Interior defensive help. The “eliminate-the-gray” defensive mantra being espoused by coach Jack Del Rio centers around getting a better pass rush from the Cheap Authentic MLB Jerseys defensive tackles and upgrading at inside linebacker. The Raiders are bullish on the futures of Mario Edwards Jr. and Jihad Ward but will likely look for additional help. Buffalo linebacker Zach Brown, fresh off a 149-tackle campaign, was set for a Thursday free-agent visit.
Linebacker. The Chargers were running a 3-4 system featuring two inside linebackers (Manti Te’o and Denzel Perryman) that weren’t exactly fleet of foot. Those days are numbered, as Gus Bradley brings a Seattle-style 4-3 attack to Los Angeles where quickness is key for the LB corps. General manager Tom Telesco believes Jatavis Brown is a perfect fit at outside linebacker. Melvin Ingram also can excel as an edge rusher in any scheme. The Chargers, though, need to start the transition to speedier linebackers that better fit the system.
“Pitch” has gotten the hook from Fox.
The fictional TV series about the first woman to play in the major leagues was canceled after one season and 10 episodes. Producer Kevin Falls announced the news Monday, per the Hollywood Reporter.
“I knew the longer they took the less chance we had,” Lauria wrote.
“Pitch” revolved around Baker’s story and the drama associated with her arrival in the majors. The show also starred Mark-Paul Gosselaar as the veteran catcher who guided Baker through her rookie season.