PHILADELPHIA (CBS) — The first week of the NFL season is here. Though it has been far from the usual offseason, the expectations that come with kickoff of a new year are percolating through Philadelphia. Eagles General Manager Howie Roseman made plenty of moves via free agency, trades and the draft to try and fix the holes in last year’s roster. … [Read more...] about NFL On CBS Analyst Charles Davis Says Darius Slay Should Give Eagles ‘A Little Juice, A Little Confidence’ In Secondary
Street, 6-foot-2 and 287 pounds, squatted 700 pounds at North Carolina State, a feat that inspired a wild weight-room celebration from his teammates in a video that went viral. This summer, he flashed his trademark strength for the first time in his career. He routinely overpowered offensive linemen in one-on-one drills and was lavished with compliments by his teammates that went beyond the standard summer praise. … [Read more...] about 49ers’ Kentavius Street opens up about tough road in NFL
“That’s the great thing about America: Everybody has a difference,” Jones said. “If our players are there, they are sensitive to and respect what America is as it relates to the flag. I’ll assure you that. I’d hope that our fans — and I think they will — understand that our players have issues that they need help on. They need help from the majority of America.” … [Read more...] about ‘Football Is Officially Dead’: Eric Trump Rips the NFL After Cowboys ‘Green Light’ Anthem Protests
So, again: What would it take to cancel a game? The official league protocols on this are more specific about how long a player has to sit out if he tests positive than what happens to the team if he does. Respected epidemiologist and sports injury expert Zachary Binney has noted on Twitter that “if you have three to five players out at any one time for COVID you should assume you have an outbreak and shouldn’t play,” so that would seem a good baseline, but there’s no official league protocol involving a specific number. And as we learned from the St. Louis Cardinals, one positive test doesn’t mean you only have one positive case. If one player tests positive on a Saturday before a game, and he has been spending time in close proximity to teammates all week, how do you know how many positive cases you truly have? And will that lack of knowledge be enough to cancel a game? What if the positive test is two days before? Four days? What if it’s a game … [Read more...] about The NFL Is Returning To a Different World. Can It Adapt?
“Colin Kaepernick is one of the top free agents in football and a starting-caliber quarterback,” EA Sports said in a statement. “The team at EA Sports, along with millions of Madden NFL fans, want to see him back in our game… We look forward to seeing Colin on Madden NFL teams everywhere.” … [Read more...] about Colin Kapernick Returns To Madden NFL For First Time Since 2016