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10 hours 44 min ago

Pro Football Talk Live with Mike Florio

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Tuesday, May 23, 2017

 

6:00 – Aaron Donald and Odell Beckham Jr. skipped the first day of OTAs with their teams. Mike explains why and what the impact will be going forward.

6:18 – The NFL owners are considering changing the rule preventing teams from hiring coaches whose teams are in the playoffs. It’s about time.

6:35 – OJ Simpson could be back on the street soon, or he could be kept in prison even though he did everything required to earn early release. Mike explains how.

6:48 – Someone at CBS called Tony Romo the next John Madden. Not a good way to keep expectations in check for his first year in the broadcast booth.

7:00 – Aaron Donald and Odell Beckham Jr. skipped the first day of OTAs with their teams. Mike explains why and what the impact will be going forward.

7:18 – OJ Simpson could be back on the street soon, or he could be kept in prison even though he did everything required to earn early release. Mike explains how.

7:35 – Doug Whaley spoke for the first time since getting fired by Bills, but maybe he shouldn’t have.

7:48 – A loophole in a law could allow fans sitting in the Raiders Vegas stadium to bet on NFL games from their seats.

8:00 – 2x Super Bowl Champion David Diehl **On Set Until 9 AM** David tells us just how important being at OTAs really is to a team, and whether he expects a more mature OBJ this season.

8:18 – NFL Coast to Coast – Stats gets Mike’s reaction to the headlines of the day.  

8:35 – Florio and Diehl draft their perfect active offensive lines.

8:48 – Diehl helps us preview the 2017 New York Giants, and tells us whether 2015 1st round draft pick Ereck Flowers is already a bust.

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Fri, 05/19/2017 - 7:23am

Pro Football Talk Live with Mike Florio

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Friday, May 19, 2017

6:00 – The Rams and Chargers won’t get into their stadium until 2020. Mike explains how the delay impacts more than just the two teams slated to play there.

6:18 –  The Steelers cut Ladarius Green yesterday, ending the worst free agent signing in Steelers history.

6:35 – We listen to Drew Brees explains why what happened to Tom Brady yesterday would never happen to him.

6:48 –  Conan O’Brien is getting sued for some jokes he told after the Patriots beat the Seahawks in the Super Bowl.

7:00 – The Rams and Chargers won’t get into their stadium until 2020. Mike explains how the delay impacts more than just the two teams slated to play there.  

7:18 – Florio answers the three biggest questions about the AFC West.  

7:35 – Tyrod Taylor is confident he’ll succeed in a new system in Buffalo, but he may have accidentally thrown Sammy Watkins under the bus.

7:48 – Vance Joseph explained some of his reasoning that he’ll use when deciding on which QB to name as the starter this year.

8:00 – NFL Coast to Coast – Stats gets Mike’s reaction to the headlines of the day.  

8:18 –  We listen to Drew Brees explains why what happened to Tom Brady yesterday would never happen to him.

8:35 – ESPN College Football Analyst Anthony Becht tells us which rookies he likes to be able to contribute next season.

8:48 – The Bucs offensive coordinator wasn’t shy about letting DeSean Jackson know exactly what the expectations for the wide receiver will be going forward.

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Thu, 05/18/2017 - 8:50am

Pro Football Talk Live with Mike Florio

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Thursday, May 18, 2017

 

6:00 – Gisele Bundchen said in an interview with CBS that her husband suffered from a concussion last year, and has had more in previous seasons. Uh oh.

6:18 – Mike explains why Tom Brady is going to have some explaining to do, which won’t be an easy thing to navigate.

6:35 – The NFL is considering changing their OT rules. Again.

6:48 –  Mike rips LaVar Ball for completely disrespecting Christine Leahy when he was on The Herd yesterday. Mike also isn’t happy with how Colin Cowherd handled himself.

7:00 – Gisele Bundchen said in an interview with CBS that her husband suffered from a concussion last year, and has had more in previous seasons. Uh oh.

7:18 –  We answer the three biggest questions on the AFC South.

