Posts Tagged ‘NL Football’

Kaare Vedvik, Baltimore’s best story of the preseason thus far, traded to Minnesota

Sunday, August 11th, 2019

The best story from the Ravens first preseason game has already been traded away. Kaare Vedvik, the Ravens back-up kicker and punter, was traded Sunday afternoon to the Minnesota Vikings. Adam Schefter of ESPN reported the trade first, and that the compensation is a fifth-round pick.

Vikings acquire Ravens kicker Kaare Vedvik for 5th-round pick in 2020

Sunday, August 11th, 2019

With the Ravens set to go with Justin Tucker again at kicker, Schefter reported Sunday morning that four teams had reached out to Baltimore about Vedvik's availability. The Chicago Tribune confirmed the Bears were one of the teams involved, leaving Minnesota with an opportunity to not only upgrade its roster but keep a talented player away from a division rival. Of all the teams involved here, it's hard not to consider the Bears among the biggest losers with this development.

NFL notebook: Cardinals release DE Philon after arrest

Saturday, August 10th, 2019

The Arizona Cardinals released defensive end Darius Philon on Saturday, a day after he was arrested on an aggravated assault charge. Philon, 25, appeared in court on Saturday and was granted a $5,000 secured appearance bond. He was charged with aggravated assault with a deadly weapon for an incident that occurred in the Phoenix area in May in which he allegedly threatened to shoot a dancer outside a strip club, TMZ reported.

Seahawks sign ex-Buckeyes QB Barrett

Saturday, August 10th, 2019

The Seattle Seahawks signed former Ohio State star J.T. Barrett in a depth move at quarterback on Saturday. In corresponding moves, the team waived linebacker Chris Worley and safety Marwin Evans. Seattle has Paxton Lynch and Geno Smith as backups to starting quarterback Russell Wilson, but Smith is out for at least a week because of a cyst on his knee and might not be available for the second preseason game on Aug. 18 at the Minnesota Vikings.

Seahawks sign ex-Buckeyes QB Barrett

Saturday, August 10th, 2019

The Seattle Seahawks signed former Ohio State star J.T. Barrett in a depth move at quarterback on Saturday. The Seahawks also added linebacker Juwon Young, an undrafted rookie out of Marshall. In corresponding moves, the team waived linebacker Chris Worley and safety Marwin Evans.

Kyle Brandt reveals why Minnesota Vikings quarterback Kirk Cousins can’t park his car in Vikings lot

Thursday, August 8th, 2019

The "Good Morning Football" crew discusses the Minnesota Vikings locker room and why quarterback Kirk Cousins can't park his car in the Vikings' parking lot.

Quarterback Kirk Cousins At Wit’s End Dealing With Center’s Sweaty Butt

Thursday, August 8th, 2019

Minnesota Vikings quarterback Kirk Cousins says rookie center Garrett Bradbury is getting more than just his feet wet as the teammates prepare for their preseason opener. Bradbury's profuse sweating is producing some slippery snaps ? and some of it is apparently coming from a critical area, since the quarterback basically places his hands there. Just days before Cousins and Bradbury play together in their first preseason game at New Orleans on Friday, the quarterback was asked whether the team should be scouting for “posterior sweating” in centers like Bradbury.

Vikings dealing with injuries going into preseason opener

Wednesday, August 7th, 2019

Acclimating to a new offense, the Minnesota Vikings are likely to be without at least one offensive starter in their preseason opener at New Orleans on Friday night. Second-year right tackle Brian O'Neill has missed the past two practices. Coach Mike Zimmer said he might hold out ''one or two but not very many'' players against the Saints.

Best-, worst-case scenario for Minnesota Vikings in ’19

Wednesday, August 7th, 2019

NFL Media's Adam Rank outlines the Minnesota Vikings' best-case scenario for the 2019 season, as well as the worst-case scenario. He also highlights a given for the team and a wild card.

Geno Smith to start for Seahawks in preseason opener

Wednesday, August 7th, 2019

The Seattle Seahawks will be going with a youth movement on Thursday evening at CenturyLink Field against the Denver Broncos. Russell Wilson and most of Seattle's other starters will have the night off, a change from the Seahawks normal protocol. That will allow the rookies and other young players to take centerstage.