Your Friday Morning Roundup
If you chose to watch the likes of Chris Worley and Donnel Pumphrey last night over college football or anything else, good for you. Because not only did the game lack star power, it just sucked overall.
Instead of having Jake Elliott kick off, Eagles went with punter Cameron Johnston doing a drop kick: pic.twitter.com/jnkNBSIil4
— Brandon Lee Gowton (@BrandonGowton) August 30, 2019
Congrats. It took you less than a minute to find out what happened last night rather than watching a 3+ hour football game. Make good choices.
But now come the roster cuts. The team has to trim the squad to the normal 53-man limit by Saturday at 4 PM. There will be some tough decisions to make. Will the Eagles keep four QBs with Nate Sudfeld out for the start of the season? Will Greg Ward make the team? What about Stefen Wisniewski and Johnathan Cyprien?
After that’s decided, Week 1 football will be seven days away. Washington comes to town. We will all be saved from meaningless preseason football.
The Phillies return to action tonight as they begin a three-game weekend series with the Mets at Citizens Bank Park. First pitch for tonight’s game is at 7:05 PM on NBC 10. Aaron Nola takes the mound against Zack Wheeler while Jason Vargas and Zach Eflin start the other two games in the series.
Sean Rodriguez finally apologized for using the word “entitled” to describe Phillies fans.
Kevin has some thoughts on Joe Johnson and Spencer Hawes working out with the Sixers yesterday.
Also per The Athletic…
(Carmelo) Anthony’s future could be tied to free agent Joe Johnson, the MVP of the BIG3, who was out of the league last season. ESPN reported that Johnson will work out for the 76ers on Thursday and that he’s also drawn interest from the Clippers, Bucks, Nuggets and Pelicans. Assuming Johnson signs, other teams in the market for bench scoring could turn their attention to Anthony.
Anthony has reportedly been linked to both the Clippers and Lakers. His representatives have also had conversations with Philadelphia.
Check out a brand new episode of the Snow The Goalie podcast with special guest Jason Myrtetus.
Minnesota avoided an upset against South Dakota State, but this happened:
strreeetttccchhh it out.
You know we got that catch from 𝗲𝘃𝗲𝗿𝘆 angle. pic.twitter.com/3mlad2mgHq
— Minnesota Football (@GopherFootball) August 30, 2019
FCS Central Arkansas defeated FBS Western Kentucky for the first FCS win over an FBS program this year.
Charlotte also won, and their head coach took off his shirt:
— Charlotte Football (@CharlotteFTBL) August 30, 2019
Also, a turnover cane:
— Morehead State Athletics (@MSUEagles) August 30, 2019
Ryan Fitzpatrick is your Week 1 starter for the Dolphins.
Wilson Chandler has been suspended 25 games for PED use.
In the news, Hurricane Dorian is close to making landfall in Florida and is gaining a lot of strength.