December 2018 - Football Wiretap

Todd Bowles Declines To Comment On Future With Jets
Todd Bowles is signed through 2020 as head coach.

Rich Cimini/ESPN

Pete Carroll Signs Two-Year Extension With Seahawks
Pete Carroll's previous extension ran through the 2019 season.

Brady Henderson/ESPN

Cardinals Claim D.J. Swearinger Off Waivers
D.J. Swearinger was released by Washington two days after he criticized the play calling of defensive coordinator Greg Manusky.

Josh Weinfuss/ESPN

NFL, NFLPA Ask For Investigation Into Eric Reid's Testing Claims
Eric Reid has been tested seven times since signing with the Panthers in September.

David Newton/ESPN

LeSean McCoy Doesn't Start Due To 'Situation' With Sean McDermott
LeSean McCoy scoffed when reporters asked whether he would still be the featured running back.

Mike Rodak/ESPN

Raiders Considering Playing 2019 Season In London
The Raiders are unsure where they will play in 2019.

Jay Glazer/Fox Sports

Jerry Reese Declines Request To Interview For Raiders' GM Job
Jerry Reese was fired by the Giants one year ago.

Adam Schefter/ESPN

Mike McCarthy Already Receiving Head Coaching Interest
Mike McCarthy is unsure if he will immediately return to coaching.

Adam Schefter/ESPN

Patriots Had Security With Josh Gordon At All Times
Sources believe that Josh Gordon somehow eluded New England's security team during their bye week.

Adam Schefter/ESPN

SF Giants Offer AT&T Park Usage To Raiders For 2019
The NFL has said they need an answer by early January or February on where the Raiders will play in 2019.

Charean Williams/Pro Football Talk

Le'Veon Bell Has Interest In Signing With Colts
Le'Veon Bell knows the Colts have cap space and a situation in which they could win immediately.

Mike Florio/Pro Football Talk

Tom Brady: Not Much Reaction To Josh Gordon News
Tom Brady has commented almost weekly about all the positive work being put in by Josh Gordon.

Associated Press

Frank Gore Won't Need Surgery, Hopes To Play In 2019
Frank Gore led the Dolphins with 722 rushing yards and an average of 4.6 yards per carry.

Adam Schefter/ESPN

Dez Bryant Wants To Play In 2019
Dez Bryant didn't log a snap in an NFL game this season, but he's focused on playing in 2019.

Austin Knoblauch/NFL

Leonard Fournette Admits He Could Be In Better Shape
After helping lead the Jacksonville Jaguars to the NFL's No. 1 rushing attack last season, Leonard Fournette has just 396 yards on 115 carries in 2018.

Todd Gurley Doesn't Practice, Thinks He'll 'Be Fine'
Todd Gurley hasn't practiced due to inflammation in his left knee, but thinks he'll be able to play on Sunday.

Lindsey Thiry/ESPN

Cam Jordan: Ben Roethlisberger Isn't Top 5 QB This Era
Cameron Jordan took to Twitter on Thursday night to clarify that he was only doubting Ben Roethlisberger's credentials as a first-ballot Hall of Famer.

Mike Triplett/ESPN

James Conner Doesn't Expect To Play Week 16
James Conner has missed the past two games for the Steelers with an ankle injury.

Kevin Patra/

Josh Gordon Steps Away From Patriots
Josh Gordon will be taking a mental health break.

RealGM Staff Report

Opponents Knew Cam Newton Couldn't Throw Deep
The Panthers have decided to sit Cam Newton with two games to go.

Darin Gantt/Pro Football Talk

Patrick Mahomes Lands Endorsement Deal With Hunt's
On Wednesday, Hunt's announced that Patrick Mahomes is a "brand ambassador'' for its ketchup.

Adam Teicher/ESPN

Keenan Allen Expected To Play Against Ravens
Keenan Allen, who left last Thursday's Chargers-Chiefs game with a hip pointer, is expected to play on Saturday night, according to a source.


Cardinals Claim Pharoh Cooper Off Waivers
The Rams waived the return man on Tuesday and Pharoh Cooper could now play against them on Sunday.


Cam Newton Done For 2018 With Sore Shoulder
Cam Newton said nothing he has tried, from acupuncture to massage, has worked.

David Newton/ESPN

Larry Fitzgerald Remains Uncertain On Retirement
Larry Fitzgerald will be a free agent this offseason, but he has not interest in playing for another team.

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Patrick Mahomes Was Lightly Recruited Coming Out Of High School
The easiest explanation could be that Patrick Mahomes' future in baseball could have scared off the football world.

Mike Piellucci/Bleacher Report

Patriots Accuse Antonio Brown Of 'Super Dirty Move'
Stephon Gilmore, who held Antonio Brown to just two catches on four targets this past Sunday, claims the Steelers wide receiver made some dirty plays.

Ryan Wilson/CBS Sports

Devonta Freeman 'Won't Make It Back' This Season
Dan Quinn admitted during his weekly radio spot that Devonta Freeman won't return to the Falcons this season.

Jared Dubin/CBS Sports

Rams Sign C.J. Anderson For Depth Behind Todd Gurley
Todd Gurley is considered day-to-day because of inflammation in his knee.

Lindsey Thiry/ESPN

Raiders Interested In Nathan Peterman
Nathan Peterman was released by the Bills on November 12.

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