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Falcons general manager Thomas Dimitroff and head coach Dan Quinn have made a strong, public push this spring to emotionally distance the team from their heartbreaking Super Bowl collapse.

And while their efforts have been more than commendable, so much of the 2017 season is out of their control. The on-field burden rests on the shoulders of Matt Ryan.
“We’re already back at it,” Ryan told the Atlanta Journal-Constitution. “When we started as a team in April, we got together before that as players down in Miami, it was time to move on. It was time to look forward.

“Anytime that we kind of dwell on that, is wasted time. We have to focus trying to become the best football team that this group can be.”

Last season’s romp through the playoffs destroyed a lot of the perceptions surrounding Ryan not being a big-game quarterback. He ended the three-game run with 1,014 yards, nine touchdowns and zero interceptions while completing almost 74 percent of his passes.

Now, he’ll be tasked with taking another significant emotional leap forward.

Ryan is now sitting at an interesting point in his career. At 32, a majority of his playing time is behind him though the most interesting chapter may be ahead. The Falcons are built now to win a Super Bowl but have a unique set of circumstances standing in the way. We could learn more about Ryan as a quarterback and a person this season than we have in the previous nine.

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The biggest offseason addition in the AFC might be the one that didn’t come through free agency or the draft. Martavis Bryant’s reinstatement from a yearlong suspension could be the one move that lifts the Pittsburgh Steelers into a position to knock off the New England Patriots.

The Steelers sorely missed Bryant’s game-breaking speed opposite Antonio Brown last season. His return has gone well, according to Ben Roethlisberger.
“Good — learning some of the stuff we put in last year he didn’t know about, remembering things that we had in before,” Roethlisberger said of Bryant on Sunday at his youth football camp, via Brian Batko of the Pittsburgh Post-Gazette. “He looks like a stud, as usual, so we’re excited for him to be on the field this year and help us out.”

In his first two seasons, Bryant combined for 76 receptions for 1,314 yards and 14 touchdowns in 21 games before missing all last season due to suspension. The Steelers offense has proven to be much more explosive with the 6-foot-4 speedster on the field, scoring 30 points or more in about half the games Bryant has played since 2014. The big step for Bryant will be proving he can stay on the field for 16 games.

“Well, I think it’s just proving to us he can be out there all season,” Big Ben said. “We need him all year, so I think that’ll be big for us.”

Bryant’s return, coupled with the selection of JuJu Smith-Schuster in the second round of the draft immediately makes the Steelers’ receiving corps exponentially more dangerous than 2016. If Roethlisberger, his wideouts, and star running back Le’Veon Bell can all stay healthy, this could be Pittsburgh’s most explosive offense of the Big Ben era.

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Could a Super Bowl win make Cardinals quarterback Carson Palmer a Hall of Famer someday?

Cardinals coach Bruce Arians thinks it would put him in the conversation.

“Well, statistically, if you put a ring on his finger, he probably has a chance to be talked about for the Hall of Fame because of his statistics,” Arians told reporters Thursday, via
Even if it’s not true, this is a hell of a way for Arians to light a bigger fire under his quarterback before what is likely Palmer’s final season (he weighed retirement before the start of this season). While many might have given up on the Arizona Super Bowl train after last year’s 7-8-1 disappointment, Arians realizes this is likely his best chance to take home a Lombardi trophy. It will take years to develop another quarterback as skilled as Palmer and even if he does, the team’s core — led by future Hall of Fame wide receiver Larry Fitzgerald — will never be fully intact again.

Interestingly enough, if Palmer does win a ring this year it will at least force a conversation many likely never thought they’d be having. Right now, Palmer is 14th all-time in yards, just 2,545 yards behind 10th-place Ben Roethlisberger — a quarterback who already has cemented his credentials.

Palmer also has 285 touchdowns (14th all-time), which is only 15 behind 10th-place John Elway. While Peyton Manning’s 539 seems only reachable by an ageless Tom Brady at this point, an average Palmer season would have him right in the mix alongside the Hall of Fame-bound Big Three from the 2004 draft class (Roethlisberger, Eli Manning and Philip Rivers).

The only rub on Palmer would be his postseason credentials. Palmer is 1-3 in the playoffs. Unfortunately, he tore his ACL before the 2014 postseason, which would have given him another chance to alter those numbers. He also had his knee torn up on the first play of a 2006 playoff matchup against the Pittsburgh Steelers.

The NFL would greatly benefit from a Palmer comeback season, especially with the Seahawks expected to run away with the division again. The Cardinals have met their fair share of bumps and bad luck on each of their playoff pushes under Arians, though one good, deep run could change everything.

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Between July 6 and the last day prior to the start of the 2017-18 regular season, players selected in the first round of the 2014 NBA draft, or a first-round pick from an earlier draft who signed in 2014, are eligible to sign extensions. Any player who doesn’t sign an extension by the deadline will become a restricted free agent in 2018.

