NFL Notes: DeAndre Hopkins Says His Preferred Team; Michael Thomas Gets Tested; Mike McDaniel Goes Viral

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Recapping NFL notes from this week, including updates about DeAndre Hopkins, Antonio Brown and Mike McDaniel.

A photo of Miami Dolphins coach Mike McDainel as a ball boy for the Broncos went viral on social media.

Less than half of the players drafted in the 1st round since 2011 have signed a second contract with their teams, according to NFL data.

An NFC executive said that the Arizona Cardinals could potentially trade safety Budda Baker for a 2nd or 3rd round pick.

Jalen Hurts, the youngest quarterback in Eagles history to reach a Super Bowl last season, signed a lucrative $255 million, 5-year contract with the team, making him the highest-paid player in NFL history.

Will Levis and Anthony Richardson, two QBs talked about as top 10 picks leading up to the 2023 NFL Draft, don’t have a 1st round grade from at least three teams.

DeAndre Hopkins of the Arizona Cardinals reportedly told Buffalo Bills LB Von Miller that he wants to play for Buffalo.

After posting a video of himself deadlifting 530 pounds, Saints WR Michael Thomas was “randomly” drug tested. The NFL official account even promoted his video.

A judge has ordered the police to arrest former NFL WR Antonio Brown for unpaid child support.

Jalen Hurts now tops the list of highest average per year contracts in NFL history, followed by Aaron Rodgers, Russell Wilson, and Kyler Murray.

Six NFL teams have traded up inside the top 5 to take a QB in the draft since 2011, including Washington RGII, the Eagles’ Carson Wentz, the Rams’ Jared Goff, the Bears’ Mitch Trubisky, the Jets’ Sam Darnold, and the 49ers’ Trey Lance.