7:35 – 2x Super Bowl Champion Vince Wilfork tells us if he’s retiring, what went wrong last year, and whether Tom Brady can keep playing at this high a level at 40 years old.

7:48 – The NFL is considering changing their OT rules. Again.  

8:00 – NFL Coast to Coast – Stats gets Mike’s reaction to the headlines of the day.  

8:18 – Patriots Radio Analyst Scott Zolak says he’s never even seen Brady take more than a handful of hits that would make him question whether there had been a concussion.

8:35 – Hall of Fame Head Coach Bud Grant tells us about what’s for sale at his legendary garage sale.

8:48 – We get your answer to our poll question, and continue to wonder what will happen with Tom Brady now that his wife said he’s had concussions.

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Tue, 05/16/2017 - 8:41am

Pro Football Talk Live with Mike Florio

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Tuesday, May 16, 2017

 

6:00 – Tom Brady isn’t going anywhere any time soon – much to the disappointment of non-Patriots fans everywhere. Can he really play until he’s 45?

6:18 – Pete Carroll says the team is interested in talking with Colin Kaepernick, and Mike thinks that would be a great fit.

6:35 – Jay Gruden isn’t talking about Kirk Cousins beyond this season – and Mike thinks that’s exactly what he should be doing.

6:48 –  The NBA Draft Lottery is tonight, and Mike would love to see one in the NFL, or an elimination of the Draft altogether.

7:00 – Tom Brady isn’t going anywhere any time soon – much to the disappointment of non-Patriots fans everywhere. Can he really play until he’s 45?

7:18 – Pete Carroll says the team is interested in talking with Colin Kaepernick, and Mike thinks that would be a great fit. Apparently, Seattle does too because they reached out to Kap’s agent last week.

7:35 – The MMQB.com’s Peter King reacts to Brady saying he wants to play to at least 45, and the latest news on Colin Kaepernick.

7:48 – Dan Quinn hasn’t been shy about addressing the Super Bowl loss, and his advice to his team on how to deal with climbing the mountain again is legendary.

8:00 – Super Bowl XLIII Champion Willie Colon **In Studio** reacts to the idea of Tom Brady playing into his mid forties, and just how much the team has reloaded for another Super Bowl run.

8:18 – Super Bowl XLIII Champion Willie Colon **In Studio** Willie and Mike answer the three biggest questions coming out of the AFC East.

8:35 – Super Bowl XLIII Champion Willie Colon **In Studio** Willie shares a conversation he had with Ben Roethlisberger and predicts what we’ll see from the Steelers this year.

8:48 – Super Bowl XLIII Champion Willie Colon **In Studio** Willie and Mike discuss the adjustment that DeShone Kizer and other rookies will have coming into the league.

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Mon, 05/15/2017 - 8:12am

Pro Football Talk Live with Mike Florio

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Monday, May 15, 2017

6:00 – Florio isn’t worried about Brady being on the cover of Madden. He’s too good to be affected by a fake curse.

6:18 – Something doesn’t smell right with how Jabrill Peppers is starting his career. Mike explains how something that seems small could actually be a bigger deal.

6:35 – Is there a split between the Bills’ front office and their head coach on Tyrod Taylor’s future? An interview in the MMQB has us wondering…  

6:48 – Rex Ryan is going to call the second Monday Night Football game on ESPN in week one. Mike thinks Rex will work better in the booth than he will in the studio.

7:00 – We check in on some of the bigger name rookies after their first weekend of practice with their new teams.    

7:18 – Florio answers the three biggest questions about the NFC North.  

7:35 – NFL Coast to Coast – Stats gets Mike’s reaction to the headlines of the day.  

7:48 – Something doesn’t smell right with how Jabrill Peppers is starting his career. Mike explains how something that seems small could actually be a bigger deal.

8:00 – Former NFL Linebacker  & ACC Network Analyst Takeo Spikes breaks down some of the incoming rookies based on what he saw of their play last year. He thinks Dalvin Cook could be the steal of the Draft.

