Armstead felt ‘extremely disrespected’ by 49ers’ final contract offer

Armstead was deeply offended by 49ers’ last contract proposal Arik Armstead expressed feeling disrespected by the 49ers’ final contract offer, which prompted him to sign with the Jacksonville Jaguars. The offer was a one-year deal for $6 million, prompting Armstead to question his own value. Despite his respect for the organization, Armstead decided to move … Read more

Mike Tomlin: Kenny Pickett felt a change of scenery would be beneficial

Mike Tomlin: Kenny Pickett thought a change of environment could be helpful Kenny Pickett was a highly anticipated draft pick for the Pittsburgh Steelers in 2022 but was traded to the Philadelphia Eagles after two seasons with the team. The Steelers signed Russell Wilson and were close to a deal with the Chicago Bears for … Read more

‘I felt alive’: Hamlin practices in pads for first time since cardiac arrest

Of the thousands of emotions — trepidation among them — running through Damar Hamlin’s head on Monday while pulling on his pads for practice for the first time at training camp, the one that ultimately won out was joy. The Buffalo Bills safety has slowly worked his way back into his football career since he … Read more