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Lions rookie Jameson Williams to wear No. 9 jersey, after getting Matthew Stafford’s blessing

Lions rookie receiver Jameson Williams will be the first player to wear No. 9 in Detroit since Matthew Stafford was traded to the Rams. Williams, a first-round draft pick who hasn’t been practicing because of an injury and therefore hasn’t needed to pick a jersey number, revealed on Instagram that he will wear No. 9. […]

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Mark Davis thinks new ownership won’t make Broncos harder to beat

There’s a largely unspoken secret among those who own successful NFL teams. They like it when owners who don’t really know what they’re doing join the club. That’s likely not the case in Denver. Although former Wal-Mart CEO Rob Walton doesn’t yet know how to properly pronounce the name of the sport’s Commissioner, Walton and […]

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Robert Hainsey exited practice early with cramps

It sounds like the Buccaneers avoided a serious issue at center. With starter Ryan Jensen already out for at least a couple of months with a knee injury, backup Robert Hainsey was carted off the field toward the end of Wednesday’s joint practice with the Dolphins. But according to multiple reports, Hainsey was just dealing […]

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Packers cut Steven Wirtel, Osirus Mitchell

The Packers dropped a pair of players from their 90-man roster on Wednesday. Long snapper Steven Wirtel and wide receiver Osirus Mitchell have both been waived. Mitchell was waived with an injury designation and will revert to injured reserve if he goes unclaimed. Wirtel started last season on the practice squad, but wound up appearing […]

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John Harbaugh: David Ojabo swears he’ll be back on the field by mid-season at the latest

Ravens rookie outside linebacker David Ojabo tore his Achilles tendon at Michigan’s Pro Day and hasn’t been able to do any on-field work in the five months since then, but he appears to be making steady progress. Baltimore head coach John Harbaugh said Ojabo is feeling confident in his recovery and expects to make a […]

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Browns place Jakeem Grant on IR

Jakeem Grant‘s 2022 season is officially over. The Browns placed Grant on injured reserve on Wednesday, a day after he suffered a torn Achilles during practice. Grant was in line to be Cleveland’s return specialist and see some time on the team’s offense. He signed a three-year deal with the Browns in March. Grant has […]

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Could Peter Harvey block Deshaun Watson from playing in the preseason?

As Peter Harvey ponders the NFL’s appeal of the six-game suspension imposed on Browns quarterback Deshaun Watson, the league wants Watson to be banished for a full calendar year. Here’s an important question, if Harvey gives the NFL what it wants. (And there are plenty of reasons to think he will.) Will Watson be immediately […]