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Boras grumbled about the inaction in free agency this offseason, telling The Athletic’s Ken Rosenthal, “We have to get rid of the noncompetitive cancer. We can’t go to our fan bases and sell the promise of losing to win later. That is destructive to our sport because it has removed one-third of the competition.” Men's Majestic Los Angeles Dodgers #5 Corey Seager Replica Grey Road Cool Base MLB JerseyWhat Boras is really suggesting is that this is destructive to his clients. His charge is teams aren’t interested in signing, say, Mike Moustakas because not enough of them are trying to win, not because they might be unwilling to overpay for a player who posted a .314 OBP and was worth just 1.8 WAR and, oh, costs you a draft pick if you sign him. Limited Women's Charles Clay White/Pink Jersey: NFL Nike Buffalo Bills #85 Rush FashionThere’s no doubt some teams aren’t trying to win. 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If we add up all the consecutive losing seasons from all 30 franchises, we get 51. Is this unusual? Let’s look at five-year intervals: By this measure, you can argue we have better competitive balance right now. I’m not sure this is the best way to measure Ethan Westbrooks Authentic Jersey this; it’s one way. In 2012, however, the total was skewed by the Pirates, who were sitting on 20 consecutive losing seasons (they ended that streak in 2013). The only team with more than four straight losing seasons was the Royals, with nine. Those clubs had suffered from both front-office incompetence and small-market disadvantages. In 2007, the Pirates were at 15 losing seasons, the Rays and Orioles at 10, the Reds at seven. The Royals, with four, were the only other teams with more than three. In 2002 -- near the height of Bud Selig’s complaints that small-market teams had no chance -- the Pirates and Brewers were at 10 losing seasons, the Tigers at nine, the Royals at eight, with the Orioles, Marlins and Rays all at five. There was certainly less competitive balance then, although I think we’ve learned that in those pre-Moneyball days, there was a vast disparity in the competence of front offices that doesn’t exist now. The two obvious cases of teams “not trying to win” this offseason are the Marlins and Pirates. The Marlins have traded away an All-Star outfield of Giancarlo Stanton, Marcell Ozuna and Christian Yelich (plus Dee Gordon), while the Pirates traded Andrew McCutchen and Gerrit Cole. The Pirates never play in the free-agent market anyway -- the biggest foray in franchise history was re-signing Francisco Liriano for $39 million -- and while the Marlins have dabbled in the past with bad results (see Wei-Yin Chen or Jose Reyes), that wasn’t going to happen with the new ownership group. Those two teams -- along with the Rays trading Evan Longoria to the Giants -- have clearly affected the free-agent market, however. If the Yankees don’t trade for Stanton, maybe they go after J.D. Martinez. If the Astros don’t trade for Cole, maybe they go after Jake Arrieta or Yu Darvish. The Giants fixed a glaring hole at third base with Longoria rather than sign a free agent such as Moustakas or Todd Frazier. The Cardinals acquired Ozuna rather than spend on a risky free agent. These deals have had an impact on Boras’ clients remaining out there. Still, let’s take Boras’ words as truth: The integrity of the game is suffering because not all teams are http://www.authenticspurstore.com/Pau_Gasol_Jersey trying to win. How do you solve this? You need to provide more incentives for winning -- or penalties for losing. Here are some ideas on what the game could do: Relegation. “Congratulations on your 64-98 record, Giants. You’ve now been relegated to the Pacific Coast League. The Memphis Redbirds will take your place in the NL West.” There are people who propose this all the time. Hey, it would be a great solution! You want to play with the big boys, then you'd better win. Of course, Major League Baseball doesn’t have the same structure as the Premier League, so quit proposing this idea as a realistic scenario. Although I'd love to see some rich person from Cedar Rapids buy a Midwest League team and make it all the way up to the majors. Expand the playoffs. 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PHILADELPHIA -- The term "faceless opponent" has been used over and over inside the Philadelphia Eagles locker room this week. Players and coaches are combatting the New England Patriots mystique by keeping the focus on themselves while painting the Patriots as mortal rather than larger than life. That treatment even applies to four-time Super Bowl MVP Tom Brady. They put on their pads just like us," said Eagles receiver Alshon Jeffery. "I don't care who it is -- Tom Brady, it don't really matter who's the quarterback -- it don't matter." Men's Los Angeles Kings #22 Trevor Lewis Reebok Gold Third Authentic NHL JerseyBut the Eagles are also grounded in reality, and recognize the easiest way to make him play like a mortal is to put him on his back. Veteran defensive end Chris Long, a member of the 2016 championship Patriots team, knows it as well as anybody. So it's no surprise that he decided to address the defensive line during meetings at the start of the work week.His message? "Let's go out there and make him uncomfortable," he said, according to standout defensive tackle Fletcher Cox. he Eagles have certainly been effective in putting the squeeze on opponents this season. They rank fourth in opponent points (18.4) and yards (306.5) per game, have the fifth-lowest opponent QBR in the league (45) and had 106 disrupted dropbacks during the regular season, which ranked ninth, according to ESPN Stats & Information. The Eagles' ability to harass quarterback Case Keenum in the NFC Championship Game against the Minnesota Vikings -- they registered eight quarterback hits Derek Anderson Authentic Jersey and forced three turnovers -- was the biggest key to victory. It's a safe bet that the matchup between the Eagles' defensive front versus Brady and New England's offensive line will decide Carl Lawson Jersey who hoists the Lombardi Trophy next Sunday. As I say every week, it's going to come