Abram, Simmons among 2nd-year players poised for breakouts
Instead, the rookie safety injured his shoulder in the season opener and didnt play again last season. Now Abram is one of several second-year players poised for a breakout season in 2020. While Abrams season was cut short because of an injury, Tennessee first-round defensive tackle Jeffrey Simmons started late because of one. Simmons recovered in time to play nine games of the regular season and three playoff games. He showed flashes as a rookie with 59 catches for 680 yards and five TDs despite substandard quarterback play from Mason Rudolph and Devlin Hodges.
Albert Wilson opts out of 2020 season
DAVIE, Fla. – Wide receiver Albert Wilson has decided to opt out of the 2020 season. Wilson’s decision comes just one day after Allen Hurns became the first Dolphins player to announce a decision to sit out. Like Hurns, Wilson cited family reasons. Wilson released a statement on social media that read, “Not an easy decision to make... I’ve decided to opt out this 2020 season. Last year, Wilson had 43 catches for 351 yards and a touchdown.
The Latest: Lions activate Golladay from COVID-19 list
The Latest on the effects of the coronavirus outbreak on sports around the world:___The Detroit Lions have activated wide receiver Kenny Golladay from the reserve/COVID-19 list. The list was created for players who either test positive for COVID-19 or have been in close contact with an infected person. ___Louisville has paused workouts for mens and womens soccer, field hockey and volleyball after 29 members of those programs tested positive for COVID-19. Team members who have not tested positive or been identified through contract tracing may be permitted to return to on-campus workouts on Aug. 10. He is the second Browns guard to opt out, following Drew Forbes.
Allen Hurns becomes first Dolphin to opt out of 2020
DAVIE, Fla. – Miami Dolphins wide receiver Allen Hurns is opting out of playing in the 2020 season. I will continue to support my team and brothers across the league whole heartedly and wishing them the best going forward this season. All love.”Last season was Hurns’ first with the Dolphins. It wasn’t an easy choice and I know he put a lot of thought into it. I wish him all the best and look forward to working with him next year.”
Hurns working his way back from concussion
Miami Dolphins wide receiver Allen Hurns lays on the turf after being injured during a play against the Dallas Cowboys in the first half at AT&T Stadium on Sept. 22, 2019 in Arlington, Texas. DAVIE, Fla. - Dolphins wide receiver Allen Hurns is working his way back from a big hit in Dallas. The former University of Miami standout had to leave the Dolphins game against the Cowboys. The Dolphins have a bye week and Hurns remains in the concussion protocol. He's still in the protocol, but when I say have him back, just in the building and meetings, and working his way back onto the field."