Offensive tackle Sebastian Vollmer hasn't played since Week 12, but Bill Belichick said on Monday that the Patriots are taking his status "day-by-day." There's a reason they didn't put him on injured reserve.
"If a player isn't placed on injured reserve, then there's an expectation that they'll have a chance to be able to play," said Belichick. "Any player that's not on injured reserve, you think there's a possibility that those players can play. If they were out and couldn't play, then they would be on injured reserve."
Rookies Nate Solder and Marcus Cannon have both seen time at tackle in Vollmer's absence. When Vollmer and Matt Light were both out against the Dolphins in Week 16, Logan Mankins got some time at tackle before suffering a knee injury.
Jared Carrabis says he was told that some Boston Red Sox coaches were not happy with the way John Farrell was over-using Craig Kimbrel, perhaps because he was trying to save his job.
The internet went crazy on Friday when a fan posted an image of what appeared to be moving trucks outside of Paul George’s house.
While the Pacers star could eventually be on the move this summer via trade, he took to Twitter to explain why the trucks don't necessarily mean he's moving right now.
The Celtics held trade talks for George on during the NBA Draft, but could not complete a deal.
According to Marc Stein of ESPN, the Cavaliers, Pacers and Nuggets have reportedly discussed a three-way deal that would send Paul George to Cleveland and Kevin Love to Denver.
The deal is similar to the one Brian Scalabrine proposed during draft night that involved the Celtics, Cavaliers and Pacers.