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Jets lead the NFL in cap space after Browns add Tyrod Taylor, Jarvis Landry

Elite Corey Lemonier Jersey The Browns have had a Matt Cullen Youth Jersey huge lead over the rest of the league in available salary cap space for 2018. But that’s no longer the case.
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Through trades agreed upon Friday, Cleveland will add Tyrod Taylor s $16 million cap hit and Jarvis Landry s $15.982 million cap hit for 2018. Those are the two biggest cap numbers on the roster.

Elite San Diego Padres Jersey That leaves the Jets in first place in the NFL in available cap space. The Jets are estimated to have $92 million in cap space, while the Browns have fallen into second place at about $76 million.

Sherman, who will turn 30 this month, is coming off a season-ending Achilles tear, as well as a surgical procedure on his other Achilles. But he’s expected to be healthy in time for Week One.

After that Sherman-led loss to the Seahawks in the NFC Championship Game, the 49ers went into steep decline. But they ended last year on a five-game winning streak behind new quarterback Jimmy Garoppolo, and their moves this offseason show that they’re serious about building a winner. If the 49ers sign Sherman, it’s the strongest sign yet that the 49ers-Seahawks rivalry is back in a big way.

Sean is so well-respected at ESPN and throughout our industry and we look forward to his return to college football where he will be a signature voice on many of our biggest games, including the College Football Playoff, ESPN Senior Vice President, Events and Studio Production, Stephanie Druley said. Sean is a highly-skilled broadcaster who brings great passion, energy and work ethic to every game he calls. In addition to his premier play-by-play skills, Sean excels at storytelling and setting the scene for the emotion and pageantry of college football, which are such integral parts of our presentation.

OK. So why not leave those skills and talents on Monday Night Football McDonough’s quote creates the impression that he wanted to return to the lower-level version of the sport.

Over the past two years, as I watched college football on television, I realized how much I missed it, McDonough said. Being the Voice of Monday Night Football’ was one of the great honors of my life, but I am grateful for the opportunity to return to the unique traditions, rivalries and pageantry of college football and to tell the stories of the participants. I look forward to reuniting with ESPN’s college football team where I have so many close friends in front of and behind the camera.

Giants can’t let Davis Webb stop them from drafting a QB with the No. 2 pick

It takes a lot to surprise me these days, but count me flummoxed at the number of Giants fans who are adamantly and vocally against their team using the No. 2 overall pick on a quarterback.
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Most of it stems from the believe misguided, I believe that it is possible for general manager Dave Gettleman to cobble together a good enough roster around veteran Eli Manning for one last Super Bowl run.

Being a quarterback or just being an athlete, the ultimate competitor, as a player, I welcome competition because it not only makes you better, it makes the team better, Bridgewater said.

This is a second NFL football life for Bridgewater after his first one was cut short by injury. The Vikings traded up to the No. 32 overall pick in the 2014 NFL Draft to get Bridgewater, and one year later he was selected to the Pro Bowl after leading the Vikings to the playoffs.

Limited Mens Adrian Clayborn Jersey His progress was thwarted during a practice Aug. 30, 2016, when he went down with a torn left ACL, a knee injury complicated by a dislocated knee joint. Bridgewater missed the entire 2016 season and nearly all of 2017 as well. He was activated in early November last season and got into one game, throwing two passes (the second was intercepted) coming off the bench late in a game against the Bengals.

It is not a pipeline, but there is a connection between the Cardinals and Giants now that James Bettcher came from Arizona and is the new Giants defensive coordinator.

Already, the Giants added a former Bettcher player, linebacker Kareem Martin, and are taking a look at another one.

Josh Mauro, a 27-year-old defensive end, will visit with the Giants, arriving Sunday and on into Monday, an NFL source confirmed. Mauro spent the past four years with the Cardinals, the past three with Bettcher as his defensive coordinator.

It was only after she uploaded the clip that my friends [replied and] told me who he was . . . that he was a really famous sports personality, Cuenca said.

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Cousins Wants to Stay with the Vikings for a Long Time

The Minnesota Vikings just gave quarterback Kirk Cousins A LOT of money over the next three seasons. Not only does he want to play well to repay them, but he also wants to stick around.

“As Rick said yesterday, this is a lifetime deal. That’s the goal. This is a three-year deal but the expectation from both sides is we raise our kids here and then if everything goes as planned that I’d be here for a long, long time.”

