NFL, NFLPA: 19 positive COVID-19 tests between October 18-24

The NFL and NFL Players Association have given weekly updates on the COVID-19 testing numbers around the league and the latest release came out on Tuesday. Over a period between October 18 and October 24, the league administered 42,687 tests to a total of 7,817 players and team personnel. There were 19 positive tests in [more]

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FNNY: Giants rookie Andrew Thomas' poor technique shows that he's forgotten how to do the little things

SNY NFL Insider Ralph Vacchiano explains why Giants rookie offensive lineman Andrew Thomas has been struggling in the NFL so far. Vacchiano spoke with Thomas’ pre-draft trainer, who was in attendance at the game against the Eagles in Philadelphia and said that Thomas needs to get back to the basics because he’s forgotten what he was taught.

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Carlos Hyde, Travis Homer also banged up at running back for Seahawks

Chris Carson isn’t the only Seahawks running back dealing with injuries after their loss to the Arizona Cardinals. Backup Carlos Hyde and third-down back Travis Homer also were sidelined in the latter stages of Seattle’s 37-34 overtime loss on Sunday night. Hyde had his hamstring tighten up on him in the latter stages of the [more]

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Notre Dame Playing To Its Personnel

In 2009, head coach Brian Kelly’s Cincinnati Bearcats finished last in the nation (120th back then) in time of possession with a 25:46 average per game. It was filed into the “Stats That Don’t Matter” category while finishing the regular season 12-0 and catching the eye of the University of Notre Dame before becoming the new Fighting Irish head coach that December. Quarterback Tony Pike and the receiving trio of Mardy Gilyard, Armon Binns and D.J. Woods would all land on NFL rosters, so it made sense to build around their skills.

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