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The schedule is no cake walk, as the Eagles face seven teams that made the postseason last year. But the defending champs return 19 of 22 starters, and will be fueled by a talented group of players coming off injury led by Wentz and Jason Peters, who will stress that a Super Bowl hangover is not an option. -- Tim McManus The Redskins feel they've upgraded at quarterback with Alex Smith over Kirk Cousins, but how much a bump they'll get from this change remains to be seen. To improve, overall, the Redskins need much better health and for key young players to develop such as receiver Josh Doctson. If those happen, then they could be good. But it's hard to go much above last year's mark based on the initial part of the offseason and before seeing what happens in the draft. -- John Keim The Bears' offseason upgrades on offense (WR Allen Robinson and TE Trey Burton) bode well for second-year quarterback Mitchell Trubisky, who ought to have more freedom in new head coach Matt Nagy's offensive scheme. However, Chicago's strength is its defense led by veteran coordinator Vic Fangio. The NFL did the Bears http://www.officialwashingtoncapitals.com/Adidas-Dale-Hunter-Jersey no favors with early games against Green Bay and Seattle, but the schedule lightens up considerably beginning http://www.philadelphiaeagles.us.com/WOMENS-COREY-CLEMENT-JERSEY.html in Week 3. -- Jeff Dickerson The Lions have a new coaching staff and new hope under Matt Patricia. The schedule, though, likely will lead to the same mediocre results Detroit has seen over the past few years. The Lions still have far too many holes on offense (the line and run game) and far too many questions on defense (pass rush and interior line) for them to be anything other than middle of the pack at this point. But the draft can change all of that. -- Michael Rothstein The last time Aaron Rodgers broke his collarbone (2013), he came back to win MVP the next season. The last time the Packers changed defensive coordinators (2009), they made a five-win improvement. Both of those factors are in play this season and even though they supposedly have the toughest schedule on paper, those other influences are much stronger. Plus, they have a Curtis Samuel Jersey chance to get off to a fast start with three out of their first four games at home and could finish strong with three December home games if they can survive a tough middle stretch. -- Rob Demovsky Coming off a runner-up finish in last year's NFC title game, the Vikings face Jimmy Garoppolo, Aaron Rodgers, Jared Goff and Carson Wentz (assuming he's back from his ACL injury) in the first five weeks of the season. Road games at Green Bay, Los Angeles and Philadelphia during that stretch won't be the easiest way to usher in the Kirk Cousins era, along with back-to-back games at New England and Seattle in December. The Vikings enter the season with the league's reigning top defense and get a break toward the end of the regular season with Miami and Chicago at home in the final three weeks. They'll aim to capitalize on their dominant home-field advantage after losing only four games at U.S. Bank Stadium since it opened in 2016. -- Courtney Cronin The Falcons have a tough start to the season, traveling to Philadelphia to take on the Super Bowl champion Eagles in the NFL opener Sept. 6. But they turn around and start NFC South play with back-to-back home games against the Panthers and Buccaneers, then follow with another home matchup with the Bengals. Going to the cold of Green Bay in December to face Aaron Rodgers doesn't sound appealing. At least the Falcons can focus on the division race when they close the season at Carolina and Tampa Bay. -- Vaughn McClure The schedule-makers apparently believe the NFC South could come down to New Orleans and Carolina. The two will meet on Monday night in Charlotte in Week 15 and then conclude the season in New Orleans in Week 17. Those games could be the difference between which team goes 10-6 and 11-5. A year ago they both were 11-5 with the Saints winning the tie-breaker by virtue of three wins against Carolina. -- David Newton The Saints are a made-for-TV team again, with five prime-time games scheduled for the first time in four years. Expectations are high for 39-year-old QB Drew Brees and New Orleans' breakout 2017 rookie class. They'll have to buck their trend of slow starts over the past four years and take advantage of their early schedule, because the final 10 weeks are loaded with likely playoff contenders. -- Mike Triplett wholesale jerseys wholesale jerseys wholesale jerseys wholesale jerseys wholesale jerseys wholesale jerseys

SALT LAKE CITY -- Utah Jazz coach Quin Snyder,


remote control in hand as he sits in the spacious, state-of-the-art film room at the team's LaMarcus Aldridge Womens Jersey practice facility, rewinds the clip of Donovan Mitchell drilling a corner 3-pointer, replaying it a couple of times on the large projector screen. Snyder then poses a pointed question to the Rookie of the Year candidate, the only player in the room, who is seated to the coach's right in the front row, flanked http://www.officialbuckshop.com/authentic-13-glenn-robinson-jersey.html by assistant coach Johnnie Bryant. What do you got going there? Is that a new arrow thing you got going?" Snyder asks, playfully referring to Mitchell's post-shot celebration. Nike D.J. Fluker Men's Olive/USA Flag Limited Jersey: #76 NFL New York Giants 2017 Salute To Service "Sometimes I just do things that come to my head," Mitchell says, shrugging and taking a sip of his smoothie. It's a brief moment of levity during a 55-minute film session the day after the Jazz's March 28 loss to the Boston Celtics. These sort of sessions, which Bryant conducts daily, with Snyder occasionally joining the pair or calling in Mitchell