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A’Shawn Robinson not worried about his future

Lions defensive lineman A'Shawn Robinson faces a prove-it season. He is entering the final year of his rookie contract, needing a big year either to re-sign with the Lions or to find a big deal waiting for him in free agency. Robinson, a second-round choice in 2016, has played 45 of a possible 48 games [more]

Mon, 19 Aug 2019 20:52:16 +0000


Cordy Glenn out with concussion, unlikely to play again in preseason

Bengals left tackle Cordy Glenn missed practice again on Monday and it sounds like he’s played his final preseason game of the year as well. Head coach Zac Taylor said at his Monday press conference that Glenn reported concussion symptoms after the Bengals played Washington last Thursday and that he is currently in the concussion [more]

Mon, 19 Aug 2019 20:49:35 +0000


DeMarcus Lawrence to come off PUP “soon”

Robert Quinn fractured his hand. Randy Gregory remains suspended. DeMarcus Lawrence has yet to practice after undergoing offseason shoulder surgery. At least one of those Cowboys defensive ends is close to returning to practice. The Cowboys are expected to activate Lawrence from the physically unable to perform list soon, Mike Garafolo of the NFL reports. [more]

Mon, 19 Aug 2019 20:27:46 +0000


Panthers plan to play Cam Newton this week

Cam Newton tweaked his throwing motion this offseason and he’s talked about making other changes to the way he plays, but there hasn’t been a chance to see any of the alterations in a game yet this summer. The plan is for that to change on Thursday in New England. Head coach Ron Rivera said [more]

Mon, 19 Aug 2019 20:18:56 +0000


Bears sign Josh Caldwell

The Bears announced the signing of running back Josh Caldwell on Monday. The Chiefs cut Caldwell on Aug. 12, but Chiefs running backs coach Deland McCullough put in a good word for Caldwell. “The guy can play,” McCullough said last week. Caldwell had four carries for 59 yards and a touchdown in the Chiefs’ game [more]

Mon, 19 Aug 2019 20:15:04 +0000


Derwin James to undergo foot surgery Thursday

Chargers safety Derwin James had a screw inserted in his foot as a freshman at Florida State. Doctors determined the screw bent last week and needs to be removed, according to Adam Schefter of ESPN. James’ surgery is set for Thursday in North Carolina, via Schefter, with noted foot surgeon Dr. Robert Anderson repairing James’ [more]

Mon, 19 Aug 2019 19:58:30 +0000


Derrick Henry returns to Titans practice

Shortly after Titans running back Derrick Henry hurt his calf at the first practice of training camp, there were reports that he’d miss two weeks while recovering. That proved to be an optimistic timetable for his return to action. The Titans held Henry out of practice for three weeks before giving him the green light [more]

Mon, 19 Aug 2019 19:51:11 +0000


D’Onta Foreman tears biceps

The Colts placed running back D'Onta Foreman on injured reserve with no explanation. Aaron Wilson of the Houston Chronicle has provided one: Foreman tore a biceps. Foreman will need a four-month recovery. It’s another bad break for Foreman, who tore his Achilles in a Nov. 19, 2017, game during his rookie season. The injury hampered [more]

Mon, 19 Aug 2019 19:44:38 +0000


Report: Derrius Guice tentatively expected to play this week

Derrius Guice‘s wait to return to game action after last summer’s torn ACL may be close to ending. Washington head coach Jay Gruden said on Monday that Guice is still awaiting clearance for full contact, but that he expected it to come soon. “Just waiting for the green light,” Gruden said, via John Keim of [more]

Mon, 19 Aug 2019 19:31:38 +0000


Browns sticking with the two kickers on roster . . . for now

Browns coach Freddie Kitchens admits he has had conversations with General Manager John Dorsey about bringing in another kicker. But as of right now, the Browns are continuing the competition between Greg Joseph and rookie Austin Seibert. As he made clear Sunday, though, Kitchens wants better results. “We’re not trying to bring in a new [more]

Mon, 19 Aug 2019 19:25:48 +0000


Matthew Stafford got work he needed in joint practices, so he didn’t play against Texans

