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NFL News – Friday, May 28, 2021 • First and Ten

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In this Friday’s NFL news: The Titans’ top offensive weapons were not featured on OTAs, Atlanta gets an offer for Julio Jones, Antonio Brown is sued, and more. Don’t miss the NFL news.

Henry, Tannehill and Brown did not show up to Tennessee OTAs

The Titans, like most NFL teams, issued a statement last month about the team’s organized activities noting that they were showing solidarity with those players who wanted to exercise their right not to attend voluntary workouts in person, and to Apparently, some veterans took the statement at face value.

This Thursday, neither Derrick Henry, Ryan Tannehill or AJ Brown attended the Titans facility for field work, reported Terry McCormick of titaninsider.com, in fact, the only projected starters heading into 2021 who did attend practices were P Brett Kern, TE Anthony Firskey and S Amani Hooker.

Regarding the above, HC Mike Vrabel pointed out: “I only try to explain to the boys that they have to make the best decision for their own personal situation”, in addition, Amani Hooker added: “We had communication before the OTAs. [sobre] who would be here and who would not. They are all professionals, and we know that the boys who are not here are going to do what they have to do to be prepared ”.

Will the absences of Tannehill, Henry and Brown affect the Titans heading into the 2021 NFL Season?

Falcons receive tempting offer for Julio Jones

The Falcons are faced with the problem that their WR Julio Jones no longer wants to be part of the franchise and now, with information via the team’s own website, AtlantaFalcons.com, Atlanta was reported to have an offer from an unidentified team on the table for Jones, involving a first-round pick for the 2022 Draft.

As of Monday, several executives around the league pointed out that the Falcons most likely only received a second-round pick for Jones, however, it appears not to be the case, and while we learn more details about the team that offered, the important thing It will be to see: is this a team that is expected to choose high, low or in the middle of the first round of the next draft? and second, how much of Jones’s 15.3 million guaranteed salary in 2021 are the Falcons expected to pay? to get the first round pick?

The window to negotiate will open on Wednesday, June 2 and we must be attentive to what happens. What team do you see Julio Jones playing in 2021?

Hunter Henry to wear number 85 in honor of Antonio Gates

In more NFL news, while tight end Hunter Henry is no longer with the Chargers, he still hasn’t forgotten where he came from. Henry wore number 86 with Los Angeles, however, now he wears 85 with New England in honor of his former teammate, Antonio Gates: “Obviously, I played one of the greatest ’85’ who ever played the game: Antonio. Gates, ”said Henry,“ so maybe this is a little honor for him. I hope I can make good use of the number. “

Recall that Henry spent five seasons with the Chargers, of which he was Gates teammates for three. However, this offseason he signed a 3-year, $ 37.5 million contract with the Patriots: “I enjoy this culture. I think it suits me very well, ”Henry said Thursday, via Karen Guregian of the Boston Herald. “It is such a winning culture. Here is a tradition. There is a high level of expectation. So I think many of us, including myself, are very excited to try to rise to meet those expectations. “

How will Hunter Henry fare next season under Bill Belichick?

Antonio Brown, sued by a marketing firm

Matt Baker, del Tampa Bay Times, informed that the firm KCB Marketing filed a lawsuit against Antonio Brown in Broward County, Florida on Tuesday. The current Buccaneers player is accused of failing to pay commissions of 2.4 million dollars that KCB helped him win through “marketing, sponsorship, and public relations opportunities with various third-party vendors.”

The marketing firm is seeking more than $ 100,000 from Brown. According to the lawsuit, the recipient signed an agreement with the company in July 2017 and terminated it the following year after refusing to pay some of the commissions the company believes it has earned. Brown has faced a variety of lawsuits in recent years and is the subject of another filed this month by a moving truck driver who accused him of assaulting him.

How will this complaint against Antonio Brown unfold?

Todd Gurley visits the Lions

Running back Todd Gurley, who is currently a free agent, has had a relatively uneventful offseason, despite visiting the Lions yesterday according to ESPN’s Adam Schefter.

If acquired by Detroit, Gurley would return to play alongside quarterback Jared Goff, with whom he was teammates when they both played for the Rams. He would also face off with Lions general manager Brad Holmes, who was the director of scouting Rams’ collegiate when the team selected Gurley with the 10th overall pick in the 2015 NFL Draft.

Will you meet again with Jared Goff?

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