Mike Glennon said Bears GM Ryan Pace has assured him he is locked in as the starting QB this season. NFL history says otherwise.
For many NFL teams, autonomy between ownership and management doesn't exist. But in the case of a player who evokes strong debate, a sovereign football operation might be what ultimately gets Kaepernick onto a roster.
Watson's spotlight in Houston will be drastically different than the one that hovered over Brock Osweiler. As it should be, considering Osweiler arrived with a heap of starting QB money and inescapable expectations.
There has been no shortage of theories for why Colin Kaepernick is unsigned. Yahoo Sports spoke to a handful of NFL evaluators and those familiar with Kaepernick to gain some perspective on the free-agent silence.
General manager Ryan Pace saw his guy, and that ended up making all the difference on draft day. To the point that Pace's aggressive trade to move up from No. 3 overall to No. 2 was likely a case where the Bears were bidding against themselves. Pace revealed his rationale.
Instead, he’s the most accomplished NFL player from last season still unemployed. It’s been a particularly rough existence for 30-year-old running backs in free agency this offseason. Jamaal Charles will reportedly get his first free-agent visit this week when he sees the Denver Broncos.
Two teams told Yahoo Sports that they believe polygraph tests can be a proper suggestion in extreme situations – so long as the player had not yet been drafted.
While Ohio State cornerback Gareon Conley hasn’t been charged after allegations of sexual assault, talent evaluators on three NFL teams said they believe he is headed for a significant NFL draft slide, leading some franchises that didn’t expect him to be available to scramble for details in the alleged
If Peterson signs it will end a free-agent experience in which he visited only Seattle and New England. After both visits, those franchises went in different directions.
Cal's Davis Webb may make the biggest climb in the field, while Mitchell Trubisky remains the front-runner for the first QB pick.