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Monday Night Football: Broncos at Seahawks kicks off ESPN’s schedule

ESPN will debut a new broadcasting team this season, having lured Joe Buck and Troy Aikman from Fox to join sideline reporter Lisa Salters and rules analyst John Parry. Michelle Beisner-Buck also joins the team to present feature content.The crew will hit the ground running, getting Russell Wilson‘s return to Seattle in his Broncos debut [more]

Chiefs-Cardinals, Raiders-Chargers highlight Sunday afternoon schedule in Week 1

The three biggest games of the league’s opening weekend all were previously reported: The Bills and Rams will kick off the 2022 NFL season with a Thursday Night Football game at SoFi Stadium; the Bucs will play at the Cowboys in the first Sunday Night Football game, which is a rematch of their season opener [more]

Carl Lawson: Jets defensive line is a breeding ground for monsters

Carl Lawson didn’t play a down during his first season with the Jets, but he’s healed from a torn Achilles and declared himself “ready to go” during a session with reporters on Wednesday.Lawson feels that he’ll be joining a loaded group on the defensive line now that he’s healthy. In addition to getting Lawson back [more]

C.J. Uzomah: I’m expecting Zach Wilson to make huge strides this season

Tight end C.J. Uzomah witnessed Joe Burrow‘s significant jump from Year One to Year Two with the Bengals last season.Having signed with the Jets in free agency, Uzomah is working with another second-year QB in Zach Wilson. The veteran tight end has been impressed with what he’s seen so far.“He’s talented as hell — I’m [more]

Jermaine Johnson: My mindset is violence, there’s no pretty boy work in the trenches

After selecting cornerback Sauce Gardner and wide receiver Garrett Wilson in the top 10, the Jets traded back into the first round to snag edge rusher Jermaine Johnson with the 26th overall pick.Johnson’s speed and athleticism were highlighted in most analysis of his play at Florida State and the Jets are definitely looking at those [more]

Larry Ogunjobi visited with Jets

Back in March, it looked like free agent defensive tackle Larry Ogunjobi was going to sign with the Bears.But then Chicago failed Ogunjobi’s physical, keeping him on the open market. Now nearly two months later, Ogunjobi could be close to finding a new home.Per ESPN’s Adam Schefter, Ogunjobi has spent the last two days visiting [more]

Mississippi sues Brett Favre over allegedly misspent welfare dollars

Mississippi’s favorite son is on the verge of becoming persona non grata.Via the Associated Press, the Mississippi Department of Human Services on Monday sued Hall of Fame quarterback Brett Favre and others in an effort to recover millions in allegedly misspent welfare dollars.Other defendants include Brett DiBiase, Ted DiBiase Sr., and Ted “Teddy” DiBiase Jr., each of [more]

Robert Saleh sees progress from Zach Wilson, physically and mentally

Jets head coach Robert Saleh says quarterback Zach Wilson has already shown improvement this offseason.“Zach looks good,” Saleh said, via the New York Post. “He’s definitely hit the weight room. He looks beefy, in a good way. He’s definitely filled out. He’s still got all his looseness in throwing the football and zip and all [more]

Jets sign Sauce Gardner

The first of the Jets’ three first-round picks has signed his rookie contract.The Jets announced that cornerback Sauce Gardner agreed to his deal on Saturday afternoon. It’s a four-year deal with a team option for a fifth season for the fourth overall pick of this year’s draft.Gardner is coming off a stellar career at Cincinnati [more]

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