One reason, if not the major reason, that LeBron James has taken so long to decide whether to play in Miami or Cleveland next season is the infamous letter Cavaliers owner Dan Gilbert penned about James after the superstar left Cleveland in 2010, sources said.
All the more reason Cleveland shouldn't even be an option. Duh. It wasn't just Gilbert who trashed LeBron publicly, it was every Cavaliers fan as well. The whole city went on and on about his betrayal and how he abandoned the city and the fans. Why in the world would they even want him back? It's more than obvious that without an All Star team around him, he's not winning anything and if you look at the Cavs roster, there's certainly no Dream Team sitting there waiting for LeBron to sign.ANALYST: Howard Bender
Lions placed CB Alex Carter on injured reserve.
It is now officially a lost season for the rookie. He was placed on short-term IR to begin the season, and is now done for the year. He has no stats, and while he says he is healthy, the fact remains that he is too far behind after missing the first nine weeks of the season with the IR/Designated to Return status to open the season. Analysis: Ivar G. Anderson
Redskins are working out CB AL Louis-Jean on Tuesday.
He played in nine games with the Bears in 2014, but was released this season out of training camp, having failed to impress the new coaching regime in Chicago. He has decent size at 6'1" for a cornerback, and also flashes good speed for coverage. At present, you do not need to put him on your IDP radar, unless he is signed to the 53-man roster instead of the practice squad. Analysis: Ivar G. Anderson