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September 5, 2020

Austin MacGinnis waived by the Los Angeles Rams

Jack Pilgrim 10:30am September 5, 2020 9/5/20

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The search for Austin MacGinnis’ permanent NFL home continues. After losing out on the starting kicking job, the Los Angeles Rams officially waived the former Wildcat on Friday afternoon ahead of Saturday’s 53-man roster deadline. ESPN’s Adam Schefter was the first to break the news, with MacGinnis being one of 17 Rams players waived on…

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September 4, 2020

Rams go with a kicker other than Austin MacGinnis

Mrs. Tyler Thompson 1:30pm September 4, 2020 9/4/20

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Disappointing news out of the Los Angeles Rams training camp: according to The Athletic’s Jourdan Rodrigue, the Rams have decided to go with rookie kicker Sam Sloman, their seventh-round draft pick, over Austin MacGinnis and Lirim Hajrullahu. This news is especially infuriating when you see that MacGinnis had the best numbers from the Rams’ scrimmages…

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Ahmad Wagner waived by Chicago Bears

Jack Pilgrim 10:00am September 4, 2020 9/4/20

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Former Kentucky wide receiver Ahmad Wagner is looking for a new home. With NFL teams needing to trim down their rosters to 53 players by Saturday at 4 p.m. ET, Wagner was among those waived by the Chicago Bears on Thursday. We have waived RB Napoleon Maxwell, WRs Alex Wesley and Ahmad Wagner, OL Corey…

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September 2, 2020

Raiders are giving Lynn Bowden time to develop

Nick Roush 3:00pm September 2, 2020 9/2/20

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Raiders training camp has not been filled with a buzz about sensational rookie Lynn Bowden Jr. Even though he’s not receiving rave reviews immediately, the organization is not concerned with his development. Raiders general manager Mike Mayock recently spoke with season ticket holders about the development of the team’s young talent. When the Raiders picked…

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Austin MacGinnis Hard Knocks Report: Episode 4

Drew Franklin 10:00am September 2, 2020 9/2/20 Comments Disabled

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The Austin MacGinnis Fan Club tuned in to this week’s Hard Knocks with high hopes of the Los Angeles Rams’ kicking situation seeing some HBO screen time. After all, we got a little behind-the-scenes look at MacGinnis’ candidacy for the starting job via this image from Lindsey Thiry, a reporter covering the Rams, earlier this…

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August 29, 2020

Corey Peters says Cardinals have discussed boycotting Week One of NFL season

Jack Pilgrim 11:00am August 29, 2020 8/29/20

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After the NBA’s two-day boycott sparked various protests and walkouts throughout the world of sports heading into the weekend, former Kentucky defensive lineman Corey Peters confirmed that a similar holdout is on the table in the NFL. In an interview with Howard Balzer of SI.com, Peters said that his Arizona Cardinals have discussed a “variety”…

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August 24, 2020

Lynn Bowden Jr. flashing versatility at Raiders training camp, still seen as a “project”

Jack Pilgrim 10:00pm August 24, 2020 8/24/20

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There’s good news and bad news regarding Lynn Bowden Jr. during his time at training camp with the Las Vegas Raiders. On the plus side, the former Kentucky superstar is flashing his elite versatility on the field, lining up at running back, wide receiver and as a returner on special teams. On the negative, Bowden…

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August 22, 2020

Slim Benny Snell Laments Loss of NFL Preseason

Nick Roush 6:30pm August 22, 2020 8/22/20

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Entering his second season with the Pittsburgh Steelers, Benny Snell doesn’t look the same. In three seasons Snell recorded 3,873 yards and 48 rushing touchdowns, more than any other running back to ever play for the University of Kentucky. He made plays by overpowering opponents at around 225 pounds. He’s still physical, but now he…

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August 19, 2020

Austin MacGinnis Hard Knocks Report: Episode 2

Drew Franklin 12:00pm August 19, 2020 8/19/20 Comments Disabled

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The Austin MacGinnis Hard Knocks Report is back to report on last night’s second episode of this new double-team season of HBO’s Hard Knocks. We are following Austin MacGinnis of the Los Angeles Rams as he competes for the starting kicking job in preseason camp. He’s up against two other newcomers for the job to…

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August 14, 2020

Mike Edwards is the first player to pick off Tom Brady as a Buccaneer

Jack Pilgrim 6:00pm August 14, 2020 8/14/20

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Tom Brady, ever heard of him? Arguably the greatest quarterback in NFL history made a league-altering decision this spring, leaving the New England Patriots after 20 years with the organization in favor of the Tampa Bay Buccaneers. As he gets used to life in Tampa, a former Wildcat gave him a warm welcome in practice…

