Month: February 2018

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Landry is a Louisiana native who starred at LSU. For a New Orleans team in a championship window reopened with Drew Brees, there’s good reason to think about how much receiving damage Landry could do playing off Michael Thomas, Ted Ginn Jr. and Alvin Kamara.
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The Saints got spotty slot production from Brandon Coleman last season, and he and Willie Snead are restricted free agents who have given the team little reason to tender them. The Saints don’t have a ton of money under the cap, and they can’t expect Landry to give them the old hometown discount that the Dolphins already are not getting. But New Orleans’ Kyrie Irving Youth jersey offense with Landry would be downright scary in its push to get back to the top of the NFC. That might be well worth it for the short term.
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That’s what he does, man, Walker said. That’s what he does. He gets every rebound, he dominates the paint. It showed in his numbers. Twenty-four? That’s unbelievable, man. We’re going to need that from him every night if we want to make a push. We’re going to need that Dwight Howard to be there every night for us.

Even with Howard’s early dominance, both teams were playing their first game since the All-Star break and had to shake off the accompanying rust that resulted in roller-coaster play. The Hornets held a 55-53 halftime lead after hitting 46 percent behind the arc. Charlotte then had a 13-0 run to start the third quarter, sparked by seven points from Michael Kidd-Gilchrist.

And the Hornets still needed Walker’s big fourth quarter, when he had 14 points on 5-for-6 shooting, to secure the victory.

Authentic Kids Cyrus Jones Jersey The Hornets outscored the Nets 31-22 in the fourth, and Howard managed to tack on just two more rebounds to his total in that final quarter.

I was tired, Howard said with a sigh afterward. I was tired. I should’ve got more.

It was very emotional, Trocheck said. It was a powerful game. Powerful speech before the game by Lou. Powerful meaning behind the game. Team played great in the third period, showed a lot of character and to be able to put that in the net at the end of the game, it was exciting.

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Nick Foles began the 2017 NFL season as a backup quarterback, but he finished the year on top of the sports world with a win in the Super Bowl.
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On Sunday, the Patriots fell behind early, made the comeback like they did last year and in so many other playoff games before, took the lead … and then lost it. Patriots fans will blame missed tackles, or missed throws, or Malcolm Butler reportedly coming down with the flu ahead of the game, or Brandin Cooks being knocked out of the game from a violent hit in the first quarter, or a supposed illegal formation by the Eagles on a touchdown (it wasn’t illegal), or a supposed incomplete pass on another TD, or Tom Brady failing to catch a pass on a trick play, one eerily similar to the one Nick Foles would later catch for a touchdown.

Womens Bobby Orr Jersey The truth of the matter is that the Eagles were a really Irving Fryar Womens Jersey good football team, and outplayed the Patriots on Sunday. Pederson called an aggressive game from the start and was rewarded for it. He built a beautiful game plan for Foles, who played almost as well as he did last week, when he played the single greatest game of his life.

Alshon Jeffery was brilliant. Corey Clements made an incredible catch in the end zone. The Eagles forced a turnover when it mattered most. It happens.

It’s a little extra special when the team’s never been there before. The Eagles hadn’t been, and that made this a particularly cool moment not just for the guys on the stage with Roger Goodell, but for literally millions of people who care about that team.
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As great as the presentation was, I presume it won’t hold a candle to what happens on Broad Street over the next few days.

Jimmy Garoppolo is the highest-paid player in NFL history with a new contract that averages a record-breaking $27.5 million per year. And it’s going to a player with seven career starts 鈥?five of which came with the San Francisco 49ers.

Garoppolo, 26, showed the 49ers everything he possibly could to convince the team he was worth his deal. In his five starts, San Francisco went 5-0 鈥?a feat made even more impressive by the fact that the 49ers were 1-10 at that point in the year 鈥?and Garoppolo completed 67.4 percent of his passes with seven touchdowns and five interceptions.

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Mike Trout is hoping his 2018 season can match a tremendous offseason: He got married, watched his beloved Philadelphia Eagles win the Super Bowl and participated in the Los Angeles Angels’ successful recruitment of Japanese pitcher hitter Shohei Ohtani.
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Trout, who took part Monday in the team’s first full-squad workout, said he tried to persuade Ohtani that the Matt Moore Jersey Angels were a good organization to play for and just told him that we wanted him.

Nope! It wasn’t even always called the Rising Stars Challenge.
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The game was created as part of All-Star weekend in 1994 and was called the Rookie Challenge. The rosters were built similarly in number, but were filled out entirely by first year players from the Eastern and Western Conference. They also only played two halves of basketball.

I know, I know. That sounds awful, right? Believe it or not, it wasn’t that bad! The game featured some pretty good rookies like Chris Webber, Penny Hardaway, Nick Van Exel, and Toni Kukoc.

Even if Braun takes to the new position, the Brewers will still have plenty of questions left to answer not only in terms of their outfield rotation — which also includes Keon Broxton and Brett Phillips — but at first base, too.

