With camp over, two big questions remain: what is the depth chart going to look like (Barbieri is making a late push for the starting LG job, and WLB and RB are somewhat up for grabs), and will the grueling conditions help the Knights get off to a big start? Yeah, there's a battle looming under center too. My hope has been that Natale would win the job, and he got off to a good start, but seems to be losing momentum to the upstart Tom Savage.
Andrew DePaola is so good at long snapping that it's hurting his chances to see the field as a receiver. The expanded stadium's new wind patterns remain a question mark.
With construction coming down to the wire, SK.com posted its latest round of expansion pics last Thursday. It also has the first episode of Inside Rutgers Football up, which has a look at OL Coach Kyle Flood.
Corey Chandler is transferring to Binghamton.
Ray Rice had a big receiving game out of the backfield against Carolina.
The checkdown pass is emerging as a dangerous weapon in the Ravens’ arsenal because of Rice’s ability to dodge tackles and pick up extra yardage in the open field after the catch. During the Ravens’ 17-13 victory Saturday night over the Carolina Panthers at Bank of America Stadium., Rice caught a game-high eight passes for 67 yards out of the backfield.
Eric Foster talks family and roadtrips to New Jersey. Tiquan Underwood was used more in a special teams role in the third Jacksonville preseason game. The Cincy Enquirer's beat writer is skeptical of Brian Leonard's chances with the Bengals. Gary Gibson looks like the best DT on the Rams. Kenny Britt didn't put up much of a stat line in his first start, but showed varying strengths and weaknesses in camp.
Britt is consistently sure-handed, Graves said the rookie's technique needs work. As a tall receiver (6-foot-3), he has a tendency to keep his shoulders up too high and telegraph his routes to the defense.Coaches also would like to see Britt practice with more intensity. At times he's lackadaisical.
It was Frazier vs. Frazier last week in the International League. Todd already has two home runs and two doubles in Louisville, so I wouldn't fret about his low batting average in a handful of games just yet.
Students are back on campus in New Brunswick and Piscataway.
Brian Kelly is talking up Cincy's revamped defense.
Tickets remain a tough sell in the new Giants Stadium.
ESPN is launching a Boston-specific site, which can only make you wonder when their New York offering is in the works.