During last weekend’s 2018 NFL Draft, the Pittsburgh Steelers traded Martavis Bryant to the Oakland Raiders in exchange for a third-round pick.
Johnny Bucyk Authentic Jersey Giannis Antetokounmpo was limited to 10 shots from the field in Tuesday’s Game 5 loss in Boston, and afterward, he said he has got to be more aggressive, make more plays in Game 6.
Not only had Smart spent the past six weeks sidelined while recovering from thumb surgery, but during his rehab, he learned that his 63-year-old mother, Camellia, had been diagnosed with bone marrow cancer. Yet even as she prepped for an uncertain future, she implored Smart to return to Boston, telling her son that seeing him on the court again would put a smile on her face.
So now all of Smart’s emotions swelled as the TD Garden crowd roared when he checked in for the first time since March 11, the night he tore a ligament in his right shooting hand while diving for a loose ball. And how appropriate that, just 40 seconds into his first shift, Smart again was sprawling on the Garden parquet trying to corral a steal.
That allowed the Falcons to take a long-term outlook Jake Dotchin Youth jersey in the draft.
They spent their first-round pick on Alabama wide receiver Calvin Ridley,聽who likely will be their third wideout in 2018 before replacing Mohamed Sanu in 2019 when Sanu’s contract expires. With their second-round pick, they grabbed Colorado cornerback Isaiah Oliver, who figures to be a nickel corner with Desmond Trufant and Robert Alford already on the team.
If offensive coordinator Steve Sarkisian can figure out how to get the ball to Julio Jones in the end zone, you can bump up Atlanta’s projected record a game or two. Regardless, it would be shocking for this team to finish more than a game under.500, barring an injury to quarterback Matt Ryan. The Falcons are too stable across the board for that type of collapse.
In Patricia’s first draft, the Lions drafted two offensive linemen, a running back in a second round and a fullback. That could mean Matthew Stafford will no longer have to carry the offense single-handedly.
Game Clint Boling Jersey The Lions were best in 2017 when they were pushing the ball down the field as they faced a scoring deficit or in two-minute drills. It bears watching whether they embrace more of a Bruce Arians-esque style of play under Patricia, a play-action-heavy deep-passing game.