The day before the NFL kicks off its 99th season, 44 former Alabama players hold places on active rosters in the league, with more than a third of the Crimson Tide alumni concentrated on three teams. The Baltimore Ravens, Jacksonville Jaguars and Washington Redskins have five Alabama players apiece on their active rosters. In addition to the 44 active players, Alabama has placed seven players on NFL practice squads, and three former Crimson Tide players will start the season on the league's suspended list. Another ex-Alabama player is on injured reserve, giving the Tide a total of 55 players listed on NFL rosters. Twelve of the players on active rosters are rookies. The former Alabama players awaiting their NFL debuts are wide receiver Calvin Ridley of the Atlanta Falcons, cornerback Anthony Averett and center Bradley Bozeman of the Baltimore Ravens, wide receiver Robert Foster of the Buffalo Bills, defensive end Da'Shawn Hand of the Detroit Lions, punter JK Scott of the Green Bay … [Read more...] about How many former Alabama players are on NFL rosters?
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Auburn will start the 2018 NFL season with five more former players on active rosters than it did when the 2017 campaign kicked off. The NFL's 99th season will begin on Thursday night, and 28 Auburn alumni are on active rosters. Five of those players are rookies. Waiting to make their NFL debuts are running back Kerryon Johnson of the Detroit Lions, guard Braden Smith of the Indianapolis Colts, place-kicker Daniel Carlson of the Minnesota Vikings, cornerback Carlton Davis of the Tampa Bay Buccaneers and center Casey Dunn of the Washington Redskins. In addition to the rookies, defensive tackle Devaroe Lawrence of the Cleveland Browns also is preparing for his NFL debut after he spent his rookie season sidelined by injury in 2017. On the flip side of the rookies waiting to break in are four Auburn alumni who played in the NFL last season but aren't on a roster this season. The missing players include Quan Bray, Karlos Dansby, Jay Prosch and Pat Sims. With Dansby and Sims out of the … [Read more...] about How many former Auburn players are on NFL rosters?
Updated Sept. 4, 2017A simple list of every former Hurricanes player currently on an NFL roster, with links to their stats/bios. Nothing more, nothing less. Duke Johnson uses his stiff-arm for the Cleveland Browns, just like he did at Miami. (Getty Images) MIAMI HURRICANES CURRENTLY IN THE NFL Updated Sept. 4, 2017. Years lettered at UM in parentheses. Arizona Cardinals Olsen Pierre (2011-14), DT Atlanta Falcons Matt Bosher (2007-10), P Jermaine Grace (2013-15), LB Baltimore Ravens None Buffalo Bills Seantrel Henderson (2010-13), OT (suspended) Carolina Panthers Corn Elder (2013-16), CB (reserve/injured) Brad Kaaya (2014-16), QB Greg Olsen, (2004-06), TE Chicago Bears Deon Bush (2012-15), S Pat O’Donnell (2013), P Cincinnati Bengals None Cleveland Browns Duke Johnson (2012-14), RB David Njoku (2015-16), TE Dallas Cowboys None Denver Broncos Jamal Carter (2013-16), S Detroit Lions Mike James (2009-12), RB (reserve/injured) Green Bay Packers Ladarius Gunter (2013-14), CB … [Read more...] about A list of Miami Hurricanes on 2017 NFL rosters
By Kevin Manahan | NJ Advance Media for NJ.com The 2018 preseason -- still four games long out of greed -- is finally over, and more than a thousand players on NFL rosters are about to lose their jobs. By 4 p.m. on Saturday, September 1, every team must reduce to a 53-man roster, lopping off roughly 53 players each. Follow along here as we track the major NFL moves. GiantsRookie027.JPG John Munson | NJ Advance Media for NJ.com Giants cuts … [Read more...] about NFL roster cuts 2018: Tracking every release, trades, rumors
Giants wide receiver Odell Beckham is betting on himself this season and by hook or crook he will likely be the highest paid wide receiver in the NFL at this time next year. The Ringer’s Michael Lombardi and Tate Frazier spoke about Beckham’s situation last week on the GM Street podcast. Here are Giants NFL Rumors Odell Beckham trade possibilities.“I think the Giants have a couple choices here,” Lombardi said. “The word around the street and talking to people in the league is I asked them, ‘Hey, are the Giants (still) trying to move Odell Beckham?’ And they said if you give them two number ones (first round picks) they might move him. Who’s paying two number ones, right? It’s like the other day I was in a coffee shop and they had these nice mugs and I said, ‘How much are these mugs?’ And she said, ‘$16.’ I mean, when you’re charging $16 for a coffee mug you don’t really want to sell it, right? … [Read more...] about Giants NFL Rumors Odell Beckham trade imminent? Cowboys in mix?