Adam Schefter hints Justin Fields to Steelers is more likely than Falcons

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Schefter hints that the Steelers are a more likely option

It was widely speculated that a Justin Fields trade could be worked out during the week of the NFL Combine. While nothing has come to light yet, ESPN’s Adam Schefter threw a small wrench into what many believed would happen.

Speaking on SportsCenter, Schefter said that Fields going to Atlanta would be surprising, and hinted that the Steelers are still very much interested in the Bears quarterback.

“I think Atlanta will be something of a surprise right now to trade for Justin Fields,” Schefter said. “There’s been some conversation about the Pittsburgh Steelers. Maybe something can be figured out there.”

The Falcons and Steelers share several similarities. They both have terrific skill position players, good defenses, and feel like they are a quality quarterback away from being real players in their respective conferences. While the Raiders have also been put in the Fields conversation, it just doesn’t make a lot of sense with his former offensive coordinator Luke Getsy getting the offensive coordinator job in Las Vegas. There was a clear disconnect between the two in Chicago, and reuniting elsewhere doesn’t make sense. It looks like it will either be Atlanta or Pittsburgh that land Fields.

How to watch Memphis Grizzlies vs. Portland Trail Blazers: Live stream, TV channel, start time for Saturday's NBA game

1st Quarter Report

The Trail Blazers are on the road but looking no worse for wear. They have jumped out to a quick 25-20 lead against the Grizzlies.

If the Trail Blazers keep playing like this, they’ll bump their record up to 17-42 in no time. On the other hand, the Grizzlies will have to make due with a 20-41 record unless they turn things around.

Who’s Playing

Portland Trail Blazers @ Memphis Grizzlies

Current Records: Portland 16-42, Memphis 20-40

How To WatchWhen: Saturday, March 2, 2024 at 8 p.m. ETWhere: FedExForum — Memphis, TennesseeTV: Bally Sports SouthEast MemphisFollow: CBS Sports AppOnline streaming: fuboTV (Try for free. Regional restrictions may apply.)Ticket Cost: $2.06What to Know

Having just played yesterday, the Memphis Grizzlies will get right back to it and host the Portland Trail Blazers at 8:00 p.m. ET on March 2nd at FedExForum. The Grizzlies are expected to win (but not

LeBron James on the cusp of 40,000 points: 40 stats about latest milestone for NBA's all-time leading scorer

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LeBron James is closing in on becoming the first player in NBA history to score 40,000 career points. The NBA’s all-time leading scorer is just nine points shy of the milestone after he dropped 31 points and nine assists in the Lakersovertime win over the Wizards on Thursday. He will almost surely set the scoring mark on Saturday night when the Nuggets visit Los Angeles.

Denver Nuggets at Los Angeles Lakers When: Saturday, March 2 | 8:30 p.m. ETWhere: Arena — Los Angeles, CaliforniaTV: ABC | Live stream: fuboTV 
Odds: Nuggets (-1.5) +105 | Moneyline -110

What better time to take a 40,000-foot view of his incredible scoring prowess over the years?

Here are 40 facts on LeBron’s quest to 40K, looking through the lens of several aspects, from his unparalleled longevity, to the unique ways he got there and of course, the downright bizarre, quirky and

Clips' Westbrook fractures hand, out indefinitely

Ohm Youngmisuk, ESPN Staff WriterMar 2, 2024, 12:15 AM ET

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LOS ANGELES — The LA Clippers could be without former MVP Russell Westbrook for multiple weeks after the point guard fractured his left hand in the first half of their 140-115 win against the Washington Wizards on Friday night.

Coach Ty Lue said the Clippers were still evaluating the injury.

“Just feel bad for Russ right now,” Lue said. “You never want to see a player get hurt. [Washington’s Jordan] Poole drove around, and he tried

Milton planning to sign with Knicks, sources say

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Shake Milton is planning to sign with the New York Knicks upon clearing waivers, sources told ESPN’s Adrian Wojnarowski on Saturday.

Milton agreed to a contract buyout with Detroit and will be eligible for the Knicks’ playoff roster.

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The Knicks have dealt with a slew of injuries this season and are currently missing starters OG Anunoby, Julius Randle and Mitchell Robinson.

Milton, 27, would provide backcourt depth New York has been missing between the injuries and a trade last month that sent backup point guard Immanuel Quickley to the Toronto Raptors in exchange for Anunoby.

Milton began the season with the Minnesota Timberwolves, averaging 4.7 points in 12.9 minutes per game. He was sent to the Pistons in a trade last month and appeared in only four games.

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Raptors' Barnes out indefinitely with hand fracture

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Mar 1, 2024, 10:20 PM ETOpen Extended Reactions

The Toronto Raptors lost a game and All-Star Scottie Barnes on Friday night.

Barnes suffered a fractured third metacarpal bone in left hand and will be out indefinitely, the team announced after its 120-105 home loss to the Golden State Warriors.

Barnes injured the hand late in the first half when he smacked it against the rim on a potential block attempt. He was subbed out with just under two minutes to play in the second quarter and immediately went to the locker room for treatment. Kelly Olynyk started the third quarter in Barnes’ place.

Speaking after the game, Toronto coach Darko Rajakovic told reporters that Barnes was still having his hand evaluated, and the team announced the diagnosis shortly thereafter.

Barnes had 10 points and six rebounds in 16 minutes, ending a career-best streak of five

Saturday Night Open Thread: Saying Goodbye

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Come and join this merry band of Steelers’ faithful for some lively debate about our Steelers, good food, music, and the merits of the odd cold beverage.

It is with some mixed emotions that I will be stepping away from hosting our beloved SNOT.

I am very passionate about a few things in life. I couldn’t love my wife and kids more, family is everything to me. I also love cooking and eating good food, the sharing of adult beverages, campfires, good company, listening to 80’s hairbands, and obviously cheering on my beloved Habs and Steelers. That’s why this Saturday night adventure has been so much fun. Many of you share similar passions.

SNOT started out as, incredibly enough, a good thing to actually come out of Covid. I started it as a fan post and it received about as many comments as the Friday night open thread. It was maybe a month or so before it was a regular feature on the main page much to the delight of many of us stuck at home on a Saturday night.

I have loved the discussions about so many of our shared passions. I have learned a great deal from many of you. Cooking ideas, recipes and some new music for sure, but about how to have real debate, something sadly missing from far too much of our society today. This is such a great group!

I feel very fortunate that you have put up with me as your host for so long. I just feel that the time has come to pass the torch, so to speak. I am happy to let you know that SNW will be taking over as your regular host. I am sure that with his talents and leadership you all are in great hands.

Thank you from the bottom of my heart for letting me share in your joy and love of our favourite football team.


  1. What is your favourite or most cherished Steelers moment or memory?
  2. As my going away present to you all, if I could, I would grant you a dinner with any Steeler past or present. Who are you choosing? More importantly, why?
  3. With the draft around the corner, what is your favourite draft moment or memory?
  4. You are responsible for setting up the Steelers draft board. Where do you rank the following: Talent, Teamwork, Work Ethic, Physical Traits and Measures and, Leadership?
  5. What is your favourite all time recipe? And yes, of course, we all want you share it, lol!
  6. Bonus SOTN…