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Exciting Parramatta flyer Bevan French has been praised by Wallabies star Israel Folau, after the Eels wideman equalled his record of seven tries in his first four NRL games.The nephew of prolific former Kangaroos and St George Illawarra winger Nathan Blacklock, 20-year-old French has shown a similar aptitude and nose for a four-pointer as former Melbourne Storm and Brisbane star Folau.I saw his highlights last week against the Sharks and hes certainly someone that has great wheels and is a good finisher, said Folau, who set his record as a Storm player in 2007.Watching the NRL across this year theres some great finishers and hes just one of them.Good on him and I wish him all the best.Asked what advice he would give French Folau said: Sometimes you can get caught up in all the hype and that.But just making sure that you keep your head down and work hard to try and be consistent.It looks like hes doing that so far, so thats good.Folau on Thursday also said he thought another player with Parramatta connections, Jarryd Hayne, would do well if he opted to try his hand at 15-a-side rugby.The former San Francisco 49ers NFL player is currently trying to earn a place in Fijis Olympic sevens rugby squad, but has yet to nominate which code and club he will play in 2017. China Jerseys . In the lead up - which seemed to begin the moment Mike Geiger blew the whistle in Houston last Thursday night - the Impact rumour mill went into overdrive. The speculation went into meltdown mode, of the golden nugget variety. Cheap NFL Jerseys China . Shot outdoors against the stunning backdrop of Banff, Alta., the networks 30-minute original production airs tonight at 8pm et/5pm pt on TSN2. The four All-Star teams will play for $100,000 in prize money during TSNs annual skins game, airing live this weekend on TSN from The Fenlands Banff Recreation Centre. WASHINGTON -- If Washington Redskins safety DeAngelo Halls season-ending injury might lead others to suspect the playmaking defensive backs 13-year NFL career is over, he was adamant Monday that wont be the case.Ill be back, Hall tweeted , adding: you can bet your life on that!!!!!!!Hall will miss the rest of this season with a torn ligament in his right knee, the third consecutive year the veteran will miss time with an injury. Redskins coach Jay Gruden said Monday that Hall needed surgery on his ACL.Its pretty significant, Gruden said.From a leadership standpoint, `D-Hall has done a lot for this organization, a lot for this team, the coach said. Hes going to be missed.Hall, who turns 33 in November, was hurt in the first half of Washingtons 29-27 victory at the NFC East rival New York Giants on Sunday.He has spent the past nine seasons with the Redskins. After entering the league as a cornerback, taken with the No. 8 overall pick in the 2004 draft by Atlanta, Hall switched to safety last season.Hall missed five games in 2015. The season before, he was out 13 games, sidelined by a torn Achilles tendon.Hes got to really take a look at it and see where he is once he does the rehab and if he wants to try it again, Gruden said. I havent talked to him about that, his future, yet. We just want him to get well first.Will Blackmon, a cornerrback until this season, will start at safety in Halls place, Gruden said.ddddddddddddBlackmon has become more comfortable back there. You can see that every day in practice and in the games, Gruden said. We have total faith that hell get the job done.Halls injury was the most serious for the Redskins (1-2) to deal with as they prepare to host the Cleveland Browns (0-3) next Sunday, but it was hardly the only one.- Cornerback Bashaud Breeland has strained tendons in his right ankle, which Gruden called a week-to-week issue. Yet another defensive back, Dashaun Phillips, has a strained hamstring.- Two offensive linemen also have problems that Gruden described as week to week: left guard Shawn Lauvao (moderate ankle sprain) and center Kory Lichtensteiger (calf strain).- Rookie wideout Josh Doctsons Achilles tendon, which has bothered him since he joined the team, was sore during pregame warmups, so he was inactive against the Giants. Weve just got to continue to treat him and figure out the roots of the problem and try to get it fixed, Gruden said.---Online:AP NFL website: www.pro32.ap.org and AP NFL Twitter feed: www.twitter.com/AP-NFL---Follow Howard Fendrich on Twitter at http://twitter.com/HowardFendrich ' ' ' 
