Free-agent linebacker Zach Thomas is expected to sign with the Miami Dolphins, with whom he played 12 seasons, and then announce his retirement Thursday at a 4 p.m. ET news conference.
Bill Belichick: Rookies in deep, turbulent water that's 'going to get rougher'
The lack of an offseason workout program due to the COVID-19 pandemic has left rookies and young players with an uphill battle in the fight for playing time during training camp. New England Patriots coach Bill Belichick noted the tough situation rookies are in this season.