No wonder. Football is America’s national sport. And with professional officials locked out by NFL owners and rent a refs taking the field, this season started off a total disaster: a series of missed calls, bad calls, and dangerous calls that slowed play, confused fans and players, and put players at risk..
There is so much I could write about when it comes to New England’s victory over Pittsburgh. I could talk about the serious calf injury suffered by Steelers wide receiver Antonio Brown. I could talk about the late game heroics of Tom Brady and Rob Gronkowski or I could explore the notion that Pittsburgh head coach Mike Tomlin got too greedy on the final play of note in the contest, going for the TD rather than the game tying field goal..
This was only one game, but it was a problematic performance for McElwain because it did not appear much progress was made in fixing the problems that plagued Florida his first two years. Nor were Florida problems a product of missing 10 players due to suspensions, as none of them would have been able to change the physical calculus in the game that allowed Michigan to push Florida players out of the way like trash cans on wheels. Moreover, while Michigan is a good program again under Jim Harbaugh, it a young team that made a lot of mistakes and Florida didn even come close to taking advantage.
Cardinals coach Bruce Arians was at midfield early in the fourth quarter, his team trailing 15 10 but expecting a stop because the Seahawks were second and 21 at their own 44. Imperiled by three defenders who missed him twice, Wilson had fallen back to his own 28 before unleashing. As Baldwin made a leaping catch, Arians could be seen buckling at the knees and bending over in football agony..
Pace, detailing White’s competitive nature: “It jumps off in the way he runs routes. He’s a physical route runner. He’ll go attack the ball. Political economists have always understood the asymmetric impact of trade. While the winners are dispersed (all consumers), the losers are concentrated (people whose jobs go offshore). This creates political pressures for protection.
“I think Robert Lindsey looks good. If we had a game this spring, he would have played,” Ingram said. “We’re just trying to be cautious with Robert and make sure we don’t do anything to set him back. “Every day’s a good day. I’ve known Bubba for many years and to be quite honest with you, I don’t know if he has ever experienced a bad day. He’s taught me a lot.