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The best team in CFL football last year was the Toronto Argonauts. Vans Scarpe Scontate . They defeated the Calgary Stampeders to win the Grey Cup. And yes, Calgary was last years second best team.Toronto deserved to win and Calgary deserved the opportunity to play for that 100th Grey Cup ring. But the team that played the best for the longest was the BC Lions. What the Lions accomplished last year was remarkable: they set franchise records for defensive excellence, finishing first in fewest points allowed, net yards allowed, fewest passing yards allowed, fewest rushing yards allowed, most quarterback sacks, and lowest second down conversion rate. In six of eight major defensive categories they were the best in the league. On offense they were tops in four of eight major categories, including fewest sacks allowed and best second down conversion rate. When it comes to a football season, the BC lions had a pretty good one! They just didnt win their last game. Football is an odd game in that it is a single event. In baseball, basketball, and hockey the best teams are usually revealed because of the number of games played. You cant play 82 games of football similar to hockey and basketball and you certainly cant play 162 games like baseball! And then to add playoffs; its physically impossible to play that much football. That is why "state of mind" is so important in football; you get one shot and that is it. BC had theirs and blew it; Calgary made it happen. New year, new team, and forget the past right? Im not so sure. I think you can be motivated as much by adversity from the past as clarity and optimism for the future. The Lions should let the lost opportunity of the Western Final burn a bit. There is a good chance they will get back there this year; so as the saying goes: if you dont learn from the past youre bound to repeat it. BC can use last years 34-29 loss at home to Calgary all season long if they wish. Both positive and negative reinforcement works, just in dramatically different ways. In terms of personnel there is not much to suggest improving with the Lions. Even in his 40s, kicker Paul McCallum had a great year going 44-52 on field goals. They have more players with the balance of youth and experience than any other team. It really is a game of focus and concentration all season long, anticipating those key dates: November 10, November 17, November 24. Playoff football. Scarpe Vans Scontate Online . There are surprises among the Vezina candidates, but most of the others are standard top-tier performers, even if the two Hart Trophy runners-ups have never been quite as good as they have been through the first half of the season. Scarpe Vans Offerte Online . Detroit and Boston are deadlocked, 1-1, and Tigers manager Jim Leyland could be forgiven if he was caught rationalizing instead of dissecting how his club could blow a 5-1 lead late in Game 2. http://www.vansitalia.it/ . The third-ranked Ivanovic, who won the event in 2008 and 10, served five aces and broke Wickmayer, also a former winner in 2009, five times. "The result looked easier than it really was," Ivanovic said. Former Zimbabwe captain Heath Streak has been appointed the countrys head coach, succeeding Dav Whatmore who was sacked in June. Streak was preferred over former team-mate Andy Blignaut and South Africans Peter Kirsten and Justin Summons, who were all interviewed for the job last Wednesday.Streak has been tasked with ensuring Zimbabwe qualify for the 2019 World Cup, and will be allowed to continue in his role as bowling coach for the Gujarat Lions in the IPL.After the announcement, Streak said: My promise is I will leave no stone unturned in terms of our endeavour and our quest to improve the teams performances. I believe that we have the resources here in Zimbabwe to do just that and planning is obviously going to be a major factor.We do have a lack of cricket but I know Zimbabwe Cricket is addressing that issue at the moment. I feel that with the upcoming series [Tests against Sri Lanka and an ODI tri-series also featuring West Indies] we have some really good cricket coming up, so we can really work towards improving.Makhaya Ntini, who was interim head coach since Whatmores departure and oversaw Zimbabwes limited-overs series against India and the two Tests against New Zealand, is expected to stay on as bowling coach while Lance Klusener will continue as batting consultant.Streak has previous experience as a head coach. He was in charge of the Bulawayo-based frannchise Matabeleland Tuskers in the 2012-13 season, when they won the Logan Cup. Vans Scarpe Online Saldi. . Streaks extensive experience in Zimbabwe also included a four-year stint as bowling coach between 2009 and 2013, under Alan Butcher. Streak was instrumental in readying Zimbabwe for their Test comeback in 2011 and nurtured some of their best bowling talent including Brian Vitori, Kyle Jarvis, and Chris Mpofu.When Streaks contract with Zimbabwe was not renewed, he spent two years as bowling coach of Bangladesh, before moving to the IPL. He has remained committed to cricket in Zimbabwe, set up an academy in Bulawayo and also spent time doing television commentary in the country.Streak has less than three weeks to get ready for his first assignment: the two-Test series against Sri Lanka followed by the ODI tri-series which includes West Indies. Zimbabwes cricketers have been in training under Ntinis watch throughout September in preparation for the series and have also played against Pakistan A.Their practice was briefly interrupted when the players embarked on a strike in protest over non-payment of match fees but they reached a resolution with ZC administrators. ZC have also finalised national contracts, although the list has not been made public. ' ' ' 