down to the front four guys getting after the quarterback and making him uncomfortable in the pocket," Cox said. In the Eagles' case, it might be more appropriate to refer to the defensive line not as the front four, but the front seven. The Eagles have one of the deepest defensive-line rotations in the NFL. They had seven defensive linemen record at least 400 snaps this season, the most in the NFL. Brandon Graham and Vinny Curry are considered the starting defensive ends, but two of their rotational edge rushers -- Long (forced interception, fumble recovery) and rookie Derek Barnett (strip sack) -- who came up with some of the biggest plays of the game against Minnesota, evidence that this attack can come at you in waves. “It’s a lot more than four," said Patriots coach Bill Belichick. "I wish it was four. It’s about eight, nine. It’s a very disruptive Brett Anderson Jersey group -- hard to run against, hard to throw against, and they’re well-coached." he last time these teams faced off in 2015, the Eagles had 10 quarterback hits on http://www.officiallosangeleskings.com/Adidas-Jake-Muzzin-Jersey Brady and sacked him four times in a 35-28 Eagles win. Brady threw two interceptions in that http://www.authenticcanadiensonline.com/Authentic-Dominic-Moore-Jersey game, including one that Malcolm Jenkins returned 99 yards for a touchdown. Graham, who paced the team with 9.5 sacks this season, had two takedowns and three QB hits in that game. "He's going to try and take us out of the game. He's going to try and speed it up on us a little bit," Graham said. "I think, for us, we continue to keep conditioning ... and just don't get frustrated when he tries to take us out of the game. We've got to make sure that we tackle well because they're going to be dinking and dunking and trying to take whatever the defense gives them. We know that, and we're going to go out and have fun against Brady." One of the things that makes Brady an all-time great is his ability to thrive no matter the conditions. Per ESPN Stats & Information, Brady completed 59 percent of his passes when under pressure this season -- by far the best rate in the NFL -- with 10 touchdowns and two interceptions. For comparison, top quarterbacks Aaron Rodgers, Russell Wilson, Drew Brees and Matt Ryan each finished with completion rates of 42 percent or below when pressured. In other words, even if the Eagles' front does its job, Brady still might find a way to do his job better. FOXBOROUGH, Mass. -- New England Patriots tight end Rob Gronkowski took a step forward in the concussion protocol on Saturday, participating in football-specific drills with his teammates for the first time since he took a hit to the helmet in Sunday's AFC Championship Game. Gronkowski remains in the concussion protocol, according to the Patriots, which means that he has yet to fully clear all five steps required to play in a game. Participating in football-specific drills is the fourth step, followed by full football activity. It's always great to have him out there," quarterback Tom Brady said Saturday. "He's a great player, great person, great teammate and a big part of what we do. So it obviously hurts when he's not out there for a lot of reasons, but he's doing the best he can do, and we're all hopeful." n the portion of practice open to the media Saturday, Gronkowski jogged, stretched and caught a few passes http://www.officialsramsprostore.com/Nolan_Cromwell_Jersey_Cheapin a drill in which there was no defense. He wore full pads and a helmet, and his level of participation in the rest of practice is not known. "Absolutely, he's got a great personality and a great way about him, so he definitely has a joyfulness to him, and he brings that to the team," Brady said. "It's just a great attribute of his. It always has been since he got here." The Patriots had five players diagnosed with concussions during the regular season that they listed on their injury report, and four of them missed one game before returning the following week. While every situation is different, the team's hope is that Gronkowski follows a similar progression. 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INDIANAPOLIS -- Colts general manager Chris Ballard has landed his next head coach in New England offensive coordinator Josh McDaniels, according to ESPN’s Adam Schefter.The pressure on Ballard is about to intensify. Women's Majestic Chicago Cubs #38 Carlos Zambrano Replica Pink Fashion MLB JerseyThere will be pressure on McDaniels because he’s going to be in charge of coaching the players. But there’s going to be even more pressure on Ballard, who spent his first season cleaning house with the roster and analyzing the coaching staff. The Colts, who haven't been to the playoffs since 2014, must take a step forward after finishing with a 4-12 record this season. Men's Allen Crabbe Swingman Gray Adidas Jersey: NBA Brooklyn Nets #33 AlternateBallard will have nearly $85 million in salary-cap space -- third most in the NFL -- to work with in free agency and the No. 3 overall pick in April's draft. The Colts are working under the assumption that they’ll have a healthy Andrew Luck (shoulder), who missed the entire 2017 season. There’s no Art Monk Jersey excuse for the team not to be a better next season.Back to McDaniels.Ballard is hitching his wagon to a coach who clashed with players and coaches during his unsuccessful go-round as head coach in Denver. He was 11-17 as coach of the Broncos before being fired halfway through the 2010 season. One difference this time is McDaniels won’t be in charge of personnel decisions. That’s Ballard’s department. Is McDaniels a good coach or just a product of Bill Belichick’s system in New England?It’s understandable to be wary of hiring one of Belichick’s assistants to be head coach. History has shown they haven’t Authentic Lane Taylor Jerseydone well after leaving New England for NFL head-coaching jobs. Former Patriots defensive coordinator Romeo Crennel went 26-54 http://www.officialdallasstars.com/Adidas-Jon-Casey-Jersey as head coach in Cleveland and Kansas City. Eric Mangini, another former New England defensive coordinator, was a combined 33-47 with the Browns and New York Jets. Houston coach