Quarterback. By not jumping on Mike Glennon (Chicago) or Brian Hoyer (San Francisco), the Jets have kept their options open in case something better comes along. But as the franchise debates journeymen like Robert Griffin III, Chase Daniel and Jay Cutler, the question remains — did the team squander a 2016 second-round draft pick, or is there any chance Christian Hackenberg can become a starter after being kept on ice his entire rookie season?
Cornerback. Byron Maxwell isn’t a shutdown corner even though Cheap Euro Jerseys Philadelphia paid him like one before trading him to the Dolphins last offseason. Thanks to a deep draft class, this is an area the Dolphins should be able to address with the No. 22 overall pick. The last cornerback Miami drafted in Round 1 — Vontae Davis in 2009.
MLB stars, they’re just like us.
Nationals shortstop Trea Turner was late to the team’s workout Wednesday, but had a legitimate excuse for his tardiness: jury duty.
Luckily Turner, who is a resident of Palm Beach County, wasn’t kept at the courthouse very long after being summoned.
“He told me he was going to jury duty,” manager Dusty Baker said, via the Washington Post. “And then he got there and they said they didn’t need him. When they call, you don’t have much choice. He seemed pretty happy about not doing it.”
After being relieved of his civic duties, Turner skipped onto Field 3 at The Ballpark of the Palm Beaches in full uniform and started taking batting practice against reliever Joe Nathan.