Star running back David Johnson will return to the Arizona Cardinals this year after the 2016 NFL scrimmage yards leader suffered a season-ending wrist injury in Week 1. But it’s tough for even an elite back like Johnson to make a huge difference, as Arizona’s 7-8-1 record in 2016 can attest.
The Cardinals know that in order to keep up in the increasingly tough NFC West, they’ll need to get strong play out of the quarterback position. That’s why rookie No. 10 overall pick Josh Rosen will be the center of attention for much of the year, even if he’s not starting.
Garrett’s 68-55 record since taking over the job midway through the 2010 season makes him the second winningest coach in franchise history behind Hall of Famer Tom Landry.
Still, Owens questions why the players — and not Garrett — take the blame for failing to reach greater heights.
“At the end of the day, how can you keep allowing the players to be the scapegoat for what’s not happening,” Owens said, “especially when you have a head coach that’s supposed to be offensive-minded? They’re supposed to direct and lead the team to where a team hasn’t gotten in a number of years, and they’ve pretty much been in a standstill under coach Jason Garrett.”
Ultimately he wasn’t willing to move, or Buffalo GM Brandon Beane wasn’t willing to pay the price to get him off his spot. Buffalo would still land Josh Allen, who might very well be great.
But the Jets won this game of chess against the Bills, certainly. Sometimes the process and results converge nicely at the end of an event. For the Jets, that certainly became the case, doubly so when we realize that we might not have been completely aware of their process.
West visited with the Colts on Tuesday and Ian Rapoport of NFL Media reports that he will meet with the Jaguars on Wednesday. West also had a visit with the Eagles last week.
West began his career as a Browns third-round pick in 2014, played two Cheap China NFL Jerseys games for the Titans after a 2015 trade and spent the last three seasons with the Ravens. He Cheap Authentic MLB Jerseys opened last season as the starter in Baltimore, but didn’t play after Week Five due to a calf injury and Alex Collins‘ emergence during his absence.