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Chiefs lead the way with Vegas win totals

Camps open soon (the Broncos already have started practicing), and the folks in Vegas have adjusted their projected over-under win totals for 2019. The Chiefs currently lead the way with 12, followed by the Patriots at 11. The Rams and Saints are next at 10.5, followed by the Chargers, Eagles, and Colts at 9.5 The Bears, Packers, [more]

Broncos cutting Nathan Jacobson to sign David Williams

The Broncos are waiving offensive lineman Nathan Jacobson to make room for the signing of running back David Williams, Ryan O’Halloran of The Denver Post reports. Jacobson earned a contract with a post-draft tryout in May. A native of Milan, Italy, he played high school football in the state of Washington before continuing his career [more]

Broncos expected to sign David Williams

The Broncos are expected to sign running back David Williams if he passes a physical, Mike Klis of Denver’s 9News reports. Denver made Williams a seventh-round choice last year. The Broncos waived him out of the preseason but signed him to their practice squad the next day. The Jaguars signed Williams off Denver’s practice squad [more]

Jaguars announce open training camp practice schedule

The Jaguars have announced their schedule of training camp practices open to the public. The team will have six sessions open to the public, including next Thursday’s practice and the team’s first padded practice on July 28. Attendance is free, but fans interested in attending the sessions have to register via the team’s website. In [more]

NFL, NFLPA: We had “productive, constructive and beneficial” CBA talks

The NFL and NFLPA gathered for their fourth set of talks about a new Collective Bargaining Agreement on Wednesday and the schedule called for the meetings to last for three days. There was a change in plans, however, and the two sides wrapped things up after several hours of conversations. A joint statement from the [more]

Longtime line coach Mike Maser dies at 72

Longtime offensive line coach Mike Maser died at age 72, the Panthers announced. After a long stint in the college game including 13 years at Boston College, Maser joined the expansion Jaguars in 1995 to work for Tom Coughlin. He coached the Panthers’ line from 2003-2006 (a time in which they made a Super Bowl [more]

Aaron Rodgers’ Madden rating plummets

The full Madden ratings have been released, and a certain player with a reputation for being a tad sensitive may not be happy with the number he received. Packers quarterback Aaron Rodgers, who last year was one of seven players to get a game-high 99, has fallen all the way to 90. Still the No. [more]

Zach Mettenberger, Jonas Gray took part in this weekend’s XFL workouts

The XFL held its eighth and final showcase for players interested in jobs with team’s during the league’s reboot in 2020 in St. Louis this weekend. The first seven combine-style workouts were attended by handfuls of former NFL players and that remained the case this weekend. Former Browns first-round pick Trent Richardson and former Raiders [more]

Year 3 could be make-or-break for Leonard Fournette

When the Jaguars spent the fourth overall pick in the 2017 NFL draft on Leonard Fournette, they were bucking the trend of running backs being devalued. Through two years, that doesn’t look like a wise move. That’s why, heading into Year 3, the Florida Times-Union suggests that 2019 could be Fournette’s last year in Jacksonville. [more]

PFT 2019 storyline No. 12: Will Carson Wentz stay healthy?

December 2017. Led by second-year quarterback Carson Wentz, the Eagles rocketed toward the No. 1 seed in the NFC, and Wentz had the inside track to the league MVP award. Then came a visit to the Rams, an ill-timed head-first dive to the end zone, an unexpected ACL tear in the process, and that was [more]

Jaguars, city nearing agreement on incentives package for stadium site developments

The city of Jacksonville is nearing an agreement with the Jaguars on an incentives package for development of a parking lot on the southwest side of TIAA Bank Field. According to Mike Mendenhall of the Jacksonville Daily Record, Mayor Lenny Curry said earlier this week the two sides were “verbally close on an agreement” that [more]

Jaguars waive Dredrick Snelson

The Jaguars needed a spot for former West Virginia receiver Marcus Simms, who agreed to terms after going undrafted in the supplemental draft Wednesday. The team announced it waived receiver Dedrick Snelson with an injury designation Thursday to make room. Snelson will revert to the Jaguars’ injured reserve list if he clears waivers. He signed [more]

Four NFL teams have lost significant numbers of fans in last decade

Not surprisingly, fewer fans are going to games in person. Financial news site 24/7 Wall St. used sports attendance data from ESPN over the past 10 years and found every one of the four major sports leagues in the United States has seen a decline in total attendance from 2008 to 2018. But not every [more]

Report: Jaguars signing Marcus Simms

Former West Virginia wide receiver Marcus Simms was one of two players considered likely candidates for selection in Wednesday’s supplemental draft, but the exercise ended with safety Jalen Thompson as the only player picked. It appears Simms will still get a chance to make an NFL roster this year, however. Tom Pelissero of NFL Media [more]

Frank Reich: AFC South is “definitely playing really tough right now”

The Texans won the AFC South last season and the Colts advanced to the playoffs after beating the Titans in the final game of the regular season. In 2017, roles were reversed as the Jaguars won the division and the Titans took a Wild Card spot. Both of those teams won games in the playoffs [more]

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