HORNETS IN THE PROS: AUG. 7-13
McLeod Bethel-Thompson (QB, Toronto Argonauts)
Bethel-Thompson returns as a the starter in Toronto and can lead the Argonauts as they open the yr towards Calgary on Saturday, Aug. 7, at 4 p.m. This week marks the return of the CFL which didn’t play in 2020 because of the pandemic. In 2019, Bethel-Thompson accomplished 335 of 493 passes for 4m024 yards and 26 touchdowns. He led the CFL in TD passes and makes an attempt, was third in yards and completions. He performed for the Aviators of The Spring League throughout 2020.
Toronto Argonauts Announce QB McLeod Bethel-Thompson As Week One Starter https://t.co/TOpYCdwgBN #cfl #cflnews #cfl2021 pic.twitter.com/1Ftt04XLJw
— CFLNewsHub (@CFLNewsHub) August 5, 2021
Darnell Sankey (LB, Calgary Stampeders)
Staring throughout the road from Bethel-Thompson will likely be linebacker Darnell Sankey who will likely be making his CFL debut this weekend. Sankey had a number of stops within the NFL, together with energetic roster spots with the Indianapolis Colts in 2017 the place he appeared in six video games. He carries on an extended streak of a Sacramento State player in Calgary as Brandon Smith was a key a part of the group’s protection from 2008-19.
“I got here up right here to do what I can to assist this group win a Gray Cup.”
Darnell Sankey provides his ideas as coaching camp wraps up.#GoStampsGo | #CFLTC pic.twitter.com/YBdIjJTL0x
— Calgary Stampeders (@calstampeders) July 29, 2021
DeAndre Carter (WR, Washington Soccer Workforce)
Carter signed with Washington after splitting the 2020 season between Houston and Chicago. The well-travelled vet has additionally had stints with Baltimore, Oakland, New England, San Francisco and Philadelphia. Washington opens its preseason on Thur., Aug. 12, on the Patriots at 4:30 p.m. PT.
DeAndre Carter with the toe-tap pic.twitter.com/iJeHGHdxoe
— Zach Selby (@ZachSelbyWFT) August 5, 2021
One player who has flashed the final couple practices: WR DeAndre Carter. Talked about him on the podcast the opposite day (and once more on the one at the moment; out later; could be an early night launch; endurance). Fast. Provides assist as a twin returner. Shall be within the combine at WR.
— John Keim (@john_keim) August 2, 2021
George Obinna (LB, Atlanta Falcons)
Obinna is in his first season in Atlanta. Undrafted following the 2019 Sacramento State season, he shortly signed with the Cleveland Browns however suffered an harm which left him sidelined for the season. Sacramento State’s all-time sack chief will take the sector towards the Tennessee Titans on Fri., Aug. 13, at 4 p.m. PT.
Atlanta Falcons LB/DE George Obinna is carrying quantity 59 pic.twitter.com/kQr5mTxOs4
— NFL Jersey Numbers (@nfl_jersey_num) June 18, 2021
Todd Davis (LB)
An inventory of Hornets within the pros wouldn’t be full with out saluting Todd Davis who introduced his retirement earlier this week after seven seasons within the NFL. Davis started his profession with the New Orleans Saints earlier than breaking out with the Denver Broncos the place he received a Tremendous Bowl title and was a group captain. He performed 2020 with the Minnesota Vikings and not too long ago inked a take care of the New York Giants earlier than choosing retirement. Throughout his profession, Davis compiled 270 whole tackles, together with 18 TFLs.
A profession in actual property is subsequent for Todd Davis. An excellent Bronco.
“I had labored exhausting to get to a sure level in my profession and it felt like individuals have been asking me to start out throughout. It is time for me to maneuver on to different ventures.” #9sports https://t.co/KYODzJpgqq
— Mike Klis (@mikeklis) August 4, 2021
Clancy Barone (Tight Ends, Chicago Bears)
The 2021 season would be the second for Barone with the Chicago Bears. In his first yr with the group, Barone oversaw Jimmy Graham catch a team-high eight touchdowns. Barone has beforehand coached with Minnesota, Denver and Atlanta.
Knapp was set to start his first season because the quarterbacks coach with the New York Jets earlier than tragically being killed whereas driving his bike by a distracted driver in San Ramon, Calif. Since his passing, Knapp has been effectively remembered for his skill to narrate to individuals in addition to his success mentoring quarterbacks and main offenses within the NFL.
The @nyjets have added particular decals on their helmets honoring Greg Knapp.#uniswag pic.twitter.com/IZcynkCR0w
— UNISWAG (@UNISWAG) July 30, 2021
“He was an incredible man, he was an incredible chief, great father, great husband and he’ll be sorely missed.”
Coach Saleh on the passing of Greg Knapp pic.twitter.com/ESFK7SN6sJ
— New York Jets (@nyjets) July 27, 2021
A few of Greg Knapp’s greatest quarterbacks mourned the lack of their former coach. https://t.co/JOsQ96DgXg
— Jets Wire (@TheJetsWire) July 26, 2021
.@AlbertBreer‘s MMQB column leads with Deshaun Watson reporting to camp in Houston and what it means for his authorized state of affairs and commerce demand. Plus, Tomlin and Huge Ben on the QB’s 18th season, newest on Aaron Rodgers, remembering Greg Knapp and extra:https://t.co/1jn9pXCsXj
— The MMQB (@theMMQB) July 26, 2021
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