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Pats Pulpit

Yodny Cajuste reportedly ‘full-go’ for 2021 after missing back-to-back seasons with injury

Photo by Darren McCollester/ for Boston Children’s Hospital Related: Ranking the Patriots’ eight Coronavirus opt-outs by potential impact in 2021 After missing each of his first two seasons in the NFL because of injury, New England Patriots offensive tackle Yodny Cajuste will attempt a comeback this year. According to Evan Lazar of CLNS Media, the former third-round draft pick is fully healthy again and “will be ready for training camp” this summer. Cajuste originally joined the NFL as the 101st overall selection in the 2019 draft, but failed to make much of an...

Arrowhead Pride

Mitch Schwartz announces he is having surgery on Wednesday, aims to play in 2021

Kirby Lee-USA TODAY Sports The Chiefs’ right tackle missed most of the 2020 season due to the back injury to be repaired. Kansas City Chiefs right tackle Mitch Schwartz is having surgery on Wednesday, he announced via his official Twitter account. Injury Update: I’m getting surgery today. I was hoping to recover enough to get back for playoffs/Super Bowl but that didn’t happen. It’s time to address the issue. The recovery process isn’t too long, which is nice. Looking forward to a healthy 2021! #Chiefs #ChiefsKingdom pic.twitter.com/etGfSoCCd6— Mitchell...

ClutchPoints

Chiefs’ key Patrick Mahomes protector Mitchell Schwartz undergoing back surgery

After missing most of the 2020 season due to a back injury, Kanas City Chiefs right tackle Mitchell Schwartz is set to undergo surgery on Wednesday. Per #chiefs RT Mitchell Schwartzs IG, he is having back surgery today. He had hoped to recover for the playoffs, but it didn’t go away on it’s own, so […] The post Chiefs’ key Patrick Mahomes protector Mitchell Schwartz undergoing back surgery appeared first on ClutchPoints.

Arrowhead Addict

Mitchell Schwartz scheduled for offseason back surgery for K.C. Chiefs

The Kansas City Chiefs offseason picture got a bit clearer along the offensive line and the news is good—at least when assuming that Mitchell Schwartz‘s upcoming surgery is going to be a successful one. On Monday, Schwartz noted that he was scheduled and ready for offseason surgery to help fix his ailing back that kept […] Mitchell Schwartz scheduled for offseason back surgery for K.C. Chiefs - Arrowhead Addict - Arrowhead Addict - Kansas City Chiefs - KC Chiefs News, Schedule, Roster and Rumors

Bucs Nation

Jason Pierre-Paul undergoes knee surgery

Kim Klement-USA TODAY Sports The Buccaneers’ edge rusher had a clean up of his knee so that he can perform at 100% and “not 70%” Tampa Bay Buccaneers’ edge rusher and dominant force Jason Pierre-Paul posted on his Instagram account that he was having knee surgery. The eleven-year veteran said he wanted to “get this s--- done so I can be 100% next year and not 70%. Now that’s scary!” #GoBucs LB Jason Pierre-Paul posts on Instagram that he’s having another knee procedure. Could be a clean up but we will get an update later today from Bruce Arians and...

The Phinsider

Phinsider Question Of The Day 02/23/2021

Photo by Peter Aiken/ Today’s sad news about the tragic single-car crash that injured golfing great Tiger Woods made me think about things in NFL terms. At this point, all we know is that while his injuries are not life-threatening he did suffer serious leg injuries that one would think would threaten his career in the future. Obviously, everyone is wishing the best for Tiger as to his future. I personally do not even care about his future career but that he is able to continue to live a decent and happy life following this accident. What made me think was how every...

themorningcall.com

Police: Doctor stabbed in face, head while treating person at Philli hosptial

A doctor was stabbed in the face and head by a person she was treating at a Philadelphia hospital, authorities said.

Field Gulls

Seahawks DE L.J. Collier had ankle surgery

Photo by Kyle Ross/Icon Sportswire via With the seven week mark since the end of the 2020 NFL season arrived for the Seattle Seahawks in a 30-20 loss to the Los Angeles Rams in the Wild Card round of the playoffs, fans are beginning to get excited about free agency and the draft. Of particular note is the fact that the Hawks will likely need to create cap space through any of a number of available mechanisms in order to address their needs this offseason, so in the meantime it’s a matter of waiting to see how things develop. Specifically, fans will be waiting for...

The Seattle Times

Seahawks re-sign running back Alex Collins, adding depth to the position

Alex Collins, who was a fifth-round pick in 2016 out of Arkansas, spent most of last year on the practice squad but appeared in three regular season games. He added depth to the running back when injuries hit the position last year.

ClutchPoints

Steelers QB Ben Roethlisberger has ‘fire burning’ in him to return next season

Pittsburgh Steelers star quarterback Ben Roethlisberger is turning 39 in a couple of weeks’ time. He’s no spring chicken, and considering the myriad of injuries he’s had to endure throughout his decorated career, it isn’t surprising that talk of retirement has slowly crept in for the six-time Pro Bowl QB. As it turns out, however, […] The post Steelers QB Ben Roethlisberger has ‘fire burning’ in him to return next season appeared first on ClutchPoints.

