Bortles, Garoppolo and Cohen among top fantasy football free-agent finds for Week 15

Rod Smith, RB, Dallas Cowboys (27.4 percent): The good from Smith was evident on Sunday: He posted a career day with 33 fantasy points, led by an 81-yard touchdown catch. The trickier part is this: Alfred Morris is still the likelier bet to lead the team in rushes in Week 15 and Ezekiel Elliott is set to return in Week 16. But, for Week 15, he’s an add to consider in a deeper league with PPR scoring.

Matthew Stafford had a brilliant second half going in Baltimore last week before he hurt his throwing hand. If this goes the way of his injured thumb in the final week of last season, the Lions can count on watching the playoffs this time instead of slipping in at the end. Having said that, the Bucs looked barely better with a healed Jameis Winston last week than they had without him, and that has bad short- and long-term implications for him, the franchise and coach Dirk Koetter.

So why is this a good deal? The White Sox really had just two backup catchers on the roster in Omar Narvaez and Kevan Smith and neither has much power (White Sox catchers finished tied for 27th with just 10 home runs). The overall offense wasn’t awful as Narvaez draws a lot of walks, but Castillo provides depth and is a relative bargain at $7.5 million per season. Plus, with a two-year deal, he becomes potential trade bait at this deadline, next offseason or next year. Teams are always looking for a catcher. Prospect Zack Collins played at Class A, so he’s two years away from Basketball Jerseys the majors, and that’s assuming he stays behind the plate. — Schoenfield

Even the Titans likely are surprised to see themselves in Cheap NFL Jerseys first place this late in the season; they struggled too much against the Colts last week, and Marcus Mariota has suddenly turned into a pick machine.

Texans players almost walked out of practice after Bob McNair’s ‘inmate’ comments

At a recent meeting among owners, Bob McNair of the Houston Texans said that the NFL “can’t have the inmates running the prison.” Those comments were published by ESPN on Friday morning, and even though McNair quickly apologized, the message upset many players on the team.

The coach tried to keep focus on the team’s Week 8 game against the Seattle Seahawks. He refused to speculate if players would protest before the game and said Hopkins is still slated to start for the team Sunday.

The Memphis visit caps a three-game trip.

Backup Magic big man Marreese Speights (18 points) stunned the Pelicans with six 3-pointers off the bench to key the Monday win. In his first six games this season, Speights attempted nine 3-pointers, hitting three.

“When you see a guy come in and make every shot, you feel like it’s your night,” said Magic small forward Evan Fournier, who had 20 points in the win. “So we’re like, ‘OK, we’re Cheap Lakers Jerseys not going to lose this game.'”

The teams have split their two-game season series Cheap Kings Jerseys each of the past two seasons, with all wins coming at home.

The Magic has lost nine straight at Memphis dating back to 2008.

Seahawks top Texans, Deshaun Watson for epic win

Say hello to the wildest tilt of the day, a come-from-behind gem that saw Seattle move to 5-2 on the year with an instantly classic 41-38 win over the Texans (3-4). Here’s what we learned from Sunday’s thriller:

Bregman is the starting third baseman in an infield filled with some of MLB’s biggest Latino stars, and his ability to communicate with them in their native tongue has been key for their play on the field — and their relationships off it, says Astros coach Cheap Jerseys Zoom and interpreter Alex Cintron.

The offense is not only stagnant, it’s negating the league’s top-rated defense. Overall, the Broncos have 11 turnovers — six of those interceptions by Siemian — in the three losses, which have dropped them to 3-4 after a 3-1 start.

Millsap provided a perfectly timed reminder in his Atlanta homecoming.

Millsap scored seven of his 16 points in the fourth quarter, Nikola Jokic recorded a double-double with 18 points and 15 rebounds, and Denver beat Atlanta 105-100 on Friday night in the Hawks’ home opener.

“When the game is in the balance in that fourth quarter, that’s what your $30 million-a-year man has to do,” Denver coach Michael Malone said of Millsap. “This guy steps up and makes plays.”

Millsap was a four-time All-Star for the Hawks before signing a Cheap Kids Football Jerseys three-year, $90 million deal with Denver.

