The Alliance of American Football has announced the eight cities in which the league will commence play in fewer than eight months. St. Louis apparently had a chance to be one of those cities.
According to Jim Thomas of the St. Louis Post-Dispatch, the Dome at America’s Center (f/k/a the Edward Jones Dome) would have been the site of the AAF games played in St. Louis, but the venue has a scheduling conflict on weekends in February 2019. The discussions happened as recently as last weekend, with efforts to find an alternative location for early-season games in St. Louis unsuccessful.
Regardless, the policy is clear — and teams have a strong incentive to make sure players understand that anything and everything that potentially falls under the Personal Conduct Policy must be communicated to the team. The Buccaneers obviously didn’t do a good enough job of that; otherwise, Winston would have self-reported the potential violation.
There’s a big difference between making a 70-yard field goal with no one around and during game conditions, but it’s a positive sign for the player, who likely will have to go elsewhere if he hopes to land on a roster.
Justin Tucker, 28, is signed through 2019, at salaries of $2.95 million and $3.05 million. He has made more than 90 percent of his career field goals (with a long of 61 yards), and he has never missed an extra point.
The Capitals and Carlson’s camp had not come to an agreement as of Sunday morning, so his agent began taking calls from other interested teams as the free agent interview period opened. MacLellan Cheap Jerseys Bulk did a good job of clearing cap space for an extension, shipping Brooks Orpik and his $5.5 million Cheap Jerseys Cycling cap hit to the Colorado Avalanche along with restricted free agent goaltender Philipp Grubauer on Friday.
Carlson’s priority was to remain in Washington.