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Dolphins Ryan Tannehill Suffers No Structural Damage To Knee

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Often times when a injury looks bad it usually turns out to be a lot worse than what was initially thought.

The Miami Dolphins are breathing a sigh of a relief in regards to quarterback Ryan Tannehill who suffered a scary injury in practice on Thursday.

According to NFL Network’s Aditi Kinkhabwala there is no structural damage to Ryan Tannehill’s left knee, per a member of the organization.

Tannehill was rolling to his right, heading upfield and toward the sideline and as he was running out of bounds he planted his left leg awkwardly and fell to the ground where he remained for 15 seconds before walking gingerly to the locker room.

Tannehill’s left knee is the same knee that suffered partial ACL tear in last season effectively ending his season as he missed the Dolphins final 4 games and their Wild Card Playoff game against the Pittsburgh Steelers.

Tannehill may miss some time in camp but the Dolphins may want to kick the tires at bringing in another veteran arm such as Colin Kaepernick as an additional insurance policy at the quarterback position.

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Chris Johnson Retires as Titan

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Former NFL running back Chris Johnson signed a one-day contract with the Tennessee Titans so that he can retire with the team he has spent the best years, and the majority of his NFL career with.

Johnson also believes that if he was a feature back, he could still surpass 1,000 yards rushing in a complete NFL season

“Shoot, that’s not even a question” Johnson said, according to Jim Wyatt of the Tennessee Titans’ official team website . You put me in an offense where I’m the starting back, there’s no way I wouldn’t get 1,000 yards,” said Johnson. “I could still do it, but it’s time to move onto the next situation.”

“Tennessee, that’s the first organization that gave me a chance to make my dreams come true,” Johnson said. “I have so many great memories in Tennessee and was able to do so many things with the Titans. It’s an organization I always want to be considered a part of.

“I grew up in Tennessee. I went from being a kid to a grown man here. I might have grown up as a kid in (my hometown of) Orlando, but I was still a kid in Nashville when I got there. The team and the city, they’ve always shown me so much love. I have great memories from my days with the Titans, so many on the field and in the city. I’ve always loved Tennessee, and I always will because I’ve always felt so much love.”

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Bengals Pick Up Option on William Jackson

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The Cincinnati Bengals have picked up the fifth-year option on cornerback William Jackson, according to an official team announcement.

A former 2016 first round pick, Jackson missed his rookie season due to injury, and played in a reserve role when he returned the following season.

Jackson became a starter in 2018, starting all 16 games for the Bengals and although he did not record a single interception, he was graded highly by Pro Football Focus for his coverage.

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Ravens, Justin Tucker Agree to Contract Extension

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The Baltimore Ravens have agreed to terms with veteran kicker Justin Tucker on a four-year, $23.05 million contract extension, according to ESPN’s Adam Schefter.

Tucker’s new deal will include an $8 million signing bonus and $12.5 million fully guaranteed during the first two seasons of the new deal, a record for kickers.

Tucker’s new deal will keep him Baltimore through the 2023 season.

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