The Showdown will pit an NFL team captained by Green Bay Packers quarterback Aaron Rodgers against an NBA team led by Houston Rockets point guard Chris Paul. The June 27-28 Ryder Cup-style event will take place at Mohegan Sun Golf Club in Baltic, Conn., which is currently ranked seventh on Golfweek’s Best Course You Can Play in Connecticut. The tournament was created by Turner Sports and CAA Sports, and will be broadcast on TNT on Aug. 10 at 8 p.m. Eastern, right after the conclusion of second-round coverage of the 2018 PGA Championship.
The one-hour show will include the best highlights and behind-the-scenes content from the tournament. I couldn’t be more excited for’The Showdown’ this summer, Rodgers said. While the NFL and NBA are home to many of the greatest athletes in the world, a golf course is an entirely different battlefield.
Josh is a much better player — I don’t think it’s close with him and Hackenberg, NFL Network analyst Daniel Jeremiah told USA TODAY Sports. But some of the rawness, there’s a similarity there.
The right coaching staff might be able to mold Allen into the player he needs to become. With time to develop, perhaps he will translate his impressive pure throwing ability into a long career as a high-level starter.
Last year, there was never much question Cleveland would take defensive end Myles Garrett at No. 1… though the Bears did pull off a stunner by moving up to No. 2 on draft night for quarterback Mitchell Trubisky. In 2016, even though the Rams tried to be coy about their intentions, there was little doubt Jared Goff would be the first choice (followed by Carson Wentz at No. 2 to Philadelphia). Jameis Winston was a no-brainer for the Buccaneers in 2015, as was Jadeveon Clowney to Houston in 2014.
But the 2018 draft could be wild, in part, because of the lack of consensus on the top quarterbacks, though five seem likely to be picked Thursday.
You say,’OK, this team needs a quarterback, that team needs a quarterback,’ and traditionally you’d say,’OK, they get the best one, they get the second-best one,’ and then we move on and try to figure out the rest. But we can’t even start there, NFL Network draft analyst Daniel Jeremiah told USA TODAY Sports.
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