http://www.authenticcanadiensonline.com/Authentic-Andrew-Shaw-Jersey for additional individual film study, have been an essential part of Mitchell's evolution into the rare NBA rookie who serves as a bona fide go-to guy on a good team. Fanatics Branded Chris Wagner Breakaway Men's Jersey - NHL Anaheim Ducks #21 White Away Mitchell averaged 20.5 points during the regular season for the 48-34 Jazz, becoming the first rookie since Carmelo Anthony in 2004-05 Darqueze Dennard Womens Jersey to lead a playoff-bound team in points per game. He joined a list of legends (Wilt Chamberlain, Kareem Abdul-Jabbar, Larry Bird and David Robinson) as rookies who were the leading scorers on teams that won at least 48 games. As talented as Mitchell is -- and he has drawn comparisons to Dwyane Wade from some scouts -- that sort of historic production from a 13th overall pick is a testament to the Jazz coaching staff's developmental work. They've guided the gifted 21-year-old, teaching him how to read defensive coverages as he became the focal point of opponents' game plans and drilling Mitchell on the finer details of basketball. "You got to the corner," Bryant says to Mitchell, halting the humorous interlude and steering the conversation to the reason Mitchell's catch-and-shoot 3 was among the few dozen plays worth reviewing. "You didn't stop at the break. How many clips have you seen that this year?" Mitchell grins. He's heard this plenty of times from Bryant, a 32-year-old former University of Utah guard who has earned a reputation as a developmental guru, having groomed Gordon Hayward into an All-Star before Hayward departed for Boston in free agency. The dirty work of Mitchell's development is Bryant's top priority. He's the assistant who conducts the rookie's individual workouts, pregame shooting routines and film sessions -- scouting opponents, reviewing games, watching other stars to try to learn their tricks. Bryant is the constant voice in Mitchell's ear. Utah's front office identified Mitchell as a prospect who could contribute immediately because of his athleticism and intangibles and who had potential to develop into a primary scoring option over the years. Then Hayward bolted in free agency, leaving a huge void in the Jazz's offense. The blow of that bad news subsided a little bit with Mitchell's dominant performance in the Utah Summer League on the day Hayward announced his decision. By the time the Jazz summer team left Las Vegas, expectations for Mitchell had increased dramatically. Mitchell's timetable accelerated because of his aptitude. He showed the ability to develop new skills -- such as finishing off one foot in traffic, a focus in his offseason workouts http://www.chicagoblackhawksofficialonline.com/Adidas-Tommy-Wingels-Jersey with Bryant -- and instantly incorporate them into his game, grasping through film study the appropriate times to use his new tools. "These guys dig in," Snyder says of Mitchell and Bryant. "It's that kind of cycle of 'practice it, recognize it, use it.' That whole process is what makes these guys good together."Mitchell got off to a Lanny McDonald Womens Jersey slow start, averaging only 9.3 points and shooting an unsightly 32.3 percent from the floor primarily as a reserve in seven October games, but he had established himself as a fixture in the Jazz's Marshal Yanda Womens Jersey starting lineup by mid-November and as the clear go-to guy soon after. Mitchell's reliability in that role was a factor in the franchise's deadline http://www.footballtitansofficialonline.com/Nike-Nate-Palmer-Jersey.html decision to trade Rodney Hood, a pending restricted free agent who was the top internal candidate to be the offensive focal point after Hayward's departure.Mitchell averaged more than 21 points per game in each month from December on, consistently excelling as the defensive schemes to stop him became more complicated. The coaches' crash course for Mitchell, who starts at shooting guard and plays some point guard, has advanced into masters-level classes. "It's gone from reading his defender and the defender in pick-and-roll to reading the help," Snyder says after the film session. "It's deeper -- more levels, more things to see." cheap jerseys from china wholesale nfl jerseys wholesale nfl jerseys wholesale jerseys from china cheap nfl jerseys cheap jerseys wholesale jerseys wholesale nfl jerseys

Goedert participated in a pro day as a junior


running the 40-yard dash in 4.68 seconds without training to perfect his time. He hasn't run another since. He suffered a Grade 2 hamstring tear on Jan. 23, the first http://www.authenticpittsburghpenguins.com/authentic-ryan-reaves-jersey day of Senior Bowl practice, and did not work out at the scouting combine. Fully recovered by his pro day on March 30, Goedert opted out of the 40 but did all other drills. Women's Adidas Gemel Smith Authentic Purple NHL Jersey: Dallas Stars #46 Fights Cancer Practice It's unusual for a receiver not to have a current 40 time on record. But sitting in the local Applebee's, crushing a double order of artichoke dip and smothered chicken, Goedert said simply that he didn't need to run. "[The 40] was first," he said. "And there were maybe seven or eight tight ends coaches there. I wanted to do the position work. I felt like obviously teams want to http://www.officialtitansfootballshop.com/titans+brian+orakpo+jersey see the 40, but my tape shows how fast I really am." K.J. Wright Youth Nike Olive/USA Flag 2017 Salute to Service Limited NFL Jersey - Seattle Seahawks #50 Jerseys In truth, if there is any question about Goedert as the draft approaches, it's that his recent tape doesn't show much of the traditional in-line blocking NFL teams like to see. South Dakota State coaches had too many ideas for him as a receiver and scheme-buster to give him conventional blocking assignments. "I'm not going to