We’re now a week into training camps around a NFL, and there isn’t a miss of storylines to follow as teams are coming their initial preseason games.
The AFC West in sold is busy, with a brood of signings occurring in a multiplication over a past several days, so let’s get we held adult with a happenings.
Since they hoisted a Vince Lombardi prize during Levi’s Stadium and were strictly named Super Bowl 50 champs, a Denver Broncos have had a vital doubt symbol unresolved over their heads — who would quarterback a group in 2016?
Peyton Manning late during a offseason, and his backup, Brock Osweiler, is now a categorical male in Houston, withdrawal a gaping hole in a Broncos’ backfield.
As a Broncos have left by camp, a three-man foe has damaged out between Mark Sanchez, Trevor Siemian, and Paxton Lynch to be a starting quarterback for a season.
While all 3 quarterbacks have flashed guarantee via a initial week of camp, Andrew Mason of DenverBroncos.com doesn’t trust that one actor has unequivocally stood above a rest, and that a foe total to conflict on via a preseason.
The 3 quarterbacks will get their initial chances to face live foe Aug. 11 when a Broncos transport to Chicago to take on a Bears.
KANSAS CITY CHIEFS
After being expelled by a Los Angeles Rams, quarterback Nick Foles is reuniting with a informed face in Kansas City.
Foles enjoyed an considerable career during a University of Arizona, and after his college career resolved he was comparison in a third turn (No. 88 overall) by a Philadelphia Eagles in a 2012 NFL Draft.
The conduct manager of a Eagles during a time? Andy Reid.
Now, Foles and Reid will reunite in Kansas City, as reports state that a maestro quarterback will pointer a agreement with a Chiefs.
Foles will expected not be asked to shoulder most of a weight – or even come in and contest for a starting pursuit – as Alex Smith is resolutely confirmed as a team’s starter.
What he will be asked to do is yield a Chiefs some much-needed abyss during a position, and be a profitable backup who is able of heading a offense if called upon.
Foles no doubt has a starting experience, as he has done 35 career starts, throwing for 8,805 yards and 53 touchdowns in his career.
SAN DIEGO CHARGERS
James Jones is headed behind to California to fit adult and play in a AFC West again, nonetheless this time he’s headed to San Diego, not Oakland.
The maestro far-reaching receiver spent a 2014 deteriorate in Silver and Black, hauling in 73 passes for 666 yards and 6 touchdowns. However, he and a group split ways that offseason, and he returned to Green Bay in 2015.
Now, a maestro far-reaching receiver is set to join a Chargers after a group sealed him following a examination in San Diego.
“I can’t trust that happened (yesterday),” Jones told a team’s central website. “It was a initial time we ever did anything like that given 10 years ago during a Combine. Hopefully that’s all over now and we never have to do anything like that in a future. I’m here to be that same actor we was final year, creation a garland of plays and scoring 8 touchdowns. we wish to uncover them that I’ve still got it. we only adore personification football. I’ve still got it in my blood. It feels good to contend this California child has come home.”
Jones will yield another maestro arms for quarterback Philip Rivers to implement out wide, and entering his 10th NFL deteriorate it’ll be engaging to see what he has left in a tank.
Since he’s behind in a AFC West, a San Jose State-product will now also get a possibility to block off opposite his aged team, with a initial of those matchups occurring Week 5 during a Oakland-Alameda County Coliseum.