Month: June 2018

Danielle Hunter Jersey agrees to extension with Vikings

The Vikings have one of the league’s best defenses, and they just locked down one of their key pieces to a contract extension. Fourth-year defensive end Danielle Hunter reportedly agreed to a five-year contract worth an average of $14.4 million, according to ESPN’s Dan Graziano.
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In his three years in the NFL since the Vikings drafted him in the third round of the 2015 NFL Draft, Hunter has recorded 25.5 sacks, including 12.5 sacks in 2016.

He’s come in and performed extremely well, Vikings general manager Rick Spielman told ESPN’s Courtney Cronin. I think he was 20 years old when we drafted him. If he stays healthy and continues to develop and grow as a football player, I’m sure he’ll get another opportunity to get another significant contract.Early Bird Report: Falcons have two of the NFL’s top 30 players who are over Womens Lance Alworth Jersey 30

Mack is one of the game’s premier centers mainly because of his run blocking, though that doesn’t mean he’s bad at pass blocking, Wagner-McGough writes. He’s been remarkably durable, playing in all 16 games during every season of his nine-year career except Marcus Kruger Authentic Jersey for 2014. And he’s been to five Pro Bowls.

The Falcons have one of the most talented rosters in the NFL with high-caliber players in all three phases of the game.

Led by an MVP-winning quarterback in Matt Ryan, the Falcons’ offense boasts versatile skill players and an experienced offensive line. In their second year working with offensive coordinator Steve Sarkisian, the unit should continue to be among the best in the league. Defensively, the young players have quickly become ascendant stars. With greater experience across the board, the group should be able to maximize its talent and give the Falcons an impactful defense.

Of course, those goals aren’t achieved in September, August or even July. The foundations for in-season success are planted early in the offseason. In Quinn’s mind, the Falcons have already planted those seeds.

Lamar Jackson Jersey says Chargers scout told him about interest in him as a receiver

Remember when Lamar Jackson said no team asked him to work out at the receiver position during the Scouting Combine? Apparently, he doesn’t.
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It was a Chargers scout who told me about it, Jackson recently told a Ravens podcast. He was the first one to come to me about it. I’m like, ‘What?’ He caught me off guard with it. I even made a face at first like, ‘What?’ I thought he was trying to be funny but he kept going with it. So it just became Clayton Keller Jersey blown out of proportion.

So that was the first time I heard it, I was like, ‘What?’ Like he was like, ‘Oh, Lamar are you gonna go out for wide receiver routes?’ I was Jimmie Ward Jersey like… ‘No… I don’t recall saying that, I don’t remember telling you guys I’d go out for receiver routes.’ I’m like, ‘No, quarterback only.’ So that made me not run the 40 and participate in all the other stuff.

We nevertheless support his quest to be paid what he deserves. The owners have made, and will continue to make (without any actual physical or business risk), billions. The NFL’s best and most popular players individually have one or two chances to make the millions they deserve.

And they have limited tools for forcing a recalcitrant team to pay up. For Beckham, the best (only) option is to not show up for training camp. While many who simply don’t get it would give him a hard time for doing it, those who understand the realities of the situation will — and should — support him.

That doesn’t take away from the fact that he was, without question, the best receiver in NFL history — and quite possibly the best player who ever played, regardless of position.

Anthony Duclair, Chicago Blackhawks: After a promising first full NHL season that saw him score 20 goals with the Arizona Coyotes, Duclair’s production has regressed over the past two seasons and he was eventually traded to the Chicago Blackhawks during the 2017-18 campaign. The change of scenery and fresh start did not really seem to do much for him in the short-term, at least not enough to make the Blackhawks extend him a QO, according to Mark Lazerus of the Chicago Sun Times. He is still only 22 years old and has a lot of talent so he is going to be an attractive buy-low free agent for a team in need of some young skill.

Orioles expect reliever Richard Bleier Jersey to miss rest of season with left lat tear

The Orioles are expecting top reliever Richard Bleier to miss the rest of the season with a tear in his left lat muscle, Baltimore manager Buck Showalter told reporters Friday.
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Bleier could also miss the start of 2019.

From what everybody is indicating, the worst-case scenario (is a possibility), Showalter said (via The Baltimore Sun). The worst case is it’s a Grade 3 (tear) and he returns sometime next season.

Manning received a rousing ovation last week at a Town Hall event for Giants season-ticket holders. I think it’s good to see that the fans are excited and I’m excited to be back and give them something to keep cheering for, he said.

