Colts release running back George Winn

The Colts signed running back George Winn last August, but he never played a regular season game for them.
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The team announced this morning that Winn had been released with a failed physical designation.

A ranking this high will be shocking for many Giants fans, who blamed former GM Jerry Reese for everything. But Beckham and Landon Collins are two terrific picks. He also landed solid starters in Justin Pugh, Weston Richburg and Sterling Shepard.

Los Angeles has just made 32 picks in five years, tied for the second-fewest in the NFL. Bosa and Melvin Gordon give the Chargers pieces to build around on both sides of the ball. They need last year’s first-round pick Mike Williams to stay healthy.

Mosley is an outstanding player, but the Ravens have not drafted many other impactful players. It will be interesting to see how the team transitions from Ozzie Newsome to Eric DeCosta at GM.

Coleman did not play in 2016.

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During Monday’s Nationals-Mets, SNY’s Ron Darling could neither ignore nor excuse the inexcusable. With a man on first and one out, Mets starter Jacob deGrom hit an infield pop-up 鈥?but didn’t bother to run to first.
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Darling could have gone deeper. It was surprising no Nats infielder, nor pitcher Jeremy Hellickson or catcher Pedro Severino, hollered to let the ball drop, starting an easy double play. But I suspect that’s also evidence of fundamental failure.

Realmuto has hit safely in all 18 career games against the Dodgers, which ties the longest hitting streak against LA to start a major league career since 1900. San Francisco’s Jim Davenport had a similar streak from April 15 to Sept 1, 1958. Realmuto has hit .391 with 10 runs, two doubles, three homers and six RBI during his run that began on May 11, 2015.

Texans prefer trading down to trading up

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In February of 2017, Mayfield was charged with disorderly conduct, public intoxication and resisting arrest. In the Sooners’ biggest win of the season, at Ohio State, the senior was criticized for planting an Oklahoma flag at midfield of Ohio Stadium. Two months later, Mayfield grabbed his crotch, while cursing at Kansas players, who refused to shake his hand before the game. The controversial quarterback was briefly benched and stripped of his captaincy in his final home game.

Even with all that, he still won the Heisman going away. Now he heads to Cleveland, which is coming off a big offseason, but has done nothing but lose in recent years.

The report indicates that Khan’s ownership would result in more American football games being played at Wembley, and possibly even an NFL franchise in London. Khan has repeatedly shot down talk that he wants to move the Jaguars to London, but talk persists that an NFL team could eventually be located there.
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The NFL has also invested in the new stadium for English soccer team Tottenham Hotspur, with the league paying to have that stadium built with features including the larger locker rooms required for NFL teams, and a retractable playing surface that allows games to be played either on grass for soccer or field turf for football.

So it’s possible that there could soon be two iconic soccer stadiums in London with strong NFL ties, one which was Authentic Jacob de la Rose Jersey built with NFL games in mind, and another that is owned by an NFL owner. The league is pouring serious resources into London.

Gettleman warned beforehand about the danger of getting too cute with such a lofty pick. He insisted the No. 2 pick must be reserved for a player he could envision one day making the Hall of Fame. Gettleman also stipulated the player must be viewed as worthy of the No. 2 pick not only in this draft, but in any draft. Barkley checks both boxes.

Tom Coughlin, Dave Caldwell lavish praise on Lamar Jackson

The Jaguars signed Blake Bortles to a three-year contract. Which leaves the door open for the drafting of a quarterback this year or next year.

Which makes anything the team says about this year’s crop of quarterbacks even more intriguing. Especially when most teams never say much of anything about any incoming player.

Silly Embellishments of the Week: NFL Network’s Mike Mayock continues to assess hopeful NFL QBs in terms of “arm talent” — presumably their throwing arm.

NBC golf host Dan Hicks, during Sunday’s runner-up in match play, noted that after 10 holes Alex Noren has “a thin, one-up lead.” Noren won the next hole, thus Hicks declared, he “has taken control.”

