As much as I think I can be Superman and just walk in and play, that’s just not the reality, Butt said in September, via the Denver Post.
Butt was the John Mackey Award winner in 2016 and a two-time All-American. He caught 138 passes for 1,646 yards and 11 touchdowns while at Michigan and was considered a first-round draft prospect prior to his injury. It’s that upside on which the Broncos are counting next year.
The Giants have scored 17 points or less in half of their games this season while the 49ers have scored only 10 points in each of their last three games. Don’t expect a shootout at Levi’s Stadium.
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The Celtics got down by 18 in the first half, which has been a very comfortable place for Boston so far this season. Boston had overcome 18-point deficits against Oklahoma City and Charlotte, a 17-point hole against Golden State, a 16-pointer against Atlanta and rallied from 13 down to win in Dallas this week.
They almost did it again.
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National Transportation Safety Board investigator Noreen Price placed no blame for the Nov. 7 accident near Tampa, simply laying out the facts as gleaned from the plane’s data recorder and eyewitnesses. A final report with conclusions could take one to two years.
The NFL’s chief medical officer is coming to the Colts’ defense.
“It’s part of the frustration of us as medical practitioners trying to care for [concussions],” Sills said. “We recognize that concussion is not one injury. It’s a spectrum of injuries that are going to have a lot of different presentations. And it is still part of what we, as a medical profession, must better understand this injury so that we can better categorize it and continue our efforts to diagnose it.”
Brissett finished 14 of 24 for 222 yards with two touchdowns and an interception. He’ll get a chance to recover while the Colts have a bye in Week 11 before hosting the Titans on Nov. 26.
Having a projection system isn’t all that fun if you don’t do cool stuff with it, so while we’re relaxing and enjoying Giancarlo Stanton rumors, I’m making ZiPS work and projecting probabilities for the 2018 awards. Such is the life of a PC until the robopocalypse rises up and destroys humanity.
Also, please note that for free agents, I projected them in the American League 50 percent of the time and the National League 50 percent of the time. No free agent makes this list, though J.D. Martinez comes closest, projecting as the 14th-most-likely NL MVP and ranking 16th in the AL. So, on with the projections — and yes, Trout makes an appearance.
I am thankful for the people in hockey. After switching beats from the NFL, it was daunting to cover a sport where I barely had connections. I cannot count how many hockey people — from ex-players to GMs — found out I was a rookie and said, “Reach out if you ever need anything.”
Philip Rivers isn’t letting his latest injury keep him off the football field.
He did not leave the game after enduring the head injury, though he was placed in concussion protocol on Monday after self-reporting concussion-like symptoms to the team.
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So on this day, he told owners that he realized what he had done was unfair — but that he was building a stadium that would be a great showplace for the NFL and needed tens of millions in additional loans.
Goodell was silent during the meeting. Back then, he was the NFL’s chief operating officer, commissioner Paul Tagliabue’s No. 2 and the favorite of a clique of powerful owners to succeed Tagliabue. But after Jones’ speech, owners approved the loan, in no small part because Goodell helped muscle the proposal through in private conversations with owners, selling them on Jones’ vision of a football palace.
McKinnon, who was started in 71.3 percent of ESPN leagues on Sunday morning, has now averaged 21.6 PPR fantasy points and 19.8 touches in his past four games. Latavius Murray, by comparison, has averaged 8.5 and 17.0 during that same time span. Incidentally, McKinnon’s score fell fewer than two points shy of setting a new running back record for a game played in London, and his 26.2 rank third, behind only LaDainian Tomlinson’s 28.0 in 2008 Week 8 and Matt Forte’s 26.3 in 2011 Week 7.
Zach Ertz, TE, Philadelphia Eagles: Though four other tight ends from the 1 p.m. ET game block managed to outscore him, Ertz’s 13.4 PPR fantasy points gave him an eighth consecutive game in double digits to begin the season. He’s only the third tight end since 1960 to score in double digits in each of his team’s first eight games, joining Kellen Winslow, who scored in each of the Cleveland Browns’ first 11 in 2007, and Ozzie Newsome, who scored in each of the Browns’ first 10 in 1981.
Brassard is playing a full two minutes more per game than his previous career high, which has a lot to do with why he is on pace for a point-per-game campaign. The goals will come down to earth a bit as his 22 percent shooting does as well, but the assists and a pace more in Matt Adams Youth jersey line with 60 points are very reasonable to expect.
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Stefon Diggs, Minnesota Vikings, groin, (Q), 9:30 a.m. ET: In the first game on the Sunday slate, it appears the Vikings will get Diggs back in the lineup; he has been absent the past two games because of a groin injury. While it was deemed relatively minor in comparison to the groin injury Diggs had to contend with last season, it was still enough to sideline him for a few weeks.
Citing the fact that the decision hasn’t been made yet, the NFL, as expected, filed a motion to dismiss the federal lawsuit the NFLPA filed on behalf of Elliott. The NFL also petitioned to have the case moved from a Texas court to New York.
The NFLPA then filed a reponse to the NFL’s opposition. It also revealed we should expect to hear a decision on Elliott’s suspension by the end of the day:
This is how amazing Ichiro is: In each his first 10 major-league seasons, he had at least 200 hits.
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Fifty years ago Sunday, the 100-to-1 shot Red Sox won the 1967 American League pennant. I could live to be 101, and that will be the pennant race of my lifetime. From Aug. 31 until Oct. 1, Boston was never more than a game ahead in the standings, or more than a game behind. In the second half of the season, the Red Sox played 13 doubleheaders. Thirteen!
