Stephen Strasburg may have been the best pitching prospect to ever come out in the MLB draft. Since he was drafted by the Nationals No. 1 overall in 2009, he has also been one of the most snake-bitten pitchers in all of baseball.
In eight major league seasons, Strasburg has thrown more than 200 innings one time and more than 160 innings just twice. He has had Tommy John surgery and has gone on the DL eight times.
Aaron Gordon electrified the crowd in the NBA Slam Dunk Contest last year before controversially being named runner-up. He is back in the mix this year, but two-time reigning champion Zach LeVine will not contend.
Gordon instead will face off against DeAndre Jordan, Glenn Robinson III and Derrick Jones, Jr.
Jones is a little-known commodity as an NBA player, but he is an explosive dunker who will likely give Gordon his biggest challenge.
The Taco Bell Skills Challenge field consists of Anthony Davis, DeMarcus Cousins, Gordon Hayward, Isaiah Thomas, John Wall, Devin Booker, Kristaps Porzingis and Joel Embiid.
The Bears understood the safety combo of Adrian Amos and Harold Jones-Quartey didn’t cut it in 2016. While both players remain on the roster, give Chicago credit for addressing the position in free agency and the draft.
Quintin Demps was signed as the presumptive leader in his 10th NFL season, and he’ll slide in at strong safety. Amos returns at free, but fourth-round pick Eddie Jackson has a chance to steal that position. Deiondre’ Hall is moving to safety Cheap Jerseys China Vip to provide further depth alongside fellow youngsters Deon Bush and DeAndre Houston-Carson.
The Bears have three solid corners at the top of their depth chart in free-agency acquisition Prince Amukamara, Kyle Fuller and Bryce Callahan. But depth behind them — Sherrick McManis, Johnthan Banks, Marcus Cooper, B.W. Webb, Cre’Von LeBlanc — might Cheap Jerseys Direct be an issue.