Vikings linebacker Cameron Smith announced today that he will miss the season because he needs open-heart surgery to repair a congenital defect. "I found out I need open heart surgery to fix a bicuspid aortic valve that I was born with," Smith wrote on Instagram. "Although this will unfortunately end my 2020 season, it is [more]
Browns wide receiver Jarvis Landry was activated from the physically unable to perform list, clearing the way for him to practice in training camp following offseason hip surgery. Landry has not missed a game in six NFL seasons. One of the league's steadiest receivers, the 27-year-old Landry caught 83 passes for 1,174 yards and six touchdowns.
Jets backup quarterback Joe Flacco still is expected to miss the first game or two, assuming, of course, the season starts on time. But Flacco received an encouraging update from Dr. Alexander Vaccaro during a checkup Friday in Philadelphia, Ian Rapoport of NFL Media reports. Flacco will have a final checkup in early September when [more]