Takk McKinley sacked Jared Goff and danced like he was an actual falcon flapping his wings

Falcons pass rusher Takk McKinley did what he does best in the first quarter against the Rams and sacked Jared Goff.

Somebody yells out to Peters, “Let’s Go Marcus!” Peters then replies, “Shit, where we goingHome?”

Peters is always going to keep it real. After he got beat for two touchdowns against Washington, he was honest about his bad performance. But then when asked about a fumble he forced, he gave an all-time quote.

“That made my game from hella weak to weak, you feel me?” He added, “I’m not hella weak, I’m just weak this week. Next week I’ll get back on my shit though so yeah.”

Peters is fun, and it’s great we’re just at the beginning of his career.

It’s an alarming turn of events for a few reasons. The Seahawks have an injury or eight on defense. But here’s the main issue: A couple weeks ago my podcast co-host and bunraku omozukai (the book I’m reading with my 5-year-old includes a lot of material on Japanese puppetry) Andy Benoit wrote a piece highlighting the risk of inconsistency when your offense relies on Wilson’s improvisational, out-of-structure playmaking (yes, even when you bake that out-of-structure playmaking into your system, as teams like the Seahawks do).

He spent spring break of his senior year standing on the sideline at Tide practice, preparing himself for the fall. He uses his Sundays to watch film with coaches. Alabama staffers trade stories of walking into a dark Mal Moore Athletic Complex after hours to find one screen ablaze, Fitzpatrick pausing and rewinding.

“He’s the standard of the program,” says junior running back Damien Harris, a top NFL prospect who credits his success this year to his offseason of working out with Fitzpatrick. Teammates refer to Fitzpatrick as “Coach Saban’s son,” because he’s the only person whose performance reliably makes the famously stone-faced coach smile.

“I just like being around him,” Saban says. “I like the way he goes about his work. It’s fun to see him improve and take on new challenges. He’s just one of those favorite guys.”

Rather than accept defeat, Humphrey put on an Alabama jumpsuit and joined his alma mater in exiting the tunnel for the second half! In the end, he witnessed another National championship victory for the Crimson Tide, as they defeated the Georgia Bulldogs in an overtime thriller!

How did Jaguars coach Doug Marrone not challenge the spot on this LeSean McCoy first down?

Jacksonville Jaguars head coach Doug Marrone had the best angle in all of EverBank Field for a LeSean McCoy run that appeared to be stopped short of the line to gain by linebacker Myles Jack.

Instead, the line judge gave the Buffalo Bills a generous spot that resulted in a first down.

Taylor was placed in concussion protocol after the hit.

What does this mean for the Bills? Taylor’s more than likely going to be done for the game after the hit. Peterman was put in over Taylor earlier in the season and threw five first-half picks against the Chargers and was quickly replaced with Taylor in the second half.

Peterman would eventually throw the game-sealing interception to Jalen Ramsey, sending the Jaguars to the Divisional Round to play the Steelers. At this point, the Bills’ only concern is making sure that Taylor is all right.

But he’s also been Rodgers’ most targeted and most productive receiver over the past two seasons, so is it a risk they can take? As for Cobb, he has been relatively disappointing since his breakout 2014 season, but he’s also a moveable chess piece type in an offense that lacks them (especially since Martellus Bennett skipped town). Adams’ combination of youth and production made him the obvious choice to keep in Green Bay. But they’re going to have to ask one (or both) of their veterans to restructure, and might ultimately have to make a decision on who is expendable.

OK, they weren’t actually celebrating, but fans still threw a parade to mark the ignominious occasion. There was a fair bit of debate as to whether people should attend, but ultimately, around 2,500 to 3,200 showed up in downtown Cleveland.

It wasn’t all doom and gloom, though — fans were also there for a good cause, donating well over $17,000 to the local food bank.

The Browns Parade raised $17,157 for the Greater Cleveland Food Bank, which equates to 68,628 meals, according to their website. With perishable food donations included, over 70,000 meals will be provided thanks to the Parade.

NFL playoffs: Picks, odds for Falcons vs. Rams wild-card game in L.A.

Defending NFC champs against biggest one-season turnaround in the NFL? Yes, please.

Phillips will set up his secondary to contain Julio Jones with varied coverage looks and make Ryan beat them with other guys. Meanwhile, McVay, as he usually does, will get Goff focused on the best matchups, working on the advantages for the inside, intermediate passing game with Gurley and rookie slot wideout Cooper Kupp.

