Once again, what the player is actually accused of — in this case, domestic violence — is crowded out by what continues to be ruled as a trampling of the player’s rights.
Each time it happens, it drags the country’s favorite sport another foot deeper into the tar pit. The fact that Elliott’s case is a linear descendant of the Rice case from three years ago reminds everybody that the dirt from that Rice case hasn’t been washed off yet.
(And because they’re the NFL and this is what they do, earlier Friday they did a Lazarus job on Josh Brown’s case, which is now inextricably tied to both Rice and Elliott.)
In 2017, the NFC East and NFC South are stronger overall divisions than the NFC West, which gives Seattle the path of least resistance to home-field advantage and its easiest ticket to a third conference title game in five years.
Authentic Womens Mario Addison Jersey The 2017 New England Patriots are good enough to put all of us NFL contrarians in our places. Sporting News, just like every other sports publication on earth, is picking the Patriots to win Super Bowl LII in Minneapolis on Sunday, February 4, 2018. To pick against them to repeat would make us certifiably insane. (
10:44 p.m.: Touchdown. People often criticize Alex Smith for his supposed lack of an ability to throw deep passes. So much for that. The Chiefs QB completed a bomb to a wide-open Tyreek Hill for a 75-yard touchdown (about 45 yards in the air) on the first play of Kansas City’s second drive of the half. 21-17, Chiefs.
10:15 p.m.: Halftime. The Patriots held a 222-180 total yards advantage over the Chiefs after 30 minutes.
10:12 p.m.: Touchdown. A massive score for the Chiefs with 13 seconds remaining in the first half came in the form of a 3-yard Alex Smith touchdown pass to Kareem Hunt. The score capped another long drive for Kansas City — 12 plays, 92 yards. 17-14, Patriots.