The Giants have made big changes to their offensive line since the end of last season and they brought another new face into the mix on Wednesday.
Field Yates of ESPN reports that the team has claimed Victor Salako off of waivers. Salako was dropped by the Browns when they signed offensive lineman Kevin Bowen earlier this week.
Salako joined the Browns on a future contract in January. He went undrafted out of Oklahoma State last year and spent time with the Eagles without appearing in any regular season games.
Salako vie for work as a reserve or Charley Taylor Jersey , failing that, a spot on the practice squad over the rest of the summer. The Giants brought in left tackle Nate Solder and guard Patrick Omameh as free agents this offseason and then drafted guard Will Hernandez in the second round.
The Washington Capitals will raise their first Stanley Cup banner and open their title defense on Oct. 3 against the Boston Bruins – not the rival Pittsburgh Penguins.
Washington did not face the Bruins during its Cup run but has beaten them 12 consecutive times in regular-season play. The Capitals beat the Columbus Blue Jackets, Penguins, Tampa Bay Lightning and Vegas Golden Knights for the first championship in their 43-season franchise history.
After winning the Cup in Las Vegas and enjoying a parade down Constitution Avenue in Washington Chiefs Elite Jerseys , banner night is the next chance for the Capitals to celebrate together.
”It’s gonna be emotional,” captain and Conn Smythe Trophy winner Alex Ovechkin said. ”I’m just happy for this organization. I’m just happy I’m the guy who lift the Cup first and I’m the guy who been in this 13 years, since Day One. Lots of people been here, lots of coaches Bills Cheap Jerseys , lots of players. … I’m happy those guys with me, and we share it together.”
The Capitals will open the rival Penguins’ season on Oct. 4 in Pittsburgh and serve as the road team in one other home opener, at New Jersey on Oct. 11. The NHL announced home openers for all 31 teams on Wednesday and will release the full schedule on Thursday.
The Capitals were there for the Penguins’ banner-raising ceremony in 2016 after losing to Pittsburgh in the second round. Many of the Capitals players who were there for that and hoped it would serve as motivation now get to experience their own night this fall.
”We won on the road, so it’ll kind of turn into a celebration for our fans again Mario Lemieux Jersey ,” Washington defenseman Matt Niskanen said. ”Just in our rink and stuff, watching that banner go up will be cool for everybody involved.”
The Western Conference-champion Golden Knights open their second season on Oct. 4 against the Philadelphia Flyers. As previously announced, the Devils will face the Edmonton Oilers in each team’s season opener on Oct. 6 in Gothenburg, Sweden Youth Joseph Noteboom Jersey , after finishing up exhibition play in Europe.