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Zay Jones has to earn his way into Bills lineup

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The Bills wide receiver corps one of the league’s thinner ones heading into training camp, which would seem to bode well for 2017 second-round pick Zay Jones’ chances of seeing a lot of playing time once September rolls around.
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While that may be the case, General Manager Brandon Beane made it clear last week that Jones won’t be guaranteed anything this season. He had a quiet rookie season while dealing with a shoulder injury and missed offseason work after knee surgery, which Beane says leaves him with with work to do this summer.

They started contacting me … and the process just kept heating up and heating up until I’m walking out of a limo with 15 cameras on me trying to find a wife, he said.

Harbor made brief stops in New England, Detroit and New Orleans after spending three years with the Jaguars. The fourth-round draft pick from Missouri State started his career with Philadelphia.

It seemed doubtful that Julian Edelman didn’t actually know what happened last week when it came out he tested positive for a PED, but nobody else seems to know either — including the scientists testing him.

Some guys might get to this level and say, ‘Oh God, I haven’t Vincent Rey Authentic Jersey seen this.’ I’ve seen it all, just not to this extent. Just a little bit of a learning curve, but I’ll get there. I’m confident I’m making good progress.

Johnson led the NFL with 2,118 yards from scrimmage and 20 touchdowns in 2016. But his impact was also felt in 2017 when a wrist injury kept him out of the lineup for 15 games.

Without Johnson, the Cardinals were No. 28 in the NFL in rushing touchdowns and No. 31 in yards per carry. The 26-year-old running back was brutally missed and now he’s asking the Cardinals to make sure they’re not without him in the future.

The end result was a 4-1 Yankees victory, this one climbing them to 26 games over.500 with a best-in-baseball 46-20 record that is the third best all-time after 66 games behind only the 2001 Seattle Mariners (52-14) Vegas Strong Womens Jersey and 1998 Yankees (49-17).

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Titans visit police academy, shooting simulator to end minicamp

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The Tennessee Titans canceled their last day of minicamp Thursday and instead made an unusual field trip: a visit to the Metro Police Training Academy in Nashville.
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GM Jon Robinson and coach Mike Womens Miguel Montero Jersey Vrabel set up the visit, and coaches and players met officers, learned firearms safety and went to the shooting range.

The NFL is encouraging more outreach between teams and the community in the wake of several high-profile police shootings and the national anthem controversy, and Nashville police chief Steve Anderson praised the Tians for suggesting the visit.

The interaction between Titans players and our officers was exceptional, Anderson said (via Nashville’s WKRN). The conversations were relaxed, and it was clear that both groups had a good time being with each other. This was an outstanding idea by Jon Robinson and I am grateful that he brought it to us.

Coupled with the $9.341 million he was scheduled to make on the final year of his rookie deal, he’ll make $93.41 million over the next seven years.

The deal eclipses the previous big guard deal, the five-year, $66.5 million contract Andrew Norwell signed with the Jaguars earlier this offseason.

As FOX rules analyst (and former NFL V.P. of officiating) Mike Pereira said on Friday’s PFT Live (imagine that, a football show willing to talk about football rules), kickoff returns likely will increase under the new kickoff configuration, which is aimed at making the kickoff more like a punt. Chris Wormley Jersey The goal, as Chad Dukes of 106.7 The Fan in D.C. put it during a PFT visit to his show earlier this afternoon, could be to make the new kickoff play more like nicotine gum, with the league weaning itself from the kickoff return and, more importantly, preparing fans for the inevitable scrapping of the kickoff altogether.

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Eagles ‘ Carson Wentz and Zach Ertz flew to Cleveland for Game 4 of the NBA Finals last week.

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They were not there to cheer on the Cavaliers. No, they are not Warriors fans.
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They were there on business. Sixers business. More specifically — LeBron James to the Sixers business.

Being owned by Comcast or Disney would, in theory, help YES Network negotiate carriage agreements with other service providers, and perhaps avoid the type of spat between Comcast and YES which led to a two-year blackout of the channel, before a deal was struck in 2017.

For Yankees fans, that means not having to worry about missing games for a team that is setting itself up to contend for a World Series title for years to come.

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Aunt Carol isn’t just a former employee — she earned that ring by contributing to the Eagles’ Super Bowl run this offseason. In a profile on Doug Pederson written by Sports Illustrated ‘s Peter King, the Eagles coach credited longtime administrative assistant for inspiring the team’s 41-yard flea flicker touchdown pass from Nick Foles to Torrey Smith in the NFC Championship.

When I was here working with Andy, back then we would write the game plan quite literally up on the grease boards, Pederson said. And Carol was the one who would always type our game plan list into the computer. And so, every week I’d walk her through it, so she could understand the handwriting. She’d always look for one section of the game plan. ‘Is the flea flicker Joe Sakic Womens Jersey in?’ She just loved the flea-flicker. She loved the play, and I think she even loved the name. Flea-flicker. Every week, I’d say, ‘Oh, Carol. Sorry. It didn’t make the list this week. Maybe next week.’ Every week she’d ask, and I might say, ‘Yeah, it’s in this week, it’s gonna be great. We might call it this week!’ That went on for four years. Every week. Every week she’d ask. We never called it. Not one time.

