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Where are the Aussies? 8 head into NFL camps

The are a number of Australian’s playing in the NFL, some of which we know well and others not so much. As NFL training camp is only a week or so away we give you the list of where you can find all the Australians. We also take a look at the chances of each player making it...

Aussies headed into NFL camps

Right now there are seven Australians in NFL training camps or will be reporting to them in the next few days. We have ranked them from 1 to 7 with number one most likely to make the final 53 roster and 7 unlikely to make the roster. BRAD WING – punter, New York Giants The...

David Yankey signed by Panthers on futures contract

Panthers.com reported today that they have signed Sydney born guard David Yankey to a future contract. According to Panthers.com the contracts are referred to as “future” contracts because even though the players have signed, they do not officially become members of...

Hayne, Wing, Berry IN but Williams, Yankey & Hornsey OUT

UPDATE : Jesse Williams was placed on the reserve/non-football illness list by the Seahawks as they announced the final 53 man roster. Original Story below The final 53 man rosters have not all been named but the fate of the 6 Australians who entered training camp appear to be...

Aussies in the NFL camp update

Training Camp is well past the half way point and the first round of cuts is just around the corner. On September 1st by 4pm (New York Time) every team must cut down their rosters from 90 to 75. On September 5th by 4pm teams must again cut rosters for the final time to 53...

Aussies in NFL Camp Update

All 32 NFL teams are into training camp and we will not have to wait long to see some of the Australians in action, Pittsburgh will open the pre-season against Minnesota in the Hall Of Fame Game this Sunday at 8pm (Monday 10:00am AEST). Three Australians will be in action in this...

Follow the Aussies in the NFL

The popularity of social media with NFL players is growing all the time and it is no different for the Aussies, we took a look at the list of Australians on NFL rosters, now you can keep up to date on them. NFL camp season is not far away so below we have put together a list of...

7 Australians in the NFL!

Well right now there is seven but we are going to lose a few…. Best known is probably Jesse Williams AKA “The Monstar” The Seahawks waived the 24-year-old defensive tackle earlier this year after he spent two seasons on the team’s IR because of constant knee...