"We as coaches, the football people, we're more interested in function," Garrett said when asked about someone playing through pain. "How is the player functioning? We'll look at him, he might say this, the doctor might say this, but what we see is this. And we give our feedback, too, and we make a collective decision as to what's right for the player and what's right for the team."
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Brian Schottenheimer: Jaguars haven't named starting QB for 2021 season
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NFL, NFLPA agree to updated COVID-19 protocols for training camp, preseason
With mandatory minicamps coming to a close around the NFL, the league and the NFL Players Association have come to an agreement for COVID-19 protocols for training camps and preseason games, NFL Network's Tom Pelissero reported Wednesday via an NFL memo.
Lamar Jackson, Ravens placing 'a big emphasis' on improving deep ball in 2021
As Lamar Jackson's star has risen, the critiques once attached to his game have gradually dissipated. One knock the former MVP has yet to shed, however, is his ability to consistently complete his deep ball throws.
Jon Gruden likes Raiders' offseason moves some critics deem as 'questionable'
Could this be the year that the Raiders break through into the playoffs? Jon Gruden is bullish on his team's roster, even though he acknowledged some of his critics have questioned their moves.
Patriots head coach Bill Belichick recognizes longtime research director Ernie Adams
As he wrapped up his Wednesday news conference, Patriots head coach Bill Belichick went out of his way to recognize the contributions of longtime researcher Ernie Adams.
Vikings head coach Mike Zimmer: Danielle Hunter 'looks fantastic' after missing 2020 with neck injury
Speaking during Vikings minicamp Wednesday, head coach Mike Zimmer admitted the club was unsure how healthy Danielle Hunter might be after surgery on a herniated disc in his neck in October. But after seeing the Pro Bowler, the veteran coach said Hunter "looks fantastic."
Ravens' Calais Campbell contemplating retirement after 2021 season
Turning 35 in September, Ravens DE Calais Campbell is weighing the possibility of retiring after the 2021 campaign, which would be his 14th NFL season.
Browns RB Nick Chubb on contract talks: 'Cleveland is where I want to be'
Entering the final year of his rookie contract, Browns RB Nick Chubb isn't holding out of minicamp in an effort to get a new deal and said his next payday isn't a focus. However, Chubb made it known he hopes to sign long term at some point.
Steelers OC Canada plans to lean on Roethlisberger: 'We are going to do what Ben wants to do'
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