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BRASILIA, Brazil -- It wasnt politically correct. Outlet Nike Roshe . But the first words out of Hope Solos mouth after an Olympic quarterfinal against Sweden were undeniably honest and entirely sincere in summing up a days frustrations.The United States dominated possession. It nearly quintupled Swedens shots. It had the first chance and the last chance in open play.The three-time reigning Olympic champion and current World Cup champion is also going home without an Olympic medal of any kind for the first time, eliminated by Sweden 4-3 in a penalty shootout after the teams played to a 1-1 stalemate over 120 minutes of soccer.Cue the goalkeeper who is rarely unwilling to speak her mind, in this case about a team that set out to defend to the last woman.I thought that we played a courageous game, Solo said. I thought that we had many opportunities on goal. I think we showed a lot of heart. We came back from a goal down; Im very proud of this team. I also think we played a bunch of cowards. But, you know, the best team did not win today; I strongly, firmly believe that. I think you saw Americas heart. You saw us give everything that we had today.Unfortunately the better team didnt win.The better team, yes. Almost undeniably. But not the team that best executed its assignment on this day.Which perfectly encapsulates the frustration, if it doesnt excuse the sentiment more suited to a sport with judges. Pragmatism is style in soccer.The United States knew this was coming. Coach Jill Ellis, who rarely shows her hand in the days leading up to games, didnt even offer the pretense evasiveness the day before this one. She used to work for Pia Sundhage, the coach who went home to Sweden after taking the United States to two Olympic gold medals. She knew Sundhage would be pragmatic, especially when it came to the United States. Everyone knew.The United States began Fridays game with a scoreless drought of more than 200 minutes against Sweden, including a scoreless World Cup draw a year ago in Canada. U.S. wunderkind Mallory Pugh was barely in high school the last time the Americans scored against a Swedish team.Sweden is not a minnow in womens soccer, not with players like Lotta Schelin and Caroline Seger. But Sweden and its coach are also not novices ready to run pell-mell into the breach. Certainly not after they were exposed by Brazil earlier in this tournament in a 5-1 loss.They had to do what they had to do, said Carli Lloyd, more measured than her teammate. They had to sit back. They sat back as we expected them to do. They werent confident in their abilities to open up because they opened up against Brazil, and the score sheet was not so great. So yeah, they sat back, they waited for that one moment to counterattack.That moment came in the 61st minute, not as some lumbering stroke of luck, but as the product of some nice interplay around midfield, short passes that set up an open look at a long ball toward Stina Blackstenius. The Swedish player got inside U.S. defender Julie Johnston, gathered the ball and beat Solo with a quality shot to the far post.It was fortunate, but it wasnt lucky. No luckier than the long balls Leicester City sent to Jamie Vardy en route to a Premier League title last season. Soaking up possession and hitting back with a lightning bolt is all the rage.The thing is, while the Swedes were committed and organized in their defending to the end, they werent exactly stopping the Americans in their tracks. The United States didnt play poorly. It wasnt precise enough. It didnt finish well enough; at least one missed chance likely will haunt each of the attacking players who were on the field. Maybe Crystal Dunn could have come on sooner. Maybe the gamble on Megan Rapinoe, a sub who had to be subbed when the game went to overtime, didnt work out. But the United States moved the ball. It had ample opportunity to deliver crosses into the box, to let Pugh slip into space in the middle of the field and play in Morgan, to set up set pieces.It has played worse and won on many occasions.Inside 18 yards, when theres 20 people in the box, it is tough, Ellis said. I dont care what level you play. It is really hard for an organized attack to break down an organized defense. Its really, really hard. So we knew we had a massive challenge. But in terms of what we tried to do, and how we tried to play, I actually thought today [was as well as the team had played] -- especially the first half, for sure, and part of the second half. We tried to play.The U.S. equalizer came in the 77th minute, and more luck was involved in it than in the Swedish goal. Before Alex Morgan could slide home the goal with a composed finish, the ball first had to reach her by way of a ricochet off a Swedish players head after a Dunn header.Surely that was the breakthrough, as a late goal has so often been in major tournaments, and especially those since 2011. But as much as the U.S. women pressed in the final 13 minutes, Dunns presence adding a different energy to the attack, the only ball that found the back of the net was Lloyds header that was incorrectly negated for offside (as was a Schelin goal seconds later).I felt like we were going to score again and win within regular time, Morgan said. But the time just kept going on, and they kept defending well. It never went in the back of the net. I was really optimistic. I