Lock returns to practice, apologizes again for COVID-19 slip
ENGLEWOOD, Colo. – Many viewers cringed at Denver’s ugly loss to the Saints behind a rookie receiver pressed into duty because every Broncos quarterback was barred by the NFL over coronavirus concerns. A three-year starter at Vanderbilt, Shurmur spent last season on the Chiefs’ practice squad. After Driskel’s positive test, a league investigation deemed Lock, Rypien and Bortles as high-risk close contacts and ordered them into quarantine Saturday. Hinton returned to catching passes, not throwing them, when he went back to the practice squad Wednesday. Miller has made it his goal to play this season after a freak ankle injury six days before the opener.
Big Apple rotten with Jets, Giants off to 0-4 starts
The New York Jets and Giants are both 0-4 for the first time since 1976, and victories might be tough to come by this season. The Big Apple is pretty rotten when it comes to its professional football teams, and it's tough to imagine things getting better any time soon. Both the Jets and Giants are 0-4 for the first time since 1976 — the only other time they've gotten off to similar dismal starts. Just four games into the NFL season, the Jets and Giants have firmly established themselves as the league's worst teams. I could be a Jets fan,'" said Bob Gray, a 60-year-old resident of West Caldwell, New Jersey, and a longtime Giants fan.
Shad Khan: Will he or won’t he keep Coach Marrone?
JACKSONVILLE, Fla. – Jaguars head coach Doug Marrone appears to have survived what’s known in the NFL as Black Monday -- the day after the final regular-season game when head coaches of losing teams often lose their jobs. Between Sunday night and Monday, the Browns fired coach Freddie Kitchen and the Giants fired coach Pat Shurmur. A spokesman for Jaguars owner Shad Khan refuted an ESPN report over the weekend that Marrone would be fired after Sunday’s game against the Colts, saying that Khan would meet with Marrone and other coaches and staff by mid-week before there would be any additional front-office changes. “As you go through the year and you start hearing people, when they refer to Shad, say Shad and Tony or the Khans. Tony Khan already is running the Khan family wrestling promotion, All Elite Wrestling, and has a hand in Fulham FC, Khan’s soccer team in Great Britain.
Daniel Jones named New York Giants starting QB
Daniel Jones #8 of the New York Giants throws the ball against the Cincinnati Bengals at Paul Brown Stadium on Aug. 22, 2019, in Cincinnati. (CNN) - The Daniel Jones era has begun. The New York Giants have named Jones, a rookie out of Duke, as the team's starting quarterback for Sunday's game against the Tampa Bay Buccaneers at Raymond James Stadium. The Giants have started the season 0-2, losing at Dallas the opening week and at home to Buffalo on Sunday. 'More about Daniel' than Eli, coach saysManning started 210 consecutive regular-season games from Nov. 21, 2004, to November 23, 2017.