NFL News: Player News and Updates for 5/28/15
NFL Updates: News From Around the League, Off-Season Schedule and More
May 28, 2015
We’ve crested the week and we’ve got just a couple more days until the weekend. In the meantime, the off-season NFL news hasn’t stopped, so let’s take our daily look around the league and see who’s making headlines.
Yesterday, word broke that the Houston Texans would be the subject of HBO’s “Hard Knocks” this season, in a TV show that will take a look behind-the-scenes of their training camp.
It’ll be interesting to see which storylines develop as we get closer to the season. Rest assured J.J. Watt and Arian Foster will earn plenty of camera time, as will the team’s quarterback competition between Brian Hoyer, Ryan Mallett and Tom Savage.
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We got a bit of an update yesterday on injured Giants WR Victor Cruz. He said his knee is currently back to 80 percent, and that he should be able to play in the season opener.
Cruz sat out of team drills yesterday, but he’s been running and cutting on his knee in recent days. He missed out on 10 games last year due to a patellar tear.
How long will Chiefs RB Jamaal Charles be able to play? Well, if you leave it up to him, it’ll be six more seasons.
Charles will be implementing some preventative measures in the coming years in an effort to last another half-dozen years in the NFL. This includes avoiding big collisions out on the field and to tweak his diet to enable him to compete at a high level into his 30s.
Charles is getting ready to play his eighth season in the NFL, so if he can make it another six, that’ll be quite an accomplishment for a running back.
While we’re looking at the Chiefs, let’s check in on linebacker Derrick Johnson. He was able to participate in team drills yesterday, which was his first team action since tearing an Achilles tendon last year.
The Colts inked up their first-round pick yesterday, signing rookie WR Phillip Dorsett.
Dorsett was picked at No. 29 overall and is coming off four years at the University of Miami. He caught 121 balls for 2,132 yards and 17 scores during his time there.
NFL Weekly Schedule: Now that the schedules have been released, we can start looking forward to the official start of the 2015 NFL season. Let’s take a look at the upcoming round of games.
Thursday, September 10, 2015:
8:30 PM ET:
Pittsburgh Steelers at New England Patriots (NBC)
Sunday, September 13th, 2015:
1:00 PM ET:
Green Bay Packers at Chicago Bears (FOX)
Kansas City Chiefs at Houston Texans (CBS)
Cleveland Browns at New York Jets (CBS)
Indianapolis Colts at Buffalo Bills (CBS)
Miami Dolphins at Washington Redskins (CBS)
Carolina Panthers at Jacksonville Jaguars (FOX)
Seattle Seahawks at St. Louis Rams (FOX)
4:05 PM ET:
New Orleans Saints at Arizona Cardinals (FOX)
Detroit Lions at San Diego Chargers (FOX)
4:25 PM ET:
Tennessee Titans at Tampa Bay Buccaneers (CBS)
Cincinnati Bengals at Oakland Raiders (CBS)
Baltimore Ravens at Denver Broncos (CBS)
8:30 PM ET:
New York Giants at Dallas Cowboys (NBC)
Monday, September 14th, 2015:
7:10 PM ET:
Philadelphia Eagles at Atlanta Falcons (ESPN)
10:20 PM ET:
Minnesota Vikings at San Francisco 49ers (ESPN)
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