2018 NFL Mock Draft – Week 1 Edition

Draft order is based on current standings. 1. New York Jets (0-1) – Sam Darnold (QB/USC) The Jets lost the battle for first place in the AFC East and again remain the owners of the No. 1 pick in the draft. New York is desperate for a franchise signal caller and there’s a good chance…

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Player From Each Team with the Most to Prove in 2017

It’s Thursday and football season is finally upon us. While the talent level of some players are well-known, others have either not fulfilled their potential yet, are oft-injured or have been, by all accounts, terrible in their pro careers. Here are 32 players who have the most to prove in 2017: Arizona Cardinals – Tyrann…

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The Curious Roster Status of Juan Nicasio Comes to an End

Potentially tying a bow on one of the more odd transaction storylines in baseball, the Philadelphia Phillies traded reliever Juan Nicasio to the Cardinals for their No. 19 prospect, second baseman Eliezer Alvarez. Nicasio has been one of baseball’s most effective relievers this season, owning a 2.79 ERA and 61 strikeouts across 61 1/3 frames…

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Joe Crowley Introduces Rent Relief Act

U.S. Representative Joe Crowley (D-NY) formally introduced H.R. 3670: Rent Relief Act of 2017, a bill aimed at providing two new refundable tax credits to people who live in rental housing. The bill was initially announced on Aug. 21 and does not include any co-sponsors. According to Crowley’s press release, 111 million Americans live in…

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The Best Starting Lineup in Baseball This Year

Last week, we unveiled the worst lineup in baseball in terms of WAR, and the list was surprising as it included six former All-Stars, a former MVP and a former No. 1 overall draft pick. While those players have struggled in 2017, here are the players who the SABR gods have smiled at this year….

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Three Options to Replace LeGarrette Blount

The Eagles find themselves with a running back dilemma after a poor preseason by LeGarrette Blount. His 2.8 yards per carry average back up the preseason struggles. Blount is 30 and coming off the biggest workload of his career. The Eagles would save $850,000 by cutting Blount. Trading Blount would save $1.05 million. Blount has…

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