Daily Archives: February 27, 2024

Falcons emerging as Bears’ best Justin Fields trade partner at NFL combine

[ad_1] Falcons emerging as Bears’ best Justin Fields trade partner at NFL combine originally appeared on NBC Sports Chicago INDIANAPOLIS — Bears general manager Ryan Poles said he would “do right by” quarterback Justin Fields and trade him before free agency should Chicago decide it wanted to move on from the 24-year-old signal-caller. That was the closest Poles has come …

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Jaguars profess faith in Trevor Lawrence; what does that mean for extension talks?

[ad_1] Ben Arthur AFC South Reporter Amid questions about Trevor Lawrence’s standing with the Jaguars, in the wake of the disappointing season he just had, coach Doug Pederson on Tuesday reiterated that Jacksonville still views him as its quarterback.  The former No. 1 overall pick is eligible for a second contract this offseason.  “I’m excited for the future with Trevor,” …

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Patriots’ new draft grading system among takeaways from NFL Combine

[ad_1] Patriots’ new draft grading system among takeaways from NFL Combine originally appeared on NBC Sports Boston The New England Patriots have a new man making roster decisions, and he’s implementing a new draft grading system. The last five or six drafts have produced a couple good players for the Patriots, but these classes overall have been mostly underwhelming. For …

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Knights’ Jack Eichel skates for first time since injuring knee

[ad_1] Feb 27, 2024, 05:55 PM ET For the first time since suffering a knee injury Jan. 11, star center Jack Eichel skated with the Vegas Golden Knights on Tuesday. Eichel, 27, who wore a red non-contact jersey, won’t play Tuesday against the Toronto Maple Leafs. Tuesday’s game will mark the 16th he has missed since he was injured in …

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Georgia names men’s tennis coach to succeed legendary Manuel Diaz

[ad_1] Georgia is staying within the men’s tennis program for its next head coach. Jamie Hunt, a former Bulldog All-American in his seventh season as associate head coach, will succeed Manuel Diaz after this season when the longtime coach retires. “Coach Hunt understands what it takes to compete at a championship level,” athletic director Josh Brooks said in a release …

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Southern Miss football’s spring opens, with competition beginning for starting quarterback

[ad_1] HATTIESBURG — Southern Miss football’s spring practices began Tuesday morning, and so did another competition for the starting quarterback job. Fourth-year coach Will Hall said following Tuesday’s practice that the quarterback, offensive line, tight end and punter positions are all up for grabs as the Golden Eagles strive for a better 2024 season. Hall named the four who are …

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Chiefs could franchise tag either CB L’Jarius Sneed or DT Chris Jones, GM says

[ad_1] Brett Veach has said for the last month that L’Jarius Sneed and Chris Jones are the Kansas City Chiefs’ top two priorities for the offseason. On Tuesday, he told reporters he even feels optimistic that deals can be worked out with the Chiefs star cornerback and defensive tackle, respectively. During his media availability at the NFL scouting combine in …

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