Archive for August, 2021

NFL betting: Identifying the 2021 NFL Coach of the Year

Tuesday, August 31st, 2021

The AP NFL Coach of the Year Award is a narrative award. Which head coach will author the best story in 2021?

Green Bay Packers cut punter JK Scott, make trade with the Rams for strong-legged Corey Bojorquez

Tuesday, August 31st, 2021

The Rams were strongly considering keeping Bojorquez. They already had one of the all-time great punters in Hekker but were looking to slash his salary after a mediocre season in ’20. Hekker agreed to alter his contract just before the cuts and the Rams decided to stick with his experience rather than bank on the 24-year-old Bojorquez.

Payton: Saints planning up to a month away from New Orleans

Tuesday, August 31st, 2021

The New Orleans Saints are investigating the possibility of remaining in the Dallas area for up to a month and opening their regular season against Green Bay in the Cowboys’ home stadium, coach Sean Payton said. While the Superdome appears to have been spared significant damage from Hurricane Ida, there are logistical challenges with staffing an NFL game there in the near future because of the widespread damage in the New Orleans area.

In ruling out Cam Newton, Ron Rivera declares Ryan Fitzpatrick to be the starter

Tuesday, August 31st, 2021

The sudden and abrupt release of Cam Newton by the Patriots caused many to wonder whether the Washington Football Team would reunite him with coach Ron Rivera, given that the duo spent nine years together in Carolina. On Tuesday, Rivera made it clear that there’s no interest in Cam. In so doing, Rivera finally named his starting quarterback.

Bears’ 53-man roster: Breaking down initial roster, moves to come

Tuesday, August 31st, 2021

The Bears' initial 53-man roster has been set. Adam Hoge has thoughts on who made it, who didn't and what moves might be coming next.

Gov. Mifflin grad and former PSU linebacker Jan Johnson is released by Tennessee

Tuesday, August 31st, 2021

Sep. 1—Jan Johnson, a Gov. Mifflin grad and former Penn State linebacker, was released Tuesday by the Tennessee Titans as NFL teams trimmed their rosters to 53 players. The 6-2, 236-pound Johnson signed a futures contract with the Titans in January. He played in all three preseason games, making two solo tackles against Chicago, one solo stop against Tampa Bay and two assisted tackles and a ...

For DeShawn Williams making the Broncos’ 53-man roster is dream come true

Tuesday, August 31st, 2021

Aug. 31—ENGLEWOOD — For DeShawn Williams, Tuesday was nothing was like past cut days. For the first time in his career, the Broncos defensive lineman didn't receive a call informing him he had been cut from the team. Instead, Williams showed up to Broncos practice a member of the team's initial 53-man roster — an accolade he's never accomplished in his career. "It was weird," Williams said. "I ...

Watch Championship Show Jumping: Spruce Meadows ‘National’ – Friends of the Meadows Cup

Tuesday, August 31st, 2021
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Watch the top show jumping horses and athletes from Canada and around the world as the 2021 Spruce Meadows Series kicks off.

7 biggest takeaways from Packers’ first 53-man roster of 2021

Tuesday, August 31st, 2021

All the important takeaways from the Packers' initial 53-man roster in 2021.

Cowboys ‘Hard Knocks’ Episode 4: Dead ‘Boys Walking

Tuesday, August 31st, 2021

Between players complaining about the heat, a brief COVID scare at The Star and the finale of a winless preseason, the penultimate episode featured Dallas Cowboys that ... are now former Dallas Cowboys. The show - as it does every Summer - latched onto long-shot players with interesting back stories.