San Francisco 49ers quarterback Colin Kaepernick made headlines last week when he refused to stand for the national anthem during a preseason game, and an Eagles linebacker fighting for a roster spot says he'll do the same in their final preseason contest. Kaepernick decided not to stand because of the divisive and violent racial issues that have been building in America. Tavarres has taken a similar stance, telling ESPN.com's Tim McManus on Monday that he nearly followed Kaepernick's lead by sitting out the anthem in Indianapolis. "Oh, I thought about it. Believe me, I definitely thought about it," Tavarres told ESPN. "And usually I'm front and center on the line with the rest of the guys, and
The Denver Broncos improved to 2-1 in the preseason, defeating the Los Angeles Rams 17-9 on Saturday night. In the process, the team may have finally ended its quarterback competition, as Trevor Siemian and Paxton Lynch were the only quarterbacks that took the field. The Broncos, like all teams in the league, have until 4 p.m. ET on Tuesday to trim their roster to 75 players. That has to be leaving a lot of players nervous, some of which could be on our list here. That said, let’s take a look at the players who are rising and those who are falling for the Broncos heading into the preseason finale with the Arizona Cardinals this Thursday night. Ronnie Hillman: Though most fans and analysts seem
Robert Griffin III looking to reestablish his NFL career with the Cleveland Browns brings up some obvious similarities between his and Tim Tebow’s football careers — both at the collegiate and professional levels. In 2007, while at the University of Florida, Tebow won the Heisman after he finished the regular season with 32 passing touchdowns and 23 rushing touchdown, making him the only player in FBS history to rush and pass for at least 20 touchdowns in a single season.