2021 NFL rumors, news, injuries for start of camps

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Time for a new thread as the old one was a bit long...

DAL - Cowboys start camp today, and have just signed one of their last draft picks unsigned. Just have one left.
NYG - Giants working out three FA players - Rb Mike Weber, Rb Tyler Ervin and Db Jordyn Peters
JAC - Jaguars place Lb Dylan Moses on the non-football injury list
DEN - Broncos waive Wr Damion Willis
NO - Saints have Kwon Alexander in for a visit
JAC - Jaguars expect no limits to be needed for rookie Qb Trevor Lawrence
GB - Packers Wr Devin Funchess caught a ball dropped from a helicopter from 750 ft, smashing the record for longest pass catch by Gronk who was a 600 ft
LAR - Rams may have lost Akers for the season with Achilles tear, but McVay says young Rbs will be given first shot to replace Akers
FA Dt Kawann Short has been cleared of injury and is looking for a team
KC - Chiefs have resigned OLB/DE Alex Okafor to a one year deal
 

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NYG - sign Rb Mike Weber and Db Jordyn Peters
BAL - Ravens place rookie OL Ben Cleveland and Te Jake Breeland on the NFI list
NE - Patriots also place three rookies on NFI list - wonder if there is a discount going on here...
PIT - Steelers Lb Vince Williams is retiring
PIT - Lb Devin Bush has been fully cleared for football activities
SF - 49ers claim Wr/Kr Nsimba Webster off of waivers from Rams
SF - Sign Lb Fred Warner to a HUGE extension - 5 year extension value of $95+ million
PHI - Eagles expecting Zach Ertz to arrive on time at camp - he is costly and rumor flying he could be dealt. But no one will trade for him if they think he will get cut.
ARI - Cardinals release OC Lamont Gaillard
DET - Lions Db Jeff Okudah had core muscle surgery on both sides this off-season - one side was to fix an injury, the other side was to prevent the same injury occuring over there
NFL - as of yesterday - 35 rookies are still unsigned - 24 of them are mid-late third round
DAL - Cowboys VP Stephen Jones admitted not signing Dak before his 4 year rookie deal was a HUGE mistake, Owner Jerry Jones admits he screwed up chasing Jimmy Johnson away
 

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NFL - 14 teams are at 85% vaccinated status
NO - Saints stadium is being renamed - the Superdome will now be the Ceasars Palace Superdome - signed 20 year deal - with money going to team, which stated all that money will go for updates to the stadium.
CIN - Bengals adding Ken Anderson, Ken Riley to inaugural Ring of Fame group - Ken Anderson should be IN the HoF
BUF - some are wondering if Cole Beasley is trying to get himself cut from the Bills - he is pushing the vaccination thing really hard, wonder if the signing of Emmanuel Sanders is scaring him?
 

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BUF - some are wondering if Cole Beasley is trying to get himself cut from the Bills - he is pushing the vaccination thing really hard, wonder if the signing of Emmanuel Sanders is scaring him?
No. He just believes in freedom of choice.
 

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Maybe….

NFL has updated the Covid policy stating if games are missed due to unvaccinated players getting Covid the team will forfeit the game, not rescheduling this year
 

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NFL has updated the Covid policy stating if games are missed due to unvaccinated players getting Covid the team will forfeit the game, not rescheduling this year
If high profile players object to this (Hopkins already has), watch how quickly the NFL backtracks.
 

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If high profile players object to this (Hopkins already has), watch how quickly the NFL backtracks.
Nope. They won't cause its how they protect schedule and how they keep stadiums full. GB situation and $$$ lost is driving this, not the players.
 

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PIT - Big Ben using his family to quiz him to mentally learn the new offense in Steelers land
DAL - Zeke working hard to be in good shape this year after issues last year and not being in best shape
IND - Colts hope to have Darius Leonard and Braden Smith signed to long term deals before season starts
NFL - some players complaining about vaccination - now some are praising it - Jerry Hughes BUF and SF Fred Warner are offering to be support for vaccination and Zeke in Dallas as well
NYJ - sadly passing coordinator Greg Knapp has died from his injuries after being hit by car while riding a bicycle. RIP and prayers for his familly
BAL - OT Ronnie Stanley was placed on PUP to start camp
DAL - Cowboys announced that Demarcus Lawrence has a clean up procedure on his back during the off-season - but have no concerns
NE - Jarrett Stidham Qb has been placed on PUP by Patriots to start camp
NYG - also place Te Kyle Rudolph on PUP
NE - Patriots got some good news - Stephon Gilmore has arrived on time for camp
NFLPA - per the union, games being forfieted and players not being payed for those games was known by union and was basically in place last year
NFL - following players placed on Covid list - rookie Wr Kadarius Toney NYG and Qb Jake Luton JAC
NYG - Saquon Barkley to start camp on PUP list
CIN - Bengals claimed C Lamont Gaillard off of waivers from Arizona
ARI - Cardinals place Lb Dennis Gardeck on PUP list
TB - Bucs have placed Wr John Franklin III and Cb Chris Wilcox on PUP list, waived S Curtis Riley
FA Lb Mychal Kendricks has finally be sentenced for his guilty plea of insider trading - 1 day of jail and 3 years of probation - he is free to sign with any team and play this year
PIT - re-signed Lb Calvin Bundage who was released last week with the Ingram signings - he takes the roster space of retired Vince Williams
DAL - placed Amari Cooper and Demarcus Lawrence on PUP list
GB - OL David Bakhtiari is not sure he will be ready for week 1 or not
 

