“Someone like Vince [Carter] can go anywhere and play. Every year, he can go to do a different location,” Wade said. “I can’t hop to here and there. So it makes it a little tougher.”
Wade already did that, leaving the Heat two summers ago to sign with the Bulls. He signed with Cleveland this past fall after working out a buyout of his contract in Chicago.
“I had my little college tour,” Wade joked. “It’s like a kid whose parents don’t want them to go out of state, but they go out anyway and they come back home.
Before the revision, Foles was set to become an unrestricted free agent after this upcoming season.
Baltimore continues the search to upgrade its receiving corps, but appear to be out on Dez Bryant.
The Ravens are signing New Orleans Saints restricted free agent wideout Willie Snead to a two-year offer sheet worth up to $10.4 million, NFL Network Insider Ian Rapoport reported, per a source informed of the situation.
Beginning the season with a division opponent offers a double-bladed effect for teams. The winner gets an extra boost toward the AFC West crown while the loser has additional ground to make up.
“That first opponent, that’s always exciting to learn who you are going to play first,” head coach Anthony Lynn said. “We’ve got Kansas City, and that’s going to be a heck of a challenge for us. They won our division last year. We’re very familiar with them, and they’re familiar with us. It should be a good ballgame…. That team is going to tell us a lot about ourselves right off the bat.”
There will be plenty of intrigue for the opening Chiefs- Chargers tilt, in which Patrick Mahomes II will begin his career as K.C.’s starting quarterback. There is a benefit for the Chargers facing a young quarterback before he’s knee-deep in his first full campaign. On the flipside, L.A. defensive coordinator Gus Bradley won’t have much film to scout Mahomes.