Posts Tagged ‘Football’

Hey Dieter: Where do the 49ers need to improve their roster?

Saturday, May 8th, 2021

Hey, Dieter is a weekly wrap-up of the questions that I receive via email, Twitter, radio call-ins, and my morning rooms on the Locker Room app. Also, questions I receive in more analog ways. What a concept!

Jets’ Wilson: Starting QB job ‘has to be earned’

Saturday, May 8th, 2021

Rich Cimini ESPN Staff Writer Close Longtime Jets beat writer for New York Daily News Syracuse University graduate Follow on Twitter FLORHAM PARK, N.J. - New York Jets rookie quarterback Zach Wilson appears to have a clear path to the starting job, but he doesn't expect to be handed a freebie. "In this position, the coaches want to play the best player. That position has to be earned," the second overall pick said Saturday on the second day of rookie minicamp.

Opinion: No harm in Jaguars giving Tim Tebow a chance to help at tight end

Saturday, May 8th, 2021

If Tim Tebow wants to pursue helping the Jacksonville Jaguars bolster their painfully thin tight end position, the team and coach Urban Meyer have nothing to lose by granting him the opportunity. Would another washed-up, 33-year-old NFL quarterback (he turns 34 in August) get that same chance for the Jaguars or any other team? Almost certainly not, but Tebow has earned some cache in this instance because of his work ethic, ultra-competitive nature and longtime connection with Meyer when they won...

Buffalo tabs Michigan’s Maurice Linguist to take over team

Saturday, May 8th, 2021

Maurice Linguist was hired as the University at Buffalo head coach months after he became Michigan's co-defensive coordinator.

Texans QB Mills Needs To Be Himself, Not Deshaun 2.0

Saturday, May 8th, 2021

Now, Mills might be viewed as the face of the franchise — at least for the short term. even as Watson's face remains in the picture, cloudy as that picture is. There is no telling what Mills' could be coming out of coach David Shaw's system.

Jeremiah Owusu-Koramoah: What the scouts said pre-draft about the Browns 2nd-round LB

Saturday, May 8th, 2021

Jeremiah Owusu-Koramoah: What the scouts said pre-draft about the Browns 2nd-round LB

Tennessee’s top tackler transferring to rival Alabama

Saturday, May 8th, 2021

TUSCALOOSA, Ala. (AP) Tennessee's leading tackler Henry To'o To'o is heading to rival Alabama. The junior linebacker announced Saturday on social media that he was transferring to the defending national champions. To'o To'o would likely be a candidate to replace starting inside linebacker Dylan Moses.

What we learned about the Chiefs this week

Saturday, May 8th, 2021

The week began with John Dixon outlining some of the things we learned from the weekend’s NFL Draft — including that the Kansas City Chiefs’ pre-draft trade for Orlando Brown Jr. might have been Plan A all along. After Thursday night — when offensive tackle Teven Jenkins unexpectedly remained undrafted after the first round — it was possible to wonder if the Chiefs had made the wrong move by trading their first-round pick for Brown.

AFC South Watch: Instant Impact Draft Picks

Saturday, May 8th, 2021

One player can change an NFL franchise in an instant. Teams may find generational talents early in the first round of the NFL Draft. They also might hit on long-time starters late on Day Three.

Panthers hiring former linebacker Dan Morgan to be assistant GM

Saturday, May 8th, 2021

A former Panthers linebacker is returning to work for the front office.