In Case You Missed It, News around the NFL

Cadence & Snap count, the key words phrases and numbers that allow the QB to communicate and snap the ball.

Source: Terminology for football: Cadence/Snap Counts Quarterback lingo to get the play set and started • Denver Broncos Zone

 

If your team has linebackers and a secondary as good as Denver’s, it gives a Defensive Coordinator a lot of…

Source: Learn what ‘Man’ or ‘Zone’ coverage means and when to use them. • Denver Broncos Zone

 

They say it’s a deadline-driven business, even if four of seven franchise-tagged players already have gotten long-term deals done well before the July 15 drop-dead date for doing so. As to the three remaining franchise-tagged players who haven’t signed long-term deals, the true deadline looms. Within the next 13 days, Kirk Cousins, Le’Veon Bell, and…

Source: 13 days left for franchise-tagged players | ProFootballTalk

 

You’d expect Garrett Griffin to be introspective regarding Independence Day, given the service he already has rendered, and was willing to provide on a lengthier term if the chance to play in the NFL hadn’t availed itself. The New Orleans Saints tight end played four years at Air Force and if he wasn’t in the NFL, he currently would be stationed at Eglin Air Force Base near Destin, Fla., as a finance officer.

Source: John DeShazier: Fourth of July holds special meaning for Air Force product Garrett Griffin

 

He’s a Hall of Famer best known for playing for the Lions and coaching with the Steelers. But Dick LeBeau, the soon-to-be 80-year-old assistant head coach of the Titans, identifies with a team that cut him, and with another that fired him, multiple times. “I’ve always been really a Bengal and Brown guy at heart,…

Source: 80th birthday looming, Dick LeBeau still sees himself as a “Bengal and Brown guy” | ProFootballTalk

 

Isaiah Crowell watches the kids run drills at his football camp Saturday at AJ McClung Memorial Stadium.

It has been quite a long time since the Cleveland Browns could be described as a good football team. The Browns won one game last season, and only three the year before. The last time they were over .500 was in 2006, when they won 10 games but still missed the playoffs, but even that year was probably something of a fluke as it was sandwiched by two seasons during which the Browns went 4-12.

Source: Browns’ Isaiah Crowell: ‘I feel like we’re going to shock the world’ – CBSSports.com

 

Cowboys running back Darren McFadden rushed to the scene after family members were injured in a shooting at a club in Little Rock last weekend. (AP)A horrific shooting at a club in Little Rock last weekend affected one of Arkansas’ most famous athletes.  McFadden was spotted in the aftermath because he had relatives inside the club, and three were reportedly injured. On Monday night he went on Twitter to explain and ask for privacy for his family.

Source: Darren McFadden’s family members injured in Little Rock club shooting

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