Archive for May, 2021

At long last, the NCAA’s recruiting dead period lifts

Monday, May 31st, 2021

Finally, the days of coaches recruiting only over Zoom, HUDL and shaky livestream are no more. After nearly a year-and-a-half, the NCAA's pandemic-caused recruiting dead period lifts on Tuesday, the very moratorium that cost the Class of 2021 any semblance of a normal recruiting experience and to this point has barred the classes of 2022 and beyond from making visits — that's been off limits — and attending on-campus camps, of which there have been none. There have been no campus visits for prospects, whether for games or otherwise, and for coaches there have been no In-person meetings whatsoever — at least legal ones — with recruits, nor have there been opportunities to evaluate them live.

What would be a successful 2021 season for the Jags?

Monday, May 31st, 2021

The Jacksonville Jaguars endured a lot of change this offseason, and rightfully so after acquiring the worst record in franchise history last season. With that being the case, Shad Khan acquired a new coach in Urban Meyer, who started the overhaul ...

49ers QB conundrum leaves San Francisco out of pre-season MVP discussion

Monday, May 31st, 2021

The San Francisco 49ers and Jimmy Garoppolo are way down the BetMGM preseason MVP odds.

Patrick Mahomes would welcome the challenge of Aaron Rodgers in the AFC West

Monday, May 31st, 2021

In the unlikely event that the Packers decide to trade quarterback Aaron Rodgers, he quite possibly will be traded to the Denver Broncos, of the AFC West. That would guarantee two showdowns per year against the Chiefs and quarterback Patrick Mahomes. So how does Mahomes feel about that possibility? He addressed it from the 15 [more]

Ron Rivera, Evgeny Kuznetsov among DC sports figures at Wizards’ Game 4

Monday, May 31st, 2021

Several Washington players and coaches showed up to support the Wizards for Game 4 of their first-round matchup against the 76ers.

Fact check: Jacksonville Jaguars did not sign Colin Kaepernick

Monday, May 31st, 2021

Posts claiming the Jacksonville Jaguars signed Colin Kaepernick are satire.

ESPN projects rookie season stats for DeVonta Smith, Jaylen Waddle

Monday, May 31st, 2021

Two former star wide receivers Jaylen Waddle and DeVonta Smith will be rookies in the upcoming NFL season, so ESPN put together proj...

4 Minnesota Vikings players with the most at stake in 2021

Monday, May 31st, 2021

Which Minnesota Vikings players have the most at stake as they head into the 2021 season? Things look promising for the Minnesota Vikings as they look to make an immediate return to the postseason in 2021. It was a lackluster campaign overall for Mike Zimmer’s men last time out, especially on the defensive side of things.

PFF has Josh Allen among the better edge defenders in the NFL in 2021

Monday, May 31st, 2021

Pro Football Focus ranked the third-year Jaguars player as the No. 30 edge rusher in the NFL heading into the 2021 season.

Analyst sees Ja’Marr Chase as wrong choice for the Bengals

Monday, May 31st, 2021

Not everyone agrees with Chase to the Bengals.