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If he’s going to be their guy, that’s great, but in my perfect world it’s not going to be for a while, Roethlisberger said, via the Pittsburgh Post-Gazette.

Roethlisberger has been a modicum of health in his career, never playing fewer than 12 games in a season, and he said if things stay that way, he plans to run the offense for the better part of the next decade.

All of Rosen’s off-field headlines ultimately will put extra pressure on him, which is never good for a player. But if he can win with class in the NFL, it will help cure his past ills.

Until then, Rosen propping up his image as he launches his NFL career following a sputtering start will be quite the challenge.

The Eagles re-signed running back Darren Sproles in late April. They also have Jay Ajayi, Corey Clement, Wendell Smallwood and Donnel Pumphrey on their roster.

Of all the 2018 rookie QBs, Rosen is the most pro-ready. He will challenge for the starting job, but money says the Cards will deal in Bradford as a stopgap. Given what happened when Glennon started over rookie Mitchell Trubisky in Chicago last season, consider the former Bear out of the race.

There’s no real future with McCown, who turns 39 on July 4. Bridgewater can’t be overlooked, but his health and his adjusting to a new offense might be hurdles. That gives Darnold a good chance to take the job right away with a good training camp.

Eagles schedule 2018: Philadelphia set up to avoid Super Bowl hangover

The Eagles will go into the 2018 NFL season as reigning Super Bowl champions. That makes them the most wanted team through every game on their schedule.

It will be tough for Philadelphia to make the NFC playoffs, let alone win the conference again, given their closest competition has reloaded to take aim. The Eagles do, however, benefit from a rather favorable schedule. Looking at last year’s records, their opponents combined to go 122-134. That’s tied for 13th “easiest” in the NFL.

When taken with a little perspective, it’s hard to comprehend. But it’s James’ own fault; he has been so great for so long that he has turned transcendent into mundane.

This week, a former student at James’ high school in Akron, Ohio, started a GoFundMe account looking to raise money to erect a statue in James’ honor in the city. He is the most famous resident in the history of the entire region. He has donated millions to its schools and children. And two years ago, he won Cleveland its first pro sports title in 52 years. That he doesn’t already have a statue is an upset.

Accoording to Ian Rapoport of the NFL Network, he’s scheduled to address the owners one final time before they vote to approve the sale at their meeting in Atlanta.

The 81-year-old Richardson was once one of the most powerful owners in the league, a close confidante (if not patron) of commissioner Roger Goodell. But he was on the wrong side of the league’s efforts to get back to Los Angeles.

He was pushing for a joint stadium in Carson for the Chargers and Raiders, a very old-NFL move which fell by the wayside for bigger new-money deals in Inglewood by Rams owner Stan Kroenke, and eventually the Raiders’ move to Las Vegas.
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The Golden State Warriors have upgraded forward Andre Iguodala’s status from doubtful to questionable for Tuesday’s Game 4 against the Houston Rockets.
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Iguodala bruised his left leg when he banged knees with James Harden in Game 3 of the Western Conference finals on Sunday night. The bruise is slightly below the knee.

Crosby, the other face of the NHL, has no social media presence and is a very private person who is rarely in the news for anything besides what he does on the ice. The Pittsburgh Penguins captain makes up for it by being the most marketable player in the NHL — he has the league’s highest endorsement income, at $4.8 million annually, according to Forbes — and by being heavily searched. In fact, after he and the Penguins won the Stanley Cup in 2017, Crosby ended up as the most Googled NHL player in our search pool by an overwhelming margin.

Crosby’s fame is the result of his play, rather than his personality. He has no verified social media accounts, a sharp contrast to social-media-savvy stars like Taylor Hall and Roberto Luongo. Crosby is so widely known because he’s arguably the best player of his generation, and because his team has won the last two Stanley Cups, giving him more opportunities to be seen and discussed.

I am sorry this incident escalated to this level, said Morales, who did not take questions from reporters. Brown, then 22, was arrested in a Walgreens parking lot at about 2 a.m. local time on Jan. 26.

Eight minutes into the 30-minute video, an officer can be seen and heard loudly telling Brown to remove his hands from his pockets.

Leave me alone, Brown appears to say. I’ve got stuff in my hands.

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Taser! Taser! Taser! an officer can be heard yelling at the 8:40 mark of the video, after which Brown can be heard grunting several times.

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Just really wasn’t that good, and it just compounded later in the game, Arrieta told mlb.com after the start. I didn’t do my job of establishing strikes early, which makes it harder for the guys coming in after me. Tough conditions, a delay, but you can’t really use that as an excuse because those guys have to deal with the same circumstances. Just one to forget.

Arrieta has yet to face the Braves this season, but he has a 2.76 ERA and 0.980 WHIP against the franchise in five career starts.

Chicago (14-31) is coming off a 3-2 comeback victory over the Orioles on Tuesday night. The White Sox have showed promising signs as of late with dependable pitching and timely hits.