The Giants continued their roster tinkering, signing offensive tackle Jarron Jones (Notre Dame) and defensive back Kenneth Durden (Youngstown State). David Krejci Womens Jersey Neither has played in an NFL regular-season game. Rookie tackle Tyler Howell was waived.

Eli Manning knows it can happen. It almost happened to him and, he fears, it could happen to Odell Beckham Jr. as long as the star wide receiver continues to live life with the Giants without a contract extension.

With a new, analytics-based NFL taking form, where do the Bills stand?

With a new, analytics-based NFL taking form, where do the Bills stand? More For some, the NFL has always been a game of physicality. Size and speed conquer stats in many instances because the NFL has always wanted strong, sizable players. Bigger was thought to lead to better teams in the classic mindset of a hard-nosed football coach. For others, the league is beyond that.

The once old-school interpretation is now transforming into a more futuristic approach and the pendulum is swinging towards technology-based judgment. Analytics Womens Darrell Green Jersey is a word that has been thrown around of late and means something different to nearly everyone. So, what even is analytics? Analytics, as defined by Google, is the systematic computational analysis of data or statistics.

MLB Draft 2018: Tigers could find what they need with Casey Mize at No. 1

As the 2018 MLB Draft quickly approaches, it’s time to take an in depth look at some of the top prospects in this year’s class.

First up is the potential No. 1 overall selection, Casey Mize, a right-handed pitcher from Auburn University.

Mize is a 6-3, 220-pound junior from Springville, Ala. who has excelled on the mound since arriving at Auburn in the fall of 2015, after going undrafted as a high school senior.

Scouts also love that Mize is the best strike-thrower in this year’s draft, having walked only eight batters all spring while posting nearly a 16:1 K/BB ratio. As more front offices have turned toward analytics, with a higher emphasis being placed on a hitter’s o- base percentage rather than batting average, a pitcher like Mize, who rarely issues a free pass, is a rare commodity.

By all accounts, he’s also a fiery competitor on and off the field, something that clubs look for in prospects they are considering with their top overall selection.

The Sun Chronicle reports that 26-year-old Shane Denn, wearing a Patriots T-shirt, pleaded not guilty Wednesday. If he makes bail, he must stay away from Gronkowski and wear a GPS monitoring device.

Chase Utley (twice in 2008), Bobby Abreu (2005), Mike Schmidt (1979) and Dick Allen (1969) also homered in five straight games for the Phillies. Ken Griffey, Jr. (1993), Don Mattingly (1987) and Dale Long (1956) share the major league record with homers in eight consecutive games.

Phillies: RHP Jerad Eickhoff (right lat strain) threw his curveball off flat ground and will throw the pitch again during a bullpen session on Saturday. . RHP Pat Neshek (right shoulder strain) will begin a rehab assignment at Class A Clearwater on Saturday. … RHP Luis Garcia (right wrist strain) played catch on flat ground Friday.

Nationals: RHP Stephen Strasburg (right shoulder inflammation) played catch on flat ground for the second time this week Friday. … RHP Jeremy Hellickson (right hamstring strain) will make a rehab start for Class A Potomac on Sunday.

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Corey Coleman Jersey faces make-or-break year

If Corey Coleman wondered where he stood heading into 2018, Browns offensive coordinator Todd Haley left no doubt.
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He’s been out here working, Haley said, via Mary Kay Cabot of the Cleveland Plain Dealer. I’ve seen him every day. He understands this is a big, big year in his career. Year three is usually the make-or-break year of what kind of you’re going to be. I’ve made that clear to him. He understands it, and he’s working hard accordingly to try to be the best that he can be.

He’s just got to keep working at it, and that’s the biggest thing that he does, new receivers coach Adam Henry said. He comes in early; he works hard; he’s taking notes. He’s doing the little things, learning the route techniques, things of that nature, just doing the things that he does well and expound on that and tweaking some things. But mentally just being in there. He’s champing at the bit. He wants more, so it’s just progression each and every day.

Someone’s contract or what he wants Barry Sanders Youth Jersey over there, is kind of outside of our control, Mack said, via the Atlanta Journal Constitution. He’s a great teammate. He’s a great guy. He works hard every day. I’m sure he’s going to ready to go whenever he shows up.

Coach Dan Quinn said he’s never disappointed in a player’s choices as long as there’s communication and that he’s spoken to Jones over the course of the offseason. Quinn was also asked about Jones working out Authentic Jaleel Johnson Jersey with Terrell Owens, which has led some to wonder if Owens is in his ear about taking a hard line with three years left on his current contract.

