In Case You Missed It, News around the NFL, April 22, 2017

Image result for tj wardDenver’s first postseason absence since B.T.T. (Before Tim Tebow) has at least one Broncos defender hungrier than ever to get back to January football.

Source: T.J. Ward: ’17 reminds me of Broncos’ Super Bowl year – NFL.com

 

If Myles Garrett manages to live up to his illustrious college career and immense NFL Draft hype, he’ll be following in the footsteps of another standout Texas A&M product: Von Miller.

Source: Back2Campus: Von Miller and Myles Garrett at Texas A&M – NFL Videos

 

The Giants consistently have said that the supposed smoking-gun email implicating quarterback Eli Manning in memorabilia fraud was taken out of context and does not show that he actually wanted to dupe purchasers of game-used helmets with helmets not actually used in a game. More than a week later, however, details remain scant. According to…

Source: Giants claim evidence was omitted to make Eli Manning look guilty | ProFootballTalk

 

The Kansas City Chiefs are trying to clear Jaye Howard off their books. Kansas City released the defensive lineman on Saturday, but still owe him $2.5 million guaranteed.

Source: Kansas City Chiefs release Jaye Howard – NFL.com

 

The new king of the 40-yard dash is still racing to change the minds of some NFL executives.Washington wideout John Ross has been taken off some NFL draft boards because teams are concerned about his injury history, NFL Network draft expert Mike Mayock said…

Source: Report: Some teams won’t draft John Ross due to injury concerns | theScore.com

 

Image result for glen coffee cbs imagesGlen Coffee is hoping to make an improbable NFL comeback.  After seven years away from the NFL, it looks like Coffee has decided it’s time to make a return to football.

Source: Ex-49ers draft pick comes out of retirement after four years in Army infantry – CBSSports.com

 

Eddie Macon, who in 1952 became the first black player in Chicago Bears history, has died. He was 90. Born in 1927, Macon joined the Army as soon as he turned 18, just as World War II was ending, and was stationed in Japan for seven months. When he returned home he enrolled at the…

Source: Eddie Macon, first African-American to play for the Bears, dies at 90 | ProFootballTalk

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