The 2020 NFL training camps news on Wednesday was good for the teams that drafted quarterbacks.
In Miami, Tua Tagovailoa has received full medical clearance, meaning the No.5 pick should be able to fully train when the Dolphins begin fieldwork in mid-August. In Cincinnati, coach Zac Taylor is happy with what he’s seen and heard from overall No. 1 pick Joe Burrow so far.
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QB Tua Tagovailoa overtakes physical Dolphins, cleared to train
The Dolphins’ top five pick has pulled off his physique and he will be on the court, competing without limitation in a few weeks, almost nine months after suffering a dislocated hip and posterior wall fracture in his last collegiate game. for Alabama. The Dolphins will undergo testing, exercise, strength and conditioning over the next two weeks and then it will be football time starting in the second week of August. “When we go to practice you’ll see him there,” said Flores.
Giants OT Nate Solder steps down, opens up about family health issues
In a statement posted on Twitter, Solder, 32, spoke of his family’s concerns, including his son’s battle with cancer and his own battle with cancer. He also has a newborn son. He said he “will deeply miss my teammates, my coaches and everyone in the Giants organization.”
Lamar Jackson says he’s still hoping Ravens sign Antonio Brown
As Baltimore begins training camp, Lamar Jackson is still keeping his fingers crossed that the team will sign Mercurial All-Pro wide receiver Antonio Brown. “I was hoping we would have it,” Jackson said Wednesday. “I still hope – a little.”
What Our NFL Nation Reporters Heard Today
New Orleans Saints coach Sean Payton hinted at some dissatisfaction with the change to the preseason / training camp schedule on Wednesday, repeatedly stressing that “there is nothing to this subject that looks like a training camp ”. But he said the teams that can adapt the best will benefit the most. “Well, it doesn’t matter no matter how it feels,” Payton said. “What is important is to take quickly what we have been given and to prepare to prepare the team.”
Payton said the Saints will have as many padded workouts as allowed, with competitive scrums being key to player ratings. “I’ll tell you this, the amount of running and lifting they’re going to do is going to be important. Again, it’s their schedule, it’s not our schedule – it’s the schedule. union, it’s the management. It’s not the program recommended for these evenings by our coaches. So we have the program and we will follow it until T. ” – Mike Triplett
Chicago Bears coach Matt Nagy points out that the QB competition is still wide open between Mitchell Trubisky and Nick Foles, despite the shortened preseason. Nagy says QBs will be evaluated on every play, not just on every pitch. General manager Ryan Pace adds that naming the eventual starter will be a collaborative effort. – Jeff Dickerson
– Detroit Lions (@Lions) July 29, 2020
Colts coach Frank Reich showing a tracer contact He beats faster in a different color if you are within six feet of another person. pic.twitter.com/aptRWlj5Vn
– Mike Wells (@MikeWellsNFL) July 29, 2020
9️⃣9️⃣ issues to come 🔥 pic.twitter.com/CHUiHRpBo3
– Washington Soccer Team (@WashingtonNFL) July 29, 2020
It’s time to go. 🔒 in. Pic.twitter.com/viEXdEGFpY
– Alex Highsmith (@ highsmith34) July 29, 2020
Random read in 🤘 pic.twitter.com/gZK2w01rBL
– Kansas City Chiefs (@Chiefs) July 29, 2020
Welcome to the house! 🤩 pic.twitter.com/zjLXTE924p
– New York Giants (@Giants) July 29, 2020
Quotes of the day
“I jumped over the jet ski.”
Ravens quarterback Lamar Jackson corrects a reporter who asked about an offseason beach incident.
“It was as advertised.”
Bengals coach Zac Taylor is No. 1 overall pick Joe Burrow.
“I don’t know why this is such a controversy in our country. Put on a hell of a mask.”
Chris Ballard, general manager of the Colts, on people wearing masks to prevent the spread of COVID-19.
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QB School 📚
Day 1⃣ pic.twitter.com/POnVhrc0Al
– Tampa Bay Buccaneers (@Buccaneers) July 29, 2020
. @ Lj_era8 to get his guys together for training this offseason: pic.twitter.com/obCmN23K3s
– Baltimore Ravens (@Ravens) July 29, 2020
Be like Sam. Put on your mask.
(🎥 beezo / IG) pic.twitter.com/wtKZd8lBU2
– New York Jets (@nyjets) July 29, 2020
Start to feel real !!! @HoustonTexans # 28 #noexcuses pic.twitter.com/m6utDHYguH
– Michael Thomas (@ Michael31Thomas) July 29, 2020
When the vets don’t show up until Saturday, but you’re ready to go now. 😂 pic.twitter.com/OvRwGcqELn
– Indianapolis Colts (@Colts) July 29, 2020