Daily Archives: February 22, 2024

Eagles reportedly bringing back TE before he hits free agency

[ad_1] Eagles reportedly bringing back TE before he hits free agency originally appeared on NBC Sports Philadelphia The Eagles have signed tight end Albert Okwuegbunam to a one-year deal that could keep him in Philadelphia through the 2024 season, ESPN’s Field Yates reported. Okwuegbunam, 25, was set to become an unrestricted free agent next month. It seems a bit strange …

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SEC pushing to change December schedule to dead period for recruiting

[ad_1] CHARLOTTE, N.C. — SEC leaders are exploring a way to unclutter the month of December. In a concept that the league is socializing with other conferences, the entire month of December would be a dead period for recruiting and the early national signing day would move up about two weeks to the early portion of the month, SEC commissioner …

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Seahawks restructure Geno Smith’s contract to create 2024 cap space

[ad_1] The Seahawks are currently just over the 2024 salary cap, but they’ve made a move to free up some money. Field Yates of ESPN reports that the Seahawks have restructured the contract of quarterback Geno Smith, converting his $9.6 million roster bonus into a signing bonus. That creates $4.8 million in 2024 cap space while increasing his cap hit …

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4-star WR Travis Smith schedules Georgia football visit

[ad_1] In-state 2025 wide receiver Travis Smith Jr. will visit Georgia football this spring. The four-star wideout will be in Athens on April 6 while the Bulldogs will be participating in spring practice. Smith (6-foot-4, 290 pounds) plays for Westlake High School in Atlanta. He is rated as the No. 25 wide receiver, the No. 26 player in the state …

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Former Michigan football LB coach Chris Partridge gets an NFL job

[ad_1] Last year around this time, a favored son returned home, but not even a year later, unceremoniously, he was gone. After departing Michigan football for Ole Miss following the 2019 season, Chris Partridge had something of a rumspringa in Oxford before returning to Ann Arbor in 2023. However, Partridge was a casualty of the NCAA investigation into Connor Stalions. …

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Wisconsin hires its new defensive line coach

[ad_1] Wisconsin is hiring E.J. Whitlow to be its new defensive line coach, according to reports from ESPN’s Pete Thamel and BadgerExtra’s Colten Bartholomew. Whitlow takes over for Greg Scruggs, who recently left to take the same position at Michigan. The Badgers’ new hire spent the last two years as the defensive line coach at Air Force. That stop came …

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Penn State promotes Danny O’Brien to QB coach

[ad_1] Penn State head coach James Franklin has promoted graduate assistant Danny O’Brien to a new role on the coaching staff ahead of the 2024 season. O’Brien will now be labeled as the quarterback coach for the Nittany Lions. O’Brien will take over the role that was previously held by former offensive coordinator Mike Yurcich. Yurcich was removed as offensive …

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DeAndre Hopkins shuts down rumors of a possible breakup with the Titans amid apparent rebuild

[ad_1] USATSI Instead of letting a rumor gain traction, Deandre Hopkins shut it down in its tracks. The former All-Pro wideout directly addressed a social media post suggesting that he and the Titans could be mutually parting ways this offseason. Hopkins doesn’t feel like he will be leaving Nashville despite the team’s current transition. Tennessee would also save substantial money …

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