Antonio Rudiger jumped in front of Edwards to head the hosts into a third-minute lead and, by the 25th minute, the game was over thanks to further goals from Danny Drinkwater and Pedro. Hughes appears to be in most need of January recruits, though, and his team selection at Stamford Bridge had laid bare the importance of this contest, but his side failed to grasp the nettle and Newcastle dominated the first half.
Coming off a season in which the Green Bay Packers finished with a 7-9 mark and the league's seventh-worst scoring defense, it was all but a foregone conclusion that head coach Mike McCarthy would shake up his coaching staff. Of course, he's been Green Bay's DC since 2009. Unfortunately, the unit has struggled since, failing to finish inside the top 10 in any of the last seven years.
After months of grueling rehab, Thomas will finally take the floor with Cleveland, which acquired him during the off-season in a blockbuster trade that sent Kyrie Irving to the Celtics. "My hip is better but I have no rhythm, It feels like I lost my powers" Isaiah commented to reporters Monday, "but once I get out there it's going to be too hard to hold me back".
The Lions also requested an interview with Patricia on Monday. The 48-year-old Wilks was considered an early favorite for the Giants job because of his connection to newly hired general manager Dave Gettleman from his time in Carolina. The Oakland Raiders fired Jack del Rio. NFL Network reported that the Colts want to interview McDaniels. With the regular season complete, the New England Patriots' offensive and defensive coordinators are now being courted by other National Football ...
On New Years Day, Michigan Football will tangle with SC in the Outback Bowl . The Wolverines have won 28 games in his first three seasons - but are 0-3 against Ohio State and have two losses to Michigan State and a loss last season to Florida State in the Orange Bowl.
Bruce Arians is retiring from coaching after five mostly successful and usually entertaining seasons as head coach of the Arizona Cardinals . The 65-year-old Arians formally announced his retirement Monday, following weeks of reports that he was likely to step down after the season.
Klopp made five changes to his starting lineup for Saturday's 2-1 win away to Leicester City , and has continued his rotational approach as the Reds' busy festive period draws to a close. Mane's brilliant one touch and left-footed strike into the roof of the net for the match-winning goal. Pope was at full stretch to keep Alexander-Arnold's rasping 25-yard effort out of the top-right corner as Liverpool turned the screw and forced a succession of corners.
It was something hard to anticipate upon his arrival in Chicago, a hiring that seemed to be the ideal fit at the time. Hired shortly after the Bears brought in general manager Ryan Pace , Fox helped restore some of the professionalism in the locker room that was missing under former GM Phil Emery and coach Marc Trestman.
However, New Zealand were 102-4 when the rain arrived and the players were taken off the field. Colin Munro blasted a whirlwind 66 off 23 deliveries after Carlos Brathwaite, the Windies captain, won the toss and put New Zealand into bat.
He clearly knows the sport well, and he fielded at least a.500 team in eight of his 11 seasons as a head coach. However, an ownership stake would require the approval of the other owners in the league and they may be reluctant to approve it because of the precedent it would set.
Brockport Police posted bodycam footage of the ordeal to their Facebook page . "The squirrel turned it on?" the officer says. When they went to investigate they were ruthlessly assaulted.by a cornered squirrel. "The homeowner was very relieved that their uninvited guest was set free", the Facebook post read. The squirrel continued to run around until police managed to capture it.
The Chargers also moved to San Diego prior to the 1961 season. And while some of those wins were flukey (the Raiders had seven game-winning drives previous year - an unsustainable number) the team showed that it had enough talent to compete with anyone in the AFC.
With Stokes set to miss, Malan - who has scored 316 runs at 45.14 during the Ashes - was added to the ODI squad, the European Central Bank said in a statement. In some good news for Stokes, the European Central Bank confirmed it had approved of the all-rounder entering the Indian Premier League (IPL) auction.
Thanks to a draft-day trade, the Browns own the Texans' first-round pick, which is fourth overall after they lost to the Colts . The Texans' pick, acquired in a trade for quarterback Deshaun Watson last April, can be as high as No. In three drafts, general manager Ryan Pace has picked second, seventh and ninth. "We've got a long way to go, a lot of work to do, and we're anxious to get after it".
With Kansas City already locked into the fourth seed in the AFC playoffs, the Chiefs had little to play for on this last Sunday in December. The Broncos grabbed the upperhand after a 29-yard pass by quarterback Paxton Lynch to tailback De'Angelo Henderson with 4:56 to play in the half.
Brees also helped put some points on the scoreboard for the Saints, finding Zack Line for a 3-yard touchdown. Tampa made the final 31-24 when it made a two-point conversion after the Godwin touchdown. Kamara racked up a 149 yards of total offense in two quarters of play. Tampa Bay had taken the opening kickoff and driven 75 yards in 14 plays for a touchdown and 7-0 lead.
Initial examinations have yielded pleasing results, which now must be taken into account as the Bills prepare for their first playoff game since 1999. Prior to his injury, McCoy rushed 11 times for 10 yards, with another 22 yards on 2 receptions, totaling 4.2 FanDuel points. McCoy was replaced in the backfield by Marcus Murphy , whom the Bills signed off their practice squad Tuesday.
