But using him as a decoy comes with injury risks, too, which is why Detroit has an eye on the long haul.
Jaguars QB Trevor Lawrence on what's changed in one year's time: 'I have a lot more confidence in where we're going'
A year removed from a 3-14 rookie season that didn't go nearly as planned, Jacksonville's first-time Pro Bowler Trevor Lawrence has "a lot more confidence" in where the Jaguars are headed.
Budda Baker cites Week 1 blowout loss vs. Chiefs as indication of Cardinals' struggles ahead: 'It showed who was prepared'
Cardinals safety Budda Baker reflected on Arizona's lack of preparedness in training camp and a blowout Week 1 loss to Kansas City as the start of the team's woeful 2022 season.
Seahawks QB Geno Smith 'very confident' in possibility of returning to Seattle on new deal
Seahawks quarterback Geno Smith told NFL Network's Cameron Wolfe that he is "very confident" that a new deal will get done to return to Seattle.
Buccaneers LT Tristan Wirfs 'grateful' to have blocked for Tom Brady: 'I hope I made him proud'
Bucs LT Tristan Wirfs gauges the temperature of Tampa Bay's locker room following Tom Brady's retirement this week, saying the team is overall grateful for its time with the future Hall of Fame quarterback.
Patriots LB Matt Judon confident Mac Jones will rebound: 'We know what type of player he can be'
As the New England Patriots offense sputtered throughout the 2022 season, the defense often shined. Four-time Pro Bowler Matt Judon is confident the quarterback Mac Jones and the unit will rebound going forward.
Niners LT Trent Williams quells retirement talk, says he's coming back 'for sure'
San Francisco 49ers LT Trent Williams cleared up any confusion regarding his future at Saturday's Pro Bowl Games practices, telling NFL.com's Grant Gordon that he'll be back next season and then some.
Cowboys name Brian Schottenheimer as new offensive coordinator
The Dallas Cowboys have hired veteran coach Brian Schottenheimer as the new offensive coordinator, the team announced Saturday.
NFL news roundup: Latest league updates from Saturday, Feb. 4
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LB Roquan Smith 'excited to call' Baltimore home after 'roller-coaster of emotions' leaving Chicago
Ravens LB Roquan Smith admits trade from Bears 'didn't settle in with me for a couple of weeks,' but after finishing off the 2022 season he's now ready to move forward with his new team and a new long-term contract.
DE Bradley Chubb's broken hand 'all good' as he aims to improve on 'decent' debut with Dolphins
Feeling more healthy in February than he has in years, Dolphins defensive end Bradley Chubb said this week that he's looking forward to improving upon his self-described 'decent' debut season with Miami.
Charge of aggravated menacing against Bengals RB Joe Mixon dismissed
The misdemeanor aggravated menacing charges filed against Bengals running back Joe Mixon were officially dismissed on Friday, but the charges could be refiled.
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