign Brandon Aiyuk to rookie contract
Friday, June 26, 2020

San Francisco

49ers signed first-round WR Brandon Aiyuk to a four-year contract.
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49ers ink 1st-rounder Javon Kinlaw to rookie deal
Friday, June 26, 2020

San Francisco

49ers signed first-round DT Javon Kinlaw to a four-year contract.
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Chris Jones, Chiefs yet to make progress on deal
Friday, June 26, 2020

Kansas City

NFL Network's James Palmer reports "there hasn’t been much traction at all toward a new contract" between the Chiefs and unsigned franchise player Chris Jones.
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Rhule hints at more deep shots for Bridgewater
Friday, June 26, 2020

Carolina

Panthers coach Matt Rhule hinted that Teddy Bridgewater could take more downfield shots given the team's personnel at wide receiver.
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NFL approves plan to cover seats closest to field
Thursday, June 25, 2020

ESPN's Adam Schefter reports the NFL has approved a plan to cover the seats closest to the field this season. 
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Goodell not closing door on fans in stadiums
Thursday, June 25, 2020

Speaking Thursday, NFL commissioner Roger Goodell refused to close the door on fans attending games in 2020. 
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Gordon expects reinstatement decision in 30 days
Thursday, June 25, 2020

No team

ESPN's Jeremy Fowler reports suspended free agent Josh Gordon expects a decision on his reinstatement application within the next 30 days. 
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Jarvis Landry (hip surgery) 'looking great'
Thursday, June 25, 2020

Cleveland

Speaking Thursday, Browns coach Kevin Stefanski said Jarvis Landry (hip surgery) was "looking great." 
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Stefanski: Beckham '100 percent' following surgery
Thursday, June 25, 2020

Cleveland

Browns coach Kevin Stefanski said Odell Beckham (sports hernia) is "free and clear" and "100 percent" following surgery.
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HOF preseason opener canceled, ceremony postponed
Thursday, June 25, 2020

Dallas

ESPN's Adam Schefter reports the Pro Football Hall of Fame preseason opener is canceled due to the COVID-19 pandemic.
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Report: Ravens not a destination for Antonio Brown
Wednesday, June 24, 2020

No team

ESPN’s Josina Anderson reports the Ravens are not being considered as a “potential future destination” for free agent Antonio Brown.
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Clubs proceeding as if veterans report July 28
Wednesday, June 24, 2020

No team

NFL Network’s Ian Rapoport reports “multiple” clubs are proceeding as if veterans will report to camp July 28.
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Club owners set to meet Thursday to discuss season
Wednesday, June 24, 2020

No team

USA Today’s Mike Jones reports club owners will meet Thursday to discuss preparations for the 2020 season.
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Report: COVID attendance policies up to teams
Tuesday, June 23, 2020

No team

The Athletic's Daniel Kaplan reports the NFL will allow teams to "set different attendance capacity limits."
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Lions transitioning ownership to Sheila Ford Hamp
Tuesday, June 23, 2020

Detroit

94-year-old Lions owner Martha Firestone Ford is stepping down in favor of her daughter Sheila Ford Hamp.
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Steelers 'comfortable' with Big Ben's health
Tuesday, June 23, 2020

Pittsburgh

Steelers coach Mike Tomlin is "comfortable" with where Ben Roethlisberger (elbow) is at in his rehab. 
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Report: SEA, BAL have discussed Antonio Brown
Tuesday, June 23, 2020

No team

NFL Network's Mike Silver reports the Seahawks and Ravens have "had internal discussions" about signing free agent Antonio Brown. 
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Official: Dak Prescott signs his franchise tender
Monday, June 22, 2020

Dallas

Dak Prescott signed his franchise tender. 
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Jets expected to do nothing with Adams' demands
Monday, June 22, 2020

N.Y. Jets

NFL Network's Ian Rapoport believes the Jets will "stand pat and let this play out" in regards to Jamal Adams' trade demands.
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PFT: Dak looking for a 4-year deal, DAL wants 5
Monday, June 22, 2020

Dallas

Dak Prescott is seeking a long term contract of four years, but the Cowboys want him to sign a five-year deal, per Mike Florio of Pro Football Talk.
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Dak Prescott plans to sign $31.4M franchise tender
Sunday, June 21, 2020

Dallas

ESPN's Adam Schefter reports Dak Prescott is expected to sign his franchise tender on Monday.
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