MUNICH (AP) — Buccaneers tight end Cameron Brate is active for Tampa Bay's game against the Seattle Seahawks in Germany on Sunday in his return from a neck injury.
Brate, who also sustained a concussion earlier in the season, hasn't played in a month but practiced all week.
TAMPA BAY BUCCANEERS (14-5)
New faces: Coach Todd Bowles (promoted from defensive coordinator); WR Julio Jones, WR Russell Gage, S Keanu Neal, S Logan Ryan, G Shaq Mason, DL Akiem Hicks, TE Kyle Rudolph, OLB Carl Nassib, OL Fred Johnson, DL Logan Hall, TE Cade Otton, G Luke Goedeke, RB Rachaad White, P Jake Camarda.
TAMPA, Fla. (AP) — Julio Jones is the latest high-profile veteran to join forces with Tom Brady in pursuit of a Super Bowl ring.
The Tampa Bay Buccaneers signed the seven-time Pro Bowl receiver to a one-year contract Wednesday, bolstering an already impressive array of playmakers the team has assembled around the soon-to-be 45-year-old quarterback.
NEW YORK GIANTS (4-13)
UNRESTRICTED FREE AGENTS: OT Nate Solder, TE Evan Engram, S Jabrill Peppers, DT Austin Johnson, C Billy Price, G Will Hernandez, LB Lorenzo Carter, FB Eli Penny, LB Jaylon Smith, CB Keion Crossen, QB Mike Glennon, LS Casey Kreiter, DT Danny Shelton, LB Reggie Ragland, WR Dante Pettis, WR John Ross, LB Benardrick McKinney, G Matt Skura, TE Levine Toilolo, S Nate Ebner and T Corey Cunningham.
EAST RUTHERFORD, N.J. (AP) — The New York Giants have added a second woman to their coaching staff, and they started clearing cap space for free agency by releasing tight end Kyle Rudolph and running back Devontae Booker.
MINNESOTA AT SAN FRANCISCO
Vikings: CB Camryn Bynum (ankle); G Wyatt Davis; QB Kellen Mond; WR Ihmir Smith-Marsette; CB Harrison Hand; LB Chazz Surratt.
49ers: RB JaMycal Hasty (ankle); DT Maurice Hurst (calf); OL Colton McKivitz; DE Jordan Willis.
EAST RUTHERFORD, N.J. (AP) — After waiting a year to see their team play in person because of the COVID-19 pandemic, New York Giants fans needed 55 minutes to say they had seen enough.
EAST RUTHERFORD, N.J. (AP) — With the status of starting tight end Evan Engram uncertain because of a calf injury, the New York Giants have to hope veteran Kyle Rudolph is ready for the season opener.
EAST RUTHERFORD, N.J. (AP) — The New York Giants used free agency and the draft to fill holes in the lineup and to give Joe Judge a better chance in his second season as coach.
They gobbled up playmaking receiver Kenny Golladay, veteran tight end Kyle Rudolph and cornerback Adoree Jackson on the open market in March.
EAGAN, Minn. (AP) — The Minnesota Vikings are bracing for the season-long absence of on-the-rise tight end Irv Smith Jr., after knee surgery Wednesday for a torn meniscus.
NEW YORK GIANTS (6-10)
New faces: WR Kenny Golladay, WR Kadarius Toney, WR John Ross, TE Kyle Rudolph, CB Adoree Jackson, RB Devontae Booker, QB Mike Glennon, DT Danny Shelton, LB Azeez Ojulari, C Billy Price, G Ben Bredeson.
MINNESOTA VIKINGS (7-9)
New faces: DT Dalvin Tomlinson, DT Michael Pierce, CB Patrick Peterson, CB Bashaud Breeland, TE Chris Herndon, K Greg Joseph, S Xavier Woods, CB Mackensie Alexander, DT Sheldon Richardson, LB Nick Vigil, DE Stephen Weatherly, WR/KR Ihmir Smith-Marsette, WR Dede Westbrook, T Christian Darrisaw, G Wyatt Davis, QB Kellen Mond.
FOXBOROUGH, Mass. (AP) — Veteran tight end Kyle Rudolph is finally getting on the field with the New York Giants, at least on a limited basis.
The Giants on Wednesday announced Rudolph has passed his physical and was taken off the physically unable to perform/active list.
EAST RUTHERFORD, N.J. (AP) — Running back Saquon Barkley, coming off an ACL injury, is starting training camp for the New York Giants on the active/physically unable to perform list.
Barkley and five other players were placed on the list Thursday as the team’s quarterbacks, first-year players and those rehabbing injuries checked into training camp.
Now that the calendar has turned to June, NFL teams can trade or release players and spread the salary cap hit over two years instead of one.
That doesn’t mean Aaron Rodgers is going anywhere but the Packers couldn’t afford to deal him from a financial standpoint until now.
EAST RUTHERFORD, N.J. (AP) — The New York Giants used free agency and the draft to add playmakers for quarterback Daniel Jones, and he is looking forward to meeting the challenge.
Entering his third season and second under Joe Judge, Jones downplayed feeling any extra pressure with the additions of free agent wideout Kenny Golladay, first-round receiver Kadarius Toney and veteran tight end Kyle Rudolph.
Like a defense stiffening at the goal line late in the game, the NFL has implemented a wide array of health protocols designed to keep the coronavirus from wrecking the 2020 season scheduled to begin four weeks from now...
NEW ORLEANS (AP) — After tight end Kyle Rudolph emerged from a purple swarm of celebrating Vikings near the corner of the end zone, he took an opportunity to mock those who doubted quarterback Kirk Cousins' ability to come through in the clutch...
Kyle Rudolph is now in his ninth season with the Minnesota Vikings, the team that drafted him in 2011...
MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — Kirk Cousins gave the Minnesota Vikings exactly what they needed for a victorious debut by their new quarterback.
The throws Cousins made in tight coverage at important times were on target.
Tight end Kyle Rudolphs right ankle is now healthy enough to run, jump, catch and block.
Well, I dont know if I could [block] healthy, Rudolph joked Wednesday. I feel good. Weve run around a little bit.
Tight end Kyle Rudolph didnt practice during the Vikings two bye-week sessions, as he continued to rest a right ankle injury that has limited him in the Vikings past three games. A weekend off, though, has Rudolph confident he can be close to fully recovered for the Vikings first playoff games.
Asked to assess the significance of a win over the Chicago Bears on Sunday which would secure a first-round bye for the Vikings tight end Kyle Rudolph paused, took a breath and proceeded to topple one of the NFLs most banal clichs.
Green Bay, Wis. Vikings left guard Nick Easton suffered a broken right ankle in Saturday nights 16-0 victory over the Green Bay Packers and will miss the rest of the season, coach Mike Zimmer said after the game.