Joe Flacco is in the NFL’s concussion protocol after a crushing and, as Kiko Alonso admitted, late hit Thursday night.
The Ravens hadn’t issued an update on Flacco’s health as of early Friday, so it’s unclear whether he was hospitalized overnight or was traveling back from London with the team.
The Colts also might have a second trade asset in Brissett, who is still under contract through the 2019 season and appears to have the upside of a high-quality backup, if not a cheap starter. They might want to keep Brissett around given Luck’s propensity for injury, but it would be better to sign Brian Hoyer for nothing in free agency and reap the benefits of sending Brissett to a quarterback-needy team for a midround pick.
At least it appears that way. There’s no way to truly know. Making assumptions based solely upon a few telephone interviews, reading feature stories and improved on-field performance is dodgy when reporters know so little about a player’s personal life.
For example, media had not unearthed that Fowler entered a pre-trial diversion program stemming from a March 2016 incident with a South Florida police officer until digging once he was arrested again on a battery charge in July. The same goes for 16 traffic violations in a three-year span — including five tickets for driving at least 95 miles per hour — that reflect more reckless off-field behavior.
Per records reviewed by Sporting News, Fowler has a Nov. 6 pre-trial Sports Cheap Jerseys hearing in Pinellas (Fla.) County court on charges of battery, criminal mischief and petty theft for allegedly hitting a man who criticized his driving. (More details can be found here.) Along Tom Brady Cheap Jerseys with any potential legal fallout, Fowler faces the possibility of NFL discipline under the league’s personal conduct policy.