Matt Moore had a successful return to Tropicana Field.
Moore allowed an unearned run over seven innings in his first start against his former team, and the Texas Rangers beat the Tampa Bay Rays 7-2 on Tuesday night.
Adrian Beltre, Ronald Guzman and Shin-Soo Choo had two RBI each for the Rangers. Kiner-Falefa had four hits, including a double.
One of our better offensive nights, Banister said. We made some hard outs as well.
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The Jets have 16 wide receivers on their roster entering the offseason program. They could run some spread offense. Some of them are mainly returners, but plenty of them are fighting for roster spots. It will be interesting to see how new offensive coordinator Jeremy Bates manages a rotation this large in the spring.
Pat McAfee Elite Jersey The Jets had the eighth-most penalties in the NFL last year. Many of those penalties were at huge moments in the game, and they drove Bowles crazy. He made it clear last month at the league meetings that it will be a point of emphasis this spring.
There’s a lot of things I have planned to address it as soon as they get back in the building, Bowles said. It was a big deal.
His relationship with Foles, though, helped ease the sting, he said, and should make for a less awkward situation as Wentz takes the reins back from the Super Bowl MVP.
You’ve got to fight that, said Wentz, speaking about any pangs of jealousy that came with Foles’ accomplishments in his stead. It’s human nature to want to be on that podium and be that guy. You grow up wanting to do that as a kid, but to not be able to be up there, I would not rather have anyone else be up there than Nick.
Wentz has been making strides in his recovery from a torn ACL and LCL in his left knee, which he suffered against the Los Angeles Rams in December. He is in the running progression stage of his rehab and is feeling good with where I’m at. The target date for his return remains Week 1 of the regular season.
Should Wentz reach that goal, Foles Jason Spriggs Youth jersey will return to his role as the Eagles’ No. 2 quarterback, barring a trade. He recently expressed the desire to be a starter again during an interview with a Texas ABC affiliate while also highlighting the positives of remaining with the Eagles for another season.