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Patrick Mahomes draws comparison, but how did Brett Favre do in first year as starter? | The Kansas City Star

How did Favre do in his first season as a starter? It’s worth examining, because Mahomes will be taking the reins full time this fall.

Patrick Mahomes Will Be a Sophomore Stud | FantasyPros

Why many are so high on Mahomes is his incredible college production. Although he showed precocious signs as a freshman, it wasn’t until his sophomore year where he was handed the Red Raider offense to show off his passing prowess. He started all 13 games, passed for 4,653 yards and threw 36 touchdowns.

Making the Leap: Matt Nagy-led Bears’ offense prompts intrigue |

Robinson has a true No. 1 receiver skill set, which has become increasingly difficult for teams to find in the draft. Gabriel can take the top off a defense and line up anywhere, not unlike what Tyreek Hill did for Nagy in Kansas City. Miller is destined for the slot and has the profile to rack up targets as a rookie like Cooper Kupp did with the Rams last year. Burton is a poor man’s Zach Ertz or a poorer man’s Travis Kelce, having already shown the chops to be a quality NFL starter.

Around the league

Panthers finalize sale to David Tepper; COO resigns |

Tepper was approved as Carolina’s new owner at the Spring League Meeting in May. He purchased the Panthers from Richardson, the former majority owner, for $2.275 billion -- the most ever paid for a North American sports franchise.

Jay Cutler: I’m not looking to do a lot of work right now |

“I’m not really looking to do a lot of work right now. I’m looking to do the exact opposite of that,” Cutler told his wife.

During the opening episode, Cutler, wearing a backward camo hat and sipping coffee after bringing in a cooler of elk meat, was asked by Cavallari if he was 100 percent done with football.

”I mean I can’t say 100,” he replied. “Probably.”

NFL Supplemental Draft 2018: Scouting reports, predictions for eligible players | Sporting News

The NFL Supplemental Draft in 2018 features its deepest crop of players in over a decade. Two prospects are expected to be selected (likely in the first few rounds), and three other eligible players had 2019 NFL Draft aspirations prior to their ineligibility for the 2018 college football season.

These 14 NBA Players Make More Than Any NFL Player | Forbes

James Harden: $42.3 million*

John Wall: $42.3 million*

Russell Westbrook: $41 million

Stephen Curry: $40.2 million

Chris Paul: $39.9 million

LeBron James: $38.3 million

Blake Griffin: $34.2 million

Paul George: $34.2 million

Kyle Lowry: $33.3 million

Gordon Hayward: $32 million

Devin Booker: $31.6 million*

Kevin Durant: $30.8 million

Mike Conley: $30.5 million

Paul Millsap: $30.5 million

Cowboys CB Marquez White charged with felony |

Cowboys cornerback Marquez White is facing a felony charge stemming from an incident that happened during the 2017 season.

White was charged on June 7 with second-degree aggravated assault with a deadly weapon by the Collin County District Attorney’s Office. White said in a statement provided to the Dothan Eagle that it was a road rage incident during which he felt threatened. District attorney’s office records show the incident occurred on Oct. 20.

The best fantasy football players you aren’t drafting |

Josh Doctson/Paul Richardson, WRs, Washington Redskins

Both of these players have been touted for their athleticism in their relatively short NFL careers, though so far it hasn’t turned into a serious level of production. That could change this season. Doctson was second on the team in targets last season and appears poised for a third-season breakout as a freakish athlete with the ability to go up and get the ball near the goal line.

Richardson leaves Seattle for a better offense that should target him more often, putting him in position for a breakout as a freakish athlete with the ability to go up and get the ball near the goal line. Alex Smith re-invented himself last season as a quarterback who isn’t afraid to take shots down the field. Matching him with a couple of outside playmakers has tantalizing potential.

NFL Player Marquise Goodwin Surprises Mom and Sister With Brand New House | Inside Edition

NFL player Marquise Goodwin surprised family members with a new home in an emotional video posted to Instagram.

In the video shared Thursday by the San Francisco 49ers wide receiver, he can be seen taking off blindfolds worn by his mother and sister blindfolds in front of the house.

In case you missed it at Arrowhead Pride

Who are the most overrated and underrated Chiefs?

As of this writing, we had more than 40 replies, and here were the leading vote-getters:

Most underrated: In our responses, we received 23 different Chiefs. Cornerback Steve Nelson was the leading vote-getter with six, followed by quarterback Patrick Mahomes with five and wide receiver Chris Conley with four.

Most overrated: In our responses, we received 15 different Chiefs. Left tackle Eric Fisher was the leading vote-getter with 10, followed by quarterback Patrick Mahomes with four and linebacker Dee Ford with three.

Sam Beal would be our highest-graded member of the ‘18 draft class if Chiefs take him Wednesday

Who would’ve thought there would be legitimate NFL draft prospects to discuss for the 2018 NFL Supplemental Draft?

This kind of opportunity isn’t quite an eclipse. It follows closer to an Olympic or World Cup timeline: every four years there’s something worth talking about.


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