miaowang123: a career goal in mind to lead the league in sacks, F

a career goal in mind to lead the league in sacks, F

25 Feb 2018 at 22:38

OTTAWA - A pair of struggling clubs will fight for a much-needed win on Saturday afternoon, as the Ottawa Senators welcome the Phoenix Coyotes for a battle at Canadian Tire Centre. Will Fuller V Jersey . The Coyotes enter Saturdays matinee on a three-game slide and also have dropped five of seven and nine of their last 13 tilts. Ottawa hasnt fared much better recently, losing two straight as part of a 6-10-2 stretch over its last 18 games. Phoenix has lost the first two tests on a four-game road trip, giving the Coyotes four defeats in their past five games as the guest. The club is only 8-7-4 as the road team this season and will complete the trek Monday in Buffalo. After dropping a 3-1 decision Tuesday in Montreal, the Coyotes were dealt a 2-1 shootout setback by the Toronto Maple Leafs on Thursday. James van Riemsdyk and Joffrey Lupul both scored in the shootout to help the Leafs snap a two-game slide with the close win at Air Canada Centre. Martin Hanzal tied the game late in the third for Phoenix, while Mike Smith stopped 26-of-27 shots through regulation and overtime. "We wanted to play a hard road game. Our tempo got better as the game went on. We had multiple opportunities in the third period to tie and then take the lead. We got the one we needed," said Coyotes coach Dave Tippett. "Its a step in the right direction. Were a little banged up and looking for some guys to elevate their game." Coyotes captain Shane ;Doan has missed the last six games with an illness that Phoenix has categorized as Rocky Mountain fever. Doan is on medication to battle the bacterial disease and his status is considered week-to-week. Defenseman Zbynek Michalek will miss a second straight contest today for the Coyotes and is out indefinitely with a lower-body injury. The Senators, meanwhile, could be without forward Mika Zibanejad on Saturday after he sustained an upper-body injury in Ottawas most recent loss, a 4-2 home defeat on Thursday against Florida. Zibanejad, who has eight goals and seven assists this season, is considered day-to-day and will be a game-time decision for this afternoons tilt. Ottawa lost its second straight game in regulation on Thursday despite going into the closing minutes of the third period tied with the Panthers. Tom Gilbert scored the go-ahead power-play goal for Florida with 2:32 remaining in the third and Tomas Kopecky added the insurance tally just 51 seconds later with a shorthanded goal. Chris Neil and Jason Spezza scored for the Senators, who have dropped four of six. Craig Anderson took the loss despite 31 stops. "Its my job to stop the puck," said Anderson. "Its one of those things where we were there, we were close (to winning). But close isnt good enough." The Senators, who began a three-game homestand on Thursday, fell to 7-10-3 as the host this season. Ottawa will close the residency when it welcomes Pittsburgh to town on Monday. Ottawa has gotten the better of the Coyotes in recent years, claiming seven of the past nine overall encounters in this series and winning six straight on home ice. Phoenixs last win in Canadas capital city came on Dec. 12, 1998. Greg Mancz Jersey .Mack, a reserve guard who came in averaging 3.8 points, made all six of his 3-pointers as the Hawks went 16 for 28 from behind the arc.Trailing 50-38 midway through the second quarter, Atlanta outscored Cleveland 89-48 the rest of the way and sent the Cavaliers to their largest loss of the season. Arian Foster Jersey . "Theyve been good against everybody," he said. Carlos Gomez launched a three-run homer and Matt Garza battled into the seventh inning for his first win in four starts to help the Brewers continue their mastery of the Rockies with a 7-4 victory Saturday.Ricky Foley is back among the CFLs elite pass rushers.The Saskatchewan Roughriders veteran defensive end is fifth overall in sacks with 11, just one off his career-best. Foley, 32, of Courtice, Ont., was named the leagues top Canadian in 2009 when he recorded a CFL-high 12 sacks while with the B.C. Lions.The six-foot-three, 258-pound Foley has also recorded 51 tackles this season, which is 18 behind his career-high of 69 recorded in 11 with the Toronto Argonauts. While that mark would appear safe considering Saskatchewan has just two regular-season games remaining, Foley needs just one more tackle to post the second-best total of his nine-year CFL career.But after registering a combined 10 sacks over three campaigns with Toronto (2010-12), Foley is at double-digits in a season for the first time since 09 and has recorded 19 sacks (and counting) since joining the Riders as a free agent prior to the 13 campaign. However, thats of little solace to the former York Lions star, who figures hes left more on the field this year.Ive had nagging issues, I wouldnt say injuries because I didnt miss time but Ive been battling a lot of things this year, Foley said. I pulled a glute muscle (in 26-13 loss to B.C. on July 12) that I played through and looking at the film I felt I missed a lot.I probably should be around 20 (sacks) right now but you know, double-digits is still really good. I think Ive put together some good games.Saskatchewans defence has made life miserable for quarterbacks this year. John Chick has led the way with a CFL-leading 14 sacks, two ahead of teammate Tearrius George and three in front of Foley. Having to face three top pass-rushing threats certainly presents a challenge for a rival offence.Its almost like pick your poison, Foley said. But the best thing is we know if one of us gets it going, the others will be like, OK, go be that guy and Ill cover for you and let you go.Its a pretty good deeal like that. Ryan Griffin Jersey. Foley has developed quickly into a top pass-rusher. He didnt start playing football until he got to York and estimates he played roughly 20 games with the Lions before being drafted fourth overall in the 06 CFL draft by B.C.I played special-teams most of my first few years with B.C. so I dont really think I have much mileage on me, Foley said. Ive learned how to train now, how to take care of my body, how to eat properly.And that theres more than one way to win a Grey Cup. During his time in Toronto, Foley was required to do more in former defensive co-ordinator Chris Jones scheme than just get to the quarterback. There were times he had to drop into coverage and allow a teammate to blitz from a different point on the field.While Foleys sack total suffered, he did secure a championship ring, being named the top Canadian in Torontos 35-22 victory over Calgary in the 100th Grey Cup game at Rogers Centre in November 2012.Ive taken something from that to where its easy for me to drop into coverage and I dont question it, I just do it, Foley said. I understand it and my football knowledge is much more vast for playing in that system.And I think Chris Jones (now Edmontons head coach) learned from it because you look at his line in Edmonton and hes rushing four guys the whole game. The game is always changing and whether youre a coach or player, youre always learning and expanding your knowledge regarding what works.Foley has been part of three Grey Cup-winning teams — 06 with B.C., 12 with Toronto and last year with Saskatchewan.Its weird because I used to have a career goal in mind to lead the league in sacks, Foley said. I did that in 09, then I wanted to win championships every year so its hard to say if this is going to be my best year.If Im close to the (sack) total of 09, which I am, and we can get to the Cup, then yeah, I will consider it my best year for sure. Cheap NFL JerseysCheap NFL Jerseys China Cheap Jerseys From China Cheap NFL Jerseys Authentic Wholesale Jerseys China Cheap NFL Jerseys China NFL Cheap Jerseys ' ' '


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