• Travis Tyler

September 2020 News Round Up

NFL

  • 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.

College

  • 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.



0 views

The Football Savant

  • Facebook
  • Twitter

© 2020 by The Football Savant. Proudly created with Wix.com