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Chicago Bears 53-man roster: post preseason week 2

Who should make the Chicago Bears 53-man roster? We have two weeks to go and the week 3 game will tell us a lot about where the Chicago Bears roster stands. However, the back end of the roster certainly saw some shifts in week 2. Who are the Bears that are making the roster, who […] Chicago Bears 53-man roster: post preseason week 2 - Bear Goggles On - Bear Goggles On - A Chicago Bears Fan Site - News, Blogs, Opinion and more.

Riggo's Rag

Five dark horses that could make the Redskins 53-man roster

The Washington Redskins have some interesting roster decisions to make in the coming weeks. Here’s a look at five dark horses that could make the Redskins roster after two weeks of the 2019 preseason. Every year, players come out of nowhere to seize roster spots during training camp and the preseason. That’s the beauty of […] Five dark horses that could make the Redskins 53-man roster - Riggos Rag - Riggos Rag - A Washington Redskins Fan Site - News, Blogs, Opinion and more.

Big Blue View

New York Giants 53-man roster projection halfway through preseason

Da’Mari Scott will probably be on the outside looking in when the Giants trim their roster to 53. | Photo by Rich Graessle/Icon Sportswire via Who’s in, who’s out? With two preseason games in the books for the New York Giants, let’s update our 53-man roster projection. Offense (26) Quarterbacks (3) Starter: Eli ManningBackups: Daniel Jones, Alex TanneyOut: Kyle Lauletta This is what I have been predicting all along. I am tempted to drop Tanney and create a roster spot to be elsewhere, but I’m not ready to do it. I’m sticking with three quarterbacks. I think the Giants try...

Dawg Pound Daily

Cleveland Browns: D’Ernest Johnson makes bid for roster spot

Cleveland Browns running back D’Ernest Johnson boosted his chances for a roster spot with a solid performance versus the Colts on August 17 Running back D’Ernest Johnson boosted his chances for a Cleveland Browns roster spot with a solid performance versus the Colts on August 17. On 10  carries, he gained 53 yards or 5.3 yards per […] Cleveland Browns: D’Ernest Johnson makes bid for roster spot - Dawg Pound Daily - Dawg Pound Daily - A Cleveland Browns Fan Site - News, Blogs, Opinion and more.

The Seattle Times

Shaquem Griffin, an inspirational NFL story, might be on the bubble to make the 2019 Seahawks roster

As the first one-handed player in modern NFL history, Griffin's story has been heartwarming. But now the focus is on how well he can adjust to a position change.

Houston Chronicle

Texans' Vyncint Smith makes statement in receiver competition

Making a statement in the Texans' roster battle, wide receiver Vyncint Smith caught a touchdown pass against the Detroit Lions.

ClutchPoints

Patriots’ Jarrett Stidham drops back-shoulder dime for winning TD

Jarrett Stidham did what he could in his second preseason game. The New England Patriots have the greatest quarterback of all time on their roster. Even if you don’t agree with that statement, you probably don’t think it’s much of a stretch. Of course, that quarterback is Tom Brady. However, he didn’t play on Saturday […] The post Patriots’ Jarrett Stidham drops back-shoulder dime for winning TD appeared first on ClutchPoints.

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Eagles waive WR Braxton Miller as part of Josh McCown signing

On Saturday morning, the Philadelphia Eagles signed veteran quarterback Josh McCown to their roster. In a corresponding move, Philadelphia waived wide receiver Braxton Miller to make room for McCown per Ian Rapoport of NFL Network. The Eagles viewed McCown as a valuable piece as Nate Sudfeld recovers from wrist surgery to begin the season. Sudfeld […] The post Eagles waive WR Braxton Miller as part of Josh McCown signing appeared first on ClutchPoints.

Arrowhead Addict

Marcus Kemp injury update: Chiefs wide receiver scheduled for MRI

The Kansas City Chiefs saw Marcus Kemp leave with an injury against the Pittsburgh Steelers in Week 2 of the preseason and they’re waiting to hear the severity. The Kansas City Chiefs saw wide receiver Marcus Kemp, one of their most promising offensive players in the process of breaking out, go down due to a […] Marcus Kemp injury update: Chiefs wide receiver scheduled for MRI - Arrowhead Addict - Arrowhead Addict - Kansas City Chiefs - KC Chiefs News, Schedule, Roster and Rumors

Arrowhead Addict

Kansas City Chiefs injuries: Tyrann Mathieu, Deon Yelder hurt vs. Steelers

The Kansas City Chiefs saw several players go down to injury in the team’s 17-7 loss to the Pittsburgh Steelers on Saturday night. The Kansas City Chiefs fell to the Pittsburgh Steelers in the second week of preseason play in a fairly miserable 17-7 loss filled with mistakes and frustrating plays on both sides of […] Kansas City Chiefs injuries: Tyrann Mathieu, Deon Yelder hurt vs. Steelers - Arrowhead Addict - Arrowhead Addict - Kansas City Chiefs - KC Chiefs News, Schedule, Roster and Rumors

Blogging The Boys

Will Cowboys’ value “team control” aspect when cutting down to 53?

