PHILADELPHIA (CBS) — The first week of the NFL season is here. Though it has been far from the usual offseason, the expectations that come with kickoff of a new year are percolating through Philadelphia. Eagles General Manager Howie Roseman made plenty of moves via free agency, trades and the draft to try and fix the holes in last year’s roster. … [Read more...] about NFL On CBS Analyst Charles Davis Says Darius Slay Should Give Eagles ‘A Little Juice, A Little Confidence’ In Secondary
“Initially, I went there with a little bit of hesitation — not wanting to trigger anything or cause any setbacks,” Street said. “But early on in camp I was able to push myself harder than I thought. Just as time went on and my football shape improved, I was able to push myself and get a little bit better each day.” … [Read more...] about 49ers’ Kentavius Street opens up about tough road in NFL
Since returning to play in recent months, NBA television ratings have cratered. Moreover, a recent Harris poll showed that 39% of respondents said they were watching fewer NBA games because the league had become “too political.” This is an especially troubling development for the NFL, considering that the NBA has a significantly more liberal fanbase than the NFL. If 39% of NBA fans can switch off the league because its become too political, it’s not hard at all to imagine 45, even 50% of NFL fans doing the same. … [Read more...] about ‘Football Is Officially Dead’: Eric Trump Rips the NFL After Cowboys ‘Green Light’ Anthem Protests
Right now, the NFL’s COVID-19 protocols are incredibly strict and, on the whole, working. Of the thousands of players in the NFL, there are only six of them on the COVID-19 list. The primary reason has been the testing: Players have been tested every single day since training camp began, a practice that will continue during the season. (Players will only not be tested on game days themselves.) But teams have also had the advantage of not traveling during training camp, which will obviously end once the season begins, since there is no bubble, and teams will playing at their home fields. The NFL had the advantage of watching other sports deal with the pandemic and seeing what worked and what didn’t, and their plan most closely resembles Major League Baseball, the other unbubbled major sport. MLB had a major outbreak with the St. Louis Cardinals, but not because the team violated the protocols, but because they obeyed them. The Cardinals, after several players tested … [Read more...] about The NFL Is Returning To a Different World. Can It Adapt?
Kaepernick and safety Eric Reid settled their collusion grievances with the NFL in February 2019 after both players alleged that teams colluded to prevent them from playing. Reid played for the Carolina Panthers in 2018 and 2019, but was released by the team in March and is currently a free agent. … [Read more...] about Colin Kapernick Returns To Madden NFL For First Time Since 2016