Your 2019 Seattle Seahawks Preview

Rainy City Football Chums Walkthrough Here we are at the beginning of another new season and lo, what promise it holds. More replays! Endless delays! And despite all this, many missed calls. Makes you wonder why you sat and watched three idiots blathering in a booth about a microscopic difference in

Your “I Guess I Should Do Something” First Preseason Game Thread

I'm giving Scotchy the night off. The man works hard, and shouldn't be forced to labour under the aspersion there is meaning to the first preseason games of the year. Thus, this thread will serve a dual purpose of entertaining & preparing for the evening contests. NFL Nuggets: It's worse than

Your “Lather, Rinse, Repeat” Wednesday Evening Open Thread

NFL News: Josh Gordon has filed for reinstatement to the NFL.  If reinstated, he immediately becomes eligible for further punishment from his December 20th suspension. He missed the Pats final two games & the playoffs. Protocol dictates he's looking at another six regular season games, unless ol' Rog counts the

Your “Hey – I Thought We Fired That Guy?!” Tuesday Evening Open Thread

NFL News: Ryan Fitzpatrick is the scheduled starter for Miami in their first pre-season game this Thursday against Atlanta. Josh Rosen seems to be doing well. The story of Antonio Brown's molting feet (not going to post the pics) got stranger today when it was disclosed they were effectively burnt in

Your Wednesday Evening “Reporting For Duty, Sir!” Open Thread

NFL Notes: 18 teams begin full training camps today. 13 have veterans reporting; 5 have everyone reporting. In addition, rookies for the Bengals, Rams & Steelers report today. Jalen Ramsey showed up in style. Not reporting today? Melvin Gordon, who continues to pursue a contract extension. Gordon is set to

Your “Ten Years?!” Tuesday Evening Open Thread

NFL News: Daniel Jones has agreed on his rookie contract with the Giants.   Ahead of rookies appearing at camp Monday. Veterans arrive Wednesday, with the first team practice scheduled for Thursday. Per, the only rookies left to sign their entry-level deals are: Nick Bosa - Niners Quinnen Williams -

Your “I Had Done A Hellish Thing” Thursday Evening Open Thread

I think the NFL might have broken me. There is absolutely nothing of interest to note. Why, one of the biggest headlines of the day is: Chiefs fan fined $500 for shining laser at Tom Brady and that's saying something, given that full camps open in a week. (FYI - the fan in question,

Your “Almost At The Fireworks Factory” Wednesday Evening Open Thread

NFL Noise: Wednesday marks the first day of training camp for four organizations: the Denver Broncos, Baltimore Ravens, Arizona Cardinals and Seattle Seahawks. It's only rookies and/or first-year players, but still,     It's been a couple of weeks, but it's time for another fallout installment of "Stealing from Crimebeat!" Suspended!

Your “It’s Darkest Before The Dawn” Tuesday Evening Open Thread

NFL Notes: Martavis Bryant has applied for reinstatement.  According to ESPN, Bryant has been suspended three times in the past four years for violations of the league's substance abuse policy. The most recent came in December, when he was suspended indefinitely for violating the terms of his conditional reinstatement from a

Your Franchise Tagged Monday Evening Open Thread NFL Nuggets: The big news of the day is that today is the day Franchise Tagged players have to sign the multi-year deals they were offered, or they get a one-year deal under the tag. Here are the standards, according to Players may sign the tender at any point after officially

Your “You Get The Horns” Thursday Evening Open Thread

NFL News: Melvin Gordon has told the Chargers he's not showing up to camp without a new contract. In a "pay me or trade me" scenario, he's saying that he wants to be paid what he deserves, or wants to be traded to a team that will pay him what