Rumor CentralCenter Joel Embiid and guard Nik Stauskas fall into this category for the Philadelphia 76ers, and when asked Tuesday about the possibility of signing an extension, Embiid preferred not to make a statement, according to Tom Moore of The Intelligencer.

Bryan Colangelo met with the media on Wednesday, and when asked if signing Embiid to an extension is a priority, the Sixers’ president of basketball operations replied: “It’s something we’ll talk about at the appropriate time. That’s July 1.”

With Embiid limited to just 31 appearances in his first three years in the NBA, all in 2016-17, due to foot and knee injuries, Colangelo will probably wait until 2018 to sign his center to a new contract to see if the No. 3 pick from the 2014 draft can make it though an entire season without missing a lot of time. The Sixers have no fear of losing Embiid in 2018 as he will be a restricted free agent.

“I don’t think I would max him out because you can wait for restricted free agency,” an NBA source told Moore. “If the situation is it’s a good price for him and the team to be extended, you look into that [then]. Otherwise, you see how he is health-wise for the season.”

A max salary for a player with zero to six years of experience in 2018-19 who re-signs with his own team could be around $25.75 million, and that will yield $115.3 million over four years and $149.3 million over five years.

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NEW YORK — Until the jolt came, Wilmer Flores had no idea a batboy was near him. Flores did not hear the footsteps. He could not see the boy, a stool in his hand, trying to jackknife out of harm’s way.

Only after the batboy collided with him did Flores grow incensed, glove flopping off his left hand as he raised both palms to the sky. The play did not come back to haunt the Mets, who escaped the fourth inning Thursday with no further damage. But it did result in manager Terry Collins’ ejection in a 2-1 loss to the Brewers at Citi Field.
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“You don’t see that very often, for sure,” Brewers manager Craig Counsell said.
With the bases loaded and one out in the fourth inning, Eric Sogard lifted a popup down the third-base line, near the Brewers’ dugout. As Flores drifted over to catch it, a batboy — employed by the Mets, though he wore a Brewers’ jersey due to his assignment in the visiting dugout — made contact with Flores’ hand and body. Flores threw his arms up as the ball clunked to the dirt beside him.
• Flores, batboy got all tangled up, some wackiness ensued
Initially, umpires ruled Sogard out via interference. But after a brief conference, the crew invoked Major League Baseball Rule 3.15, which states that an interference call is only relevant if the contact is intentional — in other words, if the batboy “kicks the ball or picks it up or pushes it.”
“It’s like hitting an umpire to me,” Counsell said. “The kid’s trying to get out of the way. Flores was not, by any means, sitting underneath the ball. It’s a tough call and it’s an unfortunate one, but it didn’t affect the game.”
Collins gets ejected in the 4th
Collins gets ejected in the 4th
After Wilmer Flores can’t make a play due to a collision with a batboy, Terry Collins comes out to argue and gets ejected from the game
As soon as umpires reversed the call, Collins raced out of the dugout, arguing animatedly for several moments until crew chief Fieldin Culbreth ejected him. Collins also engaged Culbreth in an animated argument Wednesday night, when the umpire ruled that he took too long to initiate a video replay review.
“Fieldin did the right thing getting [the crew] together,” Collins said. “My issue is it’s a routine catch. It would be one thing if it’s a difficult play. That was my argument.”
The ruling, at least, did not cost the Mets, as Sogard eventually hit into an inning-ending double play.
“Ball don’t lie,” Flores said.
In retrospect, it was a humorous aside to a game that featured another strong outing from Zack Wheeler, but the top four batters in New York’s lineup went 0-for-15 vs. Chase Anderson and the Brewers’ bullpen. Mets players are typically friendly with bat and ballboys, whose duties extend beyond the field of play. Flores said he knows the batboy he collided with personally, and planned to joke with him about the incident to ease his mind.
“You can’t get mad at him,” Flores said. “He was trying to get out of the way. But he went the wrong way.”

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You know how ye ol’ Fort Worth maxim goes: Two Cole Beasleys are better than one.

Since being drafted in the fourth round by the Cowboys, rookie wideout Ryan Switzer has drawn non-stop comparisons to Beasley, Dallas’ leading receiver in 2016 and a top slot target league-wide. The lazy on-the-surface similarities between the two are mostly physical in nature: short, white, #gritty, etc.

But where the two receivers truly have common ground is in their uncanny consistency to catch balls in the slot and run technical routes.

While some presumed that Switzer’s selection meant Beasley could soon be replaced by a younger, healthier model, Dallas has other plans in mind for both wideouts.

“He’s a classic slot receiver,” Cowboys offensive coordinator Scott Linehan told the Dallas Morning News of Switzer. “He has a similar game [to Beasley], but he has his own things. We would really like those two guys to be able to complement each other and run real similar route trees. Certainly a huge bonus with him is his ability to be a returner in our special teams.

