Martellus Bennett heard from his brother, Michael Bennett, in the immediate aftermath of what happened in Las Vegas on Aug. 27. But when Martellus saw the video of the incident involving his sibling for the first time on Wednesday, he had to excuse himself from a meeting room at Lambeau Field, where he and the Green Bay Packers were preparing for Sunday’s season opener against the Seattle Seahawks.
Saturday features the busiest day of the week, with nine games set to take place. Only one will be televised nationally — the Battle of Los Angeles between the Chargers and Rams can be seen on CBS. Fans can stream it online at CBS All Access.
Every other game is only available in the local markets (check your listings here), but NFL RedZone has a free preview starting at 7 p.m. ET, so that’s worth checking out.
Aaron Donald still hasn’t reported to the Los Angeles Rams, and there is no telling when he will. But first-year head coach Sean McVay speaks to Donald on the phone from time to time. They talk about football, nothing else — and usually it’s McVay who reaches out first.
“I’ve kind of been chasing him around like I’m chasing a girl in high school,” McVay said, laughing, on Saturday, eight days before his team begins its season. “… I’ve reached out to Aaron, but it’s kind of been a back-and-forth. He’s a guy that I enjoy Cheap Hockey Jerseys Canada talking to. I’ll enjoy it a lot more when I see him in person.”
Donald’s holdout will hit 38 days by the end of this week, which amounts to Wholesale Jerseys Cheap $1.52 million in fines — nearly as much as his $1.80 million base salary for 2017.