Quinn has made sure his team has become physically and mentally tougher to respond to adversity. The Falcons were overlooked between the Cowboys, Seahawks and Packers in last year’s NFC playoffs, but it didn’t matter to them one bit. In that sense, they already are prepared to thrive as big underdogs.

With him, Schneider pushed to the and kicked him at least 30 times with steel-toed boots while begged for his life, according to court documents.Right behind Hooker is cornerback Marshon Lattimore at number three overall.Bortles spoke highly of the group now under the direction of Marrone, who was hired to run the offensive line after being the head coach of the Buffalo Bills the previous two seasons.

The Falcons are looking to get to their third conference championship game since 2012, while the Eagles are looking to get to their first since the Donovan McNabb era in 2008.

Atlanta kicker Matt Bryant hit four field goals in his team’s win last week, becoming the third kicker in league history to do so in a playoff game at age 40-or-older.

Philadelphia defensive end Brandon Graham led the team with 9 1/2 sacks in 2017. He had recorded more than six sacks just once in his first seven years in the NFL.

The Patriots went 13-3 and have homefield advantage throughout the AFC playoffs. It’s the 15th straight winning season for the Patriots, who have won at least 12 games an NFL record eight straight years.

Created in 2003 and named after late Pittsburgh Steelers owner Dan Rooney, the Rooney Rule seeks to create more diversity in the NFL coaching ranks by requiring teams to interview minority candidates. There have been cases in the past where teams skirted the rule by interviewing people before settling on the coach they wanted all along, which can lead to fewer minorities getting a serious chance to get a head coaching job. Currently, only six of 32 NFL head coaches are African-American, and there is just one Latino head coach.patriots_019_eb686dcf5e2c16fc-180x180

Sammy Watkins was held in the end zone on crucial 4th down, but the refs missed it

The Atlanta Falcons came out on top over the Los Angeles Rams, but it wouldn’t come without a questionable no-call in a day of questionable officiating.

It appeared on a foutth and goal from the Falcons’ 5-yard line, that linebacker Deion Jones held Sammy Watkins. The Rams didn’t convert on the play, and would turn the ball over on downs with no call made:

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His mother bailed him out at 3 am. She wasn’t mad. She simply asked, “What’s next?” When he left Alabama he had been excoriated by Tide fans on Twitter and on the team message boards, and he had read every comment. “This kid can’t play in the SEC,” he says now, repeating the criticisms. “He’s selfish. He’s a crybaby. He’s not built for it. He’s a coward. He’s not good enough.” Kamara was barred from transferring to an SEC school, per Alabama stipulations, but he could have joined another conference and sat out a season. He didn’t want that. He needed to get back to the SEC. “Had something to prove,” he says.

Less than a week later Kamara was in Kansas, enrolling at Hutchinson Community College. That year he did nothing but go to class, then to practice, then back to his dorm room to play Call of Duty on PS4 all night. When teammates traveled to Wichita or Manhattan to party on weekends, Kamara never joined in. He knew where he wanted to go, and this was just a quick detour. He got the bull nose ring that year; he was slowly finding himself and growing comfortable with what he found.

The Falcons have stayed relatively healthy this season, their defense is fast, young and still improving, and the offense is oh-so-close on a weekly basis. I think they can make noise in January, if they can figure out a way to not let one get away at home against the Panthers on Sunday.

The Patriots would take the first down, and move into Titans territory, eventually scoring with a Chris Hogan touchdown reception from Tom Brady with 1:52 left in the first half.

It’s not the way the Titans were hoping to finish out the first half, after getting off to a relatively good start after leading the first quarter 7-0.

Depending on how the game goes, we might see this call come back to bite the Titans.giants_116

We don’t have that grassroots group that participated and played hockey and is going to spin over and become ticket-buyers.

The Hurricanes got power-play goals from Jordan Staal and Sebastian Aho – with each player assisting on the other’s goal – and an even-strength goal from Jeff Skinner.

Carolina appeared headed for its second regulation victory over Washington in two nights, but T.J. Oshie pressured All-Star Noah Hanifin into a turnover behind the net and Connolly snapped the loose puck between Cam Ward’s legs.

Beagle then stuffed in a rebound past an outstretched Ward in the closing seconds.

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It’s early, but these are most definitely the greatest themed uniforms ever thought of and they are in the running for the title of greatest uniform ever. Period.

If somebody stopped you in 2004—five years after SpongeBob hit the airwaves and the same year Okafor led UConn to a national title while averaging 17.6 points, 11.5 rebounds and 4.1 blocks—and told you the best player in college basketball that season would one day wear a jersey inspired by the yellow fry cook in a professional basketball game, you would have laughed in that person’s face.