didnt even anticipate it going into penalties, either. But it just wasnt our day today.Unfortunately, that means it was the last day in a major tournament until the 2019 World Cup, qualification willing.In the end, the real frustration wasnt from what Sweden did, but what the United States couldnt do to finish what it started -- what it started Friday, and what it started with the World Cup title a year ago.Even just a few minutes more removed from the field, at the end of the questioning that began with her harshest words, Solo modified her stance ever so slightly when asked if it would be acceptable for some teams to play the way Sweden played.Youve got to take your hat off to them because they beat us, Solo said. So theyre going on, like I said, and were going home. They dont have as quality of players as the American team does or as Brazil does, so they have to play a way thats going to give them hope to beat a team like Brazil or the USA. And I think thats part of the tactical side of things. And Pia is somewhat of a tactician, so she dropped her team into a 50 and tried to hit long balls. They could only really score on the opportunity for a long ball or on set pieces.So I guess you can say its smart, but I dont think its respectful to the game.But no matter how strongly some feel otherwise, nowhere more than in the U.S., where the game is part athletics and part art, the game also is set up to produce an outcome.Solos words were a reflection of the frustration inherent in that.What they missed is that Sweden showed its heart, too, right down to Lisa Dahlkvists clincher in the shootout that beat Solo after the keeper delayed the proceedings to fix what she said was a faulty strap on her glove.It would be hard to eliminate the United States without courage.It might well have been a different outcome on another day. Maybe most days. Just not this day. Nike Roshe Sale Cheap . -- Claudio Bieler hadnt scored since early September, and not from the run of play since mid-July. Discount Nike Roshe Shoes . The Islanders dealt Thomas Vanek to the Montreal Canadiens after less than a year on Long Island. Meanwhile, the Oilers dealt long-time sniper Ales hemsky to the Ottawa Senators on Wednesday for a fifth-round pick in 2014 and a third-rounder in 2015. http://www.discountnikeroshe.com/ . -- Ty Montgomery had 290 all-purpose yards and two touchdowns, and fifth-ranked Stanford held on to beat No. MIAMI GARDENS, Fla. -- Jarvis Landry apologized for the block that injured Aaron Williams, said he wished he could take it back, and offered little defense when asked if the hit was dirty.Call it what you want, Landry said. Its football.The NFL is certain to look at the play closely in the coming week. Officials flagged the Miami Dolphins receiver Sunday for unnecessary roughness, and some of Williams teammates with the Buffalo Bills thought it was worse than that.Definitely a cheap hit, cornerback Nickell Robey-Coleman said.Williams missed the second half with a head and neck injury and went to a hospital for an MRI before flying back to Buffalo with the team. The veteran safety missed most of last season because of a neck injury that required surgery and threatened his career.He was reinjured on a running play when Landry led with his left shoulder, launched into Williams and hit him head high. Williams was flattened, squirmed in pain and remained on his back before he slowly rose and was led to the locker room.As Williams woozily walked off the field, Landry approached him.I apologized, Landry said. I just told him to get better. You never want to see that happen to anybody. ... If I could take that hit back, I would. Its a guys livelihood.Bills coach Rexx Ryan said he didnt see the block. Clearance Nike Roshe. I hope it wasnt cheap, Ryan said. I know Landry. I have a ton of respect for that kid. I wouldnt think hed do that. I hope that wasnt the case.Bills linebacker Lorenzo Alexander expressed a similar sentiment.I dont know if it was legal or not, but I know he is out there just trying to play physical, Alexander said. I dont know him to be a dirty player, but you dont like to see those types of hits, especially losing that type of caliber of player for our defense. It definitely hurts us. The NFL will look at it and determine whether or not it was a legal hit.Landry had an eventful day. He made five catches for 78 yards and caught a 2-point conversion pass during Miamis comeback for a 28-25 victory.Before the hit on Williams, he was flagged for taunting. He said he drew that penalty because he spun the ball after a reception in front of the Bills bench .I didnt know that was a penalty, he said.---AP NFL website: www.pro32.ap.org and http://twitter.com/AP-NFL---Follow Steven Wine on Twitter: http://twitter.com/Steve-Wine. His work can be found at http://bigstory.ap.org/content/steven-wine ' ' ' 
