Philadelphia head coach Doug Pederson today named Jalen Hurts as the team’s starting quarterback for Week 14. Pederson was non-committal regarding whether Hurts would remain starter for the rest of the season, but cited the need to give the team’s offense a spark. Hurts becomes the Eagles’ youngest starting quarterback in the Super Bowl era.
Three days into camp, Kira Lewis is drawing praise from coaches and teammates. Lewis also addressed the media today – here’s a clip (begins at about the 10:00 mark):
The Draft Network takes a look at what’s behind Quinnen Williams’ dominant second season.
Tua Tagovailoa seemed much more comfortable when Miami went with a no-huddle offense in the second half on Sunday.
In other Tua news, Tagovailoa has been nominated for Pepsi Rookie of the Week for Week 13.
Anfernee Jennings has been more involved in New England’s defense and special teams in recent weeks.
The Athletic did a deep dive on how Calvin Ridley’s numbers compare with Julio Jones in the lineup vs when he’s out.
Detroit Tiger blog Bless You Boys did a season review on Spencer Turnbull.
Levi Randolph was able to join the Cavaliers for practice today for the first time since camp opened. He had missed the first few sessions for undisclosed reasons.
Young Bull looks ready for opening day.
Some clips from tonight’s Dallas / Baltimore game:
- Anthony Averett – activated from Injured Reserve – Designated to Return list by Baltimore.
- Saivion Smith – elevated from practice squad (standard elevation) by Dallas.
- Shyheim Carter – released from practice squad by Atlanta.
- Hale Hentges – terminated his practice squad contract with Indianapolis.
- Carson Tinker – protected on the practice squad for Week 14 by New York Giants.
Week 13 Game Status Reports (Tuesday game only):
- Questionable – D.J. Fluker (ankle).
- Doubtful – N/A.
- Out – N/A.
Week 14 Practice Report (Thursday game only):
- Did Not Practice – N/A
- Limited Participation – Terrell Lewis (knee)
- Full Participation – N/A
BASKETBALL Melilla 71, Claret 64. Alana Gonçalo Da Silva – 37 minutes, 9 points (1-6 2pg, 1-1 3pg, 4-6 FT), 4 rebounds, 1 assist, 3 steals, 1 block, 6 turnovers, 1 foul. VOLLEYBALL Champions League, Pool D Istanbul 3, Stuttgart 2 (22-25, 21-25, 25-17, 25-21, 15-9). Krystal Rivers (STU) – 18 points, 17 kills, 3 blocks FOOTBALL Baltimore 34, Dallas 17. Mark Ingram – 6 rushes, 28 yds; 1 catch, 1 yd Bradley Bozeman – no stats DJ Fluker – no stats Marlon Humphrey – 4 tackles Anthony Averett – 6 tackles, 1 PD Amari Cooper – 5 catches, 43 yds, 1 TD; 1 rush, 10 yds Saivion Smith – no stats GOLF ECGT Eglin Team Championship Rd 1: Steven Setterstrom / W Hunter – 60, -12, T1