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DeSean Jackson: I know I can bring some special things to the Rams

Through two games, Rams receiver DeSean Jackson has caught only two passes for 21 yards. Jackson was barely on the field in last week’s win over the Colts, playing just three snaps. Head coach Sean McVay said earlier this week that he has to do a better job of getting Jackson involved in the offense. [more]

Tom Brady: We’re more at risk for getting COVID this year

Now that the season has begun and the games have been compelling, it’s easy to forget about the COVID situation. The players definitely have not. Buccaneers quarterback Tom Brady addressed the situation when commenting on the fact that receiver Antonio Brown is on the COVID reserve list after testing positive. “I think different guys are [more]

Matthew Stafford: I have a ton of respect for what Tom Brady has done and is doing now

When the Rams and Buccaneers meet for the third time in three years on Sunday, this matchup will feature another new quarterback. Last year Tom Brady had replaced Jameis Winston, who threw for 385 yards and four touchdowns and an interception in the Buccaneers 55-40 victory in 2019. This year, Matthew Stafford replaces Jared Goff, [more]

Report: Jason Pierre-Paul likely out this week with shoulder injury

Buccaneers edge rusher Jason Pierre-Paul missed Wednesday’s practice with a shoulder injury, posting a cryptic message about a “setback.” But the news doesn’t appear to be too bad for the veteran defender. Per NFL Media’s Ian Rapoport, Pierre-Paul received a second opinion on his shoulder and the recommendation was rest. Though there hasn’t been a [more]

Dan Campbell: Jared Goff is playing with a high level of confidence

Quarterback Jared Goff looked great in the first half of Monday’s game against the Packers, completing 13 of his 16 passes for 137 yards with two touchdowns. The Lions led the game 17-14 at the break after Austin Seiberts’ 43-yard field goal sailed through the uprights. But then Goff’s issues with giveaways came up again [more]

Sean McVay was out sick Wednesday but tested negative for COVID-19

The Rams didn’t have outside linebacker Leonard Floyd (ankle) or running back Darrell Henderson (ribs) at practice Wednesday, according to their injury report. They also didn’t have head coach Sean McVay, according to the team. McVay went home before practice with a stomach bug. The Rams announced McVay tested negative for COVID-19. “He was absolutely [more]

Jason Pierre-Paul misses practice with shoulder injury

Buccaneers coach Bruce Arians announced outside linebacker Jason Pierre-Paul and receiver Jaydon Mickens didn’t practice Wednesday. The injury report confirmed it. Mickens has an abdomen injury, and Pierre-Paul is listed with injuries to a hand and shoulder. Pierre-Paul played through the hand injury last week, so the shoulder injury is the concern this week. “They’ll [more]

PFT’s 2021 MVP watch, Week Three

It’s Wednesday, still. I forgot earlier today to slap together our new feature, the MVP watch. Containing the PointsBet odds. Here are the current finalists, as I see it. Cardinals quarterback Kyler Murray (+750): Another week, another great performance. The Cardinals avoided losing when Vikings kicker Greg Joseph missed a 37-yard field goal. That boosts [more]

Missouri Supreme Court upholds ruling requiring Stan Kroenke, others to turn over financial information

Unlike the football team he owns, Stan Kroenke can’t buy a W. And the latest L could soon start costing him some money. Via Ben Fredrickson of the St. Louis Post-Dispatch, the Missouri Supreme Court has upheld the ruling requiring Kroenke, Commissioner Roger Goodell, and various other owners must disclose personal financial information in the [more]

Antonio Brown placed on COVID-19 list

The Buccaneers could be without one of their key offensive contributors for Sunday’s showdown with the Rams. Tampa Bay announced that the team has placed receiver Antonio Brown on the reserve/COVID-19 list. With head coach Bruce Arians reporting that the team is 100 percent vaccinated, Brown’s placement on the list is the result of a [more]

Broncos signing Micah Kiser off Rams practice squad

With Josey Jewell going to injured reserve with a pectoral injury, Denver is adding some depth to its linebackers. According to multiple reports, the Broncos are signing Micah Kiser off the Rams practice squad. Kiser was a fifth-round pick in the 2018 draft out of Virginia. He was a heavy special teams contributor as a [more]

Jared Goff is now 0-9 without Sean McVay

Quarterback Jared Goff won plenty of games with Sean McVay as Goff’s head coach. Without McVay, the first overall pick in the 2016 draft is still waiting for his first career victory. As a reader pointed out this morning, Goff’s two losses to start the season in Detroit run his career won-loss record to 0-9 [more]

Rams activate Chris Garrett from COVID-19 list

The Rams activated linebacker Chris Garrett from the COVID-19 reserve list Tuesday. Garrett went on the list Sept. 2, missing the first two games of the season. He recently began working out lightly on the side. The Rams made the Concordia-St. Paul outside linebacker the 252nd pick in the spring. He is set to become [more]

Bruce Arians blames strip-sack on Tom Brady

It took a while, but Buccaneers coach Bruce Arians is once again calling out quarterback Tom Brady. Via JoeBucsFan.com, Arians blamed a strip-sack on Brady holding the football for too long during an appearance on WDAE radio. “You know, the sack-fumble, he just should have got that ball out of his hands,” Arians said, via [more]

Darrell Henderson dealing with rib cartilage injury

Rams running back Darrell Henderson played 40 of 59 offensive snaps Sunday, exiting with a rib injury in the fourth quarter. Rams coach Sean McVay said Monday that Henderson is dealing with a rib cartilage injury. The team is hopeful Henderson can play Sunday, but his status might remain uncertain until Friday, McVay said. Henderson [more]

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