ICYMI: May 20 2017, News from around the NFL

 

From undrafted, to a record setting wide receiver.  Rod Smith will eternally be one of the most popular and highly regarded Broncos’ players of all time.  It took Smith one year from signing with the Broncos, to demonstrating the talents that would mark a career culminating in 2 Super Bowl victories, numerous accolades and awards…

Source: Reflecting on the Legendary Rod Smith. • Denver Broncos Zone

 

The injury-plagued Chargers have lost one of their top receivers to an injury. Los Angeles receiver Dontrelle Inman had surgery to repair an injured core muscle, Adam Schefter of ESPN reports. Inman is expected to miss six weeks, which would mean the rest of the offseason work until training camp. Last season Inman started all…

Source: Chargers’ Dontrelle Inman out six weeks | ProFootballTalk

 

James Harrison did hip thrusts with almost 700 pounds. (Instagram/jhharrison92)Every few days, Pittsburg Steelers outside linebacker James Harrison posts a short video of his workouts. He’s basically that dude at the gym doing something crazy that you’d never dream of trying, yet you don’t directly stare because this is the last guy in the world you want to get angry at you.

Source: James Harrison’s latest crazy workout video might be his craziest one

 

<a class="yom-entity-link yom-entity-sports_player" href="/nfl/players/25847/">Malik Jackson</a> paid the adoption fees for 181 homeless pets in Jacksonville. (AP)With pet shelters in Jacksonville full, Jackson paid the adoption fees for 181 homeless pets.  Pets from the JHS and Jacksonville Animal Care & Protective Services (ACPS) were available for adoption last weekend at local PetSmart stores and the JHS.

Source: Malik Jackson pays adoption fees for 181 homeless pets in Jacksonville

 

ATLANTA, GA - JANUARY 01: Drew Brees #9 of the New Orleans Saints looks on from the sidelines during the second half against the Atlanta Falcons at the Georgia Dome on January 1, 2017 in Atlanta, Georgia. (Photo by Maddie Meyer/Getty Images)I don’t think it’s a situation where he is being blackballed. I’m sure there are offers being made to him. It’s just a matter of him choosing the right opportunity.

Source: Drew Brees Says Colin Kaepernick Not Being Blackballed, Welcome on Saints | Bleacher Report

 

Are the Eagles actually building around their franchise quarterback?

Source: The Eagles are surrounding long-term QB Carson Wentz with short-term help | FOX Sports

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