Report: Patriots to sign Matt Tobin to one-year deal

The Patriots have agreed to terms with their third free agent of the day, getting offensive tackle Matt Tobin in the fold, Mike Reiss of ESPN reports.
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AC: Honestly, just praying about it with my wife and my family and talking to my agent. Yeah, just coming to a decision that I wanted to play, and I’m glad that I made that decision to come back. Getting over that hump was a big one, dealing with my fourth injury, but I’m trying to play as long as I can – as long as this body lets me.

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Q: How would you describe your play style for those that don’t know you

AC: Aggressive, hard-nosed – I like to play every play like it’s my last.

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Patriots Re-Sign WR Matthew Slater

The New England Patriots announced today that they have re-signed WR Matthew Slater. Terms of the contract were not announced.
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The Redskins might not be able, or willing, to squeeze in the market-level contract Breeland has earned as a four-year starter. They’re already paying fellow cornerback Josh Norman an average of $15 million per year, and they have several young players who could step in. That could make Breeland one of the more desirable defensive players available.

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He had a brief stint with the Patriots last August.

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That’s easily officiated by replay, said Polian, now an ESPN analyst. That would be a nod toward the fact that replay is not going away, and it would make it easier to officiate.

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Of all the passes in a season, Blandino said, maybe 100 or 150 of them go to replay. You have to be careful about writing rules for that minority of plays when the majority of plays are being officiated in real time and not even going to replay.

Former NFL official Jim Daopoulos, on the other hand, proposed general terms that afford on-field officials maximum judgment and discretion.

If he has the ball, Daopoulos said, can he pitch back to another player? Can he move forward with it? Can he put it away and run with it? Those are the things that I would look for in a football move. Can he John Gibson Womens Jersey do something with that football?

Alex Smith is not an upgrade over Kirk Cousins, contrary to popular belief.

He’s older and only a little cheaper, and the Redskins didn’t really get a good receiver to match his skill set in former Seahawk Paul Richardson, more of a deep threat type who still has a ton to prove. Richardson, Josh Doctson and Jamison Crowder isn’t the most inspiring corps offensively.

Defensively, the Redskins traded away Kendall Fuller to Kansas City in the Smith deal and didn’t re-sign Bashaud Breeland, watching him go to Carolina. They also may not be able to either re-sign linebacker Zach Brown or a comparable replacement. Washington has downgraded by both spending and not spending.

The biggest domino, though, was that it presumably takes the Browns out of the market for McCarron, the Bengals’ backup quarterback who the Browns infamously tried and failed to trade for last season. One less likely suitor for McCarron, who now might have to wait until Cousins, Bradford, and Bridgewater find new teams.

Heck, even Amendola (two years, $12 million from the Dolphins) got more than he’s worth. John Brown ($5 milion) and Ryan Grant (four years, $29 million) got paid well by the Ravens, too. The Eagles paid Alshon Jeffery and Torrey Smith well last year. Copycat city.

Sherman has been criticized about how he should have shopped himself and not settled for a low-ball deal as his own agent.
It’s not a difficult decision to move on from Crabtree.

Replacing him is the trickier part.

The Hurricanes answered 5 1/2 minutes later. Aho entered the Rangers zone and sent a quick pass to Teravainen, who immediately sent a return pass to Aho. Aho shot it on net and Teravainen sent the rebound past Georgiev for his 20th of the season.

Here are some players to jump on or dump off as the playoffs arrive. Please keep in mind I’ve listed players you might be able to actually acquire rather than writing, like, trade for Evgeni Malkin. (But if you can, please trade for Malkin.)patriots_011

NFL free agency rumors: Panthers, DT Dontari Poe agree to 3-year deal

The Panthers have agreed to a three-year deal with two-time Pro Bowl defensive tackle Dontari Poe, according to multiple reports.
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Carolina earlier this week lost athletic run-stuffing, blocker-occupying Star Lotulelei and will spend as much as $30 million on Poe to replace him, NFL Network reported.

And if Lions fans are frustrated by Ebron’s issues with drops, it should be noted that Graham has always struggled in that department.
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He put seven on the ground last season, more than any other tight end,As for Eifert, he’s immensely talented, but has struggled to stay on the field.

After catching 13 touchdowns in 13 games in 2015, he’s missed 22 games the past two years with back injuries,Perhaps the best free-agent option to replace Ebron would be Trey Burton.

A backup in Philadelphia, he caught 60 passes for 575 yards and six touchdowns over the past two seasons.

Keenum, Bradford, and Bridgewater all hit free agency this offseason. That made the Vikings’ quarterback situation a difficult one. On one hand, Bridgewater is finally healthy. He suffered a devastating knee injury in August 2016, ending his season, and even putting his career in jeopardy after once looking like a promising franchise quarterback. It led Bradford to start in his place.

Bradford played well in 2016, but he went down in 2017, which led to Keenum. Expectations were low 鈥?after all, Keenum was benched the previous season by the Rams 鈥?but he ended up shattering them. The Vikings were good enough to compete with anybody while he was under center, going 11-3 in his starts.

