The Tennessee Titans know that if they want to improve on offense this season, they will have to be better at passing the football. With franchise quarterback Marcus Mariota already in place, the Titans are trying to put guys around him that can make plays.
Washington Redskins quarterback Kirk Cousins knows that things are very different this offseason compared to years past. Cousins knows that he is the man and doesn’t have to look over his shoulder at all during training camp.
I think everyone knows that the Dallas Cowboys 2015 season was wrecked due to an injury to quarterback Tony Romo. After breaking his collarbone twice last year, the Cowboys have been looking for ways to help keep him healthy.
Now that Philadelphia Eagles quarterback Sam Bradford is back with the team, many have assumed that he will be the starter for the season opener. But due to the fact that he was asking to be traded earlier in the offseason, Bradford missed valuable time to learn new head coach Doug Pederson’s offense.
During last year’s NFL Draft, there were many that thought the Kansas City Chiefs took a chance by selecting defensive back Marcus Peters. As many of you may know, Peters was kicked off the Washington Huskies football team, which put the caution flag by his name.
Nowadays, we all set expectations for what we think a particular rookie will do during the course of a NFL season. Add that to the fact that many rookies expect to come into make an impact with the team that drafted them.
Every year, the NFL would have former players talk to the rookies about the pitfalls of being a professional athlete.But this year was different due to the NFL cutting ties to that problem, which left it up to the teams to educate their rookies.
When the New York Jets finally fired head coach Rex Ryan after another underachieving season, many of the fans wanted someone who was proven. Even though the Jets interviewed a lot of candidates, the Jets settled on then Arizona Cardinals defensive coordinator Todd Bowles.
When the offseason first began, many wondered about the future of Arizona Cardinals pass rushing specialist Dwight Freeney. The 36-year-old made it known that he preferred to stay with the Cardinals, but he hasn’t heard much from them.
On Monday, a few teams around the NFL started their OTAs for the first time this offseason. One of those teams was the Houston Texans, who are trying to improve on what they did last season.