NFL has ‘no doubt’ about fumble call that ruined Jets
Defensive end Leonard Williams said the Jets need to do a better job on first and second downs of putting teams in third-and-long. He also said quarterbacks are getting rid of the ball just before they get there. Still, he acknowledged it has to change.
I don’t want to make excuses, Williams said. We definitely have to get some more pressure and hits and sacks on the quarterback.
Bowles said the Jets waived WR Jalin Marshall on Saturday because they needed a backup nickel cornerback [they activated Xavier Coleman from the practice squad] and had enough wide receivers to play Sunday. The Jets re-signed Marshall to the practice squad Monday.
Authentic Youth Thomas Morstead Jersey JuJu Smith-Schuster was suspended for a game after making helmet-to-helmet contact on a crackback block and then standing over Bengals linebacker Vontaze Burfict to taunt him after the play.
Later in the game, Bengals safety George Iloka nailed Steelers wide receiver Antonio Brown with a helmet-to-helmet hit after he caught a game-tying touchdown. Iloka was also suspended for one game, but his punishment was reduced to a fine Wednesday. Smith-Schuster’s suspension was upheld.
Nick Kwiatkoski Limited Jersey Both Smith-Schuster and Iloka were flagged for unsportsmanlike conduct, but neither was ejected from the game. That is where a potential targeting rule could come into play.
The targeting rule has many opponents in college football, and officials have had trouble with consistency when it comes to applying it. Here is the rule:
No player shall target and make forcible contact to the head or neck area of a defenseless opponent with the helmet, forearm, hand, fist, elbow or shoulder.
There are a list of stipulations that makes a hit targeting and a list of scenarios for what is Keenan Allen Womens Jersey considered a defenseless opponent. All targeting calls are reviewed, so an offender does have a chance to avoid ejection.
No, I will be done playing football, Matthews said in a tweet that has since been deleted.