According to Pederson, she texted him Artemi Panarin Jersey before the NFC Championship to congratulate him on getting through the Divisional Round and asked again about the flea flicker. Later in the week, he told her it was in the game plan.

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Vita Vea already showing off his strength

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Strict (sort of) limits apply to what teams can do during offseason workouts. Contact is prohibited but most observers are more confused than J.R. Smith (timely!) over what that exactly means.

Enough contact is permitted (or at least happening) in Tampa to allow coach Dirk Koetter to develop an admiration of 350-pound rookie defensive tackle Vita Vea.

And while the timeline for the enactment of those laws — or even whether they are likely — is unclear at the moment, what is known is that there is plenty that still needs to be done before the NFL will feel comfortable cashing in on the looser sports betting economy that is almost sure to come in America.

According to the report, Herndon crashed into a car driven by a 76-year-old man, who suffered an arm injury. It is not clear whether Herndon was injured.

The Jets have confirmed they are aware of the arrest but offered no other comment.

A 6-foot-4, 253-pound tight end, Herndon had 40 catches for 477 yards and four touchdowns last season for the Hurricanes. The Jets took him with the 107th overall pick in this year’s draft.

If one play went differently in the AFC Championship Game, the Jacksonville Jaguars would have made the Super Bowl last year, mostly on the strength of their defense. Ramsey is a game-changer in a way that very few players ever are, much less at 23 years old.

If you believe that Patrick Mahomes should be on this list, I won’t argue. Instead, though, I chose Kareem Hunt, who actually played a significant amount as a rookie last year.

As a third-round pick out of Toledo, it’s hard to claim that anyone knew that Hunt was going to lead the league in rushing yards as a rookie. For the NFL’s standards, the Chiefs run a fairly option-friendly system, which is set up to spring tailbacks, quarterbacks and even tight ends at times. That certainly helped push up Hunt’s numbers, but the sheer volume of 325 touches in a season cannot be understated.

Burly Marlins first baseman Justin Bour is not fleet of foot but he legged out a one-out double that resulted in the Marlins’ second run in the sixth.

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Padres: LHP Joey Lucchesi, sidelined because of a strained right hip, continues to make progress toward a return and could make a minor league rehab assignment late next week.

Royals: RF Jorge Soler was out of the lineup with a bruised left toe, Yost said. Soler left Friday’s game after fouling a ball off his foot. X-rays taken Friday night were negative.

Blue Jays: 3B prospect Vladimir Guerrero Jr. will miss at least four weeks because of a strained patellar tendon in his left knee. Guerrero Jr. has 11 home runs and 55 RBI in 53 games at Double-A New Hampshire this season. … 2B Devon Travis (right knee) sat for the second straight game. … RHP Marcus Stroman (shoulder) is set to pitch again Wednesday, but the location for his outing has not been determined. Stroman pitched a three-inning simulated game at Toronto’s spring training facility in Florida on Friday.

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Patriots tight end Rob Gronkowski calls trade rumors ‘fake news’

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Rob Gronkowski thinks reports he was going to be traded by the Patriots were fake news.
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Multiple reports surfaced Friday saying New England was prepared to deal the 29-year-old tight end. A team spokesperson denied the reports and there was zero truth to the rumors, according to NBC Sports Boston.

The injury caused him problems for years and even led to his decision to become a switch-hitter his vision problems made reading curveballs off righties problematic. Years later, he was diagnosed with tuberculosis, though he didn’t know that while playing all seven games of the 1958 World Series with the disease. He was expected to retire, but he went on to play for another five years.

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Just a fun-loving guy, man, like a gentle giant, former Bulls running back Keith Williams told the Times. But on that field, he took care of business.

Selected by the Patriots in the fourth round of the 2001 NFL Draft, Jones played sparingly for the championship team that beat the Rams in the Super Bowl that season. Jones started 11 games the next season, but underwent double knee surgery in the offseason, and was sidelined for 2003.

According to the Times, while on the inactive list Authentic Michael Stone Jersey Jones was arrested for allegedly throwing scalding water on his houseguest and administrative assistant. The Patriots released him five days later.

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Herzlich is correct about this much: Discussions about the anthem protests are fascinating inside NFL locker rooms.

