Evan Neal, who left yesterday’s game with an apparent knee injury, has been diagnosed with the Grade 2 MCL sprain, which should keep him sidelined for 3-4 weeks. The Giants’ bye week falls within the recovery window, so the hope is that he’ll only miss 3 games.
Bradley Bozeman got his first start with the Carolina Panthers yesterday, and took advantage of the opportunity.
Tashan Reed of The Athletic recaps Josh Jacobs’ latest effort to carry the Raiders in a must-have game. Meanwhile, Jacobs was nominated for FedEx Ground Player of the Week.
Jeff Howe of The Athletic reports why Mac Jones’ alleged “attitude problem” that’s been floated by some other media members is a mischaracterization. On the field, Jones returned to the field tonight, but was pulled after three drives.
Safid Dean of USA Today expresses his thoughts on watching Tua Tagovailoa putting his body on the line to get extra yards.
NBA G League teams have started announcing training camp rosters. J.D. Davison and Keon Ellis, both on 2-way contracts with NBA teams, have been re-assigned to the Maine Celtics and Stockton Kings, respectively, for camp (as has Braxton Key, to the Motor City Cruise). The Birmingham Squadron have announced that John Petty will be part of its camp. Recent G League draftees Nick King (Windy City Bulls) and Dazon Ingram (Westchester Knicks) are also on camp rosters. The Oklahoma City Blue, who have not released a roster yet, are expected to have Jaden Shackelford in camp.
Former Alabama swimmer Jon Sieben was recently inducted into the International Swimming Hall of Fame. Sieben won gold and set a world record in the 200m butterfly at the 1984 Olympics prior to coming to Alabama, and would swim in the 1988 and 1992 Olympics as well.
Links to press conferences from today:
- C.J. Mosley
- Mac Jones (post-game presser)
Lee Hodges appeared on Sirius XM PGA Tour Radio today.
Week 8 Injury Reports
Practice Reports – Monday (Thursday Game):
- Did Not Practice – Marlon Humphrey (hamstring), Julio Jones (knee).
- Limited Participation – N/A
- Full Participation – N/A
Scenes and Highlights
- Landon Collins – reverted back to the practice squad of the New York Giants at the end of Week 7.
- Christian Barmore – de-activated for Week 7 by the New England Patriots.
- J.D. Davison – assigned to the Maine Celtics of the NBA G League.
- Keon Ellis – assigned to the Stockton Kings of the NBA G League.
- Braxton Key – assigned to the Motor City Cruise of the NBA G League.
- John Petty – invited to Birmingham Squadron training camp.
BASKETBALL Kagoshima 84, Shonan 68. Daniel Giddens – 18 minutes, 9 points (3-7 FG, 3-7 FT), 6 rebounds, 2 assists, 1 steal, 2 blocks, 2 turnovers, 1 foul. Hapoel Jerusalem 69, Gilboa Galil 60. Levi Randolph – 31 minutes, 12 points (3-7 2pg, 2-4 3pg), 3 rebounds, 1 assist, 1 steal, 2 turnovers, 1 foul, +2. San Antonio 115, Minnesota 106. Joshua Primo – 25 minutes, 10 points (1-1 2pt, 2-4 3pg, 2-3 FT), 3 rebounds, 2 assists, 4 turnovers, 2 fouls, -4. Houston 114, Utah 108. Collin Sexton – 15 minutes, 10 points (3-5 2pg, 1-2 3pg, 1-1 FT), 5 rebounds, 1 assist, 1 turnover, 3 fouls, -5. FOOTBALL Chicago 33, New England 14. Eddie Jackson – 4 tackles. Mac Jones – 3-6, 13 yds, 1 INT, 16.7 QBR; 3 rushes, 24 yds. Damien Harris – 3 rushes, 8 yds; 1 catch, 2 yds Anfernee Jennings – 6 tackles, 1 sack (15 yds), 1 PD, 1 FF. Mack Wilson – 1 tackle, 0.5 sack (4.5 yds), 1 FF. Christian Barmore – inactive