It’s a fun Friday for New Orleans’ Saints defensive end Cam Jordan, as he and the team have agreed on a two-year contract extension. Per Adam Schefter, it is a guaranteed $27.5 million. Jordan is an eight-time Pro Bowler and holds the Saints’ franchise record for sacks with 115.5.
In his career, Jordan has 639 total tackles, 15 forced fumbles, two interceptions and one touchdown. He was the 24th overall pick in the 2011 NFL Draft.
What happens in Vegas doesn’t always stay in Vegas, as New Orleans Saints running back Alvin Kamara and Indianapolis Colts cornerback Chris Lammons found out the hard way. The two have been suspended for the first three of games of the 2023-2024 season after a 2022 fight in Las Vegas.
Kamara will miss Week 1 at home against the Tennessee Titans and then road games against the Carolina Panthers and Green Bay Packers. Lammons will miss the Colts home opener against the Jacksonville Jaguars and then road games against the Houston Texans and the Baltimore Ravens.
Kansas City Chiefs DE Charles Omenihu was suspended for the first six games of the season for violating the NFL’s personal conduct policy. While a member of the San Francisco 49ers, Omenihu was arrested for misdemeanor domestic violence.
- The Guardians have placed first baseman Josh Naylor (oblique) on the 10-day injured list.
- Goodbye Blue Jays. Hello Twins. OF Jordan Luplow has been claimed off waivers by the Minnesota Twins.
- After a rocky start, Max Scherzer’s first start with the Texas Rangers ended with nine strikeouts and a win.
- Shohei Ohtani had to cut his Thursday pitching outing short, due to an issue with his right middle finger. But he could still hit his 40th home run of the season, because, well, Shohei.
- Tampa Bay Rays LHP Shane McClanahan (forearm tightness) was placed on the 15-day IL on Thursday.
Anthony Davis and the Lakers
Welcome to Hollywood! Want to stay? It appears that Anthony Davis has said yes, as ESPN is reporting that he and the Los Angeles Lakers have agreed to a three-year, $186 million maximum contract extension.
Davis, who was integral to the Lakers appearance in the Western Conference Finals, averaged 25.9 points, 12.5 rebounds and 2.6 assists last season.