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He’d already had success as a red-zone target in limited work, but he was allowed Sunday to finally operate as a full-on complementary option.
When the Lions were overplaying Bell while the Steelers were backed up inside their 5, Smith-Schuster took advantage of a favorable defensive look for his field-stretching TD. When they were looking to stuff Bell to get one last-gasp possession, Smith-Schuster turned into an extension of the running game.
The Redskins have lost to the Chiefs, Cowboys and Eagles (twice) this season. On paper that’s not bad, but it has to be concerning they can’t beat anyone good. Case in point, the Redskins are 3-12 since 2015 against teams that are over .500.
The Titans’ offense has seemingly been all or nothing, which is a big cause for concern. They’ve scored 30 or more three times, but only the Browns and 49ers (both 0-8) have been held to 16 or fewer points more times (five) than Tennessee (four).
Kevin Durant folded in the clutch faster than he could apologize for roasting his ex-team on Twitter. Kyrie Irving looked like the Kyrie Irving to Jaylen Brown’s LeBron James. And Nick Young and Eric Gordon put themselves firmly in the driver’s seat of the MVP race. Let’s discuss some other iron-clad truths after the season’s first two games.
Philip Rivers is more than capable of lighting them up. Again, I think Alabama is too good. The SEC title game is setting up to be a play-in game for the College Football Playoff with two undefeated teams in Alabama and Georgia.
We are thrilled for Jimmy to join the 49ers family, 49ers general manager John Lynch said in a statement Tuesday. Jimmy is a player we have researched extensively since [49ers coach] Kyle [Shanahan] and I joined the 49ers. I am extremely pleased this came together today and we all think it is a big win for our organization.
Albeit in limited game action, Jimmy has displayed the characteristics and traits that we believe are vital to being a successful quarterback in this league. He has had the rare opportunity to sit and learn from a future Hall of Fame quarterback in a championship atmosphere. We look forward to Jimmy joining the team tomorrow and hitting the ground running.
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What does look to be causing Newton’s decline is an alarming drop-off in vertical pass accuracy. He ranked fifth in off-target rate on vertical attempts after Week 5 (23.8 percent), but over the past three weeks has seen a collapse in this area, as his 41.7 percent vertical off-target rate ranks tied for 28th.
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Jamize Olawale, RB, Oakland Raiders: After reaching pay dirt for the first time this season during the opening quarter against the Bills, Olawale exited the game during the second quarter after a long return that was called back by a penalty. He was deemed questionable to return because of a hamstring injury.
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It is a good game anytime we win, Ball said when asked if he agreed with Walton that this was his best game outside of his near triple-double against Phoenix. This is my third win. My third good game.
We felt like we were playing slow … my game goes up a lot when we play faster.
The previous two games had been somewhat rough for Ball. On his 20th birthday last Friday, Ball not only watched Kyle Lowry go for a triple-double, but he and the Lakers’ starters were benched for the last three-plus minutes in a 101-92 loss to Toronto.
The fans at motorsports’ most famous paper-clip-shaped track had seen the No. 24 run well at Martinsville but with Jeff Gordon behind the wheel. Elliott, looking for his first career Cup win in 74 starts and a spot in the championship at Homestead, door-slammed Brad Keselowski as they were side-by-side to take the lead on a restart with three laps left in regulation.
Washington Redskins (3 p.m.): With a trio of offensive lineman (Trent Williams, Brandon Scherff and Spencer Long) among the inactive players for today’s game with the Cowboys, it could be a long afternoon for QB Kirk Cousins and the entire Washington offense.
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Tarasenko and Schwartz continued their strong play against Los Angeles. Tarasenko has 14 points in 15 career games and Schwartz has six points in his last five games against the Kings.
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Tarasenko gave the Blues a 1-0 lead and broke a five-game goal drought at 7:25 of the second period. Schwartz picked off Derek Forbort’s pass at center ice and found Tarasenko streaking in on the left side.
It was kind of a scramble puck and just cut to the inside and I saw (Tarasenko). He had a little speed, a little step on the guy, and a great shot by him, Schwartz said.
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Ricky Rubio scored a season-high 21 points, had seven rebounds and four assists for the Jazz while Derrick Favors had his first double-double of the season with 14 points and 10 rebounds.
Mitchell’s corner 3-pointer with 1:48 remaining gave the Jazz a 91-79 lead and put the game away.
I thought that we were gritty, Jazz coach Quin Snyder said. I like that we shot 31 3s. We had one less turnover than last game, so showed improvement on that.
Both teams relied heavily on 3-pointers as Philadelphia went 16-for-35 from beyond the arc, while Dallas made 19 of 40 3-point attempts.
Philadelphia seemingly took control and closed the third quarter with a 13-4 run after Dallas took a 76-74 lead with 5:06 remaining in the period.
“I just thought that we got stops and played fast,” 76ers coach Brett Brown said. “All over the place, the game was unusual and I thought to our guys’ credit, they played hard, they played together.”
Nuggets: Denver had won the previous five meetings with the Knicks. New York’s previous win in the series was a 109-93 victory at Madison Square Garden on November 16, 2014.
Knicks: New York’s three-game winning streak is its longest since they won four in a row last season.
Monday’s tilt with the Nuggets marked the beginning of a five-game homestand for the Knicks.
Siblings Willy Hernangomez (Knicks) and Juancho Hernangomez (Nuggets) were on opposing sides Monday night. Willy got off the bench to play just over three minutes, while Juancho was inactive due to an illness and did not attend the game. “I was really looking forward to seeing him,” Willy said. “But, he has mono and is being quarantined right now. Maybe for another few weeks.”