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Legendary Washington Redskins’ Defensive Lineman, Dave Butz, gone at age 72:Remember when his little son used to carry his helmet off the field for him, after the games

They called him a “Gentle Giant” and at 6’8/300 pounds, he was a BIG man…But, he always looked so young…And now he is gone at age 72…Dave Butz, the Washington Redskins’ huge defensive lineman from days gone by…And the most Iconic Memory of all for many of us, when it comes to Dave Butz, was Legendary Washington Redskins’ Defensive Lineman, Dave Butz, gone at age 72:Remember when his little son used to carry his helmet off the field for him, after the games

Carolina Panthers activate QB Sam Darnold:Happy Days are here again???

Carolina Panthers activate QB Sam Darnold from Pro Football Rumors, with Adam La Rose, and from www.yardbarker.com/YardBarker.com The Carolina Panthers have added another name to the mix regarding their fluid quarterback situation. The team announced on Monday that Sam Darnold has been activated from IR. This will be their second activation of the year. Carolina Carolina Panthers activate QB Sam Darnold:Happy Days are here again???

Carolina Panthers fire two defensive assistant coaches on Sunday as “The Tankathon” continues

Carolina Panthers fire two defensive assistants as spiral continues from Cory Woodroof, with YardBarker.com/www.yardbarker.com The Carolina Panthers look like a team ready to wave the white flag on the 2022 season. The team, which has already fired its head coach and traded its best offensive player, fired two defensive coaches after a 42-21 loss to Carolina Panthers fire two defensive assistant coaches on Sunday as “The Tankathon” continues

Pittsburgh Steelers’ QB Mitchell Trubisky looks to start over rookie Kenny Pickett

Steelers QB Mitchell Trubisky makes case for starting over rookie Kenny Pickett from Zac Wassink, with YardBarker.com/www.yardbarker.com As recently as last week, free-agent signing Mitchell Trubisky was widely viewed as the unnamed and uncrowned starting quarterback of the Pittsburgh Steelers over rookie Kenny Pickett and backup Mason Rudolph. That was after Pickett completed 13-of-15 passes Pittsburgh Steelers’ QB Mitchell Trubisky looks to start over rookie Kenny Pickett

Was Tom Brady on the ‘Masked Singer Show’ on FOX during the recent training camp break in his NFL career???

Fox teasing Tom Brady was on ‘The Masked Singer’ during break from Buccaneers? from Zac Wassink, with YardBarker.com/www.yardbarker.com As far as outsiders are concerned, the 11-day training-camp break that quarterback Tom Brady recently enjoyed away from the Tampa Bay Buccaneers remains mostly unexplained other than that it was supposedly related to unspecified “personal reasons” and Was Tom Brady on the ‘Masked Singer Show’ on FOX during the recent training camp break in his NFL career???

What ever happened to former Smith Golden Eagle, Clemson Tiger, St. Louis Cardinal and Guilford County Commissioner Joe Bostic???

Where are they Now? Former Big Red Lineman Joe Bostic from Dennis Dillon with THE BIG RED ZONE(History of the St. Louis Football Cardinals) CLICK HERE for more details and to see the Joe Bostic photos… This article sent our way today, from Danny Pigge, with Ameriprise Financial, a true die-hard South Carolina Gamecocks fan, What ever happened to former Smith Golden Eagle, Clemson Tiger, St. Louis Cardinal and Guilford County Commissioner Joe Bostic???

Larry Ogunjobi(Ragsdale HS) says Mason Rudolph fight is now ‘Water Under the Bridge’

Steelers DT Larry Ogunjobi on Mason Rudolph incident: ‘That’s just water under the bridge’ from Zac Wassink, with www.yardbarker.com Defensive tackle Larry Ogunjobi (Ragsdale High School/Charlotte) was playing for the Cleveland Browns when he famously shoved Pittsburgh Steelers quarterback Mason Rudolph to the ground during a 2019 incident involving Cleveland All-Pro pass rusher Myles Garrett. Larry Ogunjobi(Ragsdale HS) says Mason Rudolph fight is now ‘Water Under the Bridge’

Former NFL D-lineman and former FOX football NFL analyst gone at age 55:”The Goose” is gone

He played on the D-line for the Ravens and the Colts, and seemed to be remembered fondly by all for his work on TV, as a FOX football NFL analyst…He would be out there on the sideline doing something sort of wild and crazy, but it was good crazy…He was big and jovial and it Former NFL D-lineman and former FOX football NFL analyst gone at age 55:”The Goose” is gone

Most of the cases against Deshaun Watson have been settled

Attorney: 20 of 24 cases against Browns QB Deshaun Watson have settled from Zac Wassink, with www.yardbarker.com It was reported last week that the NFL Players Association “is bracing for a recommendation by the league of ‘unprecedented’ punishment” for Cleveland Browns star quarterback Deshaun Watson, who was, at that time, facing a minimum of 24 Most of the cases against Deshaun Watson have been settled

NFL Owners meeting this week and several owners banding together to remove Washington Commanders’ owner Daniel Snyder

NFL owners reportedly ‘counting votes’ to remove Dan Snyder from Pro Football Rumors, with Adam La Rose, and from YardBarker.com/www.yardbarker.com Dan Snyder has been involved in another controversy surrounding the Commanders this offseason, and it could affect his future in the NFL. As detailed by Jarrett Bell of USA Today, a number of other owners NFL Owners meeting this week and several owners banding together to remove Washington Commanders’ owner Daniel Snyder

