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Falcons eliminated two unvaccinated players to reach a 100% COVID-19 vaccination percentage, according to reports.

The Atlanta Falcons made waves on Monday when they announced that all of their players have been vaccinated against COVID-19.
Mike Florio of Pro Football Talk provided an update on the subject on Thursday.
According to Florio, the Falcons eliminated two unvaccinated players as part of their recent roster cutting, bringing the team’s immunization percentage to 100%.
Since the spring, both the NFL and the NFL Players Association have stated that players cannot be forced to acquire coronavirus vaccines in order to preserve their roster positions, but it has been generally assumed for months that so-called “fringe” or “bubble” players may be cut during training camp and/or the preseason if they refused to get one of the available and safe vaccines.

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Skai Moore of the Indianapolis Colts chose family above football last year, according to Kravitz.

INDIA, WESTFIELD
— Skai Moore isn’t a professional football player, at least not in the NFL.
He entered the league as an undrafted linebacker out of South Carolina in 2018 and has spent the most of his time on the practice squad in Indianapolis.
Moore, along with former Colts player Marvell Tell and now-former Colt Roland Milligan (who was recently cut), chose to be among the 67 NFL players who opted out last year during the COVID-19 pandemic.
Moore elected to wait out a season that would have counted toward his crucial pension, which kicks in after three years on either the active roster or injured reserve.
Moore had two years left on his contract at the time, unlike DeForest Buckner or Darius Leonard, who are stars who know that if they sit out a season, they will return with plenty of job security and the promise of future riches.Someone like Moore, a man on the fringes of the roster, had no idea how all of this would play out, how the Colts would react, or how it would affect his scouting report.
“But, it was difficult.”
“That was both difficult and not difficult.”

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Inside the crowded running back rivalry at Virginia Tech, including Devin Taylor’s departure and more takeaways

THE CITY OF BLACKSBURG, VIRGINIA
— With ten scholarship running backs on the roster, Virginia Tech has one of the largest running back rooms in the country right now.
While having a single-position place eat up nearly 12% of the team’s scholarships isn’t ideal for roster management, Hokies running backs coach Adam Lechtenberg is unconcerned.
“They work in a competitive setting, and they know that if they have a poor day, someone else will have a wonderful day.”
And we’re all about competitiveness, and our groups are all about competition.” The Hokies are in an unique position at running back, looking to replace Khalil Herbert, who set a single-season school record with 1,182 rushing yards and a 7.7 yards per carry, becoming only the second 1,000-yard rusher since 2012 and the first of the Justin Fuente era.
“You’re going to stick with that guy if he gets the ball and makes a bunch of plays.”
Yet, you must make them all ready to play and then let them figure it out based on their output.

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Ugo Amadi keeps pace as nickel cornerback for the Seahawks; Geno Smith has a terrible night.

LAS VEGAS — In a 20-7 preseason loss to the Raiders on Saturday night, the Seahawks used only a few starters.
This provided sufficient chance for Seattle’s young players to demonstrate their worthiness for a roster place.
Several players did, but others did not. Seattle, like every other NFL team, must trim its roster to 85 players by Tuesday.
Then, on August 1,
It is necessary to reduce the number of players to 80.
The ultimate reduction to 53 active players will take place on August 1st.
On Saturday night, these are the players that raised their stock and those who did not.RisersLB

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The toughest contests feature young players at pivotal moments in their careers, according to the Bills’ 53-man roster estimate.

With a few small tweaks, the 2021 Buffalo Bills squad will resemble the 2020 Buffalo Bills roster. When Sean McDermott spoke to media the day after the team’s AFC Championship Game loss to the Kansas City Chiefs, he highlighted his goal to retain as much of Buffalo’s roster intact as possible.
McDermott and Brandon Beane did just that this offseason.
Only wide receiver John Brown, who started for the Bills against the Chiefs, is no longer with the organization.
With a tight salary constraint and a handful of expiring contracts, Beane and his staff managed to assemble a squad that they believe has a potential to build on the team’s inspirational season in 2020. This season, the roster battles will largely feature depth players and younger players at turning points in their respective careers.
With practice due to begin at 10 a.m. on Wednesday, here’s a last pre-camp prediction for the Bills’ roster.Quarterback (2): Josh Allen, Mitchell Trubisky The NFL has decided to keep the enlarged practice squad standards in place for 2020, which could force the Bills to keep only two quarterbacks.
Until one of them suffers an injury, Josh Allen and Mitchell Trubisky are virtually locked into the top two slots on the depth chart.

