Michael Avila

#17WR,
Height: 5' 8"
Weight: 165
Born:
College: San Jose State
Birth Place: Monterey, California
Draft: Undrafted
  • Texans are saying ‘F U’ to the tight end position
    SB Nation4 hours ago

    Texans are saying ‘F U’ to the tight end position

    The NFL is in an unprecedented era of innovation. Changes in the college game are trickling up into the NFL. It’s something Houston Texans coach Bill O’Brien has noticed and it’s changing the way he thinks about tight ends.

  • Comcast SportsNet Philadelphia5 hours ago

    Doug Pederson expects competition at LG for Eagles, Kelce to be on team

    At the NFC coaches breakfast at the Biltmore Hotel, Pederson said he still expects center Jason Kelce to be on the roster when the season starts in September. With a few options to replace him, the team has reportedly been trying to trade Kelce, which would help their salary cap situation. At first, Pederson, when asked about keeping the same starting O-line, said, "You'd hope so," but then talked about the competition for that left guard spot.

  • Steelers shell out $1 million dollars without signing a free agent
    Behind the Steel Curtain

    Steelers shell out $1 million dollars without signing a free agent

    The Pittsburgh Steelers took another hit to their precarious salary cap position on Tuesday. Did the Steelers sign another free agent? No. The Steelers had to make the final installment from their borrowing $3 million against the salary cap in 2011 and another $1.5 million in 2012. This was done for teams to be able to retain high-priced veterans. (I will not go into detail on what transpired with the money as the only article I found was “difficult” to read.) This was the maximum allowed under the new Collective Bargaining Agreement. Carryover money was not allowed to be used for repayments. The deduction leaves Pittsburgh with $15,791,718 in cap space left. That amount is still misleading as