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According to the Seattle Times, it was unclear if a signing was imminent as of later Wednesday evening.

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A playmaker with all the tools necessary to be a good NFL starter, Darnold should receive an opportunity to start games as a rookie. But he’ll need to beat out a couple of established veterans to win the job. McCown posted a 94.5 passer rating over 13 games in 2017, and Bridgewater led the Vikings to the postseason in 2015 before suffering a catastrophic knee injury the next summer.聽

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Buccaneers schedule 2018: Tampa Bay will be challenged as breakout hopeful

The Buccaneers have a talented roster, but Tampa Bay has its work cut out with the list of teams on its 2018 schedule.

Biggest breaks: The schedule overall is tough, but the Buccaneers caught a few breaks in drawing some of their more difficult opponents at home. Aside from the Bucs’ divisional foes, the Eagles, Steelers and 49ers all have to travel to Raymond James Stadium. Tampa Bay of late has not had the greatest home-field advantage, but anything helps.

Bottom line: The Buccaneers have been the same team for a few years — on the cusp of breaking out. But that breakout hasn’t happened yet, and their 2018 slate won’t help. Having to play six games against the Saints, Panthers and Falcons is rough enough, but throw in teams like the Eagles and Steelers, and it’s tough to see a winning season for Tampa Bay. Record prediction: 6-10

“We know what it takes,” Lue said after the Cavs’ film session on Sunday. “We did it before. We’ve got a lot of veterans, a veteran crew and they know what it takes to win. We can’t get satisfied with just one win. It’s just one; we’ve got to come out [Monday] night and duplicate it again.”

Indeed, four of the current Cavs were on the 2016 team that were a part of the first 3-1 comeback in NBA Finals history. And this year’s Cavs team came back from down 2-1 to beat the Indiana Pacers in the first round.

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ESPN: What have your conversations with Kyle been like in the last week? Was there ever a moment when you had to kind of say, Dede Westbrook Authentic Jersey ‘Hey, don’t take any of this personally?’

Shanahan: No, no. Kyle is a pro. People keep focusing on his age a little less than his experience. I think he understands the way this works. It’s been four years with the Maple Leafs. Our conversations have really been about what we do going forward. He knows the organization as much as anybody. He’s helped me build a lot of the infrastructure around him, whether it’s the R&D or player development or the sports science … these were all challenges handed to Kyle that he handled for us.

The organization, as it’s built currently, Kyle has been an important architect of it. Like I said before, I have the ability to look behind closed doors and see decisions that were made and decisions that weren’t made. Seeing where people stood in those decisions. I felt very comfortable I was making my decision based on what I’ve seen here with the Leafs.

ESPN: Are you saying that in knowing what happened in these internal debates, that your ideology for the team better aligns with Kyle’s than that of Lou or Mark?

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Expect the Rams’ rookies all to sign at once within the next few weeks.

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Meanwhile, Etling said he was simply trying to learn all of his teammates’ names, although he definitely knew one already: Brady.

Yeah, I know Tom, he’s a pretty great quarterback, Etling said with a smile. Probably the greatest of all time.

To prove that people should be concerned about Tom Brady’s absence from OTAs, we give you the following quotes. From Tom Brady, in June 2013.

The truth is, this lays the foundation for the start of training camp and if you have a good training camp, it usually means a good start to the season, Brady said, via A good start to the season leads to good position entering the second half of the season. Everything ends up having some significance to it. You’re not just out here running plays and going through different things that aren’t going to mean anything.

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NC State’s Bradley Chubb was widely believed to be the best pass-rushing prospect in the draft, and some think he’s even better than Garrett, who was taken first overall in 2017.

I’m of the belief last year that if you were stacking him up, play for play, with Myles Garrett, I’m taking [Chubb], ESPN’s Louis Riddick said.
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Diehl, a two-time Super Bowl champion as one of Manning’s starting offensive guars, believes that Barkley will have a rejuvenating effect on his former quarterback.

Obviously I have a biased opinion about Eli Manning after blocking for him for over 10 years and winning two Super Bowls with him, Diehl admitted. There was no greater or fiercer competitive than Eli Manning. The way that he approaches the game, and carries himself in that locker room and off of the field around everybody, you know he has a lot of years left. I think he has at least two or three really good years.

I think it says a lot, and it’s not hyperbole what they did in the draft. If they really believed in him, that’s why they made the picks that they did. They proved it.

The Rockets rediscovered their offense after that, scoring the next eight points, powered by 3s from Gordon and Gerald Green, to get within 85-80 with about a minute left in the quarter.

Durant added two free throws to close out the quarter and leave the Warriors up 87-80 entering the fourth.

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The black body remained a multimillion-dollar commodity to America, but this time they got to keep the money. They were rich beyond the imagination, and their wealth provided them access to the best Western culture could provide: housing, schools, business opportunities, luxuries. Racism still existed, but the players were considered, because of their money, beyond it. Players not only avoided racial subjects in talking to the press, but as long as they didn’t talk about it, they could avoid being black altogether.

There was even a phrase for it: Athletes now transcended race. If there was a need for players to make a social statement, it was not done by standing in the streets, physically arm in arm with their people, but by privately sending a few bucks along a back channel, with a slickly produced ad campaign that also showed the shoe company on the right side of a social issue. Sports would now be in balance: abundantly commercial, lucrative for all and without the polarizing sociopolitical component. Sports was now like the music or movie industry, just another form of entertainment.

Though Griffin has two years remaining on his contract, none of it is guaranteed. Houston could save nearly $2.5 million this season by letting him go.

