Posts Tagged ‘NFL Football’

NFL suspends Seahawks’ Jarran Reed six games

Monday, July 22nd, 2019

Seahawks defensive tackle Jarran Reed had a big season in 2018, but he'll miss the start of 2019. Reed has been suspended six games for violating the NFL's personal conduct policy, Ian Rapoport reports. In April of 2017 a woman told police that Reed assaulted her.

Packers Training Camp Capsule

Monday, July 22nd, 2019

GREEN BAY PACKERS (6-9-1) OPEN CAMP: July 25, Green Bay, Wisconsin. LAST YEAR: Packers' 2018 campaign was defined by friction between star quarterback and embattled coach. Mike McCarthy was fired after loss to lowly Arizona dropped Green Bay to 4-7-1.

Bears Training Camp Capsule

Monday, July 22nd, 2019

CHICAGO BEARS (12-5) OPEN CAMP: July 26, Bourbonnais, Illinois LAST YEAR: In his first year, coach Matt Nagy took Bears to playoffs for first time since 2010 with NFC North title. Linebacker Khalil Mack, safety Eddie Jackson and lineman Akiem Hicks led NFL's top scoring defense. Nagy's creative play calling contributed, but offense ranked only 21st.

Lions Training Camp Capsule

Monday, July 22nd, 2019

DETROIT LIONS (6-10) OPEN CAMP: July 24, Allen Park, Michigan LAST YEAR: First-year coach Matt Patricia lost seven of last 10 games, saddling franchise with double digits in losses for first time since 2012. Rookie running back Kerryon Johnson provided desperately needed production, but he and WR Marvin Jones had season-ending knee injuries to hurt offense that never recovered from trading receiver Golden Tate. Detroit made move that worked out during season, acquiring run-stuffing defensive tackle Damon ''Snacks'' Harrison.

Seahawks Training Camp Capsule

Monday, July 22nd, 2019

SEATTLE SEAHAWKS (10-7) OPEN CAMP: July 25, Renton, Washington LAST YEAR: Seattle's roster overhaul was successful as Seahawks returned to playoffs after one-year absence. With Russell Wilson playing as efficiently as any point in career and commitment to ground game, Seahawks went 10-6 and earned wild-card spot. Seattle lost to Dallas in opening round of playoffs, but it was still highly successful campaign that again proved general manager John Schneider and coach Pete Carroll are two of better executives in NFL.

Redskins Training Camp Capsule

Monday, July 22nd, 2019

WASHINGTON REDSKINS (7-9) OPEN CAMP: July 25, Richmond, Virginia LAST YEAR: Almost everything went right for Redskins on way to 6-3 record. Then injuries derailed their season. Alex Smith broke his right leg in gruesome fashion, leading to steady decline in QB play as attrition battered rest of roster.

Eagles Training Camp Capsule

Monday, July 22nd, 2019

PHILADELPHIA EAGLES (10-8) OPEN CAMP: July 24, Philadelphia. LAST YEAR: Defending Super Bowl champions lost three-fourths of starting secondary, top two running backs and quarterback Carson Wentz to injuries, but led by Nick Foles earned wild-card berth and won playoff game in Chicago before barely falling short in New Orleans. IMPORTANT ADDITIONS: WR DeSean Jackson and J.J. Arcega-Whiteside, RBs Jordan Howard and Miles Sanders, DT Malik Jackson, LB Zach Brown, Ss Andrew Sendejo and Blake Countess, T Andre Dillard, QB Cody Kessler.

Cowboys Training Camp Capsule

Monday, July 22nd, 2019

Dynamic young pair got big boost from midseason trade for WR Amari Cooper. Dallas went 7-1 in second half to surge to NFC East title, won wild-card game against Seattle, lost to LA Rams in divisional round. Defense found two emerging star LBs in Jaylon Smith and Leighton Vander Esch to go with pass-rushing standout DeMarcus Lawrence, who just signed big contract.

Giants Training Camp Capsule

Monday, July 22nd, 2019

NEW YORK GIANTS (5-11) OPEN CAMP: July 24 East Rutherford, New Jersey LAST YEAR: Coach Pat Shurmur never had chance to succeed in his first year despite spectacular Offensive Rookie of Year season from RB Saquon Barkley. O-line was sieve and defense could not get off field. There were no big plays in crunch time.

Saints Training Camp Capsule

Monday, July 22nd, 2019

NEW ORLEANS SAINTS (14-4) OPEN CAMP: July 26, Metairie, Louisiana LAST YEAR: 13th season with QB Drew Brees running coach Sean Payton's offense produced one of best in franchise history, albeit with bitter ending that spurred offseason rules changes. Saints' 13-3 regular-season record tied for franchise best with 2009 and 2011. Saints also came painstakingly close to second Super Bowl, only to have effort to put NFC title game away hampered by officials' non-call on pass interference or helmet-to-helmet contact on play that spurred league to allow coaches' challenges on pass interference.