In Case You Missed It, News From Around The NFL


Dreamland is nice, but the NFL is based on reality.  Have you seen Chad Kelly play more than one entire game? Not game clips, but entire games? If you have and still think he’s an option to play in a single regular season game in 2017, below are a list of reasons why he won’t. If you haven’t seen him play against Florida State or Memphis, you might want to go watch them.

Source: 11 reasons why Chad Kelly won’t see a single snap with the ones. • Denver Broncos Zone


This shotgun will most likely be Denver’s primary setup offensively.  The QB will line up 5-7 yards behind the Center who snaps the ball to him.  This formation offers an array of receiving choices to stretch a defense out.

Source: The wonderful, beautiful Shotgun Formation. The cons and pros explained here. • Denver Broncos Zone


HOUSTON, TX - FEBRUARY 05: Matt Ryan #2 of the Atlanta Falcons drops back to pass against the New England Patriots during Super Bowl 51 at NRG Stadium on February 5, 2017 in Houston, Texas. The Patriots defeat the Atlanta Falcons 34-28 in overtime. (Photo by Focus on Sport/Getty Images)Matt Ryan recently opened up about the Atlanta Falcons’ Super Bowl collapse in a wide-ranging interview with CBS Sports’ Pete Prisco and said former offensive coordinator Kyle Shanahan’s play-calling on a key fourth-quarter series was frustrating.

Source: Matt Ryan Says Kyle Shanahan Took Too Much Time Calling Plays in Super Bowl | Bleacher Report


The NFL experimented with a new helmet design during minicamps this summer. The new helmet, called the VICIS Zero 1, has but one goal in mind: to diminish more of the force when contact is made which should reduce concussions.

Source: NFL looking to introduce new football helmets


Quarterback Patrick Mahomes won’t be missing any of his first NFL training camp due to a contract dispute. Mahomes was one of the few unsigned 2017 draft picks left in the league until the Chiefs announced on Thursday afternoon that he has agreed to a contract with the team. Like all first-round picks, Mahomes’ contract…

Source: Chiefs sign Patrick Mahomes | ProFootballTalk


Ezekiel Elliott has made the headlines several times for the wrong reasons in his brief career. But former teammate Tony Romo said adjusting to the spotlight that comes with playing in the NFL takes time, and insists the star running back will “figure it out and be fine.” “Zeke, he’s a friend,” Romo said on…

Source: Tony Romo on Ezekiel Elliott: He’s going to figure it out and be fine | ProFootballTalk


O.J. Simpson is a free man, or will be come October after successfully earning parole during Thursday’s media-hyped hearing, which was at times amusing, somber and absurd.

Source: Top five most ridiculous moments from the O.J. Simpson parole hearing

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