December 2017 - Football Wiretap

Colin Kaepernick, Stephen Curry Want To Join Diddy In Buying Panthers
Colin Kaepernick and Stephen Curry have each Tweeted interest in purchasing the Panthers.

RealGM Staff Report

Bobby Wagner Upset With Earl Thomas' Comments To Media
In a since-deleted tweet, Bobby Wagner told Earl Thomas to "keep my name out yo mouth."

Brady Henderson/ESPN

Shad Khan: Jaguars No Longer 'Laughingstock'
The Jaguars clinched a playoff berth with a win over the Texans on Sunday.

Kevin Patra/NFL

Jerry Richardson To Put Panthers Up For Sale After Season
The decision comes as the NFL investigates allegations of workplace misconduct made against Jerry Richardson.


Antonio Brown Out For Regular Season With Partially Torn Calf
Antonio Brown caught two passes for 24 yards before he suffered the injury.

Ian Rapoport/

Andrew Luck Could Undergo Surgery On Bicep Tendon
If Andrew Luck undergoes the surgery, the recovery time is three to six months.

Chris Mortensen/ESPN

Marvin Lewis To Leave Bengals At End Of Season
Marvin Lewis is likely to be a candidate for several upcoming head coaching jobs.

Adam Schefter/ESPN

Jerry Richardson Under Investigation For Workplace Misconduct
Jerry Richardson has owned the Panthers since their inception in 1995.

RealGM Staff Report

OC Disputes Reports Of Friction Between Jameis Winston, Dirk Koetter
Reports of tension between Jameis Winston and Dirk Koetter is described as "a flat-out joke."

Jenna Laine/ESPN

Cardinals Place Adrian Peterson On IR With Neck Injury
Adrian Peterson suffered the injury on Nov. 26 against the Jaguars.


Broncos Likely To Retain Vance Joseph In 2018
The Broncos will monitor how the team finishes over the final games of the season.

Ian Rapoport/

Andrew Luck Has Nothing 'Ominous' In Right Shoulder
Andrew Luck has gone to Europe for treatment.

Ian Rapoport/

Jon Dorsey: Previous Browns' Front Office Didn't Get Real Players
John Dorsey replaced Sashi Brown as Cleveland's general manager last week.

Mary Kay Cabot/Cleveland Plain Dealer

Robert Griffin III Says He Turned Down Offers From Cardinals, Ravens
Robert Griffin III hasn't found an NFL home since the Browns cut him in the offseason.

Michael David Smith/Pro Football Talk

Aaron Rodgers: I'm Not Back To Save Green Bay's Season
The Packers are 7-6 and seemingly have to run the table to have a chance at a ninth-straight playoff appearance.

Rob Demovsky/ESPN

Adrian Peterson Could Miss Remainder Of 2017
Bruce Arians said there has been no progress on Adrian Peterson's injury.

Josh Weinfuss/ESPN

Roger Goodell Refutes Retirement Timeline Provided By NFL Spokesman
Roger Goodell won't necessarily retire after the 2023 season.

Mike Garafolo/

John Mara Would Like Giants To Keep Eli Manning In 2018
The Giants could draft a quarterback but still retain Eli Manning.

Albert Breer/

Spokesman: Roger Goodell Will Retire As Commissioner After 2023 Season
Roger Goodell will spend parts of the next five years working on identifying and grooming his successor.

Ian Rapoport/

Infographic: Five Teams Rank In Top-10 In Offense, Defense DVOA
In an indication of how much turnover there's been in parts of the NFL, none of those five teams (Rams, Eagles, Vikings, Saints and Chargers) made the playoffs in 2016.

RealGM Staff Report

Nick Foles: Eagles Won't Change Offense Without Carson Wentz
The Eagles have no plans to alter their offense in the wake of Carson Wentz's season-ending ACL injury.

Dave Zangaro/NBC Sports Philadelphia

Aaron Rodgers Says He's Cleared To Return
Aaron Rodgers announced on Instagram Tuesday night that doctors have medically cleared him to return to the field for the Packers.

Rob Demovsky/ESPN

Larry Johnson Fears He's Suffering From CTE
Larry Johnson is dealing with anxiety, paranoia, the occasional self-destructive impulse, which are consistent with CTE in past victims.

Kent Babb/Washington Post

NFL Projecting 2018 Salary Cap Between $174M-$178M
The salary cap for the 2017 came in at $167 million.

Ian Rapoport/

Patriots To Sign Kenny Britt
Kenny Britt was released last week by the Browns.

Field Yates/ESPN

Aaron Rodgers, Packers Facing Difficult Decision On Week 15
Aaron Rodgers is pushing to play in Week 15.

Ian Rapoport/

Steelers Place Ryan Shazier On IR
Ryan Shazier underwent spinal stabilization surgery on Dec. 6 in Pittsburgh.

Teresa Varley/

Colts Violated NFL Policy By Sending Non-Players To Clear Snow
The Colts violated an NFL policy when they sent sideline personnel onto the field to remove snow from the area where a kick would be lined up in order to help Adam Vinatieri get better footing.

Michael David Smith/Pro Football Talk

NFL Won't Punish Seahawks For Actions Against Jaguars
No members of the Seahawks will be suspended for their actions at the end of Sunday's game against the Jaguars, according to a league official.


49ers Waiting Until Offseason To Discuss Contract With Jimmy Garoppolo
The 49ers can use the franchise tag on Jimmy Garoppolo, which means there is a lack of urgency on their end.

Associated Press