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OAKLAND, Calif. -- As good as Kendall Graveman has been this year, emerging as the Athletics ace in place of injured Sonny Gray, the right-hander still cant figure out how to get past Seattle.The latest loss to the Mariners was easily Gravemans worst.Nelson Cruz had three hits and three RBI, Nori Aoki also had three hits and drove in two runs, and Kyle Seager hit his 28th home run and Seattle beat Oakland 14-3 on Saturday.Graveman allowed eight runs and a career-high 12 hits over five-plus innings with three walks and one strikeout.Its always disappointing no matter how good of a run or how bad of a run youve been on, Graveman said. To have an outing like that is disappointing but Ive learned in the past that you cant dwell on this. Youve got to put in the past and continue to work.Graveman has been able to do that for the most part except when pitching against Seattle.In four starts against the Mariners this season, Graveman has three losses and a 7.48 ERA. Against everyone else, Graveman is 10-6 with a 3.20 ERA.He got behind and then when he came in for a strike those guys swung the bat well, As manager Bob Melvin said. Historically (Seattle has) some guys with some good numbers but the way hes been pitching that shouldnt be a factor. It was just one of those games where he was a little bit off and didnt have command of his fastball like he normally does.Felix Hernandez pitched six scoreless innings to continue his dominance at the Oakland Coliseum and help the Mariners win their fourth straight.Hernandez (11-5) gave up four hits and a walk in the first two innings then settled in for his second consecutive win. Seattles six-time All-Star walked one and struck out two for his seventh win since coming off the disabled list.King Felix also showed hes king of the Coliseum.Hernandez improved to 12-3 there, tying Tommy John for the most wins by an opposing pitcher at the 50-year-old stadium.The As, conversely, continued to struggle at their ballpark. With 41 losses at the Coliseum, Oakland is guaranteed of consecutive losing seasons at home for the first time since 1997-98.Ryon Healy had three hits including a two-run home run for the As.Cruz doubled and scored on Kyle Seagers single in the first. Cruz doubled again in the third and drove in two runs when the Mariners batted around to go up 6-0.TRAINERS ROOMMariners: Right-hander Tom Wilhelmsen pitched one inning and allowed Healys home run after being activated from the disabled list before the game. Wilhelmsen had been out since Aug. 26 with back spasms.Athletics: Sean Manaea (back strain) is scheduled to start Wednesday in Kansas City after throwing 50 pitches in an extended bullpen session without setback. Manaea hasnt pitched in a game since Aug. 29.UP NEXTMariners: LHP James Paxton (4-6) pitches the series finale in his fourth start since coming off the disabled list. Paxton has won both of his career starts against Oakland.Athletics: RHP Raul Alcantara (0-1) makes his second career start for the As. Alcantara tied a major league record with three hit batters in the first inning against the Angels on Sept. 5. Cheap NFL Jerseys . Clarkson had been dealing with an elbow injury in early January and will be out of action for at least one week. He has three goals and five assists through 36 games with the Leafs this season. Stitched Jerseys . Once again Jordan Cieciwa (@FitCityJordan) and I (@LynchOnSports) go head to head in our picks. Last weekend at UFC Fight Night 32 my #TeamLynch got the best of #TeamJC by a score of 9-6. Let us know which side youre on for UFC 167 use the hashtag #TeamLynch or #TeamJC on Twitter.Valentino Rossi will race on until near his 40th birthday after signing a contract with Yamaha through the 2018 MotoGP season. The 37-year-old, nine times a world champion since beginning his career in the 125cc class in 1996, rejoined the Japanese team in 2013 and finished runner-up in the championship to team-mate Jorge Lorenzo last year.Rossi kicks off the 2016 campaign in Qatar this weekend, aiming to repeat his 2015 win at Losail, and made the much-anticipated announcement about his future before qualifying. I am very happy to announce that Yamaha and I have extended our contract and will continue working together in MotoGP for the next two years, Rossi said in a statement.I am very satisfied with this decision, because it has always been my plan to compete in motorsports for as long as I can be competitive and find it enjoyable at the same time.Ever since I returned to Yamaha in 2013 I have felt like I am home again and this showwed in the results.dddddddddddd I get great enjoyment out of working with my crew and the rest of the Movistar Yamaha MotoGP team.Their support for me has known no limit and I want to thank them sincerely for that. Im feeling greatly motivated to keep riding my YZR-M1 for the best results possible, this year and the following two seasons.Yamaha Motor Racing managing director Lin Jarvis added: I believe the confirmation of the extension with Valentino will be music to the ears of Yamaha fans and MotoGP fans around the world. I cannot think of a better way to start a new season than for both parties to make this strong commitment. When Vale returned home in 2013 it was a decision for life. This new agreement confirms that Vale will indeed finish his motorcycle racing career with Yamaha. Before that however all Yamaha fans can enjoy three full seasons of exciting performances from the Doctor as he challenges to win his tenth world title. ' ' ' 
