He played Denver’s DemaryIus Thomas, one on one, last week and had the first two interceptions of his career. On Monday, he had matched up with Brandin Cooks. Another top end talent. “I’ve always said this is a performance based business,” Whaley said. “The release of Karlos Williams was strictly performance based. He came in behind the eight ball and never caught up and there were other guys on the roster who moved ahead of him.
I all for people having freedom of speech and expressing that freedom when they feel necessary, and I also understand that there a level of respect people, specifically veterans and those currently serving in the military, expect when the national anthem is being played. Both sides have their reasoning, and they legitimate. The issue is that it appears people are just doing it now to get a rise out of someone be it the President, the fan base, the media or whoever fits their agenda..
But Chad still got a flock of huge and ridiculously talented receivers to throw it to.Florida State counters with seven returning defensive starters, including a bushel of defensive backs who are gigantic, fast and rotate in and out like they were on a carousel.Throw in a defensive front that will collapse a pocket in a heartbeat.The Rebels have Rod Taylor, a converted guard, starting in place of Tunsil at left tackle. Three other new guys will join him.Florida State has 10 starters back on offense, but the one guy who isn is quarterback Deondre Francois, who is also the only freshman.When in doubt, he can hand it to Dalvin Cook, who last year gained about 1,700 yards, more than any other Florida State running back ever, ever and Warrick Dunn was a Seminole back in the day.FSU coaches are certainly aware that the Rebels had to replace every single one of the front five starters. These kids are good, but green as five big, old gourds.
It was a total defensive domination by the Tigers. Mocs Nick Tiano gets his second start facing one of the top defensive fronts in college football. The Mocs will receive $600,000 for facing LSU, and it will well be worth it if they can escape Baton Rouge with no serious injuries.
The NFL slapped Detroit Lions president Matt Millen with a $200,000 fine for violating the spirit of the Rooney rule, the league’s directive that encourages more diversity in hiring head coaches. Millen knew he wanted Steve Mariucci two years ago, after throwing Marty Mornhinweg under the bus, and minority candidates knew the job would go to Mariucci. So none agreed to an interview..