Bruce Arians isn’t willing to risk anything for the Hall of Fame Game on Thursday, and will rest his starters, according to ESPN’s Adam Schefter.
The Cardinals — who didn’t know this offseason whether or not they’d get another season out of Carson Palmer and Larry Fitzgerald — don’t want to risk injury in the first preseason game of the year.
Gilmore signed a five-year, $65 million deal with the Patriots in March after five seasons with the Buffalo Bills.
Is it a big deal that he’s just a few days into his first training camp in New England and already getting into fights with teammates? Not at all. Camp fights happen all the time and Patriots wide receiver Chris Hogan brushed it off as no big deal.
The Patriots will host the Jacksonville Jaguars on Monday and Tuesday next week for joint practices before the team’s preseason opener on Thursday, Aug. 10. They’ll also have joint practices with the Houston Texans and Detroit Lions in August. There’s a good chance that more training camp fights will be on the way for the Patriots.
Rarely does a player step into the NFL and instantly become one of, if not the best player at his position. Martin has possibly been the league’s best right guard since day one of his rookie year. He hasn’t missed a game, made the Pro Bowl all three seasons, and is a key component of the Cowboys elite offensive line. Dallas already picked up his fifth-year option, and a big-time extension should be in the works over the next year or so.