say it would have been wasting him," offensive coordinator Eric Eidsness said, "but it would have been almost like wasting him." Goedert is honest about his priorities. "Any tight end that says blocking is his favorite part of the game," he said, "is lying to you." But he is willing, he said, and scouts who have studied him don't have much of an issue. Steve Muench, who spends the year evaluating draft prospects for ESPN, gave Goedert an above-average grade for blocking. "There's room for improvement," Muench said. "[But] he's a willing run-blocker with the size and strength to compete as an in-line blocker and engulf smaller defenders as a move blocker in space. He's got the length to push linebackers past the hole when he climbs Denis Savard Jersey up to the second level, and he's competitive in pass pro." Conventional wisdom suggests Goedert will be in play late in the Authentic Jack Lambert Jersey first round and almost certainly off the board midway through the second. Who will take him? His pre-draft visits were scheduled to include the Jacksonville Jaguars, Minnesota Vikings, Miami Dolphins, Carolina Panthers, Detroit Lions, Philadelphia Eagles and Washington Redskins. There is some lineage to consider, as well. Named "Dallas" by his biological father, a Cowboys fan, Goedert grew up rooting for the Green Bay Packers. The walls in his boyhood bedroom Andrej Sustr Jersey are painted a distinctive green, and a Brett Favre poster still hangs. Goedert long dreamed of playing in Green Bay and catching passes from Aaron Rodgers, but the Packers' decision to sign Jimmy Graham in free agency makes the connection unlikely. "The last few years, I thought it would be really cool to go play with Aaron Rodgers because he's one of the best and the way he can fling it," Goedert said. "But now I'll go anywhere. Any franchise that picks me up, I'll be more than happy to play for." He grinned wistfully as he mentioned Rodgers. For much of an hourlong conversation, though, he rarely cracked a smile. Goedert earned an operations management degree from South Dakota State's engineering school in December and responded to every question with a precisely formed answer. A fuller picture of the man awaited two hours north in Britton, a town with a stop sign at its center and "more cows than people," according to Goedert. There, his extended family -- mother Mary, stepfather Gary, sisters Emily and Megan and their husbands and children -- gathered to share stories about him. "If you're too serious, Dallas can actually be annoying," Mary said. "He's not social until you get to know him, and then he's very funny." "My sides hurt after spending a day with him," Emily said. "Honestly, you laugh so much." "The big thing," http://www.losangelesramshop.com/WOMENS-DOMINIQUE-EASLEY-JERSEY.html Megan said, "is he's impatient. He likes to do things. He doesn't want to sit around all day." Much like his one-handed catches at bedtime, everything develops into a game. Part of the reason Goedert is a Packers fan, he admits, is to Brian Hartline Jersey give him a competitive foil. Most of Britton, and South Dakota for that matter, is Vikings territory. "When the Vikings played, I would bet my buddy a pop," he said, using the Midwestern term for soda. 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Mel Kiper's favorite 2018 NFL draft prospects at every position


As we approach the 2018 NFL draft, I keep getting this type of question: "Mel, who do you like?" It's so tough to answer because I have to think about team needs, how each prospect fits into those needs and realistic draft positions. Well, below is my version of an answer to that question, in which I annually give out my list of favorite prospects at every position. A reminder of how this works: Nike Men's Doug Baldwin Elite Navy/White Jersey - Seattle Seahawks NFL #89 Split Fashion This is neither a list of the best players in the draft overall, nor guys I consider the best at each position. http://www.officialfalconsonlineprostore.com/Andy-Levitre-Jersey They're all good, and they're all going to be drafted, but they fit into a few separate categories. These are prospects whom I've: Allen has been my guy all along. I'm not backing down now. He has checked all the boxes to be the No. 1 overall pick, and he's a perfect fit as the Browns' developmental franchise quarterback. Remember: He doesn't have to start in 2018. Tyrod Taylor can be the short-term answer. Allen has all the talent in the world to be a superstar quarterback down the road. Men's Majestic San Diego Padres #31 Dave Winfield Replica Camo Alternate 2 Cool Base MLB Jersey Chubb had a great college career, but teammate Sony Michel was better last season, and it looked like Chubb had lost some explosiveness after a severe knee injury in the middle of the 2015 season. Then Chubb went and lit up the combine, running a 4.52-second 40-yard dash with Womens Tyler Flowers Jersey a 38.5-inch vertical and 10-foot, 9-inch broad jump, and he really impressed scouts. This is a big, 227-pound back who's going to break tackles and find running lanes. There are questions about his hands, but I think he can be a three-down player. He'll be a value Womens Mikhail Sergachev Jersey pick on Day 2. Life can turn on the chance of a random gift. Goedert wouldn't have Clay Matthews Authentic Jersey made it to South Dakota State without Larson's repeated intervention. And if Goedert hadn't made it to South Dakota State, albeit an FCS school, he would never have stuck the one-handed catch that catapulted him into the national consciousness. He wouldn't have competed against FBS opponents such as Kansas and TCU. And, without a doubt, he would http://www.officialauthenticbillsstore.com/womens_ej_gaines_jersey never, ever have become a projected first-round pick. Goedert could be the first tight end selected when the draft opens