Jaguars remove tarps for extra playoff seating; tickets sell out in minutes
Jaguars playoff tickets are a hot commodity, and it makes sense as Jacksonville has clinched it’s first home playoff game since 1999.
McDowell was Seattle’s top draft pick in 2017, chosen in the second round out of Michigan State.
He had a traumatic accident and it took a big toll, Carroll said. At this point … nothing has changed in the evaluation. This young man’s future is in the balance of whatever the doctors say and what he can and is capable of doing. We really don’t know. At this point, we just have to just wait. I really don’t have anything else to offer to you. It’s extraordinarily unfortunate to him, as a young man, and it’s extraordinarily unfortunate for our organization as well because he’s a tremendous prospect and would be a beautiful fit. And if that ever comes back around where that happens, then we’ll benefit from it as, of course, he will. But I don’t have any information for you that upgrades us from what we know.
Another Thorpe finalist, Texas safety DeShon Elliott, was one of several Longhorns — including junior tackle Connor Williams — who did not to play in Wednesday’s 33-16 win over Missouri in the Texas Bowl.
While Jackson sealed the win Wednesday, the Hawkeyes offense was carried by senior running back Akrum Wadley, who ran for 88 yards and a touchdown and caught two passes for 24 yards. Wadley also returned five kickoffs for 171 yards, including a 72-yard return in the second quarter to set up Iowa’s first touchdown.
The Celtics are looking for Kyrie Irving to regain the defensive mindset he displayed during Boston’s early season winning streak. Soobum Im/USA TODAY Sports
2018 resolution: Consistency on defense
Irving’s defensive commitment drew a lot of attention during Boston’s 16-game win streak and with good reason. The Celtics owned the No. 1 defense in the league, and Irving’s defensive rating of 96.1 was a staggering 13 points better than his final season with the Cavaliers. Irving led the league in steals for a portion of that stretch and seemed to be buying into Brad Stevens’ defense-first philosophy.