Archive for September, 2020

Week 4 Backfield Report

Wednesday, September 30th, 2020

Nick Mensio breaks down all 32 teams' backfield situations, identifying workhorses, committees and situations to avoid in the Backfield Report. (Kirby Lee-USA TODAY Sports)

Chryst: Replacing Jonathan Taylor at UW not a one-man job

Wednesday, September 30th, 2020

Running backs coach John) Settle’s got a great saying in there and I think guys have bought into it: The standard is the standard,” Chryst said. We all know what J.T. brought to this team and to this program. But it can be different.

Jon Gruden says mask incident was addressed with players, feels Raiders have done good job

Wednesday, September 30th, 2020

The rash of COVID-19 cases that have spread among the Tennessee Titans and forced a postponement of this week's game with the Pittsburgh Steelers have served to amplify the importance of the protocols the NFL has put in place to quell the spread of the virus this season. When members of the Las Vegas Raiders [more]

Allen and Daboll overseeing Buffalo Bills’ pass-happy attack

Wednesday, September 30th, 2020

He’s very, very competitive, as am I,” Allen said, noting Daboll will bet the quarterback milkshakes to see if he can hit a target in practice. He’s constantly in a competitive mood. That’s how I relate to everything,” he added.

Geno Atkins returns to practice for first time since training camp

Wednesday, September 30th, 2020

Bengals defensive tackle Geno Atkins moved a step closer to returning to action. Atkins practiced Wednesday, his first practice since injuring his shoulder in training camp a month ago. He was limited. Bengals coach Zac Taylor said Atkins could make his 2020 debut this week. “We’ll take it day-to-day and know more by the end [more]

Jags Week 3 injury report: DJ Chark practices on a limited basis Wednesday

Wednesday, September 30th, 2020

As anticipated, Jacksonville Jaguars receiver DJ Chark returned to practice Wednesday - albeit on a limited basis. His return came after missing the Jags' last game against the Miami Dolphins with chest and back injuries. Joining Chark as a limited ...

Charles McDonald: Some of NFL’s 0-3 teams still have chance due to expanded playoffs

Wednesday, September 30th, 2020

Six teams have gotten off to an 0-3 start this season, but not all of these winless teams have the same outlook. It'll be hard for any of these teams to make the playoffs, but there are more chances for teams that stumble out of the gate to get into the playoffs this year since there will be seven teams making the postseason in each conference instead of six. From least likely to make the ...

Daniel Jones shares wild running stat with Lamar Jackson

Wednesday, September 30th, 2020

I think this offense gives us versatility for different people to run it and run it at different looks,” Jones said. We’ll continue to plan for each team. I’m certainly willing to do that, and I think it’s a valuable part of our offense.

Scouting report: Vikings at Texans

Wednesday, September 30th, 2020

Noon Sunday at NRG Stadium (Ch. FM, 1130-AM) • The Texans are off to the second 0-3 start in the past three years, but Houston dug out of the previous hole in 2018 with nine straight wins to win an AFC South title. During a 28-21 loss to the Steelers on Sunday, the Texans offense was shut out in the second half.

Lamar needs more weapons to dethrone the Chiefs

Wednesday, September 30th, 2020

The Ravens managed 17 passing yards and were shutout in the first half of their 2018 wildcard round playoff loss to the Chargers, scored six points in the first half of their 2019 divisional round loss to the Titans and totaled 35 passing yards and a field goal in the first half on Monday night. In fairness, the offense was moving the ball on Tennessee when Derrick Henry took over the game.