Bill O’Brien, who was Belichick’s offensive coordinator, has done the best of the group. He is 31-33 with two playoff appearances despite having Womens Willie Roaf Jersey quarterback issues with the Texans. His experience in Denver -- and further work with Belichick -- should help McDaniels this time around. The Patriots have reached at least the AFC Championship Game each season since McDaniels returned in 2012. They’ll try to win their third Super Bowl in that span when they take on the Philadelphia Eagles on Feb. 4.McDaniels wants to join O’Brien in having success as a head coach. With a healthy Luck and plenty of capital available to upgrade the roster, this could end up being the best head-coaching job that was available.Ballard hopes so, because he can't Anthony Barr Jersey afford for the franchise to go backward anymore. New England Patriots quarterback Tom Brady is on the cusp of doing something no 40-year-old quarterback has before: Lead his team to a Super Bowl championship. He's also the top candidate to earn the NFL's Most Valuable Player award, which would be his third. And he already was named first-team All-Pro, totaling 47 of 50 votes after throwing for a league-high 4,577 yards in the regular season, with 32 touchdowns and eight interceptions. So Brady, who turned 40 on Aug. 3, is holding off Father Time and in the process is producing a documentary about it. Fittingly, it's called "Tom vs. Time." Brady isn't the first athlete to excel after turning 40, but he's blazing an impressive trail nonetheless. Here are 40 other athletes who made significant impacts after their 40th birthday (listed by age during their last time competing on the highest level of their sport or by current age for those still active). A version of this feature ran two years ago to commemorate Jaromir Jagr's 44th birthday. Before 40: http://www.officialhockeyknights.com/Brayden-Mcnabb-Jersey-Adidas By the time he turned 40, Pudge had already been http://www.authenticbruinsproshop.com/authentic-11-jimmy-hayes-jersey.html American League Rookie of the Year, a 10-time All-Star and the guy who hit the most famously body-Englished home run in World Series history.After 40: Despite playing the game's most punishing position, Fisk kept strapping on the catcher's gear until his was 45. At the time of his retirement in 1993, he held the career records for games caught and home runs by a catcher (although both have since been broken). When his No. 27 was retired by the Red Sox -- joining the No. 72 that already had been retired by the White Sox -- he summed up the experience of the over-40 athlete by saying, "A million years went by quick." Before 40: Franco was a three-time All-Star, won the 1991 AL batting title and accumulated more than 2,000 hits.After 40: After stints in Japan, Mexico and Korea, Franco hit .285 in in parts of seven seasons with the Braves and the New York Mets. He played his final MLB game at age 49 in 2007. He played in the Mexican League in 2008 and appeared in seven games for the independent Fort Worth Cats in 2014. Last year, Franco served as a player-manager in a Japanese independent league at age 57. "If you're a certain age, they want to run you out," Franco said in 2005. "It's simple. Don't stereotype. Can you do the job? Yes or no? 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While these rankings are ultimately subjective -- this is, after all, my opinion of each system's relative merits -- I base them on as broad a collection of information as I can. I've seen many of these prospects, I've talked to many scouts and executives about prospects, and I've talked to team officials about their own systems. Within each system, I'll rank at least 10 prospects, but these rankings consider everything in each system. Most teams have more than http://www.eaglesofficialsshop.com/Nelson_Agholor_Jersey_Cheap10 players within their minor leagues who project to be better than replacement-level big leaguers, and all of those guys count. Men's Adidas Los Angeles Clippers #3 Chris Paul Swingman Black Shadow NBA JerseyI'd rather have potential stars, even if there's some risk involved, but there's also real value in being able to provide your own fifth starters or utility players without having to pay for them on the open market. That means some teams here toward the top of the list got "credit" for 20 or more players in their systems, whereas those in the bottom third top out around 15 names. For the bottom few teams, even finding a dozen names I felt confident had a good Devon Kennard Authentic Jersey chance of future value was difficult. I do favor prospects with higher upsides (or "ceilings") over those with less potential to become stars but higher probability of reaching the majors in some role. Few clubs are able to afford stars on the open market, so developing your own is critical for half or even two-thirds of the franchises in baseball right now. And if you have a prospect who projects as a star, you have the currency to acquire almost any major leaguer you want. The teams in the top 10 have potential stars and a lot of second-tier prospects with future big league value, while the teams in the bottom 10 don't have much of either, with two clubs lacking any top-100 prospects at all. Just because it's baseball's offseason doesn't mean we don't look at standings. In the absence of actual games creating literal standings, we look at proxy standings, subjective standings, projected standings -- we look at any indicator of our club's relative strength or relative weakness far off in the future. So, the San Francisco Giants traded for Andrew McCutchen, and beyond the question of whether McCutchen is fun to watch and cheer for (he is) sits the question of what it means for his new team's projections, for its payroll and long-term salary obligations, for its bid to stay under the luxury tax and, perhaps most important to the modern fan, what it means for the farm system. Baseball roster-building largely follows the law of conservation of energy: Wins aren't often created out of nothing but are transformed from one form to another -- most commonly from the future to the present, or vice versa. By acquiring Evan Longoria and McCutchen, and by