Tom Brady sent a salty text to ex-Patriots teammate Rob Ninkovich

Rob Ninkovich doesn’t appear to be in Tom Brady’s good graces. During Friday’s installment of the “Keyshawn, JWill and Max” show on ESPN, Ninkovich — a former Patriots linebacker, who now serves as an NFL analyst with ESPN — said he texted the Buccaneers quarterback after their season-ending loss to the Cowboys in the wild-card … Read more

Would Aaron Rodgers join the Jets? What a trade for the QB might cost

It’s almost the anniversary of that time Jets flew a legendary Packers quarterback to Cleveland and crammed him into a small interview room at the Browns’ stadium before a preseason game to introduce him as their next quarterback. “This is unique,” Brett Favre said on that day, Aug. 7, 2008. That marriage worked until it … Read more

A roadmap to Giants closing the glaring talent gap on NFC

The 1980 Ray Perkins Giants finished in fifth and last place in the NFC East with a 4-12 record. But the 9-7 1981 Ray Perkins Giants ended an 18-year playoff drought and beat the defending NFC champion Eagles in a wild-card game. It helped that general manager George Young was lucky enough to use the … Read more

One team’s NFL Draft scouting report on Brock Purdy shows how he became ‘Mr. Irrelevant’

On the NFL team scouting report, the most eye-catching information of all the categories was in the box listed for final grade. It simply reads two words in all caps. NO INTEREST This was the write-up for one NFL team last spring when it evaluated the Iowa State quarterback Brock Purdy. In fairness, that NFL … Read more

Giants must plan for core players entering final years on contracts

If you think having Saquon Barkley and Daniel Jones reached free agency at the same time creates headaches for the Giants, avert your eyes from 2024. Next season marks the final year on the contracts of safety Xavier McKinney, left tackle Andrew Thomas and defensive tackles Leonard Williams and Dexter Lawrence. In other words, general … Read more

NFL Playoffs: Cincinnati Bengals beat Buffalo Bills just weeks after Damar Hamlin’s collapse

CNN — After the Kansas City Chiefs and Philadelphia Eagles beat the Jacksonville Jaguars and New York Giants respectively, all eyes were on the remaining Divisional Round matchups Sunday, with the Buffalo Bills facing the Cincinnati Bengals and the San Francisco 49ers hosting the Dallas Cowboys. The Bills fell to the Bengals 27-10, and the … Read more

Chief’s Patrick Mahomes keeps raising the bar on his legacy

Image: Getty Images Even on one leg Patrick Mahomes is better than Trevor Lawrence on his favorite day. If you weren’t aware, Lawrence had never lost on a Saturday until yesterday, when the Kansas City Chiefs outlasted the Jacksonville Jaguars, 27-20. In a game that was supposedly predetermined, postseason football happened and the league MVP … Read more

Giants’ season ends with a lopsided NFL playoff loss to the Eagles

PHILADELPHIA — There was plenty of beautiful noise from the Giants this season, but the end came with a dull thud. “You lose this time of year, it sucks,” coach Brian Daboll said. That sums up what went down Saturday night for the Giants. They were ushered out of the playoffs — rudely and decisively … Read more

The NFL is back in Tom Brady deja vu after potential Tampa Bay Buccaneers farewell | NFL News

What next for Tom Brady? Tom Brady might retire. Tom Brady might not retire either. He might move on from the Tampa Bay Buccaneers. He might dart for Las Vegas and its hefty electricity bill. He might swoop into Silicon Valley for some Kyle Shanahan shenanigans. He might cash in on the millions of TV … Read more