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Jan
15

Bucs RB Jones returns to practice

Tampa Bay running back RONALD JONES returned in a limited capacity to the Buccaneers practice session on Thursday. Jones was a late scratch from last weekend’s game in Washington due toMore a calf injury, along with a surgically repaired finger. While his status for Sunday’s game against New Orleans remains uncertain, his appearance in practice was an encouraging sign. Less

Source: Team Website

Jan
15

Alabama stars declare for NFL Draft

Alabama quarterback MAC JONES and wide receiver JAYLEN WADDLE announced on Thursday their intentions to enter the upcoming 2021 NFL Draft. The Crimson Tide stars strengthen a lengthy list of collegeMore underclassmen who have also announced that they will be entering the draft. The NFL deadline for college underclassmen to petition the league for early draft eligibility is Monday. Less

Source: NFL.com

Jan
15

Rams QB Goff ready to roll vs. Packers

Los Angeles Rams quarterback JARED GOFF insisted that he was ready to start last weekend’s playoff game against the Seattle Seahawks, but head coach Sean McVay decided to give his startingMore quarterback additional time to recover from a recent thumb surgery. Goff did end up playing against the Seahawks, but only after JOHN WOLFORD was knocked from the game with a neck injury. Wolford has been ruled out for this weekend’s playoff game against the Green Bay Packers, paving the way for Goff to return to his starting role. Less

Source: NBC Sports

Jan
15

Jets hire Saleh as new head coach

The New York Jets reached an agreement in principle with San Francisco 49ers defensive coordinator Robert Saleh on Thursday night to become the 18th full-time head coach in team history. Saleh,More 41, takes over a team coming off one of the worst seasons in franchise history after the Jets opened the season with 13 straight losses and finished with a 2-14 record. Less

Source: New York Post

Jan
15

Jaguars hire Meyer as new head coach

The Jacksonville Jaguars announced on Thursday that Urban Meyer has been hired as the team’s new head coach. Meyer is one of the most successful coaches in college football history, withMore three national championships to his credit. The Jaguars will hope that Meyer, 56, can bring his winning pedigree to the NFL, where he has never coached. Less

Source: Team Website

Jan
15

Lions hire new General Manager

The Detroit Lions announced on Thursday that they have hired Los Angeles Rams director of college scouting Brad Holmes as the team’s next general manager. Holmes has spent the past 18More years working in the Rams organization. With a general manager in place, the Lions will now turn their attention to securing a head coach for the long-suffering franchise. Less

Source: Detroit News

Jan
15

Steelers moving on from OC Fichtner

The Pittsburgh Steelers announced on Thursday that the team would be moving on from offensive coordinator Randy Fichtner. The move comes just days after the Steelers sudden exit from the AFCMore playoffs at the hands of the Cleveland Browns. Fichtner had been a member of head coach Mike Tomlin’s original coaching staff from 2007, but his time in Pittsburgh has come to an end. Less

Source: Pittsburgh Tribune

Jan
14

Bengals QB Burrow targeting Week #1 return

Cincinnati Bengals rookie quarterback JOE BURROW says that he is targeting a Week #1 return for the 2021 NFL season. While Burrow said that his surgically repaired left knee feels good,More he admitted that he is currently at about 15% in what is expected to be a nine-to-twelve-month rehabilitation. Burrow had surgery on December 2nd and remains about six weeks away from running. He also hopes to begin throwing in February, but the road to recovery looks to be a long one. Less

Source: Cincinnati Enquirer

Jan
14

Rams DT Donald one tough cookie

Los Angeles star defensive lineman AARON DONALD suffered a painful rib injury that limited him significantly in Saturday’s win over the Seattle Seahawks. Heading into this weekend’s playoff game against theMore Green Bay Packers, Donald said that he feels healthy and that he has no pain. Donald added that he is not worried about the injury and that he will be ready for Saturday’s game. Less

Source: NBC Sports

Jan
14

Ravens DC planning to bring pressure vs. Bills QB Allen

Baltimore defensive coordinator Don Martindale said on Wednesday that the Ravens are going to bring pressure against Buffalo quarterback JOSH ALLEN in Saturday’s AFC Divisional Round matchup against the Bills. AllenMore has had success against the blitz this season, but Martindale’s comments indicate that the Ravens defense plans to stay true to form with its pass-rushing ways on Saturday. Less

Source: NFL.com

Jan
14

Kansas City WR Watkins gives Browns new bulletin board material

A week after Pittsburgh wide receiver JUJU SMITH-SCHUSTER unwisely provided material for the Cleveland Browns bulletin-board, Kansas City wideout SAMMY WATKINS appears to have done the same. Smith-Schuster riled up theMore Browns with his “Browns is the Browns” comment before the Steelers suffered a surprising loss against Cleveland last weekend. After the upset, a Kansas City fan commented on social media that they appear to have some competition against Cleveland. Watkins responded to the fan by saying “I wouldn’t go that far”, apparently dismissing the Browns as any sort of real competition this weekend. Less

Source: Cleveland Plain Dealer

Jan
14

Tampa Bay WR Evans feeling better

Tampa Bay wide receiver MIKE EVANS said he is hopeful that he can go into Sunday’s divisional playoff game against the New Orleans Saints “closer to 100 percent”. Evans suffered aMore hyperextended left knee in Week #17 and gutted out a 119-yard performance in the Bucs’ wild-card win over Washington last weekend. His improving health is great news for the Bucs and his fantasy owners. Less

Source: ESPN.com

Jan
14

Bucs RB Jones misses Wednesday practice

Tampa Bay Buccaneers running back RONALD JONES was not on the practice field on Wednesday. Jones was active for last weekend’s playoff game against Washington but did not play due toMore a quad injury that worsened in the hours leading up to the game. Head coach Bruce Arians said that he is hopeful that Jones will be able to practice today. Meanwhile, veteran running back LESEAN MCCOY returned to practice after missing time with an illness. Less

Source: NBC Sports

Jan
14

Kansas City RB Edwards-Helaire returns to practice

Kansas City rookie running back CLYDE EDWARDS-HELAIRE returned to a limited practice on Wednesday, just days ahead of Sunday’s playoff game against the Cleveland Browns. Edwards-Helaire, the team’s leading rusher, hasMore not played since suffering ankle and hip injuries back in Week #15. While fantasy owners will want to monitor his progress leading up to Sunday, he appears to be trending in the right direction. Less

Source: Kansas City Star

Jan
13

Bills WRs Diggs, Beasley limited during Tuesday practice

Buffalo Bills wide receivers STEFON DIGGS and COLE BEASLEY were limited in practice on Tuesday. Beasley is working his way back from a knee injury while Diggs has an oblique issue. Both players will likely be available for Saturday’s playoff game against the Baltimore Ravens.

Source: NBC Sports

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