NFL Training Camp 2022 live

There’s a distinct wrestling atmosphere in Nashville this week, and it spilled over into Tennessee Titans training camp on Thursday.

WWE is hosting SummerSlam on Saturday, and on Sunday, professional wrestling legend Ric “The Nature Boy” Flair will be in the ring for the last time on a standalone show. Ahead of the landmark event, Flair, 73, took time to stop at the Titans training and speak to the players at the invitation of coach Mike Frapel, according to ESPN Titans reporter Toron Davenport. Flair went to the field after practice where the team played their own music and shared who their favorite NFL player is, and said Vrabel could have had a career in wrestling.

The first week of the NFL’s 2022 training camp schedule has had its share of news, including Thursday’s word that the Tampa Bay Buccaneers center Ryan Jensen He was taken off the field with a left knee injury. while, Carlos Dunlap II Will sign with the Kansas City chiefs, and then Cameron HeywardRefuting Ben Roethlisberger’s claim that today’s players are “me first,” the retired Pittsburgh Steelers quarterback attempted to add some context to his statement.

Here’s what you need to know from camps across the league:

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Baltimore Ravens: Lamar Jackson He visibly swelled, adding more lean muscle, and that showed up in his throws. He threw the ball more quickly and had tighter spirals. Jackson was 12 of 17 (70.5%) in passes in the team drill, including a 55-yard touchdown pass for the novice. Possible Isaiah. “He’s strong and looks great,” said Ravens coach John Harbaugh.

Indianapolis Colts: The Colts had their first two fast days of boot camp, finishing 10 minutes early each day, despite running the same number of plays as last year. why? “It’s because of the midfielder,” coach Frank Reich said. “Quarterback pushes the tempo.” quarterback Matt Ryan He followed through on his pledge to raise the intensity of bootcamp and did so by demanding more cadence between shots. “It’s unbelievable,” Reich said. “We’ve never trained so fast. It’s a mindset. It’s confidence. He said to me at first, ‘I’m going to push the rhythm.’ And I said, ‘We’ll follow your progress.'” go ahead. -” Stephen Holder

Carolina Panthers: quarterback Baker Mayfield He admitted on Wednesday that he was “pretty stupid” to show up in the hot and humid weather of Spartanburg, South Carolina, wearing long pants, so he made the good decision to wear shorts for Thursday’s second practice. And he’s still making some bad decisions on the field while taking first-team reps Sam Darnold Take the second, flipping from the day before. Two of Mayfield’s first three passes should have been intercepted in a 7v7 drill. Those were the mistakes the Panthers were trying to eliminate, the kind that Darnold often made a year ago, which is why coach Matt Rolle will continue to flop that works with First team players. – David Newton

Green Bay Packers: Rising receiver Romeo Dobbs Looks ready for the NFL. After a strong first day, Doubs was the star of exercise No. 2. The Nevada fourth-round pick made the day play when he got an 8-yard touchdown pass on a fade from Aaron Rodgers over angle Eric Stokes. “Stokes turned back,” Dobbs said. “Aaron gave me a chance, and I managed to achieve something.” One way to earn Rodgers’ confidence is to get 50-50 balls like that closer to a 90-10 ball. Dobbs also beat the veteran fullback Defender Campbell In order to touch another red area on a tow path, and catch a reel over the middle after an accidental hard collision with the safety Darnell Savage. This was all while receiving a fellow rookie Christian Watson (Second round pick) He was out of camp while recovering from a knee injury. – Rob Dimofsky

Cleveland Browns: quarterback Deshaun Watson He continues to develop chemistry with the new WRs while he waits to see if he gets suspended for violating the NFL’s Personal Conduct Policy after several accusations ranging from inappropriate behavior to sexual assault during massages. Watson asserted that he was innocent of the charges. During Thursday’s training, Watson found Donovan Peoples Jones On several elegant throws. But WR Anthony Schwartz Had to leave training early with what appears to be a left knee injury. with Jarvis Landry And the Odell Beckham Jr.. Brown is no longer around, they are counting on the DPJ and Schwartz to fill the void at the receiver, along Amary Cooper. – Jake Trotter

