Another Monday pod! A room filled with some heroes - Dan Hanzus, Marc Sessler and Gregg Rosenthal bring you the latest news in the NFL as 18 teams start minicamp this week. In New England, Stephon Gilmore is absent (10:43) and N'Keal Harry is fighting for a roster spot (16:53). In other news, Russell Wilson details his "unfortunate situation" (18:39), Le'Veon Bell is bad at apologizing (22:01) and Kyler Murray wants to run less (26:20). Then we have transaction wire news (29:32), Von Miller speaks about the Aaron Rodgers rumors (34:31) and we close the show with a trope classic: Ezekiel Elliott is in the best shape of his life (38:08).
Former Jaguars head coach Urban Meyer returns to FOX as college football analyst
Former Jaguars head coach Urban Meyer will return to TV as a college football analyst on FOX's "Big Noon Kickoff."
Browns QB Jacoby Brissett on starting role: 'I just have to be myself'
Browns QB Jacoby Brissett is in line to start the first 11 games of the season following Deshaun Watson's suspension. Brissett told reporters on Friday that his plan in his new role is to just be himself.
NFL news roundup: Latest league updates from Friday, Aug. 19
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Cardinals to induct former owner Bill Bidwill into Ring of Honor during Week 1 game vs. Chiefs
The Cardinals will induct former owner Bill Bidwill into their Ring of Honor during halftime of their Week 1 game against the Chiefs on Sept. 11. Bidwill, the father of current Cardinals owner Michael Bidwill, died in 2019 at the age of 88.
Panthers QBs P.J. Walker, Matt Corral to rotate quarters vs. Patriots; Baker Mayfield, Sam Darnold out
The Carolina Panthers will sit Baker Mayfield and Sam Darnold during Friday night's preseason game against the Patriots. P.J. Walker will play the first and third quarters, while rookie Matt Corral will get the second and fourth.
Colts' Frank Reich: Shaquille Leonard likely won't be 100 percent when he returns
Frank Reich remains optimistic that star linebacker Shaquille Leonard will be ready to play Week 1 despite undergoing back surgery in June. But Reich acknowledged that even if he's cleared to play the season opener, Leonard likely won't be at full force.
Stephen Jones: Dak Prescott having 'best camp that I've seen him have since he's been a Cowboy'
Last training camp, Dak Prescott dealt with a muscle strain in his throwing arm as he recovered from a fractured foot. This year, the Cowboys quarterback is healthy and impressing during offseason work.
Joe Burrow on Jessie Bates' absence: Bengals teammates will 'welcome him back with open arms'
Bengals star safety Jessie Bates continues to skip training camp after not agreeing to a long-term contract with the club. As Cincy awaits the return of the playmaker, Joe Burrow isn't sweating the absence of the defensive leader.
Marcus Mariota a willing mentor to Desmond Ridder: 'It's ultimately going to make your team better'
Atlanta Falcons rookie quarterback Desmond Ridder said veteran Marcus Mariota has been like another coach for him this offseason and into preseason action.
Bears TE Cole Kmet flashes promise in brief preseason outing Thursday vs. Seattle
Chicago Bears tight end Cole Kmet and quarterback Justin Fields worked on their chemistry this offseason, which was evident in their brief outing together Thursday night.
2022 NFL preseason, Week 2: What We Learned from Bears' win over Seahawks on Thursday night
Justin Fields and the Bears' offense still have plenty of work to do, but Chicago's defense clamped down on Geno Smith and the Seahawks for a preseason win on Thursday.
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