Marlins owner Derek Jeter scoffed at the notion that the Yankees got a sweetheart deal when they acquired National League MVP Giancarlo Stanton for Starlin Castro and two prospects..
To put this total into perspective, it is more than 20 percentage points higher than the 50.2 percent GBR that landed New England’s defense in last place in this category through Week 13.
These struggles should help the Patriots in their Week 15 matchup against the Steelers, as New England’s offense ranked seventh in GBR in Weeks 7-13. It should make Rex Burkhead a strong RB2 or even possibly a RB1 and ought to give enough added value to Dion Lewis to justify him as a flex pick with RB2 upside.
Roethlisberger revels in special A.B. chemistry: The Steelers clinched the AFC North as they beat the Ravens in a 39-38 comeback win, with Ben Roethlisberger throwing for 506 yards and two touchdowns and Antonio Brown catching 11 balls for 213 yards. That combination will be extremely tough to stop in the playoffs, and Roethlisberger said of his wideout: “Our chemistry is something pretty special. Some people say I abandon my reads and go right to A.B. It’s not always true. But sometimes бн who wouldn’t?”
Pittsburgh players were upset with Cincinnati linebacker Vontaze Burfict for the way he celebrated after a tackle on Le’Veon Bell, who suffered a season-ending MCL tear on the play. Burfict denied celebrating the injury, but Pittsburgh’s Ramon Foster took exception.
Mitchell knocked Cincinnati receiver Marvin Jones out of the game with a hard hit, then allegedly approached A.J. Green and said, “You’re next.” Mitchell resurfaced in the team’s second game when he knocked out tight end Tyler Eifert, which resulted in a concussion. Mitchell was fined $23,000 for that hit.