Aldon Smith’s latest legal issues could end his tenure with the Raiders.
The linebacker is under investigation by San Francisco police after a possible domestic incident last weekend, TMZ.com reported Monday. SN’s Alex Marvez notes the Raiders have a zero-tolerance policy with regard to domestic violence. If police find reason to believe Smith committed a crime, the team would likely cut ties with Smith soon after.
“The rules regarding the [negotiating list] are outlined in our by-laws,” a league official said. “A team has exclusive rights to a player on their [negotiating list]. Therefore that player could not be Cheap Infant NFL Jerseys contacted by, worked out by, or negotiate with another club unless consent is given.”
When asked about working out Manziel, Roughriders president and CEO Craig Reynolds declined to comment. However, coach and general manager Chris Jones said the team did not work out Manziel.
The 2012 Heisman Trophy winner went to rehab last month and said multiple times he was intent on playing football again. Given his antics during his time with the Browns, the 24-year-old might have to prove he is serious about playing with a detour to Canada.
In his 13th NHL season, Joe Sakic earned his first Hart Trophy while setting a career high in goals. He also led the league in plus-minus (+45) and game-winning scores. Though Brodeur’s stellar numbers didn’t approach his best statistical season, he led the league in wins and finished third in Vezina Trophy voting. Sakic scored on Brodeur four times over a seven-game Stanley Cup series to earn his second career Cup title.