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Diontae Johnson limited in Wednesday’s practice

Steelers head coach Mike Tomlin said on Tuesday that wide receiver Diontae Johnson‘s availability for Sunday’s game against the Bengals would be determined by his practice participation this week and Wednesday’s injury report provided the first hint about where things stand on that front. Johnson injured his shoulder in the team’s final preseason game and […]

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Kayvon Thibodeaux, Azeez Ojulari listed as limited Wednesday

Giants rookie edge rusher Kayvon Thibodeaux is trending in the right direction. Thibodeaux returned to practice Wednesday, officially getting in limited work after injuring his knee on a cut block by Thaddeus Moss on Aug. 21. The No. 5 overall pick escaped serious injury with a sprained MCL diagnosis and a prognosis of 3-4 weeks. […]

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Mac Jones: It’s really cool to be named a captain

Head coach Bill Belichick announced the Patriots’ captains for 2022 on Wednesday and quarterback Mac Jones was among the group of six players. Jones’ ascent to captain in his second season is not much of a surprise, given that he began last season as New England’s QB1. But it still means something to the second-year […]

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Lamar Jackson: We’re still talking contract, but talks will probably cut off after this week

Ravens quarterback Lamar Jackson says he and the team still have time to work out a long-term contract extension. But not a lot of time. Jackson said today that the sides are still talking about a new contract, but by the end of the week his focus will be on Sunday’s game against the Jets, […]

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Mason Rudolph disappointed in demotion, had hoped for more first-team reps

The Steelers’ first depth chart of the week listed Mason Rudolph as the backup to Mitch Trubisky. He’s not. Coach Mike Tomlin explained it as a “clerical error,” but whatever the reason, Kenny Pickett now is No. 2 on the corrected depth chart. Rudolph remains in Pittsburgh as the No. 3 quarterback and, on Sunday, […]

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JuJu Smith-Schuster says his knee is “fully healed”

It sounds like everything continues to be on track for receiver JuJu Smith-Schuster to be on the field for Sunday’s season-opener against the Cardinals. In his Wednesday media session, Smith-Schuster told reporters that his knee is feeling 100 percent. The receiver missed some time in August, but was back on the field last week. “Knee […]

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Ron Rivera: I trust Antonio Gibson, we’re gonna give him the football

After running back Antonio Gibson fumbled in the Commanders’ first preseason game, head coach Ron Rivera said that Gibson needs to run harder and the team’s practice rotations suggested that he was fighting for a starting job after spending his first two seasons in the role. Gibson remains at the top of the depth chart […]