Andrew Luck’s injury timetable remains a mystery.
While speaking with reporters just a few days ahead of Indianapolis’ preseason opener against the Lions on Saturday, Colts coach Chuck Pagano revealed the team still doesn’t know when the veteran quarterback will return.
I don’t think any team tanks, I really don’t, Goodell said, via ESPN. I think teams, depending on where you are, go through transitions. They are looking to sort of say, ‘We need to build more talent here, we’ll do it through the draft. Let’s let some of our veteran players go and develop some of our younger players.’
That’s always been part of football. That’s always been part of sports. … Every team does that differently.
The Jets, who haven’t made the playoffs since 2010, are rumored to be sacrificing their season this year in an effort to jumpstart their rebuild and land a high draft pick in 2018. However, general manager Mike Maccagnan defended his team’s approach, saying his organization is no different from others around the league.
I don’t think we’re different than any team in the NFL, he said. Every team goes into training camp trying to make the playoffs. We’re no different in that sense.
It seems like the only tanking Goodell should be concerned with are the league’s ratings.
Bell’s contract doesn’t just affect one player. The open market valuation of his services will stand as the template for other free agent contracts and hometown extensions for the near future. Cardinals running back David Johnson, who sprang for more than 2,100 yards from scrimmage last season, is on track Cheap Atlanta Braves Jerseys to be an unrestricted free agent in 2019. Needless to say, he’s watching his Cheap Authentic NBA Jerseys colleague’s situation closely.