If we win eight, go 8-8, is that a successful year? No. … I don’t coach to be average, I’ll tell you that, he added. “These players don’t practice the way they do to be average. We’re all in this together, and we’ll just continue to work every single day till we get to that goal.”
The Panthers picked an unusual time to part ways with general manager Dave Gettleman, Sporting News’ 2015 NFL executive of the year. Just days before the start of 2017 training camp, Carolina suddenly is searching for a new GM.
The list of the best replacement candidates begin with another recently fired GM, but even with Brandon Beane leaving for Buffalo earlier in the offseason, the team can also end up turning to a familiar scouting face.
Thoughts: When in doubt (as I am here, between two worthy competitors), go with raw power in the Home Run Derby as the tiebreaker. Few guys have more raw power than Sano.
Thoughts: Last year Stanton hit 24 home runs in the first round, 17 in the second round Cheap Custom NFL Jerseys and then 20 in the finals. That’s 61 total. MLB went to the timed format in 2015; since then, here are the Cheap NFL Jerseys Paypal most home runs hit by guys not named Stanton: Todd Frazier (42 in 2016, 39 in 2015), Joc Pederson, 39 in 2015) and Mark Trumbo (30 in 2016). Yep, Stanton is the pick.
When it comes to knowledge of the game and its players, Smith has it and has shown it quickly in retirement as an NFL Network analyst. Owner Jerry Richardson has done crazier things … like firing his GM right before training camp.