Report: Walter Thurmond is Set to Retire

According to a report from Adam Schefter, Walter Thurmond III will retire. Thurmond had reportedly been mulling the decision for months, and “has told people close to him that he doesn’t want to play football any longer, he wants to pursue other opportunities, and his time in the league is up.” Thurmond, 28, becomes just another young player who could still probably play in...
Via Crossing Broad
1 hour ago

Walter Thurmond decides to retire after six NFL seasons

At this time of year, any NFL free agent with a sufficient resume who wants another job can usually find one. But another player has chosen to not pursue one. According to Adam Schefter of ESPN, veteran defensive back Walter Thurmond has chosen to retire. The 28-year-old Thurmond spent six years in the league with the…
Via Pro Football Talk
2 hours ago

Veteran DB Walter Thurmond Retiring From NFL

ESPN’s Adam Schefter reports that veteran DB Walter Thurmond has decided to retire from the NFL after six years in the league. Previous reports had said that Thurmond was leaning toward retirement, so this doesn’t come as a big surprise. Mike Florio of Pro Football Talk reported months ago that Thurmond had opportunities with other teams that would have paid him close to...
Via NFL Trade Rumors
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Report: Tyler Eifert ‘could miss first couple of games of season’

Tyler Eifert and the Cincinnati Bengals are likely no longer fans of the Pro Bowl, after the team’s star tight end suffered an injury during the all-star game which could cost him the first few games of 2016. Eifert underwent ankle surgery on Tuesday for an injury suffered during the Pro Bowl. Initially, the hope was that Eifert could be ready to go by the beginning of the season...
Via Campus Sports Net
6 days ago  |  Discuss

Report: Titans OL Byron Bell to miss season with ankle injury

Just as a lot of things are falling in place for the Tennessee Titans, news that offensive lineman Byron Bell will miss the entire 2016 season due to a dislocated ankle on Tuesday, per ESPN’s Adam Schefter. Bell was injured on the very first day of Titans’ organized team activities (OTAs). Quarterback Marcus Mariota spoke to the press after losing Bell for the season and stated...
Via Sportsnaut
7 days ago  |  Discuss

Rams once again have five first-round picks on defensive line

The Los Angeles Rams once again run five-deep in first-round picks along the team’s defensive line. According to Adam Schefter of ESPN, the Rams agreed to a one-year deal with former New England Patriots first-round pick Dominique Easley on Tuesday. He’ll join Robert Quinn, Michael Brockers, Aaron Donald and Quinton Coples as first-round picks for the Rams’ young and talented...
Via The Sports Daily
13 days ago  |  Discuss

Shaq Lawson needs shoulder surgery, expected to miss 5-6 months

Lady Luck is certainly not smiling down on the Buffalo Bills. Fresh off the news Monday that wide receiver Sammy Watkins suffered a broken foot, now, defensive end Shaq Lawson, the Bills’ first-round pick in last month’s draft, is expected to miss the next 5-6 months after injuring his shoulder, according to Adam Schefter of ESPN. Lawson is said to have suffered the injury,...
Via Larry Brown Sports
14 days ago  |  Discuss

Jason Pierre-Paul’s battle with Adam Schefter & ESPN over leaked medical records rages on

One of the biggest ongoing stories in sports media that probably deserves much more attention than it gets on a national scale is the ongoing legal battle between Giants DE Jason Pierre-Paul and ESPN’s top NFL insider Adam Schefter. To refresh your memory on this story, it all started last summer when Schefter reported details about JPP’s injuries sustained in a fireworks accident...
Via Awful Announcing
24 days ago  |  Discuss

Raiders pick Jihad Ward may need minor knee surgery

Oakland Raiders second-round draft pick Jihad Ward may need minor knee surgery. Ward, a defensive end from Illinois, was selected by the Raiders in the second round at pick No. 44 overall. A 6-foot-5, 297-pounder, Ward could need arthroscopic knee surgery. There are NFL teams who believe Raiders' 2nd-round pick, DE Jihad Ward, will need arthroscopic knee surgery that could sideline...
Via Larry Brown Sports
April 29, 2016  |  Discuss

Report: No player at February's NFL Combine failed drug test

Virtually every year during the NFL Draft process, a few high-profile prospects fail drug tests from February’s combine. That is, until 2016. According to ESPN’s Adam Schefter, not one player tested positive at this year’s event in Indianapolis, something that is almost unprecedented. For the first time in recent memory, NFL has notified all 32 teams that no player tested...
Via College Spun
April 25, 2016  |  Discuss

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