Unqualified Suggestion of the Week: After recidivist NFL malfeasant Michael Bennett was indicted for assault on a paraplegic 66-year-old woman, WFAN’s Bart Scott reasoned that Bennett will be sentenced to “community service.” But whose community?

Back in February, new Colts coach Frank Reich didn’t sound like he was interested in parting ways with the 24-year-old. “There was a lot of evidence of winning football from Jacoby,” he said, via Kevin Bowen of 1070 TheFan. “… I’m very encouraged and thankful he’s on the roster.”

And last month a source told the Indianapolis Star’s Chris Wade that the Colts had rebuffed two trade offers for Brissett, lending credence to Reich’s original remarks. Also lending credence to Brissett staying put? General manager Chris Ballard’s remarks on Friday when asked about keeping the young quarterback in Indy for the long haul.

Despite the belief in Udoka by many around the league, the 40-year-old is as literal as his first name. Ime means Patience in the traditional Efik-Ibibio language of Akwa Ibom in Nigeria, where his father grew up.

When the opportunity arrives to interview for the right team in the right situation, Udoka believes his time learning from Popovich and the Spurs will have him prepared to continue the production from the Popovich coaching tree.seahawks_118

Bills release Cap Capi

The start of the Bills offseason program on Monday turned out to be defensive end Cap Authentic Joel Bitonio Jersey Capi’s final day with the team.
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For any issue arising under the relationship between NFL teams and NFL players, the question begins with the Collective Bargaining Agreement. However, the Collective Bargaining Agreement between the NFL and the NFL Players Association says nothing about the national anthem. The rule regarding the anthem appears in the NFL’s game operations manual, which provides in pertinent part as follows: The national anthem must be played before every NFL game, and all players must be on the sideline for the national anthem. During the national anthem, players on the field and bench area should stand at attention, face the flag, hold helmets in their left hand, and refrain from talking.

And another: A Retired NFL Football Player diagnosed with purported Level 2 Neurocognitive Impairment (i.e., moderate dementia) in December 2016 at the age of 32 reported that he was unemployed, had significant issues with memory and completing tasks and frequently would go into a room and forget why he was there. That retired player concealed that he was working as a registered wealth manager for a large investment firm.

And another: A Retired NFL Football Player diagnosed with purported Level 2 Neurocognitive Impairment (i.e., moderate dementia) in January 2017 at the age of 32 claimed that he was unable to work in any capacity due to his cognitive impairment. Videos available online show that same player giving lengthy and fully coherent motivational speeches, often without the assistance of notes, on numerous occasions subsequent to the supposed diagnosis.

The 20-page submission from the NFL, undoubtedly directed to the court of public opinion as much as it is to the court presiding over the settlement, paints a troubling picture of alleged fraud, countering the argument that the NFL, faced with unlimited potential liability, is dragging its feet and contesting claims under the notion that every single penny saved becomes a penny earned.

Which coach would you want for one game against Belichick?

Happy Birthday, Bill Belichick. In honor of the 66th anniversary of your birth, let’s focus not on your many accomplishments but your few failures.
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Specifically, Monday’s PFT Live draft focused on coaches we’d want on the opposing sideline for one game against perhaps the best coach of all time in any sport.

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Hopefully, we’ll keep that and stick together, Popovich said. But you’ve got to make shots. And it’s been like that the entire year on the road for us for whatever reason, and it really showed up tonight. That made it very difficult.

Game 3 is set for Thursday in San Antonio.

Irving has 11 sacks and five forced fumbles in 23 games for the Cowboys over the last two seasons. He was limited to eight games last year by a season-opening suspension and a concussion he suffered late in the regular season.

Cheerleaders are also prohibited from mingling with players on and off social media.

If the cheerleaders can’t contact the players, then Womens Vic Beasley Jersey the players shouldn’t be able to contact the cheerleaders, Davis’ lawyer, Sara Blackwell, previously told the Times. The antiquated stereotype of women needing to hide for their own protection is not permitted in America and certainly not in the workplace.

As for the Saints, they maintain Davis wasn’t terminated because of her gender.

Sidney Crosby passed Mario Lemieux in Pittsburgh’s record book and pushed the Philadelphia Flyers to the brink of elimination.

