Chicago Bears OT Teven Jenkins returns to practice, denies clashes with coaches

Chicago Bears OT Teven Jenkins returns to practice, denies clashes with coaches

LAKE FOREST, Ill. — Chicago Bears offensive tackle Teven Jenkins returned to training camp Saturday after missing seven straight practices with an undisclosed injury. Jenkins, who is in a build-up period, only participated in individual exercises. The second-year lineman did not disclose details of his injury, including whether he was injured in the team’s first … Read more

Marcus McKethan of the Giants taken off the field during the scrimmage

Marcus McKethan of the Giants taken off the field during the scrimmage

Comments Friday’s Giants training camp. Prevention is better than cure They called it a blue-white scrimmage Friday night at MetLife Stadium, but no live tackles were allowed by the Giants’ first and second teams. It was a good move by first-year head coach Brian Daboll. Sometimes scrums can get overheated, with players being too anxious … Read more

Packers’ Aaron Rodgers could face NFL reprimand for drug use

Packers’ Aaron Rodgers could face NFL reprimand for drug use

Getty Aaron Rodgers before Capital One’s The Match in 2022. The Green Bay Packers have the reigning NFL MVP lined up for them at quarterback this season, but the complexities of Aaron Rodgers’ personality extend far beyond the lines of the football field. The NFL has not released any statement on the quarterback since revealing … Read more

Demaryius Thomas died of seizure disorder, autopsy report says

Demaryius Thomas died of seizure disorder, autopsy report says

ENGLEWOOD, Colo. — Former Denver Broncos wide receiver Demaryius Thomas died of “complications of a seizure disorder,” according to an autopsy report from the Fulton County Medical Examiner’s Office (Ga.). Parts of the report were shared with ESPN on Friday. Thomas was found dead in his home in Roswell, Georgia on December 9 at the … Read more

Cincinnati Bengals quarterback Joe Burrow still involved in camp despite being out indefinitely after appendectomy

Cincinnati Bengals quarterback Joe Burrow still involved in camp despite being out indefinitely after appendectomy

CINCINNATI — Bengals quarterback Joe Burrow is out indefinitely after suffering an appendectomy early in training camp. Bengals coach Zac Taylor said he doesn’t have a timeline for Burrow’s return to the field. “I hate putting a timeline on that,” Taylor said Friday. “But he’s doing a lot of good mental work right now.” The … Read more

San Francisco 49ers’ Kyle Shanahan draws line on toughness after players throw punches in practice

San Francisco 49ers’ Kyle Shanahan draws line on toughness after players throw punches in practice

SANTA CLARA, Calif. — After halting practice a second time because of a fight Tuesday, coach Kyle Shanahan called on his team to regroup. He quickly spoke a few chosen words about what had just happened. Beneath the anger was a simple message about how Shanahan wants his team to play. Physical? Absolutely. Hard? Sure. … Read more

Jacksonville Jaguars’ Travon Walker debuts, earns first sack in Hall of Fame game

Jacksonville Jaguars’ Travon Walker debuts, earns first sack in Hall of Fame game

CANTON, Ohio — Jacksonville Jaguars rookie Travon Walker wasted no time making an impact in his NFL debut. Walker, the NFL’s first draft pick this year, played just two series in his team’s 27-11 loss to the Las Vegas Raiders at Tom Benson Hall of Fame Stadium on Thursday night, but he saved a sack … Read more

New York Giants offensive tackle Matt Gono likely has career-ending neck injury, source says

New York Giants offensive tackle Matt Gono likely has career-ending neck injury, source says

EAST RUTHERFORD, NJ — New York Giants offensive tackle Matt Gono likely has a career-ending neck injury, a source told ESPN on Thursday. Gono, 26, underwent neck surgery last year with the Atlanta Falcons. He missed the entire 2021 season, but signed with the Giants this offseason and felt great coming into camp. But problems … Read more

Los Angeles Rams coach Sean McVay says Matthew Stafford’s elbow pain is ‘abnormal for a quarterback’

Los Angeles Rams coach Sean McVay says Matthew Stafford’s elbow pain is ‘abnormal for a quarterback’

IRVINE, Calif. — Los Angeles Rams head coach Sean McVay said quarterback Matthew Stafford’s right elbow pain was “a bit abnormal for a quarterback,” comparing it instead to this pitchers have to deal with. Stafford, who injured his elbow last season, received an injection in his right elbow during the offseason. He didn’t throw during … Read more

Former New Jersey Attorney General Peter C. Harvey selected to hear NFL appeal of Deshaun Watson’s decision

Former New Jersey Attorney General Peter C. Harvey selected to hear NFL appeal of Deshaun Watson’s decision

NFL Commissioner Roger Goodell has selected former New Jersey Attorney General Peter C. Harvey to hear the appeal of the six-game suspension of Cleveland Browns quarterback Deshaun Watson. The NFL is seeking a harsher penalty under the league’s personal conduct policy following disciplinary officer Sue L. Robinson’s decision on Monday. Under the collective agreement, Goodell … Read more