“It was a priority of ours to get this deal done and keep Alex in a Chiefs uniform long term,” Chiefs general manager John Dorsey said in a statement. “Alex is a proven leader on and off the field. He is a special individual with a lot of ability, and we are fortunate to have him here.”.
The Chargers hope Darren Mickell, who will play inside in passing situations, converted defensive end Michael Mohring or rookie Leonardo Carson can be an adequate third tackle. On the outside, Raylee Johnson had a breakthrough year at right end with 10 sacks, but he suffered a possible torn anterior cruciate ligament late in camp. Al Fontenot and Mickell are serviceable on the left side..
“As much as I like Barkley, I’d consider that strategy to be the antithesis of safe,” Gribble wrote. “If you know you’re using one of those picks on a quarterback, and you’ve identified a quarterback you want the most, it’s a risky proposition to draft a non quarterback at No. 1 and cross your fingers while you wait to pick again at No.
“The entire Florida State University community is deeply saddened by the loss of three young lives in this heartbreaking tragedy. Our thoughts and prayers are with their families and friends. All three were very connected and active in various student groups at the university, so this terrible accident has affected many on campus..
“These guys will always be part of the family here, and they are always welcome back,” Saban said. “One of the things that makes me happiest about our program here is how many guys come back. It gets a little crowded on the sideline sometimes, and I always want to put them in the game..
Trump learned about McCabe departure Monday morning, a White House official told CNN. The President did not answer a reporter question at the White House about the departure. White House press secretary Sarah Sanders said Trump had not been part of McCabe choice to step down and that the White House had not been part of the decision..
Big Ryan Kesler took a couple of hard runs at him. Just 4/14=29% on the dot. Did contribute to 9 scoring chances in all, but at even strength his count was a less impressive +4/ 4.. Then, if a highly rated offensive lineman like Laremy Tunsil falls to you, the need for cornerback isn’t so dire as to miss passing on a better value. On to the mock drafts. With Laremy Tunsil’s planned move out to tackle, the Dolphins are lacking starters at guard and depth at OT.
The Buzz: Elliott gets another shot to extend his career. The diminutive defensive back walked on in 2014 and emerged as a starter midway through the 2015 campaign. Elliott proved his play was no fluke, providing quality snaps as FSU’s nickel back the entire season to finish with 37 tackles, 4 TFL, 1 INT and 2 FF.