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.
Chargers coach Anthony Lynn spent some of his offseason in Tanzania, where he helped open a school in a rural part of the country. Lynn talks about what he learned from his experience in Africa, and some of the lessons he hopes to bring back to Los Angeles. Also, four lingering offseason storylines, the latest developments for the NFL in London, the story of an Italian football player and much more.