But this was Keenum’s sixth season in the NFL 鈥?his first with the Vikings, and the one with his most significant playing time as a starter. The Vikings weren’t sure he’s not just a flash in the pan, so they’re going in a different direction. Now we’ll see if he can replicate last year’s success this coming season with the Broncos.

Denver gets a starting quarterback for a more manageable price than Cousins commands. At the NFL Combine, Broncos general manager John Elway dropped hints that suggested it wasn’t a team ready to spend the kind of money required to attract Derrick Kindred Authentic Jersey the former Washington quarterback to Denver.

Browns get Tyrod Taylor from Bills, trade DeShone Kizer to Packers

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The Cleveland Browns found their young veteran quarterback Friday when they agreed to a trade with the Buffalo Bills for Tyrod Taylor, a source told ESPN’s Adam Schefter.
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That’s the lowest rate in football among guys with 100 targets or more over that time frame. Dorsey has no ties to Coleman, and with Josh Gordon back in the lineup, this Orleans Darkwa Jersey seems to push Coleman third (or fourth behind Johnson) in line for targets.

The Browns sent to the Dolphins the fourth-round pick they got from the Panthers in a long-ago swap of punters and a 2019 seventh-rounder. Mike Tannenbaum and the Dolphins have to be happy to come away with a meaningful return for Landry, given that they spent all of the season suggesting through the media that he wasn’t in their plans. Miami could theoretically have held on to Landry and picked up a third-round compensatory selection, but it’s not quite that simple. The Dolphins would have needed to sit out most of the free-agent period to avoid signing a player who would have canceled out the compensation for Landry, which isn’t exactly their style. I doubt Landry would have picked up a big enough deal to qualify for a third-round pick, which means Miami was likely looking at a fourth-round pick.

Smith’s legal issues stem from an incident with his sister’s boyfriend last summer in Pasadena, California. Smith has agreed to plead guilty to a felony charge of assault with great bodily injury and will be sentenced to one year in prison and three years of probation, the attorney for the alleged victim confirmed to The Associated Press.
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Smith, 30, was accused of assaulting his sister’s then-boyfriend, Christopher Woods, on July 4. Two witnesses testified during a preliminary hearing in December that Smith stomped Woods’ head as he lay bleeding and unconscious.

Attorney Jonathan Dennis said Woods felt the sentence, obviously, was not as strict as it should have been, but he’s pleased he’s admitting guilt.”

The Raiders’ move to release Smith saves the team $8.5 million on their salary cap. Entering Monday, Oakland had more than $16.5 million in salary-cap space, per ESPN Stats & Information. Smith was due base salaries of $8.25 million in 2018 and $8.75 million in 2019.

After retiring from broadcasting, Enberg was doing a podcast and had written a book about Ted Williams.

NFL tackles are harder to beat than that.

On that play, Vander Esch (No. 38) didn’t have much room, but he was through the A gap between the center and right guard almost immediately. He only rerouted BYU’s running back, but if Boise’s safety had made a play, the Broncos would’ve gotten off the field.
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It goes without saying that if an offense lets Vander Esch be a free runner without a dedicated blocker, he’ll end a play immediately. He rarely misses tackles:

But Evans’ speed will play in all situations. On back-to-back plays in Alabama’s Sugar Bowl semifinal win against Clemson on New Year’s Day, he showed how he uses it.

On the first, he blitzed from the left edge and still was the first Bama defender in on a tackle on a screen pass to the opposite side of the formation:

But Evans is a better runner than most of his future peers, and that’ll make him an asset whether he plays inside, out, or (most likely) both.

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I’m going top 10. I know I’m going top 10, James said. I’ll play for anybody.

One popular destination for James in mock drafts this offseason is the Dallas Cowboys, owners of the No. 19 pick in the first round. James had a prediction for Dallas too.

I don’t think Im going to go that late, James said. I feel like once come out and show people what I can do, once I get done with all these meetings, I feel like they’ll have to trade up to get me.

James started all 12 games of the 2017 season after tearing the lateral meniscus in his left knee in Week 2 of the 2016 season and missing the remainder of the year. But as a redshirt sophomore last season he had 84 tackles, 5.5 tackles for loss, two interceptions and 11 pass breakups. He landed on multiple All-American teams.

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NBA trade rumors: Cavaliers, Kings still working on deal for George Hill

George Hill isn’t thrilled with his situation in Sacramento and the Cavaliers are in the midst of a tense losing streak. Something needs to change for each party and it appears Cleveland is trying to address their problems with the addition of Hill.

According to multiple reports, the Cavaliers and Kings are in active discussions to send Hill to Cleveland. Channing Frye and Iman Shumpert appear to be the players being talked about as a return for the guard.

But trades don’t exist in an “NBA 2K18” format. There’s a cost beyond losing Walker’s 21.7 points and 5.8 assists per game. Taken at No. 9 in the 2011 NBA Draft, Walker saw only seven victories for the then-Bobcats as the team suffered through the worst season in NBA history in terms of winning percentage.

Since then, Walker has transformed himself into a complete offensive threat and an underrated, pesky defender. But what he means to the Hornets and the city of Charlotte stretches much farther than even the space created between him and a defender by one of his trademark stepback jumpers.

