Linebacker Luke Kuechly of the Panthers had an amazing game on Thursday night against the Baltimore Ravens and Jon Gruden believes Kuechly can be the next great middle linebacker in the NFL.
C.J. Spiller has left the Buffalo Bills indefinitely following the suicide of his step-grandfather. The Bills are relying heavily on Spiller this season to produce at the running back position.
QB Thaddeus Lewis was picked up by the Buffalo Bills to help address the growing concerns at the position heading into the regular season.
E.J. Manuel is now the likely starter at quarterback for the Bills this season after the Kevin Kolb concussion, but if Manuel can't go due to the knee procedure he had done earlier in the pre-season, Jeff Tuel will start week one.
WR Calvin Johnson missed the past few practices, as well as the Lions game against the Patriots last Thursday, with a knee injury.
WR Torrey Smith plays to win and is ready to show that last year wasn't a fluke.
Jonathan Cooper broke his leg playing for the Arizona Cardinals against the San Diego Chargers and is out for the year.
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RB Lesean McCoy could be in for a very strong year for the Eagles. CB Darrelle Revis might play in the Tampa Bay pre-season finale on Thursday night against Washington. Revis has been rehabbing from a knee injury.
Linebacker Dwight Freeney continued his dominating pre-season for the Chargers against the Arizona Cardinals on Saturday night.
Jets OL D’Brickashaw Ferguson is ranked as the 80th best player in the league. Off the field, Ravens DT Chris Canty, has signed with a different public relations company in an attempt to expand his brand and increase the visibility of his foundation.
Ravens QB Tyrod Taylor sustained a possible concussion on a hit late in the Thursday night game against the Carolina Panthers.
Jets fullback Tommy Bohanon is the mature kid on the block, and is now the starter after beating out Lex Hilliard.