NFLPA recommends Josh Gordon be reinstated by league, sources say The NFL suspended Gordon indefinitely in December 2019 for violations of its policies on substance abuse and performance-enhancing substances. That was Gordon's sixth suspension since the 2013 season and his fifth for some form of substance abuse, according to ESPN Stats & Information research.
Kansas City Chiefs QB Patrick Mahomes enters season as NFL MVP favorite, but Buffalo Bills QB Josh Allen drawing most bets
Superstar quarterbacks Patrick Mahomes and Aaron Rodgers are the favorites to win the NFL regular-season MVP award, but Josh Allen is receiving the most support from bettors at sportsbooks around the nation. Allen, the Buffalo Bills fourth-year quarterback, has attracted more bets to win the Associated Press MVP award than any other player at multiple sportsbooks, including a $10,000 wager placed at 13-1 odds in June with Caesars Sportsbook in Indiana. Allen enters the season as the largest MVP liability at BetMGM sportsbooks, having drawn nearly twice as many bets as Mahomes, the consensus favorite. The Chiefs Mahomes is listed at 5-1 at Caesars Sportsbook. Rodgers, the reigning MVP who elected to return to the Green Bay Packers this season, is next at 10-1, followed by Allen and the Buccaneers Tom Brady, who are each 12-1. Baltimore's Lamar Jackson and Dallas Dak Prescott are 16-1, followed by Seattle's Russell Wilson and the Rams Mathew Stafford at 18-1.
Philadelphia Eagles sign DE Josh Sweat to three-year extension
The Philadelphia Eagles have signed defensive end Josh Sweat to a three-year extension, the team announced Saturday. The deal is for $40 million, could be worth up to $43 million and includes $26.9 million guaranteed, sources told ESPN's Adam Schefter. Sweat, 24, is now tied to the Eagles through the 2024 season. He was in the final year of his rookie deal. The Florida State product is in his fourth year with the team after being drafted in the fourth round of the 2018 draft. He has appeared in 40 career games, recording 66 tackles with 10 sacks and three forced fumbles.