Again, some of this was inevitable. Some was avoidable. Much of it involved players whose skills and personalities can’t be duplicated, cap hit or on-field production notwithstanding. What’s certain is that the Seahawks we all knew are no more. What’s also certain is that they look more like one-out-of-32 than they have in a long time.
But veteran quarterback Alex Smith is gone, and while there’s a lot of excitement surrounding his replacement, 2017 No. 10 overall selection Patrick Mahomes, we haven’t seen enough of him to know whether he’ll encounter growing pains during his first season as Kansas City’s starter.?
Bridgewater, who signed a one-year deal with the New York Jets earlier this month, suffered a torn anterior cruciate ligament and dislocated knee prior to the start of the 2016 season. He missed that entire year and barely played in 2017 behind Sam Bradford and Case Keenum. Bridgewater served as Keenum’s backup in the second half of last season and appeared in Week 15, throwing two passes (an incompletion and an interception).
It was more about like when you get a physical on a guy, and his knee is A, B, C, or D, or whatever it was, it was — as a long-term thing — could be nervous, yeah, Zimmer said. It was out of my hands.
If there are any quarterbacks who fit McCoy’s system, I will give them credit in that Sam Bradford and Mike Glennon fit what McCoy wants, an exec said. You have to be a veteran and extremely smart to understand that offense, which is basically the Peyton Manning offense where you do a whole lot at the line of scrimmage, especially with protections.
Finding a quarterback in the draft could be tough with Arizona slotted 15th in the order.
Bradford-Glennon is not ideal, but you could do a lot worse, an insider said. What they really need is for David Johnson to have a Todd Gurley-type season that makes everyone around him look better, and that could happen.
Astros: 1B Yuli Gurriel is expected to be in the lineup Tuesday, a day after another batting practice session at the Astros’ spring training facility in Florida. Gurriel started the season on the restricted list to serve his five-game suspension for an inappropriate gesture after homering against Japanese NHL Jerseys Wholesale pitcher Yu Darvish of the Dodgers in Game 3 of the World Series. Gurriel had Orioles Cheap Jerseys surgery for a broken bone in his left hand Feb. 28.