Tim Heitman-USA TODAY Sports Cutting down the roster will be tough, but this may be one of the biggest deciding factors. The Dallas Cowboys still have two more preseason games left before they have to make their cut from 90 to 53. In these next few weeks there will be some players that do enough to force the coaching staff to keep them, and there will be some who could potentially play themselves off of the 53-man roster. One thing we may not be talking enough about is the “team control” aspect of the players battling it out for a roster spot. For many of the down-the-roster players,...

Riggo's Rag

Redskins roster bubble stock report: Undrafted rookies making their case

Two weeks through preseason, and the Redskins roster is still far from set in stone. Over the past two weeks, the Washington Redskins roster hopefuls have made their cases to be included on the final 53-man roster. Ultimately, not all of the players who flash will be awarded a spot, and tough cuts will be […] Redskins roster bubble stock report: Undrafted rookies making their case - Riggos Rag - Riggos Rag - A Washington Redskins Fan Site - News, Blogs, Opinion and more.

Behind the Steel Curtain

An updated look at the Steelers 91-man roster with jersey numbers before Preseason Week 2

Photo by Mark Alberti/Icon Sportswire via Heading into Week 2 of the preseason against the Chiefs, here is the Steelers complete roster with numbers for your reference As training camp continues, there may be some names who are unfamiliar to some Steelers fans. As a guide, here is a breakdown of the Steelers entire roster by position with their jersey numbers. With the Steelers receiving an international exemption, 91 players can be carried into training camp. The number of players kept (in parentheses) on the Steelers initial 53-man roster in 2018 have been noted for...

Riggo's Rag

Why the Redskins could keep only three running backs on the roster

The Washington Redskins have some talented running backs on their roster, but could they afford to keep just three? The answer may surprise you. This offseason, the Redskins running back room looked stronger than it had in recent seasons. With living legend Adrian Peterson and talented 2018 second-round pick Derrius Guice expected to share the […] Why the Redskins could keep only three running backs on the roster - Riggos Rag - Riggos Rag - A Washington Redskins Fan Site - News, Blogs, Opinion and more.

FOX Sports

Damon Sheehy-Guiseppi's journey from homelessness to an NFL roster

Damon Sheehy-Guiseppi was sleeping on the grass outside a training facility just months ago. His 4.38 40 time earned him a tryout with the Browns and he hasn't looked back. In his first preseason game, he returned a punt for a TD.

ClutchPoints

3 biggest performances from the Panthers in second preseason game vs. Bills

The Carolina Panthers are coming off of a 27-14 loss to the Buffalo Bills in their second preseason game on Friday night, but by now, we know that the preseason isn’t about wins and losses: it’s about progression and the young guys who are fighting for roster spots. So, while the big names like Cam […] The post 3 biggest performances from the Panthers in second preseason game vs. Bills appeared first on ClutchPoints.

Blogging The Boys

Cowboys @ Rams: Jon’Vea Johnson needs to redeem himself in Hawaii

Photo by Thearon W. Henderson/ The rookie wideout has work to do, and plenty of opportunity to do it. The Cowboys are certainly no stranger to undrafted players becoming stars for them, with Tony Romo and Miles Austin being just a couple who come to mind. As such, it’s not so much a question of if someone will make the final roster as an undrafted rookie, but who? Throughout much of OTA’s and training camp, wide receiver Jon’Vea Johnson of Toledo looked to a lead candidate. Everyone knows that the top three receivers - Amari Cooper, Michael Gallup, and Randall Cobb - are the...

Revenge of the Birds

Twists, Turns and Repairs

Photo by Norm Hall/ This past week was the week of year I look forward to the most. My family, best friend, his family and I rent a house for the week on Long Beach Island, NJ. it is a crazy week of swimming in the ocean, card games, cocktails by the bay, delicious bbq dinners and post-dinner discussions. And barrels of laughs all the way. When I apprised Seth Cox of my vacation plans he was gracious to give me the week off. Thus, last week I only posted my updated 53 man roster projection and each morning I resisted the temptation to write in favor of playing our morning games of Rummy...

