Saints defensive line coach Ryan Nielson, defensive assistant Brian Young and offensive assistant Dan Roushar will not attend New Orleans' game at New England on Sunday because of COVID-19 protocols, the club announced Friday. While one coach was able to return without missing a game, New Orleans was down eight members of the coaching staff, including five offensive assistants, during a 26-7 loss to Carolina last Sunday.
Saints assistant coach Dan Roushar, WR Michael Thomas cleared from COVID-19 protocols:
Elgton Jenkins' loss relegates the Packers to a third-string left tackle, though that might not be the only musical chairs on their offensive line.
Kevin Strong is the third Detroit Lion to land on IR this week, joining WR Tyrell Williams and CB Ifeatu Melifonwu
Tiger Woods isn't on site as a vice captain this week at Whistling Straits, but his presence is still being felt by Team USA as these matches.
The late Bum Phillips, a Texas coaching legend who worked wearing a cowboy hat, is being honored by the team he led to two AFC championship game appearances. In Tennessee, a quarter-century after the franchise left Texas for Music City. The franchise now known as the Tennessee Titans will be inducting Phillips into the Ring of Honor on Sunday 41 years after he last coached for the then-Houston Oilers, and the occasion is bringing a bunch of former Oilers to Nashville to help celebrate the franchise founded in Texas in 1960 by the late Bud Adams.
Yosh Nijman could be getting a baptism by Bosa. The Packers, with left tackle David Bakhtiari still recovering from a torn ACL suffered in late 2020, definitely won’t have his replacement, Elgton Jenkins, in Week Three at San Francisco. The Packers have downgraded Jenkins (ankle) from questionable to out. Yosh Nijman is the next man [more]
NFL experts make their picks for the Week 3 matchup between the Colts and Titans.
Rookie QB Trey Lance is learning the week-to-week process of being an NFL player, 49ers coach Kyle Shanahan said.
A report Friday night indicated Carson Wentz would start for the Colts on Sunday barring a setback. A report Saturday indicates the quarterback did not have a setback. Ian Rapoport of NFL Media reports Wentz is “pushing to play, so he’s expected to give it a go.” The Colts do have a contingency plan in [more]
The Colts Wire staff makes their picks for the Week 3 matchup.
The Cardinals released offensive lineman Brian Winters on Saturday, a day after he missed practice for personal reasons. He played 16 snaps on offense and 13 on special teams in the first two games. The team also announced it placed backup offensive tackle Josh Miles (ankle) on injured reserve. He has not played a down [more]
It's still possible that Wentz could start Week 3 for the Colts.
Ohio State linebacker K'Vaughan Pope was escorted off the field by a team official during the first half against Akron and later sent an angry tweet.
Nick Diaz lost his first mixed martial arts fight in nearly seven years at UFC 266 on Saturday night, declining to go on after Robbie Lawler knocked him down with punches early in the third round. Diaz (26-10), a wildly popular 38-year-old fighter who walked away from the sport in early 2015, traded a high volume of strikes with Lawler for two exciting rounds during his return at T-Mobile Arena. Diaz then crumpled awkwardly to his knees after Lawler caught him with a check right hook early in the third.
Star-studded matchups will decided winner of the Ryder Cup.
Clemson is eliminated from College Football Playoff contention in September and will miss the semifinals after six straight appearances.
Shohei Ohtani and Willie Mays are the only two players to do this in a single season.
The 43rd Ryder Cup concludes Sunday at Whistling Straits. Here are Sunday's singles pairings as Team USA tries to win after taking a commanding lead.
It’s probably safe to say that K’Vaughan Pope won’t be seen in an Ohio State uniform any time soon.