8:18 – Colin Kaepernick spoke to Shannon Sharpe and said no teams have asked him about his contract requirements.

8:35 – Barstool Big Cat & PFT Commenter **In Studio** The guys touch on Rex Ryan in the broadcast booth, Derek Jeter’s jersey retirement, and more. It gets weird.

8:48 – More with the Pardon My Take guys Big Cat and PFT Commenter stick around to wrap up the show.

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Fri, 05/12/2017 - 7:53am

Pro Football Talk Live with Mike Florio

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Friday, May 12, 2017

 

6:00 – The Colin Kaepernick news continues to turn. His advisor now says that three teams have checked in with him about Kaepernick.    

6:18 – Josh Gordon isn’t going to be reinstated, but he can reapply again in the fall.     

6:35 – Mike looks at players other than Colin Kaepernick that are still looking for work.

6:48 – Jim Kelly says his nephew finally “gets it,” and that he’ll be focused on learning the system and being a good teammate in Denver.   

7:00 – NFL Coast to Coast – Stats gets Mike’s reaction to the headlines of the day.  

7:18 – Our question of the Day: Which team has the best QB/RB combo in the league?  

7:35 – New Orleans Saints Quarterback Drew Brees tells us what he expects from their offense this year with the addition of Adrian Peterson.

7:48 – We check in on our poll question, and explain how David Njoku thought teammate Joe Thomas was a coach rather than a player.   

8:00 – The Colin Kaepernick news continues to turn. His advisor now says that three teams have checked in with him about Kaepernick.

8:18 – A radio host in Cleveland was fired after making unproven accusations about rookie Jabrill Peppers using drugs.

8:35 – Pro Football Talk’s Darin Gantt chimes in on Colin Kaepernick, Josh Gordon, and the new “All or Nothing” documentary about the final season of the St. Louis Rams.

8:48 – Mike looks at players other than Colin Kaepernick that are still looking for work.

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Thu, 05/11/2017 - 8:42am

Pro Football Talk Live with Mike Florio

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Thursday, May 11, 2017

 

6:00 – Alex Ovechkin was eliminated from the playoffs, ending his quest for a Stanley Cup. We look at the best NFL players who haven’t made a Super Bowl.

6:18 – Mike explains how the Patriots exploited an obscure rule to put themselves in a position to gain something whether LaGarrette Blount signs with them or not.    

6:35 – Frank Clark becomes the latest Seahawks player to do something stupid. It’s amazing that Pete Carroll has won there as much as he has.  

6:48 – Tony Gonzalez is now going to be working at CBS on the pre-pregame show. Who watches those things?  

7:00 – Alex Ovechkin was eliminated from the playoffs, ending his quest for a Stanley Cup. We look at the best NFL players who haven’t made a Super Bowl.

7:18 – Florio and Stats look at the three biggest questions in the NFC East.

7:35 – Frank Clark becomes the latest Seahawks player to do something stupid. It’s amazing that Pete Carroll has won there as much as he has.

7:48 – A Titans WR is accused of beating a man who said he’d have less playing time because the team drafted Corey Davis fifth overall.  

8:00 – NFL Coast to Coast – Stats gets Mike’s reaction to the headlines of the day.

8:18 – Pittsburgh Steelers General Manager Kevin Colbert tells us whether he feels extra pressure to try and close the gap between his team and the Patriots.

8:35 – Philadelphia Eagles Executive V.P. of Football Operations Howie Roseman tells us how much they know they have to build around QB Carson Wentz.

8:48 – We see your answer to our poll question about the best active player never to make a Super Bowl.