The coach didn’t offer any comment on that aspect, but did call the two wideouts two of the hardest working athletes that I’ve seen. It just remains to be seen when Quinn will get his next close look at Jones’ work.

Once the NFL’s highest-paid tight end, he was suspended in 2013 with the Jets for violating the league’s performance-enhancing drug policy. In November 2013, he was arrested after a woman told police she saw him masturbating in a parked car outside of a New Jersey department store. Winslow was arrested for possession of synthetic marijuana, and the charge was dropped after he completed court-ordered terms.

Saints upgrade at nickel corner with the return of Patrick Robinson Jersey

Patrick Robinson has a different role in his second stint in New Orleans. But the Saints signed their former first-round pick to a four-year, $20 million deal because he’s one of the best nickel corners in the game.
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But the nickel corner in Philadelphia isn’t exactly the same as the nickel corner in New Orleans.

It’s very aggressive, more on the man-to-man side, Robinson said. I would say this past year, it was more of a zone defense when I was in Philly. Here, it’s more aggressive, more blitzing, more of a man-to-man type defense. I’m still trying to get used to it.

Rankin had surgery to address an injured foot sustained during the team’s rookie mini-camp last month. He is expected to ready for the start of the regular season, though it may take him out of the mix for the chance to earn a starting job at right tackle.

He’s doing Authentic David Backes Jersey well, head coach Bill O’Brien said following Rankin’s surgery. I think he’s picked up the things we’ve taught him. He’s picked them up well, and I think he has a good future here. We’ll see how it goes.

We’ll see if the people who are quick to denigrate those who choose to protest are willing and able to adhere to the same standard, and we’ll see whether the President suggests that those Heath Miller Authentic Jersey folks maybe should live in a different country, instead of the country that ostensibly gives all citizens the freedom not to stand during the anthem.

The Color Rush uniforms are (generally) dead, but the Bears are opting for a rush of color in their alternate jersey.

Yes, the blaze orange hunting jerseys are back.

Geoff Swaim ready for opportunity to replace Jason Witten

He has played 28 games in three seasons, making nine catches for 94 yards.

It’s self-evidently a very big year. Contract year, this and that, Swaim said. It’s really just a chance for me to see what I can make of myself. That’s pretty much how I look at it. I really don’t look too far ahead in the future, and I mean that sincerely. I’m a pretty simple dude. I try to think of just what can I do now and what’s relevant right now. Everything else doesn’t matter.

Fortunately, his teammate Davante Adams said shortly afterward that Matthews was OK.

I wanted to let everybody know Clay is all right, Adams said. He’s got a little boo-boo on his nose, but he’ll be all right. He’s a tough guy.

NFL teams are always concerned any time a player does anything off the field that could result in injury, but a charity softball game is usually a low-impact sporting event. Matthews was unlucky to get hit in the face, but lucky not to have anything more than a little boo-boo.

Ian Rapoport of NFL Network reports that Matthews is believed to have a broken nose and is being treated at an emergency room.

Gregorius took over at the position for Jeter in 2015, following Jeter’s retirement the previous year. Jeter is now a Marlins owner.

Gregorius has come back to life lately. In his last 12 games, he’s hitting.295, or 13-for-44.

Judge is good (health wise), manager Aaron Boone said. Obviously I was really relieved that he was good to go (Saturday) and obviously (he hit) the big home run. I just decided after the game that with the off day (Monday) that I wanted to give him a couple (days off). He fought me a little bit on it… but I wanted to play the long game a little bit.

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New York Giants offensive lineman Jon Halapio Jersey never believed his NFL dream was officially over.

That did not stop him from preparing as Alexander Wennberg Authentic Jersey if it might be, however.
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So three years ago, back home in his native St. Petersburg, Fla., after being released for the third time in two seasons, Halapio sent out resumes for a bunch of different jobs.

Perhaps the longest of long shots to not only get another NFL chance, but make the most of it, Halapio spent the latest OTA (offseason team activity) practice at center with the first-team offense led by Eli Manning, paving the way on the ground for Saquon Barkley and in the middle of a remade offensive line that will be key if the Giants are to rebound from the 3-13 debacle of last season.

Like I say,Johnson said Saturday at the free football camp he hosts annually in the Detroit area, it just took them seven years to figure out what we knew on Day 1.

