Training Camp Battles: Rookies, vets expected to go head-to-head
Now that we know who's playing where in the wake of the NFL draft, it's time to start focusing on who's
Fargas posted a surprising 1,000-yard season last year, but now look for him to get no more than 10 carries per game, usually in specialized situations like the two-minute drill or short-yardage or goal-line formations. Bush could prove tougher for McFadden to climb over. He missed his NFL rookie season in the wake of the broken leg he suffered as a Louisville senior, but the Raiders are quite high on him and want to find a role for him this year. It'll still be McFadden's job early, but it won't be a coronation.
In March, the Panthers signed four-year starter
Johnson will likely fend off Connor's challenge to his playing time in the immediate future, but the presence of the ex-Penn State star gives Carolina the possibility of starting a very young and promising linebacking corps with
Having learned their lesson from the
The Steelers consider Washington a fairly crucial part of their receiving corps and that's why they tendered him at a first-round level ($1.417 million) before re-signing him as a restricted free agent this year. But Sweed is the big, tall receiver (nearly 6-4) that quarterback