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Kyle Rudolph isn’t overly confident he will be returning to Vikings in 2019

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The Kyle Rudolph era might be coming to an end in Minnesota.

The Minnesota Vikings looking to shed some salary being up against the cap, it appears that they are ready to move on from some of their higher paid players. The Pro Bowl tight end might be the victim of the circumstances.

“We’re in a tough situation as a team, you can’t keep everybody, you can’t pay everybody” said Rudolph.

“I certainly hope (i’m back)…This is where we want to be. This is where I want to finish my career”

The 29-year old, who was selected 43rd overall in the 2011 NFL Draft, has spent his entire 11-year professional career with the Vikings organization.

Rudolph has posted 386 receptions for 3787 yards, and 41 touchdowns in 112 career games. He also has Two Pro Bowl appearances and two Pro Bowl MVP’s under his belt.

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Drew Brees not retiring just yet, announces he will return in 2020

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Drew Brees is not hanging up the cleats just yet.

The legendary quaterback announced on Tuesday that he will be returning to the New Orleans Saints in 2020 for his 20th NFL season.

“I look forward to the grind and the journey, for the reward at the end will be worth it!!!!. Love you #WhoDatNation. Let’s make another run at it!” wrote Brees in an Instagram post.

The decision comes after he left his future up in the air following the Saints’ disappointing 26-20 overtime loss in the Wild Card round on January 5th.

The 41-year old has been in the league since 2001 and spent the first five years of his career with the then-San Diego Chargers before joining the Saints prior to the 2006 season, where he has enjoyed most of his career success.

Brees has posted 6,867 pass completions, 77,416 passing yards, 547 touchdowns, and 237 interceptions in 275 career regular season games. He also has a Super Bowl title, Super Bowl MVP, 13 Pro Bowl appearances, two NFL Offensive Player of the Year awards, and has been a seven-time NFL passing yards leader, four-time NFL passing touchdowns leader, and two-time Second-team All-Pro throughout his illustrious career

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Myles Garrett reinstated by NFL, will be able to play in 2020

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Cleveland Browns fans can rest easy, because they know for sure they will get a key piece of their defensive core back to open next season.

The NFL announced that they have officially reinstated Browns defensive end Myles Garrett from an indefinite suspension stemming from an incident where he hit Steelers quarterback Mason Rudolph with his own helmet during a game in November.

The Browns are certainly excited to have him back, and turn the page on a disappointing saga.

“We welcome Myles back to our organization with open arms,” said Browns General Manager Andrew Berry.

“We know he is grateful to be reinstated, eager to put the past behind him and continue to evolve and grow as a leader. We look forward to having his strong positive presence back as a teammate, player and person in our community.”

The 2018 Pro Bowler, who was selected first overall in the 2017 NFL Draft, amassed 29 combined tackles, 10.0 sacks and two forced fumbles in 10 games last season, his third campaign since coming out of Texas A&M.

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Philip Rivers plans to extend his career a couple of years following divorce from Los Angeles Chargers

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In case you missed it, yesterday marked the end of an era in California.

After 16 seasons and 228 games, the Los Angeles Chargers and longtime starting QB Philip Rivers have mutually agreed to part ways.

The 38-year old, who is an eight-time Pro Bowler, amassed 4,908 pass completions, 59,271 passing yards, 64.7 pass completion percentage, 397 touchdowns and 198 interceptions with the franchise.

Despite his best days behind him, Rivers believes he still has some gas left in the tank to offer to teams across the league.

“I do feel I have some emotional fire and passion still left,” said Rivers.

“I know I have the passion for the game that I think is going to last my lifetime. And I think I have the ability left to go play at a high level.”

Although he is still motivated to play football, he doesn’t expect his career to last too much longer.

“I can say for certain that if I’m playing, it’s a two-year maximum,” added Rivers.

No word yet on which teams are interested in his services.

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