No. 1 seed — Patriots (11-3): Champions, AFC East. New England beat Pittsburgh to officially lock up the division in addition to regaining the driver’s seat for the top seed. What’s left: vs. BUF, vs. NYJ
No. 2 seed — Steelers (11-3): Champions, AFC North. Pittsburgh, stunned by the ending against New England, can’t hang its head too long because Jacksonville is only one game away from stealing No. 2 thanks to the head-to-head tiebreaker. What’s left: at HOU, vs. CLE
But the problem with all the other Wolverines is that they’re not him.
Earlier today during a Cavaliers’ shootaround, LeBron James forgot Tyus Jones’ name. He called him Tyler.
LeBron at TC when asked about young Timberwolves: Young team. They’re not young anymore. No, they’re not young anymore. Jimmy, Jamal, Taj, Aaron Brooks, Jeff Teague, they’re not young anymore. Let’s throw that narrative out. He said only young guys are Wiggins & Tyler Jones
NFL official Gene Steratore on using a folded piece of paper as part of measuring for a first down in the Cowboys’ win over the Raiders: That was already finished. The ball was touching the pole. I put the card in there and as soon as it touched, it was nothing more than a reaffirmation. The decision was made based on my visual from the top looking down and the ball touching the Cheap Hockey Jerseys front of the pole.
Raiders coach Jack Del Rio on the strange use of paper by Steratore: Nothing really surprises you after 32 years, but that was unusual.
Seahawks coach Pete Carroll on the 42-7 loss to the Rams: I wasn’t happy with anything. There was nothing about that game. We avoided getting shut out. We scored a touchdown. No, there was nothing to be happy about. That was a really dismal performance by us.
If you remove the best player from every other team in the NBA, the teams are significantly worse. You take away LeBron James from the Cavaliers, and they’re in the NFL Jerseys From China lottery. Take away Russell Westbrook from the Thunder, and they drop near the bottom. (No, the success of Victor Oladipo and Durant isn’t evidence that Westbrook is a hindrance.) Take away Kawhi and…actually the Spurs will find a way to still be there. Exception to the rule.