Johnson helped bring the NFL’s process of the catchrule to light on the first Sunday of Michael Palardy Jersey the 2010 season when he appeared to catch a game-winning touchdown pass from Shaun Hill with 24 seconds to play.

Johnson leaped high over Bears cornerback Zack Bowman in the right corner of the end zone, caught the ball with both hands, landed with one foot on the ground, then the other, but lost control of the ball when his right hand hit the ground and he sprung to his feet in celebration.

The side judge on the field initially signaled touchdown, but officials conferred and ruled that Johnson did not complete the process of the catch.

The call was upheld on replay, and the Lions lost the game, 19-14.

Eagles safety Malcolm Jenkins Jersey, unlike the team itself, decided it was time to respond Tuesday afternoon.

Simply (G)oogle: ‘How many Philadelphia Eagles knelt during the national anthem last season’ and you find the answer is zero, Jenkins wrote with the hashtag #TheFightContinues. A similar (G)oogle search will show you how many great things the players on this team are doing and continue to do on a daily basis.
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The Eagles are ready to move on after being uninvited to the traditional White House visit to celebrate their Super Bowl victory.

Philadelphia coach Doug Pederson spoke about the controversy for the first time Wednesday during a press conference before Womens Victor Rask Jersey the Eagles started OTA practice, but he wasn’t willing to say all that much.

This is going to be a blanket statement, and then Cyrus Jones Youth Jersey I’m not going to discuss it further, Pederson told reporters, per USA Today. I was looking forward to going down. We did something last season that was very special. It was a milestone for our city of Philadelphia, our organization, and I was looking forward to going down and being recognized as world champions. It is what it is.

As Seattle goes away from the zone blocking scheme, it gives 2016 first-rounder Germain Ifedi another crack at right tackle and a chance to prove he’s not a bust. George Fant and Isaiah Battle are fighting to be next man up outside. Rees Odhiambo, the 2016 third-rounder who has not yet worked out at tackle, either, should become the top swing backup inside.

By establishing early continuity with the personnel while mixing up the scheme, the Seahawks are trying to be respectable on the line. That won’t happen unless Pocic and Ifedi both take developmental leaps.

Hoskins, wearing a helmet with protective flaps over both cheeks, put the Phillies ahead 3-2 with a third-inning homer his first long ball since fouling a ball off into his face on May 28 at Los Angeles. Hoskins pinch hit the following night against the Los Angeles Dodgers, then missed nine games seven of them Phillies losses.

It was clear that his presence in the lineup was felt, manager Gabe Kapler said.

Charges against Cardinals WR Christian Kirk Jersey dropped

The charges against Arizona Cardinals rookie wide receiver Christian Kirk stemming from a February incident in Arizona were dismissed Wednesday by the Scottsdale City (Ariz.) Attorney’s Office.
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Kirk was arrested and charged with disorderly conduct and property damage on Feb. 3. Kirk was seen throwing rocks at cars with a friend while attending the Waste Management Phoenix Open at TPC Scottsdale earlier this year, according to the Scottsdale police.

And to do it in his hometown, Savage says, was really special.But when we talked the other night, Savage talked about where his heart is, and where it’s been since then-Cleveland coach Bill Belichick suggested that he move over to the scouting side—while he was assigned pre-draft work in early 1994—after spending the 1993 season as a low-level assistant coach. A lot of the satisfaction he got from running the Senior Bowl was in finding the same kinds of players he spent 19 years trying to find for NFL teams.

According to Kaepernick’s attorney Mark Geragos, one of the 32 team owners testified under oath that he opted against signing the embattled quarterback after Trump began blasting the protests, which were started by Kaepernick in 2016 as a way to raise awareness about inequality and police brutality against minorities.

Trump frequently has been critical of players who have protested during the anthem, so it would appear a tough spot for the younger Johnson while balancing business, politics and family. But Claude Giroux Jersey Christopher Johnson immediately earned his players’ Aaron Gordon Youth Jersey respect last year when he went up to each one in the Jets’ locker room before the team’s home opener against Miami in September and asked if he could stand with them in unity.

Johnson, the players and the coaches stood — arms locked — on the sideline before every remaining game. Several players pointed to the owner’s actions as playing a large role in establishing cohesiveness on a team that stuck together despite a 5-11 record. But Johnson’s latest stance has become a polarizing issue with some Jets fans and even politicians saying the owner’s support of a player potentially protesting during the anthem is misguided.