Flyers fans booed the goal — and the ones that stuck around for the end belted a familiar refrain: Fire Hakstol! Fire Hakstol!
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Crosby scored his fifth goal of the series and became the Penguins’ career postseason points leader in a 5-0 win over the Flyers on Wednesday night.

The Penguins lead the first-round playoff series 3-1 as its shifts to Pittsburgh for Game 5 on Friday. Crosby and the Penguins followed a 7-0 Game 1 win and a 5-1 Game 3 victory with another dominant outing.

I was in a good spot. The puck ended up right on my stick, Crosby said.
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To get fat and happy after a win… we’re still in a hole. We need a lot of desperation, we need a lot of commitment, we need a lot of focus. We need to get this tied up. That’s our only focus right now.

The Blue Jackets still lead the series, but they’ve barely led in any of the first three games. They’ve faced deficits in each and rallied to win the first two before the puck finally failed to bounce their way in Game 3.
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This is what playoff hockey is, Blue Jackets captain Nick Foligno said. It’s not always going to go your way. But we’ve put ourselves in a real good spot by going in there (in Washington) and stealing two. They’re, I’m sure, fully planning on doing that to us. But we’re going to do everything we can to make sure it doesn’t happen.

This does not mean the Giants are only tweaking their roster, as the depth chart is undergoing serious renovation. The moves are designed for win-now performance, though. No team looking deep into the future hands the ball to a 15-year veteran quarterback. Left tackle Nate Solder turns 30 on April 12, and the Giants made him the NFL’s highest-paid offensive lineman. Why did Gettleman sign Jonathan Stewart, a 31-year-old running back, if not to impart wisdom and gain some tough yards now, not later?

It’s about winning and I’ve seen someone told one of the reporters I’m in the teardown, Gettleman said recently. We’re not spending $62.5 million on Nate Solder, spending the money on [28-year-old guard] Patrick Omameh, we’re not trading for Alec Ogletree. If it’s a teardown, we’re not doing that. We evaluated the Womens Tom Rathman Jersey roster, we’ve developed a plan moving forward. It’s about winning now. Who wants to lose? I don’t.

DeMarcus Cousins’ flight was to new Vegas home, not Coachella

Social-media users were left scratching their heads over an image of New Orleans Pelicans center DeMarcus Cousins taking an apparent private flight to somewhere other than his team’s playoff-opening win in Portland, Oregon.

The weekend intrigue extended beyond the Pelicans fan base — reaching into even the Mojave Desert — when the caption on the Instagram photo referenced the popular music festival Coachella.

Davis has carried the Pelicans in Cousins’ absence, including Saturday.

But it wasn’t a game Cousins missed — he said on a nine-second Instagram video he was “tuned in.”

You gotta take the ’97 [Masters] win for the ages by Tiger. It was just such a dominating performance it’s hard to think of anything that could compare. There is one, it’s the other end of it. It’s the oldest to ever win the Masters, Jack Nicklaus in 1986, which happened to be my first Masters. Jack made a pivotal birdie on the 16th hole, and I declared, “the Bear has come out of hibernation.”

The 49ers had more than $47 million in cap space before the move, per Over The Cap , so this does little to affect their financial situation in the short term.

The move appears motivated by rewarding their longtime stalwart left tackle. Perhaps the pay bump was to convince Staley to stick around with Jimmy Garoppolo for the next two years instead of contemplating retirement.

The defensive end amassed 21.5 sacks the last two seasons with an FBS-leading 16.5 during the 2016 campaign. Landry only played in nine game as a senior due to an ankle injury.

The 49ers tied for 26th overall in 2017 with 30 sacks before letting Aaron Lynch leave in free agency and not picking up Elvis Dumervil’s option.

