Marcus Williams using missed tackle as 2018 motivation
New Orleans Saints safety Marcus Williams has notes of encouragement throughout his home near the team facility in Metairie.
He has goals, including five interceptions and 70 tackles for 2018. One message says, What’s your why? which makes him remember why he does the things he does.
Then, there’s one on a calendar board that says, Never let it happen again.
During a visit to Our Lady of Prompt Succor School in Chalmette last week, Williams didn’t want to discuss the infamous play from the divisional round playoff game in which he missed a tackle that allowed Minnesota Vikings receiver Stefon Diggs to score the game-winning touchdown as time expired.
So Rodriguez was a bit nervous the first time out, settled in and showed some flashes. It was a start, but Rodriguez is not yet a finished product as a game analyst. It is going to take small bites to be really good and have 3-for-4 nights with some big homers.
ESPN NFL Insider extraordinaire Adam Schefter will work his first NBA game of the season during Friday night’s Cavaliers-Pelicans game as a sideline reporter. Schefter did a couple of NBA games last year, as a side job. Schefter is expected to work a few playoff games, too, around the NFL draft.
The schedule will be announced exclusively on NFL Network during the 2018 NFL Schedule Release Presented by Verizon at 8 p.m. ET on Thursday as part of a two-hour long special. The special will be hosted by Scott Hanson and feature NFL Network analysts Steve Mariucci, Kurt Warner and Maurice Jones-Drew. It’ll break down the entire schedule, division by division, analyzing the top matchups and prime-time games, including the 18-game Thursday Night Football schedule on FOX and NFL Network.
The announcement comes after last week’s unveiling of the 2018 preseason schedule .
In January, the NFL revealed each team’s opponents for the 2018 season .
After a tightly whistled game here Sunday night, there were only three penalties called.
Scheifele was part of the sandwich hit with Ben Chiarot late in the third period of Game 3 on Parise that led to a broken sternum for the Wild’s all-time postseason scoring leader, a stunning setback for the home team revealed about four hours before Game 4.
The agitation in the arena spiked a little later in the first period, when the Jets kept the puck in the Wild zone after a failed clearing attempt and Kyle Connor fed Scheifele with a slick give-and-go pass for the 1-0 lead right before the first intermission.