- NFL Draft 2021 will look different because of coronavirus, but can jumpstart Cleveland at crucial time (cleveland.com) - Cleveland’s turn at hosting the NFL Draft April 29-May 1 won’t be what David Gilbert, President and CEO of the Greater Cleveland Sports Commission, originally envisioned, but he’s confident it will jumpstart a struggling downtown in the wake of the pandemic.
- Cleveland a laughingstock no more, says Browns’ new end Takk McKinley (The News-Herald) - Cleveland is no longer the destination for NFL free agents that have to be overpaid to play for the Browns or sign with them because they can’t find work with another team.
- 5 things to know about new Browns LB Anthony Walker (clevelandbrowns.com) - Anthony Walker, one of the most well-respected and talented players from the Indianapolis Colts’ defense, has signed with the Browns. Here are five things to know about Cleveland’s newest linebacker.
- Callie Brownson: In a year riddled with barriers, women continued to break them (NFL.com) - About a month ago, I found myself getting reacquainted with a familiar friend. The sheen of its white and brown polyester looked different in a glass case with fluorescent lighting, but the feelings it evoked remained the same. As I reflected on my football journey that day, I felt sadness and even some anger for the women who came before me and never realized their dreams. I felt immense gratitude and admiration for those who paved the way for my success. Above all else, I felt excitement and hope for the future of women in the National Football League.
- Dolphins cut tackle Isaiah Wilson after efforts to help him failed (Miami Herald) - The Miami Dolphins on Saturday waived troubled offensive tackle Isaiah Wilson just three days after trading for him. Wilson is said to have refused team efforts to help him to get his life on track, continuing behavior that caused the Tennessee Titans to give up on him less than a year after drafting him in the first round.
- Kenny Golladay agrees to contract with Giants (CBS Sports) - Kenny Golladay’s free agent tour has come to a close. The star wide receiver has agreed to terms on a deal that will make him the newest member of the New York Giants, CBS Sports NFL Insider Jason La Canfora confirms. As for the contract, Ian Rapoport of the NFL Network adds that the Giants have given Golladay a four-year, $72 million deal. It has a max value of $76 million and includes $40 million guaranteed.
- Former Bears CB Kyle Fuller, Broncos agree to terms as Denver secondary takes shape (Denver Post) - The Denver Broncos acted swiftly and aggressively Saturday, agreeing to terms with cornerback Kyle Fuller on a one-year contract shortly after his release from the Chicago Bears, a source confirmed. The deal is worth $9.5 million, according to the NFL Network.
- How many more Raiders seasons is Jon Gruden going to waste? (The Athletic) - Since Jon Gruden seems to have brought this issue up with several players recently, maybe it’s time to talk about another veteran who has underperformed his contract lately and severely. Yes, it’s a huge contract.