Seahawks get a huge boost on offense by trading for Texans OT Duane Brown

The Seattle Seahawks have needed help on the offensive line for a while and made a big move to address that need Monday by trading for three-time Houston Texans Pro Bowl offensive tackle Duane Brown, according to ESPN’s Adam Schefter.

The trade was supposed to send cornerback Jeremy Lane to Houston, but he failed his physical. Instead, the Texans will get a 2018 third-round pick and a 2019 second-round pick, while the Seahawks will receive a 2018 fifth-round pick:

Brown will presumably make life much easier for the Seahawks offense and can immediately help a team that has big flaws up front, but is still 5-2 and very much in the NFC playoff picture.

Grant is averaging 9.0 points, 6.6 assists and 2.0 turnovers in 30.6 minutes per game. Dunn made his Bulls debut on Saturday in a 101-69 blowout loss to the Oklahoma City Thunder and had five points, three assists and four turnovers in 22 minutes.

Dunn also had three steals, a sign of his aggressive mentality on defense.

“Kris is a very good player,” Grant told The Chicago Tribune. “I think that pushes us both to be better players.”

Rookie forward Lauri Markkanen, the seventh overall pick Cheap Jerseys Sale in the 2017 draft, has given Chicago a boost by averaging 15.6 points and a team-high 9.6 rebounds. He Cheap Jerseys Sunglasses is second on the team in scoring and in effective shooting, a statistic that takes into account three-pointers.

The Bulls are trying to find more shots within their offense for Markkanen.

Gregg Popovich OK with NBA changes, not OK being asked about Kawhi Leonard

San Antonio Spurs coach Gregg Popovich, who often irked the league by resting his stars during national TV broadcasts, says he’s amenable to the changes made this offseason, though he’s still not clear on who he can and cannot rest in certain situations.

London is a popular destination. There’s a ready-made audience there for American football and the turnout across the pond is always stellar.

Why London? Primarily because the league hopes to establish a permanent presence there someday, hopefully by 2022, according to Albert Breer of The MMQB. And the NFL has been strategic about the process.

When the NFL schedule turned to Week 8, oddsmakers early in the week set the projected points total for Sunday’s Texans-Seahawks game at 45 1/2.


Thanks to a historic performance from rookie Houston quarterback Deshaun Watson and a huge game from veteran Seattle quarterback Russell Wilson, the Texans and Seahawks combined to score 79 points. Seattle earned a 41-38 win thanks to a last-minute touchdown Cheap Jerseys Wholesale Jerseys pass Cheap Jerseys US from Wilson to tight end Jimmy Graham, the fourth lead change in the fourth quarter alone of arguably the best game of the 2017 NFL season thus far.

The playcaller is first-time offensive coordinator John Morton, who operates a West Coast offense and has a passing background. He spent the past two seasons as the receivers coach for the New Orleans Saints.

WR John Ross hid shoulder injury from Bengals, coach Marvin Lewis says

Picked No. 9 overall out of Washington, Ross made headlines during the NFL Scouting Combine when he ran the 40-yard dash in a record-breaking 4.22 seconds.

I can’t in good conscience endorse either side here. The league could use a different commissioner given the missteps Goodell’s made since the 2011 labor deal. The risk in replacing Goodell is that it’s more likely the next commissioner will have to accept a deal more along the lines of the one Jones wants, and that means the new commissioner’s pay would be subject in part to placating Jones. An even worse option is a commissioner handpicked by Jones.

This has been the most interesting NFL season in a long time, on and off the field. And whatever two teams wind up playing in Super Bowl LII, it’s going to be hard to beat a Jerry Jones vs. Roger Goodell matchup. Nothing less than the future of professional football is at stake.

Eagles defensive tackle Fletcher Cox is being sued by a North Carolina man who accuses Cox of having an affair with the man’s wife and ruining their marriage, TMZ Sports reported.

According to the report, Joshua Jeffords alleges that Cheap Jerseys From China NHL Cox slept with his wife while she was on a business trip to Pennsylvania in April. Jeffords claimed the relationship then continued via text messages, which he believes serves as proof that Cox is liable for “alienation of affection.”

Jeffords claims that Cox sent his wife a picture of his Cheap Jerseys In China genitalia on Snapchat and texted her that he wanted to get her pregnant. Jeffords also cited the fact that his wife had blocked him on Instagram as evidence that his marriage is finished.