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Joe Burrow: Tua Tagovailoa is playing well and it’s exciting to see

Thursday’s matchup between the Dolphins and Bengals will be the first time quarterback Tua Tagovailoa and Joe Burrow square off in the pros.They played twice in college, with Tagovailoa’s Alabama squad winning in 2018 and Burrow’s LSU coming out on top in 2019.They would have gone against one another in the NFL in 2020 had [more]

Report: Rashawn Slater out for season with ruptured biceps tendon

Protecting quarterback Justin Herbert has just become more challenging for the Chargers.According to Tom Pelissero of NFL Media, left tackle Rashawn Slater suffered a ruptured biceps tendon during Sunday’s loss to the Jaguars. Slater is now expected to miss the rest of the 2022 season.The 13th overall pick of the 2021 draft, Slater became an [more]

A.J. Brown: I was “dead serious” about possibly playing baseball for the Padres this year

Before he became a star wide receiver in the NFL, A.J. Brown was a good enough baseball prospect that the San Diego Padres selected him in the 19th round of the 2016 Major League Baseball Draft. And he says he still gives thought to giving baseball a try.In fact, Brown says he strongly considered doing [more]

Aidan Hutchinson out of practice with thigh injury

When Lions head coach Dan Campbell spoke to reporters before Wednesday’s practice, he said that defensive tackle John Cominsky would miss practice but he didn’t reveal that another member of the defensive line would also sit the session out.That defensive lineman was the team’s top pick in this year’s draft. Second overall pick Aidan Hutchinson [more]

Brycen Hopkins suspended three games

The NFL has suspended Rams tight end Brycen Hopkins for the next three games for violating the NFL’s policy of substance abuse. The league announced the suspension Wednesday.He is eligible to return to the active roster on Monday, Oct. 10, following the Rams’ Week 5 game against the Cowboys.Hopkins has played eight offensive snaps and [more]

49ers work out five quarterbacks

With Trey Lance out for the season, the 49ers have only Jimmy Garoppolo and Brock Purdy available at quarterback on their roster.They’ve set out to find at least one more.According to the transaction wire, San Francisco worked out five quarterbacks on Tuesday: Kurt Benkert, Garrett Gilbert, Mike Glennon, Kevin Hogan, and AJ McCarron.Of the five [more]

Aidan Hutchinson: I made the most of my opportunities Sunday

The Lions drafted Aidan Hutchinson second overall this year with the hope that he’d be an impactful player on the edge of their defense and they got an illustration of how impactful he can be on Sunday.Hutchinson sacked Commanders quarterback Carson Wentz three times in the first half of a 36-27 Lions victory. He’s the [more]

Colts can’t explain seven-game losing streak at Jaguars

For most of the last seven years, the Colts have been a better team than the Jaguars. But something strange happens every time the Colts visit Jacksonville: The Jaguars win.The Colts have lost seven straight road games against the Jaguars, a streak that includes six games in Jacksonville in one game in London.Never was that [more]

Justin Jefferson: I was shocked when Philly didn’t draft me, but I’m happier in Minnesota

In the 2020 NFL draft, the Eagles selected wide receiver Jalen Reagor with the 21st overall pick and the Vikings selected wide receiver Justin Jefferson 22nd. That proved to be a big mistake by the Eagles, as Jefferson is the much better player. And Jefferson is grateful the Eagles made that mistake.Now Jefferson and the [more]

Former NFL offensive lineman Shelby Jordan dies at 70

Former Patriots offensive lineman Shelby Jordan died Sept. 9, the team announced Friday. Jordan was 70.Jordan entered the NFL as a seventh-round draft selection of the Houston Oilers in 1973 out of Washington University. He signed with the Patriots as a free agent in 1974, but he did not play his first NFL regular-season game [more]

Takk McKinley signs with Titans’ practice squad

Former first-round draft pick Takkarist McKinley is getting another opportunity in the NFL.McKinley has signed with the Titans’ practice squad.A defensive end who as a 2017 first-round pick of the Falcons, McKinley played in Atlanta until he was waived in 2020. The Raiders claimed him but never played him, and he signed with the Browns [more]

Thursday Night Football: Chiefs hold off Chargers 27-24 as rookie Jaylen Watson stars

Jaylen Watson was working at a Wendy’s managed by his mother in Augusta, Georgia, three years ago as he waited for a chance to continue his football career. He finally became academically eligible and finished his college career at Washington State.On Thursday night, before a national television audience, Watson starred for the Chiefs.The seventh-round draft [more]

Report: Jamal Adams out for season

Seahawks safety Jamal Adams‘ season is over after one game.Adams will have season-ending surgery to repair his torn quad tendon, according to Ian Rapoport of NFL Network.During Monday night’s game over the Broncos, Adams went down awkwardly while pressuring Russell Wilson, then limped to the sideline and was carted to the locker room. It was [more]

Bobby Wagner: Seattle fans gave Russell Wilson the reception of an opposing QB

The Seahawks drafted linebacker Bobby Wagner was drafted a round ahead of quarterback Russell Wilson in 2012. The two spent 10 seasons together in Seattle before Wilson was traded and Wagner was — somewhat clumsily — released in March.Like the rest of the NFL world, Wagner watched on Monday night as Wilson was heartily booed [more]