getting some salary relief from both the Rays and the Pirates, the Giants had to trade away young talent. That includes Christian Arroyo (to the Rays) and Bryan Reynolds (to Pittsburgh), two of the top players in an already thin system. The Giants' current crop of farmhands might not be the weakest in baseball, but it is clearly weaker now than it was three months ago, and it's weaker by far than it would have been had the Giants decided, in the middle of a 98-loss 2017 season, to aggressively empty their major league roster and get young. This is why a Giants fan can simultaneously acknowledge the fun of McCutchen, hope for a playoff bid in 2018 and also worryingly invoke the 2013 Phillies. But what exactly does a weak system mean for the standings? To answer that, we built a massive spreadsheet, with organizational talent rankings from 1999 through 2010 -- using Baseball America through 2008, Keith Law for 2009 and 2010 -- and each team's actual major league performance for the eight seasons that followed each ranking. These rankings consider only the players who still qualify as prospects, who haven't exhausted their rookie eligibility. And here's what we found: Wait! At the risk of ignoring the obviousness of the question, let's acknowledge that, of course, what we found is that teams with great farm systems do better in the future than teams with terrible farm systems. That's not really a spoiler, because what world would we live in where it was otherwise? But we can get specific about how much better, and in what time frame. 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Shaquill made the biggest impact of any Seahawks rookie in 2017. He started 11 games at right cornerback and, despite a few inevitable rookie moments, showed that he belongs there for good.While the Seahawks held their final team meetings and cleaned out their lockers the day after their season ended, UCF was beating Auburn in the Peach Bowl to complete a 13-0 season. Shaquill was following along from his phone as Shaquem filled up the stat sheet with 12 tackles, including 3.5 for loss, and 1.5 sacks to earn defensive MVP honors. Nike NFL Marcus Cannon Red Jersey Men's Game: #61 New England Patriots Alternate His final numbers in 26 games over his two seasons as a starter were eye-popping. 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A chance to work out in front of teams and meet Brandon Carlo Authentic Jersey with their decision-makers at the combine surely would have helped. I don't know where Shaquem or other guys may get drafted, but I know this: that Shaquem is the type of player, the caliber of player that's going to be in the NFL for a long time," Baker said. "But [not going to the combine] certainly has an impact on your exposure." Shaquill said Shaquem is "just controlling the only thing he can control." Right now, that's how he performs at the Senior Bowl in Mobile, Alabama. Shaquill said Shaquem couldn't wait to get there "because he just wants to compete and continue to show people stuff like that fuels him." Senior Bowl coaches had Shaquem play multiple positions on Wednesday, including safety and linebacker. The NFL Network listed him at just over 6 feet tall and 223 pounds, making him undersized by NFL linebacker standards. So moving him around gave teams a chance to see where he might fit at the next level. uring an interview with the NFL Network, Shaquem was asked if he thinks there are still people http://www.hockeyrangersofficialauthenticshop.com/Kevin_Hayes_Jersey_Adidaswho doubt he can play in the NFL, and if so, what he would tell them. "I definitely feel that way," he said. "I know there's a lot of people on the outside looking in saying, 'I don't think he can get this job done.' The only thing I could tell them is make sure you stay tuned in. I've got a surprise for you." In recent years, teams that improved dramatically in 12 months usually stumbled immediately thereafter, the hope for sustainable success quickly tempered by the realities of a parity-driven league. From the start of 1990 to the end of 2016, 23 NFL teams increased their win total by seven or more games from the previous season. The following year, however, those 23 teams averaged 3.8 more losses, according to numbers compiled by ESPN's Bill Barnwell. The Los Angeles Rams (11-5) and the Jacksonville Jaguars (10-6) each made seven-win improvements in 2017, and perhaps history can teach them something. Eleven of the 23 teams that previously experienced similar seven-plus-win improvements saw that win total decrease by four or more the following season. One of those teams, the Pittsburgh Steelers from 2003 to 2005, went from 6-10 to 15-1 to 11-5. But they won the Super Bowl in the final year of that stretch. 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In 2017, teams reported a total of 56 concussions during practices; that number was 32 in 2016 and averaged 44 between 2012 and 2015. Of the 56 practice concussions, 45 occurred during the preseason. Donald Trump Women's Limited Red Jersey: Nike NFL New England Patriots Vapor Untouchable Alternate #45According to Sills, the league is analyzing details such Emmanuel Ogbah Authentic Jersey as the types of drills that players were participating in when concussed. It will prepare and transmit individualized reports for each team, likely by the beginning of March. 