Aaron Rodgers, Packers not concerned with QB’s thumb injury

[ad_1] GREEN BAY, Wis. — The hit that Green Bay Packers quarterback Aaron Rodgers took on the final play of Sunday’s loss to the New York Giants in London kept him out of practice on Wednesday but should not affect his status for Sunday’s game against the New York Jets. Giants linebacker Oshane Ximines sacked … Read more

BYU football: Focus on QBs, and their health, as Hogs, Cougs prepare

[ad_1] Weekend fears that BYU could be without two of its top offensive players against Arkansas on Saturday were put to rest Monday when Cougars coach Kalani Sitake held his weekly press briefing via Zoom. “We are going to have to pressure him because I believe he will pick us apart if we don’t.” — … Read more

Ron Rivera says QBs are the difference-maker in the NFC East

[ad_1] Before the 2021 season ended, Ron Rivera made it clear that Washington was in the market for a new quarterback. Ryan Fitzpatrick had been injured in the season opener, and backup Taylor Heinicke, a fan favorite, was limited, especially in the offense that coordinator Scott Turner hoped to run. “The third season is when … Read more

Can Seahawks’ Geno Smith continue to play like one of the NFL’s best QBs? Let’s dive deep into the stats

[ad_1] Up in Seattle, Geno Smith is 2,591 miles from Morgantown, West Virginia, but the Seahawks quarterback is playing like he’s slinging it back for the Mountaineers. During his days belting “Country Roads” by John Denver, Smith threw 97 touchdowns to just 20 interceptions, including a dazzling 42-touchdown, seven-interception senior season in which he completed … Read more

Tua Tagovailoa expected to be interviewed as part of NFL-NFLPA investigation into QB’s quick return from injury, sources say

[ad_1] Tua Tagovailoa is expected to be interviewed early this week in the NFL and NFL Players Association’s joint investigation of the injured Miami Dolphins quarterback’s quick return to last weekend’s game against the Buffalo Bills, sources told ESPN’s Adam Schefter. The league and players’ association indicated Saturday that their review is ongoing while adding … Read more

NFL Week 1 expert roundtable: Intriguing games, QBs on the hot seat and upset picks

[ad_1] The first game of the 2022 NFL season is over, with Josh Allen and the Buffalo Bills showing in Thursday’s 31-10 win over the Rams why they’re a favorite to take the Super Bowl crown from LA in February. What other intriguing games are on the schedule for Week 1? Which quarterback has the … Read more