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Bengals Running Back Joe Mixon gets four-year extension

In his three years in Cincinnati, Mixon has lead the team in rushing.

Jaguars cut former first round pick Leonard Fournette

Fournette exits Jacksonville fourth on their all-time rushing list.

Jaguars trade Yannick Ngakoue to Vikings

Holding out by not signing his franchise tag tender, Ngakoue is now headed to Minnesota.

NFL Injury Tracker: Major injuries hampering some contending teams

As major injuries are reported as teams begin padded practices, they will be updated here.

Arizona Cardinals make Budda Baker the highest paid safety in NFL history

The Cardnals’ defensive back reportedly signs a 4-year extension.

NFL Chief Medical Officer says only six positive COVID-19 cases from August 12-20

The National Football League has proven they can sustain themselves in a camp setting, but can they they keep up this trend?

NFL’s COVID-19 scare comes back as all false positives

The Pittsburgh Steelers were just one of several teams with positive COVID-19 test results which all were false positives.

Earl Thomas’ days in Baltimore are over

The former All-Pro safety was released after an altercation on Friday according to reports.

NFL investigating positive COVID-19 tests coming from the same lab

With an extremely low positivity rate, an unusual number of positive tests reported from the same facility on the same day raised a red flag.

NFL considering a “bubble-like” scenario for 2020 playoffs

Come January, the NFL may step up their COVID-19 procedures for the postseason.

Former Steelers’ NT Javon Hargrave to miss “multiple weeks” due to upper body injury

The former Steelers nose tackle signed a three-year, $39 million contract with the Eagles this past off-season.

Dez Bryant accepts workout invite with Baltimore Ravens

The former All-Pro wide receiver last played in 2017.

Washington Football Team hires first black NFL team president

Washington makes history with their most-recent hire.

How will the NFL handle a game-day positive COVID-19 test?

After the Pittsburgh Pirates had their weekend series canceled due to a positive test by an opposing player, does the NFL have a plan should the situation arise?

Crunching the Numbers: New rules for rosters and practice squads

With the numerous changes in the roster rules as well as with the practice squad, a little clarity is never a bad thing.

The complete list of NFL players who have opted out for the 2020 season

There were 66 players from 29 teams who chose to forgo the 2020 season.

NFL Player Opt Out Tracker: Keeping tabs on those who are sitting out the 2020 season

Updating which players are choosing to forgo the upcoming season due to the COVID-19 pandemic.

NFL, NFLPA agree to terms on CBA side letter in 2020

The NFL and NFLPA have done what many thought they couldn’t do...get a deal done heading into the 2020 regular season.

Deadline for players to opt out of the 2020 season expected soon

The NFL wants to know which players will be in, or out, in 2020, and they don’t want to wait around to find out.

Report: NFL suspends Antonio Brown 8 games upon his return

The troubled wide receiver will have to wait a bit before he gets back on the field anytime soon.

NFL Network’s top 100: 1-10

The annual list chosen by the players finished its release on Wednesday night.

Chargers Joey Bosa inks record-setting deal

The defensive end has reset the market.

NFL Network’s top 100: 11-40

The annual list chosen by the players continued its release on Tuesday night.

The top remaining NFL free agents at the start of training camp

Some of the best players of the 2020 free agency class are still available.

NFL Network’s top 100: 41-70

The annual list chosen by the players continued its release on Monday night.

Report: 12 NFL players have tested positive for COVID-19

Although twelve seems like a lot of cases, the positivity rate is probably quite low.

NFL Network’s top 100: 71-100

The annual list chosen by the players began its release on Sunday night.

Six players land on the NFL’s new Reserve/COVID-19 List

Of the six players, four play in the AFC North.

Seattle Seahawks acquire safety Jamal Adams from New York Jets

The Jets receive safety Brandon McDougald as well as two first round picks.

Washington’s Alex Smith has been cleared to play football again

The Veteran QB has been cleared to return to football activities after a horrific injury in 2018.

NFLPA sends players a schedule for 2020 training camp

The training camp schedule will look the same for 30 NFL teams.

NFL players could face fines for breaking off-field restrictions negotiated by NFLPA

In order to maintain a safer locker room environment, players have agreed to limit their outside contact during the season.

Chiefs Laurent Duvernay-Tardif is the first NFL player to opt out of the 2020 season

The medical school graduate has been working in Canada as an orderly during the pandemic and will continue to do so.

The NFL and Players Association have agreed to terms for conducting the 2020 season

After the NFL submitted their proposal and the NFLPA’s executive committee unanimously agreed, player reps have voted to operate under the procedures for this season.

Financial details emerging ahead of Friday’s meeting between the NFL and Players Association

The two sides are set for a conference call on Friday afternoon to work out the detains of the 2020 season.

Report: Cutting rosters to 80 players won’t happen until just before padded practices begin

Teams should be able to perform some evaluation before having to release 10 players.