NFL stunner: Jags waive Fournette after failing to trade him
1 draft pick. Thats as simple as I can be on it.Coughlin wanted Fournette as the centerpiece of his old-school, run-first philosophy. The Jaguars spent months trying to trade Fournette, the fourth overall pick in the 2017 NFL draft who's coming off a career year. Fournette has 2,631 yards rushing, 1,009 yards receiving and 19 touchdowns in three seasons since he was now-fired personnel chief Coughlins first draft pick since returning to Jacksonville. Marrone insisted Fournette did nothing to prompt his release, instead pointing to his fit in coordinator Jay Gruden's new scheme.
Eli Manning set to retire from NFL after 16-year career
Eli Manning #10 of the New York Giants runs off the field after the 12-9 win overtime win over the Kansas City Chiefs on November 19, 2017 at MetLife Stadium in East Rutherford, New Jersey. New York Giants quarterback Eli Manning will announce his retirement on Friday after 16 seasons with the team. "For 16 seasons, Eli Manning defined what it is to be a New York Giant both on and off the field," the Giants' president and CEO John Mara said. The announcement comes after a season in which Manning spent most of his time as backup to rookie Daniel Jones. Manning spent his entire professional career with the Giants after he joined the team in a draft-day trade in 2004.cnbc.com