The NFL’s “Virtual Bubble,” Players Opting Out of 2020 Season, Washington Football Team

The NFL’s “Virtual Bubble,” Players Opting Out of 2020 Season, Washington Football Team

The GM Shuffle with Michael Lombardi and Adnan Virk - July 29, 2020 - 35:43

The MLB season is in jeopardy after multiple players on the Miami Marlins tested positive for COVID-19. This could be a concern for the NFL’s season, but as Mike points out, the two sports operate in completely different ways. Jamal Adams finally gets his wish to leave the New York Jets as he’s traded away to the Seattle Seahawks in a blockbuster deal. Antonio Browns unofficially unretires, the football team in Washington will be called the “Washington Football Team,” and Dont'a Hightower becomes fifth Patriots player to opt out of 2020 NFL season. All that and more on The GM Shuffle!

Previous Episode

NFL Preseason & Coronavirus Testing, Derrick Henry, Antonio Brown Retires (Again)

July 22, 2020 - 32:02
The NFL has officially offered to eliminate its preseason entirely and institute the NFLPA’s suggested coronavirus testing program for...

Next Episode

NFL & CFB Players Opting Out of 2020 Season, Starting Quarterback Competitions, Alex Smith

August 5, 2020 - 42:42
More and more players are electing to not participate in the 2020 NFL season prior to the league's opt-out deadline; many of whom...

About The Show

Throughout his three-decade long career with the NFL, Mike Lombardi worked as an NFL executive with the San Francisco 49ers, Cleveland Browns, Philadelphia Eagles, and Oakland Raiders alongside NFL legends including Bill Belichick, Bill Walsh and Al Davis. On The GM Shuffle, Lombardi and co-host Adnan Virk will tackle a wide range of topics weekly within the world of the NFL and break down everything listeners and fans need to know about players, coaches, organizations, the draft, free agency, and all the NFL storylines in a way that only they could with the success and credibility they bring to the podcast audience.