Robert Turbin primarily has been a backup and role player during his six-year NFL career, but he’s had some productive stretches. He averaged 4.2 yards per carry with the Seattle Seahawks in 2014, and he averaged 4.3 yards per carry with the Cowboys in 2015.

For the right team, Turbin has value as a backup. However, it likely won’t be with the Indianapolis Colts.

Turbin has spent the last two seasons in Indianapolis, but he has never averaged more than 3.5 yards per carry with the team. Last year, he had just 23 carries for 53 yards and a touchdown.

Marlon Mack established himself as a better rushing threat with the Colts last season, averaging 3.8 yards per carry and scoring three rushing touchdowns. Indianapolis also added running backs Nyheim Hines and Jordan Wilkins in the draft and has Josh Ferguson and Christine Michael on the roster.

Ryan Shazier’s father did an interview with CBS4 Miami that aired on Jan. 22, in which he revealed the chilling details of his first conversation with his son after the injury and how the family is dealing with the situation.

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Oakland Raiders offensive tackle Donald Penn will not be charged with a crime after an investigation into an alleged domestic-violence incident last month in Los Angeles. The city attorney’s spokesman Frank Mateljan said Wednesday that there wasn’t enough evidence to bring charges against the 35-year-old Penn. Mateljan said the case was based on an alleged incident in April between Penn and his wife. He didn’t have additional details.

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I do, Simms said, when asked if he thinks Manning can still be a Super Bowl -winning quarterback. I just think that all the things I’ve said in the past. The drafting of Saquon Barkley, trying to fix the offensive line, getting a new offensive coordinator, and head coach in here, I think is really big. What did we think of Case Keenum, before last year? If the Giants would have picked him up, you guys would have ripped the Giants for it. You would have ripped them. We saw with the right team and with a coordinator, what a quarterback can do.

Manning is coming off a season in which he completed 61.6 percent of his passes for 3,468 yards and 19 touchdowns with 13 interceptions, but was benched by former head coach Ben McAdoo for a game against the Oakland Raiders in favor of backup Geno Smith.

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Shazier had been due a base salary of $8.718 million, but the Steelers changed his deal to pay him an $8.26 million signing bonus immediately. He’ll receive the rest as salary over the course of the season.

This will be the last year on Shazier’s contract. His 2018 salary was always fully guaranteed for injury, but the Steelers didn’t want him to have to wait to receive it.

Despite concerns that he could be paralyzed for life when he was stretchered off the field in December, Shazier walked across the stage last week at the NFL draft. Although he needs assistance walking, he has made significant progress in recovery.

Bauer’s strong political opinions landed him in the middle of a Twitter hornet’s nest in February 2017, but his social media presence also provides a forum for his wry sense of humor. If he’s not wearing a blue wig in support of Duke University hoops, he’s making fun of the platinum blond haircut that Cleveland shortstop Francisco Lindor sported upon arrival at spring training.

He has a writer’s power of observation and an artist’s sensibilities. Last summer, Bauer and Carrasco began goofing around with baseballs and cut-off Gatorade cups in the dugout, and a sensation was hatched. Their mini-baseball heads highlighting individual teammates’ quirks became a source of clubhouse bonding and amusement among Tribe fans.

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After the Browns select their QB for their near future, they can focus on getting more immediate impact for their defense with their second first-round pick. Chubb and last year’s No. 1 overall selection Myles Garrett can form scary bookends rushing the passer.

The 2018 NFL draft is here, and everyone is playing the waiting game.

At least one tight end has been taken from one of these teams in nine of the past 10 drafts. There’s a chance that three of these schools could see their guys drafted over the weekend, as Miami’s Chris Herndon (No. 7), Stanford’s Dalton Schultz (No. 9) and Notre Dame’s Durham Smythe (No. 12) all made Kiper’s Big Board.

In summer 2015, Lawson was arrested on suspicion of drunken driving in Los Angeles. It was the fourth time during his basketball career he had been arrested for allegedly being intoxicated while behind the wheel. A week later, the Nuggets traded Lawson to the Houston Rockets, where his scoring average dipped to a career-low 5.8 points per game. Houston cut Lawson the following March, and he finished the 2015-16 season with the Indiana Pacers, before a relatively quiet year with the Sacramento Kings the following season.

During his season in Sacramento, Lawson was ordered to appear in a Denver court after allegedly violating probation terms on his 2015 drunk-driving conviction. He allegedly failed three alcohol tests from September 2016 to February 2017 while also allegedly failing to complete 48 hours of community service.

Lawson said the negative publicity followed by the toxic feedback he received from fans on social media poisoned his confidence and subsequently his game, both of which were in a steady free fall since 2015.

He has taken only two catch-and-shoot jumpers since returning to the lineup — that 3 and another square-in-the-air, on-the-move, midrange attempt at the end of the shot clock that looked natural and fluid. The confidence hurdles Fultz is battling show most in spot-up situations, so continuing to find ways to put the ball in his hands with shooters around him is ideal moving forward. Fultz comes alive as a ball handler, and he has shown glimpses of why he was more or less considered the consensus No. 1 pick in the 2017 NBA draft.

“I won’t drink and drive! Take an Uber, that’s it,” Lawson said. “You can even notice little stuff, like I’m in Sacramento, and everybody is going out, and [people] are looking at me like, ‘Is Ty getting a drink?’ I am like, yo, it is not that serious. Like, y’all relax. I am not going to drink this [and] go drink the whole bar down.”

Whether he had a drinking issue or not, the perception was strong enough around the league that he had nothing but one-year, minimum-salary offers to remain in the NBA last summer. His pride wouldn’t allow him to settle for that, so he took a more lucrative offer with the Shandong Golden Stars.