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Eyes on the record? Adam Vinatieri says he's going to retire in three years or less
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Adam Vinatieri (Getty Images) Indianapolis Colts kicker Adam Vinatieri is the oldest player in the NFL at 43 years old, and will turn 44 just before the end of the regular season. But he hasn’t really been showing his age: last year he made 25 of his 27…Share Tweet
deadspin.com 14 hours agoThe Jacksonville Jaguars defeated the Cincinnati Bengals 26-21 in a preseason game last night. Let’s see how Jags quarterback Blake Bortles felt about the win:Read more...Share TweetTexans coach Bill O’Brien is pleased with the way quarterback Brock Osweiler has progressed through the preseason, which likely ended for Osweiler after he turned in a strong performance against the Cardinals on Sunday. Among Osweiler’s 11 completions i…Share Tweet
Colts drop four more on way to 75 playersprofootballtalk.com 16 hours agoThe Colts got the ball rolling on their cuts to 75 players by parting ways with 10 players over the weekend and the process continued on Monday. The team announced that they have released tight end Konrad Reuland and waived wide receiver Daniel Anthrop,…Share TweetBrock Osweiler's success no surprise to his Texans teammatesShare Tweet
Blidi Wreh-Wilson, two 2015 draft picks among Titans cutsprofootballtalk.com 17 hours agoThe Titans have dropped their roster to 77 players and three of the cuts were draft picks from the years before General Manager Jon Robinson took over the personnel side of the shop. Cornerback Blidi Wreh-Wilson was a 2013 third-round pick who played 34…Share TweetESPN.com 18 hours agoTennessee Titans' 53-man roster includes five safetiesShare Tweetprofootballtalk.com 19 hours agoAt least one of the Bengals’ injuries last night is severe, and could end a season. According to Katherine Terrell of ESPN.com, Bengals running back Cedric Peerman suffered a broken left forearm in last night’s preseason game against the Jaguars, and hi…Share Tweet
Jaguars' first-team offense sloppy and ineffective against BengalsESPN.com Aug 29 (yesterday)Jaguars' first-team offense sloppy and ineffective against BengalsShare TweetESPN.com Aug 28 (yesterday)Texans' DeAndre Hopkins: 'Great' to meet Olympic gold medalist Simone ManuelShare TweetThe Bengals only needed three plays to turn a turnover into a touchdown in Sunday night’s preseason game vs. the Jaguars. After Vincent Rey recovered a fumble by T.J. Yeldon on the game’s first series, Bengals quarterback Andy Dalton threw a screen pass…Share TweetESPN.com Aug 28 (yesterday)Cardinals' cornerback depth exposed in loss to TexansShare TweetIn Sunday’s Cardinals-Texans game, Houston linebacker John Simon made an athletic play on a screen pass, tipping the ball, catching it, and exploding for a long return to the end zone for a score. The more significant moment from a play in an otherwise …Share TweetThe Cardinals were expected to play safety Tyrann Mathieu against the Texans on Sunday, but the team reversed course and sat Mathieu as he continues to make his way back from a torn ACL. They also kept cornerback Patrick Peterson on the bench and now th…Share TweetColts' Mewhort out 2-4 weeks, no surgery neededShare TweetVeteran running back Stevan Ridley has his new team. The Colts announced today that they have signed Ridley, who was cut by the Lions last week. Ridley once looked like a budding star in the NFL, having gained 1,263 yards for the Patriots in 2012, his s…Share Tweet
Colts start paring down rosterTuesday is the first cutdown day heading into the 2016 season as teams will be dropping their rosters to 75 players. The Colts got a head start on the process Sunday by announcing 10 departures from the roster. None of the players who were relieved of t…Share Tweet
Watt has sights set on Week 1Jul 31J.J. Watt tells reporters his mindset is he will play in Week 1 for the Texans.
More valuable to Texans: Watt or Hopkins?Jul 31Darren Woodson thinks not having DeAndre Hopkins will have a greater negative effect on the Texans than not having J.J. Watt.
Hopkins subject to $40,000 fine per dayJul 30ESPN's Field Yates explains why Texans wide receiver DeAndre Hopkins won't necessarily be held accountable for a $40,000/day fine for holding out of training camp if contract negotiations are settled in a timely manner.
Hopkins has 'outplayed' his contractJul 30ESPN analyst Darren Woodson says Texans wide receiver DeAndre Hopkins matches the skill level of Julio Jones and Odell Beckham Jr. and should be paid accordingly.