Matt Elam, a highly disappointing former first-round pick for the Baltimore Ravens, wasn’t likely to garner much attention on the free-agent market next month – safeties credited with one tackle on defense in nine games rarely do. According to Miami-Dade police records, Elam was booked into a city correctional facility at 3:45 a.m. He is facing multiple charges: possession of more than 20 grams of cannabis (a felony), possession of cannabis with intent to sell or deliver, possession of a controlled substance, and reckless driving. Police said they pulled Elam over for reckless driving and while searching his car discovered 126 grams of marijuana as well as 3 grams of oxycodone.
For the second consecutive offseason, the Washington Redskins and Kirk Cousins are struggling to come to terms on a long-term contract extension for the 28-year-old-quarterback. The simple fact of the matter: Cousins is one of the better quarterbacks in the NFL. No. Is he capable of leading a team with a strong supporting cast on a deep postseason run?
NASCAR’s new stage format was evident very early in Sunday’s Daytona 500 when the Toyotas of Joe Gibbs Racing and Furniture Row Racing hit pit road on Lap 18. NASCAR is dividing all of its races into three segments in 2017. The segments for the Daytona 500 were 60, 60 and 80 laps respectively.