Pass rush is part of the problem; Clay Matthews hasn’t had a double-digit sack season since 2014, and while Nick Perry has improved as an edge guy, his 11-sack season in 2016 stands out as a possible outlier.
The Cardinals could kill two metaphorical birds with one stone if they picked a former Cardinal to be a current one: Jaire Alexander, who played in just six games last season with multiple injuries but has proven to be one of the best and most versatile defensive backs in this class on tape at optimal health. Alexander brings top-level speed to the position鈥攈e can run with any receiver鈥攁nd he has the recovery skills to make a difference by taking the ball away. Alexander picked off five passes in his lone year as a full-season starter in 2016.
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Joe Flacco hasn’t been the quarterback he used to be over the last couple of seasons, which has had general manager Ozzie Newsome doing a lot to surround Flacco with the kind of talent that can mitigate his recent regressions. Signing Michael Crabtree, John Brown and Willie Snead basically gives Flacco a new threesome of starting targets.
Irving has since recovered access to his Twitter account and revealed the account hack came by way of an old iPhone she had stolen, but some damage had already been seemingly done. After she posted a picture of her hair, to which she claims he pulled out in the alleged dispute, Irving made sure to point out how all of her hair is present in the picture — undermining her initial statements.
The Titans ranked dead last in the NFL at covering opposing running backs on passing plays, according to Football Outsiders. That’s not a stat you want to finish at the bottom of the league in when you are trying to overtake the Patriots. (You shouldn’t rank last in anything if you are serious about overtaking the Patriots, but you get the idea.) The Titans need help in the middle of their defense.
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