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 I’ve barely had a chance to work myself into my “seasonal lather” and here we are Youth Kareem Jackson Jersey , already playing the Tennessee Titans (better known ‘round these parts as the BESFs).The Texans have a good shot to ruin Mike Vrabel’s home debut as coach of the Titans...as if a Texans win in Nashville could possibly be any sweeter than normal.Let’s see how the BRB staff thinks this one will go...Tim:Texans 27, Titans 17.Diehard Chris:Texans 27, Titans 13.Kenneth L.: Titans 26, Texans 20.BFmf’nD:Texans 126, Titans 0.UprootedTexan:Texans 40, Traitors 1.Capt. Ron:Texans 24, Titans 13.Mike Bullock:Houston 41 Tennessee 17.kdentify:Texans 38, Titans 10. How do you see the game going Sunday?Is there a realistically survivable way forward for any of you if the Texans don’t win?Will you cut off all contact with your family?Will you enter into an agreement with unsavory characters in order to get this team back where it needs to be?I know for a fact BFD is skilled in the Dark Arts.His price is high, however.So high.Think about the team, people - your family is truly not relevant.We need wins.What are you going to remember more, “a child” or another AFC South title?I rest my case.Red Zone Play: Flaws With The Houston Texans’ All Field Goal Offense If you’re going to stumble into an offensive scheme that works and then decide you don’t want to use it because it’s not “your” system http://www.texansauthorizedshops.com/authentic-benardrick-mckinney-jersey , and then revert back to a system that hasn’t worked, ever, you might be Bill O’Brien.But let’s say you are sold on “your” brand of offense, one trademarked with up the gut runs and more field goals than first downs.You might as well sell out for that system, right? In order to do that, assuming you’re going to continue running plays a Pop Warner linebacker can see coming a mile away, you’re going to need a few things:An offensive line that can run block well enough to get the ball from your own 20-yard line to the opponent’s 35-yard line consistently.A running back with the skill set of Earl Campbell, Jerome Bettis, Marshawn Lynch or any bulldozer built by Caterpillar (take note of Adrian Peterson’s three touchdowns so far this season and the fact that a 21 point swing over three games would mean Houston would currently be 3-0).A money kicker who nails field goals every single time.In order to truly sell out for this offensive style, you’ll also need to make sure you don’t do a few of these thingson’t get creative in your play calling by customizing the offense to take advantage of your players’ talents and individual skill sets.Don’t finish more than 20% of your drives with touchdowns.Don’t sign any offensive lineman who can pass block for more than 0.3 seconds. Most importantly, you’re going to need a defense that ensures the opposing team doesn’t put up more than 14 points DeAndre Hopkins Jersey , since five field goals in one game is about the most you can hope for based on the history of the NFL. We all know by now Bill O’Brien can’t seem to pull any of this off, yet this seems to be the MO of the “Billy Ball” brand. It’s safe to assume the Houston Texans are destined for failure as long as this offensive system is in use. From the “Other Things a Pop Warner linebacker can see a mile away” file: Bill O’Brien:By “lately”, he means over the last 13 games where Houston has gone 1-12. Gary Kubiak was fired after a better win-loss record than that. Since it’s highly unlikely Houston can trade Bill O’Brien to the Patriots for Josh McDaniels (you know, the guy who can actually run the fabled Erhardt-Perkins offense without resorting to the All Field Goal variety), we may as well move on to focus on what few positives we have. J.J. Watt is a back, baby!From Texans’ PR: DeShaun Watson looks healthy!Even though he’s spent most of the season so far running for his life, the upside to that is the obvious: Watson’s legs are fine, and if Houston’s offensive line can gel and build some real pass protection, this guy will be a legit threat for years to come. Whitney Mercilus has managed to stay un-injured.Although he hasn’t managed to do much else, Merc is due for a big game soon. Hopefully that happens this weekend against Captain Neckbeard and the Baby Horses. Yes, other than Watt Authentic Kevin Johnson Jersey , we’re scraping the bottom of the happiness barrel here, but there isn’t much sunshine in NRG Park at the moment. While it makes sense to assume somehow management is tanking the season to load up on draft picks for next year (which a lot of people believe Jon Gruden is doing in Oakland with a far, far less talented roster), chances are this is a case of the obvious answer being the correct answer: Bill O’Brien just isn’t cut out to be a head coach in the NFL. Time to put on your Bob McNair hat. In the comments, let us know at what point you pull the plug on the failed Bill O’Brien experiment, who you would replace him with, and what you’d do to correct the team. (To clarify, by no means are we advocating Josh McDaniels should be Houston’s next head coach. But, at this point, there are dozens of coaches in the Cy-Fair Independent School District who could run this system better than what we’re seeing week in and week out.) And鈥O!

