Sources: Vikings asst. out after refusing vaccine

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1:43 PM ET EAGAN, Minn. — After refusing to receive a vaccine for COVID-19, Rick Dennison is out as a Minnesota Vikings assistant coach, sources told ESPN on Friday. Dennison had served as the Vikings’ offensive line coach/run game coordinator the past two seasons. In a statement Friday, the Vikings said they were still in …

Mahomes: No physical limits heading into camp

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5:26 PM ET KANSAS CITY, Mo. — Patrick Mahomes said he would have no physical limitations at Kansas City Chiefs training camp, which begins on Saturday for him with the start of a three-day camp for quarterbacks and rookies. “I’ve been training, running, throwing, doing everything that I usually do,” said Mahomes, who had surgery …

Dolphins reach deal with ex-Seahawks LB Griffin

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1:05 PM ET MIAMI GARDENS, Fla. — The Miami Dolphins signed former Seattle Seahawks linebacker Shaquem Griffin to a one-year deal Friday after a successful team visit. The Dolphins also signed veteran cornerback Cre’Von LeBlanc on Friday and waived defensive end Nick Coe and long snapper Rex Sunahara in corresponding moves. Griffin had his left …

Source: Saints’ Thomas could miss season start

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10:40 AM ET METAIRIE, La. — New Orleans Saints wide receiver Michael Thomas underwent ankle surgery in June and could miss time at the start of the season as a result, a source told ESPN, confirming multiple reports. Thomas, 28, was plagued by the ankle injury throughout last season, and ESPN’s Adam Schefter had previously …

Dak practices fully, wants to play in preseason

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5:15 PM ET OXNARD, Calif. — Dallas Cowboys quarterback Dak Prescott keeps checking off the boxes in his return from a compound fracture and dislocation of his right ankle he suffered last October. On Thursday, he went through his first full practice, including 11-on-11 drills. “There was no part of practice that I thought about …

NFL to carry over flexible roster rules for 2021

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1:41 PM ET The NFL will carry over a series of 2020 roster rules designed to maintain adequate numbers if players are sidelined by positive COVID-19 tests. The decision had been long anticipated but was confirmed during a media briefing Friday by Dawn Aponte, the NFL’s chief football administrative officer. The rules include: Expansion of …

NFL reporter says ‘90% chance’ Deshaun Watson traded to Eagles

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While many organizations have backed off, the Miami Dolphins, Philadelphia Eagles and Denver Broncos are still rumored to have interest.  During an appearance on SportsRadio 94WIP (H/T Bleeding Green Nation ), Eagles’ sideline reporter Howard Eskin said he believes there’s a 90 percent chance the team acquires Deshaun Watson. “The Eagles have the three first-round …

Raiders 2021 Season Outlook: RB Kenyan Drake

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As a complementary back to Josh Jacobs, what can we expect from Kenyan Drake during the Las Vegas Raiders’ 2021 season? The Raiders signed the former Cardinal to a two-year, $11 million deal this past free agency period. This was an interesting financial commitment for a second-string back; however, he’ll hold a significant role on …