General manager Ted Thompson and coach Mike McCarthy both said the Green Bay Packers needed to add more running backs at some point this offseason. On Saturday, the Packers finally got one. BYU’s Jamaal Williams was the Packers’ selection at No. 134 overall in the 2017 NFL draft. In Williams, the Packers now have a balanced and powerful runner capable of handling all the duties expected of a running back in the Packers offense. In their scouting report, Pro Football Focus compared Williams to Frank Gore, noting Williams’ ability to stay upright through contact and sift through traffic at the first and second levels. “Purely from a style comparison and not a production prediction, Williams has
Adam Eaton beat out an infield single to load the bases as the Nationals rallied in the ninth, but the Nats center fielder rolled his left ankle on the first base bag and left the game in obvious pain. One minute the Washington Nationals were rallying and threatening to potentially steal another win from the New York Mets, but the crowd, which was whipped into a frenzy by the late-inning comeback attempt fell silent when Adam Eaton fell to the ground beyond first base after hustling down the line for a base-loading infield hit. With runners on first and third and no one out in the ninth, Eaton sent a grounder to short and hustled down the line, beating Asdrubal Cabreras throw to the bag, but he stumbled, stepping awkwardly in front of the bag and crumbled to the ground in obvious pain once he passed the base.
Montravius Adams is one of the very few people who can say he had a child and was drafted by an NFL team on the same day.