Franchise tag updates:
Well, all the fun happened after I put the Open Thread to bed yesterday aboot 2:00PM Best Coast time:
The Cowboys tagged DeMarcus Lawrence - $20 million (2nd time tagged)
The Chiefs tagged Dee Ford - $15 million
The Seahawks tagged Frank Clark - $17
Last Saturday, I introduced you to the venerable Commodore Ballroom, Vancouver's finest concert venue. In the comments, a question was asked - "Hey Beerguy, why you no mention any Canadian bands you saw there?" Well, the short answer is that I usually went to the Commodore for visiting acts. There
Franchise tag update:
The first application - the 49ers, on Robbie Gould.
As discussed yesterday, the tag is $5 million for kickers, relatively cheap compared to $23 million for QBs & $16 million for running backs.
Gould has made 72 of 75 field goals since joining San Francisco
When I was a kid, my parents let me get comedy records from the public library. For a suburban Canadian public library in the 1970s, you had the usual standard fare:
Peter Sellers / The Goon Show
and, because Canada, Wayne & Shuster.
As you can see,
Happy MLK Day to all the Commentists.
The NFL announced the 2019 International Games:
Kansas City Chiefs at Los Angeles Chargers in Mexico City
Carolina Panthers at Tampa Bay Buccaneers in London
Tampa was included this year because - as previously reported - the prize for giving up a
The Bears are going to take a run at Kareem Hunt.
Matt Nagy knows him from working with Hunt in 2017 when both were still with the Chiefs.
Hunt is currently on the Commissioner's Exempt List, meaning ol' Rog will have to let him back in before anyone
Since he's not on any rosters, I'd like to see Goodell fine him: Jerry Rice says the 49ers should try to land Antonio Brown.
The main trading block would be a $21 million cap hit the Steelers would have to absorb - and the Niners would have to
Cam Newton is being sat down for the rest of the season, due to injury.
He's not going on the IR, but given that they are out of the playoff race, it makes sense to avoid him getting wrecked during meaningless games.
Hopefully, he can use the time
Some of Montalbán's finest, non-Khan work. If people turn on "Fairytale of New York",
then I ... oh goddammit!
Leafs at Bruins - 7:00PM | CBC / Sportsnet (seriously, both? FUCK THE LEAFS!)
Pens at Sens - 7:00PM | Sportsnet360 / City
Predatros at Flames - 10:00PM | CBC
I'm in America this weekend - Everett Silvertips hockey Saturday night; the flexed earlier Niners-Seahawks Sunday afternoon. I have $200 cash to cover all bars. ENOUGH?
Rangers at Habs - 7:00PM | Sportsnet
Leafs at Wild - 7:00PM | CBC
Jets at Devils - 7:00PM | Sportsnet360 /
It's been a strange week, so let's start the night with a little bro-country. Cory Marks started as Cory Marquardt from North Bay, Ontario, but then he signed a US contract & now he's "Cory Marks".
I'll let you guys discuss the merits of Country Music. Me - I enjoy some;
For those of you who live in the region: Chiefs-Rams tickets went on sale Wednesday.
They are setting aside seats for the first responders fighting the fires and police who answered the Thousand Oaks shooting call.
It'll be the first Monday Night game at the Coliseum since 1985.