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May
20

Veteran DE Long announces retirement

Philadelphia defensive end CHRIS LONG has announced his retirement from the NFL after 11 seasons. Long is the son of Pro Football Hall of Famer Howie Long and the second overallMore pick in the 2008 NFL Draft. While Long has remained productive late in his career, his role had been decreasing in Philadelphia. We wish Mr. Long the best of luck in his retirement. Less

Source: Team Website

May
20

Texans release veteran TE after arrest

The Houston Texans released tight end RYAN GRIFFIN after his recent arrest for vandalism and public intoxication. Griffin, 29, had been with the Texans since 2013. Unfortunately, he has done littleMore to help his fantasy owners during that time. If Griffin was somehow on your 2019 fantasy sleepers list, it’s time to update the list. Less

Source: Houston Chronicle

May
20

Giants QB Jones a quick study

New York Giants tight end EVAN ENGRAM said that rookie quarterback DANIEL JONES has been picking up the offense quickly. Offensive coordinator Mike Shula went as far as to say thatMore Jones has the capability to start the season for the Giants. While veteran quarterback ELI MANNING is fully expected to start, it sounds like Jones could be ready if needed. Less

Source: New Jersey Star-Ledger

May
20

Arizona CB Peterson suspended 6 games

Veteran Arizona cornerback PATRICK PETERSON will be suspended for the first six games of the 2019 season for violating the NFL’s performance-enhancing drug policy. This is Peterson’s first suspension. He reportedlyMore tested positive for a banned substance and then attempted to manipulate or mask the result. Peterson is an eight-time Pro Bowl cornerback, so his absence will be felt. Less

Source: Arizona Republic

May
20

Giants left tackle has surgery

New York Giants left tackle NATE SOLDER underwent arthroscopic surgery on his left ankle to deal with bone spurs late last week. The surgery is not considered major, but it willMore keep Solder out of action for OTAs and mandatory minicamp in early June. Solder, 31, is the lynchpin of the Giants’ rebuilt offensive line, so any extended absence would be costly. Less

Source: New York Daily News

May
16

Hunt hoping to earn people’s trust

Cleveland running back KAREEM HUNT spoke to the media on Wednesday, basically apologizing for his previous actions and acknowledging that he hopes to earn people’s trust back. Hunt is suspended forMore the first 8 games of the upcoming season but says he will be ready to contribute whenever he gets the opportunity. Less

Source: NFL.com

May
16

Jets fire General Manager

The New York Jets fired general manager Mike Maccagnan on Wednesday, amid a reported rift between him and head coach Adam Gase. Gase reportedly did not want the team to sign free agent running back LE’VEON BELL, who the coach did not feel was needed to properly execute his system.

Source: New York Daily News

May
16

McCoy to be ready for training camp

Washington quarterback COLT MCCOY is back with the team for organized team activities as his recovery from a fractured fibula is going well. McCoy is expected to be fully ready byMore training camp. When he gets to camp, McCoy will be battling free agent acquisition CASE KEENUM and rookie first round draft pick DWAYNE HASKINS for the starting quarterback job. Less

Source: ESPN.com

May
16

Collins heading back to New England

Free agent linebacker JAMIE COLLINS is reportedly headed back to New England, the team that originally drafted him. Collins, who turns 30 in October, will return to the Patriots after twoMore lackluster seasons in Cleveland. The Browns cut Collins, and his hefty contract, this offseason. The Patriots are hoping to reignite his play-making ability with the move back to New England. Less

Source: NFL.com

May
16

Eifert ready to roll for 2019

Cincinnati tight end TYLER EIFERT sounds like he will be ready to roll for the start of the 2019 season. Eifert, the oft-injured tight end, suffered a brutal ankle injury lastMore season that brought his year to an early end. Eifert says he is doing “pretty much everything” as he works with teammates in preparation for the season ahead. Less

Source: Daily Caller

May
16

Seattle signs Geno Smith

The Seattle Seahawks signed quarterback GENO SMITH on Wednesday, setting up an interesting battle for the backup quarterback position. Smith, a second-round selection in 2013, will join former first round quarterbackMore PAXTON LYNCH in Seattle. Two quarterbacks who are widely regarded as draft busts will now battle for the right to hold the clipboard behind starting quarterback RUSSELL WILSON, who was a draft steal after being selected in the third round in 2012. Less

Source: Seattle Times

May
16

Cowboys hoping to fix offense for 2019

New Dallas offensive coordinator Kellen Moore is expected to add some creativity and fix the team’s problems in the red zone heading into the 2019 season. The Cowboys will attempt toMore improve an offense that finished 22nd in the NFL last season in both yards and points per game. Star running back EZEKIEL ELLIOTT is still expected to be the focal point of a run-first team, but the Cowboys expect more from Moore than they got from previous coordinator Scott Linehan in 2018. Less

Source: Dallas Morning News

May
16

Colts’ stars recovering from offseason procedures

Indianapolis linebacker DARIUS LEONARD and tight end ERIC EBRON are both recovering from offseason procedures that will likely keep them out of action for the next several weeks. Leonard, the NFL’sMore 2018 Defensive Rookie of the Year, underwent a minor procedure to his ankle but is expected to be ready for training camp. Ebron underwent surgery to his groin back in April and will likely be limited leading up to camp. Less

Source: Team Website

May
13

Freeman ready for training camp

Atlanta head coach Dan Quinn said that running back DEVONTA FREEMAN would be ready for training camp after missing most of last season. Freeman battled knee and groin injuries while playing sparingly in 2018. Training camp for the Falcons is set to start in mid-July.

Source: Atlanta Journal-Constitution

May
13

Rookie QB Haskins turning heads at camp

Washington head coach Jay Gruden said that quarterback DWAYNE HASKINS has “made some throws that turn your head”, praising his rookie signal-caller after an impressive start in rookie camp. With ALEXMore SMITH expected to miss the 2019 season recovering from injury, Gruden has declared an open competition at quarterback. Haskins will battle with veteran newcomer CASE KEENUM and holdover quarterback COLT MCCOY. Less

Source: New York Post

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