Niner Nation

Lynch: We are seriously looking forward to kind of rebooting our team and making a run at this thing next year

Photo by Ezra Shaw/ San Francisco 49ers general manager John Lynch joined Clark Judge and Ira Kaufman on The Eye Test for Two podcast to discuss whether quarterback Jimmy Garoppolo would return for the 2021 season. Judge asked Lynch a somewhat loaded question: “If he is injury-free, is there any doubt in your mind that Jimmy Garoppolo is your quarterback when you line up in September?” Lynch, without any hesitation, said, “no. Not at all. I really believe that.” That answer falls under the “what’s he supposed to say category.” We know the 49ers are high on...

Silver And Black Pride

Raiders offer support to super fan Tiger Woods after serious auto accident in California: ‘Our thoughts are with you’

Tiger Woods at a game in Oakland in 2014 | Photo by MediaNews Group/Contra Costa Times via Golf superstar suffered “multiple leg injuries” in Tuesday morning single-car crash on Tuesday morning It is a tough day for this community as famous Raiders’ fan Tiger Woods is undergoing surgery to repair multiple leg injuries suffered in an auto accident in Southern California on Tuesday morning. Tiger's agent Mark Steinberg says Tiger has suffered "multiple leg injuries" and is in surgery.— Darren Rovell (@darrenrovell) February 23, 2021 According to the Los...

themorningcall.com

Tiger Woods taken to hospital after California car crash

Golf star Tiger Woods was injured Tuesday in a vehicle rollover in Los Angeles County, authorities said.

Pats Pulpit

Patriots draft profile: Jabril Cox is a potential plug-and-play option for the Patriots defense

Derick E. Hingle-USA TODAY Sports Related: Patriots draft profile: Dazz Newsome could be a great value pick in the middle rounds The New England Patriots defense was simply not good enough last season. The backend couldn’t live up to its historic 2019 campaign, the front line was decimated by injuries, and the second level, which could be viewed as the most important aspect of that defense, underwent some major personnel turnover. If the 2019 linebacking corps that consisted of Dont’a Hightower, Kyle Van Noy, and Jamie Collins were the Boogeymen, the 2020 group of...

Gang Green Nation

An in-depth look at Braden Mann’s rookie season

Photo by Jim McIsaac/ The Jets’ 2020 rookie class yielded mixed results. However, some of the players that underwhelmed could yet make positive strides since they saw their progress slowed by injuries or struggled to get any playing time in 2020. One player who that doesn’t apply to is punter Braden Mann. Mann, a sixth-round pick, was handed the starting punter role with no competition, played all year and now doesn’t face any competition heading into 2021. However, despite this apparent confidence in Mann’s ability to get the job done, his rookie season was...

Pride Of Detroit

How the Lions should handle Kenny Golladay

Photo by James Gilbert/ A big decision awaits Detroit for their big wide receiver. Free agency looms large, and no decision for the Detroit Lions weighs as heavy as the question of wide receiver Kenny Golladay. The star receiver had two impressive seasons and many more impressive catches, but his time was marred with injuries, and little was seen of him in the 2020 campaign. Golladay is among five (!) wide receivers from the Lions who enter March as unrestricted free agents. The specter of the franchise tag was raised in regards to Golladay, but using such a thing would...

Niner Nation

Nick Bosa on return from ACL injury: ‘Tell them I’m gonna be better.’

Photo by Al Bello/ NFL Insider Josina Anderson caught up with Bosa before a training sessions in Florida. Even though the San Francisco 49ers were a top-10 defense in several statistical categories last season, the unit missed a finisher. The player who best suits that role went down with a torn ACL just minutes into the Week 2 win over the New York Jets. We haven’t heard much from pass-rushing demon Nick Bosa while rehabbing to get ready for next season. NFL Insider Josina Anderson says she spoke with Bosa on the phone before his workout in Florida, and the 2019 NFL...

ClutchPoints

Washington Football Team QB Alex Smith’s miraculous comeback an unexpected bombshell

After the catastrophic leg injury that nearly cost him his life in 2018, Washington Football Team quarterback Alex Smith wasn’t sure if he would ever throw in an NFL game again. He certainly didn’t expect to be starting under center for Washington in 2020. In a new interview with GQ, the 36-year-old discussed his surprising […] The post Washington Football Team QB Alex Smith’s miraculous comeback an unexpected bombshell appeared first on ClutchPoints.

Bear Goggles On

Chicago Bears: Potential replacements for Allen Robinson in the first round

There has been a lot of drama surrounding Allen Robinson since the beginning of this season. Allen Robinson came to Chicago in 2018 on a prove-it deal to show that he could rebound after the ACL injury he suffered in Jacksonville. He bounced back majorly though and proved he is a top 15, arguably top […] Chicago Bears: Potential replacements for Allen Robinson in the first round - Bear Goggles On - Bear Goggles On - Chicago Bears News and Fan Community

Hogs Haven

Alex Smith: "I definitely threw a wrench in the team’s plan. They didn’t see it, didn’t want me there."

