May 2018 archive

May 29

Dan Quinn addresses Julio Jones’ absence at Falcons OTAs

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Dan Quinn seems optimistic that Julio Jones will be back with the team sooner rather than later. The Falcons receiver has been absent from voluntary organized team activities, with reports surfacing that he wants a restructured contract.” Jones, 29, signed a five-year extension worth $71.25 million in 2015 and has three years and $34.43 million …

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May 19

Seahawks likely to save $5.975 million on Cliff Avril release

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Unlike in 2017, the Seattle Seahawks aren’t strapped for cash heading into the 2018 season. In fact, barring a major change or sudden offseason pickup, like signing a big name player to a one-year deal like Dez Bryant, the Seahawks have more than enough money to navigate the entire season comfortably and will be in …

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May 12

Maddox was the Steelers entrenched starter when they drafted Roethlisberger, and was willing to help his eventual replacement learn how to adjust to the pro game.

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Howie Kendrick (R), 17 percent, Washington Nationals at San Francisco Giants (LHP Ty Blach): Kendrick smacked lefties to the tune of a .322/.390/.511 line last year. He’s batted fifth or higher in the bulk of his games so far this season and his 35 percent hard contact rate is the second-highest of his career. Blach …

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