Seahawks cornerback Richard Sherman said Sunday he didn’t think the Patriots would be punished for DeflateGate because of the cozy relationship between Goodell and Kraft. He used the picture of Goodell at Kraft’s house the night before the AFC title game as proof. But Goodell made it clear Friday that he would continue to attend parties at the homes of owners, especially when league sponsors and network partners are there..
In St. Louis, another lease was the undoing. The Edward Jones Dome was leased to the Rams under the condition that they would remain in the city so long as the stadium, by 2015, maintained a “First Tier Standard.” That standard, according to the lease agreement, meant “that the Dome and each component thereof must be among the top 25% of all NFL football stadia and NFL football facilities, if such NFL football stadiums and facilities were to be rated or ranked according to the matter sought to be measured.”.
His 1,760 rushing yards led the NFL, and he made it to his second Pro Bowl in as many years. Okay, so his season wasn’t flawless he became fumble prone midseason and coughed up the pigskin nine times by season’s end but 2008 saw Peterson mature from a dazzling but inexperienced rookie to a bona fide superstar. He has the potential to be one of the game’s all time greats.
Well, for one, the NFL must reinstate him from his suspension, which may be a formality at this point. And the Vikings could ask him to take a pay cut to lower his $15.4 million cap hit, a league high for a running back. Then there is the matter of whether Peterson, who said in an interview with USA Today that he might benefit from a change of scenery, actually wants to be in Minnesota..
“We rediscovered who we were,” Keith said of the final 10 games. “The thing that bothered everybody the most about September and October was that we had no identity. Sometimes that identity is hard to find. 20. New York Jets Darron Lee, LB, Ohio State: The Jets eschew a potential solution to their quarterback quandary Memphis QB Paxton Lynch was available here for Lee, a linebacker with tremendous range and athleticism. He’ll likely replace departed Demario Davis on the inside and learn alongside grizzled team captain David Harris, who’s begun to slow down after nine years in the league.
In the third incident police spokeswoman Ambria Washington said five people were shot while in a car and then drove to a nearby gas station in the Lower 9th Ward. Two of them died from their wounds. Dozens of bystanders stood on the median across from the gas station, many still wearing their festive Mardi Gras clothes..