“I was able to do well last year, and obviously my name was able to grow,” Ajayi said. “Being a good player and being from London, being the only skill player right now as well, has kind of made me the face almost of NFL UK. So that has been a blessing.”.
Nobis had been in poor health with physical and cognitive ailments that may have been related to his football career. He was among hundreds of explayers who were part of a plan that reimburses them for expenses related to the treatment of dementia, Parkinson’s, ALS or other neurological disorders. He also was among the plaintiffs who settled a massive concussion lawsuit against with the league..
GRONK STOPPER: The Raiders used a second round pick this year on safety Obi Melifonwu with the hopes that his size and athleticism would make him the perfect player to match up with opposing tight ends. Melifonwu missed the first eight games with a leg injury and played only seven snaps on defense in his debut at Miami two weeks ago. He will be counted on this week to match up with Gronkowski, who ranks second among tight ends with 583 yards receiving this season..
The investigation began promptly on Sunday night. Over the past several days, nearly 40 interviews have been conducted, including of Patriots personnel, game officials, and third parties with relevant information and expertise. We have obtained and are continuing to obtain additional information, including video and other electronic information and physical evidence.
Vikings coach Mike Zimmer was asked to sum up the battle for Chad Greenway former weak side linebacker position. Going to look at all of the guys in there, Zimmer said, before pointing to a 2015 seventh round pick. I think he feeling more comfortable with it.
Left cornerback Dre Kirkpatrick (Gadsden City) and right offensive tackle Andre Smith (Huffman) of the Bengals. Kirkpatrick made three tackles, intercepted a pass and broke up two more passes in a 20 17 victory over the Denver Broncos. Kirkpatrick made a 101 yard return with the interception after picking off a pass in the end zone, but he ended up 1 yard short of a touchdown at the other end of the field.
FILE In this Jan. 8, 2018, file photo, Michael Channels speaks to reporters after a hearing in Los Angeles Superior Court. A Los Angeles judge on Friday, Jan. Head injuries in athletes represent an important public health issue. Reports cannot be discounted or hidden. The NFL has tightened its regulations relating to concussions by requiring independent assessment of injured athletes by a medical specialist.