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Mike Sando's annual poll of general managers, coaches, and other executives yields some surprising results. The experts are split on whether veterans such as Ryan Fitzpatrick, Cam Newton, and Ben Roethlisberger have anything left in the tank, but the quarterback causing the most disagreement is Cincinnati's Joe Burrow.
This is not news at this point, but we wanted to provide a place to discuss the coming changes in college football. Today, Oklahoma and Texas formally made their request to move to the SEC in 2025. There's a lot of legal work to be done, but this move is essentially going to happen.
The NFL has sent a memo to all 32 teams stating that if a game cannot be rescheduled during 2021's 18-week schedule due to a COVID-19 outbreak among unvaccinated players, the team with the outbreak will forfeit and be credited with a loss.
Los Angeles Rams running back Cam Akers suffered a torn Achilles while training before the start of camp and will miss the 2020 season.
The Steelers signed former Los Angeles Chargers edge rusher Melvin Ingram to a one-year deal this afternoon. He probably bumps prospect Alex Highsmith from the starting lineup. Ingram is 32 and played only seven games last year due to knee injuries, and he had 0 sacks.
The Manning Brothers will be hosting an off-site alternate broadcast of Monday Night Football for 10 games per year over the next three seasons.
It looks like most of this year's franchised players are going to make it to today's deadline without agreeing to new long-term contracts, and they'll have to play out the year on the franchise tag. One player did get in under the wire though: right tackle Taylor Moton of the Panthers.