“Look, here is the rule,” Pereira tweeted. “If you’re going to the ground you have to hold on to the ball when the ball hits the ground … Going to the ground trumps lunging/reaching to try to get an extra yard or score a TD. You do that at your own risk. It’s incomplete.”
“Justin’s solo career took off after that and Janet was blackballed,” one family member said. “He says they are good, but let’s see him prove it and bring her out.”
Butler, a restricted free agent, visited the Saints last month. An offer sheet won’t be signed because the Saints think giving up the 11th overall pick in the upcoming draft is too steep of price to pay to sign Butler. Contract parameters were reportedly discussed in conjunction with the visit.
Shazier thanked those who have helped him throughout his spinal rehabilitation and revealed that he has resumed taking part in team activities after an extended absence as he works “day-by-day” to get better.
“I want to thank the Lord for the first downs that he has been allowing me to achieve,” Shazier wrote. “The touchdown is going to come in his timing, but today was a first down. I was finally able to make it to practice with my teammates. It’s great to be back for practices and meetings. Just to be able to feel a part of it means the world. So I’m working harder than I ever have to get back. I’ve been making strides over the past month and continue to make progress.
A year after averaging 33.8 points per game with current 49ers coach Kyle Shanahan as their offensive coordinator, the Falcons are averaging just 22.1 points this season under Steve Sarkisian. The Falcons are 0-6 when they fail to score 20 points.
“We can’t put ourselves behind the chains with self-inflicted wounds,’’ Falcons quarterback Matt Ryan said. “It’s not that complicated. When we get our opportunities, we’ve got to make plays. Again, we believe we’re going to do that.’’