The story of NFL Draft prospect John Ross III and his unprecedented speed

The general idea is: Lynch wants to run through defenders, not around them. As Danny Kelly pointed out in his profile of Lynch Tuesday, his 101 broken tackles this season is the most since that category has been tracked. His 15 broken tackles in the NFC Championship game against the Packers was a playoff record, that broke… his own playoff record, from last year’s game against the Saints. From that earlier NFL Countdown interview.

When a defender comes up to tackle me, I want him to feel that ground. I would describe the point of impact as a wonderful feeling. It’s what I thrive on: contact.
Marshawn now owns the trademark for Beast Mode, and hats with the phrase sold out after he wore one at Media Day.
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With the Seahawks leading the massively favored Saints 34-30 late in a Wild Card playoff game, Lynch busted out one of the most impressive runs in NFL history:

On March 4th, 2017, John Ross III broke Chris Johnsons NFL Combine 40-yard dash record. He posted a blazing fast time of 4.22 seconds, and his family knew he was going to break the record even before he ran. Since he was a child, he has always been the fastest. Now it just happens to be official — with Ross crowned as the new combine king — and his record wont be easily broken.

Tyrone Hill Womens Jersey Speed has always played a major role in his life, and now it has become his greatest asset as he begins the next chapter of his life, the NFL. With his whole career ahead of him, we take a look back at where it all began. From the front yard of his childhood home in Long Beach, California to his kickoff returns at Jordan High School and the cloudy skies above the University of Washington, this is the origin story of John Ross III.

Andrew Luck finally confirms recently repaired shoulder injury occurred in 2015 against Titans

Luck played in just seven games during the 2015 season, missing games because of torn cartilage on two of his ribs and pain in his throwing shoulder, in addition to an unhealed lacerated kidney.

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Along with the injuries, Luck was working with this third offensive coordinator in his six season in the NFL. Luck has also played through the bad managerial moves of Ryan Grigson, who was replaced this offseason by Chris Ballard who was previously the director of football operations with the Chiefs.

Between the personnel changes of the Colts and his repaired shoulder, we might see a different Andrew Luck during the 2017 season, assuming his shoulder is fully healed.

A couple of those backups are gone, leaving only sophomore Alexander Mattison (4.9 yards per carry), senior walk-on Ryan Wolpin (3.0), and youngsters like redshirt freshman Robert Mahone and true freshman Drake Beasley. Mattison and Beasley are both former mid-three-stars, so there’s probably upside, but it’s been untapped.

Oh yeah, and there might be concerns up front. Starting center Mason Hampton and tackle Archie Lewis return, and sophomore tackle John Molchon started three games last year. But in Travis Averill, Mario Yakoo, and Steven Baggett, BSU must replace three starters who earned all-conference honors and combined for 119 career starts. Harsin was concerned enough that he signed a couple of JUCOs.

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The league’s owners had a busy week in Phoenix.

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The vote to move the Raiders out of Oakland passed with 31 of 32 owner votes in favor. It was the outcome for which franchise owner Mark Davis had waited nearly two decades.

The transition will be a costly one for Davis and residents of Las Vegas. Public revenue sources are expected to cover $750 million of the $1.9 billion the franchise’s new stadium will cost. Davis will also have to pay an expected $350 million relocation fee to the NFL — though that’s a far cry from the $650 million Stan Kroenke paid to switch his home market from St. Louis to L.A. However, the team will still have to play two final years in the Bay Area, providing what will certainly be a bittersweet farewell for diehard fans.

Authentic Bernie Parent Jersey Once relocation concerns had been handled, the panel was able to move on to issues that would affect the rest of the league. Owners voted on 15 rules proposals that would directly alter the way the game is played and called by referees. These recommendations ranged from preventing players from leaping over the line of scrimmage to block field goals to chopping overtime down from a 15 minutes to 10.

I couldn’t care less whether it was the “right” call or not. Frankly, I see both sides. Yes, the intended receiver was contacted illegally; But yes, it was also a very difficult play for Gronk to make. If there was no contact, would he have really stopped his momentum and dove back to catch the ball? I doubt it. He doubts it too, as does Tom Brady. Could he have made the play? I suppose it’s possible. Would he have? Nah.

The NHL announced on Monday that they will not be participating in the 2018 Winter Olympics in Pyeongchang.

Backup quarterback AJ McCarron is available via trade, but Marvis Lewis isn’t sure he wants to make a move with a divisional rival.