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Nope. They won't cause its how they protect schedule and how they keep stadiums full. GB situation and $$$ lost is driving this, not the players.
Nope. Players missing game checks for something beyond their control will sue and they will win.
 

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Nope. Players missing game checks for something beyond their control will sue and they will win.
Look again sir, Union already knew of this, and it was available by the league last year. Sorry. Players really don't have that kind of power anymore after the last negotiation.
 

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NO - Saints Wr Michael Thomas to miss start of season due to June surgery for his ankle issue from last season - another early draft killer here..
 

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GB - Packers and Davante Adams have broken off talks for a contract extension
 

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Per reports Vikings release asst head coach
Rick Dennison for refusing to get vaccinated
 

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NO - Saints signing FA Cb Brian Poole to a one year deal
HOU - Texans trade for Wr Anthony Miller from Bears for a late round 2022 pick
CIN - sign De Sam Hubbard to a 4 year extension
HOU - Deshaun Watson plans to arrive at camp on time -,to avoid fines
CIN - Joe Burrow not on any injured list to start camp
 

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CHI - Bears plan to sign Te Jesse James
JAC - Jaguars have 4 players on covid list
CHI - Bears opened camp with Rb Tarik Cohen on PUP list
SF - Niners release DL Daeshon Hall
TEN - Titans sign FA OLB John Simon, and to make roster room released OLB Tuzar Skipper
DAL - expected to sign FA S Malik Hooker
CLE - place Owusu-Koramoah on Covid list
ARI - Cardinals DE Chandler Jones has formally requested a trade
IND - Colts place OT Eric Fisher on PUP list(tore his Achilles late last season) and Dayo Odeyingbo on NFI list
DET - Lions place DL Austin Bryant on Covid list
TB - Buccaneers sign FA S Chris Cooper - placed S Jordan Whitehead on Covid list
KC - Chiefs place S Armani Watts on PUP list, and rookie DE Malik Herring on NFI list
MIN - Vikings sign FA Wr Dede Westbrook
DEN - place three players on PUP list - Cb Essang Bassey, Cb Duke Dawson Jr, Lb Baron Browning
TB - Place Cameron Brate TE on PUP list, sign FA TE De'Quan Hampton, also place Wr Justin Watson on PUP list as well
GB - place Lb Ray Wilborn on Covid list
TEN - Titans place Bud Dupree on PUP list, and Caleb Farley on NFI list
PIT - Steelers Qb depth chart right now Big Ben, Mason Rudolph, Dwayne Haskins, Joshua Dobbs
GB - more issues? Aaron Rodgers contemplating retirement, Davante Adams breaks off contract talks and now DE Za'Darius Smith tweeting needing a realtor - evidently team activated the automatic clause to move money to bonus vs. salary and he is not happy
NFL - fines are set at $14,650 if you don't follow covid policies for non-vaccinated players
KC - Chiefs will keep Frank Clark in camp, but will monitor legal situation
 

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NE - releases coach for not taking Covid vaccination - Cole Popovich let go
NE - Patriots sign Te David Wells
DAL - Dak Prescott if fully practicing with no limitations - YA!!
NYJ - place Marcus Maye on NFI list, Quinnen Williams on PUP list
MIA - Dolphins cut Nick Coe De and Long Snapper Rex Sunahara, sign Lb Shaquem Griffin and Cb Cre'Von LeBlanc
 

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NO - having Chris Hogan in for a visit
HOU - Texans supposedly open to trade offers for Deshaun Watson
 

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CIN - Per HC Joe Burrow is cleared for all activity
IND - HC Frank Reich tested positive for Covid - is being kept away from camp
IND - Lb Darius Leonard will also miss camp time for ankle procedure
LVR - named new Rb coach - Tim Berbenich - replaced retired Kirby Wilson
LAR - Rams talking to Tutu Atwell about adding weight
 
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