49ers training camp: Stock up, stock down

The 49ers have had a fascinating first couple weeks of training camp, and now they’re gearing up for their first preseason contest Friday against the Green Bay Packers. We’ve learned a lot about San Francisco’s roster, with some key players shining like we thought, and others coming up with a disappointing first two weeks. Buy … Read more

Giants learn hard lessons in fight-filled practice

The Giants are no longer punchless. A brawl broke out Monday at practice that included punches exchanged by center Jon Feliciano and linebacker Cam Brown, offensive line coach Bobby Johnson shoving Brown in a rare break from protocol and both sidelines emptying. Tempers flared for four straight plays, beginning when Saquon Barkley lowered his shoulder … Read more

Jon Feliciano confident new unit can end Giants’ O-line woes

Jon Feliciano is finished yelling in pain, but he still has plenty of loud things to say. Can this version of the Giants offensive line — with Feliciano at center — finally be the one that ends a decade of season-wrecking underperformance? “The thing is, I think we can be really good,” he said. Any … Read more

Brian Daboll treasures ‘humbling’ first Giants moment

The drive from the Quest Diagnostics Training Center to MetLife Stadium takes only two or three minutes, and yet that is when a thought hit Brian Daboll hard late Friday afternoon. He saw the people in the parking lots dressed in LT, Eli and Saquon jerseys, and allowed himself a momentary break from the daily … Read more

LSU camp Day 1 observations: Kayshon Boutte returns and details emerge on the O-line | LSU

As much as coaches say every position is up for grabs at the beginning of preseason practice, Brian Kelly admitted he usually has someone already in mind at this time of year. Of course the depth chart can change, but teams often have an idea who will start long before the first game. That’s not … Read more

Saints Training Camp: Day 9 Notes and Observations

It’s Friday, and nine days of Saints training camp are in the books. After tomorrow’s session, the team will have a day of rest after concluding a six-day week of work. Practice started indoors for a brief period, but then shifted outside and gave us tons of good stuff to check out. Here’s all of … Read more

Giants rookie Daniel Bellinger practicing TE University lessons

On the day he was drafted — April 30, to be exact — Daniel Bellinger listed the tight ends he watched especially closely. Travis Kelce in the passing game. George Kittle in the pass and run game. Dallas Goedert for his overall technique. Less than two months later, Bellinger was hanging with these established NFL … Read more

KC Chiefs’ Frank Clark: Giving up alcohol helped weight loss

Kansas City Chiefs defensive end Frank Clark said coach Andy Reid had an honest conversation with him after the 2021 season. the topic? Clark needed to play better. Tammy Ljungblad tljungblad@kcstar.com St Joseph, Mon Kansas City Chiefs defensive end Frank Clark says he had a heart-to-heart conversation with coach Andy Reid after last season. The … Read more