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Jul
15

Gordon wants to remain a Charger, but also get paid

MELVIN GORDON said that his goal is to remain with the Los Angeles Chargers, although he added that it is also a priority to “get paid”. Gordon is scheduled to makeMore $5.6 million this season as he enters the final year of his rookie contract. Gordon’s latest comments came just a few days after he said that he would not report to training camp and that he would demand a trade if he does not receive a new deal. This will be a situation to monitor in the coming weeks. Less

Source: Los Angeles Times

Jul
15

Garoppolo sees similarities between Kittle and Gronk

San Francisco quarterback JIMMY GAROPPOLO says that he sees similarities between retired tight end and former teammate ROB GRONKOWSKI and current teammate GEORGE KITTLE. Garoppolo says that beyond the physical similarities, both players bring an “energy” every day while also having fun and enjoying what they do.

Source: NFL.com

Jul
15

Raiders guard Incognito suspended 2 games

The NFL has suspended Oakland Raiders guard RICHIE INCOGNITO for 2 games for violating the league’s Personal Conduct Policy. Incognito pleaded guilty to charges of criminal damage and disorderly conduct relatedMore to a pair of incidents in August of 2018. He will be able to participate in training camp and the preseason, but Incognito will miss the first two games of the regular season. Less

Source: NBC Sports

Jul
15

Washington RB Guice could miss start of camp

Washington running back DERRIUS GUICE reportedly has an injured hamstring and might miss the start of training camp. Guice downplayed the situation, saying that people are “freaking out for no reason”.More Guice was a second-round pick in 2018 but he missed the season after he tore his ACL in Washington’s first preseason game last year. Less

Source: Washington Post

Jul
15

Jets tight end suspended 4 games

The NFL has suspended New York Jets tight end CHRIS HERNDON for 4 games for violating the league’s substance abuse policy. The suspension is the result of an arrest in JuneMore of 2018 after Herndon was involved in a car crash and pleaded guilty to driving while intoxicated. Herndon can participate in training camp and preseason games but will miss the first four games of the regular season. Less

Source: New York Post

Jul
15

RB Johnson rumored to be interested in Bucs

Cleveland running back DUKE JOHNSON signed with agent Drew Rosenhaus last week as he continues to try to work his way out of town. Rumors have again heated up about aMore potential fit in Tampa Bay. The Bucs current running back situation is uninspiring, and Johnson would likely be the best rusher on the roster if a trade were to be completed. The Browns, meanwhile, continue to insist that Johnson will have a key role in Cleveland. Less

Source: Team Blog

Jul
12

Siemian slipping down Jets depth chart

New York quarterback TREVOR SIEMIAN is reportedly losing his grip on the backup job with the Jets. Quarterback DAVIS WEBB had an impressive offseason program and is believed to have passedMore Siemian on the depth chart. The Jets may only keep two quarterbacks on the final 53-man roster, meaning that whoever loses the backup job could be out of a job entirely. Less

Source: NBC Sports

Jul
12

Duke Johnson signs with new agent

Disgruntled Cleveland running back DUKE JOHNSON signed on Thursday with agent Drew Rosenhaus, just days after parting ways with his previous agent. Rosenhaus has helped facilitate trades for other players out of Cleveland, so Johnson is likely hoping that his new agent can help him out of town as well.

Source: ESPN.com

Jul
12

RB Hill recovering from ACL injury, seeking new team

Free agent running back JEREMY HILL is “pretty close” to recovering from an ACL injury suffered in last season’s opening game with the New England Patriots. With the Patriots having movedMore on from Hill, he is also hoping to be the surprise of somebody’s training camp as soon as he is fully healed. Less

Source: MassLive.com

Jul
12

Backfield committee likely in Denver

In seven of the last eight seasons, two Denver running backs have had at least 100 rushing attempts. The trend is expected to continue in 2019, with running backs ROYCE FREEMAN and PHILLIP LINDSAY expected to form a backfield committee for the Broncos.

Source: Denver Post

Jul
12

Gordon wants new contract or trade

Los Angeles Chargers running back MELVIN GORDON will not report to training camp and will demand a trade if the team does not give him a new contract. The 26-year-old runningMore back is in the final year of his deal, set to make $5.6 million dollars this season. By comparison, the Rams’ TODD GURLEY currently has the highest average annual salary at $14.375 million. Less

Source: New York Post

Jul
11

Bucs CB Smith suspended 4 games

The NFL announced that Tampa Bay cornerback RYAN SMITH has been suspended four games for violating the league’s policy on performance-enhancing substances. Smith can participate in training camp and the preseason, but he will miss the first four games of the 2019 season.

Source: NBC Sports

Jul
11

Michel hopeful for start of camp

New England running back SONY MICHEL missed most of the Patriots’ offseason program after having a knee scope, but his goal is to return to action for the start of trainingMore camp in two weeks. Michel said the minor offseason procedure was not related to the injury that slowed him at the start of his rookie season. The Patriots backfield could be a crowded place this season, but Michel is expected to play a leading role. Less

Source: CBS Sports Boston

Jul
11

Cardinals sign top player in supplemental draft

The Arizona Cardinals selected Washington State safety JALEN THOMPSON in the fifth round of the supplemental draft on Wednesday. The team used a fifth-round pick on Thompson, meaning they will haveMore to surrender a fifth-round pick in the 2020 draft. Thompson was widely viewed as the best prospect in the supplemental draft, and he was the only player to be selected. Less

Source: Team Website

Jul
11

Raiders sign first-round pick Jacobs

The Oakland Raiders came to contract terms with first-round draft pick JOSH JACOBS, just days after the rookie running back was rumored to be a camp holdout. The former Alabama standoutMore running back is now expected to report for the start of training camp at the end of the month. Jacobs is also expected to compete immediately for a starting role. Less

Source: NBC Bay Area

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