Aldon Smith was arrested, again … and is behind bars after cops in San Francisco say the ex-NFL star violated a condition of his bail … TMZ Sports has learned.
Smith was booked into the San Francisco County Jail around 5 PM Friday night. He is still in custody. Jail records indicate his bond is $500K.
Manning says no one with the Giants has talked to him about his contract status beyond 2018. He is under contract through 2019, and team brass has committed to him as the starting quarterback for this season.
A lot can change in a year’s time. Just ask Manning and the Giants, who went from Super Bowl contenders to owners of the No. 2 pick after one of the worst seasons in franchise history.
Plenty of teams choose to still pay a player who gets injured while working out on his own. When the alternative is sitting on the couch eating pork rinds and watching bowling, teams prefer players to choose to be active. Given Beckham’s current relationship with the Giants, however, it wouldn’t be a surprise to see the Giants place Beckham on the non-football injury list and to elect not to pay him if he pops an Achilles tendon running on a beach.
We’ve filled out our brackets, and what follows is a quick team breakdown heading into the postseason to remind you of the top lines, power plays and goaltending situations. The teams are listed by conference in order of how far we think they’ll go, pointing to some players we like from each squad.
It’s been a magical season for Alex Ovechkin, winning another Maurice Richard Trophy with 49 goals and scoring his 600th along the way. The postseason ghosts that have haunted this team are well known, but the Capitals are positioned to finally get the monkey off their back. Ovechkin goes into the postseason on a line with Evgeny Kuznetsov and Tom Wilson, while Nicklas Backstrom is holding down the second line with T.J. Oshie and Andre Burakovsky.