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Porter logged about two minutes in Mizzou’s first official game of the season against Iowa State.

Comparing Jackson head to head with Bridges and eliminating team need as a factor, it’s pretty clear the big guy has a leg up. NBA front office members I’ve spoken with over the past few weeks have been down on Bridges. He’s been producing for the Spartans, but has struggled to make a convincing case for himself when it comes to expanding his ball skills and ability to create shots. While his energy and high-caliber athleticism will certainly be a sell, his key stats are down across the board and his three-point shooting has (predictably) regressed. He’s never had ideal length for a forward, and without an ideal shot-generation element to his game, he may wind up positionless in a negative sense. Bridges faced high expectations coming back to school, and as it stands he needs to prove some things. Come June, Jackson would be my bet.

Cousins’ response, on the other hand, is a different story.He flew out during a pinch-hit appearance.Here a learning lesson for all of us, though.So this is the reason that makes me wake up and go get it.It’s tough here when they start hitting balls all over the place to keep your cool, and all of our guys did a great job today.

What is the worst thing you have ever seen a defensive lineman do?And then from through the end of the , Seattle used a total of 13 different starting pitchers, the original five followed by Paxton, LeBlanc, Sampson, Vidal Nuno, Montgomery, , and Joe Wieland.The Titans declined the fifth-year option on Warmack’s contract, he be a free agent if the two sides can’t agree to a deal., 29 Sep 2016 Wed, 28 Sep 2016 Fantasy Tip: Owners need to keep eye on the situation to if Green have a to play Week 4.We’re going to take it day by day and hopefully .Green finished with just six points on 2-of-8 shooting – compared to Lopez’s 22 points and five blocks – but there’s no question his was a big basket that set the tone for the fourth quarter.

The league would have to enjoy the idea of Vegas making it to the final in its first season as NHL fans from all over would tune in, but two very non-traditional markets (and one team without any true star power) could make some queasy.

We here in the Power Rankings Department find it exhilarating. There’s a certain cachet to New York, Los Angeles and Boston, but the success of the league depends on the development of smaller and newer markets. And given just how well the Knights are playing, a trip to the Cup Final could make a burgeoning Vegas market thrive even more.

At the same time, the Oilers have been out of the playoffs ten years a row.Rebilas USA TODAY Sports The Super Bowl is over, which means the Browns ‘ annual for the quarterback can begin.Knight joined the Atlanta Braves 2009 as a Trainee the Baseball Operations Department where he assisted league operations, player development, and scouting, following his undergraduate studies from Morehouse College and graduate studies at Ohio University.So just take your time.That’s helped me a lot.

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I worked with Ben in Green Bay and saw him as a successful and thriving tight ends coach.

Beyond the case, of course, my constant message is that there is now a certain inevitability about sports betting. Whether the Supreme Court accelerates legalized sports gambling or not, it is coming. Bet on it.

I remember during the hiring season in January 2016 that McAdoo was the “hot candidate,” with the Giants locking him down before teams like the Eagles got him and, according to many, had to “settle” for Doug Pederson. Pederson is now a leading candidate for coach of the year.

As many know, The transition to offensive coordinator seemed to work well for him but did not appear to be the same moving to the head coach position.

I know the interim general manager of the Giants, Kevin Abrams, quite well. He is a smart, balanced and thoughtful administrator who has experience in contract and cap management as well as college and pro scouting. I am a fan.

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And there’s weeks where I’m disgusted, for sure.

Still, he is a starter-quality option — albeit low-end — for a team which could lose both Carr and Claiborne.Acquired the deal that saw Nicklas Grossmann and The Ghost of Pronger head to Arizona, Gagner was the leading scorer among forwards on a bad Coyotes team last year — yet even still, their general manager told the media that they didn’t him as NHL player.

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Because throws hard, I’ve seen plenty of fans suggesting that the Red Sox should try him out the bullpen.Manage The Oakland Raiders knew that future Hall of Famer Charles Woodson to retirement after the 2015 would be a major blow to their secondary, general manager wasted no time when it came to acquiring a serviceable replacement.He managed to start once seven with Seattle, but he only saw the field on special teams while with the Packers.For example, on the power play, he should try to cycle the puck more, and use the other players to create scoring chances, says Ruotsalainen.Yeah, I’m staying shape, but the thing is, I’ve put myself a situation where I’ve been hurt these past few years, I don’t really control situation right now, Woodley said.– but he got hurt much — and Dontrelle Willis.chargers_126

The Chiefs can clinch the AFC West with a win over the Dolphins or a Chargers loss to the Jets.