Under Center w Mark Malone Podcast 05-10-17

Wed, 05/10/2017 - 7:12pm

Join Mark Malone Under Center on a HUMP DAY Wednesday with the NBA Playoffs in full motion. We got ourselves a classic between Houston and San Antonio, but otherwise, not a whole lot of compelling action. Mark leads off the afternoon with the NFL’s changing of the guard in the officiating department, before getting to an interesting report from the Arizona Cardinals. Today’s podcast guests include Michael Lee of The Vertical and Mary Kay Cabot of the Cleveland Plain Dealer on the Browns. Listen to the Under Center Podcast below:

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Wed, 05/10/2017 - 9:25am

Pro Football Talk Live with Mike Florio

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Wednesday, May 10, 2017

 

6:00 – Colin Kaepernick says he hopes to have a contract by training camp. Can we all be honest about why he’s not getting signed? Can’t NFL teams tell us the truth?

6:18 – Tom Curran has a hot take about the Patriots choosing Jimmy Garoppolo over Tom Brady in the near future. Florio doesn’t buy it.

6:35 – Why are the Colts banging on Andrew Luck – again?      

6:48 – Mike explains why Aaron Hernandez’s murder conviction has been wiped away.

7:00 – Colin Kaepernick says he hopes to have a contract by training camp. Can we all be honest about why he’s not getting signed? Can’t NFL teams tell us the truth?

7:18 – Stats asks Florio the three biggest questions facing the AFC North going into the season.

7:35 – Former Washington GM Scot McCloughan gave a radio interview yesterday and was surprisingly complimentary of the team he used to work for. Color us surprised.

7:48 – The Colts continue to bash Andrew Luck. Now they’re saying he can’t throw more than 9 interceptions. Why do they constantly bang on their best player?

8:00 – NFL Coast to Coast – Stats gets Mike’s reaction to the headlines of the day.

8:18 – Pro Football Hall of Famer Tim Brown tells us what it’s like to move as a member of the Raiders, and the impact Marshawn Lynch will have in their locker room.

8:35 – CSN New England Patriots Insider Tom Curran explains his hot take that the Patriots could choose Jimmy Garoppolo over Tom Brady in the not too distant future.  

8:48 – Mike conitues to explore how a Brady/Garoppolo transition could occur.

Under Center w Mark Malone Podcast 05-09-17

Tue, 05/09/2017 - 7:21pm

Join Mark Malone Under Center on a Tuesday with Matt Harvey providing some fodder, as his story quickly changed in an apology to the Mets media. The rails are coming off on this story so you won’t want to miss Mark’s take. Have to cover the Stanley Cup Playoffs and the NBA Playoffs as well. Today’s podcast guests include Mike Tanier of Bleacher Report and Jonathan Bombulie of the Pittsburgh Tribune-Review calls us on the way to DC for GM 7 of Penguins/Caps. Listen to the Under Center Podcast below:

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Tue, 05/09/2017 - 8:16am

Pro Football Talk Live with Mike Florio

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Tuesday, May 9, 2017

6:00 – The Bovada season win totals are out, and the Patriots have the highest projected win total of any team in a decade. We look at what Vegas thinks about next year’s teams.

6:18 – Tom Savage says he’s ready for the QB competition, but Mike wonders if it’ll be a fair fight considering how much Houston gave up to get him.  

6:35 – George Atallah told us yesterday that the players might try and muscle their way into TV negotiations.   

6:48 – ESPN has extended Tim Tebow’s contract and reportedly added Adrian Wojnarowski, right after laying off a lot people. An awkward spot for all involved.

7:00 – The Bovada season win totals are out, and the Patriots have the highest projected win total of any team in a decade. We look at what Vegas thinks about next year’s teams.   

7:18 – Stats asks Florio the three biggest questions facing the NFC South going into the season.

7:35 – Houston Chronicle Texans Insider John McClain says there’s no way, barring injury, that Deshaun Watson will start at QB for the Texans. Also, John shares some worrisome comments J.J. Watt made about recovering from his injury.

7:48 – Plaxico Burress wrote a warning to the incoming rookies in The Players’ Tribune about how one bad decision can take away something you’ve spent your whole life working for.

8:00 – NFL Coast to Coast – Stats gets Mike’s reaction to the headlines of the day.

8:18 – Tampa Bay Buccaneers General Manager Jason Licht tells us how he’s preparing for Hard Knocks, and what advice he’s gotten from others about handling the increased spotlight.

