Said Texans coach Bill O’Brien of the new kickoff rule, “When the rule was put into place, it was, I believe, intended to be put in for player safety, to monitor player safety and try to help that issue as far as big hits. What I’m seeing, though – and preseason is a lot about experimentation – are a lot of coffin corner-type kicks where teams are trying to funnel the coverage and the kick into the corner, outside the numbers.”
Peyton Manning is joining a roast of Rob Lowe, who once prematurely reported Manning’s retirement from the Colts.
Peter King was impressed by his visit to Jaguars camp.
Titans rookie OLB Kevin Dodd is eager to make his preseason debut.
Tyrod Taylor was the MVP of Bills camp.
Patriots coach Bill Belichick likes the way OT Marcus Cannon is playing in camp.
The Jets are a more boring team, which might make them a better team.
Dolphins TE Jordan Cameron says he can’t worry about his dropped touchdown pass.
Steelers QB Ben Roethlisberger wouldn’t mind taking a hit in the preseason.
Ravens WR Mike Wallace says the team’s receiving group lifts each other up.
Bengals defensive coordinator Paul Guenther wants his players to cut down on dropped interceptions.
Browns QB Josh McCown is facing his old team in the preseason game against the Buccaneers.
Here’s an argument that the Broncos should hand the starting quarterback job to Mark Sanchez.
The Chiefs are getting healthier as the regular season approaches.
The Raiders’ quarterbacks haven’t been sacked or even hit so far in the preseason.
It may be time for Chargers owner Dean Spanos to do whatever’s necessary to get a deal done with first-round pick Joey Bosa.
Are the Cowboys primed to jump from worst to first?
Giants CB Leon Hall knows how hard it is to cover WR Victor Cruz, at least if Cruz is healthy.
Eagles LB Stephen Tulloch says he’s ready to do whatever he’s asked in Jim Schwartz’s defense.
Washington outside linebackers coach Greg Manusky hurls bags at his players’ feet during drills.
Lions DE Brandon Copeland says a preseason game against the Ravens has extra meaning.
Bears RB Jacquizz Rodgers is looking good in camp.
Packers QB Aaron Rodgers says he’ll play as much as coach Mike McCarthy wants in his preseason debut on Friday.
The Vikings will continue to play it safe with QB Teddy Bridgewater, who resumed throwing on Tuesday.
The Falcons want to force more turnovers.
Panthers WR Philly Brown suffered a minor shoulder injury in practice.
Bucs TE Austin Seferian-Jenkins is trying to show he can be a model citizen.
Saints DB Roman Harper’s foundation is helping local school kids.
Kickoff for Sunday’s Cardinals-Texans game has been pushed back 25 minutes.
The Rams like what their tight end group can do in the passing game.
Said 49ers offensive coordinator Curtis Modkins of why the team hasn’t picked a quarterback yet, “It’s not time. It’s a competition, and [Colin Kaepernick] hasn’t had a chance to perform yet. So when that happens and when coach [Chip Kelly] feels like it’s time, we’ll do that. But right now, it’s not time. We’ve still got a ways to go before we play.”
Seahawks WR Doug Baldwin and CB Richard Sherman have a spirited competition in camp.