April 26. The team that takes him will get 256-pound tight end with 10-inch hands like Odell Beckham Jr. and an affinity for dramatic plays. It will also take on a unique character who rides a 6-foot unicycle for fun, is ready to bust out from small-town stereotypes and isn't opposed to wearing a leopard-print Snuggie to embarrass his sisters in public. "I like to bring the flair," he said. "Fans of the city I go to will like it. If people are wondering what they'll be getting, I'd say to think about how much fun and how much energy I'll bring."You can trace Goedert's elite receiving skills to the nighttime routine he began as an 8-year-old, when he would refuse to sleep until his stepfather, Gary Carlson, agreed to throw him footballs from his bedroom doorway. "A stalling tactic," his sister Megan said. Not so, said Goedert. I'd have him keep throwing me the ball," he said, "so I could do one-handed catches. That's where it all came from." Goedert http://www.devilsteamproshop.com/Drew_Stafford_Jersey showed up on the Brookings, South Dakota, campus in 2013 amid little fanfare. He redshirted his first year, then caught 34 passes over his next two seasons as he added 60 pounds. From the beginning, however, Goedert brought with him undeniable assets: big hands and a star's mindset in deploying them. To find gloves that fit, the school submitted a special order to Under Armour for size XXXL. With those mitts, attached to 34-inch arms on a 6-5 frame, Goedert could reach over any FCS defender. Never was that more apparent than on Sept. 10, 2016, when he swallowed up a 3-yard touchdown pass with his right hand while a 5-8 linebacker from Drake University pinned Goedert's left arm to his body. The high floater stuck on Goedert's fingers as if it were a Nerf ball. Instead of pulling it in, Goedert held the ball aloft -- and away from the defender -- as he fell to the ground. I have really big hands, but I try to use all of my fingers," Goedert said. "I feel like when the ball hits my hands, it sticks. A lot of the one-handed catches you see, people bring it to their body and don't completely catch it one-handed. I feel like I'm really good at ... being a hands-catcher. "That catch made people say, 'Whoa, who is this guy?' Is this a one-time deal or is he a good player?" The answer was clear as he neared the end of a 92-catch season. He was one of the most dominant skill players in FCS, with a body that was easy to project at the next level. NFL scouts, perpetually in search of mismatch opportunities, began showing up in Brookings. "The winter after that season," Stiegelmeier said, "a pro scout asked me, 'Is he going to leave early?' Well, everything here is small. I didn't know what he was talking about. You don't think about our players 'leaving early.' Then it dawned on me: Was he going to enter the draft?" Goedert opted to stay for his final season, and Stiegelmeier's assistants dug in to supplement their offense with plays that could maximize a tight end who had the advantage in any matchup. They Jamon Brown Authentic Jersey used him as an "X" receiver in the red zone. They studied how the Kansas City Chiefs deployed tight end Travis Kelce, adding a tight end shovel pass to the playbook. They even made plans to hand Goedert the ball as a true running back; as http://www.losangelesramshop.com/WOMENS-SEAN-MANNION-JERSEY.html a junior, he had taken a handoff 17 yards for a touchdown against Southern Illinois. "One-on-one, he's super tough to guard," tight ends coach Luke Schleusner said. "And it's not just size; he has quick feet to go with it." cheap jerseys china wholesale jerseys from china wholesale jerseys cheap jerseys china wholesale jerseys from china wholesale jerseys cheap jerseys china wholesale jerseys from china

Young Washington Capitals fan Keelan Moxley was


standing near the ice before her team's playoff game against the Columbus Blue Jackets on Sunday, watching warmups, when Capitals winger Brett Connolly noticed her and tried to toss her a puck. A man behind her caught the puck and gave it to the boy next to Keelan instead. Disappointment immediately registered on the 6-year-old's face. Connolly, hoping to reach his intended target, retrieved another puck. He hit the glass, as if to say, Authentic Men's Marshall Faulk White Road Jersey: NFL Mitchell and Ness Los Angeles Rams #28 Throwback "It's for her." The same guy caught it and gave it to the boy on the other side of her. Keelan didn't know what to do. But Connolly did. He went back and got a third puck, pointed to her, and lofted it over the glass. The third time was the charm. The man finally gave the Authentic Charles Barkley Jersey puck to Keelan, who was overjoyed.The entire sequence was caught by NBC's cameras and recapped by the broadcast team. "That father orchestrated that, because only the cute little girl was going to get it," the announcer said -- apparently assuming that the man who had caught each puck was the children's dad. "He made sure all three of his kids got http://www.authenticcapitalshop.com/authentic-83-jay-beagle-jersey.html a puck." Before the commentary, it was a cute moment. After the family dynamic was assumed, it went viral. I know because I tweeted out the NHL's footage on Monday morning at 9:43 a.m. Since then, the video has been retweeted more than 92,000 times, and has drawn more than 305,000 likes. I've tweeted more than 130,000 times since I joined Twitter in 2009 and this is the tweet that has had the most engagement. The tweet has been seen on Twitter more than 14 million times, according to the site's analytics, and the video itself has been watched more than 7.1 million times. But what's more telling is the fact that the tweet was interacted with more than 1.6 million times and drew more than 2,200 comments -- including this one from someone with the handle hollyrene44: "I know