“AJ McCarron is a valuable member of our football team,” Lewis said. “No one has asked to trade him. We’re not going to go out and seek a trade for AJ McCarron. He’s a valuable member of the team. We’ve said that how many times?

“Regardless of what team it is. Regardless of what division it is,” Lewis said in regard to doing business with Cleveland. “Normally the saying, if the price is right people do whatever you need them to do. So I think anything is possible until it’s not.”

There were also rumors the Panthers were interested in trading up with the 49ers for the No. 2 pick, though if Fournette is who they’re targeting, he’ll still probably be there at No. 8.

The NHL announced on Monday that they will not be participating in the 2018 Winter Olympics in Pyeongchang. The writing’s been on the wall for months now with each stalled negotiation, but the league finally pulled the plug just a week before the end of the 2017-18 season.

Yet, this announcement has brought up a lot more questions than answers. We’ve known for a while now that the Olympics were in doubt. Now that they’re off the table, we’re in a bit of a holding pattern. No one really knows what’s going to happen to the ever-growing list of players who want to go, or what this means for the future of the NHL with the Olympics.

You’ve likely got questions. Probably a lot of them. We’re just as clueless as you, but let’s try to figure it out together, shall we?
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His phone will undoubtedly ring at some point during the 2017 season with calls from desperate teams

If you’re going to gorge, do it on a day like that. That’s the point of Opening Day, I suppose. It’s all about the individual reminders of how neat-o the sport is, not necessarily about which teams are winning and losing.
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Then a week will pass, a month, two months. Our attention will shift. There will a random MVP candidate — “By the way, Yulieski Gurriel is a .350 hitter with power now.” There will be disappointments, surprising rookies, and surprising veterans. A random team will contend, at least for a month, and we’ll spend time arguing about them. We’ll follow the progress of players like Masahiro Tanaka too closely, as if a month was ever enough time to evaluate a baseball player.

In 2015, the Indianapolis Colts turned to Josh Freeman as a starter just days after signing him away from the Brooklyn Bolts of Fall Experimental Football League. After four trips to the Pro Bowl, 34,183 career passing yards, and 248 touchdowns, there’s no doubt Romo is a far better option than that even at age 37.

His phone will undoubtedly ring at some point during the 2017 season with calls from desperate teams, and the knowledge that he’s ever considered the possibility of returning is enough to fuel speculation, even if it will take a lot to get him back on the football field.
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Leaving the top analyst spot at CBS during the season isn’t as easy as Jon Kitna leaving his job as a high school math teacher to be a backup for the Cowboys in 2013. Giving up his spot in the broadcast booth next to Jim Nantz could prove to be a costly decision for Romo if he chooses to leave.

NFL coaches think shortening OT won’t result in more ties

The NFL has been exploring different ways to make the game more engaging for fans in light of declining television ratings. One option the competition committee presented to owners this week is to shorten overtime, which may also make the game safer for players.

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“I don’t work in an office like these fancypants people, so I didn’t have access to real clay. I did find a clay sculpting simulator online that I didn’t understand how to use or stop it from being mirrored. The venom sacs on the side of his face are supposed to be his chiseled jaw.”

The Bucs are destroying the Falcons, and Bobby Rainey is one of the biggest reasons why.

The Tampa Bay Buccaneers are scraping the bottom of the depth chart at running back. After losing Doug Martin for the year with a shoulder injury, they turned to Mike James, who went on to break his ankle last week. That left Bobby Rainey as the starter, and so far he is impressing. At this moment, Rainey has racked up 115 yards on 15 carries and scored three touchdowns. The Bucs are crushing the Atlanta Falcons, 31-6.
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The line has shifted even further in San Francisco’s favor since the start of the week, with some oddsmakers installing the 49ers as 5-point favorites. They have been solid against the spread this season, going 6-3-1 overall and 3-1-1 ATS on the road. Washington is just 3-7 ATS this season, but 2-2 at home.

The game on Sunday will be the fifth time Washington is an underdog by 3.5 points or more this season. Washington is 0-4 in those games and 0-4 ATS.
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The total for the game is set at 47 points. The two offenses combined average 49.3 points per game this season, and allow 48.9 points per game on defense. Fifteen of San Francisco’s last 21 games have gone over, including six of the last eight road games. The over has hit frequently for Washington too, with four of the last five games going over.

