When veteran tight end Martellus Bennett signed a three-year, $21 million contract with the Packers this spring, he never offered any hint that his stay would be much shorter.
Forte said it would’ve been pointless to lobby Morton during the game because it was “pretty apparent” that the plan was to feature the running game.
“Everybody knows that was the game plan, and that’s what we wanted to do,” he said. “I’m not going to be on the headset telling somebody how to do their job.”
Forte said players “will and have” talked to Morton in the past about becoming more balanced offensively.
“We definitely have to get on the same page — everybody,” he said.
“We got to do some cheering today,” Pacers guard Victor Oladipo said of reserves receiving quality minutes in a blowout.
Robinson writes: “Kaepernick’s camp hopes to prove that Trump has been one of the pivotal unifying forces of collusion in the NFL, either through his relationship with Kraft and Jones, or through his influence using his public platform.”
Still, some legal analysts are dubious that tactic would be enough to prove Cheap Laker Jerseys Sale collusion. Sports Illustrated legal analyst Michael McCann reported earlier this Cheap Los Angeles Dodgers Jerseys month the Trump angle probably won’t work.
There are a few quarterbacks, though, who posted particularly notable Week 1 performances, both good and bad. Whether they were returning from injury or entering a year of great expectations, they made headlines hat might not match up with a deeper look at their performance. Let’s run through some of those passers and get a closer glance into what Week 1 really suggested about their season to come:
He finished the day with an 0.6 Total QBR, the worst mark since Peyton Manning’s 5-for-20, four-pick start against the Chiefs in 2015 that cost the future Hall of Famer his starting job for the rest of the regular season. An 0.6 QBR is “Let’s see what Brock Osweiler can do” bad.
Turnover. Another fourth-quarter takeaway for the Chargers sucked the remainder whatever air was left in the Broncos’ stadium. Chargers linebacker Korey Toomer forced a Jamaal Charles fumble on a second-down carry, and Casey Hayward recovered for Los Angeles.
The Chargers capitalized on the opportunity they received with the turnover. On the sixth play of the short drive, Philip Rivers found Keenan Allen for a 5-yard touchdown to cut the Broncos’ lead to 10 points with 8:15 remaining. 24-14, Broncos.
Turnover. Thanks to a wild tipped pass, the Chargers took the ball right back from the Broncos with an Adrian Phillips interception. The play was upheld upon review, and Los Angeles took over on Denver’s 43-yard line.
Turnover on downs. Broncos linebacker Todd Davis blasted Melvin Gordon in the backfield Cheap Los Angeles Dodgers Jerseys for a 2-yard loss on a fourth-and-1 attempt from midfield as the Chargers tried to climb back into the game. Denver took over on Los Angeles’ 49-yard line.
Chargers safety Rayshawn Jenkins was ruled out for the rest of the game with a Cheap NFL Jerseys Nike concussion.
Derrick Rose’s agent B.J. Armstrong insisted the three-time NBA All-Star wants to stay with the Knicks, despite being included in trade negotiations.
Rose was traded by the Bulls in June but the former MVP point guard has not completely convinced people in New York, having angered Knicks officials when he missed last month’s loss to the Pelicans without informing the team.
The 28-year-old Chicago native was subject to trade interest before the deadline, but Armstrong reiterated Rose’s desire to remain at Madison Square Garden.
The consensus among front office executives who discussed the matter with USA TODAY Sports this week was that his draft stock won’t be harmed by his father’s controversial style. As one general manager put it, and many other executives confirmed in various forms when consulted on the matter, “No one’s paying attention to Ball’s father.”
Warriors coach Steve Kerr expressed that LaVar’s comments aren’t helping Cheap Los Angeles Dodgers Jerseys his sons. “I think it’d be better for them if they can just play and have fun and not have to hear that every day,” Kerr said.
Others don’t see the harm.
“There are players who come from more challenging family situations Cheap Miami Heat Jerseys who have (done) quite well in the NBA,” an unidentified general manager told USA Today.
Another unnamed NBA executive added, “Passing on the kid because of the father may not hold up well over time.”
Lonzo is expected to declare for the NBA Draft after this season and is a consensus top-five pick in the upcoming lottery. His brothers, high schoolers LiAngelo and LaMelo, have committed to follow Lonzo’s footsteps to UCLA.