Report: Ronald Jones expected to get 15-20 touches

The Bucs were prepared to take Florida State running back Dalvin Cook with the 19th overall pick in 2017 before Alabama tight end O.J. Howard fell to them. With the departure of Doug Martin, the Bucs had an even bigger need for a running back this year.
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They drafted Ronald Jones in the second round and expect to give Jones 15-20 touches a game, Rick Stroud of the Tampa Bay Times reports.

The Bucs also have power back Peyton Barber and third-down back Charles Sims, who will help carry the load. Sims played 34.9 percent Anton Khudobin Authentic Jersey of the offensive snaps last season Womens Andre Reed Jersey and Barber 23.3.

Third, it’s would be foolish to not consider the racial component, especially against the backdrop of the ongoing anthem debate. Some (many) white fans surely resent (consciously or not) the fact that African-American men parlay God-given physical skills into the kind of money and fame that the average white person never will enjoy, no matter how hard he or she works. So when African-American players try to get more money that some (many) white fans think they don’t really deserve, those fans get even more upset, reasoning that the players who already have more than they should should simply be happy with what they’re getting.

Rams G.M. Les Snead said he’s comfortable with the expectations for the coming season.

Five observations from the 49ers’ spring work.

Seahawks QB Russell Wilson was back on the baseball diamond for a first pitch.

The fortunate thing for us with the timing of it is, if I can use a horse reference, the horse is pretty much in the barn at this point, Chris Mara, the Giants’ senior vice president of player personnel, said on SiriusXM Mad Dog Sports radio. The ship is pretty steady right now.

The horse reference is timely and apropos, as Mara will be at Belmont Park on Saturday to see if Justify can claim the Triple Crown by winning the Belmont Stakes. Mara, as an investor in Starlight Racing, owns a share in Justify.

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