The Lions haven’t played quarterback Matthew Stafford in either of their first two preseason games and he had a stretch of nearly a week without throwing a pass during training camp, but he’s not worried about getting enough work in before the start of the regular season. Stafford took part in joint practices with the [more]

Mon, 19 Aug 2019 19:13:44 +0000


Colts put D’Onta Foreman on IR, sign Charcandrick West

The Colts made a change in the backfield, as they look for some experience there. The team announced a series of transactions Monday, which included placing just-acquired running back D'Onta Foreman on injured reserve, and signing veteran running back Charcandrick West. The Colts had just claimed Foreman off waivers from the Texans, who thought he [more]

Mon, 19 Aug 2019 19:01:32 +0000


Chargers came away impressed by Taysom Hill

The absence of starting quarterbacks has made the preseason increasingly irrelevant, but in the case of the Saints, the backup quarterback competition between Teddy Bridgewater and Taysom Hill has made the preseason worth watching. On Sunday, with Bridgewater battling an illness, Hill was the best player on the field. Playing the entire second half, Hill [more]

Mon, 19 Aug 2019 18:55:39 +0000


Richard Rodgers carted off at Eagles practice

Eagles tight end Richard Rodgers had just worked his way back from a foot injury, but wasn’t back long. According to Jeff McLane of the Philadelphia Inquirer, Rodgers was just carted off the practice field, apparently distraught, with his head in his hands. The 27-year-old Rodgers joined the Eagles last offseason, but opened the year [more]

Mon, 19 Aug 2019 18:50:39 +0000


Cody Kessler back at practice for Eagles

Eagles quarterback Cody Kessler hasn’t totally cleared the league’s concussion protocol yet, but he’s making progress. Kessler suffered a concussion early in last Thursday’s game against the Jaguars and has passed enough tests that he is back on the field in a limited capacity on Monday. Assuming he avoids any symptoms after stepping up his [more]

Mon, 19 Aug 2019 18:33:08 +0000


Julian Edelman and Demaryius Thomas back on practice field

The Patriots are suddenly flush with wide receivers. According to Mike Reiss of ESPN.com, both Julian Edelman and Demaryius Thomas were on the practice field Monday, taking part in warm-ups during the portion of practice reporters are allowed to watch. That suggests that both have been cleared for action, after they weren’t ready for the [more]

Mon, 19 Aug 2019 18:29:24 +0000


Dontrelle Inman slated to visit Lions

Lions General Manager Bob Quinn and head coach Matt Patricia used to work for the Patriots, so there’s little surprise that they’ve added several players who used to play in New England since coming to Detroit. Their interest in former Patriots apparently goes beyond players who were there at the same time they were or [more]

Mon, 19 Aug 2019 18:24:11 +0000


Packers planning for Aaron Rodgers to play Thursday

Packers quarterback Aaron Rodgers was expected to play last Thursday against the Ravens, but wound up as a late scratch because of back tightness that also kept him out of practice on Sunday. While head coach Matt LaFleur said after the game that it wasn’t a “necessity” that Rodgers sees any time in the preseason, [more]

Mon, 19 Aug 2019 18:16:37 +0000


Ezekiel Elliott found “Zeke who?” quip disrespectful

Cowboys owner Jerry Jones went for a laugh after Saturday night’s game against the Rams when he was asked about running back Ezekiel Elliott‘s ongoing holdout. Jones quipped “Zeke who?” in response to the question and then went on to say that “we’re having some fun, not at your expense” in reference to Elliott. Elliott [more]

Mon, 19 Aug 2019 18:06:10 +0000


Graham Gano a week away from kicking again

Panthers kicker Graham Gano has been sidelined during camp with leg soreness, and will miss at least another week. According to Jourdan Rodrigue of TheAthletic.com, Panthers coach Ron Rivera said his veteran kicker wouldn’t kick this week, with an eye toward gearing up for the start of the regular season next week. In his absence, [more]

