New York Giants rookie tight end Daniel Bellinger will start training camp on the sideline.
The team placed the TE on the physically unable to perform list due to a quad injury, per Dan Salomone of the team’s official website.
Giants rookies reported for training camp on Tuesday. Veterans are slated to report on July 26.
Bellinger is a notable addition to the PUP list after he took most of the starter reps during offseason workouts and is in line for a potentially significant role in Brian Daboll’s first season. The Giants’ tight ends room is thin behind the fourth-round pick out of Georgia, with Ricky Seals-Jones and Jordan Akins the top veteran options.
Bellinger is eligible to come off the PUP list at any point during camp.
Justin Fields and the Bears’ offense still has plenty of work to do, but Chicago’s defense clamped down on Geno Smith and the Seahawks for a preseason win on Thursday.
The New York Jets are “going to do right” by Zach Wilson in his recovery, while New York Giants QB Daniel Jones revealed he had an offseason neck procedure.
New York’s signing of free agent Duane Brown means George Fant will be kicked back to his former right tackle spot. If Fant is concerned with the potential financial ramifications of the move, he’s not saying.
Steelers rookie quarterback Kenny Pickett will be QB2 in Saturday’s preseason game versus the Jaguars, a small promotion for the No. 20 overall pick as the team continues to evaluate all three of its quarterback options.
Cleveland Browns quarterback Deshaun Watson on Thursday maintained his innocence and said that he “never assaulted anyone” during a news conference on Thursday following the announcement that he would be suspended the first 11 games of the 2022 NFL season and fined $5 million for violating the league’s personal-conduct policy.
When Tom Brady took leave a week ago, the Bucs said the QB planned to return following the team’s preseason game against the Titans. With that tilt slated for Saturday, coach Todd Bowles didn’t provide a firm timeline on when TB12 would indeed report back for action.
Cleveland Browns quarterback Deshaun Watson has been suspended for 11 games during the 2022 NFL season and fined $5 million for violating the NFL’s personal-conduct policy per the terms of a settlement reached between the league and the NFL Players Association, the league announced on Thursday.
Even after franchise quarterbacks Peyton Manning and Andrew Luck have walked out the Colts’ door, team owner Jim Irsay’s optimism for building another Super Bowl-winning roster hasn’t waned.
James Robinson took part in team sessions during Jaguars practice this week, keeping him on target to return in Week 1 against Washington after suffering an Achilles injury in December.
Now with the Cardinals, Marquise Brown said Wednesday that he didn’t have a personal issue with anyone in Baltimore but just wanted to play in a different offense.
The hype surrounding Chiefs seventh-round running back Isiah Pacheco continues to build as we get closer to the regular season. On Wednesday, offensive coordinator Eric Bieniemy continued to coo about the young runner’s ability.
D’Andre Swift knows only three men before him have generated 1,000 yards rushing and 1,000 yards receiving in a single season. Despite the rarity of the feat, the Lions RB believes he can hit those marks in 2022.
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