New coach Willie Taggart had to salvage the 2018 recruiting class as soon as he arrived in Tallahassee, and he did a good job of making sure the Seminoles bulked up at defensive back, where they signed four of their top players, including Asante Samuel Jr., A.J. Lytton and Isaiah Bolden. Several other top cornerbacks remain on the priority list for the February signing date. But the Seminoles are also making a push for more receivers. They lost Auden Tate and are thin overall at the position. They signed only one receiver in December. — Adelson
The Eagles’ last three wins have come by 28 points each. They haven’t had a single-digit margin of victory since a five-point triumph at Carolina on Oct. 12. Will their lack of experience in close games come back to plague them at some point? Perhaps. But if that’s your biggest problem, you don’t have many problems.
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When did Mike Tomlin suddenly become such a chatty coach? While Tomlin was talking up the upcoming showdown with the Patriots, the Steelers nearly slipped up Sunday night at home against the Aaron Rodgers-less Packers. That would not have been a good look. Fortunately for Tomlin, the Steelers narrowly escaped with a last-second victory.
Youth Nathan Peterman Jersey The owners’ competition committee appeared to iron out any wrinkles during a conference call Wednesday regarding Goodell’s pending five-contract extension. The deal, which would run through 2024, is expected to be completed, according to a person familiar with the league’s inner workings.
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That person said the deal never was in jeopardy despite the reported efforts by Cowboys owner Jerry Jones to influence the decision.
Another person familiar with the dynamics said later in the week of the speculation that Jones attempted to hold up the deal: He definitely tried. He just found out he didn’t have as much influence as he thought he did.