Vea nearly left Washington after his sophomore year but opted to stay for his junior season. He was a disruptive force on the defensive line and was voted the conference defensive player of the year by the league’s coaches. He was the first Washington player named defensive player of the year in the conference since 1996 and just the fourth defensive player in school history to be player of the year..
Unlike in year past where the draft consisted of several quality quarterbacks, 2017 presents only one that has all the intangibles. Yes, guys like Deshaun Watson and DeShone Kizer are options, but they each have their flaws. At times Watson struggles with accuracy, and although Kizer has a cannon for an arm, it remains to be seen if he is capable of running an NFL offense..
Pittsburgh (3 2) again struggled to get big play production out of an offense that was supposed to be among the league’s best. Five games in, the Steelers look average. Roethlisberger completed 33 of 55 for 312 yards and his career high five interceptions, the most by a Steelers quarterback since Mark Malone threw five against Cleveland in 1987..
I ate a cheeseburger at Youngblood Cafe. I asked Mrs. Irby, my boss, for the remainder of the day off and she said it was all right. “We have eight guys that can play and all eight guys need to be able to step their games up in order to be able to advance.”When taking on 13 College of Charleston on Friday night in the Midwest Regional, Coach Pearl expressed the level of difficulty they can present.”It’s all about matchups for them,” he said. “They have three players that can 1 on 1 go by you anytime. They put their guys in space and they go to work.
AN ONION to the fickle Tennessee fans who want Butch Jones to lose his job. Who are you going to get any better? And if you think Oklahoma football king Bobby Stoops wants back in the game, take a powder. Bobby wants no part of the SEC. While Green is a pending free agent who’s expected to be available, New York Islanders captain John Tavares very much isn’t. Tavares is 27 and tied for fifth in goals and points. He’s also the face of a franchise that will soon be moving to the new Belmont Park complex, closer to many members of their Long Island fan base.
>> Nope: Offense took huge step back after leading league in scoring last season. Ryan regression makes 2016 MVP season look like outlier in his career. Freeman and RB Tevin Coleman each missed time with concussions and offensive line is missing LG Andy Levitre, who was placed on IR this week with a triceps injury..