[3] In April 2016, Bob McGinn of the Milwaukee Journal Sentinel and Brian Manzullo of the Detroit Free Press reported that Wolf was a candidate for the vacant Detroit Lions general manager position, but the Packers denied the Lions' request to interview him. suspended by the league for two games without pay, The gore, guts and horror of an NFL fumble pile, The best of Lamar Jackson’s jukes, spins and stiff-arms, I understand why Andrew Luck retired, because I’ve been in his shoes, 10 unwritten rules to not screw up your NFL jersey number, The never-before-revealed details of the Eli Manning draft-day trade. Tom Pelissero asks a handful of potential head coaches, coaching agents, NFL executives and others, what's the best head coaching job that could come open this year? How will Green Bay proceed with Brett Hundley under center? NFL footage © NFL Productions LLC. © 2020 NFL Enterprises LLC. Don't do me like that.". Tom Pelissero talks to NFL talent evaluators about the questions teams will be asking QBs at the combine. Utah CB Jaylon Johnson, a potential first-round draft selection, will take part in the combine this week and then undergo surgery to repair a torn labrum, NFL Network's Tom Pelissero reports. In every draft, there are prospects who require extra homework from NFL teams. The Green Bay Packers are excited to have Aaron Rodgers back this weekend, with one teammate saying he looks "even better" than he did before he suffered a broken collarbone in Week 6. It's no surprise top-shelf free agents like Kirk Cousins and Allen Robinson are set to earn hefty contracts this offseason, but Tom Pelissero reports some lower-profile players could get way more than you think. How do they stack up against each other? Plus, five big Week 16 questions. The unusual lead-up to the 2020 NFL Draft has opened the door for several surprise picks at the end of Round 1, Tom Pelissero writes. This weekend's Patriots-Steelers matchup could be a possible preview of the AFC title game in January. Tom Pelissero surveyed league execs, scouts and coaches from a dozen teams on this QB class. Now a free agent, the four-time Pro Bowler tells Tom Pelissero, "I'm happy that 2018 happened, because I wouldn't be sitting here today.". Well, Tom Pelissero spoke with NFL execs from four different teams, and they disagree. Is LeGarrette Blount still a big part of the Eagles' plans in 2017? According to an ESPN Outside the Lines investigation, Pellman led campaigns to discredit the findings of noted scientists for their studies on the effects of concussions. Some NFL teams are altering their pre-draft travel plans as a precaution in the face of rising concerns about the coronavirus, NFL Network's Tom Pelissero reported Wednesday. Plus, five burning questions around the league. The Bears’ wide receiver was ejected after throwing two punches at the head of a New Orleans Saints’ defensive back. A rheumatologist based out of Long Island, Pellman served as the chairman of the NFL’s mild-traumatic brain injury committee, despite his lack of experience or expertise in brain trauma. Here’s the statement from the league. pic.twitter.com/2Zq4L4K3jo. Former No. By continuing to use our site, you consent to the placement of cookies on your browser and agree to the terms of our Privacy Policy. Tom Pelissero surveys 24 high-ranking executives on MVP, Coach of the Year and the rest of the top individual honors. Tom Pelissero explains the schematic key that binds them. See also. The Bears wide receiver was left stewing on the bench Gardner-Johnson ripped out his mouthpiece on a previous play. Last year, Jared Goff and Carson Wentz were the first two picks of the NFL draft. In doing so, it saved around $1.8 million in salary and roster bonuses, according to NFL Network's Tom Pelissero. With less than 100 days until the 2018 season kicks off, the Vikings are already encouraged by what new QB Kirk Cousins has shown. Few knew what Jalen Hurts was dealing with in the week leading up to the Senior Bowl, but it encapsulates the type of team player he is, NFL Network's Tom Pelissero reports. NFL suspended Bears’ WR Javon Wims two games for his conduct Sunday. He currently is a front office consultant for the New England Patriots of the National Football League (NFL). Of course, Wikipedia was immediately on it: Internet remains undefeated.#Bears pic.twitter.com/AJsJ0OiQjm. NFL Commissioner Roger Goodell, along with two prominent owners, traveled to Florida this week to meet with the players' union for the first formal bargaining session in more than a month. The Packers potentially lost Aaron Rodgers for the rest of the regular season Sunday to a broken collarbone. Tom Pelissero examines why so many future star wide receivers are being plucked out of the late rounds. Tom Pelissero. After exchanging some words, CJGJ rips Wims’ mouthpiece off and it falls onto the ground. NFL and the NFL shield design are registered trademarks of the National Football League.The team names, logos and uniform designs are registered trademarks of the teams indicated. The NFL will include Green Bay Packers linebacker Clay Matthews' controversial roughing the passer penalty on a teaching video it distributes to clubs this week. Georgia-Florida week has arrived. Marcell Dareus has a message for Buffalo Bills GM Brandon Beane and coach Sean McDermott if they try to shake his hand before Sunday's game: "Don't try me. Tom Pelissero reveals some names to watch, including the 49ers' Robert Saleh and two members of Bill Belichick's Patriots staff. Tom Pelissero catches up with pending free agent Vontaze Burfict, who is speaking