There is a list that includes “runs up an outfield wall,” and “guns down Harold Reynolds at home from 350 feet away,” and “snaps his bat over his knee,” and “pushed his hip back into place all by himself, which the doctor believed to be impossible,” and “trucked the Hell out of Brian Bosworth,” and “hit 32 home runs and gained 1,000 yards from scrimmage in the same calendar year.”

Brandon Marshall is not taking the Chicago Bears’ most recent loss to the Detroit Lions very well.

Brandon Marshall is not taking the Chicago Bears’ most recent loss to the Detroit Lions very well. Actually, the Bears wide receiver is quite salty over being swept by the Lions this season, as evidenced by some comments he made during a radio show on ESPN 1000 on Monday. Via ESPN Chicago, Marshall complained about how the Lions’ play on Sunday was “borderline illegal,” he called the Lions “the little brother” and he even took a shot at the city of Detroit.

Let’s start with the “borderline illegal” comment. Marshall wasn’t pleased that Jay Cutler took so much abuse from the Lions defense, particularly, in his view, after the play. He described it as “kind of disgusting to see the D-line go out of their way to knock our quarterbacks down after every single play.” He also alleged that the Lions were “pushing” Cutler down and taking shots at him below the knees. The Lions were flagged for unnecessary roughness and roughing the passer on the Bears’ final drive, but that was pretty much it outside of a face mask penalty on Cutler earlier in the game.

Moving on, Marshall likened the Lions to “the little brother that kind of grew up a little bit.” He came up with an analogy about how, despite not being stronger or better than the “big brother,” the little brother decided to punch the big brother in the face after being fed up. He also went on to say this:

Ed Reed was once believed to be the final piece of a Texans’ defensive puzzle, a veteran defensive back that was going to put the team over the top. This season has become a disaster for Houston and now Reed has lost his starting job to third-year safety Shiloh Keo.

The Texans are adamant that the switch in personnel is more about taking advantage of matchups that dropping Reed as a starter, but there’s no question the change will reduce his snaps moving forward.
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Jay Cutler injury: Bears QB placed in ankle cast

The Chicago Bears have placed a hard cast over Jay Cutler’s injured left ankle, Michael C. Wright at ESPN reports. Cutler was spotted wearing the cast Wednesday. Head coach Marc Trestman insisted Thursday that the decision to use a cast was precautionary.

He joins a growing list of former NFL players to be diagnoses with CTE, which is a degenerative brain condition caused by a build up of abnormal protein that attacks the center of the brain. The center of the brain controls memory and emotional functions, as well as many ancillary processes.
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The protein is believed to form over time if the individual has suffered repeated blows to the head, such as concussions. Most recently, a three-month UCLA study revealed that NFL Hall of Famers Tony Dorsett and Joe DeLamielleure, as well as All Pro Leonard Marshall have been diagnosed with the condition.

The NFL is taking head injuries seriously, making more and more rules to limit head-to-head collisions, but there has been no word on plans (or lack thereof) to support retired players dealing with things such as CTE. Still, the Falcons opened up as 2.5-point favorites in this matchup, according to OddsShark. However, odds makers aren’t exactly confident, and the line has narrowed throughout the week. Some sites have them favored by 1.5 points, while a couple have them as low as 1-point favorites. It seems home-field advantage for Tampa Bay is playing something of a factor.
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The over/under opened at 43.5 points and is right around that mark on most sites. That total has gone under in four of Atlanta’s last five games on the road, and over in all five of Tampa Bay’s last five games.

Why is Rob Gronkowski slapping the heck out of WWE superstar Mojo Rawley?

Rob Gronkowski is helping his friend and WWE superstar Mojo Rawley prepare for Wrestlemania by slapping the ever-loving crap out of him.

Getting my brother @mojorawleywwe ready for @WWE #Wrestlemania next Sunday!!! He’s going to win that Battle Royal for sure!! I’ve never seen a crazier dude in my life!

Josh Mauga Womens Jersey Barnes’ turbulent tenure with the Kings was marred by a December arrest following an alleged assault of a woman at a New York night club.

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As for the incident his NYC, his trial was postponed until June after his lawyer successfully argued that Barnes could be playing in the NBA Finals for the Warriors that month.

Barnes has previously criticized the Kings, saying they treated Cousins unfairly. Cousins was also involved in the December incident in New York but was not charged following an NYPD investigation.

They’re the enemy now, Barnes said of the Kings.

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