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21:46  17 march  2020
21:46  17 march  2020 Source:   imagn.com

NFL teams are using a loophole in league policy to announce offseason moves

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With Major League Baseball shut down for the foreseeable future, Houston Astros starter Justin Verlander underwent a groin operation that will keep him out of action for six weeks.

a crowd of people watching a baseball game: Verlander won the 2019 AL Cy Young Award. © Steve Mitchell, USA TODAY Sports Verlander won the 2019 AL Cy Young Award.

However, this doesn't appear related to the lat injury that had put Verlander's Opening Day start very much in jeopardy.

“Initially, the hope was that physical therapy would be the proper course of action,” Astros GM James Click said in a statement. “However, after a recent setback in his rehab, the medical staff recommended that a surgical procedure was necessary. The early prognosis is that Justin will be out for about six weeks.”

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Baseball is delayed at least into May, following CDC guidelines for the next eight weeks, so the 37-year-old Verlander would seemingly be good to go – as long as his other injury has cleared up.

Verlander won the Cy Young Award in 2019 going 21-6 with a 2.58 ERA and 300 strikeouts but wasn't quite himself in the postseason, as the Astros lost the World Series to the Washington Nationals.

This is something to keep an eye on in the coming weeks though: With the season paused, will some players undergo minor surgeries that they otherwise might have played through?

This article originally appeared on USA TODAY: Astros ace Justin Verlander undergoes surgery as MLB's coronavirus shutdown takes root

WR Sanders signs with Saints for 2 years, $16 million .
After watching the Tampa Bay Buccaneers land Tom Brady, the Saints just went out and made a big move of their own. One thing is for certain, the battle for the NFC South crown will be fun to watch this season, and the two head-to-head battles between Brees and Brady will be must-see matchups.

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