Beloved Patriots LB is not a fan of Jimmy Garoppolo’s trade to the 49ers
Rob Ninkovich embodies everything the Patriots want in a linebacker. He was an overlooked guy who may not have been the most talented on the field, but he left his heart and soul out there every game. So when he gets somewhat emotional about the Patriots trading quarterback Jimmy Garoppolo, it’s not all that surprising.
I think that was a mistake trading Jimmy because Jimmy’s an unbelievable quarterback, Ninkovich told WEEI Friday, via the San Francisco Chronicle. He’s a guy that you can build a franchise around. Obviously, he’s going to be the franchise guy in San Francisco.
I’ve got gold hands, quipped Payne, who was picked as the game’s defensive MVP.
A bit shell-shocked by that turn of events, Clemson was thoroughly demoralized after its next offensive play. Bryant’s pass deflected off the hands of Deon Cain and was intercepted by linebacker Mack Wilson, who returned it 18 yards for another TD.
These past four years at Ohio State have been everything I dreamed about and so much more. Now, as a graduate of The Ohio State University, I believe I am ready to chase another life-long dream of mine, playing in the National Football League.
Hubbard posted the message less than a day after a bowl victory over USC where he picked up 2 1/2 sacks as a redshirt junior, and he finishes his collegiate career with an impressive 14.5 sacks.
Hubbard joins cornerback Denzel Ward, who skipped Friday’s bowl game to avoid injuries, as the second Ohio State player to declare for the draft.
The Bills reached the postseason for the first time since 1999 after beating the Dolphins on Sunday, but they were kept on pins and needles until the Bengals took down the Ravens.
The Bills were stunned by the reception: from first-year coach Sean McDermott to 12-year veteran Kyle Williams, the team’s longest-serving active player and inspirational leader. And it was no surprise that it was Williams who drew the loudest cheers, while being greeted with chants of We want Kyle!”