Breaking down storylines from around NFL training camps, including successful surgery for New York Jets quarterback Zach Wilson and rookie Ikem Ekwonu being named the Carolina Panthers' Week 1 starter at left tackle.
Breaking down storylines from around NFL training camps, including the Philadelphia Eagles trading J.J. Arcega-Whiteside to the Seattle Seahawks for Ugo Amadi, the Baltimore Ravens activating Marcus Peters off PUP and more.
Mario Pilato evaluates some of the most notable NFL injuries ahead of the 2022 fantasy football season, which includes the Carolina Panthers' Christian McCaffrey and New Orleans Saints' Jameis Winston.
Ikem Ekwonu opened the Carolina Panthers' joint practice against New England as the starter over 2021 third-round pick Brady Christensen, and coach Matt Rhule said, "That's where we are moving forward."
The Pats placed Malcolm Butler on injured reserve Tuesday, ending his season as he attempted a comeback with the franchise where he became a Super Bowl hero seven years ago. Butler sustained a hip injury, a source said.
New York quarterback Zach Wilson underwent arthroscopic knee surgery Tuesday in Los Angeles, and a source told ESPN the procedure was deemed a success, but the Jets are still expecting Joe Flacco will start the regular-season opener, another source said.
In the three seasons since the Steelers drafted Devin Bush with the 10th overall selection, he has missed 14 games and made no Pro Bowls. Bush no longer even is guaranteed a starting job with the depth chart listing Bush OR Robert Spillane at the starting inside linebacker spot beside Myles Jack. Bush enters the […]
Seahawks quarterback Drew Lock won’t be starting on Thursday night, after all. The Seahawks have announced that Lock has tested positive for COVID. He’ll miss the preseason game against the Bears. The news comes after Lock took first-team reps in practice on Thursday, and after coach Pete Carroll announced that Lock will get the start […]
Drew Lock received the first-team reps Tuesday, the first time that’s happened in the Seahawks’ quarterback competition. Pete Carroll announced after practice that Lock will start Thursday’s second preseason game. But Carroll called Geno Smith “still the No. 1 guy” to this point. “We had planned (this) well back before the offseason even started, to […]
Former Vikings coach Mike Zimmer has landed on his feet with a school that continues to find its footing. Zimmer, via HBCUGameday.com, has accepted a position on Deion Sanders’ staff at Jackson State. Sanders introduced Zimmer to the team on Tuesday. “He’s asked me about it a few times,” Zimmer said. “The pay’s not good. […]
Tight end Adam Shaheen passed his physical in Miami and participated in training camp until last Tuesday. That day, he was traded to the Texans. The trade didn’t take, because Shaheen didn’t pass his physical in Houston. Then, after Shaheen got back to Miami, he ended up on injured reserve. On Tuesday, Miami coach Mike […]
Plenty of coaches become sensitized to the practice of trimming the roster from 90 players to 53, along with the constant churning of the bottom of the regular-season roster and practice squad. New Broncos coach Nathaniel Hackett may eventually become jaded when it comes to letting players go, but for now it’s something that bothers […]
The Seahawks got starting running back Rashaad Penny back to practice Tuesday. He missed the first preseason game with groin tightness. But backup running back Ken Walker III did not practice. Walker is dealing with a hernia issue, coach Pete Carroll said after practice. “Ken’s got a little hernia thing that he’s working on and […]
Matthew Stafford‘s elbow problem is becoming less of a problem. It’s an encouraging sign for the Rams. The issue that hadn’t subsided despite Stafford not throwing in the offseason has suddenly become a non-issue. It culminated in Stafford having a practice on Tuesday about which coach Sean McVay raved. “I thought he had great energy, […]
The Raiders cut five players Tuesday to reach the 85-player limit. The team announced the departures of veteran defensive tackle Vernon Butler and veteran receiver Demarcus Robinson along with defensive tackle Nate Brooks, defensive end Gerri Green and offensive tackle Tyrone Wheatley Jr. Butler signed a one-year deal with the Raiders this offseason. A first-round […]
Buccaneers outside linebacker Cam Gill injured his foot in Saturday’s preseason game against the Dolphins. He was in a walking boot and using a scooter to get around at Monday’s practice, per J.C. Allen of pewterreport.com, and head coach Todd Bowles later revealed doctors diagnosed Gill with a Lisfranc injury. On Tuesday, Gill said he […]
Malcolm Butler‘s comeback season in New England was short-lived. Butler, the veteran cornerback who signed with the Patriots in March, was placed on season-ending injured reserve today. It’s unclear specifically what kind of injury Butler suffered, but he hasn’t practiced since last week’s preseason opener. The 32-year-old Butler spent his first four NFL seasons with […]
The quarterback competition in Seattle may be heating up heading into the team’s second preseason game. According to multiple reporters on the Seahawks beat, Drew Lock took the first-team reps at Tuesday’s practice. To this point, Geno Smith had been taking the first-team reps. As pointed out by John Boyle of the team’s website, the […]
It was only a matter of time: After working behind Brady Christensen for the first three weeks of training camp, rookie left tackle Ikem Ekwonu earned a promotion Tuesday. The No. 6 overall selection lined up with the first team and stayed there for the joint practice, Joe Person of TheAthletic.com reports. The Panthers would […]
The Texans waived undrafted rookie defensive tackle Damion Daniels, the team announced Tuesday. He played 20 defensive snaps and two on special teams in Saturday’s preseason game against the Saints. Daniels was a team captain for Nebraska and earned team defensive lineman of the year honors in 2021. After totaling 33 tackles, two sacks and […]
The Packers have announced their roster cuts and an addition to their group of tight ends. Green Bay has waived running back RJ Baylor, linebacker Ellis Brooks, tight end Dominique Dafney, guard George Moore, and linebacker Randy Ramsey. Dafney appeared in 10 games for Green Bay with two starts last season, catching a pair of […]
Packers quarterback Aaron Rodgers was complimentary of the team’s receiving corps early in training camp and had particularly strong things to say about rookie Romeo Doubs‘ work in the opening sessions. Rodgers was less ebullient about the wideouts when he spoke to reporters on Tuesday. Rodgers noted the work of the team’s younger wideouts in […]
Bears center Doug Kramer‘s rookie season has come to an early end. The Bears placed Kramer on injured reserve Tuesday, which means the sixth-round pick will not be eligible to return to the active roster at any point this season. He played 48 snaps against the Chiefs in the preseason opener, but suffered a lower […]
Some of the Broncos’ roster moves were reported earlier in the day, but the team made them official Tuesday afternoon. The Broncos reached the league-mandated 85-player roster limit ahead of the deadline by waiving five players. Denver cut running back Max Borghi, wide receiver Kaden Davis, wide receiver Travis Fulgham, safety Jamar Johnson and tight […]
The Texans seem to be smitten with fourth-round running back Dameon Pierce. He had a solid preseason debut, and coach Lovie Smith hasn’t ruled out Pierce becoming the Week One starter. On Tuesday, offensive coordinator Pep Hamilton was asked about the first-year sensation who could help give the Houston offense an element it needs, with […]
The Rams cut five players to get to the 85-man limit on Monday, but they didn’t wait long to churn their roster again. They announced on Tuesday that they have claimed defensive lineman T.J. Carter off of waivers. Wide receiver Warren Jackson was waived with an injury designation in a corresponding move. Carter was waived […]