Sensing vulnerability, potential Democratic challengers, including former vice president Joe Biden and Sen. Bernie Sanders (I-Vt.), have started making state appearances, and the parade of hopefuls is expected to pick up considerably after the November midterm elections.

John Weaver, a Kasich adviser, cautioned against reading too much into the Ohio governor’s scheduled April 3 return to New Hampshire. But Weaver said he thinks Trump will face a GOP challenger in 2020, whether it’s Kasich or someone else. Kasich finished second to Trump in the 2016 Republican primary here.

“No one would have predicted Trump would be president,” Weaver said. “No one should predict whether Trump will be president in three months, in six months or running for reelection. The rapidly changing landscape should be observed and not predicted.”

Despite his low popularity among the general electorate, Trump’s standing remains relatively strong among likely Republican primary voters here.

With that being said, the rise of the runningback position has taken a different course as teams are choosing to implement committees of two or three backs instead of having a bell cow at the position. While many teams are focusing on having a lot of depth at offensive skill positions, are there any clear statistical differences between teams that spread the ball out to several skill players and teams that focus on two or three major players

It took almost no time for the Philadelphia Eagles to take advantage of the Seattle Seahawks’ roster deconstruction, as they agreed to a deal nearly a week before free agency began. Their trade for defensive end Michael Bennett continued the aggressiveness executive vice president of football operations Howie Roseman and head coach Doug Pederson have shown, and that’s a Super Bowl-winning recipe for the franchise. All it took was a 2018 fifth-round pick and wide receiver Marcus Johnson to get Bennett and a 2018 seventh-round pick.patriots_025

Masahiro Tanaka on not opting out: ‘I want to go out and battle’ as a Yankee

Masahiro Tanaka is doing what it takes to make sure he stays with the Yankees.
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Andre Johnson Womens Jersey The pitcher told the New York Post on Wednesday that even though he had the chance to opt out of his contract in November, he wants to stay in New York and continue working with his current teammates.

As of now, Tanaka will be in the Yankees rotation with Luis Severino, CC Sabathia, Sonny Gray and Jordan Montgomery. He’ll look to pick up where he left off last season, when he compiled a 3.54 ERA over his final 16 regular-season outings and posted a 0.90 ERA in his three postseason appearances.

I want to try to get back to where things were when I left off last season, Tanaka said. Obviously, the start of the season was Jeff Locke Authentic Jersey really shaky. I felt like I was making adjustments and adjustments and adjustments throughout the season, and finally it seemed everything kind of came together towards the end.

The most glaring hole in the team’s lineup is at third base. Todd Frazier (Mets) and Chase Headley (Padres) are both elsewhere in 2018 and hotshot prospect Gleyber Torres is expected to play second base.

New York is still rumored to be interested in Mike Moustakas of Kansas City lore, but in-house option Miguel Andujar seems to be a Boone favorite.

There’s no question in my mind that he’s going to hit and hit for a long time in this league And there’s no question in my mind that defensively he’ll be really good at some point, Boone said of the 22-year-old who appeared in five games with the big club last season (via

We have to see how he does this spring [defensively] and how he looks, Boone said. But what I’m excited about is the skill set is there for him to be really good down there at the hot corner. He’s going to be a really good player.

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This is the other big change to the defensive front seven.

Inside linebacker was a consistent need in the 3-4; the difference now is the Colts need someone at the position who’s rangier and capable of covering as well as run-stopping. Jon Bostic is a free agent and unlikely to be re-signed for the new scheme.
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The easy top target here is the Cowboys’ Anthony Hitchens, who had Eberflus as his position coach last season. There’s already a trust factor in Hitchens being well-rounded and doing everything asked of him. It will shocking if Indianapolis does not emerge as the front-runner for his services.

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Just as the Browns are searching for a new franchise leader offensively, here is their chance to get a difference-making playmaker in the same vein defensively. Pick a secondary Trevor Van Riemsdyk Womens Jersey position, any secondary position: Fitzpatrick is built to be a superstar in the Jalen Ramsey ilk.

Denver Broncos: Josh Allen, QB, Wyoming
The Broncos rope in the big-armed athlete from the college Cowboys, not a surprise given their GM is Hall of Fame QB John Elway. The boss and his coaches got an extended look at Allen with their Senior Bowl coaching duties They should have been more impressed by Allen’s skill set at the Combine.
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Once again, much of Indy’s work involves getting more support for quarterback with the hopeful return of Andrew Luck. But moving on from coach Chuck Pagano also requires the Colts to undergo more defensive overhaul as the team goes from a 3-4 to a 4-3 with Tampa 2 zone coverage concepts.

