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Chiefs QB Patrick Mahomes gives complete injury update after toe surgery

Patrick Mahomes’ road to recovery is going according to plan. The 25-year-old Kansas City Chiefs quarterback underwent turf toe surgery shortly after the team finished as runners-up in Super Bowl LV versus the Tampa Bay Buccaneers last February. Speaking to Adam Teicher of ESPN, Mahomes gave a positive update about his status, which should give […] The post Chiefs QB Patrick Mahomes gives complete injury update after toe surgery appeared first on ClutchPoints.

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Las Vegas Raiders pre-2021 NFL Draft position review: Offensive Line

The Las Vegas Raiders are gearing up for the 2021 NFL Draft and we take a look at the state of the offensive line position group. The Las Vegas Raiders made major changes to their offensive line after a 2020 season where the unit as a whole was wrecked with injury and underperformed especially in […] Las Vegas Raiders pre-2021 NFL Draft position review: Offensive Line - Just Blog Baby - Just Blog Baby - Las Vegas Raiders News and Fan Community

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Patrick Mahomes provides update on his turf toe rehab

Photo by Dustin Bradford/ The Chiefs quarterback feels good about the progress he’s made this offseason Kansas City Chiefs quarterback Patrick Mahomes has dealt with a few different injuries in his young career. He fought through an ankle injury in 2019 before a separate knee injury forced him to miss a two-game stretch. The league’s concussion protocol during last season’s AFC Divisional Round game sidelined him for the second half, and it was accompanied by turf toe that stuck with him through the conclusion of the season. In the first three cases, there was an...

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Patrick Mahomes reveals promising update for Chiefs fans on his rehab after toe surgery

After their loss in Super Bowl 55 to the Tampa Bay Buccaneers, it was revealed that Kansas City Chiefs quarterback Patrick Mahomes would undergo surgery on his plantar plate, or, turf toe in the offseason. It was a lingering injury that bothered him throughout the season, and recovery was expected to take several months. On […] The post Patrick Mahomes reveals promising update for Chiefs fans on his rehab after toe surgery appeared first on ClutchPoints.

Bucs Nation

Buccaneers quarterback Tom Brady provides an update on recovery from knee surgery

Photo by Mike Ehrmann/ The vibe is very positive. Tampa Bay Buccaneers quarterback Tom Brady had been reportedly planning offseason knee surgery for months leading up to the end of the 2020 campaign. Now that it’s out of the way, he provided an update on his rehab. Speaking to reporters Sunday during Bruce Arians’ Family Foundation charity event, the veteran quarterback said that he’s feeling good and is looking to be ready by minicamp. “Yeah, I hope so. I hope so. I feel pretty good, and I push myself pretty hard,” Brady said via ESPN. “I feel pretty good....

Arrowhead Pride

Chiefs name current options at tackle, suggest they aren’t done adding yet

Kim Klement-USA TODAY Sports Since the Kansas City Chiefs’ 31-9 loss to the Tampa Bay Buccaneers in Super Bowl LV, the most popular topic of conversation surrounding the club has been what it intends to do at the tackle positions — and really, the offensive line as a whole. Chiefs quarterback Patrick Mahomes was pressured more in Super Bowl LV than any quarterback in Super Bowl history: 29 times, or 52% of his dropbacks in the game. Part of the reason were injuries to the line’s two long-time bookends, left tackle Eric Fisher and right tackle Mitch Schwartz. The...

FOX Sports

No reason to believe Zach Wilson will solve Jets’ many problems — RJ Young | No. 1 Ranked Show

From his injury history to his inexperience with intense media scrutiny, Zach Wilson is ill-prepared to save the New York Jets if the team selects him at No. 2 overall in the upcoming NFL Draft, RJ Young says. Hear why he's convinced Wilson isn't the answer to New York's many problems in 2021 and beyond.

