Ezekiel Elliott returns to practice after minor car accident

Ezekiel Elliott’s car accident didn’t keep him down long. The Cowboys running back returned to the practice field Tuesday as the team began its second week of organized team activities. The NFL’s leading rusher missed all three practices last week after his involvement in a minor accident. Elliott was hit …

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Rams Sign QB Dylan Thompson but Waive RB De’Mard Llorens

The Los Angeles Rams announced that they’ve signed QB Dylan Thompson to a contract on Tuesday and placed RB De’Mard Llorens on waivers. Thompson, 25, wound up signing on with the 49ers as an undrafted free agent out of South Carolina in 2015. He was unable to make the 53-man …

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Another Warriors-Cavaliers Finals clash not bad for NBA

(Reuters) – An unprecedented third straight NBA Finals clash between the Cleveland Cavaliers and Golden State Warriors may highlight the league’s lack of parity but will be a ratings bonanza nonetheless, say sports industry analysts. The Cavs and Warriors steamrolled their respective opponents en route to the Finals, setting up …

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NFL Notes: 49ers, Bengals, Jets, Saints

49ers Matt Barrows mentions that high draft picks and veterans who have signed extensions with the 49ers aren’t guaranteed anything under the new regime. According to Barrows, former first-round G Joshua Garnett was mostly working with the second team offensive line last week at right guard while veteran addition Brandon …

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NFL Notes: Thad Lewis, Dolphins, Giants, Redskins

Thad Lewis Ian Rapoport reports that veteran free agent QB Thad Lewis has been medically cleared after tearing his ACL last August. In the backup QB market, FA Thad Lewis — who tore his ACL in August — was just medically cleared, source said. He’ll have a market. — Ian Rapoport (@RapSheet) …

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Bears Waive QB Connor Shaw

The Chicago Bears have placed QB Connor Shaw on waivers Tuesday, according to Zach Zaidman. #Bears waived QB Connor Shaw — Zach Zaidman (@ZachZaidman) May 30, 2017 Shaw, 25, wound up signing on with the Browns as an undrafted out of South Carolina last year. He is in the final year …

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Lions Waive FB Michael Burton

Dave Birkett of the Detroit Free Press reports that the Lions have placed FB Michael Burton on waivers Tuesday to make room for newly signed RB Matt Asiata. It appears as though the Lions could be moving on from having a fullback as part of their offense for the 2016 …

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