Geoff Burke-USA TODAY Sports Alex Smith did not feel welcome returning to Washington last year Alex Smith won the NFL' s Comeback Player of the year Award after returning to the field last season nearly two years after suffering a major leg injury. It was a story that earned Washington a lot of positive coverage, but Alex Smith wants you to know that it wasn't all sunshine and rainbows from the new regime when he returned. In a new interview with GQ, Smith describes what it was like returning to a team that had a new coaching staff and front office. He felt patronized...

Acme Packing Company

Even with David Bakhtiari’s injury, the Packers may already have an in-house plan at tackle

Elgton Jenkins looks more than capable of playing right tackle if the Packers want him to. | Benny Sieu-USA TODAY Sports Most assume offensive tackle with be a priority position for Green Bay this offseason with David Bakhtiari injured and Rick Wagner getting a pink slip. But the Packers have the in-house talent to avoid using high picks on the future. The Green Bay Packers are the friend in every friend group who wants to spend an hour researching the best taco places before ordering dinner. They’re relentless planners, always thinking about the next move. They...

Niner Nation

PFF grades George Kittle as second-best NFL player since 2019

Photo by Christian Petersen/ The only played with a higher grade is also from the NFC West. The San Francisco 49ers dealt with a ridiculous amount of injuries last season. The team lost several key players early in the season and never recovered on the way to a 6-10 season. One of the players that got hurt in Week 1 is superstar tight end, George Kittle. The 27-year-old played in eight games last season and caught 48 passes for 634 yards and two touchdowns. Even though Kittle missed half the year, Pro Football Focus still has him graded as the second-best player in the...

Field Gulls

Report: Seahawks expected to make run at Titans TE Jonnu Smith

Photo by Wesley Hitt/ The Seattle Seahawks currently have just two tight ends under contract for 2021 in 2018 fourth round pick Will Dissly and 2020 fourth round pick Colby Parkinson, both of whom have seen injuries derail performance early in their careers. Both retain significant upside going forward, but a report emerged Sunday that the Seahawks could look to address the position in free agency by pursuing one of the bigger names available at the position. With a new coordinator in place, the #Seahawks aren't messing around looking for tight end help.While other...

Bolts From The Blue

Chargers Daily Links: Perryman named top free agent bargain at linebacker

Photo by Stacy Revere/ Your source for all Chargers and NFL news from around the web. One of the Chargers’ free agents that isn’t getting talked about all that much so far this offseason has been linebacker Denzel Perryman. He’s coming off his best year in recent memory as a rotational player for the Bolts and, although he missed three games to injury, the impact on the team wasn’t nearly as large due them having the likes of Kenneth Murray, Nick Vigil, and Kyzir White. After a spotty record of health involving 27 missed games since getting drafted in 2015, the...

Raising Zona

Arizona Cardinals should trade outside linebacker

Arizona Cardinals linebacker Chandler Jones has been the subject of cut rumors intended to save money amidst an uncertain salary cap situation. And while the strategy makes sense, given Jones’ age and lack of production before a season-ending biceps injury, it makes even more sense to trade him, if there are any takers. Of course, […] Arizona Cardinals should trade outside linebacker - Raising Zona - Raising Zona - Arizona Cardinals News and Fan Community

Blogging The Boys

The Cowboys 2020 season did have one big benefit for the future of the team

Photo by George Walker/Icon Sportswire via Certain Cowboys player got playing time they normally wouldn’t have seen. Sometimes you have to make lemonade out of lemons. The Cowboys 2020 season was full of lemons from injuries, to poor coaching, to losing a division that was easily winnable. Years from now the two things that most Cowboys fans will remember most from this season is the Dak Prescott injury, and that it was Mike McCarthy’s first go-around as head coach. There is something that came out of the 2020 season that may be really beneficial to the...

Daniel Jones has 'legitimate fantasy upside' - Matthew Berry | The Fantasy Show

ESPN fantasy football expert Matthew Berry explains what Daniel Jones replacing Eli Manning means for Saquon Barkley and the rest of the New York Giants offense. He then (3:19) discusses what Cam Newton's injury means for Carolina Panthers teammates Chris

It’s the beginning of the end for Drew Brees and Sean Payton – Stephen A. | First Take

Stephen A. Smith predicts Saints QB Drew Brees will retire if he comes back from his thumb injury and leads the New Orleans to a Super Bowl victory, freeing up Sean Payton to coach the Dallas Cowboys. #FirstTake #NFL ✔

The Panthers need to find Cam Newton’s successor – Max Kellerman | First Take

Max Kellerman calls on the Carolina Panthers to figure out a succession plan for Cam Newton as the QB’s injuries mount. #FirstTake #NFL ✔