Raiders Cut QB Josh Johnson

The Raiders have cut veteran quarterback Josh Johnson, a league source tells Field Yates of ESPN.com (on Twitter). It was a short stay in Oakland for the veteran as he was signed less than two months ago.

The decision is expected to be announced during the league’s spring meeting May 22-23 in Atlanta.

Even in the unlikely event that Nashville were to lose out on the 2019 NFL Draft, it would be in prime position to then host the 2020 Draft, Schefter reports. But 2019 in Nashville is looking increasingly likely, per league sources.

And when it came time for the prophet to spiritually lift the poor and the weak and the despised black people and give them dignity through his talent, as he was destined to, he sat down with Oprah Winfrey, the wealthiest black American in the world, and told her and the world that he was not black. He was a composite. He was Caucasian, black and Asian. He told Winfrey that, growing up, he had coined a term for his multiethnicity. He told Winfrey he was “Cablinasian.” Woods did not say, “I’m not black. I’m O.J.,” but he gave the equivalent for a multicultural world.

“The two guys sitting with you and myself both feel, though, that winning press conferences and drafts and whatnot is not the final solution,” Pegula said, via John Vogl of the Buffalo News. “It’s winning games and getting in the playoffs and trying to get the big prize.

“Yeah, we’re excited but there’s more work to be done.”

The Bills had Botterill and Sabres coach Phil Housley in their draft room last Thursday, when Beane landed Allen and linebacker Tremaine Edmunds. Then the Sabres won the first pick in the NHL draft lottery, and they’re expected to take a hockey person named Rasmus Dahlin with that pick (I’m going to have to get Florio to explain to me how they do that hockey).

“In the NFL Draft room, and it’s the same thing once you got on the floor in the NHL at the Draft, you’ve got moments of elation interrupted by moments of sheer terror,” Pegula said. “Your emotions just go up and down. It’s pretty exciting.”

Now both of his teams have work to on the field and on the ice to keep that excitement going.

Shazier thanked those who have helped him throughout his spinal rehabilitation and revealed that he has resumed taking part in team activities after an extended absence as he works “day-by-day” to get better.sabres_249

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