Doug Sutherland, part of Minnesota Vikings’ Purple People Eaters defensive line, dies at age 73

Former Minnesota Vikings defensive tackle Doug Sutherland, a member of the famed Purple People Eaters defensive line, died Tuesday at the age of 73. “Doug Sutherland was one of our proudest Legends. His humble nature did not allow for him to talk much about his own playing career, but Doug was a key member of … Read more

CB Patrick Peterson says he’s re-signing with Minnesota Vikings

Cornerback Patrick Peterson announced Wednesday on “All Things Covered,” the podcast he co-hosts with Bryant McFadden, that he will be re-signing with the Minnesota Vikings on a one-year contract. “I’m gonna stay put in Minnesota and run it back with the guys. Keep it in the North,” he said, while giving a Vikings cap. He … Read more

NFL mock draft 2022 – Mike Tannenbaum’s GM picks for 32 first-round selections, including three quarterbacks

7:00 AM ET Mike TannenbaumESPN The 2022 NFL draft is four weeks away, and I can’t wait. At the moment, 24 teams will have the chance to add at least one impact player in Round 1 — eight teams no longer have a first-round selection — and while this year’s class might be light on … Read more

NFL Power Rankings 2022 – Post-free agency 1-32 poll, plus predicting next offseason move for each team

With the initial wave of free agency having crested, it’s time for another edition of the NFL Power Rankings. It’s also time to look forward to the next chapter of the offseason. Sure, this offseason has had a lot to talk about so far, from quarterback trades (Russell Wilson, Deshaun Watson and Matt Ryan were … Read more

NFL free-agency 2022 buzz for all 32 teams

The 2022 NFL free agency will be remembered more for the absurd trade action than the actual contracts that free agents signed to start the league year. Blockbuster trades produced new starting quarterbacks for four different teams. As if Russell Wilson to Denver wasn’t splashy enough, Deshaun Watson to Cleveland featured a fully guaranteed $230 … Read more

NFL draft order 2022 – All 262 picks over seven rounds, plus team-by-team selections

The 2022 NFL draft will take place at Allegiant Stadium in Paradise, Nevada, home of the Las Vegas Raiders, with the first round slated for April 28. Rounds 2 and 3 will take place on April 29, while Rounds 4 through 7 will be on April 30. The draft will be broadcast on ESPN, ABC … Read more

New York Jets reach free-agent deal with Tyler Conklin, source says

FLORHAM PARK, NJ — The New York Jets doubled down on the tight end position in free agency, agreeing to a contract with former Minnesota Vikings starter Tyler Conklin, a league source confirmed Wednesday night. It’s a three-year, $21 million deal for Conklin, a source said. He joins CJ Uzomah in the Jets’ new-look tight … Read more

The best players available, from Terron Armstead to Za’Darius Smith – The Athletic

With NFL free agency under way, the list below offers the best remaining available players. These are players who have not yet signed or agreed to terms with a team. This story will update as players sign or are released. The number preceding each player’s name is where they ranked in our original 150. Players … Read more