And the drama keeps going with the Bulls.
Point guard Rajon Rondo apparently is not pleased with recent comments by teammates Jimmy Butler and Dwyane Wade criticizing the Bulls’ effort. The tension was especially palpable Wednesday, when Wade questioned the Bulls’ drive after a 119-114 loss to the Hawks.
Rondo took to Instagram Thursday with a photo of himself, Kevin Garnett and Paul Pierce and drew comparisons to when the threesome played together on the Celtics.
But that will not stop former Rams great Eric Dickerson from saying he would start Mannion over Goff from game one.
“For me, my guy that I would start the season with would be Sean Mannion,” he said on “The Herd with Colin Cowherd” Friday afternoon. “I’ve been saying that since last year, give him a shot, you drafted him, he was great at бн Oregon State, playing in a pro-style offense. He’s a big guy, he’s got a great arm.
“I was at practice early last year before I got kicked off the sideline, and I was standing next to some of the guys, I said, ‘He can throw it, he really can throw it,’ and I said, ‘Why they don’t play him?’ They said, ‘The money.'”
Mannion stands 6-6 and weighs 227 pounds. He completed nearly 65 percent of his passes in college while throwing for more than 13,000 yards and 83 touchdowns. Since getting drafted by the Rams, he has played in two games, but has completed 9 of 13 passes.
In the meantime, Goff went 0-7 as a starter in 2016 and completed less than 55 percent of his passes while throwing seven interceptions to five touchdowns as a rookie.