Posts Tagged ‘NFL’

No ‘Hard Knocks’, no Antonio Brown: Tyrell Williams likes the vibe of 2020 Raiders camp

Wednesday, August 12th, 2020

Last year going through it, it didn’t feel like a big distraction until now and how smooth and how easy it’s been,” Williams said. So, last year I think it definitely was a distraction. We tried not to let it be, but I think it did get to some of us and it was just kind of annoying for sure.

Report: TE Luke Stocker visiting Falcons, expected to sign

Wednesday, August 12th, 2020

This offseason, the Atlanta Falcons parted ways with Pro Bowl tight end Austin Hooper who was coming off of the best season in his young NFL career. Also this offseason, the team parted ways with another tight end in Luke Stocker who may be making his way back to Atlanta. Apparently, Stocker is expected to sign after his visit, though nothing’s official yet.

James Bradberry gives Giants one CB, searching for another

Wednesday, August 12th, 2020

A couple of months ago, the New York Giants seemed to be set at one cornerback spot and with plenty of choices at the other. As the Giants and new coach Joe Judge get ready for their first training camp practice on Monday, the one certainty is recent free agent signee James Bradberry will be one of the cornerbacks. The former Carolina Panther is one of the best in the league and gives New York a lock-down guy.

Limited stadium capacity forces Bucs to alter 2020 season pass membership

Wednesday, August 12th, 2020

As the coronavirus pandemic begins to push into football season, Buccaneers 2020 season pass holders will not be watching their team from the seats they may have anticipated. Tampa Bay Buccaneers Chief Operating Officer, Brian Ford announced membership for the 2020 season will "look different" in a letter to season ticket holders on July 31.

Dolphins claim Breon Borders off waivers from Steelers

Wednesday, August 12th, 2020

The Miami Dolphins announced on Wednesday the team acwuired cornerback Breon Borders. Originally an undrafted free agent signed by the (then) Oakland Raiders out of Duke in 2017, Borders has spent time with the Houston Texans (2018), Buffalo Bills, (2017-2018). He played in 11 games for the Jacksonville Jaguars last year, with one start, as well as one appearance with the Washington Football Team.

Timmy Jernigan reportedly expected to sign with Jaguars

Wednesday, August 12th, 2020

Former Philadelphia Eagles defensive tackle Timmy Jernigan is expected to sign with the Jacksonville Jaguars, according to reports from NFL Network. It was reported back in April that Jernigan signed with the Houston Texans but that deal strangely fell through in June before the signing ever became official. As a result, the Eagles lost out on an opportunity to recoup a sixth-round compensatory pick in the 2021 NFL Draft for letting Jernigan walk in free agency.

Dallas Cowboys Owner Jerry Jones Says Fans Will Attend All 2020 Games, Calling It “Important For The Country”

Wednesday, August 12th, 2020

Dallas Cowboys owner Jerry Jones says the NFL team will welcome fans into AT&T Stadium when the regular season begins next month. "The Dallas Cowboys plan on playing all our football games, and we plan on playing 'em in front of our fans," he said at a press conference Wednesday marking the opening of training […]

Notes: ESPN analyst believes Lions have 13th-best roster in NFL

Wednesday, August 12th, 2020

Continuing this week of oddly-optimistic takes from national outlets, last week, ESPN’s Mike Clay provided some interesting projections that painted the Detroit Lions in a somewhat promising light. Clay ranked every NFL roster by every position, then gave his thoughts on each team’s overall roster. Notable rankings by position include the Lions in ninth at wide receiver, 25th at defensive tackle, and sixth at cornerback.

BUF’s HC signs on with multiyear extension

Wednesday, August 12th, 2020

The Buffalo Bills have signed coach Sean McDermott to a multiyear contract extension. A person with direct knowledge told the Associated Press the contract is a four-year extension that runs through the 2025 season. The person spoke on the condition of anonymity because the Bills have not released that information.

Saints’ secret to success against COVID-19 is what happens before players hit the field

Wednesday, August 12th, 2020

"We still have no positive tests yet," Payton said. "And yet we don't ever take that for granted." Contact practices with tackling and blocking are expected to start on Aug. 17 with the offensive linemen at highest risk of catching the virus due to location at the line of scrimmage.