Sport Darius Leonard puts his 2020 motivation on his cleats
Jimmy Garoppolo-George Kittle lovefest continues
Always great for a quarterback to have a solid connection with his receivers. San Francisco 49ers QB Jimmy Garoppolo showed his continued support for tight end George Kittle when he arrived at camp Saturday in a T-shirt featuring the likeness of one of his favorite…San Francisco 49ers QB Jimmy Garoppolo showed his continued support for tight end George Kittle when he arrived at camp Saturday in a T-shirt featuring the likeness of one of his favorite receivers.
Athletes, including the great ones, are notorious for their ability to self-motivate. Consider Tom Brady. Arguably the greatest quarterback all time, Brady should have nothing left to prove to anyone. But this past off-season, when Brady formed a film production company, it needed a name. The choice?
A reference to Brady’s draft spot in the 2000 NFL Draft.
Brady is certainly not alone in this regard. Remember Michael Jordan’s Hall of Fame speech? When he talked about those players who made teams back in high school instead of him? A few months ago the nation was captivated by “The Last Dance,” the documentary look at Jordan’s final season with the Chicago Bulls. It was the documentary that launched a thousand memes, or this video montage of every time that Jordan “took it personally:”
Watch: Linebacker Darius Leonard 'not welcome' at Indianapolis Colts camp
Tennessee Titans running back Derrick Henry has been ranked the No. 10 player on "The Top 100 Players of 2020."
Add to the list Indianapolis Colts’ linebacker Darius Leonard, who has these custom-made cleats ready for training camp:
Darius Leonard’s custom Jordans for camp ????— Warren Sharp (@SharpFootball)
The cleats include references to perceived slights by the Colts’ linebacker, from his surprising selection in the 2018 Draft, the fact that he did not make a Pro Bowl last season, and even his Madden rating.
Add this to the fact that Leonard is antsy to just get inside the practice facility, and it seems like the young linebacker – one of the Top linebackers in the game according to– is rearing to go in 2020.
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The NBA wouldn't let Jimmy Butler wear a blank jersey instead of a social justice message .
As part of its restart plan, the NBA is allowing its players to wear social justice messages on the back of their jerseys to bring awareness to the issues of police brutality and inequality that plague Black people in America. However, there is one huge caveat that comes…However, there is one huge caveat that comes with that. The players were allowed to choose what message they wanted to put on the back of their jerseys, but only if it was one of the 29 messages the league approved.