Jets coach Robert Saleh, a Michigan native, tests positive tests for COVID-19
The COVID-19 pandemic has hit the New York Jets. Head coach Robert Saleh, a Dearborn native, is among a slew of Jets placed on the NFL’s Reserve/COVID list on Wednesday. “After feeling symptoms this morning, New York Jets head coach Robert Saleh tested positive for COVID-19 today,” a team statement reads. Tight Ends coach Ron Middleton will serve as head coach until Saleh can clear protocols. pic.twitter.com/YHstGdisgO — New York Jets (@nyjets) December 22, 2021Saleh, who is in his first season as an NFL head coach, has strong ties to Michigan.mlive.com
NFL mock drafts, Day 2: Lions likely to target receiver, defensive help
The Detroit Lions passed on a receiver with their first-round pick, opting to select Oregon offensive tackle Penei Sewell instead. RAVEN: Running through the 20 best fits for the Detroit Lions on Day 2Here’s a roundup of mock drafts:Chris Trapasso, CBSSports.com- 41. Elijah Moore, WR, Ole Miss -- “The Lions need to get some more bodies into their receiver room, and Moore is a special slot talent.”- 72. Levi Onwuzurike, DT, Washington – “The Lions need to beef up their defensive front with more quickness and strength and Onwuzurike is a great value here.”- 72. Trevon Moehrig, S, TCUMORE: 2021 NFL Draft grades: Lions earn high marks for Penei Sewell pick2021 NFL draft: Why the Detroit Lions took Penei Sewell instead of Justin Fields or trading backFirst-round pick Penei Sewell will move to right tackle, Detroit Lions confirm5 things to know about Lions’ first-round pick Penei SewellNFL draft analyst: Detroit Lions’ pick Penei Sewell has Hall of Fame potentialmlive.com
2021 NFL draft: Running through the 20 best fits for the Detroit Lions on Day 2
ALLEN PARK -- The Detroit Lions added to their greatest strength from last season on Day 1 of the NFL draft, meaning they have more than a couple of needs left to fill. He’s listed in the 6-foot-1, 220-pound territory, and while that’s light, he’d be Detroit’s best coverage backer from the get. He was a draft darling heading into the home stretch, getting mocked in more than a couple of first rounds. Stanford QB Davis MillsDavis Mills is likely the next quarterback off the board with five gunslingers gone after Day 1. Cox is another name who could be the best coverage linebacker in Detroit on Day 1.mlive.com
2021 NFL draft preview: Lions in position to bolster needy receiver room through ultra-deep class
Luckily for the Lions, this class is loaded with three legit options at Pick 7, not to mention impressive Day 2 and 3 talent. When it comes to receivers at Pick 7, though, it’s all about Ja’Marr Chase, DeVonta Smith and Jaylen Waddle. That thinking combines the thought process that Chase, Smith and Waddle are special prospects while looking at the unproven receiver rotation. NFL Network draft analyst Daniel Jeremiah called him the “home run” pick for the Lions at No. Purdue’s Rondale Moore and Florida’s Kadarius Toney, among others, find themselves waiting in the dust left by Chase, Smith and Waddle as well.mlive.com
Corral, Ole Miss take down No. 7 Indiana in Outback Bowl
The Ole Miss defense, which allowed 535.7 yards and 40.3 points per game during the regular season, came through with one more stop to clinch the school's first bowl win since beating Oklahoma State in the 2016 Sugar Bowl. leaving Indiana with an opportunity to pull out its first bowl win in nearly 30 years. The Hoosiers, who don't have a postseason win since the 1991 Copper Bowl bowl, drove to the Rebels 33 before stalling and turning it over on downs. The Big Ten logo was replaced by an Outback Bowl logo on jerseys, and the letters “LEO” were added to helmets. POLL IMPLICATIONSThe loss could cost Indiana what likely would have been a Top 10 finish in the final AP Poll.
Nix finds Williams for game winner as Auburn tops Ole Miss
Auburn wide receivers Anthony Schwartz (1) and Ze'Vian Capers (80) both reach for an errant pass during the first half of an NCAA college football game against Mississippi in Oxford, Miss., Saturday, Oct. 24, 2020. (AP Photo/Rogelio V. Solis)
No. 5 Florida beats Ole Miss 51-35 in Kiffin's debut
– Kyle Pitts caught four of Kyle Trask's six touchdown passes and No. 5 Florida spoiled the head coaching debut of Mississippi’s Lane Kiffin with a 51-35 victory Saturday. Trask completed 30 of 42 passes for 416 yards including touchdown passes of 1, 16, 71 and 17 yards to Pitts. Ole Miss (0-1) tied it at 14 midway through the second quarter before yielding to the Trask-led Florida outburst. “As members of the Florida and Ole Miss football teams, we recognize the impact of our personal platforms and are choosing to amplify the issues that directly impact us.
Ole Miss football vs. SE Louisiana: Time, TV schedule, game preview, score
This Saturday, the Ole Miss duo hopes to lead the Rebels to a home victory against Southeastern Louisiana. LINE: Ole Miss -31After losing to Memphis in its season opener, Ole Miss rolled over SEC foe Arkansas 31-17 last weekend. Ole Miss won the only previous meeting, 52-6, in 2009. Aside from Moore, no other Ole Miss player has more than four catches or 38 yards on the season. PREDICTION: Ole Miss 44, Southeastern Louisiana 7More college football scoresCopyright 2019 by WDIV ClickOnDetroit - All rights reserved.