Author: Patrik Walker

Kim Klement / USA TODAY Sports OXNARD, Calif. — If the Dallas Cowboys are going to have any chance at equalling or improving upon what was mostly a fantastic defensive season delivered in 2021, they’ll need to identify a complement (or two) to what breakout sensation Micah Parsons brings to the linebacker room. When they […]

OXNARD, Calif. — It was clear something was wrong with Ezekiel Elliott during the second half of last season. After upping and altering his offseason training regimen, he displayed quickness, speed and power that was reminiscent of when he took the league by storm as a rookie No. 4 overall pick in 2016, but eventually […]

Training camps are blasting off this week for all 32 NFL clubs, and with some very notable free agents still available. There’s now one fewer on the table, as of Tuesday, with former All-Pro receiver Julio Jones set to join Tom Brady and the Tampa Bay Buccaneers on a one-year deal. That’s one player who […]

OXNARD, Calif. — Dalton Schultz is at training camp for the Dallas Cowboys, but absent a long-term deal. He and the organization failed to come to terms on a contract that would both negate his 2022 franchise tag and tie him to the team’s roster beyond the 2022 season, but that doesn’t necessarily mean talks […]

When the Cincinnati Bengals began their 2021 season, they did so with expectations of making it a special one. Their opponents, however, likely overlooked them — given their history of disappointment — particularly having question marks on if former first-round pick Joe Burrow would be able to regain prime form after suffering a devastating knee […]

When the Minnesota Vikings hired Kwesi Adofo-Mensah as their new general manager, they did so with full confidence he could get them to the podium to hoist a Lombardi Trophy in the near future. The 40-year-old didn’t waste any time in constructing/reforming the roster in a way that he believes gives the Vikings the best […]

There are some who believe Najee Harris was too heavily utilized in his breakout rookie season that coincided with the retirement tour of Ben Roethlisberger, and that faction of analysts are about to do some very real pearl-clutching if the former first-round pick has his way in 2022. The 24-year-old led the NFL in 2021 […]

In one of the weirdest NFL offseasons in history, the NFC South helped put on a show. Tom Brady retired only to quickly unretire, and Matt Ryan is no longer with the Atlanta Falcons — the franchise legend traded away to the Indianapolis Colts. The Carolina Panthers are in on trading for Baker Mayfield, but […]

USATSI Deshaun Watson is currently waiting to hear if he’ll be forced to serve an NFL suspension of any sort in 2022, and so are the Cleveland Browns after trading with the Houston Texans to acquire him before immediately awarding him the largest contract — also fully guaranteed — in the history of the league. […]

USATSI Ah, the days of Yore hath returned for the Dallas Cowboys, at least as it relates to their uniforms. For while they’re still working on bringing forward their days of glory as Super Bowl champions, they’ve long been lobbied to relive the energy by taking the field in a throwback or two — be […]

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