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August 12, 2020

Austin MacGinnis Hard Knocks Report: Episode 1

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

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Season 15 of “Hard Knocks” premiered on HBO last night with a look behind the scenes of two NFL training camps. The first time two teams have ever been featured on the popular sports docuseries, this new season of “Hard Knocks” also has the twist of COVID-19, which makes this year’s show even more unique…

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August 9, 2020

Prayers for Lynn Bowden and family this Sunday night

Brett Bibbins 11:00pm August 9, 2020 8/9/20

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A sad note to end this Sunday night, as former Cat and current Las Vegas Raider, Lynn Bowden tweeted that his grandmother has passed from Covid-19. This Covid shit real man just lost my grandma to it today y’all hug and love y’all elderly people man and be kareful ? — Lynn Bowden Jr (@LynnBowden_1)…

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August 5, 2020

Benny Snell’s TikTok channel is must-see content

Maggie Davis 7:00pm August 5, 2020 8/5/20

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Benny Snell is officially on TikTok, and it’s absolutely wonderful. The majority of his page is dedicated to his time in the blue-and-white, which means there are plenty of must-see videos for Kentucky fans (and a few for Pittsburgh Steelers fans, too). His account, @Iambennysnelljr, currently has over 10,000 followers, over 140,000 likes and over…

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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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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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