April 2018 archive

Apr 29

Derrick Coleman works out for Jets

The Jets worked out free agent fullback Derrick Coleman on Monday, Field Yates of ESPN reports. Coleman spent the 2017 season with Atlanta. He played 16 games, rushing for 8 yards on two carries and catching two passes for 20 yards. He played 22 percent of the team’s offensive snaps and 63.4 percent of the …

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Apr 27

Giants didn’t waste any time before picking Saquon Barkley

With teams looking for quarterbacks on Thursday night, some thought the Giants might entertain trade offers for the No. 2 pick rather than using it themselves. General Manager Dave Gettleman wasn’t in the mood for such conversations. Gettleman said that the only reason the team didn’t take running back Saquon Barkley immediately was a league …

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Apr 26

The Minnesota Wild returned home from Winnipeg and regrouped to roar back in their first-round playoff series.

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The Jets were a late arrival for Game 3 in more ways than one. Mikael Granlund and Zach Parise had power-play goals in the first period for the spark that was missing on the road, and the Wild scored four times in the second to beat the Jets 6-2 on Sunday night. We’re in a …

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Apr 25

Packers announce Davon House signing, cut David Talley

The Packers announced the signing of cornerback Davon House. They also cut linebacker David Talley. House, a fourth-round pick in 2011, has played 84 career games with 45 starts. He has made 199 tackles, seven interceptions, two forced fumbles and 69 pass breakups in his career. He spent 2015 and ’16 with the Jaguars before …

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Apr 23

Cardinals sign Beau Sandland Jersey

The Cardinals announced they have signed tight end Beau Sandland to a one-year contract. He joins Jermaine Gresham, who ruptured his Achilles in Week 17, Ricky Seals-Jones, Gabe Holmes and Bryce Williams at the position. Sandland entered the league as a seventh-round pick of the Panthers in 2016 out of Montana State. He spent his …

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Apr 21

Maccagnan said the offer to Suh was a one-year deal and there was a deadline attached to it.

A day after Jets CEO Christopher Johnson revealed the team pulled its offer for free-agent defensive lineman Ndamukong Suh, general manager Mike Maccagnan added some clarity to the situation. When that deadline passed without even a visit to the Jets by Suh, he and Johnson decided to pull the offer. Our focus with those guys …

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Apr 20

NFL mock draft: Predicting earliest QB dominoes

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The top safety prospects entering the 2018 NFL draft: 1. Derwin James, Florida State (6-2, 215): With outspoken confidence reminiscent of former Seminoles teammate and current Jaguars all-pro cornerback Jalen Ramsey, James has predicted he will go in the top 10 — and there’s a legitimate chance he will be proven correct. After a torn lateral …

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Apr 18

Cards aiming for 6th straight win

Even if the weather isn’t following suit, the St. Louis Cardinals have been heating up of late. Limited Earl Thomas Jersey The Cardinals have won five straight games heading into Wednesday’s game against the rival Chicago Cubs at Wrigley Field. The Friendly Confines haven’t been so congenial to the Cardinals of late, They lost nine …

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Apr 16

Sanchez could be Seahawks’ backup quarterback plan, though cries begin for Kaepernick

It wasn’t long after the Seahawks cut Trevone Boykin on Tuesday that speculation began about the possibility of Colin Kaepernick becoming the team’s backup quarterback. The Seahawks hosted Kaepernick last spring, the only free agent visit the former 49ers quarterback has had the past 14 months. Kaepernick, 30, did not play last season. Game Kids …

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Apr 14

Blue Jays bopping along against Orioles

The Toronto Blue Jays have shown plenty of power in the first part of 2018. They will try to show more of it in the second game of their series with the Baltimore Orioles on Tuesday night at Camden Yards. Elite Andre Iguodala Jersey Kendrys Morales came out of Monday’s game with a strained left …

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