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Jun
10

Powell returns to Jets

The New York Jets signed veteran running back BILAL POWELL, who will return to the team in a backup role behind new starting running back LE’VEON BELL. Powell started his career with the Jets and has played his entire career with the team.

Source: NFL.com

Jun
10

Hill case no longer active

Six weeks after Kansas City wide receiver TYREEK HILL was suspended from the team amid an ongoing child abuse investigation, District Attorney Steve Howe said that the investigation is not currentlyMore active. Some have speculated that Hill could be available for the start of training camp, while others caution that he could still face consequences under the NFL’s personal conduct policy. Less

Source: Kansas City Star

Jun
10

Penny getting advice from Hall of Fame mentor

Seattle running back RASHAAD PENNY has been talking with Hall of Fame running back Marshall Faulk this offseason, as he prepares for his second NFL season. Penny has also slimmed downMore to under 230 pounds this offseason, adding that he feels better than he’s ever felt. The second year back will share the run-heavy Seattle backfield with CHRIS CARSON heading into the 2019 season. Less

Source: Team Website

Jun
7

Eagles extend Carson Wentz

The Philadelphia Eagles and quarterback CARSON WENTZ have agreed to terms on a four-year contract extension that will keep him with the team through the 2024 season. Wentz was the secondMore overall pick in the 2016 NFL draft, playing in all 16 games as a rookie. He has since dealt with injuries, but Wentz is believed to be healthy heading into the upcoming season. Less

Source: Team Website

Jun
7

Lindsay on track for training camp

Denver running back PHILLIP LINDSAY is recovering from a wrist injury suffered in December, with head coach Vic Fangio stating this week that he will be ready for the start ofMore the Broncos training camp in mid-July. Lindsay was limited to individual drills in minicamp as the team takes a cautious approach to the second-year running back’s recovery. Less

Source: Team Website

Jun
7

Reed held out of minicamp

Oft-injured Washington tight end JORDAN REED has been held out of action during this week’s veteran minicamp. Reed suffered a toe sprain in Week 14 and is said to be healing well, with no cause for concern. Reed expects to be ready for the start of training camp.

Source: Richmond Times-Dispatch

Jun
7

Rodgers to target Adams more in 2019

Green Bay quarterback AARON RODGERS said that he would like to throw the ball to star wide receiver DAVANTE ADAMS more heading into the 2019 season. Adams was already the second-mostMore targeted wideout last season, with just one fewer target than Atlanta wide receiver JULIO JONES. With a quarterback that wants to get him the ball, and no proven second wideout on the roster, Adams could be in for a big season. Less

Source: NFL.com

Jun
7

Odell Beckham Jr. “giddy” in new offense

Cleveland wide receiver ODELL BECKHAM JR. said that he’s “almost giddy”, adding that he feels like a “little kid” catching passes from BAKER MAYFIELD in the Browns offense. Beckham, 26, was traded to Cleveland in March but has spent much of the offseason training on his own.

Source: New York Post

Jun
7

Lions sign veteran wideout

The Detroit Lions signed veteran wide receiver JERMAINE KEARSE this week. Kearse is an eight-year NFL veteran who will likely provide depth to the Lions wide receiving corps. Kearse spent most of his career with the Seattle Seahawks and the New York Jets before taking his talents to Motown.

Source: Team Website

Jun
7

Mike Evans has tweaked hammy

Tampa Bay wide receiver MIKE EVANS reportedly tweaked his hamstring and sat out all three days of minicamp as a precautionary measure. Coach Bruce Arians did not seem concerned about Evans’More absence, and he should have plenty of time to heal before training camp and the start of the 2019 season. Less

Source: Team Blog

Jun
7

Bears’ kickers getting silent treatment

The Chicago Bears are using something their coaches refer to as the “Agusta silence” treatment in testing kickers CHRIS BLEWITT, ELLIOTT FRY, and EDDY PINEIRO. During OTA practices, the Bears areMore sending one kicker out to the middle of the field to attempt a field goal while the rest of the team watches in silence from the sideline. Coaches compare the silence to when golfers strike a ball at the Masters. Time will tell if the silent treatment improves the Bears’ kicking game. Less

Source: Team Website

Jun
7

Peterson has lofty rushing goal for 2019

Washington running back ADRIAN PETERSON has set a goal of 2,000 yards for the upcoming 2019 season. At age 34, such a season would be quite the accomplishment. Peterson topped 1,000More yards last season while leading the team in carries with 251. A return to health of fellow running backs DERRIUS GUICE and CHRIS THOMPSON could cut into Peterson’s carries this season, but his goal remains high. Less

Source: NBC Sports

Jun
7

Alex Smith “recovering nicely”

Washington quarterback ALEX SMITH isn’t likely to help fantasy owners anytime soon, but head coach Jay Gruden said this week that the veteran signal-caller is “recovering nicely”. Smith is expected toMore wear an external fixator for another month or so. The fixator cast is the device that holds his broken bones in place. With Smith out, CASE KEENUM, COLT MCCOY, and rookie DWAYNE HASKINS are expected to compete for the starting job. Less

Source: NBC Sports

Jun
7

Patriots cut TE Seferian-Jenkins

The New England Patriots released veteran tight end AUSTIN SEFERIAN-JENKINS. The 26-year-old tight end has bounced around the league, failing to catch-on with any team for the long-term. Seferian-Jenkins was signed in early April, meaning he did not even last two months with the Patriots.

Source: Team Website

Jun
4

Rams likely to lessen Gurley workload

The Los Angeles Rams are reportedly planning to lighten the workload of 24-year-old running back TODD GURLEY heading into the 2019 season. Gurley has been held out of on-field team practicesMore during the offseason, and the star back is also planning to shed a few pounds and play at a lower weight. While Gurley will likely continue to play a major role, his days as a pure bell-cow back could be over. Less

Source: NFL.com

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