Johnathan Majors

19 Mar 19
LivePrayer Daily Devotional

(John 15:19) ***DAILY PERSONAL PRAYER FOR YOU: Dear Lord, help me to never forget how each life is from You and precious. In this culture that puts little value on a human life, let ME stand for You and the fact ALL LIFE IS FROM GOD! May I find courage and strength to never waiver […]

17 Mar 19
Archy news nety

0 of 32 Ben Margot / Associated Press The heaviest waves of veteran movement in the NFL come at the start of the new competition year. Between exemption agencies and schedule bonus dates – creating deadlines for victims and capitalized transactionscome into play, the NFL changes drastically within a week. Not even a full week […]

16 Mar 19
Full Circle Cinema

There are movies that leave you wondering when you leave them. You leave the theater, go home, dissect the film, and just continue to ponder. Captive State is one of those films. This sci-fi film is the film of the year, in my humble opinion. It put me in the mind of 10 Cloverfield Ln, […]

16 Mar 19

Take me to your plot! Synopsis: Aliens have taken over and are occupying the world. Ten years after the invasion, things are slowly being set in motion for a small resistance who are beginning to fight back. Meanwhile, the Chicago police working with the new rulers are hunting them down. Review: The brief description I just gave […]

15 Mar 19
The Denver Post
The search for talent continued Friday for Broncos general manager John Elway after he introduced quarterback Joe Flacco, cornerback Kareem Jackson and right tackle Ja’Wuan James. The major spending for teams is over and the value shopping has begun. “We’re still working on it and still trying to get some things done that we need to be done,” Elway said. “We’ll get through free agency, try to fill some holes there and (then) try to get some guys back that want to be back. “We’re really excited about the way it’s gone so far with Joe as well as Ja’Wuan and Kareem. It’s been a really good start for us.” Elway hit on several topics during his media availability, including these five: Acquiring Flacco What’s the story: A month before free agency opened, the Broncos agreed to acquire Flacco. He had success in 2014 (27 touchdowns and 12 interceptions) playing for then-Baltimore offensive coordinator Gary Kubiak. New Broncos offensive coordinator Rich Scangarello comes from the same Shanahan-centric background as Kubiak. Elway said: “If we look at what we’re going to do offensively with Rich coming in and how we go about it — plus you look at the success that Joe’s had, we felt that success, even though this is a different offense that has evolved … we’re glad it worked out.” Analysis: Elway is banking Flacco’s experience plus Scangarello’s scheme and play-calling will equal a revival for a Broncos offense that was 24th in scoring last year. A big ask, but since the Broncos didn’t take a quarterback in last year’s draft and may not be enamored with the top of this year’s class, Elway felt this was his best option. Chris Harris’ future [related_articles location=”right” show_article_date=”false” article_type=”automatic-primary-tag”] What’s the story: Per overthecap.com, Chris Harris’ $8.76 million cap hit remains the highest among the Broncos’ cornerbacks, ahead of Jackson ($6 million). But Harris is entering the final year of his contract and Jackson’s new deal is for three years and $33 million. In late January at the Pro Bowl, Harris said he was interested in talking to the Broncos about a contract extension. At last month’s Combine, Elway said “not yet,” when asked if he planned on talking to Harris’ camp. Elway was asked about Harris on Friday. Elway said: “We’ll talk about that later once we get through everything. … Obviously, Chris has been a good football player for us for a long time. We’ll have to see where that goes. It’s something that we’d like to look at.” After the news conference, Elway told The Denver Post that a Harris extension isn’t a priority “right now. We still have other things to go through.” Analysis: Once Jackson agreed to join the Broncos, our instant reaction was it would be a good thing for Harris, who would get more chances to make plays. But the longer Elway remains non-committal about a new contract, the clearer it becomes that his opinion of Harris may not be as high as Harris’. Would Harris skip the voluntary offseason program if talks don’t start and progress? Something to monitor. Replacing Paradis What’s the story: The Broncos lost center Matt Paradis to the Carolina Panthers this week. Connor McGovern replaced Paradis (broken leg) last year. It is likely the Broncos tried to re-sign Billy Turner to play right guard, but he left for Green Bay for a possible shot to play right tackle. Elway said the Broncos had “real concerns” about Paradis’ leg injury. Elway said: “Without a doubt, we’re trying to get continuity there. With Ron (Leary) coming back, he’ll be at left guard. We have (Elijah Wilkinson) at right guard now and Connor at center right now.” Analysis: Let’s emphasize Elway saying “now” and “right now” in regard to Wilkinson and McGovern. This draft is regarded as deep with post-round 1 interior offensive line prospects and it would make sense for the Broncos to use multiple picks to start right way or provide depth. Draft options What’s the story: The Broncos have the 10th overall pick in next month’s draft and have filled three of their offseason needs at quarterback (Flacco), right tackle (James) and No. 2 cornerback (Jackson). Because of their need for wide-spread depth, the Broncos should remain a candidate to trade down. Elway said: “Our philosophy has always been to take care of the glaring holes in free agency so we’re open to something in the draft and we don’t have to draft a need, we can draft a football player. (The additions) open us up quite a bit. We feel like there are a lot of good football players at 10.” Analysis: Elway should want to move down 6-8 spots and pick up an extra second-rounder in the process so he can select a quarterback. But it takes two teams to make a trade and if a team needs defense, they will stay put. Safety search What’s the story: Last week, the Broncos cut veteran safety Darian Stewart, leaving an starting spot open. Justin Simmons is expected to remain a starter, but then there’s uncertainty. Under contract are Will Parks, Trey Marshall and Jamal Carter. Elway said: “We’re always looking. We have some young guys that we feel good about there at safety. We just felt it was time to go in a different direction (from Stewart). We’ll go into the draft with our eyes wide open and try to find the best football players we can.” Analysis: The Broncos could find second-round value at the safety position with Washington’s Taylor Rapp, Mississippi State’s Johnathan Abram and Florida’s Chauncey Gardner-Johnson. But the in-house options are intriguing, particularly Carter, who sustained a season-ending hamstring injury in training camp.
14 Mar 19
National Post

