With four teams playing games and the remainder of the NFL in practice, this Saturday brought no shortage of news to round out preseason Week 1. We’ll cover the important takeaways from the games here, including Kirk Cousin’s first snaps as a Viking and the return of David Johnson, but first let’s go over some quick-hitting developments from around the league.
Training camp has officially set in, with all 32 teams having multiple days of practice under their belts and the hustle-and-bustle of the league finally back. With all the excitement of professional football’s nearing return, of course, also comes the dreaded return of NFL-related injuries. Take heart, though, that at least with preseason injuries also come unforeseen opportunity — just look at Kareem Hunt, last season’s rushing leader whose opportunity came after an injury to Spencer Ware. Additionally, we key in on two of the rookie quarterbacks making a push to start Week 1.
Without further ado, let’s get down to business!