Pro Coogs - NFL Preseason/CFL Season (Update: Tracking cuts and practice squad signings)

NFL preseason gets into gear tonight with 12 games on the schedule and 4 more thru Saturday. Here’s where our 19 NFL Coogs will be playing:

Thursday, 9 Aug 2018

  • Kyle Allen (Carolina) at Buffalo - 6 pm (Replay Friday at 9 am on NFL Network)
  • Demarcus Ayers (Chicago) at William Jackson III and Brandon Wilson (Cincinnati) - 6 pm (Replay Saturday at 3 am on NFL Network)
  • Greg Ward Jr (Philadelphia) vs Pittsburgh - 6 pm (Replay Friday at 3 pm on NFL Network)
  • DJ Hayden (Jacksonville) vs New Orleans - 6 pm (Replay Sundat at 5:30 am on NFL Network)
  • Charles Sims (Tampa Bay) at Cameron Malveaux (Miami) - 6 pm (Replay Saturday at 5:30 am on NFL Network)
  • Elandon Roberts (New England) vs Washington - 6:30 pm (Replay Friday at Noon on NFL Network)
  • Wade Phillips (Los Angeles Rams) vs Tyus Bowser (Baltimore) - 6:30 pm (Replay Friday at Midnight on NFL Network)
  • Joey Mbu (Green Bay) vs Tennessee - 7 pm (Replay Saturday at 12:30 am on NFL Network)
  • Nick Thurman (Houston) at Kansas City - 7:30 pm (Replay Saturday at 2 pm on NFL Network)
  • Terrell Wiliams and Steven Dunbar (San Francisco) vs Dallas - 9 pm on NFL Network
  • Matthew Adams (Indianapolis) vs Seattle - 9 pm (Replay Friday at 3 am on NFL Network)

Saturday, 11 Aug 2018

  • Case Keenum (Denver) vs Minnesota - 8:05 pm on NFL Network
  • D’Juan Hines (Los Angeles Chargers) at Arizona - 9 pm (Replay Sunday at Midnight on NFL Network)

Note: For further replay information, check here for the schedule:

Injured Reserve: Howard Wilson (Cleveland)


Hoping Thurman get’s playing time tonight. Making roster is going to be tough, but he fits the scheme well. Better than Christian Covington. haha

So, this is neither here nor there, but I didn’t want to start a new thread. I just saw this on ESPN:


They seriously set O/U and lines on preseason games?!? Who in the world would bet on the outcome of a freaking preseason game???


People who vacation in Vegas once a year in August? Which is a questionable practice in itself what is it like 105 degrees at night there this time of year?

Thanks Patrick for putting this together. Nice to see so many pro coogs this time of year.

Given their current places on the depth chart B-Wil lining up against Ayers is a possibility tonight.


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Wrap up from last night:

  • Kyle Allen (Panthers) - 0/1, 2 rushes for -4 yards
  • Charles Sims (Bucs) - 5 rushes 6 yards
  • Demarcus Ayers (Bears) - 1 rush 3yards 1 TD, 3 receptions 24 yards on 2 targets, 5 punt returns for 3 yards
  • Greg Ward Jr (Eagles) - 1 target
  • Steven Dunbar (49ers) - 2 receptions 23 yards on 2 targets
  • Nick Thurman (Texans) - 3 tackles
  • Cam Malveaux (Dolphins) - 39 snaps, no stats
  • Joey Mbu (Packers) - 17 snaps, no stats
  • Elandon Roberts (Patriots) - 6 tackles (led team)
  • Tyus Bowser (Ravens) - Did not play
  • Matt Adams (Colts) - 2 tackles and 1 pass defensed
  • William Jackson III (Bengals) - played, but no stats
  • Brandon Wilson (Bengals) - 3 tackles
  • DJ Hayden (Jaguars) - 2 tackles
  • Terrell Williams (49ers) - 1 tackle
  • Wade Phillips (Rams) - Defense gave up over 400 yards in 33-7 loss

Sadly, people who are addicted to gambling.


Ayers caught a couple passes too.

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One of Dunbar’s catches was a heads-up play that bounced off a teammate. Made NFL Network highlights.


Yep, missed that, but updated it. He caught 3 passes for 24 yards on 3 targets.

Thanks for catching that.

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Patrick, I always appreciate your updates across the various sports.
Just for purposes of total “box score” accuracy, Ayers was also involved in several punt return for minimal yardage. It’s a good sign if they are looking at him as a punt returner also. Ayer’s versatility may help him get a spot on the active roster.


I really did drop the ball on Ayers this week. :joy:

You’re correct in that he had 5 punt returns for 3 yards. He was the only punt returner for the Bears which may be a good sign.


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Stats from Last night:

  • Case Keenum - played 2 series, went 1/4 for 5 yards
  • D’Juan Hines - made 3 tackles

Updated from the other night:

  • Cam Malveaux - 29 snaps on defense, 10 on special teams, no stats

On D’Juan Hines, from Bleacher report “The 1 UDFA Turning Heads in Every NFL Team’s Training Camp”.

The LB out of Houston has had a nice camp so far, and I could see him sneaking into a weak position group," Michael Peterson of Inside the Pylon wrote.
Don’t be surprised if Hines does indeed sneak onto the Chargers roster as a reserve linebacker and special teamer.

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Only very stupid people would gamble on preseason games.

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