The Morning After Huddle: August 22, 2022

We breakdown the biggest NFL news from this weekend in our latest Huddle

Welcome to your Monday edition of the Morning After Huddle! It seems that injuries have followed several teams this pre-season and even 2022 draft picks can’t escape.

Here’s what you need to know:

  • First, Panthers Rookie QB Matt Corral will likely miss the 2022 season. NFL Network’s Ian Rapoport reports that Corral has a Lisfranc injury. Head Coach Matt Rhule provided additional context, saying “I would assume it would be a significant amount of time. I’m pretty sure it will be a long-term injury.” Corrals injury came Friday night in the pre-season game against New England.
  • Next, Bear LB Roquan Smith is having a change of heart. Smith is now ready to get back on the field after requesting a trade just weeks ago. He returned to practice on Saturday saying, ” I’m just shifting my focus to the season and more so just focused on being the best teammate I can be to those guys in the locker room.” Head Coach Matt Eberflus is complimentary of Smith and states that he has been engaging in meetings and with younger players.
  • Finally, your Key Signings and Trades Roundup is pretty quiet today:

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