Training ground – Shox Box http://shox-box.com/ Thu, 04 Aug 2022 09:07:39 +0000 en-US hourly 1 https://wordpress.org/?v=5.9.3 https://shox-box.com/wp-content/uploads/2021/06/icon-2021-06-29T183654.200-150x150.png Training ground – Shox Box http://shox-box.com/ 32 32 Training Camp 2022 Questions: When can we start evaluating Mitch Trubisky? https://shox-box.com/training-camp-2022-questions-when-can-we-start-evaluating-mitch-trubisky/ Thu, 04 Aug 2022 09:07:39 +0000 https://shox-box.com/training-camp-2022-questions-when-can-we-start-evaluating-mitch-trubisky/ Guess what, people. It’s time for training camp. And that means it’s time for training camp questions. For the first time since 2019, the Pittsburgh Steelers are actually back at Saint Vincent College in Latrobe after being forced to stay in Pittsburgh, where they held their last two training camps inside the formerly known ground. […]]]>

Guess what, people. It’s time for training camp. And that means it’s time for training camp questions. For the first time since 2019, the Pittsburgh Steelers are actually back at Saint Vincent College in Latrobe after being forced to stay in Pittsburgh, where they held their last two training camps inside the formerly known ground. under the Heinz name.

Even though the Steelers are back on very familiar ground, specifically Chuck Noll Field, this is an exceptionally certain training camp. After all, they haven’t had a real quarterback battle in a few decades, but now they have one with Mitch Trubisky, Kenny Pickett and Mason Rudolph.

We have yet another new offensive line, with some incoming veterans in James Daniels and Mason Cole. Myles Jack is inside linebacker, replacing Joe Schobert, and we’ll have to see if Devin Bush can get back to form after last year’s dismal performance.

There’s still so much going on, and boot camp will only create more questions as it goes along, even as it begins to provide answers. We’ll be covering them here daily for the community”talk to each otheras Linda Richman might say on Coffee Talk.

Question: When can we start reviewing Mitch Trubisky?

I wrote about Mitch Trubisky’s stocks yesterday, saying that based on the first six practices of training camp, his stock was down based on how he performed. I allowed many caveats, in particular the lack of availability of virtually all of the squad’s most notable players, but some comments I received implied – or did more than imply – that it was not could not yet be assessed, even preliminarily.

He’s new to the team (of course, so is Kenny Pickett, who’s also a rookie). OK. He learns of a new offence. But how many veteran starting quarterbacks signed in free agency would get that excuse? And if Trubisky plays with second-string players, who do other quarterbacks play with second- and third-string linemen?

I argue that evaluation is a fluid process to which there is never a final conclusion, at least until a player retires, and because of that I don’t believe there is plenty of room for there to be a “too early” moment to offer one — provided the appropriate import level is applied to it.

Yesterday’s article was just an observation on the general analysis of his performance in the Steelers’ first six practices in training camp. I haven’t read any positive reviews of her first six days in Latrobe.

But this is only the beginning. And it is already changing. Trubisky had a better day of practice yesterday. I could easily write another stock watch article for today noting the one-day improvement, though hopefully it can stack at least a few best practices together, first.

Let’s be clear on something. I have no dog in the running for who the Steelers quarterback is. Ideally, the rookie draft pick will be worth the time investment, but if we’re talking about the 2021 season, I have nothing against Trubisky, Mason Rudolph, or Kenny Pickett. I think the best quarterback should be whoever plays, no matter who it is, and I have no preconceived idea who will be the best by the end of August.

I just wish there was real competition. I don’t think it’s anyone’s “job to lose”, as we’ve heard in some reports. Trubisky hasn’t had the best start with his new team, but there’s still plenty of time to write his story. This is just the very beginning. No conclusions have been drawn and shouldn’t be, but he definitely needs to do better.

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The Biggest Takeaways of Day 6 https://shox-box.com/the-biggest-takeaways-of-day-6/ Tue, 02 Aug 2022 17:45:00 +0000 https://shox-box.com/the-biggest-takeaways-of-day-6/ The Tennessee Titans were back Tuesday for their sixth practice of training camp, and the second in which pads were worn. Even before the team entered the field, there were fireworks, as offensive lineman Jamarco Jones apparently lashed out at left tackle Taylor Lewan in a spat before the match. ‘coaching. Training camp fights are […]]]>

The Tennessee Titans were back Tuesday for their sixth practice of training camp, and the second in which pads were worn.

Even before the team entered the field, there were fireworks, as offensive lineman Jamarco Jones apparently lashed out at left tackle Taylor Lewan in a spat before the match. ‘coaching.

Training camp fights are perfectly normal, but this one is a bit different, as it takes place between two players on the same side of the ball and it happened before training and not as a result of anything what happened on the ground during this one.

