Cowboys LB Jaylon Smith, who played in his first game since suffering a serious knee injury a few years ago, said he never doubted that he would return to playing football.
“Not one moment,” Smith said, via ESPN.com. “From the start, it’s a been a long journey. Like I’ve told all of you guys, my clear-eye view, a focused vision, determined belief, earned dreams, it’s got me here today and it’s something where I really appreciate the Jones [family] and everybody with the Cowboys organization for believing in me. It’s just the beginning. It’s a great feeling.”
“A moment I’ve waited for for a long time,” Smith added. “There’s many more to come.”
Matt Lombardo of NJ.com takes a look at some Eagles’ veterans who are likely to get released in the coming weeks.
- Most notably, Lombardo’s list includes free agent addition RB LeGarrette Blount, who has managed to rush for just 17 yards on nine carries this preseason and doesn’t offer much as a pass catcher.
- Other players who could be on the roster bubble, according to Lombardo, include QB Matt McGloin, DB Corey Graham, RB Wendell Smallwood, CB Patrick Robinson, and DE Vinny Curry.
Redskins franchise QB Kirk Cousins reiterated that he wants to remain in Washington long-term.
“So I want to be a Washington Redskin, yes,” Cousins said, via Pro Football Talk. “That’s an easy answer. Great organization. Phenomenal history. Passionate fan base. Great city. There’s just so many positive teammates. I love my teammates, I love playing with these guy. I don’t need to look elsewhere.”
“We went through some things with Frank Clark when we drafted him so we really learned some lessons there about going above and beyond what you need to do in terms of making sure you are on the up and up,’’ Schneider said during an appearance on ESPN 710, via Bob Condotta of the Seattle Times.