To me football has always been the best North American team sport. Many team sports have excellent dynamics but football is hyper-competitive with walk on players making it semi-regularly in the league and nobodies making a name for themselves when they seize an opportunity. Almost every position on most teams is up for competition in the preseason, and during the season many players lose snaps if their performance isn't up to par, regardless of their draft position or contract value.
Philadelphia Eagles linebacker Jatavis Brown abruptly announced his retirement Sunday, ending his NFL career at 26 years old and days before training camp was set to open. Brown this offseason signed a one-year deal with the Eagles in March worth up to $1.0457 million, $550,000 guaranteed. Philadelphia placed him on the reserve/retired list Sunday.
Adam Levitan gives his top eight players to target late in Best Ball drafts, including a few stack options to consider.