Archive for April, 2020

Eagles Rumors: Jason Peters Signing New Contract Just ‘A Matter of Time’

Thursday, April 30th, 2020

The Philadelphia Eagles are reportedly planning on bringing back one of their veteran leaders for the 2020 campaign. "I do know for a fact that Jason Peters wants to be in Philadelphia, the Eagles want Jason Peters here," NBC Sports Philadelphia’s Derrick Gunn reported. "It's only a matter of time before they get something done."

D.J. Fluker’s Reasoning For Signing With Ravens Revealed

Thursday, April 30th, 2020

Fluker also said that blocking for Ingram and the style of offense the Ravens play fits his style. That happened out of the blue (with Seattle),” Fluker said. It caught me off guard a little bit.

Jameis Winston not looking at future beyond this season

Thursday, April 30th, 2020

Jameis Winston signed a one-year deal with the Saints, who appear to have committed to Taysom Hill as the heir apparent whenever Drew Brees is ready to enter the TV booth. Signing with the Saints to backup Brees worked out for Teddy Bridgewater, though it took two years. Winston, though, did not discuss his future beyond this season with Saints coach Sean Payton.

49ers’ Trent Williams Energized After Time Off

Thursday, April 30th, 2020

After sitting out all of the 2019 season in a dispute with Washington – the team that drafted him in the first round out of Oklahoma in 2010 – Williams told ex-teammate Clinton Portis he feels rejuvenated. He’s been out of football, and I think it’s refreshing that he’s been out of football,” Portis, now a Washington broadcaster, said recently on 95.7 The Game. And it’s allowed him to heal and … it’s allowed him to patch up.

Will New N.C.A.A. Rules Really Keep Agents and Boosters at Bay?

Thursday, April 30th, 2020

If the N.C.A.A is to allow athletes to cash in on their fame, how can it not permit them to hire agents and advisers to guide them along the way? And while it may now allow a booster with, say, a car dealership to use the star running back or point guard as the centerpiece of a marketing campaign, how can the N.C.A.A. police whether that offer was made improperly during recruiting?

Seattle LB Wright had shoulder surgery, GM says

Thursday, April 30th, 2020

Brady Henderson ESPN Seattle Seahawks general manager John Schneider said starting linebacker K.J. Wright is recovering from a recent shoulder surgery and that he's unsure of when the 10th-year veteran will be healthy. Schneider said during an interview with KJR-AM in Seattle that Wright's surgery wasn't serious, while declining to discuss specifics beyond that. Wright, who turns 31 in July, is the Seahawks' longest-tenured player as a fourth-round pick by Seattle in 2011.

QB Dalton Released By Bengals

Thursday, April 30th, 2020

The Bengals cleared the way for Joe Burrow to lead the team by releasing quarterback Andy Dalton, who holds several of the franchise’s passing records but couldn’t lead Cincinnati deep into the playoffs. The move Thursday gives Dalton, who had a year left on his deal, a chance to compete for a job with another team. It also clears the way for Burrow to start fresh on a team that hasn’t won a playoff game since the 1990 season, the fifth-longest stretch of futility in NFL history.

Serena, NFL players to compete in charity virtual tennis event

Thursday, April 30th, 2020

Tennis stars Serena Williams, Venus Williams and Naomi Osaka plus NFL players DeAndre Hopkins and Ryan Tannehill are among the celebrities who will participate in a virtual charity tennis tournament. The "Stay at Home Slam" will be streamed Sunday at 4 p.m. ET on Facebook Gaming and on the tennis Facebook page of the company coordinating the tournament, IMG.

NFL 2020: Tom Brady, Tampa Bay Buccaneers, New England Patriots, All In Challenge, Coronavirus Auction, Charity Auction

Thursday, April 30th, 2020

Tom Brady may have moved on from the Patriots but he is still the biggest name in NFL and apparently someone is willing to pay over $1 million dollars to meet him. An auction was posted as part of the All In Challenge, a coronavirus relief fundraiser, with the ultimate experience for Brady or NFL fans in general. Those who placed a bid were in the running for a package including the choice of a private dinner or workout with the six-time Super Bowl winner, four tickets to his opening game with t...

Roster moves: Eagles waive WRs River Cracraft and Marken Michel

Thursday, April 30th, 2020

The Eagles made a pair of roster moves on Thursday waiving wide receivers River Cracraft and Marken Michel. The Eagles selected three wide receivers in the NFL Draft, including first-round pick Jalen Reagor, and acquired a veteran in Marquise Goodwin in a trade with the 49ers during draft weekend. Cracraft was signed to the practice squad late in the 2019 campaign and brought back on a futures deal shortly after the season was over.