Bates is a protege of Mike Shanahan, who is aware teams can find effective backs for the zone-blocking scheme in later rounds. The Class of 2018 is extremely deep in the backfield. Behind Barkley, there’s LSU’s Derrius Guice, USC’s Ronald Jones II and the Georgia duo of Sony Michel and Nick Chubb 鈥?plenty of options for Round 2. Oregon’s Royce Freeman could be a steal beyond that.

The Jets weren’t good across all five positions last season. With Bates taking over, the goal should be getting three new starters and improving the athleticism of the entire group. It doesn’t help to go big on quarterback and/or offensive skill players if the Jets can’t significantly upgrade their front.

Size alone doesn’t make Adams a dominant offensive rebounder, though.

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If Lowry, Hill and the third option, Jeff Teague, all turned down the Wolves, Minnesota was hopeful of landing Kyrie Irving in a trade. Because of his close relationship with Jimmy Butler, Irving had identified Minnesota as a preferred destination before the Cavs sent him to Boston.

The same goes for Dwight Howard, who is one of the most reliable defensive rebounders in NBA history. After Adams dominated the Hornets with seven offensive rebounds in a game this season, Howard’s teammate Marvin Williams had this to say about the Thunder center: We rely so much on Dwight because nine times out of 10 he’s physically overpowering everybody, but Steven Adams is that one time, Williams told Katz. Dwight was kind of asked to keep him off the glass and rebound, which is too difficult to do.

To Williams’ point, putting a body on Adams isn’t enough. It’s usually a two-man job to keep him out the paint, one to box him out and one to actually grab the rebound. Otherwise they run the risk of him using his 7-5 wingspan to reach over them for putback opportunities.

Not long before Kidd’s dismissal, Bucks management showed Kidd a video where it made recommendations as Al Jefferson Jersey to how the Bucks should play to win a championship. According to sources familiar with what happened in the meeting, Kidd had them stop the video and asked, How many people in this room have won a championship? How any of you know what it takes to win in the NBA?

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Lakers set record for worst free throw percentage, still beat Pacers

The Lakers set a record on Friday for single-game free throw futility, making just 2-of-14 attempts at home against the Pacers, yet still won, 99-86.

“Man, that free throw line, it’s like a virus or something,” said guard Jordan Clarkson, whose two free throws off the bench were the only two that went in for the Lakers, per “What did we shoot?”

To answer Clarkson’s question, 14.3 percent, the worst in one game by a team with a minimum of 10 attempts in NBA history, according to Elias Sports Bureau.

This season, he’s tied for fourth in the league with 36 goals, trailing Washington’s Alex Ovechkin, Pittsburgh’s Evgeni Malkin and Winnipeg’s Patrik Laine.

“I’ve got a lot of work to do if I want to catch or be around those guys,” Staal said with a slight smile. “I’m just going to keep playing.”

Nino Niederreiter, Zach Parise, Daniel Winnik and Staal scored in a span of 3:28, the fastest four-goal stretch in Wild history that gave the home team a huge lead less than four minutes after the first intermission ended.

The sign that this was the Wild’s night came quickly in the second period, when Jared Spurgeon’s slap shot from the point bounced off the neck of a ducking Niederreiter and past goalie Cam Ward with just 23 seconds elapsed.

“Uhhh. 0.1 seconds on the clock. Pretty smart way to end the Quarter if you ask me,” Curry wrote in response. “But what do I know? I’d tell the kids to do the same thing.”

Since a shot can’t be taken in less than 0.3 seconds, the decision to bounce the ball of the back of Nwaba ensured that the quarter would come to an end, although, it would have been a much better move just to pass to a teammate.

Earlier this season, Curry’s sportsmanship was also called into question after he threw his mouth guard in the direction of a referee after he disagreed with a call.

The only threat to the Pels’ playoff hopes appears to be Utah. The Jazz have Rudy Gobert back, and they’ve won three of their last five since his return. But the Jazz would have to go 20-13 down the stretch to get back to .500 by the season’s end, and the Pelicans would have to go 14-19. The two have split their season series thus far, with the next two games coming in New Orleans.