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According to an analysis by IQVIA, the league's injury data partner, 28 percent of concussion evaluations during games were prompted by a player reporting his own symptoms. That was up from 18.4 percent in 2016. But Christina DeFilippo Mack, senior director of epidemiology at IQVIA, said she couldn't yet say how http://www.authenticnikeredskinshop.com/shawn-lauvao-jersey-for-sale-c-40.html many of the diagnosed concussions -- as opposed to the assessments -- started with a self-report. Meanwhile, the league's data also showed that for the first time since at least 2014, injury rates were higher on Thursday night games than they were during regular-season games. There were an average of 6.9 injuries per game on Thursday nights and 6.3 on other days. IQVIA defined an injury as one that caused a player to miss time, either in that game or subsequent ones. The league has defended its Thursday night schedule, which puts players back on the field with three days' less rest than normal, by noting that they produced no difference in injury rates.Friday, Sills said: "Assessing the overall health and safety impact of the game is a lot more complex than just a simple injury rate." IQVIA's DeFilippo Mack said the one-year flip in injury rates was statistically insignificant, while Sills said there are many other factors involved in evaluating Thursday night games than injury rates."It would be somewhat naïve and superficial of us to say that because the number went up or down that Thursday night is safer or more dangerous," he said. Also, injuries to the two primary knee ligaments in 2017 were mostly unchanged from 2016. There were 54 torn ACLs in 2017 and 56 in 2016. There also 147 MCL tears, up slightly from 143 in 2016. "I feel like he's proven enough," Shaquill told ESPN.com in a phone interview Wednesday. "I'm not sure what else that he needs to prove to get the invite, but you know there's going to be coaches and teams that's going to have their own opinion about both of us, actually. I feel like after a while, enough is enough. I feel like he's proven enough. But he's never been the type of person to let stuff like that get to him, so I guess I've got to get better at that because I feel like I took it harder than he did." That reaction is understandable. Blake Comeau Jersey Shaquill, born a minute earlier, has always been the protective older brother who has had Shaquem's back at every turn. And it makes just as much sense that Shaquem would take that setback in stride given how he has overcome much greater adversity in his life -- not having a left hand, which was amputated at age 4.Despite that, he was a two-year starter at UCF and the American Athletic Conference's defensive player of the year in 2016. He earned first-team All-AAC honors both seasons. 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Teddy Bridgewater and Case Keenum are all set to become unrestricted free agents this offseason. Let's take them one at a time. Bradford is the likeliest of the three to move on, given that he was a rental and should attract the most attention on the open market. General manager http://www.coyotesofficialauthenticshop.com/Shane_Doan_Jersey_AdidasRick Spielman has $60 million in cap room and could afford to bring Bradford back, but I suspect the former first overall pick will get a one-year deal with incentives from a team like the Bills or Browns as the veteran half of a combo alongside a first-round pick. Men's Game Tajae Sharpe Navy Blue Jersey: Alternate #19 NFL Tennessee Titans NikeOn the other hand, it makes all the sense in the world for Bridgewater to return to Minnesota on a short-term deal. He's worth more to Jarius Wright Womens Jersey the Vikings than anyone else given that the rest of the league essentially passed on him during the 2014 draft, and while Bridgewater managed to make it back onto the field in 2017, the Vikings have far more insight into his recovery process than anybody else. A one-year deal in the $5 million range would make sense for both sides. Men's Majestic St. Louis Cardinals #16 Kolten Wong Replica Green Salute to Service MLB JerseyThe http://www.footballbillsofficialshop.com/WOMENS_YOUTH_ERIC_WOOD_JERSEY.htmlsimplest solution with Keenum is to franchise the former third-stringer and see if he can repeat his success in 2018. With Pat Shurmur gone to New York, Keenum will need to prove what he can do with a new offensive coordinator. Minnesota could let Keenum leave, but with plenty of cap room and Bridgewater's post-injury Kevin Hogan Youth jersey viability still a question mark, why? At the very least, franchising Keenum on a one-year deal for $24 million or so would dare the Giants to http://www.officiallakersshoponline.com/Kareem_Abduljabbar_Jerseymake a trade offer for the 29-year-old. Otherwise, the Vikings have several free agents they'll need to address. Starting lineman Joe Berger, 35, has said he'll retire after the 2017 season, and 39-year-old corner Terence Newman could follow him. Minnesota has had one http://www.lionsfootballofficialauthenticstore.com/LIONS-CALVIN-JOHNSON-JERSEY of the biggest bargains in football for several years now with interior disruptor Tom Johnson, who has more quarterback knockdowns over the past three years (53) than Miami's Ndamukong Suh (49). The 33-year-old Johnson will be due a raise on the three-year, $7 million deal he signed before the 2015 season. Fellow rotation tackle Shamar Stephen is a free agent, while Sharrif Floyd has played just one game in two years because of a nerve issue with his knee and may never suit up again. Minnesota's special teams also could be in for some change. Kicker Kai Forbath is a free agent and hasn't inspired much confidence since taking Marcus Williams Jersey over for Blair Walsh. Marcus Sherels, arguably the best punt returner in football in the post-Devin Hester era, is also due for a new deal. Halfback Jerick McKinnon contributed as a kick returner in addition to 201 touches on offense. While McKinnon publicly suggested he wanted to look for a role as a feature back, he has been relatively ineffective as a ball carrier. McKinnon's versatility could keep him in line for a deal similar to what James White picked up from the Patriots (three years, $12 million) in free agency. Bortles was benched before the season and looked like he was holding the Jaguars back for stretches of time, but the former third overall pick had a brilliant run in December and held his own while beating Roethlisberger and nearly topping Tom Brady in a pair of road playoff games. It's a decision that seems a lot tougher now than it did earlier in the season. Bortles is under contract for 2018 on the fifth and final year of his rookie deal at a non-guaranteed $19.1 million. The Jags could very well choose to keep him at that figure or offer Bortles an extension that would likely give the Jags an out after the 2018 season. They also might cut Bortles, pocket the $19.1 million, and use it to free up space for a player such as Alex Smith or Eli Manning. Jacksonville's