Patriots, Bucs among those making biggest waves so far
(AP Photo/Adam Hunger, File)Bill Belichick never was one to spent wildly in free agency. Whether by trade, free agency or re-signings, the group brings a good mix of offense, defense and special teams. In addition to keeping Von Miller, Justin Simmons and Shelby Harris, Paton filled his biggest defensive pothole by signing free agent cornerbacks Ronald Darby and Kyle Fuller. FUTURE CONSIDERATIONSThe Lions didn’t do much in free agency but nobody in Detroit should be bothered. The Lions are focused on rebuilding through the draft after sending QB Matthew Stafford to the Rams and then letting star wide receiver Kenny Golladay walk in free agency.
Denver Broncos exercise Von Miller's 2021 option
FILE - In this Jan. 22, 2020, file photo, AFC linebacker Von Miller, of the Denver Broncos ,smiles during NFL football practice at the Pro Bowl in Kissimmee, Fla. Prosecutors said Friday, March 5, 2021, that Broncos star linebacker Von Miller won't face criminal charges following an investigation by police in a Denver suburb. (AP Photo/Gregory Payan, File)ENGLEWOOD, Colo. – The Denver Broncos have exercised star linebacker Von Miller's 2021 option. The Broncos tweeted without comment an image of Miller celebrating the team's Super Bowl triumph five years ago. 2 overall pick behind Cam Newton, whom he dominated in Super Bowl 50 to help Denver beat Carolina 24-10 in Peyton Manning's farewell game.
Rivera misses Washington practice to begin cancer treatments
As planned, defensive coordinator Jack Del Rio stepped in and ran practice ahead of Washington's game against the Philadelphia Eagles. (AP Photo/Alex Brandon, File)Ron Rivera missed Washington's first game week practice to begin treatment for a form of skin cancer, so Jack Del Rio stepped in as planned. Del Rio didn't have an update on how Rivera was feeling, but expects him back at the team's practice facility Wednesday. I really dont hear Coach (Rivera) when he's here doing, cornerback Ronald Darby said. But to be honest, it did feel a little weird because whats going on and what he's going through, but we've got to keep pushing.
How to stream Eagles vs. Cowboys on SNF
OliverCardall/PixabayNBC Sports will have live coverage of the Philadelphia Eagles vs. Dallas Cowboys beginning at 7 p.m. ETLive Stream Link: http://stream.nbcsports.com/nfl/watch-sunday-night-footballBROADCAST: NBCDIGITAL PLATFORMS: NBCSports.com, NBC Sports appInjured Eagles tackle Jason Peters to miss Cowboys game (AP)The Philadelphia Eagles will be without nine-time Pro Bowl left tackle Jason Peters and several other key players when they visit the Dallas Cowboys on Sunday night. Linebacker Nigel Bradham also won't play after injuring his ankle against the Vikings. Defensive tackle Timmy Jernigan (foot), cornerback Avonte Maddox (concussion, neck) and running back Darren Sproles (quadriceps) also won't play. The Eagles (3-3) and Cowboys (3-3) are tied for the NFC East lead.
Lions vs. Eagles preview: Detroit looks for second straight win over 2018 playoff team
Let's look at the Eagles' key players, headlines going into the game and see what the Lions need to do to win. Lions' offense vs Jim Schwartz's defense: While they didn't put up a lot of points last week, the Lions' offense has quietly been a Top 10 offense in the NFL. Eagles' high-powered offense: Eagles' head coach Doug Pederson is one of the top play callers in football. Right now, the Eagles' offense relies heavily on Carson Wentz's ability to lead them down the field. How the Lions win: No question the Lions will want to run the ball and try to control the clock.