It’s definitely a situation to watch, with Jones vying for left guard against Aaron Brewer, whose winner will line up next to Lewan.

In more positive news, wide receiver Racey McMath was the standout of the day, and it was a great session for the offense as a whole.

Now, a look at all of Tuesday’s biggest takeaways.

Absences

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Early releases

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ESPN’s Turron Davenport: “Denico Autry came in mid-training and didn’t come out.”

Sofa: “Ola Adeniyi beat Jalen McKenzie on a team period rep. McKenzie held him, Ola pushed him past the whistle and was sent inside.

Jamarco Jones clashed with Taylor Lewan before practice

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Kyle Philips ran with those

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Racey McMath shines

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The offense prevailed

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Larrell Murchison in trouble?

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Big Randy a perfect 8 for 8

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Shakur Brown makes plays

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Malik Willis Update

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Tackle drill

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The biggest takeaways from Week 1 of Panthers 2022 training camp https://shox-box.com/the-biggest-takeaways-from-week-1-of-panthers-2022-training-camp/ Mon, 01 Aug 2022 01:05:00 +0000 https://shox-box.com/the-biggest-takeaways-from-week-1-of-panthers-2022-training-camp/ The Carolina Panthers are about to dive into week two of training camp this summer. But before they do, let’s take a look back at the highlights of their first five days in Spartanburg, SC. The Panthers play it safe with Jaycee Horn AP Photo/Nell Redmond Last year’s eighth overall pick missed Carolina’s last 14 […]]]>

The Carolina Panthers are about to dive into week two of training camp this summer. But before they do, let’s take a look back at the highlights of their first five days in Spartanburg, SC.

The Panthers play it safe with Jaycee Horn

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Last year’s eighth overall pick missed Carolina’s last 14 games after breaking his right foot against the Houston Texans. Although Horn recovered quite well from the devastating injury, the Panthers placed him on the physically unable to play active list to start camp as a precaution.

“He’s definitely improving,” head coach Matt Rhule said Saturday. “We hope it’s very soon. I can’t say exactly when. But hoping it will be very soon.

“Just pains, yeah,” he then added. “So we’ll be smart about it.”

Christian McCaffrey plays it safe with Christian McCaffrey

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Despite colliding with a team photographer on the very first day of practice, running back Christian McCaffrey said he felt better than ever. This feeling is due, in part, to his adjusted balance between work and rest.

“Yeah, I think anytime you have to adapt outside of your comfort zone, take a leap of faith. But when you get the results you want, you trust the process a little more. So it’s my job to trust my process. I feel good. I feel the best I’ve ever felt. I’m ready to go.”

He also said he’s ready to go whether or not he takes part in pre-season action.

“I will be ready to go. It’s all up to them. I know that whatever happens, I will be ready to roll, at full speed. I never went into a game thinking I was under-prepared. I will therefore be ready to leave this year. I’m just excited to be healthy. Feel fast. Feeling ready to switch.

Baker Mayfield and Sam Darnold start with equal opportunities

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The highly anticipated (sorta) quarterback (sorta) competition has begun. Rhule said they wouldn’t get into anything too heavy yet and started Mayfield and Darnold on flat ground.

“For day 1, Sam took all 1 reps with group 1. Baker took all 2 reps with group 2. Tomorrow Baker will take all reps with group 1, Sam will take all reps with group 2 And the thought process being we really want our guys to have the ability to work with the same receivers all day Obviously Baker got the setup last night, this morning he’s here trying to l ‘run. So we wanted these guys to have some consistency at receiver for the first two days. And then we’ll start to mix things up a bit more. Then Matt and PJ shared the three.

Baker Mayfield impressed Matt Rhule

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And while Mayfield hasn’t invested too much on the pitch, he’s still impressed Rhule with his work (and homework) so far.

“This is the fourth installation. I’ll know more next week as we find ourselves in other situations. But I couldn’t be happier with Baker – how much he learned from what we did. But there is much more to do to get through this phase.

Matt Corral impressed everyone

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2018 first-round picks aside, 2022 third-round pick Matt Corral is the dark horse of this race. The rookie has already made a good impression, with his arm and his punctuality.

DL help is always on the way

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After the Panthers tried to woo him for more than a month, two-time pro Bowler Carlos Dunlap opted to sign a one-year contract with the Kansas City Chiefs. But Rhule said they will continue to look to add help to their defensive line.

