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.