Monthly Archive: May 2018

Brady comfortable with his’very old helmet’

Brady comfortable with his’very old helmet’ More New England Patriots quarterback Tom Brady plans to take advantage of the NFL’s grandfather policy in regard to his helmet. The league has prohibited players from wearing 10 helmet models that did not perform well in safety testing, and Brady’s VSR-4 helmet is on that list. Brady, a three-time NFL Most Valuable Player, says he’s comfortable with his helmet and doesn’t wish to change his ways. It’s a good thing. They’re trying to find helmets the players will wear that will absorb force better. I think that’s a positive, Brady said, via ESPN. I still wear a very old helmet, probably out of habit.

Schofield: What play designs are best for first-round QB prospects early in NFL careers?

In an expected move, the Jets on Thursday cut quarterback Bryce Petty, a league source confirmed to NJ Advance Media.

That means the Jets now have four quarterbacks Sam Darnold, Josh McCown, Teddy Bridgewater, and Christian Hackenberg heading into spring practices. The Jets’ first organized team activities practice is May 22.

The Jets drafted Petty in Round 4 in 2015. He didn’t play as a rookie, and then struggled during the action he received from 2016-17.

In addition to returning starters Janoris Jenkins, Eli Apple, Landon Collins and Darian Thompson, the Giants also have holdovers Brandon Dixon, Donte Deayon and Andrew Adams.

The 6-foot-4, 220-pound Goodwin played California University of Pennsylvania and entered the NFL as an undrafted free agent wide receiver in 2014. He spent his first season on the Steelers practice squad and his second on the Falcons practice squad before taking his height across the line of scrimmage.

Since then, Goodwin has played in 28 games with one start for the Falcons and Cardinals, totaling 12 tackles and two passes defended. He has played in more than 250 snaps on special teams in each of the last two seasons and reached a Super Bowl with the Falcons.

Goodwin is the third member of the 2017 Cardinals’ defense to follow rejoin Cheap College Jerseys defensive coordinator James Bettcher in his new position with the Giants. Defensive end Josh Mauro and outside linebacker Kareem Martin signed as free Cheap Dodgers Jerseys agents.

Rutgers lacrosse suffers devastating Big Ten semis loss to Maryland | What it means for NCAA hopes

When the NCAA men’s lacrosse Tournament field is announced Sunday night, odds are Rutgers will find itself on the outside looking in yet again.

The No.¬†11 Scarlet Knights fell to No. 2 Maryland, 12-9, on Thursday afternoon in the Big Ten Tournament semifinal round in Ann Arbor, Michigan. The defeat will likely end Rutgers’ season at 9-6, a third straight campaign falling agonizingly short of the high expectations the team had.

I would not rule it out, College Crosse’s Chris Jastrzembsk i told NJ Advance Media earlier this week when asked if there was any scenario in which Rutgers could lose to Maryland, but still managed to sneak into the 17-team tournament.

There’s potentially a chance that Ohio State, Villanova, Cornell, and Penn all lose in their (conference) semifinal matchups. Penn would be completely eliminated with a loss, while Ohio State would more than likely be out as well. Cornell would be hanging by a thread come Selection Sunday. Villanova might be the safest of the four, and that could give a team like Rutgers or even Bucknell a spot. But a win always helps….¬†given their history, they probably have to win the Big Ten Tournament to get in.

Willie and Leo always had a great relationship, maybe best Cheap Braves Jerseys exemplified by an Cheap Baseball Jerseys Kids Old Timers’ Day at Shea Stadium a few years after Willie retired. We were all in the press area, and there was a platter of donuts. Leo chucked a jelly donut at Willie’s head, and they both laughed as Willie fired in return. Of course, Mr. Leo kept his promise, and Willie’s first hit came off fellow future Hall of Famer Warren Spahn of the Milwaukee Braves.

Willie’s rookie year reached a climax when he watched from the on-deck circle as Bobby Thomson hit the shot heard round the world to win the National League pennant. Unfortunately, though the Giants’ minor league team was once in my hometown of Jersey City, they moved to Minneapolis before I could see Willie play.

Regular readers know that I lost my sight in an impromptu ballgame with my friends a couple hours after the game, but I was lucky enough at least to see the first year of what would be an incredible career.

How AFC West shapes up for Raiders following free agency, draft

How AFC West shapes up for Raiders following free agency, draft More There will be some still some tinkering here and there, but after the first and second waves of free agency followed by completion of the NFL draft, what you see is pretty much what you get in terms of AFC West personnel heading in to the 2018 season.

Willie entered the league in 1951 under Giants manager Leo Durocher, and he was not happy with his own performance. Willie told Durocher, Mr. Leo, I may not be here for very long, after which his skipper said, I don’t care what you do, you’re my center fielder.

Leo Durocher was the only person who Willie called by his name. Many do not realize that he got the nickname Say Hey Kid because he just said hey to everyone instead of calling them by their names.

In 1954, Willie returned from military service to win his first and only World Series with a sweep of the Cleveland Indians. Of course, everyone remembers this series for Willie’s over-the-shoulder catch in Game 1 to grab Vic Wertz’s 420-foot blast.

Rutgers was snubbed in 2016, but couldn’t get over the hump and do enough to earn a bid 2017 after rising to a No. 1 ranking at one point during the season. It appears the same fate will befall the Scarlet Knights this spring.

Rutgers was projected to be on the wrong side of the bubble heading into this weekend, and most experts believed the Scarlet Knights had to upset the Terrapins to have any chance at securing the program’s first national tournament bid since 2004. In fact, some believed Rutgers had to win the tournament in order to get in with the Big Ten’s automatic bid.

Now the Scarlet Knights will come home and hope they can hit Cheap Authentic NFL Jerseys the at-large lottery when the field is announced Sunday at 9 p.m. In order to have any chance, Rutgers Cheap NFL Jerseys USA needs a rash of chalk in the nation’s other conference tournaments.