As expected, the Cleveland Browns were joined by police officers, firefighters, EMTs and the military as they ran onto the field before Sunday’s game against the Pittsburgh Steelers.
By going all in on Savage and not putting Watson into a starter’s mindset right away, Houston is left in QB purgatory. O’Brien, supposedly an offensive guy who knows QBs, now doesn’t know what to do with the franchise’s first first-round pick at the position since its inception, David Carr in 2002.
The Texans showed, despite their defensive prowess, they can wear down — as evidenced with Leonard Fournette helping the Jaguars compile 155 rushing yards. The stats were pretty even in the game — except Houston gave up 10 sacks, and Jacksonville allowed none.
The Texans’ inability to think outside the tackle box with QB has led to the worst possible outcome — getting boxed in for 2017.
ESPN’s Josina Anderson has called for quarterbacks like Brady and Smith to protest the alleged blackballing of Kaepernick. With the exception of the Raiders’ Derek Carr showing solidarity with teammate Khalil Mack, Kaepernick’s fellow QBs have been missing in action.
NBC told Sporting News that announcers won’t shy away from covering any protests that occur during opening night.
“As in the past, we will televise the national anthem for select games, including the NFL Kickoff game and the Super Bowl, and, like last year, will cover activity around the anthem as news merits,” spokesman Dan Masonson said.
The other networks are also faced with the challenge of what to do if and when a Cheap Hockey Jerseys Custom player protests during a game. If the protest occurs during a Cheap Hockey Team Jerseys commercial, do they come back and discuss it? Do they ignore it favor of game action? NFL announcers are not political analysts, and anything they say is bound to tick somebody off.