Commissioner Roger Goodell promised an overhaul of the catch rule during his state-of-the-shield address at the Super Bowl in late January. But the commissioner’s problem-solving track record is less than spectacular, so his hands-on involvement wasn’t exactly a selling point. It was easy to pessimistically think that the NFL would overcorrect one set of rules mired in strictly interpreted legalese by ordering the strict interpretation of a second batch of legalese.
That can be reaching for the goal line like Jesse James did. That could be reaching for a first-down line. That can be tucking the ball away. That can be a number of things.
Even the ability to perform clause at the end of Riveron’s slide makes more sense once it’s explained. What if he had enough time to do it and he just didn’t do it, because he didn’t need to McKay hypothesized. For instance, he could be in the end zone and caught the ball and held it. He could have done something with it. In other words, weird technicalities a second or two after the fact would not be used to negate a catch.
His arrival in Houston beefs up an already strong defense, which will go along with an offense that could be dangerous, if quarterback Deshaun Watson is healthy and ready to go after tearing an ACL last year.
The one-year deal is a smart move, allowing Mathieu to prove himself and return to the market next year, where he could cash in.
The move raises the stakes in the AFC South, where the Jaguars made it to the final four, the Titans advanced to the divisional round, and the Colts could be contenders again if/when quarterback Andrew Luck is healthy.
The New York Jets have agreed to terms on a contract with free-agent wide receiver Terrelle Pryor , sources told Calvin Watkins of Newsday Sports . Pryor only took visits with the Jets and Seattle Seahawks before Super Cheap Jerseys arriving at his decision after spending one season with the Washington Redskins. The 28-year-old was hampered by injuries in 2017, catching just 20 passes for 240 yards with Real Madrid Cheap Jerseys one touchdown through nine games.