NASHVILLE — For Adam Humphries, Tennessee has been a potential destination for months because of his Tampa Bay connection with Titans general manager Jon Robinson. Not even a late push by the New England Patriots could sway him to walk away from his deal with the Titans. Even considering how much success wide receivers like […]

14 Mar 19
Parlay Game

Nate Davis UNITED STATES TODAY & # 39; HUI Posted at 6:27 am EDT on March 14, 2019 The plethora of moving parts of the free agency will have a significant impact on the NFL landscape, which was deeply changed this week when the Browns sent their first-round pick to the Giants as part of […]

13 Mar 19
Archy news nety

The official start of the NFL at their new league year is here, but due to the league's period of negotiation or "legal tampering", many of the big name free agents are already out of the market. This is because the negotiation period allows agents and teams to enter into contractual negotiations even if the […]

13 Mar 19
Macquarie Sports Radio
On Monday, we kicked off our day-by-day 2019 NRL season preview with former coach Anthony Griffin taking a look at how Brisbane, Canterbury, Canberra and Penrith will go this year. Yesterday, Adam ‘mad dog’ MacDougall looked at the Warriors alongside his former teams – Souths, the Roosters and of course the Newcastle Knights. And today NRL legend Corey Parker analysed how North Queensland, the Dragons, Gold Coast and Cronulla will compete in 2019. Check out Corey’s predictions below. CRONULLA SHARKS It’s been a huge off-season for the Cronulla Sharks with John Morris taking over Shane Flanagan as coach with Flanno copping the full brunt of the NRL after being in contact with the club whilst suspended in 2014. They also suffered a huge fine for breaching the salary cap in recent years, while Barry Russell also resigned as CEO. Valentine Holmes left the club to pursue a career in the NFL, but Shaun Johnson has arrived in a much needed boost for the Shire club. Parker says they still have what it takes to be a force. “They’ve got enough experience and enough old heads at the Sharks to be able to still be a force in the 2019 season,” Parker said. “I think Shaun Johnson – he’ll take a bit of time to fit in that role. “It’ll certainly be a change, but expect the Sharks to be where you’d expect them to be.” 2018 FINISH: 8th 2019 MAJOR ROSTER CHANGES IN: Shaun Johnson, Josh Morris. OUT: Kurt Dillon, Valentine Holmes, Edrick Lee, Ricky Leutele, Luke Lewis, Joseph Paulo, Jesse Ramien.   GOLD COAST TITANS There were positive signs for the Gold Coast in 2018 and with a couple of handy additions, the Titans will be hoping to play finals footy this season. It’s a squad full of potential and with Garth Brennan now having another pre-season under his belt, they’re a chance to make the eight. Parker says it’s a big year for star halfback Ash Taylor. “Ash Taylor is an exceptional player, he just needs a bunch of teammates around to him share the load,” Parker said. “When you’re on big money you need to come up with the big plays and Ash shied away from that at times last year. “We’ve all seen glimpses of consistency and that’s certainly going to be a part of his game this year. “He’s 23 now and he’s played close to 100 First Grade games if not a little bit more, so he needs to step up.” 2018 FINISH: 14th. 2019 MAJOR ROSTER CHANGES IN: Shannon Boyd, Ryley Jacks, Brian Kelly, Tyrone Peachey, Tyrone Roberts. OUT: Kane Elgey, Brendan Elliott, Joe Greenwood, Konrad Hurrell, Ryan Simpkins.   