Eight men will make their NFL officiating debuts, another returns for his 29th season and a replay official breaks the gender barrier, according to the 2017 roster of 124 league officials released Thursday.
The Celtics finally got their man. Gordon Hayward announced he would soon be wearing the green and white after a tumultuous Tuesday full of leaks and speculation. It was the big splash the Celtics were hoping to make in free agency.
The loss of D’Brickashaw Ferguson before last season (retirement) was Quality Cheap Jerseys followed by the release of franchise favorite Nick Mangold this year, raising more questions about the Jets’ offensive line than it has faced in years. But the position group as a whole does not look too bad entering 2017.
James Carpenter, New York’s best lineman in 2016, returns as a stud at left guard. Wesley Johnson played well enough at center when Mangold was injured last season, and he returns as the starter hoping to solidify that role. Right guard Brian Winters can play but needs to prove he can stay healthy. Second-year tackle Brandon Shell is the man the Jets hope can hold down the right tackle position.
The big offseason addition to this group is left tackle Kelvin Beachum, whose team option was not picked up by the Jaguars last season. The 27-year-old flashed franchise tackle potential in Pittsburgh before he suffered an injury in 2015.
Concerns regarding said injury risks across the Jets’ line are Rg3 Cheap Jerseys diminished by solid depth — Ben Ijalana (LT), Jonotthan Harrison (C), Dakota Dozier (G) and Brent Qvale (T/G).