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Is this Indy’s deepest squad in years? Colts 53-man roster projection: Is this Indy’s deepest team in years?

You’re looking at this predicted Colts depth chart incorrectly if you want to focus on individual player placement – who’s the starter and who’s the backup. The competition will sort itself out during training camp, as it always does.
Players report today in Westfield, so that process will begin with Wednesday’s first practice.What you should be focused on right now is something broader: depth.Certainly, great skill may take you a long way in the NFL, but what you should be focused on right now is something broader: depth.
But we frequently overlook the value of depth, a team’s ability to weather the inevitable storms of an NFL season, especially now that the schedule has been expanded to 17 games.And if we’re talking depth, the Colts are in terrific shape.
This is the deepest roster they’ve fielded since the Chris Ballard-Frank Reich era began, and that depth will be one of the team’s pillars.
If the Colts accomplish anything in January, it will almost certainly be due to their depth.With that in mind, let’s get started with our final pre-training camp look at the depth chart.(*-denotes rookie)QuarterbackThis is where it all begins.
There is no disagreement here.
Carson Wentz is in charge.
That’s about the only thing we can be certain of.

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J.J. Watt is projected to make the Cardinals’ 53-man roster. Watt is a foregone conclusion, but who is vying for the final two spots?

This summer, the Cardinals were one of the more active teams.
They recruited veterans to improve the offensive and defensive lines, as well as increasing competition at numerous important spots including as linebacker, cornerback, and guard. As the team reports to camp in Tempe on Tuesday, let’s see what the roster will look like when the final preseason cuts are made by August.
31.Quarterback (2): Kyler Murray The Cardinals appear to be in better position with their quarterback depth this year; McCoy is as seasoned a backup as there is in the league. Arizona might try to put Streveler on the practice squad if it needs a roster spot for a special-teams player or another linemen.Running back (4): Chase Edmonds
Last year, just three running backs made the Cardinals’ 53-man roster out of training camp, but this summer could see more competition.

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The Ravens’ roster is being built, and there are ten questions that will influence the team’s decisions.

Between now and August, there is a lot that can happen.
Predicting the Ravens regular-season opening roster on July 31, when clubs must cut down to 53 players, is generally a futile exercise.A trade or free-agent signing at some point over the next five weeks is feasible, if not probable.
Accidents are unavoidable.
There will be surprises and disappointments for the players.
There will be good and terrible disclosures. When putting together a 53-man roster, each development has an impact on the final jigsaw.
Due to an injury at one position, the Ravens may be forced to compensate, resulting in one less available space at another.
This is true in both directions.
If a player seen as a lock at a position where there is an overabundance gets wounded, it might hypothetically open a space elsewhere. There are still so many unknowns.
But, ahead of Wednesday’s first full-team training camp practice, we’ll issue our first 53-man roster prediction on Tuesday.
Before we do that, let’s take a look at ten questions that will be key to the Ravens’ 53-man roster.1
Is it feasible for the Ravens to carry three quarterbacks?
It was assumed that the team would start the season with two quarterbacks for much of coach John Harbaugh’s career.
Because of Joe Flacco’s durability (he started every game in his first seven NFL seasons), the selection was simple.
Yet, the Ravens’ strategy has shifted in recent years.
For three years in a row, they’ve finished the preseason with three quarterbacks on the roster, and they’ve required the depth in at least two of those seasons.

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Dez Bryant, a free agency wide receiver, believes he’ll be on a squad shortly.’

On the eve of training camp, Dez Bryant is once again without a spot on an NFL team.
It hasn’t stopped the veteran wide receiver from working hard in the hopes of being able to play in 2021.
Bryant stated on Friday that he believes he will be on a roster in 2021, but that “the struggle” will continue.