NFL Updates: News From Around the League, Off-Season Schedule and More
June 13, 2015
We’ve hit another NFL off-season weekend, and with the OTA happenings this week around the league, there’s plenty for us to talk about. That said, let’s take our daily look at the headlines, shall we?
Good news on Lions OT LaAdrian Waddle. He’s reportedly ahead of schedule in his comeback from a torn ACL, and is currently on track for a return in time for the season opener.
Waddle was injured in Week 15 of 2014 against Minnesota and is on pace for a rehab time in the nine month area. We’ll see if that optimistic schedule holds true.
Ex-Patriot LB Brandon Spikes received a citation from the Massachusetts State Police yesterday, stemming from a traffic accident he was involved in last week.
Spikes’ accident caused three injures, and he was consequently released by the Patriots. His charges include leaving the scene of a personal injury crash, operating a motor vehicle negligently to endanger, failure to stay within marked lanes and speeding.
The story is that Spikes’ Mercedes hit the back of another vehicle on a highway in Foxborough early Sunday.
We’ve got some numbers regarding the Chargers deal with DE Corey Liuget, and as expected the totals are pretty big.
The five-year extension is worth a reported $51.25 million with $30.477 in guaranteed money.
Liuget posted 57 tackles last year and has 17 sacks combined in the last three seasons.
The Buccaneers’ Demar Dotson may be in the midst of a contract dispute with the team right now, but he’ll reportedly still be attending minicamp next week.
Dotson skipped out on OTAs as part of his holdout for a new deal.
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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