The NFL draft will be April 27th and while it’s possible a few trades will happen in the meantime, there’s a solid sense of what each team has to work with next year. Take a look at the quantifiable differences between each team and their decisions in the off season.
The Oakland Raiders have been granted a move to Las Vegas. They’ll stay in Oakland for the next two or even three seasons, as they need time to build a stadium in Vegas. The vote passed with 31 out of 32 votes, an Miami as the only owner opposing the move.
Two of the Final Four teams left in the NCAA Tournament have never been there before, one hasn’t since 1939, and the other has been more times than most. A lot of people didn’t see it turning out this way with the last four teams standing being North Carolina, South Carolina, Gonzaga, and Oregon.
All the biggest names in the NFL are in Phoenix this week for the league’s annual owners meetings. Despite rumors of trade negotiations, John Elway says Jerry Jones hasn’t mentioned Tony Romo yet. The Broncos are in need of a quarterback and the Cowboys could use some of that Romo bench money for other deals.
The Bears sign quarterback Mark Sanchez to a 1 year deal. Sanchez is set to back up Mike Glennon next season.
Wild man Johnny Manziel, essentially partied his way out of the NFL, since then has cleaned up his act and is now being considered by the Saints. Now the only questions is, why is Colin Kaepernick is being passed over when a recluse like Manziel is getting serious looks?
The NFL is creating an uproar with a potential training video meant to instruct players how to properly celebrate. The video is currently in development but the NFL’s executive vice president for football operations, Troy Vincent, announced the video in the making on Twitter.
USA dominated Puerto Rico and won the World Baseball Classic 8-0. This is the first time in the history of the tournament that team USA has even broken into the final 8 teams, never mind winning.
Who are the “best picks” of each draft from 1992 to 2016? “Best” meaning a pick that not only delivered a value based on draft position, but one that impacted the organization and team in general.
USA beat Japan, the two time champion, to advance to the World Baseball Classic final for the first time in the tournaments history. USa will face Puerto Rico, who beat Netherlands in 11 innings to advance to the finals the previous night.