Found August 23, 2012 on Pro Football Zone:
AP According to ESPN’s Adam Schefter, Austin Howard has impressed the New York Jets in camp and could get more time at right tackle and end up starting ahead of Wayne Hunter who’s been a serious liability. Don’t be surprised if Austin Howard gets more and more time at right tackle for the Jets and winds up as the starter. Howard has impressed. — Adam Schefter (@AdamSchefter) August 22, 2012 I think whoever the Jets put on the field at right tackle, will be an upgrade over Hunter.

Newly Promoted Austin Howard Tweets to Jets Nation

Newly elevated right tackle Austin Howard tweeted to Jets nation about his opportunity in the NFL. With the demotion of struggling Wayne Hunter, Austin gets the bump to improve the offensive line.   AustinHoward68 No one has higher expectations out of me than I do of myself. I will give my all to prepare, and play as the #Jets deserve out of their RT. 8/23/12...

Jets bench Hunter; Howard to start at RT

Struggling right tackle Wayne Hunter has been benched by the New York Jets, and Austin Howard promoted to the starting job for the team's preseason game against the Carolina Panthers. Coach Rex Ryan says Thursday that Hunter will serve as the blocking tight end - as he did in previous years before becoming the starting right tackle last season. Hunter will also be the '...

New York Jets Bench Wayne Hunter

In a move that was long overdue…as in it should have done after the first play of the 2011 regular season, New York Jets right tackle Wayne Hunter has been benched. His replacement for the time being will be Austin Howard, who started the Jets first pre-season game against the Cincinnati Bengals. Howard was an undrafted free agent in 2010 who has spent time on the Eagles and...

New York Jets' Wayne Hunter Loses Starting Job to Austin Howard

New York Jets right tackle Wayne Hunter has been relegated to backup duty, losing his starting job to Austin Howard. Rex Ryan revealed today that Wayne Hunter has finally been replaced in the starting lineup after showing no signs of improvement during the preseason to this point. Austin Howard will be given a shot to cement himself as the starting right tackle. Austin Howard...

Schefter: Maurice Jones-Drew’s holdout will at least go into the regualar season

AP According to ESPN’s Adam Schefter via Evan Silva of, Maurice Jones-Drew’s hold out is expected to at least drag into the early part of the regular season. ESPN’s Adam Schefter on Jones-Drew holdout: “Looking more & more like this is going to go into the start of the season at the very least.” — Evan Silva (@evansilva) August 22, 2012 I laugh whenever...

Report: No surgery for Jason Witten

As David Moore reported on Aug. 15, Jason Witten not need to have surgery on his lacerated spleen. According to's Adam Schefter, the bleeding has subsided and doctors believe Witten's spleen will heal on its own. Schefter reported that had Witten needed surgery it would have ended his season. Although Witten hopes to return for the team's season opener Sept...

Short suspension for Titans’ Kenny Britt?

Kenny Britt has been arrested 8 times in his NFL career thus far, after going in the 1st round in 2009. He would have been suspended last season if it hasn’t been for Roger Goodell’s decision to excuse any arrests that happened during the lockout, during which Britt was arrested 3 times. However, after a recent DUI, Britt is expecting a suspension after a 2nd visit to the commissioner’s...

MJD holdout could linger into regular season

The Maurice Jones-Drew holdout drama escalated on Tuesday when ESPN’s Adam Schefter reported via twitter that the Jacksonville running back is now open to the idea of being traded after an unsuccessful meeting with owner Shad Khan. Jones-Drew reportedly became upset with Khan’s comments that the “train is leaving the station.” Jones-Drew wants a new contract that would pay...

Russell Wilson will start for the Seahawks this week

AP According to ESPN’s Adam Schefter, rookie  quarterback Russell Wilson will get the start for the Seahawks against the Chiefs for Friday night’s preseason game. When Seattle plays at Kansas City on Friday night, its starting quarterback will be rookie Russell Wilson. — Adam Schefter (@AdamSchefter) August 21, 2012 Wilson has looked impressive so far this preseason, it will...

Maurice Jones-Drew Open To Trade?

According to ESPN's Adam Schefter, Jaguars running back Maurice Jones-Drew is "now open to being traded" in light of owner Shad Khan's recent remark that the "train is leaving the station." Khan also said Jones-Drew's holdout "doesn't even move the needle" on the stress meter.Fantasy Spin:Perhaps Khan shouldn't have stirred the pot...

Clintson Portis finally retiring from the NFL

AP According to ESPN’s Adam Schefter, former Redskins running back Clinton Portis will announce his retirement from the NFL during a Thursday press conference. Former Redskins RB Clinton Portis will announce his retirement at a press conference on Thursday, Aug. 23 at 2:30 p.m. ET at Redskins Park. — Adam Schefter (@AdamSchefter) August 21, 2012 Congratulations to Portis on...

Report: Maurice Jones-Drew is open to being traded

AP Photo According to ESPN’s Adam Schefter, Jacksonville Jaguars running back Maurice Jones-Drew’s hold out is expected to carry over into the regular season and he’s open to being traded. Now the holdout for @jones_drew32 shows no signs of letting up and is fully expected to extend into the regular season. — Adam Schefter (@AdamSchefter) August 21, 2012 In light of Jaguars...

Report: Jason Witten won’t need to undergo spleen surgery

AP According to ESPN’s Adam Schefter, Dallas Cowboys tight end Jason Witten will not need to undergo surgery for his lacerated spleen.  He’s questionable for the Cowboys opener against the Giants. Cowboys doctors informed TE Jason Witten he will not need surgery for lacerated spleen. @jasonwitten is questionable for opener vs. NYG. — Adam Schefter (@AdamSchefter) August 22...

QUICK SPIN: Preseason Action Ruled Out for Adrian Peterson

Adrian Peterson will not play in the preseason. Adam Schefter reported on ESPN that the Vikings believe AP is will be ready for week 1 but do not want to risk playing him in the preseason. There have been no set backs and from all indications AP is ahead of schedule and on track for week 1.
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