“I think we kind of had our eye on, ‘Hey, we like the guys we’ve got,'” Rhule said after the second practice of training camp. “We like the Burns, the Haynes, the Yeturs. We love this band. Keep an eye out for other guys if they open up as they are available. But not a major need that we feel panicked about. Just, we’re always trying to do a good job looking and seeing ‘Hey, how can we upgrade?’ »

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Training Ground Guru | Skubala appointed Leeds United U21 head coach https://shox-box.com/training-ground-guru-skubala-appointed-leeds-united-u21-head-coach/ Thu, 28 Jul 2022 17:28:38 +0000 https://shox-box.com/training-ground-guru-skubala-appointed-leeds-united-u21-head-coach/ Written by Training Ground Guru — FORMER England futsal head coach Michael Skubala has been named Leeds United Under-21 boss. He replaces Mark Jackson, who led the U23s before being promoted to the first team under Jesse Marsch last season (Premier League 2 has moved from an U23 to an U21 competition from next season). […]]]>

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FORMER England futsal head coach Michael Skubala has been named Leeds United Under-21 boss.

He replaces Mark Jackson, who led the U23s before being promoted to the first team under Jesse Marsch last season (Premier League 2 has moved from an U23 to an U21 competition from next season).

Skubala was head coach and head of elite performance for England Futsal from January 2017 until it disbanded towards the end of 2020.

He was retained by the FA after that and has worked with the England U18s for 18 months. Prior to working with the FA, Skubala was Director of Football at Loughborough University for four years.

His assistant at Leeds will be Michal Pudjak, who remains in place as an U21 assistant.

Leeds director of football Victor Orta said: “The role of head coach within the Under-21 team is clearly an important role at a club which sees so many players progress to the first team. .

“We interviewed candidates from all over the world over the summer, but the work that Michael has done in the FA, alongside his ambitious plans for the band, has given him the edge and we are really delighted to welcome him to the club.”

Academy Director Adam Underwood added, “This is another clear sign of progress for our Academy. The Leeds United Academy is a key part of our DNA and we believe Michael is the best possible candidate to improve the group he will work with, while preparing them to take the leap to become first-team players.

Skubala will train for the first time on Monday next week as the side prepare for the start of their Premier League 2 Division 2 season.

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Chesterfield Lodge tenders for a new training base https://shox-box.com/chesterfield-lodge-tenders-for-a-new-training-base/ Tue, 26 Jul 2022 09:35:00 +0000 https://shox-box.com/chesterfield-lodge-tenders-for-a-new-training-base/ A new training center has been a priority for the club since the community trust took over two years ago. If the offer for the unknown location is accepted, Chesterfield will be able to use it “rather quickly” and the academy will then move on to the current one. “We were very keen on getting […]]]>

A new training center has been a priority for the club since the community trust took over two years ago.

If the offer for the unknown location is accepted, Chesterfield will be able to use it “rather quickly” and the academy will then move on to the current one.

“We were very keen on getting a training ground to call our own rather than the current lease,” said manager Ashley Kirk on the club’s official We Are Sailing podcast.

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The Spireites hope to move to a new training ground.

“We are in the early stages, but we have made an offer on a site across town which we hope will be accepted, but there are no guarantees.

“If so, it will be a site where we can move forward quite quickly, which would be a big advantage for the team and the club and hopefully for the city as well. But it is at a stage delicate part of the negotiations. This is where we are, but we hope that things will move forward.

“It shows how hard we’re trying to get a top-notch training facility for Paul Cook and his team to work on player development. It’s ultimately part of the long-term strategy – developing players who become assets for the club that either stay with us or we can swap and we can improve the squad using this fee but if we don’t have the facilities it becomes very difficult to do that.

President Mike Goodwin added, “That was one of the key things we wanted to put in place. I think we’ve done a good job getting to this point and I just hope it passes. This will also benefit the academy, as the academy will then move to the old training ground. It’s a win-win if we can get it through.

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Cowboys News: Problems for team heading into 2022 training camp https://shox-box.com/cowboys-news-problems-for-team-heading-into-2022-training-camp/ Sun, 24 Jul 2022 09:00:00 +0000 https://shox-box.com/cowboys-news-problems-for-team-heading-into-2022-training-camp/ What issues are the Cowboys facing as they approach camp? -Todd Archer, ESPN Training camp will hopefully answer a lot of questions for the Dallas Cowboys. Injury Updates: Gallup was thought to be a bit ahead of schedule when minicamp ended, but he’ll likely miss at least a few games in September. That was always […]]]>

What issues are the Cowboys facing as they approach camp? -Todd Archer, ESPN

Training camp will hopefully answer a lot of questions for the Dallas Cowboys.

Injury Updates: Gallup was thought to be a bit ahead of schedule when minicamp ended, but he’ll likely miss at least a few games in September. That was always the thought even before he re-signed a five-year deal in March. He’ll likely start training camp on the roster physically unable to perform, which isn’t too much of a concern. If he is on this list to start the season, it would be a concern as he would miss at least the first four games.

