August 28, 2023   4 MIN READ

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NFL Roundup: Where Will Jonathan Taylor End Up?


The biggest name that will likely be on the move by Tuesday’s 53-man roster deadline would come via trade. 

Jonathan Taylor, the disgruntled star running back for the Indianapolis Colts, has not wavered from his trade request from earlier in camp and could find himself with a new team if the offer is there, according to NFL insider Ian Rapoport. 

Jonathan Taylor

All eyes are on where Colts RB Jonathan Taylor will end up

While the Colts do not seem eager to give up one of the top running backs in the league for a low price, owner Jim Irsay seems to have burned the bridge with previous comments about paying running backs

In a league where the RB market is drying up, Taylor is still drawing interest as a player who at his best led the league in both rushing yards and total touchdowns just two seasons ago.

Maybe even for the Philadelphia Eagles, who as Rapoport notes, makes a call about every single player that could be on the market. But at the moment, it seems very unlikely that Howie Roseman would buck his trend of not paying high price in both draft capital and dollars for an RB.

Murray Awaits

The Arizona Cardinals will be without QB Kyler Murray for at least the first four games.

Murray is expected to remain on the PUP list entering the regular season, per ESPN’s Adam Schefter.

It is an expected development for the 25-year-old Pro Bowl QB who tore his ACL in December. 

For now, the QB room is a very bleak picture in Arizona. While veteran Colt McCoy entered camp taking first-team reps, he was released ahead of cutdown day. 

Currently on the team is the recently traded for Josh Dobbs and rookie fifth-round pick Clayton Tune, as well as journeymen David Blough and Jeff Driskel.

Perhaps this is just part of the plan for a team with a rookie head coach in Jonathan Gannon a new general manager to begin a rebuild process, one that might be good timing with USC QB Caleb Williams waiting to be drafted number one overall in the ‘24.

Leatherwood Released

Offensive lineman Alex Leatherwood, a 2021 first round pick, will be looking for his third team in three seasons.

Leatherwood played just four games as a reserve for Chicago in 2022 after being released by the Las Vegas Raiders shortly before the season began. 

Punter Punted

The Green Bay Packers have elected to go with the young guy at punter.

Veteran Pat O’Donnell will be released in favor of Daniel Whelan.

At 32 years old, O’Donnell joined the Packers before the 2022 season and saw some success, even earning an NFC Special Teams Player of the Week Award following Week 3.

The name could be of interest to the Eagles, who have been unsuccessfully searching for an upgrade from Aryn Siposs over the past two seasons.

Dicker the Kicker

Cameron Dicker, who filled in one game as a spot kicker for the Philadelphia Eagles following an injury to Jake Elliot in 2022, has found a home in Los Angeles.

His short one-game stint in Philadelphia went as well as it could have, kicking the game-winning field goal and earning NFC Special Teams Player of the Week honors. 

Dicker was then signed to the Los Angeles Chargers during the midseason of ‘22 after a season-ending injury to Dustin Hopkins and participated in 10 regular season games as well as the postseason. 

It was an almost perfect year for the undrafted rookie, making 21-22 of his field goal attempts and all 24 extra point tries. 

Both Dicker and Hopkins competed in the offseason and in the end, Dicker won the job. 

– Benjamin Paul is a staff writer for

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