The Rams can clinch the NFC West with a win over the Titans and a Seahawks loss or tie. The Titans, on the other hand, can clinch a playoff berth for the first time since 2008 with a win. In the NFC South, the Panthers can clinch a playoff berth with a win over the Buccaneers. The Saints can clinch the NFC South with a win over the Falcons and a Panthers loss. The Falcons can clinch a playoff berth by beating the Saints.

In the AFC, home-field advantage is at stake for the Patriots in a home matchup with the Bills. The Pats will need losses by the Steelers and Jaguars to lock it up. The Steelers can clinch a first-round bye with a win and a Jaguars loss.

The Christmas weekend’s prime-time slate is different: The Thursday and Sunday night games have been replaced by the Saturday night game and a late-afternoon game on Monday, Christmas Day.

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That’s all I got.Belt is back the lineup Monday against the Rockies, San Giants reporter Baggarly reports.Belt took a pitch to the helmet , but he passed all subsequent concussion tests and won’t any time.McDonald’s non-alcohol related DUI case was continued yesterday until Nov.And that’s the bottom line.Travillion said she called 911 and that never regained consciousness.

While his average has dropped, his power numbers have spiked.On 25, Mayor Fenty of Washington, D.C.Entering the with two fullbacks on the roster would be a rarity the modern NFL, where there are about as teams with zero as there are with one.They burn to the system and they play hard and physical.Still, the No.

The Houston Rockets dealt with a five-game losing streak following a stellar 14-game run.

Now they will try to cope with the absence of star James Harden for at least the next two weeks.

The Rockets get their first chance to see how their offense looks for a full game without Harden on Wednesday when they visit the Orlando Magic.

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“I thought the first period for him and that line was not very good. Then I thought he dominated the game in the second and third,” Babcock said of Marner. “When you’re going to be a driver on our team like he’s going to be, it’s every night. You’ve got to be ready to go right from the get-go.”

Leafs C Nazem Kadri returned to the lineup after missing two games with an upper-body injury. … Toronto C Frederik Gauthier made his regular-season debut.

His hard work and dedication paid off, as was drafted out of high school by the Twins and 2008 by the Reds, finally making his MLB debut 2010.They bought them to develop them into big projects when the time is right.Late-round choice Gachkar, born Nov.We just have to keep encouraging him.At some point, he’ll hit some dry spells, but for now- Pastrnak is delivering the offense that this team desperately needs, especially with the gaping void where the second and third lines are the early going.Every day, new heroes, every day, new excitement.Hedge funds have recently made changes to their positions the company.

Ryan Spooner, Tuukka Rask help Bruins beat Senators 5-0

The Bruins opened the scoring at 8:13 of the first on the man advantage. After a couple of solid saves by Condon, a rebound popped right out to Spooner.

“If James misses time, it is going to be tough,” forward Trevor Ariza said. “Since I have been here, he’s been here, he has been on the court, he has been available. So for him to have to miss time [potentially], it would definitely be tough, definitely be an adjustment.”

Brian Dawkins, safety (1996-2008 Philadelphia Eagles, 2009-2011 Denver Broncos) A nine-time Pro Bowler, Dawkins collected 37 career interceptions.

Ray Lewis, linebacker (1996-2012 Baltimore Ravens) A 13-time Pro Bowler and seven-time First-Team All-Pro, Lewis won two Super Bowl championships and a Super Bowl MVP with the Ravens.

John Lynch, safety (1993-2003 Tampa Bay Buccaneers, 2004-07 Denver Broncos) A nine-time Pro Bowl selection, Lynch helped the Buccaneers to a Super Bowl title following the 2002 season.

Kevin Mawae, center-guard (1994-97 Seattle Seahawks, 1998-2005 New York Jets, 2006-09 Tennessee Titans) The Seahawks’ second-round pick in 1994, Mawae went on to make First-Team All-Pro seven times.

“When we got the diagnosis, we had a meeting and I [told the football operations staff], listen, I am going to be distracted, and I know that that’s the case,” Smith said. “That’s just human nature. And so I am going to need you to step up your game in whatever your roles are so that we can continue to operate.”

Smith downplayed reports that he and Texans head coach Bill O’Brien have a toxic relationship, and he said he has faith that O’Brien can turn the team around in 2018.

“Bill [O’Brien] and I have worked together for four years with a common goal: to bring a championship to Houston,” Smith said. “Bill has stood up and told you we’ve got a great working relationship and we continue to do that.lions_286