The New York Jets re-signed veteran defensive end/outside linebacker David Bass on Monday.
The team also waived six players after the conclusion of the NFL Draft: linebacker Micah Awe, tackle Korren Kirven, punter Ben Turk and wide receivers Jalen Marshall, JoJo Natson and Damore’ea Stringfellow.
And so what has become a very bizarre offseason in Boston, featuring Rob Gronkowski‘s 11-week delay in committing to play followed by a passive-aggressive reference to pliability to the nagging sense that Brady truly isn’t happy to the lingering frustration over the Super Bowl LII benching of Malcolm Butler, will continue to have a weird vibe to it.
“Cablinasian” was an all-around disaster, but it wasn’t exactly inaccurate. Woods was biracial, black and Asian, and the rapidly changing world of mixed marriages and biracial children created a collision with the American historical edict of one drop of black blood made a person African-American, and thus less than a full citizen. “It makes sense and it doesn’t make sense. My guess is that Tiger, like me, got asked, ‘What are you?’ A lot. Most mixed people say ‘mixed but black,'” said Grand Valley State associate professor of history Louis Moore. “By the time you get asked this, you know you’re black. Tiger, I think, tried to run away from that a bit. From my experience, people from our generation who are mixed but go out of their way to not say they’re black do it intentionally.”
His father tweeted out confirmation of the news earlier, with himself in the Texans draft hat.
Brian O’Neill, OT, Pittsburgh: At 6-7, 297 pounds and with a hoops background, he’s got many of the attributes NFL teams want in a tackle. If O’Neill proves he has the strength to play immediately, he could push Mike Remmers to guard.
Carlton Davis, CB, Auburn: Tampa gets its second corner in the last 11 picks as GM Jason Licht continues remaking his leaky secondary. At 6-1, 206 pounds, Davis is also built to lean on Julio Jones and Michael Thomas
Tyquan Lewis, DE, Ohio State: With 23 sacks over the last three years for the Buckeyes, Lewis does bring some of the pass rush production Indianapolis is also hoping to get from a player like Turay at No. 52.