The Los Angeles Chargers have found a new potential backup for Philip Rivers as the team announced Sunday that it has reached an agreement with quarterback Geno Smith. After spending the first four seasons of his career with the New York Jets, Smith crossed over to the other locker room in MetLife Stadium to suit up with the New York Giants last year.
The Lions and Ansah remain far apart on a long-term contract, enough so that people close to Ansah remain convinced he’ll play this fall on the one-year tag at a cost of $17.143 million.
The Lions have indicated to Ansah that they want to give new coach Matt Patricia an opportunity to get to know and work with Ansah before doing a long-term deal.
San Francisco could certainly use an elite weapon for Garoppolo, who received a five-year, $137.5 million contract earlier this offseason, and general manager John Lynch has the No. 9 overall pick in the draft at his disposal. A package containing that pick plus another and/or a young defensive lineman like DeForest Buckner or Solomon Thomas could do the job.
Plus, the Niners have more cap space than anyone in the NFC, which means they can probably outspend the Rams or any other potential Beckham suitor except one…
Yes, when it comes to potential Beckham trade destinations, the Cleveland Browns have Cheap Jerseys Authentic by far the most capital. Not only do they possess a league-high $71 million in cap space in order to secure Beckham long-term, but they hold two of the top four picks in the first round and two Cheap Jerseys China of the top three picks in the second round of the 2018 draft.
In hindsight, it may be no coincidence that the locker room no longer has that vibe, nor the backup quarterback they picked over him. Teams have employed all levels of ineptitude at the position while avoiding Kaepernick, but few, if any, passed on him in favor of someone they ended up having to cut because he was accused of breaking his girlfriend’s jaw.