Safety T.J. Ward hurt his hamstring during 11-on-11 work at training camp and, per Nick Kosmider of the Denver Post, “left the field gingerly” after the injury. Coach Vance Joseph said the team didn’t have a definitive idea about how long Ward might be out as a result.
Last Feb. 4, Terrell Davis was in a hotel room in Houston surrounded by his family, waiting for word on whether he would be voted into the Pro Football Hall of Fame, when there came a thunderous rapping at the door—the telltale knock of David Baker, the Hall’s towering president and the man whose arrival signals that a player is headed for Canton. Davis answered, then broke down crying.
The Pittsburgh Steelers announced Friday that head coach Mike Tomlin signed a contract extension that will keep him with the club through the 2020 season.
The phrase of the day is “four-down territory” it is defined as an area of the field that is just outside of the kicker’s field goal range (his ability to consistently hit a field goal), but a
Steelers’ quarterback Ben Roethlisberger left practice early on Thursday after he took a hit to his ankle during team drills. Roethlisberger, who has vacillated all offseason about his career post 2017, has a laundry list of injuries (and an equally long resume of playing through them). Roethlisberger didn’t go to the locker room, but rather stayed on the field for the remainder of practice, although he looked to be moving around gingerly and had trainers looking at his ankle.
As the Dolphins continue to await word on the severity of Ryan Tannehill’s knee injury, the momentum for Jay Cutler is building in Miami. The Dolphins have reached out to Cutler, Armando Salguero of the Miami Herald reports.