I'm supposed to focus on the positive of the situation," she tweeted. "But I hate this video. So many parallels to be made here for females who love sports." "Holly Rene" has 238 followers. Her comment was liked 6,900 times. I didn't shoot the video. I just tweeted it. But seeing how it went viral, I felt some responsibility to do a follow up. I found a woman on Twitter who said she was the mother of Keelan, who is an only child. So I reached out to her in an attempt to get the real story. As it turns out, Keelan is the daughter of Lauren and Andrew Moxley. She didn't really have a choice about becoming a Capitals fan. Andrew, who would sit in his parents' car as a youngster listening to game broadcasts, is a lifelong Caps fan. Lauren didn't know much about hockey when she married Andrew, but became a fan. And so rooting for Washington became Keelan's preordained fate. "It was only her second NHL game," Lauren told me of Keelan, who already plays hockey herself. "We wanted to take her to a playoff game." And so, before the game, Andrew, Lauren and Keelan headed from their seats down toward the ice to get as close as they could. Andrew, who didn't want to take up space or block the kids' view, stopped a few rows up and let Lauren accompany their daughter down to the glass. After a couple of minutes, the now-famous moment happened. "I was standing near her and I saw it all happen, but I never thought the guy who was catching the pucks had any ill intentions," Lauren said. "She's an only child. We didn't know the other people around us. I couldn't believe it when I saw on Facebook and Twitter what it had become." Lauren then spent time on social media trying to set the record straight. Some people noticed, but most people missed it. "She said they thought Keelan is very sweet and that they are happy she finally got a puck," Lauren said. "That Brett was very determined to get it to her. They also said they want to send her a little gift once Brett returns from Columbus, to thank her for being a good sport and supporting the team." On Monday, Keelan's first-grade teacher showed the class the video. On Tuesday, Keelan brought her puck to school for show and tell. "Brett has definitely earned a lifelong fan," Lauren said. "Keelan can't stop talking about him." And the social media world can't stop talking about Keelan. The 2017-18 rookie class was once again deep and talented, bringing optimism for ailing fan bases, filling holes on playoff-bound teams and taking on leading roles far earlier than should have been expected. No one did that more emphatically than Barzal, who was a ray of light in an otherwise disappointing Islanders season. 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Conventional wisdom suggests Goedert will be


in play late in the first round and almost certainly off the board midway through the second. Who will take him? His pre-draft visits were scheduled to include the Jacksonville Jaguars, Minnesota Vikings, Miami Dolphins, Carolina Panthers, Detroit Lions, Philadelphia Eagles and Washington Redskins. Men's Reebok Danny Gare Authentic Royal Blue Third NHL Jersey: Buffalo Sabres #18 There is some lineage to consider, as well. Named "Dallas" by his biological father, a Cowboys fan, Goedert grew up rooting for the Green Bay Packers. The walls in his boyhood bedroom are painted a distinctive green, and a Brett Favre poster still hangs. Goedert long dreamed of playing in Green Bay and catching passes from Aaron Rodgers, but the Packers' decision to sign Jimmy Graham in free agency makes the connection unlikely. "The last few years, I thought it would be really cool to go play with Aaron Rodgers because he's one of the best and the way he can fling it," Goedert said. "But now I'll go anywhere. Any franchise that picks me up, I'll be more than happy to play for." He grinned wistfully as he mentioned Rodgers. For much of an hourlong conversation, though, he rarely cracked a smile. Goedert earned an operations management degree from South Dakota State's engineering school in December and responded to every question with a precisely formed answer. A fuller picture of the man awaited two hours north in Britton, a town with a stop sign at its center and "more cows than people," according to Goedert. There, his extended family -- mother Mary, stepfather Gary, sisters Emily and Megan and their husbands and children -- gathered to share stories about him."If you're too serious, Dallas can actually be annoying," Mary said. "He's not social http://www.officiallosangeleskings.com/Adidas-Anze-Kopitar-Jersey until you get to know him, and then he's very funny." "My sides hurt after spending a day with him," Emily said. "Honestly, you laugh so much.""The big thing," Megan said, "is he's impatient. He likes to do things. He doesn't want to sit around all day." Much like his one-handed catches at bedtime, everything develops into a game. Part of the reason Goedert is a Packers fan, he admits, is to give him a competitive foil. Most of Britton, and South Dakota for that matter, is Vikings territory. "When the Vikings played, I would bet my buddy a pop," he said, using the Midwestern term for soda. "And if I was a Vikings fan, I wouldn't be able to bet him -- or anyone." Watching television? Let's do a push-up contest during commercials. Jumping on the trampoline? Let's play "500." Swimming? Let's race. When he was 8, Goedert set six state records in swimming. When informed that he had broken the previous records, the boy -- known for demolishing household objects during competitions -- burst into tears."Broke?" he said, according to his mother. "Is that bad?" There is much more laughing than crying around Goedert, though. A few years ago, his sisters made plans for an ice cream run. He asked them to wait a moment. Soon he emerged wearing a leopard-print Snuggie. "Just to embarrass