Linebacker Jabril Cox is also coming back from a torn ACL in his right knee. He was moving well in June and it is believed that he will be able to train at the start of camp. rookie linebacker Damone Clark will open camp on the non-football injury list after undergoing neck surgery in the spring. If he plays at all this season, it won’t be until November.

Why the Dallas Cowboys Should Trade for Jessie Bates – Jarret Pendergast, The Landry Hat

It seems unlikely, but a trade for Jessie Bates would improve Dallas’ secondary.

From the Cowboys’ point of view, they can acquire the 25-year-old security for a cheap package, because then they would have to pay him around $16 million per year, the going rate for high-level security. Additionally, Dallas would have to wait until the end of the 2022 season for the long-term deal with Bates. As no deal can be reached this year, Bates could be considered a hire, making his trade package cheaper. Even if he’s only acquired for the 2022 season alone, he could help propel their defense to the top tier.

The Cowboys have never shown that they are fully invested in the safety position. Most years they try to sign a few cheap players just to create a disparate safety position. Last year, that strategy worked, as they were able to find Jayron Kearse like a diamond in the rough. Even though the Cowboys just gave Kearse a new contract, Bates will fit in well with him. Kearse is elite around the line of scrimmage and Bates is elite when it comes to coverage. To be exact, Kearse led all safeties in tackles for loss last season with nine.

Cowboys camp: The last season of Ezekiel Elliott’s “Albatross” in Dallas? – Timm Hamm, Cowboy Country

Is 2022 the last season we’ll see Ezekiel Elliott in a Cowboys uniform?

Dallas Cowboys running back Ezekiel Elliott is entering his seventh season with the team in 2022. His time in Dallas was something of a roller coaster ridewith some statistical seasons that have been Pro-Bowl-worthy, and others that were forgettable.

Is the journey almost over?

Elliott is under contract with the Cowboys through the 2026 season. after signing a six-year, $90 million contract extension in September 2019 that gave him $50 million guaranteed.

It is because of this contract that some speculate that 2022 could be Elliott’s last season in Dallas.

Predicting Each NFL Team’s Biggest Bust of the 2022 NFL Season – Alex Kay, Bleacher Report

The Cowboys need a big season from Ezekiel Elliott.

Dallas Cowboys: RB Ezekiel Elliott

Ezekiel Elliott is no longer the feared running back he was earlier in his career.

After averaging more than 95 yards per game rushing in each of his first three seasons, Elliott has steadily declined in recent years. His production hit a new low in 2021 when he averaged just 58.9 rushing yards per contest.

Even his pass-catching abilities are fading. Elliott averaged at least 22 yards per game through the air in each of his first five seasons, but failed to even reach a mark of 17 yards per game last year.

With Tony Pollard on the come-up and ready to see a significant increase in touches this coming season, it’s obvious that Elliot is fading into the twilight of his career

While Elliott could still contribute to a winning Cowboys club, it would be foolish to expect him to be one of the best runners putting in 100+ yard performances with any consistency.

Even though Dallas is still pay it like a superstar, Elliott will see his workload diminished further as he settles into a more even timeshare with Pollard this coming campaign.

Jalen Tolbert is looking forward to the opportunity with the Dallas Cowboys – Mark Inabinett, Al.com

Jalen Tolbert will have every chance of playing a vital role with the Cowboys as a rookie.

Jalen Tolbert will report for his first NFL training camp on Sunday when Dallas Cowboys rookies meet in Oxnard, Calif.

“I’m really excited about the opportunity that’s been given to me,” Tolbert said during an appearance on SiriusXM NFL Radio earlier this month, “and just being able to go compete and continue doing what I love. A lot of people don’t get the chance to play after college. And so I definitely have a special opportunity. And I can’t wait to be there.”

the old Southern Alabama opportunity to stand out with the Cowboys comes after he joined Dallas in the third round of the NFL Draft April 29. By then, the Cowboys had traded the Pro Bowl wide receiver four times amari cooper to Cleveland Browns and lost wide receiver Cedrick Wilson to Miami Dolphins in free agency.

the old Southern Alabama opportunity to stand out with the Cowboys comes after he joined Dallas in the third round of the NFL Draft April 29. By then, the Cowboys had traded the Pro Bowl wide receiver four times amari cooper to the Cleveland Browns and lost wide receiver Cedrick Wilson to the Miami Dolphins in free agency.

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Consultation launched for Blackpool FC training ground plans https://shox-box.com/consultation-launched-for-blackpool-fc-training-ground-plans/ Fri, 22 Jul 2022 15:14:00 +0000 https://shox-box.com/consultation-launched-for-blackpool-fc-training-ground-plans/ People are invited to give their opinion either online or by going to one of the program’s three public exhibitions starting Tuesday, July 26. Read more Read more Blackpool FC reveal major plans for historic 100-acre new training ground The views will then be taken into account when the club submits its planning application for […]]]>

People are invited to give their opinion either online or by going to one of the program’s three public exhibitions starting Tuesday, July 26.

