Jason Cole reports that a project involving the Rams and Chargers moving to Los Angeles is “gaining momentum” among NFL owners.
The reason being that some owners have concerns about whether or not the Raiders have the money to make all of this work.
According to Cole, the other issue that is that there is some question as to how long Mark Davis will own the team before selling it to a deep-pocket owner.
A report from an Australian reporter said that Jarryd Hayne of the 49ers told his family that he has made the team’s 53-man roster.
However, 49ers HC Jim Tomsula shot this down quickly.
“I don’t know what the rules in the media are in Australia, OK? But you might want to fact-check,” Tomsula told KNBR, via NFL.com. “The 53 is not set.”
- Jeff McLane of the Philadelphia Inquirer believes that RB Kenjon Barner has made a “strong case” for the Eagles to keep four running backs on the active roster, due to the success he has had on punt returns this preseason.
- McLane’s guess for the workload distribution among the running backs is for DeMarco Murray to have 225-250 carries, Ryan Mathews with 100-125 carries, and Darren Sproles to have around 50 carries.
- Tom Silverstein writes that it’s likely Green Bay will add a veteran receiver before the regular season starts.
- Silverstein suggests they could consider bringing back someone like James Jones, Jarrett Boykin or Jeremy Ross, if they’re cut by their respective teams
- According to Aaron Wilson, OL David Quessenberry is in remission after receiving treatment for lymphoma.
- HC Bill O’Brien said that Quessenberry will be placed on the NFI list and expects him to be back by next offseason, per Wilson.