Frustrated with a string of middling seasons, the Miami Dolphins have gutted their roster, settling for historically bad football in the present with the hope of potentially great football in the future. The goal: to horde precious draft picks. The question: Can a teardown of this magnitude pay off in the NFL?
The NFL followed the lead of local authorities, choosing not to discipline Chiefs’ Tyreek Hill when he wasn’t charged with a crime. But the audio recording, in which Hill threatens his fiancée, should have been enough to suspend him under the league’s Personal Conduct Policy.
On this week's episode of The MMQB NFL Podcast, Albert Breer, Jenny Vrentas and Conor Orr cover Ezekiel Elliott and Melvin Gordon's contract stances, the feasibility of an 18-game season and a potential Giants-Lions blockbuster trade.
While pain management and marijuana have grabbed the headlines, the league and union are looking for more ways to encourage players to seek help when they need it. And players like Solomon Thomas are trying to get teammates to buy in.