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Madden NFL 22 Releases Schedule for Ratings Reveal of Top Positions | Bleacher Report

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Player ratings for the Madden NFL 22 video game are set to debut as part of “Madden Ratings Week” on ESPN beginning Sunday. 

EA Sports announced Wednesday select positions will be highlighted each day along with members of the “99 Club”—the players who’ve achieved the highest possible overall rating in this year’s game, who’ll be revealed on Get Up each day.

Here’s a look at the complete schedule for the other ratings:

             

Sunday (July 25)

Kickoff Special at 12:30 p.m. ET on ESPN

             

Monday (July 26)

Top 10 wide receivers with Chad Johnson on First Take

Full wide receiver ratings on SportsCenter

              

Tuesday (July 27)

Top 10 defensive linemen with Vince Wilfork on First Take

Top 10 edge rushers on SportsCenter and NFL Live

              

Wednesday (July 28)

Top 10 running backs with Marshawn Lynch on First Take

Full running back ratings on SportsCenter and NFL Live

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2021-22 NHL Schedule to Be Released Thursday on ‘SportsCenter’ | Bleacher Report

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The Tampa Bay Lightning just won their second straight Stanley Cup on July 7, but the NHL is already turning its attention to the upcoming season.

Stephen Whyno of the Associated Press cited a source from ESPN PR and noted the league will announce the 2021-22 regular-season schedule on Thursday during the 6 p.m. ET edition of SportsCenter.

It doesn’t come as much of a surprise that the league is wasting little time focusing on the start of next season as it attempts to return to normalcy with the schedule. After all, the 2019-20 campaign was delayed because of the COVID-19 pandemic, which led to a truncated 2020-21 season that started later.

The divisions were realigned in an effort to minimize travel during the pandemic, which reshaped the playoff picture.

There are still remaining questions about what the upcoming season will look like,

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Bears Rumors: Allen Robinson Not Expected to Receive New Contract Before Tag Deadline | Bleacher Report

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It appears as though Chicago Bears wide receiver Allen Robinson is down to two options: Play the 2021 season under the $17.8 million franchise tag or hold out. 

According to the NFL Network’s Ian Rapoport, the Bears and Robinson “are not expected to reach a long-term extension.”

On Sunday, ESPN’s Jeremy Fowler predicted during an appearance on SportsCenter that Robinson would play out this season on the tag (h/t Alex Seats of 247Sports.com):

“Talks have been pretty slow. There’s a decent chance he plays this year out on the tag, They’re going to leave the door open for talks in the final days and hours and sort of hope for the best, but there simply has not been much momentum. I’m told Robinson is ready to try to put up big numbers this year and try to smash free agency in 2022. He’s

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Chris Godwin Rumors: Latest on Bucs WR’s Potential New Contract Ahead of Deadline | Bleacher Report

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There is reportedly hope that the Tampa Bay Buccaneers can sign wide receiver Chris Godwin to a long-term contract extension prior to Thursday’s deadline for franchise-tagged players to sign extended deals.

Appearing on Sunday morning’s edition of SportsCenter, ESPN NFL insider Jeremy Fowler said there are “no new developments” as it relates to Godwin signing a new deal.

Fowler noted that the hope it will get done derives from Godwin making it clear he wants to be in Tampa over the long haul and chase more championships. Fowler added that the Bucs have shown a willingness to keep the team that won last season’s Super Bowl intact as well.

Per Spotrac, Godwin signed the one-year, $15.983 million franchise tender in March to ensure he will remain with the team in 2021. According to Fowler, signing Godwin to an extension could lower his salary cap hit

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