Not going to spend too long telling you about the recent op ed written by San Francisco 49ers strong safety Eric Reid and published in the New York Times. That would take away from Reid’s short, powerful message that should be read by every single person who thinks they have an opinion on the protest that Reid takes part in. Comments come in the wake of derogatory remarks from President Trump on Friday, when Trump took the opportunity to condemn NFL players for their protests not long after referring to actual white supremacists as “very fine people.” Sunday saw dozens of NFL players take a knee or express other forms of support for the movement, while most NFL owners also weighed in with statements about unity..

Biggest question still to be answered in training camp: The key question for the Chargers is whether they can stay healthy. They finished with a league worst 21 players on injured reserve last season, one of the reasons they finished 5 11 last year. But Lynn got through the team’s offseason program relatively unscathed health wise.

Green feels about Vanek is obvious.He was signed to a one year US$2 million deal to not only buy time for younger players to develop, but to keep the club competitive and keep interest in the club from waning.It can be as simple as getting pucks to Vanek around the crease because he either going to show off a good release or somehow get his stick on floating rebounds, like he did Thursday with remarkable hand eye coordination.always enjoyed being around the net for tips and getting shots, but I don know why I good at it, said Vanek. A kid growing up in Austria, I played a lot of ping pong. Who knows if that has something to do with it.

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The New England Patriots and Atlanta Falcons enjoyed an easy day ahead of Sunday Super Bowl, paying separate visits to NRG Stadium on Saturday to get acclimated with the site of the title game. Both teams wrapped up their final on field practices on Friday in good health and optimistic about their chances of lifting the Lombardi Trophy as National Football League champions. The Patriots held a final 90 minute session at the University of Houston, running drills at half speed without shells or shoulder pads under their jerseys..