us," Emily said.The costumes come out for unicycle expeditions, as well: clowns, cowboys and even the Incredible Hulk. Unicycles? Yes. The story of how Goeddert became a unicycle enthusiast goes back nearly 50 years, when Mary's father noticed C. J. Prosise Jersey one in a North Dakota parade and thought it would be fun for his family to try. Five of his daughters learned, including Mary, and when Goedert was old enough, his grandfather offered $50 to the first grandchild to learn. Goedert taught himself in a day, bracing the side of a wall until he felt balanced. Then he took off down the family's downhill driveway. There are no brakes on a unicycle, of course, so dismounting is perhaps the most difficult part. Essentially, you slow down and jump off Marcus Semien Youth jersey the front. "It's harder than a bicycle," Goedert said, "but once you learn it, it's the same thing as a bike. You don't forget how to do it. You figure out where your body position needs to be." A 17-year-old Dallas Goedert rides a six-foot unicycle in a local parade. Courtesy of the Goedert family Typically, Goedert Curtis Granderson Jersey opts for a 6-foot unicycle, the kind that makes parade onlookers gawk. He has no fear," Gary said. That extends to Goedert's plans. The kid from Britton is looking forward to life in a http://www.seahawksofficialfootballonline.com/WOMENS_YOUTH_TYLER_LOCKETT_JERSEY.html big(ger) city."Depending on what city I go to," he said, "there's a good chance I stay there, depending on if I like it. Just to explore the world more and to find a place to raise a family."His pending move is a reminder of the arbitrary nature of life. What if Carl Larson, a stranger most of Goedert's family has not met, had skipped that Milbank game five years ago? What if he had stopped with one call to Stiegelmeier? Goedert probably would have wound up at Northern State University, a Division II school in Aberdeen that hasn't had a player drafted in the NFL's modern era. Instead of preparing for the draft, Goedert would have been hoping -- at best -- to find work as a rookie free agent. "Life is full of things that just happen," Mary said. "I do think there is intervention or reasons that they happen. I don't know what would have happened for Dallas. He would have been successful at Northern. Would he have had the same success? Highly unlikely."As it turns out, Larson provided the best kind of gift. It was anonymous, without recognition or the expectation of reciprocation. For years, no one in Goedert's family even knew about it. "I was under the assumption that coaches find athletes," Gary said. 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It's very possible that, with no talent injection, the players who start alongside Alexander are a late-round pick and an undrafted free agent; not exactly the most reliable combo. It's hard to forecast what the Bills will do since so much of their offseason is Jake Dotchin Youth jersey about what they do at quarterback, but Sean McDermott's defenses in Carolina invested heavily in coverage, off-ball linebackers. Women's Dustin McGowan Replica Pink Majestic Jersey: MLB Tampa Bay Rays #19 Cool Base Fashion Not a need: Running back Between LeSean McCoy, Chris Ivory, Travaris Cadet and Patrick DiMarco, the Bills have a steady collection of backs with a versatile combination of skill sets. In an ideal situation, these backs will all be utilized ... as spectators on every McCoy carry. Goedert showed up on the Brookings, South Dakota, campus in 2013 amid little fanfare. He redshirted his first year, then caught 34 passes over his next two seasons as he added 60 pounds. 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Goedert opted to stay for his final season, and Stiegelmeier's assistants dug in to supplement their offense with plays that could maximize a tight end who had the advantage in any matchup. They used him as an "X" receiver in the red zone. They studied how the Kansas City Chiefs deployed tight end Travis Kelce, adding a tight end shovel pass to the playbook. They even made plans to hand Goedert the ball as a true running back; as a junior, he had taken a handoff 17 yards for a touchdown against Southern Illinois. "One-on-one, he's super tough to guard," tight ends coach Luke Schleusner said. "And it's not just size; he has quick feet to go with it." Goedert participated in a pro day as a junior, running the 40-yard dash in 4.68 seconds without training to perfect his time. He hasn't run another since. He suffered a Grade 2 hamstring tear on Jan. 23, the first day of Senior Bowl practice, and did not work out at the scouting combine. Fully recovered by his pro day on March 30, Goedert opted out of the 40 but did all other drills. It's unusual for http://www.losangelesramshop.com/WOMENS-TAVON-AUSTIN-JERSEY.html a receiver not to have a current 40 time on record. But sitting in the local Applebee's, crushing a double order of artichoke dip and smothered chicken, Goedert said simply that he didn't need to run. "[The 40] was first," he said. "And there were maybe seven or eight tight ends coaches there. I wanted to do the Dominique Easley Youth jersey position work. I felt like obviously teams want to see the 40, but my tape shows how fast I really am." In truth, if there is any question about Goedert as the draft approaches, it's that his recent tape doesn't show much of the traditional in-line blocking NFL teams like to see. South Dakota State coaches had too many ideas for him as a receiver and scheme-buster to give him conventional blocking assignments. 