What's this? Every Tuesday through Friday, Chris Towers will catch you up on the previous day's biggest news first thing in the morning. Here's what you missed Wednesday: As it turns out, Nelson suffered a charley horse in Sunday's game, and just couldn't get through it. He has been making progress in the days since, and was even able to put in a full practice session to kick off the week Wednesday. Today it feels a lot better than what it did on Sunday night, so everything is headed in the right direction. My expectations are to play, but you don't know what can happen between now and then. That was my expectation when I came in here Monday morning as well. Jordy Nelson Nelson will need to get
When the Washington Wizards open training camp next Tuesday, starting forward Markieff Morris will not be on the court. Some #Wizards breaking news… Markieff Morris will undergo surgery this Friday. While we don’t have details on the surgery, often recovery time for this is just a few weeks, and Morris could well be ready for the start of the season.
The pregame show may be more intriguing than the game itself. According to the Sporting News, Michael Irvin plans on confronting NFL Network colleague LaDainian Tomlinson over the Hall of Fame running back’s accusation that Ezekiel Elliott “quit” on the Cowboys in their 42-17 loss to the Broncos. Irvin called it the “dirtiest word” in football. … I don’t care what anyone says,” Irvin said in a WFAN interview with Joe Benigno and Evan Roberts. “I am a pure football player, period.