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At their joint practice, Hunter Renfrow and a feisty Raiders offense defeated the Rams.

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Hunter Renfrow, the Raiders’ third-year slot receiver, admits to talking trash at some point in his life. “A few of times,” he said.
Renfrow was one of the few players who didn’t make a commotion with his mouth during Wednesday’s lively joint practice against the Rams, but he made the most noise as teammates roared every time he beat All-Pro cornerback Jalen Ramsey Yeah, as in several times.”If I can beat Jalen Ramsey, then I can beat anyone in the NFL,” Renfrow said.
“That’s how I go about it.”
“The Raiders dressed up to their hotel and stepped off the bus at the practice grounds fired up, and hopefully tomorrow we can make each other better again.”
The mild drizzle and gloomy sky were also a welcome relief from Las Vegas’s scorching heat.
They wanted to make an impression, were free to run around and punch people, and weren’t going to wilt in the sun after a few plays. Oh, and coach Jon Gruden was yelling profanities and berating players for poor performance.
Even for him, he cranked it up a notch and made it plain that he wanted to win practice. “That’s what competition brings you,” Renfrow said.
“On game day, that’s what he does.”
shouting at us, yelling at the officials, yelling at the opposition
Today is the same.
He enjoys competing.

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The Jaguars’ NFL preseason opening yielded ten observations, including pace of play, WR plurality, Trevor Lawrence, Tim Tebow, and more.

Urban Meyer, a renowned loser as a college coach, knew he’d have to mentally prepare for more defeats as an NFL coach.
It didn’t make Meyer’s offense’s 85-yard first-half total in Saturday’s 23-13 preseason loss to the Browns any easier to watch.What bothered Meyer the most was the offense’s tempo while Trevor Lawrence and Gardner Minshew — the Jaguars’ co-No. 1 wide receivers — were on the field.
We were in the game, but we all know Lawrence is the real starter.

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In his preseason debut, Jets’ Zach Wilson plays two series and leads the offense to a field goal.

During the first half of Saturday’s game against the Giants, quarterback Zach Wilson passed for 63 yards in two series in his preseason debut with the Jets.
Wilson is the number one player in the game.
With his first pass, the No. 2 overall pick in the 2021 NFL Draft connected with Corey Davis for 9 yards.
Wilson connected with Davis on a 9-yard pass on third-and-6, and the rookie quarterback later put the Jets in field goal range.
Wilson’s debut NFL drive ended with the Jets up 3-0.
On third-and-9 on his own 20-yard line, Wilson threw his greatest pass.
He hit Keelan Cole with a 16-yard bullet up the middle.
Later in the second quarter, Mike White came in to take over for Wilson, who completed six of his nine pass attempts.
This article will be updated as time goes on.
(USA Today Sports/Dennis Schneidler photo)

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Even his Lions O-linemen were taken aback by Barry Sanders’ huge runs at No. 27 on the NFL 100.

The Athletics’ initiative to select the 100 greatest players in football history is known as the NFL 100.
We’ll reveal new members of the list every day until the season starts, starting with the No.
On Wednesday, September 1st, one player will be crowned.
8.Running a football team is frequently reduced to a numbers game.
When an offense can put a hat on a hat — that is, account for every defender in the box with a blocker — it usually feels good about its ground game prospects.
Flip that setup to give the defense the upper hand?
Quarterbacks usually bail when facing a pass, but that isn’t always the case with the run-and-shoot strategy.