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Blackpool FC reveal major plans for historic 100-acre new training ground

The views will then be taken into account when the club submits its planning application for the development of the Garstang Road site between Blackpool’s Grange Park estate and Poulton’s Baines School.

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Blackpool FC chief executive Ban Mansford said: “We know the people of Blackpool and our fans will be delighted to hear more about our plans for the future of the club.

“We look forward to meeting the public and understanding their feedback, which will help shape our plans before submitting a planning application later this year.”

The proposals include eight full-size training pitches, a half-size indoor pitch, a smaller nine-a-side pitch, two small goalkeeper training spaces and a new eco-friendly training center with classrooms, medical areas, offices and a Gym.

There will also be parking for up to 120 cars. About forty jobs will be relocated to the new site and 20 new jobs should be created.

Artist’s impression of Blackpool FC’s proposed new training ground

The facility will replace the current outdated Squires Gate Lane training ground and allow first team and academy players to train in the same location for the first time.

A statement setting out the club’s vision for development reads: “New tailored training facilities will provide the setup we need to compete with our rivals and perform at the highest level possible.

“With the new training facilities on offer, we are establishing the necessary framework to build on our recent success and support the club’s ambition to bring Premier League football back to Blackpool.”

Consultation sessions take place on Tuesday July 26 (2.30pm – 7.30pm) at The Matthews Suite, Blackpool Football Club; Friday July 29 (3 p.m. – 8 p.m.) at the municipal hall of Poulton-le-Fylde; and Tuesday, August 2 (2:30 p.m. – 7:30 p.m.) at @ The Grange, FY3 7RW.

Or they can call a dedicated community information line (Monday to Friday, 9am to 5.30pm) on 0800 652 9460, or send comments and questions to [email protected]

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Las Vegas Raiders Training Camp Preview – Las Vegas Raiders Blog https://shox-box.com/las-vegas-raiders-training-camp-preview-las-vegas-raiders-blog/ Wed, 20 Jul 2022 16:26:47 +0000 https://shox-box.com/las-vegas-raiders-training-camp-preview-las-vegas-raiders-blog/ HENDERSON, Nev. — The Las Vegas Raiders open 2022 NFL Training Camp Wednesday at the Intermountain Healthcare Performance Center. Here is an overview of some scenarios: The most convincing positional battle: Let’s look at the right side of the offensive line, specifically the right tackle. Because if the Raiders are going to restart him with […]]]>

HENDERSON, Nev. — The Las Vegas Raiders open 2022 NFL Training Camp Wednesday at the Intermountain Healthcare Performance Center. Here is an overview of some scenarios:

The most convincing positional battle: Let’s look at the right side of the offensive line, specifically the right tackle. Because if the Raiders are going to restart him with the same O line that helped fire Derek Carr 40 times in 2021, with the right side being the weak link, that’s ground zero. Alex Leatherwood, last year’s first-round pick, started the season at RT, moved to right guard in Week 5, but was seeing time away in OTAs and minicamp. If Denzelle Good is healthy enough to reclaim her RG spot after suffering a torn left ACL in the season opener, that should solidify things.

And that’s not counting swing tackle Brandon Parker or Jermaine Eluemunor, who has played in both places and is already familiar with new coach Josh McDaniels’ system from his time with the New England Patriots. Seventh-rounder Thayer Munford and UDFA Bamidele Olaseni could also be looking at right tackle while third-rounder Dylan Parham appears to be slated for left guard.

The player with the most to prove: We should just rename it the Derek Carr Award. Every year Carr endures the slingshots and arrows of so many rumors and reports of him being on the trading block and yet he stays. What’s different now, however, is that outside of the aforementioned offensive line, Carr has the most dynamic weapons at his disposal, not only in personnel, but also in stratagems and plays. Additionally, the Raiders went all-in by bringing his best friend from college, the league’s top receiver Davante Adams, in a trade to the Green Bay Packers. No more excuses? Yes something like that.

But didn’t Carr just sign a three-year, $121.5 million extension? Indeed, but under the terms of the deal, the Raiders aren’t required to pay him anything after this season and would only eat $5.6 million in dead money if they chose to move on. . Additionally, Carr’s total QBR dropped every time he had a change of playcallers. Stop us if you’ve heard this before, but this is truly a breakthrough season for Carr, who, as previously stated, has everything he could ask for…unless that O-line breaks again.

