Carlson Confident After Winning Vikings Kicking Battle

Aug 20, 2018 | by Eric Smith,
Carlson Confident After Winning Vikings Kicking Battle

EAGAN, Minn. — Daniel Carlson will be the Vikings kicker in Week 1 of the 2018 season.

The team essentially made a decision on its kicker battle Monday by releasing Kai Forbath, giving all indications the Carlson will be the main man this season.

The rookie is ready for the attention.

Phillip Lindsay shines again for Broncos in preseason

Aug 19, 2018 | by Sam Metivier, SB Nation

Phillip Lindsay was back at it in his second preseason game with the Denver Broncos. In a 24-23 loss to the Chicago Bears, the former Colorado Buffaloes star stole the show with his energetic play all over the field. This continues Lindsay’s impressive preseason.

Lindsay started at running back with the second-team offense after halftime. He had 32 yards on 6 carries. More importantly than ...

Browns lineman Nate Orchard's act of kindness rekindles widow's faith in NFL

Aug 17, 2018 | by Terry Pluto, The Plain Dealer
Browns lineman Nate Orchard's act of kindness rekindles widow's faith in NFL

CLEVELAND, Ohio -- Judy Krueger is a 70-year-old widow whose husband died about 15 years ago.

She was on a flight from Salt Lake City to Cleveland.

"Across the aisle from me was a very large man," she emailed.

The man was talking to someone else, and it was apparent the man played for the Cleveland Browns.

Phillips: Cowboys Make Roster Move, Sign WR Dres Anderson

Aug 16, 2018 | by

(Aug. 15; 10:50 a.m.) – With several wideouts not practicing in recent days, the Cowboys have added depth at receiver.

Dres Anderson, released by the Colts over the weekend, has signed to the 90-man training camp roster. To make room, the Cowboys released defensive end Joby Saint Fleur.

Anderson, undrafted out of Utah in 2015, does not have any regular-season catches but has ...

Ryan Izzo hopes to make name for himself with Patriots

Aug 15, 2018 | by Rich Garven, Providence Journal
Ryan Izzo hopes to make name for himself with Patriots

FOXBORO — Ryan Izzo was home in New Jersey with his family and friends watching the third and final day of the NFL Draft wind down when his phone started ringing with regularity.

It seemed a lot of teams weren’t interested in drafting the Florida State tight end, but they were keen on signing him as a rookie free agent. For ...

The Falcons' quiet leader: Brooks Reed

Aug 15, 2018 | by Matthew Tabeek, Atlanta Falcons
The Falcons' quiet leader: Brooks Reed

They call him Thor.

Brooks Reed certainly has the long, flowing blond hair similar to the hammer-wielding fictional superhero most often seen in comic books.

But the name fits for more reasons than looks alone.

“He’s a man of few words, but he packs … he packs a punch,” Falcons defensive coordinator Marquand Manuel said while explaining why the nickname fits for Reed.

Kyle Kuzma provides hope to hometown of Flint, Michigan, with inaugural free camp

Aug 15, 2018 | by Eric Woodyard, Deseret News
Kyle Kuzma provides hope to hometown of Flint, Michigan, with inaugural free camp

FLINT, Mich. — Around 2 p.m. on Wednesday afternoon, Los Angeles Lakers star Kyle Kuzmacould finally fold his arms to relax.

After a long day of interacting with kids during his inaugural basketball camp at Flint Powers Catholic High School, in his hometown of Flint, Michigan, the local hero had every right to catch a breath.

“It was a great first day of camp,” ...

Kyle Kuzma's free camp about more than basketball for Flint-area kids

Aug 15, 2018 | by Brendan Savage,

FLINT, MI -- Growing up, Kyle Kuzma knew there were at least two things he wanted to do in life.

Kuzma wanted to play in the NBA and when he did, he wanted to hold a basketball camp for local youngsters like the ones he attended in Flint as a kid.

Kuzma accomplished his lifelong dream when he made his NBA debut ...

90+96=Back to School in Cincy

Aug 12, 2018 | by Geoff Hobson,
90+96=Back to School in Cincy

While the NFL’s grind of news and knocks is far from a walk in the park and never takes an off day, Carlos Dunlap and Michael Johnson quietly took the Bengals’ day off Sunday and let the kids walk through the park at their annual Back to School Fun Dey.

Panthers sign defensive back Alex Carter

Aug 12, 2018 | by

SPARTANBURG, S.C. – After a rash of injuries in the secondary, the Panthers needed help.

They found it in Alex Carter, a 6-foot, 200-pound defensive back who was most recently with the Seattle Seahawks during last year’s training camp. Carter, who can play corner and safety, joined the Panthers in time for Sunday's training camp practice at Wofford College.

Carter was originally ...


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