Month: November 2017

Dallas Cowboys release backup QB Kellen Moore

The Cleveland Browns announced Thursday the No. 1 overall pick would not travel overseas with the team.

Garrett went into concussion protocol on Wednesday after the rookie complained Tuesday of concussion-like symptoms.

Sunday’s absence will mark the fifth missed game for the first-round pick, who dealt with an ankle injury and sat out the first four games of the 2017 campaign.

With Alonso aiming to beat Flacco to the 10-yard line, where the Ravens needed to get for a first down, the quarterback waited as long as possible to slide.

It was the same kind of late slide that cost former Chiefs quarterback Trent Green half of the 2006 season when he was hit by Bengals defensive end Robert Geathers and knocked unconscious.

Given the timing of the slide, if Alonso had hit Flacco in, say, the side, instead of the head, he may have gone unpenalized altogether.

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The remaining $7 million will be set aside for distribution in 2018 as the Justin J. Watt Foundation continues to assess and analyze the evolving relief efforts.

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Steelers WR Martavis Bryant ‘not tripping’ over benching

Martavis Bryant has been surrounded by controversy this week, and head coach Mike Tomlin found a punishment for his beleaguered star wideout.

One of the few 49ers veteran pieces that teams could give a call about in the coming days is stalwart left tackle Joe Staley. The 33-year-old could be a commodity given the need for pass protection on playoff teams — the Eagles losing Jason Peters this week becoming the most glaring need.

In a letter obtained by ESPN’s Adam Schefter, the Bills granted Tom Condon, agent for the 14-year veteran of the NFL, permission to speak with other teams “for the sole purpose of discussing a trade for Anquan.”

The letter, dated Thursday, mentions Boldin’s desire to be in closer proximity to his home in Florida and his family.

Alonso was penalized for unnecessary roughness, but defended the hit following the 40-0 Ravens victory.

“It was bang-bang,” Alonso said. “I thought maybe if he slid a second sooner, I was anticipating him sliding and I was going to not hit him, but it was a second late, which is why I hit him.

“When a guy slides, the target is very small. I just think it was a second late, and that’s why I hit him.”

Ravens coach John Harbaugh, who had to be pulled away from Alonso following the play, did not want to comment on the hit, but did say officials were right to call a penalty.

“We were OK afterward,” Harbaugh said of his encounter with Alonso. While Troy Polamalu Cheap Jerseys Jackson reportedly has the former Titans and Rams wide receiver on a short leash, he is giving him a chance Super Cheap Jerseys Fans to succeed again when the Browns host the Titans on Sunday.