The biggest question: Yeah, staying on Carr’s corner here, but we’ve talked so much about the connection he’s had with Adams since their college days together. And although they worked together as pros during the offseason, they were the last teammates in (checks notes) 2013. So how fresh is the chemistry between the former Fresno State Bulldogs, and how long will it take to reconnect in a game situation? Adams has definitely benefited from playing under a Hall of Fame quarterback in Aaron Rodgers. But while Carr had Amari Cooper, Michael Crabtree, Hunter Renfrow and Darren Waller to kick the ball around with the Raiders, Adams is on another level.

However long or short it takes for Adams and Carr to sync up, it will go a long way in determining what kind of on-court success they have in Las Vegas. Because remember, Carr finds a target and sticks with it, from Waller and his 107 receptions in 2020 to Renfrow and his 103 catches last season. Adams has averaged 119 catches over the past two seasons.

Most impactful off-season addition: Non-Davante Adams Division? Chandler Jones. Of course, the Raiders essentially traded Yannick Ngakoue, who is five years younger, for Jones, who is polishing a CV worthy of Canton. Jones’ 107.5 sacks and 33 forced fumbles are the most in the NFL in the last 10 years and although five of his 10.5 sacks last year came in the season opener, he still enough remains in the 32-year-old’s tank to stay commanding respect and double teams.

And that frees up opportunities for his pound thrower Maxx Crosby, a rising star who was last year’s Pro Bowl defensive MVP. Now, Jones isn’t in Las Vegas just to be a decoy; he was signed to bring veteran leadership as well as the wreck shop on his own. And at 6-foot-5 and 265 pounds, Jones is also 3-inches and 19 pounds over Ngakoue, who led the Raiders with 10 sacks in 2021.

Bold prediction: The Raiders will return to the playoffs for a second straight season. Wait, shouldn’t a team that survived the struggles of last season, that made upgrades throughout the roster, as well as in the scheme and call-ups, be a lock on returning to the Super Bowl tournament? ? If so, the best solution would be to predict that Las Vegas would fail, right? Well… the flip side shows so many unknowns and resulting questions in a division that has seen every team make significant improvements that pick Las Vegas to be in the playoffs for consecutive seasons for the first time since 2000. -02 seems like the bolder way to go. At least before training camp.

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Forced Entry: The Basics of Door and Gate Saws https://shox-box.com/forced-entry-the-basics-of-door-and-gate-saws/ Mon, 18 Jul 2022 09:09:36 +0000 https://shox-box.com/forced-entry-the-basics-of-door-and-gate-saws/ There’s no denying that your best tool deployment comes from having a great tool setup. It is of the utmost importance that the irons are free of rust and that the Halligans are tuned, oiled and in a respectable place to grab them quickly at incident scenes. What about rotary saws? How do you configure […]]]>

There’s no denying that your best tool deployment comes from having a great tool setup. It is of the utmost importance that the irons are free of rust and that the Halligans are tuned, oiled and in a respectable place to grab them quickly at incident scenes.

What about rotary saws? How do you configure them? How many do you have on the rig? Are they in a respectable space, ready for rapid deployment?

All of these questions need to be explored when setting up your rig for the tactics you are meant to execute, and executing them quickly. In addition, it does not matter whether you use a gasoline or battery-powered saw. Three main factors play a role in saw basics and setup.

Recognition of need

As an organization/department or business, you must first understand the needs of your region and then base your tools on those needs. What do I mean by that? You need to understand the composition of your community. For example, the makeup of my ministry’s community is a wild mix of urban and suburban residential and commercial occupations. There isn’t one type of structure or challenge that my district presents the most.

Going to certain commercial areas, the likelihood that my teams will have to cut locks, garage doors, anti-theft devices and various types of metal and steel doors is high. That said, although my catchment area is a small urban city, it is not awash with rolling steel doors like New York and Washington DC. Nevertheless, we have to enter it periodically. Having the means to accomplish this and the other aforementioned cut is only possible by having a variety of tools. Sure, we could accomplish the task with a standard set of irons, but we could actually and efficiently get in much faster if we used a rotary saw set up for forcible entry tactics.

The set up

Much of our efficiency success comes from our setup on the platform. One of the things we have found to be very beneficial is having a good saw complement. Our special services consist of four saws for four types of common operations and different calls: two chainsaws and two rotary saws. One of the chainsaws is used for utility purposes, such as cutting tree branches and miscellaneous wood, and the other is used for vertical venting operations. One of the rotary saws features a carbide-tipped blade for wood and decking materials; the other has a diamond-tipped blade for cutting metals and masonry. The latter is the one we consider our break-in saw.

