Having already turned down a multi-year contract last offseason that would have entrenched him as the highest-paid back in the league, Bell said he would consider sitting out the 2018 season if he were to be assigned the franchise tag for a second straight season. He issued this threat the week of the Jacksonville playoff game, and then reportedly showed up late for both the day-before walk-through and the game itself.
The same figure for Brady, who totaled 505 yards and really did put together one of the best Super Bowl passing performances ever. He was marvelous, even in defeat and even on a night when the ball never quite looked like it was leaving his hand right.
Player in the entire game (LeGarrette Blount) who exceeded nine rushing attempts. Both teams ran for better than 5 yards per carry, but they did it by committee. The Eagles used three running backs regularly (Blount, Jay Ajayi, and Corey Clement), while the Patriots split opportunities between James White, Dion Lewis, and Rex Burkhead.
We also find Davis feasting on the glass sans Cousins; he’s consumed 40.5 percent more rebounding chances (being within 3.5 feet of an available rebound) since Cousins went down.
Perhaps most pivotal to his case as the top fantasy asset however, is the fact that Davis is fifth in the league in blocks and third in steals over his past nine games. With such a rare blend of volume and efficiency, Davis is the top fantasy option for the next two months.
Pink performed the anthem despite battling the flu in the week leading up to the Super Bowl.