Daily Archives: October 1, 2021

Julio Jones and A.J. Brown, two of Tennessee’s top wide receivers, have been ruled out of Sunday’s game against the New York Jets. The Tennessee Titans confirmed Friday that star wide receivers Julio Jones and A.J. Brown will miss Sunday’s game against the New York Jets. During the Titans’ 25-16 win over the division foe Indianapolis Colts last week, both Jones and Brown suffered hamstring injuries. Brown only played eight snaps before leaving the game, and Jones was ruled out late in the third quarter. This week, neither of the receivers practiced. With Brown and Jones out of the lineup,…

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As part of a White House plan, the Pentagon will purchase 550 million COVID-19 tests. The Pentagon revealed on Friday that it has granted six contracts totaling $2.78 billion to health facilities, nursing homes, colleges, and universities to furnish millions of COVID-19 test kits. As part of a White House program, the Defense Logistics Agency granted contracts to acquire 150 million at-home testing and 400 million point-of-care tests. The Biden administration said on September 9 that it will deliver the testing to federally approved facilities on a regular basis for a year. “These test kits will be used across the…

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HOLD After a calm interval, NASA aims to carefully reactivate the Mars helicopter. Because the sun interferes with communications to Mars, the Mars helicopter Ingenuity is on its own for the next two weeks. NASA plans to check in with the chopper and the Mars rover Perseverance around Oct. 14. Previous rovers have experienced so-called solar conjunction communication outages, but no little aircraft has ever been alone on the planet for so long without communicating with Earth. Jaakko Karras, Ingenuity deputy operations head, told Nokia News, “Ingenuity is unique, something never explored before.” “It has a wide range of components…

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The Tampa Bay Buccaneers have officially ruled out two players — one on each side of the ball — for Sunday’s game against the New England Patriots. According to Bucs insider Rick Stroud, head coach Bruce Arians told reporters on Friday that running back Giovani Bernard and cornerback Jamel Dean will not play this weekend. Bernard suffered a minor MCL sprain during the Week 3 loss to the Los Angeles Rams this past weekend. As a result, he won’t be able to attend all three practices this week. Leonard Fournette and Ronald Jones II will handle backfield reps now that…

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It appears that Richard Sherman will be thrown right into the fire after signing with the Tampa Bay Buccaneers just a few days ago. Buccaneers head coach Bruce Arians announced on Friday that Sherman will play against the New England Patriots on Sunday night. Sherman joined the Tampa Bay Buccaneers on Wednesday and has yet to practice with the team. With cornerbacks Jamel Dean and Sean Murphy-Bunting out with injuries, Sherman must at least be available to play. Sherman, who is in his 11th NFL season, last played for the San Francisco 49ers in 2020. Bucs coach Bruce Arians says…

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Carolina Panthers head coach Matt Rhule made headlines earlier this week after comparing Dak Prescott to two of the game’s greatest quarterbacks. “It’s like watching Peyton Manning or Drew Brees call the game at the line of scrimmage,” Rhule explained. “I think what Dak is doing right now is truly remarkable. ” ESPN analyst Ryan Clark responded to Rhule’s bold comparison for Prescott on Friday’s episode of Get Up. He not only agrees with Rhule’s assessment of Dallas Cowboys quarterback Dak Prescott, but he believes Prescott is actually better than Brees at this point in his career. “I believe Dak…

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Micah Parsons, a rookie linebacker for the Dallas Cowboys, has been everything the team hoped for since drafting him in the first round of the 2021 NFL Draft. Jerry Jones, the owner of the Dallas Cowboys, believes Parsons is comparable to two all-time greats. 004 $ Jones told 3 The Fan that Parsons has the same intensity as Hall of Fame wide receiver Michael Irvin. Parsons, according to Jones, has a mentality similar to that of Hall of Fame defensive lineman Randy White. “(Parsons has) that Michael Irvin intensity..” Jones said, “He has that Randy White,…

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The Tennessee Titans will be without a few key players when they face the New York Jets on Sunday. Linebacker Bud Dupree (knee) has been ruled out by head coach Mike Vrabel, joining wide receivers Julio Jones and A.J. Brown (hamstring) and punter Brett Kern (groin). Caleb Farley, a rookie cornerback, will also not play. Vrabel: Bud Dupree is out for Sunday. “With a lot of injuries there’s things you’ve got to work through …” Also Julio Jones, AJ Brown, Brett Kern. All out. — Joe Rexrode (@joerexrode) October 1, 2021 Brett Kern and Caleb Farley OUT as well vs.…

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The New York Giants hope to win their first game of the 2021 season this Sunday against the New Orleans Saints after a 0-3 start. However, Big Blue’s task of defeating New Orleans is about to become much more difficult following the latest injury report. The Giants announced on Friday that three of their offensive starters will miss Sunday’s game. Starting guard Ben Bredeson and wide receivers Sterling Shepard and Darius Slayton have both been ruled out. Shepard has a hamstring injury and only played about a third of the Giants’ snaps last week against the Atlanta Falcons. To start…

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Prepare to be disappointed if you were hoping for some clarity from Matt Nagy today about the Chicago Bears’ starting quarterback situation. Following Friday’s practice, Nagy told the media that it will be a “game-time decision” who starts against the Detroit Lions on Sunday. After being limited in practice all week, Andy Dalton, who Nagy has adamantly stated is his QB1 if healthy, will be listed as questionable. In Chicago’s Week 3 loss to the Cleveland Browns, Dalton did not play. In his place, rookie Justin Fields started and struggled against Myles Garrett and the Browns’ defense. If Dalton is…

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