A very athletically gifted linebacker with a ton of experience in different schemes. However, all the changes on defense left Oren Burks without a true position and puts him behind fundamentally. He will fit in well with a team that runs multiple sub-packages and is looking for a good coverage linebacker with special teams upside. Burks will be a late-round selection to develop and play on special teams in the meantime.steelers_036

NFL, NFLPA announce ban of 10 helmet models after laboratory study

The NFL and NFLPA released a joint statement Monday that they have banned 10 helmet models from being used in the future. Six of the 10 helmet models are banned immediately, while four are only permitted to be worn by the players that wore them in 2017.
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One NFC East team specifically appears to be Bryant’s preferred destination: The New York Giants .
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We know when deadlines are, he said. We have another month or so to work out and not worry about anything.

Because projections are fun, I instructed the ZiPS projection system to project the contract figures for the best free agents set to hit the market (and the ones that may). Few teams have unlimited payrolls, even with reset luxury tax penalties, so there’s a real difference between a $15 million and a $25 million player.

This winter provided one of the challenges when gauging the market interest going forward: How much are teams willing to pay for a win? This is a figure that has gone up steadily in baseball history, but for the first time in the 15 years of projections I’ve run, that number went down this offseason.

For the 2017 season, ZiPS estimated that teams valued free agents as if they were worth $7.1 million above replacement level (the number that makes the projected contracts the most accurate). Going into the offseason, ZiPS projected that number to grow, as it usually does, Authentic Marquise Goodwin Jersey by 5 percent to $7.6 million. It didn’t.

In fact, with the offseason behind us, ZiPS gets an implied value of $6.8 million per win above replacement, with values all over the place (for the teams at least, the players not so much). Note that I’m not counting Shohei Ohtani, who was essentially a restricted free agent. So how 2019 plays out is anyone’s guess, but I’m still going to project 5 percent growth, but from 2017-2018’s lower figure, getting us to $7.2 million.

Bears agree to terms with Marcus Cooper, Patrick Scales

The Bears have re-signed Marcus Cooper and Patrick Scales, the team announced.
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The league is investigating allegations from a female Uber driver in Arizona that Winston groped her. Winston has denied the allegations, as has Eagles cornerback Ronald Darby, who was in the same car. Winston has turned over phone records and text messages to the league.

Koetter’s obviously hoping Winston won’t be suspended, but citing Fitzpatrick’s experience is an acknowledgement that they’re preparing for the possibility.

Browns coach Hue Jackson has said that Tyrod Taylor isn’t a bridge quarterback. Jackson’s comments from Tuesday make it clear that Taylor is a bridge quarterback.

Jackson was asked whether the team’s future franchise quarterback is lurking not on the roster but within the 2018 draft pool.

Police arrested Boykin at his home Wednesday on a charge of aggravated assault with serious bodily injury, a second-degree felony punishable by two to 20 years, per WFAA.

Shabrika Bailey told WFAA this week that Boykin’s alleged assault left her with a broken jaw swollen and wired shut.
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The Seahawks cut Boykin on Tuesday, and he went unclaimed on waivers.

Darnold has been installed as the frontrunner for the top pick by most outside observers of the draft process. Despite Dorsey’s caveats, it seems unlikely that anything would come in the next five weeks to change that if they left last week feeling the same way.

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Chris Milton signs tender

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Jon Gillies had 26 stops for Calgary. Fleury gave up six goals on 18 shots before being replaced to start the third period. Malcolm Subban had 12 stops in relief.

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Collins was back at work with the rest of the team with the offseason program starting on Monday and sang a different tune about Apple. According to multiple reporters, Collins said he’s buried the hatchet with Apple and is glad to have him back because the team needs him at cornerback.

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Betcher noted that players like Chandler Jones, Markus Golden and Dwight Freeney have all been productive in his system and mentioned Jones again when discussing how Vernon will fit.

His versatility, his ability to rush the quarterback from different angles, his ability that we’ve all seen in dropping in coverage and swiveling his hips, and doing all of those things, if you went and looked at our tape in Arizona and saw Chandler Jones, we didn’t make our money on defense with Chandler Jones dropping into space and playing in coverage a bunch, Bettcher said, via NJ.com. You can throw great changeups. There are things you can do to change things up that allow you to attack offenses in different ways. I think that’s how he’ll fit in.