Eric Thames will return as the regular starter after a streaky, but successful, return to the majors. Counsell used Thames and Jesus Aguilar in a left-right platoon last season with positive results and could do the same with Thames, a left-handed hitter, and Braun.
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That would seemingly leave no room for Aguilar, who batted .249 with 16 home runs and 52 RBIs in 133 games last season but is out of minor league options.

Verizon says that 5G will be 100 times faster than 4G, which addresses one of the key issues in virtual reality technology: latency. That’s a measure of how quickly information is processed and presented back to you.

There are no magic wands in the NFL.

Suh can be dominant, but that’s overwhelmed by his reputation as a dirty player, and he has his own anthology of dirty plays. That includes kicking Green Bay’s Even Dietrich-Smith, stepping on Aaron Rodgers’ leg or flat-out body-slamming Jake Delhomme. He has paid a ton of fines and has shown no willingness to change. Suh hasn’t helped his image much in Miami.

The Bills’ season has been a wild one. They got off to a 5-2 start and then slumped before winning three of their past five games, with the two losses in that stretch coming to the Patriots.

If it doesn’t work out Sunday and the Bills don’t make it to next weekend, they will continue in the longest active postseason drought among the four major North American professional sports leagues — a dubious distinction indeed.

But Le’Veon Bell is Secretariat, and the Steel Curtain is coming down hard on offenses. And five of Mike Tomlin’s last seven games will be at home. And the 4-4 Ravens are offensively challenged with a dearth of weapons, and the 2-4 Bengals of embattled Marvin Lewis and Andy Dalton can only hope that injury-plagued first-round WR John Ross can help return them to the playoffs — which they missed a year ago after five straight appearances, before they would probably lose in the wild-card round again.

Out in Los Angeles, the Dodgers are the talk of the town, but Sean McVay — hired as the youngest coach in NFL history at 30 — has been such a quarterback whisperer that QB Jared Goff looks more like a righthanded Clayton Kershaw than a deer in headlights, RB Todd Gurley is running to daylight again and the Rams are 5-2 and atop the NFC West, looking down upon … the 4-2 Seahawks, who have Russell Wilson, the Legion of Boom, the 12th Man and a winning culture. The offensive line remains their Achilles’ heel. But six of last 10 games are at home.

In case you’re wondering about the running game, free-agent signing Latavius Murray ran for 6 yards on two carries against the 49ers while second-round pick Dalvin Cook managed 17 yards on five carries. The duo also combined for 16 yards on four receptions.

While transient big-shot Keith Olbermann, back with ESPN, continues to regard himself as far above the fray, he’s right down there in the slop. He’s another sucker-shot, insult artist who can’t take the slightest poke in return. A bully.

Drafting NFL players is not a precise science. Some teams seemingly never get it right; others have a history of draft success. But every so often, there’s a draft that just defies everyone’s efforts to do their job — and gives GMs a good argument for trading away their picks.nike-youth-cardinals-067

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GM taking on another role isn’t the sort of thing you expect to see when the GM has two Super Bowl rings and was responsible for drafting Aaron Rodgers Jersey

It’s not a stretch to say that Pederson, who was hired to succeed Chip Kelly following the 2015 season after three years as the Chiefs’ offensive coordinator (under Andy Reid, the last man to coach the Eagles to the Super Bowl, 13 seasons ago), also needed some head-coaching reps to round into form.
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Youth Clayton Stoner Jersey After guiding Philly to a 7-9 record in 2016, Pederson was the subject of some skepticism, both from inside and outside the organization. There was talk that his speeches to the team lacked polish and presence, that he wasn’t tough enough on his players or assistants, and that he was out of his depth as a head coach.

This is not getting as much play as it should: the Packers essentially firing the only guy who has been GM since 2005 and also making massive coaching staff changes is a pretty huge deal.

The Bengals missed the playoffs last season and everyone seemed to forget what a laughingstock the team was before Marvin Lewis took John Ross Youth jersey over as coach. They’re not as good as the Steelers, but the guess here is Lewis will have the Bengals back in the thick of the division race.

The crash happened shortly before 4 a.m. on Interstate 70, where police said Jackson and 54-year-old Jeffrey Monroe were standing near a stopped vehicle when a pickup truck swerved onto the shoulder and struck both of them.

Police said they believe Jackson had gotten sick, and Monroe had pulled over to assist him.

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It is believed Gonsales was intoxicated and was driving without a license, Sgt. John Perrine said in a statement. He was transported to the Marion County Jail, the result of the test for intoxication is pending.

Jackson was an undrafted free agent out of Georgia Southern in 2015. He eventually caught on with the Colts in late 2015 and played all 16 games in 2016, when he recorded two sacks. He spent this past season on injured reserve.

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McNair triggered this with his comment, reported in an ESPN expose of the recent players-owners meeting over the anthem, about inmates running the prison. Although most were talked into returning by coaches, Hopkins’s absence was directly related to McNair’s comment.
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The Jaguars have plenty of talent across their roster, and like the Chiefs a year Eddie Lacy Womens Jersey ago, they don’t have any major draft needs or even future salary-cap space to maintain their successful drafting. So don’t be surprised if Jacksonville (like Kansas City did) trades up higher in the draft to get Allen. It can let him play behind Blake Bortles to start the 2018 season and hope it has found its own Patrick Mahomes.

