Mike Adams was a talented enough offensive tackle that the Steelers took him with a second-round pick in the 2012 NFL draft, and he started six games as a rookie. But his career stalled both in Pittsburgh and then in Chicago, and he was out of football last year. Now he’s hoping for another chance, at a new position. Adams has lost 68 pounds, from 323 to 255, and he’s hoping to get another chance to play in the NFL, as a tight end. I want to give it another shot and get after it,Adams told the Rivalry podcast.
People are saying, ‘Vegas is going to get destroyed if the Knights win, and bookies are concerned.’ The first half might be true, but not the second. The town is rooting for them. You talk to the majority of operators here in town, we’re OK with it. Business will take care of itself.
Jackson, as we all know, is 1-31 as the head coach of the Browns. His team in 2017 became just the second in NFL history to finish a season with an 0-16 record, joining the 2008 Detroit Lions in infamy. Armed with a new collection of acquired talent, the franchise is aiming to leave that in the past, starting with this June dip.
We’re gonna cleanse ourselves, and we’re going to be done with the past, Jackson said in the above video posted to Twitter on the team’s official account. Everything that’s gone on in the past in the year 2016 and the year 2017, we’re closing the book on. I truly believe that as we move forward that we’re heading in the direction where we have a chance to win and win consistently.
The path toward success continues when Cleveland opens training camp late next month. With the swim now complete, we can also leave this quirky story in the past. Yes, in the year 2018, an NFL head coach went swimming in a lake to make good on a guarantee he likely thought he’d never have to revisit beyond that day.