September 2020 News Round Up
The Bengals have given RB Joe Mixon a 4 year contract extension
The Lions have extended the contract of LT Taylor Decker
Colts have signed C Ryan Kelly to a contract extension
Troubled WR Josh Gordon has re-signed with the Seahawks
Cam Newton was officially named the starting QB for the Patriots. Dwayne Haskins was named the starter for Washington.
The Texans have given QB Deshaun Watson a 4 year contract extension.
Cuts were made to rosters across the league. Some notable cuts were RBs Adrian Peterson and Lamar Miller.
After originally keeping it secret, the Bears have announced Mitchell Trubisky as their starting QB. He was benched for Nick Foles on September 27.
Cowboys DE Randy Gregory has been reinstated by the league.
The Lions Have signed RB Adrian Peterson.
Teams have announced their practice squads
Keenan Allen and the Chargers have reached a contract extension
DE Jadaveon Clowney is signing with the Titans.
The Rams have signed CB Jalen Ramsey to a contract extension that makes him the highest paid CB in the NFL.
Former Steelers LB Ryan Shazier has officially retired after a horrific injury. Veteran CB Aqib Talib and Wr Jermaine Kearse also announced their retirements.
The Cardinals gave WR DeAndre Hopkins to a contract extension. The Bills have done the same for CB Tre'Davious White.
QB Colin Kaepernick is back in Madden for the first time since 2016. He's rated 81 overall.
Broncos LB Von Miller is expected to miss the season with an ankle injury.
The Titans & Steelers game scheduled for Sunday October 4 has been postponed due to a COVID outbreak in the Titans organization. The game is expected to be played on Monday or Tuesday.
The league has sent several memos condemning coaches for not wearing their masks.
Patrick Mahomes is going to be a dad.
President Trump apparently talked to Big Ten commissioner Kevin Warren urging him to start the season with the other conferences
Spencer Rattler has officially been named the new starting QB at Oklahoma
The season has now begun.
Southern Miss's head coach resigned after just one game.
College Gameday is airing with virtual fan attendance due to the pandemic.
Games continue to be postponed due to COVID cases.
The Big Ten, PAC-12, Mountain West, and MAC have all voted to resume football season at different points in October and November.
The return to play plans have caused several players to opt back into the season.
The PAC-12 presente4d a plan for playoff expansion, which was rejected.
Georgia QB JT Daniels has been medically cleared to return to play.
Defending National Champ LSU was upset by Mississippi State in its season opener. MSU QB KJ Costello set the school's single game passing yards record in the game (623).
Notre Dame has a COVID outbreak that they have traced back to a pregame meal.
I know this month's edition doesn't really provide enough info. I'll make sure to keep up better next month.