Rugby player Jordan Mailata visiting with five teams this week


After an impressive workout in front of scouts in Florida at the end of March, rugby player Jordan Mailata is now visiting with a handful of NFL teams as the draft approaches.
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The 21-year old Australian National Rugby League player has five visits set up this week, according to Gil Brandt of NFL.com. After visiting the Washington Redskins on Monday, Mailata will visit the Pittsburgh Steelers, Philadelphia Eagles, Cleveland Browns and Los Angeles Chargers through the rest of the week.

The 6-foot-8, 346-pound Mailata is viewed as a possible offensive tackle by scouts though he’s never played a down of American football.

The fourth? Former NBA stars Carlos Boozer and Nate Robinson crossing over to the gridiron.

Wuerffel is still in the process of completing his 12-member team, with the 1996 Heisman Trophy winner having staged an open tryout Friday on the UF campus hoping to unearth talent that can hang with the big boys.

The ultimate goal is holding that trophy up, Harden said. So until we do that, there’s no celebrations. … We haven’t done anything yet.

Los Angeles (34-46) will be playing its final home game of the season.

Limited Womens Brendan Shanahan Jersey The Lakers will miss the playoffs for the fifth straight season, but there’s plenty of optimism heading into the offseason.
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Indeed, the two times the Rockies had a winning Womens William Moore Jersey record on the road in their 25 seasons, they went 41-40 last year and in 2009. Those were two of the four times that the Rockies went to the postseason.

Outside of a good crowd for their home opener, the Marlins have already drawn almost 9,000 fewer fans per game than last year’s NL-worst attendance, and that was for a chance to see the Cubs and Red Sox visit Miami. If attendance drops further, the Marlins could be the first team to fail to draw a million fans in a season since the Expos in their last year in Montreal in 2004. — Kahrl

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