receiving corps also will look different. Both Allen Robinson and Marqise Lee will be free agents, while the oft-injured Allen Hurns might be released to save $7 million now that the guaranteed money on his deal has run out. The Jags might very well build around Keelan Cole and Dede Westbrook, along with one of those three wideouts. Robinson will likely be looking for a one-year deal to rebuild his value after missing virtually all of the 2017 season with a torn ACL. Longtime Jaguars quarterback Chad Henne and linebacker Paul Posluszny also are free agents and could return as backups, while guard Patrick Omameh and slot cornerback Aaron Colvin should be in line for raises. It would be shocking if the Jaguars didn't cut free-agent mistake Chris Ivory and free up nearly $4 million in cap space, and after adding Marcell Dareus at an essentially guaranteed cap hold of $10.2 million for 2018, Tom Coughlin might look at Pro Bowl defensive tackle Malik Jackson as a possible cap casualty. The Jaguars have more than $57 million committed to defensive linemen in 2018, which is nearly $7 million more than the second-place Dolphins. Only four teams in the league have invested more than $37 million. Then again, with stars such as Jalen Ramsey and Yannick Ngakoue on rookie salaries, the Jags don't need to create space by moving on from Jackson. Otherwise, the Chiefs don't have many free agents they'll be desperate to bring back. Bennie Logan could come back on another one-year deal at nose tackle if his market doesn't materialize. Kansas City will have to address its cornerback situation this offseason, which may not involve free agents Phillip Gaines and Steven Terrell returning. Receiver Albert Wilson hasn't been a significant part of the offense outside of Week 17. 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Patriots held more high-end talent, but there are certainly plenty of decisions for Bill Belichick to make after yet another successful season. None are as notable as what ended up going down as a curious hold on quarterback Jimmy Garoppolo last spring, but the Patriots may look different in several key spots next season. Youth Marwin Gonzalez Replica Grey Majestic Jersey: MLB Houston Astros #9 Road 2017 World Series Champions Cool BaseThe Pats enter the offseason with more than $19 million in cap room, a number they'll Ian Kinsler Womens Jersey grow with releases. Martellus Bennett and Dwayne Allen aren't likely to return at their current salaries, and cutting the pair of tight ends would free up $11.2 million in cap space. Linebacker David Harris, who has been inactive for stretches this season, also isn't likely to return at a cap number of $2.7 million. Men's Sean Kilpatrick Swingman Gray Adidas Jersey: NBA Brooklyn Nets #6 AlternateOn defense, the Patriots are likely to let cornerback Malcolm Butler leave in free agency after a disappointing final season in Foxborough. Butler was frequently burned in coverage in 2017, and the Pats aren't likely to commit the $10 million-plus per season Butler will get in free agency after they signed Stephon Gilmore last year. Johnson Bademosi could return after filling in early this season, but the starting job will likely go to Eric Rowe or Jonathan Jones in 2018. Jones is one of several special-teams contributors who might play a bigger role next season, given that Bademosi, Matthew Slater and Nate Ebner are all free agents. The 32-year-old Slater seems destined to spend his entire career in New England, but some team might try to blow away the Patriots with an offer for the seven-time Pro Bowler. Ebner went on injured reserve with a knee injury and might not be healthy enough to start the 2018 campaign; he could return to the Patriots on a short-term deal. The offense, though, may be the most impacted of all. Left tackle Nate Solder is a free agent amid his son's fight against cancer. Marcus Cannon will return from injury, but the team's current right tackle rotation of LaAdrian Waddle and Cameron Fleming are also about to hit the market. Running backs Rex Burkhead and Dion Lewis are both free agents, and it will be interesting to see whether Belichick -- who rarely pays well to retain running backs and just made an exception to that rule by re-signing James White in April -- will match what the market might offer to Lewis. And receiver Danny Amendola will hit free agency after restructuring his deal three times in five years with the Patriots. The Eagles already have done much of their offseason business by re-signing talent Keith Kinkaid Jerseyduring the regular season. They locked up receiver Alshon Jeffery and defensive tackle Timmy Jernigan to extensions at midseason, securing two starters for the foreseeable future. As a result, the Eagles enter the 2018 season with more than $187 million committed to their cap, leaving Philly $4.3 million over the maximum even after rolling over $3.8 million in space. They've got some work to do. To start, Philly will decline the option on receiver Torrey Smith and free up $5 million while earning a possible compensatory pick. The Eagles probably will have to either ask Brent Celek to take a http://www.baseballcardinalsonline.com/WOMENS-MIKE-SHANNON-JERSEY.html pay cut or cut the 10-year veteran, given that Philly can't really afford to pay its second tight end $5 million. The Eagles also have to look at offensive tackle Jason Peters, who will be coming off a torn ACL and has a cap hold of $11.7 million. If Peters retires, the Eagles would save $5.4 million on their cap; if he chooses to continue his career, Philly could designate him as a post-June 1 release and free up $8 million in 2018. Those three moves would net the Eagles around $12 million, which they can use to sign their draft class and look at re-signing at least one of their free agents. Trey Burton will likely get starting tight end money from someone, which would be too rich for Philly with Zach Ertz under contract. Running back Darren Sproles isn't a lock to return, and the Eagles will replace Blount with Jay Ajayi. Linebacker Nigel Bradham has been an every-down player for Philadelphia, and if the market doesn't deliver him a multiyear deal, it wouldn't be a surprise to see him return