8:35 – Tennessee Titans General Manager Jon Robinson gives us the update on the health of Marcus Mariota, and explains why they took Corey Davis so high in the Draft.  

8:48 – We revisit comments that John McClain made earlier in the show about the QB competition and some potentially disturbing news on J.J. Watt.

Under Center w Mark Malone Podcast 05-08-17

Mon, 05/08/2017 - 7:13pm

Join Mark Malone Under Center on a Monday night following a long weekend from the NBA Playoffs and a long time coming for the Toronto Raptors. Despite retooling and adding more pieces to a team that was in the Conference Finals last year, Raptors are swept by the Cleveland Cavaliers. Moving onto the NFL, some good news, and some bad news from Cheifs and Saints camps respectively. Todfay’s podcast guests include Ryan Marshall with NBC-TV in KC to weigh in on Patrick Mahomes, Brett Martel who covers the Saints for AP and Sporting News’s Sam Vecenie to discuss NBA Playoffs. Listen to the Under Center Podcast below:

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Mon, 05/08/2017 - 8:23am

Pro Football Talk Live with Mike Florio

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Monday, May 8, 2017

6:00 – Now that Jay Cutler will be in the broadcast booth, we wonder if the reason he’ll be good in that role is the same reason people dislike him so much: Jay Cutler doesn’t give a bleep what you think.

6:18 – Pat Mahomes says learning an NFL playbook is harder than he thought. How hard did he think it would be?

6:35 – The Vikings and Teddy Bridgewater could be headed towards a messy divorce.

6:48 – Mike laments the end of the Sports Reporters.

7:00 – Now that Jay Cutler will be in the broadcast booth, we wonder if the reason he’ll be good in that role is the same reason people dislike him so much: Jay Cutler doesn’t give a bleep what you think.

7:18 – Are the Denver Broncos taking tickets away from fans?

7:35 – Adam Gase sees a new swagger with his team – how much will that help during the season?

7:48 – Two teams don’t have GMs – Buffalo and Washington. What are they doing about it?

8:00 – NFL Coast to Coast – Stats gets Mike’s reaction to the headlines of the day.

8:18 – Now that Jay Cutler will be in the broadcast booth, we wonder if the reason he’ll be good in that role is the same reason people dislike him so much: Jay Cutler doesn’t give a bleep what you think.

8:35 – NFLPA Spokesman George Atallah responds to Stephen Jones tell us last week that the marijuana policy needs to change in the NFL.

8:48 – We check in our question of the day about Tony Romo and Jay Cutler.

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Fri, 05/05/2017 - 7:13am

Pro Football Talk Live with Mike Florio

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Friday, May 5, 2017

6:00 – Christian McCaffrey signed a deal with the Panthers, just days after being drafted. Mike remembers the dark days, when signing first round draft picks was hard.

6:18 – Adrian Peterson wasn’t shy about talking trash to his former teammates in Minnesota. Week one just got a lot more interesting.

6:35 – Pete Carroll is trying to put the genie back in the bottle when it comes to Richard Sherman and their relationship after offseason trade rumors.

6:48 – The first over/unders of the year are out, and we look at the most interesting teams.

7:00 – Adrian Peterson wasn’t shy about talking trash to his former teammates in Minnesota. Week one just got a lot more interesting.

7:18 – Mike clears up two weird stories about Jay Cutler that emerged yesterday, including a possible broadcasting career.

7:35 – Pete Carroll is trying to put the genie back in the bottle when it comes to Richard Sherman and their relationship after offseason trade rumors.

7:48 – Christian McCaffrey signed a deal with the Panthers, just days after being drafted. Mike remembers the dark days, when signing first round draft picks was hard.

8:00 – NFL Coast to Coast – Stats gets Mike’s reaction to the headlines of the day.

8:18 – Minnesota Vikings General Manager Rick Spielman explains why they didn’t pick up Teddy Bridgewater’s option, and responds to Adrian Peterson’s trash talk.

