Why this is a good deal for the Cubs: Look, this is a risky signing for the Cubs given Brandon Morrow has rarely been able to stay healthy for more than five minutes at a time for much of his career. After missing most of the previous three seasons, however, Morrow was healthy in 2017 and after his promotion to the Dodgers in late May was one of the best relievers the rest of the season.
The Seahawks might want to consider hiring armed guards to protect Russell Wilson from the Jaguars’ pass rush … except, Wilson has a knack for survival that’s unrivaled this season. Logic dictates that Pete Carroll and defensive coordinator Kris Richard should be able to dial up something to keep Blaine Gabbert in check, but keeping Leonard Fournette in check is another story.
Lewis, at 5-8, 195 pounds, proved again Sunday he can handle a regular workload; his 15 rushes for 112 yards against the Dolphins made for his best game yet this season. It also marked his fifth consecutive game with double-digit carries. Lewis got the ball when it was time to close out Miami in the fourth quarter, and Burkhead did the early work, with two short first-half TDs as part of his 15 touches for 53 yards.
White saw only five touches. Gillislee, who was inactive for the third consecutive game, now feels closer to being released than seeing the field again in New England.
Two other New England personnel developments have fallen in favor of Lewis and Burkhead: injuries to wide receivers. Julian Edelman suffered a season-ending knee injury in the Basketball Jerseys For Sale preseason, and Chris Hogan is dealing with a shoulder injury. Beyond the behemoth that is Rob Gronkowski, the Patriots’ offense is based on a bunch of fast, quick guys and having Cheap NFL Jerseys Nike consistent big-play ability wherever they line up. That’s why they made an offseason trade for wide receiver Brandin Cooks, who has found his groove in being a lot more than a deep threat.