LA Rams’ offensive line counting on boost from continuity

If NFL teams are unable to hold offseason workouts amid the coronavirus pandemic, Andrew Whitworth and Austin Blythe believe continuity will be a valuable commodity this fall. Whitworth and Blythe are both returning to their starting jobs on the line after re-signing with the Rams as free agents. Whitworth has been Los Angeles' starting left tackle for each of coach Sean McVay's three seasons, while Blythe has started at all three interior spots on the line over the past two years.

New Eagles cornerback Darius Slay wants the pressure on him

New Philadelphia Eagles cornerback Darius Slay welcomes the opportunity to cover the opponent’s best receiver. “I love the challenge,” Slay said in a conference call Thursday. The Eagles traded a third-round pick (No. 85 overall) and a fifth-round pick (No. 166) to the Lions to get Slay two weeks ago.