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March 12, 2019

UPDATE: Za’Darius Smith will sign lucrative deal with the Green Bay Packers

Jack Pilgrim 12:25pm March 12, 2019 3/12/19

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Out with one former Kentucky Wildcat and in with another? According to Ian Rapoport of the NFL Network, the Green Bay Packers are expected to sign former UK defensive end Za’Darius Smith in free agency. Rapoport reports Green Bay tried trading for him a while back, but now, they’ll be able to bring him on…

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March 7, 2019

REPORT: The New England Patriots nearly traded for Randall Cobb last season

Jack Pilgrim 7:00pm March 7, 2019 3/7/19

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Had the trade deadline gone just a tad differently this past season, former Kentucky wide receiver Randall Cobb would have been catching passes from a different future Hall of Fame quarterback and winning his first Super Bowl as an NFL player. According to a report by  Jay Glazer of The Athletic, the New England Patriots – looking…

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March 4, 2019

Darius West Flies at the NFL Combine

Nick Roush 1:21pm March 4, 2019 3/4/19

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Darius West is making money at the NFL Combine. A day after the former Kentucky safety posted the fifth-best bench press mark in the secondary with 19 reps of 225 pounds, West ran a 4.4 second 40-yard dash upon further review, West’s official 40-yard dash time is 4.39 seconds. First unofficial 40 time for safety @d_1west25…

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March 3, 2019

Day Three Results from the Kentucky Wildcats at the NFL Combine

Nick Roush 11:00pm March 3, 2019 3/3/19 Comments Disabled

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Jordan Jones and Josh Allen took center stage at the NFL Combine on Sunday.  Neither completely dominated across the board, but each excelled in a few respective drills.  The final numbers from their NFL Combine experience: Player Josh Allen Jordan Jones 40-Yard Dash 4.63 4.62 Vertical Jump N/A 32.5” Broad Jump 118” 123” 3 Cone…

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Lonnie Johnson had a Staring Contest with the Seattle Seahawks at the NFL Combine

Nick Roush 5:30pm March 3, 2019 3/3/19

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Lonnie Johnson knew he would be tested at the NFL Combine, however, he could not be prepared for one test he received from an NFL team. “You’ve got to be mentally strong here,” Johnson said.  “It’s been a journey.  You gotta have your mind right for this, especially all the stuff going on behind closed…

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Josh Allen Posts a 4.63 40-Yard Dash

Nick Roush 3:45pm March 3, 2019 3/3/19

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Kentucky’s Josh Allen competed in the 40-yard dash Sunday afternoon at the NFL Combine.  When the dust settled, the future top five pick finished the drill in 4.63 seconds. [email protected] LB @JoshAllen41_ runs a 4.64u in his second 40-yard dash attempt. Allen is @MoveTheSticks' #3 overall prospect. ?: #NFLCombine on @nflnetwork pic.twitter.com/wL6qSVFaHJ — NFL (@NFL)…

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Broken Thumb Sidelines Mike Edwards at the NFL Combine

Nick Roush 3:15pm March 3, 2019 3/3/19 Comments Disabled

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Mike Edwards’ athletic ability will not be tested at the NFL Combine. The former Kentucky safety brought a cast with him to Indianapolis.  Edwards broke his right thumb while participating in the Senior Bowl last month.  The injury will force him to sit out of all physical activities at the NFL Combine. Timing was not…

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March 2, 2019

Josh Allen makes Pitch to be No. 1 Overall Pick

Nick Roush 9:00pm March 2, 2019 3/2/19

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The last time we heard from Josh Allen, the Kentucky edge rusher made a confident statement at the Citrus Bowl. “If I don’t go number one, I don’t know who is.” He stands by his bold statement. “I still believe that. I think I’m the best player in this draft,” Allen said at the NFL…

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After “Dropping the Ball” prior to Citrus Bowl, Jordan Jones Seeks Redemption at NFL Combine

Nick Roush 7:30pm March 2, 2019 3/2/19

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Jordan Jones’ roller coaster career at Kentucky did not have a storybook ending, but he could parlay it into an NFL contract. The linebacker earned All-SEC honors after his sophomore season.  A year later he was not the same player, plagued by injuries and self-inflicted setbacks. “I got in a little trouble in the beginning…

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March 1, 2019

Josh Allen’s Opponents are still having Nightmares

Nick Roush 6:00pm March 1, 2019 3/1/19

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Josh Allen created plenty of enemies throughout his historic 2018 season.  Opposing offensive tackles still dread the day they faced Allen. “Facing Josh Allen…I guess it put in the back of my head that I never want to feel this way again. I kind of took my preparation to another level because I didn’t ever…

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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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