The Brazilian, who is expecting to play at next year's World Cup, appeared to overstretch early on at Selhurst Park, requiring medical attention. After Jason Puncheon's horror tackle on Kevin De Bruyne , Pep Guardiola calls on referees to protect "not the best players, all the players.' Jason Puncheon's risky challenge on Kevin De Bruyne ends with both players getting stretchered off.
The Browns clinched the No. 1 overall pick in the 2018 NFL Draft prior to Sunday's season-ending loss to the Steelers. The defense pitched in as well by sacking Texans quarterback TJ Yates for a safety in the second half. After one play ended early in the third quarter, the two got into a pushing and shoving match, and at least one punch appeared to be thrown. The Colts now lead the game 16-13 early in the fourth quarter.
It's becoming clear Christian Hackenberg will make his National Football League debut this Sunday against the Patriots. Hackenberg is the third quarterback in the Super Bowl era to be drafted in the first or second round and not play at all in his first two years, according to ESPN.
Kizer was sacked twice for 20 lost yards, and as a team, the Browns had -18 yards over the first 15 minutes of play. Bryant contributed again on Sunday with six catches for 65 yards, but Smith-Schuster shined brightest in Brown's absence with nine catches for 143 yards, one receiving touchdown and one kick return touchdown.
In that Cleveland game, Chicago QB Mitch Trubisky put up 193 yards on 14-of-23 passing. Meanwhile, the Vikings are 4-1 ATS in their last five games in Week 17 and 11-3 ATS versus a team with a losing record. "Most teams don't know if they're good or bad at the beginning of the year". What did you think of this touchdown run from Latavius Murray? "It's more about the team confidence than the individuals".
Bill O'Brien, who had gained steam as a potential Giants contender were he to become available, " is likely to be back next season " as Texans coach, according to ESPN's Adam Schefter. The problem in this is that O'Brien is only under contract for one more season while Smith was extended past year through the 2020 season. The 49-year-old spent four seasons as the Director of Football Operation for Houston's Week 17 opponent, the Indianapolis Colts.
If the Raiders do offer Gruden an ownership stake, there is a huge catch - it must be approved by other National Football League owners and there is a good reason to think they would be reluctant to do so. Just a year ago, the Indianapolis Colts met with him. "I don't want to sit here and speculate", Gruden told the network. I cant say I havent taken any phone calls.
And Conte is now shifting his focus to 2018, in hopes of again securing Champions League football and perhaps putting pressure on runaway league leader Manchester City. "We've scored less, but we've conceded less, too". "Today it was important to get three points to continue our positive run". The scoring was completed by a second-half penalty from Willian and an individual effort by Davide Zappacosta, but by then Hughes' thoughts had already turned to the crucial game against fellow ...
Manchester City striker Gabriel Jesus faces up to two months out after suffering an injury in the goalless draw at Crystal Palace . Belgium worldwide De Bruyne, who has been instrumental to City's success this season, suffered the injury after a foul by Palace's Jason Puncheon in stoppage time at Selhurst Park and left the pitch on a stretcher, with his right leg in a brace.
As for Young, who has been one of United's most consistent performers this term, the possibility of a three-match ban looms. You look at players like (Paul) Pogba , ( Nemanja) Matic ...they are top players, but they are under performing.
Smith now has a chance to equal Sir Donald Bradman's record of four centuries in an Ashes series during the fifth and final Test match at the Sydney Cricket Ground (SCG). "I am very proud of the way we went about it". "There's not a lot you can do on that type of wicket". On a surface that has lost nearly all of its pace and bounce, England tried to get the ball into a state where it would reverse swing, with a little success.
Come the turn of the year, Costa will finally be able to make his return to the Atletico side following his controversial summer move from Chelsea, where the Spain worldwide has been forced to miss the entire campaign so far due to Atletico's transfer ban.
He should be able to return January 20 against Burnley . The incident, missed by match officials, was picked up by television cameras and has since been debated on highlights shows including the BBC's Match of the Day. "He has until 5:00 pm today (1700 GMT) to respond", an FA statement said. Young's ban could further hinder United after a frustrating festive period in which they've failed to defeat Leicester, Burnley and Southampton .
The City boss told BT Sport: "He will be out for maybe one month or two months". There is also concern over Kevin De Bruyne after he was stretchered off in the closing moments following a rash challenge from Jason Puncheon, and Guardiola said he is a doubt for the clash with Watford in two days time.
When Chelsea embarked on a 13-game winning run after switching to a 3-4-2-1 formation last season - the last of those triumphs, incidentally, came against Stoke at Stamford Bridge on New Year's weekend - several other Premier League teams followed suit by employing a three-man backline.
He said that his brother was allegedly threatened by Sushil Kumar's supporters that they will kill him if he plays in the professional wrestling. "He bit me, but no problem, it might be his tactic to stop me from performing well", he told reporters after winning the bout and qualifying for the 2018 Commonwealth Games.
Thierry Hazard - who's other son Thorgan plays for Borussia Monchengladbach -spoke of the 26-year-old's desire of a future move to the Bernabeu. The Belgian's father, Thierry, yesterday claimed: "Eden has refused a contract extension to be able, if necessary, to follow interest from Real Madrid".
Fueling the fire-Koetter movement was the belief that Jon Gruden , who led the Bucs to their only Super Bowl title in the 2002 season and was inducted into the team's Ring of Honor on December 18, was considering leaving ESPN's Monday Night Football for a return to the sideline.