It looks like Steve Spurrier won’t be the only familiar name coaching a team in the new Alliance of American Football.
Alex Marvez of Sporting News reports that Rick Neuheisel will be coaching a team based in Southern California. Spurrier was announced as the coach of the league’s Orlando franchise over the weekend.
Not that James was going to argue the call made in his favor by referee Lauren Holtkamp with 1.9 seconds to go.
“I was still trying to get my hands on the ball to kind of get it up there to try to get a four-point play, but it didn’t happen,” James told reporters. “I wasn’t able to get it up there.”
The Cavs ultimately weren’t able to complete the comeback, as the Sixers won their 13th game in a row to take a half-game lead on Cleveland for the No. 3 seed in the Eastern Conference playoffs. If Philadelphia — which has the Dallas Mavericks, Atlanta Hawks and Milwaukee Bucks remaining on its regular-season schedule — wins out, it will hold on to the No. 3 spot, even if Cleveland finishes 2-0 in its home-and-home set against the New York Knicks to close out the schedule.
He’s visiting the Bills (who pick 12th and 22nd) this weekend. He has also either met with or had workouts for the Chargers (17th), Saints (27th), Giants (second and 34th, unless they trade), Steelers (28th), Patriots (23rd and 31st) and Bengals (21st).
The presence of so many teams looking for an eventual replacement rather than an immediate starter is interesting, since Philip Rivers and Drew Brees and Eli Manning and Ben Roethlisberger and Tom Brady aren’t getting any younger. The Bengals can’t be so in love with Andy Dalton that they can’t think about a future without him, while the need in Buffalo is probably more immediate.
Rudolph has prototypical pocket quarterback size and was certainly productive in college, and might be drafted much higher than anyone anticipates simply because of the law of supply and demand.
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