to work with defensive coordinator Jim Schwartz again. Slot cornerback Patrick Robinson had a career year even before his Kyrie Irving Youth jersey pick-six in the NFC Championship Game, which likely priced him out of Philly's market. Likewise, the Steelers are http://www.officialmlbstoreco.com/MLB_JERSEYS_ATLANTA_BRAVES-c-1_6.html $2 million over the cap Henrik Borgstrom Womens Jersey heading into 2018 -- and that's before doing anything with running back Le'Veon Bell. If the Steelers want to franchise Bell, they'll owe him $14.5 million. Throw in a draft class, a few players on the bottom of the roster and a modicum of cap space, and Pittsburgh probably has to clear out about $22 million or so in room. Finding space will be challenging for the Steelers. They would have likely signed Ryan Shazier to an extension this offseason to lower his $8.8 million cap hold, but with Shazier's professional future uncertain, the Steelers will be forced to pay their star linebacker his fifth-year option in full. Pittsburgh could cut safety Mike Mitchell, who has a cap hold of $8.1 million in the final year of his deal, to free up $5 million. Backup J.J. Wilcox, who played 127 defensive snaps after coming over http://www.authentichurricanestore.com/nathan-gerbe-jersey_c-444.html from Tampa, probably won't be back at his $3.1 million cap hit. After that, you're looking at restructures. Quarterback Ben Roethlisberger's deal is probably off the table given its length (two years remaining) and Roethlisberger's advancing age. Receiver Antonio Brown can clear out $12.9 million by taking most of his base salary and all of his $6 million roster bonus as a signing bonus, which seems like the obvious move. 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Things change quickly in the NFL. It can be only a matter of weeks between a player starring in the postseason and unexpectedly hitting the market as a free agent. This time last year, Chris Long and LeGarrette Blount were Patriots. Nobody figured James Harrison would ever leave the Steelers. Nick Foles was a backup for the Chiefs. Here we are. Authentic Reebok Men's Travis Dermott Royal Blue New Third Jersey - NHL #57 Toronto Maple LeafsSo as we head toward this year's Super Bowl, it's important to remember that they and dozens of other players who suited up for teams in last season's playoffs have changed squads. Likewise, there are plenty of guys who played meaningful roles for teams in this year's postseason who will be wearing new colors during the 2018 season. Others will be done with football altogether. With that turnover in mind, let's look ahead at this season's playoff teams and project who might not be back for another go-round in 2018. The players in question are either free-agents-to-be, plausible cap casualties, or veterans likely to be considering retirement. For the second offseason in a row, the Falcons http://www.officialphiladelphiaflyers.com/Adidas-Travis-Konecny-Jersey should find themselves in relatively stable shape. In total, 18 of Atlanta's 22 starters from last year's Super Bowl remained on the roster this season, and the Falcons should bring back the vast majority of their regulars for another run toward the top of the NFC South in 2018. Most of the upheaval should come on the defensive line. Nose tackle Dontari Poe is a free agent after joining the team on a one-year, $7 million deal. Interior defenders only Womens Damarious Randall Jersey get serious money if they can rush the quarterback, and Poe hasn't been the same player since undergoing back surgery. He had 10.5 sacks total in back-to-back Pro Bowl seasons in 2013 and 2014 and has just five sacks across the three subsequent campaigns. He's likely looking at another one-year deal on the free-agent market. Adrian Clayborn has been more productive for the Falcons and hits the market with a career-high 9.5 sacks in 2017, but six of them came in one game against the Cowboys. With Atlanta moving Vic Beasley back onto the line of scrimmage as a defensive end on early downs, the Falcons likely will let Clayborn leave and replace him with 2017 first-round pick Takkarist McKinley at right defensive end. Outside of that, you're looking at Matt Bryant (who will be kicking long after all of us have retired) and receiver Taylor Gabriel, who saw his big-play ability regress toward the mean in 2017 and might re-sign with the Falcons on a Marquise Goodwin-sized (two-year, $6 million) deal. There are no obvious cap casualties looming on the Falcons' roster outside of defensive Denny McLain Authentic Jersey linemen Brooks Reed and Derrick Shelby, who each started 14 games but failed to play even 40 percent of Atlanta's defensive snaps. Falcons general manager Thomas Dimitroff could save $3.3 million by releasing Shelby and $3.6 million by moving on from Reed. It seems safe to assume the Bills could release Tyrod Taylor after benching the quarterback midseason and struggling to score points for most of the season. Cutting him would free up $15 million in cap space, pushing the Bills to more than $40 million in cap room before making any other moves. There likely won't be a huge trade market for Taylor at his current salary, although Buffalo was eventually able to find a trade partner for defensive tackle Marcell Dareus and his contract. Dareus was one of several disastrous contracts handed out by former general manager Doug Whaley. Another was the deal handed to left tackle Cordy Glenn, who missed time with foot and ankle injuries in 2017 and might have lost his job to second-round pick Dion Dawkins in the process. Glenn's $14.5 million cap hit is the third largest due to any tackle in 2018, and the Bills might very well look to open up a spot for Dawkins by putting Glenn on the market. The 28-year-old has three years and $30 million left on his contract, and it wouldn't be crazy for a team with cap http://www.officialflamesauthentic.com/Sean_Monahan_Jerseyspace and a need for a left tackle (Houston?) to throw a fifth-round pick Buffalo's way. A trade would open up $3.3 million on Buffalo's cap this year. The Bills have no other cap casualties, although they do have several pressing free-agent decisions. General manager Brandon Beane traded