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The first wave of injury replacements have been announced for the 2020 Pro Bowl. Carolina Panthers guard Trai Turner is headed to Camping World Stadium in Orlando in place of Philadelphia Eagles guard Brandon Brooks, the team announced Thursday. This is Turner’s fifth straight Pro Bowl nod, tying him for the second-most selections in franchise…


The principle wave of ache replacements had been introduced for the 2020 Pro Bowl.
Carolina Panthers guard Trai Turner is headed to Camping World Stadium in Orlando in express of Philadelphia Eagles guard Brandon Brooks, the crew introduced Thursday. Right here is Turner’s fifth straight Pro Bowl nod, tying him for the 2d-most picks in franchise historical past.
Turner steadied a Carolina offensive line that helped operating help Christian McCaffrey, who is heading to his first Pro Bowl, turn out to be the third participant in NFL historical past with over 1,000 speeding yards and 1,000 receiving yards in a season.
Indianapolis Colts heart Ryan Kelly would possibly perhaps even develop his first Pro Bowl selection, heading to the all-star game alongside with Cleveland Browns guard Joel Bitonio (his 2d nod) to exchange Pittsburgh Steelers heart Maurkice Pouncey and guard David DeCastro, respectively.
Right here are a enormous selection of tales we’re monitoring around the NFL:
» The San Francisco 49ers notion to set off linebacker Kwon Alexander before Friday’s closing date. Defensive ends Dee Ford and Kentavius Avenue are questionable vs. the Vikings.
» Atlanta Falcons tight ends coach Mike Mularkey introduced his retirement from the NFL after 15 years amongst the coaching ranks. Sooner than his lone 300 and sixty five days as Atlanta’s TE coach, Mularkey served as Falcons offensive coordinator from 2008-2011. He had three separate head coaching stints for the Payments, Jaguars and Titans; he has a blended 36-Fifty three listing in these six seasons. After going 2-7 as Titans intervening time coach in 2015, he led them to aid-to-help 9-7 seasons, including a playoff berth and wild card round purchase against the Chiefs in 2017. Mularkey also performed 9 seasons within the NFL, suiting up for the Vikings (1983-88) and Steelers (1989-91).
Earlier within the day, the Falcons introduced that they occupy got employed earlier faculty Browns defensive passing game coordinator and secondary coach Joe Whitt Jr., who spent the 2007 season with Atlanta as an assistant defensive backs coach.
» The Washington Redskins and senior VP of soccer operations and overall counsel Eric Schaffer occupy agreed to mutually fragment systems, NFL Community Insider Ian Rapoport reported. The crew later introduced the switch. Rapoport added that Schaffer has already got hobby from diverse teams. The crew later introduced that Panthers executive director of participant finance Take dangle of Rogers will change Schaffer.
Doug Williams has been reassigned and named the senior vp of participant model, the crew introduced. He served as the Redskins’ senior vp of participant personnel since June 2017.
» The Minnesota Vikings listed receiver Adam Thielen (ankle) as questionable for Saturday’s NFC Divisional Spherical showdown against the 49ers.
» The Tennessee Titans will possible be with out broad receiver Adam Humphries (ankle) and linebacker Jayon Brown (shoulder) Saturday against the Ravens. Wideout Cody Hollister (ankle) became as soon as listed as questionable.
» Baltimore Ravens operating help Value Ingram is questionable for Saturday vs. the Titans. Tight cessation Value Andrews (ankle) also is questionable.
» Green Bay Packers coach Matt LaFleur acknowledged nose take care of Kenny Clark (help) became as soon as restricted and he is hopeful he’ll be willing Sunday vs. the Seahawks.
» Chicago Bears cornerback Kyle Fuller will develop his 2d straight outing to the Pro Bowl after being introduced as ache change for Rams corner Jalen Ramsey. Fuller done the 2019 season with a occupation-excessive 82 tackles, 12 passes defensed and three interceptions.
» Kansas City Chiefs defensive take care of Chris Jones became as soon as added to the ache listing with a restricted designation due to a lingering calf wretchedness. Tight cessation Travis Kelce (knee) became as soon as listed as restricted for a 2d consecutive day.
» The Oakland Raiders signed offensive lineman Denzelle Factual to a one-300 and sixty five days extension. Factual started five of 16 games performed in 2019.

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