49ers QB Trey Lance taken off on cart with ankle injury
San Francisco 49ers quarterback Trey Lance was taken off the field on a cart Sunday after injuring his right ankle. Lance went down after running the ball on the second drive of the game against the Seattle Seahawks. The 49ers immediately announced he would not return.news.yahoo.com
Defending Super Bowl champion Rams open season as underdogs
Matthew Stafford, Aaron Donald and the Los Angeles Rams will raise their Super Bowl banner Thursday night before kicking off the NFL season at home where they became the second straight team to hoist the Vince Lombardi trophy in their own stadium.
Culley seems safe after Texans fall in San Francisco
Hello all - Ari Alexander writing to you this week after the Houston Texans turned in a listless second half performance over the weekend. It came after they took a surprising lead early in the game against the favored San Francisco 49ers on the road. Niners rookie QB Trey Lance led a second-half comeback against the Texans to win 23-7, but Davis Mills likely showed enough for the Texans to prioritize giving him a look in 2022.
Garoppolo after latest injury: 'It’s getting real old'
Jimmy Garoppolo did his best to try to play through an injured right calf before finally calling it quits at halftime. Now Garoppolo is dealing with another early season injury that could force him to miss time. Garoppolo has began the season as a starting quarterback five times in his career and has now gotten hurt before the end of the fourth game in four of those.news.yahoo.com
NFL draft early entry list has 3 national title-winning QBs
Those 128 players, plus three more who inquired about their draft status but didn't need special eligibility, were on the NFL's official list released Friday as available to be drafted after giving up their remaining college eligibility. The 30 players with college eligibility remaining after completing their degree requirements had to notify the NFL of their intentions for the draft. As for those 98 players granted special eligibility without yet finishing their degrees, that was one fewer than last year and the lowest total since 95 in 2017. Players less than four years removed from high school who have not completed a degree need to be granted special entry to the draft by the NFL. Southern California has the most players leaving early for NFL draft eligibility with six.
FCS schedules nearly set with season starting in February
MEAC: Seven teams will play a four-game conference schedule starting Feb. 20. Northeast: Seven teams will play a four-game conference schedule starting March 5 with championship game April 16 or 17. Ohio Valley: Eight teams will play a seven-game conference schedule starting Feb. 21. Patriot League: Six teams will play a four-game conference schedule starting March 13 with championship game between division winners April 17. Southern: Nine teams will play an eight-game conference schedule starting Feb. 20.