Posts Tagged ‘NFL’

Cowboys’ Dak Prescott Believes Calf ‘Had Something to Do’ With 2020 Ankle Injury

Thursday, October 28th, 2021

Dallas Cowboys quarterback Dak Prescott told reporters on Thursday that he believes his current calf injury is related to the season-ending compound right ankle fracture and dislocation he suffered during the 2020 campaign: Michael Gehlken @GehlkenNFL Cowboys QB Dak Prescott: “I honestly think this calf had something to do” with last season’s ankle injury. Both injuries to right leg. Calf strain a “wake up” that as much as he’s work to bury 2020 ankle injury, it happened, and it was serious.

PFF grades three rookies ahead of Ja’Marr Chase

Thursday, October 28th, 2021

Ja'Marr Chase's fast start to his season is good, but so far, grades only fourth among rookies at Pro Football Focus through seven weeks.

Staff picks for Week 8 of the 2021 NFL season: Browns vs. Steelers, Cowboys vs. Vikings and more

Thursday, October 28th, 2021

Baltimore Sun staff writers pick every game of the NFL season. Here’s who they have winning in Week 8: Green Bay Packers at Arizona Cardinals (Thursday, 8:20 p.m.) Ryan McFadden (66-40 overall, 8-4 last week): Cardinals Mike Preston (69-37 overall, 8-4 last week): Cardinals Jonas Shaffer (66-40 overall, 9-3 last week): Cardinals Childs Walker (68-38 overall, 9-3 last week): Packers Carolina ...

Morning Why 49ers Can Still Turn Around 2021 Season

Thursday, October 28th, 2021

Heading into the season, Washington traded its original first-round selection (No. overall), second-round pick (No. overall) and first-round selections in the next two ensuing drafts to the Rams in exchange for St. Louis' second-overall selection.

Week 8: Broncos vs. Washington

Thursday, October 28th, 2021

The Denver Broncos (3-4) are spiraling over the last month and desperate to get things back on track in Week 8 against the Washington Football Team (2-5). When asked about the sense of urgency is different this week, quarterback Teddy Bridgewater described a different state of mind in the locker room this week over past weeks. It’s hard to explain,” Bridgewater said.

Report: Cardinals’ J.J. Watt’s Injuries Include Torn Labrum, Biceps, Rotator Cuff

Thursday, October 28th, 2021

Arizona Cardinals star defensive end J.J. Watt reportedly tore his labrum, biceps and rotator cuff and dislocated his shoulder in a Week 7 win over the Houston Texans, per NFL Network's Ian Rapoport. Watt is expected to undergo season-ending shoulder surgery, Rapoport reported Wednesday. The 32-year-old will likely have surgery in the middle of next week, and there's a chance he could return for the playoffs, Rapoport added.

In telling story of forgotten women’s football league, new book details NFL battle still being fought today

Thursday, October 28th, 2021

"Hail Mary: The Rise and Fall of the National Women's Football League" dives into the barriers women who wanted to be part of professional football faced decades ago, obstacles that still exist today.

KC Chiefs’ Alex Okafor sees progress in this particular area, but you have to look hard

Thursday, October 28th, 2021

The slow starts for the Chiefs’ defense remain a problem, and if veteran end Alex Okafor had an easy answer it would have been applied by now. There are a couple of issues — there’s not one fix,” Okafor said Thursday. If there was one fix, it would have happened sooner.

Column: Atlanta tries to transform itself into Winnersville

Thursday, October 28th, 2021

But now, as the World Series comes to Atlanta for the first time since 1999, there is hope that this city — once immortalized in print as “Loserville USA” — and this state could be taking a turn toward some long-overdue parades. The young, hungry Hawks are just a few months removed from a surprising run to the NBA's Eastern Conference final. The fearsome Georgia Bulldogs are the No.

Browns’ Baker Mayfield set to practice Thursday, trending in right direction for Sunday

Thursday, October 28th, 2021

Browns offensive coordinator Alex Van Pelt said injured quarterback Baker Mayfield would practice Thursday, which lent credence to the impression that Mayfield is trending in the right direction to play in Sunday’s home game against the Pittsburgh Steelers. I think he'll go today for sure and then we'll determine later in the week how he's feeling,” Van Pelt said. Obviously, it's up to the doctors and the medical staff to determine whether he's ready to go or not.