Prescott: Ezekiel Elliott off ’emotional roller-coaster’

May 26, 2018

After missing six games last season because of a suspension, Ezekiel Elliott hasn’t been shy in expressing his lofty ambitions for 2018. Dallas Cowboys teammate Dak Prescott has total faith that Elliott will make good on those goals now that the will-he-or-won’t-he-play narrative is no longer chasing him this year. “The emotional roller-coaster he was going through last year — ‘Was he playing?’ ‘Was he not playing?’ — and then…

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Drew Brees hopes Saints maintain offensive balance

May 25, 2018

METAIRIE, La. — Drew Brees knows good things happen when the New Orleans Saints achieve offensive balance. After three straight 7-9 seasons, a period when New Orleans relied mostly on Brees’ golden arm, the Saints rebounded in 2017 with the league’s fifth-ranked running game en route to an 11-5 record. “The efficiency aspect of it is, I think is, very key being that you know you never know from week…

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Eagles’ Corey Clement wants more touches in 2018

May 25, 2018

One year ago at this time Corey Clement was just another face in the crowd trying to make the Philadelphia Eagles‘ roster. The running back accomplished that goal. Then he earned a bigger role after Darren Sproles went down with an injury, garnering more snaps and pass-catching touches as the season progressed. On the biggest stage, Super Bowl LII, Clement exploded, earning 100 yards on four receptions with a crucial…

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Sammy Watkins returns kicks during Chiefs practice

May 24, 2018

The Kansas City Chiefs acquired Sammy Watkins this offseason to stretch the field and bring even more speed to an offense already stockpiled with versatile weapons. But in signing the wideout to a three-year deal, has Kansas City also found its next great return man? During organized team activities Thursday, Watkins was among a large group of Chiefs players spotted returning kicks, per ESPN’s Adam Teicher. A speedy receiver returning…

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