Yolmer Sanchez delivered the go-ahead hit to even the series at one game apiece heading into Wednesday.

The guys kept battling, White Sox manager Rick Renteria said.

Baltimore (15-33) needs a win to avoid dropping to the worst record in the American League. The Orioles entered the season with high hopes but have fallen flat to start the season, including a miserable 5-20 record on the road.

Manager Buck Showalter’s club has lost three of four and five of seven.

Orioles right-hander Alex Cobb (1-5, 6.56 ERA) will Brandon Ingram Jersey make his eighth start as he tries to turn around an ugly beginning with his new team. The 30-year-old agreed to a four-year, $57 million contract during spring training.

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He’ll do so at a private location, and it’s reserved for Browns employees only and for members of the media who cover the team on a regular basis.

So now he’s going in, and it’s for a good cause: The Hue Jon Ryan Youth jersey Jackson Foundation, which Jackson and his wife Michelle started last summer, combats human trafficking in Northeast Ohio. In conjunction with the Salvation Army, they’re set to open a residence home for human trafficking survivors in Cleveland in mid-July.聽

The longtime Washington Redskins corner told reporters Monday morning he was retiring from the NFL. Hall is mulling a possible move into television or a front office position.

The cornerback also said that if the Los Angeles Rams, coached by former Redskins offensive coordinator Sean McVay, had successfully traded for Odell Beckham, he would’ve considered joining the Super Bowl-contending Rams. Instead, L.A. acquired Brandin Cooks, who Hall said was not as dynamic as OBJ. Hall is currently a free agent.

I had some opportunities to go other places but they weren’t in the roles I’d like to see myself in. It was more like leadership, locker room guy. It wasn’t going to be a role where I felt like I could try to get that coveted 50 [career interceptions], Hall explained. Why waste another year playing football in that kind of role when I felt like I could be just as big a name or star or personality in the realm of TV or radio and so why not go ahead and start that? That’s the dilemma I kind of wrestle with in my mind. Do I want to play another year where I’m just not quite there?

Why Yankees’ Miguel Andujar has gone from red hot to struggle city

colts_001`Miguel Andujar wasn’t going to look like prime Manny Ramirez forever.

At some point, he’d struggle, the way any player might, particularly a 23-year-old in his first extended big-league look.

Yankees manager Aaron Boone thinks he knows what’s up with Andujar at the plate. He talked about it before Friday’s game against the A’s at Yankee Stadium, the start of their three-game set.

Part of it, Boone said, is that teams are pitching him a little tougher.

A rematch with Cleveland Cavaliers and LeBron James awaits them, but for a Celtics team that has had to trudge uphill throughout the season, still playing at this point of the postseason feels like reason to celebrate.

And while most people can’t fathom how the Detroit Lions failed to uncover Matt Patricia’s 1996 arrest during their month long coaching search, Banner had an entirely different response when he stumbled across the news Thursday morning on Twitter.

My reaction when I saw it was, ‘Oh my God, this could have happened to me,’ Banner said.

This could have happened to almost anybody.

Patricia has vehemently denied any wrongdoing in the 22-year-old case, saying Thursday, I was innocent then and I am innocent now.

He and a friend were charged with one count of aggravated sexual assault during a spring break trip to South Padre Island, Texas. The two were indicted by a grand jury in August of 1996, and the case was dismissed in January of 1997 when the accuser declined to testify.

“I was troubled by it,” sociologist and civil activist Harry Edwards recalled, “not so much because [Woods] seemed to be disassociating himself from African-American roots but because, as a man who has from the outset been perceived and defined by society under the rubric of the ‘one-drop rule’ as black/African-American, given the inevitability of trials and tribulations ahead, he undercut his support base, left himself no place to turn — no struggle heritage, no survival heritage to lean on, no identity, no refuge.”

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The New Orleans Saints have reportedly released tight end Coby Fleener, according to Ben Volin of the Boston Globe. Herbie Teope of NFL.com also confirmed the news.
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Fleener had spent the last two seasons with the Saints after signing a five-year deal prior to the 2016 season. According to Spotrac, the team will now have $8.2 million of dead cap, a high number considering his $8 million cap hit for 2018.

New Orleans re-acquired Benjamin Watson in the offseason from the Ravens.

Fleener聽joined the team in 2016 after spending four seasons with the Indianapolis Colts. While he often split time with Dwayne Allen, he showed a lot of promise, including in 2014 when he had 774 yards and eight touchdowns on a team that went to the AFC Championship Game.

Unfortunately, he hasn’t been able to replicate this success, and he could find a tough time finding Womens Yasiel Puig Jersey much of a market in free agency after last year’s struggles.

A restructuring could be mutually beneficial. Gronkowski would perhaps get more guaranteed money, while the Patriots could spread a bonus over multiple years on their salary cap. The Patriots could give Gronkowski his 2018 base salary as a signing bonus, add an artificial year in 2020 to his contract and spread that over the next three seasons.