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 To Injured Reserve It wasn’t enough for Sunday’s embarrassing loss to the Giants to include the loss of rising inside linebacker Dylan Cole for the season.No Houston Texans T-Shirt , the Texans also had to lose their starting slot receiver as well.Texans fans will recall that Bruce Ellington exited the game after just three snaps two days ago with a hamstring injury.Ellington has had a hard time staying on the field throughout his NFL career, so while yet another injury hardly comes as a shock, it still stings, especially with Texans fans still waiting for the first glimpse of Keke Coutee in live game action.As fantastic as DeAndre Hopkins and Will Fuller V have been, having no WR3 would seem to be a glaring issue.Coutee’s hamstring better recover with a quickness (though I suppose Bill O’Brien could incorporate some more two tight end sets to cover up for the lack of a slot receiver; it’s not like Ellington was setting the world on fire through the first three weeks of the season).Daeshon Hall will take Ellington’s spot on the 53-man roster.If you’re keeping track at home, before the calendar has flipped to October, the Texans are now without the services of their starting right tackle (Seantrel Henderson), a promising rotational linebacker who was a very good special teamer (Cole) Houston Texans Hats ,a starting—albeit struggling to the point of being a hindrance—cornerback (Kevin Johnson), and their starting slot receiver (Ellington). Mike Vrabel knows Houston coach Bill O'Brien pretty well after spending the past four seasons working as a Texans assistant, including 2017 as defensive coordinator. Now Vrabel has his own team in Tennessee, and the rookie is about to square off with his former boss looking for his first victory as an NFL head coach.Vrabel hopes his familiarity with Houston helps Sunday in the Titans' home opener if only by explaining some Texans skills and tendencies.He cautions what he knows will help only so much."They've added some new stuff, and they're doing new things, and they've got some new personnel," Vrabel said. "Hopefully we can get prepared enough to go out and win a game on Sunday."When Vrabel worked for O'Brien, the Houston coach says they didn't talk about whether the former NFL linebacker wanted to be a head coach. O'Brien says Vrabel was too busy coaching linebackers or coordinating the defense."Smart guy Houston Texans Womens Hoodie , leader, very, hard worker, played in the league for a long time, knows the game," O'Brien said. "He's got all the qualities of a head coach."Vrabel went winless in the preseason as he and the Titans focused on trying to get to the regular season healthy. After a 27-20 loss in Miami , the Titans put tight end Delanie Walker on injured reserve and two-time Pro Bowl left tackle Taylor Lewan is recovering from a concussion. Quarterback Marcus Mariota also hurt the elbow on his throwing arm .Houston has dominated this AFC South rivalry lately, but the teams split the season series last year Womens Customized Houston Texans Jerseys , each winning on its home field. Houston visited Nashville last December with quarterback Deshaun Watson healing up from a torn ACL, while Mariota left the Titans' loss in Texas with an injured hamstring.Watson was back for the Texans' opener, but Houston lost 27-20 at New England. The Texans are back on the road for a second straight week, and neither team can afford falling to 0-2, raising the stakes even higher."We want to win very badly," Titans linebacker Derrick Morgan said. "It's a divisional game. You don't want to start out 0-1 in the division. You want to get some momentum and go from there."Some things to know about Texans and Titans:WATSON FACTORThe Titans faced Watson only once last season before he tore his right ACL , and once was enough . Watson led Houston to franchise records with most points (57), touchdowns (seven) and largest margin of victory (43). The Texans also put up 445 yards in total offense and scored on five of their first six possessions in Watson's fourth NFL game."We just went out there and had fun Authentic Deshaun Watson Jersey ," Watson said.AIR BATTLEThe Titans have bolstered their secondary by signing Logan Ryan and drafting Adoree Jackson in 2017, then they signed cornerback Malcolm Butler as a free agent this March. The group has been trying to live by the phrase "My Man Catches No Balls" this season, a mantra that will be tested strongly by the Texans' potent wide receivers. All-Pro DeAndre Hopkins led the NFL with 13 touchdown receptions last season, and now Will Fuller V is