publicly for the first time since being reinstated by the NFL after serving his latest suspension, one that spanned the final 12 games of last season. Who's most likely to pull off the feat this season? Who will be the next big thing in the NFL head-coaching ranks? Tom Pelissero dives into the rapport Cousins has built with his teammates and coaching staff. But he says he never got the type of attention he has since he showed support for Eagles teammate Malcolm Jenkins. In March 2010, became senior editor at the ESPN affiliate radio station in Minneapolis, Minnesota. Goodell added that the search will begin this week and will be led by a panel of health and safety experts, including Dr. Betsy Nabel, the NFL’s chief health and medical adviser. — Tom Pelissero (@TomPelissero) November 2, 2020 Wims faced a harsh penalty for his actions: a two-game suspension without pay. Tom Pelissero polled NFL coaches and execs about which team has the edge. pic.twitter.com/wwQgcbKdJ5, The Bears then suffer a delay of game penalty which pushes them back five yards: right into the mouthpiece! After a second down play, Wims charged at Gardner-Johnson from the other side of the field and threw a pair of punches at his head. Tom Pelissero runs down a list of some names to watch, including Vikings offensive coordinator John DeFilippo. Tom Pelissero examines an easy decision for Hue Jackson's team. With the 2019 NFL Scouting Combine taking place in Indianapolis this week, Tom Pelissero assesses the major questions facing the top four QBs in this draft class, including the concerns surrounding Kyler Murray's hand size. A quiet summer has been a good one for the Minnesota Vikings, who are under the radar after an 8-8 finish in 2016. Andy Dalton has a chance to make himself a lot of money over the next 11 games as the Dallas Cowboys' new starting quarterback, and he doesn't have to wait until free agency in March. Pellman was portrayed by Paul Reiser in the movie Concussion. Follow Tom Pelissero on Twitter @TomPelissero, Your California Privacy Rights/Privacy Policy. The hushed tones end there, though, as Mike Zimmer's team eyes a much better season. Mike Zimmer has weathered 10 surgeries on his eyes in recent years and plenty of other adversity during his quarter of a century in the NFL, but Tom Pelissero finds a man with no interest in throwing in the towel during a visit to the Vikings coach's ranch. Wunderkind coach Sean McVay is 5-2 in his first season at the helm of the Rams. With the regular season winding down, Tom Pelissero gathered award picks from personnel executives representing 14 NFL teams. The Tennessee Titans have been fined $350,000 for COVID-19 protocol violations -- the result of a review by the NFL and NFLPA, which now have turned their attention to lapses surrounding multiple positive COVID cases with the Las Vegas Raiders. The 2018 NFL Draft features a bevy of talented quarterbacks with different skill sets. Standout pass-catchers aren't just exclusive to the first-two rounds of the draft. This was an inexcusable lack of discipline by Wims, which cost the Bears a personal foul penalty and killed a drive with the score tied at 13. With the 2020 NFL Scouting Combine taking place in Indianapolis this week, Tom Pelissero uses conversations with NFL evaluators and decision-makers to determine the biggest questions facing the top five QBs in this draft class. When NFL and NFLPA officials descended upon Nashville to review the Titans' COVID-19 outbreak, it put the team in position to potentially face discipline for how they followed the jointly negotiated protocols.Â. Wims sat on the bench stewing planning to get him back. Goodell said Pellman’s retirement now prompts a search to fill the vacancy his departure creates. Bill Belichick certainly isn't the only coach citing stricter practice rules as an inhibitor to quality of play. Plus, five crucial Week 3 questions. Tom Pelissero talks to Eagles players and coaches about the decisions and prep work that put Doug Pederson's squad in position to topple the New England Patriots in Super Bowl LII. Other Works | Publicity Listings | Official Sites. Is Baker Mayfield a good enough athlete? He has covered the NFL since 2003, with stints on the Minnesota Vikings and Green Bay Packers beats. “We thank Dr. Pellman for his dedicated service to the game and for his many contributions to the NFL and our clubs, and appreciate his willingness to aid in this transition over the next few months.”, Survey: 100% of parents 'affected in some way by concussions'. View All Details, 2) Social Media Profiles & More Marquise Goodwin may have beaten Richard Sherman in practice, but the San Francisco 49ers receiver remains impressed with his new teammate and looks forward to seeing him silence his critics. THREAD: My Zapruder breakdown of the Chauncey Gardner-Johnson/Javon Wims beef.It begins on this play on the Bears’ first possession of the second half. Three months since resigning after a video surfaced of him snorting cocaine, former Miami Dolphins assistant coach Chris Foerster opens up to Tom Pelissero about his past mistakes and future plans. He was previously the assistant general manager of the Cleveland Browns, and before that, he served in the Green Bay Packers' scouting department for 14 seasons.. Tom Pelissero fields valuable perspective from around the league. The unanimous answer: Atlanta. [4][5], Following the final regular season game of the 2016 season the San Francisco 49ers fired general manager Trent Baalke, prompting sportswriter Ian Rapoport to highlight Wolf as a potential new general manager of the team.