Hogs Haven

Alex Smith announces his retirement from the NFL

Photo by Kyle Ross/Icon Sportswire via Bye Alex Alex Smith proved a lot last year with one of the most unlikely comebacks from injury in NFL history. It seemed like he was going to try to extend that comeback a little longer after being released by Washington, but the reality of his situation has finally made the decision for him. Alex Smith announced his retirement from the NFL today, and his career that started by being selected #1 overall in 2005 is officially over. View this post on Instagram A post shared by Alex Smith...

Niner Nation

Twitter reacts to Alex Smith’s retirement

Photo by Chris Trotman/ Former San Francisco 49ers No. 1 overall pick Alex Smith announced his retirement Monday morning after he completed an incredible comeback from a leg injury. Reports came out that Smith contemplated returning for a 17th season and reuniting with his former college head coach, Urban Meyer. Smith released this video on his Instagram: View this post on Instagram A post shared by Elizabeth Smith (@lizbsmith11) Smith said in his video: “To everyone out there, whether you’re a part of Niner Nation, the Chiefs...

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Former Ravens safety is set to visit the 49ers this week for a workout and a physical

Photo by Justin K. Aller/ The 49ers could add more depth to their secondary this week ESPN’s Jeremy Fowler reported former Baltimore Ravens safety Tony Jefferson is set to visit the San Francisco 49ers this week for a workout and a physical. Jefferson hasn’t played in the NFL since he went down with a knee injury in Week 5 of 2019 but is expected to be fully recovered. Assuming Jefferson is at 100%, it’s tough to predict what he has left in the tank. Jefferson just turned 29 in January and was on his way to a strong season before going down in 2019. He had four...

Arrowhead Addict

Former KC Chiefs quarterback Alex Smith announces retirement from NFL

Former Kansas City Chiefs quarterback Alex Smith has officially announced his retirement from the NFL, according to ESPN’s Jeremy Schaap. Smith’s announcement comes on the heels of an offseason in which Smith was hoping to find another chance to start. After posting such an incredible return from a devastating leg injury just last year, one […] Former KC Chiefs quarterback Alex Smith announces retirement from NFL - Arrowhead Addict - Arrowhead Addict - Kansas City Chiefs - KC Chiefs News, Schedule, Roster and Rumors

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Washington Roster Moves: Bryce Love released, RB wasn’t able to recover from ACL injury over two years ago

Geoff Burke-USA TODAY Sports Bye Dr. Love Washington had a habit of rolling the dice on players who were injured in college, and had fallen in the draft. Bryce Love was one of those players, and two years later the experiment is over. Love tore his ACL on the final play of his college career at Stanford. He was selected in the 4th round, and was expected to take a year to recover before returning to contribute in 2020. He did return to practice last year, but never looked right. Love made the team, but never played a snap for the team. He was placed on injured reserve...

Hogs Haven

Monty Rice might develop into a starter for Washington

Dale Zanine-USA TODAY Sports Monty Rice, LB School: University of Georgia | Conference: SEC College Experience: Senior | Age: 22 Height / Weight: 6’0” / 238 lbs Projected Draft Status: 3rd-5th Round Player Comparison: Jarrad Davis College Statistics Player Overview Senior Monty Rice has been a staple in Georgia’s defense. After being recruited out of Huntsville, Alabama, Rice appeared in 14 games as a freshman. His sophomore season, he became a starter, but knee and foot injuries limited his starts to only five. Finally healthy...

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Bears QB Andy Dalton gets new weapon in Marquise Goodwin

Well, it looks like the Chicago Bears are going all in on new first-string quarterback Andy Dalton. After a (serviceable?) year stepping up for the Dallas Cowboys after Dak Prescott went down to a season-ending ankle injury, Dalton was picked up by the Bears in free agency to replace both Nick Foles and Mitch Trubisky […] The post Bears QB Andy Dalton gets new weapon in Marquise Goodwin appeared first on ClutchPoints.