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September 27, 2020

Bengals tie Eagles after blowing late lead

Alex Weber 6:00pm September 27, 2020 9/27/20

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Joe Burrow and the Cincinnati Bengals’ third start evoked the same frustration and infrequent promise as the first two…except Cincy TIED their opponent this time around, maintaining a 23-23 deadlock throughout the emotionally-exhuasting 10-minute overtime period. Here’s how it happened: First Half Cincinnati lost the first coin toss of the game and for the third…

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WATCH: Randall Cobb’s first touchdown as a member of the Houston Texas

Zack Geoghegan 2:30pm September 27, 2020 9/27/20

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Randall Cobb has been a staple of success in the NFL for a decade now. Earlier on Sunday, the former Kentucky Wildcat legend made it into the endzone for the first time as a member of the Houston Texas after hauling in this gorgeous 28-yard dart from QB Deshaun Watson for a touchdown. It marked…

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Cats in the NFL: Week 3 Preview

Brent Wainscott 11:00am September 27, 2020 9/27/20

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Good Morning, BBN! Welcome to another NFL Sunday as Week 3 continues on this fine morning in the Bluegrass State. Week 3 action kicked off this past Thursday when Kentucky’s two highest picks in the last two drafts faced-off on Thursday Night Football. Josh Allen and the Jacksonville Jaguars fell to Lynn Bowden and the…

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September 25, 2020

Steelers add former Wildcat defensive end Calvin Taylor Jr. to practice squad

Zack Geoghegan 10:00pm September 25, 2020 9/25/20

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Just weeks after releasing him, Calvin Taylor Jr. is back in Pittsburgh. On Friday morning, the Steelers announced that they have added the former Kentucky Wildcats defensive end to their practice squad, releasing cornerback Trajan Bandy in the process. Taylor was initially signed to the Steelers after going undrafted in the 2020 Draft but was…

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September 24, 2020

Today on KSR: Josh Allen and Lynn Bowden in Primetime

Nick Roush 9:00am September 24, 2020 9/24/20

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Two of the BBN’s favorite football players are playing in the NFL’s primetime Thursday Night Football spotlight. Ryan Fitzpatrick was actually Josh Allen’s first NFL victim, suffering multiple sacks against the rookie in a 2019 preseason game. Tonight Allen will get plenty more opportunities to enjoy a sack lunch when the Jaguars host the Dolphins.…

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September 21, 2020

Cats in the NFL Week Two: Contract Year Bud Dupree

Brent Wainscott 7:00pm September 21, 2020 9/21/20

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Week 2 of the 2020 NFL season goes in the books tonight, but with no Cats playing on MNF, we can recap how the Wildcats did this week. Unfortunately, it was a relatively ugly week for the Wildcats on the offensive side on the ball, but a few players on the defensive line made an…

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September 20, 2020

Lynn Bowden Jr. and Logan Stenberg Listed as ACTIVE for Week 2

Brent Wainscott 12:30pm September 20, 2020 9/20/20 Comments Disabled

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Kentucky fans will finally get their chance to see Lynn Bowden Jr. and Logan Stenberg make their NFL debuts today. After being listed inactive in Week 1, the former Paul Hornung award winner, Lynn Bowden Jr., is listed as ACTIVE and could make his NFL debut for the Miami Dolphins on Sunday when they take…

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Steelers’ Benny Snell will reportedly split carries with James Conner against Broncos

Zack Geoghegan 11:00am September 20, 2020 9/20/20

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Benny Snell is inching closer and closer to snatching the starting running back job in Pittsburgh. According to NFL Network Insider Ian Rapoport, the former Kentucky Wildcat will split carries with fellow Steelers running back James Conner for Sunday’s 1:00 p.m. EST matchup against the Denver Broncos. Snell ran for 113 yards on 19 carries…

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September 18, 2020

Bengals Recap: Defense Disappears in TNF Loss to Browns

Alex Weber 8:30am September 18, 2020 9/18/20

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The second game of the Joe Burrow regime was much like the first: frustrating in a thousand ways and certainly winnable..yet squandered by senseless mistakes and outright failure on defense this time around. Also similar to last weekend, Joe Burrow looked every bit the part of Cincy’s future franchise quarterback. Here’s how the contest shook…

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September 17, 2020

Cats in the NFL: Week 2 Preview

Brent Wainscott 6:00pm September 17, 2020 9/17/20

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Ladies and Gentlemen, it is Thursday which means it is time to kick off another glorious week of the NFL and preview what’s ahead for the former Cats in Week Two. There are no NFL Cats in primetime this week, with every game being played in the 1-4 p.m. window on Sunday. However, 10 of…

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