The break-in saw is the one that is mainly used for the metal challenges that we face on the street. On this we attach a pair of locking pliers, or Vise-Grips, and a chain to the handle. This allows the saw operator to quickly hand them over to another limb to attach to a latch for cutting while making access. (The alternative – the vise grip and chain being in a compartment on the platform – requires extra time for someone to retrieve them from the incident scene.) Also, with this setup, the vice grips and chain never interfere with operations. Some members find it beneficial to have their own pair of locking pliers in their pocket; however, lugging them around despite not using them every day, or even almost every day, isn’t worth it to me.

Comfort and familiarization

When using the rotary saw on the range, you must first understand how to use it on the practice range.

Once you’ve turned on a spinning saw and lifted it off the ground to collect your material, you’re fighting a gyroscopic force and you have to be ready for it. Many of you may remember the old gyroscope toy: the device that had a wheel that spun forward, then when you picked it up or moved it, the side of the toy would go left or right. This is the rotary saw in use. Once you pull the trigger, the blade spins forward, but when you pick up the saw to use it, the saw motor wants to take the saw left or right. Using a saw in front of you, to the side, or even above your head can tire you out due to the gyroscopic force you’re fighting. This is especially the case when working for a long time.

So always make sure your grip on the saw is firm and be ready for sideways movement once you pull the trigger.

Gate Tactics

When you arrive on the scene and decide to start cutting, there are a few things you need to consider from the start:

  • What’s the fastest way for you to get in? Through the lock or through the gate?
  • What will require fewer cuts?
  • What is the weakest point of the gate or door?
  • Once opened, will the entry point take you to where teams will be able to make a difference on the fire or get to it?

You can then execute your tactic. Two of the easiest tactics are sometimes the quickest options.

Generally, the easiest way will always be to go through the lock itself (depending on the type of lock). Going through the gate rail or channel is the next easiest option. Going through the gate itself is the last option.

Given the different constructions of doors, the best way to see how to beat the ones in your area and develop your game plan for entry is to go out and check out how they are constructed as well as the locking mechanisms that are activated. their.

Most gates have either an armored locking pin or a steel eyelet pin that passes through the gate track and into the metal slats. Most of the time you will find that the armored pin uses hockey puck type locks, while the eyebolt pin uses a style of lock that usually has an exposed shackle. With either style of lock, cutting the lock itself off the door pin offers the quickest approach.

Locks that have exposed shackles are relatively easier to deal with than the other two aforementioned locks. This is where your locking pliers and chain come in. Although this tactic requires two limbs to accomplish, the execution is quite simple. One member attaches the vice grip and chain to the lock body, and the other member comes with the saw and cuts the shackle. We have found it helpful to score the metal with the saw blade at low rpm, creating a nice groove for the blade to sit in. Once the blade has stabilized, you can speed up the saw, maximizing the RPM, to let the saw blade do its job and cut the shackle. Once the shackles(s) are cut, the lock can be removed and the pin can be exposed and removed.

With hockey puck style locks, the cut is made on the front/top of the lock, three-quarters the height of the keyhole. This ensures that you capture the pin on the back of the lock.

The old method of teaching encouraged cutting the padlock at the top of the padlock’s stamp or company name. Unfortunately, more and more locks have pads that end up upside down or even non-existent, leaving members wondering where to cut. So far three quarters of the keyhole height has been for all these different style locks.

Coaching

Recognizing the need, setting up the saw, and understanding your tactics helps you become comfortable using the saw. However, as there are many types of saws on the market, it is crucial to be sure of the operation of your saw. Along the same lines, take the time to get out in your area to check out the break-in challenges presented to you. Trying to understand these challenges or the variables of these challenges in the heat of the moment delays the placement of the garden hose, and a delay in getting water to the fire only contributes to the advancement of the spread of fire. It all depends on how quickly and efficiently you can access.

Practicing cutting locks can be a simple, yet fun exercise that members can practice right at the station, for little to no cost, but building confidence with the saw is extremely valuable.

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There’s no trophy for ‘winning’ the transfer window, so why the endless hype? | transfer window https://shox-box.com/theres-no-trophy-for-winning-the-transfer-window-so-why-the-endless-hype-transfer-window/ Sat, 16 Jul 2022 07:00:00 +0000 https://shox-box.com/theres-no-trophy-for-winning-the-transfer-window-so-why-the-endless-hype-transfer-window/ Hhave you ever wondered how long richarlison’s legs are? It’s something I admit I spent very little time considering until this week, when Spurs tweeted a five minute video of the Brazilian’s first day at the club. We start with him walking around the training ground flanked by an entourage of three. He receives a […]]]>

Hhave you ever wondered how long richarlison’s legs are? It’s something I admit I spent very little time considering until this week, when Spurs tweeted a five minute video of the Brazilian’s first day at the club.