Stripe Hype

Bengals should consider OSU G Wyatt Davis in NFL Draft second round

After Bengals quarterback Joe Burrow tore his ACL in week 11 against the Washington Football Team, Cincinnati fans immediately started to look for ways to save their face of the franchise. This was when the Queen City fell in love with Oregon offensive tackle Penei Sewell. It’s been more than five months since Burrow’s injury […] Bengals should consider OSU G Wyatt Davis in NFL Draft second round - Stripe Hype - Stripe Hype - Cincinnati Bengals News and Fan Community

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Man ‘just wanted to go north,’ police allege, so he stole truck from St. Luke’s Hospital in Allentown and led chase into Berks County

A man is charged with stealing a St. Luke's Hospital-Allentown box truck and leading police on a chase Thursday in Allentown.

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Patriots Rumors: Here’s Latest On Stephon Gilmore Injury, Trade Chances

NFL Media’s Ian Rapoport shared an update Friday on the status of New England Patriots cornerback Stephon Gilmore. Rapoport reported Gilmore is “recovering very well” from the partially torn quad that ended his 2020 season in December. “But (his injury) does make doing something with him right now difficult,” Rapoport said on “NFL Now,” “because […] The post Patriots Rumors: Here’s Latest On Stephon Gilmore Injury, Trade Chances appeared first on NESN.com.

Cincy Jungle

Bengals News (4/16): Comeback time for Trae Waynes

Cincinnati’s $42 million man from last free agency is ready to become a No. 1 cornerback this season. Bengals cornerback Trae Waynes is 100 percent and ready for the 2021 seasonTrae Waynes still remembers the rep. He still remembers the set. He still remembers the weight. He still can’t believe his shoulder exploded, blowing up his season with surgery that wiped out his 2020 season before it even began. 2021 NFL Draft: Cincinnati Bengals can make themselves the most improved team by not taking Penei Sewell | NFL Draft | PFFThe Cincinnati Bengals have a decision to make at...

The Falcoholic

The Falcons have entirely remade their backfield and likely aren’t done yet

Photo by Todd Kirkland/ Qadree Ollison is the only one left. The Atlanta Falcons are pulling an extreme makeover on one of the roster’s most important positions. The running back group, once one of the roster’s clearest strengths, has fallen to the wayside over the last few years, with the days of Devonta Freeman and Tevin Coleman running wild in Kyle Shanahan’s offense well behind us at this point in time. Why is that so? How has the Falcons run game fallen so far behind? Chalk it up to aging, losses, injuries and draft and free agency misses, at least with...

Niner Nation

William Hill Sportsbook projects 10 wins for the 49ers

Take that, haters While naysayers may have dismissed the idea that the 49ers still have a good team, you can count the William Hill Sportsbook among the Faithful. Despite an uncertain future at quarterback and a roster full of players that battled injury issues last year, they’ve set San Francisco’s win total at 10 games for the 2021 season. Those ten games are tied for the second-highest total in the division behind only the Rams: Not only are the 49ers projected to win double-digit games, but they’re also projected to win the same number of games as the Seattle...

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Lawsuit: Colonial Intermediate Unit employees used excessive force handling student

A federal lawsuit alleges teachers manhandled a student at the Colonial Intermediate Unit High School causing injuries that required surgery to repair.

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Man steals hospital box truck from Allentown and leads police on chase into Berks County, state police report

Authorities arrested the 23-year-old man following a chase that ended in Hereford Township, Berks County, according to state police.