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On the Wild, the most experienced player is Matt Cullen, who has played 123 playoff games in nine seasons for eight different teams, and has won the Stanley Cup three times. Zach Parise and Ryan Suter lead the team with 10 seasons, but the latter is out of the lineup with a broken right ankle. Parise leads the team with 32 goals and 71 points. The Penguins have the clear edge here, and lead the NHL with a combined 271 playoff goals, 443 assists and 714 points. Their two key scorers are Evgeni Malkin and Sidney Crosby, who have each competed in the playoffs 10 times, and have each won a Conn Smythe. Malkin has 58 goals, 99 assists and 157 points in 149 games, while Crosby has 57 goals, 107 assists and 164 points in 148 games. Add in Kris Letang and Carl Hagelin, and Pittsburgh has four players with at least 110 games of playoff experience. Philadelphia's most experienced player is Valtteri Filppula, who has 24 goals, 55 assists and 79 points in 152 games in 10 seasons. Claude Giroux, who has 23 goals, is the only other player with at least 10 playoff goals. Perhaps because their blue line had a combined total of 38 games of postseason experience, the Flyers added Johnny Oduya, who has played 106 games in nine postseasons, at the trade deadline. Emily Kaplan, national NHL reporter: The Avalanche. Going into their series against the Nashville Predators, there was no doubt which team was better. The Predators are deeper, more intimidating on defense, have a more skilled goalie and are better seasoned by far. (The Avalanche have a combined 175 games of playoff experience, the least of any team in the postseason; 14 Colorado http://www.officialauthenticvikingsstore.com/YOUTH+TOM+JOHNSON+JERSEY players had never played in the postseason until last week.) In the first two games, the Avs have been able to hang with the Predators in a way few imagined they could. 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UW special teams coach Bob Gregory, on Vea's punt-return tackle in the 2017 Fiesta Bowl vs. Penn State: "We punted the ball and the returner kind of broke it to our right. We missed a couple tackles and Vita made a textbook sideline tackle. Open Bradley McDougald Youth jersey field. Pretty remarkable for a guy that big. ... First of all, he protects. That's the first thing he's got to do. Then the ball's punted. So they're kind of like that second line after the ball's punted. But he's busting his fanny down the field. Their returner, he made a couple guys miss. Men's Limited LaRoy Reynolds Red Jersey: Rush Vapor Untouchable #53 NFL Atlanta Falcons Nike Talk about leverage and owning your leverage and your position, he did exactly all the drill stuff that we work on. It was a great shoulder tackle, bent knees, and he used the sideline to his advantage, pinned him to the sideline and made the tackle. ... Just his athletic ability, him being able to do that is just very, very rare."'Unbelievable powerVita put up 41 bench-press reps at the combine. That was the second most among all players behind the 42 of Stanford's Harrison Phillips. It was confirmation of the strength that was obvious in his play. Youth Kenny Wiggins Limited Olive/Camo Nike Jersey: NFL Los Angeles Chargers #79 2017 Salute to Service Gregory, on Vea blocking a punt during a 2017 win against Colorado: "He had one of the most remarkable special teams plays I've ever seen. We were in what's called a safe punt return. We keep the defense on the field. It was against Colorado. He just blew through the A-gap and on their shield, three big offensive linemen. He went right through it and stuck his hand out and blocked the punt. Maybe the play of the game. It was a remarkable play. ... He just went and outmanned them. First of all, it was unbelievable power getting there, and then he was able to really elongate his body and get a hand on the ball." Malloe, on a play Vea made during one Huskies game: "He was a zero technique and he did a bull-rush through the center. I won't say the team, but both guards ended up helping the center, so there's three guys that are blocking one guy and he actually gets to the quarterback without any resistance. I thought that was really, really impressive." Vea's injured hamstring ended his combine early, preventing him from taking part in such drills as the vertical and broad jump (he also sat out UW's pro day the Timofey Mozgov Womens Jersey following week). From the sound of it, though, he doesn't lack for hops. Vea played basketball as a freshman in high school and could dunk as a 250-pound sophomore. Malloe, on the freakiest feat of athleticism he witnessed from Vea: "Those box jumps that you see people do on YouTube, he can do them, like the highest box. That's what blew me away. He's jumping on boxes that our defensive backs are jumping on, and he shouldn't be doing it. He should be doing pretty much the lower-level ones, the ones that I can barely get on, those types of boxes. His explosiveness and just his ability to jump as high as he does and land http://www.eaglesauthenticofficial.com/YOUTH+JAY+AJAYI+JERSEY soft on his feet, to Devin McCourty Womens Jersey me that was probably the most impressive thing that I've seen somebody his size do." 'He's still got a huge upside Pete Kwiatkowski, UW's co-defensive coordinator: "For how long and how heavy he is, for him to be able to run like he does, you just don't see that very often. Everybody talks about the athletic ability, and one of the things with him, he's still got a huge upside from the standpoint of understanding that he can play lower, he can play with better leverage, he can play with better technique. So you pair that with the physical gifts, and then the ability to keep growing as a football player, the sky's the limit for the guy." There's a story Cookie Edmunds likes to tell about her youngest son's first taste of football. She was watching Tremaine Edmunds toddle around along the sideline of a Pee-Wee game that featured his two older brothers. He loved the action, and http://www.panthersnflofficialauthentics.com/WOMENS-JAMES-BRADBERRY-JERSEY.html after watching a few plays, he found his mother and offered a proclamation. "I can't wait to play football," he told her, "so I can knock somebody's head off." That proved to be a pretty accurate prediction for how Tremaine Edmunds' football career would unfold, from stardom in high school to a career at Virginia Tech that saw him emerge as one of the most fearsome defenders in the country. 