New England Patriots: Veteran WR Devante Parker He had one of today’s plays, getting a back shoulder pass from TD Mac Jones Near the left pylon of the end zone like CB Galen Mills It had tight coverage. In fairness to Mills, he wears gloves on his hands as part of a technique coaches use to help linebackers avoid getting caught, and these aren’t padded practices, so there is no contact. But Parker made an early statement nonetheless. – Mike Reese

Jacksonville Jaguars: back corner Shaquille Griffin He had no objection in his first season with the Jaguars in 2021, but he dropped four potential picks, which is why he made working on his hands a priority in the off season. Looks like it paid off early in training camp. Griffin fished a one-handed dive to secure a slash pass in the end zone while working the red zone on Thursday. Trevor Lawrence Try to pass a pass to the narrow end Evan Ingrambut the back Shack Quarterman I turned away from him and Griffin grabbed him. Griffin, who signed a three-year, $40 million contract in March 2021, said in the spring that he was trying to catch 75-100 balls a day. – Mike DeRocco

Washington leaders: And the leaders’ attack wasn’t sharp on Thursday, especially the pass match. a lot of pressure by the defense; Lots of hands in traffic lanes and lots of stray throws. But late in practice, quarterback Carson Wentz Showed his arm on a deep ball for a novice future Jahan Dotsonand hit him with a stride at about 40 yards against tight corner coverage Benjamin St Just. The play also highlighted Dotson’s strengths as he maintained his influence and held him over the shoulder. Dotson has been impressive since spring. – John Kim

Los Angeles Chargers: Star Safety Chargers Derwin James Jr.. He did not train for the second day in a row as negotiations over a contract extension continued. However, James does participate in the indicative exercise parts. edge rasher Joey Bossa He went through the contract process two years ago and said he spoke with James about the situation. “I think he’s doing the right thing,” Bosa said of James, the two-time Pro Bowl pick. “He obviously deserves everything he’s going to get,” Bosa said. “He puts in 100 percent every single day… The fact that he’s here, he trains guys, he’s fully engaged, 100 percent locked up every single day, obviously means a lot to all of us.” James is set to earn $9 million in the final season of his rookie deal. – Lindsey Terry

Atlanta Falcons: It’s only been two days, but your quarterback Marcus Mariota Looks good. Based on unofficial accounts, Mariota has completed all 24 passes he has thrown so far in camp – although many of them have been short passes, and on Thursday he was saved several times by great plays from his tight ends, including Anthony Virkers One-hand diving handle. Rookie QB Desmond Reader He also seemed to be dealing with offense – a deep throw for Drake London He particularly shone on Thursday – but he also caught the ball for far too long on multiple occasions. The Falcons basically indicated that they started with Mariota at number one, but it would be an interesting competition to watch. – Michael Rothstein

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BOCS starting position Ryan Jensen ran with a knee injury

Ryan Jensen walked off the field during training camp Thursday with a left knee injury.

Buck’s coach Todd Bowles said Jensen will have an MRI to determine the severity of the injury. General manager Jason Licht said the team may not have a diagnosis for a few days due to the swelling.

The injury occurred during the team’s tenure and resulted in the entire team rallied around Jensen, who had been a fixture in the Bucs’ offensive line for five seasons. The mood immediately turned gloomy.

Kansas City agent signs Carlos Dunlap

Defense veteran Carlos Dunlap is signing a one-year deal worth up to $8 million with Chiefs, agent Drew Rosenhouse told ESPN’s “Adam Shifter” Thursday.

The Chiefs finished 29th in the league and sacks last season and lost out to one of their best passing forwards veteran Melvin Ingram, who departed by free agency for the Miami Dolphins.

Big Ben clarifies the ‘me-first’ comments

After attributing the playoff’s lack of success to a high number of “me first” players, former Pittsburgh Steelers quarterback Ben Roethlisberger retracted his comments in an interview with a local radio station Thursday.

“Maybe I should have been more detailed and specific,” Roethlisberger told 102.5 DVE. “The majority of men are not that way.”

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