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2021 NFL Draft: Las Vegas Raiders all-defense 3-round mock draft

The Las Vegas Raiders have several needs on defense and here is a 3-round mock that focuses solely on filling those defensive holes. The Las Vegas Raiders defense really struggled in 2020 as injuries and COVID-19 protocols decimated an already thin unit down the stretch of the season. The Raiders’ inability to generate consistent pressure […] 2021 NFL Draft: Las Vegas Raiders all-defense 3-round mock draft - Just Blog Baby - Just Blog Baby - Las Vegas Raiders News and Fan Community

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Former Packers OL Lane Taylor signs 1-year deal with Texans, per report

Photo by Dylan Buell/ The veteran guard will return to his home state for the 2021 season. For three years, Lane Taylor was a critical backup on the Green Bay Packers’ offensive line. Taylor was a starter for three more seasons before suffering back-to-back season-ending injuries and giving way to a younger player. Now, he is headed out of Green Bay, signing a free agent contract with a team closer to home. Taylor, a native of Arlington, Texas, is returning to his home state on a one-year deal with the Houston Texans, according to NFL Network’s Ian Rapoport. In...

The Viking Age

Vikings projected to have the NFL’s fifth-best defense next season

With some new additions and players returning from injury, the Minnesota Vikings should see their defense get back on track next season. 2020 was an odd year for the Minnesota Vikings and many other people for a variety of reasons. But last season was the first time the Vikings ranked worse than 11th in points […] Vikings projected to have the NFL’s fifth-best defense next season - The Viking Age - The Viking Age - Minnesota Vikings News and Fan Community

Bleeding Green Nation

Ranking the top 20 cornerbacks in the 2021 NFL Draft

Photo by Lee Coleman/Icon Sportswire via If the Eagles have a non-wide receiver need, it is cornerback. Last year’s defensive backfield was hampered by injury, bad depth and poor play. It is crucial for the team to get quality players across from Darius Slay and in the slot to run Jonathan Gannon’s defense. Luckily, this class is deep with cornerback talent and the Eagles may be lucky enough to find two quality starters or some high upside depth. Here is how the class ranks. 1) Patrick Surtain II, Alabama Funny enough that a lot of the best cornerbacks in this...

Pats Pulpit

Injury analysis: What does his medical record say about new Patriots linebacker LaRoy Reynolds?

Photo by Ronald C. Modra/ Related: Patriots free agency analysis: LaRoy Reynolds makes New England’s special teams group even deeper Despite having lost coach Joe Judge during the offseason the New England Patriots’ special teams unit was arguably the best in football last year. The team therefore made sure to keep the unit mostly intact in free agency: core coverage players Justin Bethel and Cody Davis were both retained on multi-year deals, while kicker Nick Folk also re-signed via a one-year pact. Those moves were not the only special teams-related transactions...

Field Gulls

Browns sign Jadeveon Clowney to one-year deal

Eric Hartline-USA TODAY Sports After an injury-shortened, unproductive 2020 with the Tennessee Titans, former Seattle Seahawks defensive end Jadeveon Clowney has found a new team. ESPN’s Adam Schefter reported that the Cleveland Browns have signed Clowney to a one-year deal worth up to $10 million, which if nothing else shuts down the idea of the Seahawks bringing Clowney back for cheap. Clowney’s previous deal with the Titans was worth up to $13 million. “I’ve been getting double-teamed an awful lot in this league, in my career,” Clowney said during the...

Daniel Jones has 'legitimate fantasy upside' - Matthew Berry | The Fantasy Show

ESPN fantasy football expert Matthew Berry explains what Daniel Jones replacing Eli Manning means for Saquon Barkley and the rest of the New York Giants offense. He then (3:19) discusses what Cam Newton's injury means for Carolina Panthers teammates Chris

It’s the beginning of the end for Drew Brees and Sean Payton – Stephen A. | First Take

Stephen A. Smith predicts Saints QB Drew Brees will retire if he comes back from his thumb injury and leads the New Orleans to a Super Bowl victory, freeing up Sean Payton to coach the Dallas Cowboys. #FirstTake #NFL ✔

The Panthers need to find Cam Newton’s successor – Max Kellerman | First Take

Max Kellerman calls on the Carolina Panthers to figure out a succession plan for Cam Newton as the QB’s injuries mount. #FirstTake #NFL ✔