Mon, 19 Aug 2019 17:44:05 +0000


Emmanuel Sanders will play Monday night

Broncos wide receiver Emmanuel Sanders tore his Achilles on December 5 and his wait to return to game action will end on Monday night. In a Twitter post, Sanders announced that he will be in the Broncos lineup for their game against the 49ers in Denver. Sanders steadily progressed in terms of the amount of [more]

Mon, 19 Aug 2019 17:31:32 +0000


Jonnu Smith, Ryan Succop come off Titans PUP list

The Titans got Delanie Walker back in the lineup for last Saturday’s game and Monday saw a positive development for another one of the team’s tight ends. Jonnu Smith has been activated from the physically unable to perform list. Smith suffered a season-ending knee injury last December and has spent the offseason working his way [more]

Mon, 19 Aug 2019 17:13:10 +0000


Bears are drawing the most Super Bowl bets in Las Vegas

The Raiders are soon moving to Nevada but, for now, Las Vegas prefers the Bears. Via David Payne Purdum of ESPN.com, the Bears have drawn the most wagers to win the Super Bowl in Las Vegas sports books. “It’s been kind of overwhelming, the support [for the Bears],” Caesars Sportsbook senior oddsmaker Alan Berg told [more]

Mon, 19 Aug 2019 17:06:18 +0000


Mike Evans out of practice with leg injury

Buccaneers wide receiver Mike Evans has played in each of the team’s first two preseason games, but he may not be able to go in their third outing of the summer. Evans pulled up and grabbed his left leg after catching a deep ball during Sunday’s practice. Eduardo Encina of the Tampa Bay Times reports [more]

Mon, 19 Aug 2019 17:04:26 +0000


Antonio Brown returns to the Raiders

A day after Raiders G.M. Mike Mayock publicly declared that receiver Antonio Brown needs to be all in or all out, Brown is all in. For now. Per a source with knowledge of the situation, Brown returned to the team and attended practice on Monday. Brown left the team on Sunday due to the league’s [more]

Mon, 19 Aug 2019 16:27:28 +0000


Rashan Gary plans to be “a game changer” in Green Bay

The Packers used the 12th overall pick in this year’s draft on outside linebacker Rashan Gary because they think he has the talent to be an impact player. That’s what Gary thinks, too. Gary has yet to make a tackle in the preseason despite getting significant playing time, but he says it’s coming. “I’m out [more]

Mon, 19 Aug 2019 16:15:17 +0000


Bill Belichick still has nothing to say about Josh Gordon (beyond what he has said)

As Steve Burton of WBZ learned the hard way on Saturday night, Patriots coach Bill Belichick has nothing to add to the statement he issued earlier that day about the conditional reinstatement of receiver Josh Gordon. That didn’t stop reporters from trying to finagle more from Belichick during a Monday press conference. “Yeah, I released [more]

Mon, 19 Aug 2019 16:07:53 +0000


Mark Walton pleads no contest to misdemeanor weapons charge

Running back Mark Walton wasn’t at Dolphins practice on Monday because he was in court to resolve charges from a March arrest. Andy Slater of 640 The Hurricane reports that Walton pleaded no contest to a misdemeanor weapons charge and received a sentence of six months probation. Walton’s lawyer told Slater that the sentence would [more]

Mon, 19 Aug 2019 16:06:46 +0000


Titans sign Quart’e Sapp, waive Nigel Harris

The Titans made a change to their linebacking corps on Monday. The team announced the signing of Quart’e Sapp. Nigel Harris was waived with an injury designation in a corresponding move. Sapp tried out for the Titans at their rookie minicamp after going undrafted earlier this year, but did not land a job. He left [more]

Mon, 19 Aug 2019 15:37:46 +0000


Looking at NFL marriages that ended quickly

The marriage between the Raiders and receiver Antonio Brown may not last long. Which inspired Monday’s PFT Live draft. Simms and I, whose on-air marriage somehow has lasted two years, looked at NFL marriages that ended quickly. Check out the selections in the attached video, with the first pick now determined by a daily trivia [more]

Mon, 19 Aug 2019 15:33:40 +0000


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