San Francisco Eric Johnson, TE, 7th; Jimmy Williams, DB, 6th Cedrick Wilson, WR, 6th. Seattle Alex Bannister, WR, 5th; Heath Evans, RB, 3rd; Orlando Huff, LB, 4th; Dennis Norman, C, 7th; Floyd Womack, T, 1st. Tampa Bay Jameel Cook, RB, 6th; Chartric Darby, DT, ROFR; John Howell, DB, 4th.
San Francisco safety Eric Reid kneeled for the anthem with several teammates standing around him. Reid joined Kaepernick in the anthem protest last season. He did not kneel at the start of the preseason but resumed his protest following the rally in Charlottesville, Va., last month that involved a loosely connected mix of white nationalists, neo Nazis and other far right extremists..
Athletic endorsers often have what they see as good reasons for distancing themselves from rival logos, he said. First, marketing savvy athletes want to be seen as loyal business partners. These stunts give them points in their favor when contract time rolls around.
Mayock’s take: “He and Haason Reddick have done the most since the season ended to embrace the draft process at every juncture and raise their stock. He had incredible production at East Carolina. The knock on him was he couldn’t run because their offense was a lot of bubble screens, tunnel screens and hitches.
Television market equity. NBC traditionally pays less for its AFC package because the NFC offers bigger markets, which Fox takes over from CBS starting next season. Trading Buffalo and Philadelphia would correct the disparity, but that isn’t as simple as it sounds.
Reapportionment Blues. The Hawaii State Reapportionment Commission met Monday and said it will not be able to finish redrawing lines by today start for candidate nomination papers. Big losers will be the military, once again disenfranchised here. I probably more optimistic than even coach Bryan Harsin, who has identified linebacker as a focal point. He mentioned at his inaugural fall camp press conference yesterday that he hasn seen Joseph Inda on the field yet, nor Breydon Boyd, nor Riley Whimpey. Beyond those three are guys Harsin has seen: Blake Whitlock, who got massive playing time last year, and Desmond Williams, who had a great spring.
In a federal lawsuit filed earlier this month, the NRA labeled the idea unconstitutional. The main sponsor is Rep. Ted Deutch (D FL). Schwartz, a professor in the UCLA Department of Chemistry and Biochemistry, will receive the 2008 Distinguished Teaching Award. Schwartz has conducted research on electron transfer processes, a set of phenomena fundamental to many fields of chemistry, physics and biology. He has served as the physical chemistry graduate advisor and is currently the department’s graduate advisor.