The Carolina Panthers are starting to prepare themselves to try to repeat as NFC champions but have a different outcome in the Super Bowl. A lot has happen with the Panthers during the offseason most noticeably, the departure of defensive back Josh Norman.
Many of you remember how the Green Bay Packers lost wide receiver Randall Cobb during their playoff game against the Arizona Cardinals. Cobb came down hard after going high for a pass, which lead to internal bleeding and a visit to the hospital.
I’m sure that many of you have seen ESPN’s sideline reporter Doris Burke throughout the NBA Playoffs. With ESPN having the exclusive rights to the Eastern Conference Finals, Burke was roaming the sidelines during the Cleveland Cavaliers-Toronto Raptors series.
The Atlanta Falcons have plenty of expectations for first round pick Keanu Neal. The former Florida Gator has tremendous size and could become a true enforcer in the Falcons secondary.
I think it’s pretty safe to say that Detroit Lions defensive end Ezekiel Ansah is one of the best pass rusher in the NFL. Over the past three season, Ansah has 30 sacks and has become a player that offensive coordinators have to game plan for.
Before the Philadelphia 76ers got the rights for the #1 pick in the NBA Draft, they have been trying to see what type of interest Nerlens Noel and Jalihil Okafor will bring. The Atlanta Hawks have been thinking about breaking up their team after two failed playoff runs.
The Dallas Cowboys have been monitoring the status of wide receiver Dez Bryant throughout the offseason. Bryant has been recovering from multiple injuries from that started at the beginning of last season.
Last week, the Houston Rockets announced that they hired former New York Knicks coach Mike D’Antoni as their new head man. After this announcement was made, many wondered how guard James Harden felt about the hire.
A few weeks ago, Buffalo Bills fans got some unpleasant news about wide receiver Sammy Watkins. The Bills announced that Watkins was recovering from a broken foot. While the Bills hope that Watkins will be back before training camp starts, Watkins had a very different answer.
Things have started to heat up between the New York Jets and quarterback Ryan Fitzpatrick regarding his contract situation. The Jets offered Fitzpatrick a three-year deal that would pay him $12 million for the first year.