Will Brinson

CBS Sports NFL writer talks off-season.

Jim Rome
April 30, 2021 - 10:10 am
Will Brinson

USA Today


Info & Stats:  CBS Sports NFL Sr. Writer

All Topics: 49ers taking Trey Lance 3rd overall | Chicago Bears trading up for Justin Fields | Aaron Rodgers story breaking right before the draft | Rodgers’ future in Green Bay | Mac Jones | Jones to New England Patriots | Jets decision to take Zach Wilson 2nd overall and then trading up to get USC guard Alijah Vera-Tucker | Urban Meyer saying Travis Etienne is a third down back |

Apr 30th 2021

Mar 19th 2021

All Topics: Andy Dalton is not the guy you want to ride or die with in Chicago | Russell Wilson in Seattle right now | Wilson looks to be staying in Seattle | Mitchell Trubisky signing with Buffalo | Deshaun Watson situation | Saints quarterback situation


Dec 4th 2020

All Topics: Coming from Tennis courts | Pittsburgh being 11-0 | KC is better than the Steelers | Kansas City -14 vs. Denver | Seattle getting back doored against Philly on Monday Night | Carson Wentz | Andy Reid’s former assistants hurting Eric Bieniemy’s head coaching future | Taysom Hill | Hill vs. Falcons 


Oct 22nd 2020

All Topics: Yannick Ngakoue traded to Baltimore | NY Giants vs. Philadelphia tonight | Jerry Jones being all in on hiring Mike McCarthy | Cowboys offensive line injuries | AFC East | Tua Tagovailoa being named Dolphins starter | Ryan Fitzpatrick

Oct 2nd 2020

All Topics: Broncos beating Jets on Thursday night football | Sam Darnold’s development | Kansas City vs. Baltimore Ravens | Ravens just can’t hang with KC | Dallas vs. Cleveland this week


Aug 25th 2020

All Topics: COVID-19 pandemic | Unusual off-season | Building his body up for 2020 season | NFL career | Making an immediate impact in the NFL | Fellow linebackers | Becoming more vocal without Wesley Woodyard on the team | Last season’s run | Coming up short of the Super Bowl in 2019 | Cold weather in Kansas City for the AFC Championship game | Facing Jurrell Casey and the Denver Broncos in the season opener 

June 11th 2020

All Topics: Remainder of the NFL off-season | Training Camp could be moved up a week | NFL might cut preseason games to 2 | Dak Prescott’s contract talks | Dak could be an NFL MVP | Josh Allen | Allen’s talent

Apr 15th 2020

All Topics: Browns revealing their new uniforms | Cincinnati and Joe Burrow | Thinks Bengals are better off than most think | Possibility of Miami moving up to get Burrow | Redskins and the 2nd pick | Dave Gettleman and the 4th pick | Isaiah Simmons | Tua Tagovailoa | Smoke surrounding Tua | Future of Cam Newton |


Mar 18th 2020

All Topics: Coronavirus impact on his life | Tom Brady to the Tampa Bay Buccaneers | Bucs need to fix their uniforms | Tom Brady and Bill Belichick’s negotiation | Who will regret breakup more, Brady or Belichick | Reports of Brady wanting Antonio Brown in Tampa Bay | Philip Rivers going to Indy | Rivers’ new weapons | Stefon Diggs to Buffalo


Feb 12th 2020

All Topics: Legendary Phil Rivers fan | Philip Rivers’ pass protection being bad for a long time | Tom Brady’s future | Chargers is a horrible fit for Brady | Drew Brees | If Brees retires New Orleans becomes the best fit for any quarterback | Would rather start Teddy Bridgewater at quarterback than Taysom Hill | San Francisco 49ers hangover? |

Jan 9th 2020

All Topics: Carolina Panthers hiring Matt Rhule as head coach | Rhule’s background | Rhule is a leader | Josh McDaniels not being a head coach somewhere is surprising | NFL Divisional Round picks


Nov 11th 2019

All Topics: NFL Week 10 | Dallas Cowboys vs. Minnesota Vikings | Enormous win for Kirk Cousins | Cowboys play calling with the game on the line | Cowboys can’t win a Super Bowl with Jason Garrett as their head coach | Lamar Jackson’s play | Rams losing to Pittsburgh Steelers | Sean McVay |


Oct 4th 2019

All Topics: Russell Wilson’s efficiency | Wilson’s greatness | Los Angeles Rams looking better last night | Rams’ outside zone struggles | Jared Goff has been uncomfortable this season | Todd Gurley doesn’t look as good this season | Bears vs. Raider | Khalil Mack revenge game


Sept 10th 2019

All Topics: Dak Prescott’s opener vs. Giants | Jerry Jones puts Dak on a pedestal | Kellen Moore as the Cowboys OC | Dallas has weapons on offense | Texans vs. Saints | Deshaun Watson’s health | Officiating | The officials blowing another Saints call last night | Denver Broncos | Los Angeles Chargers | Antonio Brown in New England | Explains how the Patriots structured Brown’s contract |


Aug 20th 2019

All Topics: Jimmy Garoppolo’s horrible night vs. Denver | Burying a BMW and finding out you have a Toyota Corolla | Kyle Shanahan, John Lynch, and Jimmy Garoppolo’s 2019 season | Dak Prescott’s contract | Jerry’s joke about Ezekiel Elliott | Melvin Gordon | Chicago Bears hate | Aaron Rodgers – Matt La Fleur relationship |


June 25th 2019

All Topics: Value of Patrick Mahomes | Mahomes play in 2018 | Baker Mayfield | Mayfield’s rookie year | Mayfield’s play down the stretch | Mayfield’s talent | Kliff Kingsbury | Kyler Murray’s expectations | Sony Michel’s importance for the Patriots | Pats going more run | Todd Gurley’s knee

June 4th 2019

All Topics: Rob Gronkowski’s retirement | Does believe Gronkowski will stay retired | NY Jets’ off-season | Jets needing a GM | Gerald McCoy signing with Carolina | McCoy joining Carolina’s pass rush | Cleveland Browns | Exciting things Cleveland is doing |


Mar 11th 2019

All Topics: Antonio Brown stuffed the Steelers in a locker | Timeline of Antonio Brown working over Pittsburgh | AB giving other stars a blueprint | The Raiders not paying Khalil Mack but Antonio Brown | Le’Veon Bell | Rams signing Eric Weddle | The 60 minute career of Antonio Brown the Buffalo Bills on Twitter | Antonio Brown


Jan 29th 2019

All Topics: Radio Row | CBS Sports Network HQ Show | Aaron Donald | Expect Belichick to take away Aaron Donald | Super Bowl 53 strategy | Doesn’t think the Rams can run on the Patriots | Todd Gurley | Wade Phillips vs. Belichick and Brady | AFC East | New England Patriots have shortcomings | Julian Edelman |


Oct 12th 2018

All Topics: The New York Giants and Eli Manning are washed | Eli’s last name | The Giants should have taken a quarterback with the No. 2 overall pick | Cleveland Browns | Thinks the Browns are playoff good | Hue Jackson factor | Philip Rivers | If Rivers was in New York his entire career | Kansas City vs. New England | Patrick Mahomes vs. Hoodie | Jason Garrett