No Huddle – The Fifth Quarter NFL Newsletter
– Freshman quarterback Sam Darnold had a great performance in week 1, yet the New York Jets did not define him as a quarterback franchise yet. “We won a game. I can tell you after another 100. Now it’s too early (to tell you if Darnold is a quarterback franchise). Obviously he is the starter and can play in position. He needs to go through some things that will happen every week. He is not green, he is pointed out, he knows how to handle himself very well and I trust him to make the adjustments, “said head coach Todd Bowles.
– Odell Beckham Jr. said he felt “very sore” after his first match after breaking his ankle in October. The New York Giants’ wide receiver also said it could improve its performance. “There are many things I’ve seen. Things I feel I can do better. ”
– Cleveland Browns quarterback Baker Mayfield thanked the Saints for their praise of Drew Brees. “It does not get much bigger than that. He is one of the greatest of all time. This is a guy I had a lot of respect for … it was really cool. I’m flattered. ”
– Wide receiver Martavis Bryant spoke about the praise he received from Oakland Raiders head coach Jon Gruden. “I feel like he’s challenging me to be the best person I can be. He wants me to be the best player and I thank him. You need a hard love to be the best. ”
– The Carolina Panthers will not change their plans for the week and should train in Charlotte on Friday despite Hurricane Florence. NFL live stream free games today from here.
– Antonio Brown, wide receiver of the Pittsburgh Steelers, apologized for threatening an ESPN reporter on Twitter. “I made a misjudgment in my tweet last week and I apologize for it. It’s not legal to threaten anyone and I need to be better spiritually and professionally. ”
– LeSean McCoy, running back from Buffalo Bills, wants to help freshman quarterback Josh Allen. “One thing I’ll say about this defense, especially the skilled guys, for the freshman quarterback to have a good game for them, make it easy for him.”
– Jon Gruden, Oakland Raiders head coach, wants wide receiver Amari Cooper to be more often targeted by quaterback Derek Carr. “If you look at the video we had it open, we did not get there. He was free a couple of times and for some reason we were not on that route. We want to get into it. ”
– Linebacker Mychal Kendricks hopes to continue his NFL career after pleading guilty to insider trading earlier this month. The Seattle Seahawks received a visit from the player on Thursday.
– NFL commissioner Roger Goodell has teamed up with owner Gayle Benson and three New Orleans Saints players for a detailed analysis of the New Orleans criminal justice system. In addition, Arizona Cardinals President Michael Bidwill joined three of his players in a meeting on Tuesday with Governor Doug Ducey as part of the league’s efforts to promote social change.