Now would be an especially opportune time to strongly condemn domestic violence and lead the charge in supporting safe families across America, Walker wrote.

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Can we sign Tony Romo for the season? Would he come back from retirement? He’s a Wisconsin guy, Walker tweeted Sunday.

The reason? That Robert De Niro’s character in the film is a part-time bookie. The decision has left host Eisen and his team scrambling harder than Mark Sanchez to re-edit the show. An NFL Media rep confirmed, The segment was pulled because the movie included content related to gambling on NFL games.

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The former Bills safety announced Wednesday he is retiring, accepting his health reality and never suiting up again after a blindsided hit from Miami’s Jarvis Landry.
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He told himself he would give it until Dec. 31, 2017, to try to find a team (and doctor) that would take him. Now, he’s done.

If I could take that hit back, I would, Landry told the Miami Herald after the hit. The guy has a family to feed and this is his livelihood. You never want to see that with anybody.

Gordon told Sports Illustrated that he made upwards of $10,000 per month selling marijuana while playing football at Baylor. The Houston native told SI he would get a weekly shipment of weed through the U.S. mail system 鈥?sealed in Mylar, soaked in kerosene and stashed among coffee beans to mask the smell 鈥?and then Gordon would drive to Dallas, San Antonio and Austin to sell it.

Gordon’s college career was defined by drugs. He was suspended once and then kicked off the Baylor team because of them. He transferred to Utah, but never played for the Utes. The Browns selected him in the second round of the 2012 supplemental draft.

His tales from Lamar High School in Texas are even crazier. Gordon said he smoked weed every day in high school. He stole cars. He used counterfeit money.

He drank vodka from Minute Maid bottles before graduating to lean 鈥?cough syrup mixed with soda. Gordon was in a gang and picked up a gun from a barber shop every morning, returning it at the end of the day.

The Titans aren’t ready to compete with the AFC’s best teams.

The interception ended a Browns’ drive that had started at the Giants’ 39-yard line after Cleveland got a huge punt return from rookie return man Jabrill Peppers. Osweiler might end up winning the starting job, but it’s unlikely that he clinched it on Monday night.

The fact that the Ravens are back in the AFC wild-card race speaks more to the mediocrity of the conference’s middle-class teams than it does of any great resolve by the Ravens. Shutting out the Packers with Brett Hundley at QB was not exactly an accomplishment of historic proportions. But it might have been a good warm-up for facing Tom Savage and the Texans on Monday night.

That was evident during Thursday night’s ugly loss at Pittsburgh, in which QB Marcus Mariota threw four interceptions. But the Titans remain very much in the playoff mix, and they must take full advantage of an upcoming four-game stretch against the Colts, Texans, Cardinals and 49ers.

When kicker Blair Walsh’s would-be game-tying FG fell agonizingly short in Monday night’s home loss to the Falcons, the Seahawks were left looking an awful lot like a non-playoff team. No one fears the injury-decimated secondary. Russell Wilson was a pretty good one-man show Monday, but he simply doesn’t have enough help these days. Coach Pete Carroll’s misguided fake-FG-gone-bad at the end of the first half certainly didn’t help. Perhaps his only defense was: Did you really trust Walsh to make the kick, anyway?

Pittsburgh came back once more, with Roethlisberger tossing a lateral to Bell for a touchdown with just over two-minutes remaining, making the score 42-35. However a questionable decision to use an onside kick gave the Jaguars the ball well inside field goal range after the Steelers failed to recover. A Josh Lambo field goal put the Jaguars up 10 with 1:45 to play, but a touchdown pass by Roethlisberger to JuJu Smith-Schuster closed the final margin to three.chargers_074

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Tom Brady Jersey outdoes himself with AFC title comeback, turns Jaguars into Falcons

In the three recent Patriots losses in an AFC championship game, Brady was stymied in the second half by the Ravens once and the Broncos twice. Sunday’s game was on a similar track until Eli Apple Womens Jersey Brady became his possessed self.
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In the ESPN story, an anonymous Patriots staffer described a play in which Brady overlooked an open receiver downfield for a possible touchdown, instead throwing over the middle to wideout Chris Hogan, who was tackled short of a first down and injured his shoulder. Tom was trying to get it out quick, the staffer told ESPN. As fragility has increased, nervousness has also increased.

Despite the emerging concern, experts see reason to relax. Kurt Warner, who played until age 38 and now analyzes the NFL for Westwood One, said he has seen no discernible drop-off from Brady this season overall, despite a late-season rough patch.

I will say, I can’t remember too many five-game stretches where Tom kind of played at this level, or not up to his normal standard, Warner said. I’m just one that’s very leery of always [saying], ‘He hit the 40 wall.’ Or, ‘Father Time caught up to him between Week 10 and Week 12.’ That kind of stuff, I think it’s crazy. But people always want to do that. They’re looking for that moment, where everything starts to go the other direction.
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Cousins’ assists included alley-oop lobs to Davis and a couple of long passes to him for breakaway baskets.

You dream about moments like that as a kid — a game coming down to the line and just making big plays down the stretch, Cousins said. I think we just willed our way through this game.