Days after being released by the Green Bay Packers, the veteran wide receiver visited with the Oakland Raiders and signed a two year deal, the Raiders announced Thursday.According to multiple reports, Nelson’s deal is worth $15 million over two years, with $13 million guaranteed.Nelson visited with the Raiders on Wednesday night before signing his contract on Thursday. The 32 year old is familiar with the West Coast based system Jon Gruden plans to employ in Oakland and will not need to learn a new position. Edgar Bennett, offensive coordinator with the Packers last season, is now the wide receivers coach for the Raiders.Had he not reached a deal with the Raiders, Nelson reportedly was set to sit down with the Seattle Seahawks and the New Orleans Saints.Nelson had been one of Aaron Rodgers’ favorite targets in Green Bay for several years, catching 195 passes for 2,776 yards and 27 touchdowns from 2014 16 despite missing the entire 2015 campaign with a torn anterior cruciate ligament.
It the end of an era at Indian software services firm Infosys. Narayana Murthy, the 67 year old co founder and executive chairman, announced that after 33 years, he and the other two remaining co founders S. Shibulal were stepping down. The conviction came 13 years to the day after he was acquitted of murder in 1995 in the deaths of his ex wife and her friend in Los Angeles. Simpson addressed the board Thursday to plead for release after more than eight years in prison for a Las Vegas hotel room heist, saying as he has for years that he was only trying to retrieve his own sports memorabilia and never meant to hurt anybody. His testimony was followed by testimonies from his daughter, Arnelle Simpson, the victim, Bruce Fromong, and his lawyer.
New England took a 13 0, first quarter lead on 2 K Stephen Gostkowski field goals (37 and 49 yards) and a 2 yard RB Brandon Bolden TD run. The Ravens rallied with 2 second quarter TDs on passes from QB Joe Flacco to Smith (25 yards) and TE Dennis Pitta (20 yards). A QB Tom Brady to WR Julian Edelman 7 yard TD toss gave the Patriots a 20 14 halftime lead.
It was obvious they shared a love as though it were the day he returned from the war. Jo died in 2009 and left a void in Ed’s life that would never be filled but he soldiered on. He and Ed Jr. When I got drafted to New England, I spent a lot of hours with Bill O’Brien, who is now the Texans coach. He was the offensive coordinator and quarterbacks coach in New England at the time. One of the smartest guys I’ve ever been around.