In Case You Missed It, News around the NFL, May 30, 2017

I’m excited about it for him to say that I need to be the guy that he’ll come to for…

Source: Demaryius Thomas is 100% and excited to run a new offense. • Denver Broncos Zone

 

With the return to offseason practices, the Denver Broncos showed off Paxton Lynch to the media Tuesday. The first-round draft pick from a year ago got the first team reps in the Broncos’ organized team activity (OTA) session Tuesday.

Source: Paxton Lynch gets shot with first team

 

Sports “teaches you team work. It teaches you so much. It teaches you discipline. It teaches you work ethic.”

Source: Emmanuel Sanders wanted to be Mr. Primetime, Deion Sanders • Denver Broncos Zone

 

Raiders quarterback Derek Carr said last week that he has “complete faith” that he and the team will reach agreement on a contract extension before the start of training camp. On Tuesday, he said that date wasn’t just plucked out of thin air. Carr said that is also the deadline for getting a deal done…

Source: Derek Carr won’t talk contract after camp starts | ProFootballTalk

 

Image: 100 days from footballTuesday puts us exactly 100 days away from Thursday, Sept. 7, 2017, Chiefs at Patriots. The start of the regular season. Here’s some fun 100-themed NFL numbers to kick off the countdown.

Source: We are exactly 100 days away from real football – NFL.com

 

Life in and around the Seahawks’ locker room came up for discussion last week when Seth Wickersham of ESPN published a lengthy article about frictions that have developed inside the organization over the last few years. The overall thrust of the article was dismissed as gossip by defensive end Michael Bennett and nonsense by cornerback…

Source: Doug Baldwin: “I don’t know” if Russell Wilson is held accountable enough | ProFootballTalk

 

Panthers running back Jonathan Stewart does not seem concerned about the presence of a highly drafted rookie who happens to play the same position as he does.

Source: Will Stewart lose carries to McCaffrey? ‘Who cares?’ – NFL.com

 

Cleveland Browns linebacker Christian Kirksey took full advantage of his increased playing time in 2016, and now he’s being paid handsomely for his uptick in production.

Source: Browns LB Christian Kirksey signs 4-year extension reportedly worth $38 million | FOX Sports

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