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Herzlich has a fair point here, but some 20 months after Colin Kaepernick first sat during the anthem in the 2016 preseason, and with the NFL still allowing players to protest (they can stay in the locker room without penalty this season), Herzlich’s suggestion points to one of the larger problems here. The messaging battle was lost long before Trump even cared about the issue. While players have said, repeatedly, that the protests were about myriad issues and not against the flag, the anthem or the military specifically, millions of Americans saw it differently and aren’t open to changing their mind anytime soon.
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Ryan Hewitt Womens Jersey The flag is too personal to too many. The anthem is too much of a touchstone to mess with. If the goal was to create a reaction, it worked. If it was to create a meaningful conversation with the so-called other side, it was a failure. It was perfect for a political opportunist such as Trump. It so riles up his base that every time the issue is about to die out, he does what he can to keep in the news. (Bumbling NFL owners usually help him on that.) This thing is gold for Trump.

These are diverse places. People from all backgrounds, all parts of the country, all perspectives. It’s why there are some players who are willing to take a knee. There are others that would never do it. They’ve all tried to convince the other to listen. It’s usually pretty thoughtful. The one thing that has rung out is that when challenged by the president, most notably prior to week four of Womens Jersey the 2017 season, the league rallies and supports each other’s opinions. About the only thing they all agree on is the right to disagree.
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The Colts brought in a new defensive back on Tuesday.

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The team announced that they have signed cornerback Channing Stribling to the 90-man roster while safety Michael Cirino has been waived with an injury designation. If Cirino goes unclaimed, he will revert to injured reserve in Indianapolis.

Stribling was undrafted out of Michigan last year and signed with the Browns. He opened last season on their practice squad, spent some time on the Colts’ auxillary and ended the year with the 49ers. He was dropped by the Niners to make room for this year’s crop of undrafted rookies.

He had watched Perez’s film from Southwestern and, despite some questions about arm strength, came away intrigued. During the recruiting process, he quizzed Perez about his hobbies, but never thought to ask if he had played high school football. It happened to come up in a story Perez was telling.

‘Whoa, whoa, whoa, wait a second. You didn’t play high school football?’ May, the quarterbacks coach at A&M Commerce, recalled.

Are we really gonna take a guy who never played high school football?

It could’ve been done together to figure out what we can do to move forward and what would be best for the players, Smith said. The whole reason guys were protesting was to draw awareness to something. To take that away and be, ‘Hey, don’t do that anymore,’ like you’re anti-American or something like people try to paint — it is very frustrating to continue to see that false narrative.

So Smith doesn’t think the issue is over, as much as the NFL would like it to be.

You’re going to see reactive things from guys, probably, Smith said. I don’t know. Maybe, maybe not. But if you do it, you see it, it takes away even further from what the message was, which was against police brutality, which evolved to the criminal justice system and a lot of other inequalities that we have in this country.

J.J. Watt Reportedly to Pay for Funerals of Victims of Texas HS Shooting

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Houston Texans defensive end J.J. Watt is doing what he can for his community after a shooting聽at Santa Fe High School in the Houston area Friday.
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According to Mark Berman of Fox 26 Houston, officials at the school were told Watt will pay for the funerals of Friday’s victims.
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This was not the first time Kraft expressed disapproval about Trump in regard to the national anthem. In September 2017, Kraft wrote, I am deeply disappointed by the tone of the comments made by the President regarding players who engage in a form of protest during the national anthem. Attorneys for Kaepernick likely asked Kraft about the October meeting and whether owners agreed that the longer Kaepernick stayed out the NFL, the less likely Trump would seek to harm the NFL and its owners. If Kraft indicated that owners engaged in such discussions, Kaepernick’s grievance would be strengthened.

Kraft’s advocacy for Meek Mill Kraft was a vocal advocate for Meek Mill while the rapper was incarcerated in a Pennsylvania prison for a probation violation. Last month Kraft even visited Mill in prison.

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Only Good Magic at 3-1 was a single-digit choice. After that, the odds start at 12-1 on Quip and roll to as high as 30-1 on Sporting Chance or Diamond King. It may or may not be a competitive race for these horses, but it sure offers one hell of a smorgasbord for聽those who will bet them.

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Kevin Jackson: Kaepernick took a knee for the wrong cause

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Kevin Jackson: Kaepernick took a knee for the wrong cause FOX News Videos 鈥?May 26, 2018, 5:58 AM Groups protest at NFL headquarters for playersright to kneel’ after NFL team owners unveil new anthem policy; Fox News contributor Kevin Jackson has insight.
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To date, the NFL’s Personal Conduct policy assigns no fine to teams of players who engage in domestic violence, crimes involving firearms, driving under the influence (DUI), illegal drug usage and other crimes. I look forward to your thoughts about whether teams should be assessed a fine for these personal actions in the same way that you have for the expression of free speech during the National Anthem.

But there’s a better link for Evans in fellow former Alabama star and three-time Pro Bowler C.J. Mosley, who lit it up for Pees in Baltimore as a tackling and coverage machine.

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(My father was an immigrant to whom the American Dream was more than a cliche. It was a beacon that brought his family here dirt poor, driven by nightmare memories from Eastern Europe that he later shared with me. It was why going off to war in 1917 for the country he loved was easy for him. It is why this annual remembrance appears once again on another Memorial Day.)

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