Chosen in the second round out of Michigan State, McDowell was expected to provide Seattle with interior pass-rush as a member of the Seahawks’ defensive-line rotation. The Seahawks said their interest in trading for Sheldon Richardson began in earnest after McDowell’s accident.
It’d be easy to forget that the Patriots dynasty started with an upset. The Rams were 14-point favorites on Feb. 3, 2002 as the ‘Greatest Show on Turf’ sought to repeat its Super Bowl feat from a season ago.
But instead, it lost in a stunner as its offense failed for three quarters to make moves against a staunch Patriots defense. After three quarters, New England led 17-3. And two Kurt Warner touchdowns — one by land, one by air — could not avoid what we know now was inevitable: a last-second Adam Vinatieri field goal from 48 yards deep. A thrilling end. A crushing defeat for the Rams.
Wracked by injuries and losers of six of seven games, the 4-9 Texans are in a tailspin, leading to speculation about coach Cheap Jerseys In UK Bill O’Brien’s future.
But O’Brien said Monday he expects to be back for a fifth season in 2018.
“I signed a five-year contract,” O’Brien said at a news conference (via the Houston Chronicle). “I expect to be back, but these decisions aren’t made by me.”
It’s hard to blame O’Brien for the Texans’ woes Cheap Jerseys For Kids this year, as injuries have taken a toll. Quarterback Deshaun Watson was having a sensational rookie season before going down with a knee injury Nov. 1. Three-time NFL Defensive Player of the Year J.J. Watt is one of four defensive starters out with injuries.