What has changed vs. stayed the same for Bills’ offense under a new coordinator? – Buffalo Bills Blog

6:00 AM ET Alaina GetzenbergESPN BUFFALO, N.Y. — The situation for the Buffalo Bills was dire. Down 24-3 to Tom Brady’s Tampa Bay Buccaneers, the Bills filed into the locker room at halftime after seemingly nothing went right on offense. “I think the thing that we got ourselves into was pretending like it was something … Read more

Don’t believe in Kyler Murray? ‘You are a plum fool’: Arizona Cardinals teammates defend QB – Arizona Cardinals Blog

TEMPE, Ariz. — Coming off a second consecutive late-season collapse followed by a blowout loss in the NFC wild-card round last season, the Arizona Cardinals reported to voluntary organized team activities in late May knowing they had work to do. Arizona knew it couldn’t fix all its issues instantly. But it set out to rectify … Read more

How much progress have Jets’ top rookies Ahmad ‘Sauce’ Gardner, Garrett Wilson & Co. made? – New York Jets Blog

FLORHAM PARK, N.J. — The play happened in the New York Jets’ next-to-last practice. In a 7-on-7 period, rookie wide receiver Garrett Wilson ran an intermediate crossing route and made a twisting catch on a pass from quarterback Zach Wilson that was behind him. It wasn’t a textbook route by Wilson, slightly out of position, … Read more

Patriots rookie Jack Jones has emerged as contender to fill top cornerback role – New England Patriots Blog

FOXBOROUGH, Mass. — Quick-hit thoughts and notes around the New England Patriots and NFL: 1. Jones for Jackson? One of the Patriots’ top questions entering training camp is who will replace J.C. Jackson as a starting cornerback, and fourth-round pick Jack Jones has quickly put himself in position to challenge for the role. This likely … Read more

New York Jets’ Zach Wilson ‘doesn’t need to be Tom Brady,’ but must show progress – New York Jets Blog

FLORHAM PARK, N.J. — A look at what’s happening around the New York Jets: 1. QB evaluation: Robert Saleh is a media-savvy coach who knows how to control the message, and that’s exactly what he tried to do with this comment about quarterback Zach Wilson: “He doesn’t need to be Tom Brady this year.” It … Read more

Should Jacksonville Jaguars use dual threat Travis Etienne Jr. like Deebo Samuel or Alvin Kamara? – Jacksonville Jaguars Blog

JACKSONVILLE, Fla. — Being considered the next Deebo Samuel is the hot thing in the NFL right now. When a player has the skill set to be a playmaker as a running back and a receiver, the default assumption seems to be that teams should use that dual threat just like the San Francisco 49ers … Read more

Pete Carroll says Seahawks in ‘good shape’ with Geno Smith, Drew Lock – Seattle Seahawks Blog

6:00 AM ET Brady HendersonESPN RENTON, Wash. — Drew Lock learned an important lesson last offseason while battling Teddy Bridgewater to be the Denver Broncos’ starting quarterback. He fixated on who won each practice, and as he realized after losing the competition, that mindset did him no good. “I tried to compare the whole time: … Read more

Instead of replacing Jameis Winston, New Orleans Saints have given QB best chance to thrive – New Orleans Saints Blog

METAIRIE, La. — Jarvis Landry pointed across the practice field as if it was planned. Just as the veteran receiver was telling reporters why quarterback Jameis Winston was one of the main reasons he chose to sign with the New Orleans Saints in free agency, Landry looked around and noticed Winston was the only player … Read more

Inside the paths Lamar Jackson’s contract situation could take with the Ravens – Baltimore Ravens Blog

OWINGS MILLS, Md. — On his first day back with the Baltimore Ravens on Tuesday, quarterback Lamar Jackson rolled to his right and flicked a 30-yard pass downfield to tight end Mark Andrews while on the run. Jackson is a one-of-a-kind playmaker, and his contract situation is unprecedented. He is one of the few NFL … Read more

How are Rams able to keep their championship roster together under cap – Los Angeles Rams Blog

THOUSAND OAKS, Calif. — It didn’t take much time after the Los Angeles Rams won Super Bowl LVI for the front office trio of general manager Les Snead, COO Kevin Demoff and VP of football and business administration Tony Pastoors to turn to the task ahead: Keeping as much of this championship roster together as … Read more