The Tony Romo clock is running out. With offseason workouts set to begin in only a few weeks – and the Dallas Cowboys unlikely to risk having their ousted former starter show up and expose himself to injury – the moment to make a decision on Romo has arrived for Dallas. If the Cowboys are going to trade him, next week’s league spring meetings mark the last best chance for Dallas to pry something loose from another NFL team in exchange for the 14-year veteran.
The star prosecution witness in the double murder trial of former New England Patriots star Aaron Hernandez on Wednesday underwent a grueling cross-examination in Suffolk Superior Court. Alexander Bradley, who has provided critical testimony in the case against Hernandez, 27, engaged in tense exchanges with defense attorney Jose Baez, repeatedly him as “Mr. Baez” in a sneering tone as he answered his questions. It was Bradley’s second day of cross examination since first taking the stand Monday. Bradley is the only eyewitness to identify Hernandez as the person who fatally shot Daniel de Abreu and Safiro Furtado in the early morning hours of July 16, 2012 in Boston’s South End. Suffolk prosecutors
Malcolm Butler’s latest Instagram shows a man on the move. The photo from Wednesday’s post shows the New England Patriots restricted free agent on a plane. He wrote: “‘Nothing changed but the change’ #BLESSED.” Butler met with the New Orleans Saints last week, and he and the team have reportedly been attempting to work on a deal. Butler was warming up to the idea of joining the Saints after he reportedly said he wanted to be a Patriot for life. If Butler and the Saints agree on a deal, Butler could sign his first-round restricted tender, and New Orleans can place an offer sheet on the cornerback. Then the Patriots must decide whether to match the offer or allow Butler to leave while accepting