“His role is significant. You can see right now he’s getting reps that we wouldn’t have … if he wasn’t here. He complements Beasley and also gives us some big-time needed depth at that position.”

Having Switzer as a complement to Beasley instead of a replacement could change dramatically how the Cowboys go about their offensive game plan in 2017. Dallas isn’t the first team to “downsize” in the wake of New England’s spread-heavy, James White-dominated Super Bowl victory; for instance, Carolina drafted two tailback-receiver hybrids in the first two rounds and the Pats doubled down by adding Rex Burkhead to a running back room that already boasts pass-catchers White and Dion Lewis.

How the Cowboys use Switzer when the lights go on in September will dictate how they plan to get to the next level on offense after last season’s breakout campaign.

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Kirk Cousins is set to enter the 2017 season playing under his second consecutive franchise tag. The Washington Redskins quarterback is just fine with his contract situation.

Cousins told Redskins Nation on CSN Mid-Atlantic this week he is “in a good place right now.”

“I like coach Jay Gruden’s quote [on Monday] where he said, ‘I’m not really worried about it because we got him for this year and that’s really all that matters,’” Cousins said, via the team’s official website. “That’s the way I’ve always felt. There are so many guys on this team on one-year deals. Even if it says it’s a three- or four-year contract, really the only guarantees are this year. Many of us are playing on one-year deals. I’m not the only one and we’re not going to have careers if we don’t have a great year this year, so we all don’t look much further than this season.”
The Redskins placed the exclusive franchise tag on Cousins, worth 120 percent of his 2016 salary, which comes in around $24 million for 2017.

The tone surrounding Cousins’ contract situation has softened since rumors swirled about the quarterback wanting to eventually join Kyle Shanahan in San Francisco.

In March, Redskins president Bruce Allen said the team was “100 percent” in consensus about Cousins being a long-term fixture under center in D.C.

Cousins’ comments this week are rational for a player set to take home almost $44 million for two years of work. The quarterback also owns leverage in contract negotiations with the ability to hit the open market next year or force the Redskins to tag him again for another increase in salary. Sides have until July 15 to agree on a long-term deal.

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PITTSBURGH — Catch Josh Dobbs if you can.

The rookie quarterback is trying to pull off one impressive day with a multistate merge of football and academics.

Dobbs, the Pittsburgh Steelers’ fourth-round pick, will spend Thursday accepting his aerospace engineering degree at the University of Tennessee’s Tickle College of Engineering undergraduate commencement.

After celebrating with family and friends, Dobbs will head to the Knoxville, Tennessee, regional airport for an evening flight to Pittsburgh that arrives around midnight, according to a Dobbs rep.

About 10 hours after that, he’ll be throwing his first passes as a Steeler, as part of rookie minicamp that kicks off at 10:25 a.m. on Friday.

“A dream come true,” Dobbs said.

On Thursday, Dobbs’ family will get going around 10 a.m. for brunch. Dobbs will have his suitcase packed and in the car before he leaves his apartment. Then, it’s time to get in line for the ceremony, which features a guest speaker Dobbs is eager to hear: Bennett Croswell, president of Pratt & Whitney’s military engines division.

Dobbs was an intern for the U.S. government during college and worked specifically on F-135 engines.
Prior to joining the Steelers, who drafted him in the fourth round, Josh Dobbs was an intern for the U.S. government, working on F-135 engines. AP Photo/Gregory Payan
Sleep will be optional for Dobbs, who handled a demanding academic workload while compiling 9,000-plus total yards and 85 total touchdowns as Tennessee’s starter for three-plus seasons.

Dobbs savors this week because of the mental toughness it took to get here, the long hours balancing film and class sessions. Attacking both areas requires the same mindset, Dobbs said — “the constant trying to find every detail that is going to give you a good, competitive edge.”

“I’ve worked long and hard to build a legacy at Tennessee, both on and off the field and in the surrounding community,” Dobbs said. “So I’m very thankful to graduate with my degree in four years and also having a great career on the field and we been an impact in the community. Now I’m excited to see what’s next in Pittsburgh in my NFL career.”
Some Steelers players and coaches are already joking that they’ll ask Dobbs more about fighter jet mechanics than football during the season. Dobbs called his internship a chance “to branch out and learn about the aerospace industry and the most technologically advanced engine every created, to this day.”

Growing up near Atlanta, Dobbs developed an affinity for planes while watching them leave the tarmac at the nearby airport.

Now that the class work is over and Dobbs is all football for now, his career might not take off just yet. He’s playing behind Ben Roethlisberger.

The way Dobbs sees it, that’s where the real fun begins — whenever he arrives at Pittsburgh International Airport.

“I’m just trying to be the best I can be each and every day, show up and work, learn as much as I can from a future Hall of Famer,” Dobbs said. “It’s definitely an amazing opportunity. Each day I am working and preparing like I am the starter, but also treating it as a learning opportunity, so that whenever my number is called, I am ready to go, ready to play.”