It’s a classy move from McConaughey, especially considering that Foles is on his favorite team’s division rival. And Foles appreciated the sentiment.
Even the now-famous Philly Special wasn’t practiced in the stadium, with Lovato saying the Eagles went over that two weeks before the Super Bowl.
According to Mike Florio, there was absolutely no evidence that the Patriots were watching the Eagles’ practice sessions at the stadium. But hey, nothing wrong with keeping things close to the vest, and it all worked out in the end, with the Eagles winning their first-ever Lombardi Trophy. Perhaps now the bad memories of Super Bowl 39 can finally be put to rest.
The $27.5 million per year average tops the $27 million average that Matthew Stafford received in a new contract extension from the Detroit Lions in 2017, but will almost certainly be topped by whatever contract is given to Kirk Cousins in free agency and a deal that Aaron Rodgers is expected to get from the Green Bay Packers sometime during the 2018 offseason.
It was a deal that Garoppolo’s play on the field to end the 2017 season warranted and one the 49ers essentially had to pay if they truly believed he’s the quarterback of the team’s future.
Commissioner Adam Silver said in a statement that the fine was for “for public statements detrimental to the NBA.”
The trade deadline created a lot of movement in the 2018 NBA draft. Let’s look at where the top prospects — Trae Young, Luka Doncic, Deandre Ayton, Mohamed Bamba and Marvin Bagley III — might land.
Cuban told Julius Erving on the “House Call with Dr. J” podcast Feb. 18 that he shared his opinion with the team recently.
“I’m probably not supposed to say this, but, like, I just had dinner with a bunch of our guys the other night, and here we are, you know, we weren’t competing for the playoffs. I was like, ‘Look, losing is our best option,'” Cuban said on the podcast. “Adam [Silver] would hate hearing that, but I at least sat down and I explained it to them. And I explained what our plans were going to be this summer, that we’re not going to tank again. This was, like, a year and a half tanking, and that was too brutal for me. But being transparent, I think that’s the key to being kind of a players’ owner and having stability.”