“He’s our best player, he’s the face of the franchise and I think it’d be very difficult to find a scenario where he’d get traded,” Hornets head coach Steve Clifford said.

When asked whether he could see Walker being dealt, Hornets forward Nic Batum offered an incredulous “Nooooo,” all but saying he should be viewed as untouchable.

He didn’t say which players would be benched, but the starters currently consist of LeBron James, Kevin Love, Jae Crowder, JR Smith and Isaiah Thomas.

Smith was 0-for-7 on the night with two turnovers, while Thomas was 3-for-9 from the field and 0-for-2 in 3-pointers. However, he did make 8 out of 9 of his free-throw attempts.

LeBron James was the only shining spot in the night, posting 28 points with nine rebounds and 11 assists. Those 28 points pushed him past the 30,000 career points mark, making James the youngest player to achieve that feat.

“Tonight Erik was outstanding and our goalie was outstanding,” Senators coach Guy Boucher said. “That’s what you get when the two most important players on the team are at their best, that’s when we’re at our best.”

NBA trade rumors: Wizards pursuing DeAndre Jordan Jersey while putting Marcin Gortat on the block

The Wizards finally got their season on the right track after winning five games in a row despite the absence of All-Star point guard John Wall, but the team is far from satisfied.
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Washington is doing all it can to get better both on the court with the players they have and by adding talent from outside the organization. According to ESPN, the team has actively been pursuing Clippers center DeAndre Jordan. They have also put their own center Marcin Gortat on the trade block.

Jordan has been the talk of many trade rumors over the last couple months and the Wizards are also after him. He has one year left on his contract worth approximately $24 million. Gortat also is signed up for one more season for $13.56 million and Washington is hopeful it can swap the two players before Thursday’s deadline.

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Bell said he wasn’t bluffing when he told ESPN in January that he’ll contemplate retirement if asked to play on the tag another year. All options are on the table for Bell, who doesn’t plan to sign a tag any time soon and would likely skip training camp once again.
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When adversity hits, we go our separate ways, Thomas told reporters after Tuesday’s loss.

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Despite currently holding the No. 3 seed in the Eastern Conference, the Cavs are just 3 1/2 games ahead of the 76ers, who currently own the final playoff spot.

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NFL Scouting Combine 2018: Oklahoma’s Orlando Brown has ‘historically bad’ performance

You’re never going to see him run 40 yards down the field, the Heisman-winning quarterback told reporters Friday. You watch some tape and see he never gave up a sack.
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All the pre-Combine analysis of Darnold, dating to last spring, before his final season with the Trojans, has been hyping him up as the best and most complete QB prospect since Andrew Luck. When it comes to prototypical size (6-3, 220) and arm along with pro-style accuracy and awareness, Darnold looks the part in every which way. That’s exactly why he should have been confident enough to back it up on the same field as Rosen and Mayfield — before they took it Authentic Cameron Payne Jersey later on Saturday afternoon.

Rosen looked terrific zipping the ball downfield and delivering accurate throws during his throwing drill. Mayfield showed the flashes of why he carried the Sooners as college football’s most unstoppable offensive force last season.

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Sure, Darnold will throw before the draft at his now more anticipated Pro Day back at Southern California on March 21, but he didn’t do himself any favors Saturday.

I thought it was the best decision for myself, obviously throwing at Pro Day with my guys, Darnold told NFL Network about his decision.

How does one accept a max contract offer while his team is slashing payroll everywhere from on the ice to in the front office to around the arena?

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The Las Vegas trip took place the weekend of Jan. 2-3, 2016, as the Browns were playing the season finale against Pittsburgh. Manziel admitted flying to Vegas the day before the game after a walk-through, and detailed buying the blond wig to hide his identity.
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He said he had planned to take a red eye to be back in time for his concussion treatment Sunday morning, but missed the flight and instead stayed out until early in the morning Vegas time.

A 6-4, 230-pound off-ball linebacker, Edmunds is a rare athlete who is able to work as an edge pass-rusher, an interior blitzer and a stack-and-shed linebacker in the middle. With tremendous room for growth, he’s arguably the most unique player in the entire draft class.

Like guards, centers generally are not drafted early or ranked this high. But Price was a four-year starter with All-American consideration who possesses tough, powerful finishing ability. He’s a rare top-20 center prospect.

While quarterback Baker Mayfield created opportunities in Oklahoma’s offense, he was able to develop and impress as a pocket passer thanks to the blindside protection of Brown. A massive body with Cordy Glenn-like ability and movement skills, Brown likely will not make it out of the top 10 picks.

I’m not really worried about the bonus, general manager Brandon Beane said Wednesday. I see him on our roster right now, and unless something changes, he’ll be here until that part.

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Greg Wyshynski, senior writer: As incredible as it might have seemed a year ago, Erik Karlsson’s departure from the Senators is starting to seem like an inevitability.

He loves the city. He loves the franchise. But the toxicity of the team’s current state might be too much for the 27-year-old defenseman to overcome, from the team’s downshift into a rebuild to the abject mismanagement of owner Eugene Melnyk.