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Thomson finding offensive groove as he heads into main camp

Thomson finding offensive groove as he heads into main camp

Lassi Thomson's offensive game sure looks like it's rounding into form.The Finnish d-man scored just once last season with the Belleville Senators but after a dominant offensive display over the course of the Ottawa Senators' two rookie games, that...
The 'Most passing touchdowns as a rookie' quiz

The ‘Most passing touchdowns as a rookie’ quiz

Urban Meyer's first season in Jacksonville has gotten off to a rocky start, to say the least. From highly questionable staffing hires to the Tebow as a tight end experiment to inadvertently saying the quiet part out loud, Meyer...
Rookie 49ers offensive linemen showing versatility

Rookie 49ers offensive linemen showing versatility

San Francisco 49ers defensive end Nick Bosa works against offensive guard Aaron Banks takes part in drills at an NFL football training camp in Santa Clara, Calif., Tuesday, Aug. 3, 2021. (AP Photo/Josie Lepe) There has been some chatter recently...
Cowboys rookie mistakenly gives Tom Brady bulletin board material

Cowboys rookie mistakenly gives Tom Brady bulletin board material

Jun 3, 2021; Frisco, TX, USA; Dallas Cowboys defensive tackle Osa Odighizuwa (75) goes through drills during voluntary Organized Team Activities at the Star Training Facility in Frisco, Texas. Mandatory Credit: Tim Heitman-USA TODAY SportsLeBron James, Kevin Durant react...
New York Jets release CB Bless Austin, likely to start rookie at position

New York Jets release CB Bless Austin, likely to start rookie at position

FLORHAM PARK, N.J. -- In a surprise move, the New York Jets released starting cornerback Bless Austin, their most experienced player at a position filled with rookies.The Jets made the move Wednesday, one day after keeping eight cornerbacks on...
49ers rookie report card; Moore shows big improvement

49ers rookie report card; Moore shows big improvement

San Francisco 49ers quarterback Trey Lance runs during the second half of a preseason NFL football game Sunday, Aug. 22, 2021, in Inglewood, Calif. (AP Photo/Jae C. Hong) The second grading period has come to a close for the 49ers’...
The 'Most passing yards as a rookie' quiz

The ‘Most passing yards as a rookie’ quiz

It hasn't been easy historically for Chicago Bears fans to get excited about the team's QB, but with the No. 10 overall pick Justin Fields in the mix, the Chicago faithful have a good reason to be optimistic....
Rookie report card; Lenoir makes most of opportunity

Rookie report card; Lenoir makes most of opportunity

The 49ers come away from the 2021 draft with their quarterback for the future, and a new identity. While most of the NFC West spent their picks on speed, the 49ers went with a combination of power and speed...
Eagles rookie report: DeVonta Smith waits, Milton Williams impresses - NFL Nation

Eagles rookie report: DeVonta Smith waits, Milton Williams impresses – NFL Nation

PHILADELPHIA -- The Eagles have been in training camp for more than two weeks and have one preseason game under their belt -- a 24-16 loss to the Pittsburgh Steelers on Thursday.It's a good time to take a...
Rookie bettors camp - Ultimate bankroll survival guide

Rookie bettors camp – Ultimate bankroll survival guide

When Paul Stone's late father Richard first discovered his son's interest in sports betting, he cut to the chase:"Son, there's no easy money to make betting sports," Stone's father told him.Decades into his sports betting career, Stone knows his...
Kyle Shanahan says San Francisco 49ers rookie QB Trey Lance will see field this season

Kyle Shanahan says San Francisco 49ers rookie QB Trey Lance will see field this...

SANTA CLARA, Calif. -- Whether San Francisco 49ers rookie Trey Lance takes over as the starting quarterback this year is still to be determined. Regardless, he's going to be on the field in some capacity.If that hadn't already been...
When will Justin Fields and Trey Lance start? Projecting when rookie QBs will hit the field

When will Justin Fields and Trey Lance start? Projecting when rookie QBs will hit...

While 10 quarterbacks were selected in the 2021 NFL Draft, only a select few will receive starts this year. From Chicago’s Justin Fields to San Francisco’s Trey Lance, there are situations murkier than others. When will each rookie QB...
Vikings rookie who was shot four times will report to camp

Vikings rookie who was shot four times will report to camp

Minnesota Vikings defensive lineman Jaylen Twyman will report to training camp on Sunday after being shot four times in June, his agent, Drew Rosenhaus, told ESPN's Adam Schefter.  Twyman is expected to begin camp on the non-football injury...

Sydney Roosters rookie Sam Walker pulls off baffling play in Canterbury Bulldogs game

Roosters rookie Sam Walker pulled off a bizarre final-minute play in the Bulldogs clash that left club great Boyd Cordner shaking his head and Balmain legend Garry Jack stunned.The 19-year-old halfback received the footy deep in Bulldogs territory with...
2021 Dynasty Rookie Rankings | Fantasy Football

2021 Dynasty Rookie Rankings | Fantasy Football

The draft is very much in the rearview mirror, and the NFL season is quickly approaching. NFL teams have completed their rookie minicamps and mandatory minicamps. On fantasy football calendars, however, rookie drafts are still taking place. So, get...
New York Giants’ Kyle Rudolph feels ‘like a rookie all over again’

New York Giants’ Kyle Rudolph feels ‘like a rookie all over again’

Kyle Rudolph spent 10 seasons with the Minnesota Vikings, but that came to an end earlier this year when the team decided it was time to part ways with the veteran. It wasn’t long before the New York Giants came...

NSW Blues coach Brad Fittler warns Queensland Maroons rookie Reece Walsh of diving

NSW coach Brad Fittler has called out teen Queensland bolter Reece Walsh for taking dives in the NRL and warned the prodigious fullback against exercising those antics on his State of Origin debut.Walsh appeared to feign injury during the...
Hornets' LaMelo Ball officially named NBA rookie of the year

Hornets’ LaMelo Ball officially named NBA rookie of the year

CHARLOTTE, N.C. — LaMelo Ball thought he would become NBA Rookie of the Year long before he joined the league. That belief became a reality Wednesday night as Ball’s versatility as a passer, scorer and rebounder earned the Charlotte Hornets...
Timberwolves' Anthony Edwards using LaMelo Ball's Rookie of the Year award as motivation

Timberwolves’ Anthony Edwards using LaMelo Ball’s Rookie of the Year award as motivation

LaMelo Ball reportedly took home the NBA's Rookie of the Year honors Wednesday afternoon. And that seems to have lit a fire under Anthony Edwards. The No. 1 overall pick in the 2020 NBA Draft took to...

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