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By Mike Florio

With quarterback Kirk Cousins on his way out the door, Washington traded with the Chiefs for quarterback Alex Smith. And coach Jay Gruden knows that Smith will need to hit the ground sprinting. “He has got to get it down by the first game,” Gruden told reporters on Tuesday regarding the question of whether Smith [more] Read more…

By Darin Gantt

The Saints gave it a shot last year with an old running back who used to be good, so perhaps they’re giving it another shot. According to Adam Schefter of ESPN, veteran running back Jamaal Charles is visiting the Saints Wednesday. The 31-year-old Charles was once one of the most dynamic backs in the league, [more] Read more…

By Josh Alper

With Tyreek Hill, Sammy Watkins, Kareem Hunt and Travis Kelce in the lineup, Chiefs opponents are going to have to make some tough calls about how to deploy their defenders this season. Those choices could leave less than stifling coverage on wide receiver Chris Conley, who missed most of last season after tearing his Achilles [more] Read more…

By Charean Williams

Derrick Johnson didn’t agree to terms with the Raiders until May 5, but already, the middle linebacker has taken charge. “This Raider team really respects me,” Johnson said, via Scott Bair of NBC Sports Bay Area. “Once I say something, they kind of get it. My style isn’t too aggressive. It’s not that guy that’s [more] Read more…

By Josh Alper

Wide receiver Sammy Watkins was traded from the Bills to the Rams last August and the timing meant he didn’t have much time to learn the offense in L.A. before the regular season started. Watkins posted 39 catches for 593 yards and eight touchdowns once the season did get underway, which may have been underwhelming [more] Read more…