This is a pretty big week for beasts name Gronkowski. New England Patriots tight end Rob Gronkowski arrived at the team’s mandatory minicamp after an offseason of speculation and uncertainty, and Gronkowski the horse will race at the Belmont Stakes on Saturday. Of course, the tight end is a co-owner of the horse, who has a chance to spoil Justify’s bid for the Triple Crown at Belmont Park on Saturday.
Let’s just apologize and say, ‘Dez, I’m sorry. I made a mistake. Come on back’.
You didn’t know Jason Witten was getting ready to [retire]. You didn’t know this knuckle head [Terrance Williams] was getting ready to do what he did [when he] got out of the car and [ran] out of the Lamborghini. Who leaves the scene of a crime with a Lamborghini?
Let bygones be bygones, bring the dude back and let’s move on.
Linebacker Kwon Alexander has been a stellar starter throughout his three-year tenure with the Tampa Bay Buccaneers, and he appears to be on the rise. The 23-year-old pick recorded a career-high three picks despite missing four games in 2017, which helped him land in his first Pro Bowl.
Per PFR, only hotshots Jameis Winston and Gerald McCoy were more valuable to the Bucs in 2017.
The drop in red-zone rate wasn’t the only downgrade from Shanahan to Sarkisian. The Falcons lacked creativity, pre-snap movement and underutilized players’ strengths. Those struggles affected the scoring sheet. The Falcons had 19 explosive scoring plays outside the red zone in 2016. Last year they had seven.
The natural first thought here is Odell Beckham Jr., who made just $10.4 million during his first four seasons in the league. But while Beckham’s contract situation has become a lighting rod, he’s coming off an injury-derailed season and will make a much more respectable $8.5 million in his option year this fall.