Ivan Maisel, Adam Rittenberg & Ryan McGee take a deep dive into Nick Bosa's decision to leave Ohio State (2:48), discuss Lane Kiffin recruiting Matt Leinart's son (14:38) and more. Plus, Walk-Ons (26:57) & Extra Points (34:18).
- OSU's Bosa leaving school, looking to draft
- Sources: Cavs, Nance agree to $44.8M extension
- Bills QB Allen week-to-week after elbow injury
- Browns hurting: LB Schobert, WR Streater out
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After surrendering an average of 30 points in the first half over the last three games, the Bucs fired defensive coordinator Mike Smith.
The Next Level reacts to Ohio State defensive end Nick Bosa leaving the team to prepare for the NFL Draft.
Pat McManamon ESPN Staff Writer
The Browns signed receiver Da'Mari Scott and linebacker Xavier Woodson-Luster off their practice squad. Scott is a 6-foot rookie from Fresno State who was with the Browns in training camp; he had eight preseason receptions. Rod Streater was placed on injured reserve; he fractured a bone in his neck in a freak collision on Sunday. The team waived/injured linebacker James Burgess Jr. (hamstring) and signed offensive lineman Jake Eldrenkamp and receiver Blake Jackson to the practice squad.
Dan Graziano ESPN Staff Writer
Shorthanded at WR, the Cleveland Browns are promoting Da'Mari Scott from their practice squad. Undrafted rookie WR from Fresno State.
Matt Schick, Peter Burns & Heather Dinich discuss Tua's health (2:00), debate who was helped the most by last weekend's results (8:01), react to Nick Bosa leaving OSU (28:10), "Jump To Conclusions" (30:30) and more. Plus, "Talk Nerdy To Me" (42:48), Walk-Ons (49:19) and Extra Points (54:42).
Adam Rittenberg ESPN Staff Writer
Ohio State star defensive end Nick Bosa intends to withdraw from school to focus on his rehabilitation from core muscle surgery and begin preparing for the 2019 NFL draft. Bosa suffered the injury in the third quarter of Ohio State's Sept. 15 win over TCU and underwent surgery Sept. 20 with a specialist in Philadelphia. Buckeyes coach Urban Meyer says in a statement that he "was hopeful Nick would be able to return to play again for us," but Meyer wishes Bosa well as he gets "100 percent healthy and ready for his next chapter." Bosa is widely projected as a top-5 pick in the 2019 draft.
Ohio State defensive end Nick Bosa, an All-American in 2017 and the Big Ten's reigning Defensive Lineman of the Year, will withdraw from school and concentrate on rehabbing an injury before the NFL draft.
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Eight months after he was traded to the Cavaliers from the Lakers, Larry Nance Jr. agreed to a four-year, $44.8 million extension with Cleveland, ESPN's Adrian Wojnarowski reports.
With Josh Allen in doubt for Sunday after injuring his elbow, Bills coach Sean McDermott said the team will "work through" whether Nathan Peterman or Derek Anderson gets to replace the rookie.
ESPN Cleveland Browns analyst Tony Grossi joins The Next Level to talk about the Browns loss vs. the Chargers and the depleted wide receiver group.
Pat McManamon ESPN Staff Writer
Jarvis Landry and Joel Bitonio promise the loss to the Chargers was just a bad day, not an example of the team getting ahead of itself after getting to .500. "We don't want to lay another egg like that," Bitonio said.
The Browns were already thin at linebacker before wide receiver Joe Schobert and Rod Streater went down.