NORTH QUEENSLAND COWBOYS It’ll be an unfamiliar look for the Cowboys with no Johnathan Thurston this year, although they have two more than capable halves in Michael Morgan and Te Maire Martin. The club has also had an eventful off-season with the sacking of Ben Barba, while Jordan Kahu has been brought over from Brisbane to replace him. Parker says a strong forward pack could be the key to making a serious dent into the competition this season. “I think they’ve recruited well,” Parker said. “They need to, they needed change, they’ve got Jordan Kahu and he’s a fine player. “They’ve got some positions covered now. “Look for them to be on the big improve from what we saw last year.” 2018 FINISH: 13th. 2019 MAJOR ROSTER CHANGES IN: Kurt Baptiste, Jordan Kahu, Nene Macdonald, Josh McGuire, Tom Opacic. OUT: Josh Chudleigh, Lachlan Coote, Shaun Fensom, Kane Linnett, Ethan Lowe, Johnathan Thurston, Antonio Winterstein.   ST GEORGE ILLAWARRA DRAGONS It’s been a huge off-season for the Dragons for both the right and wrong reasons. The Dragons bolstered their play-making stocks with Corey Norman moving to the Red V, however the impending sexual assault charges and standing down of Jack de Belin have been less than ideal. With a spine consisting of Norman, Gareth Widdop, Ben Hunt and Cameron McInnes, Parker says the Dragons could be a threat for the premiership. “Corey Norman’s had a move and they’ve pushed Widdop to fullback,” Parker said. “I’m not sure if that’ll stick or how that’ll look because they’ve got some great talent. “Consistency is going to be on their radar. “It’s an exciting time if you’re a St George fan.” 2018 FINISH: Semi-finals. 2019 MAJOR ROSTER CHANGES IN: Lachlan Maranta, Corey Norman, Jonus Pearson, Mikaele Ravalawa, Korbin Sims. OUT: Leeson Ah Mau, Reuben Garrick, Nene Macdonald, Kurt Mann, Jason Nightingale, Hame Sele.   Click ‘play’ to hear Corey’s predictions in full.
13 Mar 19
The Mercury News
(CLICK HERE, if you are unable to view this photo gallery on your mobile device.) [dfm_iframe src=”https://apps.mercurynews.com/newsletters-signup/?campaign=raiders-hq” width=”100%” height=”220px” allowfullscreen=”yes” scrolling=”yes” /] ALAMEDA — If you’re desperate for a silver lining on the Raiders’ defense, look to the secondary. The Raiders made a quick strike Monday, reportedly coming to terms with safety LaMarcus Joyner on a four-year, $42 million deal with $16.7 guaranteed that indicates the former Rams franchise player will have a major role in 2019. After finishing last in the NFL with only five interceptions in 2017, the Raiders finished 14th in the league with 14 picks in 2018. Gareon Conley, the 2017 first-rounder who played only two games his rookie season, tied for the team lead with three interceptions and returned a Baker Mayfield pass 36 yards for a score in Oakland’s Week 4 win against the Browns. Conley is probably the surest thing going in the Raiders’ secondary right now, though, and like the rest of their defense the unit needs tweaking. The staff liked how safety Karl Joseph finished 2018, re-establishing himself as the hard-hitting safety Reggie McKenzie used a first-round pick on in 2016. Gruden said at the combine he expects the Raiders to pick up Joseph’s fifth-year option. The Raiders signed safety Erik Harris to a two-year deal last Thursday, and tendered cornerback Daryl Worley. Safeties Reggie Nelson and Marcus Gilchrist are set to be unrestricted free agents on Wednesday. The Raiders are probably set at outside cornerback since Conley and Worley were their main starters there last season. Who’s here: Gareon Conley (CB), Nick Nelson (CB), Daryl Worley (CB), Montrel Meander (CB), Erik Harris (S), Karl Joseph (S), Dallin Leavitt (S), LaMarcus Joyner (pending). The secondary market For complete Oakland Raiders coverage follow us on Flipboard. Cornerbacks Ronald Darby, Philadelphia: Darby (5-11, 183) has a good skill set but has been available for 17 games with 16 starts over the last two seasons because of a dislocated ankle and a knee