Richard Sherman thinks that if no one including his new team, the San Francisco 49ers ends up signing free-agent safety Eric Reid, “there would be a conversation between the league and the players union” and that “legal action” could be taken.
Introduced as a Niner on Tuesday, Sherman exuded excitement in suiting up for his former NFC West rival. But he also did not downplay the seriousness of questions pertaining to Reid, the ex-49ers safety who suggested recently that he hasn’t found a new team because NFL owners disapprove of his protests dating back to 2016.
Packers — Mike Hughes, CB, Central Florida: An unsuccessful bid to pry Kyle Fuller from the rival Bears highlighted Green Bay’s desire to repair a precarious outlook at cornerback. At 5-11, 191, Hughes just barely clears the minimum size requirements the Packers have typically demanded at the position, but he thrives with a physical approach.
Cardinals — Lamar Jackson, QB, Louisville: Signing QBs Sam Bradford and Mike Glennon makes for a tenuous outlook in Arizona. While Jackson might need time to address his erratic ball placement, the long-term payoff of a backfield featuring the Heisman Trophy winner and David Johnson might be too tantalizing to pass up.
“I think this will be complementary to the NFL,” said former Pittsburgh Steelers safety Troy Polamalu, who will serve as the AAF’s head of player relations.
The league will consist of eight teams, although Ebersol said the teams won’t be introduced until next month.
Polian said that eliminating one of the most dangerous parts of football – kickoffs — was paramount to those involved in creating the AAF. There will be no kickoffs as Texans Cheap Jerseys teams will start on the 25-yard line after a score and at the start of each half.
Since there are no kickoffs, however, that means no onside kicks, but Polian US Cheap Jerseys said he found a solution: The team that scored a touchdown gets the ball on its 35 in a 4th-and-10 situation.
“If you make it, you keep going,” Polian said. “That will be exciting, strategic and will create a lot of interest.”