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June 24, 2020

WATCH: PFF ranked Lynn Bowden’s top 5 highest graded plays while at Kentucky

Zack Geoghegan 11:00am June 24, 2020 6/24/20

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If you’re in desperate need of some Lynn Bowden Jr. highlights, you already know we’ve got you covered. Pro Football Focus (which should probably consider rebranding to Kentucky Football Focus) recently ranked the five highest-graded plays from Bowden’s tenure at Kentucky – and you’ll likely remember every single one with vivid memories. Ok then ??…

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June 18, 2020

Lynn Bowden makes NFL Players Association Rookie Premiere Class

Mrs. Tyler Thompson 3:45pm June 18, 2020 6/18/20

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Lynn Bowden hasn’t played a snap in the National Football League yet, but he’s already drawing praise. The NFL Players Association and trading card mogul Panini America included Bowden in the 2020 Rookie Premiere Class, which identifies the 42 most promising young prospects based on position, college performance, draft status and projected overall demand and…

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June 16, 2020

Za’Darius Smith and Josh Allen featured in first look of Madden 21

Jack Pilgrim 5:30pm June 16, 2020 6/16/20 Comments Disabled

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Former Kentucky stars Za’Darius Smith and Josh Allen have quickly established themselves as two of the most dominant pass-rushers in the NFL, and today, they were both highlighted as such in the new Madden 21 video game reveal. In the first look of the highly anticipated video game release, several of the NFL’s brightest stars…

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June 10, 2020

Lynn Bowden’s corporate sponsor releases a statement

KSR 3:30pm June 10, 2020 6/10/20 Comments Disabled

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Sword Performance is an athletic hydration company that is based in Lexington and a primary sponsor of Lynn Bowden. Sword released a statement regarding today’s events to Kentucky Sports Radio: Early this morning Sword Performance Inc. was made aware of an incident at a residence in Youngstown, OH where Sword Performance athlete Lynn Bowden Jr.…

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Lynn Bowden’s agency releases statement on this morning’s search

Mrs. Tyler Thompson 1:22pm June 10, 2020 6/10/20

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Element Sports, the agency that represents Lynn Bowden, has released a statement regarding the search that took place at his grandmother’s house in Youngstown, Ohio this morning. “This morning, a house belonging to a family member of our client, Lynn Bowden Jr., was searched by the DEA in Youngstown, Ohio. Lynn and his young son…

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US Marshals, DEA searching Lynn Bowden’s childhood home in Youngstown (UPDATED)

Mrs. Tyler Thompson 10:15am June 10, 2020 6/10/20

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According to WKBN, U.S. Marshals and the Drug Enforcement Agency (DEA) are currently searching Lynn Bowden’s childhood home in Youngstown, Ohio. Details are sparse at this point, but Bowden was seen standing on the porch in handcuffs with the other people who were in the house. In the video from WKBN, you can see him…

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June 7, 2020

LOOK: A chance to win a Lynn Bowden autograph

Ty Schadt 9:30am June 7, 2020 6/7/20 Comments Disabled

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One lucky follower of Brad Weiss, a Raiders fan and blogger, will win a mini Raiders helmet signed by Lynn Bowden himself. Weiss announced the giveaway on Twitter earlier this week. All you need to do to be considered is follow Brad and retweet the tweet below. OK NATION! Here we go again! I promised…

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June 5, 2020

Josh Allen and son participate in Jacksonville Black Lives Matter march

Mrs. Tyler Thompson 1:15pm June 5, 2020 6/5/20

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This morning, members of the Jacksonville Jaguars led a march to raise awareness for racial injustice, and one of the figures at the front and center was Josh Allen. The former Kentucky Wildcat, holding his son Wesley, walked from TIAA Bank Field to the Jacksonville Police Department alongside his teammates, coaches, and Jaguars fans wearing…

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Randall Cobb shares thoughts on race in America

Mrs. Tyler Thompson 10:20am June 5, 2020 6/5/20

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Protests continue across the country following the deaths of George Floyd, Breonna Taylor, and Ahmaud Arbery, and another former Kentucky Wildcat has stepped up to share his thoughts on race in America. Randall Cobb, now with the Houston Texans, wrote a lengthy post on social media yesterday detailing his struggle with racial injustice, specifically, how…

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June 1, 2020

Josh Allen surprises kindergarten teacher with end-of-year virtual meeting

Jack Pilgrim 10:00pm June 1, 2020 6/1/20

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Former Kentucky superstar linebacker Josh Allen is spending his offseason putting smiles on faces. According to News4Jax out of Jacksonville, FL, Allen surprised a local kindergarten teacher with an end-of-year virtual call on the last day of class. After learning of Jacksonville Beach Elementary teacher Lori Cheanvechai’s passion for the University of Kentucky, one of…

