Allegations against Cuban another example of what NFL teams eventually could face
I want to be really clear I’m not commenting on the Mavericks in any way, Jones said. Not because of the Mavericks, but just in general you see that these are areas that we should, like so many things, we should have been looking at them more sensitively 20 years ago, we should have been looking at them more sensitively 40 years ago, 10 years ago. There’s so many things that we look at differently.
It’s easy to understand why NFL teams would look at things differently moving forward. The question becomes whether things that happened before the Weinstein epiphany will come to light in the future, given the sudden incentive to identify these incidents, to bring them to light, and to ensure that consequences previously avoided finally will be imposed.
There will be around 2,500 VIP seats that have an $80,000 license for the Rams and $50,000 for the Chargers that offer similar perks without the guaranteed right to buy other tickets. There are also 10,000 club seats with SSLs ranging from $15,000-$35,000 for the Rams and $10,000-$25,000 for the Chargers. The tickets will cost $375 per game for the Rams and $350 per game for the Chargers.
We’ve tried to be very thoughtful about how to price this building, Rams executive vice president and COO Kevin Demoff said, via the Orange County Register. We understand it’s a uniquely premium and unbelievable experience, but we tried to make sure that it takes into consideration what the commensurate value should be for the fan. We’ve done two years worth of focus groups and surveys and talking to fans and we feel this is a very thoughtfully priced map that provides the appropriate value for each seat.
Both teams are pitching a new approach to the seat licenses by offering the chance to have the payment refundable after 50 years. That makes the fee tax-free to the teams, who say that all proceeds will be put toward construction costs.
Baker’s been a solid player, but the Bucs grew tired of him quickly, after he incited a shouting match among teammates.
The 30-year-old former Washington defensive tackle may have found a safe harbor, as the Bengals have never shied away from big personalities or other people’s question marks. And with Pat Sims hitting free agency, they could use a complement up front for Geno Atkins.
The Tennessee Titans tackle, on the other hand, has made it to the Pro Bowl each of his past two seasons in the league. The 6-foot-7 Lewan hasn’t missed a game over that time and cut his penalty total from 12 in 2016 down to six in 2017. Few linemen have his combined ability as both a pass-protector and a mauling run-blocker, and with a better résumé than Solder’s, Lewan should be in line to challenge the 29-year-old’s newly established baselines for left tackles.
This is a two-player market, with Johnson at $30.8 million over three years, Rick Wagner at $29.5 million and nobody else over $22 million. Johnson was presumably paid with the intention of eventually moving over the former fourth overall pick to left tackle, but with Halapoulivaati Vaitai holding his own in the absence of Jason Peters, the Eagles might not mess with what worked and just keep Johnson on the right side for the foreseeable future.