We start with him walking around the training ground flanked by an entourage of three. He receives a mixed reception from Ivan Perisic and we are in the physio room for his medical examination. Is this his real medical or his medical show? A man checks that his legs can bend at the knee and goes to full expedition forecast, “45 internal, approaching 90 external”. It cuts off before it presumably continues: “Lower, Hebrides 9 9 4, moving rapidly southeast.”

Back to the big reveal – a measuring tape is placed at the top of her hips. It clicks through the 40s, 50s, into the 60s, into the 70s, into the 80s, into the 90s as we approach the peg. It is something extraordinary.

Someone is holding a clipboard. They show an ultrasound; for a second it looks like he’s having a baby. They print a lot of 1980s computer paper.

And he is free to go. He looks at the training ground. It looks like a training ground. A warm hug from Lucas Moura and here we are in the canteen.

Lunch. A close up of a bowl of broccoli. He is handed what looks like an omelet. Emerson Royal makes chicken noises to him. They are kissing. Matt Doherty says hello. Giovani Lo Celso too. He kisses Cristian Romero. Everyone applauds. Fraser Forster sits alone in the back.

And suddenly, Richarlison hops on the ground. Running with an elastic cord around his waist. He hits the ball. He hits him again. And one last time. There is a close up of a soccer ball to be completed.

How did we live without this detailed forensic account of every part of player transfers in the good old days? If you weren’t brave enough to spend your parent’s phone bill on ClubCall, then it was Ceefax or nothing.

I vividly remember hearing out of the blue on the radio that Spurs had signed Jürgen Klinsmann while I was playing Championship Manager on the Amiga in my bedroom. No gossip, no live medical exams, no reporters forced to spend all day at Finch Farm. It was a line and that was it – a truly breathtaking moment. Jürgen Klinsmann!

Now summer is an endless content machine of guesswork, rumors and fluff. It was ‘the latest news’ that Jan Bednarek was considering a move from Southampton to Leicester, a move I was convinced of for about 15 minutes last summer. My apologies to Jannik Vestergaard. Whether it’s ‘breaking news’ if a reasonably competent centre-back tries to decide whether to play for a team that finishes eighth instead of 15th is another question. Could there be different levels? Robinho at Manchester City deserves at least a stronger swoosh and bigger font on the ticker.

Jurgen Klinsmann is unveiled as a Tottenham Hotspur player by club manager, Ossie Ardiles. Photograph: Getty Images

It would be wonderful if the football family could arrange an amnesty over the word ‘understand’ from journalists with sources explaining William Carvalho’s likely destination. I understand that N’Golo Kanté is considering leaving Stamford Bridge. Whole organizations get it right now. Sky Sports News understands that Cameron Jerome is happy at Luton. Can’t we leave understanding to things that need understanding? Thermodynamics or Serbo-Croatian or space travel?

Beneath the high-profile ‘let’s go’ transfer sagas lies the hidden gem of lower league social media signing announcements. This catches up with me several times. Cambridge United sends the ‘eyes looking this way’ emoji and a clock. Announcement at 5 p.m. Who will it be?

The clock strikes, the club posts a video. Someone is holding a scarf, the camera is panning, it is a man’s face. It’s Brandon Haunstrup. Of course, I haven’t tracked Portsmouth’s left-backs on loan for the past three years. I don’t know Brandon Haunstrup – it’s my fault. Still, I’m still aroused — a dopamine hit staring at the face of someone I’ve never seen before. I trust Cambridge manager Mark Bonner with my life, so I trust him with the full-backs as well.

And the small community of lower league fans who frantically exchange such moves is a rather pleasant section of the internet full of very short cordial exchanges. Every time a Cambridge player moves on, I get tweets from rival fans. “Does Jack Iredale [now Bolton] something good ? ” “Yes”. “Ah great. Thank you”. “Its good”.

Of course, all we really care about is the semi-annual transfer deadline day anticlimax. One year I spent three hours on the radio promoting Graham Dorrans’ loan deal from West Brom to Norwich. Nothing else happened.

As my jaded colleague Barry Glendenning suggested, do we need all that? Can’t we just wait for the first day of the season, pick a schedule or just watch the pitch and see who’s there? What a surprise that would be.

What’s the point of deciding who won the window? There is no trophy yet. We won’t know until the season is over. New signatures don’t always work. Your current players can improve.

Still, there are so many ways to be a true football fan – the definition of it largely depends on how football was for you when you were 10. It’s easier to just succumb – spend your summer hitting the refresh button, watching eventless videos of your players wandering the training grounds.

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And like someone who spent the summer recreating this video of a man hitting a stool and then bring that video to the cinema and watch people watch it, I may not be able to judge what makes sense. Not everything needs to have one. We fill all the time.

Richarlison’s left leg is 96 centimeters long. You never know the story of his right leg, one of football’s mysteries. What I hear, and what my sources tell me, and what I understand is that it’s a similar duration.

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