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Understanding Eric Winston’s remarks about the future of the NFL

Much has been made about one specific comment made by NFLPA president Eric Winston at his Bengals locker about the future of the NFL. The click-magnet headline cultivated by some (like attributes to Winston the notion that he doesn't care if NFL "dies out in 20 years.

Browns sign DL Brandon Thompson after cutting Desmond Bryant

The Browns signed defensive lineman Brandon Thompson after releasing Desmond Bryant, the team announced. Thompson originally was a third-round choice of the Bengals in 2012.

Ten blockbuster NFL trades that would break the internet

It is an incredibly active time in the NFL as teams scramble to finalize their 53-man rosters. A couple of shocking trades recently took place amidst all of the frenzy.We didn't foresee wide receiver

Eric Winston: We need to be prepared for 2021

Whatever happens after the expiration of the current labor deal, the NFL Players Association has a clear message for its members: Be prepared. "It's not something that we can spring on them in 2020 and say, 'You guys got to get ready for this,'" NFLPA president Eric Winston recently told Keenan...

Who wins the AFC North?

Tuesday's PFT Live has not one but two questions of the day. The first deals with a division that has not two but four teams in it.

Each team’s player with most to prove in NFL preseason Week 3

With the grime, sweat, blood and tears of training camp in their rear-view mirrors, teams are gearing up for some actual game-planning in NFL preseason Week 3.Most teams are going to play their starter

Broncos claim RB Stanley Williams off waivers

The Broncos claimed running back Stanley Williams off waivers, releasing running back Bernard Pierce in a corresponding move. Williams, 21, was an undrafted rookie free agent out of the University of Kentucky.

Bengals cut veteran defensive tackle Brandon Thompson

Thirteen days before a mandated cut to 53 players, the Bengals have created three roster spots. The most significant move comes from the decision to terminate the contract of veteran defensive tackle Brandon Thompson.

Bengals think Shawn Williams can return this season

Bengals safety Shawn Williams was carted off the field early in Sunday night's game after suffering a right elbow injury that was later diagnosed as a dislocation.

Two TDs for Patrick Mahomes as No. 2 Chiefs QB

The Chiefs bumped Patrick Mahomes up to the No. 2 quarterback spot for Saturday's game against the Bengals and the first-round pick had a good outing in relief of Alex Smith.

Alex Smith sharp, Kareem Hunt active early for Chiefs

Chiefs quarterback Alex Smith's agent Tom Condon said this week that he's not worried about his client finding another home should the team decide to move on to first-round pick Patrick Mahomes at some point and Saturday night's work against the Bengals showed some of why Condon is confident.

Bengals lose Shawn Williams to elbow injury

The Bengals may need a new starting safety for at least a little while. Shawn Williams was taken off the field on a cart after a run by Chiefs rookie Kareem Hunt in the first quarter of Saturday night's game.

Bengals waive Cedric Thompson with injury settlement

The Bengals announced they waived safety Cedric Thompson with an injury settlement on Saturday. He had signed with the Bengals on July 31 after safeties Derron Smith and George Iloka were injured.

Dolphins add Rey Maualuga

The Dolphins are adding some depth at linebacker. Rey Maualuga has agreed to terms with Miami, according to multiple reports.

3 underappreciated Bengals who earned a closer look in preseason opener

The Bengals saw some great performances in the preseason opener from a few players who got lost in the shuffle and did not receive the praise they deserve.