NBA wrap: Warriors, Thunder survive scares vs. bottom dwellers

Neither the Warriors nor the Thunder wanted to win like they did Friday, but they’ll take it.
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Russell Westbrook scored 43 points while adding 14 rebounds and eight assists in Oklahoma City’s 122-116 win over the Suns while the Warriors overcame a second half without Stephen Curry to take down the Hawks 114-109.

I’m doing good, Jack said in February. Haven’t felt cruddy lately.

He takes 14 pills a day to battle seizures caused by epilepsy, a secondary condition of the present-but-stable brain tumor. His next scan is scheduled for April at Boston Children’s Hospital, the site of Jack’s operations and previous treatment.

Jack attends sixth grade at West Holt Elementary in Atkinson, Nebraska. He plays basketball and baseball, though he’s currently sidelined by a fractured right tibia and fibula courtesy of a faulty playground swing. The cast comes off in May.

With the Cavaliers’ 120-112 win over the Thunder Tuesday, Cleveland has now won four games in a row and the only thing James is worried about now is losing momentum.

We’re still figuring it out on the fly, James, who finished with 37 points, eight rebounds and eight assists, told TNT after the game. I think the worst thing right now is us going into this break.
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Heat guard Goran Dragic bounced back from an abysmal 1-for-11 shooting night Friday with a 10-of-19 effort with 28 points and four assists in Miami’s 115-112 loss to the Raptors.

NFL assistant would punch himself ‘in the nuts’ to draft Penn State RB Saquon Barkley

Saquon Barkley has impressed many at the NFL Scouting Combine this past week, but one unnamed NFL assistant coach would go to an unhealthy extreme just for the opportunity to draft the Penn State running back.
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The unnamed NFL assistant coach is joking, at least we hope, but Barkley has really turned heads at the combine. Barkley posted numbers of an elite category that only a few have ever accomplished at the combine.

After measuring in at 6-feet, 233 pounds, Barkley started off his workouts getting everyone’s attention when he did 29 reps of bench press. Barkley and Nick Chubb, who also had 29 bench press reps, led all running backs but more impressive than that, they both had more reps than all but five of the 36 offensive linemen at the combine this year.

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Zach Brown, who had an injury-riddled end to his 2017 season, is a priority re-sign with his status as the team’s most active defender and leading tackler. But that value could also price him out of Washington. Behind him in the 3-4, the Redskins just extended Mason Foster, and they still have Martrell Spaight and Zach Vigil under contract for one more year. Will Compton is a free agent.

According to SNY, the Jets, who have just under $95 million in cap space, fear Cousins is destined to sign with the Vikings. The report says there is league-wide speculation Cousins is headed to Minnesota and the team is taking the rumors seriously after speaking to Cousins’ camp this past Tony Parker Jersey week.
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A team source told SNY the Jets think they can outbid the Vikings, who currently have just under $51 million in cap space, but believe Cousins will take less and go to Minnesota for a better win-now opportunity.

Cousins would instantly make the Vikings a Super Bowl contender but the QB-needy Broncos are also expected to join the bidding war and will attempt to clear out some $40 to $50 million in cap space to make room for the deal which is expected to make Cousins the highest-paid player in the league.

Pizza Hut signs sponsorship deal with NFL

Less than 14 hours after Papa John’s announced it had prematurely ended its sponsorship as the official pizza of the NFL, the league announced its replacement: Pizza Hut.
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Financial terms of the deal were not revealed, but sources say it extends beyond the original Papa John’s deal, which was contracted to run through the 2020 season. The new deal with Pizza Hut now runs through the 2021 season.
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McGuffie will be the brakeman, who sits in the back of the bobsled and controls the sled’s brakes after crossing the finish line, for both the two- and four-man teams in Pyeongchang.

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Really don’t have any comment, Cowboys executive vice president Stephen Jones said Tuesday. I’ll let Jerry address that at the appropriate time, but don’t really have anything to say about that right now.

Stephen Jones said he was not aware of any other time the rule has been enforced, but that doesn’t mean it hasn’t happened, he said.

The reimbursement action was generated by fellow owners, not Goodell, and has been approved by the league’s finance committee, sources told ESPN’s Dan Graziano.

Elias: It was. That’s what the doctors said to my wife, not to me. I got sick. I was already in Russia for two weeks, sick. After that, I flew back home and my liver was still not functioning. They tried a couple of treatments, they didn’t work. They said there was a steroid treatment, there was dialysis. There was a chance I wouldn’t be able to play anymore.