News & Notes Around the NFL
Rookie NT-Tim Jernigan returns to workouts from back injury.
Detroit..QB-Matthew Stafford bombs away big pass plays in scrimmage…Lions secondary looks poor.
S-LaRon Landry-CB-Vontae Davis return to practice after missing a week..Criticism WR-Hakeem Nicks-out of shape.
RB-Toby Gerhart pulled from workouts-calf…RB-Jordan Todman takes over as starter.
RB-WR-=DeAnthony Thomas-rookie-Oregon-dazzling catching ball out of backfield..WRs-Mark Harrison-Junior Hemingway-AJ Jenkins out with hamstring issues.
Coach Joe Philbin does away with all hazing and rookie night comedy skits…RB-Knowshon Moreno-remains out knee scope surgery-no idea when he can practice.
Players praise veteran coaching leadership of Mike Zimmer-Norv Turner.
Patriots lst depth chart-loaded on defense..VWilfork-TKelly-
Saints coaches say have 12-ascending players on roster-led by OT-Terron Armstead..S-Ken Vaccarro..RB-Patrick Robinson.
OT-Will Beatty-concussion…W-Hall of Fame Game..Giants (128Y) rushing…RB-Andre Williams (48Y) nearly 7YPC..QB-Ryan Nassib throws 73Y-TD pass in 4th Quarter.
RB-Chris Johnson shows no explosion in scrimmage (5C-14Y) rushing..WR-Greg Salas (5R-54Y)..LB-Jermaine Cunningham-Torn Achilles.
Unveil big boy WRs package with 6’3 pass catchers Juron Criner-Greg Little..LB-Sio Moore-out with rib injury.
Put LeSean McCoy-Darren Sproles in same backfield-speed package.
Rookie DE-Stephen Tuitt-Notre Dame moves into starting job with young DL-Steve McLendon-Cam Heyward.
QB-Sam Bradford-coming off knee surgery-throws 33-40-61TD bombs..WR-Kenny Britt-ex Titan-impressive…
NT-Glen Dorsey-devastating bicep injury-badly hurts interior defensive line..4th major injury 2W-camp.
Scrambling for OL help because injuries-RT.
New 3-4 defense..Shift DEs-Kam Wimberly-Derrick Morgan to LB..Titans have 9-DL in camp.