MKRob Sports Wire: Jaguars QB David Garrard, Colts WR Reggie Wayne & More
Jaguars | Crucial year for David Garrard
Jacksonville Jaguars QB David Garrard is entering a crucial year with the team and needs to have a very strong season if he is going to be the team’s quarterback of the future, reports Vito Stellino, of The Florida Times-Union. If he doesn’t improve, the Jaguars may turn towards the NFL Draft next year to find a new quarterback.
Colts | Reggie Wayne appears ready to report to camp
It appears Indianapolis Colts WR Reggie Wayne will report to training camp with the rest of his team, reports Mike Chappell, of The Indianapolis Star. He said on his website that he is ready to return to the practice field. Wayne, as reported, isn’t happy with his contract.
Packers | Ryan Grant likely to see majority of touches again
Green Bay Packers RB Ryan Grant is likely to see the large majority of the carries again this season, reports Pete Dougherty, of The Green Bay Press-Gazette. Running backs coach Edgar Bennett said Grant has been focusing on adding more runs of 20 yards or longer this year after having seven of them a year ago.
Falcons | Michael Turner healthy entering camp
Atlanta Falcons RB Michael Turner enters training camp healthy and in shape, reports Steve Wyche, of NFL.com. The Falcons didn’t feel he was in shape until Week 8 of last season.
Bengals | Andre Caldwell could see less snaps
Cincinnati Bengals head coach Marvin Lewis said WR Andre Caldwell was the team’s most improved player during offseason workouts, reports Joe Reedy, of The Cincinnati Enquirer. Caldwell, however, could see diminished playing time now that the team has added WR Terrell Owens.
Buccaneers | Battle at wide receiver kicking off
Tampa Bay Buccaneers WRs Reggie Brown, Michael Clayton, Arrelious Benn and Mike Williams will battle during training camp for starting roles at wide receiver, reports Ira Kaufman, of The Tampa Tribune. The Buccaneers’ coaches are excited about the big-play potential Williams brings to the table and he may be able to provide QB Josh Freeman with the deep threat he is looking for.
Panthers | Steve Smith week to week
Carolina Panthers head coach John Fox said they are going to monitor WR Steve Smith’s (arm) status on a week-by-week basis, reports Panthers.com. He noted it will come down to a medical decision and they will take it as slowly as they need to.
Cowboys | Kyle Kosier receiving snaps at center
Dallas Cowboys LG Kyle Kosier is receiving some snaps at center just in case the team needs him there at some point this season, reports Charean Williams, of The Fort Worth Star-Telegram. Kosier has never played center before.
Buccaneers | Sammie Stroughter to work in slot again
Tampa Bay Buccaneers WR Sammie Stroughter will once again be the team’s slot receiver when training camp begins, reports Ira Kaufman, of The Tampa Tribune.
Bengals | Matt Jones may be fighting for roster spot
Cincinnati Bengals WR Matt Jones could be one of five receivers on the team’s roster fighting for a single roster spot, reports Joe Reedy, of The Cincinnati Enquirer.
Texans | Aaron Glenn retires
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Thu, 29 Jul 2010 00:44:04 -0400
The Houston Texans signed free-agent CB Aaron Glenn signed a one-day contract and retired as a member of the team, reports Nick Scurfield, of HoustonTexans.com.