expected to be available after dealing with a hamstring injury.REPLACING WALKERThe three-time Pro Bowler came into this season with the most catches by a tight end in the NFL since the start of the 2013 season, and he has been Mariota's favorite target the past three years. Now the Titans will have to see if second-year tight end Jonnu Smith, veteran Luke Stocker and likely Anthony Firkser, who played at Harvard, can help catch the balls Mariota would have thrown to Walker.STRONG AT SAFETYTyrann Mathieu made his Houston debut last week by becoming the first Texan with an interception and fumble recovery in the same game since Week 13 of the 2012 season. He also had five tackles after signing with the Texans this offseason. The Titans counter with All-Pro Kevin Byard http://www.houstontexansteamonline.com/deshaun-watson-jersey , who led the NFL with 10 total takeaways last season and tied for the league lead with eight interceptions.OFFENSIVE LINE SHUFFLEThe Texans placed right tackle Seantrel Henderson on injured reserve , and rookie Martinas Rankin is expected to start at either left or right tackle. The Titans are waiting to see if Lewan clears the concussion protocol, with Kevin Pamphile his likely replacement, and Dennis Kelly at right tackle until Jack Conklin returns from the left ACL torn in January.AP Sports Writer Kristie Rieken contributed to this report.Follow Teresa M. Walker at teresamwalker

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The public lighting(CLASSIC) can be a cost-effective and long-lasting alternative to old incandescent lighting solutions. Many cities in the Bay Area and surrounding areas have chosen to install municipal LED street lights to make the streets safer and save money. However, if the installation is not correct, this powerful safety feature may have a disadvantage: the glare of the bulb may cause driver safety hazards in some cases. Black spots (also known as glare bombs) that appear after staring at a bright light or the sun are easily seen by excessively powerful LED lights.

A recent survey of glare levels produced by certain LED street lights found that the blue light emitted may be "unbearable." The researchers found that several factors contributed to discomfort and distraction, including the angle of light, the contrasting darkness of the background, and the complex biochemistry that controls how the driver's eyes enter the light.

For example, overhead street lights that produce vertical light produce the most unpleasant effects on a completely black background. The researchers found that this stimulus can have a negative physiological impact on the body, which can distract the driver's attention and reduce visibility.

Researchers still want to find ways to reduce road glare. Their plans include finding ways to improve streetlight design and reduce the lumen output of decorative LED streetlights. These findings may warrant changes in the LED industry standards.

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Imagine if the campus security improvement did not cut the school's funds, but increased the budget. As the college and university have discovered, LED lighting bollards are installed by Led street lights Manufacturers(CLASSIC), as is the case for streets, paths, and four-in-one lighting.

In many schools, a few years ago, LED street lights began to be indoors, mainly due to the large return on investment. Back in 2008, Boston College noted that 60% of its energy costs were spent on electricity, and began a plan to improve lighting efficiency in dormitories, education halls, libraries, and parking lots by mixing LEDs and compact LEDs. Fluorescent light. The school has achieved an annual savings of 58 million kWh and 2,700 metric tons of carbon dioxide and is now re-engineering outdoor architectural lighting and pole lighting with LEDs. BU's Office of Sustainability stated that “the project has produced synergies between environmental awareness and operational efficiency.”

But the advantage of LED street lights is not just energy and capital savings. The improvement in lighting quality is actually surprising. The previous and subsequent images show the changing night scene, the overall is brighter and the shadows are reduced. Streets or plazas that previously provided any number of dark corners and invisible spaces have become reassuring. Because of the few hidden options for potential attackers, night walkers returning from the library have better security. If the school has a closed-circuit television system, they can also get a better view.

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