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Ikaika Malloe, had seen the massive defensive tackle pull off all sorts of improbable athletic feats for over two seasons. So he was used to it when he saw Vea, covering a punt in his final college game, sprint some 40 yards to take down the returner with an open-field tackle. Women's Hassan Whiteside Swingman White Nike Jersey: NBA Miami Heat #21 Association Edition By that time, there's not really anything he can do to shock me anymore," Malloe told ESPN.com last month. "You kind of just shrug your shoulders and say, 'Yep, I'm not surprised by it.' He does things that normally people of his size should not be doing. But he does it with such ease that you take it for granted. You kind of get used to him doing those types of things. He's got footwork like a linebacker or even a DB. He can backpedal with the best of them and change direction and flip his hips. In the beginning, maybe a year ago ... that's kind of when I was in awe of things, just of what he can do and that type of stuff." Vea, a projected first-round pick in this year's NFL draft, showed during his three seasons at UW that he's much more than just an athletic marvel. He started http://www.saintsshopfootballofficial.com/saints+rickey+jackson+jersey 27 games and in 2017 was voted the Pac-12's defensive player of the year and the conference's top defensive lineman. His 9.5 career sacks are proof he possesses the pass-rush ability that can separate good defensive tackles from great ones. "When you're 6-4, almost 350 pounds and you have incredible strength and you've got unbelievable quickness for your size, that is a rare combination," ESPN NFL draft analyst Mel Kiper Jr. said. "That's why he's drawing comparisons to Haloti Ngata. That's why I'm projecting him to go in the top part of the first round." Kiper and ESPN's Todd McShay each had Vea going No. 13 overall to the Washington Redskins in their dueling two-round mock. So just how freaky and dominant of an athlete is Vea? From outrunning a sprinter to Lawrence Timmons Authentic Jersey jumping as high as cornerbacks and more, here are some tales told by those who have coached him and those who have played with him. Vea's first sport was tennis, which he played in after-school programs while growing up in Santa Clara, California. He was too big to play Pop Warner because of the league's size restrictions, so his first real taste of football came at Milpitas High School, where he spent four years on varsity. He played all over the field for the Trojans, including running back -- he scored 11 touchdowns as a senior -- and even some Wildcat quarterback as a 6-4, 240-pound freshman. Kelly King, who coached Vea at Milpitas, on a play from his junior season: "We were down ready to score on the goal line against another team and the sprint champion from the other team [Delshawn Mitchell of Wilcox High School], we had fumbled the ball and he picked it up and was running down the sideline. Vita ran him down and caught him. The look in the guy's eye's that that guy had caught him was priceless. Unfortunately, we fumbled, but ... [Vea] probably tracked him down about 50 yards and caught him. ... He was the sprint champion of the league, so he was supposedly one of the fastest guys in the league, and he got caught from behind." BYU running back Squally Canada, a teammate of Vea's at Milpitas who was on the field during that play: "Vita had 150 pounds on him and not only that, Delshawn had like a 30-yard head start and Vita came across the field. That was probably the craziest thing I've ever seen Vita do in my life. ... It was a toss right, I dropped the pitch, got tackled ... Delshawn happened to pick it up and Vita was on the other side of the field, and I just remember looking down from the ground and I'm seeing Delshawn and the crowd cheering and what not. I'm like, 'Oh yeah, it's over. It's a touchdown.' Next thing you know, here comes Vita. He grabs him and just pushes him out of bounds. And it was one of those things like, we all looked at each other like, 'Did Vita just catch Delshawn Mitchell?' We looked and we started wondering, 'How fast is Vita?' That was the question ... At 6-4, 285, he just caught a known track star. It was crazy, man. It was one of those things you had to see and be there for." Vea ran the 40-yard dash in 5.1 seconds at the 2018 NFL scouting combine and suffered a strained hamstring in the process. His time ranked 11th among players listed as defensive tackles. The 10 times ahead of him, which ranged from 4.87 to 5.09, all came from players listed between 285 and 315 pounds. In other words, a bunch of significantly smaller defensive tackles ran slightly faster times. Malloe, on a play Vea made during a game against Cal: "He did some type of pass-rush move, he ended up on the back side of the play and chased the quarterback from the far hash to the far sideline. And that was pretty impressive. He was passing people by. If http://www.bostonbruinsofficialonline.com/Adidas-David-Pastrnak-Jersey I showed you the clip and you watched it, and you watch the opponent's coaches as they just stared at him saying, 'I can't believe that dude just ran that far,' you kind of sit in awe of the type of stuff he can do." 'I ain't never been hit like that in my life' Canada, then a junior, on squaring off with Vea in practice during Vea's senior season at Milpitas: "They had us doing the Oklahoma drills. 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