8:35 – New York Jets Quarterback Josh McCown tells us how he’s adjusting to yet another new team, and how he’ll mentor the young QBs in New York.

8:48 – We check in the PFT question of the day about Adrian Peterson. ***Breaking News*** Jay Cutler will retire and go into the booth as a color commentator this season with Fox.  

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Thu, 05/04/2017 - 8:31am

Pro Football Talk Live with Mike Florio

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Thursday, May 4, 2017

6:00 – Robert Kraft says he understood that Roger Goodell was getting pressure from other owners to punish the Patriots. Other owners are jealous of the success New England has had.

6:18 – Did the 49ers both their 31st overall selection in the draft by picking damaged goods?

6:35 – Mike breaks down Marshawn Lynch’s contract. If he’s the old Beast Mode, he’s going to get paid!

6:48 – Josh McCown says he’s ready to start for the Jets and mentor the younger QBs.

7:00 – Robert Kraft says he understood that Roger Goodell was getting pressure from other owners to punish the Patriots. Other owners are jealous of the success New England has had.

7:18 – Did the 49ers both their 31st overall selection in the draft by picking damaged goods?

7:35 – Former New England Patriots Offensive Coordinator Charlie Weis tells us about Brady’s early days in New England, as well as the #1 thing a rookie QB needs to have in order to be successful.

7:48 – Zeke Elliott led the NFL in merchandise sales, the first time a rookie has ever done that.

8:00 – NFL Coast to Coast – Stats gets Mike’s reaction to the headlines of the day.

8:18 – Jacksonville Jaguars General Manager Dave Caldwell explains his, “win now” comment and whether Dede Westbrook is on a zero tolerance policy.

8:35 – Dallas Cowboys Director of Player Personnel Stephen Jones tells us about his team’s draft class, as well as why he and Jerry Jones thinks the marijuana policy needs to updated.

8:48 – We react to something that Charlie Weis said last hour about the #1 thing a quarterback needs to be successful.

Under Center w Mark Malone Podcast 05-03-17

Wed, 05/03/2017 - 7:46pm

Join Mark Malone Under Center on a HUMP DAY Wednesday with Mark celebrating the Eastern Conference Playoffs, and a showdown between Isaiah Thomas and John Wall. Before getting to the rest of the postseason in the NBA, Mark weighs in on Sidney Crosby’s concussion and why the Dallas Cowboys are being selfish in their pursuit of more lenient marijuana suspensions in the NFL. Today’s podcast guests include J. Michael, CSN Mid Atlantic’s Wizards insider and Oliver Maroney from The Dime Magazine.

Chris Landry

Wed, 05/03/2017 - 7:45pm

Chris Landry joins Mark for the first time following the NFL Draft where these two provided coverage on NBC Sports Radio. Mark says the top prospects need 3-5 years before giving a grade mark, but our NFL Insider gets an A for his fit with Mark. Listen to the full interview below:

Actor/Author David Duchovny and Bucky F***ing Dent

Wed, 05/03/2017 - 11:53am

David Duchovny is a renaissance man, having won two Golden Globes as an actor, headlining his own band, scoring degrees from two Ivy League schools and now releasing his second novel, “Bucky F***ing Dent.” He joined Newy to talk about baseball, fatherhood and how his passion project more than a decade in the making finally came to be.

 

Keith Law on Why Wins and Average Are Outdated MLB Stats

Wed, 05/03/2017 - 11:51am

Baseball is a game of both stats and history, and history tells us that wins and batting average rule the day. But according to today’s metrics, ESPN’s Keith Law argues those stats have lost all meaning.

 

Will Achilles Injury Keep Sidney Jones Out Of First Round?

Wed, 05/03/2017 - 11:49am

Sidney Jones is a two-time First-Team All Pac-12 cornerback, and lifted his Washington Huskies to the College FB Playoff. He was slated as a Top 10 draft pick … until he ruptured his Achilles during his Pro Day. He talked to Newy today about how it’ll affect him, how he’ll overcome it and why one team will be glad they trusted him.

 

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