Welcome to the Thursday edition of your favorite source for NFL news, The Morning After Huddle. The Steelers have found a new head honcho after an extensive search. Let’s get into it.
Here’s what you need to know:
- Pittsburgh Steelers vice president of football and business administration Omar Khan has officially been named the team’s new GM. The team is also hiring Philadelphia Eagles VP of player personnel Andy Weidl as assistant GM.
- Jon Gruden popped up in news cycles after the NFL lost efforts to have Gruden’s lawsuit against the league dismissed. Gruden is accusing the NFL of destroying his career and scuttling endorsement contracts by (*checks notes*) releasing “racist, misogynistic and homophobic” emails that no one disputes Gruden sent.
- The NFL and NFL Players Association recently agreed upon new rules for the 2022 season, notably pertaining to injured reserve and players having to miss a minimum of four games before they can return. (Read more here)
- Key Signings Roundup: Colin Kaepernick worked out for the Raiders Wednesday. If signed, Kaepernick would compete for a backup QB spot with 3 other QB’s on the roster. Seahawks scouting executive Alonzo Highsmith has accepted a position at his alma mater, the University of Miami, as the GM of Football Operations.
Thanks for breaking down the huddle with us! Catch us Friday for more news you want to know.