The Raiders have to be feeling better and better about their ability to put butts in the seats in Las Vegas.
Via SportsBusiness Daily, roughly 10,000 fans showed up on Monday night for a Stanley Cup Final watch party at T-Mobile Area, site of the Golden Knights home games.
If that many will show up to watch the game on TV (when people have TVs at home), how many will show up to watch the Raiders play in person?
The Penguins went on to rout the rival Flyers with a 7-0 shutout victory led by captain Sidney Crosby, who earned a natural hat trick that brought his playoff goal total to 60.
And as always, if you disagree with the rankings, rest assured that many in the league whom I have long respected have already objected. Note: best verified or electronically timed 40-yard dash time in parentheses.
Yes, he’s a guard, and yes, personnel executives do not believe in taking a guard this high on the board. But in technique, approach and ability to finish, he is simply the best football player in this draft. And he has potential to grow.
Jones’ mother told the Tampa Bay Times that her son died of cardiac arrest.
A 2001 fourth-round draft pick of the Patriots, Jones played his college football for a South Florida program that was just getting started in the 1990s, and he was the first player drafted from South Florida.
Just a fun-loving guy, man, like a gentle giant, his South Florida teammate Keith Williams told the Tampa Bay Times. But on that field, he took care of business.
The 6-foot-3, 307-pound Jones played a total of 21 NFL games.
A first-round draft pick of the Steelers in 2014, Ryan Shazier suffered a spinal injury during Week 13 of the 2017 NFL season. Here’s a timeline centered on the injury and recovery efforts of the middle linebacker. (Updated through his surprise appearance at the NFL Draft in Arlington, Texas.)