Whatever they choose, the Patriots are likely just happy to have Gronkowski back in the fold. The oft-injured tight end flirted with retirement throughout the offseason before informing the team of his plan to return last month.

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Washington added some veteran depth back to the middle of the offensive line.
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According to a tweet from his agents, veteran guard Shawn Lauvao has re-signed with the team.

My little sister and I were raised where gender was never an issue. It was never even brought up. I just want to be known as a good agent, as an effective agent, a successful agent, not as a woman agent. I went to law school. There are a lot more men, I think, than women in law. It’s not that big of a stretch, having been around football my whole life. My ultimate goal in this is to help my players build better lives and to make my dad proud.

The national exposure and reputation of the Reese’s Senior Bowl has greatly benefited from Phil’s energy, creativity and leadership, a news release announcing the decision said. After six years together, it is with regret that we announce today that Phil and the organization will be mutually parting ways as of May 15, 2018. Phil deserves a great deal of credit for being a loyal caretaker of Mobile’s signature football event, and he will be missed by the Reese’s Senior Bowl staff and Mobilians everywhere. We wish Phil the best and success in all of his future opportunities and pursuits.

Savage took over at the director of the Senior Bowl in May 2012. He had spent over 20 Jack Tatum Womens Jersey years working in various roles for the Cleveland Browns, Baltimore Ravens and Philadelphia Eagles before taking the job leading the top showcase postseason game for graduating NFL draft prospects.
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They had won seven of eight, including wins over Boston, Portland and Houston — the last in Cousins’ final game, which looked as if it would be a seminal, season-turning win until he fell in agony. After Dec. 1, New Orleans actually outscored opponents when Cousins played without Davis. The Pelicans’ defense in those minutes improved.

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Conventional wisdom is pitchers have the advantage over hitters in cooler temperatures. Some of it is science as baseballs don’t carry as well in cold air. On paper, this should suppress homers, hence runs. Pitchers can stay looser in the cold, heading to the warm clubhouse if desired between innings while position players try to stay loose doing jumping jacks between pitches on the field then shiver on the bench. Plus, since hitters are such creatures of habit, wearing extra layers, not to mention ski masks probably inhibits their level of concentration.

Since 2000, there have been three seasons with a comparable number of cold-temperature games played in the first month of the campaign. Let’s compare the stats of the frigid affairs to those played in more temperate conditions for each, using a similar number of overall games to what has transpired so far this year.

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Tobin said he fields 25 to 30 trade calls during the draft and makes about as many calls.

It is unclear who the Patriots had their eye on in the third round.

The Eagles selected Syracuse fullback Norm Michael in the 18th round of the 1944 draft … and he found out about it in 1999.

Michael was reportedly reading a newspaper list of each Syracuse player ever drafted and saw his name.

Panthers’ draft picks: Projecting 2018 first-round, late-round sleeper

The Carolina Panthers have built a roster with a lot of quality playmakers on both sides of the ball in recent years. This offseason they didn’t make any splashes but did add a few players who will shore up key areas.

“With free agency and what we’ve done, we feel like we’ve got some depth at all the positions, but the draft is about — especially in the first couple rounds — hopefully trying to target future impact players,” said general manager Marty Hurney at the Panthers pre-draft press conference Tuesday. “Guys who can come in and make an impact for four or five-plus years.”

The Cowboys love high-effort linebackers, and Vander Esch falls in line with Jaylon Smith and Sean Lee. Vander Esch also finishes as furiously as he pursues; he is built to cover a ton of ground, likely on the strong side. He was worth all the cheers for the home team of the draft.

Quenton Nelson to the Colts at No. 6 was a no-brainer to support Andrew Luck and their running game. But how about his Notre Dame teammate Mike McGlinchey going much higher than expected, to the 49ers at No. 9? In a chain reaction, UCLA tackle Kolten Miller jumped up to No. 15 to the Raiders, while Wynn at No. 23 capped the run on versatile interior linemen with Frank Ragnow (Lions) and Billy Price (Bengals). There’s still good second-round value left in players such as UTEP’s Will Hernandez, Iowa’s James Daniels and Texas’ Connor Williams. They won’t wait long to hear their names called.

But in addition to Trader Danny’s summer of 2017 overhaul, it was his lower-profile moves that have given injury-depleted Boston a safety net, and a real chance to hang around this postseason.

“Our mentality has always been: It doesn’t matter who’s playing, we’re going to go out there and we’re going to play hard as hell and play together.” Larkin said.

Traded the No. 1 pick in the draft to Philadelphia to move down to No. 3, where Ainge drafted soon-to-be All-Rookie first-teamer Jayson Tatum and got a future first-round pick for his troubles (the Lakers will convey their 2018 first-round pick on the slim chance it vaults to Nos. 2 or 3 in the lottery; otherwise, Boston will get the Sacramento Kings’ 2019 first-round pick if it’s not No. 1). Tatum, unfazed by the bigger stage, scored 19 points in his playoff debut Sunday.canucks_659