for both cornerback E.J. Gaines and receiver Jordan Matthews, but injuries cost the two a combined 11 games. Gaines was the more impressive of the two, and with fellow cornerbacks Leonard Johnson and Shareece Wright also hitting free agency, it seems likely the Bills will make a run at Gaines as part of a duo alongside Tre'Davious White. Matthews is in line for a one-year deal somewhere, and he'll probably choose a destination with a more settled quarterback situation than the one in Buffalo. The heart of Buffalo's defense is also on the market. Stalwart defensive tackle Kyle Williams finally got to experience postseason football after more than a decade in a Bills uniform, and while Williams can certainly still play, the 34-year-old probably will be the one who gets to decide whether he wants to continue playing and where. The Louisiana native could theoretically head to New Orleans to try to chase a title, but it's difficult to imagine Williams leaving Western New York. If he wants to continue his career, it will likely be with the Bills on a short-term deal. 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Game Skills Competition six times in his career. He has taken part in events that looked like practice drills, in which his remarkable stick-handling abilities were on display, and he has taken part in events in which he has worn Clark Kent glasses and a Superman cape before scoring a goal on his stomach. Team Canada Martin St. Louis Olympic Hockey Nike Jersey: Premier Youth Red #26 2014 Away Jerseys "When I was a kid, I loved watching the skills competition. Loved watching all the events that we do," he told ESPN. "I almost wish they'd go to the old-school stuff a little bit. Like the puck relay, where you skate through all the cones, which is now part of the big relay. I think it's fun and showed off more of the skill." The thing is, fans remember the goofy prop comedy event more than they do many of the other skills competitions. But Bill Mazeroski Authentic Jerseythe players themselves aren't keen on anything that might portray them in a goofy light and force their personalities to the forefront, after years of having them stomped down by hockey culture. Hence, things such http://www.officialbuccaneersnflstore.com/YOUTH+CLINTON+MCDONALD+JERSEYas the Superman cape shootout and the All-Star Fantasy Draft were eliminated due to NHLPA gripes. But what if the players were willing to gulp a little pride and have fun with the skills competition? We'd argue that the NHL would rope in a few more casual fans who otherwise aren't making time on a Saturday night for that passing event with the godforsaken mini-nets that no one ever hits. Here are 10 events we'd like to see in the NHL All-Star Game Skills Competition, to multiply the fun factor:An 'American Gladiator'-style obstacle courseThe NHL currently has a Puck Control Relay, which, as Kane mentioned, features players skating a puck through other pucks and then a puck through cones http://www.knicksstoreonline.com/Charles_Oakley_Jersey and then, new this year, a puck through a gate that lights up. It's fun and all. More fun? Seeing the NHL's best puck handlers attempt to accomplish any of this while being pummeled by those giant jousting Q-tips from "American Gladiators," wielded by opposing teams' all-stars. Hey, this is exactly how it used to be in the slot every night before the slashing crackdown. You know who doesn't get to have fun at the NHL All-Star Skills Competition? Goalies. Sure, there's a new event this year called Save Streak, in which goalies win by making the most consecutive saves, but for the most part, they're Pavel Zacha Jersey human props for goal scorers. (By the way, the rules of that new event allow for it to continue in perpetuity if the goalie keeps making saves. So get ready for these professional deprivers of joy to make 40 saves apiece and extend the skills competition into the early morning.) The big switch offers a way for goalies to have fun by ... not being goalies. Let's take two goalies and two skaters from each team. The skaters strap on goalie gear. The goalies Womens Myles Turner Jersey take off their gear and become skaters. Then we have a mixed up shootout. The goalies can exhibit their surprising offensive flourish, like a pitcher in the Home Run Derby. The skaters can show us how incredibly hard it is to play goalie. Mic up everyone, and have a grand old time. Who wouldn't want to see Marc-Andre Fleury taking shootout attempts against goalie Sidney Crosby? Here's how I'd run the event, in two parts. First, you have players stacking pucks as quickly as possible, and their creations will be judged on artistic merit by an expert. Maybe the NHL doesn't exactly have a budget for these things, but what do you think Frank Gehry's appearance fee is? hen you'd have a second component, which is a relay race in which players stack pucks on the blade of their stick and then have to skate the stack over to a bucket or some such. One point for each puck. If you want to include high-powered Super Soakers that attempt to knock the pucks off their sticks, we'd have no qualms about it. One idea that has been kicked around the NHL offices is bringing in the best of the best in certain skills competitions to face that year's All-Stars. Have Zdeno Chara or Shea Weber as the King of the Hardest Shot or have Michael Grabner in Fastest Skater. It would get away from the divisional team showdown, but it would make the events more meaningful, as competitors battle the best of the best.Why stop there? How about importing some legendary players from the past to take part in the skills competitions they thrived in? Al MacInnis in hardest shot or Peter Forsberg in the stick handling drill or Martin Brodeur on the save streak thing? Let chants of "You've still got it!" ring though the arena. But why stop there?! We've long argued about the inclusion of players from other leagues in the skills competition, making it less a celebration of the NHL than a celebration of hockey skills. Get Hilary Knight and Marie-Philip Poulin involved in the skills competitions, and have Noora Räty stoning shooters in the shootout challenge. 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