The first preseason game was held last night when the Las Vegas Raiders faced the Jacksonville Jaguars with the Raiders winning 27-11.
In the weeks leading up to the regular season, we’ll be wrapping up five floors across the NFL, on and off the field. Without further adieu, let’s get started…
Deshaun Watson has been banned from playing for six matches after a sexual misconduct ruling was issued
The cloud over Deshaun Watson’s NFL future appears to be blowing no more than a light shower after reports he’ll be given a six-game ban. For someone accused of sexual misconduct by 24 different women, the ban that resulted in missing 0.2 games per number felt shameful and pathetic and NFL Commissioner Roger Goodell seemed to hold the same view. The latest reports indicate that the ban will be appealed as they are looking to make it indefinite on the grounds that it violated the league’s personal conduct policy.
Dolphin company owner Stephen Ross banned and draft footage removed after ‘tampering’ case
The Miami Dolphins find themselves in a first round in 2023 and 2024 in the fourth, while their owner, Stephen Ross, out of pocket $1.5 million after the NFL fined Ross and his privilege for approaching quarterback Tom Brady while he was still in New England, as well as Super Bowl-winning coach Sean Payton during his time at the New Orleans Saints.
Roger Goodell, an NFL commissioner on the matter, said: “Investigators have found tampering with violations of unprecedented scope and severity. I know of no previous case of a team violating the ban on tampering with both coach and star player, at the potential expense of several other clubs, on the matter. over several years. Likewise, I know of no previous case in which the monarchy was directly involved in the violations.”
Los Angeles Rams receiver Cooper Cobb was impressed by Justin Jefferson’s confidence and belief in himself after the Vikings receiver declared that after this season he would be “the best receiver in the NFL”.
“I think that’s the beauty of this game. I think it speaks volumes about the competitiveness of this league. If you’re not positioning yourself as the best player and you’re not working to be the best, I’d be worried about getting on the field with you if you don’t feel ready to be the best player you can be. “.
Cobb himself became the first player since 2006 to win the triple title, leading the catches, collecting yards and touchdowns, with a total of 145 receptions, 1,947 yards, and 16 touchdowns. Meanwhile, Jefferson had 108 receptions, receiving 1,616 yards and 10 touchdowns. He also currently holds the record for the most receiving yards for a player in his first two seasons with an astounding 3,016 power. Let’s see what this year holds wide the former LSU.
Matthew Stafford suffers ‘shooters’ elbow’ ahead of new campaign
Reports from the Los Angeles Rams camp indicate that Super Bowl winning quarterback Matthew Stafford is managing an ongoing problem of “bad tendinitis,” otherwise known as ejector elbow. Having struggled with it since the spring, this injury could prove to be a huge problem for the Rams if Stafford is unable to shake it off before the new season. The Rams host the Buffalo Bills on September 8 for their opening game.
Pittsburgh Steelers Deontay Johnson Get Paid
Deontay Johnson and the Pittsburgh Steelers have reached an agreement on a $36.71 million contract extension, with a $27 million guarantee. Johnson saw a hugely improved year in 2021, with 107 catches, receiving 1,161 yards and eight catches. He’s the latest receiver to get a new contract with Deebo Samuel of the 49ers and DK Metcalf of Seattle who signed new deals last week.