Jameis Winston is receiving backlash for a speech he gave to elementary school students on Wednesday.
The Buccaneers quarterback intended for his words to be motivational, and they were, but only for the boys in the room.
“All my young boys, stand up. The ladies, sit down,” Winston said to the children.
Things only got worse from there, as he told the students that Super Cheap Jerseys boys are supposed to be strong, while women are supposed to silent.
“I was never ‘detained’ by the police. Nor was I ever questioned or in any type of trouble,” said a social media post attributed to Elliott by 247Sports and NJ.com, via the Fort Worth Star-Telegram.
TMZ backtracked its initial report, clarifying that Elliott’s representatives said he “spoke with cops” about an incident in the nightclub and confirmed Elliott was not involved in the matter.
Elliott has been cleared by police of allegedly assaulting his ex-girlfriend in July, but the NFL still hasn’t come to a conclusion in its own investigation as to whether he violated the league’s personal conduct policy. If the league does find he violated the policy, Elliott’s punishment will take effect next season but he will have the chance to appeal the decision.
Position drills at the NFL Combine are aired on television, along with the weigh-in process and other tasks. But many executives and coaches have said the most important aspect of the Combine is the player interviews.
This gives front offices a chance to understand the person rather than the player they watch countless hours of game video on. The Combine is often the first (and potentially the only) opportunity to speak with players in person before the draft.
The Patriots would still have Jacoby Brissett, a third-round pick last year who threw for 400 yards in three games and two starts as a rookie. The Patriots would then look to explore potential Cheap NFL Jerseys free-agent quarterbacks to compete with Brissett for the primary backup job.
An ESPN report Wednesday said the Patriots intend to keep Garoppolo as the No. 2 quarterback behind 39-year-old Tom Brady. But there are several teams, including the Browns, Bears, Jets and 49ers, who need a quarterback, and the Patriots could get a king’s ransom for Garoppolo.
The 25-year-old quarterback, a second-round pick from Eastern Illinois in 2014, played in six games last year and went 2-0 as a starter. He threw for 502 yards and four touchdowns Cheap Authentic Jerseys From China without an interception for a QB rating of 113.3. He has five career touchdown passes and zero picks in 94 career passes.
Jim Harbaugh is the second highest-paid coach in college football, but Brandon Jacobs feels like he’s not worth the money.
The former NFL running back appeared on CBS Sports Radio’s “Tiki and Tierney” show Thursday and said the coach didn’t know football like he did. Jacobs got a first-hand look at Harbaugh as a member of the 2012 49ers, and he believes the success of that team (which ended went to the Super Bowl) had more to do with the players on the team and Harbaugh’s assistants.
The cheers led the Las Vegas Sun to dub the agreement “the lease heard ’round the world” as the construction workers will be part of the group that will build the proposed $1.9 billion, 65,000-seat stadium that the Raiders hope to break ground on this summer.
The lease agreement, months in the making, was a key step, Raiders president Marc Badain told ESPN.com: “It means we go to the league meetings in Chicago with a lease and hopefully get it approved and stay on pace for a 2020 opening.”
An interesting sidelight to the lease, according to the Sun: Gaming was listed as being a prohibited use for the stadium, “going so far as to list specific card games that cannot be conducted at the facility.”
The Raiders plan to stay in Oakland for the 2017 and ’18 seasons, under two existing Cheap Jerseys Shop one-year leases on the Coliseum. The team hasn’t decided where it will play in 2019, although owner Marc Davis has said he doesn’t want to play at UNLV’s Sam Boyd Stadium, which seats only 35,500.
If the Stadium Authority hadn’t gotten the lease agreement approved, then the next opportunity for owners to see it as a group and vote on it would’ve been in October, enough of a delay that it could’ve pushed the stadium opening back by a year the way rain has affected the Rams and Chargers’ new stadium Cheap Jerseys Paypal Free Shipping in Inglewood, Calif.