On Thursday, quarterback Derek Carr signed a five-year extension with the Oakland Raiders worth $125 million. Carr's long-term deal has brought up the question of whether or not the same type of deal can get done between the Redskins and their quarterback Kirk Cousins. To give some answers to what's been a looming question for the Redskins since the start of the offseason is former Redskins GM Charley Casserly, a man whose made a living off of making deals. Friday on the Sports Junkies, Casserly broke down what the Redskins would have to offer Cousins based off of what other QB's have been offered. Spoiler alert, it doesn't look good. "I don't see any way this thing ever gets done," Casserly
When all was said and done, the Celtics kept the third overall pick and selected Duke small forward Jayson Tatum. Tatum, who stands at 6-foot-8 and 204 pounds, averaged 16.8 points and 7.3 rebounds per game in his lone college season. “We would’ve picked him with the first pick,” Danny Ainge said after the draft. “The draft was very even, we felt, at the top all the way through five or six. It was very difficult. There were a lot of players we liked in this year’s draft. “We like his size, length, rebounding, shooting, intelligence, character. There’s a lot to like about Jayson. He’s going to be a terrific player.” Whether Tatum actually stays in Boston may not yet be certain, as Yahoo! Sports’
As Sonnen makes his final preparations for Saturday’s bout vs. Wanderlei Silva, things are decidedly different than when he was one of the biggest stars in mixed martial arts.