Dame QB Jimmy Clausen had a long wait but said he couldn’t be happier about being taken by Carolina in the second round. His ears had to perk up, though, when the Panthers took Cincinnati’s Tony Pike in the sixth round. The quarterback battle between Matt Moore, Clausen and Pike will be interesting to watch..
BJ THE CHICAGO KID: I’m working on a new album at the moment. It’s a very exciting time for that. That’s one of the things that has been stealing my focus, that keeps me smiling, keeps me happy. That leads to the obvious advantage of a compacted division.”It’s easier to dominate a four team division than a six team division,” Ravens owner Art Modell said.Unlike the 1970 realignment, which came on the heels of the NFL AFL merger, this realignment is driven by rivalries, geography and television (regional rivalries, it is believed, produce better TV ratings).Because Modell has a longstanding history in the AFC Central as former owner of the Cleveland Browns and now the relocated Ravens, popular opinion has Baltimore settling in the renamed AFC North with the Pittsburgh Steelers, the Cincinnati Bengals and the new Browns.That, at least, is the previously stated desire of Pittsburgh owner Dan Rooney, one of the league’s leading advocates of realignment, who declined an interview request for this story.In four of the seven realignment proposals now on the table, the Ravens are in the AFC North. In the other three, they are in the AFC South with a combination of the Jacksonville Jaguars, Tennessee Titans, Indianapolis Colts and/or Houston.Passage of any one of the proposals will require 24 votes, or three quarters majority. Modell, however, does not have a vote in realignment, a privilege he surrendered in his relocation agreement with the league.Tagliabue holds cardsCommissioner Paul Tagliabue holds four such proxy votes, those belonging to the Ravens, Titans, Texans and St.
Oft injured early in his career, Shazier has played in 25 consecutive games (including playoffs) and had rarely missed a defensive snap in that time. He did, however injure his ankle late in the Steelers game last week against Green Bay. Shazier missed two practices this week but started Monday night.
Mary’s in San Antonio. Kilgore recorded the Islanders’ first ever triple double, made it to the 1,000 point club and is the second Islander ever, to compete in the Slam Dunk contest. You can watch it live on ESPN2 or watch it live in person, for tickets to the 2018 State Farm College Slam Dunk 3 Poi..