In terms of prioritizing a certain playing style, few organizations in football have ‘run the ball well’ higher on the list than the Baltimore Ravens. Unfortunately, that hasn’t quite gone to plan ever since Gary Kubiak left Baltimore to join the Denver Broncos in 2015. A combination of play calling, personnel, and several other factors have kept the purple and black from being the ground game bruisers they’re typically known for over the past couple of seasons. The question is, will that change in 2017? If it doesn’t, it won’t necessarily be for lack of talent. Starting ball carrier Terrance West has shown he can be effective, and new run game coordinator Greg Roman will surely be instrumental
In the end, what was it that led this summer's most coveted free agent, Gordon Hayward, to finally choose the Celtics? "I don't know if there was one thing," Hayward told ESPN's Adrian Wojnarowski on "The Woj Podcast" released Monday. "I think if I would've stayed in Utah, we would've been really good. It would've been a great situation for me. My family would have been happy. We loved it there. "It was a different feeling in Boston that we had. It was like a gut feeling. When we broke it down, the city, the coaching staff, the players. The feeling of putting on a Boston Celtics uniform and competing for a title outweighed everything." MORE CELTICS Report: Celtics inquire about a potential Kyrie
The Cowboys sent a message in cutting receiver Lucky Whitehead, all right. It just wasn't the one they wanted.