Apparently Steve Ballmer Already Has Experience Building A Basketball Power – Forbes

”He’s s got a long way to go, just like most rookie quarterbacks have a long to go,” O’Brien said. ”In the preseason, for any rookie quarterback, you’re not seeing anywhere near what you’re going to see if you’re going to play in the regular season. You’re not seeing anywhere near what you’re going to see from a defensive schematic standpoint, so he understands that. He’s got to get better at the basics of it.” Keenum played the second half and completed 6 of 12 passes. He had the Texans on the move in the third quarter, only to throw an interception near the goal line.
Source: http://sports.yahoo.com/news/obrien-impressed-texans-rookies-211714546–nfl.html

O’Brien impressed by Texans rookies – Yahoo Sports

It provided the coach with a more consistent second income. A PLUS quickly gave Hobson visibility in the basketball community and connected him with local basketball stars Brandon Roy, Martell Webster and Jamal Crawford. Hobson joined forces with local basketball coach Jerry Petty, who had been running his own program in the area. Pettys program needed money, so he welcomed a merger with A PLUS. Ballmer became the lead booster of the nonprofit, matching every dollar that was contributed, Petty said.
Source: http://www.forbes.com/sites/bobcook/2014/08/18/apparently-steve-ballmer-already-has-experience-building-a-basketball-power/

Rams notebook: Person played all 71 offensive snaps vs. Packers : Sports

Through three preseason games, the Giants have stuck with what appeared to be their projected line: left tackle Will Beatty, left guard Geoff Schwartz, center J.D. Walton, right guard Brandon Mosley and right tackle Justin Pugh. Yet despite Saturdays wild 27-26 comeback victory over the Colts in Indianapolis, Tom Coughlin expressed displeasure in the execution by his teams new offense overall, indicating that Richburg was going to be given the chance to contribute to a solution. In Mondays practice, Richburg alternated with Schwartz with the first team at left guard, which he has done previously, just not for as many reps as he did this time. Richburg and Schwartz also took snaps with the second team the former at right guard, the latter at left guard and Coughlin made it clear the Giants are doing so with consideration to any number of possibilities for the line.
Source: http://www.northjersey.com/news/giants-o-line-dancing-1.1069396

Giants O-line dancing – News – NorthJersey.com

Just trying to go out and make my mark wherever I can, the fourth-year pro from Montana State said after the game. Im trying to make the team and if it takes playing all five positions on the offensive line, thats what Im going to do. In his second start of the preseason, Person opened at left guard and later switched positions with first-round draft pick Greg Robinson, max workouts review who started at left tackle. Later in the game, the 6-foot-4, 299-pound Person took over at his newest position, center. With 2013 draft pick Barrett Jones (back) and 2014 draft pick Demetrius Rhaney (knee) injured and not expected back until after the preseason, Person is now the Rams No.
Source: http://www.stltoday.com/sports/football/professional/097baf6b-129b-5b47-bdb7-809e9bb57b94.html

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