Tom Brady to join FOX Sports NFL Football as the Lead Analyst when he retires(some day in the next 10 years)

Tom Brady to join FOX Sports as lead NFL analyst following playing career By Victor Barbosa, from YardBarker.com/www.yardbarker.com Nobody seems to know when future Hall of Fame quarterback Tom Brady is going to officially hang up the cleats on his playing career. It had appeared that “TB12” had called it quits on Feb. 1, but Tom Brady to join FOX Sports NFL Football as the Lead Analyst when he retires(some day in the next 10 years)

Ron Hunt(Southern Guilford HS/N.C. A&T) signs Undrafted Free Agent Contract with the N.Y. Jets

Ron Hunt who starred at Southern Guilford High School, and then went on to have a great career with the N.C. A&T Aggies, has signed an Undrafted Free Agent contract with the New York Jets. Ron Hunt, WR, North Carolina A&T An HBCU alumni, Ron Hunt shined at the HBCU Combine this year after a Ron Hunt(Southern Guilford HS/N.C. A&T) signs Undrafted Free Agent Contract with the N.Y. Jets

Northwest Guilford HS alums Tre Turner and Thomas Hennigan sign NFL Undrafted Free Agent Contracts:Turner to the Raiders and Hennigan headed to the Vikings

Big Play Tré in Black & Silver ?@tre11turner is a @Raiders!!!!#NFLHokies | #RaiderNation pic.twitter.com/hPguFLHARN — Virginia Tech Football (@HokiesFB) May 1, 2022 Source says that undrafted Virginia Tech WR Tre Turner is now going to the Las Vegas Raiders to sign instead of the #Vikings. Source said that Turner will get $40,000 total guaranteed with Northwest Guilford HS alums Tre Turner and Thomas Hennigan sign NFL Undrafted Free Agent Contracts:Turner to the Raiders and Hennigan headed to the Vikings

Carolina Panthers corral a quarterback and they don’t get Frank Corral, they select Matt Corral from Ole Miss

from www.panthers.com: CHARLOTTE — The Panthers walked into the 2022 NFL Draft with two big needs, but only one pick in the first two days. They still managed to cross both items off the list. A day after taking left tackle Ickey Ekwonu with the sixth overall pick, the Panthers made a move Friday night Carolina Panthers corral a quarterback and they don’t get Frank Corral, they select Matt Corral from Ole Miss

WR A.J. Brown goes from the Titans to the Eagles in a $100 Million Dollar Deal

Philadelphia Eagles acquire star WR A.J. Brown from Tennessee Titans from Adam Stites, with YardBarker.com/www.yardbarker.com The Philadelphia Eagles acquired one-time Pro Bowl wide receiver A.J. Brown in a trade with the Tennessee Titans during the 2022 NFL Draft, according to ESPN’s Adam Schefter. The deal reportedly sends Brown to Philadelphia in exchange for the No. WR A.J. Brown goes from the Titans to the Eagles in a $100 Million Dollar Deal

Kenny Pickett of Pitt goes to Pitt, looks like a good fit, for the Pittsburgh Steelers

Steelers take Kenny Pickett, the first quarterback of the 2022 NFL Draft from Adam Stites, with YardBarker.com/www.yardbarker.com The drought on quarterbacks in the 2022 NFL Draft ended at No. 20 overall when the Pittsburgh Steelers took hometown hero Kenny Pickett in the first round. Pickett, 23, was a Heisman Trophy finalist after finishing his senior Kenny Pickett of Pitt goes to Pitt, looks like a good fit, for the Pittsburgh Steelers

Carolina Panthers not looking to trade for Baker Mayfield before this week’s NFL Draft

Report: Panthers not expected to trade for Browns QB Baker Mayfield before first round of NFL Draft from Victor Barbosa, with YardBarker.com/www.yardbarker.com The 2022 NFL Draft is three days away and many eyes continue to be peeled on Cleveland Browns quarterback Baker Mayfield. One of the handful of teams that have been rumored to be Carolina Panthers not looking to trade for Baker Mayfield before this week’s NFL Draft

Deebo Samuel wants to be traded away from the San Francisco 49ers

Deebo Samuel asks 49ers for trade, reportedly has ‘issues with how he’s used’ from Zac Wassink, with YardBarker.com/www.yardbarker.com Coming off the Easter holiday weekend, it was still believed the San Francisco 49ers would ultimately come to terms on a new deal with versatile offensive most valuable player Deebo Samuel, who is in the final year Deebo Samuel wants to be traded away from the San Francisco 49ers

Carolina Panthers WR Robbie Anderson wants the Panthers to work out QB Colin Kaepernick

from the Carolina Panthers Wire: On Friday, NFL Network insider Ian Rapoport suggested that the Carolina Panthers were the most likely landing spot for Cleveland Browns quarterback Baker Mayfield. Wideout Robby Anderson, however, was having none of it. Later on that night, Josina Anderson of USA TODAY Sports followed with a suggestion of her own Carolina Panthers WR Robbie Anderson wants the Panthers to work out QB Colin Kaepernick

LA Rams QB Matthew Stafford has off-season surgery

Rams QB Matthew Stafford had ‘surgical thing’ this offseason from Zac Wassink, with YardBarker.com/www.yardbarker.com It appears quarterback Matthew Stafford guided the Los Angeles Rams to a Super Bowl victory while battling some sort of physical ailment in February. According to Charean Williams of Pro Football Talk and Cameron DaSilva of Rams Wire, Stafford revealed on LA Rams QB Matthew Stafford has off-season surgery