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Taysom Hill’s potential quarterback pay hinges on throwing 224 passes per season

So how will the Saints and Taysom Hill determine whether he’s paid as a quarterback or as a guy who plays some other position under his new hybrid deal that’s worth as little as $40 million and as much as $95 million? Per a source with knowledge of the situation, the magic number is 224. […]

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Monday Night Football: Saquon Barkley, Rob Gronkowski are active

Tight end Rob Gronkowski officially is back, giving Tom Brady his security blanket. Gronkowski hasn’t played since Week 3 aside from six snaps in Week 8. He was questionable with a back injury but is not on the team’s inactive list. Gronkowski has 16 catches for 184 yards and four touchdowns this season. The Bucs’ […]

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Baker Mayfield blames decision to ditch media obligation on frustration, quibbles over accountability

Browns quarterback Baker Mayfield stiff-armed the media on Sunday, after getting booed at home in a 13-10 win over the Lions. On Monday, he met with reporters and discussed, among other things, his decision to not meet with reporters on Sunday. “I was frustrated among other things,” Mayfield said. “I have never dodged any questions […]

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USFL will return with eight original team names

The USFL really will be back. On Monday, the Fox-owned football league announced that the original eight team names will be used for the eight teams of the reboot that comes nearly 40 years later. And even though the eight teams will play in one location (travel costs, zero), the teams will carry the names […]

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Adam Trautman is expected to miss 4-6 weeks with MCL sprain

The Saints have had several injury issues in 2021 and they’ve continued with another key member of the team’s offense. Per ESPN’s Adam Schefter, tight end Adam Trautman is expected to miss four-to-six weeks after suffering an MCL sprain in New Orleans’ Sunday loss to Philadelphia. Trautman left the game after making a 17-yard catch […]

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Matt LaFleur: Packers will “absolutely not” replace kicker Mason Crosby

Packers kicker Mason Crosby is just 2-for-6 on field goals over the last three weeks, but his job is not in jeopardy. That’s the word from Packers coach Matt LaFleur, who said today that his team will “absolutely not” replace Crosby. Crosby made a 54-yard field goal in Sunday’s loss to the Vikings, but he […]

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Ravens designate Malik Harrison for return

Linebacker Malik Harrison will be back at Ravens practice this week. Harrison was placed on the non-football injury list after he was shot last month and he was designated for return to the active roster on Monday. A stray bullet hit Harrison in the calf during the team’s bye week and he’s missed the minimum […]