In Deshaun Watson, J.J. Watt and Whitney Mercilus, the Texans have several key players coming back from serious injuries but they won’t be getting tight end C.J. Fiedorowicz back.
Pieper is a fascinating story in his own right. He first worked for the Cubs as a vendor in 1904 at the West Side Grounds. He followed them to Wrigley Field in 1916, when he took over the P.A. job, which he then held for 58 years, all the way until 1974. Wrigley Field regulars will know the voice; it’s the old-timey recording the http://www.calgaryflamesofficialonline.com/Adidas-Gary-Roberts-Jersey Cubs play just before the introduction of starting lineups, uttering the words Travis Konecny Jersey Attention! Attention, please! Have your pencils and scorecards ready, and I will give you the correct lineups for today’s game. In those days, Pieper performed those duties from a bench near the Cubs’ dugout.
On paper, they definitely look the part.
The Rams, though, are holding their ears and going, La la la la.
We have to be careful not to buy into what the media is saying about us, defensive lineman Michael Brockers told SiriusXM NFL Radio. A lot of people are picking us, but we have to focus on us — do our due diligence and like coach [McVay] says, ‘Every day we have to be better.’
The Gilligan Award for Top Skipper: The National League has all the best candidates here. Two of them are so dissimilar in appearance, style and personality that they should be paired on the next great reality show: Philadelphia’s Gabe Kapler (Phillies fans are hating this right now, but you know what haters do) and Atlanta’s Brian Snitker, who is not a likely candidate to http://www.officialphiladelphiaflyers.com/Adidas-Travis-Konecny-Jersey be suggesting possible uses for coconut oil. Milwaukee’s Craig Counsell is a great pick as well and might be the most unsung skipper in Gary Roberts Authentic Jersey baseball right now. But my at-the-moment pick has to be Arizona’s Torey Lovullo. A.J. Pollock has missed much of the first half. Paul Goldschmidt has had a down season. Taijuan Walker is out for the year. The Diamondbacks’ offense ranks 29th in OPS+. Yet here we are, with Arizona 12 games over .500 and playing better than anybody in the National League. (Except for Cincinnati. No, really.)