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August 4, 2020

Could the Raiders use Lynn Bowden Jr. at quarterback? “Don’t be surprised”

Jack Pilgrim 9:00pm August 4, 2020 8/4/20

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After taking over the quarterback position in his third and final year at Kentucky, Lynn Bowden Jr. managed to break the school record for most rushing yards by a quarterback (1,369 in eight games) and most 100-yard rushing games in a single season by a QB (seven) en route to First-Team All-America and All-SEC honors.…

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WATCH: Lynn Bowden bought his mother a new car

Mrs. Tyler Thompson 10:30am August 4, 2020 8/4/20

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What do you do when you get your first big NFL paycheck? Take care of momma. That’s what Lynn Bowden did, at least. Last night, Bowden’s mother Melissa Phillips posted pictures and a video of her son surprising her with a new Mercedes. Last week, the former Kentucky star signed his rookie contract with the…

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July 31, 2020

ESPN set to announce new Monday Night Football crew

Jack Pilgrim 2:30pm July 31, 2020 7/31/20

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ESPN’s Monday Night Football crew is getting a brand new batch of talent. After previously deciding to remove Joe Tessitore and Booger McFarland from the broadcast, ESPN has selected Steve Levy, Brian Griese and Louis Riddick for its Monday Night Football broadcasts in 2020, according to NFL insider James Andrew Miller. In the same report, Miller reports…

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July 30, 2020

Lynn Bowden sports Las Vegas Raiders jersey for the first time

Jack Pilgrim 1:00pm July 30, 2020 7/30/20

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Lynn Bowden Jr. is officially a Las Vegas Raider, and now, he has the jersey to show for it. With NFL Training Camp beginning throughout the nation, rookies were the first to arrive at their respective facilities to participate in initial screenings, get fitted for uniforms, and explore their new football home. This week, the…

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July 28, 2020

Larry Warford opting out of season despite multiple offers

Mrs. Tyler Thompson 5:00pm July 28, 2020 7/28/20

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Three-time Pro Bowler Larry Warford is a free agent with plenty of offers to join a squad for the 2020 season, but he’s electing to sit it out. Adam Schefter is reporting that Warford will opt out of the season to start a family and continue to train. He will reevaluate his options in 2021.…

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Za’Darius Smith makes top 50 of NFL Top 100 Rankings

Mrs. Tyler Thompson 12:30pm July 28, 2020 7/28/20 Comments Disabled

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Every year, NFL players vote on who they believe are the top 100 players in the league. The NFL Network is rolling out the list all week, and so far, one former Kentucky Wildcat made the cut. Za’Darius Smith made his NFL Top 100 debut at No. 48 after a banner inaugural season with the Green…

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July 27, 2020

Avery Williamson is back to 100%, excited for return to action

Jack Pilgrim 10:00pm July 27, 2020 7/27/20 Comments Disabled

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A torn ACL kept former Kentucky linebacker Avery Williamson out for the entire 2019 NFL season, but now, the veteran standout is ready to return to action. In an interview with Hey Kentucky’s Jennifer Palumbo, the New York Jets linebacker said he’s back to “100%” following his season-ending injury suffered back in August of 2019.…

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July 26, 2020

Former Wildcat TJ Carter cut from Arizona Cardinals

Maggie Davis 8:00pm July 26, 2020 7/26/20

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TJ Carter will not be an Arizona Cardinal this season, after all. The former Wildcat signed with the Cardinals back in April after initially going undrafted in the 2020 NFL Draft, but he was announced as one of the 10 players who have been released by the team Sunday afternoon. The team posted the news…

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July 25, 2020

Lynn Bowden Signs Rookie Contract with the Las Vegas Raiders

Nick Roush 4:00pm July 25, 2020 7/25/20

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It’s official: Lynn Bowden is a Las Vegas Raider. Saturday afternoon his agent shared the good news on Twitter shortly after the former Wildcat put pen to paper and secured the bag. Them hard times don’t last moment of my life officially a LAS VEGAS RAIDER this one for Superior ???? pic.twitter.com/rlkv4wqTnT — Lynn Bowden…

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July 24, 2020

NFL, NFLPA reach agreement to start season on time

Zack Geoghegan 8:30pm July 24, 2020 7/24/20

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It’s official, there will be football. Earlier on Friday, it was announced that both the NFL and the NFL Players Association have come to an agreement that will allow the upcoming season to start on time. Recently, players had taken issue with the NFL’s approach to safety concerning the coronavirus and a massive social media…

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