- Two NFL owners tell Jason Cole that they would like to see a settlement between the NFL and Tom Brady regarding his punishment for Deflategate and get this out of the public eye.
- These owners, who said that they speak for other owners, believe a four-game bad is too much for Brady. However, they still think he needs to be punished a game or two.
- Cole adds that the owners are remain adamant that they do not want to see Roger Goodell lose his power over punishing players for transgressions.
Mike Reiss of ESPN takes a look at some speculative options for the Patriots to consider at quarterback.
- The free agent market consists of Brian Hoyer, Ryan Fitzpatrick, T.J. Yates, Matt Flynn, Jimmy Clausen and Ryan Lindley.
- Should New England look to draft someone, Reiss lists Louisiana Tech’s Jeff Driskel, Stanford’s Kevin Hogan, USC’s Cody Kessler and Michigan’s Jake Rudock as players who fit their profile.
- Titans GM Jon Robinson said Tuesday that they’ve still haven’t decided on G Chance Warmack‘s fifth-year option. (John Glennon)
- Robinson said he’s spoken to teams about potential trades, but added that it’s “standard draft procedure.” (Jim Wyatt)
- According to Robinson, there’s been no trade interest in backup QB Zach Mettenberger. Robinson added: “We’re excited he’s a part of this football team.” (Jason Wolf)
- Vikings GM Rick Spielman told reporters on Tuesday that he’s received two calls just today from teams looking to trade up or back into the first round. (Chris Tomasson)