Cardinals Prepare For New Kickoff Rules

Cardinals wide receiver Corey Willis returns a kickoff during Wednesday’s practice.
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Rookie kicker Matt McCrane has studied his fair share of kickoff strategy since joining the Cardinals as an undrafted free agent out of Kansas State in late Authentic Marc-Edouard Vlasic Jersey April. It’s now obsolete.

The NFL changed its kickoff rules on Tuesday to make the play safer, putting in place multiple restrictions for both sides. The kicking team has to spread out its cover men and have them all within a yard of the line of scrimmage, compared to the five-yard limit of the past.

Humphries said he took Ted Williams Jersey live reps on Tuesday for the first time since the injury. He didn’t take every snap with the first team, substituting out to keep the workload lower, but said he was able to participate in every drill.

It’s been a long road, Humphries said. I’m just happy to be back on the grass, get out there getting in front of people, sweating with the guys.

The Spurs are in trade talks with several teams about Leonard, including the Lakers and Celtics, ESPN reported Thursday, citing unidentified league sources.

The report adds, Boston has long had the assets that the Spurs most covet in a potential Leonard trade. However, it’s been widely speculated that Leonard would end up in Los Angeles.

The New York Times also reported Thursday that the trade talks do not guarantee Leonard is going to the Lakers this week, adding, League sources say of the Spurs: ‘They’re ready’ to move on from Kawhi.

This doesn’t guarantee Kawhi Leonard is going to the Lakers this week — since San Antonio could always trade him elsewhere and/or drag things out — but league sources say of the Spurs: They’re ready to move on from Kawhi