It’s long been believed that Wan’Dale Robinson would eventually help bring Kentucky to the forefront of the offensive age in college football. And after a short detour via Nebraska, the dynamic offensive weapon is finally starting to make waves as a part of a must-watch Wildcats offense.
Week 3 of the 2021 college football season is underway, and there are several opportunities for valuable bets around the country. Here are some lines to keep your eyes on ahead of Week 3 of the 2021 college football season.
Bengals receiver Tee Higgins said he'll change his jersey number from 85 to 5 after the season in large part because "I don't want to be a 2.0," with it previously being worn by former team star Chad "Ochocinco" Johnson.
New York Giants left guard Nick Gates is staying overnight in Washington D.C. and will have surgery in the morning on his fractured left leg. Gates was injured on the 12th snap on Thursday night’s loss to the Washington Football Team when he was rolled up on by Daron Payne. He had an air cast […]
Dustin Hopkins missed a 48-yard field goal wide right as time expired only for an offside penalty on Dexter Lawrence gave Hopkins a second chance at a game-winner. Hopkins’ 43-yard kick did not miss and the Washington Football Team earned a wild 30-29 victory over the New York Giants on Thursday night. The lead changed […]
Cleveland Browns linebacker Anthony Walker appeared on the team’s injury report Thursday with a hamstring injury that limited his participation. Via Aaron Wilson SportsTalk790, Walker’s hamstring injury could keep him out a few weeks. Walker played all but two defensive snaps for the Browns last week against the Kansas City Chiefs. He led the team […]
49ers linebacker Dre Greenlaw is having core muscle surgery. There were conflicting reports on the prognosis, and General Manager John Lynch said Thursday afternoon it’s too early to determine the timeline for Greenlaw’s return. “As for the timeline, I think that’s best left until they get in there and see the extent,” Lynch said on […]
Hard Knocks will now include a team that has undergone many of them since Andrew Luck retired. The NFL has announced that the long-running series that focuses only on training camp and the preseason will add an in-season component. The first subject will be the Colts. It’s a “multi-episode” series that will debut on Wednesday, […]
Taylor Heinicke might win the full-time starting job with the way he’s playing in Thursday Night Football. The Washington quarterback, playing only because of the hip injury to Ryan Fitzpatrick, went 17-of-21 for 162 yards and a touchdown in the first half. He has led touchdown drives of 90 and 84 yards. J.D. McKissic‘s 2-yard […]
Terry McLaurin hasn’t played with an All-Pro quarterback. Heck, he hasn’t had a starting quarterback who’s been able to keep the job either because of injury or performance. McLaurin has played with seven quarterbacks in his three seasons. He has Taylor Heinicke tonight, and Heinicke is giving McLaurin a chance to show a national audience […]
Giants offensive lineman Nick Gates played all 61 offensive snaps at center last week. This week, he moved to left guard with an injury to Shane Lemieux and the recent addition of center Billy Price from the Bengals. Gates, though, was injured on the team’s 12th offensive play Thursday night. He was carted off with […]
Daniel Jones has had as much success as he had hoped in his first two seasons. The Giants have won eight games with Jones as their quarterback, but four of those have come against Washington. He has the Giants off to a fast start Thursday. The Giants lead 7-0, scoring on Jones’ 6-yard run up […]
Seahawks quarterback Russell Wilson has 99 career wins. On Sunday against the Titans, he can become the third fastest quarterback in league history to get to 100. On Thursday, he was asked to discuss the significance of the achievement. “Every day I wake up and tell people, because they’ll ask me, ‘What’s your job, can […]
Chargers safety Derwin James played all 55 defensive snaps Sunday in his return from a knee injury that kept him from playing in 2020. But he came out of his first game since Dec. 29, 2019, with a toe injury. James, who had eight tackles and a pass breakup against Washington, did not practice Wednesday […]
Good news, the Playmakers podcast debuts on Friday. Bad news, it’s not available to anyone and everyone. Better news, you can get it by preordering my new book, Playmakers. With the book not coming out until March 15, we wanted to give those who decide to buy it now a little something for their decision […]
Giants running back Saquon Barkley is playing in Thursday Night Football. He was not among the team’s inactives. The team listed Barkley as questionable Wednesday as he continues to recover from last season’s knee injury. Two games in four days is not ideal, and it will be worth watching whether the Giants have him on […]
Buccaneers coach Bruce Arians declared Ronald Jones the starting running back during his Tuesday news conference. In fact, the media was so surprised at Arians’ declaration, they asked him to confirm he meant Jones would start against the Falcons. Arians responded, “Yes.” So will he or won’t he? Arians said on Bucs Total Access on […]
As Tom Brady thrives at age 44 and muses about playing until he’s 50, he was asked on Thursday to explain what he’d tell young quarterbacks who hope to have long NFL careers. “Good luck,” Brady said. “It’s tough, but it’s up to them,” he added. “Yeah, if you do the right stuff, you have […]
Bears coach Matt Nagy said nose tackle Eddie Goldman had an “arrow up” in his return from a knee injury. Only 90 minutes later, Goldman didn’t practice. On Wednesday, Goldman made his first practice appearance since injuring his knee in the Sept. 6 practice with the Bears listing him as limited. A day later, the […]
The Browns nearly beat the Chiefs, but they didn’t come close to shutting down receiver Tyreek Hill, who caught 11 passes for 197 yards on Sunday. Browns defensive coordinator Joe Woods discussed the challenge of defending the Chiefs when meeting with reporters on Thursday. “You can’t cover them all,” Woods said. “There are a lot […]
Jason Pierre-Paul‘s name will be one to watch when the Buccaneers release their injury designations for Sunday’s game against the Falcons. Pierre-Paul was a limited participant with a hand injury on Wednesday, but he took a step in the wrong direction on Thursday. Pierre-Paul was out of practice altogether. Pierre-Paul has gotten plenty of rest […]
Cornerback Marshon Lattimore underwent surgery Tuesday to repair a chipped bone in his thumb. He returned to practice Thursday. The Saints listed Lattimore as a limited participant. The three-time Pro Bowler missed one series in the second half before returning with a cast on his right wrist. He played 36 of 57 defensive snaps, with […]
As of last week, it was believed that the grand jury eventually handling the criminal complaints against Texans quarterback Deshaun Watson could conclude its work by late October. A new report suggests otherwise. A.J. Perez of FrontOfficeSports.com writes that it’s “looking more unlikely” that the criminal probe will end before the November 2 trade deadline. […]