Here’s the biggest problem: Our youngest athletes are just that: our youngest athletes. They’re not physically developed. Their skulls are not fully formed, which makes violent impact even more dangerous. Was a great inspirer of athletes and kids. He had that great, deep baritone voice. He get up at a pep assembly, back when the whole school was there, and he say, hits like a Trapper! The whole place just came unglued.
Brandon Vandenburg listens to testimony on June 17, 2016. (WSMV)Day by day summary of retrial for Cory BateyDay by day summary of retrial for Cory BateyUpdated: Friday, July 15 2016 1:35 PM EDT2016 07 15 17:35:52 GMTCory Batey sits in court during a hearing on April 1. (WSMV)Opening statements for the retrial for Cory Batey began on April 4, 2016.
According to several reports, the NFL and the union are close to a new deal that would allow the league regular officials to return to work, possibly as early as this weekend. ESPN reported Wednesday that agreement in principle is at hand, and The New York Times reported that the sides closing in on a way to end the impasse. ESPN cited unidentified sources from both sides; the Times cited a person briefed on the negotiations..
I didn’t come here with the expectation to know that we were just going to be a team that fought through games. That’s not what I was here for. I came here to do whatever I had to do to give ourselves a chance to win and we’re not doing it. The Texans were also without receivers Will Fuller, who has a broken collarbone, and Jaelen Strong, who served a one game suspension for violating the NFL’s substance abuse policy.Ngakoue picked up the last sack of the half, stripping the ball as he pulled Savage down. Fowler scooped it up and dashed for the score to make it 19 0.When Houston traded up 13 picks to take Watson 12th overall in this year’s draft, many assumed he’d be the starter to open the season. But coach Bill O’Brien insisted he’d back up Savage and raved about the progress of the third year player.He had seen enough after Houston’s offense failed to move the ball for two quarters during which Savage managed just 62 yards passing and lost two fumbles.The crowd, who had booed Savage for much of the first half, cheered loudly when Watson, who led Clemson to a national title last season, trotted onto the field for the second half.He didn’t waste any time getting going, throwing a 4 yard touchdown pass to DeAndre Hopkins on his first drive to cut the lead to 19 7 early in the third quarter.Tommy Bohanon grabbed a 1 yard TD pass from Bortles after that to extend Jacksonville’s lead to 26 7.The Texans coughed it up again late in the third quarter when Watson fumbled on a sack by Fowler and Ngakoue recovered it.Houston was driving late in the fourth quarter when Watson turned it over again on an interception by Tashaun Gipson, who returned it 67 yards.