The National Football League (NFL) team in Washington, DC will now be called the Commanders, after a lengthy review on how to replace the franchise’s previous name, which Indigenous people said was racist. The American football team’s new name was unveiled on Wednesday, after a public pressure campaign led by Native Americans as well as a threatened loss of sponsors forced the squad to drop its previous name in 2020.
This offseason in the National Football League has already featured more of the game’s top offensive weapons changing hands like never before. As it turns out, there are likely still more blockbuster moves to come and the next one could feature Deebo Samuel being dealt by the San Francisco 49ers. In the week before the draft, rumors have been swirling around Samuel being on the trade block. On Wednesday, the Niners star made his side clear that he no longer wanted to be in the Bay Area with a demand for a trade away from the organization. The details on the trade demands come to us via NFL reporters Jeff Darlington and Ian Rapoport. If that sounds crazy, it is. Samuel is a dynamic player, to be sure, but Kyle Shanahan’s offense seems ideally suited for such a talent. The matchup between player and team is part of the reason why Samuel is a household name for football fans. The latter means that certain customers would be able to watch Sunday games on FOX and can tune into NBC for the NFL live broadcast.
The Kansas City Chiefs will not be one of the teams playing the NFL’s first-ever game in Munich, Germany in 2022. Germany is set to play host to four International Series games over the next four seasons, with the first game coming in 2022. It’s one of five international NFL games set to be played next season, with one to be played in Mexico and three in the United Kingdom.
The NFL announced the slate of international games that will be played for the 2022 NFL season and when the first-ever contest in Germany was announced, the Seattle Seahawks and Tampa Bay Buccaneers were the names called. What seemed like an exciting proposal was left on the table, and the anticipated Bucs vs. Chiefs matchup in Munich was realized as fiction. Looking at the bigger picture, however, the idea of leaving the Chiefs at home this year makes sense. It doesn’t make for the most exciting football in ’22, and it doesn’t get the Chiefs through the door as soon as they’d like, but it’s the proper plan from 30,000 feet all the same.
While many college players were anxiously awaiting to get a call of a lifetime during this weekends NFL Draft, locally about 150 high school football players were hard at work getting better at William Byrd High School. Head football coach Brad Lutz hosted the "Gary Chilcoat Memorial Lineman Camp." He’s hosted the event in the past but Saturday was the first time it’s ever been local to Southwest Virginia-- at William Byrd. There were upwards of 2 dozen high schools represented including those from Roanoke, Lynchburg and even some coming from the Richmond area. It’s purpose? Three-fold. "Number one: give the players in the Roanoke area and the state of Virginia a chance to come out here and get coached, learn some fundamentals and get away from the weight room for a day and have some fun," Lutz said.
Ryan Wilson at CBS Sports has done other mocks since this one, and they're largely terrible for KC. This one, however, is gold. tl;dr: George Karlaftis and Kyler Gordon at 29 and 30, Logan Hall at 50
Jerry Jones has done well in the draft over the last few years, particularly in the first round. Like many general managers, Jones does have his misses, too -- the most egregious being Taco Charlton in the first round of the 2017 draft. Taken with the No. 28 overall selection, Charlton has selected two picks ahead of T.J. Watt -- a massive miss for a Cowboys team in need of an edge rusher to pair with DeMarcus Lawrence. Jones admitted to the mistake of the pick when explaining the Cowboys' process of draft selection, jokingly blaming the Charlton pick on his son Stephen (Chief Operating Officer and Cowboys Executive Vice President). Charlton wasn't brought up in conversation until Jones entered his name in the mix of recent first-round picks.
The Kansas City Chiefs decided to make a last-minute signing to the 90-man roster shortly before the 2022 NFL Draft, but its likely not at a position any fan would have expected. Instead of news about a pass rusher or cornerback, the Chiefs have brought back a familiar face in quarterback Anthony Gordon for another offseason. Gordon is known quantity at Arrowhead after competing last season with Shane Buechele for a spot on the roster—or at least the practice squad—as the team’s developmental arm. Buechele not only won out but earned his way to the active roster for the last few games of the year as the Chiefs were clearly trying to protect him from being signed away by another team. Are you looking to watch the NFR Live Stream 2022 online for free? Check out our complete guide to access the Las Vegas National Finals Rodeo live online.
Given that the Kansas City Chiefs traded away their best wide receiver this offseason in the surprise blockbuster that sent Tyreek Hill to the Miami Dolphins, it’s not a surprise that the team has been circling back to some of the upcoming draft’s better wideouts with pre-draft visits in recent weeks. One such visit was spent with Drake London of the University of Southern California.
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