December 2017 - Football Wiretap

Steelers Release James Harrison, Activate Marcus Gilbert
James Harrison played in just three games this season for the Steelers.


Josh Allen Leaves Wyoming For 2018 NFL Draft
Josh Allen is rated No. 3 on ESPN's Big Board at the quarterback position.

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Baker Mayfield Accepts Invitation To Senior Bowl
Baker Mayfield is the first Heisman winner to attend the Senior Bowl since Tim Tebow.

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Tom Brady Evades Questions About Personal Trainer's Access To Patriots
Alex Guerrero can no longer be on the sidelines or travel with the Patriots on their plane.

Mike Reiss/ESPN

Ravens Believe Anthem Protest Has Impacted Home No-Shows
Fans at M&T Bank Stadium booed the players when they took a knee.

Jamison Hensley/ESPN

Larry Fitzgerald Isn't Sure If He'll Play In 2018
He remains productive for the Arizona Cardinals, but isn't sure what the future holds for 2018.

Lakisha Jackson/NFL

Vince McMahon Continuing With XFL Reboot Plan
Rumors that Vince McMahon is looking to revive the XFL are gaining more momentum.

Michael David Smith/Pro Football Talk

Tre'Davious White Still Waiting For Apology From Rob Gronkowski
Tre'Davious White, who suffered a concussion when Rob Gronkowski blindsided him a few weeks ago, still hasn't received a private apology from the tight end.

Michael David Smith/Pro Football Talk

49ers Will Use Offseason To Build Around Jimmy Garoppolo
John Lynch had interest in Jimmy Garoppolo since before the draft but Bill Belichick didn't want to trade him at that time.

Michael David Smith/Pro Football Talk

Seahawks Fined $100,000 For Failing To Follow Concussion Protocol
Russell Wilson suffered a hit to the head in Week 10 that was not handled properly by Seattle.

RealGM Staff Report

NFL Could Have 11 Teams Making Change At QB This Offseason
The 2018 draft class could have as many as five quarterbacks selected in the first round.

Bill Barnwell/ESPN

NFL In-Game TV Ad Revenue Up From 2016
From September to the end of November, revenue is up 2 percent among all networks.

Jason Lynch/AdWeek

Giants To Interview Louis Reddick For GM Job
The Giants are also considering Dave Gettleman, Marc Ross and Kevin Abrams for the job.

James Kratch/Star Ledger

Deshaun Watson Hopes Texans Retain Bill O'Brien As Coach
Reports have surfaced that Bill O'Brien is at odds with the Texans' front office.

Jeremy Bergman/NFL

Duke Johnson: DeShone Kizer's Confidence Is Shot
DeShone Kizer leads the NFL in interceptions and has been benched, which Duke Johnson admits is wearing on the rookie quarterback.

Nate Ulrich/Akron Beacon Journal

Giants Interview Dave Gettleman For GM Job
New York is also expected to meet with ESPN analyst Louis Riddick, according to multiple reports.

Jordan Raanan/ESPN

Steelers, Eagles, Saints Lead NFL In Pro Bowlers (Full Rosters)
The Steelers led the entire NFL in Pro bowl selections with eight.

RealGM Staff Report

Mike Tomlin: Catch Rule 'Needs To Be Revisited'
Mike Tomlin, who is a member of the NFL's competition committee, declared Tuesday that the catch rule should be reviewed this offseason.

Kevin Patra/NFL

Deshaun Watson: I Know I'll Be Back Next Season
Deshaun Watson, who tore his right ACL in practice on Nov. 2, knows he'll be back as quarterback of the Texans next season.

Charean Williams/PFT

Charlotte Committed To Keeping Panthers
Charlotte mayor Vi Lyles is "completely motivated" to keep the Carolina Panthers in town after Jerry Richardson sells the team he founded.

David Newton/ESPN

Early 2018 Fantasy Football Mock Draft
It's never too early to look ahead in Fantasy Football and we present our initial mock draft for 2018.

Neema Hodjat/RealGM

Patriots Cause Friction By Reducing Role Of Tom Brady's Trainer
Alex Guerrero no longer flies with the Patriots or have sideline access during games.

Charean Williams/Pro Football Talk

Aaron Rodgers Placed On IR
Aaron Rodgers returned from his shoulder surgery in Week 15.

RealGM Staff Report

Sean McVay: Todd Gurley Deserves MVP Consideration
Todd Gurley totaled 180 yards and scored four touchdowns in an important win for the Rams over the Seahawks on Sunday.

Rich Hammond/Orange County Register

Tina Becker Takes Over Day-To-Day Control Of Panthers
Jerry Richardson is no longer involved in the day-to-day operation of the Panthers.

David Newton/ESPN

Thomas Davis Suspended Two Games For Hit On Davante Adams
The NFL has suspended Thomas Davis for two games for an illegal hit on Davante Adams during Sunday's game between the Panthers and Packers.


Cowboys Unsure How They'll Use Ezekiel Elliott
Ezekiel Elliott is back with the Cowboys after serving a six-game suspension, but Jason Garrett says he isn't sure how the running back will be used this weekend.

Todd Archer/ESPN

49ers Didn't Know Jimmy Garoppolo Was 'This Special'
Jimmy Garoppolo has won his first five career starts and he's already had three game-winning drives.

Eric Branch/San Francisco Chronicle

Julius Peppers Tried To Avoid Hurting Aaron Rodgers On Sack
Julius Peppers played for the Packers for three seasons.

Rob Demovsky/ESPN

Baker Mayfield Receiving First Round Buzz From Scouts
Baker Mayfield won the Heisman Trophy but there are concerns about his size.

Mel Kiper Jr./ESPN