Tennessee currently does not have many active stars in the NFL. Jason Witten is at the end of his career, but the Vols have some budding stars, and we have updates with where they stand at this point of camp.
Let's start with the biggest storyline which comes out of New Orlean's. ESPN's Adam Schefter reported that Kamara has had unexcused absences from the last three days of practice related to his contract. Kamara is coming off of three straight Pro Bowl seasons, and he is slotted to make $2.133 Million this year.
The news comes on the heels of Kamara adamantly stating that he was not concerned over his contract earlier this year, as he said, "it will happen when it happens."
Pete Carroll updated the status of Darrell Taylor, who has been on the non-football injury list. Carroll said, "(Taylor) is still a few weeks away," Carroll said. "It's going to hard for him to make the opener. He's going for it, but we've got to get him on the ground running more than he has so far. He was away for the couple of days with the birth of his daughter, but he's steeped in rehab right now trying to get him right."
In other positive news, Jauan Jennings, Emmanuel Mosley and Nigel Warrior continue to shine. Warrior has received high praise from the Ravens camp, and he intercepted a Lamar Jackson pass during Sunday's mock game. Todd Karpovich of SI's Raven Country wrote: Nigel Warrior made perhaps the play of the night when he ran down an overthrown pass by Lamar Jackson and came down with an interception in the Ravens' first scrimmage at M&T Bank Stadium. The rookie safety from Tennessee has a nose for the ball and is gaining the confidence of coaches. Warrior could become the latest undrafted player to make the Ravens' final roster.
Jennings had a rough portion of the 49ers scheduled scrimmage, as he had a coupe of drops and struggled at times, but he bounced back throughout the game by all accounts. Jennings is going to see significant action in the depleted receiving corps.
Emmanuel Mosley has reported moved into a starting role at corner for the 49ers, according to All 49ers.