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Browns 21, Colts 18: QB Garrett Gilbert bolsters his case in second preseason game

INDIANAPOLIS — Freddie Kitchens revealed about two weeks ago he would like to keep three quarterbacks on the Browns' 53-man roster, but the coach also said he didn't "want to crown" Garrett Gilbert as a player worthy of a spot "just yet."Well, Gilbert presented a strong case to be crowned with his stellar performance Saturday in the Browns' 21-18 win over the Indianapolis Colts in the second preseason game for both teams.With the Browns coming off two joint [...]

Blogging The Boys

Cowboys @ Rams: Can Jalen Guyton reinsert himself in WR battle?

Photo by Michael Zagaris/San Francisco 49ers/ In a deep battle for the sixth receiver spot, can this UDFA use a strong preseason game to bolster his stock? In the Cowboys’ second preseason game of the 2019 season, Dallas is matched up with a familiar face: the Los Angeles Rams, the team that knocked them out of the playoffs in the Divisional Round this past January. While the stakes are nowhere near as high this time around, the contest allows some borderline players to make an impact as they try to impress the coaching staff enough in hopes of making the roster. One of those players...

Big Blue View

Alonzo Russell’s hustle saves TD, helps his bid for spot on 53-man roster

Alonzo Russell (84) runs down Clifton Duck of the Chicago Bears on Friday night. | Photo by Steven Ryan/ Coach Pat Shurmur acknowledges Russell’s effort Alonzo Russell had just made a tremendous, touchdown-saving hustle play. And he was angry. “I was actually trying to get the ball out,” Russell said of his come-from-behind tackle of Chicago Bears’ defensive back I wanted to get the ball to get the two-for-one special, make the tackle and get the ball out. But I kind of timed it wrong. I was coached up by Jackrabbit (Janoris Jenkins) and (Alec) Ogletree. Next time, hopefully...

Blogging The Boys

Codey McElroy’s unusual journey will take another step vs. Los Angeles

Kyle Terada-USA TODAY Sports The unknown tight end is trying to give the Cowboys something to think about. For players on the fringe of making the roster, preseason games are all about creating the most of any opportunity given. When someone goes down for whatever reason, it is a chance for an unknown name to step up. Dallas Cowboys’ tight end Codey McElroy is going to get his chance Saturday night. The Cowboys thinnest position right now may be the tight end spot. Blake Jarwin (sprained foot), and Dalton Schultz (sprained ankle), both missed practice last week and have a decent shot...

Golden Gate Sports

San Francisco 49ers: Breaking down new cornerback Quinten Rollins

The San Francisco 49ers signed former Green Bay Packers defensive back Quinten Rollins on Friday to help fill out some extra depth in the secondary. The San Francisco 49ers did a great job of addressing many of the team’s weaknesses in the offseason. From defensive end to wide receiver, most of the team’s roster looks […] San Francisco 49ers: Breaking down new cornerback Quinten Rollins - Golden Gate Sports - Golden Gate Sports - A Bay Area Sports Site

Arrowhead Addict

Washington Redskins sign former Chiefs linebacker Gary Johnson

The Washington Redskins have reportedly signed free agent linebacker Gary Johnson, who spent time earlier this offseason with the Chiefs. NFL reporter Ian Rapoport has word that the Washington Redskins have added some young competition at linebacker in the form of Gary Johnson, a former undrafted free agent signing with the Kansas City Chiefs. The […] Washington Redskins sign former Chiefs linebacker Gary Johnson - Arrowhead Addict - Arrowhead Addict - Kansas City Chiefs - KC Chiefs News, Schedule, Roster and Rumors

Patriots Play With Chip On Their Shoulder, Whether They Should Or Not

The New England Patriots are playing in their third straight Super Bowl and the fourth in five years so for many players, this is not their first rodeo. NESN.com's Michaela Vernava and Doug Kyed discuss how the Pats roster stays so motivated despite all t

Rex Burkhead Talks About The Health of Patriots Roster

Rex Burkhead talks about his return to the field and the health of the team ahead of their week 15 matchup against the Steelers. For more, https://nesn.com/new-england-patriots/

Patriots Now: Roster Gets Healthy As Hunt For The No. 1 Seed Heats Up

After trouncing the New York Jets in Week 12, the New England Patriots now welcome the Minnesota Vikings into Gillette Stadium. NESN.com's Michaela Vernava details the state of the Pats as they chase the Kansas City Chiefs for the No. 1 seed in the AFC in