You know, at that position, it kind of is what it is, Dallas’ executive vice president Stephen Jones said Wednesday, via the Dallas Morning News. I know Dak is going to have a great year this year.
I hope it’s up there. It’s going to be as he deserves.
The makeup of that creates an atmosphere that I think could enhance how we play tight end. The current group includes Geoff Swaim (9 catches in 28 games), Blake Jarwin (no catches in one career game), Rico Gathers (former basketball player who hasn’t seen the field in two seasons), rookie fourth-rounder Dalton Schultz and rookie undrafted free agent David Wells.
The puzzle pieces began to interlock, but this time it wasn’t the courageous and vulnerable showing their faces while the big boys wrote a check but steered clear of the spotlight. The Minnesota Lynx players, black and white women of the WNBA, came forward to speak about injustice. The Mount Everests of the game — LeBron James, Derrick Rose, Venus and Serena Williams, Kevin Garnett and Dwyane Wade — put a face to their politics. The best player, James, being the loudest social voice advocating for black people had not happened since Muhammad Ali in the mid-1970s. “I don’t want the people in the community to feel like we turned a blind eye to it,” wide receiver Kenny Britt said. “What would I like to see happen?
Change in America.” After the final breaths of Eric Garner and Michael Brown and Tamir Rice, and after 40 years of rejecting their inheritance — as Tiger Woods and Michael Jordan had — the players again believed they were part of a larger American struggle.
Wynn started 12 games at left guard in 2016 and some viewed him as a guard heading into the draft. But Wynn proved he can move outside by starting 15 games at left tackle in 2017 en route to a first-team All-SEC selection and recognition as a second-team All-American.
The position flexibility should fit in well with what the Patriots covet in offensive linemen.
Born and raised in West Africa, Vakaba Turay didn’t say much. Didn’t have to. His words still spoke volumes.
He didn’t (understand), Kemoko, now a rookie defensive end for the Indianapolis Colts, said.
He sat him down and said, ‘Mr. Turay, I want your son to play football.’