Last year, the Jaguars were lauded for their free agent moves. Unfortunately, a roster loaded with talent wasn’t enough to overcome Gus Bradley is coaching. The Giants, on the other hand, spent a bundle in free agency to give their defense an injection of talent, and it worked like a charm.
All we are saying here is not to let the excitement of being an armchair general manager cloud your grip on reality.
To further dampen your enthusiasm, we should make one important note about this list. Many of these names, especially the players near the top, will not actually make it to the open market. Good teams don’t make a habit of letting their best players slip away. Players will get the franchise tag or sign a new deal outright before the tampering window opens on March 7.
This is exactly what happened the week of Feb. 27. Teams started applying the tag, so names like Le haveon Bell who made this look like a pretty sweet list are no longer available.
There is owners that is not even around the teams, James said. Owners are just owner of the team because they own the team. It is whatever. What does that make any sense of?
Cleveland is resting of its All-Stars came one week after the Golden State Warriors rested Stephen Curry, Klay Thompson, and Draymond Green in a nationally televised game against the San Antonio Spurs. The Warriors rested their starters on a tail end of a stretch that included seven of eight games on the road and two cross-country flights.
The Spurs, who lacked Kawhi Leonard, LaMarcus Aldridge, and Tony Parker due to injury, won by 22.