Former Texas Longhorns running back D’Onta Foreman entered the 2017 NFL draft after three seasons in Austin. Foreman’s junior year was his best of his career. He rushed for 2,028 yards, and accounted for 15 touchdowns. He was awarded the 2016 Doak Walker Award, given to the nation’s best back annually. On Friday night, he was selected in the third round of the NFL draft by the Houston Texans.

But we learned in the days leading up to the draft that the running back had to deal with the loss of a child in the middle of his season. In an exclusive interview with the NFL Network’s Andrea Kremer, Foreman tells the story of his son, who was born 17 weeks premature and weighed just 15 ounces on Sept. 16, 2016. He was named D’Onta Foreman Jr.

So out of all the positions on the field, Peppers is the most undersized as an offensive lineman. Weighing just 213 pounds, Peppers would be significantly disadvantaged compared to other NFL offensive linemen.

But it’s more than just size, as Geoff Schwartz pointed out for SB Nation. There’s gotta be trust.

Offensive lines are also getting smaller. Sam Borden wrote in October of 2016 for the New York Times, “As a result of enhanced nutrition techniques, changing offensive styles and adjustments to football’s rules, [Joe] Berger and his brethren of undersize linemen appear to be a growing demographic in the NFL.”

Peppers can be the most undersized lineman, though. Seeing him line up for a play would be pretty funny because of the size difference. It would also be neat to watch him try to go up against Cheap Jerseys USing Paypal somebody like Aaron Donald, even though we know the likely result.

And heck, this past season, the Seahawks started George Fant, who went from being a college basketball power forward to a starting left tackle in 20 months. Why not New York Giants Cheap Jerseys Peppers?

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Hayes, a 29-year-old truck driver and dog breeder from the Ninth Ward in New Orleans, was sentenced by Judge Buras after being convicted on Dec. 11. During the trial, Hayes argued that the shooting, which took place after traffic incident, was unintentional.

The trial was polarizing within the New Orleans community itself, bringing into focus the city’s maligned criminal justice system.

Orleans Parish district attorney Leon Cannizzaro originally called for Hayes to serve up to 60 years for the offenses in December after the conclusion of the trial.

Hayes’ sentencing ran Wednesday and Thursday at the Orleans Parish Criminal Court. Hayes’ lawyers presented a motion to get a new trial, which was denied.

Judge Buras also set a trial date of June 26 for a pending aggravated assault charge against Smith, according to Ramon Vargas of The New Orleans Advocate.

Mahomes was never a star. A sixth-round pick by the Twins in 1988, he went on to post a career Wins Above Replacement total of 0.1. His earned run average was 5.47. He had five saves across his 308 appearance, and he made 63 starts. He was versatile if nothing else, the sort of innings-eater who’s stocked pitching staffs for an eternity.

There are thousands of pitchers like Mahomes scattered throughout baseball history, but it’s impressive that he hung around major league staffs for as long as he did. That’s not easy. He had one really strong year in his career: 1999, when he came out of the Mets’ bullpen 39 times and notched a 3.68 earned run average that was 21 percent better than the league average.

Enough about that, though. His son Patrick is now an NFL quarterback, as he Cheap Jerseys Mastercard makes the transition from air raid to the pros. No matter how brilliant his career is, Mahomes won’t be the Cheap Jerseys Mall first professional ball-thrower in his own family.

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Midway through the season, Colorado State was legitimately disappointing. A competitive loss at Minnesota was far from embarrassing, but the Rams were unconvincing offensively in a 23-14 win over UTSA and unconvincing defensively in a 47-21 win over Northern Colorado. Losing by a combined 82-24 to Colorado and Wyoming was unacceptable.

The season swung with a 31-24 win over Utah State. The Rams Cheap Chelsea Jerseys trailed 24-10 at halftime. CSU played a nearly perfect second half, surged to win, and looked mostly fantastic the rest of the way.

Or it may have also been a function of drug rumors that swirled around the prolific passer and his partying ways in the Steel City. While Marino never publicly failed any tests, his Panthers were a team known for partying their ways. Marino’s agent, Marvin Demoff, admitted as much.

“People absolutely looked at it that there was a group of guys on the Panthers that just had too good a time,” Demoff said. “It was never about addiction.”

“[Marino] told me that the school had heard about a group of players Cheap Jerseys Direct Coupon using marijuana or drugs, and they internally tested all the players. They were all clean.”

Despite a lack of public evidence, talk of Marino’s partying persisted. Was it the reason why he lasted so long on 1983’s draft boards? Probably not — but the Dolphins were certainly happy with the outcome.

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