AUSTIN James Daniels Jersey , Texas (AP) The NFL Players Association’s political action committee has begun dolling out donations for the midterm elections – including offering $5,000 each to two ex-players running for Congress from both parties.
The group known as NFLPA One Team PAC gave $5,000 to former Cowboys linebacker Colin Allred, a Democrat facing Republican U.S. Rep. Pete Sessions in Dallas.
The group gave $27,700 total in six House and Senate races. Four Republicans got $17,700 and two Democrats received $10,000.
Republican Rep. Will Hurd of Texas also got $5 Johnny Unitas Jersey ,000, as did House Majority Leader Kevin McCarthy and Senate Democratic Whip Dick Durbin. Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell received $2,700.
Defensive tackle Akeem Spence has been acquired by the Miami Dolphins from the Detroit Lions for a late-round draft pick in 2019.
The Dolphins swung the deal announced Thursday to plug a hole created when they released five-time Pro Bowl tackle Ndamukong Suh for salary cap reasons. Spence will join a rotation at tackle that also includes Jordan Phillips, Davon Godchaux and Vincent Taylor.
Spence has 41 starts in a five-year NFL career. He was with Tampa Bay in 2013-16 Lorenzo Alexander Jersey , and started 11 games for the Lions last year. His career totals include 8 sacks, one forced fumble and three fumble recoveries.
Spence was a fourth-round pick by Tampa Bay in 2013. He grew up in Fort Walton Beach, Florida.