While Trubisky had an uneven rookie season, it was a difficult campaign to grade.
Even before losing wideout Cameron Meredith and tight end Zach Miller to season-ending injuries, the Bears already had one of the NFL’s weakest receiving corps in 2017. Heading into the 2018 season, that no longer appears to be the case.
Indy moves down three spots in the first round, which isn’t much given that it should be in the market for a player like Notre Dame guard Quenton Nelson, who could still be there at No. 6. In return, the Colts get three second-round picks, two this year and one in 2019. Each should fall in the top half of the draft. By the Chase Stuart chart, the Colts got nearly two dollars to one on their money.
It’s an aggressive trade from the Jets, but it might not be aggressive enough. Moving up to No. 3 puts them ahead of the game, given that there were likely a handful of teams who would have been in the running to move ahead of them and draft a quarterback with the Colts’ pick.
Owner Jim Crane purchased 1,332 rings for members of the organization.
The first Astros player to be given the ring was second baseman Jose Altuve, who won the American League MVP award last fall.
Retired player Carlos Beltran threw out the first pitch Tuesday. Beltran was the primary DH for the Astros last season and won his first World Series title after 20 years in the majors.
Phillies: RHP Pat Neshek, on the 10-day disabled list with a strained right shoulder, was sent for an MRI. … RHP Mark Leiter Jr. (strained right flexor pronator) was having more tests on his forearm. … RHP Tommy Hunter (strained hamstring) threw well Monday during a simulated game in Florida but still feels a little tightness in his hamstring and there is no timetable for his return, Kapler said. … RHP Jake Arrieta threw 66 pitches Monday during his simulated game in Florida and remains scheduled to make his Phillies debut Sunday at home against Miami.