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Calais Campbell on Taven Bryan: 'He's the best rookie I've had in my career'

Though Jacksonville Jaguars first-round pick Taven Bryan has yet to take the field in an actual game, veteran defensive lineman Calais Campbell has been impressed with what he’s seen in practice. In fact, he’s been so impressed with the rookie, he gave him high praise in his most recent press …

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KRYK: Rookie phenom QBs should start, play lots this week

First-string’s the thing if you’re an NFL quarterback hoping to quickly improve.Especially if you’re a rookie.As the NFL’s second full week of …

NFL

Saban, Bama seek title No. 6 with old challenges, new faces

TUSCALOOSA, Ala. (AP) — Alabama and Nick Saban begin the quest for their sixth national title as college football's ultimate power couple with many …

College Football

Use these tiers to ace your fantasy football draft

The one thing no fantasy team owner can do without at a draft is a list of players, whether it comes in a fancy online app or simply printed out on good ol' paper. However, for those who really want to ace their drafts, that list is divided into tiers.<p>Grouping players into tiers helps drafters make …

Fantasy Football

Thursday afternoon Cardinal news and notes

Jack Lewis wants Bama.—The 2018-19 Louisville sports season officially gets underway tonight with the women’s soccer team hosting Wright State at …

College Sports

No matter the tier you shop in '18, QB drafters can do well

In the real world NFL, the quarterback position is everything. The quarterbacks get the money and the supermodels, the endorsements and the glory …

Fantasy Football

Preston: For a Ravens team in transition to be a contender, Joe Flacco needs to lead it

Training camp officially ended Tuesday and the Ravens have made plenty of progress. There is a comfort level built around some major concerns, but …

Football (U.S.)

Jones Named to Manning Award Watch List

BDN+ Premium Content<p>Related Links<p><b>DURHAM, N.C. –</b> <b></b>Duke redshirt junior quarterback <b>Daniel Jones</b> has been selected to the preseason watch list for the …

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Sports Watch: Helmet Rule Heading Toward Disaster

Just Now<p>The Sports Watch begins with Jalen Ramsey praising Lamar Jackson, saying the QB should have been taken earlier than 32. Tyler says it’s time …

NFL

Is the Ravens defense underrated heading into the season?

The talk of the Ravens offseason has been the addition of offensive playmakers through free agency and the draft. Baltimore added wide receivers …

Football (U.S.)

Fantasy Football 2018: Rookie stars, best running backs not named Barkley

One rookie stands above everyone else, so set Barkley aside. These are the likely rookie stars and best running backs for Fantasy Football 2018. …

Fantasy Football

CatsIllustrated.com - The five biggest games on Kentucky's 2018 schedule

While the overall win/loss total is the most important measurement of a program's progress and success, or lack thereof, some games are more …

College Sports

Louisville transitions without Heisman-winning QB Jackson

LOUISVILLE, Ky. (AP) — Louisville is determined to prove it can continue to win, even without Heisman Trophy quarterback Lamar Jackson.<p>Those expectations are pretty high considering the Cardinals will rely on backup QB Jawon Pass and replace nine defensive starters from an 8-5 team (4-4 Atlantic …

College Football

Ranking the watchability of all 16 games in Week 2 of the NFL preseason

Eagles at Patriots kick off the second week of preseason action, but the (sort of) Super Bowl rematch is not the best game in Week 2 of the NFL preseason.<p>Last week’s NFL preseason action featured 12 games on Thursday night and a sprinkling of games Friday and Saturday. This week, the games are more …

NFL

Watch Sam Darnold try to win Jets starting QB job on Yahoo Sports mobile app

The last time the NFL didn’t have a a rookie quarterback start in Week 1 was 2007.<p>The cliche that quarterbacks need to sit and learn is outdated. NFL …

Football (U.S.)

Simms in 60: 'Big 5' First-Round Rookie QBs Are Unfazed by NFL Spotlight

Bleacher Report Lead NFL Analyst Chris Simms has been keeping a close eye on the Big Five first-round rookie quarterbacks. How does he feel that Baker Mayfield, Sam Darnold, Josh Allen, Josh Rosen and Lamar Jackson are adapting to NFL life in their first preseason? Watch the video above to see …

Football (U.S.)

Where Bills players are being drafted in fantasy football

Not only is it almost time for the NFL’s regular season, it’s almost time to once again get the crew together and hold the yearly fantasy football draft.<p>The Buffalo Bills have an interesting roster in terms of fantasy football. There are plenty of sleepers and a couple of players fantasy …

Fantasy Football

Fantasy Football 2018: AFC North

Knowledge is power and the greatest asset you can acquire in order to compete for a fantasy football championship. Here's your 2018 preview of the …

Fantasy Football

A preview of the Louisville football kickoff luncheon

The fresh start to yet another college football season, thankfully, is loudly knocking on our front doorsteps. And in that vein, the 2018 UofL …

Louisville Cardinals

Lamar Jackson, Baker Mayfield rookie QBs to stash

<i>In the darkest recesses of drafts, a statistical monster sleeps. Every year, a near unanimously overlooked player wakes up and snakes on the</i> …

Fantasy Football

Quick Hits: NFL Preseason Week 2

While the Ravens will not return to the field until Monday evening, there is still plenty to watch this week, starting with tonight’s slate of …

NFL

Ravens notebook: Joe Flacco to be limited to a set number of plays in exhibition games

While <b>John Harbaugh</b> would not use the words “pitch count” while referring to <b>Joe Flacco</b>’s workload in the preseason, the Ravens coach acknowledged the …

NFL

What's next for holdouts, rookie QBs?

Three weeks of training camp are over and three weeks remain until Week 1. At this halfway point of what often feels like an interminable preseason, …

Football (U.S.)

Jalen Ramsey: Josh Allen is trash, Flacco sucks, Big Ben is decent, Matt Ryan overrated

Getty Images<p>Jaguars cornerback Jalen Ramsey hasn’t faced every NFL quarterback in his two-year career, but he’s watched enough to have strong …

NFL

Giants quarterback Eli Manning responds to Jalen Ramsey's criticism: 'Who?'

ALLEN PARK, Mich. - Eli Manning is so good about not saying anything publicly that he doesn't want to be out there, his approach is a media blueprint for athletes everywhere.<p>But when the Giants' two-time Super Bowl MVP quarterback wants to send a message, and in the rare times he has during a …

NFL

Hard Knocks Recap: Todd Haley Emerges as a Comedic Firebrand

In five years, when Lincoln Riley is leading the Browns to their second straight AFC title game appearance, we’re going to dust off this season of …

NFL

Wednesday morning one-liners

Getty Images<p>Patriots RB Ralph Webb is the only player in the NFL with two preseason rushing touchdowns.<p>Jets QB Teddy Bridgewater had an almost …

Geno Smith

In Perkins, Virginia finally has a main attraction at QB

The dual-threat transfer could finally put the fun back into UVA footballYou won’t find many people predicting a postseason appearance for the …

College Sports

Get to Know the Louisville Football Opponent: Virginia

Louisville football will get ACC play underway in week four when they travel to Charlottesville to take on the Virginia Cavaliers.<p>Thankfully for the …

College Sports

NFL Power Rankings 2018: Latest Team Standings Ahead of Preseason Week 2

All 32 NFL teams have at least one preseason tilt in the books, which officially means nothing.<p>Unofficially, though, these tune-ups give fans and analysts the opportunity to assess offseason growth and the impact of new arrivals.<p>While everyone's preseason goal might be staying healthy, there are …

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