NFL Network and NFL RedZone went dark on Dish in mid-June after the two sides failed to come to terms on a new contract. The NFL said at the time that it had “offered terms consistent with those in place with other distributors,” but noted, “Dish has not agreed.” Somehow, just as the first Sunday afternoon games of the 2020 NFL season were about to start, the two sides found common ground. … [Read more...] about NFL, Dish Strike New Carriage Contract After Nearly Three Months of Haggling
“But, it doesn’t solve everything. These guys that they have drafted in these last few years, they had Jalen Mills move back to safety, Rodney McLeod back there,” said Davis. “There’s a lot that goes with it but the way that Jim Schwartz plays, he wants that front four to rush them and he wants that back four to cover.” … [Read more...] about NFL On CBS Analyst Charles Davis Says Darius Slay Should Give Eagles ‘A Little Juice, A Little Confidence’ In Secondary
“Initially, I went there with a little bit of hesitation — not wanting to trigger anything or cause any setbacks,” Street said. “But early on in camp I was able to push myself harder than I thought. Just as time went on and my football shape improved, I was able to push myself and get a little bit better each day.” … [Read more...] about 49ers’ Kentavius Street opens up about tough road in NFL
Though Cowboys Owner Jerry Jones has remained steadfast in his belief that players should stand for the anthem, even once going so far as to say his team would not play if there were player protests. The longtime Cowboys owner changed his tune during a radio interview in Dallas on Friday when he pleaded with fans to respect the idea that the players have different opinions. … [Read more...] about ‘Football Is Officially Dead’: Eric Trump Rips the NFL After Cowboys ‘Green Light’ Anthem Protests
Right now, the NFL’s COVID-19 protocols are incredibly strict and, on the whole, working. Of the thousands of players in the NFL, there are only six of them on the COVID-19 list. The primary reason has been the testing: Players have been tested every single day since training camp began, a practice that will continue during the season. (Players will only not be tested on game days themselves.) But teams have also had the advantage of not traveling during training camp, which will obviously end once the season begins, since there is no bubble, and teams will playing at their home fields. The NFL had the advantage of watching other sports deal with the pandemic and seeing what worked and what didn’t, and their plan most closely resembles Major League Baseball, the other unbubbled major sport. MLB had a major outbreak with the St. Louis Cardinals, but not because the team violated the protocols, but because they obeyed them. The Cardinals, after several players tested … [Read more...] about The NFL Is Returning To a Different World. Can It Adapt?