injury. That’s in contrast to his first two seasons with the Bills, when he started 29 times. Former sprinter has makeup speed teams love. Pierre Desir, Indianapolis: Desir (6-1, 198) had a breakout season in 2018 just in time for free agency. Had one interception and eight pass breakups, but is regarded as a good tackler who forced a pair of fumbles and recovered one. Bryce Callahan, Chicago: Callahan started 10 games for the Bears last season, defending six passes with a pair interceptions. Has a feel for blitzing, as evidenced by two sacks and four in his career. Undersized (5-9, 188) when it comes to bigger receivers but could be slot worthy. Bashaud Breeland, Green Bay: Got a late start last season after cutting his foot in an off-season accident and played seven games with five starts for the Packers. The injury essentially voided a lucrative deal with Carolina. Breeland (5-11, 195) started 54 games in his first four seasons with Washington. Steven Nelson, Kansas City: The good news is that Nelson (5-11, 194) was a 16-game starter for the Chiefs last season with four interceptions. The bad news is Kansas City was notoriously leaky in the secondary and susceptible to big plays despite having a solid pass rush. Others: Jason Verrett (L.A. Chargers), Darqueze Dennard (Cincinnati), Morris Claiborne (N.Y. Jets), Rashaan Melvin (Raiders). Safeties Earl Thomas, Seattle: Pretty much the gold standard as a free safety, Thomas (5-10, 202) is coming off a broken leg last season. His previous three seasons also include a broken tibia and a hamstring pull. A classic center field deep safety when healthy. HaHa Clinton-Dix, Washington: The former first-round pick looks the part at 6-1, 208 but has yet to reach his full potential in either Green Bay (for five seasons) or in 2018 with Washington. Has played on only 16 of 32 games the last two seasons because of injury. [related_articles location=”left” show_article_date=”false” article_type=”automatic-primary-section”]Jahleel Addai, L.A. Chargers: Six-year veteran started all 32 games for the Chargers the past two seasons but with just one interception and 10 passes defensed. Regarded as a solid tackler in the secondary. Released as free agency approached to free up $5 million in cap space. Johnathan Cyprien, Tennessee: Has 70 games experience, all as a starter, for Jacksonville and Tennessee from 2013 through 2017. Cyprien (6-1, 211) tore his ACL before last season started and has had plenty of rehab time, but Titans waived him and signed Kenny Vaccaro. Kurt Coleman, New Orleans: Strong safety played in 16 games with nine starts for the Saints last season. Physical at 5-11, 208 but of his 21 career interceptions, none have come in the last 28 games. Has played with Eagles, Chiefs and Panthers. Others: Mike Mitchell (Indianapolis), Tre Boston (Arizona), George Iloka (Minnesota), Marcus Gilchrist (Raiders), Glover Quin (Detroit). Like our Oakland Raiders Facebook page for more Raiders news, commentary and conversation.
12 Mar 19
Empirical Imperium

Possibly one of the most pressing issues right now is how automation might (keyword: might) tear apart the economy.  Many studies have arisen showing that automation is going to be take out millions of manufacturing jobs globally. In response, even people on the right such as paleoconservative pundit Tucker Carlson and libertarian political scientist Charles […]

12 Mar 19
Rightwingism

Possibly one of the most pressing issues right now is how automation might (keyword: might) tear apart the economy.  Many studies have arisen showing that automation is going to be take out millions of manufacturing jobs globally. In response, even people on the right such as paleoconservative pundit Tucker Carlson and libertarian political scientist Charles […]